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Americans in Rome ()

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composed by Aaron Jay Kernis, Alexander Steinert, Andrew Imbrie, Arthur Levering, Billy Jim Layton, Bun-Ching Lam, Charles Naginski, David Lang, David Rakowski, Derek Bermel, Elliott Carter, Ezra Laderman, George Rochberg, Harold Shapero, Howard Hanson, Jack Beeson

Since 1921, the American Academy in Rome -- founded in 1894 and chartered by an act of the United States Congress in 1905 -- has offered an annual fellowship and two residencies to American composers to live and study in Rome for one year. By the time Bridge's four-CD compilation Americans in Rome is offered, 124 such positions have been offered and fulfilled, and a surprising number of these composers have become major players in American music, though only a couple -- Samuel Barber and Elliott Carter -- are routinely ...

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  1. Four Dickinson Songs, for soprano & piano
  2. In the Dark Pinewood, song for voice & piano
  3. The Beggar's Song, song for voice & piano
  4. Of That So Sweet Imprisonment, song for voice & piano
  5. Sleep now, song for voice & piano, Op. 10/2
  6. Siciliano, for baritone & strings (Five Love Songs)
  7. Songs from Michelangelo, for baritone & piano
  8. Spider Love, for voice & piano
  9. Dr. Heidegger's Fountain of Youth, opera: Prescription for Living
  10. Look Down Fair Moon, for voice & piano
  11. The Forest of the Dead Trees, for voice & piano
  12. For Wittgenstein, for voice & piano
  13. There Were Two Swans, for voice & piano
  14. The Dolphins, for voice & piano
  15. Montezuma, opera: Act 2. Tableau I. Tableau II. Scene VI.
  16. Warble for Lilac-Time, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  17. Voyage, for medium voice & piano
  18. Mozart en Route, for violin, viola & cello
  19. Passacaglia, for piano trio
  20. Tesserae, for viola & piano
  21. Sirens, for piano trio
  22. Sonata for violin & piano
  23. Three Intermezzi, for cello solo
  24. Beyond Words, for piano quartet
  25. Fantasy Rondo for piano
  26. My Friend Mozart, for piano
  27. Bagatelles (12), for piano: Bagatelle No. IV
  28. Bagatelles (12), for piano: Bagatelle No. V
  29. Nocturne, for piano
  30. Sound Reasoning in the Tower of Babel, for piano
  31. Piano Sonata
  32. Sombras, for piano
  33. Three Studies for piano, Op. 5
  34. Oh, Susanna, for piano
  35. Commedia, for clarinet & piano
  36. Vent, for flute & piano
  37. Dandelion Wine, for ensemble
  38. Pre-Amnesia, for saxophone & piano
  39. Mythic Birds of Saugerties, for bass clarinet
  40. -(solo); =(duo), for flute solo
  41. Beams!, for trombone & tape
  42. Pastorale for oboe & piano (or harp & strings), Op. 38
  43. Six for Five Wind Quintet: 1. Overture
  44. Six for Five Wind Quintet: 2. Song
  45. Six for Five Wind Quintet: 6. Finale
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Americans in Rome
2008, Bridge

UPC: 090404927126


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