Program Guide 11-09-2016

Almanac

November 9

1879 first performance of Antonín Dvorák's String Sextet Op 48 in Berlin; his first work to be premiered outside Bohemia.

1881 first performance of Johannes Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 in Budapest by the National Theater Orchestra with the composer as the soloist; the four-movement work was considerably longer than most other concertos of the time, but with typical modesty Brahms sent the score to a friend, describing the work as "some little piano pieces."

1901 first performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in Moscow with the composer as soloist and his cousin Alexander Siloti conducting; composer had been clinically depressed for several years and the immediate and lasting success of this concerto confirmed the cure of Nikolai Dahl who had used hypnotherapy to restore Rachmaninoff's self-confidence.

1907 Burrill Phillips – American composer, teacher, and pianist (d.1988); of his first important work, Selections from McGuffey's Reader (1933)--based on poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.--the composer said "I don't think anybody had written such 'American-sounding' music before. On the first night, the students said it was corny. And it was. But I didn't care, because it was a huge success."

1930 Ivan Moravec – Czech pianist (d.2015); George Szell helped launch his international concert career with an invitation to play with the Cleveland Orchestra in 1964.

1940 first performance of Joaquín Rodrigo's concerto for guitar and orchestra Concierto de Aranjuez in Barcelona; inspired by the gardens at Palacio Real de Aranjuez, the spring resort palace built by Philip II in the last half of the 16th century; the music attempts to transport the listener to another place and time through the evocation of the sounds of nature.

1965 Bryn Terfel (born Bryn Terfel Jones) –  Welsh baritone (52 years old); came in second behind Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the 1989 Cardiff BBC Singer of the World Competition, but won the Lieder Prize.

Recording of the Week

Danse Macabre

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

00:01:00 00:22:05 Mily Balakirev Tamara  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

00:28:00 00:42:10 Peter Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.  2 in G major  Op 44 Philharmonia Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Barry Douglas, piano RCA  61633

01:14:00 00:28:38 Antonín Dvorák String Sextet in A major  Op 48   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  8771

01:45:00 00:28:30 Max Bruch Symphony No. 1 in E flat major  Op 28  Kurt Masur Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Philips  420932

02:15:00 00:51:41 Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 83 Berlin Philharmonic Eugen Jochum Emil Gilels, piano DeutGram  4793449

03:08:00 00:38:20 Gabriel Fauré Requiem Op 48 St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Myung-Whun Chung Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Bryn Terfel, baritone; St Cecilia Academy Chorus DeutGram  459365

03:52:00 00:22:36 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

04:16:00 00:26:06 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 57 in D major   Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8

04:45:00 00:42:04 Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.  3 in D minor  Op 30 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  448219

05:28:00 00:15:05 Vittorio Giannini Concerto Grosso  David Amos Symphony Orch of New Russia Albany  143

05:45:00 00:06:32 Percy Fletcher Bal masqué  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66968

05:53:00 00:04:21 Eric Whitacre Sleep  Noel Edison Elora Festival Singers Naxos  559677

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:04 J. S. Bach & Silvius L. Weiss Bourrée BWV 996 & Gigue   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008

06:15:00 00:08:33 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Symphony No. 3 Op 29  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  449967

06:28:00 00:05:48 Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Pas de quatre  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  457634

06:30:00 00:03:59 Eric Coates By the Sleepy Lagoon  Malcolm Nabarro Sinfonia ViVa ASV  2053

06:40:00 00:08:03 Christoph Willibald Gluck Iphigénie en Aulide: Act 2 Ballet  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  45003

06:48:00 00:01:46 Franz Schubert Heidenröslein   Bryn Terfel, baritone; Malcolm Martineau, piano DeutGram  445294

06:55:00 00:02:39 Joseph J. Richards March 'Shield of Liberty'  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139

07:05:00 00:04:57 Paulo Bellinati Jongo   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287

07:10:00 00:07:03 Ludwig van Beethoven Variations on the 'Turkish March' Op 76   Emil Gilels, piano EMI  69509

07:20:00 00:02:58 Alfonso Ferrabosco Jr Convertere Domine  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  2013

07:25:00 00:01:57 Randy Newman Family Album: Emil Teaches Sonja Henie   Gloria Cheng, piano Harm Mundi  907635

07:27:00 00:01:37 Vince Guaraldi Skating   Canadian Brass Steinway  30027

07:30:00 00:04:04 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  3 in G minor  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Supraphon  3533

