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WCLV Program Guide 12-19-2021

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Christmas Movies, Part 2

Cyril Mockridge: Miracle on 34th Street: Suite (1947)—Royal Philharmonic/David Newman (Telarc 88801) 11:00

Richard Addinsell: A Christmas Carol: Suite (1951)—Royal Philharmonic/David Newman (Telarc 88801) 14:07

John Williams: Home Alone 2: Merry Christmas (1992)—Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus/Robert Porco (MAA 2014) 2:42

Howard Blake: The Snowman: Walking in the Air (1982)—Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus/Robert Porco (MAA 2014) 3:37

Hugh Martin (arr Barlow Bradford): Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (1944)—Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus/Robert Porco (MAA 2014) 4:29

Craig Armstrong (arr Chris Marshall): Love Actually: Glasgow Love Theme (2003)—Claire Jones, harp; London Mozart Players/Stuart Morley (Silva 6051) 3:17

Maurice Jarre: Prancer: Theme (1989)—Royal Philharmonic/Maurice Jarre (Milan 35607) 6:16

John Williams: Home Alone: Somewhere in My Memory (1990)—Chorus, Orchestra/Williams (Sony 51333) 4:54

Ray Evans/Jay Livingston (arr Luther Henderson): Silver Bells (1951)—Canadian Brass (CBS 39740) 2:48


01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; Simon Trpceski, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Op 30

Peter Tchaikovsky (arr Mikhail Pletnev): Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from 'The Nutcracker' (encore)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in g Op 13 'Winter Dreams'

Maurice Ravel: Introduction & Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet, and Strings--Edward Druzinsky, harp; Donald Peck, flute; Clark Brody, clarinet; Jean Martinon, conductor (RCA)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Op 58 (excerpt)--Paul Lewis, piano; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor


03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin – Helmuth Rilling, conductor; Annette Dasch, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; James Taylor, tenor; Shenyang, bass‐baritone; Gaechinger Kantorei Stuttgart

George Frideric Handel: Messiah


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



06:03:58  George Frideric Handel: Messiah: Comfort Ye...Every valley shall be exalted    (1741) Ross Hauck, tenor Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2208 6:28

06:12:05  Antonio Vivaldi: Magnificat  RV 610 (1720) Sarah Fox, soprano Academy of Ancient Music Stephen Cleobury EMI 57265 13:53

06:28:25  George Frideric Handel: Messiah: And the glory of the Lord    (1741) Apollo's Singers Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2208 2:41


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


07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: The American Organist’s Christmas - Holiday music in performances featuring performers, composers, and organ builders in the United States

SCHWANDT: Fantasy on Three Themes (Deck the Halls - We three kings - It came upon a midnight clear) John Schwandt (1999 Fisk/Gothic Hall, Cattlett Music Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK) PD Archive (r. 12/14/07)

PAUL MANZ: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (2). HELMUT WALCHA: Fling wide the door. MANZ: Of the Father’s love begotten (unpublished). FLOR PEETERS: In dulci jubilo  John Schwandt (1965 Schlicker/Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) PD Archive (r. 10/29/19)

SCHWANDT: Improvisation on O little town of Bethlehem in the style of Bach John Schwandt (University of Oklahoma) PD Archive (r. 12/12/08)

SCHWANDT: A Christmas Chorale-Fantasy on Carol of the Bells, Wake, awake!, Hark, the herald angels, and Dance!  John Schwandt (1999 Fisk/Gothic Hall, Cattlett Music Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK) PD Archive (r. 12/10/06)


08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: A Christmas Celebration  


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

09:03:22  Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Part 3  BWV 248 (1734) RIAS Chamber Chorus Academy for Early Music Berlin René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi 2908304 22:21

09:26:47  Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia & Fugue in a  BWV 944 (1714) Rafal Blechacz, piano   Deutsche Gram 4795534 4:59

09:33:42  Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Part 4  BWV 248 (1734) RIAS Chamber Chorus Academy for Early Music Berlin René Jacobs Harmonia Mundi 2908304 22:25

09:57:19  Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1: Gavotte  BWV 1066 (1723)  Cologne Chamber Orchestra Helmut Müller-Brühl Naxos 503293 2:47


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

Daniel Kidane: Towards Resolution

Henry Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note, in F Z 745

Errki Salmenhaara: Canzonetta for String Orchestra

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Generations: Sinfonietta No. 2 for String Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Op 92



