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America Again

Sono Luminus

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Lara Downes: America Again - Trailer
Lara Downes live at Le Poisson Rouge: Leonard Bernstein
Le Poisson Rouge, in conversation with Skip Dillard, WBLS 107.5 FM
2017 UC Davis Innovator of the Year - Lara Downes
Music To Be Thankful For: Lara Downes
1 Morton Gould: American Caprice  
2 Lou Harrison: New York Waltzes  
3 Traditional: Shenandoah  
4 Amy Beach: From Blackbird Hills  
5 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Deep River  
6 Dan Visconti: Lonesome Roads  
7 Ernest Bloch: At Sea  
8 George Gershwin: I Loves you Porgy  
9 Angelica Negron: Sueno Recurrente  
10 Leonard Bernstein: Anniversary for Stephen Sondheim  
11 David Sanford: Promise  
12 Howard Hanson: Slumber Song  
13 Scott Joplin: Gladiolus Rag  
14 Irving Berlin: Blue Skies  
15 Florence Price: Fantasie Negre  
16 Aaron Copland: Sentimental Melody  
17 Duke Ellington: Melancholia  
18 Roy Harris: Li'l Boy Named David  
19 George Walker: Variations on a Kentucky Folk Song  
20 Harold Arlen: Over the Rainbow  
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Pianist Lara Downes releases a solo album, America Again, worldwide on Sono Luminus on October 28, 2016. The album's title is taken from Langston Hughes' poem, Let America Be America Again, written in 1938. America Again features twenty pieces selected by Downes that explore the elusive but essential American dream, written by composers including Duke Ellington, Lou Harrison, Morton Gould, Amy Beach, George Gershwin, Angélica Negrón, Dan Visconti, Leonard Bernstein, Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin, Florence Price, Aaron Copland, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and more.

26 NEW  67 TOTAL
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NPR/First Listen, Classical 24, CBC
Direct: SiriusXM, MOOD, AccuRadio
Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Portland, Cincinnati, New Orleans, Denver, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Austin, Hartford, KS(Network), IN(Network), IA(Network), Canada 
Online: The Rehearsal Studio, Second Inversion, Passion Musique et Culture, I CARE IF YOU LISTEN, therumpus, Sacramento Bee  

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