Jennifer Higdon: Concerto for Orchestra / City Scape

Composer Jennifer Higdon is known for her bold, musically adventurous work. In this CD, Robert Spano conducts the Altanta Symphony Orchestra performing her "Concerto for Orchestra" and "City Scape," which she wrote for Atlanta – her old home town. Spano and the symphony bring great energy and finesse to Higdon’s pieces, which is just what she intended.
Concerto for Orchestra / City Scape
Released: 3/15/2004
Label: Heads Up
All Jennifer Higdon profiles…
First Concerto
Jennifer Higdon says her writing is still inspired by the excitement she heard while playing in her first orchestras.
Concerto for Orchestra
Jennifer Higdon says her Concerto is a musical adventure that features players throughout the orchestra.
Concerto: Fouth Movement
Precussion movements usually starts with a bang – but not in this concerto.
City Scape
Jennifer Higdon says this piece is a musical portrait of the city of Atlanta.
River Sings A Song to Trees
The longest section is a tone poem dedicated to Atlanta’s greenery.
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