Program Guide 05-18-2016


May 18

1779 premiere of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) by the Paris Opéra at the Salle du Palais-Royal; based on the Euripides play.    

1830 Karl Goldmark – Hungarian composer (d.1915); to make ends meet, pursued a side career as a music journalist, and found middle ground between the promoters of Brahms and Wagner.

1887 premiere of Chabrier's comedy Le roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself), in Paris at the Opéra-Comique; revived only occasionally but greatly admired by composers including d'Indy, Ravel and Stravinsky.

1897 first performance of the tone poem The Sorcerer's Apprentice in Paris with composer Paul Dukas conducting; based on Goethe's 1797 ballad of the same name; immortalized when Mickey Mouse portrayed the title character in the Disney film Fantasia (1940).

1901 Henri Sauguet – French composer (d.1989); best known for his ballets, of which he wrote more than 20.

1902 Meredith Willson – American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright (d.1984); best known for writing the book, music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man (1957); a flute and piccolo player, he was a member of John Philip Sousa's band (1921–1923), and the New York Philharmonic under Arturo Toscanini (1924–1929). He also wrote three autobiographical books, And There I Stood with My Piccolo, Eggs I Have Laid, and But He Doesn't Know the Territory.

1917 premiere of Satie's ballet Parade in Paris by the Ballets Russes with costumes and sets designed by Pablo Picasso, choreography by Léonide Massine (who danced), and the orchestra conducted by Ernest Ansermet.

1944 Justus Frantz – German pianist, conductor and TV personality (76 years old).

Recording of the Week


May. 1, 2016

Program Guide




00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:00:00 00:33:27 Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No.  2 in F minor  Op 21 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795448

00:37:00 00:28:07 Henri Sauguet Les forains  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

01:09:00 00:39:22 Felix Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin, Piano & Strings in D minor  London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert David Lefèvre, violin; Alain Lefèvre, piano Analekta  9283

01:50:00 00:42:20 Karl Goldmark Rustic Wedding Symphony in E flat major  Op 26  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

02:34:00 00:33:45 Robert Schumann Davidsbündlertänze Op 6   Stephen Hough, piano VirginClas  90770

03:10:00 00:31:43 Meredith Willson Symphony No.  2 in E minor   William Stromberg Moscow Symphony Naxos  559006

03:45:00 00:33:59 Johannes Brahms String Quartet No.  1 in C minor  Op 51   Chiara String Quartet Azica  71289

04:20:00 00:24:03 Philip Glass Concerto for Harpsichord & Chamber West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon Christopher D. Lewis, hc Naxos  573146

04:47:00 00:36:08 Alexander Glazunov Raymonda: Suite Op 57  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  61939

05:24:00 00:14:07 Sir Hamilton Harty A Comedy Overture  Bryden Thomson Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8314

05:41:00 00:06:54 Louise Farrenc Overture No. 2 in E flat major  Op 24  Johannes Goritzki NDR Radio Philharmonic CPO  999820

05:48:00 00:08:21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov May Night: Overture  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:23 Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty: Panorama  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  457634

06:12:00 00:06:03 Jean-Philippe Rameau Castor and Pollux: Chaconne  Frans Brüggen Orchestra of the 18th Century Philips  426714

06:20:00 00:02:15 Carl Nielsen Now the Day is Full of Song  Michael Bojesen Ars Nova Copenhagen DaCapo  220569

06:25:00 00:10:00 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo & Finale from Quartet No. 1 Op 18   Cleveland Quartet Telarc  80382

06:40:00 00:08:20 Karl Goldmark Dance from 'Rustic Wedding' Symphony Op 26  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

06:51:00 00:02:04 Joaquín Rodrigo Danza from 'Fantasía para un Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

06:55:00 00:04:23 Johan Halvorsen Entry March of the Boyars  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584

07:05:00 00:05:23 Paul Lewis An English Overture  Gavin Sutherland Royal Ballet Sinfonia ASV  2126

07:10:00 00:07:01 Peter Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile Op 11  Eiji Oue Minnesota Orchestra Reference  99

07:20:00 00:03:40 Padre Antonio Soler Sonata No. 13 in G major    Martina Filjak, piano Naxos  572515

07:25:00 00:02:59 Leroy Anderson Chicken Reel  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559313

07:29:00 00:05:18 Pablo de Sarasate Caprice basque Op 24   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

07:40:00 00:08:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 1 in D major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367

07:51:00 00:03:05 Manuel de Falla Four Spanish Pieces: Aragonesa   Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos  3466

07:55:00 00:03:05 Leonard Bernstein Candide: Paris Waltz  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  438685

