Program Guide 10-16-2017

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October 16

1621 death Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck – Dutch composer and organist (age c. 59); his career stood astride the end of the Renaissance and beginning of the Baroque eras; among the first major keyboard composers of Europe, and helped establish the north German organ tradition.

1679 Jan Dismas Zelenka baptized – Czech composer (d.1745); his music is admired for its harmonic invention and counterpoint.

1821 Franz Doppler - Polish-born Hungarian flute virtuoso and composer (d.1883); known for the orchestral arrangements of six of Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies; Liszt set his student Doppler the exercise of orchestrating the works and even though every single bar of the arrangements was revised by Liszt upon publication, he graciously allowed Doppler's name to remain on the title page; Liszt frequently bestowed such help to his students, which gave rise to the notion that he didn't—or couldn't—orchestrate his own works.             

1891 first concert of the Chicago Symphony (as the ‘Chicago Orchestra’) with Theodore Thomas conducting; the CSO makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival; current music director Riccardo Muti began his tenure in 2010; CSO concerts can be heard Tuesday nights at 9 on WCLV.              

1926 premiere of Zoltán Kodály's Háry János, an ‘Hungarian folk opera’ (that is, a spoken play with songs)  at the Royal Hungarian Opera House in Budapest; it's the story is of a veteran in the Austrian army in the first half of the 19th century who sits in the village inn regaling his listeners with fantastic tales of heroism.

1938 premiere of Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid in Chicago by the Ballet Caravan Company, with pianists Arthur Gold and Walter Hendel performing a two-piano version of the score; some sources list the date as October 6th.

1942 premiere of Aaron Copland's Rodeo in New York at the Metropolitan Opera House, choreographed by Agnes de Mille for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; it received 22 curtain calls.

1956 Marin Alsop – American conductor and violinist (61 years old); music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra.

1962 Dmitri Hvorostovsky – Russian baritone (55 years old); renowned for his portrayal of the title character in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, but in recent years his stage repertoire has almost entirely consisted of Verdi operas.

1992 first performance of Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 3 (dedicated to conductor JoAnn Falletta) by the Kansas City Symphony conducted by Bill McGlaughlin.

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00    00:33:01    Aaron Copland    Billy the Kid        
David Zinman    Baltimore Symphony    Argo     440639

00:38:00    00:38:22    Sir Edward Elgar    Piano Quintet in A minor  Op 84        
Kenneth Woods    English Symphony Orchestra    Avie     2362

01:20:00    00:41:33    Antonín Dvorák    Symphony No.  9 in E minor  Op 95        
Marin Alsop    Baltimore Symphony    Naxos     503293

02:05:00    00:23:48    Édouard Lalo    Piano Concerto in F minor     
Frankfurt State Orchestra    Nikos Athinäos    David Gross, piano    Signum     6600

02:31:00    00:23:45    Zoltán Kodály    Háry János: Suite Op 35    
London Symphony    István Kertész    John Leach, cimbalom    Decca     4785437

02:57:00    00:38:26    Maurice Duruflé    Requiem Op 9    
St Cecilia Academy Orchestra    Myung-Whun Chung    Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Bryn Terfel, baritone; St Cecilia Academy Chorus    DeutGram     459365

03:39:00    00:34:06    Dmitri Shostakovich    Symphony No.  1 in F minor  Op 10        
Vladimir Jurowski    Russian National Orchestra    PentaTone     68

04:16:00    00:36:31    Johannes Brahms    Symphony No.  3 in F major  Op 90        
Marin Alsop    London Philharmonic    Naxos     557430

04:56:00    00:24:38    Aaron Copland    Rodeo        
Leonard Slatkin    Detroit Symphony    Naxos     503293

05:24:00    00:17:47    Béla Bartók    Dance Suite        
Pierre Boulez    New York Philharmonic    Sony     64100

05:44:00    00:05:02    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Les Fêtes d'Hébé: Overture        
Raymond Leppard    English Chamber Orchestra    EMI     65732

