Program Guide 11-08-2016

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November 8

1770 Friedrich Witt – German composer and cellist (d.1836); best known as the composer of the 'Jena' Symphony, once attributed to Beethoven.

1785 Friedrich Kalkbrenner – German-born French pianist, composer, piano teacher and piano manufacturer (d.1849); considered the foremost pianist in all of Europe; it was not until the late 1830's that his reputation was surpassed by Chopin, Thalberg and Liszt.

1879 first performance of Johannes Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 1 in Bonn by violinist Joseph Joachim and the composer at the piano.

1883 Sir Arnold Bax – English composer and poet (d.1953); musical style blends romanticism and impressionism with influences from Irish literature and landscape; orchestral scores are known for their complexity and colorful instrumentation; his poetry and stories (nom de plume ‘Dermot O’Byrne’) reveal his affinity with Irish poet W. B. Yeats.

1926 premiere of George Gershwin's musical Oh, Kay! at the Imperial Theater in New York; production starred Gertrude Lawrence and included the classic songs Clap Yo' Hands, Do, Do, Do and Someone to Watch Over Me.

1941 Simon Standage – English violinist, conductor (76 years old); founded the Salomon Quartet in 1981 and, nine years later Collegium Musicum 90 with conductor Richard Hickox.

1947 Tadaaki Otaka – Japanese/English conductor (70 years old); the first Japanese musician to be awarded the Elgar Medal, for his efforts on behalf of the music of Edward Elgar.

1945 Judith Lang Zaimont – American pianist, performer, educator, and composer (72 years old); has done much to draw attention to the challenges of female composers.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00    00:25:07    Franz Joseph Haydn    Symphony No. 60 in C            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     437783

00:29:00    00:21:21    Friedrich Witt    Flute Concerto in G Op 8    
Sinfonia Finlandia    Patrick Gallois    Patrick Gallois, flute    Naxos     572089

00:52:00    00:44:00    Sir Arnold Bax    Symphony No.  7        
Vernon Handley    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10122

01:38:00    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    
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02:41:00    00:28:32    Johannes Brahms    Violin Sonata No.  1 in G major  Op 78            
Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano    Sony     63229

03:11:00    00:38:14    Camille Saint-Saëns    Symphony No.  3 in C minor  Op 78    
Cleveland Orchestra    Sir Andrew Davis    Joela Jones, organ    MAA     2001

03:51:00    00:35:50    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major     
Royal Northern Sinfonia    Kenneth Woods    Sarah Beth Briggs, piano    Avie     2358

04:29:00    00:13:44    Johann Christian Bach    Symphony for Double Orchestra in E flat major  Op 18        
Simon Standage    Academy of Ancient Music    Chandos     540

04:45:00    00:27:34    Robert Schumann    Violin Concerto in D minor     
Cleveland Orchestra    Christoph von Dohnányi    Joshua Bell, violin    Decca     444811
05:15:00    00:18:31    Percy Grainger    The Warriors    City of Birmingham Symphony    Sir Simon Rattle    Malcolm Wilson, piano; Roderick Elms, piano; Wayne Marshall, piano    
EMI     56412
05:35:00    00:11:32    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major  Op 54            
Peter Takács, piano    Cambria     1175

05:54:00    00:03:42    George Frideric Handel    Siciliana from Concerto Grosso Op 6            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     447733

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:03:48    Gustav Holst    The Planets: Mercury Op 32        
Zubin Mehta    Los Angeles Philharmonic    Decca     4785437

06:15:00    00:09:28    Johann Strauss Jr    Waltz 'On the Beautiful Blue Danube' Op 314        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Sony     544071

06:26:00    00:03:22    Gabriel Fauré    Masques et bergamasques: Gavotte Op 112        
Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1004

06:28:00    00:05:57    Friedrich Witt    Rondo from Flute Concerto Op 8    
Sinfonia Finlandia    Patrick Gallois    Patrick Gallois, flute    Naxos     572089

06:40:00    00:07:23    Sir Arnold Bax    Symphonic Scherzo        
Vernon Handley    Royal Philharmonic    Chandos     8464

06:51:00    00:01:56    Francis Poulenc    Française after Claude Gervaise            
Paul Crossley, piano    CBS     44921

