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This June marks the 100th birthdays of two distinctive American composers – Bernard Herrmann and Alan Hovhaness.

Bernard Herrmann was active as a musician on several levels. He left behind a legacy of major film scores, recordings for many labels, and concert works. In many respects he remains the most influential of all composers writing for film.


Alan Hovhaness is one of Americas most idiosyncratic musical pioneers who sought a musical reconciliation between East and West, spiritual and mundane, long before it was fashionable to do so.


Check out some of their masterpieces in acclaimed Naxos recordings.


Bernard Herrmann


HERRMANN / NEWMAN The Egyptian
Moscow Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Stromberg
8.557702
HERRMANN The Snows of Kilimanjaro
Moscow Symphony, Stromberg
8.570186

FOUR AMERICAN QUARTETS
(includes Herrmann's Echoes)

Fine Arts Quartet
8.559354
Warsaw Concerto and Other Piano Concertos from the Movies
(includes Herrmann's Concerto Macabre)
Fowke, RTE Concert Orchestra, Duinn
8.554323



Alan Hovhaness


HOVHANESS Symphony No 22 'City of Light', Cello Concerto
Starker, Seattle Symphony, Hovhaness, Davies
8.559158

HOVHANESS Symphonies Nos 4, 20 & 53, The Prayer of St Gregory
Wallace, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Wind Orchestra, Brion
8.559207

HOVHANESS Symphony No 60, Guitar Concerto, Khrimian Hairig
Leisner, Ranch, Berlin Radio Symphony, Schwarz
8.559294





HOVHANESS Guitar Concerto No 2, Symphony No 63, Fanfare for the New Atlantis
Calderon, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Robertson
8.559336
HOVHANESS Symphonies Nos 7, 14 & 23
Trinity College of Music Wind Orchestra, Brion
8.559385

AMERICAN SAXOPHONE MUSIC
(includes Hovhaness's Suite Op 291)

Mitchell, Hornsby, Limb
8.559241


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