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Music in the Film

Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, Jaqueline Schwab, Ken Burns

Jay Ungar (l.), Molly Mason and Jaqueline Schwab (m.), Ken Burns (r.)

THE MUSIC  |  THE MUSICIANS  |  MUSIC CREDITS  |  SOUNDTRACK INFORMATION

The Music

The national parks represent an idea born in this country, as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical: that the most magnificent and sacred places in our nation should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone. And like the idea of America itself, it has been constantly debated, constantly tested, and is constantly evolving as each generation passes it on to the next. Our documentary series, The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tries to tell the history of that idea and the people – rich and poor, famous and unknown, natives and newcomers – who devoted themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved.

Dayton Duncan

Dayton Duncan, Producer/Writer

In making the film, we wanted to infuse the story with music that matched the stories we were telling. Some of the songs we chose were taken from the particular times in popular culture during which our historical characters lived – from the hymnals early visitors to Yosemite would have known in the mid-1800s to the jazz of the early decades of the 1900s, from orchestral works inspired by the American landscape to the Rock and Roll of the 1960s. But throughout, we also wanted some thematic melodies that could span a century and a half of narrative and somehow capture the timeless emotions – from exuberant joy to hushed awe – people have consistently experienced when they entered these timeless places. We wanted melodies, what we call our film's "emotional metronome," that could as easily apply to John Muir, for whom the waterfalls of Yosemite sang an "exulting chorus," to Adolph Murie a hundred years later, who felt that the howl of a wolf on a stormy Alaskan night was also "music...the voice of wilderness."

Bobby Horton

This selection comes from those thematic choices. In most cases they are performed – and in many cases were written – by artists with whom we have been fortunate to work for many years on a variety of films. Without them, the stories we tell would somehow be incomplete.

Over the course of our project, we were blessed to have the "job" of visiting the multitude of treasures that are the national parks, the "treasure house of superlatives" that is every American's birthright – and obligation to safeguard for posterity. But in sharing the stories we discovered – of the majestic works of Nature and the people who saved them from destruction – we feel equally lucky in discovering this music, and in sharing it as well. They are melodies as uniquely American as the national park idea itself.

Ken Burns
Dayton Duncan


The Musicians

As one critic said: "PETER OSTROUSHKO can play anything! And usually does." His family immigrated to the United States from the Ukraine after World War II and he was raised in Minneapolis's Ukrainian neighborhood. Ostroushko blends these roots with other Old World sounds (from Scandinavian schottisches to Irish hornpipes) and he mixes in classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, swing, and old-time. He calls this gumbo of musical styles slüz düz, a phrase borrowed from his mother meaning, roughly, "over the edge" or "off his rocker." He first appeared in a Ken Burns film soundtrack in Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery. www.redhouserecords.com

JAY UNGAR and MOLLY MASON have been providing music for Ken Burns's films for more than a quarter of a century. Jay's haunting composition, "Ashokan Farewell," became the acclaimed theme song of the epic The Civil War and its Emmy-winning soundtrack, and is now considered an American classic. Their music spans two continents and two centuries, from Appalachian, Cajun, and Celtic fiddle tunes to swing, country and waltzes. They performed at the wedding of Ken and Julie Burns in October 2003. www.jayandmolly.com

AL PETTEWAY is known for his Celtic-inspired compositions and his virtuosic playing. His work first appeared in a Burns film with Mark Twain. Petteway's wife, AMY WHITE, is a multi-instrumentalist and composer who has become Al's true "other half." Al and Amy live just outside of Asheville, North Carolina where the mountains are their continued inspiration. They enjoy traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway on a daily basis. www.AlandAmy.com

BOBBY HORTON has been creating music for Ken Burns's films since The Civil War. A life-long history student, he likes to get to know those who have gone before us by "discovering the music they knew and loved, and the music they wrote to tell their own stories." He lives in Birmingham, Alabama, where he arranges and then performs his recordings in his home, playing virtually every instrument ever created. www.bobbyhorton.com

JOSEPH FIRE CROW was born in Montana and raised on the Northern Cheyenne reservation until he was nine years old, when he was placed with a foster family in Seattle as part of the Mormon Indian Placement program. After three-and-a-half years at Brigham Young University, he returned to his reservation and became a respected flute player. He shares his music and tribal history through lectures and workshops, which include lessons in flute making. Joseph now makes his home in Winsted, Connecticut. www.makoche.com

MATT GLASER is the first and only recipient of the Stephane Grappelli Memorial Award, "in recognition of his significant contribution to the teaching and playing of improvised string music in America." Matt has played for sixteen of Ken Burns's films and also appeared in Jazz in some memorable interviews. He has been chair of the String Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston for 27 years.

