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Daily Playlist: Classical WETA

This playlist is a daily guide to music broadcast on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. Scroll below to see what's played today. The playlist begins right after midnight.

Sun • December 15, 2019

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12:06 am

Divertimento, K. 138

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Philips 412.740 (Mozart: Divertimenti K. 138 & 287)

12:18 am

Piano Trio, Op. 1 #1 in E-flat Major

Ludwig van Beethoven
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) | Itzhak Perlman (violin) | Lynn Harrell (cello)

EMI 47455 (Beethoven: Piano Trios)

12:51 am

Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso

Camille Saint-Saëns
Joshua Bell (violin) | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Andrew Litton (conductor)

London 433.519 (Chausson: Poème - Massenet: Méditiation de Thaïs)

1:01 am

Brandenburg Concerto #6

Johann Sebastian Bach
Linde Consort

EMI 47045 (Bach: Brandenburg Concerto Nos. 1, 2 & 6)

1:18 am

Symphony #1 "Spring"

Robert Schumann
Revolutionary & Romantic Orchestra | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Archiv 457.591 (Schumann: Complete Symphonies)

1:48 am

Concerto G Major (S. 215)

Johann David Heinichen
Musica Antiqua of Cologne | Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

Archiv 437.549 (Heinichen: Dresden Concerti)

2:01 am

Tsar Saltan Suite

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra | Kees Bakels (conductor)

Bis 1387 (Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole, Piano Concerto)

2:21 am

Cello Concerto, H. 439 in A Major

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Balázs Máté (cello) | Concerto Armonico

Hungaroton 31337 (C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos Nos. 1, 3 & 2)

2:41 am

Symphony #4

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Russian National Orchestra | Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

DG 449.967 (Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 6)

3:24 am

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, K 452

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Radu Lupu (piano) | Han de Vries (oboe) | George Pieterson (clarinet) | Vicente Zarzo (horn)

London 414.291 (Mozart & Beethoven: Quintets)

3:49 am

Symphony #2

Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov
Scottish National Orchestra | Neeme Jaervi (conductor)

Chandos 8805 (Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 2, etc.)

4:27 am

English Suite #6 in D Minor, BWV 811

Johann Sebastian Bach
Sir András Schiff (piano)

London 421.640 (Bach: English Suites BWV 806-11)

4:53 am

Symphony #6 "Pastoral"

Ludwig van Beethoven
Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

London 430.400 (Beethoven: The Nine Symphonies)

5:37 am

Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture

Felix Mendelssohn
London Symphony Orchestra | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

DG 423.104 (Mendelssohn: Overtures)

5:51 am

Banquet Music, Part III: Quartet in E minor

Georg Philipp Telemann
Musica Antiqua Köln | Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

Archiv 427.619 (Telemann: Tafelmusik)

6:05 am

Selections from "Kathleen Battle - A Christmas Celebration" (1-4)

Traditional
Kathleen Battle (soprano) | New York Choral Artists | Orchestra of St. Luke's | Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

EMI 47587 (A Christmas Celebration)

6:15 am

Nowell-Out of Your Sleep

Holiday Music
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

6:19 am

Sleeping Beauty Suite

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Philharmonia Orchestra | John Lanchbery (conductor)

EMI 64109 (Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty & The Nutcracker)

6:52 am

Shepherds Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep

Traditional
Julianne Baird | Aulos Ensemble

Musical Heritage 51340 (A Baroque Christmas)

6:53 am

Selections from "Christmas with London Brass" (4,7,18,2)

Traditional
London Brass

Teldec 2292-46443 (Christmas with London Brass)

7:04 am

Messiah: Excerpts from Part I

George Frideric Handel
Boston Baroque Chorus | Boston Baroque Orchestra | Martin Pearlman (conductor)

Telarc 80348 (Handel: Messiah, Highlights)

Album of the Week

7:28 am

String Quartet #4 in C Minor, Op. 18 #4

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

7:52 am

O Holy Night

Adolphe Adam
Elora Festival Singers | Michael Bloss (organ) | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

