Program Guide 06-29-2013


June 29

1830 first complete performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Missa Solemnis in Warnsdorf, Bohemia; with Bach's Mass in B minor, considered the most significant Mass setting in Western music.

1908 Leroy Anderson – American composer of short, light concert pieces, many introduced by Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops (d.1975); John Williams described him as "one of the great American masters of light orchestral music."

1910 Frank Loesser – American songwriter and composer of musicals (d.1969); wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, separate Tony Awards for the music and lyrics in both shows; he was the brother of pianist Arthur Loesser, head of the Piano Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music from 1953 to 1969.

1911 Bernard Herrmann – American composer (d.1975); Academy Award-winning film composer (The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941), he was particularly known for his collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock, most famously Psycho, North by Northwest, and Vertigo; also composed scores for Citizen Kane, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Cape Fear, and Taxi Driver.

1912 José Pablo Moncayo – Mexican pianist, percussionist, music teacher, composer and conductor (d.1958); best known as the author of Huapango.

1914 Rafael Kubelik – Czech-born Swiss conductor and composer (d.1996); music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1950–53), The Royal Opera, Covent Garden (1955–58), and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (1961–79); frequent guest conductor with many ensembles, including The Cleveland Orchestra.

1924 Ezra Laderman – American composer (died February 28, 2015); taught music composition at Yale University; Dean at the Yale School of Music, 1989-1995.

1925 Hale Smith – American composer, pianist, educator, arranger, and editor from Cleveland (d.2009); one of the most notable African-American composers of the 20th century.

1963 Anne-Sophie Mutter – German violinist (57 years old); a champion of contemporary music, she has had works composed especially for her by Henri Dutilleux, Krzysztof Penderecki, Witold Lutoslawski, Wolfgang Rihm and Sofia Gubaidulina.

Recording of the Week

Program Guide

00:02:00 00:27:22 Francis Poulenc Sinfonietta
Paavo Järvi Tapiola Sinfonietta Bis 630
00:31:00 00:43:49 Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 in A minor Op 47
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano DeutGram 457619
01:16:00 00:14:27 Bernard Herrmann Psycho: A Narrative for Orchestra
Bernard Herrmann London Philharmonic Orchestra Decca 443895
01:32:00 00:33:10 Ralph Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 9 in E minor
Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra BBC 333
02:06:00 00:19:18 Leroy Anderson Piano Concerto in C
BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Jeffrey Biegel, piano Naxos 559313
02:27:00 00:36:25 Leopold Stokowski Symphonic Synthesis from Wagner
José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos 570293
03:04:00 01:16:48 Ludwig van Beethoven Missa Solemnis Op 123
Orchestre des Champs-Élysées Philippe Herreweghe Rosa Mannion, soprano; Birgit Remmert,
alto; James Taylor, tenor; Cornelius Hauptmann, bass; La Chapelle Royale Harm Mundi 2908304
04:23:00 00:27:16 Johannes Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor Op 38
Zuill Bailey, cello; Awadagin Pratt, piano Telarc 32664
04:52:00 00:24:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade No. 11 for Winds in E flat
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram 431683
05:18:00 00:20:10 Franz Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 7 "Festive Sounds"
Sir Georg Solti London Philharmonic Orchestra DeutGram 4779525
05:40:00 00:04:44 Leroy Anderson Harvard Sketches
Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos 559357

6:00 CONCIERTO: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music with Frank Dominguez



10:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch:

11:00 THE SCORE with Edmund Stone:


12:10:00 00:03:03 Leroy Anderson The Classical Jukebox
Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos 559313
12:13:00 00:03:38 Leroy Anderson 17436Horse and Buggy
Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos 559356
12:18:00 00:05:03 Henry Mancini March with Mancini
Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc 80183
12:23:00 00:05:53 Gustav Holst Brook Green Suite
Howard Griffiths English Sinfonia Naxos 570339
12:30:00 00:04:04 Franz Schubert Marche militaire No. 1 in D major
Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony 63052
12:34:00 00:08:16 Bernard Herrmann A Portrait of Hitch
Bernard Herrmann London Philharmonic Orchestra Decca 443895
12:45:00 00:06:32 Percy Fletcher Bal masqué
Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion 66968

1:00 OPERA IN AMERICA: Lyric Opera of Chicago
Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto (1851)
Rigoletto... Andrzej Dobber
Gilda... Albina Shagimuratova
Duke... Giuseppe Filianoi
Sparafucile... Andrea Silvestrelli
Maddalena... Nicole Piccolomini
Monterone... Todd Thomas
Conductor: Evan Rogister

15:40:00 00:10:10 Giuseppe Verdi Macbeth: Ballet Music
José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos 572818
15:50:00 00:06:00 Gioacchino Rossini L'inganno felice: Overture
Christian Benda Prague Sinfonia Naxos 570934

2013 marks the 200th birthday of both Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, and this one-hour
program compares and contrasts the two opera giants. Host Jeff Spurgeon speaks with a small
collection of scholars to illuminate the essential differences between the two composers.

5:00 FROM THE TOP with Christopher O'Riley and America's finest young musicians; for more information,visit the FTT website

The ‘Footlight Parade’ 30th Birthday Bash - We mark a big anniversary with excerpts from favorite
interviews over the years, including visits with performers Barbara Cook and Mandy Patinkin,
and songwriters Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Hugh Martin.

7:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:24:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major
English Chamber Orchestra Shlomo Mintz Shlomo Mintz, violin Avie 2058
19:28:00 00:25:08 Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D minor Op 107
Louis Lortie Quebec Symphony Orchestra Atma 2617

8:00 SATURDAYS FROM SEVERANCE - The Cleveland Orchestra/Franz Welser-Möst;
Lang Lang, piano – recorded live in the Severance Hall
BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 2
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”
Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No. 6 in D major Op 46

10:00 WEEKEND RADIO with Robert Conrad - The baseball season is well joined,
and we celebrate with Tim Conway and Ernie Anderson’s
“Baseball Co-ordinator,” Abbott and Costello’s” One Feller” and
Wayne and Shuster’s “Shakespearean Baseball Game”...Selections from Peter Schickele’s PDQ
Bach Jekyll and Hyde Tour... A Message from Richard Howland-Bolton and This Week in the Media

11:00 LATE PROGRAM with John Simna
23:02:00 00:05:32 Jules Massenet Thaïs: Méditation
London Symphony Orchestra Daniel Harding Nicola Benedetti, violin DeutGram 6154
23:07:00 00:02:16 Leroy Anderson Forgotten Dreams
BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Alistair Young, piano Naxos 559356
23:09:00 00:05:58 Eric Coates Ballad for Strings
Malcolm Nabarro Sinfonia ViVa ASV 2053
23:17:00 00:09:20 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Violin Concerto Op 77
New York Philharmonic Kurt Masur Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram 457075
23:26:00 00:10:18 Georges Bizet Adagio from Symphony No. 1 in C major
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram 423624
23:39:00 00:06:06 Ludwig van Beethoven Romance No. 1 in G major Op 40
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Gil Shaham, violin DeutGram 449923
23:45:00 00:10:52 Franz Schubert Andante in B minor
Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA 75
23:56:00 00:02:41 Peter Tchaikovsky None But the Lonely Heart Op 6
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Olivieri-Munroe Sol Gabetta, cello RCA 735962

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