William Schuman: The Witch of Endor
December 2018
Disc 1: 81:41
    • Boston Modern Orchestra Project
    • Gil Rose, conductor

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    Track listing

    Disc 1 
    1.Judith, Choreographic Poem (1949)
    2.Night Journey (1947)
     The Witch of Endor (1965)
    3.Part I
    4.Part II
    5.Part III
    6.Part IV
    7.Part V

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    [CD Review] William Schuman: Witch of Endor on Classical CD Choice

    This is an accomplished disc, essential for admirers of the talented American composer William Schuman. His ballet suites Judith and Night Journey have been recorded before but never in the kind of wide-ranging surround sound that they are accorded here. As a further incentive to purchase, the disc also contains what is (as far as I can tell) the first recording of another Schuman ballet for Martha Graham, the knottier The Witch of Endor.

    Classical CD Choice Full review
    [CD Review] William Schuman in ARG

    Three pieces choreographed by Martha Graham. These are all ancient tales set in Schuman's advanced Americana style with tall chord harmony and Schoenberg-inspired lines.

    American Record Guide Full review