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New Year's Specials on WCLV


Saturday January 1

10:00 Firsts on the First with Bill O'Connell

Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No. 1 (1917)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Finale from Symphony No. 1 'Winter Dreams' (1866)

Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony No. 1 (1988)


11:00 Firsts on the First with Rob Grier

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 1 in f (1795)

Joseph Eybler: Symphony No. 1 in C (1789)

George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 (1901)


15:00 Firsts on the First with John Mills

Franz Schubert: Scherzo No. 1 in B-Flat (1817)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite No. 1 (1717)

Zdenek Fibich: Symphony No. 1 in F (1877)


16:00 Firsts on the First with Sam Petrey

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D 'Classical' (1917)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in b-Flat (1875)

Anton Arensky: Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 (1894)


17:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Hollywood in Three-Quarter Time

Richard Rodney Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express Waltz—Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri 

Bernard Herrmann: The Snows of Kilimanjaro: Memory Waltz--Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri

Franz Waxman: Hotel Berlin: Café Waltzes--Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri 

Miklós Rózsa: Madame Bovary Waltz--Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri

Johann Strauss Jr.: Waltz ‘On the Beautiful Blue Danube’–Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan 

Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Waltz—Berlin Philharmonic/Mstislav Rostropovich

Henry Mancini: Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Moon River—Mancini Chorus; Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel 

Henry Mancini: Charade: Theme--Mancini Chorus; Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel 

Max Steiner: Jezebel: Waltz— Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri




Sunday January 2

10:00 SPECIAL: New Year's Day from Vienna 2022 with Lisa Mullins – Vienna Philharmonic, Daniel Barenboim, conductor – recorded 1/1/2022 in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna

Josef Strauss: Phoenix March, Op. 105 

Johann Strauss Jr.: Wings of the Phoenix, Waltz, Op. 125

Josef Strauss: The Siren, Polka mazur, op. 248 

Joseph Hellmesberger Jr.: Little Tabloid, Galop, Op. 4

Johann Strauss Jr.: Morning Papers, Waltz, Op. 279

Eduard Strauss: Little Chronicle, Fast Polka, Op. 128 

Johann Strauss Jr.: Overture to Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss Jr.: Champagne Polka, Musical Scherzo, Op. 211

Carl Michael Ziehrer: Night Revelers, Waltz, Op. 466 

Johann Strauss Jr.: Persian March, Op. 289

Johann Strauss Jr.: Thousand and One Nights, Waltz, Op. 346

Eduard Strauss: Greetings to Prague, Polka française, Op. 144

Joseph Hellmesberger Jr.: Elves, Characterpiece 

Josef Strauss: Nymphs Polka, Polka française, Op. 50 

Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres, Waltz, Op. 235

Johann Strauss Jr.: On the Hunt, Fast Polka, Op. 373

Johann Strauss Jr.: The Blue Danube, Waltz, Op. 314

Johann Strauss Sr.: Radetzky March, Op. 228