05:46:00    00:08:37    Ludwig van Beethoven    Shepherd's Song from Symphony No.  6 Op 68        
Douglas Boyd    Manchester Camerata    Avie     2242

05:56:00    00:03:34    Antonín Dvorák    Slavonic Dance No.  8 in G minor  Op 46        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    CBS/Sony     209

06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:03:01    Georg Philipp Telemann    Bourrée alla Polacca            
John Williams, guitar    CBS     44518

06:12:00    00:08:49    Joseph Lanner    Schönbrunn Waltz Op 200        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     4782601

06:22:00    00:07:22    Ludwig van Beethoven    Finale from Piano Trio No. 2 Op 1            
Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello    Koch Intl     7724

06:30:00    00:02:47    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: Mazurka        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Decca     10104

06:32:00    00:02:07    Leonard Bernstein    Divertimento for Orchestra: Waltz        
Eiji Oue    Minnesota Orchestra    Reference     87

06:40:00    00:09:38    Deems Taylor    Through the Looking Glass: Jabberwocky        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3099

06:50:00    00:03:56    Samuel Barber    Souvenirs Suite: Waltz Op 28        
Yoel Levi    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Telarc     80441

06:55:00    00:04:05    Pascual Marquina    March "España Cañí"        
Frederick Fennell    Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra    Brain     7505

07:03:00    00:06:53    Jean Sibelius    Lemminkäinen's Return Op 22        
Mikko Franck    Swedish Radio Symphony    Ondine     953

07:10:00    00:10:43    Aaron Copland    Billy the Kid: Three Dances        
Hugh Wolff    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Teldec     77310

07:25:00    00:03:24    Federico Mompou    Canción y Danza No. 3            
Stephen Hough, piano    Hyperion     66963

07:30:00    00:04:09    Edvard Grieg    Holberg Suite: Rigaudon Op 40        
Conrad van Alphen    Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra    Telarc     80623

07:40:00    00:09:25    Thomas Arne    Symphony No. 2 in F major         
Adrian Shepherd    Cantilena    Chandos     8403

07:50:00    00:03:17    Thomas Tallis    Te lucis ante terminum à 5    
Voces8        Christian Forshaw, saxophone    Decca     4785703

07:55:00    00:02:53    Johann Sebastian Bach    Partita for solo flute: Bourrée anglaise            
Joshua Smith, flute    Delos     3402

08:07:00    00:06:10    Peter Tchaikovsky    Suite No. 2: Waltz Op 53        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9454

08:15:00    00:11:13    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for 2 Guitars in G major     
European Union Chamber Orch    Hans-Peter Hofmann    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello    Naxos     573374

08:25:00    00:04:08    Enrique Granados    Danza lenta            
Alicia de Larrocha, piano    RCA     60408

08:40:00    00:04:56    Aaron Copland    Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday        
Louis Lane    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     62401

08:45:00    00:05:56    Johann Sebastian Bach    Cantata No. 156: Sinfonia in F major         
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     572050

08:52:00    00:02:28    Georg Philipp Telemann    Two Pieces from 'Heroic Music'    
Empire Brass        Michael Murray, organ    Telarc     80218

08:55:00    00:05:46    Richard Rodgers    Babes in Arms: My Funny Valentine    
Chamber Ensemble        Kristin Chenoweth, vocal; Joshua Bell, violin    Sony     52716

09:05:00    00:17:44    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major  Op 81            
Evgeny Kissin, piano    DeutGram     4797581

09:29:00    00:03:15    John Kander    New York, New York        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     47235

09:35:00    00:07:14    Edward Burlingame Hill    Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 47        
Peter Bay    Austin Symphony    Bridge     9443

09:45:00    00:08:35    Joachim Raff    Allegro from Octet for Strings Op 176            
Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos     8790

09:55:00    00:03:58    Johann Sebastian Bach    Lute Suite No. 4: Preludio            
David Russell, guitar    Telarc     80584

