Program Guide 12-09-2015

Almanac

December 9

1836 premiere of Mikhail Glinka's ‘patriotic-heroic tragic opera’ A Life for the Tsar; originally titled Ivan Susanin after its lead character, but as a tribute to the Tsar was retitled; after the Russian Revolution, it was staged under its original title.

1837 Émile Waldteufel – French pianist, conductor and composer of dance music (d.1915); best known for the waltz Les Patineurs (The Skaters), composed in 1882.

1842 premiere of Glinka’s opera Ruslan and Ludmilla at the Main Theater in St. Petersburg; based on the 1820 poem of the same name by Alexander Pushkin; today, the best-known music from the opera is its overture.

1882 Joaquín Turina - Spanish composer (d.1949); works include the opera Margot (1914), Danzas Fantàsticas (1919), La oración del torero (Toreador’s Prayer, written first for a lute quartet, then strings), chamber music, piano works, guitar pieces and songs.

1905 premiere of Richard Strauss's opera Salome in Dresden at the Hofoper; the German libretto is by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde; the title role is almost impossible to cast: a singer with Brünnhilde’s heft but who has the physical agility and grace to perform the famous ‘Dance of the Seven Veils’.

1967 Joshua Bell – American violinist and conductor (50 years old); since 2011, Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin- in-the-Fields; in a 2007 experiment initiated by Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten, Bell played as an incognito busker at a Washington, D.C. subway station; as a hidden camera rolled, 1,097 people passed by, only seven stopped to listen to him, and only one recognized him; in 45 minutes, Bell collected $32.17 from 27 passersby (excluding $20 from the passerby who recognized him); Weingarten won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for his article on the experiment.

1974 first performance of Lou Harrison’s Suite for Violin with American Gamelan at Lone Mountain College, San Francisco.

 

Recording of the Week

George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 2

Dec. 1, 2015
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Program Guide

 

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:21:42 Joaquín Turina Sinfónia sevillana Op 23  
Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574

00:26:00 00:33:25 Karl Goldmark Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 28 
Los Angeles Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen Joshua Bell, violin Sony  65949

01:01:00 00:33:14 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  5 Op 50 
New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Stanley Drucker, clarinet CBS  44708

01:36:00 00:44:16 Sergei Taneyev Piano Quintet in G minor  Op 30   
Mikhail Pletnev, piano; Vadim Repin, violin; Ilya Gringolts, violin; Nobuko Imai, viola; Lynn Harrell, cello DeutGram  4775419

02:22:00 00:36:34 Hans Gál Symphony No. 4 Op 105  
Kenneth Woods Orchestra of the Swan Avie  2231

03:00:00 00:30:11 Ernö Dohnányi Suite in F sharp minor  Op 19  
JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  572303

03:32:00 00:38:08 Franz Schubert Symphony No.  8 in B minor   
Sir Charles Mackerras Orch of Age of Enlightenment VirginClas  61305

04:12:00 00:37:16 Béla Bartók Suite No. 1 for Orchestra Op 3  
Antal Doráti Detroit Symphony Decca  4785437

04:51:00 00:28:06 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No.103 in E flat major   
Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55002

05:21:00 00:20:00 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Flute Concerto in A major  
Württemberg Chamber Orch Jörg Faerber Sir James Galway, flute RCA  60244

05:43:00 00:04:01 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Russian Dance 
Royal Philharmonic Barry Wordsworth Janine Jansen, violin Decca  475011

05:55:00 00:04:04 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  2 in E flat major  Op 9   
Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca  17091

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:04:35 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo from Sonata No. 8 Op 13   
Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175

06:15:00 00:08:16 George Frederick Bristow Rip Van Winkle: Overture  
Rebecca Miller Royal Northern Sinfonia New World  80768

06:25:00 00:03:44 Georg Philipp Telemann Finale from Viola Concerto in G major  
Philomel Baroque Orchestra  David Miller, viola Centaur  2366

