Music by Request for August 1, 2020

Aug 1, 2020

William Tell Statue, Altdorf, Canton of Uri, Switzerland
Credit Ancient Pages

Happy Swiss National Day! Featured on today's program was the William Tell Overture from Gioacchino Rossini's opera, William Tell.   This popular work features a depiction of a storm and viviacious finale "The March of the Swiss soldiers".  William Tell is a legenday folk hero of Switzerland who symbolizes the struggle for political and individual freedom. 

1.     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in F major, Andre Watts

2.    Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring, New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein

3.    Gioacchino Rossini, William Tell Overture, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado

4.    Victor Herbert, Thine Alone, Beverly Sills

5.    Antonin Dvorak, Romance in F minor, Gil Shaham, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

6.    Morten Laurdisen, O magnum mysterium, Chamber Choir of Europe, Nicol Matt

7.    Peter Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

8.    Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, O what a beautiful morning from Oklahoma, Gordon McCrae

9.    Antonio Vivaldi, Concert in G Minor from Four Seasons “Summer”,  Trondheim Soloists, Anne-Sophie Mutter

10. W.A. Mozart, Ah vous Dirai-je maman, Marilyn Neely

11. Ottorino Respighi, Church Windows, Buffalo Philharmonic, Joann Falletta

12. Dominic Muldowny, Ocean Tis for Thee from 1984, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Endymion Ensemble

13. Emmerich Kalman, excerpt from Die Csardasfurnstin, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus and Radio Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

14. Eliot Goldenthal, excerpts from Frida, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Various Artists

15.  Bedrich Smetana/arr. Hanus Trnecek, The Moldau, Maria Graf

16. George Bizet, Au fond du temple Saint from The Pearl Fishers, Jerry Hadley and Thomas Hampson, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, Carlo Rizzi

17. Sigmund Romberg, Stouthearted Men from New Moon, Nelson Eddy and Orchestra

18. Ola Gjeilo, Northen Lights, Phoenix Chorale, Charles Bruffy

19. Edward “Zez” Confrey, Kitten on the Keys, Alan Feinberg

20. Rogers and Hammerstein, Prelude from the Sound of Music, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

21. Ho Zhan-Hoa and Chen Gang, Butterfly Lovers, Guillermo Figueroa

22. Rogers and Hammerstein, You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel, Renee Fleming

23. Camille Saint-Saens, March Militaire, Geoffrey Simon, London Philharmonic

24. Traditional Irish/arr. J.T. McKinney, The Parting Glass, Emily Curtin Culler, Manitou Winds

25. Scott Joplin, The Entertainer, Lang Lang

26. Simon Jeffes, Perpetual Mobile, Penguin Café Orchestra

27. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

28. Georgy Sviridov, Time Forward! USSR TV Radio Large Symphony, Vladimir Fedoseyev

29. John Williams, Theme for Jaws, London Symphony Orchestra, Gavin Greenaway

30. Mark O’Connor/arr. Edgar Meyer, Appalachian Waltz, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor

31. Franz Schubert, Overture in G Minor, Yaara Tal an Andreas Groethuysen

32. Erich Korngold, Marietta’s Song from Die Tote Stadt, Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic, Julius Rudel

33. Various Artists, Swiss Army Band Medley, Swiss Army Central Band

34. John Adams, Hymning Slews from Shaker Loops, London Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green