Program Guide 04-20-2016


April 20

1881 Nikolai Miaskovsky – Russian and Soviet composer (d.1950); sometimes referred to as the ‘Father of the Soviet Symphony.’

1943 Sir John Eliot Gardiner – English conductor (78 years old); founded the Monteverdi Choir in 1964 and the Monteverdi Orchestra (now the English Baroque Soloists) in 1968; he started another period-instrument orchestra in 1991, Orchestre Révolutionaire et Romantique, to perform music of the 19th century.

1952 Robert Kyr – Cleveland-born composer, writer, filmmaker, and professor of music composition and theory (69 years old); the concepts and titles of his works often point to their spiritual and metaphysical dimensions: A Time for Life, On the Nature of Love (Violin Concerto No.1), The Passion According to Four Evangelists and Songs of the Soul.

Recording of the Week

Johannes Brahms Cycle

Apr. 1, 2016

Program Guide


00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:01:00 00:30:16 Johannes Brahms Symphony No.  3 in F major  Op 90  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra Belvedere  8005

00:35:00 00:33:13 Francesco Geminiani The Enchanted Forest CBC Radio Orchestra Sir John Eliot Gardiner Elizabeth Wilcock, violin; Stanley Ritchie, violin; Janet See, flute; Barbara Kallaur, flute; Susie Napper, cello CBC  5163

01:11:00 00:25:00 Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.  6 in B flat major  Op 18   Miró Quartet Vanguard  1655

01:39:00 00:30:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Winds in E flat English Chamber Orchestra Ralf Gothóni Anthony Pike, clarinet; John Anderson, oboe; John Thurgood, horn; Julie Price, bassoon Avie  35

02:10:00 00:24:01 Igor Stravinsky Divertimento from 'The Fairy's Kiss'  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

02:36:00 01:04:26 Nikolai Miaskovsky Symphony No.  6 in E flat major  Op 23 Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony Chorus DeutGram  471655

03:44:00 00:24:33 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 140 'Wachet auf' English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Ruth Holton, soprano; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor; Stephen Varcoe, baritone; Monteverdi Choir Archiv  431809

04:10:00 00:46:30 Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No.  1 in D minor  Op 15 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Yefim Bronfman, piano Belvedere  8005

05:00:00 00:23:03 Franz Berwald Grand Septet in B flat major    Vienna Octet Decca  4785437

05:25:00 00:16:16 Irving Fine Music for Orchestra  Joel Spiegelman Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Delos  3139

05:45:00 00:06:12 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Paraphrase on 'Largo al factotum'   Sol Gabetta, cello; Mihaela Ursuleasa, piano RCA  735962

05:52:00 00:07:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 28  Jane Glover London Mozart Players ASV  762


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:22 Benjamin Britten Bourrée from 'A Simple Symphony' Op 4   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  423624

06:15:00 00:08:45 Johannes Brahms Finale from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Yefim Bronfman, piano Belvedere  8005

06:25:00 00:02:23 King Henry VIII Pastime with Good Company   Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Decca  807

06:29:00 00:05:26 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Waltz  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104

06:40:00 00:09:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 23 in D major   Claudio Abbado Berlin Philharmonic Sony  66859

06:53:00 00:02:06 Darius Milhaud Brasileira from 'Scaramouche'   Stephen Coombs, piano; Artur Pizarro, piano Hyperion  67014

06:58:00 00:04:26 Sir Edward Elgar Imperial March Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570

07:05:00 00:05:50 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in C major   Shlomo Mintz Israel Chamber Orchestra MusicMast  67096

07:10:00 00:09:01 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Vienna Blood' Op 354  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  4763793

07:25:00 00:03:16 Carl Nielsen This is the Revelation  Michael Bojesen Ars Nova Copenhagen DaCapo  220569

07:30:00 00:04:25 Antonín Dvorák Czech Suite: Polka Op 39  Sir John Eliot Gardiner North German Radio Symphony DeutGram  437506

07:40:00 00:07:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from Symphony No. 8 Op 93  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Soli Deo  721

07:49:00 00:03:35 Samuel Barber Dance from Serenade for Strings Op 1  Mikhail Gurewitsch do.gma chamber orchestra MD+G  9121717

07:55:00 00:03:28 John Dowland Kemp's Jig, Mistress Winter's Jump & My   La Nef Atma  2650

08:07:00 00:02:59 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 2: Capriccio   Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  798943

08:10:00 00:02:43 Traditional Oh, Shenandoah   Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano THM  5432

08:15:00 00:08:18 Gustav Holst A Fugal Concerto Op 40 English Sinfonia Howard Griffiths Anna Pyne, flute; Philip Harmer, oboe Naxos  570339

08:30:00 00:04:20 Ludwig van Beethoven Congratulations Minuet  John Storgards Tapiola Sinfonietta Ondine  1001

