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WCLV Program Guide 12-02-2023

Classical All Day, Jazz All Night




Kelly Jefferson, Rituals, Kindling

Buselli – Wallarab , Carol of the Bells, Skating

Buselli – Wallarab, Gennett Suite, Skylark ,

Chris Botti, Volume 1, My Funny Valentine

Miles Davis, Cookin’, Blues By Five

Joe La Barbera, World Travelers, Blue Notes

Wayne Esscoffery, Like Minds, Nostalgia in Times Square


Louis Hayes, Exactly Right, Exactly Right

Vincent Ector, Live at the Side Door, The Courtship

Benny Carter – Oscar Peterson, Baubles, Bangles and Beads,

Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson, Con Alma, Blues for My Landlady ,

Emmet Cohen – Houston Person, Masters Legacy Series Vol. 5, Blues Everywhere

Dave Brubeck, Two-Part Contention, Live from the Northwest

Technocats, Music of Greg Hill, Eldon’s Bop


Airmen of Note with Melissa Aldana, 2023, M and M

Darcy James Argue, Dynamic Maximum Tension, All In

Mehmet Ali Sanliko, Turkish Hipster, A Capoeira Turca

Don Ellis, Electric Bath, Turkish Bath

Tony Addison, Relentless Pursuit, Cool Breeze

Cory Weeds, Home Cookin’, Thedia




Tal Farlow, Eddie Costa, Vinnie Burke Jazz Masters 41: Tal Farlow Yesterdays

Toots Thielemans, Lyle Mays, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Troy Davis, Joshua Redman East Coast/West Coast Naima

Pat Metheny, Bill Stewart, Larry Grenadier Trio 99 00 Giant Steps

McCoy Tyner, Al Foster, George Mraz McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane Crescent

John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison Ballads You Don't Know What Love Is

Chet Baker, Russ Freeman, Carson Smith, Bob Neel The Best of chet Baker Sings I Fall In Love Too Easily

Chet Baker, Philip Catherine, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse Chet's Choice Doodlin'

Horace Silver, Gene Taylor, Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Roy Brooks Silver's Serenade Silver's Serenade

Philip Catherine, Jim Beard, Alfonso Johnson, Rodney Holmes Guitar Groove Stardust

Blossom Dearie, Jack Marshall, Studio Orchestra May I Come In? May I Come In?


Hank Jones, Elvin Jones, Richard Davis Autumn Leaves Summertime

Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Studio Orchestra Porgy and Bess Bess, You Is My Woman Now

Johnny Costa A Portrait of George Gershwin Porgy and Bess Medley

Pat Martino, Billy Hart, Joey DeFrancesco Live at Yoshi's All Blues

Milt Jackson, Studio Orchestra Sunflower What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life

Tierney Sutton, Serge Merlaud, Kevin Axt Paris Sessions You Must Believe In Spring

Gary Burton, Stephane Grappelli, Steve Swallow, Bill Goodwin Paris Encounter Daphne

Johnny Costa A Portrait of George Gershwin But Not for Me

Howard Roberts, Red Mitchell, Stan Levey, Bill Holman, Pete Jolly Good Pickins' Relaxin' At Camarillo

Johnny Hartman, Studio Orchestra Unforgettable Isn't It Romantic


Shirley Scott, Mickey Roker, Arthur Harper Great Scott! Blues for Groove

Henry Mancini, Studio Orchestra Combo! Moanin'

Phil Woods, Carl Saunders, Jeff Jenkins, Ken Walker, Paul Romaine Phil Woods and Carl Saunders Play Henry Mancini Two For the Road

Oranj Symphonette Oranj Symphonette Plays Mancini Charade

Bobby Timmons, Johnny Lytle, Keter Betts, William Hinnant Workin' Out Trick Hips

Anthony Wilson, The Anthony Wilson Ensemble Goat Hill Junket Here's That Rainy Day

June Christy, Studio Orchestra The Best of June Christy, the Jazz Sessions It Don't Mean a Thing

Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette, Gary Peacock Standard In Norway Just In Time

Oranj Symphonette Oranj Symphonette Plays Mancini Moon River


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

06:00:50 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4 Odense Symphony Orchestra Jan Wagner Bridge 9129 "Villa-Lobos - Odense Symphony Orchestra"

06:24:27 Carlos Chávez Sextet for 2 Violins, 2 Cellos, and Piano Southwest Chamber Music Cambria 8853 "Chavez: Chamber Works Vol 4-Southwest Chamber Music"

06:56:10 Traditional Catalan El Noi de la Mare Lars Hannibal, guitar Dacapo 8226901 "Spirits - East Meets West"

