Playlist for Thursday, December 3, 2020

  • 12:00 am: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 12:01 am: Violin Sonata No. 3: Adagio

      Composer: Johannes Brahms
      Performer: Nobuko Imai, viola
      Catalog Information: Philips 446103
    • 12:06 am: Septet: 1st-3rd movements

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Ensembles: Professors of the International Music Academy of Solsona
      Catalog Information: European Broadc Record
    • 12:29 am: Summer Scenes from Hame

      Composer: Vaino Raitio
      Ensembles: Tapiola Sinfonietta
      Conductor: Tuomas Ollila-Hannikainen
      Catalog Information: Ondine 975
    • 12:46 am: Forunderligt at sige (Wondrous to Say)

      Composer: Carl Nielsen
      Performer: Rossini Hayward, guitar
      Catalog Information: Naxos 574269
    • 12:49 am: Ania's Song: A Pavane for String Orchestra

      Composer: James Aikman
      Ensembles: Saint Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Vladimir Lande
      Catalog Information: Naxos 559720
    • 1:01 am: The Wedding Waltz

      Composer: Heikki Aaltoila
      Ensembles: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Leif Segerstam
      Catalog Information: Ondine 824
    • 1:06 am: Concerto Ballata

      Composer: Alexander Glazunov
      Ensembles: Russian National Orchestra
      Performer: Wen-Sinn Yang, cello
      Conductor: Jose Serebrier
      Catalog Information: Warner 67946
    • 1:27 am: A Carol Symphony

      Composer: Victor Hely-Hutchinson
      Ensembles: The 5 Browns
      Catalog Information: Steinway & Sons 30124
    • 1:33 am: Symphony

      Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
      Ensembles: Utah Symphony
      Conductor: Thierry Fischer
      Catalog Information: Hyperion 68223
    • 2:01 am: Les Huguenots: Gypsy Dance

      Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
      Ensembles: Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Michal Nesterowicz
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573076
    • 2:06 am: Harp Sonata

      Composer: Germaine Tailleferre
      Performer: Jennifer Swartz, harp
      Catalog Information: Atma 2265
    • 2:18 am: Bethlehem Down

      Composer: Peter Warlock
      Ensembles: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
      Catalog Information: Naxos 557099
    • 2:23 am: Piano Concerto No. 2

      Composer: John Field
      Ensembles: New Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Performer: John O'Conor, piano
      Conductor: Janos Furst
      Catalog Information: Onyx 101
    • 3:01 am: Cantabile

      Composer: Niccolo Paganini
      Performer: Pekka Kuusisto, violin
      Catalog Information: Ondine 1142
    • 3:06 am: Miss Sally's Party: Introduction

      Composer: William Grant Still
      Ensembles: Plymouth Music Series Orchestra
      Conductor: Philip Brunelle
      Catalog Information: Collins 1454
    • 3:09 am: The Golden Spinning Wheel

      Composer: Antonin Dvorak
      Ensembles: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
      Catalog Information: Teldec 87630
    • 3:39 am: Shepherd's Music for Christmas

      Composer: Gregor Joseph Werner
      Ensembles: London Festival Orchestra
      Conductor: Ross Pople
      Catalog Information: Arte Nova 30506
    • 3:44 am: Concert Rondo "Krakowiak"

      Composer: Frederic Chopin
      Ensembles: Warsaw Philharmonic
      Performer: Garrick Ohlsson, piano
      Conductor: Kazimierz Kord
      Catalog Information: Arabesque 6702
    • 4:01 am: Octet: 3rd movement

      Composer: Jean Francaix
      Ensembles: Gaudier Ensemble
      Catalog Information: Hyperion 67036
    • 4:06 am: Sinfonietta No. 1

      Composer: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
      Ensembles: Sphinx Virtuosi
      Conductor: Damon Gupton
      Catalog Information: White Pine Musi 227
    • 4:13 am: Do You Hear What I Hear?

      Composer: Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne
      Ensembles: Northern Lights Orchestra
      Conductor: Petri Juutilainen
      Catalog Information: Warren Schatz 5
    • 4:20 am: Coppelia Ballet Suite

      Composer: Leo Delibes
      Ensembles: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Heinz Fricke
      Catalog Information: LaserLight 15616
    • 4:45 am: Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral"

      Composer: Francois-Joseph Gossec
      Ensembles: London Mozart Players
      Conductor: Matthias Bamert
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9661
  • 10:00 am: Performance Today

    Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler.

  • 12:00 pm: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

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