Playlist for Sunday, April 15, 2018

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      On Wings of Song; Spinning Song,
      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, Ensembles: True North Harp Duo,
      (Label: Soundset)

    • 12:06 am
      The White Peacock,
      Composer: Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Ensembles: Seattle Symphony, Conductor: Gerard Schwarz,
      (Label: Delos)

    • 12:13 am
      Intimate Voices,
      Composer: Peter Knell, Ensembles: Lyris Quartet,
      (Label: Ars Produktion)

    • 12:25 am
      Piano Concerto No. 4,
      Composer: John Field, Ensembles: London Mozart Players, Performer: Miceal O'Rourke, piano, Conductor: Matthias Bamert,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 1:01 am
      Lakme: Flower Duet,
      Composer: Leo Delibes, Ensembles: Orchestra of Toulouse, Performer: Natalie Dessay, soprano, Conductor: Michel Plasson,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 1:06 am
      Scherzando No. 3,
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Ensembles: Haydn Ensemble Berlin, Performer: Emmanuel Pahud, flute, Conductor: Bernhard Hartog,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 1:16 am
      Serenade for Strings,
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic, Conductor: Semyon Bychkov,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 1:47 am
      Variations on "The Carnival of Venice",
      Composer: Wilhelm Posse, Performer: Elisabeth Plank, harp,
      (Label: Ars Produktion)

    • 2:01 am
      Variations for Arinushka,
      Composer: Arvo Part, Performer: Elena Riu, piano,
      (Label: Linn)

    • 2:06 am
      String Quartet No. 6,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Ensembles: Jerusalem Quartet,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 2:34 am
      Late Swallows,
      Composer: Frederick Delius, Ensembles: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Conductor: Norman Del Mar,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 2:44 am
      Little dove,
      Composer: Ivan Khandoshkin, Performer: Anastasia Khitruk, violin,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 2:50 am
      Lyric Fantasy,
      Composer: Lars-Erik Larsson, Ensembles: Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Andrew Manze,
      (Label: CPO)

    • 3:01 am
      A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo,
      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, Ensembles: Vienna-Berlin Ensemble,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 3:06 am
      Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow),
      Composer: Fritz Kreisler, Performer: Itzhak Perlman, violin,
      (Label: Warner)

    • 3:10 am
      Nocturne for Harp,
      Composer: Alan Hovhaness, Performer: Yolanda Kondonassis, harp,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 3:17 am
      Composer: Paul Dukas, Ensembles: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 4:01 am
      Cello Suite No. 2: Prelude,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich, cello,
      (Label: Vanguard)

    • 4:06 am
      Four Seasons: Autumn,
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Ensembles: Amsterdam Guitar Trio,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 4:17 am
      Phantasy Quintet,
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ensembles: Nash Ensemble,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 4:34 am
      Trumpet Concerto,
      Composer: Leopold Mozart, Ensembles: Philharmonia Orchestra, Performer: John Wallace, trumpet, Conductor: Simon Wright,
      (Label: Nimbus)

    • 4:44 am
      "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations (Ah, vous dirai-je, maman),
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Performer: Andras Schiff, piano,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 5:01 am
      The Bear's Dance,
      Composer: John Playford, Performer: David Douglass, violin,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 5:06 am
      Andante and Hungarian Rondo,
      Composer: Carl Maria von Weber, Ensembles: Sundsvall Chamber Orchestra, Performer: Christian Davidsson, bassoon, Conductor: Niklas Willen,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 5:17 am
      In the Well: The Rising of the Moon,
      Composer: Vilem Blodek, Ensembles: Prague Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Vaclav Smetacek,
      (Label: Supraphon)

    • 5:25 am
      Harp Concerto No. 5,
      Composer: Jean-Baptiste Krumpholtz, Ensembles: Les Arts Florissants, Performer: Xavier de Maistre, harp, Conductor: William Christie,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 5:49 am
      Composer: Tony Banks, Ensembles: Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Nick Ingman,
      (Label: BMG)

  • 6:00 am


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  • 7:00 am

    With Heart and Voice

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    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
      March for a Joyous Occasion,
      Composer: Conrad Susa, Performer: "Scott Montgomery, organ",
      (Label: RAVEN)

