Program Guide 02-10-2016

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February 10

1696 Johann Melchior Molter – German composer and violinist (d.1765); wrote some of the first clarinet concertos; one of his many trumpet concertos is the signature piece of C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

1744 premiere of George Frideric Handel’s opera/oratorio Semele at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London; originally presented as an oratorio as part of a concert series held yearly during Lent.

1794 first performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 99 at the Hanover Square Rooms in London with the composer directing the orchestra seated at a fortepiano; the first of Haydn's symphonies to be scored for clarinets.

1860 first performance of Johannes Brahms's Serenade No. 2 in Hamburg with the composer conducting.

1881 premiere of Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann at the Opéra-Comique without the third (‘Venice’) act; Jules Barbier’s libretto is based on three short stories by E. T. A. Hoffmann, who is the protagonist in the opera.

1908 Jean Coulthard – Canadian composer, educator and pianist (d.2000); she was one of three women composers who dominated Western Canadian music in the 20th century, along with Barbara Pentland and Violet Archer; all three died within weeks of each other.

1927 premiere of Ernst Krenek’s jazz opera Jonny spielt auf (Johnny Strikes Up the Band) in Leipzig at the Stadttheater; the work is a prime example of the 'golden era' of the Weimar Republic.

1929 Jerry Goldsmith – American film composer and conductor (d.2004); best known for his work in film and television scoring; nominated for 6 Grammys, 9 Golden Globes, 4 British Academy Film Awards, and 18 Oscars; in 1976, his score for The Omen won an Academy Award.

1934 stage premiere of Howard Hanson’s Merry Mount at the Metropolitan Opera in New York during a Saturday matinée broadcast, Tulio Serafin conducting.

1939 Barbara Kolb – American composer (79 years old); first female American composer to win the Prix de Rome, in 1969.

1970 Peter Boyer – American composer, conductor and professor (48 years old); best-known piece is Ellis Island: The Dream of America, a work for actors and orchestra with projected images, completed in 2002.

 

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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00 00:15:47 Howard Hanson Merry Mount: Suite  
Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559702

00:20:00 00:31:08 Johannes Brahms Serenade No.  2 in A Op 16  
Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  5

00:53:00 00:24:25 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 99 in E flat major   
George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779

01:19:00 00:23:46 Ralph Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor   
Norman Mackenzie Arietha Lockhart, soprano; Pamela Elrod, alto; Nin Hiles, tenor;
James Morrow, bass; Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc  80654

01:45:00 00:56:18 Marc Minkowski Jean-Philippe Rameau's 'Une symphonie  
Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre DeutGram  4795448

02:43:00 00:24:03 Peter Boyer Symphony No. 1  
Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769

03:09:00 01:09:20 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  5 in C sharp minor   
Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4795448

04:20:00 00:28:55 John Field Piano Concerto No.  7 in C major  
London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Míceál O'Rourke, piano Chandos  9534

04:51:00 00:28:07 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Golden Cockerel: Suite  
Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572787

05:21:00 00:16:44 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento for Strings in D major    
Cuarteto Casals Harm Mundi  987060

05:40:00 00:05:55 Enrique Granados 
Goyescas: The Lady and the Nightingale   Jorge Luis Prats, piano Decca  4782732

 

 

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:05:00 00:02:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo alla Turca from Sonata No. 11 
Gothenburg Symphony Edward Gardner Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  53255

06:14:00 00:06:19 Gabriel Fauré Pavane Op 50  
Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony SF Sym  60

06:29:00 00:05:00 Giuseppe Verdi I Lombardi: Crusaders' Chorus
Berlin German Opera Orchestra Giuseppe Sinopoli Chorus of Berlin German Opera DeutGram  4795448

06:43:00 00:07:30 Thomas Frost Little Suite from 'The Notebook for  
Eugene Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra CBS  39431

06:57:00 00:01:43 John Philip Sousa March 'The Circumnavigators Club'  
Keith Brion Central Band of the RAF Naxos  559730

07:04:00 00:03:12 Aaron Copland Rodeo: Hoedown  
Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony RCA  63511

07:14:00 00:06:44 Antonín Dvorák Waltz from Serenade for Strings Op 22  
Conrad van Alphen Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80623

