Program Guide 10-17-2016


October 17

1831 first performance of Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 in Munich with the composer as soloist; composed during travel in Italy around the same time as his Italian Symphony.

1892 Herbert Howells – English composer, organist, and teacher (d.1983); most famous for his large output of Anglican Church music.

1940 Stephen Kovacevich – American pianist, conductor (79 years old); before 1975 was known as Stephen Bishop and then Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich.

1941 first performance of William Schuman’s Symphony No. 3 by the Boston Symphony conducted by Serge Koussevitzky (who had commissioned it).

1946 Viktor Tretiakov – Russian violinist, conductor (73 years old); won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1966.

1957 first performance of Paul Creston’s Toccata for Orchestra, commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra for its 40th anniversary.

1977 Nicole Cabell – American soprano (43 years old); winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 2005; she is of African American, Korean and Caucasian ancestry, and was brought up in the beach town of Ventura, California.


Recording of the Week

Moszkowski: From Foreign Lands, Rediscovered Orchestral...

Oct. 1, 2016

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robin Grier

00:00:00            00:25:15            Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari     Suite Concertino in F major  Op 16         Rome Symphony Orchestra            Francesco La Vecchia   Giuseppe Giabocchi, bassoon   Naxos   572921

00:27:00            00:32:13            Herbert Howells Suite for Orchestra "The B's"                  Richard Hickox  London Symphony            Chandos           9557

01:01:00            00:40:27            Johannes Brahms          Violin Concerto in D major  Op 77          Academy St. Martin in Fields            Sir Neville Marriner         Hilary Hahn, violin          Sony    89649

01:43:00            00:54:27            Ludwig van Beethoven   Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli Op 120                                    Stephen Kovacevich, piano       Philips  4788977

02:39:00            00:29:13            Sergei Rachmaninoff     Piano Concerto No.  1 in F sharp minor  Op 1     Helsinki Philharmonic     Vladimir Ashkenazy       Alexander Ghindin, piano           Ondine  977

03:10:00            00:26:26            Moritz Moszkowski        From Foreign Lands Op 23                    Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra         Reference         138

03:38:00            00:35:27            Igor Stravinsky  Symphony in E flat major  Op 1             Mikhail Pletnev  Russian National Orchestra          DeutGram         453434

04:15:00            00:20:44            Felix Mendelssohn        Piano Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 25            Chicago Symphony Orchestra          Daniel Barenboim          Lang Lang, piano          DeutGram         4795448

04:38:00            00:38:19            Franz Schubert  String Quartet No. 14 in D minor                                     Jasper Quartet            Sono Lumin      92152

05:18:00            00:15:03            Hugo Wolf        Scherzo & Finale                       Daniel Barenboim          Orchestra of Paris            Erato    45416

05:38:00            00:07:01            William Boyce   Symphony No. 4 in F major  Op 2                      Christopher Hogwood            Academy of Ancient Music        l'Oiseau            436761

05:45:38            00:04:55            Giacomo Puccini           Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo        Massimo La Rosa, trombone; Elizabeth DeMio, piano              MLR 2013

05:50:00            00:07:20            Franz Joseph Haydn      Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 88              Thomas Fey            Heidelberg Symphony   Hänssler           98265


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00            00:03:45            Gian Carlo Menotti         Sebastian: Barcarolle                 Andrew Schenck           New Zealand Symphony        Koch Intl           7005

06:15:00            00:08:36            Ralph Vaughan Williams            Six Studies in English Folk Song                                   Janet Hilton, clarinet; Keith Swallow, piano         Chandos           2419

06:22:00            00:06:28            Josef Suk         Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 6                           Orpheus Chamber Orchestra          DeutGram         447109

06:28:00            00:06:12            Moritz Moszkowski        Torch Dance Op 51                   Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra          Reference         138

06:40:00            00:08:11            Johann Strauss Jr         Die Fledermaus: Overture                      Franz Welser-Möst            Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     70901

06:51:00            00:01:40            Gus Edwards    In My Merry Oldsmobile                         Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Clelia Goldings, bassoon; Richard Galler, bassoon; Peter Sadlo, percussion Koch Intl           1374

06:52:00            00:02:32            Anthony Holborne         Almaine 'The Honeysuckle'                     Jordi Savall       Hespèrion XXI       AliaVox 9813

06:55:00            00:02:37            Karl King           March 'Sarasota'                       Col. Lowell Graham       USAF Heritage of America Band   Klavier  11139

07:05:00            00:06:12            Franz Joseph Haydn      Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #64 Op 76                            Carmina Quartet            Denon  78963