06:30:00 00:04:09 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue from Violin Sonata No.  1   
Chris Thile, mandolin Nonesuch  535360

06:40:00 00:06:32 Emile Waldteufel Waltz after Chabrier's 'España' Op 263  
Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5264

06:47:00 00:04:15 Antonín Dvorák Humoresque No. 6 Op 101   
Orion Weiss, piano Bridge  9355

06:51:00 00:03:56 William L. Dawson Spiritual 'Hail Mary'  
Anton Armstrong St. Olaf Choir St.Olaf  2159

06:58:00 00:02:12 Edwin Franko Goldman March "Bugles and Drums"  
Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139

07:05:00 00:03:56 Sonny Kompanek Killer Tango   
Canadian Brass Steinway  30008

07:10:00 00:03:52 Claude Debussy Pour le piano: Toccata   
Barry Douglas, piano RCA  68127

07:15:00 00:06:53 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 7 Op 97   
Mitsuko Uchida, piano; Soovin Kim, violin; David Soyer, cello Marlboro  80001

07:25:00 00:02:58 Elmer Bernstein To Kill a Mockingbird: Main Title  
Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80708

07:29:00 00:05:29 George Frideric Handel Saul: Chorus 'Gird on Thy Sword' 
Gabrieli Players Paul McCreesh Gabrieli Consort Archiv  474510

07:40:00 00:07:43 Johann Adolph Hasse Sinfonia in D major  Op 3  
Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  453435

07:51:00 00:02:50 Benjamin Britten Finale from "A Simple Symphony" Op 4   
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  423624

07:55:00 00:02:57 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Galop  
Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8542

08:07:00 00:05:00 Jack Rollins & Steve Nelson Frosty the Snowman  
Petri Juutilainen Northern Lights Orch WSchatz  5

08:15:00 00:09:29 Sergei Rachmaninoff Allegro from Symphony No. 2 Op 27  
Charles Dutoit Philadelphia Orchestra Decca  440604

08:27:00 00:07:59 Sergei Prokofiev Two Pushkin Waltzes Op 120  
Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  553624

08:40:00 00:06:52 Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances 
New Century Chamber Orch  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, vn NSS Music  8

08:49:00 00:02:38 Johann Strauss Jr Polka 'Tik-Tak' Op 365  
Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506

08:55:00 00:07:37 Emile Waldteufel Waltz 'The Skaters' Op 183  
Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66998

09:05:00 00:18:11 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major  
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  56960

09:35:00 00:04:22 Nicola Porpora Carlo il calvo: Overture  
Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050

09:42:00 00:08:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 32 in G major   
Ton Koopman Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Erato  45714

09:55:00 00:04:43 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze   
Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30033

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:03:43 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Neapolitan  
Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

10:04:00 00:04:13 Joaquín Turina Danzas Fantàsticas: Orgía Op 22  
Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574

10:11:00 00:09:46 George Frederick Bristow Overture to 'A Winter's Tale' Op 30  
Rebecca Miller Royal Northern Sinfonia New World  80768

10:23:00 00:05:12 Henry Purcell The Indian Queen: Symphony  
Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Capriccio  49240

10:30:00 00:05:01 Heitor Villa-Lobos Brazilian Suite: Gavotta-Choro   
Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008

10:39:00 00:09:12 Felix Mendelssohn Athalia: Overture Op 74  
Klauspeter Seibel Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra Colosseum  9008

10:50:00 00:13:40 Alexander Borodin Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances
 Bavarian Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Bavarian Radio Chorus Philips  412552

11:00:00 00:08:54 Samuel Barber Overture to 'The School for Scandal' Op 5  
Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  8958

11:08:00 00:06:53 Emile Waldteufel Waltz 'Estudiantina' Op 191  
Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5264

11:22:00 00:03:30 Peter Tchaikovsky Impromptu in E minor  Op 72   
Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  4284

 

