A Classic Example

Classical Music from 7:00 to 9:30

July 4, 2007

Hosted by: Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Morten Lauridsen
(b.1943)

Les Chanson des Roses (1993)

Text: Rainer Maria Rilke

Polyphony
Stephen Layton, cond.

Nocturnes

Hyperion

7:30

Aaron Copland
(1900-1990)

Quiet City

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, cond.

Copland: The Music of America

Telarc

Billy the Kid

Mark O’Connor

Appalachia Waltz

Mark, O’Connor, violin

Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra; Scott Yoo, cond.

The American Seasons

Sony Classical

8:00

Charles Ives
(1874-1954)

Three Places in New England

    I.      The “St. Gaudens” in Boston Common

   II.      Putnam’s Camp, Redding, Connecticut

 III.      The Housatonic at Stockbridge

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, cond.

Ives: Symphony #3, etc.

RCA Victor

Arthur Foote
(1853-1937)

Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, op. 78

Andres Diaz, cello

Samuel Sanders, Piano

American Visions

Dorian Recordings

8:30

Duke Ellington
(1899-1974)

Suite from “The River”

    I.      Spring

   II.      Meander

 III.      Giggling Rapids

 IV.      Lake

  V.      Vortex

 VI.      Riba

VII.      Village Virgins

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, cond.

Still: Symphony #1, etc.

Chandos

9:00

Aaron Copland

Music for a Great City

    I.      Skyline

   II.      Night Thoughts

 III.      Subway Jam

 IV.      Toward the Bridge

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, cond.

Copland: Symphony #3, etc.

RCA Victor