Program Guide 06-01-2016

Almanac

June 1

1639 death of Melchior Franck – German composer of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras (c.60 years old); prolific composer of Protestant church music, especially motets, helping to bring the stylistic innovations of the Venetian School north across the Alps into Germany.

1653 Georg Muffat baptized – German composer (d.1704); his concerti grossi and instrumental suites were among the earliest German examples of those genres.

1771 Ferdinando Paer – Italian composer (d.1839); known for his operas and oratorios; was of Austrian descent and used the German spelling 'Pär' in application for printing in Venice, and later in France, the spelling 'Paër'. é

1804 Mikhail Glinka – Russian composer (d.1857); the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition within his own country, often regarded as the father of Russian classical music.

1853 first performances of Liszt's Fantasy on Themes from Beethoven's 'Ruins of Athens' and Fantasy on Hungarian Themes for piano and orchestra, in Budapest with Hans von Bülow as soloist and Ferenc Erkel conducting the orchestra.

1925 first performance of Ernest Bloch's Concerto Grosso No. 1 with Piano Obbligato in Cleveland; created in response to complaints by Bloch's students at the Cleveland Institute of Music on "the inadequacies of tonality in shaping the music for the next century."

1932 first performance of Nikolai Miaskovsky's Symphony No. 12 'Collective Farm Symphony' in Moscow, by the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Albert Coates conducting; the verdict from a reviewer at musicweb-international.com: "...not top-notch Miaskovsky but it is attractive enough if you are into 20th century celebratory Russian nationalism."

1941 Edo de Waart – Dutch conductor, oboist (78 years old); Music Director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, and an Artistic Partner with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

1943 Richard Goode – American pianist (76 years old); former Co-Artistic Director with Mitsuko Uchida, of the Marlboro Music School and Festival.

Recording of the Week

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique’

Jun. 1, 2016
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Program Guide

 

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:01:00 00:36:21 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No.  1 in D minor  Op 43  Sir Neville Marriner Stuttgart Radio Symphony Capriccio  10227

00:41:00 00:24:28 Richard Strauss Suite for 13 Wind Instruments in B flat Op 4 Minnesota Orchestra Edo de Waart Members of VirginClas  61460

01:09:00 00:34:03 Claude Debussy La boîte à joujoux  Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony Orchestra Sony  48231

01:44:00 01:08:39 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in D minor   Kent Nagano Deutsches Symphonie Berlin Harm Mundi  901817

02:55:00 00:18:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Sonata No.  8 in A minor    Richard Goode, piano Nonesuch  79831

03:14:00 00:31:11 Jean-Philippe Rameau Dardanus: Suite  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Conifer  51313

03:48:00 00:22:19 Ernest Bloch Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Strings Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Patricia Michaelian, piano Delos  3135

04:13:00 00:41:57 Wilhelm Stenhammar Symphony No.  2 in G minor  Op 34  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  445857

04:57:00 00:16:39 Ottorino Respighi The Fountains of Rome  Mariss Jansons Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra EMI  55600

05:15:00 00:24:09 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 83 in G minor   Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sony  66295

05:42:00 00:06:01 Gioacchino Rossini La scala di seta: Overture  Piero Gamba London Symphony Orchestra Decca  4785437

05:49:00 00:08:31 Alexander Glazunov Concert Waltz No.  1 in D major  Op 47  Lawrence Leighton Smith Moscow Philharmonic Sheffield  27

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:35 Emmanuel Chabrier Joyeuse Marche  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

06:14:00 00:07:12 Reinhold Glière Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 25  Zdenek Mácal New Jersey Symphony Delos  3178

06:22:00 00:04:13 Leos Janácek Idyll for Strings: Andante  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572698

06:30:00 00:05:13 Camille Saint-Saëns Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op 14 Fine Arts Quartet  Cristina Ortiz, piano Naxos  572904

06:40:00 00:09:49 Georg Muffat Florilegium: Suite No.7 in G major   Adrian Shepherd Cantilena Chandos  8448

06:51:00 00:02:46 Sergei Rachmaninoff 18th Variation from Paganini Rhapsody Op 43 Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4794970

06:53:00 00:01:15 John Farmer Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone   King's Singers EMI  63052

06:55:00 00:02:46 John Philip Sousa March 'The Thunderer'  Keith Brion Royal Artillery Band Naxos  559131

07:05:00 00:05:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo from Sextet for 2 Horns & Strings Op 81 Cleveland Orchestra  Richard King, horn; Jesse McCormick, horn; Mari Sato, violin; Members of Albany  1325

07:10:00 00:07:59 Peter Tchaikovsky Waltz from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  720

07:20:00 00:03:09 Aaron Copland Rodeo: Hoedown  Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony  62401

07:25:00 00:02:02 Gilbert & Sullivan HMS Pinafore: We sail the ocean blue Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Welsh National Opera Chorus Telarc  80374

07:30:00 00:04:36 Tomaso Albinoni Concerto for Strings in B flat major  Op 5  Simon Standage Collegium Musicum 90 Chandos  663

