Program Guide 03-01-2017

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March 1

1736 premiere of George Frideric Handel’s ode Alexander's Feast at the Covent Garden Theatre, London; libretto adapted from John Dryden's ode Alexander's Feast, or the Power of Music (1697) which had been written to celebrate Saint Cecilia's Day; the work originally contained within it three instrumental works nowadays performed independently: the Concerto Grosso in C HWV 318 ‘Alexander’s Feast’, the Harp Concerto Op 4/6, and the Organ Concerto Op 4/1.

1743 premiere of Handel’s oratorio Samson at Covent Garden in London; considered one of his finest dramatic works; usually performed as an oratorio, but on occasions has also been staged as an opera;  the well-known arias Let the bright Seraphim (for soprano) and Total eclipse (for tenor) are often performed separately in concert.

1810 Frédéric Chopin – Polish composer and virtuoso pianist (d.1849 at age 39); known worldwide as one of the leading musicians of the Romantic era, whose "poetic genius,” according to Charles Rosen, “was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation".

1896 Dimitri Mitropoulos – Greek conductor, pianist, and composer (d. 1960); received international fame both as a major conductor and composer of the 20th century.

1939 Leo Brouwer – Cuban composer, conductor, and guitarist (80 years old); the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona y Casado and the great-nephew of composer Ernesto Lecuona; among his works are a large number of solo guitar pieces, several guitar concertos and over 40 film scores.

1950 premiere of Gian-Carlo Menotti’s opera The Consul in Philadelphia at the Shubert Theater; the opera opened in New York two weeks later and won that year's Pulitzer Prize for Music.

1971 Thomas Adès – English composer, pianist and conductor (48 years old); best known for his operas Powder Her Face and The Tempest.

1979 Broadway premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘musical thriller’ Sweeney Todd at the Uris Theater in New York; a West End production followed in 1980; in addition to several revivals the musical has been presented by opera companies; won 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical and an Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

 00:01:00 00:11:58 George Frideric Handel Harp Concerto in B flat major  Op 4 Seattle Baroque Orchestra Stephen Stubbs Maxine Eilander, harp Atma  2541

00:17:00 00:41:13 Ludwig van Beethoven Septet in E flat major  Op 20 Berlin Philharmonic Octet  Members of Philips  4788977

01:02:00 00:45:50 Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No.  1 in E minor  Op 11 Polish Festival Orchestra Krystian Zimerman Krystian Zimerman, piano DeutGram  459684

01:50:00 00:36:34 Hans Gál Symphony No. 4 Op 105  Kenneth Woods Orchestra of the Swan Avie  2231

02:29:00 00:37:26 Johannes Brahms String Quartet No.  3 in B flat major  Op 67   Chiara String Quartet Azica  71289

03:09:00 00:46:23 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  3 in D major  Op 29  Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram  449967

03:59:00 00:19:34 Alfredo Casella Italia Op 11  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10768

04:21:00 00:13:04 Johann Sebastian Bach Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor    Chicago Symphony Brass CSO Res  9011101

04:37:00 00:46:56 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 1 in C minor   Sir Georg Solti Chicago Symphony Orchestra Decca  448898

05:27:00 00:12:47 George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in C major   Trevor Pinnock English Concert Archiv  415291

05:44:00 00:06:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni: Overture  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Koch Intl  7574

05:50:00 00:06:00 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from Octet for Strings Op 20   Academy Chamber Ensemble Chandos  8790

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:57 Antonín Dvorák Humoresque No. 7 in G flat Op 101   Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Enrico Pace, piano Decca  4789377

06:15:00 00:08:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 30  Sir Charles Mackerras Prague Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80186

06:26:00 00:07:04 John Lunn Downton Abbey: Suite  Alastair King Chamber Orchestra of London Decca  16260

06:40:00 00:02:58 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 17 in A flat major  Op 28   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728

06:45:00 00:03:07 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major  Op 28   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728

06:48:00 00:01:29 Frédéric Chopin Prelude No. 20 in C minor  Op 28   Daniil Trifonov, piano DeutGram  4791728

06:51:00 00:02:51 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Secret of Susanna: Overture  Lamberto Gardelli Orch of the Royal Opera House Decca  4785437

