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Price: $16.95
Item Number: MM115
Music Genre: Classical, Jazz
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This one-of-a-kind CD features original live recordings of concerts given at the White House for President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Many of the recordings have never before been publicly released, and each has been digitally re-mastered and restored. Enjoy selections from cellist Pablo Casals's historic 1961 White House performance. Listen to a youthful Paul Winter lead an exuberant jazz sextet in the first ever White House jazz concert. Marvel at the talents of some of America's finest youth orchestras as they perform for the President and Mrs. Kennedy. This CD is sure to please history buffs and music lovers alike. Running Time: 58:26

1.    Transylvania Symphony Orchestra
from the Brevard Music Center
Wagner: Overture to RIENZI (10:51)

2.    Paul Winter Sextet
Saudade da Bahi (4:24)

3.    Tong-Il Han 
Debussy:  Reflets dans l'eau (5:12)
4.    Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra
Dvorák: SYMPHONY NO. 9, Allegro con fuoco (10:41)

5.    Paul Winter Sextet
Count Me In (2:47)
6.    Tong-Il Han
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz (10:23)
7.    Pablo Casals 
Mendelssohn: Trio No. 1 in D Minor, mvmts. 3 & 4 (13:49) 
Photograph of President and Mrs. Kennedy congratulating Pablo Casals, Nov. 13, 1961 [CD Cover] 

Photograph of President Kennedy Introducing Greater Boston Symphony Orchestra, April 16, 1962 

Photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy greeting Tong-II Han, Nov.  19, 1962 

Photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy greeting Paul Winter, Nov.  19, 1962

Photograph of President Kennedy introduces the Translvania Symphony Orchestra, Aug. 22, 1961

Photograph of President and Mrs. Kennedy greeting members of the American Ballet Theatre, May  22, 1962  [CD Back Cover]

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