Program Guide 08-31-2016

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1834 Amilcare Ponchielli – Italian composer (d.1886); won a scholarship at age nine to study at the Milan Conservatory, writing his first symphony by the time he was ten; his best known opera is La Gioconda (1876), with its ballet Dance of the Hours, famously parodied in Walt Disney's Fantasia.

1928 premiere of Kurt Weill's Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) in Berlin at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, with libretto by German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht; by 1933, when Brecht and Weill were forced to leave Germany, the play had been translated into 18 languages and performed more than 10,000 times on European stages; songs include Die Moritat von Mackie Messer (The Ballad of Mack the Knife).

1945 Itzhak Perlman – Israeli-born American violinist, conductor, and instructor of master classes (73 years old); great ambassador of music despite contracting polio at the age of four; a distant cousin to Canadian comic/TV personality Howie Mandel.

1952 Kim Kashkashian – Armenian-American violist (66 years old); teaches at the New England Conservatory; won a 2013 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for the album Kurtág / Ligeti: Music for Viola.

1975 Daniel Harding – English conductor (43years old); Principal Conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony; the 9th principal conductor of the Orchestra of Paris since 2016.

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Odyssey

Aug. 1, 2016
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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:01:00 00:20:45 Franz Joseph Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major  Orch of Age of Enlightenment Elizabeth Wallfisch Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin; David Watkin, cello; Anthony Robson, oboe; Felix Warnock, bassoon VirginClas  59266

00:25:00 00:33:29 Alexander Glazunov Symphony No.  4 in E flat major  Op 48  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  63236

01:01:00 00:29:13 Felix Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.  1 in D minor  Op 49   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192

01:32:00 01:01:28 Carl Orff Carmina burana Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Patricia Petibon, soprano; Hans-Werner Bunz, tenor; Christian Gerhaher, baritone; Tölz Boys Choir; Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

02:35:00 00:32:51 Franz Schubert Symphony No.  4 in C minor   Pablo Heras-Casado Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Harm Mundi  902154

03:09:00 00:33:39 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto madrigal London Symphony Enrique Bátiz Alfonso Moreno, guitar; Deborah Mariotti, guitar EMI  67435

03:46:00 00:32:56 Robert Schumann Piano Sonata No.  1 in F sharp minor  Op 11   Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  421290

04:20:00 00:32:56 George Frideric Handel Dixit Dominus in G minor  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Sandra Simon, soprano; Kiera Duffy, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; Scott Mello, tenor; Apollo's Singers Avie  2270

04:56:00 00:23:49 Béla Bartók Rhapsody for Piano & Orchestra Op 1 Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer Zoltán Kocsis, piano Philips  416831

05:22:00 00:16:31 Jean-Philippe Rameau Concert No.  6 en sextuor  Christophe Rousset Les Talens Lyriques Decca  1845

05:41:00 00:07:01 Emmanuel Chabrier Impromptu   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515

05:49:00 00:03:23 Frederic Hand Cantiga de Santa Maria   Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

05:53:00 00:05:20 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from String Quartet No. 8 Op 59   Cleveland Quartet Telarc  80268

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:23 Giuseppe Verdi Introduction to Act 1 & Brindisi from  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80364

06:12:00 00:05:18 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Sonata No. 18 Op 31   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175

06:20:00 00:05:07 Sir Arthur Sullivan The Sorcerer: Overture  Alexander Faris Scottish Chamber Orchestra Nimbus  5066

06:26:00 00:04:28 John Williams Air and Simple Gifts   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Gabriela Montero, piano; Anthony McGill, clarinet Sony  752307

06:32:00 00:03:28 Carl Maria von Weber Abu Hassan: Overture  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5154

06:40:00 00:09:54 Carl Orff Carmina burana: In the Tavern Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Hans-Werner Bunz, tenor; Christian Gerhaher, baritone; Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

06:51:00 00:02:10 Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia: Main theme  John Mauceri London Philharmonic LPO  86

06:55:00 00:02:20 John Philip Sousa March 'El Capitán'  Timothy Foley Nonpareil Wind Band EMI  54130

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

07:10:00 00:06:43 Jean-Baptiste Lully Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Ballet des   Tempesta di Mare Chandos  805

07:20:00 00:04:09 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue from Violin Sonata No.  1   Chris Thile, mandolin Nonesuch  535360

07:25:00 00:03:24 Edvard Grieg Holberg Suite: Gavotte & Musette Op 40  Domenico Boyagian Ohio Philharmonic Centaur  3311

07:30:00 00:04:19 George Frideric Handel Jephtha: When his loud voice in thunder Academy Ancient Music Berlin Marcus Creed RIAS Chamber Chorus BerlinClas  1057

07:32:00 00:01:53 Leroy Anderson Jazz Pizzicato  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559356