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:02:03    Igor Stravinsky    Pulcinella: Overture        
Pierre Boulez    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    CSO Res     901918

10:03:00    00:03:47    Igor Stravinsky    Fireworks Op 4        
Pierre Boulez    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    DeutGram     437850

10:09:00    00:12:24    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Divertimento for Strings in B flat major         
Ton Koopman    Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra    Erato     45471

10:22:00    00:04:42    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Minuet No. 1 from Divertimento No. 17        
Louis Lane    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     86793

10:28:00    00:04:06    Mark O'Connor    Americana Symphony: Open Plains Hoedown        
Marin Alsop    Baltimore Symphony    OMAC     12

10:34:00    00:05:35    Sergei Prokofiev    War and Peace: New Year's Eve Waltz        
Marin Alsop    São Paulo Symphony    Naxos     573518

10:42:00    00:07:04    Richard Wagner    Tannhäuser: Entry of the Guests    
Berlin German Opera Orchestra    Giuseppe Sinopoli    Chorus of Berlin German Opera    DeutGram     4795448

10:51:00    00:24:01    Igor Stravinsky    Divertimento from 'The Fairy's Kiss'        
Fritz Reiner    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    RCA     300350

11:15:00    00:03:10    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: Goblet Dance        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Decca     10104

11:20:00    00:09:31    Frédéric Chopin    Ballade No.  1 in G minor  Op 23            
Cédric Tiberghien, piano    Harm Mundi     2908375

11:32:00    00:08:11    Antonio Vivaldi    Flute Concerto in D major     
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra    Nicholas McGegan    Janet See, flute    Harm Mundi     905193

11:42:00    00:09:35    Franz Schubert    Finale from String Quartet No. 14        
Franz Welser-Möst    Camerata Salzburg    EMI     56813

11:53:00    00:06:00    Hector Berlioz    Symphonie fantastique: Waltz Op 14        
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     453432

12:06:00    00:08:52    Aaron Copland    An Outdoor Overture        
Louis Lane    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     62401

12:18:00    00:08:56    George Gershwin    Variations on 'I Got Rhythm'    
Baltimore Symphony    Marin Alsop    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     14091

12:29:00    00:03:03    Joseph Hellmesberger Jr    Valse espagnole        
Daniel Barenboim    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     12569

12:33:00    00:02:45    Zoltán Kodály    Háry János: Entrance of the Emperor        
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    Philips     462824

12:38:00    00:03:35    George Frideric Handel    Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba        
Robert Moody    Canadian Brass Ensemble    OpeningDay     7347

12:44:00    00:12:17    Maurice Ravel    Ouverture de féerie 'Shéhérazade'        
Eiji Oue    Minnesota Orchestra    Reference     79

12:57:00    00:02:15    Percy Grainger    Shepherd's Hey!        
John Morris Russell    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    FanfareCin     4

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00    00:33:01    Aaron Copland    Billy the Kid        
David Zinman    Baltimore Symphony    Argo     440639

13:35:00    00:22:09    Leonard Bernstein    Symphonic Dances from 'West Side Story'        
Keith Lockhart    Utah Symphony    Reference     105

13:58:00    00:02:01    Agustín Barrios    Las Abejas            
Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71287

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00    00:02:48    Richard Strauss    Scherzo from Piano Sonata in B minor  Op 5            
David Golub, piano    Arabesque     6664

14:04:00    00:02:33    Johannes Brahms    Capriccio in D minor  Op 116            
Stanislav Khristenko, piano    Steinway     30032

14:08:00    00:10:47    Béla Bartók    Hungarian Sketches        
Pierre Boulez    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    DeutGram     445825

14:21:00    00:09:38    Joachim Raff    In the Twilight from Symphony No. 3 Op 153        
Hilary Davan Wetton    Milton Keynes City Orchestra    Hyperion     66628

14:34:00    00:11:23    Jan Dismas Zelenka    Capriccio No.  2 in G major         
Daniel Abraham    Bach Sinfonia    Sono Lumin     92163

