Program Guide 11-03-2015

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November 3

1587 Samuel Scheidt baptized – German composer, organist and teacher (d.1654); the first internationally significant German composer for the organ.

1801 Vincenzo Bellini – Italian opera composer (d.1835); the quintessential composer of bel canto opera; best known for La sonnambula (1831) and Norma (1831); died at the age of 33, nine months after the premiere of his last opera, I Puritani.

1888 first performance of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's symphonic suite Scheherazade in St. Petersburg; based on One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age.

1899 premiere of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Tsar's Bride in Moscow; composer intended it as a reaction against the ideas of Richard Wagner, and to be in the style of ‘cantilena par excellence.’

1900 premiere of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan in Moscow, with Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov conducting; based on a fairy-tale poem by Alexander Pushkin.

1911 Vladimir Ussachevsky – Russian-American composer (d.1990); known for his work in electronic music.       

1933 John Barry – English film composer and conductor (d.2011); wrote soundtracks for 11 of the James Bond films; arranged and performed Monty Norman's James Bond Theme for the first film in the series, Dr. No (1962); wrote the scores to such award winning films as Midnight Cowboy (1969), Dances with Wolves (1990) and Out of Africa (1985).

1943 first performance of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8 at the Moscow Conservatory by the USSR State Symphony conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky, to whom the work is dedicated; composer's friend Isaak Glikman called this symphony "his most tragic work."

1945 first performance of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9 in Leningrad by the Leningrad Philharmonic, Yevgeny Mravinsky conducting; the composer predicted "musicians will like to play it, and critics will delight in blasting it" and, sure enough, Soviet critics soon censured the work for its "ideological weakness" and its failure to "reflect the true spirit of the people of the Soviet Union."

1946 premiere of Sergei Prokofiev's opera Betrothal in a Monastery in Leningrad; the Russian libretto by the composer and Mira Mendelson (his companion in later life) is based on Richard Sheridan's ballad opera libretto for Thomas Linley the younger's The Duenna (1775).

1950 first performance of David Diamond's Symphony No. 3 by the Boston Symphony, Charles Munch conducting; the work had been completed in 1945.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00    00:21:26    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Oboe Concerto in C major     
Cleveland Orchestra    Christoph von Dohnányi    John Mack, oboe    Decca     443176

00:25:00    00:41:58    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade Op 35    
Cleveland Orchestra    Lorin Maazel    Daniel Majeske, violin    Decca     4787779

01:09:00    00:41:59    Antonín Dvorák    Symphony No.  6 in D major  Op 60        
Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     430204

01:53:00    00:31:48    Jennifer Higdon    Violin Concerto    
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Vasily Petrenko    Hilary Hahn, violin    DeutGram     14698

02:27:00    00:30:53    David Diamond    Symphony No. 3        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3103

03:00:00    00:43:32    Ludwig van Beethoven    Violin Concerto in D major  Op 61    
German Chamber Philharmonic    Lisa Batiashvili    Lisa Batiashvili, violin    Sony     733400

03:45:00    00:25:37    Dmitri Shostakovich    Symphony No.  9 in E flat major  Op 70        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Philips     2487

04:12:00    00:38:22    Peter Tchaikovsky    Suite No.  2 in C major  Op 53        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9454

04:52:00    00:27:09    Béla Bartók    Divertimento for Strings        
Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    MAA     1032

05:21:00    00:16:14    Gabriel Fauré    Dolly Suite Op 56        
Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1004

05:39:00    00:06:12    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco    Paraphrase on 'Largo al factotum'            
Sol Gabetta, cello; Mihaela Ursuleasa, piano    RCA     735962

05:54:00    00:04:06    Sergei Prokofiev    Romeo and Juliet: Minuet        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:05:56    Sergei Taneyev    Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op 30            
Mikhail Pletnev, piano; Vadim Repin, violin; Ilya Gringolts, violin; Nobuko Imai, viola; Lynn Harrell, cello    DeutGram     4775419

06:15:00    00:08:36    Jean Joseph Mouret    First Suite of Symphonies    
Paris Orchestral Ensemble    Jean-Pierre Wallez    Maurice André, trumpet; Bernard Soustrot, trumpet; Guy Touvron, trumpet; Jean-Pierre Leroy, trumpet    EMI     64100

06:29:00    00:05:25    Auguste Franchomme    La Norma de Bellini Op 17            
Louise Dubin, cello; Hélène Jeanney, piano    Delos     3469

06:40:00    00:08:29    Vincenzo Bellini    Oboe Concerto in E flat major     
City of London Sinfonia    Nicholas Ward    Anthony Camden, oboe    Naxos     553433

