Program Guide 03/25/2016


March 25

1699 Johann Adolf Hasse baptized – German composer, singer and teacher of music (d.1783); very popular in his lifetime and a pivotal figure in the development of opera seria and 18th-century music.

1879 first performance of Antonín Dvorák’s Symphony No. 5 in Prague four years after it was written; dedicated to Hans von Bülow, in gratitude for the conductor's systematic championing of Dvorák's music.

1881 Béla Bartók – Hungarian composer and pianist (d.1945); considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and—with Franz Liszt—Hungary's greatest composer.

1881 first performance of Antonín Dvorák’s Symphony No. 6, with Prague Philharmonic; one of the first of the composer’s large symphonic works to draw international attention; dedicated to Hans Richter, conductor of the Vienna Philharmonic.

1930 Russell Sherman – American pianist, educator and author (91 years old); made his debut in New York’s Town Hall at the age of 15.

1977 Natalie Clein – English cellist (44 years old); her commitment to the cello repertoire has included commissions and premieres of works by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir John Tavener, as well as collaborations with the dancer Carlos Acosta and writer Jeanette Winterson.


Recording of the Week

Carl Philippe Emanuel Bach: Symphonies

Mar. 1, 2016

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
Felix Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 11 in F (1823)

Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta (1936)

Gerald Finzi: Concerto for Clarinet & Strings Op 31 (1949)

Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 5 in F Op 76 (1875)

Sir Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in e Op 85 (1919)

Leos Janácek: Glagolitic Mass (1926)

Béla Bartók: Suite No. 1 for Orchestra Op 3 (1905)

Edvard Grieg: String Quartet No. 1 in g Op 27 (1878)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 2 in D K 131 (1772)

Joseph Martin Kraus: Symphony in e VB 141 (1783)

Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances (1915)



06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Béla Bartók: Three Hungarian Folk Songs (1907)

Zoltán Kodály: Háry János: Intermezzo (1927)

Johann Joachim Quantz: Flute Concerto No. 29 in G (1750)

Cristóbal de Morales: O crux, ave (c.1550)

Leopold Stokowski: Chorale from Bach's "Easter Cantata" (c.1930)

Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 (1945)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto after Vivaldi in F BWV 978 (1717)

Giacomo Meyerbeer: L'étoile du nord: Overture (1854)

André Grétry (arr Sir Thomas Beecham): Zémire et Azor: Ballet Suite (1771)

Felix Mendelssohn: Trumpet Overture Op 101 (1826)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia in F Wq 183/3 (1778)

Sir Edward Elgar: La Capricieuse Op 17 (1891)

Nicolò Paganini (arr Paul Cassidy): Caprice No. 24 in a Op 1/24 (1820)




Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 6 in D Op 60 (1880)

Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 3 'Les Préludes' (1848)


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Phaëton: Chaconne in G (1683)

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Indes Galantes: Danse des Sauvages (1735)

Richard Wagner: Parsifal: Good Friday Spell (1882)

Johann Stamitz: Symphony in D Op 3/2 (1757)

Béla Bartók: Two Pictures Op 10 (1910)

Zoltán Kodály: Hungarian Rondo (1918)

Emmanuel Chabrier: Dix pièces pittoresques: Sous-bois (1881)

Emmanuel Chabrier: Suite pastorale: Danse villageoise (1881)

Sir Edward Elgar: Adagio from Cello Concerto Op 85 (1919)


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

Sir Edward Elgar: Chanson de matin Op 15/2 (1897)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia in E-Flat Wq 179 (1757)

Hans Zimmer: Driving Miss Daisy: Driving (1989)

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion: Chorus 'Wir setzen uns mit Tränen' (1727)

Luther Henderson: The Saints' Hallelujah (1986)

Béla Bartók: Game of Pairs from Concerto for Orchestra (1943)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia in D Wq 183/1 (1778)

Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Farewell to America' (1872)

Johann Adolph Hasse: Sinfonia in D Op 3/3 (1737)

Johann David Heinichen: Allegro from Concerto Grosso in F (c.1715)

Charles L. Johnson: Dill Pickles Rag (1906)



Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80 (1880)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: String Symphony in A Wq 182/4 (1773)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Piano Sonata in D Wq 61/2 (1787)

Béla Bartók: Finale from Concerto for Orchestra (1943)


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 26 in d 'Lamentation' (1770)

Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 8 in G Op 88 (1889)


20:00 SPECIAL: The Passion According to St. Matthew

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew Passion BWV 244 (1727)  Guy de Mey, tenor (Evangelist); Peter Kooy, bass (Jesus); Barbara Schlick, soprano; Kai Wessel, countertenor; Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass; Breda Sacrament Choir; Netherlands Bach Society; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Ton Koopman

10:51PM  Herbert Howells: Suite for Orchestra: Lament (1914)

23:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, At the Heart of Cleveland’s West Side: Akram Boutros, M.D., Fache and Joe Cimperman

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