American Masters: Symphonies by Harris, Thompson & Diamond
American Masters: Harris Symphony No.3, Thompson Symphony No.2, Diamond Symphony No.4—New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 60594 CD)
Leonard Bernstein’s birthday August 25th and Hershey Felder’s extraordinary one-man show, Maestro: Leonard Bernstein have inspired the selection of four discs this month devoted to the art of “Lenny.” This CD celebrates conductor Leonard Bernstein as a champion of American music with the Third Symphony of Roy Harris, Randall Thompson's Symphony No. 2 and David Diamond's Symphony No. 4.