Music by Request Playlist for April 11, 2020

Apr 11, 2020

St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
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Thank you to all the listeners who helped create today's program.  The most requested composer was  Johann Sebastian Bach.   

1.     George Frederick Handel, Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel

2.     Traditional Gospel, Just a closer walk with thee, Bob Snyder and David B. Hooten

3.     Giacomo Puccini, Nessun Dorma from Tosca, Luciano Pavarotti, London Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

4.     Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, E. Power Biggs

5.     Rogers and Hammerstein, Excerpts from the Sound of Music, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording

6.     Felix Mendelssohn, String Symphony No. 8, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

7.     Pietro Mascagni, Regina Coeli “The Easter Hymn” from Cavalleria Rusticana, Kiri Te Kanawa, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, Julius Rudel

8.     Irving Berlin, God Bless America, Robert Shaw Choral, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Robert Shaw

9.     Henry Francis Lyte, Praise my Soul the King of Heaven, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury

10.  Irving Berlin, Happy Easter from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Easter Parade, Fred Astaire, MGM Studio Chorus

11.  Stephen Adams, The Holy City, Jessye Norman, Christopher Bowers-Broadbent

12.  Lowell Mason, When I survey the wondrous cross, St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong

13.  Gabriel Faure, Pie Jesu from Requiem, Kathleen Battle

14.  G.F. Handel, Worthy is the Lamb, Westminster Choir, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

15.  Hector Villa Lobos, Bachianas Brasaileres No. 5, Netania Davrath and Carl Stern

16.  Percy Grainger, Irish tune from Country Derry, Michigan State University Alumni Band Association, Ken Bloomquist

17.  John Williams, The Imperial March, Skywalker Symphony Orchestra, John Williams

18.  Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Concert in D major, Hilary Hahn, David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

19.  Traditional Spiritual/arr. John Work, Rockin Jerusalem, Curtis Gulledge, Western Michigan University Chorale, Craig Arnold

20.  J.S. Bach Chorale from Easter Cantata, London Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski

21.  Alberto Ginastera, Varianciones Concertantes, City of Granada Orchesetra, Josep Pons

22.  Zez Confrey, Wise Cracker Suite, Eteri Andjaparidze

23.  Traditional Hebrew Folk Song and Pete Seeger, Dayenu/It Could be a Wonderful World, Pete Seeger

24.  Georges Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody No.1, Empire Brass

25.  Charles Wesley, Christ the Lord as Risen Today, The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter

26.  Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina, The strife is o’er, the battle is won,  William Neal

27.  John Lanchbery, Tales of Beatrix Potter, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Lanchbery

28.  John Lennon, Imagine, 2Cellos

29.  J.S. Bach, Sinfonia from Cantata No. 42, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

30.  J.S. Bach, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

31.  Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Vladimir Horowitz

32.  Carole Bayer Sager/David Foster, The Prayer, Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion

33.  Alexander Desplat, Excerpts from The Grand Budapest Hotel Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Alexander Desplat

34.  Mikael Glinka, Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman

35.  Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Copland