Margaret Bonds: Three Dream Portraits: Movements 1-2 Bonnie Pomfret, soprano; Laura Gordy, piano Album: De Toda la Eternidad ACA Music: 4:10

Friedrich Silcher, arr. Eva Beneke: Alle Jahre Wieder Eve Beneke, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar; Moni Simeonov, violin; Phil Popham, oboe and English horn; Lars Hoefs, cello Album: In Dulci Jubilo GSI 98010 Music: 02:13

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Suite No. 1, Op. 71a (selections) Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra; Mikko Franck, conductor Auditorium, Radio France Broadcasting House, Paris Music: 16:57

Piano Puzzler: Contestant: Riley McManus from New York, NY Music: 6:55

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 "Waldstein" - Movement 1: Allegro con Brio Richard Raymond, piano Album: Reubke, Beethoven: Sonata, Waldstein, Tandeln und Scherzen Analekta 3172 Music: 11:14 (short excerpt)

Margaret Bonds: Spiritual Suite: The Bells Lara Downes, piano Album: Some of These Days Flipside Music  Music: 3:38

Mikola Leontovich: Carol of the Bells Medley Lucas Meachem, baritone Album: All I Want Crossover 2021 Music: 1:40

Traditional, arr. Jonathan Miller: Jingle Bells Hallelujah Chorus Chicago a cappella; Anne Heider, conductor Chicago a cappella, Nichols Hall, Evanston, IL Music: 04:16

Traditional, arr. David Wilcocks: Ding Dong Merrily On High St. Paul's Choir School; John Robinson, conductor Album: Christmas in Harvard Square Decca 20969 Music: 02:22

Adrian Dunn: Bells Orchestral Prelude The Rize Orchestra; Adrian Dunn, conductor Redemption Live in Chicago, Chicago Temple, Chicago, IL HoperaWorld Music Music: 1:55

Traditional Arr. Adrian Dunn: Bells (for Tamir Rice) Darshaya Oden, soprano; The Adrian Dunn Singers; Adrian Dunn, conductor Redemption Live in Chicago, Chicago Temple, Chicago, IL HoperaWorld Music Music: 3:17

Nicolò Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, No. 11 in C Major Julia Fischer, violin Album: Julia Fischer: Paganini 24 Caprices Decca 14658 Music: 4:29

Bernard de la Monnoye, arr. Matt Catingub: Pat-a-Pan Cincinnati Pops Orchestra; John Morris Russell, conductor Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 3:43

Steven Amundson: Angel's Dance Cincinnati Pops Orchestra; John Morris Russell, conductor Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 4:41

Pascal Zavaro: Violin Concerto: Movements 2-4 Julia Fischer, violin; Orchestre National de France; Cristian Macelaru, conductor Auditorium Radio France Broadcasting House, Paris, France Music: 25:45

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, arr. Jake Shimabukuro and Robert Thurston: Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele Album: Yo-Yo Ma and Friends: Songs of Joy and Peace Sony 24414 Music: 04:41

13:56:37  William Byrd: O magnum mysterium    (1607) Monteverdi Choir  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Philips 462050 3:34


14:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Julie Amacher – Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jakub Hrůša, conductor; Frank-Peter Zimmermann, violin

Leos Janacek: Adagio for orchestra

Bela Bartok: Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin & Orchestra Sz. 87

Bohuslav Martinu: Suite concertante H. 276a

Vítezslav Novak: Slovak Suite, Op. 32

Leo Delibes: Coppélia: Machine Music & Waltz - Heinz Fricke (LaserLight 15512)

Cesar Franck: Symphony in d - Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca 425432)


16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad – The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Radu Lupu – recorded live in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance, 1/2720/05

Roy Harris: Symphony No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Op 19

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in c Op 37

17:33:21  Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Ballet    (1911)  Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 430413 24:56

17:59:06  Felix Mendelssohn: Song without Words No. 28 Op 62 # 4 'Morning Song' (1844) Daniel Gortler, piano   Jerusalem 2006 1:08


18:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded November 2021 - Featuring Anthony McGill, the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic as our special guest artist, this week’s From the Top includes a performance of the music of Brahms performed Mr. McGill, host Peter Dugan and  a 14-year-old cellist … we take in a bit of clarinet shop-talk between a teenage clarinet quintet and Mr. McGill … and a 16-year-old violist performs a moving work by William Grant Still

