Appalachian Spring : Rodeo : Billy the Kid : Fanfare for the Common Man

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Title: Appalachian Spring : Rodeo : Billy the Kid : Fanfare for the Common Man
Otros títulos: Appalachian Spring and other Orchestral Works
Primavera Apalache y otras Obras Orquestales
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Aaron Copland; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Stephen Gunzenhauser
Código CDU: Cop.03
Forma Musical: Suites (Orchestra), Ballets, Fanfares
Abstract: The music from Copland's Pulitzer Prize-winning ballet Appalachian Spring is better known in the orchestral suite the composer extracted in 1945 in response to the work's instant popularity. The Suite both expands on and excises the music, in the end eliminating about 10 or 11 minutes from the approximately 35-minute length of the original score. Many listeners may be familiar with the ballet version for full orchestra that the composer made in 1954 at the behest of conductor Eugene Ormandy. In the concert hall the original chamber orchestra scoring here may be the least often performed of the three versions, though it is still used in productions of the ballet. The ballet story is set in 1830 Pennsylvania and centers on springtime celebrations relating to the completion of a farmhouse built for a young couple planning to wed. The music opens in a somber, almost athematic manner, the mood ethereal and sleepy, as if spring is slowly taking hold, winter's snow still melting. Suddenly the ...


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1. Fanfare for the Common Man (1942).wav 2:50 28.60Mb WAV audio wav
2. Rodeo Four D ... 42) - Buckaroo Holiday.mp3 8:23 11.49Mb Unknown mp3
3. Rodeo Four D ... 942) - Corral Nocturne.mp3 4:03 5.560Mb Unknown mp3
4. Rodeo Four D ... - Saturday Night Waltz.mp3 4:42 6.461Mb Unknown mp3
5. Rodeo Four Dance Episodes (1942) - Hoe-Down.mp3 3:18 4.531Mb Unknown mp3
6. Billy the Kid (Ballet Suite 1939).wav 21:02 212.3Mb WAV audio wav
7. Appalachian Spring (Ballet Suite 1945).wav 22:46 229.7Mb WAV audio wav
Rodeo Four Dance Episodes (1942) - Completo.wav 20:18 204.8Mb WAV audio wav

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