07:33:00 00:01:18 Jean-Baptiste Lully Marche Royale   Stuttgart Brass Quartet Hänssler  98623

07:40:00 00:03:30 George Gershwin Tip-Toes: Sweet and Low-Down London Symphony John Williams Joshua Bell, violin; George Gershwin, piano Sony  60659

07:45:00 00:07:29 William Boyce Symphony No. 5 in D major  Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761

07:51:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

08:07:00 00:06:17 Georges Bizet The Fair Maid of Perth: March & Gypsy  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris EMI  64869

08:15:00 00:04:39 Ottorino Respighi La boutique fantasque: Finale  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80396

08:25:00 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

08:29:00 00:03:52 Sir Edward Elgar Sea Pictures: Where Corals Lie Op 37 English Chamber Orchestra Kenneth Woods Rodolfus Choir Avie  2362

08:33:00 00:01:05 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 19 in E flat Op 28   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728

08:40:00 00:06:23 Sir William Walton Coronation March 'Crown Imperial'  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80125

08:50:00 00:02:33 John Lennon/Paul McCartney And I Love Her   Milos Karadaglic, guitar; Chris Hill, double bass Mercury  24425

08:55:00 00:05:57 Alec Wilder Air for Flute Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Eugenia Zukerman, flute Newport  85570

09:05:00 00:14:55 Antonín Dvorák The Noonday Witch Op 108  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

09:25:00 00:09:46 John Williams Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams American Boychoir; Tanglewood Festival Chorus Sony  51333

09:35:00 00:09:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 21  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  4776409

09:49:00 00:06:18 Frédéric Chopin Finale from Piano Trio Op 8   Pamela Frank, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano Sony  53112

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:01:57 Sir Edward Elgar The Crown of India: Warriors' Dance Op 66  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570

10:01:00 00:04:38 Sir Edward Elgar Empire March  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570

10:06:00 00:12:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367

10:19:00 00:04:31 Constant Lambert Bacchanale from 'Horoscope" Suite  Barry Wordsworth BBC Concert Orchestra Argo  436118

10:23:00 00:04:13 Joaquín Turina Danzas Fantàsticas: Orgía Op 22  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574

10:50:00 00:26:05 Max Bruch Violin Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 26 Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram  4793449

11:16:00 00:11:00 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in D major  Op 7  Adrian Shepherd Cantilena Chandos  8648

11:27:00 00:07:23 Camille Saint-Saëns Danse macabre Op 40  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

11:34:00 00:08:56 Arthur Honegger Pastorale d'été  Michel Plasson Orch du Capitole de Toulouse DeutGram  469376

12:07:00 00:10:00 Giovanni Battista Sammartini Symphony in A major   Kevin Mallon Aradia Ensemble Naxos  557298

12:17:00 00:08:22 George Frideric Handel Harp Concerto in F major  Op 4 Seattle Baroque Orchestra Stephen Stubbs Maxine Eilander, harp Atma  2541

12:25:00 00:01:59 Percy Grainger Shepherd's Hey!  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80099

12:27:00 00:05:32 H. Balfour Gardiner Shepherd Fennel's Dance  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  3303

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:00:00 00:51:41 Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 83 Berlin Philharmonic Eugen Jochum Emil Gilels, piano DeutGram  4793449

13:51:00 00:05:46 Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in A major  Op 118   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:03:58 Ernest Schelling Suite Fantastique: Scherzo Op 7 BBC Scottish Symphony Martyn Brabbins Ian Hobson, piano Hyperion  66949

14:03:00 00:05:11 Horatio Parker Scherzo for Strings  Reuben Blundell Gowanus Arts Ensemble New Focus  166

14:09:00 00:16:36 Frederick Delius Brigg Fair: An English Rhapsody  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  90845

14:25:00 00:11:09 Rodolfo Halffter Three Sonatas by Antonio Soler  Enrique Bátiz Mexico City Philharmonic ASV  894

15:00:00 00:22:05 Mily Balakirev Tamara  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

15:22:00 00:05:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo a capriccio in G major  Op 129   Russell Sherman, piano GM Records  2068

15:27:00 00:04:45 Frank Bridge Norse Legend  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012

15:32:00 00:05:43 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  4 in C major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Supraphon  3533

