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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion: September 19, 2020

Óscar Navarro was born in Alicante, Spain, in 1981. He is a composer, musical educator, conductor and clarinetist. In April 2005, he premiered his symphonic poem "Noah’s Ark" with the Young National Orchestra of Spain. In October 2006, he won first prize at the Adolfo Ventas International Music Composition Competition in Amposta with his arrangement of this same work. He earned his master’s degree in soundtrack composition and television music from the University of Southern California. Today’s edition of Brass, Reeds, and Percussion, features the award-winning composition "Noah’s Ark."

  1. Olympic Fanfare and Theme (Los Angeles, 1984)
    Composer:  John Williams (1932- )
    Performer:  Wind Philharmonic Band of the Mozarteum Salzburg
    Album:  American Dreams
     
  2. Raiders March from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1985)
    Composer:  John Williams (1932- )
    Performer:  Wind Philharmonic Band of the Mozarteum Salzburg
    Album:  American Dreams
     
  3. Eccentric (1912)
    Composer:  J. Russell Robinson (1892-1963)
    Performer:  Red Nichols and His Five Pennies
    Album:  1926-1930
     
  4. Noah's Ark (2005)
    Composer:  Oscar Navarro (1981- )
    Performer:  Banda de Lalin
    Album:  Pinocho
     
  5. Cossack
    Composer:  William Rimmer (1862-1936)
    Performer:  Black Dyke Mills Band
    Album:  World Famous Marches
     
  6. (Back Home Again in) Indiana
    Composer:  James F Hanley (music, 1892-1942) & Ballard MacDonald (lyrics, 1882-1935)
    Performer:  Red Nichols & His Five Pennies
    Album:  1926-1930
     
  7. Intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana"
    Composer:  Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
    Performer:  Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
    Album:  Classics
     
  8. Car Wash
    Composer:  Rose Royce
    Performer:  Brass Brand de Waldsang
    Album:  Disco Hits in Brass
     
  9. High Society (1901, recorded 1945)
    Composer:  Porter Steele (1880-?) with additional material here
    Performer:  Kid Ory & His Creole Jazz Band
    Album:  New Orleans Styles
     

Air Date: 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

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