"Moment from the Last Days of Mozart." Mozart, with the score of the Requiem on his lap, gives last-minute instructions. Mozart's wife Constanze is in the background. By Eduard Friedrich Leybold (1857).


“Moment from the Last Days of Mozart.” Mozart, with the score of the Requiem on his lap, gives last-minute instructions. Mozart’s wife Constanze is in the background. By Eduard Friedrich Leybold (1857).

Halloween is lots of fun with costumes, Trick or Treat, horror movies and spooky music. But these all evolved from ancient traditions of prayer and remembrance for departed souls across cultures and religions. A Requiem Mass is one such ritual, and Mozart’s Requiem is today’s Midday Masterpiece at 2:00 pm.

6:00 a.m.

Baldassare Galuppi

Concerto a quattro No. 4 in C minor

English Chamber Orchestra; Jose Luis Garcia, conductor

6:10 a.m.

Camille Saint-Saens

Piano Quintet in A minor Opus 14

Fine Arts Quartet Cristina Ortiz, piano

6:41 a.m.

William Byrd

Pavan and Galliard No. 6 “Kinborough Good”

Glenn Gould, piano

6:48 a.m.

Antonin Dvorak

Romance in F minor Opus 11

Philharmonia Orchestra; Andrew Litton, conductor Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

7:00 a.m.

Francesco Geminiani

Concerto Grosso “La Follia” in D minor

Les Violons du Roy; Bernard Labadie, conductor

7:13 a.m.

Samuel Barber

Violin Concerto Opus 14

London Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

7:38 a.m.

Harold Arlen

Over the Rainbow

Dave Brubeck, piano

7:41 a.m.

Teresa Carreno

Mi Teresita (Little Waltz)

Gabriela Montero, piano

7:46 a.m.

Alexander Glazunov

Symphony No. 5: II. Scherzo in Bb major Opus 55

BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra; Tadaaki Otaka, conductor

7:53 a.m.

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Vocalise Opus 34/14

Orchestra of St. Luke’s; Michael Stern, conductor Joshua Bell, violin

8:00 a.m.

George Friederich Handel

Concerto Grosso No. 3 in E minor Opus 6/3 HWV 321

Academy of Ancient Music; Andrew Manze, conductor

8:14 a.m.

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger

Frosoblomster, Suite No. 1 (The Flowers of Froso)

Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra; Michail Jurowski, conductor

8:33 a.m.

Antonio Vivaldi

Violin Concerto, Op. 4, No. 1 in Bb major Opus 4 RV 383

The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor Simon Standage, violin

8:41 a.m.

Philip Glass

Etude 6

Vikingur Olafsson, piano

8:47 a.m.

Paul Dukas

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor

9:00 a.m.

Antonin Dvorak

Symphony No. 7 in D minor Opus 70

Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

9:37 a.m.

Fanny Mendelssohn

Notturno H337

Betty Ann Miller, piano

9:44 a.m.

Jeremy Kittel


Kittel & Co. Jeremy Kittel, fiddle; Josh Pinkham, mandolin; Simon Chrisman, hammer dulcimer; Quinn Bachard, guitar; Nathaniel Smith, cello

9:51 a.m.

Camille Saint-Saens

Danse Macabre Opus 40

French Radio and Television Orchestra; Jean Martinon, conductor

10:00 a.m.

Johannes Brahms

Academic Festival Overture Opus 80

Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Charles Mackerras, conductor

10:10 a.m.

Ludovico Einaudi

Le Onde

La Pieta Angele Dubeau, violin

10:16 a.m.

Luigi Boccherini

Sinfonia Concertante in C major Opus 21

Portland Baroque Orchestra; Monica Huggett, conductor Richard Savino, guitar

10:38 a.m.

Benjamin Wallfisch

“Derry” (from the “It” Original Soundtrack)

Studio Orchestra; Benjamin Wallfisch, conductor

10:42 a.m.

George Friederich Handel

Saul: Sinfonia HWV 53

The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor Trevor Pinnock, organ

11:01 a.m.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

DON GIOVANNI Overture K 527

Tafelmusik; Bruno Weil, conductor

11:08 a.m.

Claude Debussy

Images for Orchestra: Iberia

San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

11:30 a.m.

Clara Schumann


Leanne Rees, piano

11:36 a.m.

John Williams

HARRY POTTER and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Hedwig’s Theme

London Symphony Orchestra; John Williams, conductor

11:41 a.m.

John Williams

Devil’s Dance (from The Witches of Eastwick)

Boston Pops Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor

11:48 a.m.

Antonio Vivaldi

Four Seasons: Summer (L’Estate) in G minor Opus 8 RV 315

…and friends Janine Jansen, violin

11:59 a.m.

Hector Berlioz

Symphonie Fantastique: No. 5 Witches Sabbath Opus 14

BBC Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Davis, conductor

12:10 p.m.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Romance in G major Opus 39

Chineke! Orchestra; Kevin John Edusei, conductor Elena Urioste, violin

12:21 p.m.

Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” in B minor D 759

Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra; David Zinman, conductor

12:43 p.m.

George Friederich Handel

Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major HWV 349

Les Violons du Roy; Bernard Labadie, conductor

12:55 p.m.

Philip Hammond

The Lamentation of Owen O’Neil

McGill/McHale Trio Demarre McGill, flute; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Michael McHale, piano

1:00 p.m.

Luigi Cherubini

MEDEA: Overture

Munich Radio Orchestra; Kurt Redel, conductor

1:09 p.m.

Fanny Mendelssohn

String Quartet in Eb major

Erato Quartet Basel

1:30 p.m.

Henriette Renie

Ballade Fantastique

Xavier de Maistre, harp

1:40 p.m.

Leighton Lucas

Stage Fright Rhapsody

BBC Concert Orchestra; Gavin Sutherland, conductor Valentina Lisitsa, piano

1:46 p.m.

Bedrich Smetana

Ma Vlast: The Moldau (Vltava)

Prague Philharmonic Orchestra; Libor Pesek, conductor

2:00 p.m.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem Mass in D minor K 626

La Chapelle Royale; Collegium Vocale Gent; Philippe Herreweghe, conductor Sybilla Rubens, soprano; Annette Markert, alto; Ian Bostridge, tenor; H. Muller-Brachmann, baritone

2:48 p.m.

Carlos Troyer

Traditional Zuni Songs: Lover’s Wooing & Zunian Lullaby

Dario Muller, piano

2:56 p.m.

Florence Price

Symphony No. 1: III. Juba Dance in E minor

Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, conductor

3:01 p.m.

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Leonore Overture No. 2 Opus 72

German Chamber Philharmonic; Daniel Harding, conductor

3:15 p.m.

Jonathan Leshnoff

Symphony no. 4 “Heichalos”

The Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

3:38 p.m.

Avril Coleridge-Taylor

Sussex Landscape Opus 27

Chineke! Orchestra; Roderick Cox, conductor

3:53 p.m.

Gabriel Faure

Pavane Opus 50

Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue, conductor

4:01 p.m.

Modest Mussorgsky

Night on Bald Mountain

Philadelphia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor

4:12 p.m.

Joaquin Rodrigo

Concierto Andaluz for 4 guitars

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor Los Romeros

4:38 p.m.

Lili Boulanger

Prelude in D Flat Major

Anna Shelest, piano

4:43 p.m.

Antonin Dvorak

Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor Opus 46

New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor

4:48 p.m.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565

Carlo Curley, organ

5:00 p.m.

Special Programming

Requiem for a Scream: Part I

Daniel Gillam, host

6:00 p.m.

Special Programming

Requiem for a Scream: Part II

Daniel Gillam, host