15:58:00 00:04:13 Thomas Arne Rule Britannia! BBC Symphony Orchestra Sir Andrew Davis Bryn Terfel, baritone; BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Chorus; Audience Teldec  97868

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Senor Rodrigo's Popular Concierto

16:06:00 00:02:56 George Frideric Handel Acis and Galatea: O ruddier than the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Bryn Terfel, baritone DeutGram  453480

16:12:00 00:11:51 Modest Mussorgsky A Night on Bald Mountain  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

16:27:00 00:02:43 David Arnold The World is Not Enough: Theme  Carl Davis Philharmonia Orchestra Carl Davis  21

16:29:00 00:03:22 Madonna Die Another Day: Theme  Carl Davis Philharmonia Orchestra Carl Davis  21

16:37:00 00:02:24 Monty Norman James Bond Theme  Carl Davis Philharmonia Orchestra Carl Davis  21

16:41:00 00:08:17 José Pablo Moncayo Huapango  Alondra de la Parra Philharmonic Orch of Americas Sony  75555

16:52:00 00:02:52 Ernst Toch Geographical Fugue  Timothy Seelig Turtle Creek Chorale Reference  61

16:57:00 00:02:36 Ernesto Lecuona La habanera   Kathryn Stott, piano EMI  56803

17:05:00 00:03:53 Henry Mancini The Pink Panther: Theme  Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111

17:25:00 00:10:40 Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice  Kent Nagano Montreal Symphony Decca  4830396

17:41:00 00:03:48 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Dance of the Cygnets  Dmitry Yablonsky Russian State Symphony Naxos  555873

17:46:00 00:02:45 Johannes Brahms Liebeslieder Waltz No. 6 Op 52   Leon Fleisher, piano; Katherine Jacobson, piano Sony  506416

17:52:00 00:03:01 Leroy Anderson A Trumpeter's Lullaby BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Catherine Moore, trumpet Naxos  559357

17:56:00 00:02:50 Johann Sebastian Bach Allegro from Flute Sonata No. 6   Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord; Ann Marie Morgan, cello Delos  3408

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:10:00 00:18:50 Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 24 in A major  Op 20   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695

18:31:00 00:04:11 Johann Christian Bach La clemenza di Scipione: Overture  Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO  999488

18:37:00 00:03:28 Carl Maria von Weber Abu Hassan: Overture  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5154

18:42:00 00:11:58 Henri Sauguet La nuit  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

18:55:00 00:03:09 Alexandre Tansman Foxtrot from 'Sonatine Transatlantique'   Daniel Blumenthal, piano Cybelia  849

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:22:36 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

19:27:00 00:28:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 39 in E flat major   Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  436421

19:57:00 00:02:24 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude 'Rejoice Greatly'   Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  81742

 

20:00:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Music from the Western Reserve concerts by
Burning River Baroque and CIPC Gold-medalist Nikita Mndoyants

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims:
recordings by soprano Kathleen Battle

Sony 62035

Deutsche Grammophon 429790

Handel: Rejoice Greatly

Mozart: Laudate Dominum

Handel: Oh had I Jubal's lyre

Bach: Schafe Kommen

Mascagni: Ave Maria

Bach: Bist du bei mir

Bach: Mein glaubiges Herze

Faure: Pie Jesu

Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria

Traditional: Were you there?

Traditional: Oh glory

Traditional: Talk about a child

Traditional: My God is so high

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00 00:07:31 Franz Liszt Harmonies poétiques: Hymne de L' enfant   Roberto Plano, piano Decca  4812479

23:09:00 00:07:57 Ernö Dohnányi Adagio from Piano Quintet No. 1 Op 1 Takács Quartet  András Schiff, piano Decca  421423

23:19:00 00:07:00 Joachim Raff Andante from Octet for Strings Op 176   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  8790

23:26:00 00:08:19 Gustav Mahler Blumine from Symphony No. 1 in D major   Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony SF Sym  60

23:35:00 00:09:47 Keith Jarrett Adagio for Oboe & Strings Fairfield Orchestra Thomas Crawford Marcia Butler, oboe ECM  1450

23:45:00 00:07:57 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Prelúdio Nashville Symphony Andrew Mogrelia Members of Naxos  557460

23:54:00 00:02:46 Francis Poulenc 'C'   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Steinway  30015

23:57:00 00:02:24 Edvard Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies: The Wounded Heart Op 34   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316

 

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