Classical Music on The Third Floor

Series produced by WILLIAM CROMWELL

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3 hours of the greatest choral, vocal, and instrumental music with host Bill Cromwell.

The Third Floor is a weekly program that brings listeners 3 hours of the best choral, vocal, and instrumental classical music. The show will be free for the immediate future. Host Bill Cromwell presents a wide variety of music from the last 500 years . . . and beyond. Each hour-long segment contains a featured work and along the way, Bill explores every genre in classical music: arias, motets, anthems, sonatas, concertos, string quartets, symphonies, and more.


51 Pieces

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Hitting the three great eras in classical music on this week's edition of The Third Floor: the best choral, vocal, and instrumental classical musi...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:59:45
  • Purchases: 4
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Today’s featured works include a sonata for cello and piano by Chopin, a mass from Orlando di Lasso, and in the first hour, a piano sonata from Sch...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:57:49
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On today’s program, I’ll be featuring the usual mix of choral, vocal, and instrumental music for our listening pleasure and the feeding, nurturing,...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:56:40
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On this week’s Third Floor, fine featured works, including Palestrina’s most famous mass, chamber music from Edvard Grieg, and a choral masterpiece...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:58
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Join me on The Third Floor as I continue with selections new to TTF library, including a Magnificat from Schubert, a polonaise from Dvorak, a balla...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:56:22
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Music that reminds your host of Autumn: brooding, melancholic, and gorgeous, of course. We'll enjoy Schubert's String Quartet #15, Beethoven's Sy...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:58:13
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A three-hour classical respite with a gorgeous mass from Benevoli, a delightful song from Schubert, a sunny symphony from Dvorak, and a dazzling pi...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:58:14
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This week's Third Floor kicks off with a motet from Hieronymus Praetorius from a disc I recently picked up from the Princeton Record Exchange. I go...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:55:51
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The Choral masterpieces start right away on this week's episode, beginning with a popular Ave Maria from Caccini, then right to a mesmerizing mass ...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:56:19
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A special program this week on The Third Floor. The first hour is loaded with music from most every era of music except the classical, because Hay...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:58:12
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Elgar's Cello Concerto on this week's show, Vespers again from Mozart, and Beethoven's Waldstein Piano Sonata, plus much more fine choral, vocal, a...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:55:34
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A Brahms String Quartet, Vespers from Mozart, and a cantata from Glasunov, all featured works on this edition of The Third Floor. I'll also be pla...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:38
  • Purchases: 4
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Luigi Cherubini's Requiem dominates Hour Two on the program. Over the three hours of the show, a string quartet from Spohr and a symphony from Par...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:56:06
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More of the greatest classical music ever made on this week's episode of The Third Floor with brilliant music for the keyboard from Scriabin and Sc...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:57:38
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The usual mix of great choral, vocal, and instrumental classical music, including a double dose of Barber's Adagio for Strings; first, a choral ada...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:53:57
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Eleven composers this week, including Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Dvorak, Beethoven, Haydn, Boccherini, and Bach. We’ll hear songs, an overture, a concert...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:56:38
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A packed program this week with three featured works: a mass from the 15th century and John Plummer; a string quartet from Tchaikovsky; a keyboard...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:55:45
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Piano concertos from Mendelssohn and Schumann and a new recording of late Brahms piano pieces from Garrick Ohlsson, plus music from Mozart, Lotti, ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:49:58
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Featured works include a mass from Haydn, The Planets from Holst, and Vision of Andromeda from Hovhaness, the last two works a bit of a nod to the ...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:53:59
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Another fantastic program of choral, vocal, and instrumental classical music with featured works from Mozart, Brahms, and Wilms (a quintet, concer...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 02:50:49
  • Purchases: 2