11:25 A CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS
11:27:00 00:02:26 Anonymous Spiritual 'Go Tell It on the Mountain' 
Cleveland Orchestra Robert Page Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1999

11:30:00 00:03:24 John Rutter Mary's Lullaby Cleveland Orchestra 
Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2008

11:33:00 00:01:47 Peter Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum  
Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2002

11:35:00 00:03:12 Stephen Paulus Hallelu!  
Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; Trina Struble, harp MAA  2002

11:38:00 00:03:15 Traditional Of the Father's Love Begotten Cleveland Orchestra Gareth Morrell Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1993

11:43:00 00:03:37 Howard Blake The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2014

11:47:00 00:00:52 Gregg Smith Fear Not Good Shepherds  
Gareth Morrell Joela Jones, piano; Cleve Orch Children's Chorus MAA  1993

11:48:00 00:01:31 Traditional Patapan  
Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2011

11:50:00 00:03:43 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Hallelujah 
Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2008

11:57:00 00:02:08 Robert Schumann Carnaval: Pierrot Op 9   
Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9300

 

12:10 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
12:08:00 00:08:26 Antonio Vivaldi Four Seasons: 'Winter' Concerto in F minor  Op 8 
Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  11013

12:19:00 00:10:09 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Suite Op 18  
Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

12:30:00 00:05:41 Mikhail Glinka Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture  
Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80657

12:40:00 00:06:06 Modest Mussorgsky The Fair at Sorochinsk: Overture  
Evgeny Svetlanov Russian State Symphony RCA  68406

12:48:00 00:11:29 Gabriel Pierné Fantasie-Ballet in B flat major  Op 6 
Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:02:00 00:32:01 Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor  Op 47 
Los Angeles Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen Joshua Bell, violin Sony  65949

13:36:00 00:24:31 Jean Sibelius King Christian II Suite Op 27  
Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:02:00 00:03:25 Richard Rodgers Manhattan   
Joshua Bell, violin; Marvin Hamlisch, piano Sony  52716

14:06:00 00:05:30 William Bolcom New York Lights   
Bruce Levingston, piano Sono Lumin  92148

14:13:00 00:12:07 Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols 
City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Roderick Williams, baritone; Joseph Cullen, organ; Joyful Company of Singers Chandos  10385

14:28:00 00:12:17 Gunnar de Frumerie Pastoral Suite Op 13 
Swedish Chamber Orchestra Petter Sundkvist Sarah Lindloff, flute Naxos  553715

14:44:00 00:13:22 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat major    
Florestan Trio Hyperion  67393

15:01:00 00:17:18 Georg Philipp Telemann Don Quixote: Suite  
Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Koch Intl  7576

15:20:00 00:06:20 Marc-Antoine Charpentier Noëls for Instruments  
Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Eclectra  2041

15:29:00 00:01:38 Modest Mussorgsky The Fair at Sorochinsk: Gopak   
Olga Kern, piano Harm Mundi  907336

15:33:00 00:03:01 Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Tudor Portraits: My Pretty Bess 
New Philharmonia Orchestra Sir David Willcocks John Carol Case, baritone; Bach Choir EMI  64722

15:39:00 00:03:40 George Gershwin Porgy and Bess: Bess, You is My Woman 
New Century Chamber Orch  Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, vn NSS Music  8

15:44:00 00:10:41 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.  9 in E flat major    
Roberto Szidon, piano DeutGram  4779525

 

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
15:58:00 00:03:48 H. Walford Davies O Little Town of Bethlehem  
John Hugh Thomas BBC National Chorus of Wales; Huw Tregelles Williams, organ Nimbus  5310

16:06:00 00:03:11 Daryl Runswick Troika to the Little Town of Bethlehem  
Geoffrey Simon London Cello Sound Cala  55003

16:13:00 00:09:58 George Frederick Bristow Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 24  
Rebecca Miller Royal Northern Sinfonia New World  80768

16:27:00 00:05:02 Daniele Amfitheatrof Salome: The Dance of the Seven Veils  
Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  2792

