Program Guide 02-26-2016


February 26

1770 Anton Reicha – French composer (d.1836); Czech-born, adopted French citizenship, but a composer of music very much in the German style; wrote the standard text on composition at the Conservatoire de Paris.

1879 Frank Bridge – English composer, violist and conductor (d.1941); mostly remembered for privately tutoring Benjamin Britten, who later championed his teacher's music and paid homage to him in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (1937).

1927 first performance of Ottorino Respighi's Church Windows (Vetrate di Chiesa) by the Boston Symphony with Serge Koussevitzky conducting; inspired by four famous stained-glass windows.

1935 first performance of Georges Bizet's Symphony No. 1 in Basle, Switzerland; called No. 1, but it’s his only symphony, written in 1855 when Bizet was a student of Charles Gounod at the Paris Conservatory; according to Grove's Dictionary, the work "reveals an extraordinarily accomplished talent for a 17-year-old student, in melodic invention, thematic handling and orchestration".

1946 first performance of Richard  Strauss’s Oboe Concerto by the Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra conducted by Volkmar Andreae, with Marcel Saillet as soloist; the work was prompted by a chance comment made by American oboist—and then U.S. soldier—John de Lancie during a post-war visit with the composer in Bavaria; Strauss offered de Lancie the American premiere, but that honor went instead to oboist Mitch Miller and the Columbia Concert Orchestra in 1948; many years later, de Lancie made a stereo recording of the piece for RCA.       

1949 Emma Kirkby – English soprano (72 years old); one of the world's most renowned early music specialists; appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honors List.

1959 first performance of George Rochberg’s Symphony No. 2 with the Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell conducting; the New York Times called it "…a masterpiece… a powerful and thoroughly original score… it communicates emotion, with technique relegated to minor importance."

1967 Christoph-Mathias Mueller – Peruvian-born conductor (54 years old); grew up in Switzerland; General Music Director of the Göttingen Symphony in Germany.

Recording of the Week

111 - The Collector's Edition

Feb. 1, 2016

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:27:47 Ottorino Respighi Church Windows  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80356
00:32:00 00:26:33 Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto in D major  Chicago Symphony Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Alex Klein, oboe Teldec  23913
01:01:00 00:39:03 Antonín Dvorák String Quartet No. 11 in C major  Op 61   Emerson String Quartet DeutGram  4778765
01:42:00 00:25:48 Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor  Op 64 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144
02:10:00 00:56:18 Marc Minkowski Jean-Philippe Rameau's 'Une symphonie  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre DeutGram  4795448
03:08:00 00:22:01 Frank Bridge The Sea  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012
03:32:00 00:44:50 Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  553038
04:19:00 00:25:37 Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No.  9 in E flat major  Op 70  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  2487
04:47:00 00:17:22 Joseph Jongen Concerto for Wind Quintet Op 124   Sylvan Wind Quintet Koch Intl  7081
05:06:00 00:33:46 George Gershwin Piano Concerto in F major  Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Orion Weiss, piano Naxos  559705
05:41:00 00:05:32 Franz Liszt Three Concert Etudes: Un sospiro   Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca  17091
05:51:00 00:06:07 William Boyce Solomon: Overture  Roy Goodman Parley of Instruments Hyperion  66378