07:40:00 00:09:01 Georg Philipp Telemann Flute Concerto in G major  Berlin Baroque Soloists Rainer Kussmaul Emmanuel Pahud, flute EMI  57397

07:51:00 00:02:11 Gregorian Chant Iacobe servorum   Anonymous 4 Harm Mundi  2907546

07:55:00 00:03:03 Fritz Kreisler Liebesfreud Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Gil Shaham, violin DeutGram  449923

08:07:00 00:06:04 Frédéric Chopin Grand Valse Brillante from "Les  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80625

08:15:00 00:06:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in G Emerson String Quartet  Carol Wincenc, flute DeutGram  431770

08:23:00 00:02:23 George Gershwin Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow Carl Topilow, clarinet Azica  72216

08:28:00 00:05:00 Giuseppe Verdi I Lombardi: Crusaders' Chorus Berlin German Opera Orchestra Giuseppe Sinopoli Chorus of Berlin German Opera DeutGram  4795448

08:32:00 00:03:22 Dmitri Shostakovich Dolls' Dances: Lyric Waltz Bavarian Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Lisa Batiashvili, violin DeutGram  15203

08:40:00 00:08:12 José de Nebra Five Seguidillas & Canción  Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050

08:50:00 00:02:42 Zequinha de Abreu Tico-Tico non Fubá  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  62

08:53:00 00:07:45 Elmer Bernstein The Ten Commandments: Suite  Elmer Bernstein Royal Philharmonic Pops Denon  75288

09:08:00 00:16:52 Claude Debussy Children's Corner Suite   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437

09:38:00 00:05:02 Jeannette Sorrell Sugarloaf Mountain Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Ensemble Singers Avie  2329

09:45:00 00:04:36 Giovanni Gabrieli Magnificat à 12   National Brass Ensemble OberlinMus  1504

09:50:00 00:08:10 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 48  Christoph Eschenbach Philadelphia Orchestra Ondine  1150

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:00 00:03:22 Igor Stravinsky Circus Polka  Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony Orchestra RCA  68865

10:06:00 00:02:03 Frederick A. Jewell March "The Screamer"  Col. Lowell Graham USAF Heritage of America Band Klavier  11139

10:10:00 00:14:23 Lodewijk Mortelmans Morning Mood  Alexander Rahbari Brussels Philharmonic MarcoPolo  223418

10:27:00 00:04:13 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Mazurka Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

10:33:00 00:03:34 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3: Bourrée &  Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie Avie  2171

10:40:00 00:04:51 Silvius Leopold Weiss Presto   Alexandre Lagoya, guitar Erato  45692

10:46:00 00:03:30 Johann Nepomuk Hummel Rondo from Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  German Chamber Philharmonic  Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  16213

10:51:00 00:28:41 E. J. Moeran Cello Concerto Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Guy Johnston, cello Naxos  573034

11:22:00 00:07:47 Giuseppe Verdi Four Seasons Ballet: Spring  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

11:33:00 00:09:17 Edvard Grieg Two Melodies Op 53  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437520

11:44:00 00:09:18 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 103  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve  5176

11:54:00 00:04:57 Modest Mussorgsky Solemn March 'The Capture of Kars'  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Toronto Symphony Orchestra Finlandia  14911

12:06:00 00:09:17 Mikhail Glinka Spanish Overture No.  1  Sir Charles Mackerras London Symphony Orchestra Mercury  434352

12:18:00 00:11:37 Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Op 25 Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer Akiko Suwanai, violin Philips  464531

12:32:00 00:03:33 Camille Saint-Saëns Airs de Ballet d'Ascanio: Adagio & Tapiola Sinfonietta Jean Jacques Kantorow Sharon Bezaly, flute Bis  1359

12:40:00 00:05:55 Giuseppe Verdi Il trovatore: Ballet Music  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572818

12:48:00 00:10:37 Felix Mendelssohn Overture 'The Fair Melusina' Op 32  Ilan Volkov BBC Scottish Symphony BBC  225

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:00:00 00:46:53 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  6 in B minor  Op 74  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  720

13:49:00 00:08:08 Robert Schumann Overture to Scenes from Goethe's  Benjamin Britten English Chamber Orchestra Decca  4785437

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00 00:03:54 Pablo de Sarasate Zortzico 'Adiós Montañas Mías' Op 39 Orchestra of Castille & Leon Alejandro Posada Gil Shaham, violin Canary  7

14:05:00 00:03:51 Hugo Alfvén The Mountain King: Dance of the  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony Sony  46668

14:10:00 00:16:05 Johann Nepomuk Hummel Piano Sonata No.  1 in C major  Op 2   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  3127

14:30:00 00:09:58 Sir Arnold Bax The Happy Forest  John Wilson Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Avie  2194

14:41:00 00:12:18 Charles Avison Concerto Grosso No.  9 after Scarlatti in C major   Trevor Pinnock English Concert Archiv  415518

