WCLV CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY 2012
WCLV celebrates the July 4th Holiday
with two live broadcasts. The first,
The Cleveland Orchestra's annual
Public Square concert, takes place
on Monday, July 2nd with WCLV
and sister station WCPN taking
to the air at 9:00 PM.
Jahja Ling, conducts, Janice
is the soloist.
The program is as follows:
JOHN STAFFORD SMITH: The Star-Spangled Banner
FRANZ VON SUPPÉ: Overture to The Light Cavalry
EDWARD ELGAR: Pomp and CircumstanceMilitary March No. 4
MORTON GOULD: American Salut
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
GEORGE GERSHWIN: Summertime” from Porgy and Bess
ANTONĺN DVOŘÁK: Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, No. 8
JOHANN STRAUSS JR: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
SAMUEL WARD: America the Beautiful
PIOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY: “1812” Overture
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: March, The Stars and Stripes
WCLV'S broadcasts of The Cleveland Orchestra's Public Square Concert and the Blossom Festival Band July 4th Concert are made possible by the Community West Foundation
The second live broadcast on
both WCLV and WCPN will be
Wednesday, July 4th at 8:00 PM:
the Blossom Festival Band concert
conducted by Loras John Schissel.
This concert will give you another
shot at Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture."
John Simna will host.
The Blossom Festival Band will perform:
SMITH: The Star-Spangled Banner
WILLIAMS:Overture: The Cowboys
GRAINGER: Colonial Song
SOUSA: March: Powhatans Daughter
RODGERS: Symphonic Synthesis: Victory at Sea
MANCINI: Mancini Magic
WALTERS: Duty, Honor, Country
ROBERT CONRAD, narrator
TRADITIONAL: March - Past of the United States Armed Forces 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Festival Overture: The Year 1812
On July 4th, WCLV presents an American Music Festival, with two special salutes by the Cincinnati Pops, narrated by Robert Conrad. Both will celebrate the holiday with appropriate selections conducted by Erich Kunzel. The first will be heard from 6:00 to 8:00 AM and from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. The second will also be heard twice, 9:00 to 11:00 AM and 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Other special holiday features include three Songs of America programs with Thomas Hampson as host. At 11:00 AM, music by Stephen Foster will be aired; at1:00 PM, a program called War Cries; and at 10:30 PM, Songs We''ve AlwaysSung. At 4:00 to 6:00 PM, Music of Leroy Andrson in Concert will be broadcast.