Program Guide 03-15-2017


March 15

1807 first public performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in Vienna conducted by the composer in a benefit concert at the home of Prince Franz Joseph von Lobkowitz.

1835 Eduard Strauss – Austrian composer (d.1916); member of the musical dynasty with his brothers Johann Strauss Jr and Josef Strauss.

1864 Johann Halvorsen – Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist (d.1935); best-known works today are the Entry March of the Boyars and the Passacaglia & Sarabande, duos for violin and viola based on themes by George Frideric Handel.

1900 Colin McPhee – Canadian composer and musicologist (d.1964); first Western composer to make an ethnomusicological study of Bali, and wrote music influenced by that study decades before such compositions became widespread.

1908 first performance of Maurice Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole (Spanish Rhapsody), in Paris by the Orchestre des Concerts Colonne, conducted by Édouard Colonne.

1911 first performance of Alexander Scriabin’s Symphony No. 5 ‘Prometheus: Poem of Fire’ in Moscow, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky and with the composer performing the solo piano part.

1926 Ben Johnston – American composer (died July 21, 2019); composer of contemporary music in ‘just intonation’; in 1990 American critic John Rockwell called him "one of the best non-famous composers this country has to offer."

1928 Nicolas Flagello – American composer and conductor (d.1994); best known for his oratorio The Passion of Martin Luther King (1968), premiered in 1974.

1961 Fabio Biondi – Italian violinist and conductor (59 years old); in 1989, founded Europa Galante, an Italian ensemble specializing in baroque music.

2000 premiere of John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan at Carnegie Hall, by soprano Sylvia McNair and pianist Martin Katz; an orchestrated version of this song-cycle premiered in Minneapolis on October 23, 2003, with soprano Hila Plitmann and the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano.

Recording of the Week

Chopin: Works for Piano & Orchestra

Mar. 13, 2017

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00 00:12:26 Franz Liszt Symphonic Poem No. 5 'Prometheus'  Sir Georg Solti London Philharmonic DeutGram  4779525

00:19:00 00:35:19 Johan Halvorsen Symphony No. 1 in C minor   Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584

00:58:00 00:41:43 Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor    Hagen Quartet DeutGram  4795448

01:42:00 01:06:05 Ludwig van Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus Ballet Op 43   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  419608

02:51:00 00:41:57 Wilhelm Stenhammar Symphony No.  2 in G minor  Op 34  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  445857

03:35:00 00:15:55 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins in A Europa Galante Fabio Biondi Fabio Biondi, violin; Enrico Casazza, violin VirginClas  45424

03:56:00 00:20:17 Alexander Scriabin Symphony No.  5 Op 60 London Philharmonic Lorin Maazel Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; Ambrosian Singers Decca  4785437

04:18:00 00:28:05 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor  Op 111   Simone Dinnerstein, piano Telarc  80715

04:50:00 00:15:16 Maurice Ravel Rapsodie espagnole  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1002

05:08:00 00:30:13 Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No.  5 in E flat major  Op 44   Pacifica Quartet Cedille  82

05:43:00 00:10:00 Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude & Fugue in D  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Delos  3098

05:53:00 00:04:07 Pablo de Sarasate Spanish Dance No. 2 'Habanera' Op 21   Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano Decca  4785950


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:06 Percy Grainger Mock Morris   Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  66884

06:15:00 00:09:04 Samuel Barber Andante from Violin Concerto Op 14 St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Hilary Hahn, violin Sony  89029

06:25:00 00:02:06 Darius Milhaud Brasileira from 'Scaramouche'   Stephen Coombs, piano; Artur Pizarro, piano Hyperion  67014

06:30:00 00:04:03 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from String Quartet No. 4 Op 44   American String Project MSR  1386

06:40:00 00:08:41 Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in F major  Op 6  Fabio Biondi Europa Galante Naïve  20012

06:51:00 00:03:07 George Gershwin Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues Opus Two  William Terwilliger, violin; Andrew Cooperstock, piano Azica  71290

06:55:00 00:03:17 John Philip Sousa March 'The White Rose'  Keith Brion Royal Artillery Band Naxos  559092

07:05:00 00:06:46 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No. 1: Scherzo Op 43  Sir Neville Marriner Stuttgart Radio Symphony Capriccio  10227

07:16:00 00:06:48 Maurice Ravel Rapsodie espagnole: Feria  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1002

07:25:00 00:01:40 Gus Edwards In My Merry Oldsmobile   Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Clelia Goldings, bassoon; Richard Galler, bassoon; Peter Sadlo, percussion Koch Intl  1374

07:30:00 00:04:17 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2: Minuet  José Serebrier Barcelona Symphony Bis  1305

07:40:00 00:08:49 Michael Torke Javelin  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  62592

07:51:00 00:02:16 Eduard Strauss Non-Stop Polka Op 112  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4782601

07:55:00 00:01:43 Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 1: Dance  Constantine Orbelian Moscow Chamber Orchestra Delos  3257

07:58:00 00:01:03 Anatoly Liadov Eight Russian Folk Songs: Mosquito Op 58  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4

