Program Guide 07-04-2016

Almanac

July 4

Independence Day!       

1623 death of William Byrd – English composer (aged c. 80, the exact date of his birth is not known); his output of about 470 compositions justifies his reputation as one of the great masters of European Renaissance music.

1694 Louis Claude Daquin – French composer and organist (d.1772); at the age of eight, he conducted his own choral work Beatus Vir.

1826 Stephen Foster – American songwriter (d.1864); known as the ‘Father of American music’; among the best known of his more than 200 songs are Oh! Susanna, Camptown Races, Old Folks at Home, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair and Beautiful Dreamer.

1831 The patriotic hymn America (to the tune of the British song God Save the King [or Queen] with new words supplied by Samuel Francis Smith is sung by a children's choir at a Fourth of July service at the Park Street Church in Boston.

1903 Flor Peeters – Belgian composer, organist and teacher (d.1986); enjoyed great renown, giving concerts and liturgical master-classes all over the world.

1909 Alec Templeton – Welsh-born American composer, pianist and satirist (d.1963); active in radio and TV in the '40s & '50s even though blind from birth; his compositions include Scarlatti Stoops to Conga and Bach Goes to Town.

1923 first performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams's English Folk Song Suite in London, by the band of the Royal Military School of Music.

 

Recording of the Week

Be Glad Then, America

Jul. 1, 2016
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Program Guide

00:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Robin Grier

00:02:00    00:16:54    William Schuman    New England Triptych        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

00:21:00    00:28:06    Hershy Kay    Stars and Stripes Ballet        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

00:54:00    00:39:21    Ernest Bloch    America    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony Chorale    Delos     3135

01:33:00    00:30:14    Howard Hanson    Symphony No.  2 Op 30        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    EMI     6612

02:07:00    00:28:22    Don Gillis    Star-Spangled Symphony        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     618

02:37:00    00:36:28    David Amram    This Land: Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie        
David Amram    Colorado Symphony    Newport     85692

03:16:00    00:31:22    George Gershwin    Porgy and Bess: Highlights    
New York Philharmonic    Zubin Mehta    Roberta Alexander, soprano; Gregg Baker, baritone; New York Choral Artists    Teldec     46318

03:49:00    00:40:36    Aaron Copland    Symphony No.  3        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9474

04:32:00    00:31:27    George Gershwin    Piano Concerto in F major     
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra    Marin Alsop    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     14091

05:06:00    00:31:39    Michael Daugherty    Mount Rushmore    
Pacific Symphony    Carl St. Clair    Pacific Chorale    Naxos     559749

05:43:00    00:13:26    Robert Russell Bennett    Symphonic Songs for Band        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

06:02:00    00:25:26    Michael Daugherty    Radio City: Symphonic Fantasy on Arturo        
Carl St. Clair    Pacific Symphony    Naxos     559749

06:29:00    00:31:43    Meredith Willson    Symphony No.  2 in E minor         
William Stromberg    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     559006

07:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jacqueline Gerber

07:07:00    00:04:13    Irving Berlin    God Bless America    
Boston Pops Orchestra    John Williams    Tanglewood Festival Chorus    Sony     48224

07:11:00    00:10:48    Aaron Copland    Prairie Journal "Music for Radio"        
JoAnn Falletta    Buffalo Philharmonic    Naxos     559240

07:22:00    00:07:54    George Gershwin    Lullaby for Strings        
Riccardo Chailly    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     417326

07:29:00    00:06:50    Jacques Offenbach    Waltz 'American Eagle'
Gulbenkian Orchestra    Michel Swierczewski    Nelson Rocha, trumpet    Nimbus     5303

07:36:00    00:06:45    Roy Harris    Overture "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

07:43:00    00:05:06    Richard Rodgers    Victory at Sea: The Song of the High        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80175

07:48:00    00:06:00    Don Gillis    Fourth of July from Star-Spangled Symphony        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     618

07:54:00    00:06:45    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Caprice Americain "Columbia" Op 34            
Leonard Pennario, piano    EMI     64668

08:01:00    00:03:24    Stephen Foster    Old Folks at Home            
Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948

08:04:00    00:04:33    Robert Russell Bennett    Symphonic Songs: Celebration        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

08:09:00    00:07:34    Antonín Dvorák    Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 95        
Paavo Järvi    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80616

08:16:00    00:04:17    John Cacavas    Star Spangled Spectacular: Songs of the Plains        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80144

08:21:00    00:12:26    Virgil Thomson    The Plow that Broke the Plains: Suite        
Sir Neville Marriner    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    EMI     6612

