Playlist for Sunday, March 17, 2019

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      Overture No. 5: Andante,
      Composer: Carl Friedrich Abel, Ensembles: Il Fondamento, Conductor: Paul Dombrecht,
      (Label: Passacaille)

    • 12:06 am
      Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2,
      Composer: Maurice Ravel, Ensembles: Philharmonia Orchestra, Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli,
      (Label: DG)

    • 12:26 am
      Nocturne No. 5,
      Composer: John Field, Ensembles: National Philharmonic Orchestra, Performer: James Galway, flute, Conductor: David Measham,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 12:29 am
      String Quartet No. 14 "Spring",
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: Quartetto Italiano,
      (Label: Philips)

    • 1:01 am
      The Past,
      Composer: Cecile Chaminade, Performer: Peter Jacobs, piano,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 1:06 am
      The Blue Pearl,
      Composer: Erkki Melartin, Ensembles: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Hannu Lintu,
      (Label: Ondine)

    • 1:34 am
      Ubi Caritas,
      Composer: Paul Mealor, Ensembles: Voces8,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 1:38 am
      Celtic Symphony,
      Composer: Granville Bantock, Ensembles: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Vernon Handley,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 2:01 am
      Concert Suite No. 2: Menuets,
      Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau, Ensembles: Baroque Nouveau,
      (Label: Reference)

    • 2:06 am
      Images for Orchestra,
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Ensembles: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 2:45 am
      My Lagan Love,
      Composer: Traditional Irish, Performer: Michael McHale, piano,
      (Label: RTE Lyric fm)

    • 2:49 am
      There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook,
      Composer: Frank Bridge, Ensembles: English String Orchestra, Conductor: William Boughton,
      (Label: Nimbus)

    • 3:01 am
      Violin Sonata No. 1: Gigue,
      Composer: Francesco Veracini, Performer: John Holloway, violin,
      (Label: ECM)

    • 3:06 am
      Carolan's Dream,
      Composer: Turlough O'Carolan, Performer: Ronn McFarlane, lute,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 3:10 am
      Composer: E.J. Moeran, Ensembles: Northern Sinfonia of England, Conductor: Richard Hickox,
      (Label: EMI)

    • 3:36 am
      Little Serenade,
      Composer: Peter Sculthorpe, Ensembles: Brodsky Quartet,
      (Label: Challenge)

    • 3:39 am
      Piano Concerto,
      Composer: Dorothy Howell, Ensembles: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Performer: Danny Driver, piano, Conductor: Rebecca Miller,
      (Label: Hyperion)

    • 4:01 am
      Three Late Love Songs: Tranquillo,
      Composer: Kurt Schwertsik, Performer: Christopher van Kampen, cello,
      (Label: Largo)

    • 4:06 am
      Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 1,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Claire Jones, harp,
      (Label: Silva)

    • 4:10 am
      An Irish Symphony,
      Composer: Hamilton Harty, Ensembles: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Conductor: Prionnsias O'Duinn,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 4:43 am
      Sextet for Two Horns and Strings,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Ensembles: Consortium Classicum,
      (Label: Dabringhaus)

    • 5:01 am
      Orchestral Quartet No. 5: Rondo,
      Composer: Carl Stamitz, Ensembles: NZSO Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Donald Armstrong,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 5:06 am
      Concerto for 3 Oboes, 3 Violins, and Continuo,
      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann, Ensembles: Musica Antiqua Cologne, Performer: Hans-Peter Westermann, oboe, Conductor: Reinhard Goebel,
      (Label: Archiv)

    • 5:16 am
      Gaelic Lullaby,
      Composer: Ernest Tomlinson, Ensembles: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Ernest Tomlinson,
      (Label: Marco Polo)

    • 5:20 am
      Irish Rhapsody No. 3,
      Composer: Charles Stanford, Ensembles: Ulster Orchestra, Performer: Raphael Wallfisch, cello, Conductor: Vernon Handley,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 5:36 am
      Harp Concerto,
      Composer: Francois Boieldieu, Ensembles: The King's Violins, Performer: Valerie Milot, harp, Conductor: Bernard Labadie,
      (Label: Analekta)

  • 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
      Prelude on 'Slane',
      Composer: Gerre Hancock, Performer: "Todd Wilson, organ",
      (Label: RAVEN)

