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Rarely heard `original` version of this ballet score, as prepared by Copland for the first production. Using on 13 instruments (Copland said there was no room for more in the orchestra pit!) this version is in 18 parts. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Hugh Wolff.
The FULL and COMPLETE score of Appalachian Spring, performed live by The Detroit Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Statkin, Detroit, 2014. Slatkin has been devotedly performing and recording the full and complete scores by Copland (as we usually only get the concert suites). This complete performance is quite moving and shows Coplands skill at painting an emotive picture of rural life in America. Its a pity that audience members chose to add coughs to the some of the quiet and intimate mom