Happy Fourth of July!

Here’s some information about the Star-Spangled Banner. Enjoy this unique video!

And here’s an article on the top ten July 4th songs, according to The Nation.

Have a great day, everybody!

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And even though it doesn’t have anything to do with today, I always liked Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks. It was one of the first classical records I ever bought.


A New Musical Journey

I heard this on the radio the other morning and loved the melody. Afterward, I listened carefully for the name of the composer, Alexander Borodin. It’s called In the Steppes of Central Asia. I also really enjoy the photos accompanying the music.

It’s an example of a symphonic poem, also known as a tone poem.