Upon reading Edward Esch's poem Light and Gold, Eric Whitacre was immediately struck by its genuine, elegant simplicity. He asked the celebrated American poet Charles Anthony Silvestri to translate
Written especially for the rededication of the Statue of Liberty, July 4, 1986.
Commissioned by the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee.
Awesome! Once again, John Williams was asked to compose a work for the Olympics, and this thrilling composition is the result! Part of "Summon The Heroes" was selected as the official theme of the 100th
The best-known piece of the young composer George Butterworth is a pastoral setting based on two English folk-song melodies, The Banks of Green Willow and Green Bushes, and is similar to
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