Music by Request playlist for February 23, 2019

Feb 23, 2019

Juan Diego Flórez as Tonio in La fille du Regiment

Thanks to listeners in St. Ignace, Torch Lake, Ludington, Old Mission Peninsula and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard, Now we are free (from Gladiator); 2CELLOS

2. Clifton Williams, Symphonic Suite; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Symphony

3. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sleepers Awake! Danney Alkana

4. Traditional, Follow the drinking gourd; Richie Havens

5. Arturo Márquez, Danzón no. 2; Alondra de la Parra/Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas

6. Mia Jang, Lily Pond

7. Johann Strauss II, The Blue Danube; Christian Thielemann, Vienna Philharmonic (2019 New Year’s)

8. Henri Mulet, Tu est petra; Virgil Fox

9. Rodgers & Hart, Where or when; Barbara Cook

10. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano concerto no. 2 (second movement); Vladimir Ashkenazy/Cleveland Orchestra/Jean-Yves Thibaudet

11. Gustav Holst, Uranus (from the Planets); Sir Charles Mackerras/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

12. Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dances nos. 12- 19; Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen

13. Strange Paradise (after Borodin); BOND

14. Ottorino Respighi, Pines of Rome (third and fourth movements); Eiji Oue/Minnesota Orchestra

15. Michael Kamen, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves main title; Erich Kunzel/Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

16. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor; E Power Biggs

17. Gaetano Donizetti, Ah! mes amis, quell jour de fête; Riccardo Frizza/Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan/Juan Diego Flórez

18. Bedrich Smetana, The Moldau (Vlatava); Libor Pesek/Czech National Symphony Orchestra

19. Vassili Kalinnikov, Serenade for String Orchestra; Evgeny Svetlanov/State Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Federation

20. John Williams, Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter; Gavin Greenaway/London Symphony Orchestra

21. Stuart Stotts, Music in My Mother’s House

22. Richard Strauss, Presentation of the Rose scene from Der Rosenkavalier; Conchita Supervia & Ines Maria Ferraris (1928)

23. Nino Rota, main title from The Godfather, part II (The Immigrant); original motion picture soundtrack

24. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien; Antal Dorati/Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra

25. Maurice Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé (scene 3); Kazen Abdullah/Aachen Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

26. Giuseppe Verdi, La donna è mobile (from Rigoletto); Richard Bonynge/London Symphony Orchestra/Luciano Pavarotti

27. Michael Praetorius, Lo, how a rose e’er blooming; Choir of St. Thomas

28. Camille Saint-Saens, Danse macabre; Kent Nagano/Montreal Symphony Orchestra