Program Guide 12-15-2016

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December 15

1657 Michel-Richard de Lalande – French composer and organist (d.1726); employed by King Louis XIV; one of the most important composers of ‘grands motets’; also wrote orchestral suites known as Simphonies pour les Soupers du Roy and ballets; certain works foreshadowed the cantatas of JS Bach and the Water Music and oratorios of Handel.

1892 David Guion – American composer (d.1981); best known for his arrangements of cowboy tunes, African American spirituals, and original compositions often inspired by the soundscape of west Texas.

1938 first performance of Ernest Bloch's Violin Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra led by Dimitri Mitropoulos and soloist Joseph Szigeti to whom the work is dedicated.

2000 premiere of John Adams’s oratorio El Niño at Le Châtelet in Paris with by soloists Dawn Upshaw, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson and Willard White, and the Theatre of Voices and the Deutsches Symphonie conducted by Kent Nagano; the American premiere occurred in San Francisco on January 11, 2001.

 

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Elgar: Symphony No. 1

Dec. 1, 2016
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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00            00:24:25            Franz Joseph Haydn     Symphony No. 99 in E flat major                        George Szell            Cleveland Orchestra      Sony    768779

00:31:00            00:34:03            Jean Sibelius    Symphony No.  4 in A minor  Op 63                    George Szell            Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     97

01:08:00            00:37:28            Ernest Bloch     Violin Concerto  Royal Philharmonic        José Serebrier   Michael Guttman, violin  ASV     785

01:49:00            00:41:27            Manuel Rosenthal          Gaîté Parisienne                        Manuel Rosenthal            Monte Carlo Philharmonic          EMI      63136

02:33:00            00:24:28            Richard Strauss Suite for 13 Wind Instruments in B flat Op 4        Minnesota Orchestra            Edo de Waart    Members of      VirginClas         61460

02:59:00            00:30:02            Camille Saint-Saëns      Piano Quintet in A minor  Op 14 Fine Arts Quartet                       Cristina Ortiz, piano       Naxos   572904

03:34:00            00:51:20            Sir Edward Elgar           Symphony No.  1 in A flat major  Op 55              Daniel Barenboim        Berlin State Orchestra    Decca   4789353

04:29:00            00:24:29            Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 110 'Unser Mund sei voll     Collegium Vocale Orchestra          Philippe Herreweghe      Vasilika Jezovsek, soprano; Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano; Mark Padmore, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Collegium Vocale         Harm Mundi      901594

04:57:00            00:30:08            Édouard Lalo    Symphony in G minor                Nikos Athinäos  Frankfurt State Orchestra          Signum 6600

05:29:00            00:11:00            Leopold Mozart Concerto for 2 Horns in E flat major        Academy St. Martin in Fields            Iona Brown       Hermann Baumann, horn; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn         Philips  416815

05:44:00            00:05:55            Traditional         Wexford Carol                           Marsha Genensky, soprano; Andrew Lawrence-King, harp      Harm Mundi      907325

05:52:00            00:06:15            Gian Carlo Menotti        Amahl and the Night Visitors: Suite                     Robert Porco            Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     2002

 

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00            00:06:49            John Rutter       Opening Chorus from Magnificat City of London Sinfonia John Rutter            Cambridge Singers        Collegium         114

06:17:00            00:07:11            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21      Camerata Salzburg           Géza Anda       Géza Anda, piano         DeutGram         4793449

06:28:00            00:01:31            Johann Walther Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine                Richard Westenburg            Musica Sacra    DeutGram         429732

06:30:00            00:02:13            James R. Murray           Away in a Manger                      Richard Westenburg            Musica Sacra    DeutGram         429732

06:32:00            00:02:20            Traditional         Of the Father's Love Begotten                Richard Westenburg            Musica Sacra    DeutGram         429732

06:41:00            00:08:01            Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Overture                   Jeffrey Tate            Bavarian Radio Symphony        EMI      54022

06:48:00            00:01:46            Traditional         A la Nanita nana                        Richard Westenburg      Musica Sacra            DeutGram         429732

06:53:00            00:02:55            George Frideric Handel  The Triumph of Time and Truth: Sonata in D major          RCO Chamber Orchestra       Joshua Rifkin    Peter Hurford, organ      Decca   414604

06:57:00            00:02:31            John Philip Sousa         March 'Homeward Bound'                      Loras John Schissel            Virginia Grand Military Band       WalkFrog          430

07:05:00            00:04:54            Josef Suk         Waltz from Serenade for Strings Op 6                             Orpheus Chamber Orchestra       DeutGram         447109

07:09:00            00:08:53            Sir Malcolm Arnold        Fantasy on Christmas Carols                 Rumon Gamba  BBC Philharmonic     Chandos           9851

