Program Guide 10-20-2016

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October 20

1842 premiere of Richard Wagner's Rienzi [complete title: Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen (Rienzi, the Last of the Tribunes)] in Dresden; the composer's first successful opera.

1860 first performance of Johannes Brahms's String Sextet No. 1 in Hanover, by violinist Joseph Joachim and his ensemble; after Boccherini’s time, the composition of string sextets was rare, but within three decades after Brahms, composers like Dvorák, Tchaikovsky, Raff, Reger, Schoenberg, and Korngold, had all written string sextets.

1874 Charles Ives – American modernist composer and insurance executive (d.1954); one of the first American composers of international renown, though his music was largely ignored during his life; over time, has come to be regarded as an ‘American original’; he combined the popular and church-music traditions of his youth with European art music, and was among the first composers to engage in a systematic program of experimental music, including the use of polytonality, polyrhythm, tone clusters, aleatoric elements, and quarter tones, foreshadowing many musical innovations of the 20th century.

1896 first performance of Antonín Dvorák’s String Quartet No. 14 in Prague by the Rosé Quartet of Vienna; the composer’s last completed quartet.

1923 Robert Craft – American conductor, writer (died November 10, 2015); best known for his working friendship with Igor Stravinsky, a relationship which resulted in a number of recordings and books.

1944 William Albright – American composer, pianist and organist (d.1998); his music combined elements of tonal and non-tonal classical music with American popular music and non-Western music; had a great enthusiasm for ragtime.

1958 Ivo Pogorelich – Croatian pianist (60 years old); entered the 1980 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw and was eliminated in the third round; one of the adjudicators, Martha Argerich, proclaimed him a "genius" and resigned from the jury in protest.

1964 Frederic Chiu – American pianist (54 years old); created a series of workshops entitled Deeper Performance Studies that approach piano playing through non-traditional methods uniting different philosophies of music, performance and learning.

1977 Leila Josefowicz – American-Canadian violinist (41 years old); for her advocacy of new works for the violin, was named a 2008 MacArthur Fellow; has a strong interest in jazz and improvisation.

Recording of the Week

Enescu, Dvorák, Schumann

Oct. 1, 2016
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CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH ROB GRIER

00:02:00    00:30:07    Camille Saint-Saëns    Piano Concerto No.  3 in E flat major  Op 29    WDR Symphony Cologne    Thomas Sanderling    Anna Malikova, piano    Audite     92510
00:34:00    00:21:56    George Enescu    Impressions of Childhood Op 28            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
00:58:00    00:41:13    Ludwig van Beethoven    Septet in E flat major  Op 20    Berlin Philharmonic Octet        Members of    Philips     4788977
01:41:00    00:42:15    Arnold Schoenberg    Pelléas und Mélisande Op 5        Zubin Mehta    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra    Sony     45870
02:25:00    00:38:18    Charles Ives    Symphony No. 2        Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1003
03:05:00    00:37:33    Johannes Brahms    String Sextet No.  1 in B flat major  Op 18            Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos     9151
03:44:00    00:32:35    Wilhelm Stenhammar    Serenade in F major  Op 31        Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     445857
04:19:00    00:28:11    Sir Edward Elgar    Cello Concerto in E minor  Op 85    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Vernon Handley    Natalie Clein, cello    EMI     1409
04:49:00    00:31:06    Ludwig van Beethoven    Egmont: Incidental Music Op 84    Berlin Philharmonic    Claudio Abbado    Cheryl Studer, soprano; Bruno Ganz, speaker    DeutGram     435617
05:22:00    00:14:13    Johann Sebastian Bach    Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor     Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Jeffrey Kahane    Hilary Hahn, violin; Margaret Batjer, violin    DeutGram     4795448
05:38:00    00:07:02    Blas Galindo    Sones de Mariachi        Enrique Bátiz    Festival Orchestra of Mexico    Naxos     550838
05:49:00    00:07:15    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    The Magic Flute: Overture        Karl Böhm    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4793449

