Program Guide 04-22-2016


April 22

1658 Giuseppe Torelli – Italian violist, violinist, teacher, and composer (d.1709); most remembered for his contributions to the development of the instrumental concerto.

1858 Dame Ethel Smyth – English composer, and women's rights activist (d.1944); when deafness brought her composing career to an end, she found a new interest in literature and published ten highly successful, mostly autobiographical, books.

1885 first performance of Dvorák's Symphony No. 7 in London with the Royal Philharmonic conducted by the composer; regarded by some as his greatest symphony.

1906 Eric Fenby – English composer and teacher (d.1997); best known for being Frederick Delius's amanuensis from 1928 to 1934.

1912 premiere of the Paul Dukas ballet La Péri (The Peri, or The Flower of Immortality) in Paris; the composer’s last published work.

1916 Yehudi Menuhin – American born violinist, violist and conductor (d.1999); one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century; recorded the Elgar Violin Concerto at age 16 with the composer conducting; helped introduce yoga to the West; his recording contract with EMI lasted almost 70 years and is the longest in the history of the music industry.

1932 Michael Colgrass – American-born Canadian composer and educator (died July 2, 2019); won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Déjà vu, which was commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic.

1956 Jukka-Pekka Saraste – Finnish conductor (64 years old); studied conducting at the Sibelius Academy with Jorma Panula, in the same class as Esa-Pekka Salonen and Osmo Vänskä; currently Principal Conductor of the WDR Symphony, Cologne.

, Cologne

Recording of the Week

The Menuhin Century

Apr. 1, 2016

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier
00:02:00 00:32:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C major   Yehudi Menuhin Sinfonia Varsovia VirginClas  91082
00:36:00 00:38:16 Jean Sibelius Symphony No.  1 in E minor  Op 39  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  7765
01:16:00 00:40:06 Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major  Op 77 Lucerne Festival Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwängler Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
01:58:00 00:19:46 Paul Dukas La Péri  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80515
02:20:00 00:49:46 Sir Edward Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor  Op 61 London Symphony Orchestra Sir Edward Elgar Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
03:12:00 00:25:04 Carl Maria von Weber Symphony No. 1 in C major  Op 19  John Georgiadis Queensland Symphony Naxos  550928
03:39:00 00:25:20 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd: Suite  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
04:06:00 00:25:31 Franz Berwald Symphony No.  4 in E flat major   Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  415502
04:33:00 00:44:53 Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major  Op 61 Lucerne Festival Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwängler Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
05:20:00 00:17:21 Leos Janácek Mládí for Wind Sextet Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Members of DeutGram  415668
05:39:00 00:06:00 Gioacchino Rossini L'inganno felice: Overture  Christian Benda Prague Sinfonia Naxos  570934
05:54:00 00:04:14 Joseph Hellmesberger Jr Polka "Between the Two of Us"  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Sony  544071

