Program Guide 09-11-2016

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September 11

 

1711 William Boyce baptized – English composer (d.1779); one of the most important English-born composers of the 18th century; best known for his set of eight symphonies, his anthems and his odes.

1786 Friedrich Kuhlau – German-born Danish composer (d.1832); immortalized in Danish cultural history through his music for Elves' Hill, the first true work of Danish National Romanticism.

1840 German composer Robert Schumann gives his fiancée, Clara Wieck, his new song-cycle, Liederkreis (literally, 'Song Cycle' Op 39) as a gift on the eve of their wedding.     

1935 Arvo Pärt – Estonian composer (83 years old); since the late 1970s, has worked in a minimalist style using his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli; his music also takes inspiration from Gregorian chant; often associated with the New Simplicity movement.

1951 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice, conducted by the composer; according to Opera America, one of the most frequently-produced American operas.

 

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Program Guide

00:00 LA PHILHARMONIC with Brian Lauritzen - Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Lucy Crowe, soprano; Roxana Constantinescu, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Kaspars Putniņš, artistic director; Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Kļava, artistic director

Arvo Pärt: Miserere

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem

 

CLASSICAL WEEKEND

02:02:00            00:42:18            Richard Strauss Don Quixote Op 35       Berlin Philharmonic        Zubin Mehta      Mischa Maisky, cello; Tabea Zimmermann, viola DeutGram         2054

02:46:00            00:23:44            John Adams     On the Transmigration of Souls  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra      Robert Spano  Gwinnett Young Singers; Atlanta Symphony Chorus        Telarc   80673

03:12:00            00:41:29            Jean Sibelius    Symphony No.  2 in D major  Op 43                   George Szell     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra          Philips  4788977

03:57:00            00:02:29            George Frideric Handel  Fugue No.  3 in B flat major                               Alan Feinberg, piano            Steinway           30034

 

04:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Dolores White: Rock-a My Soul   Meisha Addreley, Stacey Holliday, pianos (Albany 1383) 3:11

Dolores White: Rhythm of the Claves   Meisha Addreley, Stacey Holliday, pianos (Albany 1383) 7:44

Eric Charnofsky: Four Characters   Katherine de Jongh, flute; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG CD 11-18-2012) 17:38

Loris Chobanian: Dialogue (Sonata for Two Pianos)  Sungeun Kim, Nicole Keller, pianos (Chobanian 2001) 20:18

04:54:00            00:04:10            Jack Gallagher  Intermezzo from Sinfonietta for Strings               JoAnn Falletta   London Symphony        Naxos   559652

 

05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: The Sun Most Radiant - One of the worthiest projects in recent recording history is with Stephen Darlington and the Choir of Christ Church Oxford, and features mostly previously-unrecorded works from the Eton Choirbook. We turn to Volume 4 this week
 

MUSICA SACRA

06:04:00            00:09:36            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Requiem-Kyrie from Requiem     Vienna Philharmonic      Karl Böhm   Edith Mathis, soprano; Vienna State Opera Chorus         DeutGram         4795448

06:16:00            00:10:21            Johannes Brahms          A German Requiem: For here we have no           Vienna Symphony            Wolfgang Sawallisch     Franz Crass, bass; Vienna Singverein     Philips  4788977

 

06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
 

07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: The Art of Escape Revisited - An international array of soloists leads us through the magical intricacies of The Art of Fugue/Die Kunst der Fuge (S. 1080) by Johann Sebastian Bach

Contrapunctus I (main theme)  Hans Fagius (1995 Lund/Garnison Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark) Bis 1034

Contrapunctus II (main theme, rhythmically varied)  Colm Carey (1954 van Leeuwen-1995 Flentrop/Dutch Church, Austin Friars, London, England) Signum 027

Contrapunctus III (main theme inverted)  Régis Allard (2004 Aubertin/St.-Louis-en-l’Ile, Paris, France) Edition Hortus 039

Contrapunctus IV (main theme inverted differently)  Joan Lippincott (2008 GoArt ‘Casparini replica/Christ Church, Rochester, NY) Gothic 49278

