What Music Do You Identify with Thanksgiving?
Tune in to 105.9 FM and WQXR.org for An All-American Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Thanksgiving, as we all know, has become America's ultimate eating contest. But between stuffing your face with turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, and washing it down with a hearty wine, giving thanks to friends and loved ones often ranks low among people's collective priorities.
WQXR has a solution: a day of music that reminds us of Thanksgiving's original message. We’ll serve up pieces of Americana, songs of harvest, early American ballads, even a few odes to food. Listen for music by Bernstein, Copland, Harrison, Carter and Dvorak, among others.
We'd also like to hear from you. Before that tryptophan-induced coma sets in, tell us: what does a perfect Thanksgiving playlist look like? Take our poll and leave a comment below.
And before you head out to shop, we'd love to know your feelings about Christmas music in stores and malls too. (Be honest!)