Peter Ostroushko

Peter Ostroushko – Heart of the Heartland (Ep. 52)

This very special episode pays tribute to the late great Emmy-winning composer, violinist and mandolin player Peter Ostroushko by revisiting his iconic 1995 album Heart of the Heartland. Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig will be joined by Peter’s longtime friends and collaborators pianist Richard Dworsky, guitarist Dean Magraw and former Red House Records president Eric Peltoniemi to share memories of Peter and the recording sessions.

  1. Puppy Belly Dance (episode intro music)
  2. Seattle
  3. Prairie Sunrise
  4. Heart of the Heartland
  5. Dakota Themes
  6. Puppy Belly Dance (episode outro music w/ commentary)

Learn more about Peter and purchase his music:

Donations encouraged to help Peter’s family with final medical bills:

Support a new mandolin program created in Peter’s honor at MacPhail Center for Music:

Peter’s Podcast— My Life And Time As A Radio Musician:

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