Contrapunctus V (varied main theme with its inversion)  Elizabeth Sombart, piano; Jean-Christophe Geiser (2003 Fisk/Reformed Cathedral, Lausanne, Switzerland) IFO 07001

Contrapunctus VI (in French style with upright and inverted themes, also in diminution)  Ulrich Boehme (1766 Riepp/Ottobeuren Abbey, Germany) Motette 12661

Contrapunctus VII (up and down, augementation and diminution)  Helmut Walcha (1725 F.C. Schnitger/St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, The Netherlands) Archive 477 6508

Contrapunctus VIII (two new themes, plus main theme varied)  Gerd Zacher (1714 König/St. Leodegar Parish, Niederehe) Aeolus CD-10131

Contrapunctus IX (new theme and main theme)  Cameron Carpenter (2013 Marshall & Ogletree/Jesus Christus Church, Berlin) Sony Classical 78262
 

08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Fifteen Years - On this week’s broadcast, we’ll listen to music of healing and resilience, as we mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Join Peter DuBois for this program of solemn reflection  
 

09:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Commemorating 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Henry Purcell: Funeral Music for Queen Mary – Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Philip Ledger (Angel 37282 LP) 7:54

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K.477.  Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Bruno Walter (Columbia 60161 LP) 7:43

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 82: “Schlummert ein” – Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano; The Orchestra of Emmanuel Music/Craig Smith (Nonesuch 79692 CD) 9:56

Johannes Brahms: Four Serious Songs: “Wenn ich mit Menschenzungen” – Alexander Kipnis, bass; Gerald Moore, piano (Music & Arts 661 CD) 4:45

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.5: Rondo Finale - New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 47580 CD) 13:47
 

10:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY WEEKEND with Fred Child

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toccata Marziale Eastman Wind Ensemble; Donald Hunsberger, conductor Album: Eastman Wind Ensemble: Husa, Copland, Vaughan Williams Sony 44916 Music: 04:31

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 14:11

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Mary Elfner from Richmond, VA Music: 8:08

Puzzler payoff: Dimitri Shostakovich: Three Fantastic Dances, Op. 5 Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Album: Shostakovich: Piano Works Music Label: Decca 1846 Music: 3:51

Dana Wilson: Hungarian Folk Songs for String Quartet Apollo Chamber Players; Matthew Detrick, conductor Apollo Chamber Players, Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music - Rice University, Houston, TX Music: 17:10

 

11:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY WEEKEND

Frederic Chopin: Two Nocturnes, Op. 27--Maria Joao Pires, piano Chopin and his Europe International Music Festival, Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland Music: 12:00

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Part I: Movements 1-6 Los Angeles Philharmonic; Charles Dutoit, conductor Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA Music: 28:10

Chet Atkins: Blue Ocean Echo/Country Gentleman (arr. William Kanengiser) Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Spivey Hall, Spivey Hall, Morrow, GA Music: 2:54

 

12:00 THE DENNIS LEWIN RADIO PROGRAM, turning you on to classical music

 

WCLV CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Mark Satola

14:00:00            00:42:07            Hector Berlioz   Harold in Italy Op 16      London Symphony        Sir Colin Davis  Nobuko Imai, viola         Philips  4788977

14:42:00            00:15:25            Franz Liszt        Totentanz          London Philharmonic     Bernard Haitink  Alfred Brendel, piano    Philips  4788977

 

15:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO: Pledge Edition - Robert Conrad presents historic Cleveland Orchestra recordings

15:10:00            00:13:27            Richard Wagner Rienzi: Overture             Christoph von Dohnányi            Cleveland Orchestra            MAA     1032

15:32:00            00:06:08            Franz Schubert  Scherzo from Octet       Cleveland Orchestra      George Szell     Robert Marcellus, clarinet; Myron Bloom, horn; George Goslee, bassoon            MAA     97

15:46:00            00:10:08            Peter Tchaikovsky         Scherzo from Manfred Symphony Op 58                        Lorin Maazel            Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     75

16:07:00            00:18:31            Jean Sibelius    En saga Op 9                George Szell     Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     97

16:32:00            00:04:13            Paul Hindemith  March from 'Symphonic Metamorphosis'                        Christoph von Dohnányi          Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     1032

