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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion (July 1, 2017): Independence Day

Today’s edition of Brass, Reeds, and Percussion focuses on the music of the Olde Towne Brassand features an interview with Bob Baccus and Terry Cornett of the Old Towne Brass. Almost all the instruments you will hear on the program are at least 100 years old. In cases, the instruments are over 150 years old. We’ll also hear some old recordings.

  1. Star Spangled Banner
    Composer:  John Stafford Smith (1750-1836)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  2. Over There (1917, recorded 1918)
    Composer:  George M. Cohan (1878-1942)
    Performer:  Enrico Caruso and Victor Ochestra
    Album:  Songs of the Great War
     
  3. On Patrol in No Man's Land
    Composer:  Jim Europe (1880-1919) and Noble Sissle (1889-1975)
    Performer:  Jim Europe and 369th Hell Fighter's Band
    Album:  Complete Recordings
     
  4. La Marseillaise (1792)
    Composer:  Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760-1836)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  A Southern Serenade
     
  5. Battle Cry of Freedom (1862)
    Composer:  George Frederick Root (1820–1895)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  6. Marching Through Georgia
    Composer:  Henry Clay Work (1832-1884)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  7. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1864)
    Composer:  George Frederick Root (1820–1895)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  8. Hail, Columbia! (a.k.a. The President's March) (1789)
    Composer:  Philip Pfell (a.k.a. Phile) (1734?-1793)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  9. Columbia, Gem of the Ocean (a.k.a. The Red, White, and Blue) (1843)
    Composer:   Thomas A. Becket (1808-1890) and David T. Shaw
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  10. Yanke Doodle
    Composer:   Dutch traditional, 15 century
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  11. Battle Hymn of the Republic (a.k.a Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory, a.k.a. Glory, Hallelujah!)
    Composer:  Traditional Southern Camp Song, circa 1810)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  12. College Galop
    Composer:  G. Ingalls
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  The Blue and Grey Oleo
     
  13. Washington Greys (1861)
    Composer:  Claudio S. Grafulla (1812-1880)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  Yankee Bands in Dixie's Land
     
  14. Sophia Waltz
    Composer:  Johan Strauss
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  Yankee Bands in Dixie's Land
     
  15. Attila Quickstep
    Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi, arranged by Grafulla
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  Old Towne Brass Live
     
  16. Centennial Quickstep
    Composer:  Claudio S. Grafulla (1812-1880)
    Performer:  Olde Towne Brass
    Album:  Yankee Bands in Dixie's Land
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

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