Saturday, 9/2/23

Music played for: 09/02/2023

12:01 AM
Romance No. 3
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Allan Vogel – oboe
Delos 3235

12:06 AM
Concerto for violin and string orchestra
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Soloists: Viktoria Mullova – violin
Philips 432077

12:30 AM
Fantasia: Largo non tanto
Composer: Fernando Sor
Soloists: Joao Luiz – guitar
Zoho 202204

12:38 AM
Lachian Dances
Composer: Leos Janacek
Conductor: Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572695

01:01 AM
Four Romances
Composer: Darius Milhaud
Soloists: Grant Johannesen – piano
Vox 3032

01:06 AM
Quiet City
Composer: Aaron Copland
Conductor: Paul Popiel
Orchestra/Ensemble: University of Kansas Wind Ensemble
Soloists: Margaret Marco – English horn
Naxos 573104

01:18 AM
Suite for Strings
Composer: Arthur Foote
Conductor: Mikhail Gurewitsch
Orchestra/Ensemble: do.gma chamber orchestra
Dabringhaus 9121717

01:35 AM
Symphony No. 46
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico
Alpha 671

02:01 AM
Waltz No. 3
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Maurizio Pollini – piano
DG 11939

02:06 AM
Trumpet Concerto
Composer: Giuseppe Tartini
Conductor: Jahja Ling
Orchestra/Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Rolf Smedvig – trumpet
Telarc 80232

02:19 AM
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Miudinho
Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble: New World Symphony
RCA 68538

02:23 AM
Piano Concerto No. 2
Composer: John Field
Conductor: Janos Furst
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Irish Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: John O’Conor – piano
Onyx 101

03:01 AM
A Boy and a Girl
Composer: Eric Whitacre
Orchestra/Ensemble: Voces8
Voces8 83703

03:06 AM
Oboe Concerto
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Peter Oundjian
Orchestra/Ensemble: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Soloists: Sarah Jeffrey – oboe
Chandos 5201

03:27 AM
String Symphony No. 5
Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble: CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra
Capriccio 10106

03:40 AM
Composer: Fanny Mendelssohn
Soloists: Michael Landrum – piano
Dorian 92158

03:45 AM
Potpourri on Themes of Mozart
Composer: Louis Spohr
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 9424

04:01 AM
Forgotten Fairy Tales: Selections
Composer: Edward MacDowell
Soloists: James Barbagallo – piano
Naxos 559019

04:06 AM
Schatz Waltz (Treasure Waltz)
Composer: Johann StraussJr.
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667

04:15 AM
Composer: Justin Holland
Soloists: Gabriele Leite – guitar
APM Recording 20221

04:25 AM
Rondo for Violin and Strings
Composer: Franz Schubert
Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Arts Centre Orchestra
Soloists: Pinchas Zukerman – violin
CBC 5221

04:41 AM
Trumpet Concerto
Composer: Johann Hummel
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Soloists: Bibi Black – trumpet
EMI 54620

05:01 AM
Edgar: Act I Prelude
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collins 1165

05:06 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 5
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Antoine Plante
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mercury Baroque
Houston Public Radio 621

05:21 AM
Solo de Concours
Composer: Andre Messager
Soloists: Ricardo Morales – clarinet
Boston 1064

05:29 AM
Cello Concerto No. 2
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen
Soloists: Andreas Brantelid – cello
Naxos 574365

05:54 AM
Fantastic Dance
Composer: Enrique Soro
Conductor: Miguel Harth-Bedoya
Orchestra/Ensemble: Norwegian Radio Orchestra
Naxos 574266

06:01 AM
Caprice No. 24
Composer: Niccolo Paganini
Soloists: Nicola Hall – guitar
London/Decca 430839

06:07 AM
Piano Sonata No. 9
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Murray Perahia – piano
Sony 32646

06:21 AM
Froissart Overture
Composer: Edward Elgar
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8309

06:35 AM
Hymn for String Orchestra
Composer: Henry Cowell
Conductor: David Amos
Orchestra/Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
Soloists: Karen Elaine – viola
Harmonia Mundi 906011

06:41 AM
Symphony No. 3
Composer: William Boyce
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Menuhin Festival Orchestra
EMI 4551

06:47 AM
Children’s Games (Jeux d’enfants)
Composer: Georges Bizet
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
London/Decca 433087

07:01 AM
Composer: Claude Debussy
Soloists: Carol Rosenberger – piano
Delos 3030

07:06 AM
Composer: Anatol Liadov
Conductor: Enrique Batiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 657

07:12 AM
Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish”
Composer: Robert Schumann
Conductor: Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 4792437

07:45 AM
Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Charles Neidich – clarinet
DG 435875

8:00am PROGRAM: Saturday Classical with Kurt Rongey

#87 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:00am Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony #4 in A “Italian” (Op 90)
Abbado, Claudio/London Symphony Orchestra
Decca: 4758677

#86 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:32am Brahms, Johannes: Academic Festival Overture (Op 80)
Szell, George/Cleveland Orchestra
CBS: 37778

#85 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:44am Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich: Symphony #4 in f minor (Op 36)
Muti, Riccardo/Philharmonia Orchestra
Angel/EMI: 67314

#84 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
9:24am Prokofiev, Sergei: Symphony #1 in D “Classical” (Op 25)
Maazel, Lorin/National Orchestra of France
CBS: 44785

#83 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
9:40am Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony #3 in a minor “Scottish” (Op 56)
Blomstedt, Herbert/San Francisco Symphony
DECCA: 478 0103 DB

