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Abraham Lincoln portraits [sound recording].

Publication:
[Hong Kong] : Naxos, p2009.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
American classics (Naxos (Sound recording label))
American classics
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Subjects:
Music -- United States -- 20th century.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Songs and music.
Monologues with music (Orchestra).
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Musical settings.
Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice).
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 -- Musical settings.
Suites (Orchestra).
Orchestral music.
Symphonic poems.
Variations (Orchestra).
Contents:
Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives (3:39)
A Lincoln address : op. 124 / Vincent Persichetti (13:22)
Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight : for mezzo-soprano and piano trio / Roy Harris (14:10)
Ford's Theatre : a few glimpses of Easter week, 1865. Preamble ; Walt Whitman and the dying soldier ; Passing troops ; The telegraph fugue : an etude for strings, with timpani ; Moonlight on the Savannah ; The theatre ; The River Queen ; Premonitions : a duett with a hall clock ; Pennsylvania Avenue, April 9, 1865 ; Good Friday, 1865 ; The long rain ; Conclusion / Ernst Bacon (29:43)
Lincoln legend / Morton Gould (16:36)
To a liberator : (a Lincoln tribute). Evocation ; Choral scene ; March ; Declaration ; Epilogue / George Frederick McKay (11:18)
Variations on an American song : aspects of Lincoln and liberty : op. 20/ Paul Turok (9:18)
Lincoln portrait / Aaron Copland (14:31).
Participant:
In the 3rd work: Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano ; Mary Kathryn Van Osdale, violin ; Anthony LaMarchina, violoncello ; Roger Wiesmeyer, piano. In the remainder: Nashville Symphony ; Leonard Slatkin, conductor ; with Barry Scott, narrator (2nd, 8th works) ; Nashville Symphony Chorus (1st, 6th works).
Notes:
Naxos: 8.559373-74 (on discs: 8.559373--8.559374).
The 1st work for chorus and orchestra; the 2nd and 8th are for narrator and orchestra; the 3rd work is a cantata, for mezzo-soprano and piano trio; the 4th is a suite for orchestra; the 5th, 7th are for orchestra; the 6th is a symphonic poem, for chorus and orchestra.
Words by Lincoln (2nd and 8th works) and Vachel Lindsay (3rd work).
Recorded July 1, 2007, and July 6 and Sept. 27, 2008, Laura Turner Hall, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tenn.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Jane Vial Jaffe, biographical notes on the performers, and texts of the 2nd-3rd and 8th works (15 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Mabry, Sharon. ,
VanOsdale, Mary Kathryn. , Instrumentalist
LaMarchina, Anthony. , Instrumentalist
Wiesmeyer, Roger. , Instrumentalist
Slatkin, Leonard. , Conductor
Scott, Barry, 1955-2020 , Narrator
Nashville Symphony Orchestra. , Performer
Nashville Symphony Chorus. , Performer
Contains:
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. Lincoln, the great commoner (Choral work)
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987. Lincoln address.
Harris, Roy, 1898-1979. Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight.
Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990. Ford's Theatre.
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996. Lincoln legend.
McKay, George Frederick, 1899-1970. To a liberator.
Turok, Paul, 1929- Variations on an American song.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Lincoln portrait.
OCLC:
317858173
Publisher Number:
636943937327
8.559373-74 (8.559373--8.559374) Naxos