    • 7:07 am
      I bind unto myself today,
      Composer: arr. C V Stanford, Performer: Choir of Wells Cathedral, Conductor: Malcolm Archer,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:14 am
      Magnificat in C,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir, Conductor: David Hill,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:20 am
      Nunc dimittis in C,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir, Conductor: David Hill,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:23 am
      Lord of all hopefulness,
      Composer: arr. Barry Rose, Performer: Wells Cathedral Choir, Conductor: Malcolm Archer,
      (Label: LAMMAS)

    • 7:27 am
      I love all beauteous things,
      Composer: Herbert Howells, Performer: "Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin", Conductor: Judy Martin,
      (Label: SIGNUM)

    • 7:35 am
      Justorum anime,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Choir of Worcester Cathedral, Conductor: Donald Hunt,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:38 am
      Coelos ascendit hodie,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Choir of Worcester Cathedral, Conductor: Donald Hunt,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:40 am
      Beati quorum via,
      Composer: C V Stanford, Performer: Choir of Worcester Cathedral, Conductor: Donald Hunt,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:44 am
      "O God, you search me and you know me",
      Composer: Bernadette Farrell, Performer: Choir of Wells Cathedral, Conductor: Malcolm Archer,
      (Label: HYPERION)

    • 7:47 am
      It is a thing most wonderful,
      Composer: Philip Moore, Performer: "Choir of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin", Conductor: Stuart Nicholson,
      (Label: REGENT)

    • 7:54 am
      Irish Blessing,
      Composer: Philip Stopford, Performer: The Ecclesium Choir, Conductor: Philip Stopford,
      (Label: PRIORY)

  • 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
      Amoroso (Loving),
      Performer: Ex Umbris (out of the shadows),
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 8:06 am
      Concerto in G (after Trio Sonata in Bb TWV 42:B1),
      Performer: Empire Brass Quintet with William Kuhlman - organ,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 8:13 am
      Se vistyo la Reyna Ester (Queen Esther dresses),
      Performer: Capella de Ministrers,
      (Label: Centre de Musica)

    • 8:20 am
      Esther HWV50a: Overture,
      Performer: Dunedin Consort,
      (Label: LINN RECORDS)

    • 8:27 am
      Esther HWV50a: AIR: Tune your harps to cheerful strains,
      Performer: Dunedin Consort/Thomas Hobbs - tenor,
      (Label: LINN RECORDS)

    • 8:31 am
      Esther HWV50a: chorus: Shall we of Servitude complain,
      Performer: Dunedin Consort,
      (Label: LINN RECORDS)

    • 8:33 am
      Organ Concerto #2 in Bb op.4,
      Performer: Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr - organ,
      (Label: Harmonia Mundi)

    • 8:45 am
      Pass'e mezzo & saltarello bolognesa,
      Performer: Ensemble Lucidarium,
      (Label: K617)

    • 8:50 am
      Fuggi, fuggi, fuggi (Il Ballo di..),
      Performer: Ensemble Lucidarium,
      (Label: K617)

    • 8:53 am
      Tu dormi, io veglio a la tempesta e vento,
      Performer: Ensemble Lucidarium,
      (Label: K617)

    • 8:55 am
      Moresca (sull' Aria d'ottava),
      Performer: Ensemble Lucidarium,
      (Label: K617)

    • 9:01 am
      Prima Lezione: allegro (1720),
      Performer: Garth Knox - viola d'amore/Agnes Vesterman - cello,
      (Label: ECM)

    • 9:06 am
      Cliffs of Moher,
      Performer: Ronn McFarlane - lute,
      (Label: Sono Luminus)

    • 9:07 am
      Pipe on the Hob,
      Performer: Ronn McFarlane - lute,
      (Label: Sono Luminus)

    • 9:09 am
      The Monaghan Jig,
      Performer: Ronn McFarlane - lute,
      (Label: Sono Luminus)

    • 9:11 am
      Banish Misfortune,
      Performer: Ronn McFarlane - lute,
      (Label: Sono Luminus)

    • 9:14 am
      O'Carolan's Draft,
      Performer: /Tina Chancey - viola da gamba/Scott Reiss - recorder/Zan McLeod - guitar,
      (Label: Golden Apple)