7:56 am

Angels We Have Heard on High

Traditional
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia | Peter Breiner (conductor)

Naxos 550.670 (Christmas Goes Baroque, Vol. 2)

8:01 am

Fantasy Pieces for cello and piano, Op. 73

Robert Schumann
Steven Isserlis (cello) | Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

RCA 68800 (Schumann: Cello Concerto, Op. 129, Fantasiestücke, Op. 73)

8:13 am

Selections from "O Come, All Ye Faithful - New York Choral Artists" (11-17)

Traditional
New York Choral Artists | Brass Ensemble | Douglas Major (organ) | Joseph Flummerfelt (conductor)

EMI 49908 (O Come All Ye Faithful)

8:30 am

Piano Quintet

Johann Nepomuk Hummel
London Schubert Ensemble

Helios 88010 (Schubert: "Trout" Quintet in A Major)

8:53 am

Instrumental Christmas music from New Spain (Lucas Ruiz de Ribayaz; Trujillo del Peru Codex)

Various
Folger Consort

Bard 19005 (Christmas in New Spain)

8:56 am

Zither Carol

Traditional
Danish National Vocal Ensemble | Michala Petri (recorder) | Michael Bojesen (conductor)

OUR 220615 (Let the Angels Sing)

9:05 am

Selections from "The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album" (4-11)

Traditional
The Cambridge Singers | City of London Sinfonia | John Rutter (conductor)

Collegium 512 (The Cambridge Singers Christmas Album)

9:26 am

Symphony #8 "Unfinished"

Franz Schubert
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra | Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

London 433.072 (Schubert: Symphonies 5 & 8)

9:53 am

Christmas Oratorio, Part 1: Chorus. "Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage"

Johann Sebastian Bach
The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

DG 457.357 (The All-Star Christmas Album)

10:02 am

Trumpet Concerto E-flat Major

Joseph Haydn
Adolph Herseth (trumpet) | Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

DG 0005042 (Masters of The Trumpet)

10:17 am

Selections from "O Come All Ye Faithful - Choir of King's College, Cambridge" (8-16)

Traditional
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge | David Briggs (organ) | Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Argo 414.042 (O Come All Ye Faithful)

Album of the Week

10:46 am

String Quartet #11 in F Minor, Op. 95 "Serioso": III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

10:52 am

Rondo on "God rest you merry, gentlemen"

Samuel Wesley
Ian Hobson (piano)

Arabesque 6594 (The London Piano School Volume 1)

10:59 am

Patapan

Holiday Music
Seraphic Fire | Jacqueline Kerrod (harp) | Patrick Dupré Quigley (conductor)

SFM 14 (Candlelight Carols)

11:02 am

Serenade for Winds

Antonín Dvorák
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

Philips 400.020 (Dvorák: Serenades Op. 22 & 24)

11:26 am

Selections from "Home for the Holidays" (11,16)

Traditional
Eaken Piano Trio

Naxos 554.099 (Home for the Holidays)

11:36 am

Concert musicale #1

Johann Christian Schieferdecker
Berlin Academy for Old Music

Harmonia Mundi 90.1852 (Ouvertüren für die Hamburger Oper)

11:48 am

Das neugeborene Kindelein (The newborn little child)

Dietrich Buxtehude
Regensburger Domspatzen | Georg Ratzinger (conductor)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77049 (Weihnachtslieder)

11:56 am

Karolju: German and Latin (09-10)

Christopher Rouse
Philharmonia Chorus | BBC Symphony Orchestra | David Zinman (conductor)

RCA 11561 (Karolju)

12:05 pm

Selections from "Christmas Carols - Musica Sacra" (11-16)

Traditional
Musica Sacra | Richard Westenburg (conductor)

DG 429.732 (Christmas Carols)

12:21 pm

Symphony on a French Mountain Air

Vincent d'Indy
Catherine Collard (piano) | French Radio Philharmonic | Marek Janowski (conductor)

