Program Guide 10-28-2015

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October 28

1751 Dmitry Bortnyansky – Ukrainian-born Russian composer and conductor (d.1825); best known today for his liturgical works and his prolific contributions to the genre of ‘choral concertos’.

1893 first performance of Peter Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique' at the Hall of Nobles in St. Petersburg, with the composer conducting, nine days before his death.    

1896 Howard Hanson – American composer, conductor and educator (d.1981); a great champion of American classical music.

1909 Josef Gingold – Russian-Jewish born American violinist and teacher (d.1995); Concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra 1947-1960; his pupils included Joshua Bell, Andrés Cárdenes, Corey Cerovsek, Miriam Fried, Ulf Hoelscher, Leonidas Kavakos, Jaime Laredo and Joseph Silverstein.

1915 first performance of Richard Strauss's tone poem An Alpine Symphony in Berlin, with the composer conducting; depicts the experiences of eleven hours (from twilight just before dawn to the following nightfall) spent climbing a mountain in the Alps.

1931 first performance of William Grant Still's Symphony No. 1 'Afro-American' by the Rochester Philharmonic, Howard Hanson conducting; the first symphony written by an African American man and performed for an American audience by a leading orchestra.

1936 Carl Davis – American-born conductor, composer (82 years old); best known for creating music to accompany silent films; also collaborated with Paul McCartney in the creation of the Liverpool Oratorio.

1938 Howard Blake – English composer (80 years old); best known for his music for English Channel 4’s 1982 film The Snowman including the song Walking In The Air.

1943 Kenneth Montgomery – Irish conductor (75years old); the first Belfast-born musician named as the Ulster Orchestra's Principal Conductor.

1956 first performance of William Schuman's New England Triptych (subtitled Three Pieces for Orchestra after William Billings) in Miami by the University of Miami Orchestra under the direction of André Kostelanetz, who had commissioned it.

1974 Naida Cole – Canadian-American pianist (44 years old); left a successful career as a recording artist and touring musician in 2007 to pursue medicine at Brown University; when not practicing medicine, she continues to make appearances as a soloist and chamber musician in Canada and the United States.

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Brahms: The Piano Concertos

Oct. 1, 2015
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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:25:04 Carl Maria von Weber Symphony No. 1 in C major  Op 19  
John Georgiadis Queensland Symphony Naxos  550928

00:29:00 00:24:03 Philip Glass Concerto for Harpsichord & Chamber 
West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon Christopher D. Lewis, hc Naxos  573146

00:55:00 00:26:37 Howard Hanson Symphony No.  1 in E minor  Op 21  
Howard Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  432008

01:24:00 00:50:13 Richard Strauss An Alpine Symphony Op 64  
Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  425112

02:16:00 00:50:39 Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 83 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

03:09:00 00:16:21 William Schuman New England Triptych  
José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  559083

03:27:00 00:43:14 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 15 in A minor  Op 132   
Cypress String Quartet Cypress  2012

04:12:00 00:21:02 Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Sonata No.  2 in B flat minor  Op 36   
Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  3062

04:38:00 00:45:27 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  6 in B minor  Op 74  
Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

05:25:00 00:16:00 Robert Schumann Konzertstück in G major  Op 92 
Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Rudolf Serkin, piano MAA  75

05:44:00 00:06:02 Mikhail Glinka Kamarinskaya  
Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9227

05:51:00 00:08:24 Richard Wagner Siegfried: Forest Murmurs  
Daniel Barenboim Chicago Symphony Orchestra Erato  45786

 

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:08:00 00:06:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Scherzo-fantaisie in E flat minor  Op 72   
Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  4284

06:17:00 00:07:18 Antonio Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G major  
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  437839

06:28:00 00:06:58 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from String Sextet Op 70 
Emerson String Quartet  Paul Neubauer, viola; Colin Carr, cello Sony  547060

06:40:00 00:08:06 Charles Wildman Gypsy Fury: Swedish Rhapsody 
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra William Hudson Santiago Rodriguez, piano Elan  82268

06:51:00 00:03:20 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No.  3: Preludio   
Tasmin Little, violin Naked Vn  2008

06:57:00 00:02:36 Frank Panella March 'On the Square'  
Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601

07:05:00 00:04:40 Emmanuel Chabrier Suite pastorale: Danse villageoise  
Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

07:13:00 00:09:39 Johannes Brahms Finale from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

07:26:00 00:08:11 Giovanni Gabrieli In ecclesiis  
Vittorio Negri Gregg Smith Singers; Texas Boys' Choir; Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble; E. Power Biggs, organ CBS  42645

