Program Guide 04-17-2017


April 17

1683 Johann David Heinichen – German composer and music theorist (d.1729); brought the musical style of Venice to the court of Dresden.

1849 formal debut of Louis Moreau Gottschalk at the Salle Pleyel in Paris; he had performed his first recital there in 1845 with Chopin in the audience, but on this occasion, he played some of his own compositions and was hailed as the first authentic composer of the New World.

1897 Harald Saeverud – Norwegian composer (d.1992); wrote nine symphonies and, in 1948, incidental music for Ibsen’s Peer Gynt.

1941 Adolphus Hailstork – American composer and educator (79 years old); his works blend musical ideas from both the African American and European traditions.

1950 Cristina Ortiz – Brazilian-born English pianist (70 years old); won first prize in the Van Cliburn Competition in 1969.

1956 Christopher O'Riley – American pianist and former host of the NPR program From the Top (64 years old); also known for his piano arrangements of songs by alternative artists.



Recording of the Week

Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi

Apr. 17, 2017

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

César Franck: Symphony in d (1888)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Easter Oratorio BWV 249 (1736)

Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann: Symphony No. 2 in E Op 48 (1848)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio for Piano, Clarinet & Cello in B-Flat Op 11 'Gassenhauer' (1797)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Op 35 (1878)

Franz Liszt: Berlioz's 'Symphonie fantastique' (1833)

Victor Herbert: Cello Concerto No. 1 in D Op 8 (1884)

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 in d Op 104 (1923)

Johann David Heinichen: Concerto Grosso in F S 233 (c.1715)

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 46 in B (1772)

Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (1876)


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

Antonín Dvorák: Romantic Pieces: Allegro moderato Op 75/1 (1887)

Friedrich Witt: Minuet & Finale from 'Jena' Symphony (1795)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BWV 1046 (1717)

Maurice Ravel: Allegramente from Piano Concerto in G (1931)

Vincenzo Bellini: Norma: Overture (1831)

Richard Strauss: Serenade for 13 Winds in E-Flat Op 7 (1882)

Leonard Bernstein (arr Anthony DiLorenzo): On the Town: I Can Cook Too (1944)

Francis Poulenc: Scherzo from Sinfonietta (1947)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: String Symphony in C Wq 182/3 (1773)

Erik Satie (arr Darius Milhaud): Jack in the Box (1899)

Sir Malcolm Arnold: Four Scottish Dances Op 59 (1957)

Alan Hovhaness: Fugue from Symphony No. 48 Op 355 'Vision of Andromeda' (1982)

Carl Stamitz: Rondeau from Viola Concerto No. 1 (1774)

Jean Sibelius: Finale from Symphony No. 5 Op 82 (1915)

Ennio Morricone (arr J. A. C. Redford): The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe (1986)

Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade: Suite (1944)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Scherzo from Cello Sonata Op 19 (1901)

Tomás Luis de Victoria: Alma Redemptoris mater (c.1600)


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Johann Sebastian Bach: WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No. 21 in B-Flat BWV 866 (1722)

Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture Op 81 (1881)

Ferruccio Busoni: Comedy Overture Op 38 (1897)

Vincenzo Bellini: Norma: Overture (1831)

Henryk Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 in d Op 22 (1870)

Oskar Nedbal: The Winegrower's Bride: Overture (1916)
Franz Joseph Haydn: Scherzando No. 5 in E (1765)

Robert Schumann: Blumenstück in D-Flat Op 19 (1839)

Jacques Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Ballet des Mouches (1874)

Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Act 2 Intermezzo (1904)



Modest Mussorgsky (arr Maurice Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition (orig 1874)


14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

Alexander Scriabin: Etude in c-Sharp Op 2/1 (1889)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variations on Sarti's "Come un agnello" K 460 (1784)

Gabriel Pierné: Fantasie-Ballet in B-Flat Op 6 (1885)

Ludwig van Beethoven (arr Dimitri Mitropoulos): Presto from String Quartet No. 14 Op 131 (1826)

Camille Saint-Saëns: La Jeunesse d'Hercule Op 50 (1877)

Gaetano Donizetti: Ugo, conte di Parigi: Overture (1832)

Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele: Prelude (1867)


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Gottschalk in Paris

Ruggero Leoncavallo: I Medici: Act 1 Prelude (1893)

Joaquín Rodrigo: Adagio from Concierto Andaluz (1967)

Luigi Cherubini: Anacréon: Overture (1803)

Franz Joseph Haydn: Mass No. 11: Agnus Dei & Dona nobis pacem 'Lord Nelson' (1798)

Franz Joseph Haydn: Te Deum No. 2 in C (1799)

Alexander Glazunov: Scherzo from Symphony No. 4 Op 48 (1893)



George Gershwin (arr Jascha Heifetz): Medley from 'Porgy and Bess' (arr 1944)

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: The Secret of Susanna: Intermezzo (1909)

Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2 (1919)


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (arr Chris Hazell): Grand Fantasia Triumfal Op 69 (1869)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in g Op 13 'Winter Dreams' (1866)



Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (1876)

Frédéric Chopin (arr Roy Douglas): Les Sylphides (1907)


21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Gottschalk in Paris

Gaetano Donizetti: Ugo, conte di Parigi: Overture (1832)

Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings in E-Flat Op 6 (1892)

Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 in b Op 16 'Four Temperaments' (1902)

Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 64 in D Op 76/5 (1797)



Alfredo Catalani: La Wally: Act 3 Prelude (1891)

Claude Debussy: La plus que lente (1910)

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Berceuse Op 47 (1860)

Hector Berlioz (arr Franz Liszt): Symphonie fantastique: Scene in the Country (1830)

Hector Berlioz: Harold in Italy: Pilgrims' March Op 16 (1834)

Jules Massenet: Impromptu 'Eau dormant' (1896)

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