06:51:00    00:03:49    Dieterich Buxtehude    Fugue in G major             
Alan Feinberg, piano    Steinway     30034

06:55:00    00:03:27    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Pathfinder of Panama'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

07:05:00    00:04:49    Claude Debussy    La plus que lente            
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     460247

07:10:00    00:06:39    Ralph Vaughan Williams    The Poisoned Kiss: Overture        
George Hurst    Bournemouth Sinfonietta    Chandos     2419

07:24:00    00:02:45    Zoltán Kodály    Háry János: Entrance of the Emperor        
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    Philips     462824

07:25:00    00:02:02    Ambroise Thomas    Mignon: Gavotte        
Yan Pascal Tortelier    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     9765

07:29:00    00:05:54    Henry Purcell    Trumpet Sonata No. 2 in D major     
Chamber Ensemble    Genevieve Leclair    Josh Rzepka, trumpet    Rzepka     2010

07:40:00    00:07:11    Alfredo Casella    Finale from "Italia" Op 11        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10768

07:50:00    00:02:04    Sir Edward German    Henry VIII: Torch Dance        
Richard Hickox    Northern Sinfonia    EMI     49933

07:55:00    00:03:50    Felix Mendelssohn    Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 49            
Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello    Sony     52192

07:58:00    00:01:40    Leroy Anderson    Jazz Legato        
Leonard Slatkin    BBC Concert Orchestra    Naxos     559356

08:07:00    00:06:06    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tsar's Bride: Overture        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572788

08:15:00    00:10:59    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade: The Kalender Prince Op 35    
Cleveland Orchestra    Lorin Maazel    Daniel Majeske, violin    Decca     4787779

08:25:00    00:01:05    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee        
Olga Kern, piano    Harm Mundi     907336

08:29:00    00:05:29    Walter Gross & Joseph Kosma    Tenderly & Autumn Leaves            
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano    E1 Music     7780

08:40:00    00:07:02    George Frideric Handel    Concerto Grosso in G major  Op 3        
Marc Minkowski    Musicians of the Louvre    Erato     94354

08:50:00    00:02:51    André Campra    Idoménée: Rigaudon    
Empire Brass    Robert Woods    Michael Murray, organ    Telarc     80218

08:51:00    00:02:43    Percy Grainger    The Lost Lady Found    
City of London Sinfonia    Richard Hickox    Joyful Company of Singers    Chandos     9554

08:55:00    00:04:23    John Barry    Out of Africa: Love Theme        
Keith Lockhart    Boston Pops Orchestra    BostonPops     4

09:05:00    00:15:50    Johann Sebastian Bach    Brandenburg Concerto No.  4 in G major     
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Olivier Brault, violin; Francis Colpron, recorder; Kathie Stewart, recorder    ApolloFire     2005

09:27:00    00:08:41    Max Steiner    They Died With Their Boots On: Suite        
Charles Gerhardt    National Philharmonic    RCA     912

09:35:00    00:04:09    Emmanuel Chabrier    Habanera        
Neeme Järvi    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Chandos     5122

09:40:00    00:07:54    Antonín Dvorák    Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 Op 60        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572698

09:50:00    00:06:23    Robert Ramsey    How Are the Mighty Fallen            
Stile Antico    Harm Mundi     807544

09:55:00    00:04:00    Sergei Prokofiev    The Stone Flower: Maidens' Dance Op 118        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Chandos     10481

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:00    00:01:33    Samuel Scheidt    Galliard Battaglia            
Canadian Brass    Steinway     30008

10:04:00    00:04:01    Samuel Scheidt    Canzona bergamasca            
Paramount Brass    Centaur     2355

10:10:00    00:07:04    Johann Sebastian Bach    Concerto after Vivaldi in F            
Cyprien Katsaris, piano    Sony     66272

10:19:00    00:10:05    Anton Bruckner    Scherzo from Symphony No. 7        
Sir Georg Solti    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    Decca     417631

10:31:00    00:04:07    Jean Sibelius    Karelia Suite: Alla marcia Op 11        
Osmo Vänskä    Lahti Symphony Orchestra    Bis     918

10:39:00    00:03:00    Gabriel Pierné    March of the Little Lead Soldiers        
Juanjo Mena    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10633

10:45:00    00:04:19    Étienne Méhul    Le trésor supposé: Overture        
Michel Swierczewski    Gulbenkian Orchestra    Nimbus     5185

10:51:00    00:30:53    David Diamond    Symphony No. 3        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3103

