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Daily Playlist: Classical WETA

This playlist is a daily guide to music broadcast on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. Scroll below to see what's played today. The playlist begins right after midnight.

Thu • December 18, 2014

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12:06 am

Concerto, RV 435

Antonio Vivaldi
Emmanuel Pahud (flute) | Australian Chamber Orchestra | Richard Tognetti (conductor)

EMI 47212

Beethoven Month

12:14 am

Piano Concerto #3

Ludwig van Beethoven
Yefim Bronfman (piano) | Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich | David Zinman (conductor)

Arte Nova 640100 (Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4)

12:48 am

Symphony #1 "Classical"

Sergei Prokofiev
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

DG 423.624

1:03 am

Partita #1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825

Johann Sebastian Bach
Sir András Schiff (piano)

London 411.732

1:20 am

Symphony #96 "Miracle"

Joseph Haydn
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

Nimbus 5200/4

1:44 am

L'Arlesienne Suite #2

Georges Bizet
Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

DG 415.106

2:03 am

Mandolin Concerto G Major

Domenico Caudioso
Bonifacio Bianchi (mandolin) | Venetian Soloists | Claudio Scimone (conductor)

Erato 4509-92132

2:18 am

Symphony #5

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Russian National Orchestra | Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

DG 449.967

3:05 am

Violin Sonata, K. 301

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Hilary Hahn (violin) | Natalie Zhu (piano)

DG 0004771

3:20 am

Piano Concerto A Minor

Edvard Grieg
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) | Berlin Philharmonic | Mariss Jansons (conductor)

EMI 57562

3:49 am

Oboe Concerto E Minor

Georg Philipp Telemann
Sarah Francis (oboe) | London Harpsichord Ensemble

Unicorn 9128

4:02 am

Romance

Antonin Dvorák
Kyung-Wha Chung (violin) | Philadelphia Orchestra | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

EMI 49858

4:16 am

Symphony #4

Johannes Brahms
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

RCA 60383

Beethoven Month

4:57 am

Creatures of Prometheus: Overture

Ludwig van Beethoven
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra | Yoel Levi (conductor)

Telarc 80358

5:02 am

Ancient Airs and Dances Suite #2

Ottorino Respighi
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra | Jesus Lopez-Cobos (conductor)

Telarc 80309

5:21 am

Symphony #5

Joseph Haydn
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

Nimbus 5265

5:40 am

Concerto a due cori #3 in F Major

George Frideric Handel
English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Philips 411.122

5:54 am

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Traditional
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia | Peter Breiner (conductor)

Naxos 550.670 (Christmas Goes Baroque II)

6:06 am

Ring, Little Bells (Kling, Gloeckchen)

Traditional
CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra | Peter Breiner (conductor)

Naxos 550.301 (Christmas Goes Baroque)

6:12 am

Sonata, BWV 1031 for Flute and Continuo in E-flat Major

Johann Sebastian Bach
Irena Grafenauer (flute) | Maria Graf (harp)

Philips 422.061

New Release (2014)

6:22 am

O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Alexander Craig)

Holiday Music
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

6:25 am

Il Farnace: Overture

Antonio Vivaldi
Modo Antiquo | Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor)

Brilliant 94030 (Opera Overtures)

6:34 am

Young Henry's Hunt

Etienne-Nicolas Mehul
Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra | Michel Swierczewski (conductor)

Nimbus 5184/85

6:45 am

Selections from "Christmas Carols - Musica Sacra" (20-22)

Traditional
Musica Sacra | Richard Westenburg (conductor)

DG 429.732 (Christmas Carols)

6:51 am

Personent Hodie (Chrismtas Song from "Piae Cantiones")

Traditional
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

Four Winds 3017 (A Christmas Concert)

6:53 am

Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 #11 in A Major: V. Allegro

George Frideric Handel
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Iona Brown (conductor)

Philips 410.048

7:06 am

O Come, All Ye Faithful

Traditional
Empire Brass

EMI 49097 (Music of Christmas)

7:10 am

Messiah: Chorus. "Hallelujah!"

