Program Guide 12-09-2016

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December 9

1836 premiere of Mikhail Glinka's ‘patriotic-heroic tragic opera’ A Life for the Tsar; originally titled Ivan Susanin after its lead character, but as a tribute to the Tsar was retitled; after the Russian Revolution, it was staged under its original title.

1837 Émile Waldteufel – French pianist, conductor and composer of dance music (d.1915); best known for the waltz Les Patineurs (The Skaters), composed in 1882.

1842 premiere of Glinka’s opera Ruslan and Ludmilla at the Main Theater in St. Petersburg; based on the 1820 poem of the same name by Alexander Pushkin; today, the best-known music from the opera is its overture.

1882 Joaquín Turina - Spanish composer (d.1949); works include the opera Margot (1914), Danzas Fantàsticas (1919), La oración del torero (Toreador’s Prayer, written first for a lute quartet, then strings), chamber music, piano works, guitar pieces and songs.

1905 premiere of Richard Strauss's opera Salome in Dresden at the Hofoper; the German libretto is by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde; the title role is almost impossible to cast: a singer with Brünnhilde’s heft but who has the physical agility and grace to perform the famous ‘Dance of the Seven Veils’.

1967 Joshua Bell – American violinist and conductor (50 years old); since 2011, Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin- in-the-Fields; in a 2007 experiment initiated by Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten, Bell played as an incognito busker at a Washington, D.C. subway station; as a hidden camera rolled, 1,097 people passed by, only seven stopped to listen to him, and only one recognized him; in 45 minutes, Bell collected $32.17 from 27 passersby (excluding $20 from the passerby who recognized him); Weingarten won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for his article on the experiment.

1974 first performance of Lou Harrison’s Suite for Violin with American Gamelan at Lone Mountain College, San Francisco.

 

Recording of the Week

Transcendental: Daniil Trifonov plays Franz Liszt

Dec. 1, 2016
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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:20:48 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No.  3 in D major   Pinchas Zukerman National Arts Centre Orchestra Analekta  8783
00:25:00 00:40:13 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  4 in F minor  Op 36  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra CBS  44784
01:07:00 00:39:12 Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concertos Op 8/1-4 'Four Seasons' Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  11013
01:48:00 00:42:14 Antonín Dvorák Symphony No.  4 in D minor  Op 13  Libor Pesek Czech Philharmonic VirginClas  91144
02:32:00 00:21:42 Joaquín Turina Sinfónia sevillana Op 23  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574
02:56:00 00:34:57 Louise Farrenc Symphony No. 2 in D major  Op 35  Johannes Goritzki NDR Radio Philharmonic CPO  999820
03:33:00 00:44:30 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade No. 10 for 13 Winds in B flat major   Jack Brymer London Wind Soloists Decca  4785437
04:19:00 00:38:08 Franz Schubert Symphony No.  8 in B minor   Sir Charles Mackerras Orch of Age of Enlightenment VirginClas  61305
04:59:00 00:18:22 Franz Joseph Haydn Concerto for 2 Horns in E flat major  Philharmonia Orchestra Christopher Warren-Green Michael Thompson, horn; Richard Watkins, horn Nimbus  5018
05:19:00 00:09:28 Georg Philipp Telemann Water Music Suite: Overture  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  413788
05:30:00 00:08:28 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo in G major  Op 51   Evgeny Kissin, piano RCA  68911
05:53:00 00:04:18 Vince Guaraldi My Little Drum   Canadian Brass Steinway  30027