    • 7:05 am
      When morning gilds the skies,
      Composer: Joseph Barnby, Performer: Choir of Wells Cathedral, Conductor: Malcolm Archer,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:08 am
      I believe in springtime,
      Composer: John Rutter, Performer: The Cambridge Singers, Conductor: John Rutter,
      (Label: COLLEGIUM)

    • 7:12 am
      A Song of Creation,
      Composer: Stephen Caracciolo, Performer: Cathedra, Conductor: Michael McCarthy,
      (Label: GOTHIC)

    • 7:16 am
      For the beauty of the earth,
      Composer: Philip Stopford, Performer: Truro Cathedral Choir, Conductor: Christopher Gray,
      (Label: REGENT)

    • 7:19 am
      Prelude on 'Rhosymedre',
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Performer: "Sean Farrell, organ",
      (Label: LANTERN)

    • 7:23 am
      I Will Lift Mine Eyes,
      Composer: Jake Runestad, Performer: Choral Arts, Conductor: Robert Bode,
      (Label: SOUNDWAVES)

    • 7:27 am
      The Blue Bird,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Choir of All Saints' Beverly Hills, Conductor: Thomas Foster,
      (Label: GOTHIC)

    • 7:30 am
      Silence and Music,
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Performer: Choir of All Saints' Beverly Hills, Conductor: Thomas Foster,
      (Label: GOTHIC)

    • 7:35 am
      "I, the Lord of sea and sky",
      Composer: Daniel Schutte, Performer: Choir of Wells Cathedral, Conductor: Malcolm Archer,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:40 am
      I thank you God for most this amazing day,
      Composer: Eric Whitacre, Performer: Marble Sanctuary Choir, Conductor: Kenneth Dake,
      (Label: TUNEFUL OASIS)

    • 7:47 am
      "Rise up, my love",
      Composer: Eleanor Daley, Performer: Las Cantantes, Conductor: Maxine Thevenot,
      (Label: RAVEN)

    • 7:49 am
      "Assez anime: Lo, the winter is past",
      Composer: Marcel Dupre, Performer: "Philippe Lefebvre, organ",
      (Label: HERALD)

    • 7:51 am
      God of the Sparrow,
      Composer: Carl Schalk, Performer: Princeton Seminary Singers, Conductor: David Weadon,
      (Label: PRIVATE)

    • 7:53 am
      Stay with us,
      Composer: Egil Hovland, Performer: "Choir of Christ Church cathedral, Louisville", Conductor: Robert Bozeman,
      (Label: PRIVATE)

  • 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.

    Program Playlist
    • 8:01 am
      Book 4: 26th Ordre: Gavote,
      Performer: Angela Hewitt - piano,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 8:03 am
      Book 4: 27th Ordre: Sallie (projection),
      Performer: Angela Hewitt - piano,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 8:06 am
      Violin Concerto #5 in c Op.11 RV202,
      Performer: Academy of Ancient Music/Stanley Ritchie - violin,
      (Label: L'Oiseau Lyre)

    • 8:20 am
      LOTARIO: duet: Si, bel sembiante,
      Performer: Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Basel/Nuria Ral - soprano (Adelaide)/Lawrence Zazzo - alto (Lotario),
      (Label: OEHMS Clas)

    • 8:28 am
      Sonata in Eb BWV1031,
      Performer: Andrea Oliva - flute/Angela Hewitt - piano,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 8:41 am
      First Suite: 1730 Hamburg Quartets,
      Performer: Tokyo Baroque,
      (Label: Denon)

    • 9:01 am
      Cantata BWV207: opening chorus,
      Performer: Collegium Vocale,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 9:06 am
      Violin Concerto in G RV303,
      Performer: Venice Baroque/Giuliano Carmignola - baroque violin,
      (Label: Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv)

    • 9:20 am
      Performer: La Simphonie du Marais,
      (Label: Astree)

    • 9:25 am
      Concerto Grosso #3 in C,
      Performer: Academy of Ancient Music,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 9:38 am
      Sinfonia a tre in G,
      Performer: Europa Galante,
      (Label: Glossa)

