Carl Ruggles: American Mavericks Listening Room
Inspired by the line "Sun-treader, light and life be thine forever!" from Robert Browning's Pauline, the powerful Sun-Treader is compared with Brahms's First Symphony in San Francisco Symphony's listening room.
Additional extracts and program notes are available here.
Ruggles's Sun-Treader, performed by the San Francisco Symphony
Brahms's Symphony No. 1, performed by the San Francisco Symphony