Program Guide 04-27-2016


April 27

1749 first performance of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks in London’s Green Park, celebrating the end of the War of the Austrian Succession and the signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.

1812 Friedrich von Flotow – German composer (d.1883); active mainly in France and best known for his opera Martha (1847).

1867 premiere of Charles Gounod's opera Roméo et Juliette at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris.

1894 Nicolas Slonimsky – Russian-born American conductor, author, pianist, composer and lexicographer (d.1995); best known for his reference works, the Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns and the Lexicon of Musical Invective; also edited Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

1927 Robert Page – American choral conductor (d.2016); Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses, 1972-1989.

1927 premiere of Jaromir Weinberger’s opera Schwanda the Bagpiper in Prague at the National Theater; the Polka and Fugue from this score is a pops favorite.

Recording of the Week

Cantate Domino

Apr. 1, 2016

Program Guide


00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:01:00 00:30:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Robert Casadesus, piano Sony  780837

00:34:00 00:56:44 Sir Edward Elgar Symphony No.  2 in E flat major  Op 63  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Symphony Orchestra Teldec  74888

01:35:00 00:31:50 Felix Mendelssohn Octet for Strings in E flat major  Op 20 Cleveland Quartet  Meliora String Quartet Telarc  80142

02:09:00 00:42:05 Gabriel Fauré Requiem Op 48 Philharmonia Orchestra Carlo Maria Giulini Kathleen Battle, soprano; Andreas Schmidt, bass; Philharmonia Chorus DeutGram  4795448

02:52:00 00:31:06 Franz Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor    Yuja Wang, piano DeutGram  4795448

03:25:00 00:28:17 Giovanni Battista Viotti Violin Concerto No. 22 in A minor  Brandenburg Orchestra Roy Goodman Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin Hyperion  66840

03:57:00 00:30:13 Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No.  5 in E flat major  Op 44   Pacifica Quartet Cedille  82

04:30:00 00:25:05 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Flute Concerto in G major  CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Peter Schreier Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  439895

04:58:00 00:25:27 Maurice Ravel Piano Trio   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Joshua Bell, violin; Steven Isserlis, cello Decca  425860

05:25:00 00:17:31 William Wallace Villon  Martyn Brabbins BBC Scottish Symphony Hyperion  66848

05:45:00 00:06:20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in D major    Vladimir Horowitz, piano DeutGram  4795448

05:52:00 00:05:57 Scott Joplin Bethena   Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3340


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:06 Franz Schreker Ein Tanzspiel: Menuett  Kazuki Yamada Orch de la Suisse Romande PentaTone  518

06:15:00 00:08:47 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from Symphony No. 41  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Koch Intl  7574

06:24:00 00:04:23 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No.  2: Intermezzo  José Serebrier Barcelona Symphony Bis  1305

06:28:00 00:06:26 Giovanni Palestrina Tu es Petrus  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

06:40:00 00:08:46 Jaromir Weinberger Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka & Fugue  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80595

06:51:00 00:03:24 Clarence Woods Slippery Elm Rag   Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3340

06:55:00 00:02:39 Joseph J. Richards March 'Shield of Liberty'  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139

07:05:00 00:05:13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Abduction from the Seraglio:  Thomas Fey Heidelberg Symphony Hänssler  98269

07:10:00 00:07:03 Ludwig van Beethoven Variations on the 'Turkish March' Op 76   Emil Gilels, piano EMI  69509

07:20:00 00:03:03 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Secret of Susanna: Overture  Lance Friedel Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  573418

07:25:00 00:02:26 Jacques Offenbach La vie Parisienne: Cancan  István Bogár Budapest Strauss Ensemble Naxos  550900

07:30:00 00:04:33 Pablo Casals Song of the Birds St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Han-Na Chang, cello EMI  82390

07:40:00 00:07:35 Paul Taffanel Finale from Wind Quintet in G minor    Vienna-Berlin Ensemble Sony  45996

07:51:00 00:03:01 Rev. Robert Lowry Shall We Gather at the River?   Anonymous 4; Bruce Molsky, vocal Harm Mundi  807549

07:55:00 00:03:03 Leroy Anderson The Classical Jukebox  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559313

08:07:00 00:05:25 Richard Wagner Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS  46286

08:15:00 00:05:19 Sir William Walton Portsmouth Point Overture  Leonard Slatkin London Philharmonic VirginClas  61146

08:20:00 00:04:08 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from String Quartet No. 4 Op 18   Cleveland Quartet Telarc  80414

08:30:00 00:04:36 Coldplay Viva la Vida   Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30006

08:40:00 00:07:03 Artur Lemba Scherzo from Symphony in C sharp minor   Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8656

08:50:00 00:04:26 Johann Joachim Quantz Finale from Flute Concerto in G major  CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Peter Schreier Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  439895

08:55:00 00:07:17 Bernard Herrmann Vertigo: Prelude & Love Scene   Richard Glazier, piano Centaur  3347

09:05:00 00:15:55 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80344

09:31:00 00:05:57 Alec Wilder Air for Flute Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Eugenia Zukerman, flute Newport  85570

09:35:00 00:04:04 Giacomo Puccini La bohème: O soave fanciulla Dresden State Orchestra Nicola Luisotti Anna Netrebko, soprano; Rolando Villazón, tenor DeutGram  4795448

09:58:00 00:01:33 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 24 in C major  Op 33   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6730


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:03:00 00:02:55 Giovanni Palestrina Ad te levavi animam meam  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

10:06:00 00:03:22 Giovanni Palestrina Improperium expectavit cor meum  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

10:12:00 00:12:11 Carl Czerny Variations on a Theme by Rode Op 33   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  3280

10:26:00 00:02:36 Percy Grainger In a Nutshell Suite: Arrival Platform  Sir Simon Rattle City of Birmingham Symphony EMI  56412

10:32:00 00:03:44 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Dubinushka Op 62  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788

10:40:00 00:04:43 Alexander Borodin Scherzo from String Quartet No. 2   Cleveland Quartet Telarc  80178

10:47:00 00:03:03 William Grant Still Blues from "Lenox Avenue"   Denver Oldham, piano Koch Intl  7084

10:50:00 00:29:40 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 19 Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Emil Gilels, piano EMI  69506

11:21:00 00:07:07 William Boyce Symphony No. 1 in B flat major  Op 2  Christopher Hogwood Academy of Ancient Music l'Oiseau  436761

11:30:00 00:07:03 Sir Edward Elgar Dream Children Op 43  Paul Goodwin English Chamber Orchestra Harm Mundi  907258

11:40:00 00:10:32 Maurice Ravel Sonatine   Alexandre Tharaud, piano Harm Mundi  901811

11:52:00 00:06:10 Cole Porter Kiss Me, Kate: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300

12:07:00 00:08:21 Friedrich von Flotow Martha: Overture  Lance Friedel Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  573418

12:17:00 00:10:30 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Wine, Women and Song' Op 333  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80314

12:30:00 00:04:01 Igor Stravinsky The Firebird: Infernal Dance  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80587

12:38:00 00:07:51 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  80594

12:38:00 00:07:19 Roger Quilter Three English Dances Op 11  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933



13:01:00 00:37:33 Johannes Brahms String Sextet No.  1 in B flat major  Op 18   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  9151

13:40:00 00:17:36 Camille Saint-Saëns Septet in E flat major  Op 65   Ensemble Vivant OpeningDay  9379


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:03:46 Orlande de Lassus Magnificat octavi toni  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

14:04:00 00:02:41 Felice Anerio Christus factus est  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

14:09:00 00:15:05 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol Op 34  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  93019

14:27:00 00:03:56 Samuel Barber Souvenirs Suite: Waltz Op 28  Yoel Levi Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80441

14:45:00 00:10:02 Bernhard Crusell Divertimento for Oboe & Strings in C major  Op 9 Allegri String Quartet  Sarah Francis, oboe Helios  55015

14:56:00 00:03:09 Earl Wild Virtuoso Etude on 'Embraceable You'   Jenny Lin, piano Steinway  30011

15:02:00 00:16:08 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  6 in B flat major   Riccardo Chailly Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Decca  139230

15:22:00 00:10:05 Antonio Vivaldi Four Seasons: 'Summer' Concerto in G minor  Op 8 English Chamber Orchestra David Lockington Anne Akiko Meyers, violin E1 Music  7790

15:35:00 00:03:44 Guy Ropartz Serenade for Strings  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

15:42:00 00:03:47 Emmanuel Chabrier Ronde champêtre   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515

15:47:00 00:07:36 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 7  Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5240


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00 00:04:40 Peter Tchaikovsky Coronation March in D major   Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80541

16:07:00 00:02:42 Giovanni Palestrina Sicut cervus  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