George Frideric Handel
Boston Baroque Chorus | Boston Baroque Orchestra | Martin Pearlman (conductor)

Telarc 80348 (Messiah Highlights)

7:14 am

Piano Concerto A Minor: III

Robert Schumann
Evgeny Kissin (piano) | London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

EMI 82879

7:25 am

Selections from "O Come, All Ye Faithful - New York Choral Artists" (7-8)

Traditional
New York Choral Artists | Brass Ensemble | Douglas Major (organ) | Joseph Flummerfelt (conductor)

EMI 49908 (O Come All Ye Faithful)

7:34 am

Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Israel Philharmonic | Zubin Mehta (conductor)

London 410.551 (Suites)

7:41 am

Cello Concerto #2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb:2: I. Allegro moderato

Joseph Haydn
Sergei Istomin (cello) | Apollo Ensemble | David Rabinovich (conductor)

Passacaille 960 (Haydn)

New Release (2014)

7:55 am

O Holy Night

Adolphe Adam
Elora Festival Singers | Michael Bloss (organ) | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

8:06 am

Symphony #7: IV

Johann Wilhelm Wilms
Concerto of Cologne | Werner Ehrhardt (conductor)

Archiv 0002998 (Wilms Symphonies Nos. 6 & 7)

8:14 am

What Is This Lovely Fragrance

Traditional
Mormon Tabernacle Choir | Orchestra at Temple Square | Craig Jessop (conductor)

Telarc 80552 (A Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas)

CD Pick of the Week

Beethoven Month

8:20 am

Piano Sonata #29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": II. Scherzo. Assai vivace

Ludwig van Beethoven
Alessio Bax (piano)

Signum Classics 397 (Alessio Bax Plays Beethoven)

8:23 am

Selections from "Songs of Angels" (11,9,8,26)

Traditional
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Telarc 80377 (Songs of Angels)

8:34 am

Trio in E-flat Major: I

Archduke Rudolf of Austria
Dieter Kloecker (clarinet) | Guido Schiefen (cello) | Olaf Dressler (piano)

CPO 777.224

8:43 am

We Three Kings of Orient Are

Traditional
Cambridge Singers and Orchestra | John Rutter (conductor)

Collegium 503 (Christmas Star)

8:48 am

Ding Dong Merrily on High

Traditional
Taverner Players | Andrew Parrott (conductor)

EMI 49809 (The Carol Album)

8:51 am

Valse Chevaleresque

Jean Sibelius
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra | Neeme Jaervi (conductor)

Bis 384

New Release (2014)

8:56 am

Instrumental Christmas music from New Spain (Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz; Trujillo del Peru Codex)

Various
Folger Consort

Bard 19005 (Christmas in New Spain)

9:05 am

Selections from "Christmas With James Galway" (2-5)

Traditional
James Galway (flute) | Regensburger Domspatzen | Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra | John Georgiadis (conductor)

RCA 60736 (Christmas with James Galway)

9:15 am

Waltzes

Johannes Brahms
Santiago Rodriguez (piano)

Elan 2200

9:35 am

Jingle Bells

James Lord Pierpont\
Syrinx [Simion Stanciu] (pan-pipe) | Alexandre Lagoya (guitar) | Marielle Nordmann (harp)

Erato 2292-45975 (Merry Christmas)

9:39 am

In dulci jubilo

Michael Praetorius
Arsys Bourgogne | Pierre Cao (conductor)

Naive 5319 (Chants de Noel)

9:43 am

Suite #4 "Mozartiana": IV-Theme & Variations

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Philharmonia | Neeme Jaervi (conductor)

Chandos 8777

New Release (2014)

9:58 am

Patapan

Holiday Music
Seraphic Fire | Jacqueline Kerrod (harp) | Patrick Dupré Quigley (conductor)

SFM 14 (Candlelight Carols)

10:05 am

An English Suite

Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
English String Orchestra | William Boughton (conductor)

Nimbus 5366

10:25 am

Messiah: Air and Chorus. "O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion"

