Music by Request playlist for April 1, 2017

Apr 1, 2017

Honoré Daumier, A Clown Playing a Drum
Credit Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thanks to listeners in Traverse City, Pentwater, Guelph (Ontario), Whitehall, Harbor Springs, and many other places for your requests on this April Fool’s Day.

April Fool’s Day Music by Request program theme: Denes Agay and Nelson Cogan, Clarinet Polka Yodel (arr.); Mary and Melinda Schneider

1. Franz Reizenstein, Concerto Popolare; Norman Del Mar/Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra/Yvonne Arnaud

2. George Frederic Handel, Flute sonata op. 1, no. 1 in E minor; Frans Brüggen/Anner Bylsma/Bob van Asperen

3. Gaetano Donizetti, Act II sextet from Lucia di Lammermoor; Luciano Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, Sherrill Milnes, et al.

4. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano sonata no. 14, “Moonlight”; Walter Gieseking

5. Edward Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1; Donald Runnicles/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

6. Ottorino Respighi, The Pines of Rome (movements 1 & 4); Eiji Oue/Minnesota Orchestra

7. Jean Sibelius, Symphony no. 5, third movement; Adrian Leaper/Gran Canaria Symphony Orchestra

8. Stephen Foster, Beautiful Dreamer; Custer LaRue/Chris Norman/Kim Robertson

9. Miklós Rózsa, “Nativity” from King of Kings; composer conducting unnamed studio orchestra

10. Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Beetlebaum (arrangement of Rossini's overture to Guillaume Tell)

11. Giuseppe Tartini, Violin sonata (arr.); Michala Petri and Lars Hannibal

12. Flanders and Swann, “I’ve lost my horn” (arrangement of Mozart’s fourth horn concerto finale)

13. Henry Purcell, Voluntary on the Doxology; Pieter-Jan Belder

14. Archangelo Corelli, Sonata “La folia”; Alison Melville and Toronto pick-up ensemble

15. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Prelude in G minor; Van Cliburn

16. Irving Berlin, White Christmas; Sonos Handbell Ensemble

17. Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” from Evita; Charlotte Perelli

18. Victor Borge, A Mozart Opera

19. Johannes Brahms, Intermezzo op. 117 no. 1; Lilya Zilberstein

20.1. Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks; Christoph von Dohnányi, Cleveland Orchestra

20.2. Steve Martin, Atheists don’t have no songs; Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

21. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, variation 18; Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà

22. William Boyce, Symphony no. 1; Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin in the Fields

23. Robert Schumann, Träumerei from Kinderszenen; Martha Argerich

24. Leroy Shield, various cues for Laurel and Hardy’s Chickens Come Home; Alessandro Simonetto

25. Malcolm Arnold, Four Scottish Dances; Jerry Junkin/Dallas Wind Symphony

26. Scott Joplin, Maple Leaf Rag; Canadian Brass

27. Peter Schickele, New Horizons in Music Appreciation

28. Claude Debussy, Clair de lune; Emil Gilels

29. Anna Russell, The French Horn