Program Guide 04-19-2017

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April 19

1774 premiere of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide (Iphigenia in Aulis) at the Paris Opéra; based on Jean Racine's tragedy Iphigénie.

1787 Mozart finishes his String Quintet No. 3 in C K 515 in Vienna; this work inspired Franz Schubert to write his own quintet in the same key, though Schubert's scoring involves two cellos rather than two violas.

1868 Max von Schillings – German conductor, composer and theater director (d.1933); chief conductor at the Berlin State Opera from 1919 to 1925.

1892 Germaine Tailleferre – French composer (d.1983); the only female member of the group of composers known as Les Six.

1936 first performance of Alban Berg's Violin Concerto in Barcelona at the Festival of the International Society for Contemporary Music, by the Pablo Casals Orchestra conducted by Hermann Scherchen with violinist Louis Krasner who had commissioned it; inspiration for the work was the death by polio of 18-year-old Manon Gropius, the daughter of Alma Mahler (once Gustav Mahler's wife) and architect Walter Gropius; dedicated "To the memory of an angel”.

1947 Murray Perahia – American pianist and conductor (72 years old); quote: "Music represents an ideal world where all dissonances resolve, where all modulations — that are journeys — return home, and where surprise and stability coexist."

1947 Yan-Pascal Tortelier – French conductor and violinist (72 years old); son of cellist Paul Tortelier; since 2016, principal conductor of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

Recording of the Week

Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi

Apr. 17, 2017
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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00 00:21:01 Robert Fuchs Serenade No. 5 in D major  Op 53  Christian Ludwig Cologne Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572607

00:27:00 00:24:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major  Op 28   Murray Perahia, piano Sony  732646

00:52:00 00:48:26 Sir Edward Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor  Op 61 Chicago Symphony Orchestra David Zinman Gil Shaham, violin Canary  6

01:46:00 00:48:14 Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 15 in G major    Takács Quartet Decca  452854

02:37:00 00:29:55 Paul Hindemith Symphony in E flat  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9060

03:10:00 00:38:26 Maurice Duruflé Requiem Op 9 St Cecilia Academy Orchestra Myung-Whun Chung Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Bryn Terfel, baritone; St Cecilia Academy Chorus DeutGram  459365

03:52:00 00:37:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quintet No.  3 in C major  Tokyo String Quartet  Pinchas Zukerman, viola RCA  60940

04:33:00 00:25:14 Karol Szymanowski Symphony No.  4 Op 60 BBC Symphony Orchestra Edward Gardner Louis Lortie, piano Chandos  5115

05:02:00 00:25:16 Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat major    Pacifica Quartet Cedille  82

05:30:00 00:14:07 Herbert Howells Three Dances Op 7 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vernon Handley Malcolm Stewart, violin Hyperion  66610

05:48:00 00:05:01 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  8 in D flat major  Op 27   Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca  17091

05:53:00 00:04:12 Sir William Walton Scherzo from Viola Concerto London Symphony André Previn Yuri Bashmet, viola RCA  63292

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:02:53 Johann Sebastian Bach Largo from Keyboard Concerto No.  5 in F minor  Academy St. Martin in Fields Murray Perahia Murray Perahia, piano Sony  89690

06:15:00 00:08:10 Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly: Act 2 Intermezzo  Riccardo Chailly La Scala Philharmonic Decca  4831148

06:25:00 00:05:13 Camille Saint-Saëns Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op 14 Fine Arts Quartet  Cristina Ortiz, piano Naxos  572904

06:27:00 00:03:21 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671

06:40:00 00:08:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo & Finale from Sonata No. 3 Op 2   HJ Lim, piano EMI  64952

06:51:00 00:02:10 Dmitri Shostakovich The Gadfly: Galop Op 97  Riccardo Chailly Philadelphia Orchestra Decca  452597

06:55:00 00:03:08 John Philip Sousa March 'The Gallant Seventh'  Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA  40601

07:05:00 00:05:42 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No. 1: Corrente & Double   Chris Thile, mandolin Nonesuch  535360

07:13:00 00:05:08 Peter Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Danse générale & Coda  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Decca  10104

07:19:00 00:04:50 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Flute Sonata in G minor    Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord Delos  3402

07:26:00 00:03:26 Dmitri Shostakovich Moscow Cheryomushki: A Spin through  Riccardo Chailly Philadelphia Orchestra Decca  452597

07:30:00 00:04:35 Juventino Rosas Waltz 'Over the Waves'  Alondra de la Parra Philharmonic Orch of Americas Sony  75555

07:40:00 00:09:15 Sir John Barbirolli Oboe Concerto after Corelli in A major  City of London Sinfonia Nicholas Ward Anthony Camden, oboe Naxos  553433

07:55:00 00:03:15 Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin: Prelude  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  2121

08:07:00 00:06:17 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Wasps: Ballet & Final Tableau  Michael Stern Kansas City Symphony Reference  129

