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Daniel Hope - America


Label:

Deutsche Grammophon

Genre:

Classical

Product No.:
ADGR 99701
UPC: 028948621538
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Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2
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180-gram double LP

Berlin-based violinist Daniel Hope's latest album takes a deep dive into the rich repertoire of American music, exploring its roots and distinctive qualities. "We know a piece is from America the moment we hear it," says Hope. "But what makes music sound American?"

Daniel Hope — America provides some answers, presenting works by composers as diverse as Leonard Bernstein, Sam Cooke, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Florence Price, Samuel A. Ward and Kurt Weill.



Side A:
George Gershwin (1898-1937); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin, Jazz Trio & String Orchestra
Gershwin Song Suite (with Marcus Roberts Trio)
1. Fascinating Rhythm (from Lady, Be Good!)
2. Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)
3. 'S Wonderful (from Funny Face)
4. The Man I Love (from Strike Up The Band)
5. I Got Rhythm (from Girl Crazy)

Side B:
Sam Cooke (1931-1964); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin, Voice & Piano
1. A Change Is Gonna Come (with Joy Denalane & Sylvia Thereza)

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & String Orchestra
West Side Story Suite
1. America
2. Maria
3. Tonight
4. Somewhere
5. A Boy Like That
6. I Have a Love
7. Mambo

Side C:
Florence Price (1887-1953); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & String Orchestra
1. Adoration
Aaron Copland (1900-1990); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & String Orchestra
2. Long Time Ago (from Old American Songs, Set 1)
3. At the River (from Old American Songs, Set 2)
4. Hoe-Down (from Rodeo)
Duke Ellington (1899-1974); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & String Orchestra
5. Come Sunday (from Black, Brown & Beige)

Side D:
Kurt Weill (1900-1950); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & Chamber Orchestra
American Song Suite (with Joscho Stephan & Alexander Ponet)
1. September Song (from Knickerbocker Holiday)
2. My Ship (from Lady in the Dark)
3. Speak Low (from One Touch of Venus)
4. Mack the Knife (from The Threepenny Opera)
Samuel A. Ward (1847-1903); arr. Paul Bateman
for Violin & Chamber Orchestra
5. America the Beautiful

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