Program Guide 01-02-2017


January 2

1837 Mily Balakirev – Russian pianist, conductor and composer (d.1910); known today primarily for his work promoting musical nationalism and his encouragement of more famous Russian composers, notably Peter Tchaikovsky.

1843 premiere of Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, at the Semper Oper in Dresden with the composer conducting; written as a one-act opera but it is most often staged in three acts today.

1905 Sir Michael Tippett – English composer (d. 1998); among his best-known works are the oratorio A Child of Our Time, the orchestral Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli, and the opera The Midsummer Marriage.

1936 Paul Freeman – American conductor and composer (d.7/21/2015); founded the Chicago Sinfonietta; recorded a nine-LP series that follows the history of Black symphonic composers from 1750 to the present day.

1944 Peter Eötvös – Romanian composer, conductor (77 years old); has written at least four operas, including Angels in America; very active as a teacher and a champion of contemporary music.

1950 David Shifrin – American clarinetist, former Cleveland Orchestra principal (71 years old); Professor of Clarinet at Yale University since 1987; commissioned the Pulitzer Prize-winning Clarinet Concerto by Stephen Albert; also helped in the revival of the basset clarinet, so that Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto can often be performed as it was originally written.

1963 Tzimon Barto – American pianist (58years old); also a bodybuilder, novelist, poet, philosopher and speaks seven languages.

1970 Eric Whitacre – American composer, conductor and speaker (51 years old); known for his choral, orchestral and wind ensemble music; also for his ‘Virtual Choir’ projects, bringing individual voices from around the globe together into an online choir.


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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00            00:28:47            Franz Joseph Haydn     Symphony No.104 in D major                 Antal Doráti            Philharmonia Hungarica Decca   4785437

00:33:00            00:20:03            Leo Sowerby     Theme in Yellow                        Paul Freeman    Czech National Symphony        Cedille  33

00:55:00            00:48:50            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Divertimento No. 15 in B flat major                     Jeffrey Tate       English Chamber Orchestra       EMI      69823

01:46:00            00:17:30            Eric Whitacre     When David Heard                    Eric Whitacre     Eric Whitacre Singers            Decca   16636

02:06:00            00:50:22            Michael Praetorius         Dances from 'Terpsichore'                                 New London Consort l'Oiseau 4759101

02:58:00            00:20:56            Sir Michael Tippett        Fantasia Concertante on a Theme by                 Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Philips  4756117

03:21:00            00:45:53            Sergei Rachmaninoff     Symphony No.  1 in D minor  Op 13                    Andrew Litton            Royal Philharmonic        VirginClas         90830

04:09:00            00:32:20            Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No.  2 in F minor  Op 21 Berlin State Orchestra            Andris Nelsons  Daniel Barenboim, piano            DeutGram         15387

04:43:00            00:29:04            Edward Burlingame Hill  Symphony No. 4 in E flat major  Op 47               Peter Bay            Austin Symphony          Bridge  9443

05:14:00            00:15:31            Amy Beach       Les rêves de Colombine Op 65                          Virginia Eskin, piano            Northeastn        223

05:32:00            00:05:31            Tomaso Albinoni           Concerto for Strings in A major  Op 5                  Simon Standage          Collegium Musicum 90   Chandos           663

05:38:00            00:12:13            Claude Arrieu    Dixtuor for Winds & Brass                      Robert J. Ambrose            Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127

05:51:00            00:03:46            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Ave verum corpus         Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra          Ton Koopman   Amsterdam Baroque Choir         Erato    10705

05:55:00            00:03:49            Benjamin Britten            Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 1                      Paavo Järvi            Cincinnati Symphony     Telarc   80660


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00            00:04:52            Antonín Dvorák Moderato from Serenade for Strings Op 22                     Conrad van Alphen  Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra   Telarc   80623

06:15:00            00:06:05            Jean-Philippe Rameau   Dardanus: Chaconne                             Les Délices            Délices 2013

06:23:00            00:03:38            Adolph von Henselt       Scherzo in B minor  Op 9                                   Rüdiger Steinfatt, piano  Schwann           310023

06:30:00            00:03:42            Antonio Salieri   Cublai Overture             Matthias Bamert            London Mozart Players Chandos           9877

06:40:00            00:08:05            Ambroise Thomas         Raymond: Overture                    Charles Dutoit   Montreal Symphony        Decca   421527

06:48:00            00:05:32            Franz Joseph Haydn     Minuet & Finale from String Quartet #24 Op 20                           Angeles Quartet            Decca   4783695

06:55:00            00:02:01            John N. Klohr    Billboard March             Loras John Schissel      Virginia Grand Military Band    WalkFrog          430

07:02:00            00:06:08            Emmanuel Chabrier       España             Neeme Järvi     Orch de la Suisse Romande            Chandos           5122

07:10:00            00:08:56            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Finale from String Quartet No. 17                                   Jerusalem Quartet         Harm Mundi      902076

07:20:00            00:02:33            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     And I Love Her                          Milos Karadaglic, guitar; Chris Hill, double bass     Mercury            24425

07:25:00            00:02:19            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     All My Loving                            Milos Karadaglic, guitar    Mercury            24425

07:29:00            00:03:23            Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    School for Fathers: Intermezzo               Gianandrea Noseda            BBC Philharmonic         Chandos           10634

07:33:00            00:01:43            George Gershwin           Porgy and Bess: Oh, I Can't Sit Down     New York Philharmonic     Zubin Mehta      New York Choral Artists Teldec  46318

07:38:00            00:04:48            Felix Mendelssohn        War March of the Priests                       Leonard Bernstein            New York Philharmonic  Sony    61843

07:44:00            00:05:26            Claude Bolling  Suite No. 1 for Flute & Jazz Piano:         Tiempo Libre                 Sir James Galway, flute; Jorge Gomez, piano          RCA     32164

07:51:00            00:03:46            Sir Edward Elgar           Lux aeterna ["Nimrod"]                          Voces8 Decca   22601

07:55:00            00:02:25            Pablo de Sarasate         Gavota de Mignon Op 16                                   Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano          Canary  7

08:07:00            00:07:08            Franz Joseph Haydn     Allegro from Symphony No. 31               Christopher Hogwood            Academy of Ancient Music         l'Oiseau 430082

08:15:00            00:09:57            Aram Khachaturian        Gayaneh: Three Dances                        John Williams            Boston Pops Orchestra  Philips  426247

08:27:00            00:06:35            Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia                        Thomas Hengelbrock            Freiburg Baroque Orchestra       DHM     77289

08:40:00            00:07:31            Paul Hindemith  Turandot Scherzo from 'Symphonic                   Christoph von Dohnányi          Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     1032

08:48:00            00:05:06            Mily Balakirev    Paraphrase on Glinka's 'The Lark'                                  Michael Lewin, piano     Sono Lumin       92103

08:55:00            00:04:55            Cole Porter       Anything Goes: Overture                        John McGlinn    London Sinfonietta        EMI      54300

09:05:00            00:17:07            George Gershwin           Rhapsody in Blue          Los Angeles Philharmonic            Leonard Bernstein         Leonard Bernstein, piano           DeutGram         4776352

09:27:00            00:05:26            Bernard Herrmann         The Snows of Kilimanjaro: Memory Waltz                        John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra         Philips  438685

09:35:00            00:07:30            Peter Tchaikovsky         Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 48                          East Coast Chamber Orch     E1 Music          7784

09:45:00            00:06:50            Eric Whitacre     Her Sacred Spirit Soars             Eric Whitacre     Eric Whitacre Singers            Decca   16636

09:55:00            00:03:47            Franz Schubert Five Minuets: Minuet No. 1 in C major    Chamber Orchestra of Europe                        Gidon Kremer, violin      DeutGram         437535


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00            00:02:20            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Come Together                         Milos Karadaglic, guitar; Chris Hill, double bass     Mercury            24425