07:00:50 Franz Liszt Funeral March and Chorus from Verdi's "Don Carlos" Alberto Reyes, piano Connoisseur Society 4187 "Franz Liszt: Paraphrases and Transcriptions of Verdi: Alberto R

07:08:50 Luis de Milan Fantasia No. 31 Jacob Heringman, lute Avie 0011 "The Art of the Lute Player: Jacob Heringman"

07:13:01 Luis de Milan Pavana No. 1 in a Jacob Heringman, lute Avie 0011 "The Art of the Lute Player: Jacob Heringman"

07:15:19 Juan García de Zéspedes Hermoso amor The Rose Ensemble Jordan Sramek The Rose Ensemble 6 "Celebremos El Nino - Christmas Delights from the Mexican Baroque

07:21:09 Ruperto Chapi y Lorente String Quartet No. 1 in G Brodsky Quartet Autor 0701 "Brodsky Quartet: Ruperto Chapi Complete Quartets"



Antonin Dvorak: Trio in E minor, Op. 90 "Dumky" Movement 6 Lento maestoso; Vivace Weilerstein Trio

Album: Dvorak Trios Koch 7657 Music: 4:26

Connor Chee: Unbroken Connor Chee, piano YCMPR Diversity Recording Project Music: 11:19

Piano Puzzler Contestant: Joseph Gewirtz calling from Harrisburg, PA Music: 8:47

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in C Major, Kk. 159 Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Album: Domenico Scarlatti: 18 Sonatas Bis 2138 Music: 2:30

Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Rafael Payare, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 22:38

Florence Price: String Quartet No. 2: 3rd movement Catalyst Quartet Album: UNCOVERED Vol. 2 Azica Music: 4:24

Osvaldo Golijov: Lullaby and Doina Ilya Gringolts, violin; Silvia Simionescu, viola; Chen Halevi, clarinet; Winfried Holzenkamp, bass; Matvey Demin, flute Mizmorim Festival, Stadtcasino, Basel, Switzerland Music: 7:04

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 Movements 1-2 Johnny Gandelsman, violin Tippet Rise Art Center, The Olivier Music Barn, Fishtail, MT Music: 4:55

Florence Price: Symphony No. 3 National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic; David Neely, conductor National Orchestral Institute & Festival, Elsie and Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD Music: 30:21


10:00 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Jacqueline Gerber

10:03:24 Hugh Martin: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (1944) Dallas Wind Symphony Jerry Junkin Reference 126 4:55

10:10:16 Gioacchino Rossini: Sigismondo: Overture (1814) Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda Naxos 570934 8:23

10:21:09 Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-Flat Op 44 (1842) Emanuel Ax, piano Cleveland Quartet RCA 6498 29:20

10:54:04 Johann Sebastian Bach: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BWV 1046 (1717) Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Decca 139230 3:55



11:06:28 Albert Hague: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (1966) Canadian Brass Steinway 30027 3:22

11:12:20 Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi (1927) CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 2 9:13

11:22:56 Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Op 53 'Waldstein' (1804) Emil Gilels, piano Deutsche Gram 4795448 25:02

11:50:32 George Frideric Handel: Allegro from Concerto Grosso Op 3 # 1 (1734) Academy of Ancient Music Richard Egarr Harmonia Mundi 907415 2:46

11:54:25 Traditional: The Gravel Walk & Over the Isles to America Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2396 2:29

11:57:22 Traditional: The Holly and the Ivy Pittsburgh Symphony Brass Four Winds 3029 1:37


12:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded November 27, 2023 - We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Over the years, From the Top has featured the sensational winning youth ensembles of this renowned competition, and we're going to revisit some of these incredible performances. We'll also reveal the most recent grand prize winners who have yet to be featured on From the Top

The Versaille Quintet (violist Rosie Armbrust, 17, from Wayne, IL; cellist Anna Burden, 16, from Lake Bluff, IL; violinist Eunice Keem, 17, from Northfield, IL; violinist Karen Kim, 17, from LaCrosse WI; and pianist Stephanie Nilles, 17, from Wheaton, IL) Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 III. Scherzo Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Quartet Stracciatella (violinist Erika Gray, 16, from Wilmette, IL; violinist HyunJae Lim, 14, from Seoul, South Korea, and studying in Philadelphia, PA; violist Stephanie Block, 18, from Chicago, IL; and cellist Johannes Gray, 15, from Wilmette, IL) String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters” IV. Allegro Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)

Incendio Saxophone Trio (saxophonist Zachary Solomon, 18, from Tinley Park, Illinois; saxophonist Alexander Procajlo, 18, from Tinley Park, Illinois; and saxophonist Emma Phillips, 18, from Orland Park, Illinois) Crankshaft Robbie McCarthy (b. 1989), Arr. Matt Fowler

