Author Archives: Mike Oakes

9/12/21

Music played for: 09/12/2021 12:00am PROGRAM: Through the Night with Peter Van De Graaff/Playlist: https://radionetwork.wfmt.com/programs/beethoven-network/#gallery-image/0: 12:00 AMAlkan, Charles-Valentin:Twelve Etudes, Op 35 12 in E Bernard Ringeissen, pNaxos-8.555495Run Time:05:07 12:05 AMBizet, Georges:Symphony in CCincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Jesús López-Cobos, conductorTelarc-CD-80224Run Time:30:54 12:36 AMCanteloube, Joseph:Songs of the Auvergne, Set 5“Malhurous qu’o uno fenno”Lille National OrchestraVéronique Gens, soprano, sNaxos-6.110065Run…Read more »

9/6/21

Music played for: 09/06/2021 12:00am PROGRAM: Through the Night with Peter Van De Graaff/Playlist: https://radionetwork.wfmt.com/programs/beethoven-network/#gallery-image/0: 12:00 AMGrainger, Percy:”The Gypsy’s Wedding Day”Polyphony, Stephen LaytonHyperion-CDA-66793Run Time:01:53 12:01 AMGrainger, Percy:”Brigg Fair”Polyphony, Stephen LaytonHyperion-CDA-66793Run Time:02:34 12:04 AMDelius, Frederick:”Brigg Fair”Hallé Orch, Sir John BarbirolliEMI/Ang-ZDMB5-65119-2 (2)Run Time:18:16 12:22 AMBach, Carl Philipp Emanuel:Four Little Duets, Wq 115 3 Rolf Junghanns, hcNonesuch-H-71357Run Time:01:43…Read more »

9/5/21

Music played for: 09/05/2021 12:00am PROGRAM: Through the Night with Peter Van De Graaff/Playlist: https://radionetwork.wfmt.com/programs/beethoven-network/#gallery-image/0: 12:00 AMScarlatti, Domenico:Clavier Sonata in B-Flat, Kk 47 (L 46) Scott Ross, hcErato-45309-2 (34)Run Time:05:10 12:05 AMMozart, Wolfgang Amadeus:Divertimento in B-Flat, K. Anh. 226Chamber Orchestra of Europe Wind EnsembleLondon-455794-2 (3)Run Time:15:03 12:20 AMGeminiani, Francesco:Cello Sonata in C, Op 5/3 Christopher…Read more »

2021 March March Countdown Top 21

WRR’s 2021 March March Countdown 1 Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever 2 Williams: Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back 3 Anonymous: Scotland the Brave 4 J. Strauss I: Radetzky March 5 Verdi: Triumphal March from “Aida” 6 Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March #1 7tie Sousa: Washington Post 7tie Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark…Read more »

Classical Countdown Playlist – 2020

2020 WRR Classical Countdown 1 Handel: Messiah 2 Beethoven: Symphony #9 in d minor “Choral” 3 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 4 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue 5 Copland: Appalachian Spring 6 Dvorak: Symphony #9 in e minor “From the New World” 7 Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture 8 Beethoven: Symphony #5 in c minor 9 Holst: The Planets…Read more »

2020 March March Countdown Results

2020 March March Countdown Top 22 1              Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever 2              Anonymous:  Scotland the Brave 3              Williams: Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back 4              Williams:  Raiders of the Lost Ark March 5              Elgar:  Pomp and Circumstance March #1 6              J. Strauss I:   Radetzky March 7              Sousa: Washington Post 8              Verdi: Triumphal…Read more »

WRR Classical Countdown – 2019

2019 Top 40 Countdown The forty favorite classical works as chosen by WRR listeners.  This special program aired New Year’s Eve 2019 and New Year’s Day 2020. 1          Beethoven: Symphony #9 in d minor “Choral” 2          Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 3 (tie)    Dvorak: Symphony #9 in e minor “From the New World” 3 (tie)   …Read more »

2019 March March Countdown Top 20

2019 March March Countdown 1              Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever 2              Williams: Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back 3              Anonymous:  Scotland the Brave 4              J. Strauss I:   Radetzky March 5              Alford:  Colonel Bogey March 6              Williams:  Raiders of the Lost Ark March 7              Elgar:  Pomp and Circumstance March #1 8              Verdi: Triumphal March…Read more »

2018 March March Countdown Top 20

Results from the 2018 March March Countdown Survey – as voted on by WRR Listeners in February 2018 1. Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever 2. Williams: Imperial March from The Empire Strikes Back 3. Anonymous: Scotland the Brave 4. Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March #1 5. Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark March 6. Alford:…Read more »

Classical Countdown Playlist – 2017

WRR CLASSICAL COUNTDOWN – DECEMBER 29-31, 2017 2017 Rank           Composer/Title 1              Vivaldi:  The Four Seasons 2              Beethoven:  Symphony #9 in d minor “Choral” 3              Dvorak:  Symphony #9 in e minor “From the New World” 4              Gershwin:  Rhapsody in Blue 5              Handel:  Messiah 6              Rachmaninoff:  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 7              Copland:  Appalachian Spring 8             …Read more »