Composers On Vacation II: At The Beach

Claude Debussy's idea of beachwear

Claude Debussy’s idea of beachwear

Writing the last post suddenly reminded me of the old summertime staple that used to get a lot of spins on my classical-radio stops along the way:  American composer Virgil Thomson‘s charming little ditty “At The Beach,” recorded on a classical Nonesuch LP of “Cornet Favorites” by Gerard Schwarz in his trumpet-playing days, with William Bolcom at the piano….