08:07:00 00:05:49 Johannes Brahms A German Requiem: How Lovely is Thy Cleveland Orchestra Robert Shaw Blossom Festival Chorus MAA  40602

08:15:00 00:03:48 Michael Praetorius Terpsichore: Four Voltes   New London Consort l'Oiseau  4759101

08:20:00 00:04:05 Franz Liszt Schubert Song 'Auf dem Wasser zu singen'   Daniil Trifonov, piano Mariinsky  530

08:30:00 00:05:16 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from Cello Sonata No. 2 Op 58   Keith Robinson, cello; Donna Lee, piano Blue Griff  237

08:40:00 00:09:14 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in E flat  Karl Richter Munich Bach Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

08:51:00 00:03:15 Fritz Kreisler Miniature Viennese March   Gidon Kremer, violin; Oleg Maisenberg, piano DeutGram  453440

08:55:00 00:06:29 Robert Wright & George Forrest Borodin's Music from 'Kismet' Suite  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80703

09:05:00 00:16:49 Christoph Willibald Gluck Orfée et Eurydice: Ballet General  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Archiv  471582

09:29:00 00:03:51 Meredith Willson It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Erich Kunzel Singing Hoosiers Telarc  80538

09:35:00 00:05:38 Franz Joseph Haydn Allegretto from Symphony No. 100  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176

09:45:00 00:04:36 Leonard Bernstein West Side Story: Somewhere London Symphony Orchestra Keith Lockhart Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne  7792

09:50:00 00:07:30 Thomas Frost Little Suite from 'The Notebook for  Eugene Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra CBS  39431


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:04:00 00:02:50 Robert Browne Hall March "Gardes du Corps"  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139

10:07:00 00:01:56 Henry Fillmore March "Rolling Thunder"  Frederick Fennell Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Brain  7505

10:13:00 00:12:18 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Rhapsody No.  3 in A flat major  Op 45  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8589

10:27:00 00:02:29 Aram Khachaturian Gayaneh: Sabre Dance  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80625

10:30:00 00:03:33 John Rutter Suite Antique: A Jazz Waltz West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon John McMurtery, flute; Christopher D. Lewis, hc Naxos  573146

10:36:00 00:03:54 Dmitri Shostakovich Jazz Suite No. 1: Foxtrot   Burning River Brass BurnRiver  2013

10:42:00 00:03:48 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G minor    Alan Feinberg, piano Steinway  30034

10:50:00 00:33:25 Karl Goldmark Violin Concerto in A minor  Op 28 Los Angeles Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen Joshua Bell, violin Sony  65949

11:27:00 00:08:50 Joaquín Turina Rapsodia sinfónica Op 66 London Philharmonic Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Alicia de Larrocha, piano Decca  410289

11:39:00 00:08:30 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 102  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176

11:50:00 00:05:56 Ernö Dohnányi Gypsy Andante   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

12:07:00 00:07:13 Adolphe Adam If I Were King: Overture  Lance Friedel Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  573418

12:17:00 00:07:49 Richard Strauss Waltzes from 'Der Rosenkavalier'   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

12:27:00 00:03:05 William Byrd Earl of Oxford's March  Robert Moody Canadian Brass Ensemble OpeningDay  7347

12:31:00 00:03:51 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  5 in B flat major    Alice Sara Ott, piano DeutGram  4778362

12:38:00 00:05:58 Hector Berlioz The Damnation of Faust: Minuet of the  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  1032

12:48:00 00:07:25 Sir William Walton Coronation March 'Orb and Sceptre'  André Previn London Symphony Orchestra EMI  63051


13:02:00 00:38:44 Meredith Willson Symphony No.  1 in F minor   William Stromberg Moscow Symphony Naxos  559006

13:41:00 00:19:11 Samuel Barber Souvenirs Suite Op 28  Yoel Levi Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Telarc  80441


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:03:00 00:02:36 Francisco Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra   Leonidas Kavakos, violin Decca  4789377

14:05:00 00:14:48 Johann Christian Bach Piano Quintet in D major  Op 22   Aulos Ensemble Centaur  3068

14:06:00 00:02:29 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

14:19:00 00:10:02 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 for Orchestra  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra DeutGram  4779525

15:00:00 00:16:43 George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in A major  Op 6   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  447733

15:16:00 00:08:57 Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto after Vivaldi in G minor    Alexandre Tharaud, piano Harm Mundi  901871

15:25:00 00:03:45 Richard Wagner The Flying Dutchman: Spinning Chorus Dresden State Orchestra Silvio Varviso Dagmar Pecková, soprano; Women of the; Leipzig Radio Chorus Philips  422410

15:29:00 00:04:11 Franz Liszt Schubert Song "Gretchen am Spinnrade"   Sergei Babayan, piano Discover  920155


