Program Guide 04-29-2016


April 29

1712 death of Juan Bautista Cabanilles – Spanish composer and organist (age c. 67); considered by many to be the greatest Spanish Baroque composer, and has been called the ‘Spanish Bach’.

1879 Sir Thomas Beecham – English conductor, impresario and occasional orchestrator-arranger of Handel scores (d. 1961); co-founded the London Philharmonic in 1932 and founded the Royal Philharmonic in 1946.

1885 Wallingford Riegger – American composer (d.1961); well known for orchestral and modern dance music, and film scores.

1899 Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington – American composer, pianist, and big-band leader (d.1974); a major figure in the history of jazz, his music stretched into various other genres, including blues, gospel, film scores, popular, and classical.

1920 Harold Shapero – American composer (d.2013); his major work was the Symphony for Classical Orchestra (1947), 45-minute work in four movements modeled after Beethoven.

1929 Peter Sculthorpe - Australian composer (d.2014); known primarily for his orchestral and chamber music, such as Kakadu (1988) and Earth Cry (1986), which evoke the sounds and feeling of the Australian outback.

1936 Zubin Mehta – Indian Parsi conductor of western classical music (84 years old); Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic.

1936 Mary Ann Griebling – composer (84 years old), married to composer Stephen Griebling and mother of composer Mary Ann Griebling; studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Baldwin Wallace College, Ohio State University and Cambridge in England; has written in virtually all genres.

1948 Leslie Howard – Australian pianist and composer (72 years old); the only pianist to have recorded the complete solo piano works of Franz Liszt.

1980 first performance of John Williams’s The Reivers (suite for narrator and orchestra) to a text by William Faulkner, as part of the first concert Williams conducted as music director of the Boston Pops, with Burgess Meredith as narrator.

1993 first performance of Michael Torke’s Run for orchestra, by the New York Philharmonic, Leonard Slatkin conducting.

Recording of the Week

Johannes Brahms Cycle

Apr. 1, 2016

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

Jan Dismas Zelenka: Capriccio No. 4 in A (1718)

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in e Op 98 (1885)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Op 35 (1888)

Duke Ellington (arr Ron Collier): The River: Suite (1971)

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op 77 (1878)

Sir George Dyson: Children's Suite after Walter de la Mare (1920)

Gustav Holst: The Planets Op 32 (1917)

Franz Liszt: (and others): Hexaméron S 365b (1839)

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Op 83 (1881)

Sergei Prokofiev: Russian Overture Op 72 (1936)

John Knowles Paine: Prelude to 'Oedipus Tyrannus' Op 35 (1881)


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs Suite No. 1: Passo mezzo (1917)

Cristóbal de Morales: Jubilate Deo (1538)

Antonio Vivaldi (arr Jean Thilde): Trumpet Concerto in A-Flat (c.1720)

Johannes Brahms: Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 Op 98 (1885)--Cleveland

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 25 in G Op 79 (1809)

William Boyce: Jig from Symphony No. 7 Op 2/1 (1760)

John Philip Sousa: March 'Jack Tar' (1903)

Richard Rodgers: The King and I: Overture (1951)

Vittorio Monti (arr Mikhail Parhamovsky): Csárdás (c.1900)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Goblet Dance (1876)

Randy Newman: Family Album: Emil Teaches Sonja Henie How to Skate (2013)

Paul Hindemith: March from 'Symphonic Metamorphosis' (1943)

Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane (1904)

Duke Ellington (arr Robert Elkjer): Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me (1943)

Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Dance of the Priestesses of Dagon (1877)

Franz Joseph Haydn: Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #64 Op 76/5 (1797)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Finale from Violin Concerto Op 35 (1878)

John Dowland: Say, love, if ever thou didst find (1603)

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé: Danse général (1912)

Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Finale from Symphony No. 4 (1889)

John Williams: Sound the Bells! (1993)

Miklós Rózsa: Spellbound: Suite (1945)

Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 31 in F (1785)

Anton Rubinstein: Melody in F Op 3/1 (1852)

Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite: Sarabande Op 40 (1884)


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Leonard Bernstein: Candide: Overture (1956)

Georg Philipp Telemann: Don Quixote: Overture (1761)

Vasily Kalinnikov: The Cedar and the Palm (1901)

Duke Ellington (arr Jed Distler): A Single Petal of a Rose (1959)

Duke Ellington (arr Robert Elkjer): Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me (1943)

Ludwig van Beethoven (arr Gustav Mahler): String Quartet No. 11 in f Op 95 "Serioso" (1810)

Andrea Luchesi: Piano Sonata in F [No. 5] (c.1780)

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Violins & 2 Cellos in D RV 564 (c.1720)

Hector Berlioz: Overture 'Le corsaire' Op 21 (1844)

Edvard Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar: Homage March Op 56/3 (1892)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Marche slav Op 31 (1876)

Duke Ellington (arr Ron Collier): The River: Giggling Rapids (1971)

George Gershwin (arr John Cameron): Shall We Dance: They All Laughed (1937)



Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Op 97 "Rhenish" (1850)

Franz Liszt: (and others): Hexaméron S 365b (1839)


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Robert Schumann: Forest Scenes: Wayside Inn Op 82/6 (1849)

Edward MacDowell: Suite No. 1: Forest Spirits Op 42 (1893)

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 22 in E-Flat 'Philosopher' (1764)

Franz Liszt: Venezia e Napoli S 162 (1859)

Duke Ellington (arr Maurice Peress): Harlem (1950)

Jacques Ibert: Suite symphonique "Paris" (1929)

Leonard Bernstein: Spring Song from "The Lark" (1955)

Peter Tchaikovsky: The Maid of Orleans: Gypsy Dance (1879)


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

Victor Herbert: Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys (1903)

Michael Flanders &Donald Swann: Ill Wind (1956)

Johannes Brahms: Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 (1859)

Donald Fraser: Friends: I'll Be There for You [in the Style of Vivaldi] (1997)

John Knowles Paine: Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 23 (1875)

John Kander (arr Doug Besterman): Chicago: All That Jazz (1975)

Franz Joseph Haydn: The Creation: The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God (1798)

Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80 (1880)

Duke Ellington (arr Maurice Peress): Brown from 'Black, Brown & Beige' (1943)

Duke Ellington (arr Jason Vieaux): In a Sentimental Mood (1935)

Johann Strauss Jr: A Night in Venice: Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht (1883)



Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring: Suite (1945)

George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So (1935)

Gustav Holst: The Planets: Mercury Op 32 (1917)

Franz von Suppé: The Jolly Robbers: Overture (1868)


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Fantasy S 123 (1853)

Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in d Op 70 (1885)



George Gershwin: An American in Paris (1928)

Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in c Op 78 'Organ' (1886)


21:00 CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER with Elliott Forrest: French III: the 1870’s

Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Sonata No. 1 in c Op 32

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in c Op 15 (1879)


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded today at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Constitutional Challenges: Miranda Meets the 21st Century. Cait T. Clarke, Chief, Defender Services, Administrative Offices of the U.S. Courts


Edward MacDowell (arr Chris Marshall): Woodland Sketches: To a Wild Rose Op 51/1 (1896)

John Knowles Paine: Adagio from Symphony No. 1 Op 23 (1875)

Robert Fuchs: Adagio from Serenade No. 4 Op 51 (1895)

Johannes Brahms: Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 (1859)

Gustav Holst: The Planets: Venus Op 32 (1917)

Claude Debussy: Andantino from String Quartet Op 10 (1893)

E. J. Moeran: Serenade in G: Air (1948)

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