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William Schuman (1910–1992)
A Song Of Orpheus (for Cello and Orchestra)
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The Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor George Szell. This work was written for Leonard Rose and premiered in 1962, after which it was recorded.
Added by: musicmaniac50 , 28.09.2014 13:50
Yehuda Hanani (cello) was a pupil of Leonard Rose, for whom the work was written. RTE National Symphony Orchestra (Ireland). Conductor: William Eddins. The work starts with the Shakespeare poem intended to be recited before the music begins, read by American actress Jane Alexander.
Added by: musicmaniac50 , 04.10.2014 12:37