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It's WRTI's 2015 Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown!

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The votes are in, and we've got this year's list! Join us, starting on Friday at noon, for our annual Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown! It's your 30 favorite classical works on WRTI throughout the holiday weekend. Listen on Friday, September 4th from noon to 6 pm, Saturday, September 5th from 6 to 12:30 pm, and Monday, September 7th from 11 am to 6 pm.

Click here to see the playlist as each piece is broadcast. Have a wonderful holiday! And a big thanks to everyone who voted!

The List:

30 - Mahler:  Symphony No. 1

29 - Holst:  The Planets

28 - Grieg:  Piano Concerto in a minor

27 - Dvorak:  Prague Waltzes

26 - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor

25 - Brahms:  Academic Festival Overture

24 - Tchaikovsky:  Violin Concerto in D

23 - Beethoven:  Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"

22 - Rachmaninoff:  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

21 - Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

20 - Johann Sebastian Bach:  Little Suite from the Anna Magdalena Notebook

19 - Vivaldi:  The Four Seasons

18 - Tchaikovsky:  1812 Overture

17  - Sibelius:  Finlandia

16 - Gershwin:  Rhapsody in Blue

15 - Mahler:  Symphony No. 5

14 - Hanson:  Symphony No. 2 "Romantic"

13 - Bizet:  The Pearl Fishers: Duet: Au fond du temple saint

12 - Beethoven:  Symphony No. 6 "Pastorale"

11 - Wagner:  Tristan und Isolde: Orchestral excerpts

10  - Vaughan Williams:  The Lark Ascending

9  - Beethoven:  Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"

8  - Orff:  Carmina Burana

7  - Brahms:  A German Requiem

6  - Beethoven:  Symphony No. 9 "Choral"

5  - Barber: Adagio for strings

4  - Rachmaninoff:  Piano Concerto No. 2

3  - Beethoven:  Symphony No. 7

2  - Mahler:  Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

1  - Smetana:  The Moldau