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HARRIS: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4

    



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HARRIS: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4

Strongly influenced by his native Oklahoma, Roy Harris studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger, returning to America to establish himself as one of the leading composers of his generation. The backbone of his output is the series of thirteen symphonies, which span his career from 1933 to 1976. Described by the conductor, Serge Koussevitzky, as ‘the first great symphony by an American composer’, Symphony No. 3 is remarkable for its broad, sweeping melodies evoking vast landscapes, and for its affecting fusion of plainsong, Renaissance polyphony, hymnody and folk song. In Symphony No. 4Folk Song Symphony’, Harris draws on an eclectic mix of folk material from a variety of regional and ethnic roots that include cowboy songs, frontier ballads, spirituals and marching songs. This is the first release of a projected Naxos cycle of the thirteen Roy Harris orchestral symphonies.


Harris, Roy

  Symphony No. 3
1.   Symphony No. 3 00:17:59
  Symphony No. 4, "Folksong Symphony"
2.   I. The Girl I Left Behind Me 00:03:51
3.   II. Western Cowboy 00:10:25
4.   III. Interlude: Dance Tunes for Strings and Percussion 00:03:04
5.   IV. Mountaineer Love Song 00:07:44
6.   V. Interlude: Dance Tunes for Full Orchestra 00:03:06
7.   VI. Negro Fantasy 00:09:20
8.   VII. Johnny Comes Marching Home 00:03:17

Total Playing Time: 00:58:46






Composer(s):
Harris, Roy

Conductor(s):
Alsop, Marin

Orchestra(s):
Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Colorado Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559227

Barcode: 0636943922729

Physical Release: 03/2006

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