Program Guide 07-27-2016


July 27

1781 Mauro Giuliani – Italian guitarist, cellist, singer, and composer (d.1829); considered one of the leading guitar virtuosi of the early 19th century.

1867 Enrique Granados – Spanish pianist and composer (d.1916); died when as a passenger on a ferry crossing the English Channel, the ship was torpedoed by a German U-boat; he died trying to rescue his wife; they left six children: Eduard (a musician), Solita, Enrique (a swimming champion), Víctor, Natàlia, and Francisco.

1877 Ernö Dohnányi – Hungarian conductor, composer and pianist (d.1960); grandfather of Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Laureate Christoph von Dohnányi; despite his troubled history during WW II, the Hungarian government posthumously awarded him its highest civilian honor, the Kossuth Prize, in 1990; his last orchestral work, American Rhapsody (1953), was written for the sesquicentennial of Ohio University and includes American folk material.

1941 first performance of Bernard Herrmann’s Symphony No. 1 on a radio broadcast by the Columbia Symphony with the composer conducting; “My symphony,” wrote the composer at the time “was written in my spare time during radio and motion-picture commitments”; the work is dedicated to his wife Lucille, who gave birth to their daughter Dorothy two hours after the premiere.

1952 Carol Vaness – American soprano (68 years old); teaches at Indiana University.

August 1

1913 Jerome Moross – American composer (d.1983); in addition to works for orchestra, chamber ensembles and musical theater, also orchestrated film scores for other composers such as Copland's Our Town (1940) and Friedhofer's The Best Years of Our Lives (1946); best-known for his film and television scores, including The Big Country (1958), The Cardinal (1963) and Rachel, Rachel (1968); longtime friend of composer Bernard Herrmann.

1934 Hermann Baumann – German horn virtuoso, teacher and composer (84 years old); after starting his career as a singer and jazz drummer, switched to horn at the age of 17.

1988 Alice Sara Ott – German-Japanese pianist (30 years old);  at the age of 3, after being taken to a concert, decided she wanted to become a pianist; as she says, she realized that "music was the language that goes much beyond any words."


Recording of the Week

Elgar (arr Fraser): Piano Quintet & Sea Pictures

Jul. 1, 2016

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A Op 30 (1812)

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Sea Pictures Op 37 (1899)

Bernard Herrmann: Symphony No. 1 (1941)

Enrique Granados: Goyescas (1911)

Ernö Dohnányi: Symphony No. 1 in d Op 9 (1901)

Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-Flat Op 29 (1869)

Niels Gade: Symphony No. 8 in b Op 47 (1871)

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Piano Quintet in a Op 84 (1919)

Saverio Mercadante: Flute Concerto in E (1819)


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

Johann Sebastian Bach: Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BWV 1049 (1720)

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Scherzo: The Waves from ‘A Sea Symphony’ (1910)

Georg Philipp Telemann: Wind Quartet No. 1 in D (c.1730)

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Sea Pictures: Sea Slumber Song Op 37 (1899)

Richard Wagner (arr Leopold Stokowski): Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla (1854

John Philip Sousa: March of the Royal Trumpets (1892)

Giuseppe Verdi: Un giorno di regno: Overture (1840)

Mauro Giuliani: Rondo from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 30 (1812)

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

Carlos Guastavino: Arroz con leche (1964)

Sir Arthur Sullivan: The Mikado: Overture (1885)

Leroy Anderson: Blue Tango (1951)

Felix Mendelssohn: Finale from Octet for Strings Op 20 (1825)

John Ireland: Epic March (1942)

Claude Debussy: Rêverie (1890)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Theme & Variations from Clarinet Quintet K 581 (1789)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D BWV 1050 (1721)

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

Jacques Offenbach: Le Papillon: Valse des rayons (1860)


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Sea Pictures: Where Corals Lie Op 37 (1899)

Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: An English Suite: Air (1918)

George Enescu: Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Op 11/1 (1901)

Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Dance of the Miller's Wife (1919)

Enrique Granados: Goyescas: El fandango de candil (1911)

