Watch & Listen

Ned Rorem: Seven Motets of the Church's Year — Before the Morning Star Begotten

Before the Morning Star Begotten (Epiphany) recalls the imitative "fuguing tunes" and sturdy harmonies of the traditional Appalachian hymnal, The Sacred Harp.

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring — Doppio movimento

Appalachian Spring was unveiled in Washington in October 1944 and won the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music.

Bohuslav Martinů: Poco Allegro from Violin Concerto No. 2

Jennifer Koh, violin; Grant Park Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar