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It's the following program is distributed by the national educational radio network. The old record box. This program consists primarily of selections played from cylinder record. Edison frequently called talking machine. These records were issued in a period extending from the late 1890s to 1920. Your host was red herring. Today you are invited to listen to the band any inclination to get up and march about the room during the next 15 minutes. Need not be resisted
or read their half hearted investigation revealed a few odd bits of information concerning band music. Back during the 17th century English restoration would discover a reference to the Kings Bank and the unusual aspect of Charles the Second. Musicians was their instruments 24 by. But we shall ignore such a group for the present a popular modern band number for several decades is made during number. The American patrol. A.
Two dozen violations could hardly compete with such a rendition as that. Of the so-called When band began even earlier. But that was in Germany during the 15th century. At a later period we find a reference to a state visit from the Russian Emperor to Berlin on this occasion the band boasted one thousand wind instruments and 200 drums. No specific mention was made of the number of trombones if any. On a much more modest scale we present the flag of victory march by and then blown home.
Will one. Military bands have been an inspiring incident on all occasions. P.S. Gilmore was our Civil War band master under whose direction great improvements were made leading to a number of successful European tours. Perhaps our greatest military band director and composer was John Philip Sousa leader of the United States Marine Band from 1880 to 19 too. Not so long ago. Oh no summer to talk or series was complete without a stirring performance by the Sousa band. He composed the invincible Eagle March but this
This is an old favorite still retains its popularity being used by a number of marching bands including that of our own State University. A very simple vocal blends well with the instrumental music.
Running through it or a souse as Semper Fidelis In Washington Post March was his Stars and Stripes Forever composed in 1897. This melody kept recurring in his mind during a long ocean voyage home on the Teutonic. Not until he got to New York. Did he jot down the notes on paper. This is the Sousa band playing it.
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The old record box
Listen to the band
Producing Organization
Flint Board of Education (Flint, Mich.)
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program features songs like "The American Patrol;" "The Flag of Victory March;" "Invincible Eagle March;" "La-La-La;" and "Stars and Stripes Forever."
Series Description
Cylinder recordings of music and spoken word from late 1890's to 1929; historic recordings of music and speech.
Media type
Host: Harrington, Fred C.
Producing Organization: Flint Board of Education (Flint, Mich.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 67-36-11 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:14:34
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