June 11 & 12, 2005
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
Silver Spring, MD

Presented in association with the American Film Institute

Floyd King, narrator
Charles Fussellcomposer
George Stoneyfilmmaker, panelist
PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez

Program
Virgil Thomson: The Plow That Broke the Plains (Film with Thomson’s score in live performance)
Virgil Thomson: The River (Film with Thomson’s score in live performance)
Thomson as film composer: a discussion with Joseph Horowitz and Charles Fussell
The River as New Deal Propaganda: a discussion with Joseph Horowitz and George Stoney

Both scores recorded for a Naxos DVD and CD.

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