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Watch the Total Solar Eclipse with WXXI Classical!

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The best way to watch the eclipse is with WXXI Classical. FM 91.5 in Rochester and FM 90.3 in Houghton, online at wxxiclassical.org or on the free WXXI mobile app.

We've curated two hours of great music to accompany this historic event, beginning just after 2pm on Monday, April 8th. You’ll hear music by Benjamin Britten, Claude Debussy, George Frederick Handel, Gustav Holst, Ludwig van Beethoven and more, as day turns to night and back to day again.

2:06:57 p Ottorino Respighi: The Fountains of Rome: IV. La fontana di Villa Medici al tramonto [at sunset] (Buffalo Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta cond)

2:12:31p John Dowland: In darknesse let me dwell (Nicholas Phan, tenor; others)

2:16:21p Vilem Blodek: In the Well: Moonrise (Prague Symphony Orchestra, Vaclav Smetacek, cond)

2:22:50p Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: 3. Clair de Lune (Aldo Ciccolini, piano)

2:29:01p Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: O Moon (Renee Fleming, sop; London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti, cond)

2:35:41p Marc Mellits: Eclipse (fivebyfive)

3:42:35p Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14, Moonlight: I. Adagio sostenuto (Stewart Goodyear, piano)

2:48:11p Antonio Vivaldi: Flute/Recorder Concerto Op. 10/2 “La Notte” (Red Priest)

2:58:00p Morgan Lewis: How High the Moon (Ladies Only Café Strings)

3:00:00p Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate: Winter Moons: She Runs with the Wind – Finale (Winter Moons Orchestra, Frank J. Toth, cond)

3:06:30p Benjamin Britten:  Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes: III. Moonlight (English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton, cond)

3:10:38p George Frederich Handel: Samson: Total Eclipse (Mark Padmore, tenor, The English Concert, Andrew Manze, cond)

3:15:16p Philip Glass: Koyaanisquatsi (Filmscore): 3. Cloudscape (Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman, cond)

3:20:06p Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1 (Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano)

3:23:45p Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra: Fanfare (Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti, cond)

3:26:11p Edward Grieg: Peer Gynt: Prelude [Morning] (San Francisco Symphony, Herbert Blomstedt, cond)

3:30:32p Alexander Glazunov: From Darkness to Light (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Antonio de Almeida, cond)

3:40:38p Eric Whitacre: Lux aurumque [Light and Gold] (Brigham Young University Singers, Ronald Staheli, dir)

3:44:30p Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: Sunrise (Boston Pops Orchestra, John Williams, cond)

3:49:22p Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter: I. Allegro vivace (Freiburger Baroque Orchestra, Rene Jacobs, cond)

4:01:00p Modest Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina Prelude [Dawn on the Moscow River] (Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons, cond)

4:05:02p Elena Martin: Romance Entre Luz y Tinieblas [Romance between Light and Shadow] (Elena Martin & Jose Meliton, piano duo)

4:11:10p Ola Gjeilo: Sunrise Mass: I. The Spheres (Phoenix Chorale, Charles Bruffy, dir)

4:16:06p Andrew York: Sunburst (Jason Vieaux, guitar)

4:20:30p Gustav Holst: The Planets: 3. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (Philharmonia Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, cond)

4:24:17p Gustav Holst: The Planets: 4. Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity (Philharmonia Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, cond)