June 26, 2023

A program of American, or American-ish, music, in honor of Independence Day.

Trad., “My Country, ’Tis of Thee

Dvorak, String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, “American,” final movement

Puccini, “Dovunque al mondo,” from “Madama Butterfly”

Joplin, “Gladiolus Rag

Gershwin, “Summertime,” from “Porgy and Bess”

Gershwin-Wild, Virtuoso Étude on “Liza”

Copland, “Going to Heaven!

Wheeler, “Isolation Rag

Bernstein, “Mambo,” from “West Side Story”

Harbison, “Standards

Lowry-Copland, “At the River

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