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Episode 38: Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Suite (Holiday Special)

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 Romantic, holiday, Russian, Holiday Special, Suite | Comments

We have an early Christmas present for you, our dear listeners: a holiday special about everyone's go-to classical holiday music, The Nutcracker! We hope everyone has a happy holiday season. We're going to take a little break ourselves and will return to you on January 14, 2018.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Nutcracker_(suite),_Op.71a_(Tchaikovsky,_Pyotr)

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Episode 25: The Marches of Sousa (4th of July Holiday Special)

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 March, Turn of the Century, Band, American, Holiday Special | Comments

You'll need some good walking shoes this week as we march into the history of John Philip Sousa! It's a spectacular display of patriotic spirit to help celebrate the 4th of July weekend.

Music: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
https://musopen.org/music/43799-the-gladiator/
https://musopen.org/music/43828-stars-and-stripes-forever/
https://musopen.org/music/43792-the-stars-and-stripes-forever/
https://musopen.org/music/43789-sabre-and-spurs/
http://imslp.org/wiki/El_Capitan_March_(Sousa,_John_Philip)
http://imslp.org/wiki/The_Honored_Dead_(Sousa%2C_John_Philip)

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Episode 24: The Bach Family (Father’s Day Special)

Sunday, June 18th, 2017 classical, Baroque, Holiday Special, Family | Comments

*This episode is being updated and is temporarily unavailable!*

A happy Father's Day to all our listeners out there! We have a holiday special of sorts today featuring a bunch of Bachs! You didn't know there was more than one? Well, there are actually more than 70! Listen to this episode for a deeper look into the lives of 4 members of this musical dynasty. 

*EDIT* This piece missed getting in the credits: The Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, Mvt I. Allegro was performed by Henryk Szeryng, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Michala Petri, Heinz Holliger & André Bernard.