Thursday, September 8, 2022

Western Music: Saturday Music Club on Thursday

Ennio Morricone: Per Qualche Dollaro in Piu (For a Few Dollars More)(live performance, with a few flubs)

Per Qualche Dollaro in Piu original recordings

Gustav Holst: "Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity" from The Planets
(inspiration for no few Hollywood western themes)

Jerome Moross: The Big Country

Joseph Horowitz: "Composing the American Frontier" (NPR article/playlist) 
includes performances of 
Virgil Thomson: The Plow that Broke the Plains (excerpt)
Aaron Copland: "Billy the Kid" (excerpt)
Antonin Dvorak: "Suite in A"  (excerpt)
Roy Harris: "Symphony No. 3" (excerpt)
Arthur Farwell: "Navajo Dance No.2"
immediately after each, an NPR news report will begin, jarringly

Leigh Harline: Warlock

Aaron Copland: Rodeo

Hot Rize: "Western Skies"

The Texas Playboys and Asleep at the Wheel:

Mary Youngblood: "Hearts Desire"

Odetta: 900 Miles

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