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:16 Francis Poulenc Nocturne No.  1 in C major    Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  425862
06:15:00 00:10:52 Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80515
06:30:00 00:04:27 Agustín Barrios Vals Op 8   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287
06:33:00 00:02:10 David Diamond Romeo and Juliet: Juliet and her Nurse  Gerard Schwarz New York Chamber Symphony Delos  3103
06:40:00 00:05:36 Giuseppe Torelli Concerto Grosso in G minor  Op 8 La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Angèle Dubeau, violin Analekta  8730
06:46:00 00:05:24 Charles-Marie Widor Toccata from Organ Symphony No.  5 Op 42   Todd Wilson, organ MAA  11009
06:52:00 00:02:45 Giuseppe Verdi Scherzo from String Quartet   Quartetto di Cremona Klanglogo  1400
06:55:00 00:03:12 John Philip Sousa March 'Minnesota'  Keith Brion Royal Artillery Band Naxos  559131
07:05:00 00:05:07 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: Times Square 1944  Arie Lipsky CIM Orchestra CIM  2003
07:10:00 00:10:20 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo from Violin Concerto Op 61 Philharmonia Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwängler Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  1
07:25:00 00:02:20 Jean-Philippe Rameau Platée: Rigaudons  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Conifer  51313
07:30:00 00:04:26 Massive Attack Teardrop   Voces8 Decca  22601
07:40:00 00:05:27 Alexander Glazunov Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 77  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  63236
07:51:00 00:02:57 Astor Piazzolla Libertango European Film Philharmonic Christoph Israel Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  17000
07:55:00 00:03:38 Harold Arlen The Sky's the Limit: One for My Baby   Richard Glazier, piano Centaur  3347
08:07:00 00:06:31 Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique: A Ball  Steven Smith Cleveland Orch Youth Orch MAA  10706
08:15:00 00:05:29 Hugo Alfvén Festival Overture Op 25  Niklas Willén Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  553962
08:25:00 00:07:08 Darius Milhaud Three Rag-Caprices Op 78  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152
08:33:00 00:01:38 Giuseppe Torelli Allegro from Trumpet Concerto   Paramount Brass Centaur  2355
08:40:00 00:08:51 John Williams Cowboys Overture  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips  420178
08:52:00 00:02:38 Gilbert & Sullivan HMS Pinafore: When I was a lad Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Richard Suart, baritone; Welsh National Opera Chorus Telarc  80374
08:53:00 00:06:12 Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream: Nocturne Op 61  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  82849
09:05:00 00:17:54 Jean Sibelius Historic Scenes Suite No. 1 Op 25  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60157
09:30:00 00:04:41 Alec Wilder Slow Dance  Richard Auldon Clark Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Newport  85570
09:35:00 00:04:08 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Russian Dance Philharmonia Orchestra Efrem Kurtz Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  1
09:55:00 00:02:10 Jean Sibelius King Christian II: Musette Op 27  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:02:00 00:04:57 Modest Mussorgsky Solemn March 'The Capture of Kars'  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Toronto Symphony Orchestra Finlandia  14911
10:08:00 00:03:00 Modest Mussorgsky Scherzo in B flat  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Toronto Symphony Orchestra Finlandia  14911
10:14:00 00:12:19 Darius Milhaud La Cheminée du roi René Op 205   Reykjavik Wind Quintet Chandos  9362
10:28:00 00:03:00 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude in D minor    Lara Downes, piano Steinway  30016
10:34:00 00:03:34 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3: Bourrée &  Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie Avie  2171
10:41:00 00:03:42 George Frideric Handel Siciliana from Concerto Grosso Op 6   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  447733
10:46:00 00:01:30 Percy Grainger Train Music  Sir Simon Rattle City of Birmingham Symphony EMI  56412
10:50:00 00:30:09 Antonín Dvorák Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 53 Paris Conservatoire Orchestra George Enescu Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
11:23:00 00:07:22 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 70  Pierre Monteux London Symphony Orchestra Decca  4785437
11:31:00 00:08:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 32 in G major   Jane Glover London Mozart Players ASV  762
11:42:00 00:08:10 Johan Wagenaar Amphitrion Overture Op 45  Riccardo Chailly Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Decca  425833
11:54:00 00:05:00 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  63835
12:07:00 00:05:32 H. Balfour Gardiner Shepherd Fennel's Dance  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  3303
12:15:00 00:10:38 Sir Thomas Beecham Dances from 'The Faithful Shepherd'  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
12:28:00 00:03:53 Sir Edward Elgar La Capricieuse Op 17   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Gerald Moore, piano Warner  555052
12:36:00 00:03:19 Isaac Albéniz España: Capricho catalán Op 165   Duo Amaral DuoAmaral  2013
12:42:00 00:09:07 John Ireland Epic March  Richard Hickox London Symphony Orchestra Chandos  8879
12:53:00 00:07:27 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80595

13:03:00 00:49:46 Sir Edward Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor  Op 61 London Symphony Orchestra Sir Edward Elgar Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
13:55:00 00:04:14 Sir Edward Elgar The Wand of Youth Suite No. 2: March  Raymond Leppard Indianapolis Symphony Koss Class  1014

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:05:42 Giuseppe Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213
14:07:00 00:03:27 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E major    Ivo Pogorelich, piano DeutGram  4795448
14:13:00 00:15:04 Aaron Copland Music for Movies  Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony RCA  61699
14:31:00 00:11:31 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 19 in D  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Hyperion  66533
14:45:00 00:07:02 Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in G minor  Op 79   Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  4795448
14:53:00 00:04:30 Emmanuel Chabrier Dix pièces pittoresques: Menuet pompeux  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  79
15:00:00 00:05:23 Alexander Borodin Prince Igor: Polovetsian March  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  442011
15:07:00 00:03:32 Léo Delibes Coppélia: Czárdás  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  125
15:26:00 00:09:10 Mily Balakirev Oriental Fantasy 'Islamey' Op 18   Olga Kern, piano Harm Mundi  907399
15:39:00 00:03:42 Antonio Salieri Cublai Overture  Matthias Bamert London Mozart Players Chandos  9877
15:45:00 00:05:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Abduction from the Seraglio:  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479
15:52:00 00:04:48 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 2 in E flat major    Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  798943
15:58:00 00:04:10 Antonio Bazzini La Ronde des lutins Op 25   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Marcel Gazelle, piano Warner  1

