album

100 Best American Classics

100 songs (7 hours and 50 minutes)
Disc 1
1
Le Bananier (1992 Remastered Version)
Leonard Pennario
2:56
2
Bamboula (1992 Remastered Version)
Leonard Pennario
6:53
3
Pasquinade (1992 Remastered Version)
Leonard Pennario
3:26
4
My Old Kentucky Home (2011 Remastered Version)
Salli Terri
3:56
5
Gentle Annie (2011 Remastered Version)
Salli Terri
3:10
6
Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
Thomas Hampson
4:20
7
Foster Favourites Medley (Ring, ring the banjo - Oh! Susanna - Camptown Races)
Jay Ungar, Dave Bargeron, Arnie Kinsella, Matt Glaser, Evan Stover, Tony Trischka, Molly Mason & Peter Ecklund
3:55
8
Beautiful Dreamer
Thomas Hampson
3:55
9
Oedipus Tyrannus Prelude, Op. 35
London Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Klein
9:11
10
Festival Overture on "The Star Spangled Banner"
London Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Klein
6:46
11
Lamia Symphonic Poem, Op. 29
London Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Klein
13:19
12
The Washington Post
Timothy Foley & The Great American Main Street Band
2:44
13
The Liberty Bell
Timothy Foley & The Great American Main Street Band
3:42
14
King Cotton
Timothy Foley & The Great American Main Street Band
2:43
15
El Capitan
Timothy Foley & The Great American Main Street Band
2:24
16
The Stars And Stripes Forever!
Timothy Foley & The Great American Main Street Band
3:37
Disc 2
1
The Entertainer
Joshua Rifkin
5:25
2
Suite in E for Strings, Op. 63: Pizzicato and Adagietto (Capriccioso. Allegretto)
London Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Klein
8:25
3
Sonata No. 1 for Piano: IIa. First verse - Allegro moderato
Peter Lawson
1:48
4
Sonata No. 1 for Piano: IIb. Second verse "In the Inn" - Allegro
Peter Lawson
4:33
5
The Half-Ring Moon
Deborah Voigt
1:21
6
Evening Song
Deborah Voigt
2:54
7
Piano Sonata in F-Sharp Minor: Allegro vivace
Peter Lawson
1:46
8
Piano Sonata in F-Sharp Minor: Appasionato - Lento - Presto
Peter Lawson
3:20
9
General William Booth Enters Into Heaven (from a poem by Vachel Lindsay)
Nathan Gunn & Kevin Murphy
5:17
10
At the River
Marni Nixon & John McCabe
2:00
11
Rhapsody in Blue (Excerpt, Opening)
Sir Simon Rattle feat. Wayne Marshall
4:40
12
Skyscrapers
London Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Klein
20:58
13
Concerto in F: II. Adagio - Andante con moto
André Previn
12:25
14
Three Preludes: No. 1 in B flat
Leonard Pennario
1:26
15
Three Preludes: No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor
Leonard Pennario
3:21
16
Three Preludes: No. 3 in E-Flat Minor
Leonard Pennario
1:12
Disc 3
1
An American in Paris
Leonard Slatkin & St Louis Symphony Orchestra
18:23
2
Symphony No. 2 "Romantic": II. Andante Con Tenerezza
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
8:08
3
Mood Indigo
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
4:11
4
Sophisticated lady
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
3:58
5
I let a song go out of my heart
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
3:22
6
Prelude to a kiss
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
3:44
7
In a Sentimental Mood
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
3:33
8
Don't get around much anymore
Barbara Hendricks & Monty Alexander Trio
2:44
9
Grand Canyon Suite: On The Trail (1997 Digital Remaster)
Felix Slatkin & The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
7:22
10
The School for Scandal Overture Op. 5
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
8:27
11
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (from "Roberta", arr. Rodney Bennett, arr. Rodney Bennett)
Barry Tuckwell, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett & Neil Richardson
4:26
12
Anything Goes: Overture
London Symphony Orchestra & John McGlinn
5:12
13
El Salon Mexico (1986)
Eduardo Mata & Dallas Symphony Orchestra
10:50
Disc 4
1
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Pastorale (Grass)
Sir Neville Marriner & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
1:25
2
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Cattle
Sir Neville Marriner & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
2:29
3
The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite: Blues (Speculation)
Sir Neville Marriner & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
2:26
4
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a (After "Molto adagio" from String Quartet, Op. 11)
Michael Tilson Thomas
8:32
5
My Funny Valentine (Babes in Arms)
Frederica von Stade, London Symphony Orchestra & John McGlinn
4:35
6
Pal Joey: "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" (Vera Simpson)
Frederica von Stade, London Symphony Orchestra & John McGlinn
4:56
7
The River Suite: The Old South