07:10:00            00:05:54            Felix Mendelssohn        Finale from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 25            Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra          Riccardo Chailly            Saleem Ashkar, piano    Decca   4810778

07:20:00            00:04:00            George Frideric Handel  Israel in Egypt: But as for his people      English Baroque Soloists            Sir John Eliot Gardiner   Monteverdi Choir           Philips  432110

07:25:00            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

07:25:00            00:02:50            Jean-Baptiste Lully        Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Overture                             Tempesta di Mare     Chandos           805

07:30:00            00:04:40            Peter Tchaikovsky         Coronation March in D major                  Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc   80541

07:40:00            00:04:43            Claude Bolling   Hispanic Dance                         Sir Angel Romero, guitar; George Shearing, piano; Shelley Manne, percussion; Ray Brown, bass       EMI      47192

07:44:00            00:04:57            Johannes Brahms          Intermezzo in E flat major  Op 117                                  Orli Shaham, piano    Canary  15

07:51:00            00:02:00            Francisco Tárrega          Lágrima                                    Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram            15579

07:55:00            00:03:46            Richard Rodgers           The King and I: March of the Siamese                Carl Topilow            Cleveland Pops Orchestra         Azica    72216

08:07:00            00:06:30            Antonio Vivaldi  Violin Concerto in G major         English Concert Trevor Pinnock  Simon Standage, violin            Archiv   423094

08:15:00            00:09:00            Johannes Brahms          Scherzo & Rondo from Serenade No. 1 Op 11                Nicholas McGegan          Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra            PhiBaroque       5

08:27:00            00:07:24            Henry Charles Litolff      Scherzo from Concerto Symphonique No. 4 Op 102       San Francisco Symphony     Michael Tilson Thomas  Yuja Wang, piano          SF Sym            60

08:38:00            00:09:10            Alberto Ginastera          Suite of Native Dances Op 15                Gisèle Ben-Dor  Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra     Naxos   570999

08:49:00            00:02:15            John Dowland   Fine knacks for ladies                           La Nef  Atma    2650

08:51:00            00:02:12            Anonymous      Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal                Karen P. Thomas           Seattle Pro Musica  SeattlePro         9806

08:55:00            00:06:22            Frank Loesser   Hans Christian Andersen: Medley                       Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra RCA     68131

09:05:00            00:14:07            Herbert Howells Three Dances Op 7        Royal Liverpool Philharmonic     Vernon Handley            Malcolm Stewart, violin  Hyperion           66610

09:21:00            00:04:01            Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air                      Monica Huggett Ensemble Sonnerie           Avie      2171

09:28:00            00:03:25            Danny Elfman   Dick Tracy: Main theme             Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra            Telarc   80251

09:31:00            00:02:16            Danny Elfman   Dick Tracy: Crime Spree                        Erich Kunzel      Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80251

09:37:00            00:07:00            Ludwig van Beethoven   Finale from Sonata No. 27 Op 90                                   Peter Takács, piano   Cambria            1175

09:45:00            00:03:08            Claude Pascal   Ouverture from Wind Octet                    Robert J. Ambrose        Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127

09:48:00            00:10:31            George Butterworth       Rhapsody 'A Shropshire Lad'                 Andrew Manze   BBC Scottish Symphony       BBC     392


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00            00:02:06            Vincenzo Tommasini      The Good-Humored Ladies: Presto                    Louis Lane            Cleveland Orchestra      Sony    60311

10:04:00            00:03:01            Joaquín Rodrigo           Soleriana: Passepied                 Enrique Bátiz     Royal Philharmonic            EMI      67435

10:09:00            00:14:24            Moritz Moszkowski        Don Juan and Faust: Airs de ballet Op 56                       Martin West            San Francisco Ballet Orchestra  Reference         138

10:25:00            00:04:38            Sir Edward Elgar           La Capricieuse Op 17    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic     Vernon Handley            Natalie Clein, cello         EMI      1409

10:31:00            00:03:33            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Mitridate: March                        Rinaldo Alessandrini            Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch       Naïve    30479

10:38:00            00:03:52            Ludwig van Beethoven   German Dance from String Quartet No. 13 Op 130                                  Cypress String Quartet  Cypress            2012

10:43:00            00:05:28            Alexander Scriabin        Waltz in A flat Op 38                              Benjamin Grosvenor, piano            Decca   4785334

10:50:00            00:27:51            Herbert Howells Concerto for String Orchestra                Vernon Handley Royal Liverpool Philharmonic     Hyperion           66610

