Program Guide 06-13-2016

Almanac

June 13

1761 Antonín Vranický – Moravian composer, violinist and teacher (d.1820); like his brother Pavel, was a major contributor to musical life in Vienna around 1800; studied with Haydn and Mozart and was a friend of Beethoven. 

1766 Anton Eberl – Austrian composer and pianist (d.1807); Wikipedia: "There was no composer whose works were more frequently passed off as Mozart's than Eberl. Even more surprising was the documented fact that there was no protest from Mozart against the use of his name on Eberl's compositions. Eberl, a friend and student of the great man, did mind but was too timid to take action until after Mozart had died. Finally, he published the following notice in a widely read German newspaper, 'However flattering it may be that even connoisseurs were capable of judging these works to be the products of Mozart, I can in no way allow the musical public to be left under this delusion.' Despite this, his works still continued to be published under Mozart's name."

1855 premiere of Verdi's opera Les vêpres siciliennes (The Sicilian Vespers), in Paris at the Grand Opéra; today it is better-known in its post-1861 Italian version as I vespri siciliani and is occasionally performed.

1899 Carlos Chávez – Mexican composer, conductor, music theorist, educator, journalist (d.1978); his music was influenced by native Mexican cultures.

1911 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet Pétrouchka (also rendered ‘Petrushka’) at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Pierre Monteux conducting; revised in 1947.

1923 premiere of Stravinsky's ballet Les noces (The Wedding) at the Théâtre de la Gaîté in Paris by the Ballets Russes; the vocalists and instrumental ensemble of four pianos and percussion were conducted by Ernest Ansermet.

1943 Ludwig Güttler – German virtuoso on the Baroque trumpet, the piccolo trumpet and the corno da caccia (75 years old); as a conductor, he founded several ensembles including the chamber orchestra Virtuosi Saxoniae.

1986 first performance of John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine at Great Woods, Mansfield, Mass., with the Pittsburgh Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas; the piece has been scheduled twice at the Last Night of the Proms, but both times it was cancelled because of its title: once after the death of Princess Diana in 1997 and then in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Recording of the Week

Chopin Ballades, Berceuse & Mazurkas Op 17

Jun. 1, 2016
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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00            00:25:48            Antonín Vranicky           Violin Concerto in C major  Op 11          Prague Chamber Orchestra            Milan Lajcík       Gabriela Demeterová, violin       Supraphon        2

00:30:00            00:34:55            Igor Stravinsky  Pétrouchka                   Pierre Boulez     Cleveland Orchestra      DeutGram            4795448

01:07:00            00:15:00            Frédéric Chopin Four Mazurkas Op 17                            Yundi, piano     Mercury            4812443

01:24:00            00:34:57            Louise Farrenc  Symphony No. 2 in D major  Op 35                    Johannes Goritzki          NDR Radio Philharmonic       CPO     999820

02:01:00            00:47:13            Wilhelm Stenhammar     Piano Concerto No.  1 in B flat minor     Royal Stockholm Philharmonic     Gennady Rozhdestvensky         Mats Widlund, piano      Chandos           9074

02:50:00            00:37:33            Johannes Brahms          String Sextet No.  1 in B flat major  Op 18                                  Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos           9151

03:30:00            00:33:39            Joaquín Rodrigo           Concierto madrigal        London Symphony Orchestra     Enrique Bátiz     Alfonso Moreno, guitar; Deborah Mariotti, guitar EMI      67435

04:05:00            00:47:44            Antonín Dvorák Symphony No.  6 in D major  Op 60                   Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony        Naxos   572698

04:55:00            00:11:50            Carlos Chávez   Symphony No.  2                      Eduardo Mata   Simón Bolívar Symphony            Dorian  90179

05:09:00            00:30:02            Camille Saint-Saëns       Piano Quintet in A minor  Op 14 Fine Arts Quartet                       Cristina Ortiz, piano       Naxos   572904

05:41:00            00:06:22            Dieterich Buxtehude      Chaconne in E minor                 Keri-Lynn Wilson           Simón Bolívar Symphony         Dorian  90254

05:49:00            00:08:21            Franz Liszt        Legend No.  2 'St. Francis of Paolo                               Roberto Plano, piano    Azica    71222

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00            00:03:19            Bedrich Smetana           The Two Widows: Polka             Christoph von Dohnányi            Cleveland Orchestra      Decca   444867

06:15:00            00:07:45            Ludwig van Beethoven   Scherzo & Rondo from Violin Sonata                             Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano        E1 Music          7780

