Program Guide 03-31-2017


March 31

1684 Francesco Durante – Italian composer and teacher (d.1755); among his famous pupils were Niccolò Jommelli, Giovanni Paisiello, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi and Niccolò Piccinni.

1732 Joseph Haydn – Austrian composer (d.1809); one of the most prolific and prominent figures of the Classical period; often called the ‘Father of the Symphony’ and ‘Father of the String Quartet’; friend of Mozart and a teacher of Beethoven; at the time of his death, one of the most celebrated composers in Europe.

1784 first performance Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 16 in Vienna, with the composer as soloist.

1794 first performance of Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 100Military’, in London on his 62nd birthday.

1837 Franz Liszt and Sigismond Thalberg, the two reigning virtuosi of their day, perform a sort of pianistic ‘duel’ at a benefit concert in aid of Italian refugees at the Parisian salon of Princess Cristina Belgiojoso-Trivulzio and by most accounts, it ended in a tie.

1841 first performance of Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 1Spring’ in Leipzig with Felix Mendelssohn conducting.

1901 premiere of Dvorák’s opera Rusalka in Prague at the National Theater; the most popular excerpt is the Song to the Moon.

1932 first full performance as a ballet of the Mexican composer Carlos Chavez Horsepower (aka H. P. or Caballos de Vapor) by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting, with choreography by Catherine Littlefield and decor and costumes by Diego Rivera.

1961 first performance of Jean Françaix’s L'horloge de flore (The Flower Clock) by oboist John de Lancie and the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy conducting.

Recording of the Week

Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau

Mar. 27, 2017

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:19:58 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 59 in E flat major    András Schiff, piano Teldec  17141
00:25:00 00:33:08 Robert Schumann Symphony No.  1 in B flat major  Op 38  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  421439
01:01:00 00:26:25 Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 27 in D major  Op 20   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695
01:30:00 00:43:29 Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben Op 40 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Daniel Majeske, violin Decca  414292
02:16:00 00:37:50 Franz Joseph Haydn Mass No. 11 in D minor  Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman Mary Wilson, soprano; Abigail Fisher, mezzo-soprano; Keith Jameson, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass Linn  426
02:56:00 00:41:09 Johannes Brahms Symphony No.  2 in D Op 73  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779
03:40:00 00:15:32 Claude Debussy Images, Book 1   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
03:58:00 00:48:26 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.  3 in E flat major  Op 55  Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Telarc  80090
04:49:00 00:21:18 Emil von Reznícek Serenade for Strings in G major   Jiri Starek Deutsches Symphonie Berlin Schwann  311128
05:13:00 00:23:40 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No.100 in G major   Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca  4785437
05:39:00 00:06:21 Enrique Granados Spanish Dance No.  2 in C minor  Op 5   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  15579
05:51:00 00:04:45 Philip Glass Harpsichord Concerto: Movement III West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon Christopher D. Lewis, hc Naxos  573146