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:32 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue in A major    Alan Feinberg, piano Steinway  30034
06:15:00 00:08:07 Franz von Suppé Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  463185
06:25:00 00:03:04 Aaron Copland The Red Pony: Happy Ending  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4
06:27:00 00:04:45 Frank Bridge Norse Legend  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012
06:33:00 00:02:26 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: New York, New York Philharmonia Orchestra David Zinman Joshua Bell, violin Sony  89358
06:40:00 00:06:59 Anton Reicha Finale from Wind Quintet No. 23 Op 100   Aulos Wind Quintet Schwann  310011
06:49:00 00:04:09 Claude Debussy Pour le piano: Prélude   Barry Douglas, piano RCA  68127
06:55:00 00:04:22 W. Paris Chambers March "Chicago Tribune"  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
07:05:00 00:04:23 Jules Massenet Cendrillon: March of the Princesses  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Capriccio  10569
07:10:00 00:08:29 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from String Quartet No. 7 Op 59   Amadeus Quartet DeutGram  4795448
07:20:00 00:03:28 Franz Joseph Haydn Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 4 Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  56960
07:23:00 00:02:13 Richard Rodgers Blue Moon   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011
07:28:00 00:02:29 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: Where or When   Richard Glazier, piano Centaur  3347
07:29:00 00:04:40 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No. 1: Gavotte Op 43  Sir Neville Marriner Stuttgart Radio Symphony Capriccio  10227
07:40:00 00:09:21 Ottorino Respighi Church Windows: St. Gregory the Great  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80356
07:53:00 00:02:47 Maria Theresia von Paradis Sicilienne   Lynn Harrell, cello; Bruno Canino, piano Decca  2334
07:55:00 00:02:50 John Dowland O sweet woods La Nef  Michael Slattery, tenor Atma  2650
08:07:00 00:05:40 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from String Quintet No. 3 Op 97 Emerson String Quartet  Paul Neubauer, viola DeutGram  4778765
08:15:00 00:08:45 Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D major  Op 3   Duo Amaral DuoAmaral  2013
08:25:00 00:02:05 Pietro Lappi Canzon "La Seraphina"   Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Decca  807
08:25:00 00:05:26 Ernö Dohnányi Finale from Sextet Op 37 Takács Quartet  András Schiff, piano; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Kálmán Berkes, clarinet; Members of Decca  421423
08:39:00 00:02:26 Carl Nielsen The Greenwood Leaves Are Light Now  Michael Bojesen Ars Nova Copenhagen DaCapo  220569
08:40:00 00:06:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in C major  English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Peter-Lukas Graf, flute Brilliant  93290
08:50:00 00:03:17 Brian Dykstra Lancashire Rag   Barrick Stees, bassoon; Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3161
08:55:00 00:05:26 John Williams Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Raiders'  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips  420178
09:05:00 00:17:51 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Suite  Kirill Kondrashin RCA Victor Symphony RCA  300350
09:27:00 00:06:44 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from String Symphony No. 7   Concerto Cologne Teldec  98435
09:35:00 00:05:14 Eugène Bozza Children's Overture  Timothy Reynish Royal NCM Wind Orchestra Chandos  9897
09:45:00 00:07:22 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from Piano Trio No. 2 Op 1   Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Koch Intl  7724
09:55:00 00:02:14 Giacomo Puccini Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro London Philharmonic Sir Andrew Davis Nicole Cabell, soprano Decca  6590

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:04:23 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 3  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80660
10:06:00 00:04:45 Frank Bridge Norse Legend  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012
10:13:00 00:12:58 François Joseph Gossec Symphony in E flat major  Op 5  Matthias Bamert London Mozart Players Chandos  9661
10:30:00 00:03:36 Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance   Arthur Rubinstein, piano RCA  300350
10:37:00 00:06:10 Joaquín Rodrigo Finale from Concierto Andaluz Delaware Symphony David Amado William Kanengiser, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar; John Dearman, guitar; Matthew Greif, guitar Telarc  31754
10:44:00 00:05:02 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No. 2: Scherzo burlesque Op 53  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9454
10:52:00 00:26:33 Richard Strauss Oboe Concerto in D major  Chicago Symphony Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Alex Klein, oboe Teldec  23913
11:20:00 00:08:02 Francisco Tárrega Variations on 'The Carnival of Venice'   Xuefei Yang, guitar EMI  6322
11:30:00 00:09:38 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 4 in A flat major    Bruce Levingston, piano Sono Lumin  92148
11:43:00 00:10:11 Johann Christian Bach Symphony in D major  Op 18  Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO  999752
11:54:00 00:04:41 Frederic Curzon Robin Hood Suite: March of the Bowmen  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66968
12:08:00 00:07:56 André Grétry Le magnifique: Overture  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095
12:19:00 00:08:33 Ludwig van Beethoven Romance No. 2 in F major  Op 50 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144
12:30:00 00:03:14 Frank Bridge Cherry Ripe  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366
12:36:00 00:03:43 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  120
12:42:00 00:03:32 Joseph Lamb American Beauty Rag   Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3340
12:48:00 00:10:35 Richard Wagner Die Meistersinger: Act 1 Prelude  Fabio Luisi Philharmonia Zürich Accentus  102