Sir Neville Marriner & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
9:55
8
Take the A Train
Sir Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Lena Horne, Clark Terry, Bobby Watson, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash, Geri Allen, Regina Carter, Joshua Redman & Joe Lovano
9:09
9
Quiet City
Gerard Schwarz, New York Chamber Symphony, Mark Hill & Neil Baum
8:58
10
4 Songs, Op. 13: III. Sure on this shining night (James Agee)
Sir Thomas Allen & Roger Vignoles
2:19
11
4 Songs, Op. 13: IV. Nocturne (Frederic Prokosch)
Sir Thomas Allen & Roger Vignoles
3:11
12
Piano Sonata: II. Vivace
Peter Lawson
4:12
13
Violin Concerto Op. 14: I. Allegro
Elmar Oliveira, St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Leonard Slatkin
10:57
Disc 5
1
Fanfare for the Common Man
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México & Enrique Bátiz
3:42
2
Appalachian Spring: Very Slowly (1999 - Remaster)
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
3:32
3
Appalachian Spring: Allegro (1999 - Remaster)
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
2:51
4
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 1 Nature, the gentlest mother
Barbara Hendricks
4:19
5
Undertow: The Transgressor and Medusa - Love and Death (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
1:55
6
Undertow: Alone, the Transgressor writhes in fear (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
1:39
7
Undertow: Finale - The Transgressor atones for his fatal act (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
2:38
8
Second Sonata for Piano: III. Misuranto e pesante
Peter Lawson
4:47
9
Annie Get Your Gun, Act 1: No. 1, Overture
London Sinfonietta & John McGlinn
3:57
10
Annie Get Your Gun, Act I: Doin' what comes natur'lly (Annie, Kids, Wilson)
Kim Criswell, London Sinfonietta & John McGlinn
3:32
11
Annie Get Your Gun, Act I: The Girl That I Marry
Kim Criswell, London Sinfonietta & John McGlinn feat. Thomas Hampson
1:13
12
Annie Get Your Gun, Act I: You Can't Get a Man with a Gun
Kim Criswell, London Sinfonietta & John McGlinn
4:45
13
Annie Get Your Gun, Act II: Anything You Can Do
Kim Criswell, London Sinfonietta & John McGlinn feat. Thomas Hampson
3:21
14
Fall River Legend: Elegy (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
2:52
15
Fall River Legend: Church Social (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
2:53
16
Fall River Legend: Hymnal Variations (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
3:40
17
Fall River Legend: Cotillion (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
3:39
18
The Lordly Hudson (Paul Goodman)
Nathan Gunn & Kevin Murphy
2:13
19
Piano Sonata Op. 26: II. Allegro vivace e leggero
Peter Lawson
2:14
20
The Dodger (Campaign Song)
Bruce Hubbard, Orchestra Of St Luke's & Dennis Russell Davies
2:15
21
Long Time Ago (Ballad)
Bruce Hubbard, Orchestra Of St Luke's & Dennis Russell Davies
2:54
22
Simple Gifts (Shaker Song)
Bruce Hubbard, Orchestra Of St Luke's & Dennis Russell Davies
1:43
23
The Little Horses (Lullaby)
Bruce Hubbard, Orchestra Of St Luke's & Dennis Russell Davies
2:27
24
Capital Of The World - Abridged: Pt. 1 - The Street (1997 Digital Remaster)
Joseph Levine & Ballet Theatre Orchestra
6:16
25
Early in the Morning (Robert Hilyer)
Nathan Gunn & Kevin Murphy
1:43
Disc 6
1
Candide (Overture)
Leonard Slatkin & St Louis Symphony Orchestra
4:20
2
Summer Music Op. 31: Slow and indolent
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
2:07
3
Summer Music Op. 31: Faster
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
0:34
4
Summer Music Op. 31: Lively, still faster
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
1:16
5
Summer Music Op. 31: With motion, as before -
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
4:50
6
Summer Music Op. 31: Joyous and flowing -
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
1:21
7
Summer Music Op. 31: Tempo I
Jeanne Baxtresser, Joseph Robinson, Stanley Drucker, Judith Le Clair & Philip Myers
1:28
8
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: II. Somewhere
Paavo Järvi
4:34
9
Rozart Mix (1965) [2008 Remaster]
Ensemble Musica Negativa, Rainer Riehn, Hermann Danuser, Bell Imhoff & Doris Sandrock
7:16
10
To What You Said
Thomas Hampson
5:38
11
Over the Piano (Arnold Weinstein)
Nathan Gunn & Kevin Murphy
3:13
12
Façades
Christopher Warren-Green feat. John Harle & Simon Haram
7:49
13
Vermont counterpoint
Ransom Wilson
8:43
14
Shaker Loops: Shaking and Trembling (1983)
London Chamber Orchestra & Christopher Warren-Green
8:02
15
Three Occasions for Orchestra: III. Anniversary
London Sinfonietta & Oliver Knussen
6:57
16
Two Fanfares for Orchestra: II. Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Sir Simon Rattle
4:18
17
Three Canons for Ursula: Canon 5/7
Thomas Adès
5:28