    • 9:45 am
      Sonata in a Op.1 #4,
      Performer: Simon Standage - violin/Lars Ulrik Mortensen - harpsichord,
      (Label: Chandos)

  • 10:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 10:00 am
      Ballade No. 1,
      Composer: Frederic Chopin, Performer: Yundi Li, piano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 10:01 am
      Le Tombeau de Couperin: Menuet,
      Composer: Maurice Ravel, Ensembles: City of London Sinfonia, Conductor: Richard Hickox,
      (Label: Virgin)

    • 10:06 am
      Song of the Liberty Bell,
      Composer: Mark O'Connor, Ensembles: Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Conductor: Kenneth Schermerhorn,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 10:13 am
      Sekstur from Vensyssel/The Peat Dance,
      Composer: Traditional, Ensembles: Danish String Quartet,
      (Label: Dacapo)

    • 10:19 am
      Death and Transfiguration (Tod und Verklarung),
      Composer: Richard Strauss, Ensembles: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Manfred Honeck,
      (Label: Reference)

    • 10:47 am
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Ensembles: Concerto Italiano, Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini,
      (Label: Opus 111)

    • 11:01 am
      Andante festivo,
      Composer: Jean Sibelius, Ensembles: Sphinx Virtuosi, Conductor: Damon Gupton,
      (Label: White Pine Musi)

    • 11:06 am
      A Hymn to New England,
      Composer: John Williams, Ensembles: Boston Pops Orchestra, Conductor: Keith Lockhart,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 11:10 am
      Composer: Adrian Le Roy, Performer: Ronn McFarlane, lute,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 11:16 am
      Piano Concerto No. 20,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Jan Lisiecki, piano, Conductor: Christian Zacharias,
      (Label: DG)

    • 11:49 am
      Five Pieces,
      Composer: Anthony Holborne, Ensembles: Empire Brass,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 12:01 pm
      The Wedding Waltz,
      Composer: Heikki Aaltoila, Ensembles: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Leif Segerstam,
      (Label: Ondine)

    • 12:06 pm
      Polish Concerto (Concerto Polonois),
      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann, Ensembles: Rebel, Conductor: Jorg-Michael Schwarz,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 12:16 pm
      Maria Waltz,
      Composer: Johann Strauss, Sr., Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic, Conductor: Riccardo Muti,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 12:26 pm
      Violin Sonata No. 8,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Gidon Kremer, violin,
      (Label: DG)

    • 12:46 pm
      Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia,
      Composer: Aram Khachaturian, Ensembles: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov,
      (Label: Ondine)

    • 1:01 pm
      Modern Times: Smile,
      Composer: Charlie Chaplin, Ensembles: I Salonisti,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 1:06 pm
      If I Were King: Overture,
      Composer: Adolphe Adam, Ensembles: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Conductor: Lance Friedel,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 1:15 pm
      Symphony No. 5,
      Composer: Franz Schubert, Ensembles: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Conductor: Leonard Bernstein,
      (Label: DG)

    • 1:47 pm
      The Sorcerer's Apprentice,
      Composer: Paul Dukas, Ensembles: French National Orchestra, Conductor: Leonard Slatkin,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 2:01 pm
      Dance of the Flowers,
      Composer: Amy Beach, Performer: Joanne Polk, piano,
      (Label: Arabesque)

    • 2:06 pm
      Cinderella: Happiness Waltz,
      Composer: Sergei Prokofiev, Ensembles: Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Marin Alsop,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 2:10 pm
      (though love be a day),
      Composer: Matthew Brown, Ensembles: Antioch Chamber Ensemble, Conductor: Joshua Copeland,
      (Label: Acis)

    • 2:16 pm
      Symphony No. 1 "Spring",
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Ensembles: Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra, Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner,
      (Label: Archiv)

    • 2:47 pm
      Fair Melusina Overture,
      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, Ensembles: Winterthur Music Collegium, Conductor: Douglas Boyd,
      (Label: Dabringhaus)

    • 3:01 pm
      Milonga del Angel,
      Composer: Astor Piazzolla, Ensembles: Ahn Trio,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 3:06 pm
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Ensembles: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 3:14 pm
      Violin Concerto No. 18,
      Composer: Rodolphe Kreutzer, Ensembles: San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, Performer: Axel Strauss, violin, Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 3:44 pm
      Fantasy on Polish Airs,
      Composer: Frederic Chopin, Ensembles: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Performer: Emanuel Ax, piano, Conductor: Charles Mackerras,
      (Label: Sony)

  • 4:00 pm

    Encore Houston

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  • 6:00 pm

    From the Top

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  • 7:00 pm

    Classics for Kids

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  • 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.

