Music By Request

Saturday, 9am to 1pm

Join us for a longstanding IPR tradition -  Music by Request, Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., hosted by Gretchen Carr.  Each Saturday, Gretchen will take your requests and help you "eavesdrop" on your neighbors' musical tastes (and let them eavesdrop on yours!).

There are several ways to make a request:

CALL: 800-441-9422 (the phone lines open at 8:30 a.m.)

EMAIL: ipr@interlochen.org

FACEBOOK: "Like" our Facebook page, then check for our post Saturday morning - you can leave your request in the comments.

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Thanks to listeners in Charlevoix, Manistee, Traverse City, Northport and many other places for your requests this week. See below for the complete list of requests.

1. Martin Ellerby, Paris Sketches; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Symphony

2. Antonio Vivaldi, Spring from the Four Seasons violin concertos; Nicholas Kraemer/Raglan Baroque Orchestra/Monica Huggett

3. Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending; Barry Wordsworth/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Janine Jansen

Thanks to listeners in Irons, Northport, Higgins Lake and many other places for your requests this week.

1. George Frederic Handel, Zadok the Priest; Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin in the Fields and ASMF Chorus

2. Edward Joseph Collins, Hymn to the Earth (movements 1 & 2); Marin Alsop/Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus

3. Gordon Jacob, Flag of Stars; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Symphony

4. Arvo Pärt, Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Neeme Järvi/Scottish Naitonal Orchestra

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Thanks to listeners in Petoskey, Rudyard, Traverse City, Onekama and many other places for your requests this week.

1. John Williams, Imperial March (Darth Vader’s theme); composer conducting the Skywalker Symphony Orchestra

2. Franz Schubert, Rosamunde overture; Herbert Blomstedt/San Francisco Symphony

3. Leonard Bernstein, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; composer conducting the New York Philharmonic

4. Richard Wagner, Act III Reitermärsch from Lohengrin; German Brass

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Thanks to listeners in Cheboygan, Petoskey, Ludington, Bear Lake and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Alan Hovhaness, Symphony no. 2 “Mysterious Mountain” (third movement); Andrew Litton/Dallas Symphony Orchestra

2. Silvius Leopold Weiss, Ciacconna from 2 Pieces in F major; Dolores Costoyas

3. Robert Russell Bennett, Down to the Sea in Ships; Mark Heron/Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestrra

4. Paul Hindemith, Sonata 1948 for cello and piano (first and third movements); Wendy Warner & Eileen Buck

Thanks to listeners in Petoskey, Scottville, Watervale, Leland and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Traditional, Good King Wenceslas; Sir David Willcocks/Royal College Chamber Choir

2. Miklos Rosza, Nativity from King of Kings; composer conducting unidentified studio orchestra

3. Alfred Reed, Russian Christmas Music; Kenneth Bloomquist/Musashino Academy Wind Ensemble

4. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols; David Hill/Winchester Cathedral Choir/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

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Thanks to listeners from Cadillac, McBain, Petoskey, Old Mission Peninsula and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Karl Jenkins, Benedictus; 2CELLOS

2. Adolph Adam, O Holy Night; Mario Lanza

3. Johann Pachelbel, Canon in D; Christopher Hogwood/Academy of Ancient Music

4. John McCutcheon; Christmas in the Trenches; John McDermott

5. Georges Bizet, L’Arlesienne Suite, Prelude; Emmanuel Krivine/National Orchestra of Lyon

6. The Holly and the Ivy & Deck the Halls; Huddersfield Choral Society

Thanks to listeners in Manistee, Cadillac, Petoskey, Interlochen and many other places for your requests this week. See the complete list of requests below.

