Program Guide 12-30-2016

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December 30

1752 Antonín Kraft – Czech cellist and composer (d.1820); considered one of the greatest cellists of his time; close friend of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven and Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 2 and the cello part in Beethoven's Triple Concerto were written for him.

1756 Pavel Vranický – Moravian composer (d.1808); his half-brother, Antonín, was also a composer.

1853 André Messager – French composer, organist, pianist, conductor and administrator (d.1929); stage compositions included ballets and 30 opéra comiques and operettas.

1877 first performance of Johannes Brahms's Symphony No. 2 by the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Hans Richter; the cheery mood of the symphony is unmistakable but the composer (perhaps mischievously) wrote to his publisher a month before the premiere, that the symphony "is so melancholy that you will not be able to bear it. I have never written anything so sad, and the score must come out in mourning”.

1884 first performance of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 in Leipzig with the Gewandhaus Orchestra led by Arthur Nikisch, bringing the composer the greatest success he had known in his life; symphony dedicated to Ludwig II of Bavaria, noted patron of Richard Wagner.

1904 Dmitri Kabalevsky – Russian composer (d.1987); helped set up the Union of Soviet Composers in Moscow; probably best known in the West for the Galop from The Comedians Suite Op 26.

1919 Sir David Willcocks – English choral conductor, organist, composer and music administrator (d.2015); directed the Choir of King's College, Cambridge from 1957 to 1974; several of the descants and arrangements he wrote for the annual service of Nine Lessons and Carols were published in the series of books Carols for Choirs which he edited along with Reginald Jacques and John Rutter; was also director of the Royal College of Music in London.

1921 premiere of Sergei Prokofiev's satirical opera The Love for Three Oranges at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago; based on a play by Carlo Gozzi.              

1952 June Anderson – American coloratura soprano (65 years old); the first non-Italian ever to win the prestigious Bellini d'Oro prize.

1959 Sir Antonio Pappano – Italian-born English conductor (58 years old); music director of the Royal Opera House since 2002; knighted in the 2012 New Year Honors for services to music.

 

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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:16:15 Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges: Suite Op 33  Walter Weller London Philharmonic Decca  4785437
00:20:00 00:31:42 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major  Emerson String Quartet  David Shifrin, clarinet DeutGram  459641
00:54:00 00:34:29 Édouard Lalo Symphonie espagnole Op 21 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
01:30:00 00:32:11 Dmitri Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor  Op 9 NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis Michael Korstick, piano CPO  777658
02:04:00 00:26:06 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.  3 in D major  Op 18   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2348
02:32:00 01:06:19 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E major   Daniel Barenboim Berlin State Orchestra DeutGram  4790320
03:40:00 00:20:11 Antonín Kraft Cello Concerto in C major  Op 4 Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Anner Bylsma, cello DHM  7757
04:02:00 00:24:00 Gordon Jacob Mam'zelle Angot: Highlights  Anatole Fistoulari Orch of the Royal Opera House Decca  4785437
04:28:00 00:22:11 Alan Hovhaness Sonata for Harp & Guitar   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71297
04:52:00 00:36:50 Johannes Brahms Symphony No.  2 in D Op 73  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra Belvedere  8005
05:31:00 00:04:00 Sir Edward Elgar La Capricieuse Op 17   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377
05:44:00 00:07:44 Gioacchino Rossini L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra IMG  75962
05:54:00 00:04:24 Emmanuel Chabrier Dix pièces pittoresques: Sous-bois   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:02:46 Erik Satie Gymnopédie No.  3  Eric Jacobsen The Knights Ancalagon  137
06:12:00 00:11:06 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Tales from the Vienna Woods' Op 325  Willi Boskovsky Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
06:30:00 00:04:42 Carl Nielsen Menuett from Wind Quintet Op 43   Reykjavik Wind Quintet Chandos  9849
06:31:00 00:04:10 Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos London Symphony MCA  25887
06:40:00 00:08:52 Johannes Brahms Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 73  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra Belvedere  8005
06:51:00 00:03:49 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3: Gavotte  Pinchas Zukerman National Arts Centre Orchestra Analekta  8783
06:58:00 00:02:17 John Philip Sousa March 'Ancient and Honorable Artillery  Timothy Foley Nonpareil Wind Band EMI  54130
07:05:00 00:06:03 Frederick Loewe Gigi: Suite  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
07:10:00 00:07:18 Johann Strauss Jr Die Fledermaus: Ballet Music Slovak Radio Symphony Johannes Wildner Bratislava City Choir MarcoPolo  223247
07:20:00 00:03:17 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in C major    Sergei Babayan, piano ProPiano  224506
07:25:00 00:02:22 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No.  1: Air  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002
07:30:00 00:03:48 Sir Arnold Bax Russian Suite: In a Vodka Shop  Bryden Thomson London Philharmonic Chandos  8669
07:33:00 00:01:41 Gustav Holst Japanese Suite: Dance of the Wolves Op 33  JoAnn Falletta Ulster Orchestra Naxos  572914
07:40:00 00:06:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Divertimento for String Trio   Albers Trio Tre Sorell  2010
07:48:00 00:05:59 Franz Lehár The Count of Luxemburg: Waltzes  Arthur Fiedler Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  68793
07:55:00 00:02:45 Johann Strauss Furioso Galop Op 114  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601
07:57:00 00:01:39 Fritz Kreisler Toy Soldier's March   James Ehnes, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano Analekta  3159
08:08:00 00:06:03 Frederick Loewe Gigi: Suite  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
08:15:00 00:09:44 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'On the Beautiful Blue Danube' Op 314  Bridget Reischl Oberlin Symphony Orchestra Oberlin  61
08:30:00 00:03:50 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 49   Emanuel Ax, piano; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  52192
08:33:00 00:01:46 Leroy Anderson The Typewriter  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
08:40:00 00:09:19 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto à 6 for Trumpet & Winds in C major  Wind Ensemble Bob van Asperen Wolfgang Basch, trumpet DHM  7976
08:51:00 00:03:44 Guy Ropartz Serenade for Strings  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152
08:55:00 00:04:23 John Williams Star Wars: Princess Leia's Theme  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  4763793
09:05:00 00:13:53 Dmitri Kabalevsky The Comedians Suite Op 26  Wolfgang Sawallisch Bavarian State Orchestra EMI  63893
09:21:00 00:05:38 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G major   Andrew Parrott Taverner Players EMI  54208
09:29:00 00:07:44 Franz Waxman Sunset Boulevard: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  81265
09:41:00 00:07:22 John Field Rondeau in A flat major  London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Míceál O'Rourke, piano Chandos  9534
09:45:00 00:08:53 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Danube Maidens' Op 427  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:01:30 Aaron Copland Sentimental Melody   Lara Downes, piano Sono Lumin  92207
10:03:00 00:02:04 Paul Miersch Pleasant Memories  Reuben Blundell Gowanus Arts Ensemble New Focus  166
10:07:00 00:11:22 Václav Pichl Symphony in C major   Matthias Bamert London Mozart Players Chandos  9740
10:20:00 00:11:34 Johann Christian Bach Symphony in D Op 18  Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO  999752
10:33:00 00:03:54 Gustav Holst The Planets: Mercury Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  5086
10:41:00 00:04:43 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583
10:50:00 00:32:11 Dmitri Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor  Op 9 NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis Michael Korstick, piano CPO  777658
11:25:00 00:09:17 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Violin & Cello in B flat major  National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Amanda Forsyth, cello Analekta  8783
11:36:00 00:09:06 Camille Saint-Saëns Barcarolle in F major  Op 108 Fine Arts Quartet  Cristina Ortiz, piano; Members of Naxos  572904
11:49:00 00:07:46 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in E flat Op 17  Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO  999214
12:07:00 00:08:16 George Frederick Bristow Rip Van Winkle: Overture  Rebecca Miller Royal Northern Sinfonia New World  80768
12:17:00 00:08:04 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Grand Tarantelle Op 67 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134
12:27:00 00:03:03 Joseph Hellmesberger Jr Valse espagnole  Daniel Barenboim Vienna Philharmonic Decca  12569
12:31:00 00:03:45 Gabriel Fauré Masques et bergamasques: Overture Op 112  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1004
12:38:00 00:03:34 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Passepied   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9350
12:43:00 00:10:02 Franz Schubert Scherzo from Symphony No. 9  Bernard Haitink Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Philips  4788977
12:55:00 00:04:01 Antonín Dvorák American Suite: Allegretto Op 98   Benjamin Pasternack, piano Naxos  559777

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 01:03:56 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E major   Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  430841

