Program Guide 11-19-2015

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November 19

1739 premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera Dardanus by the Académie de musique at its theater in the Palais-Royal in Paris; critics were not impressed: the incoherent plot called for the appearance of a sea monster, violating the French operatic convention requiring a clear purpose for encounters with supernatural beings; revised in 1744 and again in 1760.

1859 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov – Russian composer, conductor and teacher (d.1935); music is rarely heard today except for the Caucasian Sketches, which include the Procession of the Sardar.

1875 first performance of Peter Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 3 'Polish' under the baton of Nikolai Rubinstein at the first concert of the Russian Music Society's season in Moscow; unique among Tchaikovsky’s symphonies: the only one in a major key and the only one in five movements.

1923 first performances of Ernö Dohnányi's Festive Overture, Zoltán Kódaly's Psalmus Hungaricus and Béla Bartók's Dance Suite at a gala concert in Budapest for the 50th Anniversary of the union of the cities Buda and Pest (on opposite sides of the Danube).

1934 David Lloyd-Jones – English conductor (83 years old); also an editor and translator, especially of Russian operas.

Recording of the Week

Lang Lang in Paris

Nov. 1, 2015
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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00 00:20:15 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1 Op 10  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80378
00:24:00 00:06:05 Jean-Philippe Rameau Dardanus: Chaconne   Les Délices Délices  2013
00:32:00 00:40:31 Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 11 in F major   Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss Claves  9002
01:14:00 00:45:53 Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No.  1 in D minor  Op 13  Andrew Litton Royal Philharmonic VirginClas  90830
02:02:00 00:52:25 Sir Arthur Bliss Checkmate  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  557641
02:56:00 00:46:23 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  3 in D major  Op 29  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  449967
03:44:00 00:37:30 Max Bruch Serenade for Violin & Orchestra Op 75 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Kurt Masur Salvatore Accardo, violin Philips  438748
04:23:00 00:25:00 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.  6 in B flat major  Op 18   Miró Quartet Vanguard  1655
04:50:00 00:28:44 Frederick Delius Piano Concerto Ulster Orchestra David Lloyd-Jones Piers Lane, piano Hyperion  67296
05:21:00 00:13:30 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat major  I Solisti Veneti Claudio Scimone Bettina Mussumeli, violin Erato  88172
05:36:00 00:07:42 H. Balfour Gardiner Overture to a Comedy  Richard Hickox Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933
05:50:00 00:06:43 Francesco Molino Rondo from Guitar Concerto Op 56 Academy St. Martin in Fields Iona Brown Pepe Romero, guitar Philips  426263

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER

06:07:00 00:06:27 Robert Schumann Larghetto from Symphony No. 1 Op 38  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450
06:15:00 00:05:53 George Frideric Handel Finale from Organ Concerto No. 14 in A major  English Concert Trevor Pinnock Simon Preston, organ Archiv  413465
06:23:00 00:04:19 Marcel Poot Cheerful Overture  Alexander Rahbari BRT Philharmonic Brussels MarcoPolo  223418
06:29:00 00:05:35 Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437
06:40:00 00:08:22 Édouard Lalo Rondo from Symphonie espagnole Op 21 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
06:50:00 00:04:22 W. Paris Chambers March "Chicago Tribune"  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
06:55:00 00:02:23 John Philip Sousa March 'The Washington Post'  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601
07:05:00 00:04:54 Claude Debussy Tarantelle styrienne 'Danse'   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  460247
07:10:00 00:08:13 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: El Albaicín  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80470
07:20:00 00:03:12 Carl Nielsen Aladdin Suite: Oriental March Op 34  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
07:25:00 00:02:30 Carl Orff Carmina burana: O fortuna Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778
07:29:00 00:05:17 Frédéric Chopin Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor  Op 66   Olga Kern, piano Harm Mundi  2908375
07:40:00 00:04:58 George Frideric Handel The Triumph of Time and Disillusionment:  Catherine Mackintosh Orch of Age of Enlightenment BBC  201
07:45:00 00:04:11 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from String Quartet No. 51 Op 64   American String Project MSR  1386
07:52:00 00:04:13 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  8 in G minor  Op 46  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  430171
07:56:00 00:02:26 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: New York, New York Philharmonia Orchestra David Zinman Joshua Bell, violin Sony  89358

