Music by Request playlist for December 21, 2019

Dec 21, 2019

The program featured traditional music of the season.  Thank you to listeners from Alden, Buckley, Cheboygan, Ann Arbor, West Bloomfield, Onekama and Baltimore for curating today's playlist. 

  1.  Ludwig von Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein,
  2. Traditional Carols, A Christmas Medley, Canadian Brass
  3. John Langstaff, Lord of the Dance and Master of the Hall, The Christmas Revels, John Langstaff
  4. John Williams/Leslie Bricusse, Somewhere in my Memory from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Home Alone, London Symphony Orchestra, John Williams
  5. Richard Addinsell/ arr. Steven Bernstein, Suite from Scrooge, Chetham’s Chamber Choir, Manchester Cathedral Choir, BBC Philharmonic, Ruman Gamba
  6. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, E. Power Biggs
  7. John Williams, Dual of the Fates from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, London Voices, London Symphony Orchestra, John Williams
  8. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Polonaise from Christmas Eve Suite, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta
  9. 16th Century Swedish Hymn, Good King Wenceslas, Choir of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston
  10. Traditional English Hymn, What Child is this, Cambridge Singers, The City of London Sinfonia, John Rutter
  11. Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Marietta’s Lied from Die Tote Stadt, Renee Fleming, English Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Tate
  12. Traditional Basque Carol/arr. Lachlan McDonald,  Sabine Baring-Gould, Gabriel’s Message, Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne, Christopher Watson
  13. Carlos Salzedo, Variations sur un theme dans le style ancient, Yolanda Kondonassis
  14. J.S. Bach, Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, The Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
  15. Ola Gjeilo/Christina Rossetti, The Rose, Choir of Royal Holloway, 12 Ensemble, Rupert Gough
  16. Phillip Nicolai, Wake Awake St. Olaf Choral Ensemble
  17. Adolphe Adam, O Holy Night, Luciano Pavarotti, National Philharmonic Orchestra, K.H. Adler
  18. Francois August Gavaert, Two French Carols, Versailles St. Francis Boy’s Choir, Yves Atthenont
  19. 12th Century Hymn, O Come, O Come Emanuel, Jessye Norman, New York Choral Society, American Boychoir, Empire Chamber Ensemble, Robert De Cormier
  20. Peter Maxwell Davies, Nowell, Choir of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston
  21. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Stephen Varcoe, Stephen Orton, The Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia, John Rutter
  22. Gian Carlo Menotti, Selections from Amahl and the Night Visitors, Pierre Roy and Kate Estes, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta
  23. Traditional Spirituals/Arr. Joseph Jennings, Glory to the Newborn King, Chanticleer
  24. John Rutter, Dancing Day, Parts I,II, Judy Loman, Toronto Children’s Chorus, Jean Ashworth Bartle
  25. Peter Tchaikovsky/arr. John Imholtz and Paul Binkley, The Nutcracker Suite, Modern Mandolin Quartet