Copland Conducts 'The Tender Land', Marsalis' 'A Tone Parallel to Harlem' and Bernstein

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Thursday, December 03, 2015

'The Tender Land,' production shot, 1954 'The Tender Land,' production shot, 1954 (Library of Congress/Aaron Copland Collection)

Tune in Thursday at 9pm ET, for a special episode of The New York Philharmonic featuring historical recordings ranging from 1954 to 1999. Hear conductors Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, followed by Wynton Marsalis performing an Ellington update. 

Program Details:

Conductors: André Kostelantetz; Leonard Bernstein; Kurt Masur; Aaron Copland
Soloists: Maynard Ferguson, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, artistic director & trumpet; Joy Clements, soprano; Claramae Turner, mezzo-soprano; Richard Cassilly, tenor; Richard Fredricks, baritone; Norman Treigle, bass; Choral Art Society, William Jonson, director

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (selections) (recorded 1954)
Russo: Symphony No. 2, Titans (recorded 1959)
Ellington/Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem (recorded 1999)
Copland: The Tender Land (abridged) (recorded 1965)

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