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A Classical Labor by Vincent Trauth from Illinois Public Media

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it’s “A Classical Labor Day” from Illinois Public Media.  Join me, Vincent Trauth, for two hours of classical music from the Friends of WILL Music Library, including American patriotic selections like Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and pieces directly related to “work” of some kind, like Verdi’s “Anvil Chorus” and Mendelssohn’s “Venetian Gondola Songs”.

Evening Concert for Monday, September 2, 2013 (VT) :  A Classical Labor Day


SMITH/KEY: The Star Spangled Banner.   Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Peter Breiner
COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man.   St. Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin
THOMSON: Suite from “The Plow That Broke the Plains” (1936).  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Neville Marriner
George Whitefield CHADWICK: Jubilee from “Symphonic Sketches”.   National Radio Sym. Orchestra of Ukraine/Theodore Kuchar
THOMSON: Suite from “The River” (1937).   Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Neville Marriner
SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever.    Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Peter Breiner
TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No.1   St. Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin
HARRIS: “Free to Build” from “American Creed”.    Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Gerard Schwarz
VERDI: Anvil Chorus from “Il Trovatore”.  Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/E.Kunzel & WEBER: Huntsmen’s Chorus from “Der Freischutz”.  Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Richard Condie, dir.; Philadelphia O.; E.Ormandy & GOUNOD: Soldier’s Chorus from “Faust”.    Robert Shaw Chorale/R.Shaw; RCA Victor Orch./R. Shaw
HANDEL: Keyboard Suite: No. 5: “Harmonious Blacksmith”.    Alicia DeLarrocha, piano
SCHUBERT/LISZT: Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel.   Lilya Zilberstein, piano
TRAD.: Sea Shanties: “What Shall We Do with A Drunken Sailor?” and “Blow the Man Down”.  Robert Shaw Chorale/R.Shaw; RCA Victor Orch./R. Shaw
MENDELSSOHN: Songs Without Words: (1.) Venetian Gondola Song in G minor, op.19, no.6;  (2.) Venetian Gondola Song in F# minor, op.19, no.12;  (3.) Venetian Gondola Song in A minor, op.62, no.5;  (4.) Hunting Song in A, op.19, no.3   Daniel Barenboim, piano