07:40:00 00:06:11 Wilhelm Stenhammar Overture from Serenade in F major  Op 31  
Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  445857

07:49:00 00:03:21 Gabriel Fauré Barcarolle No. 4 in A flat Op 44   
Charles Owen, piano Avie  2240

07:55:00 00:03:22 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry An English Suite: Frolic  
William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366

08:08:00 00:07:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio: Overture Op 72  
Daniel Harding German Chamber Philharmonic VirginClas  45364

08:18:00 00:05:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 146: Duet 'My Spirit Be 
Philharmonia Virtuosi of NY Richard Kapp Edward Carroll, trumpet; Lee Soper, trumpet CBS  44651

08:27:00 00:07:56 Jean Sibelius Karelia Overture Op 10  
Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  7765

08:40:00 00:08:00 Franz Liszt Ballade No. 1 in D flat major    
Roberto Plano, piano Azica  71222

08:51:00 00:03:03 George Frideric Handel Sarabande from Keyboard Suite in D minor  
Chamber Orchestra of Europe  Daniel Hope, violin; Members of DeutGram  13993

08:57:00 00:04:22 Josef Suk Andante from Serenade for Strings Op 6   
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  447109

09:06:00 00:15:47 Howard Hanson Merry Mount: Suite  
Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559702

09:26:00 00:04:28 Carl Davis The French Lieutenant's Woman: Theme  
Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111

09:34:00 00:06:30 Lars-Erik Larsson Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 2  
Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

09:43:00 00:07:58 Johann David Heinichen Concerto Grosso in C  
Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  437549

 

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:02:17 Percy Grainger The Hunter in his Career   
Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  66884

10:03:00 00:02:57 Adolphe Adam Giselle: La chasse  
Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony Orchestra Sony  42450

10:08:00 00:11:19 Richard Wagner Die Feen: Overture  
Fabio Luisi Philharmonia Zürich Accentus  102

10:22:00 00:04:58 Joaquín Rodrigo Distant Sarabande   
Manuel Barrueco, guitar EMI  56175

10:28:00 00:06:09 John Rutter Distant Land  
John Rutter Royal Philharmonic Decca  1821

10:39:00 00:08:06 Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C major  Op 8 
Raglan Baroque Players Nicholas Kraemer Monica Huggett, violin VirginClas  61172

10:52:00 00:26:37 Howard Hanson Symphony No.  1 in E minor  Op 21  
oward Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  432008

11:21:00 00:07:44 Gioacchino Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture  
George Szell Cleveland Orchestra IMG  75962

11:31:00 00:10:06 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto for 2 Oboes in C major  Op 7 
London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Anthony Camden, oboe; Alison Alty, oboe Naxos  553002

11:44:00 00:08:42 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 96  
Claudio Abbado Chamber Orchestra of Europe DeutGram  4778117

11:54:00 00:02:41 Edvard Grieg Holberg Suite: Prelude Op 40  
Domenico Boyagian Ohio Philharmonic Centaur  3311

12:06:00 00:06:06 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tsar's Bride: Overture  
Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788

12:15:00 00:07:31 Modest Mussorgsky Intermezzo "in modo classico" in B minor   
Claudio Abbado Berlin Philharmonic Sony  62034

12:24:00 00:07:22 John Field Rondeau in A flat major  
London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Míceál O'Rourke, piano Chandos  9534

12:33:00 00:02:01 John N. Klohr Billboard March  
Loras John Schissel Virginia Grand Military Band WalkFrog  430

12:40:00 00:08:50 Felix Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture 'Fingal's Cave' Op 26  
Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5318

12:51:00 00:06:21 Claude Debussy Marche écossaise  
Jean Martinon Orchestre National de France EMI  72667

 

 

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:50:39 Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 83 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

13:53:00 00:05:16 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  4  
Neeme Järvi London Symphony Orchestra Chandos  8885

 

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:04:32 Jacques Offenbach Le Papillon: Valse des rayons  
Richard Bonynge London Symphony Orchestra Decca  444827

14:05:00 00:02:52 Deems Taylor Looking Glass Insects  
Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92

14:12:00 00:13:45 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  7 in A flat major  Op 61   
Per Tengstrand, piano Azica  71207

14:38:00 00:11:10 César Franck Allegretto from Symphony in D minor   
Yannick Nézet-Séguin Orchestre Métropolitaine Atma  2647

