Music by Request playlist for May 5, 2018

May 5, 2018

Thanks to listeners in Harbor Springs, Traverse City, Kaleva, Cadillac and many other places for your requests this week.

1. Leonard Bernstein, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (selections); Edo de Waart/Minnesota Orchestra

2. Giovanni Sgambati, Serenata Napoletana; Ennio Bolognini/Donald Kemp

3. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1; Jeannette Sorrell/Apollo’s Fire

4. Giuseppe Verdi, Va’ pensiero from Nabucco; Sir Georg Solti/Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

5. Greg McCallum, Hymn Quilt; performed by the composer

6. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 4; Matthias Maute/Ensemble Caprice

7. Dmitri Shostakovich, Romance from the Gadfly; Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

8. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 6; Jean Lamon/Tafelmusik

9. National Anthem of Mexico; National Anthem Orchestra

10. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2; Anthony Newman/English Chamber Orchestra/Wynton Marsalis

11.  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien; Erich Kunzel/Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

12. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3; Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

13. Henry Purcell, Sound the Trumpet; Trevor Pinnock/English Concert/Alison Balsom/Iestyn Davies

14. Previte, DeNicola, McDonald, and Markowitz; (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life; Lucas King

15. Harry Gregson-Williams, Raid on Alamut from Prince of Persia: Sands of Time; original motion picture soundtracks

16. Joseph Turrin, Serenade Romantic; Malcolm Rowell, Jr./University of Massachusetts-Amherst Wind Ensemble

17. Amilcare Ponchielli, Dance of the Hours from La gioconda; Silvio Varviso/Dresden State Orchestra

18. William Byrd, This Sweet and Merry Month of May; King’s Singers

19. Pietro Paradies, Toccata in A major; Philip Martin

20. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Cello sonata (third movement); Mstislav Rostropovich & Vladimir Horowitz

21. Irving Berlin, God Bless America; John Williams/Boston Pops Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus

22. John Williams, selections from The Empire Strikes Back; composer conducting the Skywalker Symphony Orchestra

23. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5; Martin Pearlman/Boston Baroque

24. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings (second movement); Orpheus Chamber Orchestra