Program Guide 11-11-2016

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November 11

1872 Frederick Stock – German-born American conductor and composer (d.1942); Music Director of the Chicago Symphony, 1905-1942; his 37-year tenure in Chicago was surpassed in the US only by Eugene Ormandy's 44-year directorship with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

1889 first performance of Richard Strauss's Don Juan by the Orchestra of the Weimar Opera with the composer conducting; the piece put the 24-year-old composer on the map and the extreme virtuosity of nearly every part has made the piece a staple of orchestral auditions for most instruments.

1890 first performance of Johannes Brahms's String Quintet No. 2 in Vienna by the Rosé Quintet; known as the 'Prater' (the public park in Vienna); at the first rehearsal, a friend told Brahms the first movement reminded him of “Brahms strolling in the Prater” and the composer replied, “You've hit it. Among the pretty girls!”

1898 premiere of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's oratorio Hiawatha's Wedding Feast at the Royal College of Music in London, commissioned by England's Three Choirs Festival; the recommendation for the commission came from Sir Edward Elgar.

1906 premiere of Ethel Smyth's opera The Wreckers (under its German title Strandrecht) in Leipzig; Sir Thomas Beecham conducted the British premiere in 1909; the American premiere waited until 2007 in a concert performance by the American Symphony.

1922 The British Broadcasting Company begins daily radio transmissions; the BBC broadcast its first orchestral concert on December 23, 1922.

Recording of the Week

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6, Waltz Suite Op 110

Nov. 1, 2016
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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:24:45 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  867
00:29:00 00:32:21 Johannes Brahms String Quintet No.  2 in G major  Op 111 Cavani String Quartet  Donald Weilerstein, viola Azica  71216
01:03:00 00:38:52 Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.  6 in E flat minor  Op 111  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
01:44:00 00:42:20 Karl Goldmark Rustic Wedding Symphony in E flat major  Op 26  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745
02:28:00 00:25:02 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major  Op 53   Emil Gilels, piano DeutGram  4795448
02:55:00 00:37:42 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann Symphony No.  2 in E Op 48  Thomas Dausgaard Danish National Radio Sym DaCapo  224042
03:35:00 00:31:02 Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor  Op 57 Juilliard String Quartet  Yefim Bronfman, piano Sony  60677
04:08:00 00:27:08 Niels Gade Symphony No.  8 in B minor  Op 47  Christopher Hogwood Danish National Radio Sym Chandos  9862
04:37:00 00:42:19 Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major    Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Bridge  9376
05:21:00 00:15:55 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins in A Europa Galante Fabio Biondi Fabio Biondi, violin; Enrico Casazza, violin VirginClas  45424
05:37:00 00:07:04 E. J. Moeran In the Mountain Country  Vernon Handley Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8639
05:53:00 00:04:13 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Mazurka Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:25 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Rigaudon  Carlton Woods Blue Water Chamber Orchestra Blue Water  2010
06:15:00 00:08:37 Peter Tchaikovsky Scherzo from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  Seiji Ozawa Orchestra of Paris Philips  4788977
06:24:00 00:04:55 Sergei Prokofiev Waltz Suite: End of the Fairy Tale Op 110  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
06:32:00 00:04:10 Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella: Galop   Martha Argerich, piano; Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  3109
06:40:00 00:08:06 Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C major  Op 8 Raglan Baroque Players Nicholas Kraemer Monica Huggett, violin VirginClas  61172
06:51:00 00:02:10 Jean Sibelius King Christian II: Musette Op 27  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434
06:53:00 00:03:26 Richard Rodgers Victory at Sea: Beneath the Southern  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175
06:58:00 00:03:08 Richard Rodgers Victory at Sea: Guadalcanal March  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175
07:05:00 00:05:28 Ferdinando Carulli Polonaise from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 8 Academy St. Martin in Fields Iona Brown Pepe Romero, guitar Philips  426263
07:10:00 00:03:19 Jerome Moross Fugue from Symphony No. 1  JoAnn Falletta London Symphony Albany  1403
07:15:00 00:06:00 Franz Schubert Rosamunde: Ballet Music No. 2 in G major   Karl Münchinger Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
07:26:00 00:05:23 Johannes Brahms Fugue from Handel Variations Op 24   Vassily Primakov, piano LP Classic  1004
07:32:00 00:03:38 Robert Moran Trinity Requiem: Psalm 23 Chamber Ensemble Robert Ridgell Trinity Youth Chorus Innova  244
07:40:00 00:03:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Horn Concerto No. 4 Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367
07:45:00 00:03:00 Michael Flanders &Donald Swann Ill Wind Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Richard Suart, baritone Telarc  80367
07:50:00 00:02:23 Jean-Philippe Rameau Castor and Pollux: Tambourins  Frans Brüggen Orchestra of the 18th Century Philips  426714
07:55:00 00:02:28 Carl Orff Carmina burana: O fortuna Cleveland Orchestra Michael Tilson Thomas Cleveland Orchestra Chorus CBS  33172
07:56:00 00:03:07 Samuel A. Ward America, the Beautiful  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  62
08:07:00 00:04:08 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.  2: Sinfonia   Jeffrey Biegel, piano Steinway  30001
08:15:00 00:05:35 Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella: In the Palace  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
08:20:00 00:03:10 Anonymous Gigue-Duet from Concerto in D for Wind Ensemble Bob van Asperen Wolfgang Basch, trumpet DHM  7976
08:25:00 00:02:25 Gilbert & Sullivan HMS Pinafore: Never mind the why and Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Rebecca Evans, soprano; Sir Thomas Allen, baritone; Richard Suart, baritone Telarc  80374
08:30:00 00:03:55 Maurice Ravel Pantoum from Piano Trio   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Joshua Bell, violin; Steven Isserlis, cello Decca  425860
08:32:00 00:03:06 Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80595
08:40:00 00:10:12 Charles Ives Finale from Symphony No. 2  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1003
08:55:00 00:06:45 Howard Shore A "Lord of the Rings" Suite London Symphony Klauspeter Seibel Sir James Galway, flute DeutGram  3024
09:05:00 00:15:55 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80344
09:27:00 00:05:29 William Steffe The Battle Hymn of the Republic Orchestra of Temple Square Craig Jessop Mormon Tabernacle Choir Telarc  80606
09:35:00 00:06:58 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from String Sextet Op 70 Emerson String Quartet  Paul Neubauer, viola; Colin Carr, cello Sony  547060
09:45:00 00:09:12 Peter Warlock Capriol Suite  Vernon Handley Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8808
09:57:00 00:01:24 Maurice Ravel In the Style of Chabrier   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  433515