08:33:00 00:01:36 Peter Tchaikovsky Waltz in 5/8 Time in D major  Op 72   Mikhail Pletnev, piano DeutGram  4284

08:40:00 00:08:21 Maurice Ravel Allegramente from Piano Concerto in G major  Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano DeutGram  14764

08:51:00 00:03:34 Aaron Copland The Red Pony: Happy Ending  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80708

08:54:00 00:05:43 Klaus Badelt The Curse of the Black Pearl: Main  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops  2008

09:05:00 00:16:39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento for Strings in D major   Anton Steck Concerto Cologne Archiv  4775800

09:27:00 00:11:11 Alex North Cleopatra: Antony and Cleopatra  John Mauceri London Philharmonic LPO  86

09:41:00 00:04:08 Peter Boyer Silver Fanfare  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769

09:55:00 00:03:24 Duke Ellington In a Sentimental Mood   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:00    00:02:49    Carl Michael Ziehrer    Schönfeld March Op 422        
Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Vienna Philharmonic    DeutGram     463185

10:06:00    00:06:30    Ferdinand Hérold    Le pré aux clercs: Overture        
Wolf-Dieter Hauschild    Swiss Italian Orch    Dynamic     282

10:16:00    00:13:56    Johann Christian Bach    Sinfonia Concertante in D major     
Hanover Band    Anthony Halstead    Rachel Brown, flute; Utako Ikeda, flute; Graham Cracknell, violin; Peter Hanson, violin; Sebastian Comberti, cello    CPO     999628

10:32:00    00:03:43    Peter Tchaikovsky    Cherevichki: Russian Dance        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     554845

10:39:00    00:03:54    Pablo de Sarasate    Spanish Dance No. 6 'Zapateado' Op 23            
Nicola Hall, guitar    Decca     430839

10:42:00    00:03:56    Frederick Delius    Koanga: La Calinda        
Raymond Leppard    Indianapolis Symphony    Koss Class     3303

10:51:00    00:29:01    Antonín Dvorák    Serenade for Strings in E major  Op 22        
Conrad van Alphen    Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra    Telarc     80623

11:22:00    00:08:14    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo for Piano & Orchestra in A major     
Scottish Chamber Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    John O'Conor, piano    Telarc     80285

11:33:00    00:08:21    Tomaso Albinoni    Oboe Concerto in D major  Op 7    
London Virtuosi    John Georgiadis    Anthony Camden, oboe    Naxos     553035

11:43:00    00:10:13    Gustav Holst    Japanese Suite Op 33        
JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     572914

11:56:00    00:02:05    Jean Sibelius    Humoresque No. 2 in D Op 87    
Tapiola Sinfonietta    Pekka Kuusisto    Pekka Kuusisto, violin    Ondine     1074

12:07:00    00:10:16    Johannes Brahms    Academic Festival Overture Op 80        
Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    Belvedere     8005

12:20:00    00:08:54    Samuel Barber    Overture to 'The School for Scandal' Op 5        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     8958

12:30:00    00:04:14    Sir Edward Elgar    The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2: March        
Raymond Leppard    Indianapolis Symphony    Koss Class     1014

12:39:00    00:02:55    Percy Grainger    I'm Seventeen Come Sunday    
English Country Gardiner Orch    Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Monteverdi Choir    Philips     446657

12:45:00    00:10:00    Frédéric Chopin    Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor  Op 31            
Yundi, piano    DeutGram     3887

12:56:00    00:02:35    Aram Khachaturian    Masquerade: Mazurka        
Neeme Järvi    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Chandos     8542


13:01:00    00:45:41    Johannes Brahms    Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 83    
Cleveland Orchestra    Franz Welser-Möst    Yefim Bronfman, piano    Belvedere     8005

13:49:00    00:09:01    Ludwig van Beethoven    Egmont: Overture Op 84        
Gustavo Dudamel    Simón Bolívar Symphony    DeutGram     16869

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00    00:02:51    Aaron Copland    Down a Country Lane        
Hugh Wolff    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Teldec     77310

14:04:00    00:03:05    Amy Beach    Fireflies Op 15            
Joel Fan, piano    Reference     119

14:09:00    00:16:53    Carl Maria von Weber    Bassoon Concerto in F Op 75    
Academy St. Martin in Fields    Sir Neville Marriner    Klaus Thunemann, bassoon    Philips     432081

14:28:00    00:03:02    Leos Janácek    Moravian Dances: Fur Coat Dance        
Antoni Wit    Warsaw Philharmonic    Naxos     572695

14:46:00    00:11:33    Richard Wagner    A Faust Overture        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     62403

15:01:00    00:13:14    Nikolai Medtner    Sonata Reminiscenza in A minor  Op 38            
Vassily Primakov, piano    LP Classic     1004

