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American Masters, Part IV

This is the fourth week Exploring Music has spent exploring American composers well known and otherwise. Come join Bill for a trip to the music library and sample everything from  Carpenter's wonky ballet, Krazy Cat, to Randall Thompson's choral takes on Frost. 

 
Program 1

John Alden Carpenter: Krazy Kat
LA Philharmonic/Calvin Simmons
New World 80228
12:53
 
Marion Bauer: From the New Hampshire Woods, Op. 12
Virginia Eskin, p.
Albany 297
6:59
 
Carpenter: Adventures in a Perambulator
Nat’l SO of the Ukraine/John McLaughlin Williams
Naxos 8.559065
26:33

Program 2

Marion Bauer: Prelude & Fugue for Flute & Strings:
    I. Prelude
Vienna Orchestra/F. Charles Adler
CRI 714
546
 
John Alden Carpenter: Skyscrapers
London Symphony Orchestra/K. Klein
EMI 49263
1:20
 
John Alden Carpenter: Sea-Drift
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Karl Kreuger
Bridge 9190
16:41
 
Edward Burlingame Hill: Stevensoniana Suite No. 1, Op. 24
    II. Lullaby - Andante espressivo - The Land of Nod
    III. Scherzo - Molto vivace - Where go the Boats
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Karl Kreuger
Bridge 9190
10:39
 
Randall Thompson:  Frostiana
    6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    7. The Telephone
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
MTC0005
7:25
 
Randall Thompson : Alleluia
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
MTC0005
5:56

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