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH JACQUELINE GERBER

06:07:00    00:04:35    Juventino Rosas    Waltz 'Over the Waves'        Alondra de la Parra    Philharmonic Orch of Americas    Sony     75555
06:15:00    00:08:38    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony No. 22 in C major         Ton Koopman    Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra    Erato     45714
06:25:00    00:03:27    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in E major             Ivo Pogorelich, piano    DeutGram     4795448
06:30:00    00:04:21    Léo Delibes    Sylvia: Valse lente        Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     125
06:33:00    00:02:11    Joseph Brackett    Simple Gifts        Dale Warland    Dale Warland Singers; Linda Chatterton, flute; Jeffrey Van, guitar    Gothic     49243
06:40:00    00:12:22    Richard Wagner    Rienzi: Overture        Fabio Luisi    Philharmonia Zürich    Accentus     102
06:55:00    00:02:40    John Philip Sousa    March 'Who's Who in Navy Blue?'        Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130
07:05:00    00:05:41    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach    Finale from Flute Concerto    CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra    Peter Schreier    Patrick Gallois, flute    DeutGram     439895
07:14:00    00:07:41    Franz Schubert    Theme & Variations from 'Trout' Quintet            Emanuel Ax, piano; Pamela Frank, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Rebecca Young, viola    Sony     61964
07:20:00    00:04:00    Hieronymus Praetorius    Cantate Domino        Ross Duffin    Quire Cleveland    Quire     2013
07:30:00    00:04:27    William Alwyn    Finale from Serenade        David Lloyd-Jones    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic    Naxos     570145
07:40:00    00:07:57    Otto Klemperer    Das Ziel: Merry Waltz        Eiji Oue    Minnesota Orchestra    Reference     92
07:51:00    00:02:30    Gilbert & Sullivan    The Mikado: Tit Willow    Welsh National Opera Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Richard Suart, baritone    Telarc     80284
07:55:00    00:02:38    Johann Strauss Jr    Polka 'Tik-Tak' Op 365        Howard Griffiths    Brandenburg State Orchestra    Klanglogo     1506
07:58:00    00:01:25    Henry Purcell    The Gordian Knot Untied: Jigg        Kevin Mallon    Aradia Ensemble    Naxos     570149

BBC NEWS

08:07:00    00:05:38    Johann Sebastian Bach    Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3        Riccardo Chailly    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra    Decca     139230
08:15:00    00:08:45    Johannes Brahms    Finale from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83    Cleveland Orchestra    Franz Welser-Möst    Yefim Bronfman, piano    Belvedere     8005
08:25:00    00:02:43    George Gershwin    Strike Up the Band: Strike Up the Band        John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     46747
08:30:00    00:02:15    Dmitri Shostakovich    The Golden Age: Polka        Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80625
08:32:00    00:02:09    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 5 in B flat major  Op 7            Frederic Chiu, piano    Harm Mundi     2908375
08:40:00    00:08:39    Sir Malcolm Arnold    English Dances Set 1 Op 27        Bryden Thomson    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     8867
08:49:00    00:02:46    Sergei Rachmaninoff    18th Variation from Paganini Rhapsody Op 43    Philadelphia Orchestra    Yannick Nézet-Séguin    Daniil Trifonov, piano    DeutGram     4794970
08:55:00    00:05:40    John Williams    Attack of the Clones: Across the Stars        Paul Bateman    Royal Philharmonic    Royal Phil     33
09:05:00    00:21:56    George Enescu    Impressions of Childhood Op 28            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
09:31:00    00:07:17    Bernard Herrmann    Vertigo: Prelude & Love Scene            Richard Glazier, piano    Centaur     3347
09:52:00    00:04:09    Claude Debussy    Pour le piano: Prélude            Barry Douglas, piano    RCA     68127
09:58:00    00:00:51    Franz Schubert    Five Minuets: Minuet No. 2 in F major     Chamber Orchestra of Europe        Gidon Kremer, violin    DeutGram     437535

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH MARK SATOLA

10:01:00    00:02:22    George Frideric Handel    Water Music Suite No.  1: Air        Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    ApolloFire     2002
10:03:00    00:01:16    Jean-Baptiste Lully    Phaëton: Air for the Followers of Saturn        Jeanne Lamon    Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra    Tafelmusik     1001
10:06:00    00:13:14    Antonín Dvorák    Romantic Pieces Op 75            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
10:31:00    00:03:38    Leroy Anderson    Horse and Buggy        Leonard Slatkin    BBC Concert Orchestra    Naxos     559356
10:38:00    00:02:52    Richard Rodgers    Oklahoma: The Surrey With the Fringe on        Keith Lockhart    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     63835
10:50:00    00:26:12    Niels Gade    Symphony No.  2 in E major  Op 10        Christopher Hogwood    Danish National Radio Sym    Chandos     9862
11:18:00    00:09:12    Charles Ives    Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2        Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1003
11:29:00    00:09:18    Johann Sebastian Bach    Violin Concerto in G minor     Ensemble Sonnerie    Monica Huggett    Monica Huggett, violin    Gaudeamus     356
11:40:00    00:09:05    Manuel Ponce    Sonatina meridional            Denis Azabagic, guitar    Naxos     554555
11:52:00    00:08:07    Anton Bruckner    Scherzo from Symphony No. 1        Sir Georg Solti    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    Decca     448898