11:23:00    00:08:58    Frédéric Chopin    Polonaise brillante in C major  Op 3            
Louise Dubin, cello; Hélène Jeanney, piano    Delos     3469

11:34:00    00:07:32    Vincenzo Bellini    Norma: Casta diva    
London Philharmonic    Sir Charles Mackerras    Renée Fleming, soprano; London Voices    Decca     467049

11:44:00    00:08:20    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 13    
CityMusic Cleveland    Joel Smirnoff    Alexander Schimpf, piano    CityMusic     2013

11:55:00    00:03:39    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    The Secret of Susanna: Intermezzo    
BBC Philharmonic    Gianandrea Noseda    John Bradbury, clarinet    Chandos     10511

12:07:00    00:07:08    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Three Wonders        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572693

12:17:00    00:10:09    Lars-Erik Larsson    A Winter's Tale: Suite Op 18        
Andrew Manze    Helsingborg Symphony    CPO     777671

12:29:00    00:05:46    Hubert Bath    Love Story: Cornish Rhapsody    
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra    William Hudson    Santiago Rodriguez, piano    Elan     82268

12:39:00    00:10:47    Virgil Thomson    Acadian Songs and Dances        
Louis Lane    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     63034

12:52:00    00:03:44    Isaac Albéniz    Suite Española: Granada Op 47            
Ruth Laredo, piano    MCA     6265

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00    00:34:39    Sergei Rachmaninoff    Piano Concerto No.  2 in C minor  Op 18    
Warsaw Philharmonic    Stanislaw Wislocki    Sviatoslav Richter, piano    DeutGram     4793449

13:38:00    00:22:27    Sergei Prokofiev    Summer Night Suite Op 123        
Neeme Järvi    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     10538

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00    00:01:27    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572693

14:03:00    00:02:01    Agustín Barrios    Las Abejas            
Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71287

14:08:00    00:13:19    John Adams    Slonimsky's Earbox        
Kent Nagano    Hallé Orchestra    Nonesuch     79607

14:26:00    00:10:12    Franz Joseph Haydn    Trio for 2 Flutes & Bassoon in C major             
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Wolfgang Schulz, flute; Gilbert Audin, bassoon    Sony     48061

14:38:00    00:13:34    John Ireland    A London Overture        
Richard Hickox    London Symphony Orchestra    Chandos     8879

14:51:00    00:05:01    Frédéric Chopin    Nocturne No.  8 in D flat major  Op 27            
Valentina Lisitsa, piano    Decca     17091

15:01:00    00:14:37    Georg Philipp Telemann    Ouverture burlesque in B flat        
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    Koch Intl     7576

15:18:00    00:08:04    Ottorino Respighi    Suite for Strings: Burlesca & Rigaudon        
Salvatore Di Vittorio    Respighi Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572332

15:28:00    00:05:37    Auguste Franchomme    Caprice on Weber's 'Preciosa' Op 24            
Louise Dubin, cello; Hélène Jeanney, piano    Delos     3469

15:38:00    00:04:23    Auguste Franchomme    Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 14            
Louise Dubin, cello; Julia Bruskin, cello    Delos     3469

15:45:00    00:09:55    Hector Berlioz    Benvenuto Cellini: Overture        
Sir Colin Davis    Dresden State Orchestra    RCA     68790

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00    00:06:19    George Frideric Handel    Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major         
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    ApolloFire     2002

16:08:00    00:01:01    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee
The Hague Philharmonic    Neeme Järvi    Sharon Bezaly, flute    Bis     1679

16:12:00    00:11:55    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade: Finale Op 35    
Cleveland Orchestra    Lorin Maazel    Daniel Majeske, violin    Decca     4787779

16:29:00    00:02:40    John Barry    From Russia With Love: Theme        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80251

16:31:00    00:02:32    John Barry    Goldfinger: Theme        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80251

16:35:00    00:02:59    Johannes Brahms    Capriccio in C sharp minor  Op 76            
Alessio Bax, piano    Signum     309

16:41:00    00:07:36    Frédéric Chopin    Funeral March from Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 35            
Louise Dubin, cello; Katherine Cherbas, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello; Julia Bruskin, cello    Delos     3469

16:52:00    00:03:00    John Barry    Dances With Wolves: Two Socks & John    
La Pietà    Angèle Dubeau    Angèle Dubeau, violin    Analekta     8733

16:57:00    00:02:06    George Gershwin    Nice Work If You Can Get It    
Opus Two        Ashley Brown, soprano; William Terwilliger, violin; Andrew Cooperstock, piano    Azica     71290