1. Gustav Holst, Hammersmith; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Ensemble

2. Leroy Anderson, Christmas Festival; Frederick Fennell/Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

3. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God; James Litton/American Boy Choir

4. Leon Boellmann, Suite Gothique; Carlo Curley

5. Sandy Smith, Santa Claus-trophobia; Philip McCann/Sellers Engineering Band

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Thanks to listeners in Falmouth, Ludington, Traverse City, Cadillac and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Zez Confrey, The Wisecracker Suite; Eteri Andjaparidze

2. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, selections from The Nutcracker; Modern Mandolin Quartet

3. Julie Giroux, Just Flyin’; Dennis Fisher/University of North Texas Symphonic Band

4. Frederic Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated! Ursula Oppens

5. Vince Guaraldi, selections from "A Charlie Brown Christmas"; Canadian Brass

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Thanks to listeners in Williamsburg, Sparta, Alanson, Cadillac and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Peterik & Sullivan, Eye of the Tiger; 2CELLOS

2. Englebert Humperdinck, Act II pantomime & Act III overture from Hansel & Gretel; Donald Runnicles; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

3. Lord of the Dance; Christmas Revels

4. Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending; Sir Neville Marriner; Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Iona Brown

Music by Request playlist for November 3, 2018

Nov 3, 2018

  Thanks to listeners in Kansas, Cadillac, Pentwater, Ann Arbor, and many other places for your requests this week!

  1. John Barnes Chance - Incantation and Dance; Frederick Fennell/Philharmonic a Vent Wind Orchestra

  1. Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28; Daniel Barenboim/Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  1. Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard - “The Battle” from soundtrack to “Gladiator”; Lyndhurst Orchestra

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Thanks to listeners in Petoskey, Traverse City, Onekama, Ludington and many other places for your requests this week. 

1. Ron Nelson, Courtly Airs and Dances; Jerry Junkin/Dallas Wind Symphony

2. Marta Keen, Homeward Bound; Mack Wilberg/Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra at Temple Square/Bryn Terfel

3. Morton Gould, Symphony for Band (West Point); Eugene Corporon/Cincinnati Wind Symphony

4. Antonin Dvorak, Romance; Seiji Ozawa/Boston Symphony Orchestra

5. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God; James Litton/American Boy Choir

Thanks to listeners from Cadillac, Mackinac Island, Traverse City, Suttons Bay and many other places for your requests this week. 

1.  Ralph Vaughan Williams, Mass in G minor (Kyrie, Gloria, Credo); Ann Heider/His Majestie’s Clerkes

2. Paul Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber; Yoel Levi/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

3. Camille Saint-Saens, Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix (from Samson et Dalila); Elina Garanca

4. Edward Elgar, Salut d’amour; Patrick Sheridan & Rich Ridenour

Music by Request playlist for October 13, 2018

Oct 15, 2018

Thanks so much to listeners from Baltimore, Buckley, Manistee and many other places for your requests this week!

1. Vaughan Williams - Henry V Overture; Maj. Peter Parkes/Grimethorpe Colliery Band

2. Franz von Suppe - Poet and Peasant Overture; Erich Kunzel/Cincinnati Pops

3. Aaron Copland - Lincoln Portrait; Gerard Schwartz/Seattle Symphony; James Earl Jones, narrator

4. Johann Pachelbel - Canon (and Gigue) in D major; Trevor Pinnock/English Concert

Thanks to listeners in Wolverine, Cedar Creek Township, Bear Lake, Kingsley and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Various composers, Armed Forces Medley; United States Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus

2. Clare Grundman, Concord; United States Marine Band

3. George Frederic Handel, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Gert van Hoef

4. Richard Wagner, Isolde’s Liebestod (from Tristan und Isolde); Zubin Mehta/New York Philharmonic/Montserrat Caballé

Thanks to listeners in West Bloomfield, Bay View, Ludington, Traverse City and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no. 6 (first movement); Marin Alsop/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

2. Johann Ernest Galliard, Sonata no. 3 for trombone; Carl Lenthe & Ashley Toms

3. Vasily Soloviev-Sedoi, Midnight in Moscow; Vitaly Gnutov/Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra

4. John Williams, Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back; composer conducting the Skywalker Symphony Orchestra

  1. Morton Gould: West Point Symphony; I. Epitaphs; Frederick Fennell/Eastman Wind Ensemble

  2. J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor; Canadian Brass

  3. Vivaldi: “Autumn” concerto #3 from Four Seasons; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin/Trondheim Soloists

