Lawrence City Band Summer Concert #4: “The Musical Legacy - Midwestern Music Camp”


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LAWRENCE CITY BAND – CONCERT #4 CELEBRATING THE MUSICAL LEGACY OF THE MIDWESTERN MUSIC CAMP – CELEBRATING 78 YEARS, SINCE 1936 When: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Where: South Park Band Stand Concert is free. The public is invited The program includes music that was performed by the Music Camp Bands under some of the great guest conductors who regularly conducted at the camp. Music includes CITATION MARCH, by Claude T. Smith; COCKLESHELL HEROES by Sir Vivian Dunn, conducted by guest conductor, Martin Bergee; and IRISH TUNE FROM COUNTY DERRY (the camp’s theme) by Percy Grainger. The complete program is below: LAWRENCE CITY BAND Robert E. Foster, conductor; Announcer: Hank Booth CONCERT #4; June 18, 2014 “THE MUSICAL LEGACY – Midwestern Music Camp” Celebrating 78 years – since 1936 STAR SPANGLED BANNER CITATION MARCH Claude T. Smith (written for the 25th anniversary of Music Camp) TOCCATA Frescobaldi/Slocum (Cassada) Finale to SYMPHONY No. 2 (Little Russian) Tschaikovsky arr. Frank Erickson PINEAPPLE POLL Arthur Sullivan, arr. McKerras/Duthoit 1. Opening Number; 2. Jasper’s Dance; 3. Finale COCKLESHELL HEROES Sir Vivian Dunn Dr. Martin Bergee, conducting PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Andrew Lloyd Webber; arr. Barker DANZA FINAL Alberto Ginastera COMMEMORATION, FANFARE AND CHORALE Claude T. Smith (written for the 50th Anniversary of Music Camp) IRISH TUNE FROM COUNTY DERRY Percy Grainger (camp theme – former campers may stand if they wish) NOBLE MEN, March Henry Fillmore, ed. Robert E. Foster Sponsored by Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department and the Rice Foundation, the city band presents concerts at 8 p.m. every Wednesday night through July 16 at South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. This year, the Lawrence City Band will celebrate its 160th year since the band's formation in 1854. The band is conducted by Robert E. Foster. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Murphy Hall, Room 130, on the University of Kansas Campus.


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