16:43:00            00:15:29            Ludwig van Beethoven   Agnis Dei from Missa Solemnis Cleveland Orchestra      George Szell            Saramae Endich, soprano; Florence Kopleff, contralto; Ernst Haefliger, tenor; Ezio Flagello, bass; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus    MAA     97

17:07:00            00:05:58            Sergei Prokofiev           Scythian Suite: Night Op 20                   Pierre Boulez     Cleveland Orchestra          MAA     75

17:21:00            00:10:52            Franz Schubert  Andante in B minor                    Christoph von Dohnányi            Cleveland Orchestra          MAA     75

17:42:00            00:15:29            Jean Sibelius    Finale from Symphony No.  2 Op 43                  George Szell     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra          Philips  4788977

18:08:00            00:11:29            Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture Op 21 George Szell    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra          Philips  4788977

 

DINNER CLASSICS with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Hanslick and Thomson, Critics at Large

18:36:00            00:08:44            George Frederick Bristow          Nocturne from Symphony in F sharp minor  Op 26                      Neeme Järvi      Detroit Symphony         Chandos           9169

18:46:00            00:10:53            Samuel Barber  Agnus Dei                     Robert Shaw     Robert Shaw Festival Singers            Telarc   80406

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00            00:42:18            Richard Strauss Don Quixote Op 35       Berlin Philharmonic        Zubin Mehta      Mischa Maisky, cello; Tabea Zimmermann, viola DeutGram         2054

19:46:00            00:23:44            John Adams     On the Transmigration of Souls  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra      Robert Spano  Gwinnett Young Singers; Atlanta Symphony Chorus        Telarc   80673

20:12:00            00:41:29            Jean Sibelius    Symphony No.  2 in D major  Op 43                   George Szell     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra          Philips  4788977

20:56:00            00:01:54            Johann Sebastian Bach The Art of Fugue: Canon at the Twelfth                           Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano    DeutGram         10765

 

21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Dolores White: Rock-a My Soul   Meisha Addreley, Stacey Holliday, pianos (Albany 1383) 3:11

Dolores White: Rhythm of the Claves   Meisha Addreley, Stacey Holliday, pianos (Albany 1383) 7:44

Eric Charnofsky: Four Characters   Katherine de Jongh, flute; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG CD 11-18-2012) 17:38

Loris Chobanian: Dialogue (Sonata for Two Pianos)  Sungeun Kim, Nicole Keller, pianos (Chobanian 2001) 20:18

21:54:00            00:04:45            Frederick Delius            Two Aquarelles              Sir Charles Mackerras    Welsh National Opera Orchestra            Argo     433704

 

22:00 RELEVANT TONES with Seth Boustead: New Releases with Phil Kline - Another episode in our ongoing series of conversations with Phil Kline from Q2 Music features a typically eclectic lineup of new releases that we think should be on your radar
 

QUIET HOUR

23:02:00            00:07:57            Ernest Schelling            Suite Fantastique: Intermezzo Op 7        BBC Scottish Symphony            Martyn Brabbins            Ian Hobson, piano         Hyperion           66949

23:09:00            00:09:15            George W. Chadwick     Suite Symphonique: Romanza               José Serebrier   Czech State Philharmonic Brno         Reference         2104

23:21:00            00:07:01            Ludwig van Beethoven   Andante from Piano Quartet Op 16                                 Wu Han, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello         CMS Studio      82503

23:28:00            00:07:34            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Andante from Symphony No. 40                        Josef Krips            Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra            Philips  4788977

23:37:00            00:09:19            Joseph Joachim            Notturno in A major  Op 12        Royal Stockholm Philharmonic            Sakari Oramo    Daniel Hope, violin        DeutGram         15312

23:46:00            00:09:14            Arthur Foote      A Night Piece for Flute & Strings            New Zealand Chamber Orch            Nicholas Braithwaite      Alexa Still, flute Koch Intl           7063

23:57:00            00:02:02            Johann Sebastian Bach Siciliano from Flute Sonata No. 2                                   Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord  Delos   3402

 

 

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