Copland - Appalachian Spring, 8 Poems of Emily Dickinson
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Label: ABC Classics
Cat No: ABC4810863
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 28th July 2014
ArtistsEmma Matthews (soprano)
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland described Dickinson’s work as “fresh, precise, utterly unique”. Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson are the perfect vehicle for Emma Matthews’ technical brilliance. In this recording there is a wonderful sense of the humane, of vulnerability and exquisite tenderness, her expressive genius delivering these one-way conversations most convincingly.
The orchestration for the Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson is in a chamber style, calling for small orchestral forces, so Copland’s Appalachian Spring for 13 instruments proves the ideal coupling. This is a work that defines the essence of America in music: the wide open skies, the pioneering spirit, and the values of simplicity and directness.
‘Soprano Emma Matthews sang Copland's Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson with technical care and a glowingly resonant low register…’ Sydney Morning Herald, June 2013
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