Music By Request Playlist for May 20, 2017

May 20, 2017

Thomas Rowlandson, John Bull at the Italian Opera
Credit Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thanks to listeners in Omena, Petoskey, Interlochen, Northport, Seattle (WA), and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Richard Wagner, instrumental music from Das Rheingold; Lorin Maazel/Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

2. Erik Bergman, Burla for orchestra; Jussi Jalas/Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

3. Randall Thompson, Frostiana (selections); Richard Auldon Clark/Manhattan Chamber Orchestra/New York Choral Society 

4. Edward Elgar, Nimrod from the Enigma Variations; Giuseppe Sinopoli/Philharmonic Orchestra

5. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus; Richard Hickox/London Symphony Orchestra

6. Eric Idle, “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”; Monty Python’s Spamalot original Broadway cast recording

7. Charles-Marie Widor, Toccata from Organ Symphony no. 5; performed by the composer

8. Edward Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 & Hubert Parry, Jerusalem; Paul Daniel/English Northern Philharmonia/Leeds Festival Chorus

9. George Gershwin “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess; Leontyne Price

10. Alexander Borodin, Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor; Robert Shaw/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

11. Ernst von Dohnanyi, Ruralia Hungarica; Mark Kosower/Jee-Won Oh

12. Sartori & Quarantotto, Con te partiro; Andrea Bocelli/Sarah Brightman

13. Rodgers & Hammerstein, “I Have Confidence” from the Sound of Music; original motion picture soundtrack

14. Franz Schubert, Ständchen; Julianne Baird/Andrew Willis

15. Otto Klemperer, Merry Waltz; Eiji Oue/Minnesota Orchestra

16. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano sonata no. 16, arr. Edvard Grieg; Nikolai Lugansky/Vadim Rudenko

17. Johann Sebastian Bach, Oboe Concerto in A major (second and third movements); Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Douglas Boyd

18. Leonard Bernstein, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (selections); composer conducting the New York Philharmonic

19. Johannes Brahms, Intermezzos in A minor and in A major (op. 118); Jorge Federico Osorio

20. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano concerto no. 8, third movement; Claudio Abbado/London Symphony Orchestra/Rudolf Serkin

21. Traditional, Craggy Knob; Madeline MacNeil

22. Norman Dello Joio, Satiric Dances, movements 1 & 3; William Berz/Rutgers University Wind Ensemble

23. Frank Ticheli, There Will Be Rest; Sursum Corda/Lester Siegel

24. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor; E. Power Biggs

25. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5, third movement; Kent Nagano/Montreal Symphony Orchestra

26. Johann Sebastian Bach, Fantasia in G major; Simon Preston

27. Astor Piazzolla, Nuevo Tango; performed by the composer

28. George Gershwin, Cuban Overture; Erich Kunzel/Cincinnati Pops Orchestra