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:04:09 Jerry Herman Mame: We Need a Little Christmas  Petri Juutilainen Northern Lights Orch WSchatz  5
06:15:00 00:06:28 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Comfort Ye...Every valley shall Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Ross Hauck, tenor Avie  2208
06:25:00 00:06:59 Anton Reicha Finale from Wind Quintet No. 23 Op 100   Aulos Wind Quintet Schwann  310011
06:40:00 00:07:59 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 20 in G major  Op 49   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175
06:54:00 00:01:10 Peter Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: Chinese Dance  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2002
06:55:00 00:04:01 Charles S. Belsterling March of the Steel Men  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
07:05:00 00:05:38 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov March from Symphony No. 2 Op 9  Ernest Ansermet Orch de la Suisse Romande Decca  4785437
07:10:00 00:07:12 Tchaikovsky & Ellington The Nutcracker: March & Peanut Brittle  Steven Richman Harmonie Ensemble New York Harm Mundi  907493
07:25:00 00:03:26 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  5 in B flat major    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
07:28:00 00:06:39 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Poisoned Kiss: Overture  George Hurst Bournemouth Sinfonietta Chandos  2419
07:43:00 00:07:55 Georg Philipp Telemann Suite from 'Tafelmusik' Part 3  Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Reference  2101
07:56:00 00:02:26 Johann Strauss Jr Banditen Galop Op 378  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
07:58:00 00:01:14 Traditional March of the Kings  Robert Shaw Robert Shaw Chamber Singers Telarc  80377
08:07:00 00:06:00 William Byrd Lullaby, My Sweet Little Baby  Peter Bennett Quire Cleveland Quire  101
08:19:00 00:07:28 Victor Herbert Babes in Toyland: Suite  Keith Brion Razumovsky Symphony Naxos  559025
08:30:00 00:08:03 Gioacchino Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Members of Philips  4788977
08:45:00 00:05:39 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  6 in G minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
08:50:00 00:04:08 Joaquín Turina Fandanguillo Op 36   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008
08:59:00 00:05:00 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  63835
09:11:00 00:13:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 125  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  9661
09:31:00 00:06:45 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Caprice Americain 'Columbia' Op 34   Leonard Pennario, piano EMI  64668
09:40:00 00:04:08 Peter Boyer Silver Fanfare  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
09:47:00 00:03:17 John Jacob Niles I Wonder As I Wander   Burning River Brass BurnRiver  2008

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:02:00 00:02:57 Emile Waldteufel High Speed Galop Op 146  Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5264
10:05:00 00:03:16 Jacques Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Chandos  9765
10:11:00 00:13:45 Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor  Op 6   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  429390
10:32:00 00:05:17 Enrique Granados Goyescas: Intermezzo  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos London Symphony MCA  25887
10:36:00 00:03:00 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Prelude   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  867
10:41:00 00:04:40 Joaquín Turina Danzas Andaluzas: Zapateado Op 8   Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos  3466
10:48:00 00:01:24 Sven Einar Englund The Reindeer Race from "The White  Osmo Vänskä Lahti Symphony Orchestra Bis  575
10:51:00 00:22:49 Henryk Wieniawski Violin Concerto No.  2 in D minor  Op 22 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Joshua Bell, violin Decca  421716
11:17:00 00:04:30 Kara Karayev Seven Beauties: Waltz  Rauf Abdullayev Moscow Radio & TV Symphony Delos  2009
11:23:00 00:01:25 Nikolai Medtner Fairy Tale in E flat major  Op 26   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728

A CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS
11:25:00 00:03:10 Traditional A Maiden Most Gentle Cleveland Orchestra Gareth Morrell Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  1996
11:28:00 00:03:51 Victor Herbert Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2011
11:32:00 00:00:52 Gregg Smith Fear Not Good Shepherds  Gareth Morrell Joela Jones, piano; Cleve Orch Children's Chorus MAA  1993
11:33:00 00:05:16 Irving Berlin White Christmas Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2008
11:41:00 00:03:59 Traditional Wexford Carol Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Brian Keith Johnson, baritone; Mary Kay Fink, Irish whistle; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2011
11:45:00 00:03:12 Stephen Paulus Hallelu!  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; Trina Struble, harp MAA  2002
11:48:00 00:03:01 George Frideric Handel Messiah: And the glory of the Lord Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2002
11:51:00 00:02:28 Alan Silvestri The Polar Express: Spirit of the Season Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra Chorus MAA  2011
11:56:00 00:02:32 Traditional The Truth Sent from Above  Stephen Cleobury Choir King's College Cambridge King'sColl  1

