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Baton Rouge Symphony Pops Concert (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Performance

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-07-27

Duration: 00:06:06

Subjects: Music | CONCERTS | Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra | Carazo, Castro, 1895-1981 | Sklar, Maurice | Beausoleil (Musical group) | Cajun music | Dejan's Olympia Brass Band | Brass bands | Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000 | YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Sklar, Maurice Performer
  • Carazo, Castro Performer
  • Beausoleil Performer
  • Olympia Brass Band Performer
  • Davis, Jimmie Performer


This segment from the July 27, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the highlights from a pops concert held by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra featuring guest conductor Castro Carazo. The concert includes performances by violinist Maurice Sklar, Beausoleil, the Olympia Brass Band, and former Governor Jimmie Davis singing his hit “You Are My Sunshine.” Host: Ron Blome