Howard Hanson Conducting The Eastman-Rochester Orchestra (APE)
Howard Hanson Conducting The Eastman-Rochester Orchestra (APE)

Orchestra: Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
Conductor: Howard Hanson
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Mercury
Size: 337 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Samuel Barber – Capricorn Concerto, Op 21
01. Allegro ma non troppo
02. Allegretto
03. Allegro con brio

Walter Piston – The Incredible Flutist (Ballet Suite)
04. Introduction — Siesta in the Market Place
05. Entrance of the Vendors
06. Entrance of the Customers
07. Tango of the Merchant’s Daughters
08. Arrival of the Circus
09. Circus March
10. The Flutist
11. Minuet
12. Spanish Waltz
13. (Eight o’clock strikes)
14. Siciliano
15. Polka Finale

Charles Tomlinson Griffes
16. Poem for Flute and Orchestra

Kent Kennan – Three Pieces for Orchestra
17. 1. Promenade
18. 2. Nocturne
19. 3. Il Campo dei Fiori

William McCauley – Five Miniatures for Flute and Strings
20. 1. Adventurouts
21. 2. Dolorous
22. 3. Dextraus
23. 4. Languorous
24. 5. Capricious

William Bergsma – Gold and the Senor Commandante (Ballet Suite)
25. 1. Siesta
26. 2. Parade
27. 3. Elegant Dance
28. 4. Furious Dance of the Bearded Russians
29. 5. Sinister Dance
30. 6. Chinese Dance
31. 7. Tender Dance
32. 8. Chase Music
33. 9. Happy Dance

Thoroughly Enjoyable

The quality of the recording is very good and the conducting by Howard Hanson is equally good, the strength of this particular recording is the consistently high quality of of the compositions selected. No losers on the list of compositions performed, making this an enjoyable listen from beginning to end.

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