06:55:00 00:02:55 Lt. Charles A. Zimmerman March 'Anchors Aweigh'  Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc  80099

07:05:00 00:05:56 George Frideric Handel Finale from Organ Concerto No. 8 Op 7 Brandenburg Consort Roy Goodman Paul Nicholson, organ Hyperion  67291

07:10:00 00:08:44 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Symphony No. 8 Op 88  Rafael Kubelik Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

07:20:00 00:02:42 Aram Khachaturian Gayaneh: Lesghinka  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8542

07:28:00 00:09:31 Frédéric Chopin Ballade No.  1 in G minor  Op 23   Krystian Zimerman, piano DeutGram  4795448

07:43:00 00:03:08 Claude Pascal Ouverture from Wind Octet  Robert J. Ambrose Atlanta Chamber Winds Albany  1127

07:45:00 00:07:29 Joaquín Rodrigo En Aranjuez con tu amor London Symphony Klauspeter Seibel Sir James Galway, flute DeutGram  3024

07:55:00 00:02:45 Johann Strauss Jr Napoleon March Op 156  Willi Boskovsky Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437

08:07:00 00:05:45 Bedrich Smetana The Bartered Bride: Dance of the  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  444867

08:15:00 00:08:21 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  1 in C sharp minor  Op 26   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4793449

08:25:00 00:02:08 Billy May Green Hornet: Theme   Salut Salon Warner  554295

08:30:00 00:04:28 John Williams Air and Simple Gifts   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Itzhak Perlman, violin; Gabriela Montero, piano; Anthony McGill, clarinet Sony  752307

08:40:00 00:07:10 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris DeutGram  4796018

08:48:00 00:03:58 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3  Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9996

08:53:00 00:07:45 Elmer Bernstein The Ten Commandments: Suite  Elmer Bernstein Royal Philharmonic Pops Denon  75288

09:05:00 00:13:05 Stephen Sondheim Sweeney Todd: Suite  Don Sebesky London Symphony EMI  54285

09:23:00 00:02:07 Léo Delibes Coppélia: Waltz of the Doll  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  125

09:28:00 00:06:13 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  6 in A flat major  Op 53   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  18883

09:35:00 00:04:36 Frédéric Chopin Waltz No. 3 in A minor  Op 34   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  14190

09:55:00 00:04:01 Igor Stravinsky The Firebird: Infernal Dance  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80587

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00 00:02:11 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 30 in G major  Op 50   Evgeny Kissin, piano RCA  62542

10:04:00 00:02:12 Frédéric Chopin Etude No. 18 in G sharp minor  Op 25   Irena Portenko, piano Blue Griff  213

10:08:00 00:07:51 George Frideric Handel Samson: Act 1 Sinfonia English Concert Trevor Pinnock Anthony Halstead, horn; Christian Rutherford, horn Archiv  419219

10:16:00 00:02:24 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Dance of the  Sir Thomas Beecham Royal Philharmonic EMI  63412

10:20:00 00:07:03 Sir Edward Elgar Caractacus: Triumphal March Op 35  James Judd New Zealand Symphony Naxos  557273

10:30:00 00:03:30 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No.  5 in B flat major    Sviatoslav Richter, piano Philips  4788977

10:37:00 00:04:35 Edward MacDowell Suite No. 1: Forest Spirits Op 42  Takuo Yuasa Ulster Orchestra Naxos  559075

10:42:00 00:04:56 Franz Joseph Haydn Armida: Overture   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437783

10:51:00 00:24:29 Frédéric Chopin Piano Sonata No.  2 in B flat minor  Op 35   Yuja Wang, piano DeutGram  4795448

11:16:00 00:05:13 Patrick Doyle Hamlet: Ophelia's Funeral  Kenneth Alwyn City of Prague Philharmonic Silva  1094

11:24:00 00:08:55 Jean Françaix Concertino for Piano & Orchestra Montreal Symphony Charles Dutoit Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  452448

11:34:00 00:07:02 Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in G minor  Op 79   Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  4795448

11:44:00 00:08:29 Carl Maria von Weber Oberon: Overture  Roy Goodman Hanover Band Nimbus  5154

11:53:00 00:05:08 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Albrecht Mayer, oboe Decca  4782564

