Program Guide 10-09-2015

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October 9

1826 premiere of Gioacchino Rossini's The Siege of Corinth (Le siège de Corinthe) in Paris; the composer's first French opera, also known in its Italian version as L'assedio di Corinto; a reworking of some of the music from the composer's 1820 opera for Naples, Maometto II.

1835 Camille Saint-Saëns – French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist (d.1921); began his career as a pioneer, introducing to France the symphonic poem and championing the works of Liszt and Wagner, but by the dawn of the 20th century, was an ultra-conservative, fighting the influence of Debussy and Richard Strauss; conductor Sir Thomas Beecham famously called Saint-Saëns “the greatest second-rate composer who ever lived.”

1891 premiere of Antonín Dvorák's Requiem in Birmingham, England, conducted by the composer; closer to the tradition of Cherubini than Verdi, its tone is compassionate and reflective, devoid of unnecessary drama, and crafted with great sophistication.

1896 first performance of Antonín Dvorák's String Quartet No. 13 Op 106, in Prague, by the Bohemian String Quartet; the good spirits of the work almost certainly reflect the composer’s happiness at being home after his long stay in the United States.

1921 first performance of Leos Janácek's rhapsody for orchestra Taras Bulba in Brno; based on a novel by Nikolai Gogol.

1928 Einojuhani Rautavaara – Finnish composer (died July 27, 2016); one of the most notable Finnish composers after Jean Sibelius.

 

Recording of the Week

Songs from the Arc of Life

Oct. 1, 2015
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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Rob Grier
00:02:00 00:24:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade No. 11 for Winds in E flat   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  431683
00:28:00 00:37:31 Antonín Dvorák String Quartet No. 13 in G major  Op 106   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2275
01:07:00 00:23:45 Leos Janácek Taras Bulba  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  430204
01:33:00 00:21:01 Joaquín Rodrigo Fantasía para un gentilhombre Naples Philharmonic Erich Kunzel David Russell, guitar Telarc  80459
01:56:00 01:40:02 Antonín Dvorák Requiem Op 89 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Wolfgang Sawallisch Gabriela Benacková, soprano; Brigitte Fassbaender, alto; Thomas Moser, tenor; Jan-Hendrik Rootering, bass; Prague Philharmonic Choir Supraphon  4241
03:38:00 00:24:02 Marin Marais Alcyone: Suite   Tempesta di Mare Chandos  805
04:04:00 00:19:18 Einojuhani Rautavaara Concerto for Birds & Orchestra 'Cantus  Leif Segerstam Helsinki Philharmonic Ondine  1041
04:25:00 00:33:10 Ralph Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 9 in E minor   Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra BBC  333
05:00:00 00:20:09 Felix Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.  2 in D minor  Op 40 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Saleem Ashkar, piano Decca  4810778
05:22:00 00:16:41 Béla Bartók Two Pictures Op 10  Antal Doráti Detroit Symphony Decca  4785437
05:41:00 00:06:00 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No.  2: Pastorale  José Serebrier Barcelona Symphony Bis  1305

