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The American Album - Leonard Slatkin
Track Listing
  1. Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3
  2. American Salute, for orchestra
  3. The Washington Post, march for band
  4. Chester
  5. Arranged by Schuman
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  1. Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3
  2. American Salute, for orchestra
  3. The Washington Post, march for band
  4. Chester
  5. Arranged by Schuman
  6. Pavane
  7. March of the Toys, for orchestra (from "Babes in Toyland")
  8. Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, for brass ensemble & percussion No. 1
  9. Hoedown
  10. Prelude
  11. Pastoral
  12. On the Trail
  13. Minor Reflections, for orchestra
  14. Arranged by Dragon/Hayman
  15. The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band
  16. Taps (attributed to Daniel Butterfield)
  17. The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem, USA), for orchestra & voice/chor
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If one wanted a collection of the best-known and best-loved American orchestral works of the twentieth century, here it is. Leonard Slatkin and RCA have assembled works ranging from the massively imposing -- Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man -- to the delightfully amusing -- Herbert's March of the Toys from Babes in Toyland -- from the amiably folksy -- Grofé's on The Trail from The Grand Canyon Suite -- to the wildly inebriated -- Schumann's orchestration of Ives' Variations on "America" -- and from the raucously ...

The American Album 1991, RCA

UPC: 090266077823

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