Program Guide 02-10-2017


February 10

1696 Johann Melchior Molter – German composer and violinist (d.1765); wrote some of the first clarinet concertos; one of his many trumpet concertos is the signature piece of C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

1744 premiere of George Frideric Handel’s opera/oratorio Semele at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London; originally presented as an oratorio as part of a concert series held yearly during Lent.

1794 first performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 99 at the Hanover Square Rooms in London with the composer directing the orchestra seated at a fortepiano; the first of Haydn's symphonies to be scored for clarinets.

1860 first performance of Johannes Brahms's Serenade No. 2 in Hamburg with the composer conducting.

1881 premiere of Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann at the Opéra-Comique without the third (‘Venice’) act; Jules Barbier’s libretto is based on three short stories by E. T. A. Hoffmann, who is the protagonist in the opera.

1908 Jean Coulthard – Canadian composer, educator and pianist (d.2000); she was one of three women composers who dominated Western Canadian music in the 20th century, along with Barbara Pentland and Violet Archer; all three died within weeks of each other.

1927 premiere of Ernst Krenek’s jazz opera Jonny spielt auf (Johnny Strikes Up the Band) in Leipzig at the Stadttheater; the work is a prime example of the 'golden era' of the Weimar Republic.

1929 Jerry Goldsmith – American film composer and conductor (d.2004); best known for his work in film and television scoring; nominated for 6 Grammys, 9 Golden Globes, 4 British Academy Film Awards, and 18 Oscars; in 1976, his score for The Omen won an Academy Award.

1934 stage premiere of Howard Hanson’s Merry Mount at the Metropolitan Opera in New York during a Saturday matinée broadcast, Tulio Serafin conducting.

1939 Barbara Kolb – American composer (81 years old); first female American composer to win the Prix de Rome, in 1969.

1970 Peter Boyer – American composer, conductor and professor (50 years old); best-known piece is Ellis Island: The Dream of America, a work for actors and orchestra with projected images, completed in 2002.

Recording of the Week

The Originals, Vol.2

Feb. 1, 2017

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:31:08 Johannes Brahms Serenade No.  2 in A Op 16  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  5
00:35:00 00:15:47 Howard Hanson Merry Mount: Suite  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559702
00:53:00 00:46:18 Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major  Op 61 Berlin Philharmonic Eugen Jochum Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin DeutGram  4796018
01:42:00 00:39:22 Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No.  1 in G minor  Op 25 Amadeus Quartet  Emil Gilels, piano; Members of DeutGram  4796018
02:23:00 00:24:03 Peter Boyer Symphony No. 1  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
02:49:00 00:12:47 George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in C major   Trevor Pinnock English Concert Archiv  415291
03:04:00 00:42:19 Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major    Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello Bridge  9376
03:49:00 00:42:13 Emmanuel Chabrier Dix pièces pittoresques   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515
04:33:00 00:32:19 Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No.  6 in B minor  Op 54  Vladimir Jurowski Russian National Orchestra PentaTone  68
05:07:00 00:25:43 Manuel Ponce Concierto del sur New York Philharmonic José Serebrier Sharon Isbin, guitar Warner  60296
05:35:00 00:06:41 Franz Schubert Overture in D major   Christian Benda Prague Sinfonia Naxos  570329
05:51:00 00:05:22 Emmanuel Chabrier The King in Spite of Himself: Danse  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:04:00 00:02:29 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Act 2 Introduction  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104
06:13:00 00:06:09 Erik Satie Gymnopédies Nos. 1 & 3  Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony  63056
06:25:00 00:04:16 Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves Orchestra of La Scala Claudio Abbado La Scala Chorus DeutGram  4796018
06:30:00 00:01:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Gigue in G major    Richard Goode, piano Nonesuch  79831
06:40:00 00:05:15 Ottorino Respighi The Pines of Rome: The Pines of the  Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
06:57:00 00:02:16 John Philip Sousa March 'Manhattan Beach'  Timothy Foley Nonpareil Wind Band EMI  54130
07:03:00 00:03:54 Gustav Holst The Planets: Mercury Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  5086
07:13:00 00:07:10 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris DeutGram  4796018
07:27:00 00:04:46 Gioacchino Rossini Il signor Bruschino: Overture  Christian Benda Prague Sinfonia Naxos  570934
07:41:00 00:07:04 Richard Wagner Tannhäuser: Entry of the Guests Berlin German Opera Orchestra Giuseppe Sinopoli Chorus of Berlin German Opera DeutGram  4795448
08:05:00 00:02:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo alla Turca from Sonata No. 11 Gothenburg Symphony Edward Gardner Alison Balsom, trumpet EMI  53255
08:13:00 00:07:00 Percy Grainger Children's March 'Over the Hills and  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  117
08:25:00 00:04:55 Eduard Strauss Quadrille on Themes from 'Carmen' Op 134  Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  431628
08:31:00 00:01:32 Dmitri Kabalevsky The Comedians: Galop Op 26  Kirill Kondrashin RCA Victor Symphony RCA  300350
08:42:00 00:07:00 Manuel de Falla La vida breve: Interlude & Spanish Dance  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80149
09:02:00 00:03:46 Richard Rodgers The King and I: March of the Siamese  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra Azica  72216
09:13:00 00:07:14 Aaron Copland Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday  JoAnn Falletta Buffalo Philharmonic Naxos  559240
09:27:00 00:04:55 Cole Porter Anything Goes: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
09:41:00 00:06:31 Robert Schumann Toccata in C Op 7   Sviatoslav Richter, piano DeutGram  4796018
09:49:00 00:01:32 Iosif Ivanovici Waltz 'Danube Waves'   Daniell Revenaugh, piano Seraphim  73300

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:03:34 Alexander Borodin Petite Suite: Rustic Mazurka  Gennady Rozhdestvensky Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Chandos  9386
10:02:00 00:04:50 Sergei Rachmaninoff Scherzo in D minor   Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80670
10:04:00 00:08:51 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15 Vienna Symphony Carlo Maria Giulini Michelangeli, piano DeutGram  4796018
10:04:00 00:01:32 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 75: Chorale "Was Gott tut,  Ludwig Güttler Güttler Brass Ensemble BerlinClas  1090
10:29:00 00:07:03 Sir Edward Elgar Caractacus: Triumphal March Op 35  James Judd New Zealand Symphony Naxos  557273
10:44:00 00:08:09 Michael Haydn Symphony No. 32 in D  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999179
11:00:00 00:05:13 Fritz Kreisler Gypsy Caprice   Caroline Goulding, violin; Christopher O'Riley, piano Telarc  80744
11:14:00 00:08:08 Percy Grainger Green Bushes  Steuart Bedford English Chamber Orchestra Decca  425159
11:19:00 00:08:21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov May Night: Overture  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572788
11:30:00 00:06:21 Maurice Ravel Scherzo from String Quartet in F major    Melos Quartet DeutGram  4796018
12:04:00 00:03:03 Leroy Anderson The Classical Jukebox  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559313
12:14:00 00:08:21 Gustav Holst The Planets: Jupiter Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  5086
12:29:00 00:06:08 Hector Berlioz Symphonie fantastique: Waltz Op 14  Igor Markevitch Orchestre Lamoureux DeutGram  4796018
12:43:00 00:07:48 Jean Sibelius Finlandia Op 26  Hans Rosbaud Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018

13:02:00 00:20:33 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 63 in C major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  427337
13:30:00 00:04:59 Emmanuel Chabrier L'étoile: Overture  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122
13:44:00 00:10:53 Bedrich Smetana Má vlast: The Moldau  Ferenc Fricsay Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:04:52 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  3 in A Op 40   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  18883
14:13:00 00:08:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondeau from Violin Concerto No. 5 Berlin Philharmonic Wolfgang Schneiderhan Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin DeutGram  4796018
14:29:00 00:07:32 Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly: Act 2 Intermezzo  Kent Nagano Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  17071
14:43:00 00:08:19 Maurice Ravel Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan  Kent Nagano Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  14331
15:01:00 00:05:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo a capriccio in G major  Op 129   Russell Sherman, piano GM Records  2068
15:14:00 00:06:44 Béla Bartók Finale from Piano Concerto No. 3 Berlin Radio Symphony Ferenc Fricsay Géza Anda, piano DeutGram  4796018
15:27:00 00:07:26 Carl Maria von Weber Preciosa: Overture Op 78  Karl Münchinger Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
15:41:00 00:08:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 22 in C major   Ton Koopman Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Erato  45714

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Hanson's "Merry Mount" at the Met
16:04:00 00:05:48 Peter Boyer Festivities  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
16:18:00 00:04:01 Franz Joseph Haydn The Creation: The Heavens Are Telling Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano; Fritz Wunderlich, tenor; Walter Berry, baritone; Vienna Singverein DeutGram  4796018
16:31:00 00:03:21 Jerry Goldsmith The Omen: Main Title Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Los Angeles Master Chorale Philips  442425
16:40:00 00:10:51 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 99  Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192
17:05:00 00:02:49 Johannes Brahms Scherzo from Serenade No. 2 Op 16  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  5
17:15:00 00:05:27 John Dankworth Further Experiments with Mice London Symphony John Dankworth John Dankworth, narrator MCA  5932
17:26:00 00:04:29 Leo Arnaud & John Williams Fanfare from 'Bugler's Dream' & Olympic  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  62592
17:41:00 00:08:11 Giovanni Gabrieli In ecclesiis  Vittorio Negri Gregg Smith Singers; Texas Boys' Choir; Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble; E. Power Biggs, organ CBS  42645

18:05:00 00:07:24 Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  3 in A flat Op 47   Krystian Zimerman, piano DeutGram  4795448
18:20:00 00:06:45 Camille Saint-Saëns Danse macabre Op 40 Orchestra of Paris Daniel Barenboim Luben Yordanoff, violin DeutGram  4796018
18:32:00 00:04:55 Antônio Carlos Jobim A Felicidade   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71287
18:43:00 00:07:54 John Williams Star Wars: Throne Room & End Title  John Williams Skywalker Symphony Orchestra Sony  45947

19:02:00 00:16:02 César Franck Symphonic Variations Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4787779
19:20:00 00:34:32 Johannes Brahms Symphony No.  3 in F major  Op 90  Eugen Jochum Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
19:58:00 00:01:20 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: July Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758

20:02:00 00:02:52 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  1 in G minor   Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
20:04:00 00:02:34 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  5 in G minor   Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
20:07:00 00:03:41 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  6 in D major   Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
20:13:00 00:17:03 Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.  2  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris DeutGram  4795448
20:32:00 00:24:25 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 99 in E flat major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  768779
20:58:00 00:01:36 Julián Plaza Nocturna   Mirian Conti, piano Steinway  30010

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Hanson's "Merry Mount" at the Met
21:03:00 00:15:47 Howard Hanson Merry Mount: Suite  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  559702
21:20:00 00:18:11 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major  Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  56960
21:40:00 00:06:32 Peter Boyer Celebration Overture  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
21:48:00 00:02:35 Traditional Afro-Cuban Lullaby   Christopher Parkening, guitar EMI  54853
21:52:00 00:33:29 Alexander Glazunov Symphony No.  4 in E flat major  Op 48  José Serebrier Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Warner  63236
22:26:00 00:14:12 Peter Boyer Three Olympians  Peter Boyer London Philharmonic Naxos  559769
22:43:00 00:15:51 Georges Bizet Scherzo & Finale from Symphony No. 1  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  131

QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier
23:02:00 00:04:07 Gabriel Fauré Berceuse Op 16 Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot Alexander Velinzon, violin SeattleSM  1004
23:06:00 00:03:16 Jacques Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Chandos  9765
23:09:00 00:08:48 Camille Saint-Saëns Andantino from Violin Concerto No. 3 Op 61 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
23:20:00 00:05:39 Karl-Birger Blomdahl Adagio from 'The Wakeful Night'  Petter Sundkvist Swedish Chamber Orchestra Naxos  553715
23:25:00 00:09:38 Jean Sibelius Adagio from String Quartet Op 56   Daedalus Quartet Bridge  9202
23:37:00 00:08:39 Max Bruch Adagio from Scottish Fantasy Op 46 London Symphony Jascha Horenstein David Oistrakh, violin Decca  4785437
23:45:00 00:08:16 Antonín Dvorák Andante from String Quintet No. 2 Op 77   Chamber Music Soc Linc Center Delos  3152
23:56:00 00:03:14 Robert Schumann Scenes from Childhood: Träumerei Op 15   Lang Lang, piano DeutGram  4795448

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