Evening Concert

“Wind and Rhythm” special and “The Middle”

"British Composers" and Midterm Election Coverage

Wednesday, November 9: 7:00 pm: Evening Concert Special from “Wind & Rhythm”: British Composers

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we mark the historic change in the monarchy of Great Britain with a show dedicated to British composers. We hear music by Henry Purcell, Edward Elgar, Gustav Holst, and more.

Henry Purcell: Trumpet Tune & Ayre; Canadian Brass
Thomas Tallis: Veni Redemptor I; Empire Brass Quintet and Friends
​Malcolm Arnold: Water Music, Op. 18 – Vivace; Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin

Benjamin Britten: Matinees Musicales, After Rossini, Op. 24 – Waltz; US Marine Band, John R. Bourgeois
Guy Woolfenden: Gallimaufry - I. Church and State; University of Calgary Wind Ensemble, Glen D. Price
Elizabeth Maconchy: Music for Brass and Woodwind; New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble, Frank Battisti
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations – Nimrod; Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band
Philip Sparke: A Final Fling; Cory Band, Dr. Robert Childs, David Childs, euphonium

Gustav Holst: Fantasia on the Dargason; Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp
Peter Graham: On the Shoulders of Giants; Fountain City Brass Band - NABBA 2011, Joseph Parisi
Peter Meechan: Song of Hope; Fountain City Brass Band, Joseph Parisi, Ryan Anthony, trumpet

Wednesday, November 2: 8:00 pm: The Middle Hosted by Jeremy Hobson (Ep.  of 4) (Politics)

We welcome back to the WILL airwaves award-winning journalist and Urbana native Jeremy Hobson for a special four-part call-in series focused on the midterm elections. (Live from Phoenix, AZ)