Program Guide 04-09-2017
1717 Georg Matthias Monn – Austrian composer, organist and music teacher (d.1750); important figure in the transition from the Baroque to Classical period in music.
1846 Sir Paolo Tosti – Italian-born British composer and vocal teacher (d.1916); remembered for his light, expressive songs.
1887 Florence Price – American composer (d.1953); first black woman in the United States to be recognized as a symphonic composer.
1916 premiere of Manuel de Falla's work for piano and orchestra Nights in the Gardens of Spain in Madrid's Teatro Real.
1906 Antal Dorati – Hungarian-born American composer and conductor (d.1988); with the Philharmonia Hungarica, was the second conductor to record the complete symphonies of Joseph Haydn (after Ernst Märzendorfer).
1935 Aulis Sallinen – Finnish composer (85 years old); his Symphony No. 7 'Dreams of Gandalf’ (1996) is based on Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
1936 Jerzy Maksymiuk – Polish composer, pianist and conductor (84 years old).
1939 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt sponsors an Easter Sunday concert by Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial to protest racial discrimination after the singer is denied use of Washington's Constitution Hall (owned and administered by the Daughters of the American Revolution); some 75,000 people attended this open-air event.
1948 first performance of Samuel Barber's song-cycle Knoxville: Summer of 1915 by the Boston Symphony with Serge Koussevitzky conducting and soprano Eleanor Steber.
Recording of the Week
00:00 FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley and America's finest young musicians; recorded March 26, 2015 - From Wellesley, Massachusetts, this week’s From the Top pays tribute to Jewish composers and Jewish music. A precocious 12-year-old violinist performs the music of George Gershwin; a young tenor performs his own composition inspired by the great twentieth century Jewish poet, Hannah Senesh; and the show’s finale features the great sound of Klezmer music
The Catalmadge Quartet from Walnut Hill School of the Arts, coached by Laura Thielke, performs the first movement, Alla Valse Viennese, and the fifth movement, Alla Tarantella, from Five Pieces by Erwin Schulhoff (1894–1942). [17-year-old violinist Caroline Joyner from Ridgefield, Connecticut; 18-year-old violinist Claire Walter from Keene, New Hampshire; 17-year-old violist Chris Rogers-Beadle from Hingham, Massachusetts; 17-year-old cellist Erica Ogihara from Miami, Florida]
17-year-old clarinetist Martin Kocev from Macedonia, now studying at Interlochen Arts Academy, performs the third movement, Brazileira, from Scaramouche by Darius Milhaud (1892–1974), with pianist Christopher O’Riley.
18-year-old cellist Eddie Pogossian from Glendale, California, now studying at Juilliard, performs “Prayer” from Jewish Life by Ernest Bloch (1885–1977), with pianist Christopher O’Riley.
12-year-old violinist Kevin Miura from Irvine, California, performs the second movement, Andante con moto e poco rubato, and the third movement, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso, by George Gershwin (1898–1937), arranged by Jascha Heifetz, with pianist Christopher O’Riley.
16-year-old tenor Samuel Dylan Rosner from Scarsdale, New York, performs his own composition, “Ashrei Hagafrur” (Blessed is the match) for tenor and piano, with pianist Christopher O’Riley.
All instrumentalists on the show perform a Klezmer Finale, “Greser Vi Dos Leben” (Larger Than Life), composed by From the Top alumnus Jeremiah Klarman.
