Performance Today

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Fred Child

Performance Today features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris.

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Playlist

December 17, 2012

9:01 AM
Lo! he comes with clouds descending
Artist : The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge; Richard Marlow, director
Album : Descants From Trinity
Composer : Helmsley (text: Charles Wesley)
Label : Conifer 51281
9:07 AM
Slumber My Darling
Artist : Alison Krauss, vocal; Mark O’Connor, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, bass
Album : Mark O'Connor: An Appalachian Christmas
Composer : Stephen Foster (arr. Edgar Meyer)
Label : OMAC records
9:13 AM
Mazurka in f-sharp minor, Op. 59 No. 3
Artist : Bela Fleck, banjo
Album : Perpetual Motion
Composer : Chopin
Label : Sony 89610
9:21 AM
Symphony No. 85 "La Reine" ("Queen")
Artist : Capella Istropolitana; Barry Wordsworth
Album : Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 85 92 & 103
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Label : Naxos 550387
10:00 AM
O Come Divine Messiah
Artist : Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
Album : Advent at Ephesus
Composer : Traditional French/Abbe Pellegrin
Label : De Montfort / Decca BOO17837-O2
10:01 AM
I Wonder as I Wander
Artist : Seraphic Fire
Album : Silent Night: Seraphic Fire
Composer : Appalachian Traditional (arr. John Rutter)
Label : SFM
10:04 AM
The Jolly Beggar
Artist : The Boston Camerata; Joel Cohen, conductor
Album : The Roots of American Folksong
Composer : Traditional, Scots/Early American
Label : Erato 45474-2
10:06 AM
O Come Divine Messiah
Artist : Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
Album : Advent at Ephesus
Composer : Traditional French/Abbe Pellegrin
Label : De Montfort / Decca BOO17837-O2
10:27 AM
Lullaby
Artist : Carmina Quartet
Album : Dvorak: String Quartet; Puccini: Crisantemi; Gershwin: Lullaby
Composer : Gershwin
Label : Bayer Records 100220
10:31 AM
O Come Divine Messiah
Artist : Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
Album : Advent at Ephesus
Composer : Traditional French/Abbe Pellegrin
Label : De Montfort / Decca BOO17837-O2