Program Guide 11-05-2015


November 5

1494 Hans Sachs – German poet and Meistersinger (Master Singer) (d.1576); the subject of German Romantic operas by Albert Lortzing (Hans Sachs, 1840) and Richard Wagner (Die Meistersinger, 1868).

1846 first performance of Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 2 by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Felix Mendelssohn conducting; published in 1847 as Schumann's Symphony No. 2 Opus 61, although it was the third symphony he had completed.        

1895 first performance of Richard Strauss's tone poem Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks (Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche) in Cologne; chronicles the misadventures of the German peasant folk hero; presented as a ballet with choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky in 1916.

1903 first concert by the ensemble known at the time as the Minneapolis Symphony, founded by Emil Oberhoffer; renamed Minnesota Orchestra in 1968; has a long history of commissioning and performing new music.

1935 Nicholas Maw – English composer (d.2009); best known for the orchestral pieces Odyssey (1987), The World in the Evening (1988) and a violin concerto (1993) written for Joshua Bell.

1938 first performances of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings & Essay for Orchestra No. 1, in a broadcast concert by the NBC Symphony conducted by Arturo Toscanini; a recording of this performance of the Adagio was selected in 2005 for permanent preservation in the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress.

1975 Orli Shaham – Israeli-born American pianist (42 years old); her brother is violinist Gil Shaham, and her husband is conductor David Robertson


Recording of the Week

Haydn Symphonies Nos. 57, 67 & 68

Nov. 1, 2015

Program Guide


00:02:00 00:22:03 Maurice Ravel Piano Concerto in G major  Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez Krystian Zimerman, piano DeutGram  449213
00:26:00 00:37:15 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  2 in C major  Op 61  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  421439
01:05:00 00:19:04 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry An English Suite  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366
01:26:00 00:28:34 Johannes Brahms Horn Trio in E flat major  Op 40   Richard King, horn; Amy Lee, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Albany  1325
01:57:00 00:41:25 Max Reger Variations & Fugue on a Theme of Hiller Op 100  Neeme Järvi Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Chandos  8794
02:40:00 00:40:55 Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor  Op 34 Cleveland Orch String Quartet  Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  425839
03:23:00 00:35:27 Igor Stravinsky Symphony in E flat major  Op 1  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  453434
04:00:00 00:35:29 Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 13 in A minor    Cleveland Quartet Telarc  80225
04:37:00 00:41:14 Richard Strauss Don Quixote Op 35 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Lynn Harrell, cello; Robert Vernon, viola Decca  417184
05:20:00 00:18:14 Richard Wagner Die Meistersinger: Act 3 Suite  Mark Wigglesworth BBC National Orch of Wales BBC  63
05:40:00 00:05:30 Jean-Baptiste Lully Psyché: Suite   Les Délices Délices  2013
05:52:00 00:06:43 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Cello & Bassoon in E minor  European Union Chamber Orch Hans-Peter Hofmann Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello Naxos  573374


06:07:00 00:07:51 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  80594
06:18:00 00:09:12 Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings Op 11   New Century Chamber Orch NSS Music  10
06:25:00 00:05:05 Nicolas Chédeville Saisons Amusantes: Allegro from "Autumn"   Les Délices Délices  2013
06:40:00 00:09:28 Georg Philipp Telemann Water Music Suite: Overture  Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  413788
06:51:00 00:03:19 Franz Liszt Paraphrase on Chopin's "My Joys"   Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Decca  16421
06:55:00 00:03:09 John Williams The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  4763793
07:05:00 00:04:15 John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine  Sir Simon Rattle City of Birmingham Symphony EMI  55051
07:10:00 00:05:53 Franz Joseph Haydn Presto from Symphony No. 67  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8
07:17:00 00:04:26 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Waltz  Kirill Kondrashin RCA Victor Symphony RCA  300350
07:25:00 00:03:10 Raymond Scott The Toy Trumpet New London Orchestra Ronald Corp Mark Calder, trumpet Hyperion  67067
07:30:00 00:05:02 C. Monteverdi & T. Merula Two Ciacconas Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra  Members of Tafelmusik  1001
07:39:00 00:05:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondeau from Divertimento No. 11   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  415669
07:45:00 00:05:05 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: Voiles   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437
07:51:00 00:04:19 Sir Arnold Bax Mediterranean  Richard Hickox Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933


08:07:00 00:06:21 Franz von Suppé The Jolly Robbers: Overture  Zubin Mehta Vienna Philharmonic CBS  44932
08:15:00 00:08:45 Anton Rubinstein Finale from Piano Concerto No. 4 Op 70 BBC Scottish Symphony Michael Stern Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  67508
08:27:00 00:07:38 Maurice Ravel Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1002
08:40:00 00:09:15 Sir John Barbirolli Oboe Concerto after Corelli in A major  City of London Sinfonia Nicholas Ward Anthony Camden, oboe Naxos  553433
08:50:00 00:04:21 Gustav Holst Second Suite for Military Band: March Op 28  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80038
08:55:00 00:03:06 Cy Coleman Witchcraft  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  47235
09:05:00 00:16:39 Ottorino Respighi The Fountains of Rome  Mariss Jansons Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra EMI  55600
09:25:00 00:05:40 Gabriel Yared The English Patient: Theme  Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111
09:35:00 00:04:13 Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in B minor  Op 119   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
09:55:00 00:02:58 Kenneth J. Alford Colonel Bogey March  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  46747
09:56:00 00:02:40 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  3 in F major   Marin Alsop London Philharmonic Naxos  557429


10:00:00 00:02:47 Josef Bonime Danse hébraïque   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10
10:03:00 00:03:48 Ernest Bloch Baal Shem: Simchas Torah   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10
10:09:00 00:11:06 Lorenzo Zavateri Concerto Grosso in D major  Op 1 Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Gottfried von der Goltz Gottfried von der Goltz, vn DHM  77352
10:23:00 00:05:11 Johannes Brahms FAE Sonata: Scherzo in C minor    Zuill Bailey, cello; Awadagin Pratt, piano Telarc  32664
10:30:00 00:05:26 William Boyce Symphony No. 3 in C major  Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761
10:40:00 00:05:24 Ludwig August Lebrun Rondo from Oboe Concerto No. 1 English Concert Trevor Pinnock Paul Goodwin, oboe Archiv  431821
10:46:00 00:07:21 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: Rondeña  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80470
10:55:00 00:27:46 Randall Thompson Symphony No.  2 in E minor   Leonard Bernstein New York Philharmonic Sony  60594
11:24:00 00:07:18 Robert Schumann Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 61  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450
11:33:00 00:08:28 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo in G major  Op 51   Evgeny Kissin, piano RCA  68911
11:44:00 00:08:20 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'A Thousand and One Nights' Op 346  Willi Boskovsky Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
11:54:00 00:03:04 Franz Joseph Haydn Gypsy Rondo from Piano Trio No. 39   Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Dorian  90164


12:07:00 00:07:55 Albert Lortzing Hans Sachs: Overture  A. F. Guhl Berlin Radio Symphony MarcoPolo  220310
12:17:00 00:08:12 Gustav Holst Two Songs without Words Op 22  Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia Chandos  9270
12:27:00 00:06:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No.  5 in B flat major   Nikolaus Harnoncourt Vienna Concentus Musicus DHM  63970
12:36:00 00:05:55 Franz Schubert The Friends from Salamanka: Overture  Manfred Huss Haydn Sinfonietta, Vienna Koch Intl  1121
12:43:00 00:12:32 Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.  1 in D major  Op 25  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  75
12:57:00 00:02:04 Peter Tchaikovsky Humoresque in G major  Op 10  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  557645


13:00:00 00:32:25 Luigi Cherubini Symphony in D major   Howard Griffiths Zurich Chamber Orchestra CPO  999521
13:34:00 00:22:50 Muzio Clementi Piano Concerto in C major  Philharmonia Orchestra Francesco d'Avalos Pietro Spada, piano ASV  802
14:00:00 00:01:31 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  7 in F major    Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano Sony  53285
14:02:00 00:03:23 Franz Schubert Hungarian Melody in B minor    Alfred Brendel, piano Philips  422229
14:07:00 00:17:28 Antonín Dvorák Violin Sonatina in G major  Op 100   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano DeutGram  449820
14:26:00 00:10:04 Samuel Barber Serenade for Strings Op 1  Mikhail Gurewitsch do.gma chamber orchestra MD+G  9121717
14:39:00 00:10:31 Jean-Baptiste Lully Phaëton: Four Seasons Suite  Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1001
14:51:00 00:07:38 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 44 Philharmonia Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Barry Douglas, piano RCA  61633
15:01:00 00:15:45 Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Op 28  Gustavo Dudamel Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4791041
15:20:00 00:08:08 Robert Schumann Overture to Scenes from Goethe's  Benjamin Britten English Chamber Orchestra Decca  4785437
15:30:00 00:03:06 John W. Bratton The Teddy Bears' Picnic  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  67067
15:37:00 00:02:16 Sir Edward Elgar The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2: Wild  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4
15:43:00 00:10:00 Henry Purcell The Gordian Knot Untied: Suite  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Harm Mundi  907110
15:54:00 00:02:31 Johann Strauss Jr Polka 'Tritsch-Tratsch' Op 214  Nikolaus Harnoncourt Berlin Philharmonic Teldec  24489
15:58:00 00:04:29 Antonín Dvorák Rusalka: Polonaise  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  71


