Track listing


Philip Koplow

01 For the Peace of Cities (1998)  13:18

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Paul Nadler conductor

Jorja Fleezanis violin

James Braid violin


Philip Koplow

02 How Sweet the Sound  9:53

Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Orchestra

Paul John Stanbery conductor


Karel Husa

Music for Prague 1968 (1968)

Rutgers Wind Ensemble

William Berz conductor

03 I. Introduction and Fanfare 6:07

04 II. Aria  4:48

05 III. Interlude 4:34

06 IV. Toccata and Chorale   7:52


Krzysztof Penderecki

07 Threnody: To the Victims of Hiroshima (1960) 9:00

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Antoni Wit conductor


Krzysztof Penderecki

08 Památník Lidicim (Memorial to Lidice) H. 296 (1943) 12:01

Philadelphia Orchestra

Christoph Eschenbach conductor






In loving memory of Philip Koplow (1943 - 2018)



For The Peace of Cities

Recorded January 10, 1999 at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati OH


How Sweet the Sound

World premiere, recorded November 18, 2001 at St. Julie Billiart Church in Hamilton OH during the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Orchestra. The piece was dedicated to the living memory of a great friend and supporter of Koplow’s, Dr. Edward Kezur


Music for Prague 1968

Recorded March 28, 2008 in the Nicholas Music Center of Rutgers NJ

Producer Joe H. Brashier

Engineer Mark J. Morette

Editor William Berz

Editing and Mastering Engineer David St. Onge

Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.


Threnody To the Victims of Hiroshima

Recorded October 27, 1998 at the Grzegorz Fitelberg Concert Hall in Katowice, Poland

Producer and Engineer Beata Jankowska

Publishers Schott & Co.

Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.


Pamatnik Lidicim (Memorial to Lidice) H. 296

Recorded live May 2005 at Verizon Hall in Philadelphia PA

Executive Producer Kevin Kleinmann

Recording Producer Martha de Francisco

Balance Engineer and Editing Everett Porter (Polyhymnia -

Baarn, The Netherlands)

Recording Engineer Charles Gagnon

Publishers Edwin F. Kalmus & Co.

Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.



Executive Producer Bob Lord


Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil


VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director Lucas Paquette

Mastering Shaun Michaud


VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell

Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner






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