16:34:00 00:04:48 Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Children's Prayer   
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass Four Winds  3029

16:41:00 00:07:47 Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Oratorio: Pastoral Symphony  
René Jacobs Academy Ancient Music Berlin Harm Mundi  2908304

16:52:00 00:02:57 Emile Waldteufel High Speed Galop Op 146  
Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5264

16:56:00 00:03:06 John Ireland The Holy Boy La Pietà 
Angèle Dubeau Angèle Dubeau, violin Analekta  8730

17:05:00 00:05:25 Pietro A. Yon Gesu Bambino  
A. David Krehbiel Bay Brass Gothic  49120

17:24:00 00:10:07 Richard Strauss Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils  
Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4793449

17:40:00 00:05:57 George Frederick Bristow Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 24  
Rebecca Miller Royal Northern Sinfonia New World  80768

17:48:00 00:01:58 Samuel Barber Scherzo from Piano Sonata Op 26   
Joel Fan, piano Reference  119

17:52:00 00:02:37 Chris Coletti Bach's Bells   
Canadian Brass Steinway  30027

17:56:00 00:02:56 Domenico Zipoli Pastorale in C major   
Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9957

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:14:39 Joaquín Turina Danzas Fantàsticas Op 22  
Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574

18:26:00 00:05:23 Lou Harrison Suite for Violin & American Gamelan: 
New Zealand Symphony James Sedares Maria Bachmann, violin Koch Intl  7465

18:34:00 00:03:57 Lou Harrison Suite for Symphonic Strings: Estampie  
Dennis Russell Davies American Composers Orchestra Argo  444560

18:40:00 00:14:49 Sir Edward Elgar Concert Overture 'Froissart' Op 19  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  98436

18:57:00 00:01:57 Lou Harrison Gigue & Musette   Michael Boriskin, piano Koch Intl  7465

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:11:03 Robert Schumann Overture to Byron's 'Manfred' Op 115  
George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62349

19:15:00 00:40:07 Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major  Op 77 
Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Joshua Bell, violin Decca  444811

19:57:00 00:02:45 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  7: Homeward Op 62   
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  57296

 

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live -
Violins of Hope Event, recorded Friday 12/4 in Kulas Hall -
 Cavani String Quartet [Annie Fullard, Mari Sato, violins; Kirsten Docter, viola;
Merry Peckham, cello]; Rebecca Albers, viola, guest artist; Julie Albers, cello, guest artist;
Robert Conrad, guest narrator

20:04     Erwin Schulhoff: Divertimento for String Quartet Op 14 (1914)

20:31     Antonín Dvorák: Cypresses Nos. 1, 2, 4, 11 & 12 (1887)

21:05     Erwin Schulhoff: String Sextet (1924)

21:45     Traditional: Ani Ma'amin

 

21:55:00 00:04:39 Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in A minor  Op 116   
Stanislav Khristenko, piano Steinway  30032

 

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims:
 recordings by vocalist Audra McDonald
 

23:00 QUIET HOUR 
23:02:00 00:08:48 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio in E major  
English Chamber Orchestra Peter Maag Joshua Bell, violin Decca  436376

23:10:00 00:09:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 19 
Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Sony  370548

23:22:00 00:05:08 Federico Mompou Canción y Danza No. 6   
Anja Lechner, cello; François Couturier, piano ECM  2367

23:27:00 00:05:07 Francisco Tárrega Capricho árabe   
Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287

23:32:00 00:04:36 Joaquín Turina Silueta nocturna Op 65   
Jenny Lin, piano Hänssler  98037

23:39:00 00:09:10 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Violin Concerto Op 77 
Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Joshua Bell, violin Decca  444811

23:48:00 00:06:04 Anatoly Liadov The Enchanted Lake Op 62  
George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  93019

23:55:00 00:03:09 Sir Malcolm Arnold Solitaire: Sarabande  
Bryden Thomson Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8867

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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