BBC NEWS

08:07:00 00:05:59 Leos Janácek Lachian Dances: Wedding Dance  Antoni Wit Warsaw Philharmonic Naxos  572695
08:08:00 00:02:32 John Barry Goldfinger: Theme  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80251
08:15:00 00:02:54 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: November Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
08:17:00 00:06:13 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from Violin Concerto Op 64 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144
08:27:00 00:06:05 Jean-Philippe Rameau Dardanus: Chaconne   Les Délices Délices  2013
08:40:00 00:07:15 Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor  Op 39   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
08:47:00 00:03:19 Bedrich Smetana The Two Widows: Polka  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  444867
08:55:00 00:06:40 Frank Loesser Guys and Dolls: Medley  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops  2008
09:05:00 00:15:51 Charles Gounod Faust: Ballet Music  Sir Georg Solti Orch of the Royal Opera House Decca  4785437
09:25:00 00:02:20 Monty Norman James Bond Theme  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80251
09:35:00 00:02:48 David Lang light moving   Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano DeutGram  19103
09:45:00 00:04:52 Giacomo Puccini Manon Lescaut: Act 3 Intermezzo  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634
09:53:00 00:04:40 Dag Wirén March from Serenade for Strings Op 11  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  7020
09:55:00 00:02:38 Alan Hovhaness Lullaby Op 1   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JOHN SIMNA

10:00:00 00:01:38 Déodat de Séverac An Old Music Box   Christopher O'Riley, piano CPI  3294112
10:04:00 00:03:24 Federico Mompou Canción y Danza No. 3   Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion  66963
10:09:00 00:13:22 William Alwyn Concerto Grosso No.  2 in G major   David Lloyd-Jones Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  570145
10:24:00 00:03:07 Felix Mendelssohn Song without Words No. 12 in F sharp minor  Op 30   Sergei Babayan, piano Discover  920155
10:29:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671
10:39:00 00:08:38 Muzio Clementi Overture No. 2 in D major   Francesco La Vecchia Rome Symphony Orchestra Naxos  573071
10:50:00 00:26:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Quartet in E flat major  Op 16   Wu Han, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello CMS Studio  82503
11:19:00 00:08:12 Gabriel Pierné Ramuntcho: Overture  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10633
11:29:00 00:08:17 George Frideric Handel Selections from 'Terpsichore'  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002
11:40:00 00:09:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Divertimento No. 17 Cleveland Orchestra Louis Lane Rafael Druian, violin Sony  86793
11:52:00 00:03:02 André Grétry Céphale et Procris: Gigue  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ANGELA MITCHELL

12:10:00 00:11:57 Georges Bizet The Fair Maid of Perth: Suite  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris EMI  64869
12:25:00 00:07:17 William Alwyn Suite of Scottish Dances  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  570704
12:34:00 00:05:31 Michael Easton Overture to an Italianate Comedy  Brett Kelly State Orchestra of Victoria Naxos  554368
12:45:00 00:04:33 Dmitri Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon: Overture  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92
12:53:00 00:07:25 Jean-Féry Rebel Ulysses: Suite   Les Délices Délices  2012

BIG WORK AT ONE

13:04:00 00:46:23 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  3 in D major  Op 29  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  449967
13:51:00 00:10:48 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko Op 5  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572787
14:04:00 00:02:34 Lord Berners Polka  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Ballet Sinfonia MarcoPolo  223711
14:08:00 00:03:22 Igor Stravinsky Circus Polka  Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony Orchestra RCA  68865
14:15:00 00:15:55 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins in A Europa Galante Fabio Biondi Fabio Biondi, violin; Enrico Casazza, violin VirginClas  45424
14:42:00 00:11:00 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in D major  Op 7  Adrian Shepherd Cantilena Chandos  8648
14:57:00 00:02:26 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: Ya Got Me   Center City Brass Quintet Chandos  4554

