WRTI's 2017 Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown!

Aug 29, 2017

The votes are in, and we've got this year's list!

Join us, starting on Friday at noon, for our annual Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown! It's your 30 favorite classical works on WRTI throughout the holiday weekend. Listen on Friday, September 1st from noon to 6 pm, Saturday, September 2nd from 6 am to 12:30 pm, and Monday, September 4th from 11 am to 6 pm.

The 2017 Countdown List:

30.  Vaughan Williams -  Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

29.  Brahms -  A German Requiem, Op. 45

28.  Beethoven -  Choral Fantasy, Op. 80

27.  Schubert – Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944 “Great”

26.  Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

25.  Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

24.  Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618

23.  Mahler – Symphony No. 1 in D

22.  Faure – Pavane, Op. 50

21.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55, “Eroica”

20.  Sibelius- Finlandia, Op. 26

19.  Vivaldi -  The Four Seasons

18.  Ravel – Bolero

17.  Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43

16.  Smetana - Ma Vlast:  The Moldau

15.  Prokofiev-  Romeo and Juliet Ballet, Op. 64

14.  Elgar -  Enigma Variations, Op. 36

13.  Debussy – Suite Bergamasque:  "Clair de lune"

12.  Saint-Saens -  Symphony No. 3 in c, Op.  “Organ”

11.  Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18

10.  Brahms – Symphony No. 1 in c minor, Op. 68

9.  Copland -  Appalachian Spring Ballet

8.  Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending

7.  Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92

6.  Bach -  Mass in b minor, BWV 232       

5.  Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture, Op. 49

4.  Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 in e, Op. 95 “From the New World”

3.  Mahler – Symphony No. 2 in c, ”Resurrection”

2.  Barber – Adagio for strings

1.  Beethoven-  Symphony No. 9 in d minor, Op. 125 “Choral”