Pianist JACQUELINE SCHWAB's improvisational playing has been heard on the soundtrack of more than a dozen of Ken Burns's documentaries. Jacqueline also performs solo concerts of vintage American and Celtic and English traditional music and has recorded with many traditional musicians. She lives in Chatham, Massachusetts. www.jacquelineschwab.com, or listen to sound clips on myspace.com/jacquelineschwab.

LISA NARDI writes music for documentary and independent films. She is particularly excited about this film, as she has a passion for this country's national parks and for the continuing preservation of its undeveloped land. It is this passion combined with the opportunity to work with Ken Burns again that inspired her composition "In Nature's Hands". She lives in Port Washington, NY.

Oregon born and California raised DANA ROBINSON moved to New England in the 1980s to join the burgeoning songwriters scene. Dana took to the road in the 1990s, playing campuses, coffeehouses, and festivals across the country. Dana's music and writing reflect the essence of the American landscape and gives voice to our connection with place. www.robinsongs.com

SAM BIGNEY discovered his passion for music early in life. As a young boy attending music camp in Northern California, Sam was given an assignment by Matt Glaser to compose a tune. "Late Summer Air" was his first composition, inspired while sitting on the roots of a redwood and watching a river otter play. Sam and his brothers perform as Kirkmount and continue to create music that draws from their respect and love for nature. He lives in Utah.

WILL DUNCAN of Walpole, New Hampshire, has been a member of ASCAP since he was 12 years old, when two of his compositions became part of the soundtrack for Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip. His compositions for The National Parks are drawn from a collection of his melodies originally inspired by themes from Homer's Odyssey. He enters Swarthmore College in the fall of 2009.


Music Credits

Episode One Music Credits

"Coyote Dance"
Written by William James Wilson and David Charles Pickell
Published by Warner/Chappell and Nettwerk One Music Canada (BMI)
Performed by Robbie Robertson
Courtesy of Capital Records, Inc.,
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Medicine Water Flute Songs"
By Albert Tenaya

"Mallard Island Hymn"
"After the Buffalo Hunt"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"(Twilight on) The Sangre de Cristos"
"Dakota Themes"
"Medicine Bow"

Written by Peter Ostroushko, ©1995, 1995, 2000 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Red House Records, Inc.

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

"North Highland Tunes"
Music by Bonnie Rideout
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"In Nature's Hands"
"I Walk This Trail Alone"

Written by Lisa Nardi
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

"Land of the Sky"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Amy White
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Horse Stealing Song"
Written by Joseph Fire Crow from Fire Crow
© 1996 Published by Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"The Shores of Ogygia"
"Carousel"

Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)

"Shady Grove"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed Al Petteway, Amy White, and Joe Ebel
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Shadows on the Marsh"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

Cedar Flute Music
Composed and Performed by Shelton Johnson

Episode Two Music Credits

"Mandan Love Flute"
Performed by Keith Bear from Echoes of the Upper Missouri
© 1994 Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Shadows on the Marsh"
"Dogue Creek"

Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Strange Fate"
Written and Performed by Rick Redington
Courtesy Laughing Boy Records from Sweet Life album

"Mallard Island Hymn"
Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"The Shores of Ogygia"
"Carousel"

Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)

"First Flute Song"
"Standing Rock"

Written by Joseph Fire Crow from Fire Crow
© 1996 Published by Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Mountain Medley (Rain and Snow/June Apple)"
Performed by Neal Hellman and Friends
Gourd Music 1993

"I Walk This Trail Alone"
"In Nature's Hands"

Written by Lisa Nardi
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

"Accokeek Shore"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Pat Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Shady Grove"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Joe Ebel
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Sligo Creek"
Performed by Dave Cieri

"When Tomorrow Comes"
Written by Dayton Duncan (ASCAP)

"Leola"
Written by Scott Joplin
By arrangement with Natural Energy Lab, courtesy of Shout! Factory LLC

"Dill Pickle Rag"
Performed by Fiddlin' Johnny from Aural History
© 1994 Makoche Music
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Riding the River"
Written by Amy White and Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Paddy League
Courtesy Fairewood Studios

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

"Love of My Life"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)

"The Blue River Waltz"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)
Performed by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"The Cuckoo"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Amy White
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

