Program Guide 01-21-2016

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January 21

1710 Handel's music was performed in London for the first time, when orchestral works from his opera Rodrigo were performed as incidental music for a revival performance of Ben Jonson's play The Alchemist.

1816 premiere of Luigi Cherubini’s Requiem in Paris at a commemoration service for Louis XVI of France on the 23rd anniversary of his beheading during the French Revolution; the work was greatly admired by Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms.

1848 Henri Duparc – French composer (d.1933); best known for his 17 mélodies (art songs); a mental illness, diagnosed at the time as neurasthenia, caused him abruptly to cease composing at age 37, in 1885.

1899 Alexander Tcherepnin – Russian-born American composer and pianist (d.1977); his father, Nikolai Tcherepnin (a pupil of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov), was also a composer, as were his sons, Serge Tcherepnin and Ivan Tcherepnin and two of his grandsons.

1941 Plácido Domingo – Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator (76 years old); has sung at least 144 different opera roles and has made well over 100 recordings; one of the giants of the 20th (and now, 21st) century.

1944 Uto Ughi – Italian violinist and conductor (73 years old); considered one of Italy's greatest living violinists and is also active in the promotion of classical music.

1961 premiere of Francis Poulenc’s Gloria with Adele Addison, soprano, and the Boston Symphony and Pro Musica Chorus led by Charles Munch.

 

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CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00 00:35:19 Johan Halvorsen Symphony No. 1 in C minor   Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584
00:39:00 00:39:46 Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor  Op 115 Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409
01:21:00 00:26:37 Howard Hanson Symphony No.  1 in E minor  Op 21  Howard Hanson Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Mercury  432008
01:50:00 00:34:03 Claude Debussy La boîte à joujoux  Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony Orchestra Sony  48231
02:26:00 00:49:02 Luigi Cherubini Requiem No. 1 in C minor  Philharmonia Orchestra Riccardo Muti Ambrosian Opera Chorus EMI  68613
03:17:00 00:37:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quintet No.  3 in C major  Tokyo String Quartet  Pinchas Zukerman, viola RCA  60940
03:56:00 00:24:35 Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.  1 in C minor  Op 35 London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Alain Lefèvre, piano; Paul Archibald, trumpet Analekta  9283
04:22:00 00:22:13 Jan Dismas Zelenka Capriccio No. 4 in A major   Daniel Abraham Bach Sinfonia Sono Lumin  92163
04:46:00 00:32:42 Robert Schumann Carnaval Op 9   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  3177
05:21:00 00:16:45 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes Op 33  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80660
05:40:00 00:06:00 Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  1820

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER

06:07:00 00:05:46 Modest Mussorgsky Khovanshchina: Prelude 'Dawn on the  Valéry Gergiev Vienna Philharmonic Philips  468526
06:15:00 00:08:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from String Quartet No. 17   Jerusalem Quartet Harm Mundi  902076
06:25:00 00:02:11 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 23 in D major  Op 33   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9289
06:28:00 00:06:29 Georg Philipp Telemann Suite for Recorder & Strings: Italian Philomel Baroque Orchestra  Elissa Berardi, recorder Centaur  2366
06:40:00 00:09:19 Aaron Copland Quiet City Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Raymond Mase, trumpet; Stephen Taylor, English horn DeutGram  427335
06:51:00 00:03:09 William Boyce Allegro from Symphony No. 4 Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761
06:55:00 00:02:40 John Philip Sousa March 'King Cotton'  Timothy Foley Nonpareil Wind Band EMI  54130
07:05:00 00:05:18 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude 'Wachet auf'  Leonard Slatkin BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9835
07:13:00 00:08:55 Ludwig van Beethoven Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 21  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032
07:20:00 00:03:44 Johann Sebastian Bach WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No.  3 in C sharp major    Daniel Barenboim, piano Warner  61553
07:25:00 00:02:11 Paul Desmond Take Five   Richard Galler, bassoon; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Peter Sadlo, percussion Koch Intl  1374
07:29:00 00:05:46 Nicolò Paganini Rondo from Violin Concerto No. 2 Op 7   Philippe Quint, violin; Dmitriy Cogan, piano Naxos  570703
07:40:00 00:07:05 Henry Purcell Abdelazer: Suite  Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Reference  2101
07:51:00 00:03:36 Giuseppe Verdi Otello: Act 2 Finale "Si, pel ciel Orchestra of La Scala Lorin Maazel Plácido Domingo, tenor; Justino Diaz, bass EMI  72105
07:55:00 00:03:24 Zez Confrey Kitten on the Keys   Richard Dowling, piano Klavier  77035

