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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion: July 18, 2020

Today’s program salute a man who has made many contributions to the musical life of Huntsville: Dave Mendel. On June 26, Dave died at the age of 91. He was a founding member of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra as well as the Huntsville Concert Band, in which he was still playing last year. From 1984 to 1997, Dave was the director of the Huntsville Concert. Dave is one of the many people who has helped make Huntsville a great place to live.

  1. Olympiade March
    Composer:  Jaroslav Labsky (1875-1949)
    Performer:  Wind Philharmonic Band of Motzarteum Salzburg
    Album:  Musical Gems from Bohemia and Vienna
     
  2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    Composer:  Erick Debs
    Performer:  Philharmonic Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
     
  3. Fanfare & Choral, Op. 54B
    Composer:  Egil Hovland (1924-2013)
    Performer:  Staff Band of Norwegian Armed Forces
    Album:  Tribute to the Northern Winds
     
  4. At Home Waltz
    Composer:  Johan Strauss, Jr. (1825-1899)
    Performer:  Wind Philharmonic Band of Motzarteum Salzburg
    Album:  Musical Gems from Bohemia and Vienna
     
  5. Prelude in C Minor
    Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Performer:  Saxon Wind Philharmonic
    Album:  Saxony
     
  6. Fugue in C Minor
    Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Performer:  Saxon Wind Philharmonic
    Album:  Saxony
     
  7. Apurksody (recorded 1938)
    Composer:  Gene Krupa (1909-1973)
    Performer:  Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
    Album:  Drummin' Man--His 44 Finiest
     
  8. Stephenson's Rocket
    Composer:  Nigel Hess (1953- )
    Performer:  London Symphonic Wind Orchestra
    Album:  The Winds of Power
     
  9. Der Dessauer March (German Army March, 1705)
    Composer:  Prince Leopold I of Anhalt-Dessau (1676-1747)
    Performer:  German Staff Band Berlin
    Album:  Prussian Army Marches
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, July 18, 2020

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