Episode Three Music Credits

Yo-Yo Ma, Mark O'Connor, and Edgar Meyer appear courtesy of Sony BMG Masterworks

"Appalachian Spring"
Written by Aaron Copland
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, sole licensee
Courtesy of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Performed by The Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Dancin' in the Mississippi Mud"
"Plowman's Reel"
"Mallard Island Hymn"
"After the Buffalo Hunt"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"Riding the River"
Written by Amy White and Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Paddy League
Courtesy of Fairewood Studios

"Ostrich Walk"
Written by Edwin B. Edwards, James D. LaRocca,
H.N. Ragas, Anthony Sbarbaro, Larry Shields, arr. by Bill Challis
Performed by Bix Beiderbecke
Courtesy of Legacy Recordings
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Wind in My Mind"
Written by Joseph Fire Crow from Fire Crow
© 1996 Published by Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Shuckin' the Bush"
Performed by Fiddlin' Johnny from Cowboy Legacy
© 1997 Makoche Music
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Hirtenruf-Auf der Alp"
Performed by Berner Liedertafel

"Men's Fancy Dance Song"
Performed by White Tail Cree Singers
Courtesy First Nations Music, Inc.

"Howl"
Composed and Performed by Ed Gerhard
© 1993 Edward Gerhard Music (BMI)
From Virtue Records CD “Luna"

"Land of the Sky"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Amy White
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Dakota Themes"
"(Twilight on) The Sangre de Cristos"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
© 1995 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Red House Records, Inc.

"Robaidh Dona Gorach"
Arranged and Performed by Jacqueline Schwab and Laura Risk (BMI)
Courtesy of Dorian Recordings/Sono Luminus, LLC

"Keep It Up"
Arranged and Performed by Jacqueline Schwab and Reinmar Seidler

"Sligo Creek"
Performed by Dave Cieri

"Eccentricity"
Written by James P. Johnson, Arceola Glover, and Lillie McIntyre
Published by Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Performed by James P. Johnson
Courtesy of Shout! Factory LLC with special arrangement by Natural Energy Lab

"In Nature's Hands"
"I Walk This Trail Alone"

Written by Lisa Nardi
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

"Appalachia Waltz"
Written by Mark O'Connor
Published by Mark O'Connor Musik International (BMI)
Administered by MCS Music America, Inc.
Performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Mark O'Connor, & Edgar Meyer
Courtesy of SONY BMG MASTERWORKS
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Peace At Last"
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)

"Grover's Corner"
Written by Aaron Copland, arr. Robert Bernat
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, sole licensee
Courtesy of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
From River City Brass Band's "Polished Brass"
Summit Records, Inc.

"Shady Grove"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Joe Ebel
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Grand Canyon Suite"
Written by Ferde Grofe
Published by EMI Robbins Catalog, Inc.
Performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.

"The Blue River Waltz"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)

"Longshoreman's Blues"
By Clarence Williams Orchestra
Courtesy of Shout! Factory LLC

"Tin Roof Blues"
Written by Walter Melrose, George Bruines, Paul J. Mares,
Ben Pollack, Leon Roppolo, & Melville J. Stitzel
Used by Permission of Edwin H. Morris & Company,
A Division of MPL Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
and Carlin Music Publishing Canada
Performed by Jelly Roll Morton
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment,
A Warner Music Group Company

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

Episode Four Credits

"Psalm of the Prairie"
"Plowman's Reel"
"Mallard Island Hymn"
"After the Buffalo Hunt"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"Pineapple Rag"
Written by Scott Joplin
By arrangement with Natural Energy Lab, courtesy of Shout! Factory LLC

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Hot Notes"
Written by Gene Rodemich and Tom Satterfield
Performed by Savoy Bearcats
Courtesy of Bluebird/Novus/RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Ostrich Walk"
Written by Edwin B. Edwards, James D. LaRocca,
H.N. Ragas, Anthony Sbarbaro, Larry Shields, arr. by Bill Challis
Performed by Bix Beiderbecke
Courtesy of Legacy Recordings
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Midnight Stomp"
By Clarence Williams Orchestra
Courtesy of Shout! Factory LLC

"Medicine Bow"
Written by Peter Ostroushko
©2000 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

"Music for the Theatre-Interlude"
Written by Aaron Copland
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, sole licensee
Courtesy of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Performed by Harmonie Ensemble/New York
Steven Richman, conductor
Bridge Records, Inc. Bridge 9145

