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Schuman, William

This week’s program on William Schuman is based on Joseph Polisi’s book about the composer.



Program 1
Schuman: The Mighty Casey (excerpt)
Noon Of The Big Day
Juilliard Orchestra and Singers/Schwartz
Delos 1030
Wagner: Gotterdammerung; Siegfried's Death And Funeral 
NBC Symphony/Toscanini
Idi 6500
00:37 excerpt
B. Wagenaar: Symphony No. 4
III. Quasi Vivace
American Recording Society Orchestra/Heffner
00:35 excerpt
Harris: Symphony 1933 (No. 1) 
III. Maestoso
Louisville Orchestra/Mester
Albany 012
Schuman: Concerto For Piano And Small Orchestra III.
Saidenburg Symphony/Tureck/Saidenburg
VAIA 1124
Loesser: See What the Boys In the Back Room Will Have 
(excerpt for movie music)
Schuman: American Festival Overture
Los Angeles Philharmonic/Bernstein
DG 474940
Harris: Symphony 3 (excerpt)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernstein
CBS MS-6303
Schuman: Symphony No. 3
I. Passacaglia II. Fugue
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Slatkin
CSO 2000
Schuman: Symphony No. 5 (Symphony for Strings) 
I. Molto agitato
I Musici De Montreal/Turovsky
Chandos 9848
Schuman: Prayer In A Time Of War For Orchestra
Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Schwarz
Naxos 8559625


Program 2
Schuman: Newsreel (excerpt)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra/Foss
Pro Arte C102
Schuman: Night Journey (excerpt)
Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Schwarz
Naxos 8559651
Schuman: Violin Concerto 
2. Introduzione, Presto Leggiero
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra/Slatkin/McDuffie,v
EMI Classics 06611
Schuman: George Washington Bridge (excerpts)
Keystone Wind Ensemble/Stamp
Klavier Records 11155
1:14 : 1:20
Schuman: Symphony No. 6
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
Naxos 8559625
Schuman: Symphony 6
v. Quarter circa 120; vi. Presto
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Keelan
Koch 7290
Program 3
Schuman: Credendum 
I. Declaration; II. Chorale
III. Finale
Albany Symphony Orchestra/Miller
Albany Records 566
Schuman: New England Triptych
I: Be glad then, America
II: When Jesus wept
III: Chester
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra/Hanson
Mercury 432755-2
Schuman: The Mighty Casey (excerpts)
Noon Of The Big Day; Peanuts, Popcorn, Soda, Crackerjacks
Dance Of The Hawkers; Rhubarb: 'Ya Blind?
I'M Fed To The Teeth; Twilight Of The Big Day
Juilliard Orchestra and Singers/Schwartz
Delos 1030
Schuman: Chester Variations for piano (excerpt}
Alexei Sultanov,pn.
Teldec 246103
Program 4
Schuman: Orpheus With His Lute 
Gregg Smith Singers
VOX 3037
Schuman: A Song of Orpheus
Ireland RTE National Symphony Orchestra/Eddins /Hanan, vc.
Naxos 8.559344
Schuman: Symphony No. 8 
III. Presto - Prestissimo
Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Schwarz
Naxos 8.559651
Schuman: Old English Rounds for Viola, Women's Chorus and 
5. Amaryllis - Recapituation
New York Philharmonic/Bernstein/McInness,va.
Columbia 35101
Schuman: Symphony No. 8 (excerpt)
I. Lento Sostenuto
Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Schwarz
Naxos 8.559651


Program 5
Ives: Variations on America (excerpt)
E. Power Biggs, or.
MS 7269
Ives/Schuman: Variations on America
New York Philharmonic/Kostelanetz
Sony 63034
Schuman: Symphony #9, "Le Fosse Ardeatine"
1. Anteludium; 3. Postludium
Seattle Symphony/Schwartz
Naxos 8559254
7:53; 9:45
Schuman: Symphony #10, "American Muse"
1. Con Fuoco; 3. Presto
Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Schwartz
Naxos 8559255
5:56 12:20
Schuman: Carols Of Death 
Choir Of King's College Cambridge/Cleobury 
EMI 54188-2
Schuman: Orchestra Song (excerpt)
Seattle Symphony/Schwartz
Naxos 8.559254


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