Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Triumphal March from Verdi's "Aida" at the Verona Opera (2012)
If the words “march music” put you in mind of brass bands or military parades, you may have a surprise coming, for composers have turned out some remarkable marches for orchestra, piano, organ and brass—and voices.
In this hour, music in 4/4 time by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Verdi, and Grainger, among others—including one that you’ve probably marched to yourself—possibly more than once.
December 31, 2022
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