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:03:22 Sergei Prokofiev Waltz Suite: Mephisto Waltz Op 110  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
10:05:00 00:04:55 Sergei Prokofiev Waltz Suite: End of the Fairy Tale Op 110  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
10:12:00 00:12:35 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.  9 in E major  Op 14   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175
10:26:00 00:03:33 Manuel de Falla La vida breve: Spanish Dance No. 1  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80625
10:32:00 00:03:23 Percy Grainger Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  62
10:38:00 00:06:05 George Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow  Keith Lockhart BBC Concert Orchestra BBC  392
10:46:00 00:02:31 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  13 in B flat minor  Op 72  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  430171
10:51:00 00:27:36 Zoltán Kodály Peacock Variations  Franz Welser-Möst London Philharmonic EMI  54858
11:19:00 00:08:03 Gioacchino Rossini La Cenerentola: Overture  Claudio Abbado Chamber Orchestra of Europe DeutGram  431653
11:30:00 00:08:57 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 9 in E flat minor    Alfred Brendel, piano Philips  4788977
11:41:00 00:09:14 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in E flat  Karl Richter Munich Bach Orchestra DeutGram  4795448
11:52:00 00:06:34 Cole Porter The Snake in the Grass Ballet  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
12:07:00 00:08:32 Carl Maria von Weber Peter Schmoll: Overture Op 8  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5154
12:15:00 00:12:17 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10694
12:28:00 00:14:49 Sir Edward Elgar Concert Overture 'Froissart' Op 19  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  98436
12:34:00 00:03:34 Samuel Barber Commando March  Gerard Schwarz United States Marine Band Naxos  573121
12:40:00 00:03:02 Richard Hayman Armed Forces Medley  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175
12:46:00 00:11:35 Zoltán Kodály Dances of Marosszék  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra Philips  462824

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:38:15 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Raquel Lojendio, soprano Chandos  10694
13:42:00 00:16:54 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:03:00 Gabriel Pierné March of the Little Lead Soldiers  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10633
14:04:00 00:02:02 Ambroise Thomas Mignon: Gavotte  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9765
14:08:00 00:12:31 Zdenek Fibich Toman and the Wood Nymph Op 49  Marek Stilec Czech National Symphony Naxos  573197
14:39:00 00:11:12 Sergei Prokofiev Finale from Symphony No. 6 Op 111  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
14:52:00 00:06:32 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in E minor  Op 3  Mathieu Lussier Les Violons du Roy Atma  2602
15:01:00 00:19:11 Frank Bridge Dance Rhapsody  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012
15:23:00 00:06:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante in C major  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Susan Palma-Nidel, flute DeutGram  427677
15:31:00 00:03:36 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez Batuque  Keri-Lynn Wilson Simón Bolívar Symphony Dorian  90254
15:39:00 00:06:41 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No.  5: Aria   Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30006
15:47:00 00:07:00 Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture Op 62  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032
15:56:00 00:01:35 Leroy Anderson The Typewriter BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Alasdair Malloy, typewriter Naxos  559357
15:58:00 00:03:46 Leroy Anderson Serenata  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559357

