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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion (May 27, 2017): Memorial Day

Today's edition of Brass, Reeds, and Percussion presents music suitable for contemplating the sacrifices of those we remember on Memorial Day.

  1. Bells Across the Meadows (1921)
    Composer:  Albert William Ketèlbey (1875-1959)
    Performer:  Band of the Blues and Royals
    Album:  Bandstand Favorites
     
  2. Misericordia (Dawn at the Cross)
    Composer:  Henry Thomas Smart (1813-1879)
    Performer:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
    Album:  Best of Brass, Vol. 3
     
  3. Crimond (1872)
    Composer:  Jessie Seymour Irvine (1836 – 1887)
    Performer:  Grimethorpe Colliery Band
    Album:  Best of Brass, Vol. 3
     
  4. For Those in Peril on the Sea
    Composer:  Major John Perkins (1950- )
    Performer:  Band of the Royal Marines
    Album:  A Musical Life in the Royal Marines
     
  5. Engulfed Cathedral
    Composer:  Claude Debussy (1862-1918), arranged by Merlin Patterson
    Performer:  U.S. Marine Band
    Album:  Keyboard
     
  6. Siegfried's Funeral March
    Composer:  Richard Wagner (1818-1883), arranged by Howard Bowlin
    Performer:  U.S. Marine Band
    Album:  The Ring--Excerpts Arranged for Band
     
  7. Variations on a Shaker Melody
    Composer:  Aaron Copeland (1900-1990)
    Performer:  New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble
    Album:  Songs, Hymns, and Portraits
     
  8. Funeral Music for Queen Mary (1992)
    Composer:  Steven Stucky (1949-2016) (based on music by Purcell)
    Performer:  New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble
    Album:  Songs, Hymns, and Portraits
     
  9. O Still Small Voice
    Composer:  Charles Hubert Parry (1848-1918) arranged by Major Ian Peaple
    Performer:  Band of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    Album:  Festivo
     
  10. Tie a Yellow Ribbon
    Composer:  Lawrence Russell Brown (1940- )
    Performer:  Royal British Legion Band
    Album:  Bandstand Favorites
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

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