    • 9:20 am
      Flute Concerto in g #132,
      Performer: Wurtemberg Chamber Orchestra/James Galway - flute,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 9:41 am
      Harmonia Artificiosa Partia VI,
      Performer: Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists,
      (Label: AVIE)

  • 10:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 10:00 am
      Seven Irish Tunes: Suite for Small Orchestra,
      Composer: William Alwyn, Ensembles: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 10:01 am
      Piano Trio No. 1 "Four Seasons in Belleville": Spring,
      Composer: Rick Sowash, Ensembles: Mirecourt Trio,
      (Label: Gasparo)

    • 10:06 am
      Manfred Overture,
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic, Conductor: Leonard Bernstein,
      (Label: DG)

    • 10:20 am
      Nocturne No. 21,
      Composer: Frederic Chopin, Performer: Maria Joao Pires, piano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 10:24 am
      Horn Concerto No. 3,
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ensembles: London Sinfonietta, Performer: Richard Watkins, horn, Conductor: Richard Hickox,
      (Label: MCA)

    • 10:40 am
      Composer: Mauro Giuliani, Performer: David Russell, guitar,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 10:44 am
      O'Carolan Suite in Baroque Style,
      Composer: Thomas C. Kelly, Ensembles: Irish Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Fionnuala Hunt,
      (Label: Black Box)

    • 11:01 am
      Lullaby for Natalie,
      Composer: John Corigliano, Performer: Anne Akiko Meyers, violin,
      (Label: Avie)

    • 11:06 am
      Serenade: 4th movement,
      Composer: Arthur Bird, Ensembles: North Texas Chamber Players, Conductor: Eugene Corporon,
      (Label: Klavier)

    • 11:12 am
      20 Irish Songs: Since greybeards inform us,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Ruby Philogene, mezzo-soprano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 11:14 am
      20 Irish Songs: Paddy O'Rafferty,
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Ruby Philogene, mezzo-soprano,
      (Label: DG)

    • 11:18 am
      Composer: Igor Stravinsky, Ensembles: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: David Zinman,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 11:53 am
      Composer: Alexander Scriabin, Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 12:01 pm
      O'Carolan's Draft,
      Composer: Turlough O'Carolan, Performer: Tina Chancey, viola da gamba,
      (Label: Golden Apple)

    • 12:06 pm
      Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens,
      Composer: Alexander Borodin, Ensembles: Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 12:10 pm
      Suite of Irish Airs,
      Composer: Frederick May, Ensembles: RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Robert Houlihan,
      (Label: RTE Lyric fm)

    • 12:30 pm
      Harp Concerto,
      Composer: Elias Parish-Alvars, Ensembles: Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Performer: Marielle Nordmann, harp, Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer,
      (Label: FNAC)

    • 1:01 pm
      Piano Sonata No. 22,
      Composer: Domenico Cimarosa, Performer: Victor Sangiorgio, piano,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 1:06 pm
      Roman Carnival Overture,
      Composer: Hector Berlioz, Ensembles: Scottish National Orchestra, Conductor: Alexander Gibson,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 1:17 pm
      The Gaelic Flute,
      Composer: Edward McGuire, Ensembles: Camerata Bariloche, Performer: Chris Norman, flute,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 1:35 pm
      Symphony No. 80,
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Ensembles: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,
      (Label: DG)

    • 2:01 pm
      Irish Roots Medley,
      Composer: Traditional, Ensembles: Modern Mandolin Quartet,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 2:06 pm
      Minuet No. 2,
      Composer: Giacomo Puccini, Ensembles: Orchestra of the Auvergne, Conductor: Jean Jacques Kantorow,
      (Label: Denon)

    • 2:10 pm
      Sonata pian e forte,
      Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli, Ensembles: Royal Academy of Music Brass,
      (Label: Linn)

    • 2:16 pm
      Piano Concerto No. 2,
      Composer: John Field, Ensembles: Northern Sinfonia, Performer: Benjamin Frith, piano, Conductor: David Haslam,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 2:52 pm
      Norwegian Dance No. 1,
      Composer: Edvard Grieg, Ensembles: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Neeme Jarvi,
      (Label: DG)

    • 3:01 pm
      Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude,
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Kim Heindel, lautenwerk,
      (Label: Dorian)