07:40:00 00:08:56 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo from Cello Sonata No. 2 Op 5   Zuill Bailey, cello; Simone Dinnerstein, piano Telarc  80740

07:51:00 00:03:13 Johann Strauss Jr The Gypsy Baron: Entrance March  Daniel Barenboim Vienna Philharmonic Decca  12569

07:55:00 00:03:05 Manuel de Falla Four Spanish Pieces: Aragonesa   Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos  3466

08:07:00 00:06:24 Marin Marais Alcyone: Chaconne   Tempesta di Mare Chandos  805

08:15:00 00:09:53 Peter Tchaikovsky Marche slav Op 31  Kenneth Alwyn London Symphony Decca  4785437

08:25:00 00:03:36 Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance   Arthur Rubinstein, piano RCA  300350

08:32:00 00:03:15 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Prelude  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  2121

08:40:00 00:10:18 Benjamin Britten Gloriana: Courtly Dances  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80126

08:55:00 00:05:46 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: My Funny Valentine Chamber Ensemble  Kristin Chenoweth, vocal; Joshua Bell, violin Sony  52716

09:05:00 00:16:48 César Franck Symphonic Variations London Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Alicia de Larrocha, piano Decca  4785437

09:27:00 00:04:28 Cole Porter I Get a Kick Out of You  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  47235

09:35:00 00:05:30 Jean-Baptiste Lully Psyché: Suite   Les Délices Délices  2013

09:55:00 00:04:29 Gioacchino Rossini Il signor Bruschino: Overture  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:03:09 Igor Stravinsky Pastorale  Yannick Nézet-Séguin Philadelphia Orchestra DeutGram  19032

10:04:00 00:03:38 Lars-Erik Larsson Pastoral  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

10:09:00 00:12:27 Christian Sinding Suite for Violin & Orchestra in A minor  Op 10 Pittsburgh Symphony André Previn Itzhak Perlman, violin EMI  62590

10:24:00 00:05:40 Georges Bizet The Miracle Doctor: Overture  Douglas Bostock Chamber Philharmonic Bohemia Classico  158

10:30:00 00:04:09 Ludwig van Beethoven Variations on Arne's 'Rule Britannia'   Olli Mustonen, piano Decca  436834

10:37:00 00:06:35 Ludwig van Beethoven Overture 'Name Day' Op 115  Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  429762

10:45:00 00:03:02 Leos Janácek Moravian Dances: Fur Coat Dance  Antoni Wit Warsaw Philharmonic Naxos  572695

10:51:00 00:26:38 Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.  4 in C minor  Op 44 WDR Symphony Cologne Thomas Sanderling Anna Malikova, piano Audite  92509

11:20:00 00:09:14 Frederic Hand A Psalm of Thanksgiving   Jayna Nelson, flute; Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

11:31:00 00:10:19 André Grétry Céphale et Procris: Ballet Suite  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095

11:43:00 00:10:04 George Frideric Handel Concerto in F major   Trevor Pinnock English Concert Archiv  453451

11:54:00 00:04:08 Ralph Vaughan Williams Prelude on 'Rhosymèdre'  John Lubbock Orchestra of St. John's ASV  6007

12:06:00 00:08:20 Karl Goldmark Dance from 'Rustic Wedding' Symphony Op 26  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

12:16:00 00:06:16 Camille Saint-Saëns Caprice-Waltz 'Wedding Cake' Op 76 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134

12:24:00 00:05:06 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Menuet   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  867

12:30:00 00:02:09 Ottorino Respighi La boutique fantasque: Tarantella  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80396

12:35:00 00:04:31 Pablo de Sarasate Introduction & Tarantella Op 43 Abbey Road Ensemble Lawrence Foster Itzhak Perlman, violin EMI  55475

12:42:00 00:13:05 Giacomo Puccini Capriccio sinfonico  Riccardo Muti La Scala Philharmonic Sony  63025

12:56:00 00:02:31 Julius Fucik Entry of the Gladiators Op 68  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  5158

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00 00:37:48 Antonín Dvorák Symphony No.  5 in F major  Op 76  Mariss Jansons Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra EMI  49995

13:40:00 00:18:29 Felix Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 25 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Saleem Ashkar, piano Decca  4810778

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:04:19 Frederic Hand For Julian   Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

14:05:00 00:03:01 Traditional The Water is Wide   Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

14:09:00 00:14:49 Sir Edward Elgar Concert Overture 'Froissart' Op 19  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  98436

14:27:00 00:10:19 Francesco Salieri Symphony in B flat major   Claudio Scimone I Solisti Veneti Erato  88176

14:40:00 00:13:26 Frédéric Chopin Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise Op 22 Orch of Age of Enlightenment Sir Charles Mackerras Emanuel Ax, piano Sony  63371

14:54:00 00:04:31 Eric Coates London Suite: Knightsbridge March  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66968

15:00:00 00:18:18 Robert Schumann Konzertstück Op 86  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572770