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell
16:07:00 00:02:20 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd Suite: Bourrée  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
16:12:00 00:11:09 Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor  Op 6 Bath Festival Orchestra Yehudi Menuhin Robert Masters, violin; Derek Simpson, cello Warner  555053
16:28:00 00:05:04 Franz Schubert Ave Maria   Kyung Wha Chung, violin; Itamar Golan, piano EMI  56827
16:33:00 00:01:11 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the   Shannon Lee, violin; Pamela Mia Paul, piano Telarc  80695
16:41:00 00:09:08 Franz Schubert Andante from Piano Trio No. 2   Hephzibah Menuhin, piano; Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Maurice Gendron, cello Warner  1
16:52:00 00:02:08 Ludwig van Beethoven The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March Op 113   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Marcel Gazelle, piano Warner  1
16:56:00 00:02:52 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  5 in G minor   Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572770
17:05:00 00:05:13 George Frideric Handel Chandos Anthem No. 2: Overture in D minor   Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
17:27:00 00:08:00 Irvin L. Wagner Variations on 'Happy Birthday'   Stuttgart Brass Quartet Hänssler  98623
17:40:00 00:06:42 Sir William Walton Presto capriccioso from Violin Concerto London Symphony Orchestra Sir William Walton Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  1
17:48:00 00:02:22 Max Harris Viva Vivaldi Chamber Ensemble Max Harris Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Stéphane Grappelli, violin Warner  1
17:53:00 00:03:00 Johannes Brahms Scherzo from String Sextet No. 1 Op 18   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Robert Masters, violin; Cecil Aronowitz, viola; Ernst Wallfisch, viola; Maurice Gendron, cello Warner  1

18:09:00 00:29:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 38 in D  Yehudi Menuhin Sinfonia Varsovia VirginClas  91078
18:41:00 00:02:06 Grigoras Dinicu Hora staccato   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Hendrik Endt, piano Warner  1
18:45:00 00:03:01 Sir Thomas Beecham The Gods Go a'Begging: Gavotte  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
18:51:00 00:03:31 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Solo Violin Sonata No. 3   Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  1
18:57:00 00:02:04 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd Suite: Gavotte  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231

19:02:00 00:26:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  86793
19:30:00 00:16:14 Gabriel Fauré Dolly Suite Op 56  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1004
19:48:00 00:07:56 Jean Sibelius Karelia Overture Op 10  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  7765

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS – Yehudi Menuhin Centennial
20:02:00 00:44:53 Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major  Op 61 Lucerne Festival Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwängler Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
20:49:00 00:22:23 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 85 in B flat major   Yehudi Menuhin Menuhin Festival Orchestra EMI  69383
21:13:00 00:40:06 Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major  Op 77 Lucerne Festival Orchestra Wilhelm Furtwängler Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  555052
21:55:00 00:04:10 Antonio Bazzini La Ronde des lutins Op 25   Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Marcel Gazelle, piano Warner  1

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Untangled: The Critical Work of Raising Teenage Girls. Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

23:02:00 00:04:51 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd Suite: Pastorale  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231
23:06:00 00:07:22 Frederick Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring  Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony SF Sym  60
23:16:00 00:06:39 Peter Tchaikovsky Canzonetta from Violin Concerto Op 35 Royal Philharmonic Sir Adrian Boult Yehudi Menuhin, violin Warner  1
23:22:00 00:11:50 Peter Tchaikovsky Adagio from Symphony No. 1 Op 13  Claudio Abbado Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sony  48056
23:36:00 00:06:43 Michael Haydn Adagio from Notturno in F major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437782
23:42:00 00:10:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from Piano Concerto No. 17 Camerata Salzburg Géza Anda Géza Anda, piano DeutGram  4793449
23:55:00 00:03:07 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major  Op 28   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728
23:57:00 00:02:07 Charles-Valentin Alkan Prelude No. 13 "Cantique des cantiques" Op 31   Ronald Smith, piano Arabesque  6523

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