Evening Concert

A Classical “Fourth” from Illinois Public Media by Vincent Trauth


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert it's "A Classical Fourth". Join Vincent Trauth for two hours of American patriotic favorites, like Sousa marches, John Williams’ “Summon the Heroes” and an “Armed Forces Medley” as well as other classical music "fireworks" like Strauss' "Explosions Polka" and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture",  all from the Friends of WILL Recordings Library.

7:00 Billboard: 0:33
7:00:34 J.S.SMITH (attrib.)/F.S.KEY: The Star Spangled Banner. (and) S.WARD/K.BATES (arr. DRAGON/HAYMAN): America the Beautiful.  Saint Louis Sym. Orch./L.Slatkin RCA 60778
7:05:39 J.WILLIAMS: Summon the Heroes.  Boston Pops Orch./J.Williams Sony 51333
7:12:11 J.STRAUSS, JR.:  Explosions Polka, op.43.  Cincinnati Pops Orch./E.Kunzel Telarc 80098
7:15:09 F.W.MEACHAM: American Patrol (and) J.F.WAGNER: Under the Double Eagle (and) E.E.BAGLEY: National Emblem.  Concert Arts Sym. Band/F.Slatkin EMI 47422
7:25:23 HANDEL: Music for the Royal Fireworks.  The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock Archiv 453 451
7:43:35 COHAN arr. CAVACAS: Star Spangled Spectacular (Introduction; Mary’s a Grand Old Name; Give My Regards to Broadway; 45 Minutes from Broadway; Yankee Doodle Dandy; You’re a Grand Old Flag). Cincinnati Pops/Kunzel Telarc 80144
7:48:06 SOUSA: The Liberty Bell (March); Manhattan Beach (March). Eastman Wind Ensemble/F.Fennell Mercury 434 300
7:54:05 RODGERS: Guadalcanal March and Beneath the Southern Cross from “Victory at Sea”.   Cincinnati Pops Orch./E.Kunzel Telarc  80175 2 & 4 3:15 4:30
8:02:27 COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man; “Hoedown” from Rodeo.  London Sym. Orch./Copland CBS 42430 1 & 23 7:00
8:10:11 GOULD: American Salute.  Boston Pops Orch./Arthur Fiedler RCA 6806 1 4:10
8:14:49 FOSTER: Beautiful Dreamer; Oh, Susanna.    Paula Robison, flute; Samuel Sanders, piano  Arabesque 6679 19 & 11 2:40 1:20
8:19:14 TRADITIONAL arr. THOMAS KNOX: Armed Forces Medley.  The President’s Own U.S. Marine Band/Col. J.R. Bourgeois USMB 20 (uncat.) 14 3:40
8:23:38 SOUSA: Stars and Stripes Forever; Washington Post (Marches). Band of H.M. Royal Marines/Lt. Col. G.A.C. Hoskins EMI 47286 9 & 14 2:25 3:15
8:29:48 TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture. Minneapolis S.O.; University of Minnesota Brass Band; Cannon (U.S. Military Academy at West Point; The Bells of the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon at Riverside Church;  Mercury 434 360
8:46:54 SOUSA: Univ. of IL March;   GOLDMAN: Illinois March;   TRADITIONAL:  Three in One;   HILL and GREEN: Illinois Loyalty.  University of Illinois Bands/Mark Hindsley; Dr. Harry Begian; Dr. James F. Keene. UI Alumni Band Assoc. 2004