Episodes of WLRH Programs

Brass, Reeds, and Percussion (December 9, 2017)

A little Advent music, a little Christmas music, and music played on a Ukrainian woodwind instrument you’ve probably not heard before on this edition. The instrument is called a sopilko.

  1. So Schon Is Blasmusik (So Beautiful Is Wind Music)
    Composer:  Erich Becht (1926-2017), arranged by Martin Scharnagl
    Performer:  German Army Band Ulm
    Album:  Euphoria
     
  2. Vatra (features a sopilko)
    Composer:  V. Matviychuck and G. Putchtov
    Performer:  Central Army Band of Ukraine
    Album:  Salute from Ukraine
     
  3. Overture Phedre
    Composer:  Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
    Performer:  Banda La Artistica de Bunol
    Album:  Famous Overtures
     
  4. Macht weit die Pforten in der Welt (Make the Gates of the World Wide)
    Composer:  Albert Knapp (1798-1864)
    Performer:  Choir and Instrumentalists of the Regensburg Church Music School
    Album:  Songs for Advent
     
  5. Mel Torme Christmas Medley
    Composer:  Alfred Reed (1921-2005), arranger
    Performer:  U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America
    Album:  A Musical Christmas
     
  6. La Kermes de las Vistillas
    Composer:   Jose M. Martin Domingo (1889-1961)
    Performer:  Municipal Symphonic Band of Madrid
    Album:  El Pasodoble
     
  7. Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals
    Composer:  Raymond Scott (1908-1994)
    Performer:  Beau Hunks Sextette
    Album:  Celebration on the Planet Mars
     
  8. Deed I Do (1926)
    Composer:  Fred Rose (music, 1897?-1954) and Walter Hirsch (lyrics)
    Performer:  Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Album:  Here and Now
     
  9. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (1931)
    Composer:   Duke Ellington (music, 1899-1974) and Irving Mills (lyrics, 1894-1985)
    Performer:  Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Album:  Here and Now
     
  10. March of the 27th Dragoon Kiev Regiment
    Composer:  Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857), arranged by A serebrenikov and V. Gulko
    Performer:  Central Army Band of Ukraine
    Album:  Salute from Ukraine
     
  11. The Way Old Friends Do
    Composer:  Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA, arranged by Martin Scharnagl
    Performer:  German Army Band Ulm
    Album:  Euphoria
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, December 9, 2017

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