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WCLV Program Guide 12-12-2021

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Christmas Movies, Part 1

Alan Silvestri: The Polar Express: Suite (2004)—Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus/Robert Porco (MAA 2014) 5:59

Sir Malcolm Arnold (arr Christopher Palmer): Fantasy on Christmas Carols from ‘The Holly and the Ivy’ (1952)—BBC Philharmonic/Gamba (Chandos 9851) 8:53

Dimitri Tiomkin: It’s a Wonderful Life: Suite (1946)—Ambrosian Singers; Royal Philharmonic/David Newman (Telarc 88801) 38:28


01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone

Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56a—Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Arnold Schoenberg: Transfigured Night Op 4 (1943 Revision)—Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Richard Wagner: Good Friday Spell from “Parsifal”—Daniel Barenboim, conductor

John Corigliano: Symphony No. 1—Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G Minor Op 13 ‘Winter Dreams’ (excerpt)—Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor


03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin – Jaap van Zweden, conductor

Conrad Tao: Everything Must Go

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 8

Johan Wagenaar: Overture to ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’


05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: A Gesualdo Six Christmas - Director Owain Park joins us once again to celebrate the season with his superb ensemble



06:03:39  Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Jauchzet, frohlocket    (1734) RIAS Chamber Chorus Academy for Early Music Berlin René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi 2908304 7:29

06:12:51  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 61 'Nun komm der Heiden Heiland'    (1714) Collegium Vocale of Ghent Collegium Vocale Orchestra Philippe Herreweghe Harmonia Mundi 901605 14:17

06:27:44  Giovanni Bassano: Hodie Christus est natus    (1600) Monteverdi Choir Brass Ensemble Sir John Eliot Gardiner Philips 462050 2:20


06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square


07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: As Advent Advances - We savor music on liturgical themes that prepare the way for the festival of Christmas

GEORGE MASANZ: Sleeper’s Awake!  Timothy Moke, trumpet; George Masanz (1993 Hauser/Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Kirchdorf, Switzerland) Moke Recordings 1

THOMAS HELMORE (arr. Fox): O come, o come, Emmanuel  Virgil Fox (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York, NY) EMI Classics 66088

CHRISTOPHER STEEL: People, look east  Tewkesbury Abbey Schola/Simon Bell; Carleton Etherington (1997 Jones/Tewkesbury Abbey, England) Regent 474

JAMES WOODMAN: Little Partita for Advent (Veni, veni, Emmanuel)  Erik Simmons (1973 Marcussen, via digital samples/Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands) Soundspells Productions 139

DIEDRE PIPER: Sarum Variations on an Advent Chant (Conditor alme siderum)  David Palmer (1986 Casavant/Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Centerdiscs 12106

ALAN GIBBS: Advent Meditation (Conditor alme siderum)  Kevin Bowyer (1927 Willis-2005 Harrison/ University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow, Scotland) Priory 1141

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Saluto angelico, fr Cathedral Windows, Op. 106  Amici Canendi Mainz/Matthias Bartsch; Thomas Drescher 2013 Klais/St. Stephen’s Church, Mainz, Germany) iFO Classics 00477

OTTO GOLDSCHMIDT: A tender shoot. DAVID WILLCOCKS (arr.): Of the Father’s love begotten –King’s College Choir/Daniel Hyde; Matthew Martin (1968-2016 Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England) KGS 0060


08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Advent 1   


09:00 IF IT AIN’T BAROQUE with John Mills

09:02:49  Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Part 1  BWV 248 (1734) RIAS Chamber Chorus Academy for Early Music Berlin René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi 2908304 26:16

09:30:30  Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Part 2  BWV 248 (1734) RIAS Chamber Chorus Academy for Early Music Berlin René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi 2908304 31:53


10:00 MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ON STAGE with Lori Skelton – Ken-David Masur, conductor

