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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion (September 22, 2018)

Robert Jager was born in 1939 in Binghamton, New York, and graduated from the University of Michigan. He served 4 years in the U.S. Navy and was a staff arranger and composer at the Armed Forces School of Music. From 1971 to 2001, he was a professor of music and band director at Tennessee Technical University in Cookeville, Tenn. He has over 150 compositions to his credit for band, orchestra, and chorus. Today’s edition of Brass, Reeds, and Percussion opens with one of his most popular march compositions: “Stars and Bars.”

  1. Stars and Bars
    Composer:  Robert Jager (1939- )
    Performer:  Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Robert Jager and the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
     
  2. Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann
    Composer:   Robert Jager
    Performer:  Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Robert Jager and the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
     
  3. Sinfonia Nobilissima for Band
    Composer:  Robert Jager
    Performer:  Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Robert Jager and the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
     
  4. Zeitlos (Timeless)
    Composer:  Martin Scharnagl (1988- )
    Performer:  German Army Band Ulm
    Album:  Sympatria
     
  5. Godfather of Seville
    Composer:  James Hosay (1959- )
    Performer:  German Army Band Ulm
    Album:  Sympatria
     
  6. Sweet Caroline
    Composer:  Neil Diamond (1941- )
    Performer:  German Army Band Ulm
    Album:  Sympatria
     
  7. Momentum
    Composer:  Martin Scharnagl
    Performer:  Washington Winds
    Album:  Momentum
     
  8. Farmer's Tuba
    Composer:  Martin Scharnagl
    Performer:  Washington Winds
    Album:  Momentum
     
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  10. Memoirs
    Composer:  Archibald Joyce (1873-1963)
    Performer:  Leningrad Military District Headquarters Band
    Album:  Russian Waltzes and Romances
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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