Classical 91.7 Playlist

Playlist for Thursday, December 25, 2014

  • 6:00 pm

    Houston Matters

    During each hour of Houston Matters, we’ll investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We’ll talk about current events, politics, education, health care, the environment, business, transportation, arts and culture, literature, sports and leisure. Yeah, pretty much all of the Trivial Pursuit categories.

  • 6:00 pm

    Classical Music

    A 24-hour live classical music service from American Public Media.

    Program Playlist
    • 1:00 am
      Rondo on "God rest you merry, gentlemen"
      Composer: Samuel Wesley, Performer: Ian Hobson, piano

    • 1:01 am
      O Holy Night (Cantique du Noel)
      Composer: Adolphe Adam, Performer: Dean Shostak, glass armonica

    • 1:06 am
      Joy of Heaven
      Composer: Anonymous, Conductor: Karen P. Thomas

    • 1:09 am
      Violin Concerto "Il riposo" (Christmas Concerto)
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Conductor: Angele Dubeau

    • 1:18 am
      Christmas Song; The Newborn Jesus; Peace, only peace; The country is so beautiful
      Composer: Christmas Music, Conductor: Esko Kallio

    • 1:28 am
      Gesu Bambino
      Composer: Pietro Yon

    • 1:33 am
      Brother Heinrich's Christmas
      Composer: John Rutter, Performer: Brian Kay, narrator, Conductor: John Rutter

    • 1:52 am
      Carols for Choir and Orchestra
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Anton Armstrong

    • 2:01 am
      O Nata Lux
      Composer: Morten Lauridsen, Conductor: Karen P. Thomas

    • 2:06 am
      There is no Rose: Three Settings
      Composer: Various

    • 2:15 am
      Christmas Carols and Songs
      Composer: Christmas Music, Performer: Frank Wallace, guitar

    • 2:32 am
      Suantrai ar Slanaitheora (Lullaby of our Saviour)
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Paul Hillier

    • 2:38 am
      The Seasons: December
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Performer: Jeffrey Biegel, piano

    • 2:42 am
      Christmas Daybreak
      Composer: Robert Convery, Conductor: Donald Nally

    • 2:47 am
      Shepherd's Pipe Carol; Coventry Carol; In dulci jubilo; The First Nowell
      Composer: John Rutter/Traditional

    • 3:01 am
      Ave Maria
      Composer: Franz Schubert, Performer: Joshua Bell, violin, Conductor: Michael Stern

    • 3:06 am
      Festive Suite
      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann, Conductor: Alun Francis

    • 3:24 am
      Susannine
      Composer: Clare Maclean, Conductor: Philip Barnes

    • 3:30 am
      O Jesulein suss (O little one sweet)
      Composer: Traditional German, Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

    • 3:35 am
      The Nutcracker: Characteristic Dances
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov

    • 3:42 am
      I saw a fair maiden
      Composer: Peter Warlock, Conductor: John Rutter

    • 3:46 am
      Fantasia on Christmas Carols
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Performer: Thomas Allen, baritone, Conductor: Matthew Best

    • 4:01 am
      The Snowman: Prelude and Serenade
      Composer: Erich Korngold, Performer: Michael Ludwig, violin, Conductor: JoAnn Falletta

    • 4:06 am
      What Sweeter Music
      Composer: Michael Fink, Performer: Nikki Christopher, harp, Conductor: David Cherwien

    • 4:09 am
      Puer natus est nobis
      Composer: Jean Mouton, Conductor: Rory McCleery

    • 4:18 am
      Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
      Composer: Various, Conductor: Ludwig Guttler

    • 4:24 am
      little tree
      Composer: Steve Heitzeg, Performer: Kathy Kienzle, harp, Conductor: Dale Warland

    • 4:33 am
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Christmas Music, Performer: Martin Ford, organ, Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse

    • 5:01 am
      One Winter's Night
      Composer: Mark O'Connor, Performer: Mark O'Connor, violin

    • 5:06 am
      Ballad of Jesus Christ
      Composer: Traditional French, Performer: Jessye Norman, soprano, Conductor: David Robertson

    • 5:09 am
      Noels
      Composer: Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Conductor: Bernard Labadie

    • 5:25 am
      Still, Still, Still; Ding Dong Merrily on High; In dulci jubilo
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Brian Jones

    • 5:35 am
      Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers Awake)
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Andrew Lawrence-King, harp

    • 5:42 am
      "A Mozart Christmas"
      Composer: Traditional

    • 5:55 am
      Snowride
      Composer: Angela Morley, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 6:01 am
      Composers Datebook


    • 6:03 am
      German Dance No. 3 "Sleigh Ride"
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

    • 6:06 am
      Sleigh Ride
      Composer: Leroy Anderson, Conductor: Keith Lockhart

    • 6:09 am
      When Christmas morning gleams; Yule, yule, sparkling yule; Virgin Mary
      Composer: Traditional Swedish, Conductor: Simon Phipps

    • 6:19 am
      The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Conductor: James Levine

