Program Guide 04-08-2016

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April 8

1692 Giuseppe Tartini – Italian composer, violinist and theorist (d.1770); his most famous work is the ‘Devil's Trill’ Sonata, a solo violin sonata with a number of technically demanding double stop trills, difficult even by modern standards.

1708 premiere of Handel’s oratorio La Resurrezione (The Resurrection) at the Bonelli Palace in Rome, with Arcangelo Corelli leading the orchestra.

1876 premiere of Amilcare Ponchielli's opera La Gioconda (The Happy Woman, meant ironically) at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan; its ballet music is the best known excerpt from the score: The Dance of the Hours.

1894 first performance of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5, in Graz; the composer was too sick to attend and so missed what turned out to be the only chance he would have to hear this work performed by an orchestra.

1927 first performance of Arcana by Edgard Varèse; the Philadelphia Orchestra was led by Leopold Stokowski.

1949 first performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2 ‘The Age of Anxiety’ by the Boston Symphony conducted by Serge Koussevitzky, with composer as piano soloist.

 

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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:28:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major  Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Mitsuko Uchida, piano Decca  4786763
00:32:00 00:28:05 Darius Milhaud Symphonie No. 2 Op 247  Michel Plasson Orch du Capitole de Toulouse DeutGram  435437
01:02:00 00:25:20 Robert Fuchs Serenade No. 4 in G minor  Op 51  Christian Ludwig Cologne Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572607
01:29:00 01:13:57 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 5 in B flat major   Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  433318
02:45:00 00:35:05 Nicolò Paganini Violin Concerto No.  1 in D major  Op 6 London Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Midori, violin Philips  420943
03:20:00 00:36:24 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E flat major  Op 127   Cypress String Quartet Cypress  2012
03:58:00 00:19:29 Johann Sebastian Bach Oboe Concerto in F major  Chamber Orchestra of Europe Douglas Boyd Douglas Boyd, oboe DeutGram  429225
04:19:00 00:25:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento No. 11 in D major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  415669
04:46:00 00:29:53 Lars-Erik Larsson Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 2  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671
05:18:00 00:13:30 Giuseppe Tartini Violin Concerto in A major  Venice Baroque Orchestra Andrea Marcon Giuliano Carmignola, violin Archiv  3849
05:33:00 00:09:01 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in F [No.  3]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069
05:51:00 00:07:32 Tomaso Albinoni Oboe Concerto in F major  Op 7 London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Anthony Camden, oboe Naxos  553002
05:07:00 00:03:12 David Rose Holiday for Strings  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  67067

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:15:00 00:06:56 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor  Op 49   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175
06:23:00 00:06:50 Alexander Borodin Scherzo from Symphony No. 1  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572786
06:32:00 00:04:29 Agustín Barrios Waltz No. 3 in D minor  Op 8   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008
06:40:00 00:08:39 Sir Malcolm Arnold English Dances Set 1 Op 27  Bryden Thomson Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8867
06:50:00 00:04:30 Jean Sibelius Andante festivo  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9227
06:55:00 00:02:38 Fred K. Huffer March "Black Jack"  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139
07:05:00 00:05:55 Antonín Kraft Cossack Rondo from Cello Concerto in C major  Op 4 Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Anner Bylsma, cello DHM  7757
07:10:00 00:09:25 Thomas Arne Symphony No. 2 in F major   Adrian Shepherd Cantilena Chandos  8403
07:25:00 00:01:23 Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges: March Op 33   Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano DeutGram  447640
07:30:00 00:04:55 Randall Thompson Frostiana: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Dallas Wind Symphony Timothy Seelig Turtle Creek Chorale Reference  49
07:40:00 00:07:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Quartet No. 1   Fauré Quartet DeutGram  6609
07:51:00 00:03:21 Samuel Barber Finale from Violin Concerto Op 14 St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Hilary Hahn, violin Sony  89029
07:56:00 00:02:59 Richard Rodgers Carousel: If I Loved You BBC Symphony Orchestra Patrick Summers Ailyn Pérez, soprano; Stephen Costello, tenor Warner  633485
08:07:00 00:05:53 Franz Joseph Haydn Presto from Symphony No. 67  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8
08:18:00 00:07:04 Gustav Holst The Planets: Mars Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  5086
08:29:00 00:03:50 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 49   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192
08:40:00 00:08:52 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Roses from the South' Op 388  Franz Welser-Möst London Philharmonic Seraphim  73295
08:48:00 00:04:50 Michael Torke Finale from Concerto for Orchestra  Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Ecstatic  92261
08:55:00 00:04:55 Cole Porter Anything Goes: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
09:05:00 00:19:07 Bedrich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Overture & Dances Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Decca  444867
09:28:00 00:04:26 Peter Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin: Polonaise  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80378
09:35:00 00:03:54 Morton Gould Pavanne from American Symphonette No.  2  David Alan Miller Albany Symphony Orchestra Albany  1174
09:55:00 00:02:55 Brian Dykstra Mixon Hall Rag   Katherine DeJongh, flute; Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3161
09:57:00 00:01:38 Modest Mussorgsky The Fair at Sorochinsk: Gopak   Olga Kern, piano Harm Mundi  907336

