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Music By Request playlist for August 8, 2020


Featured on today's program were the Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahams.  A set of 21 pieces composed originally for piano, four hands, they are based on Hungarian themes.  

1.      George Frederick Handel, Concerto Grosso No. 11, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman

2.     Antonin Dvorak, O Silver Moon from Rusalka, Renee Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti

3.     Philip Sparke, Strathcarron-Sword Dance from Hymn of the Highlands, Brass Band Froschl Hall, Hannes Buchegger

4.     Jules Massenet, Toute on ame est la!...Pourquoi me reveiller? from Werther, Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Richard Armstrong

5.     Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, selections from Oklahoma

6.     Ralph Vaughan Williams, Symphony No. 4, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitnick

7.     Karl Jenkins, Benedictus, 2Cellos

8.     G.F. Handel, Johan Halvorsen, Passacaglia, Nigel Kennedy and Lynn Harrell

9.     Howard Hanson, Symphony No 2, “The Romantic” Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, Howard Hanson

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

11.  Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dances for Piano, Four Hands, Yaara Tal and Andrea Groethuysen

12.  Giulio Caccini, Amarilli, Cecilia Bartoli with Gyorgy Fischer

13.  Michael LeGrand, The Summer Knows from Summer of ’42, Drew Tretick, London Symphony Orchestra, Bob Krogstad

14.  John Phillip Sousa, Northern Pines March, Dallas Wind Symphony, Frederick Fennel

15.  Dave Roylance and Bob Galvin, Tall Ships Suite, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, William Connor

16.  Edwin Franko Goldman, Interlochen Bowl March, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennel

17.  Rodgers and Hammerstein, selections from the Sound of Music

18.  John Rutter, The Reluctant Dragon, Richard Baker, The King’s Singers, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

19.  Franz Liszt, Les Preludes, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti

20.  Bela Bartok, Five Pieces from Mikrokosmos, Trio Concertant

21.  Bill Conti, Gonna Fly Now, “Rocky’s Theme”  Auburn University Marching Band, Jonnie Vinson

22.  Johann Christian Bach, Quintet in C Major for flute, oboe and violin, The English Consort

23.  Sigmund Romberg, Desert Song, Barbara Hendricks, Gino Quilico, Opera Orchestra of Lyon, Lawrence Foster

24.  Ennio Morricone, selections from Once Upon a time in the West, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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

26.  J.J. Richards, Emblem of Unity March, Michigan State University Wind Symphony, Kenneth G. Bloomquist

Coordinator of Operations and Engagement, Gretchen Carr joined the IPR staff in 2019. With her background in the performing arts, education, history, arts administration, and communications, she works to keep the daily operations at IPR running smoothly. A native of Traverse City, Michigan, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Western Michigan University and a Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation from Eastern Michigan University. Gretchen is also a multimedia artist focusing on film, writing, soundscape, and radio story.