    • 6:26 am
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: John Challenger, organ, Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha

    • 6:39 am
      O Christmas Tree
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Ayako Shinozaki, harp

    • 6:42 am
      O Green and Shimmering Tree
      Composer: Traditional Scandinavian, Conductor: Craig Jessop

    • 6:46 am
      The Many Moods of Christmas No. 4
      Composer: Robert Russell Bennett, Conductor: Robert Shaw

    • 7:01 am
      Gloucester Wassail
      Composer: Traditional English, Conductor: Peter Breiner

    • 7:06 am
      Sweet was the Song
      Composer: Matthew Brown, Conductor: Philip Brunelle

    • 7:11 am
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Arturo Delmoni, violin

    • 7:18 am
      Jubilate Domino
      Composer: Michael Praetorius, Conductor: Ludwig Guttler

    • 7:21 am
      Dancing Day
      Composer: John Rutter, Performer: Grace Cloutier, harp

    • 7:48 am
      Blithe Bells (arrangement of Sheep May Safely Graze)
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Bengt Forsberg, piano

    • 7:52 am
      O Light of Life!
      Composer: Mack Wilberg, Conductor: Rene Clausen

    • 8:01 am
      Angel's Dance
      Composer: Steven Amundson, Conductor: John Morris Russell

    • 8:06 am
      O Jesulein suss; Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier; Silent Night
      Composer: Traditional

    • 8:15 am
      Shepherd's Pipe Carol; Coventry Carol; In dulci jubilo; The First Nowell
      Composer: John Rutter/Traditional

    • 8:28 am
      X'mas Suite
      Composer: Massimo Paris, Conductor: Massimo Paris

    • 8:51 am
      Candlelight Carol; The Holly and the Ivy
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: William Trafka, organ, Conductor: James Litton/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz

    • 9:01 am
      Do You Hear What I Hear?
      Composer: Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne, Conductor: Petri Juutilainen

    • 9:06 am
      Overture on French Carols
      Composer: Philip Lane, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 9:12 am
      La vierge a la creche (The Virgin at the Cradle)
      Composer: Albert Perilhou, Conductor: Angele Dubeau

    • 9:17 am
      We Wish You a Merry Christmas; Good King Wenceslas; Joy to the World
      Composer: Christmas Music

    • 9:26 am
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: John Challenger, organ, Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha

    • 9:47 am
      Santa Claus Medley
      Composer: Coots/Autry, Performer: Ayako Shinozaki, harp

    • 9:52 am
      The Polar Express: Suite
      Composer: Alan Silvestri, Conductor: Alan Silvestri

  • 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm

    A Chanticleer Christmas

    Nothing signals the beginning of the holiday season like 12 men singing in beautifully blended harmony. A Chanticleer Christmas is American Public Media's one-hour celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the San Francisco-based men's choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries - from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols to Chanticleer's popular Gospel medley of Christmas tunes. Uploaded to ContentDepot on December 18, 2014

  • 6:00 pm

    Performance Today

    Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler.

  • 6:00 pm

    St. Olaf Christmas Festival

    A service in song and word that has become one of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations. Tickets to the event, which takes place at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, are always gone months in advance. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, as well as orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians in five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.

  • 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

    Classical Music

    A 24-hour live classical music service from American Public Media.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:00 pm
      Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
      Composer: Leroy Anderson, Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

    • 12:01 pm
      Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
      Composer: Leon Jessel, Conductor: John Williams

    • 12:06 pm
      Nordic Reindeer Letters
      Composer: Richard Eilenberg

    • 12:09 pm
      Angels We Have Heard on High; Away in a Manger; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; In Dulci Jubilo
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Matthew Culloton

    • 12:24 pm
      The Very Best Time of Year
      Composer: John Rutter, Conductor: Douglas Mears

    • 12:28 pm
      A Christmas Carol Symphony
      Composer: Patric Standford, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 12:49 pm
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: John Rutter, Conductor: John Rutter

    • 1:01 pm
      Four German Carols
      Composer: Traditional

    • 1:06 pm
      Sleigh Ride
      Composer: Leroy Anderson, Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

    • 1:10 pm
      Caroling, Caroling
      Composer: Alfred Burt, Conductor: Daniel Hughes

    • 1:11 pm
      Snowflake Ballet
      Composer: Jacques Offenbach, Conductor: Michel Swierczewski

    • 1:24 pm
      Tu scendi dalle stelle (You descended from the heavens)
      Composer: Alfonso Maria de Liguori, Conductor: Graham Ross

    • 1:27 pm
      Fantasia on "In Dulci Jubilo"
      Composer: David Overton, Performer: James Galway, flute, Conductor: John Georgiadis

    • 1:34 pm
      Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite)
      Composer: Franz Liszt, Performer: Leslie Howard, piano

    • 2:01 pm
      Christmas Waltzes
      Composer: Christmas Music, Conductor: Keith Lockhart

    • 2:06 pm
      Reindeer Rag
      Composer: Joseph Lamb, Performer: Butch Thompson, piano