07:22:00            00:11:54            Luigi Boccherini Symphony No. 15 in D major  Op 35                   Johannes Goritzki            German Chamber Academy Neuss        CPO     999175

07:40:00            00:03:32            John Rutter       Donkey Carol    City of London Sinfonia John Rutter       Cambridge Singers Collegium         121

07:43:00            00:02:43            John David       Born on a New Day       Royal Philharmonic        John Rutter            Cambridge Singers        Collegium         133

07:49:00            00:04:14            Peter Tchaikovsky         Suite No. 3: Scherzo Op 55                    Vladimir Jurowski            Russian National Orchestra        PentaTone        61

07:57:00            00:02:32            Traditional         The Coventry Carol                   Richard Westenburg      Musica Sacra            DeutGram         429732

08:07:00            00:07:08            Xaver Scharwenka         Scherzo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 32          BBC Scottish Symphony        Michael Stern    Marc-André Hamelin, piano       Hyperion           67508

08:17:00            00:03:44            Georges Bizet   Carmen Suite No. 2: Changing of the                 Erich Kunzel            Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80703

08:23:00            00:12:20            Leroy Anderson Suite of Carols for String Orchestra                     Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra         Naxos   559356

08:40:00            00:08:41            Jacques Offenbach       Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture                  Marc Minkowski         Musicians of the Louvre Archiv   4776403

08:54:00            00:03:21            Samuel Scheidt In dulci jubilo     City of London Sinfonia John Rutter       Cambridge Singers; Members of     Collegium         512

09:05:00            00:18:11            Franz Joseph Haydn     Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major          Norwegian Chamber Orchestra          Leif Ove Andsnes          Leif Ove Andsnes, piano            EMI      56960

09:27:00            00:04:23            Michael Chertock          God Rest Ye Merry / O Come O Come                           Michael Chertock, piano Telarc   80485

09:34:00            00:06:18            Franz Liszt        Hungarian Rhapsody No.  6 in D flat major                                  Martha Argerich, piano  DeutGram         4793449

09:43:00            00:07:47            Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Oratorio: Pastoral Symphony             René Jacobs            Academy Ancient Music Berlin   Harm Mundi      2908304

09:55:00            00:02:54            John Rutter       Shepherd's Pipe Carol   City of London Sinfonia John Rutter            Cambridge Singers        Collegium         121

 

WCLV MIDDAY with Mark Satola

10:00:00            00:02:46            Vince Guaraldi   Christmas Time is Here                          Canadian Brass Steinway            30027

10:03:00            00:01:33            Gloria Shayne Baker      Do You Hear What I Hear?                                 Pittsburgh Symphony Brass           Four Winds       3029

10:07:00            00:11:44            Sir Edward Elgar           Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 55                    Daniel Barenboim        Berlin State Orchestra    Decca   4789353

10:21:00            00:10:42            Ludwig van Beethoven   Piano Sonata in E flat major                               Emil Gilels, piano    DeutGram         419173

10:33:00            00:03:32            Vladimir Horowitz          Carmen Variations                                 Yuja Wang, piano            DeutGram         16606

10:40:00            00:04:55            Eduard Strauss Quadrille on Themes from 'Carmen' Op 134                    Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic      DeutGram         431628

10:50:00            00:24:16            Felix Mendelssohn        String Symphony No.  9 in C major                                 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra      DeutGram         437528

11:16:00            00:08:49            Maurice Ravel   Scarbo from 'Gaspard de la nuit'                         Andrei Gavrilov, piano            DeutGram         437532

 

A CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS

11:26:00            00:03:36            Franz Gruber     Silent Night       Cleveland Orchestra      Gareth Morrell   Felix Kraus, English horn; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus; Audience      MAA     1996

11:29:00            00:03:27            Traditional         The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy Cleveland Orchestra      Clayton H. Krehbiel            Cleveland Orchestra Chorus      MAA     1999

11:33:00            00:01:21            Mikola Leontovich         Carol of the Bells                       Robert Porco    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus          MAA     2005

11:34:00            00:05:24            Adolphe Adam  O Holy Night     Cleveland Orchestra      Robert Porco    Robert Sullivan, trumpet; Jack Sutte, trumpet     MAA     2005

11:43:00            00:01:53            Mack Wilberg    One December, Bright and Clear            Cleveland Orchestra            Robert Porco    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus      MAA     2008

11:44:00            00:03:44            Traditional         Patapan                        George Szell     Cleveland Orchestra      Sony            63309

11:48:00            00:02:18            Traditional         Still, still, still     Cleveland Orchestra      Gareth Morrell   Cleve Orch Children's Chorus; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus  MAA     1993

11:50:00            00:03:21            Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in b: Dona nobis pacem    Cleveland Orchestra            Robert Shaw     Cleveland Orchestra Chorus      MAA     1999

 

