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The Fiscal Cliff

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Here's a hint... now you see the cliff, now you don't...

The face of Ben Franklin appears behind music staves

Photo: My Uber Life

Ben Franklin appreciated music and fiscal responsibility.

Ether Game steps back from the brink with a game that investigates the connections among music, government and money.

Music Heard On This Episode

Weill, Kurt: The Threepenny Opera: The Ballad of Mack the Knife, Cannon Song
David Fruhwirth, Henri Sigfridsson — Trials of Creativity 1918-1938: Music from Between the Wars (Avie, 2004)
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Weill, Kurt: The Threepenny Opera: The Ballad of Mack the Knife, Cannon Song
David Fruhwirth, Henri Sigfridsson — Trials of Creativity 1918-1938: Music from Between the Wars (Avie, 2004)
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Frishberg, Dave: I'm Just a Bill
Jack Sheldon — The Best of Schoolhouse Rock (Kid Rhino, 1998)
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Verdi, Giuseppe: La Forza del Destino: Sinfonia
Claudio Abbado, Berlin Philharmonic — Verdi: Overtures and Preludes (Deutsche Grammophon, 1999)
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Beethoven, Ludwig van: Rondo a Capriccio "Rage Over a Lost Penny"
Josef Hoffman — Grand Piano: Liszt and Beethoven, Scarlatti and Schumann (Nimbus, 1999)
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Berlin, Irving: Mr President: It Gets Lonely in the White House
Ron Raines — Celebrating the American Spirit (Dorian Sono Luminus, 2012)
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Anonymous [Attributed to J.S. Bach]: Apocryphal St. Luke Passion: Chorus Furchy un Zittern, Scham und Schmerzen
Wolfgang Helbich, Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble, Baroque Orchestra of Bremen — Bach: Apocryphal St. Luke Passion (CPO Records, 1997)
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Sousa, John Philip: Presidential Polonaise
Richard Franko Goldman, The Goldman Band — Greatest Band in the Land! (Angel, 2001)
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Delius, Frederick: Koanga: La Calinda
Raymond Leppard, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra — Encores (Koss, 2006)
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Cliff, Jimmy: Wonderful World, Beautiful People
Jimmy Cliff — Wonderful World Beautiful People (A&M, 1991)
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