15:18:00    00:12:55    Sergei Rachmaninoff    The Rock Op 7        
Vasily Petrenko    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Avie     2188

15:34:00    00:03:48    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in G minor             
Alan Feinberg, piano    Steinway     30034

15:42:00    00:06:53    Alan Hovhaness    Prelude & Quadruple Fugue Op 128        
Gerard Schwarz    Eastern Music Festival Orch    Naxos     559755

15:50:00    00:05:30    Ludwig van Beethoven    Minuet from Symphony No. 4 Op 60        
Bruno Weil    Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra    Tafelmusik     1032


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
15:58:00 00:05:52 Michael Torke Charcoal  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Ecstatic  92203

16:10:00 00:03:35 Michael Torke Miami Grands: Freedom Tower, noon  Georgi Danchev Miami Piano Circle Ecstatic  92251

16:16:00 00:08:42 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from Symphony No. 5 Op 107  Sir John Eliot Gardiner London Symphony Orchestra LSO Live  775

16:27:00 00:06:02 Jerome Moross Rachel, Rachel: Americana Miniature  Paul Bateman City of Prague Philharmonic Silva  1049

16:36:00 00:03:19 Jerome Moross Fugue from Symphony No. 1  JoAnn Falletta London Symphony Orchestra Albany  1403

16:41:00 00:07:51 Johannes Brahms Finale from Violin Concerto Op 77 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Julia Fischer, violin Belvedere  8005

16:52:00 00:03:06 George Frideric Handel Israel in Egypt: The Lord shall reign English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Donna Deam, soprano; Monteverdi Choir Philips  432110

16:58:00 00:01:22 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 46 in C major  Op 67   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6730

17:05:00 00:05:12 Sir Edward Elgar Enigma Variations: Finale Op 36  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  463265

17:13:00 00:08:51 Nikolai Miaskovsky Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 Op 23  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  471655

17:26:00 00:08:52 Johannes Brahms Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 73  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra Belvedere  8005

17:40:00 00:04:20 Ola Gjeilo Northern Lights  Charles Bruffy Phoenix Chorale Chandos  5100

17:46:00 00:02:52 René Clausen Set Me as a Seal  Charles Bruffy Kansas City Chorale Chandos  5105

17:52:00 00:02:50 Bernard Herrmann North by Northwest: Main Title  John Mauceri Danish National Symphony Toccata  241



18:10:00 00:23:55 Robert Schumann Symphony in D minor  Op 120  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Archiv  457591

18:35:00 00:02:01 George Frideric Handel Israel in Egypt: He spake the word English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Monteverdi Choir Philips  432110

18:39:00 00:03:49 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Symphony No. 8 Op 93  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Soli Deo  721

18:45:00 00:08:43 Carl Michael Ziehrer Waltz 'Citizens of Vienna' Op 419  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  463185

18:55:00 00:02:01 George Frideric Handel Israel in Egypt: He gave them hailstones English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Monteverdi Choir Philips  432110


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:01:00 00:21:58 Antonín Dvorák Symphonic Variations Op 78  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Supraphon  3533

19:25:00 00:30:11 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  1 in B flat major  Op 38  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Archiv  457591


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Music Settlement – Two Concerts by the Almeda Trio
20:04:00 00:22:22 Ludwig van Beethoven Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-Flat Op 11 ‘Gassenhauer’

20:26:00 00:16:41 Paul Schoenfield Café Music   
Music Settlement concert (recorded 10/23/15 with Nicholas Diodore, guest cellist)

20:47:00 00:16:00 Dave Brubeck Suite for Piano Trio   

21:05:00 00:16:04 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Trio No. 39 in G    

21:21:00 00:13:52 Paul Ferguson Solstice Suite   Almeda Trio Albany  1386
Farewell concert (recorded 3/5/16) (Robert Cassidy, piano; Cara Tweed, violin; Ida Mercer, cello)

21:31:00 00:26:25 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 86 in D major   Yehudi Menuhin Menuhin Festival Orchestra EMI  69383


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings of music by composer Adolphus Hailstork

23:02:00 00:06:39 Emmanuel Chabrier Prélude pastorale  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  447751

23:08:00 00:11:06 Johannes Brahms Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Yefim Bronfman, piano Belvedere  8005

23:22:00 00:05:50 Antonín Dvorák Poetic Tone Pictures: At the Old Castle Op 85   Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9309

23:27:00 00:08:28 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 73  Franz Welser-Möst Cleveland Orchestra Belvedere  8005

23:38:00 00:03:26 Robert Schumann Abendlied Op 107  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9227

23:41:00 00:12:30 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Yefim Bronfman, piano Belvedere  8005

23:55:00 00:03:09 Sir Malcolm Arnold Solitaire: Sarabande  Bryden Thomson Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  8867




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