15:21:00 00:06:41 Felix Mendelssohn Andante from Piano Trio No. 2 Op 66   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192

15:29:00 00:04:16 Antonín Dvorák Bagatelle No. 5 Op 47 Takács Quartet  Gábor Ormai, harmonium Decca  430077

15:37:00 00:06:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Scherzo-fantaisie in E flat minor  Op 72   Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  4284

15:46:00 00:11:32 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: The Ball  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  10538

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Weill's ‘Three-Penny Opera’ in Berlin

15:58:00 00:04:27 Carl Orff Carmina burana: Finale Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

16:08:00 00:03:08 Kurt Weill The Threepenny Opera: Ballad of Mack the RIAS Chamber Ensemble John Mauceri Ute Lemper, soprano Decca  425204

16:13:00 00:08:51 Amilcare Ponchielli La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634

16:26:00 00:07:21 Robert Farnon Captain Horatio Hornblower: Introduction  Robert Farnon Royal Philharmonic Reference  47

16:35:00 00:04:17 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2: Minuet  José Serebrier Barcelona Symphony Bis  1305

16:41:00 00:04:11 Frederic Hand Prayer   Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

16:45:00 00:03:07 Frederic Hand Sophia's Journey   Frederic Hand, guitar Willow  1036

16:52:00 00:03:45 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 2 Op 66   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192

16:56:00 00:03:19 Peter Tchaikovsky Cherevichki: Cossack Dance  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  554845

17:05:00 00:05:22 Emmanuel Chabrier The King in Spite of Himself: Danse  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

17:13:00 00:10:49 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco Concerto a più Istrumenti in E minor  Op 5 Concerto Cologne  Martin Sandhoff, flute; Cordula Breuer, flute Teldec  22166

17:26:00 00:08:28 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: La cathédral engloutie  Wolfgang Sawallisch Philadelphia Orchestra EMI  55592

17:40:00 00:05:10 Jo Knümann Romanian Basel Chamber Orchestra Daniel Hope Daniel Hope, violin; Avi Avital, mandolin; Jacques Ammon, piano DeutGram  4795305

17:47:00 00:03:36 John Williams Schindler's List: Main Theme Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Alexander Shelley Daniel Hope, violin DeutGram  4792954

17:52:00 00:02:33 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  9 in D major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Supraphon  3533

17:55:00 00:04:13 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Mazurka Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:08:00 00:12:37 Frederic Hand Odyssey   Frederic Hand, guitar; David Leisner, guitar Willow  1036

18:23:00 00:08:53 Ludwig van Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 1 Op 138  Daniel Harding German Chamber Philharmonic VirginClas  45364

18:34:00 00:02:29 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Piano Sonata No. 29 Op 106   Igor Levit, piano Sony  370387

18:38:00 00:14:02 Carl Orff Carmina burana: On the Green Bavarian Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Bavarian Radio Chorus DeutGram  4778778

18:54:00 00:04:24 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from Sonata No. 1 Op 2   HJ Lim, piano EMI  64952

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:16:56 Michael Haydn Symphony No. 31 in F  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999179

19:22:00 00:35:01 Camille Saint-Saëns Symphony No.  3 in C minor  Op 78 Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot Joseph Adam, organ SeattleSM  1002

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Two Concerts presented by Music from the Western Reserve

Featured Young Artist - Jinjoo Cho, violin; Hyun Soo Kim, piano

Clara Schumann: Three Romances, Op.22 – 9:46

Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata #2 in d, Op.121 – 28:47

John Corigliano: Violin Sonata – 23:07

One Piano, Four Hands - Westhuizen Duo [Sophié & Pierre van der Westhuizen, piano]

Dvorak: 3 Slavonic Dances – 11:15

Poulenc: Sonata for 4 hands (a mademoiselle Simone Tilliard) – 5:40

Barber: Souvenirs Op.8: A Corner of the Ballroom – 3:44

Debussy: Petite Suite – 11:21

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by soprano Dorothy Maynor

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:04:00 00:05:32 Jules Massenet Thaïs: Méditation London Symphony Daniel Harding Nicola Benedetti, violin DeutGram  6154

23:10:00 00:09:07 Karl Goldmark In the Garden from "Rustic Wedding"  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

23:20:00 00:11:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio from Divertimento No. 15  Jeffrey Tate English Chamber Orchestra EMI  69823

23:31:00 00:08:33 Ludwig van Beethoven Romance No. 2 in F major  Op 50 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144

23:41:00 00:07:40 Franz Schubert Moment Musical No. 6 in A flat major    Stephen Kovacevich, piano EMI  55219

23:49:00 00:06:14 Felix Mendelssohn Andante from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 49   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192

23:56:00 00:02:48 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude No. 16 in G major  Op 32   Vladimir Horowitz, piano DeutGram  4795448

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