06:25:00            00:05:26            Giovanni Battista Sammartini     Sonata Notturna Op 7                Ludwig Güttler   Güttler Brass Ensemble            BerlinClas         1090

06:30:00            00:04:12            Igor Stravinsky  Pulcinella: Gavotte with 2 Variations                   Pierre Boulez     Chicago Symphony Orchestra     CSO Res          901918

06:40:00            00:07:28            Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  2 in F major  Op 38                                    Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

06:47:00            00:03:12            David Rose       Holiday for Strings                    Ronald Corp     New London Orchestra            Hyperion           67067

06:51:00            00:02:17            Leopold Godowsky       Alt Wien                                    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion            67043

06:55:00            00:04:05            Claudio Grafulla            March "Washington Grays"                    Frederick Fennell            Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra      Brain     7504

07:05:00            00:05:23            Léo Delibes      Lakmé: Flower Duet                               Christopher O'Riley, piano         CPI            3294112

07:13:00            00:08:35            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Finale from Piano Quartet No. 2                         Fauré Quartet DeutGram         6609

07:20:00            00:01:51            John Dowland   Away with these self-loving lads                         La Nef  Atma    2650

07:27:00            00:09:56            Claude Debussy            Three Nocturnes: Sirènes           Cleveland Orchestra      Vladimir Ashkenazy        Women of the; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus        Decca   417488

07:40:00            00:08:29            Johann David Heinichen            Movements from Concerto Grosso in G major                Jeannette Sorrell           Apollo's Fire     ApolloFire         2005

07:51:00            00:03:49            Felix Mendelssohn        Canzonetta from String Quartet No. 1 Op 12                               Juilliard String Quartet   Sony    60579

07:55:00            00:02:26            Leonard Bernstein         On the Town: New York, New York         Philharmonia Orchestra            David Zinman    Joshua Bell, violin         Sony    89358

08:07:00            00:05:48            Peter Tchaikovsky         The Sleeping Beauty: Pas de quatre                   Mikhail Pletnev            Russian National Orchestra        DeutGram         457634

08:15:00            00:07:03            Ludwig van Beethoven   Variations on the 'Turkish March' Op 76                          Emil Gilels, piano    EMI      69509

08:24:00            00:05:04            Sir Edward Elgar           The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2: March               Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields     Capriccio          49241

08:30:00            00:04:08            Manuel de Falla La vida breve: Spanish Dance No.  2                              Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos   3466

08:40:00            00:10:24            Francesco Geminiani     Concerto Grosso No. 9 in A major                      Andrew Manze            Academy of Ancient Music        Harm Mundi      907261

08:50:00            00:02:50            Jean-Baptiste Lully        Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Overture                             Tempesta di Mare     Chandos           805

08:55:00            00:04:05            David Raksin    Laura: Theme    London Symphony Orchestra     Keith Lockhart   Anne Akiko Meyers, violin    eOne    7792

09:05:00            00:16:26            Sir Edward Elgar           The Wand of Youth Suite No.  2 Op 1                 Raymond Leppard            Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class       1014

09:26:00            00:02:48            Ennio Morricone            The Untouchables: Al Capone                Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc   80251

09:29:00            00:02:19            Ennio Morricone            The Untouchables: Main Theme              Paul Bateman    City of Prague Philharmonic      Silva     1057

09:31:00            00:06:12            Franz Joseph Haydn      Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #27 Op 20                            Daedalus Quartet          Bridge  9326

09:40:00            00:08:49            Michael Torke    Javelin              John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra Sony    62592

09:52:00            00:06:21            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 12       Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra          Leon Fleisher    Leon Fleisher, piano      Sony    743505

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00            00:01:54            Paul Dukas       La Péri: Fanfare             Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra            Telarc   80625

10:04:00            00:02:55            Sergei Prokofiev           War and Peace: Fanfare & Polonaise Op 96                   Neeme Järvi            Philharmonia Orchestra  Chandos           10538

10:08:00            00:11:14            Vincent d'Indy   Karadec: Suite Op 34                Douglas Bostock          Chamber Philharmonic Bohemia   Classico           168

10:22:00            00:07:01            Franz Schubert  Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 2                           Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello      Bridge  9376

10:30:00            00:03:55            Domenico Scarlatti        Sonata in A major                                  Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis            2138

10:37:00            00:02:29            George Frideric Handel  Fugue No.  3 in B flat major                               Alan Feinberg, piano            Steinway           30034

10:42:00            00:07:00            Gioacchino Rossini       The Barber of Seville: Overture               Fritz Reiner        Chicago Symphony Orchestra     RCA     300350