12:00pm BBC NEWS; THE BW MEN’S CHORUS/Frank Bianchi, live from the Westfield Insurance Studio Theater in the Idea Center in Playhouse Square
Carol of the Bells - Mykola Leontovich/Arr. A. Frackenpohl
Silent Night - Franz Gruber
A Swingin’ Christmas - arr Jay Althouse and Mark Hayes (Winter Wonderland - Felix Bernard & I’ll Be Home for Christmas - Walter Kent--Peter Henkels, conductor; Sydney Jahnigen and Nick Urbanic, soloists
O Come, O Come Emmanuel - Thomas Helmore (arr Aric Anloague, based on Pentatonix version)—Mr. Sun’s Echo
Christmas Wish - Gillian Britton (arr Straight No Chaser)—Mr. Sun’s Echo
Grown Up Christmas List - David Foster and Linda Thompson Jenner (arr Mark Hayes)--Sydney Jahnigen, conductor; Jeff Jaskolka, accompanist; Bob Winters and Cameron Cabot, soloists
The Christmas Song - Mel Torme and Robert Wells (arr Mark Hayes)--Jason Falkofsky, conductor; Steve Pernod, soloist
Text Me Merry Christmas - Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum (arr Straight No Chaser)—Mr. Sun’s Echo
The Ground from “Sunrise Mass” - Ola Gjeilo
O Holy Night - Adolphe Adam--Tracy Grady, BW Voice Faculty, soloist
Betelehemu - Nigerian Christmas Song (arr Wendell Whalum)—David Croglio and Mike Newcomb, soloists; Drew Andreatta, percussion (congas, djembe)
White Christmas - Irving Berlin (arr Roy Ringwald)—Michelle Mklhouf nd Jeff Jaskolka, piano

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:31:00 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Rafael Druian, violin; Abraham Skernick, viola Sony  86793
13:33:00 00:25:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento No. 2 in D major  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Maurice Sharp, flute; Marc Lifschey, oboe; George Goslee, bassoon; Myron Bloom, horn Sony  86793

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:26 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: New York, New York Philharmonia Orchestra David Zinman Joshua Bell, violin Sony  89358
14:03:00 00:03:44 George Gershwin Love is Here to Stay London Symphony John Williams Joshua Bell, violin Sony  60659
14:10:00 00:14:39 Joaquín Turina Danzas Fantàsticas Op 22  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80574
14:27:00 00:06:03 Louis-Claude Daquin Noel No. 10 'Grand jeu et Duo'   Todd Wilson, organ MAA  11009
14:48:00 00:11:07 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  9 in A flat major    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
15:01:00 00:13:53 Antonio Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor  Academy of Ancient Music Stephen Cleobury Sarah Fox, soprano; Deborah Norman, soprano; Michael Chance, countertenor; James Gilchrist, tenor; Choir King's College Cambridge EMI  57265
15:18:00 00:12:07 Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Roderick Williams, baritone; Joseph Cullen, organ; Joyful Company of Singers Chandos  10385
15:32:00 00:05:18 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  3 in F major    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
15:43:00 00:04:54 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  8 in C minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
15:51:00 00:06:00 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from Octet for Strings Op 20   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  8790
15:58:00 00:05:23 Lou Harrison Suite for Violin & American Gamelan: New Zealand Symphony James Sedares Maria Bachmann, violin Koch Intl  7465

