Buried Treasure: Mountains in Music

Listening Guide

The Work


LIZST – Mountain Symphony
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kurt Masur, conductor


MOERAN – In the Mountain Country
Ulster Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor
[Chandos CHAN 10235]
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BEASER – Mountain Songs
1. Barbara Allen
2. The House Carpenter
3. He’s Gone Away
4. Cindy

Alexandra Hawley, flute
Jeffrey McFadden, guitar
[Naxos 8.559146]





RAFF – Symphony No. 7 “IN DA ALPEN”
1. WANDERING IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS
2. IN THE INN
3. ON THE LAKE
4. AT THE FESTIVAL

Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice)
Urs Schneider, conductor
[Marco Polo 8.223506]


OLE BULL – A Mountain Vision
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Dalasinfoniettan, Bjarte Engeset, conductor
[Naxos 8.572827]



GARBIZU – The Shadow on the Mountain
1. Part 1 – Belatzarena
2. Part 2 – Iantzi

One of the world’s greatest txistu players, José Ignacio Ansorena
is joined by Alvaro Cendoya at the piano
[Naxos 8.572096]


XIAO YING – Melody of the Big Mountain
Wang Guo Tong, gao hu
Central Broadcasting Folk Orchestra, Beijing
Peng Xiu Wen, conductor
[HK 6.340071 lp]


ROTA – The Legend of Glass Mountain










BLANCAFORT – Mountain Songs
1. Canco Del Vent
2. Canco Dalt Del Cingle
3. Canco De L’Hivern
4. Canco De L’Adeu
5. Canco De L’Arribada Al Cim
6. Canco De La Tarda Morint
7. Canco D’Enyoranca
8. Canco Del Silenci Del Capvespre
9. Canco Del Mati Lluminos

Vol. 1 of Blancafort piano music
Miquel Villalba, piano
[Naxos 8.557332]
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CAUDELLA – Carpathian Mountains
Moldavian Philharmonic Symphony
George Vintila, conductor
[Electrecord ST-ECE 02103]





BURLEIGH – Four Rocky Mountain Sketches
1. At Sunset
2. The Rapids
3. Up the Canyon
4. The Avalanche

Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
[Cedille CDR 90000 097]


ALFRED HILL – The Sacred Mountain
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Wilfred Lehmann, conductor
[HK Marco Polo 6.220345 lp]
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IVES – From the Steeples to the Mountains
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor





LUDOLF NIELSEN – From the Mountains
1. THE CASTLE RUIN
2. THE SHEPHERD
3. THE MOUNTAIN CHAPEL
4. FOLK LIFE IN THE VALLEY

THE DANISH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Frank Cramer, conductor
[da capo 8.224093]
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LYNDOL MITCHELL – Kentucky Mountain Portraits
1. 1rst movement
2. 2nd movement
3. 3rd movement

The Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
Howard Hanson, conductor
[Mercury Living Presence 434 324]





BENDIX – Symphony No.1 “Mountain Climbing”
1. OVERTURE: ADAGIO MA NON TROPPO—ALLEGRO MODERATO
2. NOTTURNO: ALLEGRO VIVACE
3. MARCIA SOLENNE: ANDANTE SOSTENUTO
4. FINALE: ALLEGRO ANIMATO

Omsk Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgenyi Shestakov, conductor
(Danacord 436-437] [4 syms]


BOND – Thinking Like a Mountain
Cui Wen, narrator
Shanghai Symphony
Victoria Bond, conductor
[Protone NRPR 2205]
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DAETWYLER – Symphony of the Alps
Orchester Der Allgemeinen Musikgesellschaft Luzerne
Jean Daetwyler, conductor
[Philips 843804 ]


NOVAK – In the Tatras
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Karel Šejna, conductor
[Supraphon vol. 2 – Sejna]
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JIN XI, XU GIN YAN & LI YU – Praise of the Tai Mountain
Central Folk Orchestra, Beijing
Qin Peng Zhang, conductor
[HK 6.340075]




MARGA RICHTER – Qhanri (Snow Mountain)
1. Theme
2. Confrontation
3. Resurgence

David Wells, cello
Marga Richter, piano
[Leonardo LE337]
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RUGGLES – Men and Mountains
1. A Rhapsodic Proclamation
2. Lilacs
3. Marching Mountains

New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
[10-NYP special edition]



WANG XI-LIN – Taixin Mountains
1. The Mountain
2. Quiet Valley & Clear Stream – Harvest

China Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing
Wang Xi-lin, conductor
[HK 6.340194 lp]






SCHICKELE – A Year in the Catskills
1. SPRING: FANTASY
2. SUMMER: IMITATIONS
3. FALL: VARIATIONS
4. WINTER: LAMENT
5. FINALE: FAST DRIVING

Blair Woodwind Quintet
Felix Wang, cello; Melissa Rose, piano
(Naxos 8.550687)
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HOVHANESS – Symphony No. 50 “Mount St. Helens”
1. !rst movement
2. 2nd movement
3. 3rd movement

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