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Morton Gould

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Lincoln Legend (1942)
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Orchestra
Year Composed
1942
Duration
16 Minutes
Programme Note
Morton Gould Lincoln Legend (1942)


  • Ensemble
    Nashville Symphony Orchestra
    Conductor
    Leonard Slatkin
Reviews
Admirers of Morton Gould may find this release [Guild Music GHCD 2256/57] noteworthy for the only recorded representation of A Lincoln Legend. Like its natural musical analogue, Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Gould's 16-minute symphonic impression was composed during World War II, when patriotic concerns were in the air. Gould's piece was actually completed before Copland's, although its premiere, captured here, took place several months after that of the other.
Walter Simmons, Fanfare,1/1/0001
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