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:59:00 00:04:00 Sir Edward Elgar La Capricieuse Op 17   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

16:06:00 00:02:44 Igor Stravinsky Pétrouchka: Russian Dance   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

16:11:00 00:10:52 Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80515

16:22:00 00:02:08 Eric Robertson Grand Angelic March Canadian Brass  Eric Robertson, organ OpeningDay  7345

16:27:00 00:04:34 James Newton Howard The Hunger Games: Rue's Farewell   City of Prague Philharmonic Silva  1398

16:35:00 00:07:30 Henri Sauguet La cigale et la fourmi  Daniel Swift CBC Radio Orchestra CBC  5152

16:45:00 00:03:09 Frédéric Chopin Tarantelle in A flat major  Op 43  Vladimir Ziva Moscow Symphony Naxos  555048

16:49:00 00:07:08 Keith Fitch Knock on Wood   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71297

16:57:00 00:02:55 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Fanfare & Polonaise Op 96  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  10538

17:05:00 00:05:08 Felix Mendelssohn Song without Words in D major  Op 109   Keith Robinson, cello; Donna Lee, piano Blue Griff  237

17:13:00 00:09:44 Karl Goldmark Concert Overture 'In Spring' Op 36  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

17:26:00 00:08:49 Richard Addinsell Suicide Squadron: Warsaw Concerto BBC Symphony Orchestra Hugh Wolff Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  460503

17:37:00 00:06:08 Henryk Wieniawski Capriccio valse Op 7   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

17:45:00 00:08:01 Richard Wagner Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  570293

17:54:00 00:01:21 Johannes Brahms Waltz No. 15 in A flat major  Op 39   Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano Sony  53285

17:58:00 00:02:59 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Wasps: March Past of the Kitchen  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  129



18:09:00 00:15:46 Karl Goldmark Wedding March from 'Rustic Wedding'  Stephen Gunzenhauser National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550745

18:27:00 00:06:28 Nicolò Paganini Variations on 'God save the King' Op 9   Leonidas Kavakos, violin Decca  4789377

18:38:00 00:02:15 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2: Hommage à S. Pickwick,   Paul Crossley, piano Sony  53111

18:40:00 00:12:44 Johann Nepomuk Hummel Piano Trio No.  2 in F Op 22   Trio Parnassus MD+G  3307

18:54:00 00:03:27 Francis Poulenc Improvisation No.  13 in A minor    Paul Crossley, piano CBS  44921


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:03:00 00:22:34 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 96 in D  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176

19:27:00 00:14:15 Johann Baptist Georg Neruda Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213

19:44:00 00:15:35 Franz Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 3 'Les Préludes'  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra MAA  1032


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Apollo’s Fire at the Tanglewood Festival, July 2, 2015

Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Jeannette Sorrell, Music Director - A Night at Bach’s Coffeehouse

20:04:00 00:17:18        Georg Philipp Telemann: Don Quixote Suite
20:23:00 00:15:21 J.S. BACH (1685-1750): Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049--Olivier Brault, violin; Francis Colpron & Kathie Stewart, recorder

20:55:00 00:21:08 J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5, BWV 1050--Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord; Kathie Stewart, traverso; Olivier Brault, violin

21:17:00 00:04:45 G.F. HANDEL (1685-1759): Chaconne from Terpsichore (Il pastor fido), HWV 8c

21:23:00 00:09:00 A. VIVALDI/arr. Sorrell: La Folia (Madness)--Olivier Brault & Johanna Novom, violins


21:33:00 00:25:59 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell John Gibbons, fortepiano Koch Intl  7575


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by tenor Richard Heard



23:02:00 00:02:55 Peter Tchaikovsky Valse sentimentale Op 51   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

23:04:00 00:07:03 Arvo Pärt For Lennart in Memoriam  Tonu Kaljuste Tallinn Chamber Orchestra ECM  12599

23:11:00 00:06:38 Maurice Ravel Pavane for a Princess of the Past  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  2121

23:20:00 00:06:39 Emmanuel Chabrier Prélude pastorale  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  447751

23:27:00 00:08:56 Arthur Honegger Pastorale d'été  Michel Plasson Orch du Capitole de Toulouse DeutGram  469376

23:37:00 00:04:06 Alexander Glazunov Meditation in D major  Op 32 Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Rachel Barton Pine, violin Warner  67946

23:41:00 00:11:24 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 7 in B flat major    Margarita Shevchenko, piano CIPC  96523

23:55:00 00:03:32 Percy Grainger Early One Morning  Richard Hickox BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9584

23:58:00 00:02:20 Franz Liszt Consolation No. 5 in E   Nelson Freire, piano Decca  4782728

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