Playlist for Sunday, December 16, 2018

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      Composer: Alla Pavlova, Ensembles: Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Andrei Korobeinikov, piano, Conductor: Vladimir Ziva,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 12:06 am
      Composer: Carlo Domeniconi, Performer: Milos Karadaglic, guitar,
      (Label: DG)

    • 12:20 am
      Les Chanteurs de Noel,
      Composer: Alexander Glazunov, Ensembles: La Pieta, Conductor: Angele Dubeau,
      (Label: Analekta)

    • 12:27 am
      Serenade No. 2,
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Ensembles: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek,
      (Label: Supraphon)

    • 1:01 am
      A Dream,
      Composer: John Dowland, Performer: Jakob Lindberg, orpharion,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 1:06 am
      String Quartet No. 2,
      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, Ensembles: Ebene Quartet,
      (Label: Virgin)

    • 1:38 am
      The Snowman: Walking in the Air,
      Composer: Howard Blake, Performer: Michael Chertock, piano,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 1:41 am
      In the Bleak Midwinter,
      Composer: Alan Higbee, Ensembles: VocalEssence, Conductor: Philip Brunelle,
      (Label: Clarion)

    • 1:47 am
      Petite Suite,
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Ensembles: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Paul Paray,
      (Label: Mercury)

    • 2:01 am
      Flowers of the Forest,
      Composer: Anonymous, Ensembles: Baltimore Consort,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 2:06 am
      Impromptu for Harp,
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Yolanda Kondonassis, harp,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 2:15 am
      Rejoice in the Lord alway,
      Composer: Anonymous, Ensembles: Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, Performer: Andrew Lucas, organ, Conductor: John Scott,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 2:20 am
      Composer: Cesar Franck, Ensembles: Champs-Elysees Orchestra, Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 3:01 am
      Symphony: Larghetto,
      Composer: Joseph Martin Kraus, Ensembles: Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Petter Sundkvist,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 3:06 am
      Composer: Erik Satie, Performer: Miki Aoki, piano,
      (Label: Profil)

    • 3:16 am
      French and English Christmas Music,
      Composer: Traditional, Ensembles: Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra, Conductor: Jeannette Sorrell,
      (Label: Koch)

    • 3:29 am
      Sinfonia Concertante,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: London Chamber Orchestra,
      (Label: Virgin)

    • 4:01 am
      Cantata No. 156: Arioso,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, Conductor: Eugene Ormandy,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 4:06 am
      Minuet Antique,
      Composer: Maurice Ravel, Ensembles: New York Philharmonic, Conductor: Pierre Boulez,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 4:14 am
      Ave Maria,
      Composer: Charles Gounod, Ensembles: Eaken Piano Trio,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 4:23 am
      Symphony No. 1,
      Composer: Ned Rorem, Ensembles: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jose Serebrier,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 4:47 am
      Concerto Grosso No. 1,
      Composer: Arcangelo Corelli, Ensembles: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Conductor: Nicholas McGegan,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 5:01 am
      Dance of the Orange Blossoms,
      Composer: Eric Coates, Ensembles: East of England Orchestra, Conductor: Malcolm Nabarro,
      (Label: ASV)

    • 5:06 am
      Composer: Lars Aksel Bisgaard, Performer: Carl Petersson, piano,
      (Label: Grand Piano)

    • 5:10 am
      Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,
      Composer: Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane, Ensembles: The OK Factor,
      (Label: SELF PROD)

    • 5:12 am
      Friede auf Erden (Peace on Earth),
      Composer: Arnold Schoenberg, Ensembles: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Conductor: Graham Ross,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 5:23 am
      Composer: Jean Sibelius, Ensembles: Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Osmo Vanska,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 5:42 am
      Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3,
      Composer: Ottorino Respighi, Ensembles: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,
      (Label: DG)

  • 6:00 am


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  • 7:00 am

    With Heart and Voice

    With Heart and Voice presents sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with...

    Program Playlist
    • 7:00 am
      Theme Music: Trumpet Tune in D,
      Composer: David N. Johnson, Performer: "Peter DuBois, organ",
      (Label: Private Recording)

    • 7:01 am
      Partita: Wachet auf,
      Composer: Hugo Distler, Performer: "John Bernthal, organ",
      (Label: VALPO ARTS MEDIA)

    • 7:12 am
      Gabriel's Message,
      Composer: arr. Edgar Pettman, Performer: The Tudor Choir, Conductor: Doug Fullington,
      (Label: LOFT)

    • 7:15 am
      Angelus ad Virginem,
      Composer: Andrew Carter, Performer: Quire of London, Conductor: Andrew Carter,
      (Label: YORK)

    • 7:20 am
      Mary's Magnificat,
      Composer: Andrew Carter, Performer: Quire of London, Conductor: Andrew Carter,
      (Label: YORK)

    • 7:24 am
      A Hymn to the Virgin,
      Composer: Benjamin Britten, Performer: "Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge", Conductor: Christopher Robinson,
      (Label: NIMBUS)

