Program Guide 02-17-2016

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February 17

works in the form.

1820 Henri Vieuxtemps – Belgian composer and violinist (d. 1881); known for playing what is now known as the ‘Vieuxtemps Guarneri del Gesu’, a violin of superior workmanship.

1855 first performance of Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Weimar, with the composer as soloist and Hector Berlioz conducting.

1859 premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) in Rome at the Teatro Apollo; the libretto by Antonio Somma is based on Eugène Scribe’s text for Daniel Auber's 1833 opera, Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué.

1862 Sir Edward German (born German Edward Jones) – English composer (d. 1936); best remembered for his incidental music for the stage and as a successor to Sir Arthur Sullivan in the field of English comic opera.

1887 Leevi Madetoja – Finnish composer (d. 1947); wrote 3 symphonies but a fully scored fourth symphony was reportedly lost when his briefcase was stolen at a Paris railway station in 1938.

1889 first performance of César Franck's Symphony in D minor at the Paris Conservatoire; conservative French critics dismissed the work as being “too Germanic”.

1901 premiere of Gustav Mahler’s cantata Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation) in Vienna, with composer conducting; composed between 1878 and 1880 and greatly revised over the next two decades, it is one of the earliest of his works we have today.

1904 premiere of the two-act version of Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly at La Scala in Milan; poorly received, so Puccini made revisions and split the second act into two acts; the three-act version premiered in May, 1904 and was a resounding success.

1914 first performance of Ernö Dohnányi’s Variations on a Nursery Song for piano and orchestra in Berlin with the composer as soloist; subtitled ‘For the enjoyment of humorous people and for the annoyance of others’.

1926 Lee Hoiby – American composer, arranger and pianist (d.2011); most well-known work is his setting of Tennessee Williams's Summer and Smoke, which premiered at the St Paul Opera in 1971.

1934 Anner Bylsma – Dutch cellist (84 years old); author of the book Bach, the Fencing Master, an analysis of Bach's Cello Suites; one of the pioneers of the 'Dutch Baroque School' and rose to fame as a partner of Frans Brüggen and Gustav Leonhardt.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00 00:24:09 Ernö Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song Op 25 Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Eldar Nebolsin, piano Naxos  572303

00:28:00 00:41:27 César Franck Symphony in D minor   Yannick Nézet-Séguin Orchestre Métropolitaine Atma  2647

01:11:00 00:27:54 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002

01:41:00 00:41:43 Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor    Hagen Quartet DeutGram  4795448

02:25:00 00:34:10 Zdenek Fibich Symphony No.  1 in F major  Op 17  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9230

03:01:00 00:24:31 Jean Sibelius King Christian II Suite Op 27  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434

03:27:00 00:26:19 Anton Arensky Piano Concerto in F minor  Op 2 Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Dmitry Yablonsky Konstantin Scherbakov, piano Naxos  570526

03:55:00 00:56:02 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  1 in D major   Leonard Bernstein Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

04:53:00 00:25:38 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 97 in C major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779

05:20:00 00:17:03 Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.  2  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris DeutGram  4795448

05:39:00 00:05:41 Gerónimo Giménez La boda de Luis Alonso: Intermezzo   Burning River Brass Dorian  90316

 

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:05:00 00:02:24 Georges Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1: Aragonaise  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80703

06:14:00 00:05:33 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord; Michael Lynn, flute; Cynthia Roberts, violin Avie  2207

06:28:00 00:03:40 Robert Schumann Scherzo from Piano Quartet Op 47   Wu Han, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello DeutGram  22906

06:41:00 00:05:13 Carl Orff Carmina burana: Fortune Empress of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Tölz Boys Choir; Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

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

07:04:00 00:02:23 Leonard Bernstein West Side Story: Mambo  Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4795448

07:15:00 00:06:25 Claude Debussy Three Nocturnes: Festivals  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

07:30:00 00:04:05 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E major    Vladimir Horowitz, piano DeutGram  4795448

07:41:00 00:04:42 Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring: Sacrificial Dance  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

