In the beginning

Released in 2000, this CD celebrates the centenary of one of America's greatest composers, Aaron Copland.

In the beginning

 

Choral works by Copland's compatriate, Samuel Barber, are also featured on this disk recorded in Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, for Linn Records.
"Ranging from the divine to the erotic, these choral pieces by two of America's most appealing 20th Century composers are superbly performed..."
(HMV Choice)
"...a fascinating programme of 20th Century American music, all unaccompanied, glowingly sung and recorded."
(Daily Telegraph)
Programme includes:
 
In the Beginning - Copland
Reincarnations - Barber
Agnus Dei - Barber's choral arrangement of his Adagio for Strings
Four Motets - Copland
In the beginning

In the beginning is available for sale from Linn Records.

This recording can be purchased in a wide range of physical formats, including LP, CD, HDCD and SACD and is also available to download as FLAC, WMA and MP3 files.

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