This week, Pipedreams celebrates the Fourth of July with the good feeling generated by the diverse and creative works of American composers.
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture –Peter Richard Conte (1938 Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral, DC) JAV 147
WILLIAM BOLCOM: Gospel Prelude, What a friend we have in Jesus –Erik Wm. Suter (1938 Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral, DC) WNC 0701
JOHN WEAVER: Concert Piece for Viola and Organ –Carol Rodland, viola; Catherine Rodland (2006 Holtkamp/Boe Memorial Chapel, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN) Crystal 839
ROBERT SHAFER: Acclamation and Song –Haig Mardirosian (2010 Dobson/Sykes Chapel, University of Tampa, FL) Centaur 3153
MYRON ROBERTS: The Juggler –Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault (1938 Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral, DC) Gothic 49073
MARK HERMAN (arr.): Salute to Americana –Mark Herman (1928 Page/Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN) MHP 1001