The Heyday of American Bands

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Once upon a time, wind bands were America’s main form of entertainment. This week on Classics for Kids, host Naomi Lewin takes a listen back to the golden age of American bands.

Music used within the program:

Patrick Gilmore: 22nd Regiment March

Victor Herbert: Serenade

Jean-Baptiste Arban: Carnival of Venice

Herbert L. Clarke: The Debutante

Arthur Pryor: Desecration Rag No. 2

Henry Fillmore: Lassus Trombone

Edwin Franko Goldman: The Chimes of Liberty

Meredith Willson: Music Man

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