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GOULD, M.: Concerto Grosso / Formations / Cinerama Holiday Suite (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz)


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GOULD, M.: Concerto Grosso / Formations / Cinerama Holiday Suite (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz)

Spanning the traditional boundaries separating “serious” and “popular” music, Morton Gould wrote prodigiously across a wide range of forms, from concert works to musicals and film scores. The Concerto Grosso was described by the composer as “a transformation of hoedown tunes…[the soloists] play, in the first and last movements, like a bat out of hell.” Gould’s work for film and television ranged from the movie travelogue Cinerama Holiday to the poignant Holocaust, via the ironic dances of World War I. The jazzy Pavanne contrasts with the atmospheric Interlude, while the Formation Suite is an original take on marching bands.

Gould, Morton

  Concerto Grosso
1.   I. Prelude and Fugue 00:07:34
2.   II. Air 00:04:07
3.   III. Variations 00:02:51
4.   IV. Rondo 00:05:05
  Cinerama Holiday Suite (excerpts)
5.   I. Souvenirs of Paris 00:01:36
6.   II. On the Boulevard 00:01:34
  World War I, CBS Documentary (excerpts)
7.   Prologue and Drum Waltz 00:03:02
8.   Sad Song 00:02:58
9.   Royal Hunt, Galop 00:01:54
  Symphonette No. 2, "Second American Symphonette": II. Pavane
10.   Symphonette No. 2, "Second American Symphonette": II. Pavane 00:03:23
  Holocaust, NBC Mini-Series (excerpts)
11.   Theme 00:02:49
12.   Elegy 00:02:19
  Festive Music: Interlude
13.   Festive Music: Interlude 00:03:35
14.   I. March On 00:02:24
15.   II. Rally 00:02:16
16.   III. Twirling Blues 00:03:04
17.   IV. Strut 00:02:08
18.   V. Slink 00:01:16
19.   VI. Waltzing Alumni 00:01:15
20.   VII. Alma Mater 00:02:56
21.   VIII. March Off 00:02:47

Total Playing Time: 01:00:53

Gould, Morton

Schwarz, Gerard

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Bailey, Mariel; Larionoff, Maria; Shmidt, Mikhail; Silberschlag, Jeffrey; Weller, John

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concertos; Instrumental; Orchestral; Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559715

Barcode: 636943971529

Physical Release: 05/2012

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