Mornings on Classical 91.5, December 19 - 23

Mornings on Classical 91.5, December 19 - 23

This week, test your knowledge of Christmas carols and Chanukah songs in the Mystery Piece at 6:40. The Composer’s Datebook airs at 7:20, the Writer’s Almanac at 8:20.

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Monday, December 19

Pieces by F.J. Haydn, Grieg, Grainger

A joyful Latvian Christmas cantata, lovingly performed by the New York Latvian Choir


Tuesday, December 20

Works by Arvo Part, Peter Warlock, Johannes Brahms

Happy Chanukah!  You’ll hear beautiful arrangements of traditional Jewish  favorites.


Wednesday, December 21

Start the day with good company; lutenist Paul O’Dette, soprano Jessye Norman, and Empire Brass.

Classical splendor unfolds in a German Christmas cantata, spiced with trumpets and timpani.


Thursday, December 22

Pieces by Tchaikovsky, Ravel, and Carl Maria von Weber

From WXXI’s Holiday songbook: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons


Friday, December 23

Puccini’s Chrysanthemums, a ballet for snow, a rain of diamonds

A colorful violin concerto embroidered with Jewish themes and folklore


How do I found out what the

How do I found out what the mystery piece was you played this morning (12/21/11)?

Mystery piece 12-21-11

Here's the info on today's mystery piece from Brenda:

The Huron Carol (Jesos Ahatonhia)
Name of CD: The Call of Christmas
Composer: Traditional
Instrument/Soloist(s): Joan Watson, horn
Track Label: TNR
Catalog Number: 5

For future info you can find playlists here:

Steve Dawe