This is the story of Arkansas. A story told through the sounds of musical instruments
and song. Listen to the melancholy blues born on the Delta in eastern
Arkansas. Tap your toe in time with the lively folk music spilling down
from the hills of Northwest Arkansas. Arkansas's history is in those notes.
You'll hear it in the mandolins of the Old School Bluegrass Band, from
the 30-voice collegiate choir of Philander Smith University and from the
dynamic sound of the South Arkansas Symphony. Indeed, Arkansas's heritage
soars on the wings of a musical note.
Choose from the list below to listen to samples of Arkansas's trademark music.
Walkin' In My Sleep
A lively bluegrass tune featuring fiddle and banjo, typical of the music of the Ozarks.
walkin'.ra (75 kb) | walkin'.au (411 kb)
Down Home Bag
A toe-tapping instrumental with fiddle and banjo right up front!
DownHome.ra (88 kb) | DownHome.au (484 kb)
As For Me And My House
A fast-moving jazz number blending vocals and bass.
I_Love_You.ra (77 kb) | I_Love_You.au (421 kb)
Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchk
An energetic classical piano work.
Stravinski.ra (79 kb) | Stravinski.au (432 kb)
Too Close Together
This witty blues song brings together trumpet, bass and broom.
Kingbis.ra (73 kb) | Kingbis.au (397 kb)
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