Harl McDonald Archive
The Music of HARL MCDONALD Volume 3 = var. orch. & cond. – Pristine Audio
A series of non-commercial releases graces Vol. 3, devoted to the works of Harl McDonald. The Music of HARL MCDONALD Volume 3 = Violin Concerto; Elegy and Battle Hymn; Symphony No. 3 “A Tragic Cycle”; Builders of America (Washington and Lincoln) – Alexander Hilsberg, v./ Philadelphia Orch./ Eugene Ormandy/ Geroge Newton, bass-bar./ Indianapolis Sym. Orch./ […]
The Music of Harl McDONALD, Vol. 2 = Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra; My Country at War – Symphonic Suite; Songs of Conquest; Children’s Symphony; SMITH (trans. McDONALD): Miniature Suite – various – Pristine Audio
Volume 2 of the Harl McDonald survey revives several rarities from a distinctive voice in musical Americana.
The Music of HARL MCDONALD = Symphony No. 1 “The Santa Fe Trail”; Two Hebraic Poems; Cakewalk; San Juan Capistrano – Two Evening Pictures; Rhumba; Dance of the Workers; The Legend of the Arkansas Traveler; From Childhood – Suite for Harp and Orch. – var. performers incl. Stokowski & Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio
The much-neglected music of Harl McDonald enjoys a healthy revival in this collection from Philadelphia Orchestra historic performances.
Long Duo – Concertos for Two Pianos and Orchestra = Works of VAUGHAN WILLIAMS; HARL McDONALD; DANA SUESSE – Beatrice & Christina Long, pianos/ Eskisehir Greater Municipality Sym./ Patrick Souillot – Sono Luminus
The repertory of this unusual disc is a much-needed contribution to the piano concerto literature.