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THE SCORE:
The Making of America
Playlist
Saturday, July 04, 2015 PREVIOUS DAY / NEXT DAY / OVERNIGHT LISTINGS
6:01 AM
BBC News: News from an international perspective
6:06 AM
Leonard Bernstein: On The Town: Ballet Music
Minnesota Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Virgin
6:18 AM
Don Ray: This Is My Country
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
6:23 AM
Jerome Kern: Mark Twain - Portrait for Orchestra
Tony Chipurn, trombone
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
MMG
6:33 AM
Ron Nelson: Savannah River Holiday
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
RCA
6:42 AM
Stephen Foster: Nelly Bly
University of Utah Singers
Brady Allred, conductor
UUS
6:45 AM
Traditional: An American Folk Medley
Chanticleer
Teldec
6:53 AM
Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Hoe-Down
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Philips
7:01 AM
BBC News: News from an international perspective
7:06 AM
Morton Gould: American Salute
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Pro Arte
7:11 AM
Percy Grainger: Spoon River, American Folk Dance
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Hyperion
7:14 AM
Aaron Copland: El Salón México
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
7:27 AM
John Williams: Summon the Heroes
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Sony
7:35 AM
Samuel A. Ward: America The Beautiful
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
7:41 AM
Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Union
Alan Marks, piano
Nimbus
7:50 AM
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Chandos
8:00 AM
The Record Shelf: The Spirit of the Guitar - A comparative survey of the best recordings of Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez.
9:00 AM
Classics for Kids: Sousa’s Life - John Philip Sousa led bands for two different branches of the American armed services and became known as the March King. Find out more about this composer and his music this week on Classics for Kids.
9:06 AM
Irving Berlin: God Bless America
Michael May Festival Chorus
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc
9:09 AM
William Steffe: Battle Hymn of the Republic
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Orchestra at Temple Square
Craig Jessop, conductor
MTC
9:16 AM
Henri Vieuxtemps: Greeting to America
Misha Keylin, violin
Slovak Radio Symphony Orch
Andrew Mogrelia, conductor
Naxos
9:30 AM
George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Utah Symphony
Andrew Grams, conductor
Private Recording
9:30 AM
Utah Symphony: GERSHWIN An American in Paris - Andrew Grams, conductor (recorded 3/8/13)
9:50 AM
Leonard Bernstein: Candide: Overture
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman, conductor
London
9:56 AM
Arthur Foote: Nocturne and Scherzo
Fenwick Smith, flute, Lynn Chang, violin, Vyacheslav Uritsky, violin, Katherine Murdock, viola
Northeastn
10:10 AM
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: A Hermit Thrush at Morn
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque
10:16 AM
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto
Isaac Stern, violin
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony
10:38 AM
Steven Bryant: Radiant Joy
Lone Star Wind Orchestra
Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor
Naxos
10:46 AM
John Williams: Call of the Champions
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Utah Symphony
John Williams, conductor
Sony
11:00 AM
Leroy Anderson and the Boston Pops: Join us for a program featuring Leroy Anderson, America's most popular light music composer, and the Boston Pops Orchestra, which premiered many of his short orchestral miniatures. This special explores how the two came together to make music that will be remembered for generations. (A production of WFMT)
12:00 PM
Irving Berlin: God Bless America
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
12:06 PM
Randall Thompson: Symphony No. 2
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Chandos
12:34 PM
Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
Henry Fonda, narrator
London Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland, conductor
CBS
12:51 PM
Alfred Durham: They, the Builders of the Nation
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Orchestra at Temple Square
Craig Jessop, conductor
MTC
12:56 PM
Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2
Derek Han, piano
Chicago Sinfonietta
Paul Freeman, conductor
Pro Arte
1:24 PM
George Gershwin: Lullaby for string quartet
Hidetaro Suzuki, violin
Indianapolis Symphony Orch.
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Decca
1:34 PM
Randall Thompson: The Testament of Freedom
New York Choral Society
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
KOCH
1:55 PM
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: La captive
Pamela Frame, cello, Robert Weirich, piano
KOCH
1:59 PM
Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve
Arthur Grumiaux, violin, István Hajdu, piano
Decca
2:00 PM
Stephen Foster: Stephen Foster Medley
Sherrill Milnes, baritone
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
RCA
2:08 PM
Charles Ives: Variations on America
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos
2:17 PM
Florence Price: Symphony No. 3
The Women's Philharmonic
Apo Hsu, conductor
KOCH
2:46 PM
Mark O'Connor: Amazing Grace
Mark O'Connor, violin
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Omac
2:52 PM
Antonin Dvorák: American Suite
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, conductor
Channel Classics
3:11 PM
Randy Edelman: The Gettysburg Address
David McCullough, narrator
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
3:18 PM
Mark O'Connor: Strings & Threads Suite: III - Captain's Jig
Sharon Isbin, guitar, Mark O'Connor, violin
Sony
3:20 PM
Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos
3:56 PM
Woody Guthrie: This Land is Your Land
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
4:00 PM
Leroy Anderson and the Boston Pops: Join us for a program featuring Leroy Anderson, America's most popular light music composer, and the Boston Pops Orchestra, which premiered many of his short orchestral miniatures. This special explores how the two came together to make music that will be remembered for generations. (A production of WFMT)
5:00 PM
Highway 89: Anne Kovarik McNamara (trumpet), Larry Gee (piano) - SHCHEDRIN Spanish Dance; PLOG Scherzo; MCKEE Centennial Horizon
5:29 PM
John Philip Sousa: Semper Fidelis
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Sony
5:32 PM
Samuel A. Ward: America the Beautiful
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Philips
5:36 PM
John Novacek: Four Rags: No. 2, 4th Street Drag
Leila Josefowicz, violin, John Novacek, piano
Philips
5:40 PM
John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
5:45 PM
Richard Hayman: Armed Forces Medley
Sherrill Milnes, baritone
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
RCA
5:51 PM
Gustav Holst: The Planets: Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor
Intersound
6:00 PM
The Score: The Making of America - Music from films about George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and others who helped shape American democracy. We'll hear scores for Jefferson in Paris, Lincoln, and more. Playlist information is available at www.thescore.org
7:00 PM
Classical Guitar Alive: The classical guitar has the power to inspire, lift the spirit, and ease suffering. Many cultures and histories from present-day to Biblical times mention listeners being soothed by the sound of a guitar, a lute, a lyre, and countless similar instruments. For a list of pieces on today's program, visit www.guitaralive.org.
8:00 PM
Thomas Hampson at 60: American baritone Thomas Hampson has been globally acclaimed not only for his vivid characterisation and stylistic mastery in an exceptionally wide range of opera and song repertoire but also as an outstanding music scholar, writer, and teacher. In celebration of his 60th birthday, this program presents him discussing his life, career, teaching and music from his hugely diverse repertoire, which embraces works from the 17th Century to the present time, and in no less than a dozen languages. (Production by WFMT)