Podcast: Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Music

Leroy Anderson was one of America’s finest composers of what is now often called “light music”. He as a master of the memorable melody and the catchy rhythm. Over the years, he composed or arranged many pieces for the holiday … Read More →


Podcast: Leroy Anderson at 100

To celebrate the centenary of Leroy Anderson’s birth, Naxos has released 3 CDs of his orchestral music, including the many world premiere recordings. This podcast looks at his life, and at this new recording featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted … Read More →

Leroy Anderson featured on NPR

Article and audio features on NPR’s All Things Considered highlighting the 100th Anniversary of Leroy Anderson’s birth:

Naxos celebrates the Leroy Anderson centennial with the release of Leroy Anderson: Orchestral Music, Vol. 3

On June 24-just in time for Leroy Anderson’s 100th birthday-Naxos releases the latest addition to its critically-acclaimed series on the composer: Leroy Anderson Orchestral Music, Volume 3, featuring Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Concert Orchestra (Naxos 8559357). Anderson, who would … Read More →


Podcast: A Portrait of Leroy Anderson

Leroy Anderson was one of the finest American composers of light music – a title that belies the skill in writing this kind of music really well. This podcast gives a brief introduction to the composer and his music. Album … Read More →