"Shadows on the Marsh"
"Dogue Creek"

Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"The Mountain House"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)
Performed by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"Leola"
Written by Scott Joplin
Performed by Dave Cieri

"Shady Grove"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Joe Ebel
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Tin Roof Blues"
Written by Walter Melrose, George Bruines, Paul J. Mares,
Ben Pollack, Leon Roppolo, & Melville J. Stitzel
Used by Permission of Edwin H. Morris & Company,
A Division of MPL Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
and Carlin Music Publishing Canada
Performed by Jelly Roll Morton
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment,
A Warner Music Group Company

"I Walk This Trail Alone"
"In Nature's Hands"

Written by Lisa Nardi
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

"Basin Street Blues"
Written by Spencer Williams
Used by permission of Edwin H. Morris & Company,
A Division of MPL Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by Sidney Bechet
Courtesy of Disques Vogue SA, Paris
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Land of the Sky"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Amy White
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Hard Times"
Written by Stephen Foster
Arranged and Performed by Bill Mize
Published by Rose in a Fire Music (BMI)

"Brother Can You Spare A Dime?"
Written by Jay Gorney and E.Y. Harburg
Published by Glocca Morra Music (ASCAP), Gorney Music (ASCAP), administered by Next Decade Entertainment, Inc., and Warner/Chappell Music
Performed by Rudy Vallee
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"The Blue River Waltz"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)

Episode Five Music Credits

Yo-Yo Ma and Tan Dun appear courtesy of Sony BMG Masterworks

"Horse Stealing Song"
Written by Joseph Fire Crow from Fire Crow
© 1996 Published by Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Medicine Water Flute Songs"
By Albert Tenaya

"Women's Veteran's Song"
Performed by Sissy Goodhouse from The Third Circle
© 1994 Makoche Music/BMI
Courtesy of Makoche Music

"Saturday Night Waltz" from “Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo"
Written by Aaron Copland
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, sole licensee
Courtesy of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Performed by The Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.

"TE QuieroVI"
"Contradanza"

Performed by Teese Gohl, Courtesy of Insignia Films, Inc.

"Dancin' in the Mississippi Mud"
"Mallard Island Hymn"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Jubilee Stomp"
Written by Duke Ellington
Published by Sony ATV Harmony, LLC (ASCAP) and EMI Mills Music, Inc.
Performed by Duke Ellington
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Creole Love Call"
Written by Duke Ellington
Published by Sony ATV Harmony, LLC (ASCAP) and EMI Mills Music, Inc.
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"The Harvest Home Suite: Autumn"
Written by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)
Performed by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"
Written by Duke Ellington and Bub Miley
Published by Sony ATV Harmony, LLC (ASCAP) and EMI Mills Music, Inc.
Performed by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"When She Cries"
Written by Billy Novick
Published by Open J Productions (ASCAP)
Performed by the Black Eagle Jazz Band
Courtesy of Stomp Off Records, York, PA

"It Had To Be You"
Written by Gus Kahn and Isham Jones
Published by Warner/Chappell
Performed by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Bluebird/Novus/RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Hard Times"
Written by Stephen Foster
Arranged and Performed by Bill Mize
Published by Rose in a Fire Music (BMI)

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

"Donna's Birthday"
Written by Larry Unger
Published by Black Socks Press (BMI)
Performed by Larry Unger, Lissa Schneckenburger, Annie Raines, and Ginny Snowe

"Indian Summer"
Written by Victor Herbert
Published by Warner/Chappell
Performed by Sidney Bechet
Courtesy of Bluebird/Novus/RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"The Blue River Waltz"
Written by Jay Ungar
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)
Performed by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"Shakuhachi"
Performed by Shelton Johnson

"Silk Road Music from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"
Written by Tan Dun
Published by Sony ATV Tunes, LLC (ASCAP)
Performed by Yo-Yo Ma and Tan Dun
Courtesy of SONY BMG MASTERWORKS
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Honshirabe"
Performed by Kohachiro Miyata
Nonesuch Japanese Flute Explorer Series
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment,
A Warner Music Group Company

"Solstice Hymn"
Arranged by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)
Performed by Jay Ungar/Mary Lea/Abby Newton/Molly Mason
Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"Two Rivers"
Written by Larry Unger
Published by Black Socks Press (BMI)
Performed by Larry Unger, Eden Macadam-Somer & Corey Dimaro

