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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Permalink

Made In America: A July 4th Celebration Of Homegrown Classical Greats


We honor great American composers every day on CapRadio but we reserve one special day each year for showcasing their music in a really big way.  This July 4th you’ll hear dozens of works by a wide variety of Americans, from Copland, Gershwin, Barber and Bernstein to Florence Price, Amy Beach, John Williams, and William Grant Still.  Starting at 6 a.m. we’ll feature multiple selections every hour during our classical programming. Then stay tuned after 7 p.m. for Excellence in Jazz, the music dubbed America’s great gift to the world. 


6:00 a.m.
6:01 a.m.
Leonard Bernstein: CANDIDE: Overture BUY New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony 63085
6:06 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 7 "Lodron" in F major K 242 (FROM THE RUSSELL KLETZING COLLECTION) BUY Berlin Philharmonic; Semyon Bychkov, conductor Katia and Marielle Labeque, piano duo; Semyon Bychkov, piano
Philips 426241
6:32 a.m.
Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 2 in A minor Opus 55 BUY French Radio and Television Orchestra; Jean Martinon, conductor
EMI Classics 62643
6:56 a.m.
William Grant Still: Summerland BUY Alexa Still, flute; Susan DeWitt Smith, piano
Koch 7192
7:00 a.m.
7:01 a.m.
Etienne-Nicolas Mehul: Young Henry's Hunt: Overture (La Chasse du Jeune Henri) BUY Munich Radio Orchestra; Kurt Redel, conductor
Pierre Verany 786104
7:13 a.m.
Arthur Foote: Suite for Strings in E major Opus 63 BUY do.gma chamber orchestra; Mikhail Gurewitsch, conductor
Audiomax 9121717
7:31 a.m.
George Phillip Telemann: Suite for two horns in F major BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Iona Brown, conductor Hermann Baumann, horn; Timothy Brown, horn
Newton Classics 8802035
7:45 a.m.
Louis Moreau Gottschalk: The Banjo (Le Banjo - Grotesque Fantasie) Opus 15 BUY Noel Lester, piano
Centaur Records 2250
7:50 a.m.
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 2 (Company) BUY Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79356
7:59 a.m.
Felix Mendelssohn: Capriccio Brillant in B minor Opus 22 BUY Bamberg Symphony; Claus Peter Flor, conductor Sergei Edelmann, piano
Rca 7988
8:00 a.m.
8:12 a.m.
Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto BUY Columbia Symphony Orchestra; Aaron Copland, conductor Benny Goodman, clarinet
Digital Download 0001
8:30 a.m.
Julie Amacher: New Classical Trax BUY American Public Media Julie Amacher
C24 00001
8:36 a.m.
Stanislaw Moniuszko: Bajka (The Fairy Tale): Overture BUY Warsaw Philharmonic; Antoni Wit, conductor
Naxos 572716
8:50 a.m.
Jennifer Higdon: All Things Majestic: II. String Lake BUY The Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Naxos 636943982327
8:59 a.m.
Walter Piston: Serenata: Con Spirito BUY Y Chamber Symphony of New York; Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos 3508
9:00 a.m.
9:03 a.m.
Muzio Clementi: Symphony No. 1 in C major WoO 32 BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor
Chandos 9234
9:28 a.m.
Florence Price: Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major BUY Janacek Philharmonic; Ryan Cockerham, conductor Er-Gene Kahng
Troy 1706
9:53 a.m.
John Philip Sousa: The Liberty Bell (1893) BUY Eastman Wind Ensemble; Frederick Fennell, conductor
Mercury Living Presence 434300
10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Johann Joachim Quantz: Flute Concerto No. 29 in G major BUY Brandenburg Consort; Roy Goodman, conductor Rachel Brown, flute
Hyperion 66927
10:12 a.m.
Edward K. (Duke) Ellington: The River: Suite BUY Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos 559737
10:34 a.m.
Hector Berlioz: King Lear Overture Opus 4 BUY London Philharmonic Orchestra; Michel Sasson, conductor
Cybelia 864
10:52 a.m.
John Williams: The Unfinished Journey: Immigration and Building BUY Los Angeles Recording Arts Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony Classical 88697975882
10:58 a.m.
Scott Joplin: The Entertainer BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor William Tritt, piano
Telarc 80112
11:00 a.m.
11:02 a.m.
Victor Herbert: Five Pieces for Cello & Strings BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor Lynn Harrell, cello
London/Decca 417672
11:19 a.m.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor Opus 67 BUY Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Claudio Abbado, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 423590
11:54 a.m.
Joan Tower: Fifth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman BUY American Brass Quintet
Summit Records 365
11:59 a.m.
