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Aaron Copland & Virgil Thomson

Gloriae Cdparc 29 Dei Cantores

Published October 30th 2000
ISBN : 9781557252746
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Celebrating the centenary of Aaron Coplands birth, Gloriae Dei Cantores presents a broad spectrum of choral music by Aaron Copland and Virgil Thomson. These two musical giants exemplified the ideals of American culture and established a trulyMoreCelebrating the centenary of Aaron Coplands birth, Gloriae Dei Cantores presents a broad spectrum of choral music by Aaron Copland and Virgil Thomson. These two musical giants exemplified the ideals of American culture and established a truly American style for music. The centerpiece for this recording is the first American recording in many years of Coplands choral masterpiece In the Beginning, featuring American mezzo-soprano Luretta Bybee.Also included are Thomsons beloved Four Southern Hymns and some of his fascinating early works written during his sojourn in Paris, and a selection of vibrant choral arrangements of Coplands Old American Songs.