Musifrance 2292-45821 (D'Indy: Symphonie Cévenole)

12:46 pm

Selections from "Sing We Christmas - Chanticleer" (1-3)

Traditional
Chanticleer

Teldec 4509-94563 (Sing We Christmas)

12:56 pm

Pastorale per la notte di natale

Johann David Heinichen
Virtuosi Saxoniae | Ludwig Güttler (conductor)

Laserlight 15.276 (Baroque Christmas Music)

Album of the Week

1:02 pm

String Quartet #9 in C Major, Op. 59 #3 "Razumovsky #3": IV. Allegro molto

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

1:08 pm

A Feast of Carols

Traditional
Tallis Chamber Choir | National Symphony Orchestra of London | Randol Alan Bass (conductor)

Kodanja 2003 (A Feast of Carols)

1:26 pm

Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), Op. 82: Selections (Eintritt; Einsame Blumen; Vogel als Prophet; Abschied)

Robert Schumann
Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)

1:38 pm

How Beautiful Shines the Morning Star

Johann Sebastian Bach
The Choral Arts Society of Washington | Chamber Orchestra | Norman Scribner (conductor)

Choral Arts Society of Washington 10108 (There Shall a Star, Choral Jewels for Christmas)

1:46 pm

Quem pastores laudavere (arr. Susan LaBarr)

Holiday Music
New York Polyphony

BIS 2099 (Sing Thee Nowell)

1:49 pm

Trefoil Waltz

Strauss Family
Slovak State Philharmonic | Christian Pollack (conductor)

Marco Polo 223.243 (J. Strauss, Jr.: Edition, Vol. 43)

2:01 pm

Selections from "Joy to the World; Music of Christmas - Empire Brass" (1-5)

Traditional
Empire Brass

EMI 49097 (Joy to the World)

2:18 pm

Violin Concerto

Felix Mendelssohn
Isaac Stern (violin) | Philadelphia Orchestra | Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

CBS 36724 (Mendelssohn & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos)

2:47 pm

15th-century English Carols from "A Medieval Christmas - The Folger Consort" (22-25)

Traditional
Johanna Arnold (soprano) | The Folger Consort

Bard 9106 (A Medieval Christmas)

2:57 pm

Gabriel's Message

Holiday Music
Elora Festival Singers | Michael Bloss (organ) | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

3:02 pm

Symphony #7 in D Major, K. 45

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozart Akadamie Amsterdam | Jaap ter Linden (conductor)

Brilliant 92540 (Mozart: Complete Works)

3:13 pm

Messiah: Excerpts from Part II

George Frideric Handel
Boston Baroque Chorus | Boston Baroque Orchestra | Martin Pearlman (conductor)

Telarc 80348 (Handel: Messiah, Highlights)

3:34 pm

Concerto, RV 433 "The Storm at Sea"

Antonio Vivaldi
Il Giardino Armonico

Teldec 4509-91852 (Vivaldi: Famosi Concerti da Camera)

3:40 pm

Selections from "Christmastide - Jessye Norman" (7-10)

Traditional
Jessye Norman (soprano) | New York Choral Society | American Boychoir | Empire Chamber Ensemble | Robert DeCormier (conductor)

Philips 420.180 (Christmastide)

3:54 pm

Sonata natalis in C Major

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
Virtuosi Saxoniae | Ludwig Güttler (conductor)

Laserlight 15.276 (Baroque Christmas Music)

4:02 pm

The Corsaire

Hector Berlioz
Prague Symphony Orchestra | Zoltan Fekete (conductor)

Supraphonet 11.1116 (Berlioz: Le Corsaire, Benvenuto Cellini - D'Indy: Istar)

4:12 pm

Wachet auf

Michael Praetorius
Southwest German Radio Orchestra | Paul Goodwin (conductor)

Haenssler 93114 (Four Centuries of Christmas Music)

