Program Guide 11-27-2017


November 27

1474 death of Guillaume Dufay (age c.74) – Franco-Flemish composer of the early Renaissance; he was the central figure in the Burgundian School and the most famous and influential composer in Europe in the mid-15th century.

1750 Anton Stamitz – Bohemian composer (d.1809); Anton and his brother Carl were the sons of Johan Stamitz, one of the important figures in the Mannheim school.

1759 Franz Krommer – Moravian composer (d.1831); became composer for the Imperial Court and Vienna; left more than 300 published compositions in 110 opus numbers.

1860 Viktor Ewald – Russian composer (d.1935); spent most of his career as a Professor of Civil Engineering, but is beloved of brass players for his series of quintets, staples of the brass repertoire.

1867 Charles Koechlin – French composer (d.1950); prolific composer with diverse interests: inspired by Rudyard Kipling he wrote The Jungle Book, and his Seven Stars Symphony has movements named for Hollywood luminaries Douglas Fairbanks, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and Charlie Chaplin.

1896 first performance of Richard Strauss's tone-poem Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus spake Zoroaster) in Frankfurt, with the composer conducting.

1928 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Fairy's Kiss (Le baiser de la fée) at the Paris Opéra by the Ida Rubinstein Company with the composer conducting. 

1931 first performance of Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in Paris; commissioned by the Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his right arm during World War I. 

1959 Viktoria Mullova – Russian violinist (58 years old); best known for her performances and recordings of compositions by J.S. Bach and innovative interpretations of popular and jazz compositions by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and the Beatles among others. 

1972 first successful concert performance of Erich Wolfgang Korngold's Symphony in Munich (posthumously), with Rudolf Kempe conducting; Harold Byrns had conducted the Vienna Symphony in a poorly rehearsed and performed Austrian radio premiere of this work on October 17, 1954.

1979 Hilary Hahn – American violinist (38 years old); with strong reputation for championing contemporary music, several works have been composed specially for her, including concerti by Edgar Meyer and Jennifer Higdon.


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November 27, 2017

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00    00:31:03    Edvard Grieg    Symphonic Dances Op 64        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     419431

00:36:00    00:32:17    Richard Strauss    Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30    
Cleveland Orchestra    Sir Andrew Davis    William Preucil, violin    MAA     2001

01:11:00    00:44:41    Igor Stravinsky    The Fairy's Kiss        
Igor Stravinsky    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     63325

01:59:00    00:36:41    Johannes Brahms    Piano Trio No.  1 in B major  Op 8            
André Previn, piano; Viktoria Mullova, violin; Heinrich Schiff, cello    Philips     442123

02:39:00    00:27:57    Franz Krommer    Symphony No. 2 in D major  Op 40        
Matthias Bamert    London Mozart Players    Chandos     9275

03:10:00    00:37:29    Dmitri Shostakovich    Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor  Op 99    
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra    Marek Janowski    Hilary Hahn, violin    Sony     89921

03:51:00    00:16:20    Anton Stamitz    Concerto for 2 Flutes in G    
Camerata Salzburg    Jean-Pierre Rampal    Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Shigenori Kudo, flute    Sony     45930

04:11:00    00:19:03    Maurice Ravel    Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major     
Montreal Symphony    Charles Dutoit    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     452448

04:33:00    00:47:21    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    Symphony in F sharp Op 40        
Franz Welser-Möst    Philadelphia Orchestra    EMI     56169

05:23:00    00:14:47    Charles Koechlin    Sonatine Op 59            
Daniel Blumenthal, piano    Cybelia     849

05:41:00    00:08:31    Luigi Cherubini    Anacréon: Overture        
Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    EMI     54438

05:47:00    00:10:49    Felix Mendelssohn    Hebrides Overture 'Fingal's Cave' Op 26        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     46536

06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:04:31    Gary Ruschman    Pat-a-Drummer            
Cantus    Cantus     1211