14:47:00    00:11:19    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony No. 16 in C major         
Sir Charles Mackerras    Prague Chamber Orchestra    Telarc     80242

15:02:00    00:16:13    Arthur Foote    Suite for Strings in E major  Op 63        
Mikhail Gurewitsch    do.gma chamber orchestra    MD+G     9121717

15:20:00    00:11:15    Sir Edward Elgar    Finale from Piano Quintet Op 84        
Kenneth Woods    English Symphony Orchestra    Avie     2362

15:33:00    00:02:49    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck    Laudate Dominum    
La Nuova Musica    John Rutter    Cambridge Singers    Collegium     134

15:40:00    00:06:14    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck    Variations on 'Mein junges Leben hat ein End'            
David Greilsammer, piano    Sony     792969

15:48:00    00:09:11    Aram Khachaturian    Finale from Violin Concerto    
Russian National Orchestra    Yakov Kreizberg    Julia Fischer, violin    PentaTone     59

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: A Domestic Postscript from Richard Strauss

15:58:00    00:05:35    Sergei Prokofiev    Cinderella: In the Palace        
Marin Alsop    São Paulo Symphony    Naxos     573518

16:07:00    00:01:46    Johannes Brahms    Hungarian Dance No. 10 in F major         
Marin Alsop    London Philharmonic    Naxos     557429

16:12:00    00:12:01    Richard Wagner    Die Meistersinger: Act 3 Suite        
Fritz Reiner    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    RCA     300350

16:28:00    00:04:23    Patrick Doyle    Brave: Fate and Destiny            
City of Prague Philharmonic    Silva     1398

16:35:00    00:03:21    Patrick Doyle    Henry V: Non nobis Domine    
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Erich Kunzel    Brian Home, tenor; May Festival Chorus    Telarc     80551

16:41:00    00:08:43    Peter Tchaikovsky    Finale from Piano Concerto No. 3 Op 79    
Polish Nat'l Radio Symphony    Antoni Wit    Bernd Glemser, piano    Naxos     550819

16:53:00    00:02:10    Zoltán Kodály    Háry János: Viennese Musical Clock        
István Kertész    London Symphony    Decca     4785437

16:56:00    00:02:50    Manuel de Falla    The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance            
Vanessa Perez, piano    Steinway     30036

17:04:00    00:05:59    Georges Bizet    The Pearl Fishers: Au fond du temple    
SWR Symphony Orch    Marco Armiliato    Ramón Vargas, tenor; Ludovic Tézier, baritone    DeutGram     4777177

17:13:00    00:05:00    Aaron Copland    Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz        
Leonard Slatkin    Detroit Symphony    Naxos     503293

17:18:00    00:04:40    Aaron Copland    Rodeo: Hoedown        
Leonard Slatkin    Detroit Symphony    Naxos     503293

17:26:00    00:08:54    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach    Trio Sonata for Flute, Violin & continuo in B minor             
Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Sebastian Klinger, cello; Peter Kofler, harpsichord    DeutGram     4792479

17:40:00    00:05:10    Frédéric Chopin    Waltz No. 3 in A minor  Op 34            
Emanuel Ax, piano    Sony     60771

17:47:00    00:02:51    Dmitri Shostakovich    Ballet Suite No. 1: Music Box Waltz        
Constantine Orbelian    Moscow Chamber Orchestra    Delos     3257

17:52:00    00:03:08    John Lennon/Paul McCartney    The Fool on the Hill    
Chamber Ensemble    Christopher Austin    Milos Karadaglic, guitar    Mercury     24425

17:56:00    00:03:09    Alexandre Tansman    Foxtrot from 'Sonatine Transatlantique'            
Daniel Blumenthal, piano    Cybelia     849

18:00 DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00    00:15:56    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor  Op 27            
Evgeny Kissin, piano    DeutGram     4797581

18:27:00    00:06:53    Ludwig van Beethoven    Andante from Symphony No. 1 Op 21        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     373715

