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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Permalink

Classical Music Playlist, December 20, 2017



6:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m.
Stanislaw Moniuszko: FLIS (The Raftsman): Overture BUY Warsaw Philharmonic; Antoni Wit, conductor
Naxos 572716
6:12 a.m.
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes Opus 71 BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor Cincinnati Children's Choir
Telarc 80674
6:20 a.m.
Charles Avison: Concerto No. 5 in Bb major Opus 4/5 BUY Avison Ensemble; Pavlo Beznosiuk, conductor
Naxos 557905
6:31 a.m.
Gioachino Rossini: Sonata for Strings No. 4 in Bb major BUY Bern Camerata; Thomas Furi, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 413310
6:46 a.m.
Muzio Clementi: Piano Sonata No. 2: Finale in G minor Opus 34/2 BUY Tanya Bannister, piano
Naxos 557453
6:53 a.m.
Jose Pacheco: Moita Festa BUY London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Sony Classical 98887
6:57 a.m.
Gabriel Faure: Masques and Bergamasques Opus 112 BUY Lyon National Orchestra; Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Denon Records 9527
7:00 a.m.
7:12 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for piano & orchestra in A major K 386 BUY Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Charles Mackerras, conductor John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80285
7:21 a.m.
Cyril J. Mockridge: Miracle On 34th Street (music from the 1947 film) BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801
7:34 a.m.
Ludovico Einaudi: Odd Days BUY La Pieta; Angele Dubeau, conductor Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8738
7:40 a.m.
Carl Maria Von Weber: Ruler of the Spirits Overture J 122 (Beherrscher der Geister) BUY Tapiola Sinfonietta; Jean Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Bis 1760
7:47 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Gabriel's Message BUY Danish National Vocal Ensemble; Michael Bojesen (mick-eye-YELL buh-YAY-zen), conductor Michala Petri, recorder
Our Recordings 220615
7:50 a.m.
Ernest Chausson: Two Dances from The Tempest Opus 18 BUY BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Chandos 9650
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
Josef Myslivecek: Symphony in C major F 26 BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor
Chandos 10203
8:11 a.m.
VARIOUS: Christmas Medley (3) BUY Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra; Carmen Dragon, conductor
EMI Classics 66087
8:21 a.m.
Antonin Dvorak: In Nature's Realm Overture Opus 91 BUY Janacek Philharmonic; Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Brilliant Classics 93259
8:36 a.m.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV 1048 BUY St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
St. Luke's Collection 302
8:48 a.m.
Joe Hisaishi: Princess Mononoke BUY La Pieta; Angele Dubeau, conductor Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8733
8:53 a.m.
John Rutter: Nativity Carol BUY City of London Sinfonia; John Rutter, conductor Cambridge Singers
Collegium Records 106
8:59 a.m.
Franz Schubert: Overture in D major D 556 BUY Prague Sinfonia; Christian Benda, conductor
Naxos 570329
9:00 a.m.
9:06 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: A Steinway Christmas Album (Medley II) BUY Jeffrey Biegel, piano
ArkivMusic 30005
9:17 a.m.
Modeste Gretry: Flute Concerto in C major BUY European Community Chamber Orchestra; Dimitri Demetriades, conductor Marc Grauwels, flute
Helios 88015
9:33 a.m.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Romance for violin and orchestra No. 1 in G major Opus 40 BUY Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Pinchas Zukerman, conductor Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
9:41 a.m.
George Friederich Handel: Messiah: Worthy is the Lamb BUY Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Shaw, conductor Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Telarc 80344
9:50 a.m.
Charles Stanford: Symphony No. 4: IV. Finale in F major Opus 31 BUY Ulster Orchestra; Vernon Handley, conductor
Chandos 8884
10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Emil von Reznicek: Donna Diana Overture BUY Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Lance Friedel, conductor
Naxos 573418
10:07 a.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 1 in F major K 37 BUY English Chamber Orchestra; Murray Perahia, conductor Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 1914112
10:23 a.m.
William Byrd: Today Christ is born (Hodie Christus natus est) BUY Handel & Haydn Society Chorus; Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Arabesque 6771
10:27 a.m.
Karl Goldmark: Symphony No. 2 in Eb major Opus 35 BUY Rhenish Philharmonic Orchestra; Michael Halasz, conductor
Records International 7007
11:00 a.m.
11:01 a.m.
Domenico Cimarosa: THE MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sinfonia (IL MAESTRO DI CAPELLA) BUY Saint Cecilia Orchestra; Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 471566