16:06:00 00:02:58 Armas Järnefelt Praeludium  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92
16:13:00 00:10:35 Richard Wagner Die Meistersinger: Act 1 Prelude  Fabio Luisi Philharmonia Zürich Accentus  102
16:28:00 00:08:49 Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings Op 11  Robert Spano Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80673
16:37:00 00:01:50 Claudio Monteverdi Vespers of the Blessed Virgin: Deus in Empire Brass Robert Woods Michael Murray, organ Telarc  80218
16:41:00 00:05:16 Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in E flat major  Op 119   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
16:46:00 00:02:53 Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in F minor  Op 118   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
16:52:00 00:03:19 Robert Schumann Romance in F sharp Op 28   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
16:57:00 00:02:14 George Gershwin Strike Up the Band: Strike Up the Band Brandenburg State Orchestra Howard Griffiths Fine Arts Brass Klanglogo  1506
17:05:00 00:04:33 Dmitri Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon: Overture  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  92
17:12:00 00:12:34 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 68  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8
17:27:00 00:07:17 William Alwyn Suite of Scottish Dances  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  570704
17:40:00 00:05:11 Henri Herz Polonaise from Piano Concerto No. 8 Op 218 Tasmanian Symphony Howard Shelley Howard Shelley, piano Hyperion  67465
17:47:00 00:03:05 Carl Michael Ziehrer Fan Polonaise Op 525  Willi Boskovsky Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
17:52:00 00:02:54 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from Sonatina Op 100   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano DeutGram  449820
17:56:00 00:02:57 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete Musica Aeterna Teodor Currentzis Mary-Ellen Nesi, mezzo-soprano Sony  370926


18:09:00 00:26:06 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 57 in D major   Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8
18:37:00 00:03:29 Johannes Brahms Romance in F major  Op 118   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
18:43:00 00:02:24 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 1: Gigue   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15
18:48:00 00:05:35 Antonín Dvorák Czech Suite: Furiant Op 39  Sir John Eliot Gardiner North German Radio Symphony DeutGram  437506
18:55:00 00:04:16 Avner Dorman After Brahms: Intermezzo No. 2   Orli Shaham, piano Canary  15


19:02:00 00:16:45 Robert Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale Op 52  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Archiv  457591
19:21:00 00:33:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Jonathan Biss, piano EMI  17270
19:55:00 00:04:11 Franz Liszt Schubert Song "Gretchen am Spinnrade"   Sergei Babayan, piano Discover  920155


20:02:00 00:14:33 Franz Joseph Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213
20:19:00 00:37:15 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  2 in C major  Op 61  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  421439
20:57:00 00:02:10 Anthony Holborne Almaine 'The Night Watch'  Jordi Savall Hespèrion XXI AliaVox  9813

SYMPHONYCAST WITH ALISON YOUNG - Houston Symphony, Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano  Women of the Houston Sympony Chorus  Parker Elementary School Chorus

21:04:00 01:44:00 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  3 in D minor  
22:52:00 00:04:51 Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz  Sergiu Comissiona Houston Symphony Orchestra 


23:02:00 00:07:59 Johannes Brahms Andante from Horn Trio Op 40   Richard King, horn; Amy Lee, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Albany  1325
23:09:00 00:06:30 Victor Herbert Andante from Cello Concerto No. 2 New York Philharmonic Kurt Masur Yo-Yo Ma, cello Sony  67173
23:18:00 00:10:10 Robert Schumann Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 61  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450
23:28:00 00:06:36 Robert Schumann Andante from Piano Quartet Op 47   Wu Han, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello DeutGram  22906
23:37:00 00:07:17 Agustín Barrios Un sueño en la floresta   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  17000
23:44:00 00:02:28 Joseph Achron Hebrew Lullaby Op 35   Gil Shaham, violin; Orli Shaham, piano Canary  10
23:46:00 00:07:20 Richard Strauss Intermezzo: Interlude No. 2 "Dreaming by  Marc Albrecht Strasbourg Philharmonic PentaTone  5186310
23:55:00 00:02:46 Yuzo Toyama Yugen: Dance of Celestials Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra Mariss Jansons Per Flemström, flute EMI  56576
23:57:00 00:03:15 Lili Boulanger Nocturne   Janine Jansen, violin; Itamar Golan, piano Decca  15249

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