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WCLV Program Guide 02-26-2022

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:16  Frank Bridge: There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook    (1927)  English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 5366 9:24

00:11:46  Robert Ramsey: How Are the Mighty Fallen    (1630)  Stile Antico  Harmonia Mundi 807544 6:23

00:19:23  Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat    (1816)  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi MAA 1032 29:39

00:51:32  Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 in C Op 59 # 3 'Razumovsky No. 3' (1806)  Cleveland Quartet  Telarc 80268 30:39

01:25:27  Arnold Schoenberg: Transfigured Night Op 4   (1899)  Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Deutsche Gram 4796018 29:50

01:56:50  Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood: Of Foreign Lands and People Op 15 # 1 (1838) Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano   Decca 421290 1:42


02:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

02:00:00            Schubert, Franz Song, 'Der Erlkönig,' D. 328       Jorge Bolet, p   London Liszt: Favourite Piano Works            5:04

02:05:04            Schubert, Franz Symphony No. 1 in D, D. 82       Dresden Staatskapelle/Sir Colin Davis    RCA            Schubert: The Complete Symphonies     28:20

02:33:24            Schubert, Franz Song, 'Herbstlied', D 502            Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, br; Gerald Moore, p     DG            Schubert: Lieder            1:26

02:34:50            Vivaldi, Antonio Bassoon Concerto in e, R 484    Kiyotaka Dosaka, bn; Tokyo Bach-Mozart Ensemble            Denon  Vivaldi: Concerti For A Wind Instrument  10:48

02:45:38            Hindemith, Paul Bassoon Sonata (1938)  Bruce Grainger, bn; Gail Niwa, p Centaur Bruce Grainger: Music for bassoon, piano, and cello       8:38

02:54:16            Hindemith, Paul Suite of French Dances' (1958)   Philharmonia Orch/José Serebrier          ASV            Kammermusik Nr. 3 op. 36 Nr. 2 für obligates Violoncello und zehn Solo-Instrumente        1:23

03:00:00            Humperdinck, Engelbert Dornröschen'    Bamberg Sym Orch/Karl Anton Rickenbacher     Virgin    Fairy-Tale Music = Märchenmusiken   2:14

03:02:14            Humperdinck, Engelbert Dornröschen'    Bamberg Sym Orch/Karl Anton Rickenbacher     Virgin    Fairy-Tale Music = Märchenmusiken   3:04

03:05:18            Rossini, Gioachino        La Cenerentola' Montreal Sym Orch        London Overtures          8:13

03:13:31            Janácek, Leoš   Pohadka (Fairy Tale)'     Joel Krosnick, vc; Gilbert Kalish, p          Arabesque        In The Shadow Of World War I - Music For Cello & Piano By Debussy, Janácek, Hindemith & Cowell            11:19

03:24:50            Medtner, Nikolai            Fairy Tales,' Op 9          Igor Nikonovich, p         Russian Disc    Medtner: Piano Works     1:42

03:26:32            Benoit, Peter     Piano Concerto, Op 43b, 'Symphonic Tale'          Luc Devos, p; Royal Flanders Phil/Frédéric Devreese   Marco Polo       BENOIT : Piano Concerto / Flute Concerto         28:29

03:55:01            van Hoof, Jef    Song, 'Een man, een woord!'     Peter Gijsbertsen, t; Jozef de Beenhouwer, p            Phaedra            Jef van Hoof     1:38


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:41  Ottorino Respighi: Church Windows    (1927)  Cincinnati Symphony Jesús López-Cobos Telarc 80356 27:47

04:30:19  Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances    (1915) Lise de la Salle, piano   Naïve 5468 4:48

04:36:16  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Allegro from Piano Quintet in g    (1893) Stewart Goodyear, piano Catalyst Quartet  Azica 71336 9:15

04:47:50  Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in d Op 70   (1885)  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 417564 36:21

05:27:14  Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Op 24   'Spring' (1801) Anne Akiko Meyers, violin   eOne Music 7780 23:44

05:52:24  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in c-Sharp Op 64 # 2 (1838) Ingrid Fliter, piano   EMI 14899 3:32