Album of the Week

4:20 pm

String Quartet #5 in A Major, Op. 18 #5

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

4:49 pm

Nutcracker: Pas de deux

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Stewart Goodyear (piano)

Steinway & Sons 30040 (The Nutcracker)

5:00 pm

Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Johannes Brahms
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra | Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

RCA 7920 (Brahms: Serenade No. 2, Haydn Variationen, Akademische Festouvertüren)

5:18 pm

The Many Moods of Christmas: #2

Traditional
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Robert Shaw (conductor)

Telarc 80087 (The Many Moods of Christmas)

5:30 pm

Capriccio Espagnol

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
New York Philharmonic | Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

CBS 36728 (Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien)

5:47 pm

Selections from "Christmas with London Brass" (1-3)

Traditional
London Brass

Teldec 2292-46443 (Christmas with London Brass)

5:54 pm

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Holiday Music
Jeffrey Biegel (piano)

Steinway & Sons 30005 (A Steinway Christmas Album)

7:00 pm

Selections from "Christmas With the Academy" (2-6)

Traditional
Academy and Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

Philips 442.141 (Christmas with the Academy)

Album of the Week

7:15 pm

String Quartet #7 in F Major, Op. 59 #1 "Razumovsky #1"

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

7:56 pm

Selections from "Christmas with The Canadian Brass" (1-6)

Traditional
Canadian Brass | John Grady (organ)

RCA 4132 (Christmas with the Canadian Brass)

8:13 pm

Gamba Sonata, BWV 1027 in G Major

Johann Sebastian Bach
David Finckel (cello) | Wu Han (piano)

ArtistLed David Finckel Wu Han (David Finckel; Wu Han)

8:25 pm

Selections from "Carols for Brass" (4,3,8,17,1)

Traditional
The Galliard Brass

ASV 527 (Carols for Brass)

8:40 pm

Trio Sonata, Op. 2 #1 in B Minor

George Frideric Handel
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Philips 412.595 (Handel: Trio Sonatas, Op. 2)

8:53 pm

Good King Wenceslas

Traditional
Danish National Vocal Ensemble | Michala Petri (recorder) | Michael Bojesen (conductor)

OUR 220615 (Let the Angels Sing)

8:56 pm

Wassail Carol

Traditional
Julianne Baird | Aulos Ensemble

Musical Heritage 51340 (A Baroque Christmas)

Choral Showcase

9:01 pm

Hodie (A Christmas Cantata)

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) | Richard Lewis (tenor) | John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone) | Bach Choir | Choristers of Westminster Abbey | London Symphony Orchestra | Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

EMI 67427 (Vaughn Williams: Hodie)

10:01 pm

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Stephen Roberts (baritone) | Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral | London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Richard Hickox (conductor)

EMI 54128 (Vaughan Williams: Hodie)

10:14 pm

In the Bleak Midwinter

Gustav Holst
Washington Saxophone Quartet

Americus 2011.060 (Tis the Season)

10:20 pm

Piano Trio #2 in C Minor, Op. 66

Felix Mendelssohn
Klaviertrio Amsterdam

Brilliant 94039 (Mendelssohn: Piano Trios)

10:49 pm

Pastorale Motet for Christmas

Francesco Durante
Roberta Mameli (soprano) | Ursula Eittinger (mezzo-soprano) | Andreas Post (tenor) | Stephan MacLeod (bass) | Cologne Academy | Michael Alexander Willens (conductor)

CPO 777.571 (Durante: Neapolitan Music for Christmas)

Album of the Week

11:15 pm

String Quartet #8 in E Minor, Op. 59 #2 "Razumovsky #2"

Ludwig van Beethoven
Miró Quartet

Pentatone 5186.827 (Beethoven: Complete String Quartets)

11:53 pm

Ecce concipies

Mark Sirett
Elora Festival Singers | Noel Edison (conductor)

Naxos 573.421 (The Wonder of Christmas)

11:56 pm

Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk

Heinrich Schütz
Dresdner Kammerchor | Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

Raumklang 2201 (Weihnachten)

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