Young America


Young America, for Chorus and Orchestra

  • Young America
  • Annabel Lee
  • Three Welsh Songs
  • Victorian Scenes
  • Jerusalem from Plump Jack


  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (Young America, Annabel Lee)
  • Eric Ericson Chamber Choir (Stockholm)
  • Russian National Orchestra
  • Alexander Vedernikov, conductor (Three Welsh Songs, Victorian Scenes, Jerusalem)
  • Lisa Delan, soprano
  • Vladimir Chernov, baritone
  • Pavlo Hunka, bass-baritone
  • Gunnar Birgersson, baritone
  • Mats Carlsson, tenor
  • Sung in English
  • PentaTone Classics SACD Recording / Released 2005


Gordon Getty turns to the poetry of Stephen Vincent Benét, Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred Lord Tennyson and A. E. Housman, as well as his own original poems, for inspiration in these works for chorus and orchestra.  


Hark the Homeland

Young America: I. Hark the Homeland · San Francisco Symphony Chorus