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:05:24 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in A flat   Soyeon Kate Lee, piano Naxos  570010
06:15:00 00:09:36 Gioacchino Rossini The Siege of Corinth: Overture  Thomas Schippers London Symphony Orchestra EMI  64335
06:29:00 00:07:06 Ludwig van Beethoven Andante from Symphony No. 1 Op 21  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032
06:40:00 00:09:03 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Minuet from Concertone Camerata Salzburg Jean-Pierre Rampal Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Shigenori Kudo, flute Sony  45930
06:51:00 00:02:26 Claude Debussy Beau soir   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
06:58:00 00:03:23 John Philip Sousa March 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'  Arthur Fiedler Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  61249
07:05:00 00:04:13 Paul Hindemith March from "Symphonic Metamorphosis"  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  1032
07:10:00 00:08:49 Joseph Lanner Schönbrunn Waltz Op 200  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601
07:25:00 00:02:20 Giuseppe Verdi La traviata: Act 1 Waltz  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80364
07:30:00 00:05:09 Francisco Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287
07:40:00 00:09:08 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 83  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sony  66295
07:51:00 00:03:27 Fritz Kreisler La Gitana   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
07:55:00 00:03:03 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10694
08:07:00 00:06:00 Peter Tchaikovsky Waltz from Symphony No.  5 Op 64  Pierre Monteux Boston Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350
08:15:00 00:08:20 Sir Edward German Henry VIII: Three Dances  Richard Hickox Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933
08:26:00 00:05:55 Robert Schumann Allegro from String Quartet No. 2 Op 41   Melos Quartet DeutGram  423670
08:32:00 00:02:08 George Gershwin Porgy and Bess: There's a Boat That's Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow Carl Topilow, clarinet Azica  72216
08:40:00 00:08:21 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier Trio Sonata No. 5 in F   Geminiani Ensemble Christoph  74590
08:51:00 00:04:11 Franz Schubert Ave Maria   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
08:55:00 00:05:41 George Gershwin Girl Crazy: Overture  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic BBC  63
09:05:00 00:17:11 Percy Grainger Lincolnshire Posy  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  117
09:29:00 00:07:16 Max Steiner King Kong: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  81270
09:35:00 00:04:24 Emmanuel Chabrier Dix pièces pittoresques: Sous-bois   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:01:20 George Gershwin Tip-Toes: Sweet and Low-Down   Peter Donohoe, piano EMI  54280
10:05:00 00:03:43 Camille Saint-Saëns Allegro appassionato in B flat major  Op 43 St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Han-Na Chang, cello EMI  82390
10:09:00 00:02:49 Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
10:14:00 00:08:03 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach String Symphony in E major   John Hsu The Vivaldi Project Centaur  3176
10:25:00 00:10:10 Olivier Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time: Louange à   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
10:40:00 00:04:12 Charles-Marie Widor Romance from Suite for Flute & Piano Op 34   Jeffrey Khaner, flute; Hugh Sung, piano Avie  2131
10:46:00 00:03:00 Gabriel Pierné March of the Little Lead Soldiers  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10633
10:51:00 00:31:40 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  1 in E flat major  Op 2  Eliahu Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony PentaTone  5186157
11:25:00 00:08:11 Antonio Vivaldi Flute Concerto in D major  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Nicholas McGegan Janet See, flute Harm Mundi  905193
11:35:00 00:08:12 Gustav Holst Two Songs without Words Op 22  Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia Chandos  9270
11:46:00 00:08:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 23 Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Mitsuko Uchida, piano Decca  13276
11:55:00 00:02:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Magic Flute: March of the Priests  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479
12:10:00 00:05:07 Edvard Grieg Cow-Call & Peasant Dance from "Nordic  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437520
12:17:00 00:10:29 Norman Dello Joio Scenes from the Louvre  Andrew Yozviak West Chester Univ. Winds MSR  1388
12:29:00 00:04:35 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Tsar's Farewell  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572693
12:37:00 00:11:04 Camille Saint-Saëns Africa Fantasie Op 89 London Philharmonic Geoffrey Simon Gwendolyn Mok, piano Cala  4031
12:50:00 00:08:53 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 127: Aria "Die Seele ruht   Augustin Hadelich, violin; Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30033

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:02:00 00:27:59 Alexander Borodin Symphony No.  2 in B minor   Sir Simon Rattle Berlin Philharmonic EMI  273
13:32:00 00:26:38 Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.  4 in C minor  Op 44 WDR Symphony Cologne Thomas Sanderling Anna Malikova, piano Audite  92509

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:02:39 Einojuhani Rautavaara Whispering   Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano DeutGram  19103
14:04:00 00:03:04 Armas Järnefelt Berceuse Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Mats Zetterqvist, violin; Mats Rondin, cello Sony  46668
14:20:00 00:15:04 Michael Haydn Symphony No. 30 in D major   Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999179
14:37:00 00:10:02 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 for Orchestra  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra DeutGram  4779525
14:50:00 00:08:49 Michael Torke Javelin  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  62592
15:02:00 00:18:57 Edvard Grieg Lyric Suite Op 54  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437524
15:23:00 00:08:08 Percy Grainger Green Bushes  Steuart Bedford English Chamber Orchestra Decca  425159
15:36:00 00:06:20 Frederick Delius Romance   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
15:44:00 00:11:51 Gerald Finzi Nocturne "New Year Music" Op 7  Richard Hickox Northern Sinfonia EMI  64721
15:58:00 00:04:20 Camille Saint-Saëns Marche militaire française Op 60  Geoffrey Simon London Philharmonic Cala  4031

