Program Guide 01-12-2016


January 12

1715 Jacques Duphly – French harpsichordist, organist and composer (d.1789); famous as a performer and teacher, but he died on July 15, 1789, the day after the storming of the Bastille, in an apartment in the Hôtel de Juigné, lonely and forgotten.

1876 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari – Italian composer and teacher (d.1948); best known for his comic operas such as Il segreto di Susanna (The Secret of Susanna, 1909).

1894 first performances of Dvorák’s String Quartet No. 12 Op 96 and String Quintet Op 97 (both nicknamed the ‘American’), in Boston; both written during the summer he spent in Spillville, Iowa in 1893.

1921 Leo Smit – American composer and pianist (d.1999); often gave thematic recitals – sometimes illustrated with his own slides – and performed a great deal of new music especially works by Aaron Copland; also a talented photographer.

1926 Morton Feldman – American composer (d.1987); a major figure in 20th-century music and a pioneer of indeterminate music, a development associated with the experimental New York School of composers; works are characterized by notational innovations that he developed to create his characteristic sound: rhythms that seem to be free and floating; pitch shadings that seem softly unfocused; a generally quiet and slowly evolving music; recurring asymmetric patterns; later works, after 1977, also begin to explore extremes of duration.

1927 Salvatore Martirano – American composer (d.1995); received his undergraduate degree in 1951 from Oberlin College; worked in electronic music and invented electronic musical instruments.

1918 first performance of George Templeton Strong Jr’s tone-poem Le Roi Arthur (King Arthur), in Geneva, Switzerland, with Ernest Ansermet conducting the orchestra which would be named L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande later that same year

1934 premiere of Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service in Turin, Italy; the composer’s friend, Reuben Rinder, cantor of Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco, commissioned a setting of the Union Prayer Book version of the Saturday morning Sabbath liturgy.

1944 Viktoria Postnikova – Russian pianist (76 years old); famous for her recording of Tchaikovsky's complete piano works; her husband was conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky.


Recording of the Week

Sugarloaf Mountain

Jul. 1, 2015

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00    00:19:57    Gerald Finzi    Concerto for Small Orchestra and Solo Violin
City of London Sinfonia    Richard Hickox    Tasmin Little, violin    Chandos     9888

00:24:00    00:33:48    Modest Mussorgsky    Pictures at an Exhibition            
Nikolai Demidenko, piano    Hyperion     67018

01:00:00    00:28:40    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    Concertino for English horn in A flat major  Op 34    
Rome Symphony Orchestra    Francesco La Vecchia    William Moriconi, English horn    Naxos     572921

01:31:00    01:14:47    Gustav Mahler    Symphony No.  7 in E minor         
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     447756

02:48:00    00:28:38    Antonín Dvorák    String Sextet in A major  Op 48            
Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos     8771

03:18:00    00:34:02    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Symphony No. 3 in C major  Op 32        
André Anichanov    St Petersburg State Symphony    Naxos     550812

03:54:00    00:27:32    Jean Sibelius    Pelléas et Mélisande Suite Op 46        
Horst Stein    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Decca     4785437

04:23:00    00:25:49    Johann Friedrich Fasch    Suite for Winds & Strings in A minor             
Tempesta di Mare    Chandos     783

04:51:00    00:26:33    Richard Strauss    Oboe Concerto in D major     
Chicago Symphony Orchestra    Daniel Barenboim    Alex Klein, oboe    Teldec     23913

05:19:00    00:18:01    Franz Joseph Haydn    Symphony No. 46 in B major         
Ilan Volkov    BBC Scottish Symphony    BBC     225

05:39:00    00:06:46    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo in C major     
Academy St. Martin in Fields    Iona Brown    Pepe Romero, guitar    Philips     426263

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:04:36    Domenico Cimarosa    The Cunning Women: Overture No. 2        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     572734

06:13:00    00:07:22    Antonín Dvorák    Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 70        
Pierre Monteux    London Symphony Orchestra    Decca     4785437

06:25:00    00:02:34    Jean-Baptiste Barrière    Allegro prestissimo from Sonata for 2            
Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Bobby McFerrin, voice    Sony     48177

06:27:00    00:02:40    George Frideric Handel    Alceste: Grand Entrée        
Trevor Pinnock    English Concert    Archiv     419219

06:30:00    00:05:06    Carl Stamitz    Rondo from Cello Concerto No. 1    
Prague Chamber Orchestra    Christian Benda    Christian Benda, cello    Naxos     550865

06:40:00    00:06:41    Gabriel Fauré    Cantique de Jean Racine Op 11    
City of London Sinfonia    John Rutter    Cambridge Singers    Collegium     109