07:29:00 00:04:37 Gaetano Donizetti L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima 
Los Angeles Philharmonic Carlo Maria Giulini Plácido Domingo, tenor DeutGram  4795448

07:44:00 00:06:21 Claude Debussy Marche écossaise  
Jean Martinon Orchestre National de France EMI  72667

08:06:00 00:02:56 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Lift up your heads  
Harry Christophers The Sixteen Choir & Orch Coro  16062

08:15:00 00:07:02 Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in G minor  Op 79   
Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  4795448

08:29:00 00:06:26 Igor Stravinsky The Firebird: Lullaby & Finale  
Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80587

08:43:00 00:07:07 Sir Arthur Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance: Overture  
Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  434916

09:05:00 00:02:27 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in B flat major    
Ivo Pogorelich, piano DeutGram  4795448

09:14:00 00:06:53 Franz von Suppé Light Cavalry: Overture  
Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Sony  544071

09:29:00 00:08:14 Elmer Bernstein To Kill a Mockingbird: Suite  
Elmer Bernstein Royal Philharmonic Pops Orch Denon  75288

09:43:00 00:07:59 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 88  
Wilhelm Furtwängler Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:00 00:06:13 Claude Debussy Three Nocturnes: Clouds  
Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

10:13:00 00:08:29 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from String Quartet No. 7 Op 59   
Amadeus Quartet DeutGram  4795448

10:29:00 00:07:03 Sir Edward Elgar Caractacus: Triumphal March Op 35  
James Judd New Zealand Symphony Naxos  557273

10:43:00 00:08:35 Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen Op 20 Vienna Philharmonic 
James Levine Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram  4795448

11:02:00 00:05:32 Johannes Brahms Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 Op 98  
Victor de Sabata Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

11:15:00 00:07:54 Ricardo Castro Vals Capricho Op 1 
Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134

11:31:00 00:07:33 Michael Praetorius Missa gantz Teudsch: Gloria 
Gabrieli Players Paul McCreesh Gabrieli Consort; Roskilde Cathedral Choirs; Timothy Roberts, organ Archiv  4795448

11:46:00 00:08:18 Sir William Walton Scapino Comedy Overture  
John Wilson Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Avie  2194

12:06:00 00:02:30 Carl Orff Carmina burana: O fortuna 
Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

12:15:00 00:07:30 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 48   
East Coast Chamber Orch E1 Music  7784

12:30:00 00:07:30 Thomas Frost Little Suite from 'The Notebook for  
Eugene Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra CBS  39431

12:45:00 00:02:30 Robert Schumann Carnaval: Préambule Op 9   
Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9300

12:57:00 00:02:40 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  3 in F major   
Marin Alsop London Philharmonic Naxos  557429

 

 

THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:02:00 00:21:33 Joaquín Rodrigo Fantasía para un gentilhombre 
Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

13:29:00 00:05:01 Sir Edward Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.4 in G major  Op 39  
Sir Adrian Boult London Philharmonic EMI  28379

13:40:00 00:10:02 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 for Orchestra  
Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra DeutGram  4779525

 

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:05:42 Giuseppe Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D major  
German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213

14:12:00 00:07:55 Riccardo Drigo Pas de deux for Adam's "Le Corsaire"  
Richard Bonynge London Symphony Orchestra Decca  433862

14:13:00 00:06:55 Carl Reinecke Cavatina from Serenade for Strings Op 242 
German Chamber Academy Neuss Johannes Goritzki Catherine Tunnell, cello CPO  999159

14:40:00 00:08:42 Antonio Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor  Op 1  
Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua DeutGram  4795448

15:00:00 00:05:23 Maurice Ravel Jeux d'eau   
Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4793449

15:11:00 00:08:19 Frédéric Chopin Funeral March from Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 35   
Yuja Wang, piano DeutGram  4795448

15:25:00 00:07:19 Alessandro Scarlatti Concerto Grosso No.  6 in E  
Fabio Biondi Europa Galante VirginClas  45495

15:40:00 00:07:16 George W. Chadwick Symphonic Sketches: A Vagrom Ballad  
Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9334

