Program Guide 12-28-2015

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December 28

1812 Julius Rietz – German composer, conductor and cellist (d.1877); one of his students was Sir Arthur Sullivan.

1896 Roger Sessions – American composer, critic and teacher (d.1985); among his students, John Adams, Elmer Bernstein, David Diamond, Grant Johannesen and Frederic Rzewski.  

1919 Inocente Carreño – Venezuelan composer (d.2016, at age 96); won the Venezuelan National Prize for Music in 1989.

1956 Nigel Kennedy – English violinist and violist (61 years old); sometimes controversial, politically outspoken, and speaks in an accent that some have called ‘self-invented’.

 

Recording of the Week

Beethoven 5th & 7th Symphonies

Dec. 7, 2015
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CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00            00:39:52            Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  7 in A major  Op 92                    Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

00:44:00            00:32:35            Ludwig van Beethoven    Violin Sonata No.  9 in A major  Op 47                             Henryk Szeryng, violin; Arthur Rubinstein, piano  RCA     300350

01:18:00            00:35:07            Felix Draeseke  Symphony No. 1 in G major  Op 12                     Jörg-Peter Weigle            North German Radio Symphony  CPO     999746

01:55:00            00:34:02            Sergei Rachmaninoff      Piano Concerto No.  2 in C minor  Op 18  Chicago Symphony Orchestra          Fritz Reiner       Van Cliburn, piano          RCA     55912

02:31:00            00:31:47            Antonín Dvorák  String Quartet No. 14 in A flat major  Op 105                                Emerson String Quartet    DeutGram         4778765

03:05:00            00:36:25            Leopold Stokowski         Symphonic Synthesis from Wagner's                   José Serebrier            Bournemouth Symphony            Naxos   570293

03:43:00            00:34:59            Albéric Magnard Quintet for Piano & Winds in D minor  Op 8                                  Montreal Wind Society     CBC     1097

04:20:00            00:31:04            Peter Tchaikovsky          Serenade for Strings in C major  Op 48                            East Coast Chamber Orch   E1 Music          7784

04:53:00            00:26:12            Manuel Ponce   Concierto del sur            Philharmonic Orch of Americas   Alondra de la Parra            Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar        Sony     75555

05:21:00            00:16:26            Sir Arnold Bax   The Garden of Fand                    David Lloyd-Jones          Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch     Naxos   553525

05:39:00            00:06:25            Claude Debussy            Three Nocturnes: Festivals                      Pierre Boulez     Cleveland Orchestra          DeutGram         439896

05:46:00            00:05:31            Michael Easton  Overture to an Italianate Comedy             Brett Kelly         State Orchestra of Victoria Naxos   554368

05:53:00            00:05:30            Alexander Borodin          Scherzo from Symphony No. 2                Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony         Naxos   572786

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00            00:03:58            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov            The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers                        Robert Porco     Cleveland Orchestra       MAA     2014

06:14:00            00:08:29            Carl Maria von Weber     Oberon: Overture                        Roy Goodman   Hanover Band            Nimbus 5154

06:23:00            00:06:29            Léon Minkus      Don Quixote: Grand pas de deux             Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80625

06:31:00            00:04:35            Harold Darke     In the Bleak Midwinter    City of London Sinfonia   John Rutter        Cambridge Singers Collegium          106

06:39:00            00:08:56            Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 92                  Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

06:50:00            00:06:34            Eric Fenby        Overture "Rossini on Ilkla Moor"              Gavin Sutherland            Royal Ballet Sinfonia ASV     2126

06:59:00            00:01:31            Johannes Brahms          Hungarian Dance No.  7 in F major                                  Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano         Sony     53285

07:03:00            00:06:01            Antonín Dvorák  Allegretto from Symphony No. 8 Op 88                Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony         Reference          710

07:12:00            00:12:26            Franz Schreker  Ein Tanzspiel                 Kazuki Yamada Orch de la Suisse Romande            PentaTone         518

