A Fateful Trip – President Hardings Train Ride to Alaska, 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba. score, parts
Fragments of Hit tunes from 1922-23 are heard from railroad car: * “L’amour, toujours l’amour” (Rudolph Friml, 1922); “Mobile Blues” (Fred Rose and Albert E. Short, 1923);
“I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise” (George Gershwin, 1922); “My Buddy” (Walter Donaldson, 1922).
Each song is noted in a superscription when it is heard. Train whistle, at end President Harding dies of food poisoning.
Brass Quintet Trumpets, Horn, Trombone, Tuba
Deon Nielsen Price
1993, Alaska Brass Quintet Alaskaland, Fairbanks, Alaska
Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba