Toward the Splendid City (for Orchestra Full Score). Composed by Richard Danielpour (1956-). For Orchestra (Score). Full Score. 61 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50485524).
ISBN 0634078313. 9x12 inches.
This 1992 composition is the composer's personal portrait of New York City. It was premiered by the New York Philharmonic, with Leonard Slatkin conducting, on January 4, 1996. The title is drawn from poet Pablo Neruda's 1974 Nobel Prize address. The piece was recorded on the Sony label by The Philharmonia Orchestra, Zdenek Macal conducting.