Trio Adonais (violinist Sammy Andonian, 18, from Lincoln, MA; cellist Mari Nagahara, 16, from Andover, MA; and pianist John Gibson, 18, from MA) Soliloquy Shulamit Ran (b. 1949)

The Bone Rangers (trombonist Karl Kirkpatrick, 18, from Mundelein, Illinois; trombonist Omar Tlatelpa-Nieto, 18, from Lansing, Illinois; trombonist Jonah Blake, 16, from Chicago, Illinois; and trombonist Rafael Noriega Jr., 15, from Chicago, Illinois) Canzona Biagio Marini (1594-1663)

FaMa Quartet (violinist Ella Eom, 17, from Palisades Park, NJ; violinist Julie Kim, 17, from Northvale, NJ; violist Jasper Sewell, 18, from Chattanooga, TN; and cellist Ari Peraza-Webb, 18, from Cincinnati, OH)

String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 10 I. Animé et très décidé Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

The Favrile Quartet (violist Lauren Chipman, 17, from Lake Forest, IL; pianist Christopher Falzone, 15, from Richmond, VA; cellist Deanna Talens, 18, from Appleton WI; and violinist Russ Stewart, 17, from Middleton, WI) Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 25 IV. Rondo all Zingarese. Presto Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

13:00 SPECIAL La Divina: Maria Callas at 100 with Mike Bolton

Francesco Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l’umile ancella Maria Callas, soprano; Tullio Serafin, conductor; Philharmonia Orchestra Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 3:46

Giacomo Puccini: Tosca: Orsù, Tosca, parlate Maria Callas, soprano; Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor; Tito Gobbi, baritone; Victor de Sabata, conductor; Orchestra of La Scala Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 3:26

Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth: Vieni! T’affreta Maria Callas, soprano; Nicola Rescigno, conductor; Philharmonia Orchestra Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 7:48

Georges Bizet: Carmen: L’amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera) Maria Callas, soprano; Georges Prêtre, conductor; Orchestre du Théâtre National de l’Opéra de Paris;Choeurs René Duclos Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 4:18

Vincenzo Bellini: Norma: Casta Diva Maria Callas, soprano; Arturo Basile, conductor; Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 6:49

Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Dunque io son Maria Callas, soprano; Tito Gobbi, baritone; Alceo Galliera, conductor; Philharmonia Orchestra Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 5:07

Gaetano Donizetti: Anna Bolena: Coppia iniqua Maria Callas, soprano; Nicola Rescigno, conductor; Philharmonia Orchestra Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 4:31

Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chenier: La mamma morta Maria Callas, soprano; Tullio Serafin, conductor; Philharmonia Orchestra Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 4:53

Giacomo Puccini: Tosca: Vissi d'arte Maria Callas, soprano; Victor de Sabata, conductor; Orchestra of La Scala Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 3:13

Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus Herbert von Karajan, conductor; Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala Warner Classics 'Maria Callas - The Complete Studio Recordings 1949-1969' 3:09


14:00 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with John Mills

14:00:18 Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale (1877) Royal Scottish National Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 40 6:39

14:07:34 Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Dance of the Priestesses of Dagon (1877) Royal Philharmonic Sir Thomas Beecham EMI 63412 2:24

14:11:39 Dmitri Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 in g Op 23 (1935) Michael Korstick, piano NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis CPO 777658 23:24

14:37:46 Robert Schumann: Three Fantasy Pieces Op 73 (1849) Brian Thornton, cello Steinway 30117 12:25

14:51:57 Alexander Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2 (1882) Cleveland Quartet Telarc 80178 8:03

15:04:18 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Lady Radnor's Suite (1894) English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 5068 15:23

15:22:33 Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Op 90 (1883) Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 433548 35:34

16:00:11 Louise Farrenc: Symphony No. 3 in g Op 36 (1847) NDR Radio Philharmonic Johannes Goritzki CPO 999603 30:51

16:32:12 John Field: Nocturne No. 2 in c (1812) Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Decca 4789672 3:08

16:36:59 Peter Tchaikovsky: Nocturne Op 10 # 1 (1871) Jenny Lin, piano Hänssler 98037 3:55

16:42:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 4 in A K 298 (1778) Sonora Slocum, flute Acis 98573 11:52

16:54:57 Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze (1713) Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco MAA 2008 4:56


17:00 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


18:00 FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL with Bill Rudman: A Tribute to Sheldon Harnick (Part 3) - The final installment of our visit with the great lyricist, including selections from Bock and Harnick's "The Rothschilds," "Rex" (his musical with Richard Rodgers), and his "Christmas Carol" (with music by Michel Legrand)

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

18:01:52 00:02:25 Sheldon Harnick Merry Little Minuet Sheldon Harnick An Evening With Sheldon Harnick Laureate LL-603