BBC NEWS

12:06:00    00:11:32    Richard Wagner    Rienzi: Overture        Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     4778773
12:20:00    00:08:22    Hector Berlioz    Roman Carnival Overture Op 9        Mariss Jansons    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra    EMI     54479
12:30:00    00:03:23    Manuel Ponce    Mexican Serenade 'Estrellita'            Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948
12:37:00    00:06:38    Javier Alvárez    Metro Chabacano        Keri-Lynn Wilson    Simón Bolívar Symphony    Dorian     90254
12:47:00    00:10:23    Niels Gade    Scottish Overture 'In the Highlands' Op 7        Christopher Hogwood    Danish National Radio Sym    Chandos     9862

BIG WORK AT ONE WITH MARK SATOLA

13:01:00    00:40:11    Charles Ives    Symphony No. 1 in D minor         Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9053
13:43:00    00:15:39    Morton Gould    Interplay    Albany Symphony Orchestra    David Alan Miller    Findlay Cockrell, piano    Albany     1174
13:58:00    00:01:02    Francis Poulenc    Improvisation No. 11 in G minor             Paul Crossley, piano    CBS     44921
14:00:00    00:03:06    Scott Joplin    The Ragtime Dance            Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948
14:03:00    00:01:55    John Novacek    Intoxication Rag            Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948
14:07:00    00:13:42    Johann Sebastian Bach    Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor         Leonard Slatkin    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     9835
14:40:00    00:12:01    Richard Wagner    Die Meistersinger: Act 3 Suite        Fritz Reiner    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    RCA     300350
14:54:00    00:04:21    Sergei Prokofiev    Lieutenant Kijé Suite: Romance Op 60        Paavo Järvi    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80683
15:01:00    00:21:19    Charles Ives    String Quartet No.  1 'From the            Emerson String Quartet    DeutGram     435864
15:24:00    00:07:05    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Symphony in D        Nikolaus Harnoncourt    Vienna Concentus Musicus    DHM     75736
15:34:00    00:04:15    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'        Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    Decca     414595
15:41:00    00:03:47    Otto Nicolai    The Merry Wives of Windsor: Moon Chorus    Vienna Philharmonic    Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Singverein    DeutGram     4763793
15:48:00    00:07:58    Frederick Delius    Dance Rhapsody No. 2        Sir Charles Mackerras    Welsh National Opera Orchestra    Argo     433704
15:58:00    00:04:28    Robert Schumann    Scherzo from Violin Sonata No. 2 Op 121            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536

CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH BILL O'CONNELL

16:06:00    00:03:01    Antonín Dvorák    Romantic Pieces: Allegro moderato Op 75            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
16:12:00    00:12:17    Gunnar de Frumerie    Pastoral Suite Op 13    Swedish Chamber Orchestra    Petter Sundkvist    Sarah Lindloff, flute    Naxos     553715
16:28:00    00:04:57    John Williams    Empire of the Sun: Cadillac of the Skies    Boston Pops Orchestra    John Williams    American Boychoir; Tanglewood Festival Chorus    Sony     51333
16:35:00    00:04:43    Alexander Borodin    Scherzo from String Quartet No. 2            Cleveland Quartet    Telarc     80178
16:42:00    00:07:08    Charles Ives    Variations on 'America'        José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     559083
16:52:00    00:03:24    Stephen Foster    Old Folks at Home            Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948
16:55:00    00:03:00    Johannes Brahms    Scherzo from String Sextet No. 1 Op 18            Yehudi Menuhin, violin; Robert Masters, violin; Cecil Aronowitz, viola; Ernst Wallfisch, viola; Maurice Gendron, cello    Warner     1
16:56:00    00:03:07    Johann Strauss Jr    Perpetual Motion Op 257        Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80314
17:05:00    00:04:47    Isaac Albéniz    Iberia: El Puerto            Lang Lang, piano    Sony     771901
17:12:00    00:11:18    Charles Ives    Finale from Symphony No. 1        Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9053
17:26:00    00:08:14    Franz Joseph Haydn    Te Deum No. 2 in C major     Collegium Musicum 90    Richard Hickox    Collegium Musicum 90 Chorus    Chandos     633
17:40:00    00:05:31    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 12 in A flat major  Op 17            Yundi, piano    Mercury     4812443
17:47:00    00:02:09    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 5 in B flat major  Op 7            Frederic Chiu, piano    Harm Mundi     2908375
17:52:00    00:02:32    Charles Ives    Memories            Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano    THM     5432
17:57:00    00:02:22    Giuseppe Verdi    Aïda: Sacred Dance of the Priestesses        José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     572818

BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS WITH BILL O'CONNELL

18:09:00    00:18:12    Sir William Walton    The Wise Virgins: Suite        David Lloyd-Jones    English Northern Philharmonia    Naxos     555868
18:29:00    00:05:15    Robert Schumann    Theme & Variations from Violin Sonata #2 Op 121            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
18:37:00    00:02:12    Antonín Dvorák    Romantic Pieces: Allegro appassionato Op 75            Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano    Ars Prod.     38536
18:42:00    00:10:27    Ennio Morricone    The Mission: Suite    City of Prague Philharmonic    Paul Bateman    Crouch End Festival Choir    Silva     1057
18:54:00    00:05:13    Fritz Kreisler    Gypsy Caprice            Caroline Goulding, violin; Christopher O'Riley, piano    Telarc     80744

KEYBANK SYMPHONY AT SEVEN WITH JOHN SIMNA

19:02:00    00:14:24    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major     Scottish Chamber Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Eric Ruske, horn    Telarc     80367
19:18:00    00:37:29    Alexander Glazunov    The Seasons Op 67        José Serebrier    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Warner     61434
19:57:00    00:02:14    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Tambourins from Concert No.  3 en        Christophe Rousset    Les Talens Lyriques    Decca     1845

ESSENTIAL CLASSICS WITH JOHN SIMNA

20:02:00    00:11:28    Richard Wagner    The Flying Dutchman: Overture        Yakov Kreizberg    Netherlands Philharmonic    PentaTone     41
20:15:00    00:22:07    Peter Tchaikovsky    Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture        Gustavo Dudamel    Simón Bolívar Symphony    DeutGram     15296
20:39:00    00:17:03    Maurice Ravel    Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.  2        Daniel Barenboim    Orchestra of Paris    DeutGram     4795448
20:58:00    00:01:47    Darius Milhaud    Romance Op 78            Lara Downes, piano    Steinway     30016

21:00:00 MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY with Lori Shelton - Christopher Seaman, conductor; Karen Gomyo, violin

Sir Edward Elgar: In the South Op 50 ‘Alassio’ (1904)
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in d Op 47 (1905)
Paul Dukas: La Péri poème dansé (1912)
Igor Stravinsky::The Firebird: Suite (1919 revision)

22:22:00    00:06:43    Jean-Baptiste Lully    Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Ballet des            Tempesta di Mare    Chandos     805
22:43:00    00:06:00    Emmanuel Chabrier    Suite pastorale: Scherzo-valse        Neeme Järvi    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Chandos     5122

SHH! QUIET HOUR WITH JOHN SIMNA

23:02:00    00:05:03    Johann Sebastian Bach    Goldberg Variation No. 13            Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Telarc     80715
23:07:00    00:06:00    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Les Boréades: Entrée de Polymnie        Marc Minkowski    Musicians of the Louvre    Archiv     4478
23:13:00    00:05:49    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in G minor             Ivo Pogorelich, piano    DeutGram     435855
23:21:00    00:05:16    Sergei Prokofiev    Divertimento: Nocturne Op 43            Frederic Chiu, piano    Harm Mundi     907195
23:26:00    00:10:18    Peter Tchaikovsky    Suite No. 3: Elegie Op 55        Vladimir Jurowski    Russian National Orchestra    PentaTone     61
23:38:00    00:06:41    Heitor Villa-Lobos    Bachianas Brasileiras No.  5: Aria            Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano    Steinway     30006
23:44:00    00:09:12    Charles Ives    Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2        Ludovic Morlot    Seattle Symphony    SeattleSM     1003
23:55:00    00:02:41    Johann Sebastian Bach    Anna Magdalena Notebook: Bist du bei mir            Alison Balsom, trumpet; Alastair Ross, organ; Mark Caudle, viola da gamba    EMI     58047
23:56:00    00:03:47    John Field    Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2    Scottish Chamber Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    John O'Conor, piano    Telarc     80370

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