08:33:00    00:05:26    Duke Ellington    Brown from 'Black, Brown & Beige'        
JoAnn Falletta    Buffalo Philharmonic    Naxos     559737

08:39:00    00:03:19    Traditional    She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain        
Dale Warland    Dale Warland Singers    Gothic     49243

08:42:00    00:02:29    Anonymous    Spiritual 'Deep River'            
Stuttgart Brass Quartet    Hänssler     98623

09:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with John Simna

09:02:00    00:07:08    Charles Ives    Variations on 'America'        
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     559083

09:11:00    00:15:25    David Diamond    This Sacred Ground    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Erich Parce, baritone; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Seattle Girls' Choir; Northwest Boychoir    Naxos     559156

09:28:00    00:28:06    Hershy Kay    Stars and Stripes Ballet        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

10:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:03:30    Morton Gould    Folk Suite: Overture        
David Amos    London Symphony Orchestra    Harm Mundi     906010

10:03:00    00:10:55    James Hewitt    New Federal Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

10:14:00    00:06:09    Dudley Buck    Festival Overture on 'The Star-Spangled Banner'    
St. Louis Symphony    Leonard Slatkin    St Louis Symphony Chorus    RCA     60983

10:20:00    00:14:26    Aaron Copland    A Lincoln Portrait    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    James Earl Jones, narrator    Delos     3140

10:35:00    00:18:15    Robert Russell Bennett    Suite of Old American Dances        
Frederick Fennell    Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra    Kosei     3503

11:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jim Mehrling

11:00:00    00:03:34    Samuel Barber    Commando March        
Gerard Schwarz    United States Marine Band    Naxos     573121

11:04:00    00:02:04    Zez Confrey    Dizzy Fingers            
Richard Dowling, piano    Klavier     77035

11:10:00    00:02:12    Earl Wild    Virtuoso Etude on 'I Got Rhythm'            
Jenny Lin, piano    Steinway     30011

11:14:00    00:09:16    Hershy Kay    Cakewalk: Three Dances        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80144

11:25:00    00:05:29    Elmer Bernstein    The Magnificent Seven: Theme        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80141

11:32:00    00:07:55    Aaron Copland    Allegro from Symphony No. 3        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9474

11:40:00    00:09:58    Victor Herbert    American Fantasy        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

11:52:00    00:07:04    Roy Harris    Fugue & Finale from Symphony No. 3        
Leonard Bernstein    New York Philharmonic    DeutGram     419780

12:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Bill O’Connell

12:02:00    00:03:54    Frank W. Meacham    The American Patrol        
Loras John Schissel    Blossom Festival Band    MAA     40601

12:05:00    00:03:38    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Liberty Bell'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

12:09:00    00:06:51    Victor Herbert    Festival March        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Vox     3035

12:16:00    00:05:29    William Steffe    The Battle Hymn of the Republic    
Orchestra of Temple Square    Craig Jessop    Mormon Tabernacle Choir    Telarc     80606

12:24:00    00:13:28    Aaron Copland    Finale from Symphony No. 3        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

12:40:00    00:19:27    Jerome Kern    Showboat: A Scenario for Orchestra        
John Mauceri    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra    Philips     446404

13:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY ‘BIG WORK AT ONE’ with Rob Grier

13:01:00    00:16:54    William Schuman    New England Triptych        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

13:20:00    00:36:28    David Amram    This Land: Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie        
David Amram    Colorado Symphony    Newport     85692

14:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Angela Mitchell

14:01:00    00:04:12    John Williams    Liberty Fanfare        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Philips     420178

14:05:00    00:07:16    Ferde Grofé    Grand Canyon Suite: On the Trail    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Ilkka Talvi, violin    Delos     3104

14:13:00    00:05:30    William Bolcom    New York Lights            
Bruce Levingston, piano    Sono Lumin     92148

14:19:00    00:06:45    Roy Harris    Overture "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

14:27:00    00:16:54    William Schuman    New England Triptych        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

14:46:00    00:01:37    Aaron Copland    Old American Songs Set No. 1: Simple Gifts    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Thomas Hampson, baritone    Teldec     77310

14:48:00    00:05:42    John Philip Sousa    The American Maid: Overture        
Keith Brion    Central Band of the RAF    Naxos     559730

14:56:00    00:02:25    Joan Tower    Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60778

15:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with John Simna

15:02:00    00:07:08    Charles Ives    Variations on 'America'        
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     559083

15:11:00    00:15:25    David Diamond    This Sacred Ground    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Erich Parce, baritone; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Seattle Girls' Choir; Northwest Boychoir    Naxos     559156

15:28:00    00:28:06    Hershy Kay    Stars and Stripes Ballet        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

16:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Mark Satola

16:00:00    00:03:30    Morton Gould    Folk Suite: Overture        
David Amos    London Symphony Orchestra    Harm Mundi     906010

16:03:00    00:10:55    James Hewitt    New Federal Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

16:14:00    00:06:09    Dudley Buck    Festival Overture on 'The Star-Spangled    Banner'
St. Louis Symphony    Leonard Slatkin    St Louis Symphony Chorus    RCA     60983

16:20:00    00:14:26    Aaron Copland    A Lincoln Portrait    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    James Earl Jones, narrator    Delos     3140

16:35:00    00:18:15    Robert Russell Bennett    Suite of Old American Dances        
Frederick Fennell    Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra    Kosei     3503

17:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jim Mehrling

17:00:00    00:03:34    Samuel Barber    Commando March        
Gerard Schwarz    United States Marine Band    Naxos     573121

17:05:00    00:02:04    Zez Confrey    Dizzy Fingers            
Richard Dowling, piano    Klavier     77035

17:11:00    00:02:12    Earl Wild    Virtuoso Etude on 'I Got Rhythm'            
Jenny Lin, piano    Steinway     30011

17:15:00    00:09:16    Hershy Kay    Cakewalk: Three Dances        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80144

17:25:00    00:03:59    Elmer Bernstein    The Magnificent Seven: Theme        
José Serebrier    Royal Philharmonic    Royal Phil     17

17:32:00    00:07:55    Aaron Copland    Allegro from Symphony No. 3        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9474

17:41:00    00:09:58    Victor Herbert    American Fantasy        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

17:52:00    00:07:04    Roy Harris    Fugue & Finale from Symphony No. 3        
Leonard Bernstein    New York Philharmonic    DeutGram     419780

18:00 INDEPENDENCE DAY with Bill O’Connell

18:02:00    00:03:54    Frank W. Meacham    The American Patrol        
Loras John Schissel    Blossom Festival Band    MAA     40601

18:05:00    00:03:38    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Liberty Bell'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

18:09:00    00:06:51    Victor Herbert    Festival March        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Vox     3035

18:16:00    00:05:29    William Steffe    The Battle Hymn of the Republic    
Orchestra of Temple Square    Craig Jessop    Mormon Tabernacle Choir    Telarc     80606

18:24:00    00:13:28    Aaron Copland    Finale from Symphony No. 3        
Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig    United States Marine Band    Altissimo     4032

18:40:00    00:19:27    Jerome Kern    Showboat: A Scenario for Orchestra        
John Mauceri    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra    Philips     446404

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:25:29    Aaron Copland    Rodeo        
David Zinman    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra    Argo     440639

19:29:00    00:26:29    Aaron Copland    Appalachian Spring: Suite        
Leonard Bernstein    Los Angeles Philharmonic    DeutGram     4776352

19:57:00    00:02:07    Leonard Bernstein    Divertimento for Orchestra: Waltz        
Eiji Oue    Minnesota Orchestra    Reference     87

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:17:37    George Gershwin    An American in Paris        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

20:21:00    00:33:26    George Gershwin    Piano Concerto in F major     
San Francisco Symphony    Michael Tilson Thomas    Garrick Ohlsson, piano    RCA     68931

20:57:00    00:02:30    George Gershwin    Short Story    Opus Two        
William Terwilliger, violin; Andrew Cooperstock, piano    Azica     71290

21:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - Manfred Honeck, conductor

21:04:00    00:14:00    Claude Vivier    Orion            

21:21:00    01:00:55    Anton Bruckner    Symphony No. 9 in D minor         

22:24:00    00:28:50    Johann Sebastian Bach    Magnificat in D major     

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:06:14    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Caprice on "Home, Sweet Home" Op 51            
Alan Feinberg, piano    Argo     436121

23:08:00    00:07:19    Morton Gould    American Ballads: Amber Waves        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

23:18:00    00:09:12    Samuel Barber    Adagio for Strings Op 11            
New Century Chamber Orch    NSS Music     10

23:27:00    00:11:01    Don Gillis    Prayer and Hymn for a Solemn Occasion        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     618

23:40:00    00:07:33    Bill Evans    Peace Piece            
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     455512

23:47:00    00:07:08    William Grant Still    The American Scene: Tomb of the Unknown    Soldier    
Richard Auldon Clark    Manhattan Chamber Orchestra    Newport     85596

23:56:00    00:02:51    Aaron Copland    Down a Country Lane        
Hugh Wolff    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Teldec     77310

23:57:00    00:02:52    William Grant Still    Mystic Pool from 'Traceries"            
Denver Oldham, piano    Koch Intl     7084

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