Program Guide 12-04-2015

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December 4

1660 André Campra baptized – French composer (d.1744); one of the leading French opera composers in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau.

1879 Sir Hamilton Harty – Irish composer (d.1941); best known for his arrangements for modern orchestra of Handel’s Water Music and Royal Fireworks Music.

1881 first performance of Peter Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in Vienna with soloist Adolph Brodsky; the original dedicatee, Leopold Auer, had said it was unplayable, but he later changed his mind and championed the work; after the premiere, the leading Viennese critic, Eduard Hanslick excoriated the concerto, famously saying that it “brought us face to face with the revolting thought that music can exist which stinks to the ear".

1898 first performance of Antonín Dvorák’s symphonic poem A Hero's Song in Vienna with Gustav Mahler conducting the Vienna Philharmonic; this music may be autobiographical like another piece that was completed in 1898, Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben

1909 premiere of Wolf-Ferrari’s opera Il segreto di Susanna (The Secret of Susanna) in Munich, at the Hoftheater; spoiler alert - Susanna smokes cigarettes. 

1910 Alex North – American film composer (d.1991); best known for A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

1922 first performance of Sir Arnold Bax’s Symphony No. 1, in London; the outer movements of this three-movement work are based on an early piano sonata.

 

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Carols with St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir

Dec. 1, 2016
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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:19:44 Antonín Dvorák A Hero's Song Op 111  Theodore Kuchar Janácek Philharmonic Brilliant  92297
00:24:00 00:31:09 Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor  Op 54 Dresden State Orchestra Esa-Pekka Salonen Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  6904
00:57:00 00:29:31 Édouard Lalo Piano Trio No.  3 in A minor  Op 26   Gryphon Trio Analekta  3127
01:28:00 00:33:54 Sir Hamilton Harty An Irish Symphony  Bryden Thomson Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8314
02:04:00 01:02:43 Franz Schubert Octet in F major  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Robert Marcellus, clarinet; Myron Bloom, horn; George Goslee, bassoon MAA  97
03:09:00 00:28:12 Maria Schneider Winter Morning Walks Australian Chamber Orchestra  Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Frank Kimbrough, piano; Jay Anderson, double bass; Scott Robinson, clarinet; Members of ArtistShar  121
03:39:00 00:29:04 Edward Burlingame Hill Symphony No. 4 in E flat major  Op 47  Peter Bay Austin Symphony Bridge  9443
04:10:00 00:39:22 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto in D major  Op 61 Tapiola Sinfonietta Olli Mustonen Olli Mustonen, piano Ondine  1123
04:51:00 00:28:13 Ludwig Thuille Sextet for Piano & Winds in B flat major  Op 6 Chantilly Quintet  Gianluca Luisi, piano Naxos  570790
05:21:00 00:17:01 Franz Liszt Réminiscences de Don Juan   Christopher O'Riley, piano Oxingale  2020
05:40:00 00:05:31 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto for Strings in A major  Op 5  Simon Standage Collegium Musicum 90 Chandos  663
05:50:00 00:07:37 Franz von Suppé Beautiful Galatea: Overture  Leonard Bernstein New York Philharmonic Sony  61830

