Program Guide 10-01-2015

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1832 Henry Clay Work – American composer (d.1884); a printer by trade, he wrote some famous popular songs, including Grandfather's Clock, Father, Come Home, and Marching through Georgia.

1865 Paul Dukas – French composer, critic, scholar and teacher (d.1935); so intensely self-critical, he abandoned and destroyed many of his compositions; best-known work is The Sorcerer's Apprentice; also wrote an opera (Ariane et Barbe-bleue), a symphony, and a ballet, La Péri.

1913 first performance of Sir Edward Elgar's Falstaff at the Leeds Festival with the composer conducting; a portrait of Sir John Falstaff, the ‘fat knight’ of Shakespeare's Henry IV parts 1 and 2.

1924 Opening of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, funded by a gift of $12.5 million from the American patroness Mary Louise Curtis Bok; faculty included Leopold Stokowski and Josef Hofmann heading the conducting and piano departments, harpist/composer Carlos Salzedo, and composer Rosario Scalero.

1931 Sylvano Bussotti – Italian composer (77 years old); also a well-known film director, actor, and singer; notoriously flamboyant and occasionally shocking: staged a high-profile resignation from the Venice Biennale in 1991 by bringing in a famous prostitute to give the keynote speech.

1998 first performance of the Emerson Concerto by Charles Ives (arr David G. Porter) for piano and orchestra, with soloist Alan Feinberg and the Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi conducting.

2005 premiere of the John Adams opera Dr. Atomic in San Francisco by the San Francisco Opera, Donald Runnicles, conducting.

 

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The Flatterer

Oct. 1, 2015
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CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00 00:19:46 Paul Dukas La Péri  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80515
00:23:00 00:42:10 Peter Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.  2 in G major  Op 44 Philharmonia Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Barry Douglas, piano RCA  61633
01:07:00 00:35:21 Sir Edward Elgar Falstaff Op 68  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  98436
01:44:00 00:42:15 Franz Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat major    Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  16448
02:28:00 00:21:35 Eric Coates The Three Elizabeths Suite  Malcolm Nabarro Sinfonia ViVa ASV  2053
02:51:00 00:29:39 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto para una fiesta Naples Philharmonic Erich Kunzel David Russell, guitar Telarc  80459
03:23:00 00:37:13 Igor Stravinsky Pulcinella - Ballet with Song after Cleveland Orchestra Igor Stravinsky Mary Simmons, soprano; Glenn Schnittke, tenor; Phillip MacGregor, bass Sony  63325
04:02:00 00:42:15 Arnold Schoenberg Pelléas und Mélisande Op 5  Zubin Mehta Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Sony  45870
04:46:00 00:29:34 Franz Schubert Symphony No. 10 in D major   Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra Hyperion  67000
05:18:00 00:20:04 John Rutter Suite Antique West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon John McMurtery, flute; Christopher D. Lewis, hc Naxos  573146
05:40:00 00:04:10 Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos London Symphony Orchestra MCA  25887

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER, "Queen of the Morn"

06:07:00 00:05:56 George Frideric Handel Finale from Organ Concerto No. 8 Op 7 Brandenburg Consort Roy Goodman Paul Nicholson, organ Hyperion  67291
06:18:00 00:10:52 Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80515
06:40:00 00:08:53 Jean Sibelius Allegretto from Symphony No. 2 Op 43  Paavo Berglund Helsinki Philharmonic EMI  68643
06:51:00 00:03:38 Felix Mendelssohn Elijah: Thanks be to God Utah Symphony Joseph Silverstein Mormon Tabernacle Choir Decca  436284
06:54:00 00:02:08 William Grant Still Suite for Violin: Gamin   Alexa Still, flute; Susan DeWitt Smith, piano Koch Intl  7192
06:58:00 00:03:12 Johann Strauss Radetzky March Op 228  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Sony  544071
07:05:00 00:05:04 Cécile Chaminade Etudes de concert: Fileuse Op 35   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
07:10:00 00:06:53 Emile Waldteufel Waltz 'Estudiantina' Op 191  Michel Swierczewski Gulbenkian Orchestra Nimbus  5264
07:20:00 00:02:26 Virgil Thomson The Plow that Broke the Plains: Cattle  Sir Neville Marriner Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra EMI  6612
07:25:00 00:02:18 Leroy Anderson March of the Two Left Feet  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559356
07:30:00 00:04:42 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Scherzo from Guitar Quintet Op 143   Andrés Segovia, guitar; Members of; Quintetto Chigiano MCA  10056
07:40:00 00:09:00 Richard Strauss Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  417184
07:51:00 00:03:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Les Petits riens: Overture  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479
07:55:00 00:03:54 Morton Gould Pavanne from American Symphonette No.  2  David Alan Miller Albany Symphony Orchestra Albany  1174

BBC NEWS

08:07:00 00:05:48 Peter Boyer Festivities  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
08:16:00 00:08:32 Robert Schumann Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 61  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450
08:27:00 00:07:06 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major   Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002
08:40:00 00:11:01 Benjamin Britten Soirées musicales Op 9  Okko Kamu Helsingborg Symphony Ondine  825
08:53:00 00:07:19 Alfred Newman How the West Was Won: Suite  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80141
09:05:00 00:16:40 Cécile Chaminade Piano Sonata in C minor  Op 21   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
09:27:00 00:06:32 Johannes Brahms Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 Op 98  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779
09:38:00 00:05:53 Paul Gilson Sailors' Dances  Alexander Rahbari BRT Philharmonic Brussels MarcoPolo  223418
09:45:00 00:09:39 Béla Bartók Finale from Concerto for Orchestra  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  425694

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH MARK SATOLA

10:03:00 00:03:08 Cécile Chaminade Etudes de concert: Scherzo Op 35   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
10:06:00 00:03:11 Cécile Chaminade Autrefois Op 87   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
10:11:00 00:06:07 William Boyce Solomon: Overture  Roy Goodman Parley of Instruments Hyperion  66378
10:21:00 00:15:00 Paul Dukas Overture 'Polyeucte'  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9225
10:41:00 00:03:31 César Franck Panis Angelicus  Wolfgang Sawallisch Philadelphia Orchestra EMI  55592
10:46:00 00:04:00 Sergei Prokofiev The Stone Flower: Maidens' Dance Op 118  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  10481
10:52:00 00:27:12 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 48 in C major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  419607
11:21:00 00:08:35 Robert Schumann Overture to Schiller's "The Bride of  Thomas Dausgaard Swedish Chamber Orchestra Bis  1569
11:33:00 00:09:09 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier Ballet de Village No. 2   Les Délices Délices  2013
11:44:00 00:07:37 Alfredo Casella Introduction, Chorale & March Op 57  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10768
11:53:00 00:04:56 Ferde Grofé Mississippi Suite: Mardi Gras  Steven Richman Harmonie Ensemble New York Bridge  9212

BBC NEWS

12:07:00 00:06:57 Camille Saint-Saëns La princesse jaune: Overture Op 30  José Serebrier BBC Concert Orchestra BBC  63
12:16:00 00:08:58 Camille Saint-Saëns Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28 Royal Philharmonic Barry Wordsworth Janine Jansen, violin Decca  475011
12:27:00 00:06:45 Jacques Ibert Trois pièces brèves   Reykjavik Wind Quintet Chandos  9362
12:38:00 00:07:33 Lukas Foss Salomon Rossi Suite  Lukas Foss Brooklyn Philharmonic New World  375
12:47:00 00:11:04 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Méhul's Overture to "Young Henry's Hunt" Hot Springs Festival Orchestra Richard Rosenberg Richard & John Contiguglia; Angela Draghicescu, piano; Chin-Ming Lin, piano; Joshua Pepper, piano Naxos  559320

BIG WORK AT ONE WITH MARK SATOLA

13:01:00 00:46:23 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  3 in D major  Op 29  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  449967
13:49:00 00:09:50 Carl Maria von Weber Polonaise brillante Op 72 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference  134
14:02:00 00:03:49 Cécile Chaminade Les Sylvains Op 60   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
14:07:00 00:04:14 Cécile Chaminade La Lisonjera Op 50   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
14:26:00 00:17:17 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No.  3 in D major   Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie Avie  2171
14:45:00 00:11:00 Giacomo Meyerbeer Le prophète: Overture  Darrell Ang New Zealand Symphony Naxos  573195
14:58:00 00:01:31 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 34 in C major  Op 56   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9289
15:01:00 00:19:10 Paul Dukas Variations, Interlude & Finale on a   Margaret Fingerhut, piano Chandos  8765
15:24:00 00:11:14 Vincent d'Indy Karadec: Suite Op 34  Douglas Bostock Chamber Philharmonic Bohemia Classico  168
15:41:00 00:08:21 Franz Liszt Legend No.  2 'St. Francis of Paolo   Roberto Plano, piano Azica  71222
15:51:00 00:05:30 Johan Halvorsen Mascarade: Holberg Overture  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584
15:58:00 00:05:06 Cécile Chaminade Etudes de concert: Automne Op 35   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:08:00 00:01:58 Igor Stravinsky Valse   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30028
16:13:00 00:12:10 Jennifer Higdon blue cathedral  Robert Spano Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80596
16:30:00 00:04:30 Michael Kamen Robin Hood: Everything I Do  Michael Kamen Seattle Symphony Decca  458912
16:34:00 00:04:39 Silvestre Revueltas The Wandering Tadpole  Maximiano Valdés Simón Bolívar Symphony Dorian  90227
16:41:00 00:08:39 Sir Malcolm Arnold Four Scottish Dances Op 59  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  68901
16:53:00 00:01:54 Paul Dukas La Péri: Fanfare  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80625
16:56:00 00:03:00 Rebecca Clarke Lullaby   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139
17:05:00 00:04:23 Gian Carlo Menotti Amelia Goes to the Ball: Overture  James Conlon Metropolitan Opera Orchestra RCA  61509
17:25:00 00:06:01 Cécile Chaminade Etude romantique Op 132   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
17:31:00 00:03:49 Cécile Chaminade Les Sylvains Op 60   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
17:40:00 00:04:37 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Running Set  George Hurst Bournemouth Sinfonietta Chandos  2419
17:46:00 00:02:59 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Wasps: March Past of the Kitchen  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  129
17:52:00 00:03:03 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Allegro from Piano Sonata No. 15   John O'Conor, piano Telarc  80391
17:55:00 00:03:16 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 11 in D minor   Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572770