08:07:00 00:06:08 Gioacchino Rossini William Tell: Dance for Six  Frederick Fennell London Pops Orchestra Mercury  434356

08:15:00 00:07:51 Johannes Brahms Finale from Violin Concerto Op 77 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Julia Fischer, violin Belvedere  8005

08:25:00 00:02:21 Johann Sebastian Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4: Bourrée  Martin Pearlman Boston Baroque Telarc  80619

08:30:00 00:03:40 Padre Antonio Soler Sonata No. 13 in G major    Martina Filjak, piano Naxos  572515

08:40:00 00:09:59 Georg Philipp Telemann Suite in b for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon &   European Baroque Soloists Denon  9614

08:51:00 00:04:00 George Frideric Handel Israel in Egypt: But as for his people English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Monteverdi Choir Philips  432110

08:58:00 00:04:47 James Horner Field of Dreams: Medley  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80468

09:09:00 00:13:36 Frédéric Chopin Concert Rondo 'Krakowiak' Op 14 NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4796824

09:28:00 00:05:00 Bernard Herrmann The Ghost and Mrs. Muir: Prelude &  Paul Bateman City of Prague Philharmonic Silva  1093

09:35:00 00:04:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Finale from String Quartet No. 23   Dover Quartet Cedille  167

09:45:00 00:08:57 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Symphony No. 7 Op 70  Sir Colin Davis Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Philips  4788977

09:56:00 00:03:32 Johann Nepomuk Hummel Rondo from Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Wynton Marsalis, trumpet


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00 00:04:05 Robert Schumann Novelette No.  6 in A major  Op 21   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Naxos  557668

10:06:00 00:02:02 George Gershwin Prelude 'Novelette in Fourths'   Fazil Say, piano Teldec  26202

10:10:00 00:10:55 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in E minor   Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050

10:22:00 00:03:37 Manuel de Falla Four Spanish Pieces: Cubana   Brazilian Guitar Quartet Delos  3466

10:29:00 00:02:31 Julius Fucik Entry of the Gladiators Op 68  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  5158

10:33:00 00:03:56 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  3: Erotik Op 43  Petri Sakari Iceland Symphony Chandos  9028

10:41:00 00:05:30 Johan Halvorsen Mascarade: Holberg Overture  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584

10:51:00 00:20:06 Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan American Composers Orchestra Dennis Russell Davies Peter Basquin, piano; Christopher Oldfather, piano Argo  444560

11:12:00 00:03:57 Lou Harrison Suite for Symphonic Strings: Estampie  Dennis Russell Davies American Composers Orchestra Argo  444560

11:18:00 00:09:06 Johann Sebastian Bach Keyboard Concerto No.  5 in F minor  Berlin State Orchestra Simone Dinnerstein Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  81742

11:30:00 00:07:00 Gioacchino Rossini The Barber of Seville: Overture  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

11:39:00 00:09:54 Ludwig van Beethoven Variations on Mozart's 'La ci darem la Houston Symphony  Aralee Dorough, flute; Members of Dorough  2016

11:51:00 00:08:08 Percy Grainger Green Bushes  Steuart Bedford English Chamber Orchestra Decca  425159

12:06:00 00:09:33 Johan Halvorsen Dances from 'Mascarade'  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584

12:23:00 00:04:55 Eduard Strauss Quadrille on Themes from 'Carmen' Op 134  Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  431628

12:28:00 00:03:01 Jacob Gade Jealousy London Symphony Keith Lockhart Anne Akiko Meyers, violin eOne  7792

12:32:00 00:06:32 Percy Fletcher Bal masqué  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66968

12:41:00 00:03:33 Vladimir Horowitz Carmen Variations   Arcadi Volodos, piano Sony  62691

12:47:00 00:09:01 Johannes Brahms Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 73  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  433549

12:56:00 00:02:30 David Guion Arkansas Traveler  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  67067



13:01:00 00:26:37 Franz Joseph Haydn Cello Concerto No.  2 in D major  Camerata Chicago Drostan Hall Wendy Warner, cello Cedille  142

13:28:00 00:13:44 Johann Christian Bach Symphony for Double Orchestra in E flat major  Op 18  Simon Standage Academy of Ancient Music Chandos  540

13:43:00 00:14:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major  English Chamber Orchestra Ralf Gothóni Richard Berry, horn Avie  35


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00 00:02:12 Aaron Copland Billy the Kid: Celebration  Hugh Wolff St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Teldec  77310

14:03:00 00:06:05 Edward MacDowell Suite No. 2: Village Festival Op 48  Takuo Yuasa Ulster Orchestra Naxos  559075

14:12:00 00:14:49 Frédéric Chopin Grand Fantasy on Polish Airs Op 13 NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4796824

14:43:00 00:11:52 Johan Halvorsen Norwegian Rhapsody No.  2  Ole Kristian Ruud Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Simax  1085

14:57:00 00:03:34 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue in G minor   José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  557883

15:02:00 00:15:05 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol Op 34  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  93019

