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COPLAND: THE CITY


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Made for the 1939 New York World's Fair (\The World of Tomorrow"), 'The City' is a seminal documentary film distinguished for the organic integration of narration (scripted by city planner Lewis Mumford), cinematography (Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke), and music (Aaron Copland).

As the film contains no dialogue, it is possible to create a fresh soundtrack and discover musical riches inaudible on the original monaural recording.

The score, arguably Copland's highest achievement in film, was also his ticket to Hollywood; it has been called "an astonishing missing link not only in the genesis of Copland's Americana style but in American music and cinema" Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times

As Copland created no suite from 'The City', the present DVD at the same time marks the first recording of this music in its entirety other than the original film."
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Catalogue number 2110231
Barcode 0747313523153
Release date 01/01/2009
Category
Label Naxos Audiovisual
Format DVD
Number of discs 1
Artists
Composers Copland, Aaron
Copland, Aaron
Conductors Gil-Ordonez, Angel
Gil-Ordonez, Angel
Orchestras Post-Classical Ensemble
Post-Classical Ensemble
Disc: 1
The City (NTSC)
1 The City (NTSC)
1 The City (NTSC)
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