Howard Hanson(1896-1981): Symphony Nº 4,Op.34"Requiem"(1943)
Abby Musgrove - Symphony No. 2 - Howard Hanson
Gardner Read (1913-2005) : Symphony No. 2 (1942)
Symphony No. 6: III. Adagio
Symphony No. 6 by Hanson premiered in NYC, by New York Philharmonic under the conductor Leonard Bernstein. It was commissioned by them for the 125th anniversary of the orchestra. Symphony is roughly 20 minutes long. It has been praised for being innovative and boasting and intriguing formal scheme.