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A Fireworks Soundtrack

07/04/11 9:00PM By Joe Goetz

Photo: Meghann Ellis
July 4th, 2010 fireworks in Stonington, Maine
Join VPR host Joe Goetz on July 4th for a special fireworks musical extravaganza on Monday, July 4th at 9:00pm.

Highlights will include Victor Herbert's An American Fantasia, George Frideric Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and The Stars and Stripes Forever from John Philip Sousa.

Playlist

9:01pm

American Fantasia
Composer: Victor Herbert
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Leonard Slatkin Conducts American Portraits
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60983
 
 

9:12pm

Divertimento: March
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
CD/Album: The Artist's Album-Leonard Bernstein
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457691
 
 

9:16pm

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Zefiro
Conductor: Alfredo Bernardini
CD/Album: Handel: Musick for the Royal Fireworks, Concerti a due cori
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 367912
 
 

9:39pm

1812 Overture, Op. 49
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 - Romeo and Juliet - 1812 Overture
Record co./Cat #: RCA 68045
 
 

9:54pm

Stars and Stripes Forever March
Composer: John Philip Sousa
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: The American Album
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60778
 
 
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