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This week on Great Sacred Music you can hear music for Advent by Matthew Larkin, George Frederic Handel, Louis Claude Daquin and Alexandre Guilmant in the first hour.
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Our Bach cantata is BWV 147 "Herz und Mund un Tat und Leben" from which the familar "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" comes.
Our third hour will feature a Procession with Carols for Advent.
Great Sacred Music presents the best choirs and organists every Sunday morning from 8 until 11 eastern with your host Rob Kennedy.
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Sunday December 21st at 6PM EST
This Sunday on Preview, The Boston Symphony Orchestra, led by Andris Nelsons, performs the Symphony No. 2 in D of Jean Sibelius.
And from the American String Project, we’ll hear the String Quartet No. 3 in E flat minor of Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
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From her new Decca release entitled “Etudes”, pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs the Opus 13 Symphonic Etudes of Robert Schumann.
Also on the program: music of the season from the Elora Festival Singers and the New York Polyphony, violinist Lisa Batiashvili with a concerto of Johann Sebastian Bach and oboist Colin Maier performs Poulenc’s Oboe Sonata.
Join us every Sunday night at 6 pm eastern time for the best in new classical recordings on WCPE's Preview!
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This week on WCPE's Wavelengths, we bring you music for the Christmas season, beginning with the Four Christmas Motets of Francis Poulenc, with Michael Korn leading the Philadelphia Singers.
Timothy Brown conducts the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, in John Tavener's Ex Maria Virgine.
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Seasonal music for organ by Olivier Messiaen rounds out the program, performed by organist Michael Murray.
Wavelengths brings you the best in contemporary classical music, Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on The Classical Station, WCPE.
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The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2014-15 Season
The Met’s 2014-15 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!
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