06:51:00    00:03:06    Percy Grainger    Mock Morris            
Marc-André Hamelin, piano    Hyperion     66884

06:55:00    00:02:50    Robert Browne Hall    March "Gardes du Corps"        
Col. Lowell Graham    USAF Heritage of America Band    Klavier     11139

07:05:00    00:05:44    Richard Wagner    Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries        
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     570293

07:10:00    00:04:03    Sir Arthur Sullivan    HMS Pinafore: Overture        
Sir Charles Mackerras    Welsh National Opera Orchestra    Telarc     80374

07:15:00    00:06:06    Maurice Ravel    Scherzo from String Quartet in F major             
Daedalus Quartet    Bridge     9202

07:23:00    00:03:58    Max Reger    At Play in the Waves Op 128        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra    Chandos     8794

07:30:00    00:04:57    Peter Tchaikovsky    The Sleeping Beauty: Blue Bird Pas de deux        
Mikhail Pletnev    Russian National Orchestra    DeutGram     457634

07:40:00    00:03:04    Giuseppe Verdi    La traviata: Brindisi 'Libiamo, ne'lieti    
Vienna Philharmonic    Carlo Rizzi    Anna Netrebko, soprano; Rolando Villazón, tenor; Helene Schneiderman, mezzo; Vienna State Opera Chorus    DeutGram     6188

07:45:00    00:06:47    George Gershwin    Finale from Piano Concerto in F major     
San Francisco Symphony    Michael Tilson Thomas    Garrick Ohlsson, piano    RCA     68931

07:51:00    00:03:03    Jacques Ibert    Waltz from 'Divertissement'        
Paavo Järvi    Tapiola Sinfonietta    Bis     630

07:55:00    00:02:29    Aram Khachaturian    Gayaneh: Sabre Dance        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80625

08:07:00    00:06:30    Ferdinand Hérold    Le pré aux clercs: Overture        
Wolf-Dieter Hauschild    Swiss Italian Orch    Dynamic     282

08:15:00    00:08:22    George Frideric Handel    Harp Concerto in F major  Op 4    
Seattle Baroque Orchestra    Stephen Stubbs    Maxine Eilander, harp    Atma     2541

08:29:00    00:04:23    Johan Halvorsen    Entry March of the Boyars        
Neeme Järvi    Bergen Philharmonic    Chandos     10584

08:40:00    00:08:44    Carl Nielsen    Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 7        
Alan Gilbert    New York Philharmonic    DaCapo     220624

08:51:00    00:03:05    Amy Beach    Fireflies Op 15            
Joel Fan, piano    Reference     119

08:55:00    00:06:03    Richard Adler & Jerry Ross    Damn Yankees: Overture        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80468

09:05:00    00:16:41    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    The Jewels of the Madonna: Suite        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10511

09:29:00    00:07:05    Modest Mussorgsky    Pictures at an Exhibition: Baba Yaga &            
Byron Janis, piano    RCA     300350

09:40:00    00:05:02    Jeannette Sorrell    Sugarloaf Mountain    
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire Ensemble Singers    Avie     2329

09:45:00    00:07:19    Claude Debussy    Images: Gigues        
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     435766

09:55:00    00:03:09    Ludwig van Beethoven    Minuet from Septet Op 20            
Chamber Music Soc Linc Center    Delos     3177

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00    00:01:56    Sir Thomas Beecham    The Gods Go a'Begging: Minuet        
Yehudi Menuhin    Royal Philharmonic    MCA     6231

10:04:00    00:01:56    Ferruccio Busoni    From the Age of Pigtails Op 28            
Per Enoksson, violin; Kathryn Stott, piano    Bis     784

10:08:00    00:13:31    Robert Volkmann    Serenade No.  3 for Strings in D minor  Op 69    
German Chamber Academy Neuss    Johannes Goritzki    Catherine Tunnell, cello    CPO     999159

10:24:00    00:05:00    Witold Lutoslawski    Variations on Theme by Paganini            
Gabriela Montero, piano; Martha Argerich, piano    DeutGram     4795096

10:31:00    00:04:05    Pablo de Sarasate    Spanish Dance No. 5 "Playera" Op 23            
Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano    Decca     4785950

10:39:00    00:04:13    Isaac Albéniz    Iberia: El Puerto            
Soyeon Kate Lee, piano    Koch Intl     7759

10:45:00    00:03:29    Domenico Zipoli    Battaglia Imperiale        
Matthias Maute    Ensemble Caprice    Analekta     9957

10:51:00    00:28:40    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    Concertino for English horn in A flat major  Op 34    
Rome Symphony Orchestra    Francesco La Vecchia    William Moriconi, English horn    Naxos     572921

11:20:00    00:08:47    Franz Schubert    Thirteen Ländler            
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9327

11:32:00    00:09:18    Antonio Vivaldi    Cello Concerto in B flat major     
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra    Ton Koopman    Yo-Yo Ma, cello    Sony     90916

11:43:00    00:05:00    Antonín Dvorák    Slavonic Dance No.  2 in E minor  Op 46            
Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano    Philips     426264

11:49:00    00:09:04    Max Reger    Fugue from Variations on a Theme of Hiller        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra    Chandos     8794

12:07:00    00:12:11    Georges Bizet    Carmen Suite No. 1        
Charles Dutoit    Montreal Symphony Orchestra    Decca     417839

12:21:00    00:08:28    Joaquín Turina    The Bullfighter's Prayer Op 34            
Brodsky Quartet    Chandos     10761

12:31:00    00:04:33    Traditional    Black is the Color of my True Love's Hair    
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Ross Hauck, tenor    Avie     2329

12:40:00    00:02:23    Ralph Vaughan Williams    The Dark-Eyed Sailor        
John Rutter    Cambridge Singers    Collegium     120

12:45:00    00:11:29    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Overture on Russian Themes Op 28        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572788

12:57:00    00:01:50    Johann Strauss    Cachucha Galop Op 97        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     4782601


13:01:00    00:34:25    Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry    Symphony No. 3 in C major         
Matthias Bamert    London Philharmonic    Chandos     8896

13:36:00    00:21:18    Emil von Reznícek    Serenade for Strings in G major         
Jiri Starek    Deutsches Symphonie Berlin    Schwann     311128

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:59:00    00:02:36    Giacomo Puccini    La bohème: Musetta's Waltz    
London Philharmonic    Sir Andrew Davis    Nicole Cabell, soprano    Decca     6590

14:02:00    00:02:31    Pio Carlo Nevi    March on Themes from Puccini's "La Boheme"        
Riccardo Chailly    Verdi Symphony Milan    Decca     2141

14:07:00    00:14:46    Niels Gade    Concert Overture "Echoes of Ossian" Op 1        
Dmitri Kitayenko    Danish National Radio Sym    Chandos     9422

14:25:00    00:11:53    Johann Sebastian Bach    Oboe Concerto in D minor     
Chamber Orchestra of Europe    Douglas Boyd    Douglas Boyd, oboe    DeutGram     429225

14:39:00    00:09:53    Sir Arnold Bax    Rogue's Comedy Overture        
Vernon Handley    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10122

14:50:00    00:08:27    Ludwig van Beethoven    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15    
Mahler Chamber Orchestra    Leif Ove Andsnes    Leif Ove Andsnes, piano    Sony     542058

15:00:00    00:16:54    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Sonata No.  9 in D major             
Rafal Blechacz, piano    DeutGram     11952

15:19:00    00:10:30    Wilhelm Friedemann Bach    Symphony in D major         
Jeanne Lamon    Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra    Sony     62720

15:32:00    00:03:30    Franz Schubert    Schwanengesang: Serenade    
Chamber Orchestra of Europe    Claudio Abbado    Thomas Quasthoff, baritone    DeutGram     4770832

15:39:00    00:03:33    Franz Liszt    Schubert Song 'Frühlingsglaube'            
Christopher O'Riley, piano    Oxingale     2020

15:44:00    00:09:16    Hershy Kay    Cakewalk: Three Dances        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80144

15:55:00    00:02:11    George Frideric Handel    Il pastor fido: Allegro        
Trevor Pinnock    English Concert    Archiv     419219

15:58:00    00:04:09    Traditional    The Cause of All My Sorrow, The    Butterfly and Barney Brallaghan
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Kathie Stewart, flute    Avie     2329

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:06:00    00:03:34    Traditional    Glory in the Meeting House        
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    Avie     2329

16:13:00    00:10:39    Peter Tchaikovsky    Allegro from String Sextet Op 70    
Emerson String Quartet        Paul Neubauer, viola; Colin Carr, cello    Sony     547060

16:27:00    00:04:58    Michael Kamen    Mr. Holland's Opus: Rowena        
Michael Kamen    Seattle Symphony    Decca     458912

16:35:00    00:03:50    Michael Kamen    Circle of Friends: You're the One        
Michael Kamen    Seattle Symphony    Decca     458912

16:41:00    00:08:13    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    La dama boba: Overture        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10511

16:52:00    00:03:38    Traditional    Farewell to Ireland & Highlander's    
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord    Avie     2329

16:57:00    00:02:39    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Alleluia from 'Exsultate, jubilate'    
Apollo's Fire    Jeannette Sorrell    Cyndia Sieden, soprano    Koch Intl     7685

17:05:00    00:04:54    Frédéric Chopin    Waltz No. 2 in A flat major  Op 34            
Maurizio Pollini, piano    DeutGram     14190

17:13:00    00:10:49    Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco    Concerto a più Istrumenti in E minor  Op 5    
Concerto Cologne        Martin Sandhoff, flute; Cordula Breuer, flute    Teldec     22166

17:26:00    00:09:03    Antonín Dvorák    Carnival Overture Op 92        
Vladimir Ashkenazy    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     433548

17:40:00    00:04:48    Harold Arlen    Get Happy            
Jenny Lin, piano    Steinway     30011

17:46:00    00:03:53    Richard Rodgers    The King and I: March of the Siamese            
Jenny Lin, piano    Steinway     30011

17:52:00    00:02:59    Charles Gounod    Faust: Soldiers' Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra    Richard Hickox    Men of; London Symphony Chorus    MCA     25877

17:56:00    00:03:35    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Horn Concerto No. 4    
Scottish Chamber Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Eric Ruske, horn    Telarc     80367


18:09:00    00:23:09    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    Serenade for String Orchestra in E flat major             
I Solisti Italiani    Denon     78838

18:34:00    00:04:23    Antonín Dvorák    Legend No.  5 in A flat major  Op 59        
Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra    Supraphon     3533

18:41:00    00:02:46    Antonín Dvorák    Legend No.  7 in A Op 59        
Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra    Supraphon     3533

18:46:00    00:07:29    William Boyce    Symphony No. 5 in D major  Op 2        
Christopher Hogwood    Academy of Ancient Music    l'Oiseau     436761

18:55:00    00:03:44    Antonín Dvorák    Legend No.  8 in F major  Op 59        
Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra    Supraphon     3533

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:14:06    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony No. 27 in G major         
Jane Glover    London Mozart Players    ASV     762

19:18:00    00:37:48    Antonín Dvorák    Symphony No.  5 in F major  Op 76        
Mariss Jansons    Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra    EMI     49995


20:02:00    00:16:20    Johann Sebastian Bach    Brandenburg Concerto No.  1 in F major         
Matthias Maute    Ensemble Caprice    Analekta     9996

20:20:00    00:36:09    Peter Tchaikovsky    Piano Concerto No.  1 in B flat minor  Op 23    
Vienna Symphony    Herbert von Karajan    Sviatoslav Richter, piano    DeutGram     4793449

20:20:00    00:13:01    Antonín Dvorák    Largo from Symphony No. 9 Op 95        
Rafael Kubelik    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4793449

20:57:00    00:02:30    Giovanni Gabrieli    Canzoni e Sonate: Canzon 13            
Empire Brass    Telarc     80204

21:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Asher Fisch, conductor; Michael Barenboim, violin; Robert Chen, violin; Mathieu Dufour, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe; William Buchman, bassoon

21:04:00    00:18:26    Richard Wagner    A Siegfried Idyll        

21:25:00    00:31:00    Arnold Schoenberg    Violin Concerto Op 36            

21:59:00    00:24:25    Gustav Mahler    Adagio from Symphony No. 10 in F sharp major         

22:26:00    00:12:35    Richard Wagner    Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude        

22:41:00    00:16:16    Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Koopman)    Concerto in C major BWV 1064    

22:58:00    00:01:58    Antonín Dvorák    Cypress No. 6            
Cypress String Quartet    Avie     2275


23:02:00    00:09:14    Felix Mendelssohn    Adagio from String Symphony No. 11        
Johannes Goritzki    German Chamber Academy Neuss    Claves     9002

23:11:00    00:08:06    Edvard Grieg    Two Elegiac Melodies Op 34        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     437520

23:21:00    00:05:18    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    The Jewels of the Madonna: Intermezzo        
James Gaffigan    CityMusic Cleveland    CityMusic     3

23:26:00    00:11:53    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Romanza from Symphony No. 5        
Robert Spano    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Telarc     80676

23:40:00    00:04:44    Richard Strauss    Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehn    
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Donald Runnicles    Christine Brewer, soprano    Teldec     80661

23:44:00    00:08:59    Richard Wagner    Tannhäuser: Act 3 Prelude        
Daniel Barenboim    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    Teldec     24224

23:55:00    00:03:11    Máximo Diego Pujol    Preludio No. 2 "Tristón"            
Jason Vieaux, guitar    Naxos     553449

23:57:00    00:03:48    George Frideric Handel    Berenice: Minuet        
Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    EMI     47027


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