Music by Request for September 5, 2020

Sep 5, 2020

Credit centralparknyc.org

Featured on today's playlist was Charles Ives' Central Park in the Dark.  This transcendental work evokes the sounds one would hear sitting in New York's Central Park at the turn of the twentieth century.  

1.     George Frederick Handel, Sonata in G minor, Jacqueline Du Pre with Ernest Lush

2.     J. Fred Coots, For all we know, Drew Tretick, London Symphony Orchestra, Bob Krosgstad

3.     Aaron Copland, Symphony 3, London Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Copland

4.     Giacomo Puccini, O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi, Maria Callas

5.     Ludwig Van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A major, Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, Kurt Masur

6.     Abel Meerpol, Strange Fruit, Nina Simone

7.     Richard Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries, Orchestra of Paris, Daniel Barenboim

8.     Frederick Chopin, Polonaise in A major, Vladimir Horowitz

9.     Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt,  Now we are free, 2CELLOS

10.  Pietro Mascagni, Voi lo sapete from Cavalleria Rusticana, Maria Callas, La Scala Orchestra, Tulio Serafin

11.  Albert Ketelbey, In a Persian Market, Slovak Philharmonic Male Chorus, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper

12.  Kurt Weill, September Song, Jessye Norman with John Williams

13.  Eddie Seller, Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, When the lights go on again, Vera Lynn

14.  John Rutter, For the Beauty of the Earth, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter

15.  Peter Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir George Solti

16.  Stephen Foster, arr. G.W.E. Friderich,  Maggie By My Side, Dodworth Saxhorn Band

17.  Emmerich Kalman, excerpts from Die Csardasfurstin, Slovak Philharmonic Choir and Radio Symphony Orchestra, , Richard Bonynge

18.  Louis Morreau Gottschalk, Souvenir de Porto Rico, Findlay Cockrell

19.  Bernard Herrman, North by Northwest, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Herrman

20.  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Barry Tuckwell, Academy of St. Martin in the Field, Sir Neville Marriner

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

22.  Ronald Binge, Coronet Carillon, Hannaford Street Silver Band

23.  Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dances, Jozsef Lendvay Jr. Oszkar Okros, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer

24.  Modest Mussorgsky, Tear, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian

25.  Giacomo Puccini, Nessun Dorma from Turandot, Luciano Pavarotti, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

26.  Robert Schumann, The Happy Farmer, Philippe Entremont

27.  Hans Zimmer, Pearl Harbor Suite, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hans Zimmer

28.  Georges Bizet, excerpts from Carmen, Anne Sophie Von Otter, Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado

29.  Kurt Weill, Mack the Knife, Louis Armstrong

30.  G.F. Handel, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman

31.  Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

32.  Giuseppe Verdi, Libera Me from Requiem, Leontyne Price, Janet Baker, Veriano Luchetti, Jose Van Dam,  Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Georg Solti

33.  Charles Ives, Central Park in the Dark, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein