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WCLV Program Guide 02-10-2024

Classical All Day, Jazz All Night




Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Live, Burgundy Street Blues

Jon-Erik Kelso, Live at the Ear Inn, I’m Coming Virginia

Hot Club of Los Angeles, Nova, Swing 42

Willie Jones III, Lovers and Love Songs, Jitterbug Waltz

Steve Ash, You and the Night, You and the Night and the Music

Gary Urwin, Flying Colors, Let’s Fall in Love

Blue Moods, Swing and Soul, Sweet Honey Bee

Reggie Quinerly, The Thousandth Scholar, Ray’s Tune

Joe Alterman, Big Mo and Little Joe, The Strangler


Kenny Davern, One Step to Chicago, Wolverine Blues

Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jelly, Milenberg Joys

Wynton Marsalis, Live at the Village Vanguard, Happy Feet Blues

Oliver Nelson, Blues and the Abstract Truth, Stolen Moments

Oliver Nelson More Blues and the Abstract Truth, Blues and the Abstract Truth

Bill Cunliffe, Blues and the Abstract Truth, Take 2, Teenie’s Blues

Jon Batiste, Live at the Village Vanguard, ‘Round Midnight

Thelonious Monk, Straight, No Chaser, Green Chimneys


Dukes of Dixieland, Fabulous Sound, Washington and Lee Swing

Gil Evans, New Bottle, Old Wine, King Porter Stomp

Airmen of Note with Wycliffe Gordon, 2023, Dippermouth Blues

Sean Mason, Southern Suite, One United

Jim Self, My America 2, Blue Bayou Bossa

Feliz Lemerle, Blues for the End of Time, Blues for the End of Time

Elmo Hope, Homecoming, La Berthe




Babatunde Lea, Hilton Ruiz, Alex Blake, Munyungo Jackson, Richard Howell, Khalil Shaheed, Angela Wellman March of the Jazz Guerillas Baldwin's Fire

Shirley Horn, Buck Hill, Charles Ables, Steve Novosel, Steve Williams The Main Ingredient Blues for Sarge

Tal Farlow, Eddie Costa, Vinnie Burke Jazz Masters 41: Tal Farlow Isn't It Romantic

John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones Ballads Say it Over and Over Again

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

Earl Klugh Solo Guitar It's Only a Paper Moon

Milt Jackson, Studio Orchestra Sunflower Sunflower

Ron Carter, Houston Person Now's the Time Quiet Nights

Earl Klugh Solo Guitar If I Only Had a Brain


Kenny Barron Wanton Spirit Wanton Spirit

Shirley Scott, Micky Roker, Arthur Harper Great Scott! Triste

Karrin Allyson, Bob Sheppard, Rod Fleeman, Ed Howard, Mat Wilson Round Midnight I'm Always Chasing Rainbows

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 Moon River

Steve Khan, Bob Mintzer, John Patitucci, Jack DeJohnette, Badal Roy, Ralph Irizarry, Manolo Badrena, Roberto Quintero, Geeta Roy Borrowed Time El Faquir

Jimmy Scott, Joe Beck, Cyrus Chestnut, George Mraz, Grady Tate, Hank Crawford Mood Indigo Day By Day

Jeremy Ragsdale, Greg Gisbert, Ron Miles, John Gunther, Peter Sommer, Gary Smulyan, Alex Heitliner, Mike Abbott, Jeff Jenkins, Mark Simon, Paul Romaine, Manavihare Fiaindratovo Unfailing Kindness Another Day

Oranj Symphonette Oranj Symphonette Plays Mancini Moon River


Sonny Clark, Louis Hayes, Wilbur Ware Blue Gershwin Love Walked In

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

George Benson, Studio Orchestra The Other Side Of Abbey Road Oh! Darling

Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Paul Chambers, Jimmy Cobb, Bill Evans Kind of Blue So What

Toots Thielemans, Michael Lang, Dave Carpenter, Peter Erskine East Coast/West Coast Blue In Green

Kenny Clarke, Pierre Michelot Ascenseur pour l'echafuad Visite du Vigile

Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Bobby Durham The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio Live at the Blue Note Peace for South Africa

Cannonball Adderley, Louis Hayes, Nat Adderley, Sam Jones, Victor Feldman The Cannonball Adderley Quintet: Plus Star Eyes

Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Bobby Durham The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio Live at the Blue Note Sweet Georgia Brown