    Program Playlist
    • 8:00 pm
      The Flowers of Esfahan,
      Composer: Colin Jacobsen, Ensembles: Brooklyn Rider,
      (Label: Mercury)

    • 8:01 pm
      Three Late Love Songs: Tranquillo,
      Composer: Kurt Schwertsik, Performer: Christopher van Kampen, cello,
      (Label: Largo)

    • 8:06 pm
      Bohemian-Danish Folk Tune (Bohmisk-Dansk folketone),
      Composer: Carl Nielsen, Ensembles: Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 8:16 pm
      Basque Melody,
      Composer: Antonio Jimenez Manjon, Performer: Thibaut Garcia, guitar,
      (Label: Erato)

    • 8:25 pm
      Impressions d'ardennes,
      Composer: Joseph Jongen, Ensembles: National Orchestra of Belgium, Conductor: Roman Kofman,
      (Label: Cypres)

    • 8:42 pm
      Chinar es (Tall as the Poplar Tree),
      Composer: Gomidas Vartabed, Performer: Anja Lechner, cello,
      (Label: ECM)

    • 8:48 pm
      Adagio for Oboe and String Orchestra,
      Composer: Keith Jarrett, Ensembles: Fairfield Orchestra, Performer: Marcia Butler, oboe, Conductor: Thomas Crawford,
      (Label: ECM)

    • 9:01 pm
      Composer: Eduard Tubin, Performer: Arvo Leibur, violin,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 9:06 pm
      Symphony No. 5: Adagietto,
      Composer: Gustav Mahler, Ensembles: Berlin Philharmonic, Conductor: Herbert von Karajan,
      (Label: DG)

    • 9:20 pm
      Composer: Aaron Jay Kernis, Ensembles: Northwestern University Cello Ensemble,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 9:28 pm
      Locus iste,
      Composer: Paul Mealor, Ensembles: Tenebrae, Conductor: Nigel Short,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 9:37 pm
      The Sea,
      Composer: Frank Bridge, Ensembles: Ulster Orchestra, Conductor: Vernon Handley,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 10:01 pm
      Orphee Suite: Orphee and the Princess,
      Composer: Philip Glass, Performer: Paul Barnes, piano,
      (Label: Orange Mountain)

    • 10:06 pm
      While an Angel Falls into a Doze...,
      Composer: Takashi Yoshimatsu, Ensembles: Manchester Camerata, Conductor: Sachio Fujioka,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 10:19 pm
      After a Dream (Apres un Reve),
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Yolanda Kondonassis, harp,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 10:24 pm
      Mass "Cum Jubilo",
      Composer: Maurice Durufle, Ensembles: Voices of Ascension, Conductor: Dennis Keene,
      (Label: Delos)

    • 10:45 pm
      French Suite No. 5: Sarabande,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Simone Dinnerstein, piano,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 10:50 pm
      Bridges to Bach,
      Composer: Giya Kancheli, Ensembles: Kremerata Baltica, Performer: Gidon Kremer, violin,
      (Label: Nonesuch)

    • 11:01 pm
      The Moon,
      Composer: William S Lloyd Webber, Ensembles: English Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Julian Lloyd Webber,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 11:06 pm
      Gaspard de la Nuit,
      Composer: Maurice Ravel, Ensembles: Lyon National Orchestra, Conductor: Leonard Slatkin,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 11:30 pm
      Night Prayer,
      Composer: Eriks Esenvalds, Ensembles: Polyphony, Conductor: Stephen Layton,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 11:40 pm
      Nocturne No. 17,
      Composer: John Field, Performer: John O'Conor, piano,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 11:51 pm
      Nocturnes: Nuages (Clouds),
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Ensembles: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Conductor: Bernard Haitink,
      (Label: Philips)

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