April 19, 2003
Live from Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with Philip Brunelle and the Minnesota Orchestra and Peter Ostroushko joins the Shoe Band.

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00:13Tishomingo Blues
02:07GK talks about the Minnesota Orchestra's beginnings
03:48Valentino Dance - MN Orch
07:53GK talks about Bill Schimmel, the accordionist
08:13GK's spring sonnet
09:24Prairie Sunrise - Peter Ostroushko and MN Orch
13:48Forever Young - GK/ GASB
18:30Minneapolis Travelogue
22:33GK talks more about the Minnesota Orchestra's beginnings
29:15Brahms Symphony No. 1 - MN Orch and Shoe Band
33:52Powdermilk Biscuit Break
35:52Bassoon Orchestra script
55:22Prelude to "Die Meistersinger"- MN Orch
1:06:22Intermission - Stompin' at the Savoy
1:15:08Ketchup script
1:17:56GK talks to RD about Passover
1:19:00Eliahu Ha'Navi
1:21:19Echad Mi Yodeah
1:36:52A Midsummer Night's dream (under monologue)
1:54:13Credits, The Next Time I'm in Town closer

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Minnesota Orchestra Garrison Keillor
Philip Brunelle Tim Russell

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  • Minneapolis Travelogue
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  • Spring Sonnet

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