11:04 a.m.
Richard Addinsell: A Christmas Carol (music from the 1951 film) BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; David Newman, conductor Ambrosian Singers
Telarc 88801
11:19 a.m.
George Friederich Handel: Saul: Sinfonia HWV 53 BUY The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor Trevor Pinnock, organ
Deutsche Grammophon 419219
11:37 a.m.
Carl Maria Von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in Eb major Opus 74 BUY Staatskapelle Dresden; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI Classics 47351
12:00 p.m.
12:01 p.m.
Georg Joseph Vogler: ERWIN UND ELMIRE: Overture BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor
Chandos 10504
12:07 p.m.
Noel Regney; Gloria Shayne: Do You Hear What I Hear? BUY Los Angeles Sinfonia; Paul Salamunovich, conductor Los Angeles Master Chorale
Rcm 19605
12:11 p.m.
Alexander Borodin: Symphony No. 1 in Eb major BUY Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 435757
12:45 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Kyiv Chamber Choir - Christmas Medley II BUY Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra; Mykola Hobdych, conductor Kyiv Chamber Choir
1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
Maurice Greene: Overture No. 5 in D major BUY Baroque Band; Garry Clarke, conductor
Cedille 152
1:07 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: My Dancing Day BUY ; John Rutter, conductor Cambridge Singers
Collegium Records 106
1:09 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Ding Dong Merrily on High BUY ; John Rutter, conductor Cambridge Singers
Collegium Records 111
1:11 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Sussex Carol BUY ; John Rutter, conductor Cambridge Singers
Collegium Records 111
1:13 p.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 4 in D major K 203 (FROM THE RUSSELL KLETZING COLLECTION) BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 420201
1:52 p.m.
Ken Darby: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Boston Pops Recordings 2
2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Mikhail Glinka: RUSLAN AND LUDMILA: Overture BUY Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Fritz Reiner, conductor
Rca 61394
2:06 p.m.
Johann Christian Bach: Sinfonia No. 3 in Eb major Opus 6/3 BUY Camerata Budapest; Hanspeter Gmur, conductor
Naxos 553084
2:19 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Music for Strings (Suite No. 1) BUY Northern Lights Orchestra; Petri Juutilainen, conductor
Warren Schatz Classics 5
2:37 p.m.
Jacques Offenbach: Concerto Rondo BUY WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln; Helmuth Froschauer, conductor Guido Schiefen, cello
Cpo 777069
2:58 p.m.
Vaclav Pichl: Symphony in Bb major Z 23 BUY London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor
Chandos 9740
3:00 p.m.
3:12 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Carols (I) BUY Synergy Brass Quintet
Radian Arts 207
3:21 p.m.
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations Opus 36 BUY Kansas City Symphony; Michael Stern, conductor
Reference Recordings 129
3:53 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: The First Nowell BUY Choir of Royal Holloway; Rupert Gough, conductor
Decca 4816326
3:59 p.m.
Franz Lehar: THE MERRY WIDOW: Ballsirenen BUY Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 463185
4:00 p.m.
4:07 p.m.
Wilhelm van Wassenaer: Concerto Armonico No. 3 in A major BUY Brandenburg Consort; Roy Goodman, conductor
Hyperion 66670
4:17 p.m.
James Beckel: A Christmas Fanfare BUY United States Coast Guard Band; Lt. Kenneth W. Megan, conductor
United States Coast Guard 93008
4:22 p.m.
Christian Cannabich: Concerto for flute, oboe, bassoon and orchestra in C major BUY Kurpfalz Chamber Orchestra; Jiri Malat, conductor Members of...
Arte Nova 613370
4:31 p.m.
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 - final movement in E minor BUY Philadelphia Orchestra; Charles Dutoit, conductor
London/Decca 4758551
4:46 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: St. Olaf Christmas Medley BUY St. Olaf Chorus
St. Olaf Records 1840
4:59 p.m.
Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 1 "Grande Valse Brillante" BUY National Philharmonic Orchestra; Richard Bonynge, conductor
London/Decca 436658
5:00 p.m.
5:05 p.m.
Franz Joseph Haydn: Fidelity Rewarded: Overture (La fedelta premiata) BUY Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra; Adam Fischer, conductor
Nimbus 5135
5:10 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: A Steinway Christmas Album (Medley I) BUY Jeffrey Biegel, piano
ArkivMusic 30005
5:22 p.m.
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor: I. Allegro affettuoso in A minor Opus 54 BUY Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor Martha Argerich, piano
Teldec 90696
5:37 p.m.
Michel Corrette: Symphonie des noels No. 2 in D major BUY Arion
ATMA Classique 2192
5:45 p.m.
Zoltan Kodaly: Marosszek Dances BUY BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Chandos 9811

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