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Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Permalink

Celebrating Great American Composers

  
Americans celebrate lots of things on the 4th of July. We think music should be one of them, specifically music made in America.

That's why we're spotlighting American composers all day long. Copland, Barber, Gershwin, Bernstein, Sondheim, Still and Williams are among the familiar names you'll hear.

Plus we'll have newer works by Michael Daugherty, Jack Gallagher, Jennifer Higdon and Danny Elfman. More than 30 pieces in all, starting bright and earlier at 6 a.m. with host Kevin Doherty.

Join us this Independence Day as we celebrate America and American-made music!

Playlist

6:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m.
Aaron Copland: Outdoor Overture BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos 3140
6:11 a.m.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: IL CAMPIELLO (THE LITTLE SQUARE) Suite BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Jose Serebrier, conductor
ASV 861
6:19 a.m.
George Gershwin: I Loves You Porgy BUY Lara Downes, piano
Sono Luminus 92207
6:25 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik in G major K 525 (FROM THE RUSSELL KLETZING COLLECTION) BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 416386
6:43 a.m.
Claude Champagne: Rustic Dance (Dance Villageoise) BUY Quebec Symphony Orchestra; Yoav Talmi, conductor
Analekta 3156
6:49 a.m.
William Grant Still: Miniatures BUY Sierra Winds
Cambria Music 1083
7:00 a.m.
7:02 a.m.
William Boyce: Symphony No. 6 in F major Opus 2 BUY Aradia Ensemble; Kevin Mallon, conductor
Naxos 557278
7:11 a.m.
Paul Creston: Dance Overture BUY Lithuanian National Philharmonic; David Amos, conductor
Centaur Records 2356
7:26 a.m.
Edward Elgar: Caractacus: Triumphal March Opus 35 BUY New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; James Judd, conductor
Naxos 557273
7:34 a.m.
David Diamond: Rounds for String Orchestra BUY do.gma chamber orchestra; Mikhail Gurewitsch, conductor
Audiomax 9121717
7:51 a.m.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue (from the Well-Tempered Clavier I:21) in Bb major BWV 866 BUY Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67301
7:55 a.m.
Giuseppe Martucci: Tarantella Opus 44 BUY Philharmonia Orchestra; Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
ASV 675
8:00 a.m.
8:02 a.m.
John Williams: Theme from The Patriot BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor Middlesex County Fifes & Drums
BSO Classics 1704
8:12 a.m.
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 30 "Alleluja" in C major BUY Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra; Adam Fischer, conductor
Brilliant Classics 8
8:26 a.m.
Leonard Bernstein: CANDIDE: Overture BUY Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Litton, conductor
Virgin Classics 61119
8:32 a.m.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Romance for violin and orchestra No. 2 in F major Opus 50 BUY Concertgebouw Orchestra; Bernard Haitink, conductor Henryk Szeryng, violin
London/Decca 000765802
8:42 a.m.
Phillips: Selections from McGuffey's Reader: The One-Horse Shay BUY Eastman-Rochester Orchestra; Howard Hanson, conductor
Mercury Living Presence 434 319-2
8:48 a.m.
Camille Saint-Saens: Africa-Fantasie Opus 89 BUY Tapiola Sinfonietta; Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor Laura Mikkola, piano
Bis 790
9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
Evaristo Dall'Abaco: Concerto for Strings in Bb major Opus 2/9 BUY Cappella Coloniensis; Gunther Wich, conductor
Phoenix Edition 190
9:07 a.m.
Michael Torke: Three Manhattan Bridges: George Washington Bridge BUY Albany Symphony Orchestra; David Alan Miller, conductor Joyce Yang, piano
Albany 1643
9:30 a.m.
Scott Joplin: Gladiolus Rag BUY Lara Downes, piano
Sono Luminus 92207
9:34 a.m.
Franz Beck: Sinfonia No. 6 in Eb major Opus 4/6 BUY Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra (Pardubice); Marek Stilec, conductor
Naxos 573249
9:52 a.m.
Andrew York: Quiccan BUY Aquarelle Guitar Quartet
Chandos 10928
10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Jean Sibelius: Overture in A minor BUY Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bis 372
10:07 a.m.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Cello Concerto in A major Wq 172 / H 439 BUY Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Richard Studt, conductor Timothy Hugh, cello
Naxos 553298
10:29 a.m.
William Schuman: American Festival Overture BUY Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Rca 61282
10:39 a.m.
Saverio Mercadante: Flute Concerto in E major BUY Sinfonia Finlandia (Jyvaskyla); Patrick Gallois, conductor Patrick Gallois, flute
Naxos 572731
11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
John Williams: Lincoln: With Malice Toward None BUY Los Angeles Recording Arts Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony Classical 88697975882
11:06 a.m.
William Herschel: Symphony No. 2 in D major BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor
Chandos 5005
11:17 a.m.
Samuel Barber: Souvenirs Ballet Suite BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Jose Serebrier, conductor
Phoenix Usa 111
11:36 a.m.
Carl Maria Von Weber: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Eb major Opus 32 BUY Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Charles Mackerras, conductor Nikolai Demidenko, piano
Hyperion 66729
11:59 a.m.
George Friederich Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 4 in F major Opus 3/4a HWV 315 BUY The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor
Archiv Produktion (Dg) 413727
12:00 p.m.
12:10 p.m.
Randall Thompson: Alleluia BUY ; Robert Shaw, conductor Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80519
12:16 p.m.
Bernhard Molique: Flute Concerto in D minor BUY Czech National Symphony Orchestra; Paul Freeman, conductor Mathieu Dufour, flute
Cedille Records 80
12:39 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Rodeo BUY San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Rca 63511
12:59 p.m.
Henri-Joseph Rigel: Symphony No. 14 in F major BUY Concerto Koln
Berlin Classics 16432
1:00 p.m.
1:10 p.m.
Joseph Curiale: Gates of Gold BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Joseph Curiale, conductor
Cd Baby 54829
1:30 p.m.
Jules Massenet: Suite No. 4 "Picturesque Scenes" (Scenes pittoresques) BUY Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Apex 62085
1:48 p.m.
Charles Tomlinson Griffes: The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos 3099
2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO Overture K 384 BUY Lausanne Chamber Orchestra; Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Virgin Classics 363284
2:06 p.m.
John Mackey: Kingfishers Catch Fire BUY North Texas Wind Symphony; Eugene Corporon, conductor
Gia 996
2:13 p.m.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 1 in D major Opus 43 BUY Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra; Neville Marriner, conductor
Capriccio Records 10227
2:50 p.m.
Elmer Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80141
2:57 p.m.
Otto Klemperer: Merry Waltz BUY Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue, conductor
Reference Recordings 92
3:00 p.m.
3:06 p.m.
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue BUY Orchestra of St. Luke's; Robert Sadin, conductor Marcus Roberts, piano
Sony 68488
3:36 p.m.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 Opus 72 BUY Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Yoel Levi, conductor
Telarc 80358
3:50 p.m.
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Potpourri for Viola and Orchestra - "Fantasia" in G minor Opus 94 BUY Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra; Michael Hofstetter, conductor Julia Neher, viola
Hanssler Classic 98610
4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
John Williams: Superman: Main Title BUY London Symphony Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony 51333
4:05 p.m.
Johann Christian Bach: Overture to Ataxerxes BUY Hanover Band; Anthony Halstead, conductor
CPO 999963
4:12 p.m.
Franz Schubert: "Grand Duo" Symphony: Finale in C major Opus 140 D 812 BUY Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Claudio Abbado, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 423655
4:26 p.m.
Stephen Sondheim: Sweeney Todd: Johanna (pronounced joh-ANN-nuh--the "h" is silent) BUY Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30011
4:28 p.m.
Stephen Sondheim: Sweeny Todd: Not While I'm Around BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag, trumpet
Naxos 559719
4:34 p.m.
Alexander MacKenzie: Second Scottish Rhapsody Opus 24 BUY BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins, conductor
Hyperion 66764
4:51 p.m.
Samuel Barber: School for Scandal Overture BUY New York Philharmonic; Thomas Schippers, conductor
Sony 62837
5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 26 in Eb major K 184 BUY London Mozart Players; Jane Glover, conductor
ASV 762
5:10 p.m.
Morton Gould: American Caprice BUY Lara Downes, piano
Sono Luminus 92207
5:16 p.m.
Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas: Overture Opus 95 BUY Bamberg Symphony; Claus Peter Flor, conductor
Rca 7905
5:25 p.m.
Danny Elfman: Hitchcock: Music from the End Credits BUY Danish National Symphony Orchestra; John Mauceri, conductor
Toccata Classics 241
5:31 p.m.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV 1048 BUY Linde-Consort; Hans-Martin Linde, conductor
Virgin Classics 61154
5:43 p.m.
Michael Daugherty: Once Upon A Castle: Neptune Pool BUY The Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Paul Jacobs, organ
Naxos 559798
5:51 p.m.
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to The Silken Ladder (LA SCALA DI SETA) BUY Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 445569
5:58 p.m.
John Williams: Summon the Heroes BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony 51333
6:00 p.m.
6:06 p.m.
Antonio Vivaldi: Sinfonia in G major RV 149 BUY Tafelmusik; Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Analekta 3171
6:13 p.m.
George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major BUY Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Peter Oundjian, conductor Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 5128
6:46 p.m.
Jack Gallagher: Sonatina for Piano BUY Frank Huang, piano
Centaur Records 3522


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