17:05:00    00:03:54    "PDQ Bach"    Two Rounds 'The Mule' and 'O Serpent'            
Michèle Eaton, off-coloratura; David Düsing, tenor profundo; Peter Schickele, vocal    Telarc     80666

17:25:00    00:04:00    Hieronymus Praetorius    Cantate Domino        
Ross Duffin    Quire Cleveland    Quire     2013

17:29:00    00:02:43    Richard Nicholson    Cantate Domino        
Ross Duffin    Quire Cleveland    Quire     2013

17:32:00    00:03:31    Thomas Weelkes    O vos omnes        
Ross Duffin    Quire Cleveland    Quire     2013

17:40:00    00:05:28    Alexander Scriabin    Waltz in A flat Op 38            
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano    Decca     4785334

17:47:00    00:02:29    Isaac Albéniz    España: Tango Op 165            
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano    Decca     4785334

17:52:00    00:02:15    Frédéric Chopin    Andantino from Ballade No. 2 Op 38            
Louise Dubin, cello; Julia Bruskin, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello; Katherine Cherbas, cello    Delos     3469

17:56:00    00:02:59    Peter Tchaikovsky    None But the Lonely Heart Op 6            
Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, piano    DeutGram     4790835

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00    00:19:08    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite Op 57        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572693

18:30:00    00:04:31    Auguste Franchomme    Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15            
Louise Dubin, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello    Delos     3469

18:37:00    00:02:41    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 24 in C major  Op 33            
Louise Dubin, cello; Hélène Jeanney, piano    Delos     3469

18:43:00    00:10:38    Sir Thomas Beecham    Dances from 'The Faithful Shepherd'        
Yehudi Menuhin    Royal Philharmonic    MCA     6231

18:54:00    00:04:42    Auguste Franchomme    Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15            
Louise Dubin, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello    Delos     3469

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:16:41    Franz Joseph Haydn    Horn Concerto No. 1 in D    
Hanover Band    Roy Goodman    Anthony Halstead, horn    Nimbus     5190

19:21:00    00:34:08    Franz Schubert    Symphony No.  2 in B flat major         
Sir Colin Davis    Dresden State Orchestra    RCA     68545

19:56:00    00:02:59    Xavier Montsalvatge    Fantasia for Guitar & Harp: Brasilado            
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71297

19:57:00    00:02:44    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    The Snow Maiden: Bird's Dance        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572787

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:05:44    Richard Wagner    Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries        
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     570293

20:10:00    00:45:34    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade Op 35    
Royal Philharmonic    Sir Thomas Beecham    Steven Staryk, violin    EMI     66998

20:56:00    00:03:47    Franz Liszt    Years of Pilgrimage, 1st Year: Au bord d'une source        
Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano    Centaur     3280

21:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone - Christian Macelaru, conductor; Keira Duffy, soprano; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; John Lithgow, narrator - Beyond the Score: Schoenberg's

‘Pierrot lunaire’

21:06:00    00:37:00    Arnold Schoenberg    Pierrot lunaire Op 21            

21:47:00    00:57:22    Igor Stravinsky    L'histoire du soldat    

22:47:00    00:09:26    Igor Stravinsky    Four Etudes for Orchestra        

23:00 QUIET HOUR

22:58:00    00:01:05    Frédéric Chopin    Prelude No. 19 in E flat Op 28            
Daniil Trifonov, piano    DeutGram     4791728

23:02:00    00:05:30    Claude Debussy    Estampes: Pagodes        
Emil de Cou    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Arabesque     6734

23:07:00    00:11:04    Jean Sibelius    Rakastava Op 14        
Mario Bernardi    CBC Radio Orchestra    CBC     5157

23:20:00    00:05:19    Auguste Franchomme    Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15            
Louise Dubin, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello    Delos     3469

23:25:00    00:08:08    Alexander Glazunov    Mélodie Op 20    
St Cecilia Academy Orchestra    Antonio Pappano    Han-Na Chang, cello    EMI     82390

23:35:00    00:11:00    Franz Schubert    Andante from Piano Trio No. 1            
Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello    Bridge     9376

23:46:00    00:06:49    Johannes Brahms    Romanze from String Quartet No. 1 Op 51            
Chiara String Quartet    Azica     71289

23:54:00    00:03:13    Maurice Ravel    Vocalise en forme d'Habañera    
Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI    Karel Mark Chichon    Elina Garanca, mezzo    DeutGram     14777

23:56:00    00:02:43    E. J. Moeran    Serenade in G: Air        
JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     573034

 

 

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