07:27:00            00:08:24            Jonathan Smith  A Little Christmas Medley                                   Mainstreet Brass            MSR     1325

07:39:00            00:13:18            Johann Sebastian Bach  Brandenburg Concerto No.  6 in B flat major                     Matthias Maute   Ensemble Caprice          Analekta           9996

07:54:00            00:06:06            Peter Tchaikovsky          Scherzo-fantaisie in E flat minor  Op 72                           Mikhail Pletnev, piano    DeutGram         4284

08:07:00            00:03:58            Ernest Schelling            Suite Fantastique: Scherzo Op 7 BBC Scottish Symphony            Martyn Brabbins            Ian Hobson, piano          Hyperion           66949

08:13:00            00:09:16            Michel Corrette  Concerto comique No. 25 in G minor                               Arion Baroque Orchestra          early-mus          7768

08:25:00            00:04:35            Peter Tchaikovsky          The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes             Sergiu Comissiona            Houston Symphony Orchestra    Pro Arte            251

08:29:00            00:06:13            Sir Edward Elgar            Pomp and Circumstance March No.5 in C major  Op 39                James Judd       New Zealand Symphony Naxos   557273

08:40:00            00:08:18            Sir William Walton         Scapino Comedy Overture                      John Wilson      Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Avie      2194

08:51:00            00:07:03            Ludwig van Beethoven    Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Op 67                   Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

09:02:00            00:17:25            Frédéric Chopin Variations on 'Là ci darem la mano' Op 2  Orch of Age of Enlightenment      Sir Charles Mackerras         Emanuel Ax, piano         Sony     60771

09:25:00            00:03:43            John Williams    Empire of the Sun: Jim's New Life                        John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra          Sony     68419

09:29:00            00:08:07            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach         String Symphony in G major                               Academy Ancient Music Berlin      Harm Mundi       901711

09:40:00            00:13:31            Johann Strauss Jr          Waltz 'Tales from the Vienna Woods' Op 325                   Franz Welser-Möst      Cleveland Orchestra       MAA     2003

09:55:00            00:03:34            Alexander Borodin          Petite Suite: Rustic Mazurka                  Gennady Rozhdestvensky            Royal Stockholm Philharmonic    Chandos           9386

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00            00:04:04            Antonín Dvorák  Legend No.  3 in G minor  Op 59             Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra  Supraphon         3533

10:05:00            00:03:36            Johannes Brahms          Capriccio in F sharp minor  Op 76                                   Alessio Bax, piano    Signum 309

10:11:00            00:12:23            Richard Wagner Rienzi: Overture             George Szell     Cleveland Orchestra       Sony     62403

10:25:00            00:04:05            Jean Sibelius     Karelia Suite: Alla marcia Op 11              Lorin Maazel      Vienna Philharmonic            Decca   4785437

10:30:00            00:04:28            Steven Amundson          Angel's Dance               John Morris Russell        Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          FanfareCin         1

10:38:00            00:05:36            Walter Kent       I'll Be Home for Christmas                       Jerry Junkin       Dallas Wind Symphony         Reference          126

10:45:00            00:02:25            Pablo de Sarasate         Gavota de Mignon Op 16                                    Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano        Canary  7

10:49:00            00:31:18            Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  5 in C minor  Op 67                    Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

11:23:00            00:08:00            Dieterich Buxtehude       Magnificat         La Nuova Musica           John Rutter        Cambridge Singers Collegium          134

11:33:00            00:08:06            Luigi Boccherini Symphony No. 12 in D major  Op 21                    Johannes Goritzki            German Chamber Academy Neuss          CPO     999174

11:43:00            00:06:21            Claude Debussy            Marche écossaise                      Jean Martinon    Orchestre National de France          EMI      72667

11:50:00            00:09:11            Aram Khachaturian        Finale from Violin Concerto         Russian National Orchestra            Yakov Kreizberg Julia Fischer, violin         PentaTone         59

12:07:00            00:08:25            Johann Friedrich Fasch  Ouverture from Suite in A minor                           Tempesta di Mare            Chandos           783

12:17:00            00:09:07            Antonio Vivaldi   Concerto for Violin & Oboe in B flat major             Berlin Philharmonic                    Nigel Kennedy, violin; Albrecht Mayer, oboe; Members of  EMI      57859

12:29:00            00:04:20            Camille Saint-Saëns       Marche militaire française Op 60             Geoffrey Simon  London Philharmonic     Cala      4031

12:44:00            00:08:03            Gioacchino Rossini        La Cenerentola: Overture                        Claudio Abbado Chamber Orchestra of Europe       DeutGram         431653

12:52:00            00:05:37            Richard Rodgers            Cinderella: Overture                    John Mauceri     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra          Philips  434932

12:58:00            00:04:23            Jules Massenet Cendrillon: March of the Princesses                     Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Capriccio           10569

 

THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:02:00            00:43:19            Alexander Glazunov       Symphony No.  2 in F sharp minor  Op 16                        José Serebrier           Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch            Warner  68904

13:47:00            00:12:11            Georges Bizet   Carmen Suite No. 1                    Charles Dutoit    Montreal Symphony Orchestra          Decca   417839

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:02:00            00:03:40            Anonymous       E la don, don Verges Maria                     Ross Duffin        Quire Cleveland            Quire    102

14:05:00            00:13:40            Bedrich Smetana           Má vlast: From Bohemia's Woods and                 Nikolaus Harnoncourt            Vienna Philharmonic      RCA     54331

14:09:00            00:01:40            Anonymous       Personet hodie              Ross Duffin        Quire Cleveland  Quire    102

14:27:00            00:11:06            John Knowles Paine       Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 34                     JoAnn Falletta            Ulster Orchestra            Naxos   559748

14:41:00            00:16:40            George Gershwin           Rhapsody in Blue           Baltimore Symphony Orchestra   Marin Alsop            Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano         Decca   14091

15:00:00            00:13:31            Giacomo Meyerbeer       Les Huguenots: Overture & Suite             Darrell Ang        New Zealand Symphony         Naxos   573195

15:17:00            00:11:18            Johann Melchior Molter   Concerto Pastorale in G major    La Pietà            Angèle Dubeau            Angèle Dubeau, violin     Analekta           8730

15:29:00            00:02:17            Antonio Vivaldi   Gloria in excelsis Deo from Gloria            Bethlehem Bach Festival Orch    Greg Funfgeld            Bach Choir of Bethlehem            Analekta           9873

15:33:00            00:02:38            Johann Strauss Jr          Polka 'Tik-Tak' Op 365                Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra          Klanglogo          1506

15:39:00            00:07:46            Josef Strauss    Waltz 'My Life is Love and Laughter' Op 263                     Franz Welser-Möst            Vienna Philharmonic      Decca   4782601

15:49:00            00:07:09            Johann Strauss Jr          Waltz 'Voices of Spring' Op 410              Nikolaus Harnoncourt            Berlin Philharmonic        Teldec   24489

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:59:00            00:04:17            Leon Jessel       Parade of the Wooden Soldiers               John Morris Russell        Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin         1

16:07:00            00:02:46            George Gershwin           Promenade 'Walking the Dog'      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          John Morris Russell   Jonathan Gunn, clarinet  FanfareCin         4

16:12:00            00:12:27            Muzio Clementi  Piano Sonata in B flat major  Op 24                                 Nikolai Demidenko, piano    Hyperion           66808

16:30:00            00:06:29            Jacques Ibert     Macbeth: Overture & Murder of Duncan                Adriano Slovak Radio Symphony         MarcoPolo         223287

16:40:00            00:08:24            Ludwig van Beethoven    Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 Op 92                Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

16:52:00            00:03:16            Traditional         The Old Year Now Away is Fled  Apollo's Fire      Jeannette Sorrell            Sandra Simon, soprano  Eclectra            2041

16:57:00            00:04:33            Johann Strauss Jr          Die Fledermaus: Csárdás 'Klänge der      English Chamber Orchestra            Jeffrey Tate        Renée Fleming, soprano Decca   458858

17:07:00            00:05:10            John Williams    Hook: Main Themes                   Carl Topilow       Cleveland Pops Orchestra            ClevPops           2008

17:26:00            00:08:39            Sir Malcolm Arnold         Four Scottish Dances Op 59                   Keith Lockhart   Boston Pops Orchestra          RCA     68901

17:38:00            00:04:39            Leonard Bernstein          West Side Story: Tonight                                    Canadian Brass RCA            68633

17:49:00            00:03:35            Leonard Bernstein          Spring Will Come Again                          Kyle Bielfield, tenor; Lachlen Glen, piano; Michael Samis, cello           Delos    3445

17:53:00            00:02:56            Traditional         Come, My Children Dere Apollo's Fire      Jeannette Sorrell            Meredith Hall, soprano; Apollo's Singers    Avie      2269

 

DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00            00:19:16            Franz Liszt        Venezia e Napoli                                    Lazar Berman, piano      DeutGram            4779525

18:30:00            00:08:56            Ludwig van Beethoven    Andante from Symphony No. 5 Op 67                  Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

18:41:00            00:04:09            Ludwig van Beethoven    Variations on Arne's 'Rule Britannia'                                 Olli Mustonen, piano            Decca   436834

18:47:00            00:06:48            Joseph Eybler    Overture in C minor  Op 8                       Michael Hofstetter          Geneva Chamber Orchestra        CPO     777104

18:56:00            00:02:18            Ludwig van Beethoven    Tarpeja: Triumphal March                        John Storgards  Tapiola Sinfonietta         Ondine  1001

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00            00:14:07            Antonín Dvorák  Hussite Overture Op 67              István Kertész    London Symphony Orchestra            Decca   4785437

19:18:00            00:36:54            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart         Symphony No. 41 in C major                  Marc Minkowski            Musicians of the Louvre  Archiv   6506

19:57:00            00:02:36            Claude Debussy            Preludes Book 2: 'General Lavine' -                                  Spencer Myer, piano       Harm Mundi       907477

 

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00            00:11:54            Gioacchino Rossini        William Tell: Overture     Chicago Symphony Orchestra     Fritz Reiner            Mihaly Virizlay ,cello      RCA     300350

20:16:00            00:39:52            Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  7 in A major  Op 92                    Manfred Honeck            Pittsburgh Symphony     Reference          718

20:56:00            00:03:04            Claude Debussy            Arabesque No.  2 in G major                               Simon Trpceski, piano    EMI      272

 

THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - Ton Koopman, conductor; Sunhae Im, soprano; Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Jörg Dürmüller, tenor; Detlef Roth, baritone; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Joe Miller, director

21:04:00            02:04:00            George Frideric Handel   Messiah

 

QUIET HOUR

23:02:00            00:10:45            Frederick Delius Late Swallows               Sir John Barbirolli           Hallé Orchestra  EMI      65119

23:12:00            00:07:52            Antonio Estévez Mediodía en el Llano                  Gustavo Dudamel           Simón Bolívar Symphony         DeutGram         4777457

23:22:00            00:07:35            Ludwig van Beethoven    Adagio from Serenade for String Trio Op 8                                    Leopold String Trio         Hyperion           67253

23:29:00            00:08:29            Franz Joseph Haydn      Adagio from String Quartet No. 27 Op 20                         Daedalus Quartet Bridge   9326

23:40:00            00:05:03            Franz Liszt        Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F minor                           Marina Lomazov, piano    Lomazov           100

23:45:00            00:08:15            Max Reger        The Violin-Playing Hermit Op 128            Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra            Neeme Järvi       Jaap van Zweden, violin   Chandos           8794

23:55:00            00:03:16            Girolamo Frescobaldi     Toccata ottava di durezze e ligature                                 David Greilsammer, piano        Sony     792969

 

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