Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Composer Piece Label Comments
Francis Scott Key - Star Spangled Banner - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peter Breiner, Conductor - Naxos - For more information please go to ourworld.cs.com/clasdis -
Various composers - An Homage to George Washington - Patricia Price, Soprano, Paul Parker, Tenor, Lin Garber, Baritone, James Richman, Harpsichord - Vox Box -
Jack Gottlieb - Presidential suite - The Greg Smith Singers - Premier Recordings -
Robert Russell Bennett - Abraham Lincoln: A Likeness in Symphony Form - Moscow Symphony Orchestra, William T. Stromberg, Conductor - Naxos -
Philip Glass - "Body Counts" from "The Fog of War" - Michael Riesman, Conductor - Orange Mountain Music -
Attr. Benjamin Franklin - String Quartet - The Kohon Quartet - Vox Box -
Arvo Part - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor - ECM New Series-
Anon. American - George Wahington's March - CSA Field Music - Amerimusic -
Joseph Schwantner - New Morning for the World :Daybreak of Freedom" - Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Narrator, National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Conductor - RCA Red Seal -
Rick Sowash - Fantasia on "Shenandoah" - Shelburne Quartet - Gasparo -
Johh Adams - "This is Prophetic" from "Nixon in China" - Carolann Page, Soloist, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Edo De Waart, Conductor - Elektra/Nonesuch -
Samuel Jones - "Elegy" - The Houston Symphony Orchestra, Samuel Jones, Conductor - CRI -
Justin Morgan - "Amanda" - Anonymous 4 - Harmonia mundi -
Mieczyslaw Weinberg - Final Section from Symphony No. 18, "War-there is no word more cruel" - Latvian State Academic Chorus, USS Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Conductor - Olympia -
Bryant Kong - The Poetry of Donald Rumsfeld - Elender Wall, Soprano, Bryant Kong, Piano - Stuffed Penguin Music -
Charles Ives - An Election (It Strikes Me That) - Greg Smith Singers, American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski, Conductor - Sony Classical -
Jean-Pascal Beintus - Wolf Tracks - Bill Clinton, Narrator, Russian National Orchestra, Kent Nagano, Conductor - Pentatone Classics -
Frank Tichelli - American Elegy - Messiah College Symphonic Winds, Dr. William Strowman, Conductor - Mark Custom -
Paolo Pandolfo - "Baghdad's Spring - Paolo Panfolfo, Viola da gamba, Andrea Pandolfo, Trumpet, Laura Polimeno, Voice, Alvaro Garrido, Percussion - Glossa -
Michael Daugherty - Jackie's Song - Christopher van Kampen, London Sinfonietta Michael Daugherty, Conductor - , Argo -
Leonard Bernstein - Part 2 of "White House Cantata" - Thomas Hampson, June Anderson, Soloists, London Voices, London Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, Conductor - Deutsche Grammophon -
Jeremy Beck - "State of the Union" - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, Conductor - Innova -
Alexander Blechinger - Final sections from "Song of Constitution" - Choir of the American International School, Studio Choir of Vienna, ORF Symphony Orchestra, Etti, Conductor - Discover International -
Philip Glass - "Why are We Here" from "The Fog of War" - Michael Riesman, Conductor - Orange Mountain Music -
Elliot Goldenthal - "Hymn" from "Fire WaterPaper: A Vietnam Oratorio" - Pacific Chorale, Pacific Chorale Children's Chorus, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Carl St. Clair, Conductor - Sony Classical -
Dudley Buck - Festival Overture on "The Star Spangled Banner" - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Conductor - RCA Red Seal -