Sophia Molina, 19, violin, from Coral Gables, FL performs Histoirie du Tango - Bordel 1900 by Astor Piazzolla

Reade Park, 16, guitar, from San Francisco, CA performs Round Midnight by C. Williams, Thelonius Monk and B. Hanighen / arranged by Roland Dyens

Esther Clayton, 16, viola, from Bountiful, Utah performs Here’s One by Grant Still

Noah Chung-Igelman, 14, cello, from New York, NY with Peter Dugan, piano and Anthony McGill, clarinet performs Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano in A Minor, Op. 114, Mvmt. 4. Allegro by Johannes Brahams

Traumerei Quintet, from New Jersey featuring Cadee Lee, 16, clarinet, from Cresskill, NJ; Sunny Rhew, 16, clarinet, from Ridgewood, NJ; Christian Lee, 18, clarinet, from Tenafly, NJ; Jacob Cho, 17, clarinet, from Wayne, NJ; Dongkon Lee, 16, clarinet, from Leonia, NJ performs La Petite Valse by Anton Maiseyenka

Anthony McGill, clarinet and Peter Dugan, piano perform Clarinet Sonata, FP 184, Mvmt 3 by Francis Poulenc


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:03:33  Walter Piston: The Incredible Flutist: Suite    (1940) Joshua Smith, flute Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 022604 17:24

19:23:21  George Frederick Bristow: Symphony No. 3 in f-Sharp Op 26   (1858)  Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9169 34:37


20:00 SPECIAL Welcome Christmas with John Birge – VocalEssence, Philip Brunelle, conductor

Anonymous (arr Alice Parker): Resonet in Laudibus (Let voices sound with joy)   

Traditional (arr Alice Parker & Robert Shaw): Angels We Have Heard on High     

Carl Schalk: Before the Marvel of This Night

Michael Fink: What Sweeter Music

John Rutter: Carol of the Magi

John Rutter: When Music Sounds

Stephen Paulus: O Little Town of Bethlehem

Stephen Paulus: Sing Hallelu

Stephen Paulus: Wishes and Candles

Stephen Paulus: Sing, Hevin Imperial

Anonymous (arr G. Phillip Shoultz): Creator of the Stars of Night

Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night                                                                 

Mitchell Southall: In Silent Night

Paul Manz: E’en So

Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him

Paul Lohman: What Child Behold                      


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

Robert Rollin: Five Pieces for Flute and Piano on Legends of the Seneca Indians   Linda White, flute; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 04-12-15) 16:56

Amelia Kaplan: Over the Top   The Gramercy Trio (CCG 04-11-07) 16:44

Dawn Sonntag: Variations on a 13th Century Melody (2005)   The Almeda Trio (CCG 04-28-13) 7:27

Ryan Ramer: Five Etudes for piano   Ryan Ramer, piano (private CD) 10:03

21:56:47  E. J. Moeran: Serenade in G: Prologue    (1948)  Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 573034 3:33


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech - An Exit Interview with Dave Abbott - David Abbott


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:36  George Frideric Handel: Messiah: Pastoral Symphony    (1741)  Les Arts Florissants William Christie Harmonia Mundi 2908304 2:54

23:05:31  Johannes Brahms: Adagio from Clarinet Trio Op 114   (1891) Afendi Yusuf, clarinet   Steinway 30109 7:53

23:13:25  Franz Biebl: Ave Maria    (1964)  Voces8  Decca 4785703 3:22

23:17:32  Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei    (1967) Robert Shaw Festival Singers  Robert Shaw Telarc 80406 10:53

23:28:26  Gabriel Fauré: Pavane Op 50   (1887)  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 60 6:19

23:35:05  John Rutter: What Sweeter Music?    (1987) Seraphic Fire  Patrick Dupré Quigley SFM 14 4:18

23:39:23  John Williams: The Force Awakens: Adagio    (2015)  Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel Deutsche Gram 29939 4:29

23:43:53  Ludwig van Beethoven: Largo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15   (1795) Stefan Vladar, piano Capella Istropolitana Barry Wordsworth Naxos 500250 11:01

23:55:32  Percy Grainger: Colleen Dhas    (1904)  City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Chandos 9554 3:27

23:59:15  Emmanuel Chabrier: Feuillet d'album    (publ.1897) Angela Hewitt, piano   Hyperion 67515 2:02