16:13:00 00:10:32 Franz Liszt Paraphrase on Wagner's Tannhäuser   Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  4779525

16:27:00 00:05:46 John Williams Lincoln: Freedom's Call   City of Prague Philharmonic Silva  1398

16:34:00 00:04:46 John Williams Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone:  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80600

16:41:00 00:08:05 Hans Gál Scherzo from Symphony No. 4 Op 105  Kenneth Woods Orchestra of the Swan Avie  2231

16:52:00 00:03:05 Giovanni Palestrina Super flumina Babylonis  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

16:56:00 00:03:11 Robert Schumann Fantasy Pieces: Soaring Op 12   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  3177

17:05:00 00:06:16 Frederick Loewe My Fair Lady: Suite   Richard Glazier, piano Centaur  3347

17:26:00 00:05:06 Franz Waxman Taras Bulba: Ride to Dubno  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops  2016

17:32:00 00:03:27 John Williams Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade:  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops  2016

17:40:00 00:04:09 Emmanuel Chabrier Habanera  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

17:46:00 00:03:18 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2: La puerta del vino   Alexander Schimpf, piano Genuin  10181

17:52:00 00:03:32 Tomás Luis de Victoria Popule meus  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

17:57:00 00:02:19 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 15 in B flat major    Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano Sony  53285



18:09:00 00:19:10 George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire ApolloFire  2002

18:30:00 00:03:47 Igor Stravinsky Fireworks Op 4  Pierre Boulez Chicago Symphony Orchestra DeutGram  437850

18:36:00 00:04:38 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2: Feux d'artifice   Spencer Myer, piano Harm Mundi  907477

18:43:00 00:09:09 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 36  Brett Mitchell Cleveland Orch Youth Orch COYO  61415

18:54:00 00:04:55 Hector Berlioz The Damnation of Faust: Rákóczy March  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  1032


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:11:12 Antonio Casimir Cartellieri Symphony No. 2 in E flat major   Gernot Schmalfuss Evergreen Symphony Orchestra CPO  777667

19:19:00 00:17:58 Edvard Grieg Norwegian Dances Op 35  Petri Sakari Iceland Symphony Chandos  9028

19:34:00 00:21:36 Franz Schubert Fantasy in C major  Budapest Symphony Orchestra Karl Anton Rickenbacher Leslie Howard, piano Hyperion  67403

19:58:00 00:01:44 Jules Massenet Impromptu 'Eau courante'   Aldo Ciccolini, piano EMI  64277


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Baldwin Wallace Conservatory Faculty Recital:  Lembi Veskimets, viola; Hyunsoon Whang, piano

20:04:00 00:18:21    Mikhail Glinka: Viola Sonata in d (1828)

20:24:00 00:06:30    Jean Sibelius: Rondo for Viola & Piano (1893)

20:32:00 00:02:27    Sergei Prokofiev (arr Vadim Borisovsky): Six Pieces from the Ballet 'Romeo and Juliet' (1936) [Introduction, The Street Awakens, Juliet the Young Girl, Dance of the Knights, Balcony Scene, Mercutio]

21:12:00 00:23:24    Franz Schubert: Sonata in a 'Arpeggione' D 821 (1824)


21:30:00 00:27:46 Franz Schubert Symphony No.  1 in D major   Nikolaus Harnoncourt Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Teldec  91184


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington: Black, Brown & Beige (Columbia COL 468401)

Duke Ellington: Harlem Suite (Columbia CK 40836)


23:04:00 00:08:06 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from Cello Concerto No. 1 Camerata Chicago Drostan Hall Wendy Warner, cello Cedille  142

23:12:00 00:09:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio from Concerto for 3 (or 2) Pianos Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Leon Fleisher Leon Fleisher, piano; Katherine Jacobson, piano Sony  743505

23:22:00 00:09:34 Johannes Brahms Andante from String Quartet No. 2 Op 51   Chiara String Quartet Azica  71289

23:32:00 00:10:10 Gregorio Allegri Miserere  Massimo Palombella Sistine Chapel Choir DeutGram  4795300

23:44:00 00:12:33 Sir Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor  Op 20  Carlton Woods Blue Water Chamber Orchestra Blue Water  2010

23:57:00 00:02:06 Miguel Llobet Catalan Folksong 'El noi de la mare'   Christopher Parkening, guitar EMI  56730



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