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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion: May 2, 2020

Our listeners tell us that the best thing about Brass, Reeds, and Perucssion is the variety. Today, is the perfect example. Among other things, you’re going to hear the following on today’s edition: music from the 1300s, 1600s, a transcription of some opera music, jazz from the 1920s, and original music composed for band from the 20th century. We’ll open today’s show with a “Jubilee Sounds March, composed by Ernst Uebel, a German wind-band composer who lived from 1881 to 1959. It will be performed by the Wind Philharmonic of Forchheim from Germany.

 

  1. Jubelklänge (Jubilee Sounds, 1936)
    Composer:  Ernst Uebel (1882-1959)
    Performer:  Blaserphilharmonie Forchheim
    Album:  50 Jahre Blasermusik aus Buckenhofen (50 Years of Wind Music From Buckenhofen)
     
  2. Birmingham Bertha (1929)
    Composer:  Harry Askt (music, 1894-1963) & Grant Clarke (lyrics, 1891-1931)
    Performer:  West End Jazz Band
    Album:  Still in the '20s: Hot Dance, Vol. II
     
  3. My Love Is So Refined (recorded 1946)
    Composer:  Sidney Lippman (music) and Sylvia Dee (lyrics)
    Performer:  Johnny Mercer
    Album:  Johnny Mercer Collectors Series
     
  4. Never on Sunday
    Composer:  Manos Hatzidakis (1925-1994)
    Performer:  Royal Band of Belgian Navy
    Album:  Film Music, Vol. 1
     
  5. Lourdes Maria
    Composer:  Hardy Mertens (1960- )
    Performer:  Royal Netherlands Army Fanfare Orchestra
    Album:  Once I Was a Dreamer
     
  6. Overture Phedre
    Composer:  Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
    Performer:  Banda la Artistica Bunol
    Album:  Famous Overtures
     
  7. Seal Lullaby
    Composer:  Eric Whitaker (1970- )
    Performer:  Blaserphilharmonie Forchheim
    Album:  50 Jahre Blasermusik aus Buckenhofen (50 Years of Wind Music From Buckenhofen)
     
  8. Ballade No. 17
    Composer:  Guillaume de Machaut (1300-1377), arranged by Percy Grainger
    Performer:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Transcriptions for Wind Orchestra
     
  9. Five-Part Fantasy, No. 15
    Composer:  John Jenkins (1592-1678), arranged by Percy Grainger
    Performer:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Transcriptions for Wind Orchestra
     
  10. Hounds of Spring Overture
    Composer:  Alfred Reed (1921-2005)
    Performer:  Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Overtures, Vol. 1
     
  11. March
    Composer:  J.S. Bach, arranged by Percer Grainger
    Performer:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Transcriptions for Wind Orchestra
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, May 2, 2020

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