Music by Request playlist for April 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

Thank you to listenersr from Mesa, AZ, Baltimore, MD Cincinnati, OH, Oklahoma City, OK, Bear Lake, Prudenville, Honor, Northport, Benzonia, Arcadia, and Cheboygan.  Today's featured work was Largo Al Factotum from Rossini's Barber of Seville.   The title translates to "make way for the factotum" which refers to a general servant who literally does everything. 

1.     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in D major for 2 pianos, Patrick and Peter Jablonski

2.     Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Quintet, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Fitzwilliam String Quartet

3.     Sergei Rachmaninoff, Blessed Art Thou O Lord from Vespers, St. Petersburg Chamber Choir, Nikolai Korniev

4.     Traditional Spiritual/arr. H.T. Burleigh, Deep River, Dashon Burton with Nathaniel Gumbs

5.     Stephen Adams, The Holy City, Jessye Norman with Christopher Bower-Broadbent

6.     Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein, Selections from the Sound of Music, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording

7.     Aaron Copland, Lincoln Portrait, James Earl Jones, Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz

8.     W.A. Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw

9.     Arvo Part, Fratres for Cello and Piano, Frances Spinguel and Mirelle Gleizes

10.  Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2, Mitsuko Uchida, Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle

11.  Francis Poulenc, Concerto for Two Pianos, Sylviana DeFerne and Pascal Roge, Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

12.  John Rutter, Beatles Concerto, Peter Rostal and Pual Schaefer, Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, John Rutter

13.  George and Ira Gershwin, S’Wonderful,  An American in Paris, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording

14.  Johannes Brahms, Herr, Lehre doch mich, from Requiem, Andreas Schmidt, Swedish Radio Choir, Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado

15.  Gioachino Rossini, Largo Al Factotum, The Barber of Seville, Placido Domingo, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abaddo

16.  Peter Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

17.  Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz, Alone Together, Mario Lanza

18.  Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is our God, American Boy Choir, James Litton

19.  Gilbert and Sullivan, There is Beauty in the bellow of the blade,  The Mikado, Lyndsie Holland  and John Reed, D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

20.  Gustav Holst, All glory laud and honor from Second Suite, Philip Keveren

21.  Robert Jager, Third Suite for Band, Tivoligarden, Svend Kragelund

22.  Pablo Sarasate, Navarra, Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Misha Rachlevsky

23.  Alexander Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

24.  Scott Joplin, The Entertainer, Lang Lang

25.  Johann Sebastian Bach, Air on G String, Wendy Carlos

26.  Zoltan Kodaly, Hary Janos Suite, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi

27.  Johnny Greenwood, Oil from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, There Will Be Blood, Johnny Greenwood

28.  W.A. Mozart, Overture to Don Giovanni, Acadmey of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner

29.  Hans Zimmer, Tennessee from Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Pearl Harbor,  Annika Norris

30.  Giaochino Rossini, Cat Duet, The Classic Buskers

31.  George Frederick Handel, I Know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah, Syliva McNair, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner

32.  Angelo Badalamenti, Theme from Original Television Series Sound Track, Twin Peaks, Angelo Badalamenti

33.  J.S. Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, E. Power Biggs

34.  Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boubil, Herbert Kretzmer, Bring him home, from Les Miserables, Jonathan Antoine

35.  Edgar Meyer, Sliding Down, Edgar Meyer, Bela Fleck, Mike Marshall