12:07:00 00:08:48 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Wasps: Overture  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  129

12:17:00 00:07:32 Jean Sibelius Suite for Violin & Strings Op 117 Danish National Symphony Thomas Dausgaard Christian Tetzlaff, violin VirginClas  45534

12:27:00 00:03:03 Johann Strauss Jr Nightingale Polka Op 222  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4

12:31:00 00:05:25 Alexander Glazunov Ballet Scenes: Polonaise Op 52  Edo de Waart Minnesota Orchestra Telarc  80347

12:41:00 00:04:59 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  3 in A Op 40  Vladimir Ziva Moscow Symphony Naxos  555048

12:49:00 00:09:07 John Ireland Epic March  Richard Hickox London Symphony Chandos  8879

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00 00:29:28 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major  Op 19 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Sony  370548

13:32:00 00:13:30 Carlos Baguer Symphony No. 16 in G  Matthias Bamert London Mozart Players Chandos  9456

13:48:00 00:12:49 Michael Haydn Symphony No. '1B' in F major   Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5392

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00 00:01:53 Frédéric Chopin Etude No.  1 in C major  Op 10   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4793449

14:04:00 00:02:41 Frédéric Chopin Etude No. 12 in C minor  Op 10   Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  4785437

14:09:00 00:13:37 Gabriel Fauré Masques et bergamasques Op 112  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1004

14:23:00 00:08:18 Sir William Walton Scapino Comedy Overture  John Wilson Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Avie  2194

14:45:00 00:06:24 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Leyenda 'Asturias' Op 47   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  15579

14:52:00 00:07:00 Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture Op 62  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032

15:01:00 00:10:34 Peter Tchaikovsky Sérénade mélancolique Op 26 Odense Symphony Alexander Vedernikov Jennifer Koh, violin Cedille  166

15:14:00 00:10:52 Frédéric Chopin Polonaise No.  5 in F sharp minor  Op 44   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4793449

15:28:00 00:04:04 Franz Schubert Marche militaire No. 1 in D major   Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony  63052

15:33:00 00:03:37 Percy Grainger Mock Morris  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  117

15:41:00 00:04:26 Sir Edward Elgar Imperial March Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570

15:47:00 00:10:04 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  2 in F major   Matthias Maute Ensemble Caprice Analekta  9996

15:58:00 00:04:04 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  2 in E flat major  Op 9   Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca  17091

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Prokofiev's Cello Sonata

16:06:00 00:03:27 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 1 in F sharp minor  Op 6   Lara Downes, piano Steinway  30016

16:12:00 00:11:48 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Quartet No. 4 in A major  Houston Symphony  Aralee Dorough, flute; Members of Dorough  2016

16:28:00 00:04:30 Frédéric Chopin Berceuse in D flat major  Op 57   Yundi, piano Mercury  4812443

16:33:00 00:05:59 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 32 in C sharp minor  Op 50  Vladimir Ziva Moscow Symphony Naxos  555048

16:41:00 00:08:13 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: El Albaicín  Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80470

16:52:00 00:02:49 Stephen Sondheim Sweeney Todd: Not While I'm Around   Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo; Roger Vignoles, piano Sony  64498

16:57:00 00:01:52 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Neapolitan Dance  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104

17:05:00 00:05:24 Richard Rodgers Oklahoma: Overture  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  434932

17:30:00 00:08:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 27 Bavarian State Orchestra Ferenc Fricsay Clara Haskil, piano DeutGram  4796018

17:40:00 00:04:23 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  5 in A flat major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Supraphon  3533

17:46:00 00:03:44 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  8 in F major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Supraphon  3533

17:52:00 00:02:58 Franz Schubert Auf dem Wasser zu singen   Daniel Hope, violin; Sebastian Knauer, piano DeutGram  15312

17:57:00 00:02:14 Traditional El Paño moruno   Christopher Parkening, guitar; David Brandon, guitar EMI  49406

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00 00:19:20 Alexander Glazunov Chopiniana Suite Op 46  Vladimir Ziva Moscow Symphony Naxos  555048

18:30:00 00:04:31 Leos Janácek In the Mists: No. 1   Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  24427

