Classical Americana

Explore the diverse history of composers capturing the sounds of America from our early days to today. Hosted by Lara Downes.

Classical Americana

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Time
Title
Composer
Performers
RECORD CO. CATALOG NO.

Fiddle Dance Suite for Solo Violin

Wynton Marsalis

Rodeo

Aaron Copland

Andrew Litton, piano Andrew Litton / Colorado Symphony

Bis2164

The Sea Hawk: Suite

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Sir Andre Previn / London Symphony Orchestra

DG471347

Collage

James Horner

David Pyatt, French horn/John Ryan, French horn Jaime Martin / London Philharmonic

Mercury

A Concord Symphony: The Alcotts

Charles Ives

Michael Tilson Thomas / San Francisco Symphony

The Tender Land: Laurie's Song

Aaron Copland

Dawn Upshaw, soprano David Zinman / Orchestr of St. Luke's

Nonesuch79458

Dedication

Lukas Foss

Lukas Foss, piano/Philippe Quint, violin

Elysium Records

West Side Story: Prologue

Leonard Bernstein

Michael Tilson Thomas / San Francisco Symphony

SFS Media821936

West Side Story Suite: America

Leonard Bernstein

Daniel Hope, violin Zurich Chamber Orchestra

DG

Grand Canyon Suite

Ferde Grofe

Erich Kunzel / Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Telarc80086