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Joan Tower: Made in America ()

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composed by Joan Tower

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Joan Tower: Made in America - Nashville Symphony; Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
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  1. Made in America, for orchestra
  2. Tambor, for orchestra
  3. Concerto for orchestra
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This album exemplifies Joan Tower's far-reaching skills as a composer and her ability to successfully reach a wide audience. The story of the composition Made in America is almost as interesting as the work itself. Commissioned by a consortium of 65 orchestras (at least one from each of the 50 states), Made in America has reached a more widespread audience in a short span of time than many other modern compositions do in a decade. A sort of fantasia on "America, the Beautiful," Made in America was intentionally composed to ...