11:21:00            00:07:03            Sir Edward Elgar           Caractacus: Triumphal March Op 35                   James Judd      New Zealand Symphony       Naxos   557273

11:29:00            00:07:40            Franz Schubert  Moment Musical No. 6 in A flat major                             Stephen Kovacevich, piano         EMI      55219

11:39:00            00:07:30            Thomas Frost    Little Suite from 'The Notebook for                     Eugene Ormandy            Philadelphia Orchestra   CBS     39431

11:49:00            00:07:33            Lukas Foss       Salomon Rossi Suite                 Lukas Foss       Brooklyn Philharmonic   New World   375

11:57:00            00:01:30            Dmitri Shostakovich      Ballet Suite No. 1: Galop                       Constantine Orbelian            Moscow Chamber Orchestra      Delos   3257

12:06:00            00:09:07            Felix Mendelssohn        Trumpet Overture Op 101                       Claudio Abbado            London Symphony        DeutGram         423104

12:17:00            00:07:38            Franz Schubert  Rosamunde: Entr'acte No.  3 in B flat major                    Karl Münchinger            Vienna Philharmonic      Decca   4785437

12:26:00            00:03:43            Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari     The Jewels of the Madonna: Neapolitan              Gianandrea Noseda            BBC Philharmonic         Chandos           10511

12:32:00            00:04:45            Moritz Moszkowski        Gondoliera Op 41                      Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra          Reference         138

12:41:00            00:06:52            Sir Arthur Sullivan          The Gondoliers: Overture                       Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields     Philips  434916

12:50:00            00:09:14            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Divertimento No. 8 for Winds in F major                                     Quintett.Wien    Nimbus 5479



13:01:00            00:43:32            Ludwig van Beethoven   Violin Concerto in D major  Op 61          German Chamber Philharmonic     Lisa Batiashvili  Lisa Batiashvili, violin    Sony    733400

13:46:00            00:12:33            Johannes Brahms          Tragic Overture Op 81                Lorin Maazel      Cleveland Orchestra            Decca   4787779

13:59:00            00:02:49            Moritz Moszkowski        Etincelles Op 36                                    Stephen Hough, piano            Hyperion           67043


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:03:00            00:03:48            Ignace Jan Paderewski  Nocturne in B flat major  Op 16                          Jenny Lin, piano            Hänssler           98037

14:06:00            00:18:29            Felix Mendelssohn        Piano Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 25            Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra          Riccardo Chailly            Saleem Ashkar, piano    Decca   4810778

14:28:00            00:09:07            Édouard Lalo    Deux Aubades              Daniel Swift      CBC Radio Orchestra    CBC     5152

14:41:00            00:12:18            Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Rhapsody No.  3 in A flat major  Op 45                        Neeme Järvi            Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch           Chandos           8589

14:55:00            00:04:06            Percy Grainger  Spoon River                  Jerry Junkin      Dallas Wind Symphony Reference            117

15:01:00            00:17:18            Georg Philipp Telemann Don Quixote: Suite                    Jeannette Sorrell           Apollo's Fire            Koch Intl           7576

15:21:00            00:09:32            Herbert Howells Paradise Rondel                        Richard Hickox  London Symphony            Chandos           9410

15:33:00            00:02:35            Franz Liszt        Paraphrase on Schumann's                                Christopher O'Riley, piano            Oxingale           2020

15:39:00            00:04:11            Franz Liszt        Schubert Song 'Gretchen am Spinnrade'                         Sergei Babayan, piano    Discover           920155

15:46:00            00:10:51            Franz Joseph Haydn      Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 99              Sir Roger Norrington            London Classical Players           EMI      551923:48


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech:  Mendelssohn at Starbucks?

15:58:00            00:04:56            Moritz Moszkowski        Habanera Op 65                        Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra          Reference         138

16:07:00            00:02:08            Moritz Moszkowski        By the Cradle Op 58                  Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra          Reference         138

16:12:00            00:11:58            George Frideric Handel  Harp Concerto in B flat major  Op 4        Seattle Baroque Orchestra            Stephen Stubbs            Maxine Eilander, harp    Atma    2541

16:28:00            00:05:49            Clint Mansell     Noah: Day and Night Shall Not Cease                Matt Dunkley     Symphony Orchestra          Nonesuch         542164

16:36:00            00:03:10            Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Solo Violin Sonata No. 1                              Chris Thile, mandolin           Nonesuch         535360

