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 23, 2014

7:00 PM
Overture to the opera "Caratacus"
Artist : Johann Christian Bach
Album : Johann Christian Bach - Opera Overtures Vol. 2
Composer : Johann Christian Bach
Catalog : 999 488-2
Conductor : Anthony Halstead
Orchestra : The Hanover Band
Label : CPO
7:13 PM
Agnus Dei (adapted from Adagio for Strings)
Artist : Samuel Barber
Album : Music for Inner Piece
Composer : Samuel Barber
Catalog : B0004531-02
Conductor : Harry Christophers
Orchestra : The Sixteen
Label : Decca
7:23 PM
Quintet for Piano and Winds in E Flat Major (K.452)
Artist : Wolfgang Mozart
Album : Mozart - Oboe Quartet, etc.
Composer : Wolfgang Mozart
Catalog : CDA67277
Orchestra : The Gaudier Ensemble
Label : Hyperion
7:49 PM
Elegy
Artist : Sir Edward Elgar
Album : Parry - Elgar, etc.
Composer : Sir Edward Elgar
Catalog : 5 66541 2
Conductor : Richard Hickox
Orchestra : City of London Sinfonia
Label : EMI Classics
7:56 PM
Incidental Music to Macbeth
Artist : Samuel Arnold
Album : Samuel Arnold - Overtures, etc.
Composer : Samuel Arnold
Catalog : 8.557484
Conductor : Kevin Mallon
Orchestra : Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Label : Naxos
8:15 PM
Symphony No. 5 in D Major ("Reformation Symphony")
Artist : Felix Mendelssohn
Album : Mendelssohn - 5 Symphonien
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 429 664-2
Conductor : Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Deutsche Grammophon
8:50 PM
Aria "When I Am Laid in Earth" from the opera "Dido and Aeneas"
Artist : Henry Purcell
Album : Festive Baroque
Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 289 469 247-2
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : The English Concert
Instrument : Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Label : Deutsche Grammophon
8:56 PM
Highland Cathedral
Artist : Michael Korb
Album : Scottish Royals
Composer : Michael Korb
Catalog : CHVCD14
Conductor : Capt. J.A. Kelly
Orchestra : The Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland
Instrument : Julie Martin, playing the Highland pipe
Label : Chevron
9:00 PM
Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major ("Ghost")
Artist : Ludwig van Beethoven
Album : Ludwig van Beethoven Ten Trios, etc.
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 512832K
Orchestra : The Borodin Trio
Label : Musical Heritage Society
9:33 PM
Tristia, a tryptych for chorus and orchestra: Religious Meditation; The Death of Ophelia; and the Funeral March for the last scene of "Hamlet"
Artist : Hector Berlioz
Album : Berlioz - Symphonie Fantasque, etc.
Composer : Hector Berlioz
Catalog : 453 432-2
Conductor : Pierre Boulez
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus
Label : Deutsche Grammophon
9:53 PM
Improvisation on the Hymn Tune "The Day Thou Gavest"
Artist : Clement Cotterfield Scholefield
Album : Fanfare
Composer : Clement Cotterfield Scholefield
Catalog : G 49038
Instrument : Gerre Hancock, organist at St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York
Label : Gothic