06:52:00    00:03:22    Dmitri Shostakovich    Dolls' Dances: Lyric Waltz    
Bavarian Radio Symphony    Esa-Pekka Salonen    Lisa Batiashvili, violin    DeutGram     15203

06:55:00    00:04:17    Leon Jessel    Parade of the Wooden Soldiers        
John Morris Russell    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    FanfareCin     1

07:05:00    00:05:18    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Sonata No. 18 Op 31            
Peter Takács, piano    Cambria     1175

07:10:00    00:08:21    Mily Balakirev    Oriental Fantasy 'Islamey' Op 18        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Philips     470840

07:20:00    00:03:10    Pietro Castrucci    Finale with Echo from Concerto Grosso Op 3        
Catherine Mackintosh    Orch of Age of Enlightenment    BBC     201

07:25:00    00:01:39    Fritz Kreisler    Toy Soldier's March            
James Ehnes, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano    Analekta     3159

07:30:00    00:04:52    Johann Christian Bach    Finale from Sinfonia Concertante in C major     
Academy of Ancient Music    Simon Standage    Rachel Brown, flute; Frank de Bruine, oboe; Simon Standage, violin; David Watkin, cello    Chandos     540

07:40:00    00:09:36    William Alwyn    Overture to a Masque        
David Lloyd-Jones    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Naxos     570704

07:51:00    00:02:12    Jennifer Higdon    Echo Dash            
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano    DeutGram     19103

07:55:00    00:02:32    Jean-Marie Leclair    Recréation de Musique No. 2: Tambourins            
Florilegium    Channel     7595

08:07:00    00:05:24    Claude Debussy    Tarantelle styrienne 'Danse'        
Hugh Wolff    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Teldec     74006

08:15:00    00:09:58    George Frederick Bristow    Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 24        
Rebecca Miller    Royal Northern Sinfonia    New World     80768

08:25:00    00:06:01    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    Finale from Suite Concertino Op 16    
Rome Symphony Orchestra    Francesco La Vecchia    Giuseppe Giabocchi, bassoon    Naxos     572921

08:40:00    00:06:08    Gioacchino Rossini    William Tell: Dance for Six        
Frederick Fennell    London Pops Orchestra    Mercury     434356

08:45:00    00:04:51    Johann Sebastian Bach    French Suite No. 5: Sarabande in G            
Jeffrey Biegel, piano    Steinway     30001

08:55:00    00:07:07    George Gershwin    Oh, Kay!: Overture        
Michael Tilson Thomas    Buffalo Philharmonic    CBS     42240

09:05:00    00:16:02    Peter Tchaikovsky    Capriccio italien Op 45        
Jaap van Zweden    Dallas Symphony Orchestra    DSO Live     2009

09:26:00    00:06:28    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major     
Les Violons du Roy    Mathieu Lussier    Benjamin Raymond, trumpet; Marianne Boies, trumpet    Atma     2602

09:35:00    00:05:13    Camille Saint-Saëns    Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op 14    
Fine Arts Quartet        Cristina Ortiz, piano    Naxos     572904

09:45:00    00:09:18    Antonín Dvorák    Carnival Overture Op 92        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     63151

09:56:00    00:03:44    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Finale from String Quartet No. 22            
Dover Quartet    Cedille     167

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00    00:02:43    Sergei Prokofiev    Lieutenant Kijé Suite: Troika Op 60        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    CBS/Sony     218

10:05:00    00:02:23    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    German Dance in F            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     429783

10:09:00    00:12:20    Francesco Bonporti    Violin Concerto in F major  Op 11    
Collegium Musicum 90    Simon Standage    Simon Standage, violin    Chandos     530

10:23:00    00:06:18    Camille Saint-Saëns    Tarantelle in A minor  Op 6    
Tapiola Sinfonietta    Jean Jacques Kantorow    Sharon Bezaly, flute; Harri Mäki, clarinet    Bis     1359

10:32:00    00:04:19    Sir Arnold Bax    Mediterranean        
Richard Hickox    Royal Northern Sinfonia    EMI     49933

10:40:00    00:07:12    Frank Bridge    The Sea: Seascape        
Richard Hickox    BBC National Orch of Wales    Chandos     10012

