Tuesday, January 1

Happy New Year! May your 2008 be full of all things musical. Please note that Alan Cooke hosts this Monday and Thursday's shows, as well as his popular Friday requests program. Find Alan's playlists at companion blog AugustaMiddayMusic.blogspot.com.

11 AM

  • NPR and WGBH present New Year's Day from Vienna, the Vienna Philharmonic in a festive, two-hour concert. Georges Pretre conducts waltzes and more.
1 PM
  • Beethoven: "Pastorale" Symphony (Symphony No. 6 in F major). Zurich Tonhalle Orch, Zinman (Arte Nova 74321 49695)
  • Lyadov: Mazurka "Village Scene by the Inn." BBC Phil, Sinaisky (Chandos 9911)