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:06:12 Robert Schumann Symphonic Etudes: Finale Op 13  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572770
06:15:00 00:07:01 Leos Janácek Idyll for Strings: Adagio  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572698
06:25:00 00:03:01 Sir Hamilton Harty The Fair Day from "An Irish Symphony"  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  68901
06:30:00 00:04:52 Johann Christian Bach Finale from Sinfonia Concertante in C major  Academy of Ancient Music Simon Standage Rachel Brown, flute; Frank de Bruine, oboe; Simon Standage, violin; David Watkin, cello Chandos  540
06:33:00 00:02:37 Gabriel Fauré Après un rêve Op 7   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
06:40:00 00:08:04 Ottorino Respighi Suite for Strings: Burlesca & Rigaudon  Salvatore Di Vittorio Respighi Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572332
06:51:00 00:04:32 Ottorino Respighi The Birds: The Cuckoo  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4
06:55:00 00:03:07 Meredith Willson The Music Man: 76 Trombones  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601
07:05:00 00:05:28 John Rutter All Bells in Paradise  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
07:10:00 00:09:59 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Violin Concerto Op 35 Russian National Orchestra Yakov Kreizberg Julia Fischer, violin PentaTone  5186095
07:20:00 00:02:55 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Fanfare & Polonaise Op 96  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  10538
07:25:00 00:01:54 Johann Sebastian Bach The Art of Fugue: Canon at the Twelfth   Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano DeutGram  10765
07:30:00 00:04:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Bassoon Concerto Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi David McGill, bassoon Decca  443176
07:40:00 00:06:20 Franz Liszt Paraphrase on Verdi's 'Rigoletto'   Yundi, piano DeutGram  851
07:50:00 00:04:17 Leonard Bernstein Slava! [A Political Overture]  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra TCO  8221
07:55:00 00:02:16 Volkmar Andreae Little Suite: Fun at the Carnival  Marc Andreae Bournemouth Symphony Guild  7377
08:07:00 00:07:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Minuet & Trio in C major   Nikolaus Harnoncourt Vienna Concentus Musicus DHM  75736
08:15:00 00:04:36 Anton Arensky Suite No. 1 for 2 Pianos: Waltz Op 15   Stephen Coombs, piano; Ian Munro, piano Hyperion  66755
08:20:00 00:04:00 George Frideric Handel Israel in Egypt: But as for his people English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Monteverdi Choir Philips  432110
08:29:00 00:07:07 Sir Arthur Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  434916
08:40:00 00:07:14 Edward Burlingame Hill Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 47  Peter Bay Austin Symphony Bridge  9443
08:51:00 00:01:59 Graham J. Ellis There is No Rose  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
08:55:00 00:06:47 Richard Rodgers The Sound of Music: Medley  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra Azica  72216
09:05:00 00:17:55 Samuel Barber Souvenirs Suite Op 28   Leon McCawley, piano VirginClas  45270
09:29:00 00:08:51 John Williams Cowboys Overture  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips  420178
09:43:00 00:09:26 Antonio Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in A minor  American Classical Orchestra Thomas Crawford Marc Schachman, oboe Centaur  3108
09:55:00 00:03:03 Claude Debussy Petite Suite: Cortège  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:03:23 Traditional O Little Town of Bethlehem  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
10:05:00 00:02:17 Benjamin Britten A New Year Carol  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
10:10:00 00:14:07 Sir Hamilton Harty A Comedy Overture  Bryden Thomson Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8314
10:27:00 00:04:10 Reinhard Keiser The Ridiculous Prince Jodelet: Sinfonia   Academy Ancient Music Berlin Harm Mundi  901852
10:33:00 00:02:50 Manuel Infante Andalusian Dance No. 3   Sandra Shapiro, piano; Thomas Hecht, piano Azica  1201
10:39:00 00:02:50 Carlos Salzedo Suite of Eight Dances: Bolero   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica  71273
10:44:00 00:10:02 Bernhard Crusell Divertimento for Oboe & Strings in C major  Op 9 Allegri String Quartet  Sarah Francis, oboe Helios  55015
10:56:00 00:02:31 Darius Milhaud Brasileira from 'Scaramouche'   Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano Philips  426284
11:01:00 00:11:08 Francesco Geminiani Concerto Grosso No. 12 in D minor   Catherine Mackintosh Orch of Age of Enlightenment BBC  201
11:15:00 00:07:36 Peter Tchaikovsky Pezzo capriccioso Op 62 Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Lynn Harrell, cello Decca  4787779

A CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS
11:25:00 00:02:15 John Frederick Coots Santa Claus is Coming to Town Cleveland Orchestra Robert Page Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1999
11:27:00 00:02:57 Traditional Sans Day Carol Cleveland Orchestra Gareth Morrell Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1996
11:30:00 00:03:51 Victor Herbert Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2011
11:34:00 00:02:42 John Williams Home Alone 2: Merry Christmas, Merry Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2014
11:41:00 00:03:30 John Rutter Angels' Carol Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleve Orch Children's Chorus MAA  2014
11:41:00 00:03:01 George Frideric Handel Messiah: And the glory of the Lord Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2002
11:44:00 00:01:53 Mack Wilberg One December, Bright and Clear Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2008
11:48:00 00:01:37 Michael Praetorius In dulci jubilo  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2011
11:50:00 00:02:13 John Francis Wade O Come, All Ye Faithful  Robert Page Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1999
11:51:00 00:03:12 Gloria Shayne Baker Do You Hear What I Hear? Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2005

12:10PM BBC NEWS; SPECIAL HOLIDAY BROADCAST: The Baldwin Wallace University Men’s Chorus, Frank A. Bianchi, Founder & Director; Michelle Makhlouf, piano; Crhis Rojas, tenor; Lisa Manning, soprano – live from the Westfield Insurance Studio Theater in the Idea Center at Playhouse Square
12:07 It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year                                               
12:10 In the Bleak Mid-Winter   
12:19 MR. SUN’S ECHO Deck the Halls in 7/8, Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
12:26 Brightest and Best
12:30 There Is Faint Music
12:34 MR. SUN’S ECHO Mary, Did You Know? 
12:38 O Come, O Come Emmanuel
12:41 Nutcracker Jingles
12:45 THREE CAROLS FROM AROUND THE WORLD Le sommeil de l’enfant Jesus, Gesu Bambino, Maria Wiegenlied
12:55 Here We Come A-Wassailing
12:58 White Christmas

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:07:00 00:30:23 Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor  Op 54 Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Leon Fleisher, piano CBS  44849
13:40:00 00:24:16 Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No.  9 in C major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437528

