Playlist for Wednesday, March 21, 2018

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      The Virgin Queen set,
      Composer: John Playford, Ensembles: Barokksolistene, Performer: Bjarte Eike, violin,
      (Label: Rubicon)

    • 12:06 am
      Orchestral Suite No. 3,
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Adrian Boult,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 12:47 am
      Fireside Tales: From a German forest,
      Composer: Edward MacDowell, Ensembles: Calico Winds,
      (Label: Albany)

    • 12:50 am
      Piano Sonata No. 19,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Paul Lewis, piano,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 1:01 am
      Bass Tuba Concerto: Romance,
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ensembles: Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Oystein Baadsvik, tuba, Conductor: Anne Manson,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 1:06 am
      Suite in the Old Style,
      Composer: Alfred Schnittke, Ensembles: Moscow Virtuosi, Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 1:23 am
      Elisenda's Garden,
      Composer: Enrique Granados, Performer: Douglas Riva, piano,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 1:29 am
      Double Concerto,
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Ensembles: RCA Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Jascha Heifetz, violin, Conductor: Alfred Wallenstein,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 2:01 am
      Lux Aeterna,
      Composer: Ivo Antognini, Ensembles: Phoenix Chamber Choir,
      (Label: SELF PROD)

    • 2:06 am
      Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night),
      Composer: Arnold Schoenberg, Ensembles: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,
      (Label: DG)

    • 2:36 am
      Composer: Joseph V. Williams II, Ensembles: Cavatina Duo,
      (Label: Cedille)

    • 2:43 am
      French Suite No. 2,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Maria Joao Pires, piano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 3:01 am
      Grand Canyon Suite: Sunset,
      Composer: Ferde Grofe, Ensembles: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Conductor: Erich Kunzel,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 3:06 am
      String Quartet No. 63 "Sunrise",
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Ensembles: Leipzig String Quartet,
      (Label: Dabringhaus)

    • 3:31 am
      La Boutique fantasque (Fantastic Toy Shop),
      Composer: Ottorino Respighi, Ensembles: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Conductor: Neville Marriner,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 3:52 am
      Violin Concerto: I,
      Composer: Philip Glass, Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic, Performer: Gidon Kremer, violin, Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi,
      (Label: DG)

    • 4:01 am
      Winter Serenade (Serenade d'Hiver),
      Composer: Camille Saint-Saens, Ensembles: Asbury Brass Quintet,
      (Label: Albany)

    • 4:06 am
      Ballade No. 1,
      Composer: Frederic Chopin, Performer: Alexandre Tharaud, piano,
      (Label: Virgin)

    • 4:17 am
      Wine, Women, and Song (Wein, Weib und Gesang),
      Composer: Johann Strauss, Jr., Ensembles: Boston Symphony Chamber Players,
      (Label: DG)

    • 4:30 am
      Flute Concerto No. 5,
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Ensembles: I Musici, Performer: Aurele Nicolet, flute,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 4:40 am
      3 Argentinian Cantilenas and Finale,
      Composer: Carlos Guastavino, Ensembles: Camerata Bariloche,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 5:01 am
      The Dance of the Goblins (La ronde des Lutins),
      Composer: Antonio Bazzini, Performer: Itzhak Perlman, violin,
      (Label: Warner)

    • 5:06 am
      In Nature's Realm Overture,
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Ensembles: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jun Markl,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 5:21 am
      Carmen: Toreadors,
      Composer: Georges Bizet, Ensembles: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 5:25 am
      First Suite,
      Composer: Gustav Holst, Ensembles: North Texas Wind Symphony, Conductor: Eugene Corporon,
      (Label: Klavier)

    • 5:36 am
      Symphony No. 8,
      Composer: John Marsh, Ensembles: London Mozart Players, Conductor: Matthias Bamert,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 5:48 am
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ensembles: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jose Serebrier,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 5:51 am
      Il barbiere di Siviglia (Barber of Seville): Overture,
      Composer: Gioacchino Rossini, Ensembles: Prague Sinfonia Orchestra, Conductor: Christian Benda,
      (Label: Naxos)

  • 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...

  • 12:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

  • 8:00 pm

    Houston Symphony Broadcast

    Houston Public Media's weekly broadcast featuring performances from Houston Symphony, accompanied by insights from Catherine Lu and orchestra musicians.

  • 10:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

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