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:20 George Frideric Handel Minuet from Concerto Grosso Op 6   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  447733
06:15:00 00:05:16 Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from Cello Sonata No. 2 Op 58   Keith Robinson, cello; Donna Lee, piano Blue Griff  237
06:21:00 00:04:26 Sir Edward Elgar Imperial March Op 32  Sir Andrew Davis BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10570
06:25:00 00:06:01 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari Finale from Suite Concertino Op 16 Rome Symphony Orchestra Francesco La Vecchia Giuseppe Giabocchi, bassoon Naxos  572921
06:33:00 00:02:11 Paul Desmond Take Five   Richard Galler, bassoon; Daniele Damiano, bassoon; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Peter Sadlo, percussion Koch Intl  1374
06:40:00 00:05:59 Franz Schubert Characteristic March No. 1 in C major    Evgeny Kissin, piano; James Levine, piano RCA  69282
06:47:00 00:04:35 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Tsar's Farewell  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572693
06:53:00 00:01:17 Johannes Brahms Waltz No. 2 in E Op 39   Yaara Tal, piano; Andreas Groethuysen, piano Sony  53285
06:55:00 00:04:22 W. Paris Chambers March 'Chicago Tribune'  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
07:05:00 00:05:00 Richard Rodgers Babes in Arms: Overture  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  63835
07:10:00 00:08:07 Franz von Suppé Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  463185
07:20:00 00:04:09 Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue from Violin Sonata No.  1   Chris Thile, mandolin Nonesuch  535360
07:25:00 00:03:14 Ari Pulkkinen Angry Birds: Main Theme  Andrew Skeet London Philharmonic X5 Group  2011
07:30:00 00:05:02 C. Monteverdi & T. Merula Two Ciacconas Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra  Members of Tafelmusik  1001
07:40:00 00:04:18 Claude Debussy Images, Book 2: Cloches a travers les   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
07:45:00 00:03:45 Claude Debussy Petite Suite: En bateau  Jun Märkl National Orchestra of Lyon Naxos  572583
07:50:00 00:02:21 Antonín Dvorák Romantic Pieces: Allegro maestoso Op 75   Caroline Goulding, violin; Danae Dörken, piano Ars Prod.  38536
07:55:00 00:03:37 Leroy Anderson Fiddle-Faddle  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559313
08:07:00 00:06:36 Ludwig van Beethoven Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 60  Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Tafelmusik  1032
08:18:00 00:09:37 Johan Wagenaar Waltz Cycle 'Vienna in 3/4 Time' Op 38  Riccardo Chailly Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Decca  425833
08:20:00 00:03:43 Franz Schubert Scherzo from Piano Quintet Cleveland Quartet  John O'Conor, piano; James Vandemark, bass; Members of Telarc  80225
08:40:00 00:11:35 George Gershwin Adagio from Piano Concerto in F major  Monte Carlo Opera Orch Edo de Waart Werner Haas, piano Philips  4788977
08:55:00 00:06:45 Richard Rodgers State Fair: Suite  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  434932
09:05:00 00:17:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme Op 33 Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Lynn Harrell, cello Decca  4787779
09:35:00 00:08:00 Dieterich Buxtehude Magnificat La Nuova Musica John Rutter Cambridge Singers Collegium  134
09:45:00 00:05:51 Frederick Delius Intermezzo from 'Fennimore and Gerda'  Sir Charles Mackerras Welsh National Opera Orchestra Argo  433704
09:54:00 00:03:47 Robert Schumann Scherzo from String Quartet No. 1 Op 41   Cavani String Quartet Azica  71203

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:03:11 Claude Debussy Images, Book 1: Mouvement   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
10:03:00 00:01:44 Jules Massenet Impromptu 'Eau courante'   Aldo Ciccolini, piano EMI  64277
10:08:00 00:11:06 Alessandro Marcello Oboe Concerto in D minor  American Classical Orchestra Thomas Crawford Marc Schachman, oboe Centaur  3108
10:20:00 00:06:07 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in F sharp major    Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis  2138
10:29:00 00:04:46 Franz Schubert Impromptu No. 2 in E flat major    Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge  9327
10:37:00 00:06:15 Franz Liszt Schubert Song 'Serenade'   Evgeny Kissin, piano RCA  58420
10:45:00 00:03:33 Camille Saint-Saëns Airs de Ballet d'Ascanio: Adagio & Tapiola Sinfonietta Jean Jacques Kantorow Sharon Bezaly, flute Bis  1359
10:50:00 00:20:04 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major  Op 99 London Symphony Luis García-Navarro Narciso Yepes, guitar PentaTone  202
11:11:00 00:05:43 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Cuba Op 47   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71224
11:18:00 00:12:29 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Snow Maiden: Suite  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos  572787
11:33:00 00:08:48 Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral  George Szell Cleveland Orchestra MAA  97
11:43:00 00:09:57 Aram Khachaturian Gayaneh: Three Dances  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips  426247
11:55:00 00:04:01 Friedrich Kuhlau The Robber's Castle: Overture  Michael Schonwandt Danish National Radio Sym Chandos  9648
12:06:00 00:06:02 Franz Joseph Haydn The Apothecary: Overture  Giuseppe Sinopoli Dresden State Orchestra EMI  56535
12:14:00 00:05:40 Georges Bizet The Miracle Doctor: Overture  Douglas Bostock Chamber Philharmonic Bohemia Classico  158
12:21:00 00:08:09 Ludwig Spohr Adagio from Nonet Op 31 Vienna-Berlin Ensemble  Gerhart Hetzel, violin; Wolfram Christ, viola; Georg Faust, cello; Alois Posch, double bass DeutGram  427640
12:31:00 00:03:43 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Neapolitan  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511
12:39:00 00:06:45 Hugo Wolf Italian Serenade in G major    Brodsky Quartet Chandos  10761
12:48:00 00:09:08 Peter Tchaikovsky Marche slav Op 31  Zubin Mehta Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Teldec  90201
12:58:00 00:01:35 Leroy Anderson The Typewriter BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Alasdair Malloy, typewriter Naxos  559357

