Music by Request playlist for December 9, 2017

Dec 9, 2017

After Thomas Rowlandson, A Woman Plays the Harp and Sings but her Husband Sleeps
Credit Wellcome Collection

Thanks to listeners in St. Ignace, Harbor Springs, Cadillac, Williamsburg, and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade (first movement); Jose Serebrier/London Philharmonic Orchestra

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

3. John McCutcheon, Christmas in the Trenches; John McDermott

4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Magic Flute overture; Bruno Weil/Tafelmusik

5. Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God; Vienna Boys Choir & Placido Domingo

6. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve (selections); Mikhail Jurowski/Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

7. Johannes Brahms, Serenade no. 1 (first movement); Sir Charles Mackerras/Scottish Chamber Orchestra

8. Luther Henderson, arr., holiday selections; Canadian Brass

9. David Diamond, Violin concerto no. 2 (first movement); Gerard Schwarz/Seattle Symphony Orchestra/Ilkka Talvi

10. Vincent d’Indy, Trio for clarinet, cello, and piano (fourth movement); Montagnana Trio

11. John Rutter, arr., traditional English carols; John Rutter/Cambridge Singers and Orchestra

12. Niccolo Paganini, Perpetual Motion; Gil Shaham/Göran Söllscher

13. Karl Jenkins, Song of the Plains; composer conducting the London Philharmonic Choir & Adiemus Orchestra of Europe

14. Bill Staines, All God’s Critters Got a Place in the Choir; Colorado Children’s Chorus

14 (again). Gustav Holst, Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity; Seiji Ozawa/Boston Symphony Orchestra

15. Felix Mendelssohn, Christmas Pieces; Benjamin Frith

16. Archangelo Corelli, Christmas Concerto; Trevor Pinnock/The English Concert

17. Mykola Leontovich, Carol of the Bells; Mormon Tabernacle Choir

18. Aram Khatchaturian, Adagio from Spartacus; Valery Gergiev/Kirov Orchestra

[bonus: Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth; Bing Crosby & David Bowie]

19. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 (first movement); Gustavo Dudamel/Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

20. Traditional, I Wonder as I Wander; Hugh Wolff/St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Thomas Hampson

21. Traditional, The Cherry Tree Carol; The Revels

22. Benjamin Britten, Hymn to the Virgin; Martin Neary/Choir of Westminster Abbey

[bonus: Peter Schickele, New Horizons in Music Appreciation]

23. Traditional, Three Spanish Carols; The King's Singers

24. Franz Schubert, Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; Natalie Dessay/Thomas Savy/Philippe Cassard