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The London Philharmonic
Celebrates American Composers

CD: contrabassoon concerto by Donald Erb, a work for string orchestra by Marga Richter, and orchestral works by Erik Lundborg and Irwin Bazelon. The London Philharmonic Orchestra; Harold Farberman, conductor; Gregg Henegar, contrabassoon soloist. Leonarda CD #LE331. Duration 64:22

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Orchestral Music by Americans

Sound samples

Donald Erb (1927-2008) (USA)
1. Concerto for Contrabassoon & Orchestra (14:26) (1984)
    Gregg Henegar, solo contrabassoon

1. mp3
Marga Richter (b.1926) (USA)
2. Blackberry Vines and Winter Fruit (12:41) (1976)

2. mp3
Erik Lundborg (b.1948) (USA)
3. Switchback (10:47) (1986-88)

3. mp3
Irwin Bazelon (1922-1995) (USA)
4-5. Symphony No. 8 for Strings (25:52) (1986)

4. mp3


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Production: Recording producer: Marnie Hall. Recorded byJohn Kurlander at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, May 24 and 25, 1989. Musical Producer, recording session and editing: Marnie Hall; Digital Editor: Allan Tucker (Foothill Productions). DDD. Cover Photo (Cornwall, England) and Graphic Design: Marnie Hall.

Support: This recording is made possible with public funds from The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Additional funding was provided by The Joe and Emily Lowe Foundation, and individual donors. Rights: Copyright 1990, Leonarda Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. Music Publishers: Erb: Merion Music; Richter: Carl Fischer, Inc; Lundborg: American Composers Alliance; Bazelon: Theodore Presser Co.

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