05:56:17  Cécile Chaminade: Etudes de concert: Impromptu Op 35 # 5 (1886) Joanne Polk, piano   Steinway 30037 3:54


06:00 CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music

06:01:00 Amadeo Roldan Ritmica V New World Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas Argo 439737

06:03:41 Alejandro Garcia Caturla Three Cuban Dances New World Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas Argo 439737

06:13:25 Joseph White Violin Concerto in f# Rachel Barton Pine, violin Encore Chamber Orchestra Daniel Hege Cedille Records 035

06:37:58 Tania León la Par (The Pair) (1986) Christopher Lamb, percussion; Virginia Perry Lamb, piano New World Records 662

06:51:30 Jose White La Bella Cubana Camerata Romeu Zenaida Romeu BIS 0356

06:56:45 Ignacio Cervantes Los Tres Golpes Elena Casanova, piano MSR 1136

07:01:00 Vinicio Salazar "Agnus Dei" (arr. by Carlos Salazar) Renaissance (of Charlotte, NC); Capella Cantorum (of Guatamala) Robert Pritchard; Carlos Salazar Renaissance of Charlotte

07:05:25 arr. Carlos Salazar "Sones Guatemaltecos" Cappella Cantorum Carlos Salazar Renaissance of Charlotte

07:08:44 Carl Maria von Weber Konzertstuck in f, Op. 7 Claudio Arrau, piano Philharmonia Orchestra Alceo Galliera EMI Classics 562884

07:30:03 Paquito D'Rivera Aires Tropicales Imani Winds Koch International 7599



Florence Price: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major Movement 3 Allegro Er-Gene Kahng, violin; Janacek Philharmonic; Ryan Cockerham, conductor Album: Florence Price: Violin Concertos Troy 1706 Music: 4:35

Robert Schumann: String Quartet in F major, Op. 41, No. 2 Schumann Quartet Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY Music: 20:40

Bruce Adolphe: Contestant: William White from Portland, OR Music: 8:30

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from A Soldier's Tale: Movement 1: March of the soldier Anthony McGill, clarinet; Jorja Fleezanis, violin; Gilbert Kalish, piano Album: Music@Menlo: New Dimensions Music@Menlo 20034 Music: 4:08 (excerpt)

Florence Price: Ethiopia's Shadow in America Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; John Jeter, conductor Album: Price: Symphony No. 3 - The Mississippi River - Ethiopia's Shadow in America Naxos 559897 Music: 12:43

Luis de Milan: Fantasia No. 12 Jordi Savall, viola da gamba; Sergi Casademunt, alto viola da gamba; Eunice Brandao, tenor viola da gamba; Lorenz Duftschmid, bass viola da gamba Album: Milan: Fantasies, Pavanes and Gallardes Astree 8535 Music: 4:22

Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105, B. 193 Dover Quartet Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 31:55

Traditional (Mexico): Guaracha & Improvisation Hesperion XXI: Jordi Savall, viola da gamba; Xavier Diaz-Latorre, vihuela, chitarra; Andrew Lawrence-King, Spanish baroque harp; Pedro Estevan, percussion Collegio Papio, Ascona, Spain Music: 4:51

Philip Herbert: Elegy: In Memoriam - Stephen Lawrence Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 7:47


10:00 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Jacqueline Gerber

10:03:44  Hans Zimmer: Gladiator: Suite    (2000)  Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80600 5:26

10:11:20  Jacques Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture    (1874)  Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Archiv 4776403 8:41

10:21:50  Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins in d  BWV 1043 (1723) Julia Fischer, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Julia Fischer Decca 12490 14:38

10:38:58  William Grant Still: Humor from Symphony No. 1    'Afro-American' (1931)  London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 3:23

10:44:07  George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in D Op 6 # 5 (1739)  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Deutsche Gram 447733 15:15



11:07:04  Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Somewhere    (1957) Anne Akiko Meyers, violin London Symphony Keith Lockhart eOne Music 7792 4:36

11:12:58  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Romance from Serenade No. 13  K 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1787)  Chamber Players of Canada  Atma 2532 6:06

