Classical Music Playlist, December 22, 2021

Itzhak Perlman | photo: Drew Gurian

Max Bruch dedicated his Violin Concerto #2 to one of the great violinists of the time: Pablo de Sarasate. A great violinist of today, Itzhak Perlman, performs the Masterpiece Concerto from today’s noon to 2:00 p.m.

6:00 am

Johann Sebastian Bach

Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major BWV 1042

Berlin Philharmonic Nigel Kennedy, violin


August Soderman

Concert Overture in F major

Norrlands Opera Symphony Orchestra; Roy Goodman, conductor



A Wassail Suite

Consort Waverly; Michael Jaffee, conductor


Francois Danzi

Sinfonia Concertante for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra in Bb major Opus 41

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra; Allen Tinkham, conductor Anthony McGill, clarinet; Demarre McGill, flute


Sergei Rachmaninoff

Piano Concerto No. 1 – first movement in F# minor Opus 1

San Francisco Symphony; Edo de Waart, conductor Zoltan Kocsis, piano

7:13 a.m.

Steven Samets

3 Mystical Choirs: N° 1. Nino de Rosas

Seraphic fire; Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor


Johann Christian Bach

Sinfonia Concertante in Eb major

Camerata Budapest; Hanspeter Gmur, conductor

7:41 am

George Butterworth

Green willow benches

English Symphony Orchestra; William Boughton, conductor


Michel Corette

Christmas Symphony No. 4 in D minor



Claude Debussy

Suite for piano (For the piano suite)

Georges Pludermacher, piano

8:14 a.m.

Thomas Arne

Symphony No. 2 in F major

Cantilena; Adrien Shepherd, conductor


Gioachino Rossini


Mexican State Symphony Orchestra; Enrique Batiz, conductor

8:45 am

Ola Gjeilo

Ecce Novum

The Royal Holloway Choir; 12 Sets; Rupert Gough, conductor Ola Gjeilo, piano

8:50 am

Wolfgang AmadeusMozart

THE MAGIC FLUTE: Overture (Die Zauberflote) K 620

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor


George Friederich Handel

ALMINA: 3 Trios

New York Chamber Musicians (New York Kammermusiker); Ilonna Pederson, conductor


Edward Elgar

Cello concerto in E minor Opus 85

Moscow Philharmonic; Ghennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor Mstislav Rostropovitch, cello


Aaron Copland

Outward opening

Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor


Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Great Tarantella for Two Pianos Opus 67/5

Alan Marks, piano; Nerine Barrett, piano


Richard Addinsell

A Christmas Carol (music from the 1951 film)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; David Newman, conductor Ambrosian Singers

10:00 a.m.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 4 in Bb major Opus 60

Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor

10:34 am

Marine Swamp

Suite for oboe, violin and continuo in Bb major

Pacific Music



I wonder while wandering

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp


Joaquin Turina

The bullfighter’s prayer Opus 34

Pacifica Quartet Sharon Isbin, guitar

11:01 a.m.

Michael Torque

Bright blue music

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; David Zinman, conductor

11:11 a.m.

Vincent d’Indy

Symphony on a French Mountain Air Opus 25

The Orchestra of French-speaking Switzerland; Marek Janowski, conductor Martin Helmchen, piano


Johann Sebastian Bach

Motet: Come, Jesus, Come (Komm, Jesu, komm) BWV 229

Tavern Players; Andrew Parrott, conductor Taverner Choir


Giuseppe Verdi


BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Downes, conductor


Carlos Rafael Rivera

to cancel

Denis Azabagic, guitar

1:00 p.m.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Suite No. 4 “Mozartiana” in G major Opus 61

Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra; Neville Marriner, conductor

1:25 p.m.

Hubert Pary


Steven Isserlis, cello; Connie Shih, piano

1:29 p.m.

Jose Moncayo


National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico; Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor

1:41 p.m.


Joy of Christmas (Suite of Songs)

the singers from the University of British Columbia; Bruce Pullan, conductor

1:54 p.m.

Frédéric Chopin

Nocturne No. 2 in Eb major Opus 9/2

Seong Jin Cho, piano

2:00 p.m.

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor Opus 44

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Zubin Mehta, conductor Itzhak Perlman, violin

2:24 p.m.

Augustin Barrios

Paraguayan Dance No. 1 (Danza Paraguaya No. 1)

David Russell, guitar

2:27 p.m.

Arcangelo Corelli

Concerto Grosso No. 12 in F major Opus 6

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2:48 p.m.

Leroy Anderson


the Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor

2:59 p.m.

Isaac Albeniz

Rapsodie Espagnola (Spanish Rhapsody)

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra; Hans Graf, conductor Angela Cheng, piano

3:17 p.m.

Cecile Chaminade

Les Sylvains Opus 60

Joanne Polk, piano

3:22 p.m.

William Grant Again

Nighthawk’s Shoes from Wood Notes

Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, conductor

3:25 p.m.

Massimo Paris

Christmas sequel

Los Romeros; Malaga Concerto

3:48 p.m.

George Philippe Telemann

Concerto for flute, strings and continuo in G major

Berlin baroque soloists; Rainer Kussmaul, conductor Emmanuel Pahud, flute

3:58 p.m.

Frédéric Chopin

Piano Concerto No. 2: I. Maestoso in F minor Opus 21

Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Mikhail Pletnev, conductor Daniil Trifonov, piano

4:15 p.m.

James Lord Pierpont

long live the wind

United States Coast Guard Band; Lieutenant Kenneth W. Megan, conductor

4:20 p.m.

Dmitri Shostakovich

Prelude and Fugue No. 24

Wei Luo, piano

4:32 p.m.

Charles Stanford

Irish Rhapsody No. 5

Ulster Orchestra; Vernon Handley, conductor

4:48 p.m.

Jonathan Leshnoff

Guitar Concerto: III Lively (Final)

The Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Jason Vieaux, guitar

4:58 p.m.

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Symphony No. 3: III. Allegro in A minor Opus 44

London Philharmonic Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor

5:11 p.m.

Ron Nelson

Vacation on the Savannah River

Eastman-Rochester Orchestra; Howard Hanson, conductor

5:35 p.m.

Cecil Sharp; Valerie Coleman, arr.

holly and ivy

Imani Winds

5:39 p.m.

Emile Waldteufel

The Skaters’ Waltz (The Skaters) Opus 183

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor

5:48 p.m.

George Friederich Handel

Concerto Grosso No. 1 in B flat major Opus 3/1 HWV 312

Musicians of the Louvre; Marc Minkowski, conductor