George Walker: Great American Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 ()

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George Walker: Great American Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 - Sinfonia Varsovia; Ian Hobson (conductor)
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  1. Address for orchestra
  2. Overture: In Praise Of Folly, for orchestra
  3. Sinfonia for orchestra No. 1
  4. Sinfonia for orchestra No. 3
  5. Hoopla (A Touch of Glee), for orchestra
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Often dubbed the dean of African-American composers and the first one to win the Pulitzer Prize in music, George Walker has written music in many media. But it is his orchestral music that has consistently shown up on concert programs since the 1960s, especially notable in view of the economic obstacles in writing modern music for full symphony orchestra. He is one of the few academic composers to command consistent attention in that most public of media. It's easy to hear why orchestras like Walker; he is a master handler ...

George Walker: Great American Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 2008, Albany Music

UPC: 034061106128

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