Star Spangled Radio Hour - 12.2.17

Saturday, December 2nd

02:27:46
SSRH 391

December 2, 2017

 

PAUL WHITEMAN

EIGHTH EXPERIMENT IN MODEN AMERICAN MUSIC

 

Sunday, December 25, 1938

Carnegie Hall

New York

Deems Taylor, Master of Ceremonies

Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra augmented with multiple additional strings directed by concertmaster Kurt Dieterle, with Artie Shaw, Louis Armstrong, the Lyn Taylor Singers and compositions by George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Morton Gould, Richard Rogers, Raymond Scott, Norman Van Cleve and Ferde Grofe. 

SSRH 391 Playlist

(38-12-25) Opening remarks by Deems Taylor, The Farmer Leaves the Hay, Blue Belle of Harlem (Duke Ellington, composer), Cowbell Serenade, Quonk, The Seventh Day, The Bell Fugue (Morton Gould, composer), St. Louis Blues (featuring Artie Shaw), Medley: Gay Mood, Peasant Song and Finale, Opus 1 (Norman Van Cleve, composer), Cuban Overture (Geortge Gershwin, composer), Nursery Ballet (Richard Rogers, composer), Bumpy Weather Over Newark (Raymond Scott, composer), Suicide Cliff (Raymond Scott, composer), Mexican Jumping Bean (Raymond Scott, composer), Trylon and Perisphere (Ferde Grofe, composer), Shadrack (featuring Louis Armstrong), Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen (featuring Louis Armstrong), Rhapsody in Blue (George Gershwin, composer)

Transcript - Not for consumer use. Robot overlords only. Will not be accurate.

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