Music by Request playlist for February 24, 2018

Feb 24, 2018

Henry Pointer, Cat on a stool "playing" a violin
Credit J. Paul Getty Museum

Thanks to listeners in Cedar, Lansing, Gaylord, Traverse City, Cheboygan and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Gioachino Rossini, Overture to William Tell; Paul Paray/Detroit Symphony Orchestra

2. Claude Debussy, The Sunken Cathedral; Hélène Grimaud

3. Giacomo Puccini, La bohème (opening portion of Act II); Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda et al.

4. Antonin Dvorak, Romance for violin and orchestra; Seiji Ozawa/Boston Symphony Orchestra/Itzhak Perlman

5. Herman Hupfeld, As Time Goes By; José Carreras

6. Bedrich Smetana, The Moldau; Maria Graf

7. Andrew Lloyd Webber, Music of the Night (from Phantom of the Opera); Barry Wordsworth/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Julian Lloyd Webber

8. Gaetano Donizetti, finale of Act II from Anna Bolena; Richard Bonynge/Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera; Joan Sutherland

9. Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin concerto (third movement); JoAnn Falletta/Virginia Symphony/Michael Ludwig

10. Traditional, Poor Wayfaring Stranger; The Hillbilly Thomists

11. David Amram, Songs for Marlboro (second and third movements); Philip Myers & Maria Kitsopoulos

12. Leroy Anderson, Bugler’s Holiday; Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops

13. Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no. 9 (second movement, “Going Home”); Herbert von Karajan/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

14. Antonio Vivaldi, Spring from The Four Seasons; Jeanne Lamon & Tafelmusik

15. Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasilieras no. 5; Jeffrey Tate/English Chamber Orchestra/Kiri Te Kanawa

16. Johann Strauss II, Annen-Polka; Eugene Ormandy/Philadelphia Orchestra

17. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Violin concerto in A major (first movement); Paavo Järvi/German Chamber Philharmonic of Bremen; Hilary Hahn

18. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Mass (excerpts); Anne Heider/His Majestie’s Clerks

19. Ludwig van Beethoven, Cello sonata no. 3 in A major (third and fourth movements); Zuill Bailey & Simone Dinnerstein

20. Claude-Michel Schonberg, Do You Hear the People Sing? original Broadway cast recording

21. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata & Fugue in D minor; E. Power Biggs

22. Antonin Dvorak, Cello Concerto (second movement); Jiri Belohlavek/Czeck Philharmonic Orchestra/Alisa Weilerstein

23. Virgil Thomson, Acadian Songs and Dances; Louis Lane/Cleveland Pops Orchestra

24. Frederic Chopin, Piano concerto no. 2 (first movement); Mikhail Pletnev/Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Daniil Trifonov