"Sometimes I'm Happy"
Written by Irving Caesar, Grey Clifford, and Vincent Youmans
Published by Warner/Chappell, Range Road Music, and Quartet Music (ASCAP)
Performed by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Bluebird/Novus/RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Begin the Beguine"
Written by Cole Porter
Published by Warner/Chappell
Performed by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
Courtesy of Bluebird/Novus/RCA Victor
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"In Nature's Hands"
Written by Lisa Nardi
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

"Shadows on the Marsh"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Buffalo Hump"
Written and Performed by Skip Gorman
Published by Happy Valley Music, BMI
Courtesy of Rounder Records

Episode Six Music Credits

Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer appear courtesy of Sony BMG Masterworks

"Mallard Island Hymn"
"After the Buffalo Hunt"
"Dancin' in the Mississippi Mud"
"Plowman's Reel"

Written by Peter Ostroushko
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

"Sligo Creek"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Debi Smith
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Little Brown Jug"
Written by Billy Finegan
Published by EMI Feist Catalog, Inc.
Performed by Maj. Glenn Miller and the AAFTC Orchestra
Led by Sgt. Jerry Gray

"Accokeek Shore"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Pat Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney

"Crossing the Platte"
Written and Performed by Dana Robinson
(BMI)

"Mama Juana"
Written and Performed by Tony Ellis
Published by Merrywang Music, ASCAP
Courtesy of County Records

"Across the Ocean"
"The Shores of Ogygia"
"Carousel"

Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)

"California Dreamin'"
Written by Michelle Gilliam and John E. A. Phillips
Published by Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Performed by The Mamas and The Papas
Used courtesy of MCA Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises

"Riding the River"
Written by Amy White and Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Paddy League
Courtesy Fairewood Studios

"We Shall Overcome"
from the recording entitled Freedom Songs: Selma Alabama
Folkways 05594
Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Records © 1965
Used by permission

"Shady Grove"
Traditional, arranged by Al Petteway and Amy White (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway, Amy White, and Joe Ebel
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Etienne et Petunia"
Written by Edgar Meyer
Published by Hendon Music, a Boosey & Hawkes company o/b/o Eggbert Music
Performed by Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer
Courtesy of SONY BMG MASTERWORKS
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

"Taste of Honey"
Written by Ric Marlow and William Scott Robert (ASCAP)
Performed by Herb Alpert
Courtesy of Almo Properties, LLC under exclusive license to Shout! Factory LLC
By arrangement with Natural Energy Lab

"Shadows on the Marsh"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"
Written by Stephen Lee Cropper and Otis Redding
Published by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
Performed by Otis Redding
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment,
A Warner Music Group Company

"Sugar Magnolia"
Written by Robert C. Hunter and Robert Hall Weir
Published by Spirit Two Music, Inc.
o/b/o Ice Nine Publishing Co. (ASCAP)
Performed by The Grateful Dead
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment,
A Warner Music Group Company

"Land of the Sky"
Written by Al Petteway (BMI)
Performed by Al Petteway and Amy White
Courtesy of Maggie's Music

"Sookie! Sookie!"
Written by Donald Covay and Stephen Lee Cropper
Published by Warner/Chappell and
Irving Music, Inc., on behalf of East Memphis Music Corp. (BMI)
Performed by Grant Green
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"(Twilight on) The Sangre de Cristos"
Written by Peter Ostroushko
© 1995 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Red House Records, Inc.

Postcards Page Music Credits

Land of Rest
Traditional, arranged and performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)

Pretty Polly
Traditional, arranged and performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)

The Shores of Ogygia
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)
Performed by Bobby Horton and Will Duncan

This is My Father's World
Traditional, performed by Jacqueline Schwab, Molly Mason, Matt Glaser, Jay Ungar

Peace at Last
Written and Performed by Will Duncan (ASCAP)


Soundtrack Information

To purchase the soundtrack for The National Parks: America's Best Idea, visit the PBS online store.

