Friday, January 22, 2010
Last year classical musician Meredeth Rouse signed up for the U.S. Army Band. Alongside soldiers nearly half her age, she had to get comfortable with rifles, hand grenades, and chemical warfare. In the Army, even an oboist has to get through boot camp. Produced by Studio 360's Michele Siegel.
The Army Goes Rolling AlongArtist: The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"
The ThundererArtist: The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"
Left, RightArtist: The Sun Harbor's ChorusAlbum: Running cadences of the US Armed ForcesLabel: Documentary RecordingsPurchase: Amazon
Metamorphoses (6) after Ovid, for oboe solo, Op. 49: PanArtist: Performed by: Meredeth RouseAlbum: Composed by: Benjamin Britten