08:05:00 00:02:45 Ottokar Novácek Perpetual Motion Op 5 Virtuosi  Maxim Vengerov, violin; Vag Papian, piano EMI  57164

08:15:00 00:05:26 Claude Bolling Suite No. 1 for Flute & Jazz Piano: Tiempo Libre  Sir James Galway, flute; Jorge Gomez, piano RCA  32164

08:29:00 00:04:35 Juventino Rosas Waltz 'Over the Waves'  Alondra de la Parra Philharmonic Orch of Americas Sony  75555

08:42:00 00:04:50 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Mlada: Procession of the Nobles  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572787

09:04:00 00:03:28 Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella: Waltz  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  438685

09:14:00 00:05:42 Giuseppe Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213

09:30:00 00:04:53 John Williams Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom:  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  51333

09:43:00 00:05:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo a capriccio in G major  Op 129   Russell Sherman, piano GM Records  2068

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:03:29 Domenico Zipoli Battaglia Imperiale  Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9957

10:02:00 00:05:50 Francis Poulenc Mouvements perpétuels   Paul Crossley, piano CBS  44921

10:03:00 00:01:35 Ludwig van Beethoven Turkish March from 'The Ruins of Athens' Op 113  Leonard Slatkin St Louis Symphony RCA  7716

10:05:00 00:01:11 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude No. 12 in C major  Op 32   Sviatoslav Richter, piano DeutGram  4795448

10:06:00 00:01:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Les petits riens: Gavotte  Anton Steck Concerto Cologne Archiv  4775800

10:07:00 00:02:43 Percy Grainger The Lost Lady Found City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Joyful Company of Singers Chandos  9554

10:10:00 00:01:23 Johann Sebastian Bach Lute Suite No. 1: Bourrée   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71250

10:14:00 00:08:22 Édouard Lalo Rondo from Symphonie espagnole Op 21 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593

10:28:00 00:07:06 Engelbert Humperdinck Sleeping Beauty: Prelude  Karl Anton Rickenbacher Bamberg Symphony VirginClas  61128

10:39:00 00:08:28 Franz Schubert Finale from String Quartet No. 14   Hagen Quartet DeutGram  4795448

11:02:00 00:05:32 H. Balfour Gardiner Shepherd Fennel's Dance  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  3303

11:14:00 00:08:03 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach String Symphony in E major   John Hsu The Vivaldi Project Centaur  3176

11:29:00 00:07:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 23 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Lang Lang, piano DeutGram  4795448

11:44:00 00:08:44 Aram Khachaturian Spartacus: Adagio  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  442011

12:02:00 00:02:04 Sir Edward German Henry VIII: Torch Dance  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933

12:10:00 00:05:57 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 14 Vienna Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Maria João Pires, piano DeutGram  4795448

12:23:00 00:05:49 Joseph Canteloube Songs of the Auvergne: Baïlèro Academy St. Martin in Fields Edward Gardner Kate Royal, soprano EMI  94419

12:36:00 00:07:51 Paul Creston Celebration Overture Op 61  Gerard Schwarz United States Marine Band Naxos  573121

12:53:00 00:02:45 Zoltán Kodály Háry János: Entrance of the Emperor  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra Philips  462824

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:02:00 00:22:03 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No.  2 in B minor  Cologne Musica Antiqua Reinhard Goebel Michael Schneider, flute DeutGram  4795448

13:31:00 00:04:50 Sergei Rachmaninoff Scherzo in D minor   Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80670

13:42:00 00:09:58 Franz von Suppé Poet and Peasant: Overture  Zubin Mehta Vienna Philharmonic CBS  44932

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:02:00 00:04:59 Antonín Dvorák Rusalka: Song to the Moon Vienna Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda Anna Netrebko, soprano DeutGram  4795448

14:04:00 00:07:08 Edmund Rubbra Festival Overture Op 62  Vernon Handley New Philharmonia Orchestra Lyrita  235

14:33:00 00:06:51 Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto after Vivaldi in G major    Alexandre Tharaud, piano Harm Mundi  901871