    • 2:10 pm
      Sleigh Ride
      Composer: Frederick Delius, Conductor: Richard Hickox

    • 2:18 pm
      Santa Claus is Comin' to Town (in the style of mechanical pianos)
      Composer: J. Fred Coots

    • 2:20 pm
      Miracle on 34th Street: Suite
      Composer: Cyril Mockridge, Conductor: David Newman

    • 2:32 pm
      Carols for Yuletide: Coventry Carol
      Composer: Alex Freeman, Conductor: Esko Kallio

    • 2:37 pm
      Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: John Rutter

    • 2:43 pm
      Christmas Carol Medley
      Composer: John Rutter, Conductor: Vaughan Meakins

    • 3:01 pm
      Fairytale Sleighride
      Composer: Adam Saunders, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 3:06 pm
      The Nutcracker: Russian Dance (Trepak)
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Conductor: Semyon Bychkov

    • 3:09 pm
      A Carol Symphony
      Composer: Victor Hely-Hutchinson, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 3:35 pm
      Joy to the World
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Emily Mitchell, harp

    • 3:38 pm
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Christian Lane, organ, Conductor: Brian Jones

    • 4:01 pm
      Shepherd's Music for Christmas
      Composer: Gregor Joseph Werner, Conductor: Ross Pople

    • 4:06 pm
      The Shepherd's Carol
      Composer: Bob Chilcott, Conductor: Harry Christophers

    • 4:10 pm
      Five French Carols
      Composer: Traditional French, Conductor: Pierre Cao

    • 4:23 pm
      A Christmas Rondo
      Composer: Rick Sowash, Performer: Kris Frankenfeld, violin

    • 4:34 pm
      This Endris Night
      Composer: Stephen Paulus, Conductor: Dale Warland

    • 4:38 pm
      Wonder Tidings
      Composer: Stephen Paulus, Conductor: Dale Warland

    • 4:41 pm
      Prepare the Way
      Composer: Traditional Swedish, Conductor: Dale Warland

    • 4:46 pm
      Suite of Carols for String Orchestra
      Composer: Leroy Anderson, Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

    • 5:01 pm
      The Skaters' Waltz
      Composer: Emil Waldteufel, Conductor: JoAnn Falletta

    • 5:06 pm
      Winter Wonderland
      Composer: Felix Bernard

    • 5:10 pm
      The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
      Composer: Malcolm Arnold, Conductor: Rumon Gamba

    • 5:21 pm
      Sussex Carol; Deck the Halls; O Holy Night; Angels from the Realms of Glory
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Craig Jessop

    • 5:40 pm
      Silent Night
      Composer: Franz Gruber

    • 5:47 pm
      Concerto Pastorale
      Composer: Johann Molter, Conductor: Angele Dubeau

    • 6:01 pm
      In the Bleak Midwinter
      Composer: Alan Higbee, Conductor: Philip Brunelle

    • 6:06 pm
      The Snowman: Walking in the Air
      Composer: Howard Blake, Performer: Emma Johnson, clarinet

    • 6:09 pm
      Ave Maria
      Composer: Franz Biebl

    • 6:18 pm
      The Nutcracker: selections
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky

    • 6:33 pm
      The Many Moods of Christmas No. 3
      Composer: Robert Russell Bennett, Conductor: Robert Shaw

    • 6:48 pm
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Conductor: Patrick Dupre Quigley

  • 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods.

  • 6:00 pm

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    This celebrated series features live concert performances by the CSO, recorded at Symphony Center, alongside selections from the Orchestra’s expansive catalogue of commercial recordings. Every program is designed to illustrate fascinating stories found inside the music, as well as present insights from the performers themselves.

    Program Playlist
    • 8:00 pm
      Overture to Die Fledermaus
      Composer: Johann Strauss II, Conductor: Manfred Honeck

    • 8:05 pm
      Piano Concerto No. 1
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Conductor: Manfred Honeck

    • 8:10 pm
      Symphony No. 8 in G major
      Composer: Antonín Dvořák, Conductor: Manfred Honeck

    • 8:15 pm
      Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major
      Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Conductor: Manfred Honeck

  • 6:00 pm
  • 11:00 pm

    Classical Music

    A 24-hour live classical music service from American Public Media.

    Program Playlist
    • 10:00 pm
      Christmas Medley
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Scott Kritzer, guitar

    • 10:01 pm
      Christmas; Sleep, my little child
      Composer: Christmas Music

    • 10:06 pm
      The Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Pipes
      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky, Conductor: Steven Richman

    • 10:09 pm
      Old Christmas Music
      Composer: Philip Lane, Conductor: Gavin Sutherland

    • 10:23 pm
      Two Marian Pieces: Ave, Maria
      Composer: Javier Busto, Conductor: Charles Bruffy

    • 10:26 pm
      Our Lord's Nativity
      Composer: Rihards Dubra, Performer: Viesturs Jansons, tenor, Conductor: Andres Jansons