13:01:00 00:34:39 Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.  2 in C minor  Op 18 Warsaw Philharmonic Stanislaw Wislocki Sviatoslav Richter, piano DeutGram  4795448
13:38:00 00:19:58 Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Suite Op 66  Mstislav Rostropovich Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:28 Karl King March "Royal Scotch Highlanders"  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139
14:03:00 00:03:54 Ludwig Schwab Berceuse écossaise   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139
14:09:00 00:19:11 Frank Bridge Dance Rhapsody  Richard Hickox BBC National Orch of Wales Chandos  10012
14:31:00 00:11:28 Richard Wagner The Flying Dutchman: Overture  Yakov Kreizberg Netherlands Philharmonic PentaTone  41
14:45:00 00:10:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 11 in D major   Nikolaus Harnoncourt Vienna Concentus Musicus Teldec  25914
14:57:00 00:01:50 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: I Can Cook Too   Center City Brass Quintet Chandos  4554
15:01:00 00:14:49 Josef Suk Fantastic Scherzo Op 25  JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  572323
15:18:00 00:10:30 Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel Concert Overture  JoAnn Falletta Women's Philharmonic Koch Intl  7169
15:30:00 00:03:34 Alex North Spartacus: Love Theme   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  455512
15:38:00 00:08:44 Aram Khachaturian Spartacus: Adagio  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  442011
15:49:00 00:07:07 William Boyce Symphony No. 1 in B flat major  Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761
15:58:00 00:04:44 Frank Bridge Sir Roger de Coverley  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
16:06:00 00:03:32 Frank Bridge Sally in our Alley  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366
16:13:00 00:11:31 Franz Schubert Finale from Symphony No. 9  Wilhelm Furtwängler Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448
16:28:00 00:04:24 David Shire Return to Oz: End Credits  David Newman Varèse Sarabande Symphony Varese Sar  1985
16:35:00 00:04:10 Carl Maria von Weber Finale from Piano Sonata No. 4 Op 70   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6584
16:41:00 00:07:44 Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals: Pt. 4 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Yoel Levi Peter Schickele, narrator; Ralph Markham, piano; Kenneth Broadway, piano Telarc  80350
16:52:00 00:02:51 Francisco Asenjo Barbieri El barberillo de Lavapiés: La Paloma Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Karel Mark Chichon Elina Garanca, mezzo; Chorus of the Teatro Regio DeutGram  14777
16:56:00 00:03:06 Franz Schreker Ein Tanzspiel: Menuett  Kazuki Yamada Orch de la Suisse Romande PentaTone  518
17:05:00 00:05:04 Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  457634
17:27:00 00:07:50 Gaspar Sanz Selections from 'Suite española'   Christopher Parkening, guitar EMI  49404
17:40:00 00:04:55 Stefan Malzew Eliza in Ascot   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011
17:46:00 00:03:16 Mikhail Glinka Nocturne in F minor    Jenny Lin, piano Hänssler  98037
17:52:00 00:03:19 Peter Tchaikovsky Cherevichki: Cossack Dance  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  554845
17:56:00 00:03:30 Cole Porter DuBarry Was a Lady: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300

18:09:00 00:23:16 George Gershwin Catfish Row [Suite from 'Porgy & Bess'] Chicago Symphony Orchestra James Levine James Levine, piano DeutGram  4795448
18:34:00 00:03:40 Frédéric Chopin Etude No. 3 in E major  Op 10   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4795448
18:40:00 00:03:30 Frédéric Chopin Etude No. 23 in A minor  Op 25   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4795448
18:46:00 00:07:04 Richard Wagner Tannhäuser: Entry of the Guests Berlin German Opera Orchestra Giuseppe Sinopoli Chorus of Berlin German Opera DeutGram  4795448
18:55:00 00:04:02 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 25 in C sharp minor  Op 45   Martha Argerich, piano DeutGram  4795448

19:02:00 00:37:59 Georges Bizet Symphony No. 1 in C major   Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  131
19:42:00 00:13:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade No.  6 in D major   Andrew Manze English Concert Harm Mundi  907280

20:02:00 00:21:01 Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779
20:25:00 00:31:14 Sir Edward Elgar Enigma Variations Op 36  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  129

21:00 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER with Elliott Forrest: Bach and Vivaldi
21:03:00 00:12:09 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita for Solo Flute in A minor    Paul Fried, flute GoldenTone  1
21:17:00 00:19:19 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  1 in F major  Orchestra of St Luke's  Erica Sato, violin; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Melanie Feld, oboe; Richard Dallessio, oboe StLukeColl  302
21:38:00 00:10:24 Antonio Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C major  Camerata Bern Thomas Füri Michael Copley, recorder DeutGram  415275
21:48:00 00:08:40 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  3 in G major   Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9996

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Lessons from Tulsa, OK: preschool as a step toward long-term success. A panel discussion
23:02:00 00:06:56 Ludwig van Beethoven Romance No. 1 in G major  Op 40 Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Rachel Barton Pine, violin Cedille  144
23:08:00 00:09:14 Felix Mendelssohn Adagio from String Symphony No. 11  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss Claves  9002
23:20:00 00:04:02 Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 1  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  120
23:24:00 00:07:51 Frank Bridge An Irish Melody 'Londonderry Air'  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  5366
23:34:00 00:08:09 Ludwig Spohr Adagio from Nonet Op 31 Vienna-Berlin Ensemble  Gerhart Hetzel, violin; Wolfram Christ, viola; Georg Faust, cello; Alois Posch, double bass DeutGram  427640
23:42:00 00:12:01 Johannes Brahms Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Garrick Ohlsson, piano MAA  1032
23:56:00 00:02:47 Claude Debussy Children's Corner: The Little Shepherd  Yoav Talmi Quebec Symphony Orchestra Atma  2377

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