Program Guide 04-30-2017


April 30

1870 Franz Lehár – Austro-Hungarian composer (d.1948); known chiefly for his operettas, of which the most successful and best known is The Merry Widow.

1902 premiere of Debussy’s opera Pelléas et Mélisande in Paris at the Opéra-Comique; a landmark in 20th-century music.

1939 Ellen Taaffe Zwilich – American violinist and composer (82 years old); first female to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, for her Symphony No. 1 (1983).



Recording of the Week

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Apr. 4, 2015

Program Guide

00:00 FROM THE TOP with Christopher O’Riley and America's finest young musicians; recorded March 12, 2017 - From Boston, Massachusetts, this week’s program features a brilliant 12-year-old cellist from Hackensack, New Jersey performing a sonata by Shostakovich, we enjoy a beautifully detailed performance of a Sibelius Mazurka by a young violinist … and we meet a teenager from Massachusetts, who, in addition to being an outstanding pianist, has also received serious recognition for his work in environmental science

The Calliope Trio (members include 17-year-old violinst Karisa Chiu, 18-year-old pianist Andrew Guo, and 18-year-old cellist Nathan Mo) is based in Chicago, Illinois and performs the third movement, Allegro Vivace, from Piano Trio in F Sharp Minor by Arno Babadjanian.

17-year-old bassoonist Julianne Mulvey, from Reading, Massachusetts performs Récit, Sicilienne et Rondo by Eugène Bozza (1905-1991) with Christopher O’Riley, piano.

12-year-old cellist Ian Malony from Hackensack, New Jersey performs the second movement, Allegro, from the Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op.40 by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) with Christopher O’Riley, piano.

17-year-old pianist Amir Siraj from Brookline, Massachusetts performs the second movement, Chez Petrouchka, from Trois mouvements de Petrouchka by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971).

17-year-old violinist Karisa Chiu performs Sonatensatz in C Minor by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) with Christopher O’Riley, piano

01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone - Riccardo Muti conducts Bolero

Emanuel Chabrier:  España

Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concerto, Op. 25 (Xavier de Maistre, harp)

Gustave Charpentier:  Impressions of Italy

Maurice Ravel: Bolero

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird


03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin - CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert; Robert Langevin, flute

Aaron Copland: El Salón México

Maurice Ravel (arr Constant Lambert): Gaspard de la nuit

Christopher Rouse: Flute Concerto

Maurice Ravel: Boléro


05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: Monteverdi and His Circle, Continued - The first as well as the latest in the Monteverdi cycle by Les Arts Florissants, and the Opera Il Ritorno d'Ulisse.
05:58:00            00:02:02            Frédéric Chopin Waltz No. 4 in F major  Op 34                            Maurizio Pollini, piano            DeutGram         14190



06:04:00            00:12:47            John Taverner   O splendor gloriae                                 Stile Antico       Harm Mundi            807572

06:19:00            00:07:33            Michael Praetorius         Missa gantz Teudsch: Gloria      Gabrieli Players Paul McCreesh         Gabrieli Consort; Roskilde Cathedral Choirs; Timothy Roberts, organ       Archiv   4795448

06:25:00            00:03:56            Karl Jenkins      Benedictus                    Stephen Layton Polyphony        DeutGram            4793232


06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: In the Spivey Spirit - Celebrating the 25th anniversary season of the Ruffatti pipe organ in one of America’s pre-eminent recital venues, Spivey Hall at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA.

J. S. BACH: Toccata in d, BWV 565  Alan Morrison (ACA 20127)

EDWARD ELGAR (trans. Lemare): Triumphal March, fr Caractacus –Bryan Anderson (r. 1/23/16)

W. A. MOZART: Fantasia in f, K. 608  Simon Preston (r. 5/19/12)

JONATHAN DOVE: The Dancing Pipes  Thomas Trotter (r. 2/21/15)

JEAN LANGLAIS: Scherzo-Cats, fr American Suite.

LANGLAIS:  Fete –Joyce Jones (Rosenhaus Records 013)

GUNNAR IDENSTAM:  Scherzo Polska & Dance II, fr Cathedral Music  Gunnar Idenstam (r. 1/23/10)

08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: A Hymn Celebration - Join Peter DuBois for one of our periodic explorations of hymns from various traditions, and choral and organ works based on hymns  

09:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Brett Mitchell “My Four Seasons” II

Leonard Bernstein: Symphony No.1 “Jeremiah”  Profanation  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein (DG 453433 CD) 6:53

Igor Stravinsky: Pétrouchka Tableau I   Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Igor Stravinsky (CBS 42433 CD) 9:54

