Classical Music

Houston Music Highlights: Week Of December 21st, 2015

A preview of the Houston Music Highlights airing on Classical 91.7 this week.

Paragon Brass in the Geary Performance Studio in 2012
Paragon Brass in the Geary Performance Studio in 2012.

Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Classical 91.7! These 6-minute highlights feature local musicians and ensembles such as the Houston Symphony, the Apollo Chamber Players, and numerous others each week. Houston Music Highlights air at 7 AM, and then repeat at 1 PM, 6 PM, and 10 PM.

We continue our celebration of the holiday season with Baroque Christmas pieces, music of Christmas and Kwanzaa for winds, traditional carols from Europe, and some familiar Christmas favorites for brass quintet.

 

Tuesday

Christmas Concerto, Op. 8, No. 6 (excerpt): Giuseppe Torelli

Christmas Concerto, Op. 6, No. 8 (excerpt): Arcangelo Corelli

Mercury

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on December 6, 2012

Wednesday

Umoja: Valerie Coleman

Sleigh Ride: Leroy Anderson

WindSync – Wind Quintet

Performed in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on December 5, 2012

 

Thursday

Hoe leit dit kindeke (See How this Baby Rests): Traditional Dutch

El noi de la mare (The Child of the Mother): Traditional Catalan

United Nations Association International Choir of Houston

Recorded in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on December 13, 2012

 

Friday

O Tannenbaum: Traditional

Silent Night: Franz Xaver Gruber

Paragon Brass Ensemble

Performed in HPM's Geary Performance Studio on December 20, 2010

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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on HPM Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews for Houston...

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