Modest Mussorgsky (arr Gorchakov): Pictures at an Exhibition

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op 73

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A ‘Italian’



Ludwig van Beethoven/Traditional, arr. Pamela Howland: Away in a Manger (Sonata Op. 14 No. 2, Mvt. 3) Pamela Howland, piano Album: Christmas with Beethoven Pamela Howland Music: 4:33

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, K. 370 Cristina Gómez Godoy, oboe Members of Calidore String Quartet: Jeffrey Myers, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello Oriol Martorell Hall, L' Auditori, Barcelona, Spain Music: 14:38

Ludwig van Beethoven/Traditional, arr. Pamela Howland: O Tannenbaum (Minuet in G) Pamela Howland, piano Album: Christmas with Beethoven Pamela Howland Music: 02:09

Ludwig van Beethoven/Traditional, arr. Pamela Howland: Jingle Bells (Bagatelle Op. 33 No. 2) Pamela Howland, piano Album: Christmas with Beethoven Pamela Howland Music: 02:20

Piano Puzzler: Contestant: Rodger Reynolds from Ashland, VA Music: 9:06

Erik Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Album: Jean-Yves Thibaudet: Satie Decca 470290 Music: 03:37 (excerpt)

Deborah Cheetham: Long time living here Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Benjamin Northey, conductor Hamer Arts Center, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Music: 1:23

Xiaogang Ye: The Faint Gingko Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Benjamin Northey, conductor Hamer Arts Center, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Music: 12:54

Quirino Mendoza y Cortes: Cielito Lindo Wu Man, pipa;  Luis Conte, percussion; Daniel Ho, guitar Album: Our World in Song: An Odyssey of Musical Treasures Ho Creations Music: 4:39

Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite for Orchestra (1919) Classical Tahoe Orchestra; Joel Revzen, conductor Classical Tahoe, The Pavilion, Sierra Nevada University, Incline Village, NV Music: 21:20

Michael Gilbertson: Mother Chords Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA Music: 10:19

Bela Bartok, arr. Michael P. Atkinson: Romanian Christmas Carols The Knights; Eric Jacobsen, conductor Album: THE KNIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS Bright Shiny Things 159 Music: 6:45

Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne, arr. Christina Courtin: Do You Hear What I Hear? Wu Man, pipa; The Knights; Eric Jacobsen, conductor Album: THE KNIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS Bright Shiny Things 159 Music: 3:38


14:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Julie Amacher – Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, conductor; Orion Weiss, piano

Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Symphony No. 2

Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 ‘Surprise’


16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad – The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Thomas Zehetmair, violin – recorded live in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance, 9/30/2004

György Ligeti: Chamber Concerto

Jean Sibelius: Kalevala Legends ‘Lemminkainen Suite’

Igor Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D

17:44:12  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol Op 34   (1887)  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 93019 15:05


18:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded December 5, 2019 - Hosted by pianist Peter Dugan, this program features some of From the Top’s favorite moments from the last 3 seasons and includes more music than our standard format.  We revisit the appearance of a young pianist who performs the music of Stravinsky and then discusses the impressive work he’s done in the field of environmental science.  We’ll hear a teenage violinist’s performance of a dazzling work by Fritz Kreisler and enjoy her humorous tale of getting a persistent nose bleed just before playing with a major symphony orchestra, And a 14-year-old performs the only piece written for guitar by British composer, William Walton

Eric J. Wang, guitar, 14 from San Jose California performs III. Alla Cubana and I. Allegro from “Five Bagatelles” by William Walton

Aubree Oliverson, violin, 17 from Orem, Utah performs Praeludium and Allegro (in the Style ofPugnani), by Fritz Kreisler with pianist, Christopher O’Riley

Khari Joyner, cello, 17 from Atlanta, Georgia performs Pampeana No. 2: Rhapsody for Cello and Piano, Op. 21 by Alberto Ginastera with pianist, Christopher O’Riley