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell - Music and information for the afternoon commute, including Composers Datebook at 4:00pm and the Movie Quiz at 4:25
16:06:00 00:03:45 Camille Saint-Saëns La jota aragonese Op 64  Geoffrey Simon London Philharmonic Cala  4031
16:13:00 00:10:11 Camille Saint-Saëns Rhapsodie d'Auvergne Op 73 Royal Philharmonic André Previn Jean-Philippe Collard, piano EMI  49757
16:27:00 00:07:27 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80595
16:38:00 00:01:16 Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals: Elephant Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Zubin Mehta Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano EMI  9065
16:41:00 00:06:59 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from String Quartet No. 13 Op 106   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2275
16:51:00 00:04:25 Bud Abbott & Lou Costello Who's on First?   Abbott & Costello Telarc  80468
16:57:00 00:02:24 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Dance of the  Sir Thomas Beecham Royal Philharmonic EMI  63412
17:05:00 00:02:44 Gabriel Fauré Papillon Op 77   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
17:07:00 00:02:24 Edvard Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies: The Wounded Heart Op 34   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
17:13:00 00:09:06 Camille Saint-Saëns Barcarolle in F major  Op 108 Fine Arts Quartet  Cristina Ortiz, piano; Members of Naxos  572904
17:25:00 00:09:56 Carl Maria von Weber Der Freischütz: Overture  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5154
17:40:00 00:04:24 Mel Brooks The Producers: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
17:46:00 00:03:06 Frank Loesser How to Succeed in Business Without  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
17:52:00 00:03:36 Jacob Gade Jealousy   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
17:56:00 00:02:48 Camille Saint-Saëns Ave Maria Op 145  Harry Christophers Women of the; The Sixteen; Huw Williams, organ Decca  10836

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:19:18 Einojuhani Rautavaara Concerto for Birds & Orchestra 'Cantus  Leif Segerstam Helsinki Philharmonic Ondine  1041
18:30:00 00:02:41 Sir Edward Elgar Salut d'amour Op 12   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
18:35:00 00:02:40 Charles Gounod Meditation after Bach 'Ave Maria'   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
18:41:00 00:13:10 Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn & Siegfried's  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350
18:56:00 00:02:26 Claude Debussy Beau soir   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:21:45 Carl Maria von Weber Clarinet Concerto No.  2 in E flat major  Op 74 Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Andrew Marriner, clarinet Philips  432146
19:26:00 00:29:40 Muzio Clementi Symphony No.  3 in G  Francesco d'Avalos Philharmonia Orchestra ASV  803
19:58:00 00:01:47 Alexander Griboyedov Waltz in E minor    Lera Auerbach, piano Bis  1502

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:14:25 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major   Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002
20:18:00 00:38:14 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  3 in C minor  Op 78 Cleveland Orchestra Sir Andrew Davis Joela Jones, organ MAA  2001

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER with Elliott Forrest: Russian Dolor
21:05:00 00:19:26 Modest Mussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi Brigitte Fassbaender, alto DeutGram  437785
21:29:00 00:28:35 Anton Arensky String Quartet No. 2 in A minor  Op 35   Ying Quartet Sono Lumin  92143

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Investing in Cleveland, Not the Caymans: How to align the tax code to our nation’s interests. Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator for Ohio

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:06:16 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta London Symphony Orchestra Klauspeter Seibel Sir James Galway, flute DeutGram  3024
23:08:00 00:09:12 Erik Satie Trois gymnopédies   Anne Queffélec, piano VirginClas  90754
23:19:00 00:16:03 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Iona Brown, violin Decca  414595
23:37:00 00:07:54 Georg Matthias Monn Adagio from Cello Concerto in G minor  Camerata Salzburg  Jian Wang, cello DeutGram  474236
23:44:00 00:08:48 Camille Saint-Saëns Andantino from Violin Concerto No. 3 Op 61 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
23:55:00 00:03:03 Manuel de Falla Seven Spanish Popular Songs: Asturiana   Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, vn; Sandra Rivers, piano EMI  54576
23:56:00 00:03:07 Felix Mendelssohn Song without Words No. 12 in F sharp minor  Op 30   Sergei Babayan, piano Discover  920155
23:57:00 00:02:55 Emmerich Kálmán What does a rosy mouth that has never   Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion  67043

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