Smetana's "The Moldau" and Johann Strauss' "On the Beautiful Blue Danube" will be paired with excerpts from Rodgers' and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma," Grofe
's "Grand Canyon Suite," Copland's "Rodeo" and more.
, an archaeoastronomy specialist from the Maya Exploration Centre who wasn't involved in the project.
GrofeGershwinSlovenska filharmonia, Namestie Eugena Suchoa, Bratislava-Stare Mesto, January 18, 19:00New Yorker Ferdinand Grofe
, alias Ferdie Grofe
, came from a cultivated musical family and he successfully developed the gift of music, especially as a jazz keyboardist and arranger.
I'd no mise manse, ere Ferde Grofe
forged referees' names--I'm on, Dino!
The author has chosen a few important arrangements of the Rhapsody to investigate: first, the Ferde Grofe
orchestration that has become famous as an early and "original" version of the work; Leonard Bernstein's youthful arrangement for camp band as well as his famous recording from 1959; Duke Ellington's arrangement; harmonica virtuoso Larry Adler's version; and perhaps most intriguingly, the use of the Rhapsody in United Airlines' advertising campaign, which has continued for decades.
Weiner--Divertisments, Tchaikovsky "Pezzo capriccioso" for cello and orchestra, Eller--Prelude in G minor for cello and orchestra, Gershwin "Walking the Dog" from "Shall We Dance," Ellington "Solitude", Grofe
, "The Grand Canyon Suite" (1931)
1139, 2; and "Eine grofe
Irrung," Kolnische Zeitung, 1 November 1908, no.
So we're starting this week's playlist off the news with a campaign set: "Three On The Trail," by Riders In The Sky, an Oscar Peterson-led jam on Ferde Grofe
's "On the Trail," Greg Brown playing "Iowa Waltz" and Scary Mansion's "New Hampshire."
, head of the Nazi Office of Racial Politics, made it clear that any formal declaration was out of the question.
It was inspired by Ferde Grofe
's Grand Canyon Suite and, in turn, it was a major influence on The Beatles, who - having "once toyed with calling themselves The Foreverly Brothers" - would, three years later, re-create the song's vocal arrangement in their first US single Please Please Me.
The Hammond Company launched the instrument at the 1939 New York World's Fair, where Ferde Grofe
performed with four Novachords and a Hammond Organ: an 'electric orchestra'.
Soldner, Kinderkrankheiten Naturlich Behandeln [Natural Treatment of Childhood Diseases], Grofe
und Unzer, Muonchen, Germany, 2014.