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Weekend of July 4, 2009

"Fireworks and Prairie Music"

Celebratory classics inspired by fireworks and sparklers for the holiday weekend! Music by Stravinsky, Handel, and Moritz Moszkowski. And our 21st century piece this Friday is the world premiere of "prairyerth" (pronounced like "Prairie Earth") by Kansas native Robert Johnson. (btw, that's the correct spelling, with no capital letter) Paavo Jarvi conducts the Cincinnati Symphony in this piece evocative of the wide-open spaces of the American prairie.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Paul La Valle
    Band of America
    Dallas Wind Symphony
  • Samuel Barber
    Summer Music, op. 31
    Carol Wincenc, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Stewart Rose, horn
    CMSLC; Daniel and Joanna S. Rose studio, New York, NY
  • Cy Coleman
    The Rhythm of Life
    King's Singers
    Jesuit Church, Sion, Switzerland
  • Traditional (arr. Philip Lawson)
    Down to the river to pray, spiritual
  • Traditional (arr. Peter Knight)
    Swing low, sweet chariot, spiritual
  • John Philip Sousa
    The Corcoran Cadets March (encore)
    Dallas Wind Symphony; Jerry Junkin, Conductor
    Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
  • G.F. Handel
    Suite from Music for the Royal Fireworks
    Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Moritz Moszkowski
    Sparkles
    Rafal Blechacz, piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall, WMU, Kalamazoo
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Fireworks
    Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
  • Robert Crawford
    The US Air Force March
    Dallas Wind Symphony

hour 2

  • Joseph Haydn
    Finale from Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp Minor
    The Vienna Philharmonic with conductor Daniel Barenboim
    Musikverein, Vienna, Austria
  • Arthur Foote
    "A Night Piece," for Flute and Strings
    Flutist Julia Bogorad-Kogan with members of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    SPCO Center, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Samuel Barber
    Excerpts from "Souvenirs," Op. 28
    Pianists Jon Kimura Parker and Jeffrey Kahane
    Green Music Festival, Rohnert Park, California
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Allegro from Sextet for Strings, Op. 70 ("Souvenir of Florence")
    Musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
    Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio, New York City
  • Camille Saint-Saens
    Air from the Ballet "d'Ascanio"
    Flutist Julia Bogorad-Kogan and pianist Margo Garrett
  • Frederic Chopin
    Waltz in A-flat, Op. 69, No. 1 ("L'Adieu")
    Pianist Chih-Long Hu
    Cincinnati MaBritton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor, Michiganusic Hall, Cincinnati, OH
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