Program Guide 02-15-2016


February 15

1571 Michael Praetorius – German composer, organist, and music theorist (d.1621, on his birthday); Praetorius was the conventional Latinized form of his family name, Schultze; he was the greatest musical academic of his day and compiled an encyclopedic record of contemporary musical practices; his Bourrée from the dance compilation Terpsichore (1612) was for many years the theme of WCLV’s First Program.

1847 Robert Fuchs – Austrian composer and music teacher (d.1927); he is not better known because he was not a self-promoter, preferring to live a quiet life in Vienna; Brahms said of him, “Fuchs is a splendid musician, everything is so fine and so skillful, so charmingly invented, that one is always pleased.”

1899 Georges Auric – French composer (d.1983); one of Les Six, the group of artists informally associated with Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie; before turning 20 he had orchestrated and written incidental music for several ballets and stage productions; also had a distinguished career as a film composer, including scores for Moulin Rouge (1952) and Roman Holiday (1953).           

1905 first performance of Alexander Glazunov's Violin Concerto at a Russian Musical Society concert in St. Petersburg, with violinist Leopold Auer, to whom it was dedicated.    

1907 Jean Langlais – French composer, organist and improviser (d.1991); became blind due to glaucoma when he was only two years old; organiste titulaire at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde, 1945-1988, and was much in demand as a concert organist, touring widely across Europe and the US; prolific composer, best known for his organ music and sacred choral pieces.

1947 John Adams – American composer and conductor (73 years old); his music is usually categorized as minimalist or post-minimalist but he has categorized himself as a 'post-style' composer; won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his 9/11 memorial piece, On the Transmigration of Souls.

1947 first performance of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto Op 35, by the St. Louis Symphony conducted by Vladimir Golschmann, with soloist Jascha Heifetz; the work received the most enthusiastic ovation in St. Louis concert history.

1949 Christopher Rouse – American composer and teacher (d.2019); his Trombone Concerto was awarded the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Music; notable students include Michael Torke, Nico Muhly, Kamran Ince and Kevin Puts.

Recording of the Week

111 - The Collector's Edition

Feb. 1, 2016

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:02:00    00:39:47    Johannes Brahms    Symphony No.  4 in E minor  Op 98        
Victor de Sabata    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

00:41:00    00:36:08    Alexander Glazunov    Raymonda: Suite Op 57        
José Serebrier    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Warner     61939

01:20:00    00:21:57    Robert Fuchs    Serenade No. 3 for Strings in E minor  Op 21        
Christian Ludwig    Cologne Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572607

01:44:00    00:24:10    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    Violin Concerto in D major  Op 35    
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic    Alexander Shelley    Daniel Hope, violin    DeutGram     4792954

02:10:00    00:38:15    Manuel de Falla    The Three-Cornered Hat    BBC Philharmonic    
Juanjo Mena    Raquel Lojendio, soprano    Chandos     10694

02:50:00    00:50:22    Michael Praetorius    Dances from 'Terpsichore'            
New London Consort    l'Oiseau     4759101

03:42:00    00:29:04    John Adams    Century Rolls    
Cleveland Orchestra    Christoph von Dohnányi    Emanuel Ax, piano    Nonesuch     79607

04:13:00    00:26:20    Franz Joseph Haydn    String Quartet No. 26 in G minor  Op 20            
Daedalus Quartet    Bridge     9326

04:41:00    00:34:43    Georges Bizet    Symphony No. 1 in C major         
Joel Smirnoff    CityMusic Cleveland    CityMusic     2011

05:18:00    00:16:51    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Concerto Grosso for Strings        
Bryden Thomson    London Symphony Orchestra    Chandos     9262

05:37:00    00:06:51    Joseph Lanner    Styrian Dances Op 165        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Sony     544071

06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:05:00    00:02:45    Benjamin Britten    Fugue from 'Young Person's Guide' Op 34        
Michael Stern    Kansas City Symphony    Reference     120

06:18:00    00:05:27    Sergei Prokofiev    Gavotte & Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 25            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     423624

06:28:00    00:04:46    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Pygmalion: Overture        
William Christie    Les Arts Florissants    Harm Mundi     901381

06:43:00    00:05:06    Franz Waxman    Taras Bulba: The Ride to Dubno        
John Mauceri    London Philharmonic    LPO     86

06:57:00    00:01:53    Karl King    March 'Rough-Riders'        
Frederick Fennell    Dallas Wind Symphony    Reference     85