18:36:00 00:03:07 Johann Sebastian Bach WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No.  2 in C minor    Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  12504

18:42:00 00:10:06 Tomaso Albinoni Oboe Concerto in G minor  Op 9 London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Anthony Camden, oboe Naxos  550739

18:54:00 00:05:09 Maurice Ravel Jeux d'eau   Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  24427

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:10:53 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 for Orchestra  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra DeutGram  4779525

19:12:00 00:41:04 Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto No.  1 in E minor  Op 11 Berlin State Orchestra Andris Nelsons Daniel Barenboim, piano DeutGram  15387

19:57:00 00:02:12 Antonín Dvorák Romantic Pieces: Allegro appassionato Op 75   Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano Ars Prod.  38536

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Les Délices - Concertos Comiques, May 8, 2016

Performers: Debra Nagy, baroque oboe; Julie Andrijeski & Scott Metcalfe, baroque violin; Josh Lee, viola da gamba; Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo & baroque guitar

Michel Corrette: Concerto no. 6 Le Plaisir des dames

Michel Corrette: Sonata no. 2 from Les Délices de la Solitude, Op 20 

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier: Sonata in Four Parts, Op 34 no 1

Jean-Joseph Mouret: Suite from Ragonde (1742)

Michel Corrette: Concerto no. 25 ‘Les Sauvages’

Songs without Words, October 16, 2016

Performers: Debra Nagy, baroque oboe; Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; Eric Milnes, harpsichord

Wordless Song

Eric Milnes: Prelude

Marin Marais: Les Voix humaines from 2ème Livre de Pièces de viole (1701)

Feeling Wistful

Jean-Baptiste de Bousset: Pourquoi dous rossignol (1700)

Johnny Mandel: Emily (1964)

Billy Strayhorn: A Flower is a lovesome thing (1941)

Chains of Love

Bénigne de Bacilly/Jacques-Martin Hotteterre:

Rochers je ne veux point from Airs et Brunettes (1723)

Don Covay/Aretha Franklin, arr. Milnes: Chain of Fools (1967)

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Recit de la beauté from Le Mariage Forcé (1664)

Burning Passion

Marais: Prelude in a minor from 4ème Livre de Pièces de viole (1717)

Joseph Chabanceau de la Barre: J’avois juré from Airs à deux parties (1669)

Michel Lambert: D’un feu secret (1660)

Heartache

De Bousset: De mes soupirs, de mes langueurs (1700)

Charles Aznavour/Nina Simone: Tomorrow is my turn (1962)

I wouldn’t have it any other way…

Lambert: Vos mespris (1660)

Kosma/Mercer: Autumn Leaves (1945)

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by soprano Roberta Alexander

Malatte - The Lord's Prayer

Coleridge-Taylor - Life and death

Dungan - Eternal life

Charles - When I have sung my songs

Charles - Clouds

Charles - Youth

Spross - Let all my life be music

Hagen - Do not go, my love

Hagen - Music I heard with you

Giannini - Tell me, oh blue blue sky

Giannini - Sing to my heart a song

Rachmaninoff - Spring waters

Burleigh, arr: Didn't it rain

Burleigh, arr: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

Johnson, arr: Give me Jesus

Johnson, arr; His name so sweet

Dett, arr: Ride on Jesus

Boatner, arr: Oh, what a beautiful city

Price, arr: My soul's been enchanted in de Lord
 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:00 00:04:08 Edvard Grieg Lyric Suite: Nocturne Op 54  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437524

23:06:00 00:09:56 Frédéric Chopin Larghetto from Piano Concerto No.  2 Op 21 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795448

23:17:00 00:06:16 Claude Debussy Ballade   Michel Beroff, piano Denon  18047

23:23:00 00:07:01 Leos Janácek Idyll for Strings: Adagio  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572698

23:30:00 00:04:22 Leo Brouwer Una día de noviembre   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  17000

23:37:00 00:16:05 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from String Quartet No. 15 Op 132   Cypress String Quartet Cypress  2012

23:54:00 00:03:16 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Fugue   Alexander Schimpf, piano Oehms  867

23:57:00 00:02:30 Edvard Grieg Ich liebe dich Op 5   Evgeny Kissin, piano Sony  52567

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