Sousa, Gershwin, Bernstein, an Armed Forces Medley and more on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. Bramwell Tovey guest conducts a “Fourth of July” program with music of John Philip Sousa, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, an “Armed Forces Medley” and other Americana.
Thursday July 2: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-40)
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey; Soloists: Tracy Dahl, vocalist; The Hellcats and Jazz Knights from the West Point Band; Lt. Col. Jim Keene, commander/conductor
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town; "Glitter and Be Gay" from Candide
GERSHWIN: "Walking the Dog" from Shall We Dance?
GERSHWIN (arr. Bramwell Tovey): "The Man I Love", “They Can't Take That Away from Me",
"A Foggy Day in London Town", "Fascinatin' Rhythm"
TRADITIONAL: American Heritage
WARD: America the Beautiful
GARLAND: In the Mood
ELGAR: March No. 1 in D major from Military Marches, Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39, No. 1
SOUSA: The Liberty Bell
KESSLER: Armed Forces Medley
EGNER: The Official West Point March
SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever (Performed on 7/3/2013)