08:18:00 00:09:13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Clarinet Concerto Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Franklin Cohen, clarinet Decca  443176

08:30:00 00:04:29 Gioacchino Rossini Il signor Bruschino: Overture  Fritz Reiner Chicago Symphony Orchestra RCA  300350

08:40:00 00:08:06 Luigi Boccherini Symphony No. 12 in D major  Op 21  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999174

08:51:00 00:01:16 Sergei Rachmaninoff Valse in A major    Alexandre Tharaud, piano; Alexander Melnikov, piano; Aleksandar Madzar, piano Erato  557829

08:55:00 00:06:14 John Barry Dances With Wolves: Theme  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80319

09:05:00 00:16:07 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Decca  4787779

09:32:00 00:05:34 Pablo de Sarasate Spanish Dance No.  7 'Vito' Op 26   Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano Decca  4785950

09:41:00 00:10:23 Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.  3 in G major  CityMusic Cleveland  Members of CityMusic  2011

09:53:00 00:04:41 Giuseppe Verdi Aïda: Ballet Music  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  572818

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00 00:02:02 Ambroise Thomas Mignon: Gavotte  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9765

10:04:00 00:01:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Les petits riens: Gavotte  Anton Steck Concerto Cologne Archiv  4775800

10:08:00 00:10:47 Béla Bartók Hungarian Sketches  Pierre Boulez Chicago Symphony Orchestra DeutGram  445825

10:19:00 00:05:54 Ernö Dohnányi The Veil of Pierrette: Wedding Waltz Op 18  Matthias Bamert BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9733

10:28:00 00:03:03 Johann Strauss Jr Nightingale Polka Op 222  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  4

10:32:00 00:04:09 Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.  4 in F sharp minor   Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  4795448

10:40:00 00:06:30 Felix Mendelssohn Rondo capriccioso in E major  Op 14   Murray Perahia, piano CBS  42401

10:48:00 00:03:00 Gabriel Pierné March of the Little Lead Soldiers  Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10633

10:53:00 00:23:27 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor  Op 57   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175

11:17:00 00:03:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Septet Op 20 Berlin Philharmonic Octet  Members of Philips  4788977

11:22:00 00:09:06 Sir Edward Elgar Bach's Fantasia & Fugue in C minor  Op 86  Esa-Pekka Salonen Los Angeles Philharmonic Sony  89012

11:33:00 00:07:00 Isaac Albéniz Suite Española: Leyenda 'Asturias' Op 47   Jason Vieaux, guitar Azica  71224

11:43:00 00:08:43 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Piano Concerto No. 3 Op 79 Polish Nat'l Radio Symphony Antoni Wit Bernd Glemser, piano Naxos  550819

11:53:00 00:04:38 George Gershwin Tip-Toes: Overture  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Vox  3035

12:06:00 00:08:39 Jacques Offenbach La belle Hélène: Overture  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9765

12:17:00 00:09:35 Hector Berlioz The Trojans: Royal Hunt and Storm Berlin Philharmonic James Levine RIAS Chamber Chorus DeutGram  431624

12:29:00 00:03:27 George Frideric Handel Harmonious Blacksmith from Keyboard   Murray Perahia, piano Sony  62785

12:37:00 00:06:31 Andrew Pryce Jackman Fantasy on Verdi's "Anvil Chorus" Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner John Leach, cimbalom EMI  49552

12:46:00 00:08:01 Richard Wagner Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into  José Serebrier Bournemouth Symphony Naxos  570293

12:57:00 00:03:06 Percy Grainger Mock Morris   Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  66884

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:02:00 00:27:22 Francis Poulenc Sinfonietta  Paavo Järvi Tapiola Sinfonietta Bis  630

13:32:00 00:16:01 Germaine Tailleferre Concertino for Harp & Orchestra Women's Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Gillian Benet, harp Koch Intl  7169

13:46:00 00:13:04 Jacques Ibert Suite symphonique "Paris"  Charles Dutoit Montreal Symphony Decca  440332

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:02:00 00:03:14 Ludwig van Beethoven Für Elise   Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca  17091

14:06:00 00:04:16 Antonín Dvorák Bagatelle No. 5 Op 47 Takács Quartet  Gábor Ormai, harmonium Decca  430077

14:12:00 00:14:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Eric Ruske, horn Telarc  80367

14:28:00 00:07:02 Blas Galindo Sones de Mariachi  Enrique Bátiz Festival Orchestra of Mexico Naxos  550838

14:39:00 00:07:02 Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in G minor  Op 79   Hélène Grimaud, piano DeutGram  4795448

14:47:00 00:11:56 Heinrich Stölzel Concerto Grosso for 4 Trumpets in D major  Paris Orchestral Ensemble Jean-Pierre Wallez Maurice André, trumpet; Bernard Soustrot, trumpet; Guy Touvron, trumpet; Thierry Caens, trumpet EMI  64100

15:02:00 00:15:34 Johann Sebastian Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 6 in F major  Academy St. Martin in Fields Murray Perahia Murray Perahia, piano Sony  89690

15:19:00 00:05:14 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in D major    Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis  2138

15:27:00 00:03:43 Sir Granville Bantock The Sea Reivers  Vernon Handley Royal Philharmonic Hyperion  66450

15:32:00 00:02:23 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: The girl with the   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437

15:38:00 00:05:41 George Gershwin Girl Crazy: Overture  Yan Pascal Tortelier BBC Philharmonic BBC  63

15:46:00 00:10:32 Maurice Ravel Sonatine   Alexandre Tharaud, piano Harm Mundi  901811

15:58:00 00:04:40 Giuseppe Verdi Un giorno di regno: Overture  Riccardo Chailly La Scala Philharmonic Decca  4831148

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Webern Conducts Berg

16:07:00 00:02:50 Ruggero Leoncavallo I Medici: Act 1 Prelude  Riccardo Chailly La Scala Philharmonic Decca  4831148

16:13:00 00:12:48 Johann Samuel Schröter Piano Concerto in C major  Op 3 English Chamber Orchestra Murray Perahia Murray Perahia, piano CBS  39222

16:29:00 00:04:56 Alan Menken Pocahontas: Colors of the Wind  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788

16:37:00 00:01:50 Jules Massenet Le Cid Ballet Suite: Aragonaise  Richard Bonynge National Philharmonic Decca  4785437

16:41:00 00:08:03 Christoph Willibald Gluck Iphigénie en Aulide: Act 2 Ballet  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  45003

16:52:00 00:03:04 Carl Millöcker The Beggar Student: Ich knüpfte manche London Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Thomas Hampson, baritone EMI  56758

16:57:00 00:02:16 Johann Sebastian Bach Allegro from Flute Sonata No. 4   Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord; Ann Marie Morgan, cello Delos  3408

17:04:00 00:06:12 Richard Rodgers Waltz Medley  Carl Topilow Cleveland Pops Orchestra ClevPops  2016

17:26:00 00:08:59 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Wasps: Overture  Sir Neville Marriner Academy St. Martin in Fields Philips  442427

17:40:00 00:05:51 Gioacchino Rossini Tancredi: Overture  Riccardo Chailly La Scala Philharmonic Decca  4831148

17:48:00 00:02:17 Gioacchino Rossini The Barber of Seville: Act 2 Finale Orchestra of La Scala Riccardo Chailly Leo Nucci, baritone; Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano; Paolo Barbacini, tenor; La Scala Chorus CBS  37862

17:52:00 00:02:30 Dmitri Shostakovich The Human Comedy: Waltz Op 37  Constantine Orbelian Moscow Chamber Orchestra Delos  3257

17:57:00 00:02:22 Jean Sibelius Belshazzar's Feast: Oriental Procession Op 51  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00 00:19:03 Benjamin Britten The Young Person's Guide to Orchestra Op 34 BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Yan Pascal Tortelier, narrator BBC  94

18:30:00 00:02:27 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 10 in B flat major  Op 17   Yundi, piano Mercury  4812443

18:35:00 00:02:01 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 11 in E minor  Op 17   Yundi, piano Mercury  4812443

18:39:00 00:14:16 Germaine Tailleferre Piano Trio   Clementi Trio Largo  56618

18:55:00 00:03:14 Frédéric Chopin Mazurka No. 38 in F sharp minor  Op 59   Ingrid Fliter, piano EMI  14899

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:18:57 Edvard Grieg Lyric Suite Op 54  Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram  437524

19:24:00 00:31:28 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 36 in C major   Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca  436421

19:57:00 00:02:13 Anonymous Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal    Karen P. Thomas   Seattle Pro Musica Seattle Pro  9806

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live from Severance Hall

Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, Jahja Ling, guest conductor; Nara Avetisyan, piano, student artist

Leonard Bernstein: Candide: Overture

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in e Op 11

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in b Op 74 ‘Pathétique’

 

22:17 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by pianist Cecil Lytle

Beethoven: Piano Sonata #32 in C minor

Cecile Lythe, arr: First me; Stealawy; Lord, I want to be a Christian; Walk with me

Duke Ellington: Come Sunday

Cecile Lythe: Freedom jazz dance

Cecile Lythe: We shall overcome
 

23:19 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:19:00 00:06:50 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from Sonata No. 3 Op 2   Peter Takács, piano Cambria  1175

23:25:00 00:09:55 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from String Quintet No. 3 Tokyo String Quartet  Pinchas Zukerman, viola RCA  60940

23:38:00 00:05:40 Benjamin Godard Berceuse from 'Jocelyn'   Eroica Trio EMI  56482

23:44:00 00:10:04 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 73  Eugen Jochum Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018

23:55:00 00:02:34 Pauline Viardot-Garcia Berceuse   Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano Cedille 

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