Bernard Herrmann: Psycho -“Prelude” & “The Murder”  Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Joel McNeely (Varese Sarabande 5765 CD) 2:59

Bernard Herrmann: Vertigo “Scene d’Amour” Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Joel McNeely (Varese Sarabande 5600 CD) 5:09

John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark  “Desert Chase”  London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams (DCC 090 CD) 8:17



Antonin Dvorak: Legends, No. 5--Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor album title: Dvorak: Symphonic Variations, Scherzo capriccioso, Legends Supraphon 3533 Music: 4:24

Traditional Irish: The Road to Lisdoonvarna-- Georgia Guitar Quartet: Kyle Dawkins, Brian Smith, Phil Snyder, Jason Solomon (guitars) Pensacola Christian College, The Crowne Centre, Pensacola, FL Music: 5:22

Frederic Chopin: Etude, Op. 10, No. 3--Georgia Guitar Quartet: Kyle Dawkins, Brian Smith, Phil Snyder, Jason Solomon (guitars) Pensacola Christian College, The Crowne Centre, Pensacola, FL Music: 4:14

The Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Walt Warren from Wheeling, WV Music: 11:13

Giacomo Puccini: La bohème: Musetta's Waltz ("Quando m'en vo")--Nicole Cabell, soprano; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Davis, conductor Album: Soprano London/Decca 6590 Music: 2:39

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70: Movements 3 & 4 Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston, TX Music: 17:01



Jeremiah Clarke: The Prince of Denmark's March--Canadian Brass Album: The Bells of St. Genevieve  and other Baroque delights RCA 61002 Music: 2:25

Joaquin Turina: Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, Op. 76--Scott Yoo, violin; Bion Tsang, cello; John Novacek, piano Festival Mozaic, Congregation Beth David, San Luis Obispo, CA Music: 13:47

Luther Henderson: Dixie Bach--Canadian Brass University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA Music: 1:45

Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ": Movements 2-4 --Thierry Escaich, organ; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, conductor Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Springer Auditorium, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: ~26:30


12:00 THE DENNIS LEWIN RADIO PROGRAM, turning you on to classical music; this week, a “Best of Dennis” on the life and music of Emil Gilels

Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in b-Flat (1874-75)--Emil Gilels, piano; Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner (Naxos 80068 CD)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-Flat (1809-11)--Emil Gilels, piano; State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR/Kurt Masur (Brilliant Classics 94291 CD)

Piano Sonata No.21 in C Op 53 "Waldstein" (1803-04)--Emil Gilels, piano (DeutGram 419162 CD)

Piano Sonata No.23 in f Op 57 "Appassionata" (1804-05)--Emil Gilels, piano (DeutGram 419162 CD)

Piano Sonata No.26 in E-Flat Op 81a "Les Adieux " (1809-10)--Emil Gilels, piano (DeutGram 419162 CD)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.27 in B-Flat (1791)--Emil Gilels, piano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Karl Bohm (DeutGram E4776373 CD)

Piano Sonata in a K 310 (1778)--Emil Gilels, piano (DeutGram 0289 477 6373 4 GM 2 CD)

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Etude-tableau No.5 in e-Flat Op 39 (1911)--Emil Gilels, piano (Brilliant 92615 CD)

Edvard Grieg: Lyric Piece No.6 Op 71 "Forbi" (1901)--Emil Gilels, piano (DeutGram 449721 CD)

13:57:00            00:01:50            Sir Thomas Beecham    The Gods Go a'Begging: Ensemble                    Yehudi Menuhin            Royal Philharmonic        MCA     6231



14:00:00            00:05:43            Franz Lehár       The Merry Widow: Waltz                        Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra          RCA     68793

14:05:00            00:02:08            Johann Strauss Jr         Polka 'At the Hunt' Op 373                     Howard Griffiths            Brandenburg State Orchestra     Klanglogo         1506

14:07:00            00:14:31            Franz Schubert Violin Sonatina No.  1 in D major                                    Gil Shaham, violin; Göran Söllscher, guitar     DeutGram         471568

14:22:00            00:18:29            Felix Mendelssohn        Piano Concerto No.  1 in G minor  Op 25            Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly            Saleem Ashkar, piano   Decca   4810778

14:50:00            00:25:13            Peter Tchaikovsky         Swan Lake: Suite Op 20            Mstislav Rostropovich   Berlin Philharmonic     DeutGram         4795448

15:15:00            00:16:30            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Symphony No. 19 in E flat major                        Ton Koopman          Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra  Erato    45714

15:31:00            00:09:06            Darius Milhaud  Suite for 2 Pianos 'Scaramouche'                                   Katia Labèque, piano; Marielle Labèque, piano            Philips  426284