BBC NEWS

08:07:00 00:05:53 Paul Gilson Sailors' Dances  Alexander Rahbari BRT Philharmonic Brussels MarcoPolo  223418
08:15:00 00:08:05 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Grand Fantasia Triumfal Op 69 Royal Philharmonic Moshe Atzmon Cristina Ortiz, piano Decca  414348
08:25:00 00:02:50 Carlos Salzedo Suite of Eight Dances: Bolero   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica  71273
08:30:00 00:05:25 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  1 in G minor  Chamber Ensemble  Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409
08:40:00 00:07:21 Luigi Cherubini Eliza: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields EMI  54438
08:48:00 00:04:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Così fan tutte: Overture  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479
08:55:00 00:06:03 Frederick Loewe Gigi: Suite  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
09:08:00 00:17:39 George Gershwin An American in Paris  Riccardo Chailly Cleveland Orchestra Decca  417326
09:28:00 00:04:11 Harry Warren 42nd Street: 42nd Street  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
09:35:00 00:07:16 Carl Nielsen Five Piano Pieces Op 3   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano VirginClas  45129
09:45:00 00:09:10 Sir William Walton Coronation Te Deum Philharmonia Orchestra Sir David Willcocks John Scott, organ; Bach Choir Chandos  8760
09:58:00 00:02:13 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1: Bourrée  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  80619

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH MARK SATOLA

10:03:00 00:02:35 Leonard Bernstein Candide: The Best of All Possible Worlds   Canadian Brass RCA  68633
10:06:00 00:03:06 Frank Loesser How to Succeed in Business Without  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
10:11:00 00:13:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 25 in C  Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5258
10:26:00 00:04:04 Ernö Dohnányi Suite in f-Sharp: Scherzo Op 19  JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  572303
10:31:00 00:03:30 Peter Tchaikovsky Impromptu in E minor  Op 72   Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  4284
10:37:00 00:05:53 Anton Arensky Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 32   Yefim Bronfman, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello Sony  53269
10:45:00 00:03:01 Georg Philipp Telemann Bourrée alla Polacca   John Williams, guitar CBS  44518
10:51:00 00:25:46 Étienne Méhul Symphony No. 1 in G minor   Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5184
11:19:00 00:06:42 Stephan Koncz Dances from Transylvania Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet; Oszkár Ökrös, cimbalom Mercury  4811409
11:28:00 00:09:56 Sir Malcolm Arnold Four Cornish Dances Op 91  Andrew Penny Queensland Symphony Naxos  553526
11:40:00 00:11:03 Robert Schumann Overture to Byron's 'Manfred' Op 115  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62349
11:53:00 00:05:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Symphony No. 34  Sir John Eliot Gardiner English Baroque Soloists Philips  420937

BBC NEWS

12:07:00 00:08:48 Carl Maria von Weber Invitation to the Dance Op 65 Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Stephen Geber, cello Decca  430201
12:18:00 00:08:04 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Grand Tarantelle Op 67 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134
12:28:00 00:04:26 Sir Edward Elgar Imperial March Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570
12:36:00 00:04:27 Constant Lambert Horoscope: Dance for the Followers of  Barry Wordsworth BBC Concert Orchestra Argo  436118
12:42:00 00:13:13 Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn & Siegfried's  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  63301
12:57:00 00:02:34 Lord Berners Polka  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Ballet Sinfonia MarcoPolo  223711

BIG WORK AT ONE WITH MARK SATOLA

13:02:00 00:41:14 Richard Strauss Don Quixote Op 35 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Lynn Harrell, cello; Robert Vernon, viola Decca  417184
13:44:00 00:14:11 Jean Sibelius Karelia Suite Op 11  Lorin Maazel Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
14:00:00 00:03:33 E. J. Moeran Serenade in G: Prologue  JoAnn Falletta Ulster Orchestra Naxos  573034
14:04:00 00:03:09 Roman Hoffstetter Serenade from String Quartet in F major  Op 3   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437782
14:10:00 00:14:15 Johann Baptist Georg Neruda Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213
14:28:00 00:11:40 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Clarinet Quintet Op 115 Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409
14:43:00 00:10:48 Aaron Copland Prairie Journal "Music for Radio"  JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  559240
15:00:00 00:13:47 Richard Wagner Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell & Magic  Donald Runnicles Dresden State Orchestra Teldec  17109
15:17:00 00:13:20 Inocente Carreño Margariteña  Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4795448
15:32:00 00:03:44 Jean-Philippe Rameau Les Fêtes d'Hébé: Gavottes  Raymond Leppard English Chamber Orchestra EMI  65732
15:39:00 00:04:41 Marin Marais The Bells of St. Genevieve 'La Sonnerie'   Guildhall Strings RCA  61275
15:45:00 00:09:56 Frédéric Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E major  Op 54   Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Decca  16421
15:58:00 00:04:26 Leó Weiner Két Tétel: Two Movements Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet; Oszkár Ökrös, cimbalom Mercury  4811409

