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Played on the Favorites stream December 11, 2019


Title:
Aranjuez Concerto: 1st movement

Composer:
Joaquin Rodrigo

Album:
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Villa-Lobos: Concerto for Guitar, Five Preludes

Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner

Orchestra:
Monteverdi Orchestra

Soloist:
Julian Bream, guitar

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 3:22 AM

Duration:
5min 55sec


Title:
Orchestral Suite No. 2: Badinerie

Composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach

Album:
Bach: Orchestal Suites

Conductor:
Vladimir Spivakov

Orchestra:
Moscow Virtuosi

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 3:20 AM

Duration:
1min 23sec


Title:
Ave Maria

Composer:
Charles Gounod

Album:
Dream Season: The Christmas Harp

Soloist:
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 3:17 AM

Duration:
2min 53sec


Title:
Sinfonia Concertante: 1st movement

Composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Album:
Pinchas Zukerman: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Philips

Conductor:
Zubin Mehta

Orchestra:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Soloist:
Itzhak Perlman, violin

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 3:03 AM

Duration:
13min 27sec


Title:
Carnival Overture

Composer:
Antonin Dvorak

Album:
Dvorak: Symphony No. 3

Conductor:
Libor Pesek

Orchestra:
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:54 AM

Duration:
9min 22sec


Title:
Water Music Suite No. 3

Composer:
George Frideric Handel

Album:
Handel: Complete Orchestral Works

Conductor:
Raymond Leppard

Orchestra:
English Chamber Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:43 AM

Duration:
10min 29sec


Title:
Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement

Composer:
Max Bruch

Album:
Mendelssohn, Bruch: Violin Concertos

Conductor:
Mariss Jansons

Orchestra:
Berlin Philharmonic

Soloist:
Midori, violin

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:35 AM

Duration:
7min 32sec


Title:
The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers

Composer:
Peter Tchaikovsky

Album:
The Key to Classics: Tchaikovsky

Conductor:
Andre Previn

Orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:28 AM

Duration:
6min 56sec


Title:
String Quartet: 1st movement

Composer:
Maurice Ravel

Album:
Debussy, Ravel, Dutilleux: Quartets

Orchestra:
Juilliard String Quartet

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:19 AM

Duration:
8min 58sec


Title:
Etude No. 5 "Black Keys"

Composer:
Frederic Chopin

Album:
Chopin: Etudes

Soloist:
Maurizio Pollini, piano

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:17 AM

Duration:
1min 39sec


Title:
Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Tune

Composer:
Aaron Copland

Album:
The Green Album

Conductor:
John Williams

Orchestra:
Boston Pops Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:11 AM

Duration:
5min 38sec


Title:
Clarinet Quintet: 1st movement

Composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Album:
Mozart at the Movies

Soloist:
Harold Wright, clarinet

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:04 AM

Duration:
7min 07sec


Title:
Hungarian Dance No. 5

Composer:
Johannes Brahms

Album:
With Love from Vienna

Conductor:
Neville Marriner

Orchestra:
Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:01 AM

Duration:
2min 48sec


Title:
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Barber of Seville): Overture

Composer:
Gioacchino Rossini

Album:
Rossini: Overtures

Conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini

Orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:54 AM

Duration:
7min 24sec


Title:
Holberg Suite: Prelude

Composer:
Edvard Grieg

Album:
Grieg: Holberg Suite, Dvorak and Elgar: String Serenades

Conductor:
Conrad van Alphen

Orchestra:
Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:51 AM

Duration:
2min 52sec


Title:
Symphonie Fantastique: March to the Scaffold

Composer:
Hector Berlioz

Album:
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Liszt - Solti

Conductor:
Georg Solti

Orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:46 AM

Duration:
4min 55sec


Title:
Variations on "I Got Rhythm"

Composer:
George Gershwin

Album:
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue / Concerto In F

Conductor:
Erich Kunzel

Orchestra:
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Soloist:
William Tritt, piano

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:36 AM

Duration:
9min 04sec


Title:
Jazz Suite No. 2: Waltz No. 2

Composer:
Dmitri Shostakovich

Album:
Shostakovich: Jazz Music

Conductor:
Riccardo Chailly

Orchestra:
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:33 AM

Duration:
3min 42sec


Title:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: 1st movement

Composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach

Album:
Virtuoso Trumpet: Bach, Mozart, Telemann

Conductor:
Jahja Ling

Orchestra:
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:27 AM

Duration:
5min 13sec


Title:
Carnival of the Animals: The Swan

Composer:
Camille Saint-Saens

Album:
The Most Relaxing Classical Album In The World...Ever!

Soloist:
Jacqueline Du Pre, cello

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:25 AM

Duration:
2min 48sec


Title:
Asturias (Leyenda)

Composer:
Isaac Albeniz

Album:
Romance de Amor

Soloist:
Xuefei Yang, guitar

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:18 AM

Duration:
5min 36sec


Title:
Die Fledermaus: Overture

Composer:
Johann Strauss, Jr.

Album:
Strauss

Conductor:
Franz Bauer-Theussl

Orchestra:
Vienna Volksoper Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:10 AM

Duration:
8min 29sec


Title:
Symphony No. 5: 1st movement

Composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven

Album:
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5

Conductor:
Roger Norrington

Orchestra:
London Classical Players

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:03 AM

Duration:
6min 33sec


Title:
Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen): Dreaming (Traumerei)

Composer:
Robert Schumann

Album:
Live at Carnegie Hall

Soloist:
Lang Lang, piano

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:59 AM

Duration:
3min 28sec


Title:
Xerxes: Largo

Composer:
George Frideric Handel

Album:
Handel Bars: Popular Works of George Frideric Handel

Conductor:
Keith Clark

Orchestra:
Les Concerts du Monde

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:56 AM

Duration:
3min 33sec


Title:
Symphony No. 35 "Haffner": Menuetto

Composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Album:
Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 35 & 38

Conductor:
Colin Davis

Orchestra:
Dresden State Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:52 AM

Duration:
3min 24sec


Title:
Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I

Composer:
Richard Wagner

Album:
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: Wagner

Conductor:
Fabio Luisi

Orchestra:
Philharmonia Zurich

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:44 AM

Duration:
8min 55sec


Title:
Trumpet Concerto: 1st movement

Composer:
Johann Hummel

Album:
L'Art de Maurice Andre

Conductor:
Herbert von Karajan

Orchestra:
Berlin Philharmonic

Soloist:
Maurice Andre, trumpet

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:32 AM

Duration:
11min 11sec


Title:
Humoresque No. 7

Composer:
Antonin Dvorak

Album:
Concert A La Carte

Orchestra:
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:29 AM

Duration:
3min 02sec


Title:
The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers

Composer:
Peter Tchaikovsky

Album:
100 Best Classics

Conductor:
Andre Previn

Orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:22 AM

Duration:
6min 56sec


Title:
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen

Composer:
Edvard Grieg

Album:
Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Sonata, 7 Fugues, Etc

Soloist:
Mikhail Pletnev, piano

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:16 AM

Duration:
5min 41sec


Title:
William Tell: Overture

Composer:
Gioacchino Rossini

Album:
Rossini: Overtures

Conductor:
Claudio Abbado

Orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:05 AM

Duration:
10min 57sec


Title:
Colas Breugnon Overture

Composer:
Dmitri Kabalevsky

Album:
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Night on Bald Mountain

Conductor:
Fritz Reiner

Orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Played at:
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Duration:
4min 48sec