16:41:00            00:08:25            Jean Sibelius    Finlandia Op 26             Osmo Vänskä   Lahti Symphony Orchestra         Bis            575

16:52:00            00:02:56            Giacomo Puccini           La rondine: Ch' il bel sogno di Doretta    London Philharmonic     Sir Andrew Davis    Nicole Cabell, soprano; John Constable, piano   Decca   6590

16:55:00            00:03:47            Robert Schumann          Scherzo from String Quartet No. 1 Op 41                                    Cavani String Quartet     Azica    71203

17:05:00            00:04:41            Frederic Curzon Robin Hood Suite: March of the Bowmen                       Ronald Corp     New London Orchestra          Hyperion           66968

17:26:00            00:08:52            Henri Rabaud    Suite Anglaise No.  3 in G major                         Leif Segerstam  Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic         MarcoPolo        223503

17:40:00            00:04:00            Herbert Howells Here is the Little Door                            Chanticleer        Teldec  94563

17:46:00            00:02:43            Herbert Howells A Spotless Rose                       Ross Duffin      Quire Cleveland Quire    105

17:52:00            00:03:02            André Grétry     Céphale et Procris: Gigue                      Stefan Sanderling          Orchestre de Bretagne           ASV     1095

17:57:00            00:02:48            Arcangelo Corelli           Sarabande & Gigue from Concerto Grosso Op 6                        Simon Murphy   New Dutch Academy     PentaTone        31



18:09:00            00:18:29            Felix Mendelssohn        Piano Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 25            Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra          Riccardo Chailly            Saleem Ashkar, piano    Decca   4810778

18:29:00            00:02:30            Orlande de Lassus        Matona mia cara                                    King's Singers   EMI      63052

18:34:00            00:02:44            Orlande de Lassus        Domine Dominus noster                                    King's Singers            Naxos   572987

18:39:00            00:14:31            Moritz Moszkowski        Spanish Dances Op 12              Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra          Reference         138

18:55:00            00:03:46            Orlande de Lassus        Magnificat octavi toni                Massimo Palombella     Sistine Chapel Choir     DeutGram         4795300



19:02:00            00:26:26            Moritz Moszkowski        From Foreign Lands Op 23                    Martin West       San Francisco Ballet Orchestra         Reference         138

19:30:00            00:26:19            Felix Mendelssohn        Symphony No. 4 in A major  Op 90                    Lorin Maazel            Berlin Philharmonic        DeutGram         4795448



20:02:00            00:07:24            Antonio Vivaldi  Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C major        Chamber Ensemble       Genevieve Leclair   Josh Rzepka, trumpet    Rzepka 2010

20:11:00            00:22:36            Joaquín Rodrigo           Concierto de Aranjuez    Philharmonia Orchestra  Luis García-Navarro            Narciso Yepes, guitar    DeutGram         4795448

20:36:00            00:22:03            Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No.  2 in B minor           Cologne Musica Antiqua            Reinhard Goebel           Michael Schneider, flute DeutGram         4795448


21:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - Alan Gilbert, conductor; Emmanuel Ax, piano

Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Op 58

Anton Webern: Symphony Op 21

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Op 61



23:02:00            00:07:40            Franz Schubert  Moment Musical No. 6 in A flat major                             Stephen Kovacevich, piano         EMI      55219

23:09:00            00:10:39            Ralph Vaughan Williams            Serenade to Music                    Vernon Handley London Philharmonic     Chandos           2419

23:22:00            00:05:40            Benjamin Godard          Berceuse from 'Jocelyn'                                    Eroica Trio        EMI            56482

23:27:00            00:03:21            Herbert Howells Sing Lullaby                  James O'Donnell           Westminster Cathedral Choir            Hyperion           66668

23:31:00            00:05:42            Peter Tchaikovsky         Berceuse in A flat major  Op 72                          Mikhail Pletnev, piano    DeutGram         4284

23:39:00            00:06:07            Carl Busch        Omaha Indian Love Song                       Reuben Blundell            Gowanus Arts Ensemble  New Focus        166

23:45:00            00:08:58            Thomas Canning           Fantasy on a Hymn Tune by Justin Morgan                     Jesús López-Cobos    Cincinnati Symphony     Telarc   80462

23:56:00            00:03:05            Mikis Theodorakis         Epitáphios No.  3 'A Day in May'                                    Milos Karadaglic, guitar          DeutGram         15579

23:56:00            00:02:19            Umberto Giordano         Fedora: Intermezzo                    Gianandrea Noseda       BBC Philharmonic     Chandos           10634


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