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:05:00 00:02:04 Joaquín Rodrigo Danza from 'Fantasía para un 
Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

16:14:00 00:07:32 Franz Schubert Theme & Variations from 'Trout' Quintet Cleveland Quartet  
John O'Conor, piano; James Vandemark, bass; Members of Telarc  80225

16:32:00 00:04:45 Jerry Goldsmith The Generals' March  
Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175

16:47:00 00:06:02 Peter Boyer Scherzo/Dance from Symphony No. 1  
Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769

17:05:00 00:03:23 George Frideric Handel Semele: Endless pleasure, endless love 
Les Arts Florissants William Christie Danielle de Niese, soprano Decca  10035

17:16:00 00:08:44 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Symphony No. 8 Op 88  
Rafael Kubelik Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

17:33:00 00:07:57 Otto Klemperer Das Ziel: Merry Waltz  
Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92

17:48:00 00:05:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 146: Duet 'My Spirit Be 
Philharmonia Virtuosi of NY Richard Kapp Edward Carroll, trumpet; Lee Soper, trumpet CBS  44651

 

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:06:00 00:02:49 Johannes Brahms Scherzo from Serenade No. 2 Op 16  
Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  5

18:15:00 00:06:25 Claude Debussy Three Nocturnes: Festivals  
Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

18:29:00 00:06:24 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Leyenda 'Asturias' Op 47   
Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  15579

18:43:00 00:09:10 Carl Maria von Weber Oberon: Overture  
George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  10603

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:19:33 Luigi Boccherini Cello Concerto No.  9 in B flat major  
Camerata Salzburg  Jian Wang, cello DeutGram  474236

19:24:00 00:31:08 Johannes Brahms Serenade No.  2 in A Op 16  
Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  5

 

 

CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live – live from Mixon Hall,Mari Sato, violin; Annie Fullard, violin;  Laura Shuster, viola; Tanya Ell, cello; Tracy Rowell, double bass; Frank Rosenwein, oboe; Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; Anita Pontremoli, piano
       
20:05:00       Domenico Dragonetti: String Quintet No. 18 in C (1810)

20:28:00       Sergei Prokofiev: Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet & Strings Op 39 (1924)

21:10:00       Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A D 667 'Trout' (1819)

 

21:55:55      03:45     Frederic Chopin     Nocturne in f#, Op. 15 No. 2 Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano           Decca 414 564  

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by Leontyne Price
 

All from RCA Victor 09026-63908-2

Handel: Care selve
Handel: Bel piacere
Handel: Piangero la sorte mia
Barber: Nocturne
Barber: The Daisies
Barber: Sleep now
Hoiby: Winter song
Hoiby: In the wand of the wind
Poulenc: Tu vais le feu du soir
Poulenc: Main dominée par le cœur
Poulenc: Je nommerai ton front
Gershwin: Summertime
Puccini: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Puccini: Vissi d'arte
arr. Hall Johnson: His name so sweet
arr. Price: My soul's been anchored
arr. Bonds: Lord, I just can't keep from cryin'
arr. Bonds: He's got the whole world

 

QUIET HOUR

23:02:00 00:03:38 Jacques Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle 
Prague Philharmonia Emmanuel Villaume Anna Netrebko, soprano; Elina Garanca, mezzo; Prague Philharmonic Choir DeutGram  12217

23:05:00 00:10:08 Florent Schmitt La tragédie de Salomé: Prélude Op 50  
Yannick Nézet-Séguin Orchestre Métropolitaine Atma  2647

23:18:00 00:09:20 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Violin Concerto Op 77 
New York Philharmonic Kurt Masur Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram  457075

23:27:00 00:10:52 Franz Schubert Andante in B minor   
Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  75

23:40:00 00:05:32 Peter Boyer Three Olympians: Aphrodite  
Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769

23:45:00 00:08:36 Ralph Vaughan Williams Six Studies in English Folk Song   
Janet Hilton, clarinet; Keith Swallow, piano Chandos  2419

23:55:00 00:03:03 John Dowland Time stands still 
La Nef  Michael Slattery, tenor Atma  2650

23:58:00 00:01:21 Maurice Duruflé Notre Père Op 14   
King's Singers Naxos  572987

 

 

 

 

 

 

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