14:52:00 00:06:22 Marc-André Hamelin Etude No. 11 in C sharp minor    
Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  67789

15:03:00 00:16:21 William Schuman New England Triptych  
José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  559083

15:22:00 00:09:10 Wayne Barlow Night Song  
Howard Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  434347

15:32:00 00:03:37 Peter Tchaikovsky The Maid of Orleans: Gypsy Dance  
Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  554845

15:40:00 00:03:38 Pietro Mascagni L'amico Fritz: Preludietto  
Myung-Whun Chung St Cecilia Academy Orchestra DeutGram  471566

15:45:00 00:09:08 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 25 
Orchestra Mozart Claudio Abbado Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4791033

 

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
15:58:00 00:03:23 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Castilla Op 47   
Xuefei Yang, guitar EMI  6322

16:06:00 00:03:11 William Schuman New England Triptych: Chester  
José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  559083

16:12:00 00:12:59 Johannes Brahms Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

16:29:00 00:06:44 Stephen Warbeck Shakespeare in Love: Suite  
Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111

16:41:00 00:07:37 Peter Tchaikovsky Waltz from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  
Yannick Nézet-Séguin Rotterdam Philharmonic DeutGram  4790835

16:52:00 00:03:09 Manuel Ponce Por ti mi corazon   
Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287

17:05:00 00:05:04 Robert Fuchs Finale from Serenade No. 5 Op 53  
Christian Ludwig Cologne Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572607

17:13:00 00:09:03 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture  
Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002

17:25:00 00:09:55 Gioacchino Rossini La gazza ladra: Overture  
Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

17:40:00 00:05:39 Joseph Achron Hebrew Dance Op 35   
Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10

17:47:00 00:02:59 Szymon Ansky Mipnei Ma   
Brian Thornton, cello; Spencer Myer, piano Thornton  2013

17:52:00 00:02:16 Jean-Philippe Rameau Naïs: Rigaudons  
Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Archiv  4478

 

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:28:14 Howard Hanson Symphony No.  2 Op 30  
Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559701

18:39:00 00:02:02 Randy Newman Family Album: Lionel Teaches Marilyn   
Gloria Cheng, piano Harm Mundi  907635

18:44:00 00:03:31 Randy Newman The Natural: Suite  
Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80468

18:50:00 00:05:38 Aaron Copland The Tender Land: The Promise of Living 
Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams Tanglewood Festival Chorus Sony  48224

18:56:00 00:03:28 John Philip Sousa March 'The White Rose'  
Leonard B. Smith Detroit Concert Band WalkFrog  300

 

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:07:54 Franz Berwald Estrella de Soria: Overture  
Okko Kamu Helsingborg Symphony Naxos  553051

19:12:00 00:43:52 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  6 in B minor  Op 74  
Evgeny Mravinsky Leningrad Philharmonic DeutGram  4793449

 

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS:Highlights from the first two concerts of Music from the Western Reserve’s 2015/16 season:
Absolute Baroque with the Apollo’s Fire Quartet and Jazz After Dark with Jack Schantz and Friends

Absolute Baroque: Joseph Gascho, harpsichord; Rene Schiffer, cello; Karina Schmitz, violin; Kathie Stewart, traverso
Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata in G major BWV 1038
Henry Purcell: Theatre Ayres   
Ahron Beer (arr Schiffer): Kol Nidrei for solo cello
George Philip Telemann: Paris Quartet in E minor, TWV 42:hi
Anonymous (arr K. Stewart): Traditional Irish Flute Set [Dark Island, Lark in the Morning, Kesh Jog, Knights of St. Patrick]

 

 

21:46:00 00:12:32 Anton Webern Im Sommerwind  
Eckart Preu Spokane Symphony E1 Music  7725

 

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims:
recordings by trumpeter Rodney Mack

 

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR 
23:02:00 00:14:22 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

23:18:00 00:06:18 William Grant Still Mother and Child   
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139

23:24:00 00:08:02 Howard Hanson Andante from Symphony No. 2 Op 30  
Leonard Slatkin St Louis Symphony EMI  6612

23:32:00 00:07:16 Charles Tomlinson Griffes Barcarolle Op 6   
Carol Rosenberger, piano Delos  3172

23:41:00 00:12:29 Johannes Brahms Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 
Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899

23:55:00 00:02:43 Johann Sebastian Bach Lute Suite No. 1: Prelude & Presto   
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica  71273

23:56:00 00:03:48 Johann Sebastian Bach Largo from Flute Sonata No. 1   
Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord Delos  3402

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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