10:50:00    00:25:35    Friedrich Witt    Jena Symphony in C major         
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     572089

11:17:00    00:09:06    Robert Schumann    Allegro in B minor  Op 8            
Maurizio Pollini, piano    DeutGram     471370

11:28:00    00:09:38    George Frideric Handel    Concerto Grosso in D minor  Op 3        
Richard Egarr    Academy of Ancient Music    Harm Mundi     907415

11:41:00    00:09:24    Miklós Rózsa    Overture to a Symphony Concert Op 26        
Mariusz Smolij    Budapest Symphony Orchestra    Naxos     572285

11:53:00    00:06:42    Emmanuel Chabrier    Bourrée fantasque        
Neeme Järvi    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Chandos     5122

12:08:00    00:04:29    George Gershwin    Of Thee I Sing: Overture        
Michael Tilson Thomas    Orchestra of St Luke's    CBS     44798

12:14:00    00:14:26    Aaron Copland    A Lincoln Portrait    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    James Earl Jones, narrator    Delos     3140

12:31:00    00:03:56    John Philip Sousa    Presidential Polonaise        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

12:39:00    00:04:20    John Williams    For 'The President's Own'        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

12:46:00    00:09:32    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: Black Swan Pas de deux        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Decca     10104

12:57:00    00:02:31    Johannes Brahms    Hungarian Dance No. 19 in B minor         
Marin Alsop    London Philharmonic    Naxos     557429

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00    00:34:04    Alexander Glazunov    Symphony No.  1 in E Op 5        
José Serebrier    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Warner     68904

13:36:00    00:21:58    Franz Liszt    Symphonic Poem No.  9 "Hungaria"        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10490

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00    00:01:52    Ottorino Respighi    The Fair        
Jesús López-Cobos    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80396

14:02:00    00:03:57    Sergei Rachmaninoff    Etude-tableau in D major  Op 39            
Marina Lomazov, piano    Lomazov     100

14:09:00    00:16:02    Claude Debussy    Jeux        
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     4795448

14:28:00    00:10:12    Franz Joseph Haydn    Trio for 2 Flutes & Bassoon in C major             
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Wolfgang Schulz, flute; Gilbert Audin, bassoon    Sony     48061

14:40:00    00:16:15    Giuseppe Verdi    Don Carlos: Ballet of the Queen        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

14:57:00    00:02:42    Aram Khachaturian    Gayaneh: Lesghinka        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Chandos     8542

15:02:00    00:16:26    Sir Arnold Bax    The Garden of Fand        
David Lloyd-Jones    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Naxos     553525

15:22:00    00:09:10    Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann    Overture to 'Hakon Jarl' Op 40        
Thomas Dausgaard    Danish National Radio Sym    DaCapo     224097

15:32:00    00:04:29    Johann Peter Salomon    Romance in D major     
English Concert    Trevor Pinnock    Simon Standage, violin    Archiv     427316

15:41:00    00:03:57    Franz Joseph Haydn    Il mondo della luna: Overture        
Claudio Abbado    Chamber Orchestra of Europe    DeutGram     4778117

15:48:00    00:08:48    Josef Strauss    Waltz 'Delirious' Op 212        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    IMG     75962

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Musical Tales from Stravinsky and Marsalis

15:58:00    00:05:26    Sir Arnold Bax    Malta, G.C.: Finale        
Kenneth Alwyn    Royal Philharmonic    Silva     1094

16:07:00    00:02:11    Sir Arnold Bax    Oliver Twist: Fagin's Romp        
Kenneth Alwyn    Royal Philharmonic    Silva     1094

16:12:00    00:10:18    John Stanley    Concerto Grosso in D major  Op 2        
Simon Standage    Collegium Musicum 90    Chandos     638

16:26:00    00:05:29    William Steffe    The Battle Hymn of the Republic    
Orchestra of Temple Square    Craig Jessop    Mormon Tabernacle Choir    Telarc     80606

16:35:00    00:06:45    Roy Harris    Overture 'When Johnny Comes Marching        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

16:45:00    00:06:48    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Finale from String Quintet No. 2    
Dover Quartet        Michael Tree, viola    Cedille     167

