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Summer Skies

(Leroy Anderson)

This piece was composed by Leroy Anderson in 1953 and premiered by him when he recorded it for Decca in September of that year.  The music is described as delivering a “strong nostalgic urge” and as an “unabashed romance”.

Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra recordings
Mercury 475 6942 (CD: Frederick Fennell Conducts the Music of Leroy Anderson)
Conductor – Frederick Fennell