Program Guide 10-08-2015

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October 8

1585 Heinrich Schütz – German composer (d.1672); regarded as the greatest German composer before Johann Sebastian Bach; not only was Bach’s music influenced by Schütz, but so was that of Johannes Brahms, who is known to have studied Schütz’s works.

1870 Louis Vierne – French organist and composer (d.1937); one of the greatest musical improvisers of his day; his few improvisations preserved on early phonograph recordings sound like finished, polished compositions.

1903 first performance of Carl Nielsen's Helios Overture in the large hall of the Odd Fellows Mansion in Copenhagen; the composer's stay in Athens gave him the inspiration for this work depicting the sun rising and setting over the Aegean Sea.

1930 Toru Takemitsu – Japanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory (d.1996); possessed consummate skill in the subtle manipulation of instrumental and orchestral timbre; famed for combining elements of Eastern and Western philosophy to create a sound uniquely his own, and for fusing opposites together such as sound with silence and tradition with innovation.

 

Recording of the Week

Brahms: The Piano Concertos

Oct. 1, 2015
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CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00 00:45:38 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  5 in E minor  Op 64  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  78744
00:50:00 00:12:24 Toru Takemitsu And then I knew 'twas wind   Joshua Smith, flute; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Telarc  80694
01:04:00 00:45:21 Georges Bizet Carmen for Orchestra  Morton Gould Morton Gould Orchestra RCA  300350
01:51:00 00:29:17 Leonard Bernstein Serenade after Plato's 'Symposium' London Symphony Orchestra Keith Lockhart Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne  7792
02:22:00 00:44:22 Franz Schmidt Symphony No. 1 in E major   Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9357
03:08:00 00:31:08 Robert Schumann Fantasie in C major  Op 17   Stanislav Khristenko, piano Steinway  30032
03:41:00 00:31:02 Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor  Op 57 Juilliard String Quartet  Yefim Bronfman, piano Sony  60677
04:14:00 00:18:22 Franz Joseph Haydn Concerto for 2 Horns in E flat major  Philharmonia Orchestra Christopher Warren-Green Michael Thompson, horn; Richard Watkins, horn Nimbus  5018
04:34:00 00:45:34 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Op 35 Royal Philharmonic Sir Thomas Beecham Steven Staryk, violin EMI  66998
05:22:00 00:15:02 Joseph Martin Kraus Symphony in E minor   Petter Sundkvist Swedish Chamber Orchestra Naxos  554777
05:39:00 00:06:50 Johan Halvorsen Passacaglia for Violin & Viola after   Amy Lee, violin; Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola S&W  1
05:49:00 00:04:45 Frank Bridge Norse Legend  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012

BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER

06:08:00 00:04:22 Nicola Porpora Carlo il calvo: Overture  Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050
06:15:00 00:11:43 George Gershwin Adagio from Piano Concerto in F major  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Marin Alsop Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  14091
06:28:00 00:05:12 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #24 Op 20   Daedalus Quartet Bridge  9326
06:40:00 00:08:01 Richard Strauss Serenade for 13 Winds in E flat major  Op 7  David Zinman Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra ArteNova  98495
06:47:00 00:03:01 Georg Philipp Telemann Bourrée alla Polacca   John Williams, guitar CBS  44518
06:55:00 00:03:51 Victor Herbert Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys  Robert Porco Cleveland Orchestra MAA  2011
07:02:00 00:04:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart La clemenza di Tito: Overture  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  31827
07:10:00 00:05:57 Friedrich Witt Rondo from Flute Concerto Op 8 Sinfonia Finlandia Patrick Gallois Patrick Gallois, flute Naxos  572089
07:16:00 00:04:05 Robert Schumann Novelette No.  6 in A major  Op 21   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Naxos  557668
07:20:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671
07:25:00 00:02:55 John Dowland Say, love, if ever thou didst find La Nef  Michael Slattery, tenor Atma  2650
07:30:00 00:05:08 Mikhail Glinka Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779
07:40:00 00:08:06 Edvard Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies Op 34  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437520
07:55:00 00:03:06 Scott Joplin The Ragtime Dance   Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano Philips  462948
07:56:00 00:03:03 Claude Debussy Petite Suite: Cortège  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583

BBC NEWS

08:07:00 00:05:49 Johannes Brahms How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place from 'A Cleveland Orchestra Robert Shaw Blossom Festival Chorus MAA  40602
08:15:00 00:08:54 Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata & Fugue in D minor   José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572050
08:28:00 00:05:26 Giovanni Battista Sammartini Sonata Notturna Op 7  Ludwig Güttler Güttler Brass Ensemble BerlinClas  1090
08:32:00 00:02:37 Sergei Prokofiev Cinderella: Mazurka  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  410162
08:40:00 00:09:39 Joaquín Rodrigo Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez Naples Philharmonic Erich Kunzel David Russell, guitar Telarc  80459
08:51:00 00:02:37 Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance: With catlike Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Nicholas Folwell, baritone; Men of; Welsh National Opera Chorus Telarc  80353
08:55:00 00:06:04 John Williams Hook: The Banquet  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  68419
09:05:00 00:14:22 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899
09:27:00 00:06:14 John Barry Dances With Wolves: Theme  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80319
09:35:00 00:04:16 Antonín Dvorák Bagatelle No. 5 Op 47 Takács Quartet  Gábor Ormai, harmonium Decca  430077
09:55:00 00:02:11 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 15 in C major  Op 24   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9289

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH MARK SATOLA

10:02:00 00:02:13 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Marionettes Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347
10:04:00 00:03:13 Leigh Harline Pinocchio: When You Wish Upon a Star London Symphony Orchestra Keith Lockhart Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne  7792
10:09:00 00:07:20 Gioacchino Rossini La Cenerentola: Overture  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350
10:18:00 00:11:42 Unico Willem van Wassenaer Concerto Armonico No. 2 in G major   Yuli Turovsky I Musici de Montréal Chandos  8481
10:31:00 00:04:10 Reinhard Keiser The Ridiculous Prince Jodelet: Sinfonia   Academy Ancient Music Berlin Harm Mundi  901852
10:41:00 00:07:12 Reinhold Glière Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 25  Zdenek Mácal New Jersey Symphony Delos  3178
10:51:00 00:25:52 Zoltán Kodály Symphony in C  Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca  443006
11:19:00 00:08:09 Michael Haydn Symphony No. 32 in D  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999179
11:30:00 00:07:34 Henryk Wieniawski Légende in G minor  Op 17 London Symphony Orchestra Lawrence Foster Gil Shaham, violin DeutGram  431815
11:38:00 00:08:22 Tomaso Albinoni Sinfonia for 2 Oboes in G major  London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Anthony Camden, oboe; Alison Alty, oboe Naxos  553002
11:48:00 00:09:07 Felix Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture Op 101  Claudio Abbado London Symphony Orchestra DeutGram  423104

BBC NEWS

12:06:00 00:07:37 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in C major  Op 7  Adrian Shepherd Cantilena Chandos  8648
12:16:00 00:04:43 Claude Bolling Hispanic Dance   Sir Angel Romero, guitar; George Shearing, piano; Shelley Manne, percussion; Ray Brown, bass EMI  47192
12:21:00 00:03:55 Claude Bolling Invention   Sir Angel Romero, guitar; George Shearing, piano; Shelley Manne, percussion; Ray Brown, bass EMI  47192
12:27:00 00:07:05 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: Fête-dieu à Séville  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80703
12:39:00 00:06:47 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  1 in C sharp minor  Op 26   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  18883
12:47:00 00:09:08 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: White Swan Pas de Deux Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Kirill Terentiev, violin; Zenon Zalitsailo, cello Decca  10104
12:58:00 00:01:45 Kara Karayev Seven Beauties: Dance of Merriment  Rauf Abdullayev Moscow Radio & TV Symphony Delos  2009

BIG WORK AT ONE WITH MARK SATOLA

13:02:00 00:35:07 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  2 in B minor  Op 16  Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo  220623
13:39:00 00:20:57 Sergei Rachmaninoff The Isle of the Dead Op 29  Vasily Petrenko Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Avie  2188
14:01:00 00:02:50 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1: Gavotte  Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie Avie  2171
14:04:00 00:03:01 Sir Thomas Beecham The Gods Go a'Begging: Gavotte  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
14:09:00 00:16:21 György Ligeti Concerto Românesc  Ryan McAdams CityMusic Cleveland CityMusic  2011
14:40:00 00:11:25 Johann Sebastian Bach Flute Sonata No. 3 in A major    Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord Delos  3402
14:54:00 00:05:32 H. Balfour Gardiner Shepherd Fennel's Dance  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  3303
15:03:00 00:17:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Op 33 Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Lynn Harrell, cello Decca  4787779
15:24:00 00:07:41 Franz Schubert Theme & Variations from "Trout" Quintet   Emanuel Ax, piano; Pamela Frank, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Rebecca Young, viola Sony  61964
15:38:00 00:04:32 Fernando Sor Variations on "La Folia" Op 15   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008
15:43:00 00:11:43 Alexander Glazunov The Seasons: Autumn Op 67  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  61434
15:58:00 00:04:07 Heinrich Schütz Selig sind die Toten La Nuova Musica John Rutter Cambridge Singers Collegium  134

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:06:00 00:01:55 Heinrich Schütz Vater unser   King's Singers Naxos  572987
16:12:00 00:12:29 Johannes Brahms Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899
16:29:00 00:05:50 Angela Morley Fantasy on 'The Wizard of Oz'  John Williams London Symphony Orchestra Sony  62788
16:34:00 00:04:50 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Violin Sonata Op 57   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano DeutGram  449820
16:41:00 00:07:36 Enrique Granados Goyescas: Los Requiebros   Jorge Luis Prats, piano Decca  4782732
16:52:00 00:02:51 Giovanni Gabrieli Canzona on the 7th tone à 8 No. 2   National Brass Ensemble OberlinMus  1504
16:57:00 00:02:22 Giuseppe Verdi Aïda: Sacred Dance of the Priestesses  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572818
17:05:00 00:04:54 Giacomo Puccini Scherzo for Orchestra  Riccardo Chailly Verdi Symphony Milan Decca  2141
17:16:00 00:02:40 Luigi Boccherini Finale from String Quartet in C major  Op 2   Quartetto di Cremona Klanglogo  1400
17:27:00 00:07:49 Luigi Boccherini Fandango from Guitar Quintet No. 4   Los Romeros, guitars; Angelita Romero, percussion; Wilhelm Hellweg, percussion Philips  442781
17:40:00 00:04:39 Franz Schmidt Notre Dame: Intermezzo  Lawrence Foster Monte Carlo Philharmonic Erato  88103
17:46:00 00:03:34 Giacomo Puccini Suor Angelica: Intermezzo  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634
17:52:00 00:03:10 Sergei Rachmaninoff Scherzo Op 11   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano; Emanuela Friscioni, piano Centaur  3062
17:56:00 00:03:30 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Symphony No. 12  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Hyperion  66529

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00 00:09:59 Carl Nielsen Helios Overture Op 17  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony CBS  42093
18:21:00 00:11:26 Ludwig van Beethoven Scene by the Brook from Symphony No. 6 Op 68  Douglas Boyd Manchester Camerata Avie  2242
18:35:00 00:03:07 Ludwig van Beethoven Minuet in G major    Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano DeutGram  457619
18:41:00 00:12:59 Johannes Brahms Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 Berlin State Orchestra Gustavo Dudamel Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4794899
18:55:00 00:04:38 Ludwig van Beethoven Variations on a Theme by Paisiello   Olli Mustonen, piano Decca  436834

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00 00:19:56 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 88 in G major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779
19:24:00 00:31:15 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann Symphony No.  1 in G minor  Op 17  Thomas Dausgaard Danish National Radio Sym DaCapo  224042
19:58:00 00:01:47 Nicola Matteis Ground after the Scotch Humor Chamber Orchestra of Europe  Daniel Hope, violin; Members of DeutGram  13993

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00 00:06:38 Maurice Ravel Pavane for a Princess of the Past  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  2121
20:11:00 00:45:34 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Op 35 Royal Philharmonic Sir Thomas Beecham Steven Staryk, violin EMI  66998
20:58:00 00:01:48 Johann Sebastian Bach English Suite No. 3: Gavottes   Margarita Shevchenko, piano CIPC  96523

SYMPHONYCAST with Alison Young: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Daniel Harding, conductor; Renaud Capuçon, violin

21:04:00 00:25:06 Erich Wolfgang Korngold Violin Concerto in D major  Op 35 Los Angeles Philharmonic, Daniel Harding, conductor Renaud Capuçon, violin 
21:34:00 01:08:05 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  5 in C sharp minor Los Angeles Philharmonic, Daniel Harding, conductor  
22:45:00 00:03:55 Gustav Holst The Planets: Mercury Op 32 Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leopold Stokowski, conductor (EMI 65423) 
22:50:00 00:07:52 Claude Debussy Images: Gigues Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen (Sony 62599) 

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00 00:07:04 Felix Mendelssohn Andante from Violin Concerto Op 64 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144
23:09:00 00:09:13 Franz Schubert Andante from Symphony No. 4  Pablo Heras-Casado Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Harm Mundi  902154
23:20:00 00:05:40 Stephen Paulus Berceuse   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica  71281
23:25:00 00:10:52 Toru Takemitsu Toward the Sea III for Alto Flute & Harp   Aurèle Nicolet, flute; Naoko Yoshino, harp Philips  442012
23:38:00 00:07:01 Leos Janácek Idyll for Strings: Adagio  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572698
23:45:00 00:08:47 Federico Mompou Charmes   Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion  66963
23:55:00 00:02:47 Maria Theresia von Paradis Sicilienne   Lynn Harrell, cello; Bruno Canino, piano Decca  2334

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