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Franz Joseph Haydn

Weekend of December 4, 2010

Norrington and the Orchestra of St. Luke's

Conductor Roger Norrington remembers one early-morning rehearsal with New York's Orchestra of St. Luke's. Given the hour, he had encouraged the musicians to take it easy. Instead, Norrington says, they "went off like maniacs. I just had to keep up." In today's show, Roger Norrington and the "maniacs" of the OSL, with their high-powered work ethic, perform Haydn's Symphony Number 99 at Carnegie Hall.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Gustav Holst
    Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity, from the Planets, Op. 32
    The Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
    Copenhagen Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jean-Fery Rebel
    Les Elemens, Ballet Suite
    The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
    Konzerthaus, Freiburg, Germany
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Fran Bold from Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Hugo C. Adler
    Maoz Tzur (By the Waters)
    The Zamir Chorale of Boston, Joshua Jacobson, music director
  • Gustav Holst
    March from Suite No. 2 in F
    The Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, conductor

hour 2

  • Joseph Haydn
    Symphony No. 99 in E-flat, Hob. I/99 (London)
    The Orchestra of St. Luke's, Roger Norrington, conductor
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos
    Preludio (Modinha), from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, A. 246
    The Beauvais Cello Octet
    Concert Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Ernesto Nazareth
    Vem ca Branquinha (Come Here, Little Girl)
    Joel Fan, piano
  • Traditional (Arranged by Steve Barnett)
    Al Hanisim (For the Miracles)
    The Dale Warland Singers, Jerry Rubino, conductor
    Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Traditional (Arranged by Abraham Binder)
    Candle Lighting Blessings
    David Rappaport, soloist, the Zamir Chorale of Boston, Joshua Jacobson, conductor
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Third movement from Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 (Jupiter)
    The Orchestra of St. Luke's, Donald Runnicles, conductor
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