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:06:00 00:01:44 Fritz Kreisler Syncopation   Caroline Goulding, violin; Christopher O'Riley, piano Telarc  80744
14:08:00 00:02:53 John Philip Sousa With Pleasure  Keith Brion Royal Artillery Band Naxos  559092
14:13:00 00:13:05 Georg Philipp Telemann Viola Concerto in G major  National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Pinchas Zukerman, viola Analekta  8783
14:28:00 00:10:50 Jacques Offenbach Voyage dans la lune: Ballet of the  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Archiv  4776403
14:42:00 00:15:13 Igor Stravinsky Three Movements from 'Pétrouchka'   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4795448
14:57:00 00:01:35 Jerry Gray PEnnsylvania 6-5000  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
15:00:00 00:16:48 César Franck Symphonic Variations London Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Alicia de Larrocha, piano Decca  4785437
15:20:00 00:07:58 Johann David Heinichen Concerto Grosso in C  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  437549
15:30:00 00:03:54 Pablo de Sarasate Zortzico 'Adiós Montañas Mías' Op 39 Orchestra of Castille & Leon Alejandro Posada Gil Shaham, violin Canary  7
15:37:00 00:07:04 E. J. Moeran In the Mountain Country  Vernon Handley Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8639
15:45:00 00:09:03 Antonín Dvorák Carnival Overture Op 92  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  433548
15:58:00 00:03:03 Claude Debussy Petite Suite: Cortège  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: A Lehar Premiere in Vienna
16:04:00 00:03:10 George Frideric Handel Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba  Pinchas Zukerman National Arts Centre Orchestra Analekta  8783
16:09:00 00:10:02 Franz Joseph Haydn Divertimento for Winds in B flat major    Quintett.Wien Nimbus  5479
16:21:00 00:05:11 Édouard Lalo Scherzo for Orchestra  Nikos Athinäos Frankfurt State Orchestra Signum  6600
16:29:00 00:07:38 Max Steiner All This and Heaven Too: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  81272
16:38:00 00:05:20 Dmitri Kabalevsky Finale from Violin Concerto Op 48 Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev Gil Shaham, violin DeutGram  457064
16:45:00 00:02:36 Dmitri Shostakovich The Gadfly: Folk Feast Op 97  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Brilliant  6735
16:50:00 00:07:50 Luigi Cherubini Medea: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields EMI  54438
16:58:00 00:01:33 Leo Tolstoy Waltz in F major    Lera Auerbach, piano Bis  1502
17:03:00 00:08:03 George Frideric Handel Keyboard Suite No. 13 in B flat major    Keith Jarrett, piano ECM  1530
17:06:00 00:02:12 Antonín Dvorák Romantic Pieces: Allegro appassionato Op 75   Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano Ars Prod.  38536
17:14:00 00:04:27 Francesco Cilea L'Arlesiana: Lamento di Federico St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Jonas Kaufmann, tenor Decca  15463
17:20:00 00:13:13 Jan Blockx Flemish Dances  Alexander Rahbari Brussels Philharmonic MarcoPolo  223418
17:37:00 00:07:00 Aldemaro Romero Fuga con Pajarillo  Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4795448
17:45:00 00:03:47 Emmanuel Chabrier Ronde champêtre   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515
17:54:00 00:05:06 Sir Edward Elgar The Crown of India: March Op 66 BBC Philharmonic Sir Andrew Davis Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus Chandos  10570

DINNER CLASSICS
18:08:00 00:11:58 George Frideric Handel Harp Concerto in B flat major  Op 4 Seattle Baroque Orchestra Stephen Stubbs Maxine Eilander, harp Atma  2541
18:19:00 00:03:17 Giovanni Gabrieli Canzoni e Sonate: Canzon 16   Empire Brass Telarc  80204
18:23:00 00:03:43 Jules Mouquet Suite for Winds: Aubade  Robert J. Ambrose Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127
18:26:00 00:13:05 Georg Philipp Telemann Viola Concerto in G major  National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Pinchas Zukerman, viola Analekta  8783
18:46:00 00:14:20 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture Op 36  Igor Markevitch London Symphony Philips  4788977

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:17:47 Benjamin Britten A Simple Symphony Op 4   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  423624
19:22:00 00:34:01 Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition  Sir Simon Rattle Berlin Philharmonic EMI  273
19:57:00 00:02:06 François Couperin Suite No. 18: Le Tic-Toc-Choc   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67440

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:04:33 Dmitri Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon: Overture  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92
20:08:00 00:14:32 Franz Joseph Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Wynton Marsalis, trumpet Sony  57497
20:25:00 00:29:40 Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor  Op 54 St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4795327
20:55:00 00:04:13 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in C [No.  3]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: A Lehar Premiere in Vienna
21:03:00 00:17:24 Dmitri Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No.  3 in D major  Op 50 NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis Michael Korstick, piano CPO  777658
21:22:00 00:11:51 Gerald Finzi Nocturne 'New Year Music' Op 7  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia EMI  64721
21:36:00 00:12:03 Ottorino Respighi Pastorale afterTartini in C major  National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Pinchas Zukerman, violin Analekta  8783
21:51:00 00:06:29 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  4 in C minor  Op 40   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  18883
21:56:00 00:03:16 Girolamo Frescobaldi Toccata ottava di durezze e ligature   David Greilsammer, piano Sony  792969

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded in August at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Cleveland Driven: The future of automotive design.
A panel of automotive design managers from General Motors and Fiat Chrysler - all graduates of the Cleveland Institute of Art - share their thoughts on the future of automotive design in America.  (tentative)
22:57:00 00:02:32 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 4 in E minor  Op 28  Wolfgang Sawallisch Philadelphia Orchestra EMI  55592

QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier
23:02:00 00:08:48 Camille Saint-Saëns Andantino from Violin Concerto No. 3 Op 61 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
23:13:00 00:25:09 Anton Bruckner Adagio from Symphony No. 7  Sir Georg Solti Chicago Symphony Orchestra Decca  417631
23:40:00 00:06:02 Johann Sebastian Bach Adagio from Concerto for Oboe & Violin National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Charles Hamann, oboe; Pinchas Zukerman, violin Analekta  8783
23:46:00 00:09:18 Henry Cowell Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10 Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Bert Lucarelli, oboe Koch Intl  7282
23:55:00 00:02:40 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 156: Sinfonia in F major  Bavarian Radio Symphony Lisa Batiashvili Lisa Batiashvili, violin DeutGram  4792479
23:57:00 00:02:50 Johann Sebastian Bach Chorale Prelude 'I Call to Thee'   Grigory Sokolov, piano DeutGram  4794342

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