10:50:00            00:31:06            Franz Liszt        Piano Sonata in B minor                                    Yuja Wang, piano            DeutGram         4795448

11:24:00            00:07:27            Carlos Chávez   El Trópico                     Alondra de la Parra        Philharmonic Orch of Americas          Sony    75555

11:34:00            00:09:27            Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  1 in G minor  Op 23                                    Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

11:46:00            00:08:41            Arcangelo Corelli           Concerto Grosso in F major  Op 6                      Fabio Biondi            Europa Galante Naïve    20012

11:55:00            00:03:02            John Philip Sousa         March 'The Gladiator'                 Frederick Fennell           Dallas Wind Symphony        Reference         85

12:06:00            00:07:16            George W. Chadwick     Symphonic Sketches: A Vagrom Ballad             Neeme Järvi            Detroit Symphony         Chandos           9334

12:15:00            00:11:40            Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  4 in F minor  Op 52                                    Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

12:24:00            00:04:50            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov           Mlada: Procession of the Nobles                       Gerard Schwarz            Seattle Symphony         Naxos   572787

12:31:00            00:03:00            Gabriel Pierné   March of the Little Lead Soldiers                        Juanjo Mena     BBC Philharmonic     Chandos           10633

12:37:00            00:02:59            Charles Gounod            Faust: Soldiers' Chorus London Symphony Orchestra     Richard Hickox  Men of; London Symphony Chorus        MCA     25877

12:44:00            00:11:15            Frederick Delius            A Song of Summer                   Sir John Barbirolli          Hallé Orchestra          EMI      65119

12:55:00            00:04:00            Sergei Prokofiev           The Stone Flower: Maidens' Dance Op 118                     Neeme Järvi            Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch           Chandos           10481

 

THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:00:00            00:34:55            Igor Stravinsky  Pétrouchka                   Pierre Boulez     Cleveland Orchestra      DeutGram            4795448

13:38:00            00:19:03            Maurice Ravel   Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major       Montreal Symphony Orchestra          Charles Dutoit   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano       Decca   452448

13:59:00            00:04:30            Frédéric Chopin Berceuse in D flat major  Op 57                         Yundi, piano     Mercury            4812443

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:04:00            00:02:27            Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 10 in B flat major  Op 17                            Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

14:06:00            00:14:22            Michael Haydn  Symphony No. 25 in G major                 Nicholas Ward   Northern Chamber Orchestra          Naxos   550875

14:26:00            00:11:19            Richard Wagner Die Feen: Overture                    Fabio Luisi        Philharmonia Zürich            Accentus          102

14:39:00            00:13:30            Sergei Prokofiev           Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 25                   Christoph von Dohnányi          Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     1032

14:54:00            00:04:40            Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 4                        Riccardo Chailly  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra  Decca   139230

15:01:00            00:14:29            Claude Debussy            Images, Book 1                         Simon Trpceski, piano   EMI      272

15:18:00            00:10:48            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov           Sadko Op 5                  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony            Naxos   572787

15:31:00            00:04:37            Jean-Féry Rebel            Ulysses: Two Airs & Chaconne   Les Délices                   Clara Rottsolk, soprano         Délices 2012

15:40:00            00:06:22            Dieterich Buxtehude      Chaconne in E minor                 Keri-Lynn Wilson           Simón Bolívar Symphony         Dorian  90254

15:48:00            00:09:16            Amy Beach       Finale from "Gaelic" Symphony Op 32                Neeme Järvi      Detroit Symphony        Chandos           8958

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Milhaud's "French Suite"

15:58:00            00:04:55            Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 13 in A minor  Op 17                                  Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

16:07:00            00:02:01            Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 11 in E minor  Op 17                                  Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

16:12:00            00:11:57            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Flute Quartet No. 4 in A major                            Boston Sym Chamber Players           BSO Clas          601

16:28:00            00:04:22            Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  2 in E flat major  Op 9                              Arthur Rubinstein, piano    RCA     300350

16:34:00            00:05:49            Camille Saint-Saëns       Scherzo from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 22         Norwegian Radio Orchestra          Miguel Harth-Bedoya     Vadym Kholodenko, piano        Harm Mundi      907629

16:41:00            00:07:17            Carlos Chávez   Chapultepec                  Keri-Lynn Wilson           Simón Bolívar Symphony            Dorian  90254

16:52:00            00:03:21            Lars-Erik Larsson          A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18              Andrew Manze   Helsingborg Symphony        CPO     777671

16:55:00            00:04:22            Josef Suk         Andante from Serenade for Strings Op 6                                    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra        DeutGram         447109

