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Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops on the 4th of July, 2008.
July 3, 2010 Hundreds of thousands of people gather every year for The Boston Pops' annual 4th of July concert. The orchestra has a long, colorful history. From the start, the idea was to make it feel different, not just in repertoire, but in atmosphere.
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June 27, 2008 The Boston-based composer is remembered, 100 years after his birth, for a string of three-minute pops-concert classics such as "Sleigh Ride," "The Typewriter" and "The Syncopated Clock."
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November 7, 2007 The sun seems to be coming up earlier now, thanks to the end of Daylight Saving Time. In celebration of the seasonal switching of the clock, hear how a few famous composers have kept track of time, with the sound of clocks clicking, ticking and clanging.
October 5, 2004 Guitarist, actor and author Guy Davis; A radio tale from bluesman Dave Alvin; Seattle singer/songwriter Laura Veirs; Bach cantatas from Lorraine Lieberson and more.
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