George Frideric Handel
Bernarda Fink (alto) | Gabrieli Consort and Players | Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Archiv 453.464 (Messiah)

10:30 am

Jubilate Domino

Michael Praetorius
Ludwig Güttler Brass Ensemble | Ludwig Güttler (conductor)

Laserlight 15.276 (Baroque Christmas Music)

10:33 am

Wanderer Fantasie

Franz Schubert
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

London 417.327

New Release (2014)

10:55 am

Candlelight Carol

John Rutter
Seraphic Fire | Jacqueline Kerrod (harp) | Patrick Dupré Quigley (conductor)

SFM 14 (Candlelight Carols)

11:01 am

Violin Concerto #3

Camille Saint-Saëns
Joshua Bell (violin) | Montreal Symphony Orchestra | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

London 425.501

11:30 am

Selections from "Noël!" (16,8)

Traditional
The Bach Choir | Choristers of Winchester Cathedral | The Wallace Collection; Jane Watts (organ) | David Hill (conductor)

Priory 768 (Noël!)

11:37 am

Symphony G Minor (Op. 6 #6)

Johann Christian Bach
Concerto of Cologne

Capriccio 10.283

New Release (2014)

11:54 am

I Wonder as I Wander

Holiday Music
Elora Festival Singers | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

11:58 am

Away in a Manger

Traditional
Rachel Van Vorhees (harp)

Centaur 2209 (Christmas Favorites)

12:02 pm

Symphony #90

Joseph Haydn
La Petite Band | Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

Virgin Classics 91141

12:29 pm

The Many Moods of Christmas: #1

Traditional
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Robert Shaw (conductor)

Telarc 80087 (The Many Moods of Christmas)

12:42 pm

Une Symphonie Imaginaire: #6-9

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Musicians of the Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

Archiv 0004478 (Rameu: Une Symphonie Imaginaire)

New Release (2014)

12:54 pm

Exultate justi in Domino

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
Folger Consort | Cathedra

Bard 19005 (Christmas in New Spain)

12:58 pm

Te Deum: Prelude

Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Les Musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

DG 457.357 (The All-Star Christmas Album)

CD Pick of the Week

Beethoven Month

1:01 pm

Piano Sonata #14 in C-sharp Major, Op. 27 #2 "Moonlight"

Ludwig van Beethoven
Alessio Bax (piano)

Signum Classics 397 (Alessio Bax Plays Beethoven)

1:16 pm

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Holiday Music
Choir of the Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes, Washington | Haig Mardirosian (organist & conductor)

ASA 0601 (Lo, in the time appointed)

1:21 pm

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Traditional
Symphony Brass of Chicago

Vox 7501 (Christmas with the Symphonic Brass of Chicago)

1:23 pm

Symphony #4

Robert Schumann
Cleveland Orchestra | Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

London 421.643

New Release (2014)

1:52 pm

Magi veniunt ab oriente

Jacob Clemens non Papa
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

2:05 pm

Divertimento, K. 252

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

DG 419.192

2:18 pm

Selections from "Carols for Christmas" (1-3)

Traditional
The Dale Warland Singers | Kathy Kienzle (harp) | Jeffrey Van (guitar) | Dale Warland (conductor)

d'Note 1015 (Carols for Christmas)

2:25 pm

Symphony #5 "Reformation"

Felix Mendelssohn
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Kurt Masur (conductor)

Teldec 2292-44933

2:52 pm

What Sweeter Music

John Rutter
Mormon Tabernacle Choir | Orchestra at Temple Square | Craig Jessop (conductor)

MTC 1063 (Sing, Choirs of Angels!)

