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WCLV Program Guide 01-16-2022

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Movies about Movies

David Raksin: The Bad and the Beautiful: Theme—New World Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (RCA 68798) 3:35

Franz Waxman (arr Mauceri): Sunset Boulevard Sonata for Orchestra—Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri (Philips 442425) 13:45

Howard Shore: Ed Wood: Main title—London Philharmonic/Howard Shore (Hollywood Records 62002) 5:04

David Raksin: The Bad and the Beautiful: Suite—New Philharmonia Orchestra/David Raksin (RCA 81268) 15:52

Thomas Newman: The Player: Theme—Orchestra/Thomas Newman (iTunes download) 3:23

Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin: The Man That Got Away with dialogue from ‘A Star is Born’—Judy Garland, vocals; Warner Brothers Orchestra/Ray Heindorf (Columbia 65965) 6:27

Howard Shore: Hugo: The Thief—City of Prague Philharmonic (Silva 1398) 4:27

Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso: Theme—City of Prague Philharmonic/Paul Bateman (Silva 1057) 3:34


01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Riccardo Muti, conductor

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 5 in F Op 76

Giuseppe Martucci: Notturno

Ottorino Respighi: Feste romane

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Op 60 'Italian'

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor K 183 (excerpt)--Robert Chen, conductor


03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin – David Robertson, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

Maurice Ravel: Five Pieces for Children from 'Mother Goose'

Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto Op 14

Bela Bartok: The Wooden Prince


05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: Ten Chant Recordings Not to Be Missed, Part 2 - In late 2020 for Sacred Music, Jerome F Weber of Fanfare compiled a lifetime’s scholarship on the field to create a Top 10 list of Gregorian Chants. This week, we hear the last four, including a huge setting of the Popule meus



06:04:20  Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem: Libera me    (1874) Leontyne Price, soprano Chicago Symphony Sir Georg Solti RCA 2476 13:12

06:20:35  Antonín Dvorák: Stabat Mater: Quando corpus morietur    (1877) Christine Goerke, soprano Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80506 8:07


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


07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: Nordic Variations - We explore more Scandinavian music with intrepid and indefatigable recitalist and recording artist James D. Hicks

JON LEIFS (trans. Sólbergsson): Icelandic Dances, Op. 11 (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Pro Organo 7287

TANELLI KUUSISTO: Pastorale, Op. 18, no. 2 (1929 Setterquist/Linköping Cathedral, Sweden) Pro Organo 7239

JEAN SIBELIUS (trans Klein): The Bells of Berghall Church 

MARKO HAKANPÄÄ: Trumpet Tune (2005) (2002 Grönlunds/St. Michael’s Church, Turku, Finland) Pro Organo 7279

ERIK ALVIN: Lamentoso. ALVIN: Symfoniskt Orgelstycke (1905-2008 Åkerman & Lund/St. Johannes Church, Malmö, Sweden) Pro Organo 7262

BERNARD CHRISTENSEN: Fantasy for Organ (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) PD Archive (r. 11/22/19)


08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Freedom  


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

09:03:51  Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita for Solo Flute  BWV 1013 (1718) Brandon Patrick George, flute   Hänssler 18039 16:59

09:22:40  Alessandro Scarlatti: Cantata 'Su le sponde del Tebro'    (1695) Kathleen Battle, soprano Orchestra of St Luke's John Nelson Sony 46672 14:57

09:39:49  Johann Friedrich Fasch: Concerto for Trumpet, 2 Oboes & Strings    (1730) Wynton Marsalis, trumpet English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Sony 57497 6:09

09:47:21  Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria & Chorale from Cantata No. 51 'Jauchzet Gott In Allen Landen'    (1730) Kathleen Battle, soprano Orchestra of St Luke's John Nelson Sony 46672 10:26

09:58:24  Henry Purcell: Amphitrion: Hornpipe    (1690)  Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 570149 2:03


10:00 PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY with Jim Cunningham – Christoph Konig, conductor; Yulianna Avdeeva, piano

Modest Mussorgsky: Scherzo for Orchestra

Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2

Frederic Chopin: Mazurka in B-Flat Op 7/1 (encore)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2



Fritz Kreisler: Caprice viennois (Viennese Caprice) James Ehnes, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano Album: Music of Fritz Kreisler Analekta 3159 Music: 4:17

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin; Giovanni Antonini, conductor RBB Broadcasting House, Berlin, Germany Music: 26:06

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Doug Watson calling from Fremont, NE Music: 10:00

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 192: Nun danket alle Gott Joanne Lunn, soprano; Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor Album: Bach Cantatas Vol. 10 Soli Deo Gloria 110 Music: 10:42 (using much shorter excerpt)

Antonin Dvorak: Cypresses, Nos. 1 & 8 Ehnes Quartet Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, The Gold Room - The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL Music: 07:21

Carl Nielsen: Woodwind Quintet, Op. 43 Movement 2 Menuet Susan Rotholz, flute; Elaine Douvas, oboe; Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; Stefanie Przybylska, bassoon; Robin Graham, horn Album: Barber: Summer Music and Nielsen: Woodwind Quintet Sony 46250 Music: 4:26

Joaquin Rodrigo: Three Evocations Ivan Martin, piano Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, Spain Music: 12:20

Jessie Montgomery: Peace Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano Album: Here With You Cedille 207 Music: 4:40

Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 7: Movements 2-4 Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Johannes Gustavsson, conductor Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden Music: 23:04

13:57:22  Amy Beach: Fireflies Op 15   (1892) Joel Fan, piano   Reference 119 3:05


14:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Julie Amacher – Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Johannes Moser, cello

Gioacchino Rossini: Tancredi Overture

Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Music for the Suppers of King Ubu

Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise—James DePreist (Delos 3071)

Ottorino Respighi: Roman Festivals—James DePreist (Delos 3070)


16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad – The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Marc Damoulakis, percussion – recorded in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance, 4/22/2021

Antonín Dvorák: String Quintet No. 2 in G Op 77 (performed by string orchestra)

John Corigliano: Conjurer: Concerto for Percussion

17:24:41  Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in d Op 70   (1885)  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 63151 35:35


18:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded September 2020 - Pianist Orli Shaham returns to host “From the Top” this week.  She’ll perform Brahms with a young violist who has a great comeback story, she’ll present a highly entertaining teenage percussion duo that performs an arrangement of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” for 2 five-octave marimbas, and a 14-year-old pianist performs music by Rachmaninoff

Alyssa Gabrilovich, 14, piano, from Villanova, PA performs Etudes-tableaux, Op. 33, No.2 and Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39, No.1 by Sergei Rachmaninoff. (1873 - 1943)

Brandon Leonard, 15, cello, from Stone Mountain, GA performs Cello Sonata, Op. 28 By Eugene-August Ysaÿe

Percussion Scholarship Group Duo featuring Bridget Hemesath, 17, Marimba, from Chicago, IL and Gabriel Hsieh, 16, Marimba, from Chicago, IL performs  Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin arranged by Pius Cheung (b. 1982)

Jacob Shin, 18, viola, from Fort Lee, NJ  performs Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 mvmt 1 by Johannes Brahms

Ana Isabella España, 14, violin, from NY, NY performs Scherzo. & Tarantella by Henryk Wieniawski  (1835 - 1880)


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:41  George Walker: Folk Songs for Orchestra    (1990)  Cleveland Chamber Symphony Edwin London Albany 270 11:34

19:15:37  Florence Price: The Oak    (1934)  Women's Philharmonic Apo Hsu Koch Intl 7518 12:36


19:30 SPECIAL Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert, recorded in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center, 1/14/2018; The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; James Pickens Jr, narrator; Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Chorus

Traditional (arr Caldwell): ‘Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ‘Round’       

Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to ‘Egmont’ Op 84

Felix Mendelssohn: “Lord God of Abraham” from ‘Elijah’ Op 70

George Walker: Lyric for Strings

Traditional: ‘Down by the Riverside’

Giuseppe Verdi: “Va, pensiero” (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from ‘Nabucco’

Ottorino Respighi: ‘Pines of the Appian Way’ from ‘The Pines of Rome’

William Steffe (arr Wilhousky): ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic’

Thomas Dorsey: ‘Precious Lord, Take My Hand’ (Arrangement commissioned for the 2018 MLK concert)

Felix Mendelssohn: Movement 4 from Symphony No. 5 in d Op 107 ‘Reformation’

J. Rosamund Johnson (arr Smith): ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’


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

Matthew Saunders: My Uncle Was in Derry   George Pope, flute; David Bockett, horn; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 02-10-19) 6:08

Scott Michal: Elegy  Thoughts That Too Often Lie Too Deep for Tears   Miles Richardson, cello; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 02-10-19) 8:20

William Rayer: Memories of Childhood Dreams   Jane Berkner, flute; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 02-10-19) 6:37

Eric Charnofsky: Lament   Jack Cozen Harel, oboe; David Brockett, horn; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 02-10-19) 7:35

James Wilding: Aeternum   Jane Berkner, flute; Jack Cozen Harel, oboe; David Brockett, horn; Miles Richardson, cello; Eric Charnofsky, piano (CCG 02-10-19) 9:36

Tom Lopez: Lorelei   University of Houston Women’s Chorus/Betsy Weber, cond. (private CD) 8:20

21:58:43  Samuel Barber: A Slumber Song of the Madonna    (1925) Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello   Decca 4851630 1:39


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech - 2022: The Year (Ahead) in Politics - Robert Paduchik, Elizabeth Walters


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

22:57:52  Antonín Dvorák: Cypress No. 5    (1887)  Cypress String Quartet  Avie 2275 2:48

23:02:31  Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Dido's Lament    (1684) Timothy Walden, cello Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 557883 4:21

23:06:52  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Laudate Dominum  K 339 (1780) Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano German Radio Philharmonic Karel Mark Chichon Deutsche Gram 21327 5:02

23:11:55  Claude Debussy: Rêverie    (1890)  Minnesota Orchestra Eiji Oue Reference 99 4:28

23:17:15  Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka No. 13 in a Op 17 # 4 (1834) Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9289 5:26

23:22:42  Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem: Blessed Are They That Mourn Op 45   (1868) Blossom Festival Chorus Cleveland Orchestra Robert Shaw MAA 40602 10:20

23:33:02  Gabriel Fauré: Nocturne No. 3 Op 33 # 3 (1883) Jenny Lin, piano   Hänssler 98037 3:43

23:37:15  Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil: Rejoice, O Virgin Op 37 # 6 (1915)  Voces8  Decca 22601 3:01

23:40:16  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Ase's Death    (1876)  Estonian National Symphony Paavo Järvi Virgin 45722 5:01

23:45:18  Stéphan Elmas: Larghetto from Piano Concerto No. 1    (1882) Howard Shelley, piano Tasmanian Symphony Howard Shelley Hyperion 68319 10:12

23:56:01  Manuel Ponce: Por ti mi corazon    (1926) Jason Vieaux, guitar   Azica 71287 3:09