Schwantner, Willie Stargell, Copland, William Warfield, Walker, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron - Schwanter. New Morning For The World. Lincoln Portrait (Album).
William Warfield, Aaron Copland, Celius Dougherty, Otto Herz - William Warfield: Old American Songs/Five Sea Chanties (10", Mono). Columbia Masterworks. Schwantner, Willie Stargell, Copland, William Warfield, Walker, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron - Schwanter.
1995 studio album by Oregon Symphony. Joseph Schwantner: New Morning for the World; Nicolas Flagello: The Passion of Martin Luther King. Studio album by. Oregon Symphony. It reached a peak position of number three on Billboard's Classical Albums chart and remains the Oregon Symphony's best-selling album as of 2013.
The performance featured the Eastman Philharmonia, conducted by David Effron with Willie Stargell, narrator. In attendance were notable dignitaries including Secretary of State George P. Schultz, who represented the President of the United States. The audience response was electrifying, and the work also earned favorable critical acclaim. The Lincoln Portrait recording, engineered by John Santuccio, then Eastman's assistant director for administration, won a Grammy. Since the time of that historic month of January 1983, New Morning for the World has been performed and recorded by major symphony orchestras and has earned its place in the orchestral literature. What you can hear on the present site is the commemorative performance of Schwantner’s New Morning for the World at its Rochester premiere on January 19, 1983.
William Caesar Warfield (22 January 1920 – 25 August 2002), was an American concert bass-baritone singer and actor. One of his earliest professional engagements was in Marc Blitzstein's Broadway opera, Regina. His breakthrough came when he gave his recital debut in New York's Town Hall in 1950. He went on to produce a highly acclaimed album of selections from Porgy and Bess with Leontyne Price in 1963.
New Morning for the World, composed in 1982 on commission from AT&T, premiered on January 15, 1983 (King's birthday) at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; David Effron conducted the Eastman Philharmonia, and Willie Stargell, then first baseman and team captain of the Pittsburgh Pirates, served as narrator. Joseph Schwantner Civil rights movement in popular culture Oregon Symphony James DePreist Entertainment One. Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy.
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|A1||New Morning For The World (Daybreak Of Freedom)||27:10|
|B1||An Eastman Overture||8:04|
NotesReleased in 1983
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|289-411 031-4||Schwantner*, Willie Stargell, Copland*, William Warfield, Walker*, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron||Schwantner*, Willie Stargell, Copland*, William Warfield, Walker*, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron - New Morning For The World / Lincoln Portrait / An Eastman Overture (Cass, Album, Dol)||Mercury||289-411 031-4||US||1983|