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:01:38 William Mathias As You Like It: Final Dance   English Serenata Meridian  84301
10:03:00 00:01:23 John Dankworth The Complete Works of Shakespeare Chamber Ensemble John Dankworth Cleo Laine, vocalist Philips  6382014
10:06:00 00:13:58 Gabriel Fauré Ballade in F sharp major  Op 19 BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Kathryn Stott, piano Chandos  9416
10:22:00 00:06:00 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from Octet for Strings Op 20   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  8790
10:30:00 00:03:17 Padre Antonio Soler Sonata No.  2 in E flat major    Martina Filjak, piano Naxos  572515
10:38:00 00:03:28 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in B-Flat [No. 2]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069
10:43:00 00:05:30 Jean Sibelius Romance in C major  Op 42  Vladimir Ashkenazy Boston Symphony Orchestra Decca  436566
10:51:00 00:25:30 Michael Torke Concerto for Orchestra  Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Ecstatic  92261
11:19:00 00:08:09 Felix Mendelssohn Prelude & Fugue No.  1 in E minor  Op 35   Murray Perahia, piano CBS  42401
11:30:00 00:09:00 Richard Strauss Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  417184
11:42:00 00:09:59 Carl Nielsen Helios Overture Op 17  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony CBS  42093
11:53:00 00:05:39 Léo Delibes Sylvia: Cortège de Bacchus  Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony SF Sym  60
12:07:00 00:09:44 Karl Goldmark Concert Overture 'In Spring' Op 36  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745
12:19:00 00:08:31 Alexander Glazunov Concert Waltz No.  1 in D major  Op 47  Lawrence Leighton Smith Moscow Philharmonic Sheffield  27
12:31:00 00:02:55 Salomone Rossi Sinfonia No. 17 & Galliarda detta la  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Avie  2361
12:37:00 00:03:34 Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs Suite No. 1: Gagliarda  Jesús López-Cobos Lausanne Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80309
12:43:00 00:12:26 Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Op 25 Orchestra of Castille & Leon Alejandro Posada Gil Shaham, violin Canary  7
12:57:00 00:01:30 Franz Liszt Years of Pilgrimage, 1st Year: Pastorale   Lazar Berman, piano DeutGram  4779525

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:29:40 Muzio Clementi Symphony No.  3 in G  Francesco d'Avalos Philharmonia Orchestra ASV  803
13:33:00 00:24:16 Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony No.  9 in C major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437528
13:58:00 00:01:34 Franz Liszt Schubert Song 'Das Wandern'   Evgeny Kissin, piano RCA  58420

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:16 Jean-Philippe Rameau Naïs: Rigaudons  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Archiv  4478
14:03:00 00:03:27 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Rigaudon   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  867
14:08:00 00:13:01 Hector Berlioz Overture 'Rob Roy'  Charles Dutoit Montreal Symphony Orchestra Decca  421193
14:23:00 00:06:07 William Boyce Solomon: Overture  Roy Goodman Parley of Instruments Hyperion  66378
14:44:00 00:11:29 Michael Torke Bliss  Paul W. Popiel Univ. of Kansas Wind Ensemble Ecstatic  92261
14:56:00 00:02:49 Giuseppe Verdi Il Trovatore: Soldiers' Chorus Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sir Georg Solti Chicago Symphony Chorus Decca  430226
15:01:00 00:16:28 Franz Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 6 "Mazeppa"  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic BBC  336
15:20:00 00:10:07 Alexander Glazunov Mazurka-Obéreque in D major  Abbey Road Ensemble Lawrence Foster Itzhak Perlman, violin EMI  55475
15:32:00 00:03:34 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Passepied   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9350
15:40:00 00:02:14 Peter Warlock Pieds-en-l'air from 'Capriol Suite'  José Luis García English Chamber Orchestra Sony  82849
15:45:00 00:09:18 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 103  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176
15:55:00 00:02:21 Richard Rodgers The King and I: Hello, Young Lovers   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011
15:58:00 00:05:12 Michael Torke Oracle  Mark Russell Smith Quad City Symphony Ecstatic  92261

