Classical Music on The Third Floor

Series produced by WILLIAM CROMWELL

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The only show of its kind, featuring selections of choral, vocal, and instrumental music with host Bill Cromwell, a mix of music listeners won't find on any other classical music platform.

A Classical Music Mix produced by host, Bill Cromwell, featuring arias, motets, symphonies, concertos, anthems, and one major work per hour. Come up to The Third Floor for a personal approach and the only program of its kind.


176 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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We’ll hear Brumel’s Earthquake mass from the 16th century, then in the third hour John Tavener’s Ikon of Light. We’ll listen to a piano quintet f...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:10
  • Purchases: 8
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Music from around the world and across the centuries, composed over the last 500 years . . . and beyond. Selections coming up on this week’s progra...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:23
  • Purchases: 7
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Music from Debussy, Brahms, Vivaldi, Bach, and Rachmaninoff during our time together, plus a quintet from Michael Haydn and Bruckner's 8th Symphony.

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:42
  • Purchases: 7
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A Rosetti Horn Concerto in the first hour, a Schubert piano trio in the second hour, before we get to Beethoven’s 9th to conclude this week’s journ...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:10
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Guiseppe Verdi’s magnificent Requiem on this week's program. Also music from Gretchaninov, Beethoven, Holst, Rachmaninov, Bach, and Schubert with t...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:48
  • Purchases: 7
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Featured works include a string quartet from Sibelius, a piano concerto from Mozart, and the Scottish Fantasy by Max Bruch. I’ll also be playing a...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:21
  • Purchases: 7
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The London Symphony by Vaughan Williams book-ended by two choral works, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and an All-Night Vigil from Gretchaninov in the fi...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:54
  • Purchases: 7
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This week, works from Bach, Enescu, Chopin, and Rossini, and in the second hour, a very special guest: Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth. He...

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  • Added: May 30, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:01
  • Purchases: 7
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A very full show this week with 14 selections ranging from the Renaissance through the 20th century and featuring songs, a symphony, a mass, a cant...

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  • Added: May 23, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:25
  • Purchases: 7
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A show loaded with the best choral, vocal, and instrumental classical music, including featured works from Howard Hanson, Henryk Gorecki, and Johan...

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  • Added: May 16, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:14
  • Purchases: 6
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A program heavy with choral music, including three masses from Palestrina, Taverner, and Byrd, plus compositions from Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Ges...

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  • Added: May 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:31
  • Purchases: 7
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Andre Caplet's Conte fantastique is the last hour's featured work, based on a short story by Poe: The Masque of the Red Death. Harpist Alexander ...

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  • Added: May 02, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:00
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Gustav Mahler’s cantata Das klagende Lied, Song of Lamentation. The recording features the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Donald ...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:00
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The featured works are all choral, and the third hour highlights vocal soloists and choirs pretty much all the way through! Composers this week in...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:00
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Dvorak’s Symphony #6, a Requiem from Herbert Howells, and the Adagio from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony, plus music from Palestrina, Carver, Gr...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:01
  • Purchases: 7
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One featured work per hour with a brass quartet coming up from Ramsoe, a mid-period string quartet from Beethoven, and an orchestral suite from Tch...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:00
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Featured works from Palestrina, Dvorak, and Rameau, along with music by Bach, Cardoso, Lauridsen, and Mozart.

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Harry Christophers will join us for insights into Frank Martin and his Mass for Double Choir as well as conversation about upcoming recordings with...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:55:57
  • Purchases: 6
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A very special program this week on TTF, featuring English-Argentine composer Polo Piatti. I’ll be playing a number of selections from his celebra...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2021
  • Length: 02:53:52
  • Purchases: 7
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On this week’s program, three featured works: a symphony from Johann Wilhem Wilms, orchestrated chamber music from Maurice Ravel, and throughout t...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2021
  • Length: 02:56:48
  • Purchases: 7