Dick's Friday Classics

Friday 7pm - 10pm

Dick's Friday Classics presents some of the best music from the Baroque and Romantic eras, on WMRA every Friday evening from 7 pm to 10 pm.

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Playlist

April 25, 2014

7:00 PM
Overture to the opera "La vera costanza" ("True Constancy")
Artist : Franz Joseph Haydn
Album : Joseph Haydn Complete Overtures
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 3-1484-2
Conductor : Manfred Huss
Orchestra : Haydn Sinfonietta of Vienna
Label : Koch-Schwann
7:10 PM
Hamlet Symphonic Poem
Artist : Franz Liszt
Album : Liszt - Symphonic Poems
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : SK 66834
Conductor : Zubin Mehta
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Sony Classical
7:26 PM
Three Etudes: Op.2, No. 1 in C sharp minor; Op. 42, No. 2 in F sharp minor; and Op. 42, No. 6 in D flat
Artist : Alexander Scriabin
Album : Sviatoslav Richter - Great Pianists
Composer : Alexander Scriabin
Catalog : 456 952-2
Instrument : Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Label : EMI Classics
7:33 PM
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Artist : George Frideric Handel
Album : Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks, etc.
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : CD RSN 3048
Conductor : Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Label : SCO
7:57 PM
Suite from The River
Artist : Edward Kennedy Ellington
Album : William Grant Still - Duke Ellington
Composer : Edward Kennedy Ellington
Catalog : CHAN 9154
Conductor : Neeme Järvi
Orchestra : Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Label : Chandos
8:25 PM
Symphony No. 8 in b minor ("Unfinished")
Artist : Franz Schubert
Album : References - Guido Cantelli
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 5 74801 2
Conductor : Guido Cantelli
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : EMI Classics
8:49 PM
Dances from the opera "Oprichnik"
Artist : Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Album : Tchaikovsky - Ballet Music
Composer : Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 422 845-2
Conductor : Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra : Orchestra of the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden
Label : Philips
8:57 PM
Two English Idylls for Small Orchestra
Artist : George Butterworth
Album : The Banks of Green Willow, etc.
Composer : George Butterworth
Catalog : 7 47945 2
Conductor : Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Label : EMI Digital
9:10 PM
Concerto in d minor for piano and orchestra
Artist : Haydn Wood
Album : Holbrooke - Wood
Composer : Haydn Wood
Catalog : CDA 67127
Conductor : Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra : BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : Hamish Milne, piano
Label : Hyperion
9:45 PM
Selections from the suite from the opera-ballet "Les Indes Galantes"
Artist : Jean-Philippe Rameau
Album : Rameau - Les Indes Galantes
Composer : Jean-Philippe Rameau
Catalog : 475 7780
Conductor : Frans Brüggen
Orchestra : Orchestra of the 18th Century
Label : Decca