Playlist for Friday, December 4, 2020

  • 12:00 am: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 12:01 am: Pan Voyevoda: Nocturne

      Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
      Ensembles: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
      Catalog Information: Ondine 938
    • 12:06 am: Violin Concerto No. 4: 1st movement

      Composer: Chevalier de Meude-Monpas
      Ensembles: Encore Chamber Orchestra
      Performer: Rachel Barton Pine, violin
      Conductor: Daniel Hege
      Catalog Information: Cedille 35
    • 12:15 am: Wind Quintet

      Composer: Anton Reicha
      Ensembles: Bergen Wind Quintet
      Catalog Information: Simax 1094
    • 12:30 am: First Snow

      Composer: Ola Gjeilo
      Ensembles: 12 Ensemble
      Performer: Ola Gjeilo, piano
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 481632
    • 12:33 am: Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin

      Composer: Max Reger
      Ensembles: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
      Catalog Information: Beau Fleuve 4562
    • 1:01 am: Red Flowers in Bloom

      Composer: Qi Liu
      Ensembles: Shanghai Quartet
      Catalog Information: Delos 3308
    • 1:06 am: Enchanted Kingdom

      Composer: Nikolai Tcherepnin
      Ensembles: Russian National Orchestra
      Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
      Catalog Information: DG 447084
    • 1:20 am: I Wonder as I Wander; Coventry Carol; O Come, O Come Emmanuel

      Composer: Traditional
      Performer: Neil Hogan, guitar
      Catalog Information: Joplin & Sweene 101
    • 1:27 am: Romance for Viola and Orchestra

      Composer: Max Bruch
      Ensembles: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
      Performer: Janine Jansen, viola
      Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 7260
    • 1:36 am: Trio for Oboe, Horn, and Piano

      Composer: Heinrich von Herzogenberg
      Performer: Albrecht Mayer, oboe
      Catalog Information: London/Decca 478356
    • 2:01 am: The Bells of St. Genevieve

      Composer: Marin Marais
      Ensembles: Guildhall Strings
      Catalog Information: RCA 61275
    • 2:06 am: Musica serena

      Composer: Peteris Vasks
      Ensembles: Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Juha Kangas
      Catalog Information: Alba 414
    • 2:17 am: Now found is the fairest of roses

      Composer: Traditional
      Ensembles: Danish String Quartet
      Catalog Information: ECM 2550
    • 2:20 am: A Spotless Rose

      Composer: Herbert Howells
      Ensembles: Phoenix Chorale
      Conductor: Charles Bruffy
      Catalog Information: Chandos 5066
    • 2:25 am: Violin Sonata No. 1

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Performer: Xuefei Yang, guitar
      Catalog Information: EMI 79018
    • 2:40 am: Piano Sonata No. 14

      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Performer: Mitsuko Uchida, piano
      Catalog Information: Philips 412617
    • 3:01 am: Symphony: 2nd movement

      Composer: Johann Vanhal
      Ensembles: London Mozart Players
      Performer: Celia Nicklin, oboe
      Conductor: Matthias Bamert
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9607
    • 3:06 am: Little Serenade

      Composer: Lars-Erik Larsson
      Ensembles: Stockholm Sinfonietta
      Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
      Catalog Information: Bis 285
    • 3:19 am: String Quartet No. 9

      Composer: Sergei Taneyev
      Ensembles: Carpe Diem String Quartet
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573470
    • 3:50 am: Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi

      Composer: Ottorino Respighi
      Ensembles: Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
      Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
      Catalog Information: Telarc 80309
    • 4:01 am: When I Lay Me Down to Sleep

      Composer: James Mulholland
      Ensembles: The Aeolians
      Conductor: Jason Max Ferdinand
      Catalog Information: Gia 1087
    • 4:06 am: In the Fen Country

      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
      Ensembles: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: James Judd
      Catalog Information: Naxos 555867
    • 4:22 am: Gesu Bambino

      Composer: Pietro Yon
      Performer: Kelly Yost, piano
      Catalog Information: Channel Product 1698
    • 4:29 am: Rapsodie espagnole

      Composer: Maurice Ravel
      Ensembles: London Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Andre Previn
      Catalog Information: DG 457590
    • 4:47 am: Sinfonia Melodica

      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann
      Ensembles: Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra
      Conductor: Barthold Kuijken
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573900
    • 5:01 am: Bassoon Concerto: Adagio

      Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
      Ensembles: BBC Philharmonic
      Performer: Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
      Conductor: Juanjo Mena
      Catalog Information: Chandos 10748
    • 5:06 am: Song without Words No. 29 "Venetian Gondola Song"

      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
      Performer: Javier Perianes, piano
      Catalog Information: Harmonia Mundi 902195
    • 5:09 am: Heideland

      Composer: Lou Koster
      Ensembles: Estro Armonico Luxembourg Chamber Orchestra
      Conductor: Jonathan Kaell
      Catalog Information: Naxos 573330
    • 5:19 am: Gymnopedie No. 1

      Composer: Erik Satie
      Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conductor: Philippe Entremont
      Catalog Information: Sony 53549
    • 5:23 am: Breton Carol (Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris)

      Composer: Anonymous
      Performer: Arturo Delmoni, violin
      Catalog Information: Listen 50001
    • 5:25 am: March of the Three Kings

      Composer: Traditional French
      Performer: Arturo Delmoni, violin
      Catalog Information: Listen 50001
    • 5:27 am: Sinfonia

      Composer: Marianne Martines
      Ensembles: Women's Philharmonic
      Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
      Catalog Information: Newport 60102
    • 5:44 am: Symphony No. 3

      Composer: Samuel Wesley
      Ensembles: London Mozart Players
      Conductor: Matthias Bamert
      Catalog Information: Chandos 9823
  • 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.

  • 8:00 pm: Houston Grand Opera

    Houston Grand Opera has brought world-class opera to Houstonians since 1955. These archival HGO recordings include some of the world’s best performers throughout the years and are being heard for the first time since their live broadcast. HGO’s Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers hosts the weekly series.

  • 11:00 pm: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

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