2:57 pm

Joy to the World

George Frideric Handel
Ayako Shinozaki (harp)

Sony Classical 62677 (Silent Night)

3:02 pm

Swan Lake Suite

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

London 425.516

3:29 pm

Christmas Oratorio, Part 1: Chorus. "Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage" (Rejoice, exult! arise, glorify the day)

Johann Sebastian Bach
The Sixteen | Harry Christophers (conductor)

Collins 70282 (Weihnachts-Oratorium)

3:37 pm

Ma Vlast: The Moldau

Bedrich Smetana
Los Angeles Philharmonic | André Previn (conductor)

Philips 416.382

New Release (2014)

3:52 pm

There is a Flower

John Rutter
Elora Festival Singers | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

3:56 pm

O Come, All Ye Faithful

Traditional
Empire Brass

EMI 49097 (Music of Christmas)

4:06 pm

Violin Sonata A Major: IV

César Franck
Joshua Bell (violin) | Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

London 421.817

4:13 pm

Selections from "Songs of Angels"(14,6,19,24,15)

Traditional
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Telarc 80377 (Songs of Angels)

4:21 pm

Concerto, BWV 100/170/30 Oboe d'amore: III

Johann Sebastian Bach
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra | Jean Lamon (conductor)

Analekta 9815 (Concerti Virtuosi)

New Release (2014)

4:26 pm

Quittez Pasteurs (arr. John Rutter)

Holiday Music
Seraphic Fire | Jacqueline Kerrod (harp) | Patrick Dupré Quigley (conductor)

SFM 14 (Candlelight Carols)

4:34 pm

The Four Seasons: Spring

Antonio Vivaldi
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (violin) | Orchestra of St. Luke's

EMI 49767

4:45 pm

Once in Royal David's City

Traditional
Choir of Westminster Cathedral | Iain Simock (organ) | James O'Donnell (conductor)

Hyperion 66668 (Adestes fideles)

4:50 pm

Masters in this Hall

Traditional
Yolanda Kondonassis (harp)

Telarc 80446 (Dream Season)

4:52 pm

Daphnis and Chloe: General Dance

Maurice Ravel
New York Philharmonic | Pierre Boulez (conductor)

CBS 45658

4:57 pm

Hodie Christus Natus Est

Heinrich Schütz
The Monteverdi Choir | Jeremy West & Michael Harrison (cornets) | Susan Addison, Abigail Newman, Adam Woolf, & Robert Goodhew (sackbutts) | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Philips 462.050 (Once as I Remember)

5:06 pm

Selections from "Home for the Holidays" (1,6,12)

Traditional
Eaken Piano Trio

Naxos 554.099 (Home for the Holidays)

CD Pick of the Week

Beethoven Month

5:13 pm

Piano Sonata #29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": I. Allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven
Alessio Bax (piano)

Signum Classics 397 (Alessio Bax Plays Beethoven)

New Release (2014)

5:25 pm

Gloria

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
Folger Consort | Cathedra

Bard 19005 (Christmas in New Spain)

5:34 pm

Waltz Bouquet #1

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Slovak State Philharmonic | Christian Pollack (conductor)

Marco Polo 223.243

5:43 pm

Messiah: Duet. "He shall feed his Flock"

George Frideric Handel
Carolyn Sampson (soprano) | Catherine Wyn-Rogers (alto) | The Sixteen | Harry Christophers (conductor)

Coro 16062 (Messiah)

5:50 pm

Waltz, Op. 34 #1 in A-flat Major

Frédéric Chopin
Maurizio Pollini (piano)

DG 0014190 (Chopin)

5:55 pm

Nowell, nowell, Tydings Trew

Traditional
Jesse Blumberg (baritone) | Ensemble La Nef | Apollo's Singers | Apollo's Fire | Jeannette Sorrell (conductor)

Avie 2269 (Sacrum Mysterium)

5:58 pm

Galliard IX

William Brade
Ensemble Galliarda Basel | Fritz Näf (conductor)

Musica Helvetica 87.2 (Christmas Carols and Tunes in Switzerland)

6:06 pm

The Planets: Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity

Gustav Holst
Royal Scottish National Orchestra | David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

Naxos 557.986

6:16 pm

Christmas Oratorio, Part 5. Chorus. "Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen"

Johann Sebastian Bach
Netherlands Bach Society | Jos van Veldhoven (conductor)

Channel Classics 20103 (Weihnachts-Oratorium)

6:22 pm

Sinfonia melodica, TWV 50:2: V-VII

Georg Philipp Telemann
Berlin Baroque Soloists | Rainer Kussmaul (conductor)