16:52:00    00:02:49    Johannes Brahms    Scherzo from Serenade No. 2 Op 16        
Nicholas McGegan    Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra    PhiBaroque     5

16:58:00    00:01:21    Johannes Brahms    Waltz No. 15 in A flat major  Op 39            
Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano    Sony     53285

17:05:00    00:04:49    Pietro Mascagni    L'amico Fritz: Intermezzo        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10634

17:26:00    00:08:51    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Allegro from String Quartet No. 23            
Dover Quartet    Cedille     167

17:40:00    00:04:55    George W. Chadwick    Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 21        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9334

17:47:00    00:03:01    Rev. Robert Lowry    Shall We Gather at the River?            
Anonymous 4; Bruce Molsky, vocal    Harm Mundi     807549

17:52:00    00:02:58    Irving Fine    Blue Towers        
Joel Spiegelman    Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra    Delos     3139

17:57:00    00:02:12    Henry Fillmore    March 'Men of Ohio'        
Loras John Schissel    Virginia Grand Military Band    WalkFrog     430

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00    00:13:26    Michael Daugherty    Mount Rushmore: Abraham Lincoln    
Pacific Symphony    Carl St. Clair    Pacific Chorale    Naxos     559749

18:25:00    00:15:00    Aaron Copland    A Lincoln Portrait    
Los Angeles Philharmonic    Zubin Mehta    Gregory Peck, narrator    Decca     4785437

18:43:00    00:11:11    George Frederick McKay    A Lincoln Tribute 'To a Liberator'        
Leonard Slatkin    Nashville Symphony    Naxos     559373

18:55:00    00:03:19    Carol Barnett    An American Thanksgiving: McKay        
Dale Warland    Dale Warland Singers    Gothic     49243

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:21:48    Franz Joseph Haydn    Symphony No. 55 in E flat        
Nicholas Ward    Northern Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     550757

19:26:00    00:30:16    Johannes Brahms    Symphony No.  3 in F major  Op 90        
Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    Belvedere     8005

19:58:00    00:01:41    Gustav Holst    Japanese Suite: Dance of the Wolves Op 33        
JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     572914

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:14:25    George Frideric Handel    Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major         
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    ApolloFire     2002

20:18:00    00:22:03    Johann Sebastian Bach    Orchestral Suite No.  2 in B minor     
Cologne Musica Antiqua    Reinhard Goebel    Michael Schneider, flute    DeutGram    4795448

20:42:00    00:13:44    Johann Christian Bach    Symphony for Double Orchestra in E flat major  Op 18        
Simon Standage    Academy of Ancient Music    Chandos     540

20:58:00    00:01:35    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Contradance 'The Hero Coburg's            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     429783

21:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Bernard Haitink, conductor; Till Fellner, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22

Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

Anton Webern: Im Sommerwind

22:58:00    00:01:39    Frédéric Chopin    Prelude No. 4 in E minor  Op 28            
Daniil Trifonov, piano    DeutGram     4791728

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:09:40    Sir Arnold Bax    Elegiac Trio            
Maarika Järvi, flute; Paul Cortese, viola; Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp    Chandos     9395

23:11:00    00:07:42    Gerald Finzi    Romance in E flat major  Op 11        
Richard Hickox    City of London Sinfonia    Chandos     9888

23:21:00    00:06:10    George Walker    Lyric for Strings        
Edwin London    Cleveland Chamber Symphony    Albany     270

23:27:00    00:08:44    George Frederick Bristow    Nocturne from Symphony in F sharp minor  Op 26        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9169

23:38:00    00:08:52    Franz Schubert    Andante from Piano Sonata No. 21            
Alfred Brendel, piano    Philips     4788977

23:46:00    00:07:15    Ludwig van Beethoven    Lento from String Quartet No. 16 Op 135            
Cypress String Quartet    Cypress     2012

23:56:00    00:02:56    Traditional    A la claire fontaine        
Dale Warland    Dale Warland Singers; Linda Chatterton, flute    Gothic     49243

23:58:00    00:01:36    Joaquin Nin-Culmell    Tonadas Volume 4: Canción            
Edmund Battersby, piano    Koch Intl     7062
 

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