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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion (December 1, 2018)

Today's opening march is named “Hoch Heidecksburg.” Well, when it's played in Germany and Austria, it has that name. When it's played in France, it's called "On the Banks of the Rhine"; and when it's played by the band of the British Royal Military Police, it's called "The Watchtower." Regardless of where it's played, it's a great march written by Rudolf Herzer who lived from 1878 to 1914. Born in the Thuringia, Herzer served for 24 years in the Germany army and was head of the Music Corps. Unfortunately, he was killed on the Eastern Front during WW I.

  1. Hoch Heidecksburg (1912)
    Composer:  Rudolf Herzer (1878-1914)
    Performer:  Bundesmusikkapelle Mayrhofen
    Album:  Die 60 Schonsten Deutschen Marsche
  2. Elements of Nature
    Composer:  Hermann Pallhuber (1967- )
    Performer:  Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides
    Album:  The Big Bang
  3. Vom Himmel Hoch
    Composer:  Martin Luther (1483-1546)
    Performer:  Semper Bass
    Album:  Blasermusik zur Weihnacht
  4. Sweet Bells Fantasy
    Composer:  Martin Scharnagl (1988- )
    Performer:  Washington Winds
    Album:  Venite Adoremus
  5. Saints Go Marching In
    Composer:  Unknown
    Performer:  Dukes of Dixieland
    Album:  Fabulous Sound of Dukes of Dixieland
  6. Ragusa from "Lucrecia Borgia" (1833)
    Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
    Performer:  Austrian Army Band Karnten
    Album:  Trauermusik
  7. Freylekhs Cocek 5
    Composer:  Attributed to German Goldenshteyn (1934-2006)
    Performer:  Frank London's Klezmer All Stars
    Album:  Brotherhood of Brass
  8. (Lena from) Palesteena (1920)
    Composer:  Con Conrad (1891–1938) & Joseph Russel Robinson (1892–1963)
    Performer:  Klezmer Conservatory Band
    Album:  Klez
  9. Mr. Nine O'clock
    Composer:  Robert Wagner
    Performer:  New Orleans Klezmer Allstars
    Album:  Fresh Out the Past
  10. Toccata in D
    Composer:  Giovanni Battista Martini (1706-17844)
    Performer:  Semper Brass
    Album:  Blasermusik zur Weihnacht

Air Date: 

Saturday, December 1, 2018



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