Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland 3:16
2 West Side Story: Scherzo / America
Leonard Bernstein 4:36
3 Symphony no. 9, op. 95 “From The New World”: I.
Antonín Dvořák 9:08
4 A Child of Our Time: Negro Spiritual, Deep River
Michael Tippet 2:40
5 New England Idyls, op. 62, no. 6: Indian Idyl
Edward MacDowell 2:32
6 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 15:53
7 The Unanswered Question
Charles Ives 6:00
8 Rodeo: Hoedown
Aaron Copland 3:13
9 Grand Canyon Suite: III. On the Trail
Ferde Grofé 7:20
10 Maple Leaf Rag
Scott Joplin 2:47
11 Union, Paraphrase de Concert
Louis Moreau Gottschalk 8:43
12 The Stars and Stripes Forever
John Philip Sousa 3:23

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Daniel Blumenthal (pianist) (track 10)
Alan Marks (track 11)
Dario Müller (track 5)
choir vocals:
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (tracks 2, 2)
Sir Michael Tippett (composer) (track 4)
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1862) (track 11)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 3)
John Philip Sousa (conductor and composer) (1896) (track 12)
Scott Joplin (composer and pianist) (1899) (track 10)
Edward MacDowell (American composer, pianist) (1901 – 1902) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 6)
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1929 – 1931) (track 9)
Charles Ives (composer) (1930 – 1935) (track 7)
Aaron Copland (composer) (1942) (tracks 1, 8)
conductor:
William Boughton (conductor) (track 8)
Eric Crees (tracks 1–2)
Stephen Darlington (conductor/organist) (track 4)
Kurt Masur (conductor) (track 6)
Gerard Schwarz (conductor) (track 9)
Geoffrey Simon (conductor) (track 3)
John Wallace (trumpeter) (track 12)
lyricist:
Stephen Sondheim (track 2)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
orchestra:
English String Orchestra (aka English String Orchestra) (track 8)
Seattle Symphony (track 9)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 6)
performer:
London Symphony Brass (tracks 1–2)
The Wallace Collection (brass ensemble) (track 12)
solo piano:
Siegfried Stöckigt (pianist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Moss Music Group, Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (USA, publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 8)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 6)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 2)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 6)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Fanfare for the Common Man (EL&P arrangement) (track 1)
Hoe-Down (for violin, arr. Harris) (track 8)
Hoe-Down (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Hoedown from Rodeo (for brass band, Snell) (track 8)
Maple Leaf Rag (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 6)
The Stars and Stripes Forever (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Wilberg) (track 12)
The Stars and Stripes Forever (arr. Bruce Dukov for Violin and Cello) (track 12)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Be Kind to Your Small Person Friends (Horton Hears a Who!) (track 12)
Blue (track 6)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 6)
later translated versions:
America (track 2)
America (West Side Story, Japanese version) (track 2)
Amerika je Amerika (track 2)
later versions:
America (track 2)
Maple Leaf Rag (song) (track 10)
orchestrations:
The Stars and Stripes Forever (arranged by Leopold Stokowski) (track 12)
part of:
Grand Canyon Suite (track 9)
Rodeo (symphonic version) (track 8)
West Side Story (track 2)
recording of:
Maple Leaf Rag (piano rag) (track 10)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 6)
Rodeo: IV. Hoedown (track 8)
The Unanswered Question, S. 50 (version 2) (track 7)
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 3, 6)
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (track 2)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (track 2)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 6)
version of:
The Unanswered Question, S. 50 (version 1) (track 7)

Release Group

part of:In Classical Mood