18:36:00    00:03:28    Ludwig van Beethoven    Entrata from Serenade Op 25            
Michel Debost, flute; Takako Masame, violin; Lynne Ramsey, viola    Skarbo     4094

18:41:00    00:12:13    Ludwig van Beethoven    Thirty-two Variations in C minor             
Evgeny Kissin, piano    DeutGram     4797581

18:55:00    00:03:32    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 2 Op 1            
Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello    Koch Intl     7724

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:14:32    César Franck    Symphonic Variations    
Cleveland Orchestra    George Szell    Leon Fleisher, piano    CBS     37812

19:19:00    00:36:31    Johannes Brahms    Symphony No.  3 in F major  Op 90        
Marin Alsop    London Philharmonic    Naxos     557430

19:57:00    00:02:24    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 51 in F minor  Op 68            
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9289

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:17:07    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Serenade No. 13 in G major             
Chamber Players of Canada    Atma     2532

20:21:00    00:16:46    Franz Liszt    Symphonic Poem No. 3 'Les Préludes'        
Sir Georg Solti    London Philharmonic    DeutGram     4779525

20:39:00    00:16:40    George Gershwin    Rhapsody in Blue    
Baltimore Symphony    Marin Alsop    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     14091

20:57:00    00:01:54    Edvard Grieg    Lyric Pieces Book 10: Remembrances Op 71            
Per Tengstrand, piano    Azica     71207

21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: A Domestic Postscript from Richard Strauss

21:03:00    00:19:09    Alan Hovhaness    Symphony No.  2 Op 132        
Fritz Reiner    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    RCA     300350

21:24:00    00:04:19    Traditional    All Through the Night    
London Mozart Players    Stuart Morley    Claire Jones, harp    Silva     6051

21:30:00    00:10:28    Gian-Francesco Malipiero    Four Inventions        
Peter Maag    Filarmonia Veneta    MarcoPolo     223397

21:43:00    00:06:45    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21    
Cleveland Orchestra    Mitsuko Uchida    Mitsuko Uchida, piano    Decca     17181

21:51:00    00:47:47    Johannes Brahms    Symphony No.  1 in C minor  Op 68        
Marin Alsop    London Philharmonic    Naxos     557428

22:41:00    00:09:59    Georg Philipp Telemann    Suite in b for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon        
European Baroque Soloists    Denon     9614

22:54:00    00:04:43    Sergei Rachmaninoff    Prelude No. 1 in C sharp minor  Op 3        
Wolfgang Sawallisch    Philadelphia Orchestra    EMI     55592

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:03:53    Aaron Copland    Rodeo: Corral Nocturne        
Michael Tilson Thomas    San Francisco Symphony    RCA     63511

23:05:00    00:06:07    Carl Busch    Omaha Indian Love Song        
Reuben Blundell    Gowanus Arts Ensemble    New Focus     166

23:12:00    00:03:51    Aaron Copland    Billy the Kid: Waltz        
Hugh Wolff    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Teldec     77310

23:18:00    00:09:10    Johannes Brahms    Ballade No. 4 in B major  Op 10            
Alessio Bax, piano    Signum     309

23:27:00    00:11:48    Antonín Dvorák    Largo from Symphony No. 9 Op 95        
Marin Alsop    Baltimore Symphony    Naxos     503293

23:41:00    00:03:44    Sir Edward Elgar    Sospiri Op 70    
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Vernon Handley    Natalie Clein, cello    EMI     1409

23:44:00    00:10:06    Gerald Finzi    Introit in F major  Op 6    
City of London Sinfonia    Richard Hickox    Tasmin Little, violin    Chandos     9888

23:56:00    00:02:40    Gabriel Fauré    Dolly Suite: Berceuse Op 56            
Kathryn Stott, piano; Martin Roscoe, piano    Hyperion     66911

23:57:00    00:02:31    Antonín Dvorák    Cypress No. 9            
Cypress String Quartet    Avie     2275

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