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Mon July 2, 2012

Independence Day on Classical 88.7-1

On the Fourth of July, Classical 88.7-1 marks our nation's independence with a day packed with the musical sounds of America, ranging from the Wild West to the big city, to a parade down Main Street; and sample new releases, recently unearthed gems, and lots of familiar favorites.

Composers like Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, John Williams and John Phillip Sousa will be featured.

 

Highlights

  • 12:00 Midnight - Joplin: Two Rags
  • 1:00 am - Joan Tower: Made in America
  • 2:00 am - Copland: Our Town
  • 3:00 am - Kernis: Musica Celestis
  • 4:00 am - Thompson: Alleluia; Amy Beach: Fireflies
  • 5:00 am - Don Ray: Homestead Dances
  • 6:00 am - Sousa: The Thunderer; Rodgers: Carousel Waltz
  • 7:00 am - Diamond: Rounds
  • 9:00 am - Pops Hoedown; Burleigh: From the Southland
  • 11:00 am - Gershwin: An American in Paris
  • 12:00 Noon - Dvorak: Going Home
  • 1:00 pm - Still: Folk Suite; Copland: Appalachian Spring
  • 2:00 pm - Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 3:00 pm - Gottschalk: The Union
  • 5:00 pm - America the Beautiful; Kern: Ol' Man River
  • 6:00 pm - Performance Today 4th of July Special
  • 7:00 pm - A Capitol Fourth
  • 9:00 pm - Meacham: American Patrol; Schuman: New England Triptych
  • 10:00 pm - Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
  • 11:00 pm - Whitacre: Lux Aurumque