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The Open Sky - Piston*, Blitzstein*, Hill*, Orson Welles, Choral Art Society*, Leonard Bernstein, Ne

Label: Sony Classical - SMK 61849 • Series: Bernstein Century • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Classical • Style: Neo-Romantic
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  1. Bernstein's second recording of Marc Blitzstein's narrative Airborne Symphony calls on the skills of tenor Andrea Velis, baritone David Watson, the Choral Art Society and narrator Orson Welles. Copland seems to have been a string influence on Blitzstein but the Symphony is a great Read more listen and, again, the New York Philharmonic play.
  2. The fruit of Blitzstein’s service in the Army Air Force during World War II, this impassioned work, part symphony, part oratorio, had a powerful effect when it premiered April 1, in New York under Leonard Bernstein. In its time, it was one of the most popular and effective American compositions that resulted directly from [ ].
  3. The Airborne Symphony (also known as Symphony: The Airborne) is a work by American composer Marc Blitzstein for narrator, vocal soloists, male chorus, and large orchestra that premiered April 1–2, A history of human flight, the symphony uses music that the United States Army Air Forces, in which Blitzstein served during the World War II, originally commissioned for use in film.
  4. Leonard Bernstein’s work with the NBC Symphony testifies to his several, impressive musical gifts. s recording of the Ravel concerto and Blitzstein's "Airborne Symphony", review by Gary Lemco, Audiophile Audition.
  5. * Choral Art Society New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein Piston and Hill stood among Bernstein's Harvard teachers. Diamond helped him with his scores early on. Blitzstein met the Harvard student Bernstein, who had gotten up a performance of the older composer's "union opera," The Cradle Will Rock. Bernstein came up in the.
  6. Nov 12,  · Tonight at on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with a ‘classic’ from the Philharmonic’s archive. Orson Welles is the narrator in the “Airborne” Symphony by Marc Blitzstein. You’ll also hear the Suite from Rodger’s “Victory at Sea”.
  7. New York Philharmonic, Orson Welles, Andrea Velis, David Watson, Choral Art Society; Leonard Bernstein, conductor (October ) Skip to content Official Website of Composer Marc Blitzstein.
  8. Jan 13,  · This disc with a total playtime of minutes is a recording of composer Marc Blitzstein's "Airborne Symphony" () performed by The New York Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Leonard Bernstein, The RCA Victor Chorale under the direction of Robert Shaw, featuring tenor Charles Holland, and baritone Walter Scheff.4/4(4).
  9. Piston*, Blitzstein*, Hill*, Orson Welles, Choral Art Society*, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic* ‎– American Masters 2 Label: Sony Classical ‎– SMK /5(1).
  10. Blitzstein started writing "The Airborne" in the early 40s when he was a U.S. Air Force corporal stationed in London. The score was lost when Blitzstein was transferred back to the States, and the composer let the project drop until the young Leonard Bernstein expressed interest in performing the work with the New York Symphony Orchestra.

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