Ernö Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song Op 25 (1914)

Bernard Herrmann: Vertigo: Prelude & Love Scene (1958)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 Op 92 (1812)

Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 9 in A after Corelli (1726)

John Williams: Cowboys Overture (1980)

Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday (1942)

Ernö Dohnányi: The Veil of Pierrette: Wedding Waltz Op 18 (1909)

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Wedding March (1876)



Bernard Herrmann: Symphony No. 1 (1941)

Sir Arnold Bax: Russian Suite (1919)


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Ernö Dohnányi (arr Dmitry Sitkovetsky): March from Serenade for Strings Op 10 (1902)

Alexander Voormolen: Baron Hop Suite No. 1: March (1924)

Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 11 in B-Flat (1772)

Enrique Granados: Goyescas: Coloquia en la reja (1911)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Rock Op 7 (1893)

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Finale from Piano Quintet Op 84 (1919)

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr Sergei Rachmaninoff): Violin Partita No. 3: Preludio BWV 1006 (1720)

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr William Smith): Fugue in g BWV 542 ‘Great’ (1723)


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Lindberg by Weill, Hindemith and Waxman

Ernö Dohnányi: Finale from Sextet Op 37 (1935)

Johannes Brahms: Scherzo from String Sextet No. 1 Op 18 (1860)

Ernö Dohnányi: Symphonic Minutes Op 36 (1933)

Enrique Granados: Goyescas: Serenata del espectro (1911)

Traditional (arr John Rutter): O Waly, Waly

Mauro Giuliani: Siciliano from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 30 (1812)

Franz Liszt: Soirées de Vienne: Valse-Caprice No. 6 S 427 (1852)

Sergei Prokofiev: Finale from Symphony No. 7 Op 131 (1952)

Padre Antonio Soler: Sonata No. 4 in G (c.1770)

Alberto Ginastera: Estancia: Malambo (1941)



Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Sea Pictures Op 37 (1899)

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in A RV 159 (1730)

Franz Waxman: Old Acquaintance: Elegy for Strings (1943)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 22 in C K 162 (1773)


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

John Ireland: A London Overture (1936)

Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Piano Quintet in a Op 84 (1919)


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Jeannette Sorrell, conductor/harpsichord; Amanda Forsythe, soprano - The Power of Love:  Passions of Handel & Vivaldi (recorded November 2015)

Marco Uccellini (arr Sorrell): La Bergamasca--Olivier Brault & Johanna Novom, violins   

George Frideric Handel: Il primo ardor, from Ariodante 

George Frideric Handel: Tornami a vagheggiar, from Alcina      

George Frideric Handel: Entrée (Jalousie) from Terpsichore (Il Pastor fido)        

George Frideric Handel: Geloso tormento, from Almira 

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 4 Violins in B minor RV 580-- Olivier Brault, Julie Andrijeski, Johanna Novom and Andrew Fouts

George Frideric Handel: Amarti si vorrei, from Teseo

George Frideric Handel: Chaconne from Terpsichore

Antonio Vivaldi (arr Sorrell): “La Folia” (Madness), after the Trio Sonata in D Minor RV 63--Olivier Brault & Johanna Novom, violins; René Schiffer, cello      

George Frideric Handel: Piangerò, from Giulio Cesare

George Frideric Handel: Da Tempeste, from Giulio Cesare        


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins

From MSR Classics 1278

Fritz Kreisler: Recitative and Scherzo

Joseph Suk: Liebeslied

Bach: Partita for unaccompanied viola

St. Saens: Fantasy for viola and harp

William Grant Still: Summerland

Daniel Baker: Ethnic variations on a theme of Paganini


Sir Edward Elgar (arr Donald Fraser): Sea Pictures: Sea Slumber Song Op 37 (1899)

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Nocturne Op 61/7 (1842)

Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehn (1948)

Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin: Fugue (1917)

Gabriel Fauré (arr John Rutter): Cantique de Jean Racine Op 11 (1876)

Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1: Hommage à Rameau (1905)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio in E K 261 (1776)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Andante from Piano Quartet Op 16 (1796)



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