Bairstow, Harris & Stanford: Choral Works – Westminster Abbey Choir — Hyperion
English to the core—if you know and love it, don’t hesitate.
ROY HARRIS & JOHN ADAMS: Violin Concertos with Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) / BBC Sym. Orch./Andrew Litton – Signum Classics
ROY HARRIS & JOHN ADAMS: Violin Concertos with Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) / BBC Sym. Orch./Andrew Litton – Signum Classics SIGCD468, 62:22 (10/1/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Two lovely contemporary violin concertos. This is a highly desirable recording from Signum Classics. It offers two violin concertos by American composers Roy Harris and John Adams. The Adams […]
Koussevitzky conducts Rare American Symphony Performances = HARRIS: Sym. No. 5; HILL: Sym. No. 1; DIAMOND: Sym. No. 2 – Boston Sym. Orch. – Pristine Audio
Three eminently American, powerful symphonies find their debut performances with Koussevitzky restored. Koussevitzky conducts Rare American Symphony Performances = HARRIS: Symphony No. 5; HILL: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 34; DIAMOND: Symphony No. 2 – Boston Sym. Orch. – Pristine Audio PASC 484, 77:49 [avail. in var. formats at www.pristineclassical.com] *****: Producer and […]
Hanson: American Music, Volume 4 = Works of HARRIS, GRIFFES & BARBER – Eastman-Rochester/Howard Hanson – Pristine
Volume 4 of the Hanson survey of American scores makes visceral points in two large works, but finds no less mastery in the ‘impressionist’ scores of Griffes.
Stokowski conducts STRAVINSKY, HINDEMITH, HARTMANN, HANSON, HARRIS, HOVHANESS – Guild (2)
The eternal master of symphonic sounds and balances explores a series of colorful scores, 1943-1956, several world premieres or radio-broadcast debuts, typical of Stokowski.