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Dec. 16 2019

Listener’s Choice: 12/13/19

By John Scherch | Posted in WBJC Listener's Choice | 1 Comment

Friday the 13th brought weird things to the Listener’s Choice playlist last week, so here it is!

Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (Hilary Hahn, London Symphony, Sir Colin Davis)
Erik Satie: Je te veux (Bert Lucarelli, oboe; Susan Jolles, harp; Frank Morelli, bassoon)
“Koppangen”/John Jacob Niles: I Wonder As I Wander (Anne Sofie von Otter)
Henry Litolff: Concerto symphonique no. 2 (Peter Donohoe, piano; Bournemouth SO; Andrew Litton)
Frederic Chopin: Nocturnes op. 27, 55 (Maria Joao Pires)
Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto no. 9 (Yo-Yo Ma, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman)
Mozart/Prokofiev: Sleigh Rides (Empire Brass Quintet)
Francis Poulenc: Melancolie (Eric Parkin, piano)
Claudio Monteverdi: Selections from Vespers of the Blessed Virgin (Musica Fiata Koln/Kammerchor Stuttgart, Frieder Bernius)
John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark March (Cincinnati Pops, Erich Kunzel)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano sonata no. 11 (Richard Goode)
J. S. Bach: Canon a 2 per tonos from A Musical Offering (Leonhardt-Consort)
Rued Langgaard: Prelude to Antikrist (Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot)
Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil (St. Petersburg Chamber Choir; Nikolai Korniev; Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano; Vladimir Mostovoy, tenor)
Mason Bates: Mothership (OSU Wind Symphony, Andrew Trachsel)
Ottorino Respighi: Mixolydian Piano Concerto (Sonya Hanke, piano; Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Myer Fredman)
Missy Mazzoli: Vespers for Violin (Jennifer Koh, violin; Missy Mazzoli, electronics)
Paul Lansky: Selections from Textures (Thomas Rosenkranz, Michael Sheppard, pianos; Svet Stoyanov, Gwendolyn Burgett, percussion)

John Scherch

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The newest announcer and WBJC's evening and Listener's Choice host, a former heavy metal program director and erstwhile enthusiast, and Peabody graduate in voice and pedagogy, both of which he still practices. Full bio here.

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