  4. Arvo Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten; Rudolf Werthen/I Fiamminghi

  5. Franz Xaver Suessmayr: Sinfonia Turchesca; Werner Ehrhardt/Concerto Koeln

Thanks to listeners in Interlochen, Ludington, Lake City, Newaygo and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring (final section); Leonard Slatkin/St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

2. Percy Grainger, Handel in the Strand; Richard Hickox/City of London Sinfonia & Joyful Company of Singers

3. Karel Husa, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Concert Band; Justin Mertz/Syracuse University Wind Ensemble/Ronald Caravan

4. Niccolo Paganini, Sonata no. 4 for guitar and violin; Gil Shaham & Göran Söllscher

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Thanks to listeners from Arcadia, Mackinac Island, Cadillac, Prudenville and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God; Leontyne Price

2. Stephen Stucky, Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary; Michael Haithcock/Baylor University Wind Ensemble

3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Overture to The Marriage of Figaro; Jane Glover/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

4. Giuseppe Verdi, La donna e mobile (from Rigoletto); Roberto Alagna

5. Hans Zimmer, Honor (main title from The Pacific); original motion picture soundtrack

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Thanks to listeners in Leroy, Glen Arbor, Brutus, Rudyard and many other places for your requests this week. 

1. Rodgers & Hammerstein, selections from Oklahoma! Jerold Ottley/Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Mormon Tabernacle Choir

2. Giuseppe Verdi, Va, pensiero from Nabucco; Sir Georg Solti/Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

3. Lebo M., One by One; The Lion King original Broadway cast recording

4. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God; James Litton/American Boy Choir

 

Thanks to listeners in Pierport, Cadillac, Alden, Ludington and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Ennio Morricone, Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission; Strings of St Cecilia & Paolo Pollastri

2. Leonard Bernstein, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; composer conducting the New York Philharmonic

3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Agnus Dei from Coronation Mass; Trevor Pinnock/English Concert

4. Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the  flaxen hair); Alexis Weissenberg

Thanks to listeners in Lake City, Prudenville, Crystal Lake, Levering and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Aaron Copland, Lincoln Portrait; Lewis Buckley/United States Coast Guard Band/Walter Cronkite

2. Arne Running, Sinfonia Festiva; Kazufumi Yamashita/ Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

3. Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasilieras no. 5; Sir Jeffrey Tate/English Chamber Orchestra/Kiri Te Kanawa

4. Antonin Dvorak, Symphonic Variations; Marin Alsop/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

5. Niccolo Paganini, Caprice no. 24; David Garrett

At Classical IPR, we're frequently asked for classical versions of songs by the Beatles. Below is a (not at all exhaustive) list of some albums with links for more information.

John Rutter, Beatles Concerto 

Symphonic Sergeant Pepper

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Thanks to listeners in Arcadia, Clarkston, Lake Leelanau, Hersey and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Dudley Buck, Festival Overture on an American National Air; Kenneth Klein/London Symphony Orchestra

2. Gordon Jacob, William Byrd Suite; Frederick Fennell/Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

3. Johann David Heinichen, Concerto in F major; Reinhard Göbel/Musica Antiqua Köln

4. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 (Scene by the Brook); Christoph von Dohnanyi/Cleveland Orchestra

Thanks to listeners in Honor, Kaleva, Old Mission Peninsula, Higgins Lake and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Bedrich Smetana, Overture to the Bartered Bride; George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra

2. Richard Strauss, Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare; Locke Brass Consort

3. Vaclav Nelhybel, Trittico for Band; Frederick Fennell/Dallas Wind symphony

4. Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending; Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown

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Thanks to listeners in Alden, Traverse City, Kingsley, Arcadia and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 (fourth movement); Kurt Masur/Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig

2. Franz Joseph Haydn, Cello Concerto (third movement); Chamber Orchestra Basel/Sol Gabetta

3. Georges Bizet, Jes dis que rien ne m’épouvante” from Carmen; Elixabeth Schwarzkopf

4. Alfred Reed, Armenian Dances Part 1; Frederick Fennell/Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

5. Victor Herbert, Thine Alone; Beverly Sills

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