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.


140 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Music of Brahms, Beethoven, Bach, and Rachmaninov. Along the way, selections from Strauss, Delibes, and Vaughan Williams, to name a few.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:22
  • Purchases: 7
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This week, featuring a recording called Jerusalem -- English Cathedral Anthems. Join me for music from the British Isles, along with featured work...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:22
  • Purchases: 7
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Last week, all three featured works were instrumental. This week, all choral! We’ll listen to Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht, The First W...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:28
  • Purchases: 7
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One featured work per hour, including Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony, Haydn’s London Symphony, and the second symphony by Alexander Borodin. Plus...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:02
  • Purchases: 6
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I’ll be playing music for you that is new to me. The one piece I do know and have played on the show in the past, I need to hear more, because it’s...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:42
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This week, an excerpt from a Mozart opera, a Dvorak polonaise, a Schubert string trio, our weekly cantata from Bach, a Vivaldi Magnificat, symphoni...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:14
  • Purchases: 6
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A requiem from Russian composer Alexander Kastalsky. The work was composed during the first world war. Together, you and I are going to explore a...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 02:57:47
  • Purchases: 6
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Choral works from Tavener, Finzi, Gesualdo, Thompson, and Brahms, instrumental pieces from CPE Bach, Rachmaninov, and Schubert, as well as composit...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2021
  • Length: 02:58:19
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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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: 6
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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
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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: 6
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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: 6
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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
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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: 6
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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: 6
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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: 5
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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: 6
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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
  • Purchases: 7