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From The Archives - More Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger "In The Round" - 1933
The Grainger Museum
Percy Grainger "In The Round" - 1933

This week, we'll discover more fascinating music from the incredible pianist and composer Percy Grainger. We’ll hear works for piano, orchestra, chorus, and band that explore every emotion. And we get a peek into Grainger’s compositional process via his love for folksong.

Compositions and Recordings

Lincolnshire Posy
Frederick Fennell and the Cleveland Symphonic Winds

Colonial Song
Percy Grainger, piano

Colonial Song
Timothy Reynish and the United States Marine Band

Immovable Do
Frederick Fennell and the Eastman Rochester Pops Orchestra

Shallow Brown
Benjamin Britten and the English Chamber Orchestra
John Shirley-Quirk, bass-baritone

Country Gardens
Percy Grainger, piano

Handel in the Strand
Leopold Stokowski and the Stokowski Symphony Orchestra
Percy Grainger, piano

Irish Tune from County Derry
John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir

All compositions by Percy Grainger

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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