Amir Siraj, piano, 17 from Brookline, Massachusetts performs II. Chez Petrouchka from Trois mouvements de Petrouchka by Igor Stravinsky

Noa Gabay, harp, 18 from Israel performs Moldau, Op.43 by Bedřich Smetana arranged by Hans Trneček

Andrew Chang, clarinet, 17 from Rowland Heights, California performs IV. Andante molto - allegro energico from “Time Pieces” for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 43 by Robert Muczynski with host, Peter Dugan

Finckel-Wu Han Chamber Music Studio Piano Trio with Aubree Oliverson, violin, 17; Zlatomir Fung, cello, 16; and Adrea Ye, piano, 17 all studying at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado performs Finale, Piano Trio in G Minor by Bedřich Smetana


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:43  Édouard Lalo: Symphony in g    (1889)  Frankfurt State Orchestra Nikos Athinäos Signum 6600 30:08

19:34:45  Antonín Dvorák: Piano Concerto in g Op 33   (1876) Rudolf Firkusny, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell United Archives 13 36:31

20:14:16  Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in e Op 64   (1888)  Dallas Symphony Jaap van Zweden DSO Live 2009 42:51

20:58:37  Emmanuel Chabrier: Ballabile    (publ.1897) Angela Hewitt, piano   Hyperion 67515 1:25


21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Greg Slawson: Prelude e Danza (2001)   Arnold Steinhardt, violin; Anita Pontremoli, piano (private CD) 3:28

Nikola Resanovich: Four Sketches for Flute and Clarinet (2006)   Crescent Duo (Joanna Cowan White, flute; Kennan White, clarinet) (private CD) 8:34

Fredric Lissauer: Three Nocturnes on Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” (2005)   Sean Gabriel, flute; Eric Ziolek, piano (private CD) 5:50

Michael Leese: Suite de la Dada Nummer Zwei, oder Factory Settings Incognito (1986)   Esther Chee, harpsichord (Li Zhang 2005) 9:28

Edwin London: TWO A’Marvell’s FOR WORDS (1990)   Philip Larson, bass-baritone; Cleveland Chamber Symphony/Edwin London cond. (GM 2045) 23:42

21:55:53  Robert Casadesus: Toccata Op 40   (1946) Marina Lomazov, piano   Lomazov 100 4:24


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech - The Good Fight: 30 Years of Jewish Leadership - David Harris, CEO: American Jewis Committee


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:49  John David: Born on a New Day    (2003) Cambridge Singers Royal Philharmonic John Rutter Collegium 133 2:43

23:05:32  Claude Debussy: Andantino from String Quartet Op 10   (1893)  Melos Quartet  Deutsche Gram 4796018 7:16

23:12:45  Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air  BWV 1068 (1731)  Ensemble Sonnerie Monica Huggett Avie 2171 4:01

23:17:52  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 3 in a Op 34 # 2 (1838) Vytautas Smetona, piano   Navona 6286 5:17

23:23:05  Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi    (1927)  CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 2 9:13

23:32:18  Jeffrey Van: Fourteen Angels    (2008) True Concord  Eric Holtan Reference 734 5:10

23:37:58  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute: March of the Priests    (1791)  Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Rinaldo Alessandrini Naïve 30479 2:21

23:40:20  Anonymous: Lute Duet 'Le rossignol'    (1550) Sharon Isbin, guitar   Sony 745456 3:41

23:44:01  Sergei Taneyev: Adagio from Symphony No. 4 Op 12   (1898)  Silesian Philharmonic Stephen Gunzenhauser Marco Polo 223196 11:12

23:56:00  Frederick Delius: Hassan: Serenade    (1923) Rafael Druian, violin Cleveland Sinfonietta Louis Lane Sony 48260 2:37

23:59:00  Frédéric Chopin: Prelude No. 4 Op 28 # 4 (1839)  Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute Analekta 9848 1:58