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

May 17, 2013

7:00 PM
Overture to the opera "Berenice"
Artist : George Frideric Handel
Album : Baroque Masterpieces
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : SBK 89847
Conductor : Pierre Boulez
Orchestra : Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
Label : Sony Classsical
7:10 PM
Second Movement (First Night Music) Symphony No. 7 in e minor
Artist : Gustav Mahler
Album : Mahler - Symphony No. 7
Composer : Gustav Mahler
Catalog : 821936-0009-2
Conductor : Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra : San Francisco Symphony
Label : San Francisco Symphony
7:27 PM
Oboe Concerto in D Major
Artist : Georg Philipp Telemann
Album : Telemann Concerti per oboe
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 412 879-2
Conductor : Iona Brown
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields
Instrument : Heinz Holliger, oboe
Label : Philips
7:37 PM
Prelude to Die Meistersinger of Nurenberg; and the Dance of the Apprentices and the Entry of the Masters from Die Meistersinger
Artist : Richard Wagner
Album : Overtures & Preludes by Richard Wagner
Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 32039 & 32057
Conductor : Otto Klemperer
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Label : EMI RL
8:00 PM
Piano Concerto in a minor
Artist : Clara Schumann
Album : Clara Schumann - Piano Concerto
Composer : Clara Schumann
Catalog : 788
Conductor : Joseph Silverstein
Orchestra : Bamberg Symphony
Instrument : Veronica Jochum, piano
Label : Tudor
8:23 PM
Gymnopédies Nos. 1 and 3
Artist : Erik Satie
Album : Pavane
Composer : Erik Satie
Catalog : 449 186-2
Orchestra : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Label : Deutsche Grammophon
8:30 PM
The aria "Ite sul colle, O Druidi!", from Act I of the Opera "Norma"
Artist : Vincenzo Bellini
Album : Pinza
Composer : Vincenzo Bellini
Catalog : NI 7875
Conductor : Giulio Setti
Orchestra : Orchestra and Chorus of the Met
Instrument : Ezio Pinza, basso
Label : Nimbus
8:36 PM
Variations on "America"
Artist : Charles Ives
Album : William Schuman Violin Concerto
Composer : Charles Ives
Catalog : 8.559083
Conductor : José Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony
Label : Naxos
8:45 PM
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major
Artist : Simon le Duc
Album : Simon le Duc Complete Symphonic Works
Composer : Simon le Duc
Catalog : 777 219-2
Conductor : Michael Schneider
Orchestra : La Stagione Frankfurt
Label : CPO
9:01 PM
Symphony No. 3 in c minor ("Organ Symphony")
Artist : Camille Saint-Saëns
Album : Jongen - Saint-Saëns
Composer : Camille Saint-Saëns
Catalog : DOR 90200
Conductor : Eduardo Mata
Orchestra : Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : Jean Guillou, organ
Label : Dorian
9:38 PM
Symphony No. 8 in G Major ("Le Soir" or Night)
Artist : Franz Joseph Haydn
Album : Haydn - The Early Symphonies
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 524140M
Conductor : Adam Fischer
Orchestra : Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Label : Musical Heritage Society