YourClassical Storytime

'Dog Days of Summer'

YourClassical Storytime - Dog Days of Summer

It’s Graduation Day at the Service Dog School, and you’re invited to the ceremony! Find out how these highly trained pups help the people who need them most in Dog Days of Summer, the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime — with narration by Scott Blankenship and Julie Amacher, illustrations by E.J. Thompson, and classical music just right for this special occasion.  

Find out more about real-life service dogs and how they use classical music as part of their training: “Classical music has gone to the dogs at Can Do Canines.”

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This episode of YourClassical Storytime includes music from:

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Leaper
Naxos 550229

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5.: Movement 4
Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Richard Edlinger
Naxos 550177

Nadia Boulanger: Fantaisie Variée
German Radio Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Pablo Gonzales
Florian Uhlig, piano

Giacomo Puccini: “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Emil Tabakov
Capriccio C67107-08

Hugo Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1: Midsummer Vigil
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Okko Kamu
Naxos 553115

Courtesy of Naxos of America and SWR Classic


Narrator: Scott Blankenship and Julie Amacher

Story: Scott Blankenship and Julie Amacher

Producer: Scott Blankenship

Social media producer: Inés Guanchez

Senior digital producer: Randy Salas

Production manager: Valerie Kahler

Program director: Julie Amacher

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