Music By Request Playlist for May 6, 2017

May 6, 2017

Bartholomeus van der Hels, The Musician (1662)
Credit Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thanks to listeners in Cadillac, Harbor Springs, Scottville, Cedar Creek Township, Bellaire, and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no. 8, fourth movement; Seiji Ozawa/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Larghetto and Allegro for two pianos; Joshua Pierce and Dorothy Jonas

3. Carl Scheindienst, Variations on “Gestern Abend war Vetter Michel da”; Lars Hannibal/Michala Petri

4. Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man; Gerard Schwarz/Seattle Symphony Orchestra

5. Lerner and Loewe, “Lusty Month of May” from Camelot; Vanessa Redgrave (original motion picture soundtrack)

6. Guy d’Hardelot, “Because”; Mario Lanza

7. Howard Shore, “White Tree” from Lord of the Rings: Return of the King; Nic Raine/ City of Prague Philharmonic

8. Gene Krupa & Jimmy Mundy, “Bolero at the Savoy”; Gene Krupa Orchestra with Anita O’Day

9. Alexandre Desplat, music from the film The Grand Budapest Hotel; original motion picture soundtrack

10. Richard Strauss, final scene from Der Rosenkavalier; Munich Opera/Carlos Kleiber/Gwyneth Jones/Brigitte Fassbänder/Lucia Popp/Benno Kusche

11. Johann Sebastian Bach, C major fugue; E. Power Biggs

12. Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” from Evita; Madonna (original motion picture soundtrack)

13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, May Nights; Neeme Järvi/Detroit Symphony Orchestra

14. Max Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1, final movement; Giuseppe Sinopoli/Philharmonia Orchestra/Gil Shaham

15. Johann Pachelbel, Canon in D major; Yolanda Kondonassis

16. Claude-Michel Schönberg, “Do You Hear the People Sing” from Les Miserables; original Broadway cast recording

17. Ian Anderson, “Locomotive Breath”; Ian Anderson and Carducci String Quartet

18. Lionel Hampton and Sonny Burke, Midnight Sun; Lionel Hampton

19. Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, final movement; Andrew Litton/Dallas Symphony Orchestra

20. Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 Mandolins; Trevor Pinnock/The English Concert/James Tyler & Robin Jeffrey

21. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Tuba Concerto, first two movements; Paul Freeman/London Symphony Orchestra/Eugene Dowling

22. Ramin Djawadi, Game of Thrones theme; The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

23. Martin Carlberg, El Olor de las Andes; unidentified violinist and charango player

24. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor; Virgil Fox

25. Michael Balfe, “The Dream” from The Bohemian Girl; Karel Mark Chicon/ RAI National Symphony Orchestra/Elena Garanča

26. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien; Charles Dutoit/Montreal Symphony Orchestra

27. Traditional, McGlynn’s Jigs; Billy Comiskey

28. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto no. 2, final movement; Esa-Pekka Salonen/The Philharmonia/Yefim Bronfman

29. Vangelis, Chariots of Fire; London Symphony Orchestra/2CELLOS

30. Claude Debussy, Cello Sonata; Cheng Squared Duo