Thomas Arne: Overture No. 4 in F major BUY Collegium Musicum 90; Simon Standage, conductor
Chandos 722
12:00 p.m.
12:08 p.m.
Andrew York: Muir Woods BUY Andrew York, guitar
Sony 60274
12:14 p.m.
Jacques Offenbach: The Beautiful American - suite of waltzes (Les Belles Americaines) BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80294
12:21 p.m.
Amy Beach: Piano Concerto in C# minor Opus 45 BUY English Chamber Orchestra; Paul Goodwin, conductor Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6738
1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
John Philip Sousa: Globe and Eagle March BUY Royal Swedish Navy Band; Keith Brion, conductor
Naxos 559690
1:04 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring BUY San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Rca 63511
1:41 p.m.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Petite Suite de Concert BUY Chicago Sinfonietta; Paul Freeman, conductor
Cedille 90000
1:55 p.m.
Samuel A. Ward: America the Beautiful BUY Cantus L04
2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 16 in C major K 128 (FROM THE RUSSELL KLETZING COLLECTION) BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 422602
2:13 p.m.
Dave and Chris Brubeck: Music of Ansel Adams: America BUY Temple University Symphony Orchestra; Luis Biava, conductor
Bcm&d Records 00000
2:36 p.m.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for three violins in D major BWV 1064R BUY Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Petra Mullejans, violin; Gottfried von der Goltz, violin; Anne Katharina Schreiber, violin
Harmonia Mundi 902145
2:53 p.m.
Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water BUY Althea Waites, piano
Cambria Music 1097
3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Samuel Barber: Canzonetta for oboe and orchestra BUY Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra; Donald Spieth, conductor Bert Lucarelli, oboe
Koch 7023
3:08 p.m.
George W. Chadwick: Symphony No. 3 in F major BUY Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 9253
3:44 p.m.
John Garth: Cello Concerto in Bb major BUY European Community Chamber Orchestra; Dimitri Demetriades, conductor Alexander Baillie, cello
Helios 88015
3:56 p.m.
Lou Harrison: New York Waltzes BUY Lara Downes, piano
Sono Luminus 92207
4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
Miklos Rozsa: KING OF KINGS: Theme BUY City of Prague Philharmonic; Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
Silva 1056
4:03 p.m.
Alfred Newman: Wuthering Heights: Cathy's Theme BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773
4:07 p.m.
John Williams: E.T. The Extra Terrestial: Flying Theme BUY London Symphony Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony 51333
4:11 p.m.
John Field: Piano Concerto No. 4 in Eb major BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor Miceal O'Rourke, piano
Chandos 10468
4:46 p.m.
Emil von Reznicek: Comedy Overture (Eine Lustspiel-Ouverture) BUY WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln; Michail Jurowski, conductor
Cpo 777047
4:56 p.m.
Valerie Coleman: Harlem's Summer Night BUY McGill/McHale Trio
Cedille 90000172
5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Summer (L'Estate) in G minor Opus 8/2 RV 315 BUY English Chamber Orchestra; David Lockington, conductor Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
eOne 7790
5:11 p.m.
Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 50 "Mt. St. Helens" Opus 360 BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos 3137
5:43 p.m.
Carl Maria Von Weber: DER FREISCHUTZ: Overture Opus 77 J 277 BUY Philharmonia Orchestra; William Boughton, conductor
Nimbus 5120
5:53 p.m.
Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances: The Mestizo Waltz BUY Utah Symphony Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor
Reference Recordings 105
5:57 p.m.
George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra orchestra BUY London Symphony Orchestra; John Williams, conductor Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659
6:00 p.m.
6:19 p.m.
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" BUY Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra; Jindong Cai, conductor
Centaur Records 2331
6:46 p.m.
Antonin Dvorak: Goin' Home (melody from Dvorak's 9th Symphony) BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Barry Wordsworth, conductor Bryn Terfel, baritone
Deutsche Grammophon B0001305
6:51 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Somewhere Ballet Sequence BUY Leonard Bernstein Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano
Deutsche Grammophon B002799102 D1
6:55 p.m.
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Rca 60700

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