07:04:00    00:02:02    Johann Sebastian Bach    Cello Suite No. 1: Gigue            
Pierre Fournier, cello    DeutGram     4795448

07:14:00    00:06:05    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Dardanus: Chaconne            
Les Délices    Délices     2013

07:28:00    00:04:09    Maurice Ravel    Daphnis et Chloé: Danse général        
Daniel Barenboim    Orchestra of Paris    DeutGram     4795448

07:43:00    00:05:22    Bedrich Smetana    Polka from String Quartet No. 1            
Cleveland Quartet    Telarc     80178

08:06:00    00:02:47    Carl Maria von Weber    Der Freischütz: Hunters' Chorus 
Berlin German Opera Orchestra    Giuseppe Sinopoli    Chorus of Berlin German Opera    DeutGram     4795448

08:15:00    00:06:13    Claude Debussy    Three Nocturnes: Clouds        
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     4795448

08:29:00    00:04:36    Franz Schubert    Winterreise: Der Lindenbaum            
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.; Gerald Moore, piano    DeutGram     4795448

08:43:00    00:05:49    Felix Mendelssohn    Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 90        
Lorin Maazel    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

09:05:00    00:03:11    Isaac Albéniz    España: Tango Op 165            
Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71224

09:14:00    00:06:06    Maurice Ravel    Scherzo from String Quartet in F major             
Daedalus Quartet    Bridge     9202

09:29:00    00:04:54    John Williams    Home Alone: Somewhere in My Memory    
Symphony Orchestra    John Williams    Chorus    Sony     51333

09:41:00    00:05:53    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Symphony No. 3 Op 55        
Bruno Weil    Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra    Tafelmusik     1032

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:05:32    Johannes Brahms    Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 Op 98        
Victor de Sabata    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

10:05:00    00:08:12    Gabriel Pierné    Ramuntcho: Overture        
Juanjo Mena    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10633

10:13:00    00:07:07    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    Finale from Violin Concerto Op 35    
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic    Alexander Shelley    Daniel Hope, violin    DeutGram     4792954

10:20:00    00:08:07    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach    String Symphony in G major             
Academy Ancient Music Berlin    Harm Mundi     901711

11:00:00    00:05:47    Robert Fuchs    Menuetto from Serenade No. 3 Op 21        
Christian Ludwig    Cologne Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572607

11:05:00    00:08:10    Johan Wagenaar    Amphitrion Overture Op 45        
Riccardo Chailly    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra    Decca     425833

11:13:00    00:06:47    Antonio Vivaldi    Cello Concerto in D major     
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra    Jeanne Lamon    Anner Bylsma, cello    Sony     62719

11:20:00    00:07:59    Franz Joseph Haydn    Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 88        
Wilhelm Furtwängler    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

12:05:00    00:01:54    Michael Praetorius    Terpsichore: La Bourée            
New London Consort    l'Oiseau     4759101

12:06:00    00:07:50    Georges Auric    Ouverture        
Antal Doráti    London Symphony Orchestra    Mercury     434335

12:14:00    00:05:55    Ludwig van Beethoven    Finale from Sonata No. 26 Op 81            
Emil Gilels, piano    DeutGram     4795448

12:20:00    00:02:46    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    The Magic Flute: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja    
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra    James Levine    Bryn Terfel, baritone    DeutGram     4795448

12:40:00    00:06:45    Richard Rodgers    State Fair: Suite        
John Mauceri    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra    Philips     434932


13:00:00    00:20:16    Alexander Glazunov    Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 82    
Russian National Orchestra    José Serebrier    Rachel Barton Pine, violin    Warner     67946

13:20:00    00:06:29    John Adams    Lollapalooza        
Michael Tilson Thomas    New World Symphony    RCA     68798

13:26:00    00:10:00    Anton Bruckner    Scherzo from Symphony No. 4        
Eugen Jochum    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:02:00    00:05:37    Auguste Franchomme    Caprice on Weber's 'Preciosa' Op 24            
Louise Dubin, cello; Hélène Jeanney, piano    Delos     3469

14:14:00    00:08:09    Girolamo Frescobaldi    Aria detto Balletto            
Eliot Fisk, guitar    MusicMast     67130

14:30:00    00:07:17    Ludwig van Beethoven    Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Op 67        
Carlos Kleiber    Vienna Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

14:45:00    00:08:35    Alan Hovhaness    Alleluia & Fugue for String Orchestra Op 40        
Rudolf Werthen    I Fiamminghi    Telarc     80392

15:02:00    00:05:37    Richard Rodgers    Cinderella: Overture        
John Mauceri    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra    Philips     434932

15:14:00    00:08:04    Franz Schubert    Impromptu No. 6 in A flat major             
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9327

15:30:00    00:07:33    Michael Praetorius    Missa gantz Teudsch: Gloria    
Gabrieli Players    Paul McCreesh    Gabrieli Consort; Roskilde Cathedral Choirs; Timothy Roberts, organ    Archiv     4795448

15:44:00    00:08:12    Gustav Holst    Two Songs without Words Op 22        
Richard Hickox    City of London Sinfonia    Chandos     9270

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:04:00    00:04:05    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in E major             
Vladimir Horowitz, piano    DeutGram     4795448

16:13:00    00:07:04    Richard Wagner    Tannhäuser: Entry of the Guests    
Berlin German Opera Orchestra    Giuseppe Sinopoli    Chorus of Berlin German Opera    DeutGram     4795448

16:29:00    00:05:29    John Williams    Jurassic Park: Main Themes        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     51333

16:44:00    00:07:10    Franz Joseph Haydn    Finale from Symphony No. 82        
Thomas Fey    Heidelberg Symphony    Hänssler     98265

17:04:00    00:04:15    John Adams    Short Ride in a Fast Machine        
Sir Simon Rattle    City of Birmingham Symphony    EMI     55051

17:15:00    00:09:43    George Gershwin    Cuban Overture        
James Levine    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    DeutGram     4795448

17:33:00    00:05:39    Alexander Glazunov    Finale from Violin Concerto Op 82    
Russian National Orchestra    José Serebrier    Rachel Barton Pine, violin    Warner     67946

17:46:00    00:05:20    Ludwig van Beethoven    The Creatures of Prometheus: Overture Op 43        
Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    TCO     1024


18:05:00    00:02:18    Franz Schubert    An die Musik            
Fritz Wunderlich, tenor; Hubert Giesen, piano    DeutGram     4795448

18:13:00    00:05:04    Robert Fuchs    Finale from Serenade No. 5 Op 53        
Christian Ludwig    Cologne Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572607

18:26:00    00:06:16    John Williams    Summon the Heroes        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     62592

18:40:00    00:11:11    Joaquín Rodrigo    Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez    
Philharmonia Orchestra    Luis García-Navarro    Narciso Yepes, guitar    DeutGram     4795448

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:21:58    Antonín Dvorák    Symphonic Variations Op 78        
Sir Charles Mackerras    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra    Supraphon     3533

19:26:00    00:29:57    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major     
Vienna Philharmonic    Claudio Abbado    Maria João Pires, piano    DeutGram     4795448


20:02:00    00:19:58    Peter Tchaikovsky    The Sleeping Beauty: Suite Op 66        
Mstislav Rostropovich    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

20:24:00    00:30:57    Robert Schumann    Symphony No.  4 in D minor  Op 120        
Wilhelm Furtwängler    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4795448

Kurt Masur, conductor; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

21:04:00    00:25:50    Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  1 in C major  Op 21        

21:33:00    01:04:39    Anton Bruckner    Symphony No. 7 in E major         

22:41:00    00:14:00    Duke Ellington    A Tone Parallel to Harlem            


23:02:00    00:06:15    Heitor Villa-Lobos    Bachianas Brasileiras No.  5: Aria    
Dresden State Orchestra    Fabio Luisi    Elina Garanca, mezzo    DeutGram     4795448

23:08:00    00:06:54    Robert Fuchs    Adagio from Serenade No. 4 Op 51        
Christian Ludwig    Cologne Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572607

23:17:00    00:04:06    George Frideric Handel    Aria from Concerto Grosso Op 6            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     447733

23:21:00    00:04:14    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in G major             
András Schiff, piano    Decca     421422

23:25:00    00:07:05    Johann Sebastian Bach    Adagio from Violin Concerto No. 2    
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Kahane    Hilary Hahn, violin    DeutGram     4795448

23:34:00    00:09:12    Charles Ives    Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2        
Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1003

23:43:00    00:11:02    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Five Variants of 'Dives & Lazarus'        
Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    Philips     442427

23:56:00    00:02:31    Antonín Dvorák    Cypress No. 9            
Cypress String Quartet    Avie     2275

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