11:20:18  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner Suite    (1908)  Quebec Symphony Orchestra Yoav Talmi Atma 2377 16:59

11:39:17  Bill Evans: Waltz for Debby    (1964) Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 1:59


12:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded February 2022 - In recognition of Black History Month this highlights program celebrates outstanding performances by young Black musicians selected out of From the Top’s archives.  Co-hosted by Peter Dugan and From the Top alum, David Norville, this program includes a 17-year-old violist performing the music of Ernest Bloch with utter intensity and focus … a teenage marimba player who sends us into a dream-state through the music of Takatsugu Muramatsu and we a funny story about sibling rivalry between two very musical brothers

David Norville, originally from Fort Myers, FL. (and guest host on this episode)  performs I. Munter from the Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Paul Hindemith; Christopher O’Riley, piano.  David was 17-years-old at the time of his archived performance recording.

Kiesse Nanor, 16-year-old pianist from Ellicott City, MD. performs "Widmung" by Robert Schumann, arr. by Franz Liszt

Peirce Ellis, 17-year-old violist from Broomall, PA. performs Suite for Viola and Piano (1919), Mvmt 4 By Ernest Bloch; Peter Dugan, piano

Jeremy Davis, 17-year-old marimbist from Chino Hills, CA. performs "Land" by Takatsugu Muramatsu

Sandra Bailey, 18-year-old bassoonist from Atlanta, GA. performs I. Allegro con moto from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman; Christopher O’Riley, piano

Daniel Dorsey, 17-year-old cellist from Cincinnati, OH performs Song of the Black Swan by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Lauren Michelle,  soprano (alum appearance) performs  "Si, mi chiamano Mimi” from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini; Jung-A Bang, piano

Boston Children’s Chorus under the direction of Anthony Trecek-King performs "In His Care-O", trad. spiritual, arr. William Dawson and "My Soul's Been Anchored In The Lord", trad. spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan



The Metropolitan Opera’s 2021-22 season of Saturday matinee broadcasts continues with a celebration of Black History Month that showcases some of the Met’s most revered African-American stars.  Beginning with legendary contralto Marian Anderson, who crossed the Met’s color barrier in 1955, the program features broadcast highlights from great Black artists who made their Met debuts in the three decades following hers – stars like Reri Grist, Leontyne Price, George Shirley, Grace Bumbry, Martina Arroyo, Shirley Verrett, Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, and Simon Estes, among others. 


15:20 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with John Mills

15:22:11  Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Scene from 'Ernestine'    (1777) Faye Robinson, soprano London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 6:08

15:31:11  William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1    'Afro-American' (1931)  London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 24:35

15:58:01  William Grant Still: Two Arias from 'Highway 1, U.S.A.'    (1961) William Brown, tenor London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 3:41

16:03:34  José Mauricio Nuñes Garcia: Requiem    (1816) Morgan State University Choir Helsinki Philharmonic Paul Freeman Sony 586215 35:18

16:41:58  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Danse nègre Op 35   (1898)  London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 6:02

16:50:17  Morton Gould: Revival: A Fantasy on Six Spirituals    (1947)  Royal Philharmonic Paul Freeman Sony 586215 6:43


17:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Academy Award Winners 1930s-‘40s

Max Steiner: Since You Went Away: Main title—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 1:25

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Anthony Adverse: Suite–Orchestra/Lionel Newman (DCC 1094) 6:45

Bernard Herrmann: The Devil and Daniel Webster: Mr. Scratch—London Symphony/John Williams (Sony 62788) 4:02

Max Steiner: Now, Voyager: Suite—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 5:51

Max Steiner: Since You Went Away: Main title—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 1:25

Brian Easdale: The Red Shoes: Ballet—Philharmonia Orchestra/Kenneth Alwyn (Silva 1094) 15:01

Aaron Copland: Our Town: Grover’s Corners—St. Louis Symphony/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 61699) 2:20

Aaron Copland (arr Arnold Freed): The Heiress: Suite—St. Louis Symphony/ Leonard Slatkin RCA 61699) 8:06

Franz Waxman: Sunset Boulevard: Suite— Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80708) 4:40


18:00 FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL with Bill Rudman: A Tribute to Barbara Cook (Part 2) - In the second installment of this 1986 rebroadcast, Bill Rudman chats with Cook about her work in cabarets and the concert hall

18:00:00            00:00:51            George and Ira Gershwin           Fascinating Rhythm       William Bolcom Songs by Gershwin           Nonesuch         979151-2

18:02:06            00:02:31            Walter Donaldson-Gus Kahn      Carolina in the Morning  Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook at Carnegie Hall Sony    SMK62017

18:08:47            00:03:15            Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart     Wait Till You See Him    Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook at Carnegie Hall Sony    SMK62017

18:13:41            00:02:24            Wally Harper-David Zippel         The Ingenue      Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook: It's Better With a Band        Moss Music Group        4716-30010

1819:49             00:06:18            Harry Nillson/Melissa Manchester           Remember/Come in From the Rain            Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook: It's Better With a Band     Moss Music Group        4716-30010

18:27:27            00:03:08            Arthur Schwartz-Howard Dietz   Dancing in the Dark       Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook at Carnegie Hall Sony    SMK62017

18:32:40            00:03:09            Noel Coward     If Love Were All Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook: It's Better With a Band            Moss Music Group        4716-30017

18:36:53            00:02:59            Stephen Sondheim        In Buddy's Eyes Barbara Cook   Follies in Concert            Masterworks B'way        88697-95374

18:41:24            00:04:18            Stephen Sondheim        Losing My Mind Barbara Cook   Follies in Concert            Masterworks B'way        88697-95374

18:47:10            00:03:50            Wally Harper/Irving Berlin           Sing a Song With Me/Let Me Sing and I'm Happy            Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook: As of Today        CBS     A-20708

18:51:36            00:01:28            George and Ira Gershwin           Sweet and Low Down    Joshua Bell       Gershwin Fantasy Sony    SK60659

18:53:03            00:03:56            Walter Donaldson-Gus Kahn      Filler: Makin' Whoopee  Barbara Cook   Barbara Cook: Lover Man           DRG     DRGCD-91530


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:25  Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez    (1939) Milos Karadaglic, guitar London Philharmonic Yannick Nézet-Séguin Deutsche Gram 20039 21:25

19:26:09  Sir Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations Op 36   (1899)  Baltimore Symphony David Zinman Telarc 80192 30:31


20:00 SATURDAYS FROM SEVERANCE with Robert Conrad – The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; James Pickens Jr, narrator; Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Chorus - The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert, recorded in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center, 1/14/2018

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’

21:39:38  Jean Sibelius: Tapiola Op 112   (1926)  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 110406 18:03


22:00 WEEKEND RADIO with Robert Conrad – A Stuart McLain story “The Greatest Hockey Game Ever Played”…The Corries sing about “The Portree Kid” and Spike Jones offers “Ghost Riders in the Sky”


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:01  George Walker: Lyric for Strings    (1941)  London Symphony Paul Freeman Sony 586215 5:48

23:07:50  Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings Op 11   (1937)  Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10801 8:40

23:17:34  Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: Danseuses de Delphes    (1910) Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 4785437 2:56

23:20:31  César Franck: Psyché et Eros    (1888)  Basle Symphony Orchestra Armin Jordan Erato 88167 9:24

23:29:55  Sergei Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky: The Field of the Dead Op 78   (1939) Alisa Kolosova, mezzo-soprano Utah Symphony Thierry Fischer Reference 735 6:08

23:36:55  Peter Tchaikovsky: Sérénade mélancolique Op 26   (1875) Jennifer Koh, violin Odense Symphony Alexander Vedernikov Cedille 166 10:34

23:47:29  Andrés Segovia: Estudio sin luz    (1955) Jason Vieaux, guitar   Azica 71287 3:50

23:51:20  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: Erotik Op 43 # 5 (1884) Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 3:49

23:55:39  Franz Waxman: Old Acquaintance: Elegy for Strings    (1943)  National Philharmonic Charles Gerhardt RCA 81265 3:30