Memorial Day 2015: Hear your favorite masterworks during Essential Classics Weekend

Photo: Ludwig van Beethoven painting
Ludwig van Beethoven

We'll feature masterworks performed by the world's greatest orchestras all weekend, starting at 3 p.m. Friday with Aaron Copland's "Rodeo" and continuing through the final strains of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony around 9 p.m. Monday.

The following highlights are just a taste of what to expect, so check in all weekend to be sure you don't miss your favorite piece. Listen in the following hours for...

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