Music By Request playlist for July 11, 2020

Jul 11, 2020

Ennio Morricone, November 10, 1928 - July 6, 2020
Credit Vulture

Today's featured composer was Ennio Morricone. He will be remembered for being one of the most influential creators of music for modern cinema.  Morricone stated that he was able to hear his music in his mind, and therefore he composed not at the piano, but at his desk.  

1.     George Gershwin, Embraceable You, Katia and Marielle Labeque

2.     George M. Cohen, A Cohen Medley, George M. Cohen

3.     Hector Berlioz, La Marseillaise, Sylvia McNair, Richard Leach, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman

4.     Franz Schubert, Sonata in A minor, David Leisner, Zuill Bailey

5.     Scott Joplin, Bethena, A concert waltz, Roy Eaton

6.     Gaetano Donizetti, Chi me frena in tal momento “The Great Sextet” from Lucia di Lammermoor, Domingo, Pons, Studer, Ramey, Larmore, De la Mora, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin

7.     George Gershwin, Summertime from Porgy and Bess, Leotyne Price, RCA Victor Orchestra and Chorus, Stitch Henderson

8.     Antonin Dvorak, Song to the Moon from Rusalka, Renee Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir George Solti

9.     Johann Pachelbel, Chaconne in D, John Butt

10.  Edward Grieg, Melody, Andrei Gavrilov

11.  Miklos Rozsa, Love Scene from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, El Cid, Miklos Rozsa

12.  Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel, Kiri Te Kanawa, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel

13.  John David, You are a new day, The King’s Singers

14.  Samuel Barber, Toccata Festiva, Thomas Trotter, Royal Scottish National Orchestra Marin Alsop

15.  Ralph Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

16.  Samuel Barber, Sure on this shining night, Barbara Hendricks

17.  Ambroise Thomas, The Drinking Song from Hamlet, Sir Thomas Allen

18.  Maurice Ravel, Bolero, Orchestra of Paris, Semyon Bychkov

19.  Aaron Copland, Quiet City, Maurice Murphy, Christine Pendrill, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

20.  Scott Joplin, A Real Slow Drag from Treemonisha, Carmen Balthrop, Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Gunther Schuller

21.  Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dances for Piano, Four Hands, Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen

22.  Ennio Morricone, Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission, Yo-Yo Ma, Roma Sinfonietta, Ennio Morricone

23.  Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone/arr. Angela Markley, Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso, Anne-Akiko Meyers

24.  Jean Sibelius, Symphony No. 2, Oslo Philharmonic, Mariss Jansons

25.  Franz Schubert, Piano Quintet in A major, “The Trout” John O’Connor, The Cleveland Quartet

26.  Leo Delibes, The Flower Duet from Lakme, Nicole Cabell, Alyson Cambridge, Lake Forest Symphony, Vladimir Kulenovic

27.  Ennio Morricone, selections from The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack