Program Guide 02-07-2017

Almanac

February 7

1652 death of Italian composer Gregorio Allegri (age c. 70); also a priest and a singer; born and died in Rome; best known for his Miserere, composed during the reign of Pope Urban VIII, probably during the 1630s, for use in the Sistine Chapel on Holy Wednesday and Good Friday of Holy Week.

1786 premiere of Mozart's singspiel Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario) in Vienna; a parody on the vanity of singers, who argue hilariously over status and pay.

1792 premiere of Domenico Cimarosa’s opera Il Matrimonio segreto (The Secret Marriage) in Vienna in the presence of Emperor Leopold II, who was Holy Roman Emperor and brother of Marie Antoinette.

1871 Wilhelm Stenhammar - Swedish composer, conductor and pianist (d. 1927); considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time.

1873 first performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 ‘Little Russian’ in Moscow; this early version was extensively revised in 1880 and that version is most often performed today; both versions have their charms and champions - WCLV plays both.

1875 first performance of Eduard Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole in Paris, Edouard Colonne conducting with violin soloist Pablo de Sarasate.

1882 first performance of Alexander Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in St. Petersburg; the popular third movement Nocturne is often played independently.

1887 Eubie Blake – American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music (d.1983, five days after his 96th birthday); his hits include Charleston Rag, Love Will Find A Way, Memories of You and I'm Just Wild About Harry; he enjoyed a late second career when he recorded The 88 Years of Eubie Blake.

1897 Quincy Porter – American composer and teacher (d.1966); taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music from 1923 to 1928 and again briefly in 1931; his Concerto for 2 Pianos won the 1954 Pulitzer Prize for Music.

1908 first performance of George W. Chadwick’s Symphonic Sketches by the Boston Symphony with Karl Muck conducting; its four movements are entitled Jubilee, Noël (dedicated to the composer’s son),  Hobgoblin and A Vagrom Ballad (inspired by vagrants near a railway track in Springfield, Massachusetts).

1925 Marius Constant – Romanian-born French composer and conductor (d.2004); wrote the iconic Twilight Zone theme song.

1934 premiere of Virgil Thomson’s opera Four Saints in Three Acts with a libretto by Gertrude Stein in Hartford, Connecticut; ground breaking for form, content, and its all-black cast, with singers directed by Eva Jessye, a prominent black choral director, and supported by her choir.

1941 first public performance of Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto by Philadelphia Orchestra with Eugene Ormandy conducting and Albert Spalding as soloist; one of the most frequently performed of all 20th-century concertos.

1972 Akiko Suwanai – Japanese violinist (47 years old); in 1990, youngest winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

1996 first public performance of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Triple Concerto by the Minnesota Orchestra, Zdenek Macal conducting, with the Kalichstein-Laredo- Robinson Trio as the soloists.

 

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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00    00:32:35    Wilhelm Stenhammar    Serenade in F major  Op 31        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     445857

00:37:00    00:28:31    Alexander Borodin    String Quartet No. 2 in D major             
Cleveland Quartet    Telarc     80178

01:08:00    00:39:30    Peter Tchaikovsky    Symphony No.  2 in C minor  Op 17        
Geoffrey Simon    London Symphony    Chandos     9190

01:50:00    00:28:39    George W. Chadwick    Symphonic Sketches        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9334

02:21:00    00:23:03    Samuel Barber    Violin Concerto Op 14    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Hilary Hahn, violin    Sony     89029

02:46:00    00:22:11    Alan Hovhaness    Sonata for Harp & Guitar            
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71297

03:10:00    00:54:41    Franz Schubert    Symphony No.  9 in C major         
Wilhelm Furtwängler    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4796018

04:07:00    00:34:29    Édouard Lalo    Symphonie espagnole Op 21    
Philharmonia Orchestra    Antonio Pappano    Maxim Vengerov, violin    EMI     57593

04:44:00    00:28:23    Alexander Glazunov    Ballet Scenes Op 52        
Edo de Waart    Minnesota Orchestra    Telarc     80347

05:14:00    00:20:10    Franz Liszt    Symphonic Poem No.  7 'Festive Sounds'        
Sir Georg Solti    London Philharmonic    DeutGram     4779525

05:36:00    00:06:30    Felix Mendelssohn    Rondo capriccioso in E major  Op 14            
Murray Perahia, piano    CBS     42401

05:51:00    00:05:18    Antonín Dvorák    Finale from String Quartet No. 12 Op 96            
Brodsky Quartet    Chandos     10801

05:58:00    00:00:43    Johann Sebastian Bach    Two-Part Invention No.  8 in F            
Angela Hewitt, piano    Hyperion     66746

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:02:25    François Joseph Gossec    Gavotte    
Philharmonia Virtuosi of NY    Richard Kapp    Hubert Laws, flute    CBS     37216

06:12:00    00:08:06    Maurice Ravel    Allegro from String Quartet in F major             
Melos Quartet    DeutGram     4796018

06:25:00    00:03:28    Johann Sebastian Bach    Chorale Prelude 'Wir glauben all' an einem Gott'    
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     557883

06:27:00    00:02:57    Adolphe Adam    Giselle: La chasse        
Michael Tilson Thomas    London Symphony    Sony     42450

06:30:00    00:04:03    Adolphe Adam    Giselle: Grand Pas de Deux        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80625

06:40:00    00:10:25    Peter Tchaikovsky    Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 17        
Kurt Masur    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra    Teldec     44943

06:51:00    00:02:14    Jean-Philippe Rameau    Tambourins from Concert No.  3 en sextuor        
Christophe Rousset    Les Talens Lyriques    Decca     1845

06:55:00    00:03:17    Henry Fillmore    March 'King Karl King'        
Col. Lowell Graham    USAF Heritage of America Band    Klavier     11139

07:05:00    00:05:04    Isaac Albéniz    Suite Española: Granada Op 47            
Jason Vieaux, guitar    Azica     71224

07:10:00    00:08:40    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondeau from Violin Concerto No. 5    
Berlin Philharmonic    Wolfgang Schneiderhan    Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin    DeutGram     4796018

07:20:00    00:03:17    Giovanni Gabrieli    Canzoni e Sonate: Canzon 16            
Empire Brass    Telarc     80204

07:25:00    00:02:14    Leroy Anderson    Goldilocks: Pirate Dance        
Leonard Slatkin    BBC Concert Orchestra    Naxos     559382

07:30:00    00:04:12    Igor Stravinsky    Pulcinella: Gavotte with 2 Variations        
Pierre Boulez    Chicago Symphony Orchestra    CSO Res     901918

07:40:00    00:05:57    George Frederick Bristow    Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 24        
Rebecca Miller    Royal Northern Sinfonia    New World     80768

07:50:00    00:02:44    Franz Joseph Haydn    Finale from String Quartet No. 28 Op 20            
Angeles Quartet    Decca     4783695

07:52:00    00:02:50    Frédéric Chopin    Prelude No. 17 in A flat major  Op 28            
Martha Argerich, piano    DeutGram     4796018

07:55:00    00:02:42    Traditional    The Devil's Reel    
La Pietà    Angèle Dubeau    Angèle Dubeau, violin    Analekta     8723

08:07:00    00:05:28    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Allegro from Divertimento for Strings            
Cuarteto Casals    Harm Mundi     987060

08:15:00    00:06:10    Ludwig van Beethoven    Fidelio: Overture Op 72        
George Szell    Cleveland Orchestra    Sony     46533

08:20:00    00:02:06    Francis Poulenc    Waltz in C major             
Paul Crossley, piano    CBS     44921

08:25:00    00:08:20    Ottorino Respighi    Ancient Airs Suite No. 3: Arie di corte        
Herbert von Karajan    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4796018

08:40:00    00:05:58    Antonín Dvorák    Mazurek in E minor  Op 49    
Budapest Festival Orchestra    Iván Fischer    Akiko Suwanai, violin    Philips     464531

08:51:00    00:02:17    Gilbert & Sullivan    The Mikado: Chorus of Nobles 'If you want to know who we are'
Welsh National Opera Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Men of; Welsh National Opera Chorus    Telarc     80284

08:55:00    00:05:10    John Williams    Hook: Main Themes        
Carl Topilow    Cleveland Pops Orchestra    ClevPops     2008

09:05:00    00:18:19    Jean Sibelius    Tapiola Op 112        
Hans Rosbaud    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4796018

09:29:00    00:03:54    Frederick Loewe    My Fair Lady: Main Title        
Keith Lockhart    Boston Pops Orchestra    BostonPops     4

09:35:00    00:04:19    Marcel Poot    Cheerful Overture        
Alexander Rahbari    Brussels Philharmonic    MarcoPolo     223418

09:55:00    00:03:12    Johann Strauss    Radetzky March Op 228        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Sony     544071

09:56:00    00:03:14    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 38 in F sharp minor  Op 59            
Ingrid Fliter, piano    EMI     14899

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:03:32    Johann Sebastian Bach    Violin Partita No.  3: Preludio            
Hélène Grimaud, piano    DeutGram     12504

10:04:00    00:02:12    Eugène Ysaÿe    Obsession from Solo Violin Sonata  No. 2            
Gil Shaham, violin    DeutGram     463483

10:09:00    00:07:16    George W. Chadwick    Symphonic Sketches: A Vagrom Ballad        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9334

10:17:00    00:06:53    Edward Burlingame Hill    Divertimento for Piano & Orchestra    
Austin Symphony    Peter Bay    Anton Nel, piano    Bridge     9443

10:25:00    00:04:05    Jean Sibelius    Karelia Suite: Alla marcia Op 11        
Lorin Maazel    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     4785437

10:31:00    00:03:21    Samuel Barber    Finale from Violin Concerto Op 14    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Hilary Hahn, violin    Sony     89029

10:38:00    00:04:23    Gian Carlo Menotti    Amelia Goes to the Ball: Overture        
James Conlon    Metropolitan Opera Orchestra    RCA     61509

10:44:00    00:04:59    Frédéric Chopin    Polonaise No.  3 in A Op 40        
Vladimir Ziva    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     555048

10:51:00    00:16:41    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    The Jewels of the Madonna: Suite        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10511

11:08:00    00:04:17    Gioacchino Rossini    The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum    
Orchestra of La Scala    Riccardo Chailly    Leo Nucci, baritone    CBS     37862

11:15:00    00:06:11    Wilhelm Stenhammar    Overture from Serenade in F major  Op 31        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     445857

11:23:00    00:10:00    Giovanni Battista Sammartini    Symphony in A major         
Kevin Mallon    Aradia Ensemble    Naxos     557298

11:35:00    00:08:13    Pablo de Sarasate    Zigeunerweisen Op 20    
Orchestra of Castille & Leon    Alejandro Posada    Gil Shaham, violin    Canary     7

11:44:00    00:06:52    Felix Mendelssohn    The Marriage of Camacho: Overture Op 10        
Klauspeter Seibel    Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra    Colosseum     9007

11:56:00    00:06:47    Sir Arthur Sullivan    Ruddigore: Overture        
Alexander Faris    Scottish Chamber Orchestra    Nimbus     5066

12:06:00    00:09:47    Johann Strauss Jr    Waltz 'Where the Lemons Blossom' Op 364        
Franz Welser-Möst    Vienna Philharmonic    Sony     544071

12:16:00    00:08:17    Robert Schumann    Blumenstück in D flat major  Op 19            
Daniel Gortler, piano    Roméo     7281

12:25:00    00:04:05    Peter Tchaikovsky    Suite No. 2: Danse baroque Op 53        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9454

12:32:00    00:02:27    Claude Debussy    Preludes Book 1: La danse de Puck            
Pascal Rogé, piano    Decca     4785437

12:38:00    00:06:07    George W. Chadwick    Symphonic Sketches: Hobgoblin        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9334

12:46:00    00:09:06    Darius Milhaud    Suite for 2 Pianos 'Scaramouche'            
Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano    Philips     426284

12:56:00    00:03:11    Clive Richardson    Beachcomber        
Ronald Corp    New London Orchestra    Hyperion     66968

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00    00:24:34    Max Bruch    Violin Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 26    
Czech Philharmonic    Jakub Hrusa    Nicola Benedetti, violin    DeutGram     4764092

13:27:00    00:16:45    Robert Schumann    Overture, Scherzo and Finale Op 52        
Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Révolutionaire et Romantique    Archiv     457591

13:45:00    00:15:23    Richard Wagner    Tannhäuser: Overture        
Franz Welser-Möst    Cleveland Orchestra    MAA     2012

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00    00:03:36    Marius Constant    Twilight Zone: Theme & Variations        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Philips     411185

14:06:00    00:03:19    Bernard Herrmann    Vertigo: Prelude            
Matt Haimovitz, cello; Christopher O'Riley, piano    Oxingale     2019

14:13:00    00:11:13    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for 2 Guitars in G major     
European Union Chamber Orch    Hans-Peter Hofmann    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello    Naxos     573374

14:25:00    00:06:19    Henry Purcell    The Fairy Queen: Act 4 Symphony        
William Christie    Les Arts Florissants    Harm Mundi     901308

14:48:00    00:08:31    Alexander Glazunov    Concert Waltz No.  1 in D major  Op 47        
Lawrence Leighton Smith    Moscow Philharmonic    Sheffield     27

14:58:00    00:02:30    Dmitri Shostakovich    The Human Comedy: Waltz Op 37        
Constantine Orbelian    Moscow Chamber Orchestra    Delos     3257

15:03:00    00:14:49    Peter Tchaikovsky    Mozartiana Suite: Theme & Variations Op 61        
Neeme Järvi    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     8777

15:19:00    00:06:05    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Andante in C major     
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra        Susan Palma-Nidel, flute    DeutGram     427677

15:27:00    00:08:17    Alexander Borodin    Nocturne from String Quartet No.  2        
Neeme Järvi    Gothenburg Symphony    DeutGram     435757

15:39:00    00:04:45    Wilhelm Stenhammar    Scherzo from Piano Concerto No. 1    
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic    Gennady Rozhdestvensky    Mats Widlund, piano    Chandos     9074

15:46:00    00:06:53    Jean Sibelius    Lemminkäinen's Return Op 22        
Mikko Franck    Swedish Radio Symphony    Ondine     953

15:55:00    00:03:37    Fritz Kreisler    Liebesleid    
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra        Gil Shaham, violin    DeutGram     449923

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Howard Hanson's ‘Laude’

15:58:00    00:03:54    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    The Impresario: Overture        
Rinaldo Alessandrini    Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch    Naïve     30479

16:06:00    00:04:26    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Idomeneo: Overture        
Martin Pearlman    Boston Baroque    Telarc     31827

16:13:00    00:09:53    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Scheherazade: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship Op 35    
Berlin Philharmonic    Herbert von Karajan    Michel Schwalbé, violin    DeutGram     4796018

16:26:00    00:02:49    Bernard Herrmann    The Twilight Zone: Themes        
Nic Raine    City of Prague Philharmonic    Silva     1093

16:34:00    00:05:39    Joachim Raff    Finale from Octet for Strings Op 176            
Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos     8790

16:41:00    00:07:48    Johann Strauss Jr    Fledermaus Quadrille Op 363        
Willi Boskovsky    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     4785437

16:52:00    00:02:47    Erik Satie    Gymnopédie No.  1        
Matthias Maute    Ensemble Caprice    Analekta     9848

16:56:00    00:02:57    Johann Sebastian Bach    Lute Suite No. 4: Gavotte            
David Russell, guitar    Telarc     80584

17:05:00    00:05:55    Claude Debussy    Three Nocturnes: Festivals        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

17:26:00    00:06:40    Domenico Cimarosa    Il matrimonio segreto: Overture        
Lance Friedel    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch    Naxos     573418

17:40:00    00:06:31    Robert Schumann    Toccata in C Op 7            
Sviatoslav Richter, piano    DeutGram     4796018

17:48:00    00:01:11    Sergei Rachmaninoff    Prelude No. 12 in C major  Op 32            
Sviatoslav Richter, piano    DeutGram     4795448

17:52:00    00:03:10    Antonín Dvorák    Slavonic Dance No.  5 in A major  Op 46        
Rafael Kubelik    Bavarian Radio Symphony    DeutGram     4793449

17:57:00    00:02:36    George Frideric Handel    Finale from Concerto Grosso Op 3        
Richard Egarr    Academy of Ancient Music    Harm Mundi     907415

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00    00:14:42    Antonio Lotti    Oboe d'amore Concerto in A major     
I Musici        Heinz Holliger, oboe d'amore    Philips     420189

18:25:00    00:05:40    Edvard Grieg    Two Elegiac Melodies: The Last Spring Op 34        
Michael Tilson Thomas    San Francisco Symphony    SF Sym     60

18:32:00    00:03:53    Aaron Copland    Rodeo: Corral Nocturne        
Michael Tilson Thomas    San Francisco Symphony    RCA     63511

18:39:00    00:14:16    Jerome Moross    Variations on a Waltz        
JoAnn Falletta    London Symphony    Albany     1403

18:57:00    00:02:09    George Gershwin    Porgy and Bess: There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon    
San Francisco Symphony    Michael Tilson Thomas    Brian Stokes Mitchell, bar.    RCA     68931

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:11:34    Johann Christian Bach    Symphony in D Op 18        
Anthony Halstead    Hanover Band    CPO     999752

19:16:00    00:39:30    Peter Tchaikovsky    Symphony No.  2 in C minor  Op 17        
Geoffrey Simon    London Symphony    Chandos     9190

19:57:00    00:01:53    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 41 in C sharp minor  Op 63            
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9289

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:10:26    Franz Schubert    Rosamunde: Overture        
Karl Münchinger    Vienna Philharmonic    Decca     4785437

20:14:00    00:23:33    Claude Debussy    La mer        
Pierre Boulez    Cleveland Orchestra    DeutGram     4795448

20:40:00    00:16:51    Peter Tchaikovsky    Capriccio italien Op 45        
Herbert von Karajan    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4796018

20:58:00    00:01:38    Michael Praetorius    Terpsichore: Volte à 4            
New London Consort    l'Oiseau     4759101

21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Howard Hanson's ‘Laude’

21:03:00    00:21:26    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Oboe Concerto in C major     
Cleveland Orchestra    Christoph von Dohnányi    John Mack, oboe    Decca     443176

21:27:00    00:13:02    Ralph Vaughan Williams    Serenade to Music    
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Robert Spano    Atlanta Symphony Chorus    Telarc     80676

21:42:00    00:07:00    Gregorio Allegri    Miserere            
Voces8    Decca     22601

21:51:00    00:04:08    Patrick Zimmerli    Arioso from Sonata for Solo Cello 'Kol Nidre'        
Brian Thornton, cello    Thornton     2013

21:56:00    00:27:27    Ottorino Respighi    Suite for Strings        
Salvatore Di Vittorio    Respighi Chamber Orchestra    Naxos     572332

22:25:00    00:15:40    Georg Muffat    Chaconne from Concerto Grosso in G major         
Reinhard Goebel    Cologne Musica Antiqua    Archiv     453418

22:43:00    00:16:04    Franz Joseph Haydn    Piano Sonata No. 48 in C major             
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano    Chandos     10668

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:08:03    Alexander Borodin    Nocturne from String Quartet No.  2            
Cleveland Quartet    Telarc     80178

23:10:00    00:09:08    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: White Swan Pas de Deux    
Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Valéry Gergiev    Kirill Terentiev, violin; Zenon Zalitsailo, cello    Decca     10104

23:21:00    00:04:45    Anthony Holborne    Pavan 'The Image of Melancholy'        
Jordi Savall    Hespèrion XXI    AliaVox     9813

23:25:00    00:10:10    Gregorio Allegri    Miserere        
Massimo Palombella    Sistine Chapel Choir    DeutGram     4795300

23:35:00    00:03:56    Thomas Morley    Response Pavin            
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet    Delos     3132

23:42:00    00:05:45    Wilhelm Stenhammar    Interlude from 'The Song' Op 44        
Okko Kamu    Helsingborg Symphony    Naxos     553115

23:47:00    00:07:14    George W. Chadwick    Symphonic Sketches: Noël        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9334

23:56:00    00:02:10    Sir William Walton    Henry V: Touch her soft lips and part        
Andrew Litton    Bournemouth Symphony    Decca     4825281

23:56:00    00:03:18    Johann Sebastian Bach    Siciliana from Flute Sonata No. 6            
Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord; Ann Marie Morgan, cello    Delos     3408

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