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Murray Symphony Concert featuring compositions and solos of members of the orchestra and featuring the premiere of a new work by Emmy Winning Marden Pond, “The Ten-mile Day” celebrating Sesquicentennial of the meeting of the rails.
The Murray Symphony is honored to premiere “Ten-Mile Day”, a new composition by Utah composer Dr. Marden Pond. This is a composition that celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike and the Transcontinental Railroad.
When Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railroad Act of 1862, the race to complete the transcontinental Railroad began. The Union Pacific started in the East and the Central Pacific in the West. Through heat and cold, mountains and desert, the workers worked hard. AView more
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