Music with Minnesotans: Joe and Mary Keyes

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
March 25, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Joe and Mary Keyes are owners of the Howard Street Booksellers in Hibbing, Minn. She sells the books. He keeps the books. They met more than 34 years ago in a theater production. Their playlist is filled with theatricality and Hibbing history.

Mouret: Rondeau (theme from the original "Masterpiece Theater") performed by the Empire Brass. Telarc 80257

Copland: Our Town (Grover's Corners) with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer. Sony 60593

Sullivan: "Mikado" Overture with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. Philips 411 450

Ysaye Barnwell: "Wanting Memories" sung by Cantus. Cantus 1210

Charlie Maguire: "D.M. & I.R." sung by the songwriter. Mello-Jamin Music 1980-81

Next week: Emily Green is going places. The 17-year-old co-founder of Young Musicians of Minnesota is a horn player with a desire to be the CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra 10 years from now. Her playlist is filled with the music she is passionate about.

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