Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter


ClassicsOnline Home » COPLAND: The Tender Land Suite / Piano Concerto / Old American Songs (arr. for chorus)

COPLAND: The Tender Land Suite / Piano Concerto / Old American Songs (arr. for chorus)

Composer(s)Copland, Aaron
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SecularConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.559297
Label / Series Naxos / American Classics
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
Download and Stream

Aaron Copland’s little-known opera The Tender Land takes place on a farm in the American South during the Depression. The composer later wrote, “I was trying to give young American singers material that they do not often get in the opera house... The result was closer to musical comedy than grand opera.” The suite that Copland extracted from The Tender Landis in three movements, with the second and third linked without pause. The 1926 Piano Concerto, like Gershwin’s Concerto of the previous year, is a 1920s “New York” piece – brassy, exuberant, ever confident in its bluesy swagger. Copland composed two sets of Old American Songs, originally for voice and piano but heard here


  Add to wishlist

Work/Track Title Time
COPLAND: The Tender Land Suite / Piano Concerto / Old American Songs (arr. for chorus) 1:03:43   
  The Tender Land Suite          
      I. Introduction and Love Music 10:11       
      II. Party Scene 4:56       
      III. Finale: The Promise of Living 5:32       
  Piano Concerto          
      I. Andante sostenuto 7:11       
      II. Molto moderato, Allegro assai 9:44       
  Old American Songs I (arr. I. Fine for chorus)          
      I. The Boatmen's Dance 3:25       
      II. The Dodger 2:24       
      III. Long Time Ago 3:03       
      IV. Simple Gifts 1:30       
      V. I Bought me a Cat 2:23       
  Old American Songs II (arr. for chorus)          
      I. The Little Horses (arr. R. Wilding-White) 2:53       
      II. Zion's Walls (arr. G. Koponen) 2:03       
      III. The Golden Willow Tree 3:40       
      IV. At The River (arr. R. Wilding-White) 3:04       
      V. Ching-a-ring Chaw (arr. I. Fine) 1:44       
Total Selected Album Items ( 0 )        Sub-Total Amount ( 0 )


Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2015 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
12:36:06 PM Wednesday, June 03, 2015  -211-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.