DG 0005761

New Release (2014)

6:26 pm

Quem pastores laudavere (arr. Susan LaBarr)

Holiday Music
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

6:34 pm

Symphony in D Major

Frederick the Great of Prussia
CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra | Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

Capriccio 10.064

6:46 pm

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Felix Mendelssohn
The Bach Choir | Philip Jones Brass Ensemble | John Scott (organ) | Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

London 443.401 (The Magic of Christmas)

6:50 pm

Angels We Have Heard of High

Traditional
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble

CBS 7033 (A Festival of Carols)

6:53 pm

Valse Scherzo

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) | Marina Gusak-Grin (piano)

Chandos 8500

7:00 pm

PBS NewsHour

News

CD Pick of the Week

Beethoven Month

7:58 pm

The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March (arr. Bax)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Alessio Bax (piano)

Signum Classics 397 (Alessio Bax Plays Beethoven)

8:01 pm

The Star of Bethlehem, Op. 164: I. Expectation

Josef Rheinberger
Bavarian Radio Chorus | Graunke Symphony Orchestra | Robert Heger (conductor)

Carus 83.111 (Der Stern von Bethlehem)

8:10 pm

Symphony #9 "From the New World"

Antonin Dvorák
Minnesota Orchestra | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

Philips 412.542

New Release (2014)

8:54 pm

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming

Michael Praetorius
Elora Festival Singers | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

8:58 pm

There is No Rose

Traditional
King's Singers

Signum Two 502 (King's Singers Christmas)

9:02 pm

Banquet Music, Part 3: Suite

Georg Philipp Telemann
Musica Amphion | Pieter-Jan Belder (conductor)

Brilliant 92177

9:26 pm

Das neugeborene Kindelein

Traditional
Regensburger Domspatzen | Georg Ratzinger (conductor)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77049 (Weihnachtslieder)

9:35 pm

Violin Concerto #1

James Brooks
Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) | Parley of Instruments | Peter Holman (conductor)

Hyperion 66865

New Release (2014)

9:52 pm

Huron Carol (arr. Susan LaBarr)

Jesse Edgar Middleton
Seraphic Fire | Patrick Dupré Quigley (conductor)

SFM 14 (Candlelight Carols)

9:57 pm

What Child Is This

Traditional
Arturo Delmoni Quartet

Listen 50001 (Rejoice! A String Quartet Christmas)

10:01 pm

Symphony on a French Mountain Air

Vincent d' Indy
Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer (piano) | Boston Symphony Orchestra | Charles Munch (conductor)

RCA 6805

10:27 pm

Ave Maria

Franz Biebl
Cantus

CTS 1211 (Christmas with Cantus)

10:35 pm

Lute Concerto, SC 53

Silvius Leopold Weiss
Richard Stone (lute) | Tempesta di Mare

Chandos 0707

New Release (2014)

10:51 pm

Por celebrar del Infante

Juan de Araujo
Folger Consort | Cathedra

Bard 19005 (Christmas in New Spain)

10:57 pm

Fêtes de Noël (Svyatiki), Op. 41: #3. Chanteurs de Noël

Sergei Lyapunov
Jeffrey Biegel (piano)

Steinway & Sons 30005 (A Steinway Christmas Album)

11:01 pm

Symphony #2 "Little Russian"

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Kurt Masur (conductor)

Teldec 2292-44943

11:35 pm

Christmas Cantata. "Vom Himmel hoch": I. Opening Chorus

Felix Mendelssohn
Stuttgart Chamber Chorus | Württemberg Chamber Orchestra | Frieder Bernius (conductor)

Carus 83.104 (Vom Himmel Hoch)

11:41 pm

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming

Michael Praetorius
Virelai

Virgin Classics 45286 (Ther is no Rose)

11:43 pm

Symphony in B Minor

Claude Debussy
Orchestre National de Lyon | Jun Märkl (conductor)

Naxos 572.583 (Debussy)

New Release (2014)

11:56 pm

O Magnum Mysterium

Tomás Luis de Victoria
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

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