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

06:00:45 Joaquin Rodrigo Invocacion y danza (Hommage a Manuel de Falla) Xuefei Yang, guitar EMI Classics 98361 "Xuefei Yang - Rodrigo"

06:09:17 Frederic Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in e, Op. 11 Martha Argerich, piano Montreal Symphony Orchestra EMI Classics 56798 "Chopin: Piano Concerto Nos Nos. 1 & 2"

06:49:46 Alberto M. Alvarado Recollection (Recuerdo) Miguel Pacheco, psaltery; Victor Flores, double bass; Alberto Crusprieto, piano Cuarteto Latinamericano Sono Luminus 93224 "Valses Mexicanos 1900"

06:53:51 Jorge Olaya-Muñoz Semblanzas (Aspects) Quintet of the Americas XLNT 18008 "Quintet of the Americas - Souvenirs"

07:00:45 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 6 in D "Morning" Lausanne Chamber Orchestra Jesus Lopez-Cobos Denon 9612 "Haydn: Symphonies 'Le Matin' 'Le Midi' 'Le Soir' "

07:19:59 Isaac Albeniz Evocation, from Iberia (orchestrated by Enrique Fernandez Arbos) Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Jesus Lopez-Cobos Telarc 80470 "Albéniz: Iberia - Complete"

07:25:24 Joaquin Turina Festival of San Juan Aznalfarache, from Sinfonia Sevillana Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Jesus Lopez-Cobos Telarc 80574 "Music of Turina and Debussy"

07:35:03 Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Suite Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Jesus Lopez-Cobos Telarc 80371 Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite"



Jerry Bock, arr. Oran Eldor: The Dream from Fiddler on the Roof Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin; Stephen Benson, mandolin; Joshua Camp, accordion; Michael Blanco, bass Album: The Fiddler Expanding Tradition Broadway Records 09217 Music: 04:18

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105 Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 21:02

Piano Puzzler Contestant: Anne Nelson calling from Portland, Maine Music: 10:15

Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo Op. 117, No. 2 Helene Grimaud, piano Album: Brahms: Piano Pieces Op 116-119 Erato 14350 Music: 4:22

Jessie Montgomery: Coincident Dances Chicago Sinfonietta; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor Album: Project W: Works by Diverse Women Composers Cedille 90000185 Music: 11:41

Somei Satoh: Bifu Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano Album: In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores DG 19103 Music: 04:38

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: Movement 1 Moderato Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN Music: 16:05

Valerie Coleman: Tzigane for woodwind quintet Elizabeth Mann, flute; Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe; Anton Rist, clarinet; Michael Kroth, bassoon; Michael Thornton, horn Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 10:24

Eugene Ysaÿe: Solo Violin Sonata No. 2 'Obsession' Hilary Hahn, violin Album: Ysaÿe: Six Sonatas for Violin Solo DG Music: 12:41


10:00 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Jacqueline Gerber

10:02:51 John Williams: Empire of the Sun: Cadillac of the Skies (1987) American Boychoir Boston Pops John Williams Sony 51333 4:57

10:09:50 Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80 (1880) Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 10:16

10:22:46 Antonín Dvorák: Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 (1875) Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 433549 29:35

10:54:36 Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzoni e Sonate: Canzon 13 (1615) Empire Brass Telarc 80204 2:30

10:57:15 Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (1910) Albrecht Mayer, oboe Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Decca 4782564 2:35



11:06:31 Richard Rodgers: Carousel: Choruses (1945) Cleveland Pops Chorus Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow ClevPops 2016 4:50

11:13:52 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op 43 (1934) Daniil Trifonov, piano Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin Deutsche Gram 4794970 24:48

11:41:05 Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo (1904) Renée Fleming, soprano London Philharmonic Sir Charles Mackerras Decca 467049 4:49

11:48:20 Maurice Ravel: Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan (1905) Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca 433515 7:34

11:57:36 Howard Hanson: Fanfare for the Signal Corps (1943) Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80649 1:07


12:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded April 2022 - This special episode is dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Sphinx Organization. Featuring musical excerpts from a live performance by critically acclaimed chamber orchestra, the Sphinx Virtuosi, and stories told by the musicians, leaders, and educators whose lives have been changed by Sphinx. It also explores the pivotal role Sphinx has played in expanding diversity in the arts.