06:15:00    00:08:55    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor     
Venice Baroque Orchestra    Andrea Marcon    Viktoria Mullova, violin; Giuliano Carmignola, violin    Archiv     4777466

06:25:00    00:07:17    Daniel Auber    The Bronze Horse: Overture        
Yan Pascal Tortelier    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     9765

06:32:00    00:03:18    Traditional    Wexford Carol            
Paul O'Shaughnessy, fiddle    Sony     87771

06:40:00    00:11:33    George Enescu    Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major  Op 11        
Leopold Stokowski    RCA Victor Symphony    RCA     70931

06:53:00    00:02:09    Ottorino Respighi    La boutique fantasque: Tarantella        
Jesús López-Cobos    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80396

06:55:00    00:03:16    Kenneth J. Alford    March "On the Quarterdeck"        
Frederick Fennell    Dallas Wind Symphony    Reference     85

07:03:00    00:07:54    John Williams    Star Wars: Throne Room & End Title        
John Williams    Skywalker Symphony Orchestra    Sony     45947

07:13:00    00:09:51    Bohuslav Martinu    March & Finale from Symphony No. 2        
Paavo Järvi    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80616

07:24:00    00:03:43    Engelbert Humperdinck    Hansel and Gretel: Children's Prayer        
Leonard Bernstein    New York Philharmonic    Sony     87771

07:31:00    00:06:16    Franz Joseph Haydn    Finale from Sinfonia Concertante    
Chamber Orchestra of Europe    Claudio Abbado    Marieke Blankestijn, violin; William Conway, cello; Douglas Boyd, oboe; Matthew Wilkie, bassoon    DeutGram     4778117

07:40:00    00:07:49    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo & Rondo from Sonata No. 15 Op 28            
Peter Takács, piano    Cambria     1175

07:50:00    00:04:16    Juan de Araujo    Los coflades de la estleya        
Matthias Maute    Ensemble Caprice    Analekta     9957

07:55:00    00:02:53    Jerome Moross    The Big Country: Theme        
José Serebrier    Royal Philharmonic    Royal Phil     17

08:07:00    00:04:45    Johann Strauss Jr    Artists Quadrille Op 201        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80314

08:10:00    00:01:33    Traditional    O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)            
Rita Ford Music Boxes    Sony     87771

08:15:00    00:09:32    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 27    
Cleveland Orchestra    Mitsuko Uchida    Mitsuko Uchida, piano    Decca     15498

08:25:00    00:07:00    Gabriel Fauré    Requiem: Agnus Dei Op 48    
Philharmonia Orchestra    Carlo Maria Giulini    Philharmonia Chorus    DeutGram     4795448

08:32:00    00:03:56    William L. Dawson    Spiritual 'Hail Mary'        
Anton Armstrong    St. Olaf Choir    St.Olaf     2159

08:40:00    00:06:48    Maurice Ravel    Rapsodie espagnole: Feria        
Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1002

08:50:00    00:02:37    Gilbert & Sullivan    The Pirates of Penzance: With catlike tread    
Welsh National Opera Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Nicholas Folwell, baritone; Men of; Welsh National Opera Chorus    Telarc     80353

08:52:00    00:03:32    Johann Nepomuk Hummel    Rondo from Trumpet Concerto in E flat major     
English Chamber Orchestra    Raymond Leppard    Wynton Marsalis, trumpet    Sony     60804

08:55:00    00:04:22    John Williams    Superman: March        
John Morris Russell    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    FanfareCin     2

09:05:00    00:18:39    Franz Krommer    Wind Octet in F major  Op 57            
Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble    EMI     54383

09:27:00    00:05:39    Franz Schubert    Scherzo from 'Grand Duo' Sonata        
Claudio Abbado    Chamber Orchestra of Europe    DeutGram     423655

09:35:00    00:06:55    Franz Schubert    Scherzo from String Quartet No. 15            
Takács Quartet    Decca     452854

09:45:00    00:06:04    Frédéric Chopin    Grand Valse Brillante     
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80625

09:52:00    00:02:36    Claude Debussy    Preludes Book 2: 'General Lavine'             
Spencer Myer, piano    Harm Mundi     907477

09:57:00    00:02:48    David Lang    light moving            
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano    DeutGram     19103

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:02:12    Jennifer Higdon    Echo Dash            
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano    DeutGram     19103

10:03:00    00:03:21    Samuel Barber    Finale from Violin Concerto Op 14    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Hilary Hahn, violin    Sony     89029

10:09:00    00:11:04    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Méhul's Overture to 'Young Henry's Hunt'    
Hot Springs Festival Orchestra    Richard Rosenberg    Richard & John Contiguglia; Angela Draghicescu, piano; Chin-Ming Lin, piano; Joshua Pepper, piano    Naxos     559320

10:21:00    00:04:19    Étienne Méhul    Le trésor supposé: Overture        
Michel Swierczewski    Gulbenkian Orchestra    Nimbus     5185

10:28:00    00:03:31    Claude Debussy    Images, Book 2: Poissons d'or            
Alexander Schimpf, piano    Oehms     1820

10:33:00    00:03:18    Traditional    Wexford Carol            
Paul O'Shaughnessy, fiddle    Sony     87771

10:39:00    00:05:58    Traditional    Watts Nativity Carol        
Martin Neary    Emma Kirkby, soprano; Westminster Abbey Choir    Sony     87771

10:51:00    00:21:58    Franz Liszt    Symphonic Poem No.  9 "Hungaria"        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10490

11:14:00    00:05:40    Franz Liszt    Polonaise from Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene            
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     436736

11:21:00    00:09:01    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for Oboe & Bassoon in G major     
European Union Chamber Orch    Hans-Peter Hofmann    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello    Naxos     573374

11:32:00    00:11:06    Franz Schubert    Impromptu No. 7 in B flat major             
Shai Wosner, piano    Onyx     4172

11:45:00    00:09:08    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 25    
Orchestra Mozart    Claudio Abbado    Martha Argerich, piano    DeutGram     4791033

11:55:00    00:03:03    Manuel de Falla    The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance        
Juanjo Mena    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10694

12:06:00    00:06:57    Camille Saint-Saëns    La princesse jaune: Overture Op 30        
José Serebrier    BBC Concert Orchestra    BBC     63

12:15:00    00:09:10    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade: The Young Prince     
Cleveland Orchestra    Lorin Maazel    Daniel Majeske, violin    Decca     4787779

12:26:00    00:04:33    Zoltán Kodály    Háry János: Intermezzo        
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    Philips     462824

12:32:00    00:02:55    Peter Tchaikovsky    The Nutcracker: Miniature Overture        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Telarc     80068

12:39:00    00:03:15    Fritz Kreisler    Miniature Viennese March            
Gidon Kremer, violin; Oleg Maisenberg, piano    DeutGram     453440

12:44:00    00:13:58    Gabriel Fauré    Ballade in F sharp major  Op 19    
BBC Philharmonic    Yan Pascal Tortelier    Kathryn Stott, piano    Chandos     9416

12:59:00    00:01:40    Johann Sebastian Bach    Orchestral Suite No.  2: Rondeau    
Cologne Chamber Orchestra    Helmut Müller-Brühl    Karl Kaiser, flute    Naxos     503293


13:02:00    00:43:32    Igor Stravinsky    The Fairy's Kiss        
Oliver Knussen    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     449205

13:47:00    00:12:29    Vasily Kalinnikov    The Cedar and the Palm        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Chandos     7093

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00    00:03:32    Traditional    O Come, O Come, Emmanuel    
Philadelphia Orchestra    Eugene Ormandy    Members of    Sony     87771

14:05:00    00:02:19    John Jacob Niles    I Wonder As I Wander            
Emily Van Evera, soprano    Sony     87771