15:21:00 00:08:22 Édouard Lalo Rondo from Symphonie espagnole Op 21 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593

15:32:00 00:03:48 George Frideric Handel Berenice: Minuet  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields EMI  47027

15:40:00 00:07:19 Alessandro Scarlatti Concerto Grosso No.  6 in E  Fabio Biondi Europa Galante VirginClas  45495

15:51:00 00:04:41 Frederic Curzon Robin Hood Suite: March of the Bowmen  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66968

15:58:00 00:04:23 Johan Halvorsen Entry March of the Boyars  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: King Louis XIII's "Blackbird" Ballet

16:06:00 00:02:27 Johan Halvorsen La Mélancolie  Neeme Järvi Bergen Philharmonic Chandos  10584

16:12:00 00:13:44 Frédéric Chopin Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4796824

16:29:00 00:01:39 Erich Wolfgang Korngold King's Row: Main Title  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  60863

16:32:00 00:04:05 Erich Wolfgang Korngold Devotion: The Death of Emily Brontë  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  60863

16:37:00 00:02:04 Johann Sebastian Bach Alleluia from Cantata No. 51 Philharmonia Virtuosi of NY Richard Kapp Edward Carroll, trumpet; Lee Soper, trumpet CBS  44652

16:41:00 00:08:23 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from Symphony No. 4 Op 60  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032

16:52:00 00:02:58 José Padilla El relicario  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  66998

16:57:00 00:02:04 Joaquín Rodrigo Danza from 'Fantasía para un Philharmonia Orchestra Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar DeutGram  4795448

17:04:00 00:05:44 Giuseppe Verdi Alzira: Prelude  Riccardo Muti La Scala Philharmonic Sony  62373

17:13:00 00:10:49 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco Concerto a più Istrumenti in E minor  Op 5 Concerto Cologne  Martin Sandhoff, flute; Cordula Breuer, flute Teldec  22166

17:27:00 00:07:51 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Symphony No. 3 Op 10  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Warner  65775

17:40:00 00:04:36 Brian Dykstra Delphinium Rag   Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3161

17:46:00 00:03:35 Robert Burns My Love is Like a Red Red Rose BBC Scottish Symphony Rory Macdonald Nicola Benedetti, violin DeutGram  21290

17:52:00 00:02:20 Sir Thomas Beecham The Faithful Shepherd Suite: Bourrée  Yehudi Menuhin Royal Philharmonic MCA  6231

17:56:00 00:02:58 Antonín Dvorák American Suite: Finale Op 98   Benjamin Pasternack, piano Naxos  559777



18:10:00 00:17:26 Frédéric Chopin Variations on 'Là ci darem la mano' Op 2 NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4796824

18:30:00 00:04:51 Randall Thompson Largo from Symphony No. 2  Leonard Bernstein New York Philharmonic Sony  60594

18:38:00 00:02:25 Randall Thompson Frostiana: The Pasture Dallas Wind Symphony Timothy Seelig Turtle Creek Chorale Reference  49

18:42:00 00:13:16 Maurice Ravel La valse   Leon Fleisher, piano; Katherine Jacobson, piano Sony  506416

18:57:00 00:01:06 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 8 in A flat major  Op 7   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Arabesque  6730


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:00 00:15:16 Maurice Ravel Rapsodie espagnole  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1002

19:19:00 00:35:37 Antonín Dvorák Symphony No.  8 in G major  Op 88  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  63151

19:56:00        00:03:30        Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 49 in a minor, Op. 68 No. 2       Vassily Primakov, piano     Bridge  9289


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: From the 2016 Baldwin Wallace Bach Festival

Johann Sebastian Bach:  St. Matthew Passion

Rufus Mueller, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Luthien Brackett, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor; Jason Steigerwalt, baritone

Baldwin Wallace Festival Choir; Baldwin Wallace Bach Orchestra, Dirk Garner, conductor


22:51:00 00:06:44 Johann Sebastian Bach Andante from Violin Concerto No. 1 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane Hilary Hahn, violin DeutGram


THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims was not  heard this week.


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:00 00:07:00 Peter Warlock An Old Song  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia EMI  49933

23:08:00 00:09:15 Béla Bartók Andante tranquillo from Violin Concerto Swedish Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Isabelle Faust, violin Harm Mundi  902146

23:19:00 00:05:59 Eric Whitacre Water Night  Eric Whitacre London Symphony Decca  16636

23:25:00 00:04:26 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor    Jan Lisiecki, piano DeutGram  4796824

23:30:00 00:05:19 Auguste Franchomme Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15   Louise Dubin, cello; Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello Delos  3469

23:37:00 00:06:02 Giacomo Puccini Chrysanthemums   Quartetto di Cremona Klanglogo  1400

23:43:00 00:10:18 Peter Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3: Elegie Op 55  Vladimir Jurowski Russian National Orchestra PentaTone  61

23:54:00 00:03:11 Alexander Glazunov Reverie in D flat major  Op 24 Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Alexey Serov, horn Warner  67946

23:57:00 00:02:25 Jean Sibelius Berceuse Op 79   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille  139


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