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

12:06:00            00:09:03            Giuseppe Verdi La battaglia di Legnano: Overture                       Riccardo Muti    La Scala Philharmonic        Sony    68468

12:18:00            00:06:54            Ottorino Respighi          Ancient Airs Suite No. 3: Arie di corte                 Jesús López-Cobos  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra    Telarc   80309

12:27:00            00:05:30            Jean Sibelius    Romance in C major  Op 42                   Vladimir Ashkenazy            Boston Symphony Orchestra      Decca   436566

12:34:00            00:02:16            Edvard Grieg     Lyric Pieces Book  3: Solitary Traveler Op 43                              Per Tengstrand, piano         Azica    71207

12:43:00            00:02:30            David Guion      Arkansas Traveler                      Ronald Corp     New London Orchestra          Hyperion           67067

12:47:00            00:08:01            Richard Strauss Serenade for 13 Winds in E flat major  Op 7                    David Zinman            Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra          ArteNova          98495

12:57:00            00:02:32            Georges Bizet   Jeux d'enfants: March Op 22                  Martin West      San Francisco Ballet Orchestra         Reference         131

 

THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00            00:52:05            Peter Tchaikovsky         Swan Lake: Act 3                      Dmitry Yablonsky            Russian State Symphony          Naxos   555873

13:55:00            00:04:23            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov           Sérénade Op 37            Chamber Orchestra of Europe            Sir John Eliot Gardiner   Steven Isserlis, cello      VirginClas         91134

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00            00:03:00            Daniel Read      While Shepherds Watched                     Peter Bennett    Quire Cleveland          Quire    101

14:04:00            00:03:03            William Billings  The Shepherd's Carol                Peter Bennett    Quire Cleveland Quire            101

14:09:00            00:14:23            Maurice Ravel   Rapsodie espagnole                  Vladimir Ashkenazy       Cleveland Orchestra          Decca   430413

14:25:00            00:11:00            Cyril J. Mockridge         Miracle on 34th Street: Suite                  David Newman  Royal Philharmonic     Telarc   88801

14:38:00            00:11:32            Richard Wagner            Rienzi: Overture                         Franz Welser-Möst            Cleveland Orchestra      DeutGram         4778773

14:51:00            00:07:24            Henry Charles Litolff     Scherzo from Concerto Symphonique No. 4 Op 102        San Francisco Symphony     Michael Tilson Thomas  Yuja Wang, piano          SF Sym 60

15:02:00            00:16:31            Johann Sebastian Bach Motet 'Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied' Chamber Ensemble            Sir John Eliot Gardiner   Monteverdi Choir           Soli Deo           716

15:21:00            00:06:54            Sir Edward Elgar           Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 55                 Daniel Barenboim        Berlin State Orchestra    Decca   4789353

15:23:00            00:03:35            Gustav Holst     Lullay, my Liking Op 34              Ralph Allwood   Rodolfus Choir  BBC            326

15:29:00            00:03:58            Karl Jenkins      Lullay                Stephen Layton Polyphony        DeutGram         4793232

15:44:00            00:14:35            Jacques Ibert    Escales 'Ports of Call'                Charles Dutoit   Montreal Symphony            Decca   440332

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Dvorák's "Toy Story?"

15:59:00            00:05:32            Michel-Richard Delalande          Symphonies of Carols               Bernard Labadie            Les Violons du Roy       Dorian  90180

16:07:00            00:03:10            Michel Corrette  Noël suisse from Symphonie des noëls                          Arion Baroque Orchestra        early-mus          7768

16:14:00            00:10:32            Maurice Ravel   Sonatine                                   Alexandre Tharaud, piano          Harm Mundi   901811

16:28:00            00:04:54            John Williams    Home Alone: Somewhere in My Memory Symphony Orchestra     John Williams            Chorus  Sony    51333

16:36:00            00:03:23            Franz Schubert Hungarian Melody in B minor                             Alfred Brendel, piano            Philips  422229

16:43:00            00:07:28            Peter Tchaikovsky         Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 13                 Claudio Abbado Chicago Symphony Orchestra    Sony    48056

16:52:00            00:02:56            David Guion      Turkey in the Straw                                Michael Lewin, piano     Sono Lumin   92103

16:57:00            00:02:32            Robert Schumann          Fantasy Pieces: Dream Tangles Op 12                           Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano       Centaur 3177

17:05:00            00:04:48            Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Children's Prayer                              Pittsburgh Symphony Brass       Four Winds       3029

17:13:00            00:08:46            Jaromir Weinberger       Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka & Fugue             Erich Kunzel            Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80595

17:23:00            00:09:48            Robert Schumann          Vienna Carnival: Allegro Op 26                           Daniel Gortler, piano    Roméo 7281

17:38:00            00:03:52            Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo The Bells of Christmas               Angèle Dubeau La Pietà     Analekta           8730

