Music by Request for January 4, 2020

Jan 4, 2020

Anoushka Shankar
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Thank you to listeners from Buckley, Ann Arbor, Suttons Bay, Honor, Watervale and St. Ignace.  Today's program featured Symphony No.1  for Sitar and Orchestra by Ravi Shankar. 

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Continuo, Anne Akiko Meyers, English Chamber Orchestra, Steven Mercurio
  2. Billy Joel, Root Beer Rag, Billy Joel
  3. George Frederick Handel, Selections from Messiah, Dunedin Consort and Players, Susan Hamilton, Annie Gill, Clare Wilkinson, Nicholas Mulroy, Matthew Brook, John Butt
  4. Howard Shore, Gollum’s Song from the original motion picture soundtrack, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Emiliana Torinia, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Shore
  5. Franz J. Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, Attius Quartet
  6. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ruh sanft mein holdes leben from Zaide, Beverly Sills, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Aldo Ceccato
  7. Frederick Delius, Intermezzo and Serenade from Hassan, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
  8. John Rutter, For the Beauty of the Earth, The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter
  9. Huddie Ledbetter/Paul Campbell, Sylvie, Sweet Honey in the Rock
  10. Enrique Granados, The Maiden and the Nightingale, Duo Deloro
  11. W.A. Mozart, Prendero Quel Brunetto from Cosi Fan Tutti, Veronique Gens, Pietro Spagnoli, Bernard Fink, Concerto Koln, Rene Jacobs
  12. Richard Strauss, Diplomat’s Polka, Vienna Philharmonic, Riccardo Muti
  13. Paul Dukas, Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Previn
  14. G.F. Handel, Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah, Westminster Choir, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein
  15. Ravi Shankar, First Symphony for Sitar and Orchestra, Anoushka Shankar, London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Murphy
  16. Bedrich Smetana, The Moldeau from My Fatherland, Cycle of Symphonic Poems, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
  17. Howard Blake, Walking in the Air, Chamber Choir of the Arts Education School, Tring Park, The Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vaughan Meakins
  18. J.S. Bach, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring from Cantata 147, Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo
  19. Franz Strauss, Nocturno for Horn, Adam Friederich with Sandor Falvai
  20. Mark O’Connor, Americana Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop
  21. Traditional Carol/arr. Neary, We Three Kings, Bath Abbey Choir of Boys and Men