13:00:00 00:31:08 Max Bruch Scottish Fantasy Op 46 London Symphony Jascha Horenstein David Oistrakh, violin Decca  4785437
13:32:00 00:16:25 Richard Strauss Don Juan Op 20  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra CBS  44909
13:50:00 00:09:30 Antonín Dvorák Overture 'My Home' Op 62  István Kertész London Symphony Decca  4785437

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:01:00 00:01:53 Karl King March 'Rough-Riders'  Frederick Fennell Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  85
14:03:00 00:03:52 Johannes Hanssen Valdres March  Frederick Fennell Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Brain  7502
14:09:00 00:14:05 Anton Arensky Variations on Theme by Tchaikovsky Op 35  William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus  7020
14:25:00 00:06:20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo in D major    Vladimir Horowitz, piano DeutGram  4795448
14:45:00 00:10:34 Peter Tchaikovsky Sérénade mélancolique Op 26 Odense Symphony Alexander Vedernikov Jennifer Koh, violin Cedille  166
14:56:00 00:04:00 Emmanuel Chabrier Suite pastorale: Idyll  Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos  5122
15:02:00 00:17:02 Jean Françaix The Flower Clock Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Albrecht Mayer, oboe Decca  4782564
15:22:00 00:06:49 Claude Debussy Images, Book 1: Hommage à Rameau   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
15:32:00 00:04:54 Zdenek Fibich Poème  Václav Neumann Czech Philharmonic Orfeo  180891
15:40:00 00:05:13 Alexander Borodin Petite Suite: Intermezzo  Gennady Rozhdestvensky Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Chandos  9386
15:47:00 00:07:26 Carl Maria von Weber Preciosa: Overture Op 78  Karl Münchinger Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
15:55:00 00:02:30 David Guion Arkansas Traveler  Ronald Corp New London Orchestra Hyperion  67067
15:58:00 00:05:20 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Piano Trio No. 45   Vienna Piano Trio Nimbus  5535

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Liszt vs. Thalberg
16:07:00 00:02:21 Maurice Ravel Minuet on the Name 'Haydn'   Sean Chen, piano Steinway  30029
16:12:00 00:12:03 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 98  Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Philharmonic ViennaPhil  2009
16:28:00 00:05:30 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from String Quartet No. 23 Op 20   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695
16:37:00 00:02:57 Dieterich Buxtehude Fugue in C major    Alan Feinberg, piano Steinway  30034
16:41:00 00:08:14 Franz Joseph Haydn Te Deum No. 2 in C major  Collegium Musicum 90 Richard Hickox Collegium Musicum 90 Chorus Chandos  633
16:52:00 00:03:19 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from String Quartet No. 30 Op 33   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695
16:56:00 00:03:10 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Goblet Dance  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104
17:04:00 00:05:56 Brian Dykstra Lemon Grass Rag   Katherine DeJongh, flute; Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur  3161
17:26:00 00:08:45 Tony Banks Six Pieces for Orchestra: Siren City of Prague Philharmonic Paul Englishby Martin Robertson, saxophone Naxos  572986
17:40:00 00:04:50 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
17:47:00 00:03:11 Claude Debussy Images, Book 1: Mouvement   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
17:52:00 00:02:53 Jerome Moross The Big Country: Theme  José Serebrier Royal Philharmonic Royal Phil  17
17:56:00 00:03:19 Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon on the 1st tone No. 1 à 8   National Brass Ensemble OberlinMus  1504