15:00:00 00:20:15 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1 Op 10  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80378
15:25:00 00:09:50 Jean Sibelius The Oceanides Op 73  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60401
15:37:00 00:03:12 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  2 in D minor   Neeme Järvi London Symphony Orchestra Chandos  8885
15:42:00 00:03:13 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  13 in B flat minor  Op 72   Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano Philips  426264
15:47:00 00:09:58 Joaquín Rodrigo Adagio from Concierto Andaluz Delaware Symphony David Amado William Kanengiser, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar; John Dearman, guitar; Matthew Greif, guitar Telarc  31754
15:58:00 00:05:38 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: June 'Barcarolle' Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:07:00 00:01:20 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: July Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
16:13:00 00:10:41 Armstrong Gibbs Miniature Dance Suite Op 124  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Ballet Sinfonia Naxos  554186
16:28:00 00:07:46 Max Steiner The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  422
16:37:00 00:01:43 Franz Waxman To Have and Have Not: Main title  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  422
16:41:00 00:07:46 Ignaz Moscheles Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 4 Op 64 Tasmanian Symphony Howard Shelley Howard Shelley, piano Hyperion  67430
16:52:00 00:03:33 Michael Praetorius Terpsichore: Passameze & Galliard  Philip Pickett New London Consort l'Oiseau  4759101
16:57:00 00:02:06 Vincenzo Tommasini The Good-Humored Ladies: Presto  Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony  60311
17:05:00 00:06:34 Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture Op 96  Brett Mitchell Cleveland Orch Youth Orch COYO  61415
17:26:00 00:09:09 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 36  Brett Mitchell Cleveland Orch Youth Orch COYO  61415
17:40:00 00:05:23 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: January Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
17:47:00 00:02:58 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: February Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
17:53:00 00:01:42 Tylman Susato The Danserye: La Mourisque  Philip Pickett New London Consort l'Oiseau  436131
17:56:00 00:03:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Divertimento for Strings   Cuarteto Casals Harm Mundi  987060

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00 00:19:37 Ottorino Respighi Three Botticelli Pictures   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437533
18:31:00 00:03:54 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  5: Nocturne Op 54   Jenny Lin, piano Hänssler  98037
18:38:00 00:05:12 John Field Nocturne No. 16 in F major  London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Míceál O'Rourke, piano Chandos  9534
18:45:00 00:10:43 Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor  Op 31   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
18:57:00 00:02:15 Franz Liszt Nocturne 'En rêve'   Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Decca  16421

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00 00:20:15 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1 Op 10  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80378
19:24:00 00:31:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No.  5 in A major  Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram  4793449
19:57:00 00:02:03 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: Le vent dans la   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00 00:13:30 Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 25  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  1032
20:18:00 00:38:15 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Raquel Lojendio, soprano Chandos  10694
20:54:00 00:05:33 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  7 in C sharp minor  Op 27   Arthur Rubinstein, piano RCA  300350
20:57:00 00:02:43 André Grétry Céphale et Procris: Tambourin  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095

SYMPHONYCAST WITH ALISON YOUNG - Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Joyce Yang, piano

21:04:00 00:20:50 Sergei Rachmaninoff The Isle of the Dead
21:27:00 00:30:57 Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A "Italian"
22:03:00 00:33:32 Peter Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in b-flat, op. 23 
22:38:00 00:06:19 Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalise, op. 34/14
22:47:00 00:09:56 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No.  9 for Strings  Kenneth Schermerhorn Nashville Symphony 

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00 00:05:19 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: May Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
23:07:00 00:08:13 Eric Coates The Three Elizabeths Suite: Springtime Sinfonia ViVa Malcolm Nabarro Gareth Hulse, oboe ASV  2053
23:17:00 00:03:34 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1: In  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80378
23:20:00 00:13:36 Sergei Rachmaninoff Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 27  Charles Dutoit Philadelphia Orchestra Decca  440604
23:36:00 00:05:40 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: October Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
23:41:00 00:10:50 William Alwyn Autumn Legend Royal Liverpool Philharmonic David Lloyd-Jones Rachael Pankhurst, Eng. horn Naxos  570704
23:54:00 00:03:49 Erik Satie Gnossienne No.  5   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  470290
23:57:00 00:01:51 Carl Nielsen The Mother: The Fog is Lifting   Judith Hall, flute; Elinor Bennett, harp Nimbus  5247

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