10:17am PROGRAM: Saturday Classical with Amy Bishop

#82 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
10:20am Dvorak, Antonin: Cello Concerto in b minor (Op 104)
Masur, Kurt/New York Philharmonic
Ma, Yo-Yo, cello
Sony Classical: 67173

11:08am Hitt, Jett: Yellowstone for Violin & Orchestra: 2. Dunraven
Trevor, Kirk/Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Novotny, Frantisek-violin
Yellowstone: 001

#81 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
11:21am Chopin, Frédéric: Piano Concerto #1 in e minor (Op 11) (live)
Wit, Antoni/Warsaw Philharmonic
Kern, Olga, piano
Harmonia Mundi: 907402

12:00pm PROGRAM: From the Top
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1:00pm : Saturday Classical with Nikki Velonis

#80 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
1:00pm Bach, Johann Sebastian: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988): 1. Aria
Gould, Glenn, piano
Sony Classical: 87703

#79 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
1:04pm Chopin, Frédéric: Polonaise # 6 in A-Flat “Heroic” (Op 53)
Horowitz, Vladimir, piano
Deutsche Grammo: B0007074

#78 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
1:12pm Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich: Symphony #6 in b minor “Pathetique” (Op 74)
Litton, Andrew/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin: 61267

#77 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
2:00pm Vivaldi, Antonio: Four Seasons: 2. Summer
Curnyn, Christian/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Benedetti, Nicola, violin
Decca: 4764342

#76 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
2:10pm Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Habanera “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle”
Lewis, Henry/Vienna Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Horne, Marilyn, mezzo-soprano
Decca: 4780165

#75 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
2:15pm Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich: Symphony #5 in e minor (Op 64)
Litton, Andrew/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin: 59701

#74 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
3:06pm Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony #41 in C “Jupiter” (K 551)
Marriner, Sir Neville/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Philips: 412996

#73 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
3:37pm Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Ave Verum Corpus (K 618)
Muti, Riccardo/Berlin Philharmonic
Stockholm Chamber Chorus
Angel/EMI: 49640

#72 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
3:42pm Mendelssohn, Felix: Violin Concerto in e minor (Op 64)
Previn, Andre/London Symphony Orchestra
Perlman, Itzhak, violin
Angel/EMI: 69863

#71 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:11pm Gounod, Charles: Ave Maria
Adler, Kurt Herbert/National Philharmonic Orchestra
Pavarotti, Luciano, tenor
Wandsworth School Boys Choir
Decca: B0002333

#70 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:15pm Gershwin, George: Porgy & Bess: Summertime
Heifetz, Jascha, violin
Bay, Emanuel, piano
MCA: 42212

#69 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:17pm Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G (BWV 1048)
Pearlman, Martin/Boston Baroque
Telarc: 80368

#68 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:30pm Wagner, Richard: Die Meistersinger: Overture
Ozawa, Seiji/Berlin Philharmonic
Philips: 426271

#67 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:42pm Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Judd, James/New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Naxos: 555867

#66 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
4:47pm Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich: Violin Concerto in D (Op 35)
Tilson Thomas, Michael/Berlin Philharmonic
Bell, Joshua, violin
Sony Classical: 94832

#65 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
5:24pm Mussorgsky, Modest: Night on Bald Mountain
Jarvi, Paavo/Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc: 80705

#64 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
5:37pm Handel, George Frideric: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (HWV 67) from Solomon
Leppard, Raymond/English Chamber Orchestra
CBS: 46359

#63 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
5:40pm Schubert, Franz: Ave Maria (Op 52/6) (D 839)
Delfs, Andreas/Royal Philharmonic
Fleming, Renee, soprano
Decca: B0005193

#62 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
5:45pm Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Marriage of Figaro (K 492): Overture
Bernstein, Leonard/New York Philharmonic
CBS: 46267

#61 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
5:50pm Puccini, Giacomo: Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo
Leinsdorf, Erich/Rome Opera Orchestra
Moffo, Anna, soprano
Sony: 190374834834

5:55pm Albeniz, Isaac: Iberia:Book I, El Puerto
Peter Schaaf, Piano
Victor Elmaleh: VEC101

6:00pm PROGRAM: Performance Today
Fred Child, host

7:00pm PROGRAM: Concierto
Frank Dominguez, host

8:00pm : Saturday Classical with David Ginder

#60 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:00pm Saint-Saens, Camille: Danse Macabre (Op 40)
Nagano, Kent/Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Decca: 4830396

#59 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:08pm Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville: Overture
Levi, Yoel/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc: 80334

#58 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
8:17pm Mahler, Gustav: Symphony # 2 in c minor “Resurrection”
Fischer, Ivan/Budapest Festival Orchestra
Milne, Lisa, soprano
Remmert, Birgit, alto
Channel Classics: 23506

#57 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
9:42pm Debussy, Claude: La Mer
Boulez, Pierre/Cleveland Orchestra
Deutsche Grammo: 439896

#56 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
10:06pm Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata # 8 in c minor “Pathetique” (Op 13)
Cliburn, Van, piano
RCA: 60356

#55 on the 2023 WRR Classical Countdown
10:28pm Verdi, Giuseppe: Requiem
Giulini, Carlo Maria/Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus
Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth, soprano
Ludwig, Christa, mezzo-soprano
Ghiaurov, Nikolai, bass
Gedda, Nicolai, tenor
Angel/EMI: 56250