America - Brilliant And Bold


CD  |  Classical  |  30 Mar 2018

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Discover two centuries of brilliant and bold American classical music – music with the majesty to define a nation, the brilliance to change the way we see the world, and the energy to embrace the variety and vastness of the land from which it springs.

This collection showcases the most popular masterworks and hidden treasures from broad, rich and exciting musical heritage.

Released to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great composer, conductor and educator Leonard Bernstein, this box set accompanies ABC Classic FM’s focus on American music over the 2018 Easter weekend.

Over 9 hours of the most brilliant and bold classical music from the USA's incredible cultural heritage.


Title: America - Brilliant And Bold

Format: CD

Release Date: 30 Mar 2018

Artist: Various

Sku: 2368689

Catalogue No: 4829612

Category: Classical



Over 9 hours of music, including complete performances of:

COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man Appalachian Spring

BARBER Adagio for Strings • Violin Concerto • Dover Beach • Knoxville, Summer of 1915

IVES Three Places in New England The Unanswered Question

VARÈSE Amériques

GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue • An American in Paris

JOPLIN The Entertainer • Maple Leaf Rag

REICH Clapping Music • Different Trains

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Plus highlights from:


BERNSTEIN Candide • West Side Story

GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess

GLASS Etudes for Solo Piano

NANCARROW Studies for Player Piano

WILLIAMS Star Wars • E.T. • Raiders of the Lost Ark • Superman

And classics by

Cage • Sousa • Corigliano • Crumb • Anderson • Lauridsen • Whitacre • and more