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Today in WMH: Another One-Hit-Wonder?

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3/10 Today in Weird Music History: 1839.  American composer and organist Dudley Buck is born in Hartford, CT.  He was known as a superb organist, conductor, and writer on music.  Today he is mainly remembered for an orchestral transcription of an organ work: Festival Ouverture on the Star Spangled Banner.   Here’s a link to a recording of the piece: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuE6xzXBqYw

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