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:07:00 00:02:08 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  7 in F major  Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409
16:12:00 00:12:21 Aram Khachaturian Gayaneh: Suite  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8542
16:28:00 00:02:33 John Williams The Force Awakens: March of the  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Disney  21772
16:32:00 00:03:08 John Williams The Force Awakens: Rey's Theme  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Disney  21772
16:37:00 00:02:30 John Williams The Force Awakens: Scherzo for X-Wings  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Disney  21772
16:41:00 00:06:54 Richard Wagner Tannhäuser: Entry of the Guests Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Robert Shaw Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc  80333
16:52:00 00:03:07 Andrea Falconieri Ciaccona Chamber Orchestra of Europe  Daniel Hope, violin; Lorenza Borrani, violin; Members of DeutGram  13993
16:56:00 00:03:06 Frédéric Chopin Waltz No. 8 in A flat major  Op 64   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6669
17:05:00 00:05:14 Eugène Bozza Children's Overture  Timothy Reynish Royal NCM Wind Orchestra Chandos  9897
17:13:00 00:11:06 Giacomo Puccini Three Minuets in A major   Jean Jacques Kantorow Orchestre d'Auvergne Denon  3871
17:27:00 00:07:53 Gustav Holst The Planets: Jupiter Op 32  Sir Adrian Boult London Philharmonic EMI  28379
17:40:00 00:06:09 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D major    Duo Amaral DuoAmaral  501592
17:48:00 00:02:34 Isaac Albéniz España: Tango Op 165   Duo Amaral DuoAmaral  2013
17:52:00 00:03:08 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Love's Labour's Lost: Spanish Dance Op 167  Andrew Mogrelia Malmö Symphony Orchestra Naxos  572823
17:57:00 00:02:11 Marc-André Hamelin Etude No. 1 in A minor    Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  67789

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00 00:21:36 Franz Schubert Fantasy in C major  Budapest Symphony Orchestra Karl Anton Rickenbacher Leslie Howard, piano Hyperion  67403
18:32:00 00:03:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Easter Oratorio: Sinfonia  Ton Koopman Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Erato  23416
18:38:00 00:03:07 Johann Sebastian Bach WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No.  2 in C minor    Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  12504
18:43:00 00:10:22 George W. Chadwick Rip Van Winkle Overture  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9439
18:56:00 00:02:44 Johann Sebastian Bach WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No. 21 in B flat major    Till Fellner, piano ECM  1853

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00 00:11:10 Gioacchino Rossini Semiramide: Overture  Piero Gamba London Symphony Orchestra Decca  4785437
19:15:00 00:40:31 Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 11 in F major   Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss Claves  9002
19:57:00 00:02:14 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Sea Murmurs Op 24   Daniel Hope, violin; Maria Todtenhaupt, harp DeutGram  4792954

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00 00:12:17 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10694
20:16:00 00:40:09 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.  6 in F major  Op 68  Douglas Boyd Manchester Camerata Avie  2242
20:57:00 00:02:05 Jean Sibelius Humoresque No. 2 in D Op 87 Tapiola Sinfonietta Pekka Kuusisto Pekka Kuusisto, violin Ondine  1074

SYMPHONYCAST WITH ALISON YOUNG - Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Simone Porter, violin

21:05:00 00:10:00 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dances Op 46   
21:19:00 00:23:37 Samuel Barber Violin Concerto Op 14 Simone Porter, violin
21:44:00 00:44:04 Antonín Dvorák Symphony No.  6 in D major  Op 60  
22:28:00 00:03:35 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt: Anitra's Dance  Sergiu Comissiona   
22:31:00 00:24:39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Concerto No.  1 in G major  Christoph Eschenbach, conductor  Aralee Dorough, flute 

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00 00:11:40 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Clarinet Quintet Op 115 Chamber Ensemble  Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Mercury  4811409
23:13:00 00:10:10 Robert Schumann Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 61  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450
23:26:00 00:03:48 Thomas Tomkins A Sad Pavan for these distracted times   Alan Feinberg, piano Steinway  30019
23:29:00 00:04:17 Henri Duparc Chanson triste   Mischa Maisky, cello; Daria Hovora, piano DeutGram  457657
23:34:00 00:04:06 Maurice Ravel Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes   Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano DeutGram  14764
23:40:00 00:08:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andantino from Concerto for Flute & Harp Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Joshua Smith, flute; Lisa Wellbaum, harp Decca  443175
23:48:00 00:06:43 Michael Haydn Adagio from Notturno in F major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437782
23:56:00 00:02:34 Pauline Viardot-Garcia Berceuse   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139
23:57:00 00:02:14 Peter Warlock Pieds-en-l'air from 'Capriol Suite'  José Luis García English Chamber Orchestra Sony  82849

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