    • 3:06 pm
      Armida: Overture,
      Composer: Tommaso Traetta, Ensembles: Concerto Koln, Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado,
      (Label: Archiv)

    • 3:13 pm
      Symphony No. 4 "Italian",
      Composer: Felix Mendelssohn, Ensembles: Vienna Philharmonic, Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner,
      (Label: DG)

    • 3:42 pm
      Piano Trio on Popular Irish Tunes,
      Composer: Frank Martin, Ensembles: Lincoln Trio,
      (Label: Cedille)

  • 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
      Fantasia No. 6,
      Composer: Henry Purcell, Ensembles: Les Voix Humaines,
      (Label: Atma)

    • 8:01 pm
      Norse Legend,
      Composer: Frank Bridge, Ensembles: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Conductor: Richard Hickox,
      (Label: Chandos)

    • 8:06 pm
      Consolation No. 3,
      Composer: Franz Liszt, Ensembles: National Philharmonic Orchestra, Performer: James Galway, flute, Conductor: David Measham,
      (Label: RCA)

    • 8:11 pm
      Musica Celestis,
      Composer: Aaron Jay Kernis, Ensembles: Minnesota Orchestra, Conductor: Eiji Oue,
      (Label: Virgin)

    • 8:25 pm
      Violin Sonata No. 2,
      Composer: Zara Levina, Performer: Yury Revich, violin

    • 8:42 pm
      Joan Baez Suite,
      Composer: John Duarte, Performer: Sharon Isbin, guitar,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 9:01 pm
      Two Elegiac Melodies: Last Spring (Varen),
      Composer: Edvard Grieg, Ensembles: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Neeme Jarvi,
      (Label: DG)

    • 9:06 pm
      Heavy Rain,
      Composer: Normand Corbeil, Ensembles: La Pieta, Conductor: Angele Dubeau,
      (Label: Analekta)

    • 9:14 pm
      I Was Born for This,
      Composer: Austin Wintory, Ensembles: Voces8,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 9:21 pm
      Iris: Part 5,
      Composer: James Horner, Ensembles: Studio Orchestra, Performer: Joshua Bell, violin, Conductor: James Horner,
      (Label: Sony)

    • 9:34 pm
      Nine Preludes,
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Paul Crossley, piano,
      (Label: CRD)

    • 10:01 pm
      Keltic Lament,
      Composer: John Foulds, Ensembles: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Sakari Oramo,
      (Label: Warner)

    • 10:06 pm
      Nocturne No. 2,
      Composer: Jane Antonia Cornish, Ensembles: Decoda,
      (Label: Innova)

    • 10:12 pm
      Adagio for Oboe and String Orchestra,
      Composer: Keith Jarrett, Ensembles: Fairfield Orchestra, Performer: Marcia Butler, oboe, Conductor: Thomas Crawford,
      (Label: ECM)

    • 10:24 pm
      Mass for Double Choir,
      Composer: Frank Martin, Ensembles: Dale Warland Singers, Conductor: Dale Warland,
      (Label: American Choral)

    • 10:50 pm
      Piano Trio: Pale Yellow,
      Composer: Jennifer Higdon, Ensembles: Lincoln Trio,
      (Label: Cedille)

    • 11:01 pm
      Good Night and Good Rest,
      Composer: John Johnson, Performer: Jakob Lindberg, lute,
      (Label: Bis)

    • 11:06 pm
      Rainbow Body,
      Composer: Christopher Theofanidis, Ensembles: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Robert Spano,
      (Label: Telarc)

    • 11:19 pm
      Sleep: Dream 13,
      Composer: Max Richter, Ensembles: American Contemporary Music Ensemble, Performer: Max Richter, electronics,
      (Label: DG)

    • 11:29 pm
      Composer: Eric Whitacre, Ensembles: Eric Whitacre Singers, Conductor: Eric Whitacre,
      (Label: London/Decca)

    • 11:35 pm
      Dido and Aeneas: When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament),
      Composer: Henry Purcell, Ensembles: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jose Serebrier,
      (Label: Naxos)

    • 11:41 pm
      Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (Love Death),
      Composer: Richard Wagner, Ensembles: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos,
      (Label: Telarc)

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