An All-American Program

An All-American Program

Jazz master Aaron Diehl takes the spotlight in Still’s lovely gift to his pianist wife and Williams’s jazzy astrological portraits of her friends. Tito Muñoz conducts this newly recorded all-American concert also presents Copland’s moody cityscape and evocation of rustic joy as well as Ives’s search for the unknowable.

COPLAND (1900–90)
Quiet City (1939 / 1940) 

M.L. WILLIAMS (1910–81)
Selections from Zodiac Suite (1944–45)
1. Leo
2. Virgo
3. Libra
4. Scorpio                               

STILL (1895–1978)
Out of the Silence, from Seven Traceries (1939)

IVES (1874–1954) 
The Unanswered Question (1906–ca. 1941)

COPLAND (1900–90)
Appalachian Spring Suite (for 13 instruments) (1943–45)

An All-American Program