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Stravinsky's "Ragtime"
16:08:00 00:03:40 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Serenata  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511
16:14:00 00:06:07 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Waltz 'Since we met'  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
16:20:00 00:05:35 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: New Year's Eve Waltz  Marin Alsop São Paulo Symphony Naxos  573518
16:31:00 00:06:06 John Williams Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams Tanglewood Festival Chorus Sony  51333
16:37:00 00:02:54 John Williams Fanfare for a Special Occasion  Alasdair Neale Bay Brass Harm Mundi  807556
16:42:00 00:07:22 Louis Moreau Gottschalk The Union Op 48   Cecile Licad, piano Naxos  559145
16:52:00 00:03:54 "PDQ Bach" Two Rounds 'The Mule' and 'O Serpent'   Michèle Eaton, off-coloratura; David Düsing, tenor profundo; Peter Schickele, vocal Telarc  80666
16:56:00 00:03:01 Jan Dismas Zelenka Villanella from Capriccio No. 5  Daniel Abraham Bach Sinfonia Sono Lumin  92163
17:05:00 00:05:25 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Polonaise Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347
17:26:00 00:09:05 Paul Turok Variations on an American Song Op 20  Leonard Slatkin Nashville Symphony Naxos  559373
17:40:00 00:04:14 Leonard Bernstein West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart BBC Symphony Orchestra Patrick Summers Ailyn Pérez, soprano; Stephen Costello, tenor Warner  633485
17:46:00 00:04:36 Leonard Bernstein West Side Story: Somewhere London Symphony Keith Lockhart Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne  7792
17:53:00 00:02:10 Anthony Holborne Almaine 'The Night Watch'  Jordi Savall Hespèrion XXI AliaVox  9813
17:56:00 00:03:25 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Symphony No. 95  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:18:37 John Williams The Reivers Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams Burgess Meredith, narrator Sony  64147
18:29:00 00:04:20 John Williams For 'The President's Own'  Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig United States Marine Band Altissimo  4032
18:36:00 00:04:40 John Williams Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen   Voces8 Decca  4785703
18:42:00 00:06:18 John Williams Born on the Fourth of July: Theme Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams Tim Morrison, trumpet Sony  64147
18:52:00 00:06:16 John Williams Summon the Heroes  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  62592

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:24:42 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No.  4 in G major  Op 61  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8777
19:29:00 00:27:08 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Concerto No.  1 in G major  Vienna Philharmonic Karl Böhm Werner Tripp, flute DeutGram  4795448
19:57:00 00:01:39 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G major    Yuja Wang, piano DeutGram  16606

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:17:37 George Gershwin An American in Paris  Zubin Mehta Los Angeles Philharmonic Decca  4785437
20:22:00 00:16:59 Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 Op 55  Herbert Blomstedt San Francisco Symphony Decca  425857
20:41:00 00:18:03 Richard Strauss Don Juan Op 20  Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4793449

21:00 SPECIAL: Salute in Song - A Veterans' Day Special with Alison Young, featuring performances by the male vocal ensemble Cantus:
In Flanders Fields, Waiting for the Dawn of Peace, Last Letter Home, Imagine, and America the Beautiful.
CHRISTINE DONKIN: In Flanders Fields
RP WESTON & BERT LEE: Goodbye-ee
LEOS JANACEK: Ach vojna (Oh, Army)
BOB CHILCOTT: 5 ways to kill a man
TIM TAKACH: Luceat eis
ANTONIN DVORAK, arr. LOOMER: Going Home

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Adoption in America Today: The Good, the Bad, and a Path to Reform with April Dinwoodie,
Chief Executive, The Donaldson Adoption Institute; when adoption processes and practices are ethical, parents and professionals are informed,
and children are at the center, the extended family of adoption can be a model for a truly evolved definition of family.
A lack of uniform laws, regulations and consistent standards, coupled with a lack of education, can leave everyone in the extended family of adoption unprepared and vulnerable,
including children, parents and professionals. After decades of research, passionate advocacy and practical experiences, why haven’t policies and practices on behalf of children
and families moved far enough and fast enough?

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:07:33 Bill Evans Peace Piece   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  455512
23:09:00 00:11:01 Don Gillis Prayer and Hymn for a Solemn Occasion  Ian Hobson Sinfonia Varsovia Albany  618
23:23:00 00:09:00 George Gershwin Lullaby for Strings   Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10801
23:32:00 00:07:08 William Grant Still The American Scene: Tomb of the Unknown  Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport  85596
23:41:00 00:06:03 Dave Brubeck Regret   Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10801
23:47:00 00:07:19 Morton Gould American Ballads: Amber Waves  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  559005
23:56:00 00:03:04 Aaron Copland Old American Songs Set No. 1: Long Time St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Thomas Hampson, baritone Teldec  77310

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