14:47:00 00:08:35 Robert Schumann Overture to Schiller's "The Bride of  Thomas Dausgaard Swedish Chamber Orchestra Bis  1569

15:01:00 00:05:59 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Waltz "Since we met"  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic BBC  228

15:14:00 00:08:42 Antonio Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor  Op 1  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua DeutGram  4795448

15:31:00 00:07:06 Paul Pabst Paraphrase on Tchaikovsky's 'The   Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion  67043

15:44:00 00:08:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 26 in E flat major   Jane Glover London Mozart Players ASV  762

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:04:00 00:03:50 Maurice Ravel Finale from Piano Concerto in G major  Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4795448

16:14:00 00:08:41 Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in F major  Op 6  Fabio Biondi Europa Galante Naïve  20012

16:32:00 00:04:12 John Williams Rosewood: Look Down, Lord & Finale Symphony Orchestra John Williams Chorus Sony  51333

16:45:00 00:07:00 Aldemaro Romero Fuga con Pajarillo  Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4795448

17:05:00 00:03:15 Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus Utah Symphony Joseph Silverstein Mormon Tabernacle Choir Decca  436284

17:15:00 00:08:20 Sir Edward German Henry VIII: Three Dances  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933

17:31:00 00:06:15 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No.  5: Aria Dresden State Orchestra Fabio Luisi Elina Garanca, mezzo DeutGram  4795448

17:45:00 00:03:08 John Williams The Force Awakens: Rey's Theme  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Disney  21772

17:48:00 00:02:30 John Williams The Force Awakens: Scherzo for X-Wings  John Williams Symphony Orchestra Disney  21772

 

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:07:00 00:01:57 Franz Schubert Moment Musical No. 3 in F minor    Vladimir Horowitz, piano DeutGram  4795448

18:14:00 00:06:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concert Rondo in E flat major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367

18:28:00 00:08:59 Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture Op 62  Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

18:43:00 00:07:08 Sir William Walton Coronation March 'Orb and Sceptre'  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80125

 

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:24:09 Ernö Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song Op 25 Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Eldar Nebolsin, piano Naxos  572303

19:28:00 00:25:44 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 92 in G major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779

 

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live - Cleveland Institute of Music Chamber Orchestra, Carl Topilow, conductor; Elizabeth Frey, mezzo soprano, guest artist; Rachel Hall, harp, student artist – live from Mixon Hall

20:06:00                        Johan Sebastian Bach          Air on the G String

20:15:00                       Victoria Bond: Bridges (2006)

20:37:00                       Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo (1915)

21:24                           Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concerto Op 25 (1956)

 

1:50:00        00:04:05        Enrique Granados        Danza Lenta            Alicia de Larrocha         RCA 60408

21:54:00        00:04:37        Enrique Granados        El pelele              Alicia de Larrocha         RCA 60408

 

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by Blind Tom Bethune

All recordings from Newport Classics 85660

Cyclone galop

Sweing Song

Battle of Manasses

Voice of the women

Oliver galop

Grand March resurrection

March Timpani

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00 00:11:10 César Franck Allegretto from Symphony in D minor   Yannick Nézet-Séguin Orchestre Métropolitaine Atma  2647

23:13:00 00:06:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from "Lambach" Symphony  Nikolaus Harnoncourt Vienna Concentus Musicus DHM  63970

23:22:00 00:05:47 Ottorino Respighi Aria for Strings  Salvatore Di Vittorio Respighi Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572332

23:27:00 00:09:38 Sir William Walton Lento from Sonata for Strings   Guildhall Strings RCA  7846

23:39:00 00:05:20 Carl Stamitz Romance from Cello Concerto No. 1 Prague Chamber Orchestra Christian Benda Christian Benda, cello Naxos  550865

23:44:00 00:09:46 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio from Flute Concerto No. 1 English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Peter-Lukas Graf, flute Brilliant  93290

23:56:00 00:02:49 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  1: Watchman's Song Op 12   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  2930

23:56:00 00:03:00 Carlos Guastavino Cantilena No. 4   Christopher O'Riley, piano CPI  3294112

 

 

 

 

 

 

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