Celebrate your holiday with WCVE Public Radio
Join WCVE Public Radio this holiday weekend for special programming to celerate our nation’s birthday.
“Leroy Anderson and the U.S. Air Force Band”
Saturday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m.
This one-hour radio special features Leroy Anderson, America’s most popular light music composer, conducting and commenting about his many musical hits, including “Bugler’s Holiday,” “The Syncopated Clock,” and “Blue Tango” from a 1972 stereo concert in Washington, D.C., and a 1968 mono concert in Indiana. The final number of the program is one of Anderson’s greatest arrangements, “76 Trombones” by Wilson.
Anderson adds other popular marches, such as “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “The Washington Post March” and “The National Emblem March.” This last performance is the only one not by Leroy Anderson and features his son Kurt Anderson conducting the Untied States Coast Guard Band.
“Paul Simon: So Beautiful or So What”
Saturday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Paul Simon and producer Phil Ramone go behind the making of Simon's new album,"So Beautiful or So What." The program includes brand new interviews with both the artist and producer, plus 7 songs from the new album.
Politics Takes a Holiday – July 4thedition
Monday, July 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate your country by helping us make fun of it. See what the Capitol Steps are about below: