A Capitol Fourth

Fireworks & The 1812 Overture

Clip: Season 2011 | 1m 50s

Each year, "A Capitol Fourth" is capped off with the National Symphony Orchestra's rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" complete with live cannon fire provided by The U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery and fireworks over the Washington Monument. This audience favorite is now an "A Capitol Fourth" tradition.

Aired: 07/04/11

Rating: NR

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