01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone - Yuri Temirkanov, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73
Modest Mussorgsky (arr Shostakovich): Two Excerpts from Khovanshchina--Kirill Petrenko, conductor
Arnold Schoenberg: Kol Nidre--Riccardo Muti, conductor; Alberto Mizrahi, narrator
03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - Conductors: Christoph von Dohnányi and Alan Gilbert; Paul Lewis, piano
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d-minor
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2
Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20
05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: Our 38th Anniversary - Easter marks the 38th anniversary of the program, and we return to our roots—chant and early medieval sacred music
06:04:00 00:07:34 Samuel Barber Agnus Dei Robert Spano Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc 80673
06:14:00 00:11:51 John Ireland Vexilla Regis London Symphony Richard Hickox Roderick Elms, organ; London Symphony Chorus; Members of Chandos 8879
06:28:00 00:02:42 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Lift up your heads William Christie Les Arts Florissants Harm Mundi 2908304
06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: Miscellanea Organistica - With so many intriguing items slipping between the cracks of our awareness, we thought we might share some overlooked treasures here
GEORG DIETRICH LEYDING: Praeludium in C Friedhelm Flamme (1724 Vater/St. Petri Church, Melle, Germany) cpo 777.123
ARTHUR HONEGGER: Fugue and Chorale Edward Berryman (1965 Aeolian-Skinner/Macalester College, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 1/16/72); Frederick Swann (Skinner-Schlicker/1st Congregational Church, Los Angeles, CA) Gothic 49118
DANIEL GAWTHROP: Chorale & Incantation Paul Skevington (1998 Steiner-Reck/St. Luke Catholic Church, McLean, VA) Summit 436
BERT MATTER: Fantasie on Psalm 90 Toon Hagen (1639 Bader-1813 Timpa/Walburgiskerk, Zutphen, the Netherlands) Musica Walburga 3507
ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Fugue in f, Op. 75, no. 3; Fugue in F, Op. 72, no. 2 Jane Watts (1877 Lewis-1976 Crofts/Cathedral of St. Paul, Wellington, New Zealand) Priory 775
SIR WALTER ALCOCK: Marche Triomphale Daniel Cook (1877 Willis/Salisbury Cathedral, England) Priory 1008
08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Palm/Passion Sunday - Beginning with music to mark Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, followed by the Passion that unfolds, join Peter DuBois for some of the most powerful music of the church year
09:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Passover Program
Jacques Fromental Halévy: La Juive Seder Scene from Act II José Carreras, tenor; Julia Varady, soprano; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Antonio de Almeida (Philips 420190 CD) 11:15
Paul Dessau: Hagadah Shel Pessach Oratorio: Selections Bernt Weikl, baritone; Gabriel Sade, tenor; Mattias Hölle, bass; Alfred Muff, bass; Jochen Schmeckenbecker, baritone; Peter Galliard, tenor; North German Radio Chorus; Berlin Men’s Choir; Hamburg Children’s Choir; Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra/Gerd Albrecht (Capriccio 10590 CD) 15:34
Ario S. Hyams: A Passover Seder with Jan Peerce: selections Jan Peerce, tenor; chorus (RCA 1971 LP) 8:55
Sholem Secunda: Passover Seder Festival: selections Richard Tucker, tenor; chorus; Alexander D. Richardson, organ (Columbia 5736 LP) 4:40
Traditional: “Go Down Moses” Paul Robeson, bass; Lawrence Brown, piano (Columbia 4105 LP) 2:40
10:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY WEEKEND with Fred Child
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Piano Sonata in F-sharp minor: Movement 1--Mikhail Pletnev, piano Album: CPE Bach: Sonatas & Rondos DG 459614 Music: 4:37
George Frideric Handel: Sonata for Violin and Continuo in D Major, HWV 371--James Ehnes, violin; Luc Beausejour, harpsichord Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seatlle, WA Music: 11:49
Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Sarah Painting from South Hadley, MA Music: 9:46
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": Movement 1--Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas 2 Chandos 10798 Music: 10:21
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia in C Major for Strings, W. 182, No. 3--Danbi Um, violin; Daniel Phillips, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello; David Grossman, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord CMSLC, University of Georgia, Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA Music: 10:11
11:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY WEEKEND
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony for Strings (Quartet No. 10, arr. for orchestra): Movements 3 & 4--Russian String Orchestra; Misha Rachlevsky, conductor Beaches Fine Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL Music: 26:57
Rick del Castillo (arr. George Oldziey): Polo Battle, from "Killing Snakes"--Austin Civic Orchestra; Choirs of Austin Community College and St. Edward's University; Lois Ferrari, conductor Sapo de Oro and Austin Civic Orchestra, Long Center, Dell Hall, Austin, TX Music: 2:35
Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960: Movement 1--Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano The Cliburn, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX Music: 46:11
12:00 THE DENNIS LEWIN RADIO PROGRAM, turning you on to classical music; this week, Part 2 of the life and music of Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.1 in D "Titan" (1888-1896)--New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
Symphony No.5 (1901-02)--New York Philharmonic /Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
Symphony No.7 (19014-05)--New York Philharmonic /Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
Symphony No.8 in E-Flat "Symphony of a Thousand" (1904-05)--London Symphony and Chorus/ Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
Symphony No.9 (1908-09)--New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
Kindertotenlieder "In diesem Wetter" (1901-04)--Janet Baker, soprano; Israel Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 745369 CD)
WCLV CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:04:26 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Waltz Kirill Kondrashin RCA Victor Symphony RCA 300350
14:04:00 00:04:53 Francesco Corradini Baile de las máscaras: Excerpts Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv 4792050
14:12:00 00:16:23 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane Hilary Hahn, violin DeutGram 4795448
14:31:00 00:17:03 Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56 Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca 4787779
14:52:00 00:22:22 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca 4785437
15:17:00 00:10:13 Georg Matthias Monn Symphony in G Michi Gaigg L'arpa festante CPO 999273
15:29:00 00:13:10 Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn & Siegfried's Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA 300350
15:44:00 00:12:23 George Enescu Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major Op 11 Antal Doráti Detroit Symphony Decca 4785437
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad - The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Nikolai Znaider, violin – recorded in Miami
16:05:00 00:34:23 Carl Nielsen Violin Concerto Op 33
16:45:00 00:42:13 Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D major Op 43
17:35:00 00:22:26 Claude Debussy La mer Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca 4787779
DINNER CLASSICS with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Florence Price and Marion Anderson
18:03:00 00:19:12 Georg Matthias Monn Cello Concerto in G minor Camerata Salzburg Jian Wang, cello DeutGram 474236
18:24:00 00:18:51 Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 2 Jesús López-Cobos Lausanne Chamber Orchestra Telarc 80309
18:45:00 00:07:05 Florence Price Fantasie Negre Lara Downes, piano Sono Lumin 92207
18:54:00 00:05:38 Cristóbal de Morales Jubilate Deo Stile Antico Harm Mundi 807595
21:54:00 00:05:10 Frederick Delius Irmelin Prelude Sir Charles Mackerras Welsh National Opera Orchestra Argo 433704
SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:23:40 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No.100 in G major Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca 4785437
19:28:00 00:27:44 Carl Reinecke Serenade for Strings in G minor Op 242 Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO 999159
19:57:00 00:01:47 Frédéric Chopin Waltz No. 6 in D flat major Op 64 Ingrid Fliter, piano EMI 14899
20:00 SPECIAL: The Passover Story - Theodore Bikel, narrator; Western Wind Vocal Ensemble
20:58:00 00:01:25 Maurice Ravel Mother Goose: Pavane of Sleeping Beauty Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc 80601
21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild
Andrew Rindfleisch: Fanfare for Brass Quintet
Monica Houghton: Stay, Shadow
Donald Erb: String Quartet No. 2
Nicholas Underhill: Pac Choi — Thomas Lempner, alto sax; Mitsuko Marikawa, piano
Margi Griebing-Haigh: Vistas desde el Balcón (1997)
22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech, Trump’s Ohio Win, the New Resistance, and 2018
23:02:00 00:09:56 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from String Quartet No. 26 Op 20 Daedalus Quartet Bridge 9326
23:11:00 00:07:54 Georg Matthias Monn Adagio from Cello Concerto in G minor Camerata Salzburg Jian Wang, cello DeutGram 474236
23:22:00 00:06:42 Stephen Feigenbaum Serenade for Strings Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc 80745
23:28:00 00:09:43 John Cage In a Landscape Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Azica 71281
23:40:00 00:03:14 Ludwig van Beethoven Für Elise Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca 17091
23:43:00 00:11:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from Sinfonia Concertante London Symphony Sir Colin Davis Arthur Grumiaux, violin; Arrigo Pellicia, viola Philips 4788977
23:56:00 00:02:34 Ole Bull Solitude on the Mountain Andrew Penny Orchestra of the Mill Lydian 18132