14:55:00 00:03:03 Johann Strauss Jr Nightingale Polka Op 222  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4

15:01:00 00:22:19 Ernest Bloch Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Strings Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Patricia Michaelian, piano Delos  3135

15:25:00 00:06:14 George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in D major  Op 3  Richard Egarr Academy of Ancient Music Harm Mundi  907415

15:33:00 00:03:38 Jacques Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle Prague Philharmonia Emmanuel Villaume Anna Netrebko, soprano; Elina Garanca, mezzo; Prague Philharmonic Choir DeutGram  12217

15:40:00 00:06:52 Sir Arthur Sullivan The Gondoliers: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  434916

15:49:00 00:06:00 Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique: A Ball  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  453432

15:56:00 00:01:14 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  1: Arietta Op 12   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur  2930

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Handel's Testament

15:58:00 00:04:00 George Frideric Handel Messiah: For unto us a Child is born  Harry Christophers The Sixteen Choir & Orch Coro  16062

16:06:00 00:02:56 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Lift up your heads  Harry Christophers The Sixteen Choir & Orch Coro  16062

16:12:00 00:10:53 Peter Tchaikovsky Adagio from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  720

16:27:00 00:05:35 John Du Prez The Crimson Permanent Assurance Overture  David Snell London Symphony Orchestra Silva  3009

16:34:00 00:04:59 Silvestre Revueltas La Noche de los Mayas: Noche de Jaranas  Gustavo Dudamel Simón Bolívar Symphony DeutGram  4778775

16:41:00 00:07:36 Enrique Granados Goyescas: Los Requiebros   Jorge Luis Prats, piano Decca  4782732

16:52:00 00:03:35 David Raksin The Bad and the Beautiful: Theme  Michael Tilson Thomas New World Symphony RCA  68798

16:56:00 00:03:40 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Serenata  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

17:05:00 00:04:59 Emmanuel Chabrier L'étoile: Overture  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

17:13:00 00:08:59 Peter Tchaikovsky Scherzo from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  720

17:25:00 00:10:00 Antonio Vivaldi Guitar Concerto in A major  English Chamber Orchestra George Malcolm Eduardo Fernández, guitar Decca  417617

17:40:00 00:04:16 John Williams 1941: March  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80495

17:46:00 00:03:36 Vangelis 1492: Conquest of Paradise: Theme Boston Pops Orchestra John Williams Tanglewood Festival Chorus Sony  62592

17:52:00 00:03:15 Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag   Joshua Rifkin, piano Nonesuch  79159

17:56:00 00:03:37 Peter Tchaikovsky Romance Op 6   Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, piano DeutGram  4790835

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00 00:20:00 Antonín Dvorák Rusalka Fantasy  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  720

18:31:00 00:05:25 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Polonaise Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

18:39:00 00:01:19 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Scherzino Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

18:42:00 00:09:38 Hamish MacCunn Overture 'The Land of the Mountain and  Osmo Vänskä BBC Scottish Symphony BBC  392

18:54:00 00:03:09 Traditional My love is like a red, red rose La Nef  Meredith Hall, soprano Atma  2336

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:00 00:13:13 Franz Liszt Fantasy on Beethoven's "The Ruins of Budapest Symphony Orchestra Karl Anton Rickenbacher Leslie Howard, piano Hyperion  67401

19:16:00 00:38:16 Jean Sibelius Symphony No.  1 in E minor  Op 39  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  7765

19:56:00 00:02:26 François Couperin Suite No. 25: The Victorious Muse   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67480

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Quire Cleveland, Ross Duffin, conductor – England’s Phoenix: William Byrd, recorded May 22nd at Historic St. Peter Church, Cleveland; all selections by William Byrd

Sing joyfully

Ne irascaris – Civitas sancti tui

Kyrie Eleison from Mass for 5 Voices

Venite exultemus

Exalt thyself, O God

Gloria & Credo from Mass for 5 Voices

In resurrectione tua

Tollite portas

Sanctus from Mass for 5 Voices

Haec dicit Dominus

Ave verum corpus

Agnus dei from Mass for 5 Voices

Encore: Thomas Morley: Now is the month of maying

 

21:30:00 00:28:23 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by the legendary tenor Roland Hayes

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:01:00 00:08:15 Sergei Prokofiev Andante for Strings Op 50  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  10481

23:09:00 00:04:37 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Pas d'action Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

23:15:00 00:05:56 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 156: Sinfonia in F major   José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572050

23:21:00 00:15:40 Georg Muffat Chaconne from Concerto Grosso in G major   Reinhard Goebel Cologne Musica Antiqua Archiv  453418

23:37:00 00:04:42 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No. 16 in E flat major  Op 55   Richard Goode, piano Nonesuch  79452

23:42:00 00:10:10 Robert Schumann Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 61  Robin Ticciati Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn  450

23:53:00 00:02:38 Johann Sebastian Bach Siciliano from Violin Sonata No.  4  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572050

23:56:00 00:02:49 Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316

 

 

 

 

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