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The composer and his orchestra
The composer and his orchestra
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Mery Mount. Suite
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Mercury, [1959]
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (s.t.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereophonic ; 12 in.
General Note:
Narrated by the composer, with musical examples from, and a complete performance of, his Merry Mount suite.

Biographical and program notes on container.
side 1. Part 1. Individual instruments and instrumental families: Introduction (contra bassoon, piccolo, chords in strings, woodwinds, brass, harp and percussion) ; Woodwinds ; Brass ; Strings ; Harps ; Percussion ; Harps and percussion (Children's dance) -- side 2. Part 2. Interplay of orchestral color: Clarinets and bassoon; with timpani and gong; with trombones and tuba (Overture, pt.) ; Strings; with xylophone and harp; with clarinets; with cellos (Maypole dances, pt.) ; Woodwinds and horns; strings; tutti (Love duet, pt.) ; Strings; woodwinds; brass; harps and percussion; tutti (Children's dance, pt.) -- Merry Mount suite: Overture ; Children's dance ; Love duet ; Prelude to Act II and Maypole dances.
Format :
Music LP