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
16:09:00 00:03:10 Michael Torke Miami Grands: Little Haiti, mid-morning  Georgi Danchev Miami Piano Circle Ecstatic  92251
16:13:00 00:13:31 Anton Bruckner Scherzo from Symphony No. 5  Franz Welser-Möst London Philharmonic EMI  55125
16:30:00 00:04:05 Dimitri Tiomkin The Alamo: The Green Leaves of Summer  John Scott Royal Philharmonic Pops Denon  75470
16:37:00 00:02:15 Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance: The Pirate King   King's Singers RCA  61885
16:41:00 00:07:47 Earl Wild Reminiscences of 'Snow White'   Earl Wild, piano Sony  62036
16:52:00 00:03:06 Giuseppe Tartini Finale from Trumpet Concerto in D major  English Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Tate Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet EMI  54897
16:57:00 00:01:37 Vince Guaraldi Skating   Canadian Brass Steinway  30027
17:05:00 00:04:50 Michael Torke Finale from Concerto for Orchestra  Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Ecstatic  92261
17:13:00 00:09:10 Sir Malcolm Arnold English Dances Set 2 Op 33  Andrew Penny Queensland Symphony Naxos  553526
17:25:00 00:08:51 Amilcare Ponchielli La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634
17:40:00 00:05:16 Amilcare Ponchielli La Gioconda: Cielo e mar! St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Jonas Kaufmann, tenor Decca  15463
17:47:00 00:02:10 Franz Schubert Winterreise: Die Post   Jonas Kaufmann, tenor; Helmut Deutsch, piano Sony  379565
17:52:00 00:02:52 Claude Debussy Petite Suite: Menuet  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583
17:57:00 00:02:21 Francis López L'amour est un bouquet de violettes Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Olivieri-Munroe Sol Gabetta, cello RCA  735962

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:11:27 Christoph Willibald Gluck Iphigénie en Aulide: Overture  Otto Klemperer Philharmonia Orchestra EMI  64143
18:23:00 00:04:05 Michael Torke Iphigenia: The Transformation of  Richard Owen Camerata New York Ecstatic  92261
18:30:00 00:04:39 Michael Torke Miami Grands: Key Biscayne, dawn  Georgi Danchev Miami Piano Circle Ecstatic  92251
18:37:00 00:17:17 Robert Schumann Scenes from Childhood Op 15   Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4795096
18:56:00 00:03:18 Michael Torke Miami Grands: Opa-Locka, late morning  Georgi Danchev Miami Piano Circle Ecstatic  92251

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:24:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C major   Karl Böhm Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4793449
19:29:00 00:12:19 Gustav Holst St. Paul's Suite Op 29  Howard Griffiths English Sinfonia Naxos  570339
19:43:00 00:14:11 Jean Sibelius Karelia Suite Op 11  Lorin Maazel Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
19:58:00 00:01:11 François Casadesus London Sketches: Children Play  Robert J. Ambrose Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:02:40 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  3 in F major   Marin Alsop London Philharmonic Naxos  557429
20:07:00 00:49:24 Gustav Holst The Planets Op 32 BBC Philharmonic Sir Andrew Davis Women of the; Manchester Chamber Choir Chandos  5086
20:57:00 00:02:08 Frédéric Chopin Waltz No.19 in A minor    Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6669

21:00 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER with Elliott Forrest: Czech
21:03:00 00:17:08 Béla Bartók Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet & Piano   György Pauk, violin; Kálmán Berkes, clarinet; Jenö Jandó, piano Naxos  550749
21:23:00 00:32:35 Antonín Dvorák String Quintet No. 3 in E flat major  Op 97 Emerson String Quartet  Paul Neubauer, viola DeutGram  4778765

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Disrupt Aging. Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:09:00 Ludwig van Beethoven Andante cantabile from Septet Op 20   Chamber Music Soc Linc Center Delos  3177
23:11:00 00:05:33 Felix Mendelssohn Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 40 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Saleem Ashkar, piano Decca  4810778
23:18:00 00:06:20 Mauro Giuliani Siciliano from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 30 English Chamber Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar PentaTone  202
23:24:00 00:07:06 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in B-Flat [No.  1]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069
23:31:00 00:04:39 Giuseppe Tartini Largo-Andante from Violin Concerto in A major  Venice Baroque Orchestra Andrea Marcon Giuliano Carmignola, violin Archiv  3849
23:38:00 00:06:07 Lou Harrison Pastorale No. 7 "For My Brother"  Dennis Russell Davies Brooklyn Philharmonic MusicMast  67089
23:44:00 00:09:12 Charles Ives Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1003
23:55:00 00:03:15 Lili Boulanger Nocturne   Janine Jansen, violin; Itamar Golan, piano Decca  15249

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