Only In America? ... Conductorless National Symphony Orchestra Overlooks Grammy Award Winning Champion Of Romantic American Classical Music
"A conductor and recent local transplant was up for a Grammy Award on Sunday. It was Leonard Slatkin, the high-powered new music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, right? Wrong." ...
Mark Stryker "Conductor John McLaughlin Williams is a man without an orchestra" Detroit Free Press February 10, 2009
Header credit: American conductor and American classical music champion John McLaughlin Williams (c) Copyright controlled.
Some of American conductor John McLaughlin Williams's recordings of American classical music:
AMERICAN CLASSICS SAMPLER 8.559118
BLOCH, E.: Violin Concerto / LEES, B.: Violin Concerto (Oliveira) AR-0042-2
CARPENTER: Adventures in a Perambulator / Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 8.559065
EXPLORE AMERICA 8.559187
FLAGELLO: Missa Sinfonica / ROSNER: Symphony No. 5 8.559347
FLAGELLO: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Dante's Farewell / Concerto Sinfonico 8.559296
FLAGELLO: Violin Concerto / Orchestral Songs AR-0036-2
HADLEY: Symphony No. 4 / The Ocean / The Culprit Fay 8.559064
MCKAY: From a Moonlit Ceremony / Harbor Narrative 8.559052
MCKAY: Violin Concerto / Sinfonietta No. 4 / Song Over the Great Plains 8.559225
STORY OF AMERICAN CLASSICAL MUSIC (THE) 8.558164-65
Another day of absolutely no American classical music on Sharon Percy Rockefeller-controlled Classical WETA-FM, so-called public radio in the Nation's Capital.
Thomas Pollock Anshutz, The Ironworkers' Noontime, 1880 (detail)
Image credit: (c) De Young Museum of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. 2009.
"The de Young houses one of the finest collections of American paintings in the United States. Strengthened by the acquisition of the Rockefeller Collection of American Art, the de Young's treasures include more than 1000 paintings that represent a spectrum of American art from colonial times through the twentieth century."