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Music Up North

From: Wind and Rhythm
Length: 58:28

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It really isn’t that hot yet, summer is just beginning and the temperature hasn’t even gotten over 100 yet, but since taking a trip takes a little time to plan, I’d like to get started right away. I grew up in Michigan and the weather there is a little cooler, but even folks in Michigan go "up north" when summer really starts heating up. Last summer I found myself in the UP also known as the upper peninsula of Michigan for those of you who haven’t made the trip. This week at the gathering place for people who love band music we’ll head north for some great music.

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The mission of Wind and Rhythm is to build a community of individuals who love wind bands; to grow a wider audience for the music bands play; and to provide a venue for band members and directors to speak about their art.

To accomplish our mission we produce both on-air and on-line programming that invites listeners to reconnect with their roots as members of bands; encourages listeners to participate in community music-making; and provides for listeners an opportunity to hear the best bands in the world.

Piece Description

The mission of Wind and Rhythm is to build a community of individuals who love wind bands; to grow a wider audience for the music bands play; and to provide a venue for band members and directors to speak about their art.

To accomplish our mission we produce both on-air and on-line programming that invites listeners to reconnect with their roots as members of bands; encourages listeners to participate in community music-making; and provides for listeners an opportunity to hear the best bands in the world.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Mountain Prayers St. Olaf Band Imagine, If You Will.... St. Olaf 08:43
Blue Shades University of Wisconsin Wind Ensemble Od, New, Borrowed, and Blue. University of Wisconsin 10:50
As the Scent of Spring Rain Michigan State University Wind Symphony Midwest Clinic 2007. Mark Masters 06:32
Danceries University Of Calgary Wind Ensemble Danceries. Arktos 15:13
Ensembles Toronto Wind Orchestra Northern Winds. Naxos 09:08

Additional Credits

Doug Brown, Host and Executive Director
Brad Poreda, Chief Technical Officer

Related Website

www.windandrhythm.com