Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Miles from the Mainstream
D. R. ZUKERMAN, proprietor
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November 5, 2022 --

Germany in the 1930's had its own Busby Berkeley as this clip indicates. The 1937 film translates as "A Bride in Shanghai."

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The West Point Band performing Bugler's Dream and Olympic Fanfare (1984)

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LPR did not know that the Royal Marine Band would be in Central Park just eight days after the Queen's funeral. Note the amazing precision of the drummers.

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And here are Royal Marine bands performing the 1984 Olympic fanfare.

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Daniel Barenboim with the marvelous Waltraud Meier. Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde. Barenboim believes Wagner should be performed in Israel, LPR agrees. The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, formed by Barenboim, consists of young Israeli and Arab musicians.

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The Olympic Spirit (1988) by John Williams, performed during the pandemic.

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