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00 00:18:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 89 in F major   Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sony  66253
18:30:00 00:03:58 Cécile Chaminade Etude pathétique in B minor  Op 124   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
18:37:00 00:03:54 Cécile Chaminade Etudes de concert: Impromptu Op 35   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
18:43:00 00:10:50 Peter Warlock Capriol Suite Academy St. Martin in Fields Iona Brown Christopher Parkening, guitar EMI  55052
18:55:00 00:03:49 Cécile Chaminade Etude mélodique in G flat major  Op 118   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00 00:22:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat major  Berlin Philharmonic Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim, piano Teldec  16827
19:26:00 00:30:08 Édouard Lalo Symphony in G minor   Nikos Athinäos Frankfurt State Orchestra Signum  6600
19:57:00 00:01:50 Ernesto Halffter Danza de la pastora   Christopher Parkening, guitar; David Brandon, guitar EMI  49406

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00 00:13:59 Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 25   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  423624
20:18:00 00:37:41 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.  5 in E flat major  Op 73 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Sony  305886
20:56:00 00:03:18 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2: La puerta del vino   Alexander Schimpf, piano Genuin  10181

SYMPHONYCAST WITH ALISON YOUNG

Last Night of the BBC Proms - BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, BBC Singers, Marin Alsop, conductor;
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano; Danielle de Niese, soprano; Jonas Kaufmann, tenor

21:04:00 00:03:00 Eleanor Alberga: Arise, Athena! (2015)
21:10:00 00:19:24 Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Op 102 (1957)
21:32:00 00:15:23 Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Op 28 (1895)
21:50:00 00:03:01 Giacomo Puccini: Tosca: Recondita armonia (1900)
21:53:00 00:03:06 Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus (1904)
21:56:00 00:02:53 Giacomo Puccini: Turandot: Nessun dorma (1924)
22:03:00 00:05:00 James P. Johnson: Victory Stride (1944)
22:10:00 00:04:17 Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Act 4 Prelude 'Morning Mood' (1876)
22:14:00 00:06:47 Richard Rodgers (arr Robert Russell Bennett): The Sound of Music: Medley (1959)
22:25:00 00:04:13 Thomas Arne (arr Sir Malcolm Sargent): Rule Britannia! (1740)
22:29:00 00:11:19 Sir Henry Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs (1905)
22:40:00 00:06:26 Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Op 39 (1901)
22:46:00 00:02:26 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Jerusalem (1916)
22:49:00 00:03:00 Henry Carey: God Save the Queen (1730)
22:52:00 00:01:56 Traditional: Auld Lang Syne

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00 00:11:45 Richard Strauss Sextet for Strings from "Capriccio" Op 85  Herbert Blomstedt Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Decca  4645
23:13:00 00:07:00 Woldemar Bargiel Adagio in G major  Op 38 German Chamber Philharmonic Christoph Eschenbach Steven Isserlis, cello RCA  63665
23:23:00 00:12:17 Jean Roger-Ducasse Interlude from "Au jardin de Marguerite"  Leif Segerstam Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic MarcoPolo  223641
23:37:00 00:07:02 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude in B minor  Op 32   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9348
23:44:00 00:10:07 Guillaume Lekeu Adagio for Orchestral Quartet   Ensemble Musique Oblique Harm Mundi  901455
23:56:00 00:02:53 Robert Schumann Album for the Young: Andante cantabile Op 68   Christopher Parkening, guitar EMI  54853
23:56:00 00:02:49 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude in F sharp minor  Op 23   Wu Han, piano ArtistLed  10701

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