18:07:18 00:04:00 Sheldon Harnick The Boston Beguine Alice Ghostley New Faces of 1952 -- Original B'way Cast Jasmine JASCD126

18:12:31 00:11:00 Sheldon Harnick-Lloyd Norlin Medea in Disneyland Company Shoestring Revue -- Original Cast Painted Smiles PS1360

18:25:31 00:01:52 Sheldon Harnick-David Baker The ABC's of Success Danny Meehan Smiling the Boy Fell Dead -- Original Cast Sunbeam LB-549

18:29:21 00:02:27 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock All of These and More Susan Watson Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures Harbinger HCD3002

18:32:54 00:00:58 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Unfair Tom Bosley Fiorello! -- Origiinal B'way Cast Angel ZDM72435-65023

18:33:45 00:03:22 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Til Tomorrow Company Fiorello! -- Original B'way Cast Angel ZDM72435-6502321

18:37:50 00:00:08 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Til the Bootlegger Comes Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures Harbinger HCD3002

18:37:59 00:01:36 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Little Tin Box Howard DaSilva Fiorello! -- Original B'way Cast Angel ZDM72435-6502321

18:40:24 00:03:13 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock The Very Next Man Barbara Cook Barbara Cook's Broadway DRG DRG91484

18:44:53 00:03:39 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock The Picture of Happiness Ron Husmann, Margery Gray Tenderloin -- Original B'way Cast Angel ZDM72435-65022

18:50:00 00:01:36 Sheldon Harnick-Jerry Bock Worlds Apart Margery Gray An Evening With Sheldon Harnick Laureate LL-603

18:51:56 00:01:13 Jerry Bock Overture from Tenderloin Orchestra Tenderloin -- 2000 Original Cast Recording DRG DRG94770

18:53:10 00:03:47 Sheldon Harnick-David Baker Filler: Isms Betty Garrett Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures Harbinger HCD3002


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:37 Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Cellos RV 531 (1720) Julian Lloyd Webber, cello European Union Chamber Orchestra Hans-Peter Hofmann Naxos 573374 10:14

19:15:52 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Op 35 (1888) Daniel Majeske, violin Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 41:58


20:00 SATURDAYS FROM SEVERANCER with Bill O’Connell – The Cleveland Orchestra, Daniel Harding, conductor; Lauren Snouffer, soprano, live from Severance Music Center

Betsy Jolas: Ces belles années... [U.S. Premiere, TCO Co-Commission]

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G


22:00 WEEKEND CLASSICAL RADIO with Robert Conrad

David Lovrien: Minor Alterations—Dallas Wind Symphony/Jerry Junkin (Reference 126) 6:03

Alan Silvestri: The Polar Express: Spirit of the Season—Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus/Robert Porco (MAA 2011) 2:28

Gian-Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors: Introduction, March & Shepherd's Dance (MAA 2002) 6:15

Flanders & Swann: The Origin of Greensleeves (EMI CD)

Traditional (arr Robert Russell Bennett): What Child is This—Robert Shaw Chorale & Orchestra (RCA 68805)

Loudon Wainright: Christmas Morning—Loudon Wainright (Hannibal 1443)

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas (Caedmon 1003)


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:36 Joseph Haydn: Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 13 (1763) Steven Isserlis, cello Chamber Orchestra of Europe Sir Roger Norrington RCA 68578 6:28

23:08:04 Eugenio Toussaint: Largo from Concerto for Improvised Piano (2006) Alex Brown, piano Philharmonic Orch of the Americas Alondra de la Parra Sony 75555 6:53

23:14:58 Johann Pachelbel: Canon (1700) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Deutsche Gram 429390 4:07

23:20:28 Johannes Brahms: Andante from String Quartet No. 2 Op 51 # 2 (1873) Chiara String Quartet Azica 71289 9:34

23:30:03 Victor Manuel Amaral Ramírez: Saggio: Súplica (2009) Duo Amaral DuoAmaral 501592 4:15

23:34:18 Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne No. 4 in F Op 15 # 1 (1833) Arthur Rubinstein, piano RCA 300350 4:14

23:39:12 Carl Maria von Weber: Romanze from Clarinet Concerto No. 2 Op 74 (1811) Sabine Meyer, clarinet Dresden State Orchestra Hans Vonk EMI 82160 7:09

23:46:22 Auguste Franchomme: Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15 # 2 (1839) Louise Dubin, cello Delos 3469 4:31

23:50:53 Jean Sibelius: Pelléas et Mélisande: Death of Mélisande Op 46 (1905) CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 3 5:33

23:57:28 William J. Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger (1895) Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Gareth Morrell MAA 1996 2:17