All Works performed by the Sphinx Virtuosi Orchestra

Xavier Foley: Ev’ry Voice

Samuel Coleridge Taylor: Four Noveletten, Mvt 1 Allegro Moderato

Florence Price: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, II Andante Cantabile

Jessie Montgomery: Banner

Ricard Herz: Mourinho



The Metropolitan Opera continues its 2023-24 season – and sets the mood for Valentine’s Day – with a program of opera’s most enthralling love duets. “Valentines from the Met” features some of the Met’s greatest stars in radio broadcasts that span more than 90 years, from Lily Pons in the 1930s to Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli in the 1960s, to more recent favorites. These captivating performances depict love at first sight, steamy seduction, death-defying passion, and everything in between, covering two centuries of music, from Handel to Gershwin.

Handel: “Scherzano sul tuo volto” from Rinaldo—Marilyn Horne and Benita Valente, cond. Mario Bernardi (1984)

Mozart: “Ah, perdona al primo affetto” from La Clemenza di Tito—Kate Lindsey and Lucy Crowe, cond. Harry Bicket (2012)

Donizetti: “Verranno a te” from Lucia di Lammermoor—Lily Pons and Frederick Jagel, cond. Gennaro Papi (1937)

Gounod: Act Three duet from Faust—Nicolai Gedda and Colette Boky, cond. Roberto Benzi (1972)

Wagner: From Act Two of Tristan und Isolde—Katarina Dalayman and Gary Lehman, cond. Daniel Barenboim (2008)

Verdi: “Già nella notte densa” from Otello—Ramón Vinay and Eleanor Steber, cond. Fritz Stiedry (1952)

Puccini: From Act One of Tosca—Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli, cond. Kurt Adler (1962)

Dvořák: From Act Three of Rusalka—Gabriela Beňačková and Ben Heppner, cond. John Fiore (1993)

R. Strauss: Presentation of the Rose from Der Rosenkavalier—Risë Stevens and Eleanor Steber, cond. Fritz Busch (1946)

The Gershwins: “Bess, you is my woman now” from Porgy and Bess—Eric Owens and Angel Blue, cond. David Robertson (2020)


14:55 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with John Mills

14:57:01 Peter Boyer: Radiance (2021) London Symphony Peter Boyer Naxos 559915 9:17

15:07:43 Giacomo Puccini: Tosca: Vissi d'arte (1900) Leontyne Price, soprano Vienna Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Decca 4788210 3:24

15:14:28 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in d Op 30 (1909) Daniil Trifonov, piano Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin Deutsche Gram 4836617 43:07

16:02:04 Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in E-Flat (1793) Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 25:54

16:29:19 Howard Hanson: Merry Mount: Suite (1933) Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 559702 15:47

16:46:43 Florence Price: Thumbnail Sketches of a Day in the Life of a Washerwoman (1942) Josh Tatsuo Cullen, piano Blue Griffin 615 6:10

16:55:07 Jerry Goldsmith: Star Trek The Motion Picture: Main Theme (1979) Boston Pops John Williams Decca 4851590 4:03

Jeanne Lamon Sony 68257 1:38


17:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: Celebrating John Williams, Pt. 2

John Williams: The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 2:59

John Williams: The Empire Strikes Back: Yoda’s Theme—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 3:32

John Williams: The Force Awakens: Adagio—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 4:29

John Williams: Star Wars: Throne Room & Finale—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 7:52

John Williams: Jurassic Park: Main Theme—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 5:52

John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Raiders' March—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 5:02

John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark: Marion’s Theme—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 4:07

John Williams: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 3:04

John Williams: Memoirs of a Geisha: Sayuri's Theme—Robert deMaine, cello; Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 4:12

John Williams: Superman: March—Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gustavo Dudamel (DeutGram 29939) 4:20


18:00 FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL with Bill Rudman: 1953 on Stage - The best of the year, from Cole Porter's "Can-Can" and Wright and Forrest's "Kismet" starring the great Alfred Drake to Rodgers & Hammerstein's much-ancicipated "Me and Juliet."

