playlist

American Composers

Explore the history of American Classical music with pieces from Copland, Gershwin, Glass, and more.

20 songs (1 hour and 48 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Fanfare for the Common Man
London Symphony Orchestra & Aaron Copland - Copland Conducts Copland - Expanded Edition (Fanfare for the Common Man, Appalachian Spring, Old American Songs (Complete), Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes)
3:16
2
Power & Glory
John Philip Sousa - The Ultimate John Philip Sousa
3:04
3
Rhapsody In Blue (Original 1927 Recording)
George Gershwin, Paul Whiteman, Ferde Grofé, Nat Shilkret - Rhapsody in Blue (Original 1927 Recording)
8:52
4
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Barber (Eternal)
7:47
5
Metamorphosis One
Aleck Karis - Piano Music of Philip Glass
5:55
6
Appalachian Spring: I. Very Slowly
Leonard Bernstein - Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid & Fanfare for the Common Man
2:42
7
The Old Man's Love Song, Op. 102, No. 2
Joseph Silverstein, Peter Basquin & Gilbert Kalish - Music of Amy Beach, Arthur Foote, Arthur Farwell and Preston Ware Orem
6:49
8
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2 - IV. Lento maestoso
Vienna Philharmonia Orchestra, F. Charles Adler (conductor) - Charles Ives - Symphony No. 2 (1953)
4:28
9
The Incredible Flutist Suite: Siciliana
Scott Goff - Piston: The Incredible Flutist, Ballet Suite
3:08
10
Merry Mount Suite, Op. 31: III. Love Duet
The Nashville Symphony Orchestra - Hanson: Symphony No. 1, 'Nordic' / Merry Mount Suite
5:46
11
Ashokan Farewell
Sally Rogers & Jay Ungar - Laments & Dances: Music From The Folk Traditions
3:14
12
The Holly and the Ivy
The Gregg Smith Singers, Gregg Smith - Heaven Is Music: Choral and Vocal Music of Virgil Thomson
4:13
13
Symphony No. 3 for Wind Ensemble "Circus Maximus": V. Night Music II
The University Of Texas Wind Ensemble - John Corigliano: Symphony No. 3 "Circus Maximus" & Gazebo Dances
4:00
14
The Dying Poet
Cecile Licad - Gottschalk: Piano Music
7:38
15
Vermont Counterpoint
Steve Reich - New Music Masters [Clean]
9:34
16
October (Eric Whitacre Conducts)
Eric Whitacre - Eric Whitacre Conducts: Live from Tokyo!
6:59
17
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Opus 7: Romanze: Andante non troppo con grazia
Frederick Moyer - Edward MacDowell/Clara Schumann Two Piano Concerti
4:58
18
Frostiana: the Road Not Taken
The Michael O'Neal Singers - Alleluia: A Randall Thompson Tribute
4:51
19
Prayer of St. Gregory, Op. 62b (version for trumpet and wind band): Prayer of Saint Gregory, Op. 62b (version for trumpet and wind band)
Keith Brion - Hovhaness: Symphonies Nos. 4, 20 and 53
3:31
20
Rozart mix
John Cage - An anthology of noise and electronic music vol,1
7:18