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Playing: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.23 (K.488) in A major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Joyce DiDonato - American Road Trip

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 March 2014

American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato goes on an imaginary musical road trip around the USA, with music connected to Appalachia, New York City, Florida, Hawaii, New Orleans, Alaska, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, New Mexico, Hollywood, Mount Rushmore, New England, Kentucky, San Francisco and Oklahoma.
Composers featured in the programme incluce Leondard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Frederick Delius, Darius Milhaud, John Philip Sousa, Hans Eisler, Ferde Grofe, Bernard Herrmann, Edward MacDowell, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Walter Piston, William Schuman, Virgil Thomson, Hubert Headley, Charles Ives and Richard Rodgers.

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