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Lou Harrison Takes "Old Granddad" Out for a Ride
16:10:00 00:02:59 Franz Liszt Paganini Etude No. 5 in E major    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
16:14:00 00:10:37 Antonio Vivaldi Four Seasons: 'Autumn' Concerto in F major  Op 8 Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  11013
16:31:00 00:06:05 Edward MacDowell Suite No. 2: Village Festival Op 48  Takuo Yuasa Ulster Orchestra Naxos  559075
16:41:00 00:08:24 Jonathan Smith A Little Christmas Medley   Mainstreet Brass MSR  1325
16:53:00 00:02:09 Traditional My Dancing Day  Robert Shaw Robert Shaw Chamber Singers Telarc  80377
16:56:00 00:03:00 Daniel Read While Shepherds Watched  Peter Bennett Quire Cleveland Quire  101
17:05:00 00:05:33 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 61 in D major    András Schiff, piano Teldec  17141
17:26:00 00:09:03 Franz Liszt Three Concert Etudes: Il lamento   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
17:40:00 00:05:25 Pietro A. Yon Gesu Bambino  A. David Krehbiel Bay Brass Gothic  49120
17:47:00 00:03:13 Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Oratorio: Final Chorale Bay Brass A. David Krehbiel John Fenstermaker, organ Gothic  49120
17:53:00 00:02:10 Johann Georg Ebeling All My Heart This Night Rejoices  John Rutter Cambridge Singers Collegium  503
17:57:00 00:02:00 Traditional Jolly Old St. Nicholas Canadian Brass  Eric Robertson, organ OpeningDay  7345

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:19:14 John Rutter Brother Heinrich's Christmas City of London Sinfonia John Rutter Cambridge Singers; Brian Kay, narrator Collegium  115
18:30:00 00:04:49 Franz Liszt Paganini Etude No. 3 in G sharp minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
18:36:00 00:04:11 Franz Liszt Two Concert Etudes: Waldesrauschen   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
18:43:00 00:08:53 Sir Malcolm Arnold Fantasy on Christmas Carols  Rumon Gamba BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9851
18:54:00 00:04:23 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:18:11 Ottorino Respighi The Birds   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437533
19:22:00 00:33:25 Karl Goldmark Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 28 Los Angeles Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen Joshua Bell, violin Sony  65949
19:57:00 00:02:01 Jean-Marie Leclair Recréation de Musique No. 2: Badinage   Florilegium Channel  7595

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:04:55 Franz Liszt Paganini Etude No.  6 in A minor    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
20:09:00 00:13:14 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto No.  1 in A minor  Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  308779
20:24:00 00:32:13 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  3 in E flat major  Op 97  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62349

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Lou Harrison Takes "Old Granddad" Out for a Ride
21:03:00 00:20:53 Lou Harrison Suite for Violin & American Gamelan New Zealand Symphony James Sedares Maria Bachmann, violin Koch Intl  7465
21:26:00 00:05:41 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No. 10 in A flat major  Op 32   Arthur Rubinstein, piano RCA  300350
21:34:00 00:08:28 Joaquín Turina The Bullfighter's Prayer Op 34   Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10761
21:45:00 00:09:26 William Lloyd Webber Aurora  Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia Chandos  9595
21:56:00 00:03:08 Johannes Brahms Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen Op 122   Todd Wilson, organ MAA  11009

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, From Apple to IBM: One Creative Company’s 30 year Journey
Nancy Kramer, Founder and Chairman, Resource/Ammirati, an IBM Company.

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:06:55 Nicolò Paganini Caprice No.  6 in G minor  Op 1   Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10761
23:08:00 00:11:07 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  9 in A flat major    Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4795529
23:22:00 00:04:36 Joaquín Turina Silueta nocturna Op 65   Jenny Lin, piano Hänssler  98037
23:26:00 00:09:07 Bright Sheng Moonlight Shadows from 'Never Far Away' San Diego Symphony Jahja Ling Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Telarc  80719
23:38:00 00:07:20 Richard Strauss Intermezzo: Interlude No. 2 'Dreaming by  Marc Albrecht Strasbourg Philharmonic PentaTone  310
23:45:00 00:09:10 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Violin Concerto Op 77 Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Joshua Bell, violin Decca  444811
23:56:00 00:02:52 Lucien Durosoir Berceuse   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139

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