10:04:00            00:02:29            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Eleanor Rigby   Chamber Ensemble       Christopher Austin   Milos Karadaglic, guitar  Mercury            24425

10:08:00            00:12:26            Franz Schreker  Ein Tanzspiel                 Kazuki Yamada Orch de la Suisse Romande            PentaTone        518

10:21:00            00:03:31            John Stanley     Trumpet Voluntary         English Chamber Orchestra       Anthony Newman            Wynton Marsalis, trumpet          Sony    66244

10:25:00            00:07:35            John Knowles Paine      Scherzo from Symphony No. 1 Op 23                 Zubin Mehta            New York Philharmonic  New World        374

10:38:00            00:04:14            Kara Karayev    Seven Beauties: Procession                  Rauf Abdullayev            Moscow Radio & TV Symphony Delos   2009

10:44:00            00:03:25            Maurice Ravel   Le tombeau de Couperin: Rigaudon                   Carlton Woods  Blue Water Chamber Orchestra         Blue Water        2010

10:50:00            00:26:19            Felix Mendelssohn        Symphony No. 4 in A major  Op 90                     Lorin Maazel            Berlin Philharmonic        DeutGram         4795448

11:19:00            00:07:03            Ludwig van Beethoven   Variations on the 'Turkish March' Op 76                          Emil Gilels, piano      EMI      69509

11:28:00            00:09:57            Charles Tomlinson Griffes         Poem for Flute & Orchestra        The Hague Philharmonic     Neeme Järvi     Sharon Bezaly, flute      Bis       1679

11:40:00            00:08:13            Franz von Suppé           The Queen of Spades: Overture             Zubin Mehta            Vienna Philharmonic      CBS     44932

11:50:00            00:07:53            Sergei Rachmaninoff     Finale from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 1   Royal Liverpool Philharmonic     Vasily Petrenko Simon Trpceski, piano   Avie      2191

12:06:00            00:08:21            Mily Balakirev    Oriental Fantasy 'Islamey' Op 18                        Valéry Gergiev            Mariinsky Theater Orchestra      Philips  470840

12:15:00            00:08:06            Johann Strauss Jr         Waltz "Fairy Tales from the Orient" Op 444                     Daniel Barenboim          Vienna Philharmonic      Decca   12569

12:26:00            00:03:37            Benjamin Britten            Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2                      Paavo Järvi            Cincinnati Symphony     Telarc   80660

12:31:00            00:02:30            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Blackbird                                  Milos Karadaglic, guitar    Mercury            24425

12:38:00            00:04:32            Ottorino Respighi          The Birds: The Cuckoo              John Morris Russell            Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          FanfareCin        4

12:45:00            00:10:02            Franz Liszt        Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4 for Orchestra                        Iván Fischer            Budapest Festival Orchestra      DeutGram         4779525

12:56:00            00:03:01            Sir Thomas Beecham    The Gods Go a'Begging: Gavotte                       Yehudi Menuhin            Royal Philharmonic        MCA     6231



13:01:00            00:37:07            Mily Balakirev    Symphony No. 2 in D minor                   Igor Golovschin Russian State Symphony        Naxos   550793

13:38:00            00:18:52            Peter Tchaikovsky         Variations on a Rococo Theme Op 33     Berlin Philharmonic            Herbert von Karajan       Mstislav Rostropovich, cello      DeutGram         4795448

13:58:00            00:01:34            Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No.  2: Rondeau           Ensemble Sonnerie            Monica Huggett Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe  Avie      2171


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:00:00            00:02:32            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Michelle                                    Milos Karadaglic, guitar; Steven Isserlis, cello       Mercury            24425

14:03:00            00:02:46            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Here, There and Everywhere                              Milos Karadaglic, guitar          Mercury            24425

14:08:00            00:14:22            George Frideric Handel  Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major  Op 4   Brandenburg Consort            Roy Goodman   Paul Nicholson, organ    Hyperion           67291

14:24:00            00:11:13            Maurice Ravel   La valse                                    Vassily Primakov, piano LP Classic            1004

14:37:00            00:16:25            Ignaz Pleyel      Symphony in D major  Op 3                   Howard Griffiths Zurich Chamber Orchestra       CPO     999759

14:55:00            00:05:17            Isaac Albéniz    Iberia: Triana                             Yuja Wang, piano          DeutGram            16606

15:02:00            00:20:56            Sir Michael Tippett        Fantasia Concertante on a Theme by                 Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Philips  4756117

15:24:00            00:04:51            Silvius Leopold Weiss    Presto                          Alexandre Lagoya, guitar           Erato            45692

15:29:00            00:03:45            Richard Wagner            The Flying Dutchman: Spinning Chorus  Dresden State Orchestra          Silvio Varviso    Dagmar Pecková, soprano; Women of the; Leipzig Radio Chorus Philips  422410

15:38:00            00:02:32            Richard Wagner            The Flying Dutchman: Sailors' Chorus    Dresden State Orchestra          Silvio Varviso    Men of; Leipzig Radio Chorus    Philips  422410

15:41:00            00:05:53            Paul Gilson       Sailors' Dances             Alexander Rahbari         Brussels Philharmonic            MarcoPolo        223418

15:49:00            00:08:02            Franz Schubert Finale from Symphony No. 2                  Sir Colin Davis  Dresden State Orchestra RCA     68545

15:58:00            00:04:55            Pablo de Sarasate         Spanish Dance No. 8 'Habanera' Op 26                          Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano          Decca   4785950


CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Wagner's "Shaggy Dog" Story

16:06:00            00:02:46            John Lennon/Paul McCartney     Here, There and Everywhere                              Milos Karadaglic, guitar          Mercury            24425

16:10:00            00:11:09            Richard Wagner            The Flying Dutchman: Overture              George Szell            Cleveland Orchestra      Sony    62403

16:27:00            00:06:04            Victor Young     Bright Leaf: Prelude                   William Stromberg         Moscow Symphony        Naxos   573368

16:37:00            00:04:35            Edward MacDowell        Suite No. 1: Forest Spirits Op 42                        Takuo Yuasa            Ulster Orchestra            Naxos   559075

16:43:00            00:07:46            Ignaz Moscheles           Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 4 Op 64            Tasmanian Symphony        Howard Shelley Howard Shelley, piano   Hyperion           67430

16:53:00            00:03:09            John Rutter       Wild Wood Carol           City of London Sinfonia John Rutter            Gerald Finley, baritone; Cambridge Singers        Collegium         121

16:57:00            00:03:14            Carl Maria von Weber    Momento capriccioso Op 12                               Garrick Ohlsson, piano  Arabesque        6584

17:05:00            00:05:08            Ottorino Respighi          Ancient Airs Suite No. 2: Bergamasca                 Jesús López-Cobos  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra    Telarc   80309

17:11:00            00:12:54            Gustav Holst     St. Paul's Suite Op 29                Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia            Chandos           9270

17:26:00            00:06:21            Eric Whitacre     i thank you God for this most amazing                Noel Edison      Elora Festival Singers Naxos   559677

17:36:00            00:04:27            Claude Debussy           Arabesque No.  1 in E major                              Simon Trpceski, piano EMI      272

17:43:00            00:03:04            Claude Debussy           Arabesque No.  2 in G major                              Simon Trpceski, piano EMI      272

17:47:00            00:06:25            Léo Delibes      Coppélia: Prélude & Mazurka                 Martin West      San Francisco Ballet Orchestra         Reference         125

17:54:00            00:04:40            Peter Tchaikovsky         Coronation March in D major                  Erich Kunzel            Cincinnati Pops Orchestra          Telarc   80541



18:09:00            00:17:47            Benjamin Britten            A Simple Symphony Op 4                                  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra       DeutGram         423624

18:29:00            00:04:08            Peter Warlock   Bethlehem Down                       Gavin Sutherland           City of Prague Philharmonic     Naxos   557099

18:35:00            00:03:32            Frank Bridge     Sally in our Alley                       William Boughton          English String Orchestra          Nimbus 5366

18:41:00            00:12:33            Sir Edward Elgar           Serenade for Strings in E minor  Op 20               Carlton Woods Blue Water Chamber Orchestra  Blue Water        2010

18:52:00            00:07:01            Tomaso Albinoni           Concerto for 2 Oboes in D major  Op 9   Collegium Musicum 90         Simon Standage            Anthony Robson, oboe; Catherine Latham, oboe Chandos           610



19:02:00            00:20:05            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Violin Concerto No.  1 in B flat major      English Chamber Orchestra       Shlomo Mintz    Shlomo Mintz, violin      Avie      2058

19:22:00            00:31:08            Johannes Brahms          Serenade No.  2 in A Op 16                   Nicholas McGegan            Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra            PhiBaroque       5

19:56:00            00:02:52            Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major  Op 28                          Christopher O'Riley, piano   CPI       3294112



20:02:00            00:18:11            Ottorino Respighi          The Birds                                  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra            DeutGram         437533

20:22:00            00:06:52            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Rondo for Violin & Orchestra in B flat major             Philharmonia Orchestra  Thomas Zehetmair         Thomas Zehetmair, violin           Teldec  46448

20:31:00            00:26:03            Ludwig van Beethoven   Symphony No.  8 in F major  Op 93                    Rafael Kubelik Cleveland Orchestra      DeutGram         459463

20:56:00            00:02:50            Antonín Dvorák Humoresque No. 4 Op 101                                 Benjamin Pasternack, piano    Naxos   559777


NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Wagner's "Shaggy Dog" Story

21:04:00            00:20:56            Sir Michael Tippett        Fantasia Concertante on a Theme by                 Sir Neville Marriner            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Philips  4756117

21:27:00            00:11:49            Eric Whitacre     The River Cam  London Symphony        Eric Whitacre     Julian Lloyd Webber, cello    Decca   16636

21:41:00            00:02:32            Eric Whitacre     This Marriage                Noel Edison      Elora Festival Singers            Naxos   559677

21:46:00            00:09:56            William Lloyd Webber    Serenade for Strings                 Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia            Chandos           9595

21:56:00            00:31:36            Jean Sibelius    Symphony No.  5 in E flat major  Op 82              Sir Simon Rattle            Philharmonia Orchestra  EMI      64737

22:30:00            00:22:00            Mily Balakirev    Tamara             Kent Nagano     Montreal Symphony      Decca   4830396

22:54:00            00:04:29            Emmanuel Chabrier       Dix pièces pittoresques: Danse                          Angela Hewitt, piano     Hyperion           67515

22:56:00            00:03:41            Gabriel Fauré    Sicilienne Op 78            Academy St. Martin in Fields      Mathias Mönius Albrecht Mayer, oboe d'amore   Decca   4782564



23:02:00            00:04:39            Mily Balakirev    Etude-idylle "In the Garden" in D flat                               Olga Kern, piano    Harm Mundi      907399

23:06:00            00:12:17            Jean Roger-Ducasse     Interlude from "Au jardin de Marguerite"              Leif Segerstam        Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic     MarcoPolo        223641

23:21:00            00:09:12            Charles Ives      Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2              Ludovic Morlot            Seattle Symphony         SeattleSM         1003

23:30:00            00:08:45            Philip Glass       Violin Concerto: Second movement        Vienna Philharmonic            Christoph von Dohnányi Gidon Kremer, violin      DeutGram         4795448

23:41:00            00:07:59            E. J. Moeran      Lonely Waters   Ulster Orchestra            JoAnn Falletta   Rebekah Coffey, soprano Naxos   573034

23:48:00            00:05:59            Eric Whitacre     Water Night                   Eric Whitacre     London Symphony            Decca   16636

23:55:00            00:04:51            Claude Debussy           Rêverie                         Pascal Rogé, piano       Decca   4785437

23:56:00            00:02:31            Antonín Dvorák Cypress No. 9                           Cypress String Quartet   Avie      2275


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