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Every Good Thing

Every Good Thing APM
59min : Every Good Thing 2020

On Thanksgiving, host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from all around the country take some time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. It's "Every Good Thing" — an hour of stories and music to celebrate Thanksgiving.


• Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man: Benedictus — German Chamber Orchestra, Simon Halsey, cond.; Daniel Hope, violin

• Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade — Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, cond.

• Gustav Holst: The Planets: Jupiter (excerpt) — Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, cond.

• Giacomo Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Overture — Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

• J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion: Mache Dich, mein Herze, rein — Academy of Ancient Music, Stephen Cleobury, cond.; William Gaunt, bass

• J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Pasion: Wir setzen uns mit tranen nieder — Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, cond.

• Johann Strauss Jr.: The Beautiful Blue Danube — Vienna Philharmonic, Willi Boskovsky, cond.

• Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. "Choral", IV. Finale — Vienna Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, cond.

• Jay Ungar/Molly Mason: Thanksgiving Waltz — Jay Ungar, Mary Lea, Molly Mason, Abby Newton, Steve Rust

• Traditional: Shenandoah — Modern Mandolin Quartet

• Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Panorama — Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras, cond.

• Frederic Chopin: Berceuse — Garrick Ohlsson

• Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden", II. Andante con moto - Takács Quartet

• Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral", II. Andante molto mosso — Performer(s)

• Jean Sibelius: Finlandia Hymn — Cantus

• Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man: Benedictus - German Chamber Orchestra, Simon Halsey, cond.; Daniel Hope, violin

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