17:43:00            00:03:06            John Ireland      The Holy Boy    La Pietà            Angèle Dubeau Angèle Dubeau, violin            Analekta           8730

17:51:00            00:03:32            Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 29: Sinfonia            Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra          Jeanne Lamon  Jeanne Lamon, violin    Tafelmusik        1001

17:55:00            00:03:43            Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Procession of the Sardar                        David Zinman            Baltimore Symphony Orchestra  Telarc   80378

 

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00            00:19:20            Alexander Glazunov      Chopiniana Suite Op 46             Vladimir Ziva     Moscow Symphony        Naxos   555048

18:30:00            00:03:26            Peter Tchaikovsky         The Nutcracker: Arabian Dance              Lorin Maazel            Cleveland Orchestra      Telarc   80068

18:36:00            00:02:21            Peter Tchaikovsky         The Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Pipes                      Lorin Maazel  Cleveland Orchestra      Telarc   80068

18:40:00            00:11:23            Sir Arthur Sullivan          Overture di ballo                       Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Philips  434916

18:53:00            00:06:26            Franz Schreker  Intermezzo for String Orchestra Op 8                  James Conlon            Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne    EMI      56784

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:04:00            00:51:20            Sir Edward Elgar           Symphony No.  1 in A flat major  Op 55              Daniel Barenboim        Berlin State Orchestra    Decca   4789353

19:57:00            00:03:04            Sir Edward Elgar           Salut d'amour Op 12      Basel Chamber Orchestra            Daniel Hope      Daniel Hope, violin; Jacques Ammon, piano        DeutGram         4795305

 

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00            00:03:33            Manuel de Falla La vida breve: Spanish Dance No. 1                   Erich Kunzel            Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80625

20:08:00            00:17:38            Georges Bizet   Carmen Suite No. 2                   Sir Neville Marriner        London Symphony        Philips  4788977

20:28:00            00:12:17            Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2                  Juanjo Mena     BBC Philharmonic     Chandos           10694

20:42:00            00:16:17            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov           Capriccio espagnol Op 34                      Gerard Schwarz            Seattle Symphony         Naxos   572788

20:57:00            00:02:38            Johann Sebastian Bach Siciliano from Violin Sonata No.  4                      José Serebrier           Bournemouth Symphony           Naxos   572050

 

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Dvorák's "Toy Story?"

21:04:00            00:15:13            Hans Gál          Serenade for Strings                 Georg Tintner    Symphony Nova Scotia   CBC     5167

21:22:00            00:08:21            Michael Praetorius         Christmas Vespers: Processional           Apollo's Fire            Jeannette Sorrell           Scott Mello, tenor; Apollo's Singers        Koch Intl           7673

21:31:00            00:04:04            Eric Whitacre     Lux aurumque               Ragnar Bohlin   Capella SF        Delos   3485

21:37:00            00:11:44            Sir Edward Elgar           Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 55                    Daniel Barenboim        Berlin State Orchestra    Decca   4789353

21:50:00            00:37:46            Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major                                    Emanuel Ax, piano; Pamela Frank, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Rebecca Young, viola Sony    61964

22:30:00            00:13:19            Claude Debussy           Images, Book 2                         Alexander Schimpf, piano            Oehms  1820

22:45:00            00:14:02            Sergei Rachmaninoff     Symphonic Dance No. 3 Op 45              Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic   Avie      2188

22:57:00            00:02:12            Traditional         I Saw Three Ships                                 Canadian Brass Steinway            30027

 

QUIET HOUR

23:02:00            00:12:01            Sir Edward Elgar           Andante from Violin Concerto Op 61       Chicago Symphony Orchestra          David Zinman    Gil Shaham, violin         Canary  6

23:16:00            00:09:56            Frédéric Chopin Larghetto from Piano Concerto No.  2 Op 21       Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra          Jerzy Semkow  Rafal Blechacz, piano    DeutGram         4795448

23:25:00            00:08:22            Christopher Rouse        Karolju: Finale 'Italian'    BBC Symphony Orchestra         David Zinman Philharmonia Chorus     RCA     11561

23:36:00            00:09:46            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Adagio from Flute Concerto No. 1           English Chamber Orchestra       Raymond Leppard         Peter-Lukas Graf, flute  Brilliant 93290

23:45:00            00:08:33            Ludwig van Beethoven   Romance No. 2 in F major  Op 50          Göttingen Symphony Orchestra          Christoph-Mathias Mueller          Rachel Barton Pine, violin          Cedille  144

23:56:00            00:02:34            Ralph Vaughan Williams            The Blessed Son of God from 'Hodie'                 Richard Hickox London Symphony Chorus         EMI      54128

23:56:00            00:04:20            Ludwig Bonvin  Christmas Night's Dream Op 10             Reuben Blundell            Gowanus Arts Ensemble            New Focus       166

 

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