David Lawrence

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  • Role: National Program Staff

Recent Pieces from David Lawrence

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Mancini’s 100th Birthday (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

Do you know who wrote the Pink Panther theme? For our next episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate Henry Mancini’s 100th Birthday with hits like Moon River, Peter Gunn, and ...
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Spring is Here! (59:29)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate the part of the year that evokes rebirth and renewal; Spring, with Jack Stamp's "Beach Spring", Aaron Copland’s "Appalachian ...
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Wind Band & Chorus (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we hear works for winds and chorus, with "Song of Democracy" by Howard Hanson, "Liberation" by David Maslanka, "Candide" by Leonard ...
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Fantastic Fantasies (59:31)
From: Wind & Rhythm

What do you get when you abandon standard musical forms to do your own thing? Hi, I’m David Lawrence, and on the next episode of Wind & Rhythm, we showcase fantasies, like ...
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Erin’s Isle (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this St. Patrick’s Day episode of Wind & Rhythm, we explore music by Irish composers. We hear “The Willow Tree” by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, "A Wexford Rhapsody" by Thomas ...
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Cornerstones 7 - More Classics (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we listen to more cornerstones of wind band music, with Ralph Vaughan Williams' "English Folk Song Suite", Percy Grainger’s "Lincolnshire ...
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March On! 2 (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we feature the kind of songs that would be great to play this month; marches! ;) We hear marches from John Williams, Jan Van Der Roost, ...
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Bedřich Smetana’s 200th Birthday (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate composer Bedřich Smetana’s 200th birthday with "Vitava", music from "The Bartered Bride", and much more. Join us right here at ...
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Encore Episode: Riveting Rhapsodies (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

What are the characteristics of a musical rhapsody? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we listen to some great examples including "Second Hungarian Rhapsody" by Franz Liszt, ...
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Suites for Valentine's Day 3 (59:30)
From: Wind & Rhythm

What are the best "sweets" to have on Valentine’s Day? Musical suites, of course. On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we hear Steven Bryant’s "Parody Suite", Johan de Meij’s ...