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:07:00 00:03:04 Henry J. Gauntlett Once in Royal David's City  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
14:11:00 00:04:39 Gustav Holst In the Bleak Midwinter  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
14:17:00 00:16:04 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 48 in C major    Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano Chandos  10668
14:37:00 00:11:29 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Overture on Russian Themes Op 28  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788
14:51:00 00:07:00 Percy Grainger Children's March "Over the Hills and  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  117
15:00:00 00:17:24 Franz Schubert Fantasy in F minor  NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis Michael Korstick, piano CPO  777658
15:17:00 00:09:50 Carl Maria von Weber Polonaise brillante Op 72 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134
15:27:00 00:02:46 Traditional Il est né le divin enfant   Marielle Nordmann, harp; Alexandre Lagoya, guitar; Simion Stanciu, panpipe; Pierre Lenert, viola Erato  45975
15:30:00 00:02:42 Traditional Joseph est bien marié  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  102
15:58:00 00:04:35 Philip Stopford Lully, Lulla, Lullay  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir Decca  4789225

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
16:07:00 00:03:10 Anonymous Angelus ad virginem  Andrew Carwood St. Paul's Cathedral Choir; Simon Johnson, organ Decca  4789225
16:13:00 00:10:19 Francesco Salieri Symphony in B flat major   Claudio Scimone I Solisti Veneti Erato  88176
16:27:00 00:04:23 Michael Chertock God Rest Ye Merry / O Come O Come   Michael Chertock, piano Telarc  80485
16:34:00 00:05:15 John Foster While shepherds watched their flocks Taverner Players Andrew Parrott Taverner Choir EMI  54529
16:41:00 00:08:50 Anton Bruckner Scherzo from Symphony No. 6  Sir Georg Solti Chicago Symphony Orchestra Decca  4785437
16:52:00 00:03:05 Traditional All Sons of Adam, Sing Nowell! Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Singers Avie  2269
16:57:00 00:01:57 Traditional Dona Nobis Pacem   Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  24414
17:05:00 00:05:38 John Williams Jurassic Park: Main Themes  Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111
17:13:00 00:09:48 Robert Schumann Vienna Carnival: Allegro Op 26   Daniel Gortler, piano Roméo  7281
17:26:00 00:08:49 Joseph Lanner Schönbrunn Waltz Op 200  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601
17:40:00 00:03:50 Jean de Brébeuf The Huron Carol   Cantus Cantus  1211
17:46:00 00:03:23 Brian A. Schmidt O magnum mysterium   Cantus Cantus  1211
17:52:00 00:03:22 Albert Hague You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch   Canadian Brass Steinway  30027
17:57:00 00:01:59 Francis Chagrin Parade of the Wooden Soldiers  Robert J. Ambrose Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:19:44 Antonín Dvorák A Hero's Song Op 111  Theodore Kuchar Janácek Philharmonic Brilliant  92297
18:31:00 00:04:26 John Field Rondo from Piano Sonata No. 1 Op 1   John O'Conor, piano Telarc  80290
18:38:00 00:04:34 Sir Hamilton Harty A John Field Suite: Rondo  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  3303
18:44:00 00:08:01 Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Overture  Jeffrey Tate Bavarian Radio Symphony EMI  54022
18:55:00 00:04:51 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd Suite: Pastorale  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:17:55 Johann Christian Bach Sinfonia Concertante for 2 Violins & Hanover Band Anthony Halstead Graham Cracknell, violin; Anna McDonald, violin; Anthony Robson, oboe CPO  999348
19:22:00 00:33:54 Sir Hamilton Harty An Irish Symphony  Bryden Thomson Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8314

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:16:20 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  1 in F major   Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9996
20:20:00 00:34:49 Peter Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major  Op 35 CityMusic Cleveland Joel Smirnoff Dylana Jenson, violin CityMusic  2011
20:57:00 00:02:00 Alexander Scriabin Etude in B minor  Op 8   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Bridge  9287

21:00 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER with Elliott Forrest: Stravinsky & Franck
Igor Stravinsky: Ragtime-- Violinist Ida Kavafian leading an ensemble of CMS musicians
César Franck: String Quartet in D-- St. Lawrence String Quartet

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, “Breaking Poverty Barriers” - Donna M. Beegle, PhD, President of Communication Across Barriers

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:06:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 13 Chamber Orchestra of Europe Sir Roger Norrington Steven Isserlis, cello RCA  68578
23:08:00 00:08:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Larghetto from Piano Concerto No. 27 Southbank Sinfonia Simon Over Alessio Bax, piano Signum  321
23:19:00 00:06:58 Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome: The Pines of the  Mariss Jansons Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra EMI  55600
23:25:00 00:08:21 Hector Berlioz Harold in Italy: Pilgrims' March Op 16 Helsinki Philharmonic Vladimir Ashkenazy David Aaron Carpenter, viola Ondine  1188
23:34:00 00:03:34 Alex North Spartacus: Love Theme   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  455512
23:40:00 00:03:39 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Secret of Susanna: Intermezzo BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda John Bradbury, clarinet Chandos  10511
23:43:00 00:12:17 Jean Roger-Ducasse Interlude from "Au jardin de Marguerite"  Leif Segerstam Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic MarcoPolo  223641
23:57:00 00:02:10 Antonín Dvorák Cypress No. 3   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2275

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