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

18:00:54 00:05:23 Richard Rodgers-O.Hammerstein Intermission Talk Company Me and Juliet -- Original B'way Cast RCA 09026-61480

18:06:35 00:03:07 Richard Rodgers-O.Hammerstein No Other Love Bill Hayes Me and Juliet -- Original B'way Cast RCA 09029-61480

18:09:47 00:02:31 Cole Porter Live and Let Live Lilo Can-Can -- Original B'way Cast Angel 7777-64664

18:12:15 00:03:22 Cole Porter C'est Magnifique Peter Cookson, Lilo Can-Can -- Original B'way Cast Angel 7777-64664

18:16:48 00:03:14 Zwar-Melville Which Witch Hermione Gingold La Gingold DRG MRS902

18:19:57 00:02:20 Sheldon Harnick Merry Minuet Sheldon Harnick An Evening with Sheldon Harnick Laureate LL-603

18:22:17 00:02:43 Bart Howard My Love Is a Wanderer KT Sullivan In Other Words: The Songs of Bart Howard DRG DRG91449

18:25:47 00:05:14 Wrght-Forrest-Borodin Gesticulate Alfred Drake Kismet -- Original B'way Cast Sony SK89252

18:31:35 00:02:30 Wright-Forrest-Borodin Baubles, Bangles and Beads Doretta Morrow Kismet -- Original B'way Cast Sony SK89252

18:34:01 00:03:19 Wright-Forrest-Borodin Baubes, Bangles and Beads Peggy Lee Black Coffee and Other Delights MCA MCAD2-11122

18:37:52 00:01:36 William Roy Charm Mabel Mercer The Art of Mabel Mercer Collectables 90431-68382

18:39:25 00:01:28 Jule Styne-Bob Hilliard I Feel Like I'm Gonna Live Forever Helen Gallagher Hazel Flagg -- Original B'way Cast RCA LOC-1010

18:41:47 00:02:53 Bernstein-Comden-Green A Hundred Easy Ways Rosalind Russell Wonderful Town -- Original B'way Cast MCA MCAD-10050

18:44:36 00:03:20 Bernstein-Comden-Green Ohio Rosalind Russell, Edith Adams Wonderful Town -- Original B'way Cast MCA MCAD-10050

18:48:21 00:03:36 Johnny Burke-Jimmy Van Heusen Here's That Rainy Day Frank Sinatra American Popular Song Smithsonian RD031

18:52:08 00:00:52 George and Ira Gershwin Sweet and Low Down Joshua Bell Gershwin Fantasy Sony SK60659

18:53:10 00:03:48 Richard Rodgers-O.Hammerstein Filler: The Big Black Giant Bill Hayes Me and Juliet RCA 09026-61480


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:17 Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo capriccioso Op 66 (1883) Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 414422 12:35

19:17:22 Peter Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 2 in C Op 53 (1883) Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9454 38:22

19:57:52 Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Dolly's Garden Op 56 (1897) Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:31


20:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Steve Seel – KBS Symphony Orchestra, Pietari Inkinen, conductor; Pascal Rogé, piano

Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F—Pascal Rogé, piano; Vienna Radio Symphony, Bertrand de Billy, conductor (Oehms 601)


22:00 WEEKEND CLASSICAL RADIO with Robert Conrad

22:02:00 Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait (1942) James Earl Jones, narrator Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Delos 3140 14:26

22:17:26 Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in e Op 39 (1899) Oslo Philharmonic Klaus Mäkelä Decca 4852256 39:43


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:50 John Jacob Niles: I Wonder As I Wander (1933) Burning River Brass BurnRiver 2008 3:17

23:05:08 Richard Strauss: Sextet for Strings from 'Capriccio' Op 85 (1941) Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Herbert Blomstedt Decca 4645 11:45

23:16:53 Claude Debussy: Les Angélus (1892) Accentus Chamber Choir Laurence Equilbey Naïve 4947 2:25

23:20:25 Isaac Albéniz: Iberia: Evocatión (1906) Lang Lang, piano Sony 771901 6:30

23:26:56 Sir John Tavener: Song for Athene (1994) Voces8 Decca 29601 6:29

23:33:26 Walter Gross & Joseph Kosma: Tenderly & Autumn Leaves (1946/1945) Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne Music 7780 5:29

23:39:37 Sergei Taneyev: Adagio from Symphony No. 4 Op 12 (1898) Silesian Philharmonic Stephen Gunzenhauser Marco Polo 223196 11:12

23:50:48 Sergei Liapunov: Etude No. 1 Op 11 # 1 'Berceuse' (1905) Sir Stephen Hough, piano MusicMasters 60108 3:29

23:54:17 Ennio Morricone: The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe (1986) Renaud Capuçon, violin Brussels Philharmonic Stéphane Denève Erato 9029563393 3:38

23:58:36 George Frideric Handel: Il pastor fido Suite: Musette (1734) Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra