Written in 1945, Still’s Fifth is a pastoral, easy to listen to and evocative American Symphony.
The movements are described thusly:
1. “The vigorous, life-sustaining forces of the Hemisphere” (briskly)
2. “The natural beauties of the Hemisphere” (slower, and with utmost grace)
3. “The nervous energy of the Hemisphere” (energetically)
4. “The overshadowing spirit of kindness and justice in the Hemisphere” (moderately)
John Jeter conducts the Fort Smith Symphony.