1. "Mallard Island Hymn"
Written and Performed by Peter Ostroushko
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin, fiddle
Bruce Allard: violin, viola
Marc Anderson: percussion
Richie Dworsky: piano
Dirk Freymuth: guitar
Laura MacKenzie: flute, tin whistle, bagpipes, concertina
Joel Sayles: bass
Diane Tremaine: cello
Arkadiy Yushin: guitar, dobro
From the album Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records), 2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
www.redhouserecords.com
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

2. "The Blue River Waltz"
Written and Performed by Jay Ungar
Jay Ungar: fiddle, mandolin
Molly Mason: guitar, bass
From the album Relax Your Mind, Courtesy of Angel Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
Published by Swinging Door Music (BMI)

3. "Sligo Creek"
Written and Performed by Al Petteway (BMI)
Al Petteway: guitar
Debi Smith: bodhran
From the album Caledon Wood, Courtesy of Maggie's Music
www.maggiesmusic.com

4. "Land of Rest"
Traditional
Arranged and Performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)
Bobby Horton: octave mandolin, mandolin, fiddles (3), guitar, bass, cello, whistle, hammer dulcimer, bordhran

5. "The Shores of Ogygia"
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)
Performed by Bobby Horton
Bobby Horton: violins, viola, guitar, bass, mandolins

6. "Horse Stealing Song"
Written and Performed by Joseph Fire Crow
Joseph Fire Crow: flutes
David Swenson: percussion and sound design
From the album Fire Crow
Courtesy of Makoche Music, www.makoche.com
© 1996 Published by Makoche Music/BMI

7. "Late Summer Air"
Written by Sam Bigney
Performed by Jacqueline Schwab: piano
Matt Glaser: violin

8. "(Twilight on) The Sangre de Cristos"
Written and Performed by Peter Ostroushko
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin, fiddle
Dean Magraw: guitar
Richard Dworsky: piano, hammond organ
Marc Anderson: percussion
Gordon Johnson: bass
Bruce Kurnow: harmonica
From the album Heart of the Heartland, Courtesy of Red House Records, Inc.
www.redhouserecords.com
© 1995 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

9. "This is My Father's World"
Traditional
Arranged and Performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)
Bobby Horton: Low D whistles, octave mandolin, mandolin, bordhran, cello, fiddle, high D whistle

10. "Riding the River"
Written and Performed by Amy White and Al Petteway (BMI)
Al Petteway: guitar
Amy White: mandolin
Paddy League: bodhran
From the album Racing Hearts, Courtesy of Fairewood Studios

11. "In Nature's Hands"
Written by Lisa Nardi
Performed by Bobby Horton
Bobby Horton: guitar, mandolin, viola, cello, hammer dulcimer, whistle, violin, guitar, and bass
Baci Girl Music (ASCAP)

12. "Pretty Polly"
Traditional
Arranged and Performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)
Bobby Horton: guitar, bass, dobro, mandolin, 5 string banjo, and fiddle

13. "Crossing the Platte"
Written and Performed by Dana Robinson
Dana Robinson: bottleneck slide guitar
Lui Collins: guitar
Threshold Music ©2000 (BMI)

14. "Dunlap's Creek"
Traditional
Arranged and Performed by Bobby Horton
Bobby Horton: mandolin, 5 string banjo, fiddles, octave mandolin, guitar, bass

15. "Psalm of the Prairie"
Written and Performed by Peter Ostroushko
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin, fiddle
Bruce Allard: violin and viola
Marc Anderson: percussion
Richie Dworsky: piano
Dirk Freymuth: guitar
Laura MacKenzie: flute, tin whistle, bagpipes, concertina
Joel Sayles: bass
Diane Tremaine: cello
Arkadiy Yushin: guitar, dobro
From Minnesota: A History of the Land (Red House Records)
2005 Regents of the University of Minnesota
www.redhouserecords.com
© 2005 Sluz Duz Publishing (BMI)

16. "Beside Brown Waters"
Written and Performed by Bobby Horton (ASCAP)
Bobby Horton: octave mandolin, bass, and whistles

17. "Peace at Last"
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)
Performed by Bobby Horton: guitar, bass
Will Duncan, piano

18. "Across the Ocean"
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)
Performed by Bobby Horton: guitar, bass, mandolin,violins
Will Duncan, piano

19. "Land of the Sky"
Written and Performed by Al Petteway (BMI)
Al Petteway: guitar
Amy White: mandolin
From the album Land of the Sky, Courtesy of Maggie's Music
www.maggiesmusic.com

20. "The Shores of Ogygia"
Written by Will Duncan (ASCAP)
Performed Bobby Horton: guitar, bass, whistles, violins
Will Duncan: piano

21. "Teddy Bears Picnic"
Written by John W. Bratton and James B. Kennedy
Performed by Bobby Horton
Bobby Horton: vocal, trumpets, trombones, violins, guitar, bass, marimba, wood blocks, woodwinds, splash cymbal
Published by Warner/Chappell

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