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SCHWANTNER, J.: Percussion Concerto / Morning's Embrace / Chasing Light… (Lamb, Nashville Symphony, Guerrero)

    
      

 











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SCHWANTNER, J.: Percussion Concerto / Morning's Embrace / Chasing Light… (Lamb, Nashville Symphony, Guerrero)

Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph Schwantner is one of the most prominent composers in America today, renowned for his dramatic style and bewitchingly colorful orchestration. Morning’s Embrace depicts the intense brilliance of sunrise at his home in rural New Hampshire, and the ‘Ford Made in America’ commission Chasing Light…continues to explore the natural world in a work of eloquent expressiveness. A highly popular concert piece, the ‘fresh, engaging’ (Metro) and technically demanding Percussion Concerto is performed here by the acclaimed soloist for whom the work was written, Christopher Lamb.


Schwantner, Joseph

  Percussion Concerto
1.   Play with flash player I. Con forza 00:05:39
2.   Play with flash player II. In Memoriam: Misterioso 00:11:25
3.   Play with flash player III. Ritmico con brio 00:10:52
  Morning's Embrace
4.   Play with flash player Morning's Embrace 00:20:20
  Chasing Light…
5.   Play with flash player I. Sunrise Ignites Daybreak's Veil: Con forza, feroce con bravura - 00:04:52
6.   Play with flash player II. Calliope's Rainbowed Song: Lontano - 00:05:01
7.   Play with flash player III. A Kaleidoscope Blooms: Lacrimoso - 00:04:59
8.   Play with flash player IV. Morning's Embrace Confronts the Dawn: Lontano… leggiero 00:04:53

Total Playing Time: 01:08:01






Composer(s):
Schwantner, Joseph

Conductor(s):
Guerrero, Giancarlo

Orchestra(s):
Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Lamb, Christopher

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Concerto; Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559678

Barcode: 636943967829

Release Date: 06/2011

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