Vincent Persichetti - Louisville Orchestra
Track Listing
  1. Serenade No. 5 for orchestra, Op. 43
  2. Symphony No. 5 ("Symphony for Strings"), Op. 61
  3. Symphony No. 8, Op. 106
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Among fanciers of symphonic wind band music, one of the most respected mid-twentieth century American composers is Vincent Persichetti, whose Symphony No. 6 and Divertimento, for band, Op. 42, are acknowledged masterworks of the genre. That his purely orchestral music is not accorded the same degree of respect is no fault of the Louisville Orchestra and its director Robert Whitney, whose decades-old Louisville Orchestra subscription recordings remain the gold standard for such works. This First Edition Music release, ...

Vincent Persichetti 2005, First Edition

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