    • 7:28 am
      A spotless rose,
      Composer: Herbert Howells, Performer: "Choir of King's College, Cambridge", Conductor: Sir David Willcocks,
      (Label: ARGO)

    • 7:31 am
      There is no rose,
      Composer: Philip Stopford, Performer: Truro Cathedral Choir, Conductor: Christopher Gray,
      (Label: REGENT)

    • 7:35 am
      "Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (St. Paul's, Buffalo)",
      Composer: Roland Martin, Performer: "Choir of the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta", Conductor: Dale Adelmann,
      (Label: GOTHIC)

    • 7:46 am
      I sing of a maiden,
      Composer: Patrick Hadley, Performer: Girl Choristers & Lay Clerks of Southwell Minster, Conductor: Simon Hogan,
      (Label: REGENT)

    • 7:49 am
      Ave Maria,
      Composer: Franz Biebl, Performer: Orpheus Chamber Singers, Conductor: Donald Krehbiel,
      (Label: CENTAUR)

  • 8:00 am

    Sunday Baroque

    Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.

  • 10:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 10:00 am
      Oboe Concerto,
      Composer: Johann Hasse, Ensembles: Ensemble Berlin, Performer: Christoph Hartmann, oboe,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 10:01 am
      The Honeysuckle; The Fairy Round; The Night Watch,
      Composer: Anthony Holborne, Performer: Jakob Lindberg, lute,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 10:06 am
      Introduction and Allegro appassionato,
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Ensembles: Saint Cecilia Orchestra, Performer: Jan Lisiecki, piano, Conductor: Antonio Pappano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 10:21 am
      The Nutcracker: Characteristic Dances,
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Ensembles: Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 10:29 am
      String Quartet No. 1,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: Hagen Quartet,
      (Label: DG)

    • 10:46 am
      O Come, All Ye Faithful,
      Composer: Traditional, Ensembles: Taverner Players, Conductor: Andrew Parrott,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 10:52 am
      Concerto No. 3,
      Composer: Lorenzo Zavateri, Ensembles: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz,
      (Label: DHM)

    • 11:01 am
      Fall River Legend: Hymnal Variations,
      Composer: Morton Gould, Ensembles: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: James Sedares,
      (Label: Koch)

    • 11:06 am
      Symphony No. 7: 3rd movement,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Ensembles: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Conductor: Bernard Haitink,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 11:16 am
      A Lullaby/Away in a Manger,
      Composer: Thomas Bold/William J. Kirkpatrick, Ensembles: Chanticleer, Performer: Dawn Upshaw, soprano,
      (Label: Teldec)

    • 11:19 am
      Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: John Bayless, piano,
      (Label: Koch)

    • 11:26 am
      Orchestral Suite No. 3,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ensembles: Tafelmusik, Conductor: Jeanne Lamon,
      (Label: Analekta)

    • 11:50 am
      Theme and Variations,
      Composer: Jean Francaix, Ensembles: Sinfonia Iuventas, Performer: Waldemar Zarow, clarinet, Conductor: Gabriel Chmura,
      (Label: CD Accord)

    • 12:01 pm
      Waltz No. 3,
      Composer: Frederic Chopin, Performer: Maurizio Pollini, piano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 12:06 pm
      Siegfried: Forest Murmurs,
      Composer: Richard Wagner, Ensembles: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Daniel Barenboim,
      (Label: Erato)

    • 12:15 pm
      Sheep under the Snow/Apples in Winter/Little Christmas Reel,
      Composer: Traditional Irish, Ensembles: Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra, Performer: Susanna Perry Gilmore, fiddle, Conductor: Jeannette Sorrell,
      (Label: Avie)

    • 12:21 pm
      Lachian Dances,
      Composer: Leos Janacek, Ensembles: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Ondrej Lenard,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 12:42 pm
      Gesu Bambino,
      Composer: Pietro Yon, Performer: Kelly Yost, piano,
      (Label: Channel Product)

    • 12:48 pm
      Three Pieces for Orchestra,
      Composer: Edgar Bainton, Ensembles: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Paul Daniel,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 1:01 pm
      Composer: Giuseppi Brescianello, Performer: Anthony Glise, guitar,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 1:06 pm
      Composer: Karl Jenkins, Ensembles: Polyphony, Conductor: Stephen Layton,
      (Label: DG)

    • 1:12 pm
      Symphony No. 3,
      Composer: Jean Sibelius, Ensembles: Minnesota Orchestra, Conductor: Osmo Vanska,
      (Label: Bis)

  • 4:00 pm

    Encore Houston

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  • 6:00 pm

    From the Top

    Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, From the Top celebrates the amazing performances and captivating stories of extraordinary young classical musicians.

  • 7:00 pm

    Classics for Kids

    Take your kids on a journey through classical music!

  • 7:06 pm

    Music in the Making

    Classical 91.7 interns Joshua Zinn and Zoë Miller bring you a selection of faculty and student ensemble performances from the Moores School at the University...

  • 8:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

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