18:09:00 00:14:32 Franz Joseph Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major  English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Wynton Marsalis, trumpet Sony  57497
18:25:00 00:04:10 Franz Joseph Haydn Overture to an English Opera  Sir Roger Norrington London Classical Players EMI  55192
18:31:00 00:04:06 Franz Joseph Haydn The Creation: The Heavens Are Telling Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Robert Shaw Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc  80119
18:38:00 00:13:50 Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata No. 52 in G major    Jenö Jandó, piano Naxos  553128
18:53:00 00:06:16 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Sinfonia Concertante Chamber Orchestra of Europe Claudio Abbado Marieke Blankestijn, violin; William Conway, cello; Douglas Boyd, oboe; Matthew Wilkie, bassoon DeutGram  4778117

19:02:00 00:25:59 Franz Joseph Haydn Cello Concerto No.  1 in C major  English Chamber Orchestra Benjamin Britten Mstislav Rostropovich, cello Decca  4785437
19:30:00 00:25:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento No. 11 in D major    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  415669
19:57:00 00:02:23 Antonín Dvorák Cypress No. 11   Cypress String Quartet Avie  2275

20:02:00 00:06:05 Christoph Willibald Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  Susan Palma-Nidel, flute DeutGram  437782
20:10:00 00:22:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No.  4 in D major  Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie  2317
20:35:00 00:23:35 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 82 in C major   Esa-Pekka Salonen Stockholm Chamber Orchestra Sony  45972

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Liszt vs. Thalberg
21:03:00 00:25:56 Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 67 in F major  Op 77   Takács Quartet Decca  430199
21:31:00 00:02:24 Franz Joseph Haydn All Through the Night   Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo; Jonathan Rees, violin; Dave Daniels, cello; Roger Vignoles, piano Sony  64498
21:36:00 00:17:02 Jean Françaix The Flower Clock Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Albrecht Mayer, oboe Decca  4782564
21:56:00 00:47:56 Franz Joseph Haydn Mass No. 3 in C major  Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Lucy Crowe, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; Richard Croft, tenor; Luca Tittolo, bass; Louvre Musicians Chorus Naïve  5183
22:45:00 00:02:43 Manuel Ponce Scherzino mexicano   Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  17000
22:50:00 00:03:38 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D minor    Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis  2138
22:56:00 00:03:12 Anonymous Verbum caro factus est  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  102

QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier
23:02:00 00:04:25 André Grétry Céphale et Procris: Menuetto  Stefan Sanderling Orchestre de Bretagne ASV  1095
23:06:00 00:09:50 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from String Quartet No. 27 Op 20   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695
23:18:00 00:04:56 Antonín Dvorák Czech Suite: Romance Op 39  Sir John Eliot Gardiner NDR Symphony Orchestra DeutGram  437506
23:22:00 00:11:06 Johannes Brahms Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83 Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Yefim Bronfman, piano Belvedere  8005
23:36:00 00:07:06 Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in B-Flat [No.  1]   Roberto Plano, piano Concerto  2069
23:43:00 00:10:53 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from Symphony No. 41  James Levine Boston Symphony Orchestra BSO Clas  1001
23:55:00 00:02:57 Johann Sebastian Bach Largo from Keyboard Concerto No.  5 in F minor  Berlin State Orchestra Simone Dinnerstein Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  81742

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