14:09:00    00:14:47    Charles Koechlin    Sonatine Op 59            
Daniel Blumenthal, piano    Cybelia     849

14:26:00    00:08:44    Aram Khachaturian    Spartacus: Adagio        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Philips     442011

14:38:00    00:09:05    Antonín Dvorák    King and Charcoal Burner: Overture        
Robert Stankovsky    Czecho-Slovak State Phil    MarcoPolo     223272

14:49:00    00:09:16    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony No. 23 in D major         
Claudio Abbado    Berlin Philharmonic    Sony     66859

15:01:00    00:13:25    Johann Sebastian Bach    Violin Concerto No.  1 in A minor     
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Kahane    Hilary Hahn, violin    DeutGram     4795448

15:17:00    00:13:44    George Frideric Handel    Concerto Grosso in F major  Op 6            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     447733

15:32:00    00:03:46    Heinrich von Herzogenberg    Scherzo from Trio Op 61            
Albrecht Mayer, oboe; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Markus Becker, piano    Decca     4783498

15:39:00    00:06:09    Johannes Brahms    Finale from Horn Trio Op 40            
Richard King, horn; Amy Lee, violin; Orli Shaham, piano    Albany     1325

15:48:00    00:09:31    Josef Myslivecek    Overture No. 2 in A major         
Werner Ehrhardt    Concerto Cologne    Archiv     4776418

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Brahms Debuts in New York City

15:58:00    00:06:44    Johann Sebastian Bach    Andante from Violin Concerto No. 1    
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Kahane    Hilary Hahn, violin    DeutGram     4795448

16:08:00    00:02:12    Jennifer Higdon    Echo Dash            
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano    DeutGram     19103

16:13:00    00:10:01    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    Finale from Symphony Op 40        
Franz Welser-Möst    Philadelphia Orchestra    EMI     56169

16:27:00    00:05:37    Franz Waxman    Captains Courageous: Suite        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80682

16:35:00    00:05:06    Franz Waxman    Taras Bulba: Ride to Dubno        
Carl Topilow    Cleveland Pops Orchestra    ClevPops     2016

16:41:00    00:07:26    Guillaume Dufay    Sanctus from Mass for St. Anthony    
Alexander Blachly    Pomerium    Archiv     453477

16:52:00    00:03:05    Agustín Barrios    Villancico de Navidad            
John Williams, guitar    Sony     87771

16:56:00    00:03:09    William Boyce    Allegro from Symphony No. 4 Op 2        
Christopher Hogwood    Academy of Ancient Music    l'Oiseau     436761

17:04:00    00:07:07    Philip Glass    Echorus    
Curtis 20/21 Ensemble    Vinay Parameswaran    Jennifer Koh, violin; Jaime Laredo, violin    Cedille     146

17:20:00    00:02:34    Sergei Prokofiev    Romeo and Juliet: Masks        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

17:26:00    00:08:57    Hector Berlioz    Roman Carnival Overture Op 9        
Sir Colin Davis    London Symphony    Philips     4788977

17:40:00    00:02:19    John Jacob Niles    I Wonder As I Wander            
Emily Van Evera, soprano    Sony     87771

17:44:00    00:04:09    George Frideric Handel    Messiah: All we like sheep    
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Singers    Avie     2208

17:48:00    00:02:16    Edvard Grieg    Lyric Pieces Book  3: Solitary Traveler Op 43            
Per Tengstrand, piano    Azica     71207

17:51:00    00:07:29    William Boyce    Symphony No. 5 in D major  Op 2        
Christopher Hogwood    Academy of Ancient Music    l'Oiseau     436761


18:09:00    00:19:20    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco    Concerto for 2 Guitars Op 201    
London Philharmonic    Leonard Slatkin    Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar; Naoko Yamashita, guitar    RCA     60355

18:30:00    00:04:44    Traditional    Greensleeves            
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Alexandre Lagoya, guitar; Michel Legrand, celeste    Sony     87771

