Morton Gould’s “Harvest”: Vibrant Midcentury Americana

Morton Gould (1913-1996) was one of the twentieth century’s most eclectic musical figures. The American composer, conductor, and pianist produced both “serious” and “popular” music. In his youth, Gould played the piano for films and vaudeville acts. He was hired as the staff pianist for Radio City Music Hall. Throughout the 1930s and 40s, he was a prominent conductor and arranger for numerous radio broadcasts, which included “Cresta Blanca Carnival” and “The …

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