17:05:00            00:04:15            John Adams     Short Ride in a Fast Machine                 Sir Simon Rattle            City of Birmingham Symphony  EMI      55051

17:12:00            00:08:57            Giuseppe Verdi I vespri siciliani: Overture                       Riccardo Muti    La Scala Philharmonic     Sony    68468

17:23:00            00:11:21            Johannes Brahms          Minuet & Rondo from Serenade No. 2 Op 16                  Nicholas McGegan          Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra            PhiBaroque       5

17:40:00            00:05:54            Carlos Chávez   Sarabande for Strings               Enrique Bátiz     Festival Orchestra of Mexico            Naxos   550838

17:48:00            00:02:02            Georg Philipp Telemann Water Music Suite: Sarabande               Reinhard Goebel            Cologne Musica Antiqua            Archiv   413788

17:52:00            00:03:17            Emilio Balcarce La bordona                               Mirian Conti, piano        Steinway           30010

17:55:00            00:04:21            Carl Stamitz      Rondo from Cello Concerto No. 2          Prague Chamber Orchestra            Christian Benda Christian Benda, cello    Naxos   550865Carlos Chávez: Chapultepec (1935)

 

DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00            00:21:58            Antonín Dvorák Symphonic Variations Op 78                  Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra  Supraphon        3533

18:33:00            00:04:22            Leo Brouwer      Una día de noviembre                            Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram            17000

18:40:00            00:04:28            Heitor Villa-Lobos          Prelude No.  1 in E minor                                   Milos Karadaglic, guitar    DeutGram         17000

18:46:00            00:07:26            Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  3 in A flat Op 47                             Yundi, piano     Mercury            4812443

18:55:00            00:04:03            Manuel Ponce   Chanson from Guitar Sonata No. 3                                 Milos Karadaglic, guitar    DeutGram         17000

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00            00:20:51            Carl Maria von Weber    Clarinet Concerto No.  1 in F minor  Op 73          Academy St. Martin in Fields            Sir Neville Marriner         Andrew Marriner, clarinet            Philips  432146

19:25:00            00:30:34            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Symphony No. 29 in A major                 Claudio Abbado            Orchestra Mozart           Archiv   4777598

19:56:00            00:03:07            Tylman Susato  The Danserye: Bergerette 'Sans roch'                             New London Consort            l'Oiseau            436131

 

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00            00:23:55            Leos Janácek    Sinfonietta Op 60                      George Szell     Cleveland Orchestra            Sony    62404

20:28:00            00:27:10            Felix Mendelssohn        Symphony No. 4 in A major  Op 90                    Pablo Heras-Casado            Freiburg Baroque Orchestra       Harm Mundi      902228

20:57:00            00:03:05            Scott Joplin      The Cascades                           Joshua Rifkin, piano      Nonesuch         79159

 

THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - Alan Gilbert, conductor; Leonidas Kavakos, violin; New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director

21:04:00            00:33:55            Jean Sibelius    Violin Concerto in D minor  Op 47         

21:41:00            00:18:29            Dmitri Shostakovich      The Golden Age: Suite Op 22    

22:15:00            00:28:00            Esa-Pekka Salonen       Karawane                                 

 

QUIET HOUR

23:02:00            00:06:15            Antonín Dvorák Romanza from String Quartet No. 10 Op 51                                Emerson String Quartet    DeutGram         4778765

23:08:00            00:11:40            Johannes Brahms          Adagio from Clarinet Quintet Op 115      Chamber Ensemble                   Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet     Mercury            4811409

23:22:00            00:07:04            Felix Mendelssohn        Andante from Violin Concerto Op 64      Göttingen Symphony Orchestra          Christoph-Mathias Mueller          Rachel Barton Pine, violin          Cedille  144

23:29:00            00:05:31            Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 12 in A flat major  Op 17                            Yundi, piano            Mercury            4812443

23:34:00            00:05:05            Henryk Wieniawski         Romance from Violin Concerto No. 2 Op 22       London Symphony Orchestra          Lawrence Foster            Gil Shaham, violin         DeutGram         431815

23:42:00            00:05:47            Franz Joseph Haydn      Adagio from Cello Concerto No. 2         Camerata Chicago            Drostan Hall      Wendy Warner, cello      Cedille  142

23:47:00            00:06:39            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Larghetto from Clarinet Quintet   Emerson String Quartet             David Shifrin, clarinet    DeutGram         459641

23:56:00            00:03:07            Christoph Willibald Gluck           Orfeo ed Euridice: Mélodie                                Sarah Chang, violin; Charles Abramovic, piano EMI      56791

 

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