18:36:00    00:03:18    Traditional    Wexford Carol            
Paul O'Shaughnessy, fiddle    Sony     87771

18:42:00    00:09:17    Johannes Brahms    Adagio from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 8            
André Previn, piano; Viktoria Mullova, violin; Heinrich Schiff, cello    Philips     442123

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:23:33    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major     
English Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Tate    Mitsuko Uchida, piano    Philips     422458

19:28:00    00:27:57    Franz Krommer    Symphony No. 2 in D major  Op 40        
Matthias Bamert    London Mozart Players    Chandos     9275

19:56:00    00:02:53    Johann Sebastian Bach    Largo from Keyboard Concerto No.  5 in F minor     
Academy St. Martin in Fields    Murray Perahia    Murray Perahia, piano    Sony     89690

19:58:00    00:02:01    Franz Schubert    Moment Musical No. 3 in F minor             
Gil Shaham, violin; Göran Söllscher, guitar    DeutGram     471568


20:02:00    00:09:01    Ludwig van Beethoven    Egmont: Overture Op 84        
Gustavo Dudamel    Simón Bolívar Symphony    DeutGram     16869

20:13:00    00:07:44    Robert Schumann    Arabeske in C Op 18            
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9300

20:23:00    00:34:53    Richard Strauss    Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30        
Gustavo Dudamel    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4791041

20:56:00    00:03:07    Frédéric Chopin    Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major  Op 28            
Daniil Trifonov, piano    DeutGram     4791728

21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Brahms Debuts in New York City

21:03:00    00:16:20    Anton Stamitz    Concerto for 2 Flutes in G    
Camerata Salzburg    Jean-Pierre Rampal    Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Shigenori Kudo, flute    Sony     45930

21:20:00    00:04:08    Edvard Grieg    Lyric Suite: Nocturne Op 54        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     437524

21:27:00    00:17:18    Georg Philipp Telemann    Don Quixote: Suite        
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    Koch Intl     7576

21:46:00    00:04:02    Michael Praetorius    Lo, how a rose e'er blooming        
André Previn    Frederica von Stade, mezzo; American Boychoir; Christmas Concert Chorus    Sony     87771

21:52:00    00:47:21    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    Symphony in F sharp Op 40        
Franz Welser-Möst    Philadelphia Orchestra    EMI     56169

22:41:00    00:10:43    Frédéric Chopin    Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor  Op 31            
Lang Lang, piano    Sony     511758

22:47:00    00:03:30    Yin Chengzong    Prelude from 'Yellow River' Concerto    
China Philharmonic    Long Yu    Lang Lang, piano    DeutGram     8233

22:55:00    00:03:40    John Rutter    The Very Best Time of the Year    
City of London Sinfonia    John Rutter    Cambridge Singers    Collegium     121


23:02:00    00:07:13    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in D minor             
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano    Bis     2138

23:09:00    00:07:05    Johann Sebastian Bach    Adagio from Violin Concerto No. 2    
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Kahane    Hilary Hahn, violin    DeutGram     4795448

23:18:00    00:06:04    Charles Koechlin    Evening Peace from "The Persian Hours" Op 65        
Leif Segerstam    Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic    MarcoPolo     223504

23:24:00    00:07:33    Bill Evans    Peace Piece            
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     455512

23:31:00    00:07:59    Gustav Holst    The Planets: Venus Op 32        
Sir Andrew Davis    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     5086

23:41:00    00:05:07    Edvard Grieg    Holberg Suite: Air Op 40        
Domenico Boyagian    Ohio Philharmonic    Centaur     3311

23:46:00    00:07:13    Franz Liszt    Years of Pilgrimage, 1st Year            
Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano    Centaur     3280

23:55:00    00:02:52    Georges Bizet    Jeux d'enfants: Duo Op 22        
Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     131

23:56:00    00:03:17    Robert Schumann    Aria from Piano Sonata No. 1 Op 11            
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano    Decca     421290

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