15:47:00            00:13:31            Johann Strauss Jr         Waltz 'Tales from the Vienna Woods' Op 325                  Franz Welser-Möst      Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     2003


THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad - The Cleveland Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Massimo La Rosa, trombone - A Festival of Residency Concerts: Lakewood May 2015

16:05:00            00:17:00            Richard Strauss Don Juan Op 20           

16:25:00            00:16:24            Ferdinand David           Trombone Concertino in E flat major  Op 4

16:45:00            00:12:45            Johann Strauss Jr         Waltz 'From the Mountains' Op 292

16:58:00            00:04:49            Johann Strauss Jr         Ritter Pázmán: Csárdás Op 441

17:05:00            00:08:11            Johann Strauss Jr         Die Fledermaus: Overture

17:27:00            00:31:19            Dmitri Shostakovich      Symphony No.  1 in F minor  Op 10                    Christoph von Dohnányi          Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     1032


DINNER CLASSICS with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK with John Zech: Zwilich Anniversaries

18:04:00            00:09:31            Franz Lehár       The Merry Widow: Concert Overture                   Michail Jurowski            Berlin Radio Symphony CPO     999891

18:15:00            00:22:24            Claude Debussy           Pelléas et Mélisande: Concert Suite                   Erich Leinsdorf          Cleveland Orchestra      MAA     75

18:42:00            00:10:40            Antonio Vivaldi  Guitar Concerto in D major         Orchestra of St Luke's               Eliot Fisk, guitar        MusicMast        67097

18:55:00            00:03:47            Franz Schubert Five Minuets: Minuet No. 1 in C major    Chamber Orchestra of Europe                        Gidon Kremer, violin      DeutGram         437535



19:02:00            00:16:13            Arthur Foote     Suite for Strings in E major  Op 63                      Mikhail Gurewitsch            do.gma chamber orchestra        MD+G  9121717

19:20:00            00:39:32            Peter Tchaikovsky         Suite No.  3 in G major  Op 55                Vladimir Jurowski            Russian National Orchestra        PentaTone        61

20:01:00            00:53:25            Gustav Mahler   Symphony No.  4 in G major      Cleveland Orchestra      Pierre Boulez            Juliane Banse, soprano; William Preucil, violin    DeutGram         463257

20:58:00            00:01:52            Sergei Prokofiev           Prelude in C Op 12                                Andrei Gavrilov, piano            DeutGram         437532


21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Edward J. Miller: Seven Sides of a Crystal (1984)   Peter Takacs, piano (Centaur 2938) 12:08

Tom Lopez: The Piper’s Son (2010)   Thomas Rosenkranz, piano, active electronics (Oberlin 1502) 11:03

Edward Miller: Anacrusis (1976)   Russian State Symphonic Capella/Edwin London, cond. (New World 80511) 11:32

Howie Smith: Songs for the Children  Howie Smith, alto saxophone, WX7 MIDI wind controller; Cleveland Chamber Symphony/Edwin London, cond. (Albany 298) 11:38

Nicholas Underhill: Nocturne (1995)   Katherine DeJongh, flute; Polish National Chamber Orchestra of Slupsk/Bohdan Jarmolowitz, cond. (Centaur 2585) 5:56

21:57:00            00:02:32            Eugène Bozza   Scherzo for Winds Op 48           Scandinavian Wind Quintet                    Members of      Paula    58


22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech: Breaking the Ice: The Future of Offshore Wind in Northeast – a panel discussion moderated by ideastream’s Elizabeth Miller, with Patrick Fullenkamp, Director, Technical Services, GLWN Global Wind Network; Shilpa Kedar, Program Director for Economic Development, Cleveland Foundation; Andrew R. Thomas, Executive In Residence, Energy Policy Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and Lorry Wagner, Ph.D., President, LEEDCo



23:02:00            00:09:01            Andrea Luchesi Piano Sonata in F [No.  3]                                  Roberto Plano, piano            Concerto           2069

23:11:00            00:07:14            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart        Adagio from Clarinet Concerto   Cleveland Orchestra            Christoph von Dohnányi Franklin Cohen, clarinet Decca   443176

23:20:00            00:07:16            Claude Debussy           Andantino from String Quartet Op 10                              Melos Quartet DeutGram         4796018

23:27:00            00:10:12            Georges Bizet   Adagio from Symphony No. 1 in C major                         Martin West            San Francisco Ballet Orchestra  Reference         131

23:39:00            00:05:21            Paul Ferguson   Solstice Suite: Remains of the Day                                 Almeda Trio            Albany  1386

23:44:00            00:09:07            Bright Sheng     Moonlight Shadows from 'Never Far Away'         San Diego Symphony            Jahja Ling         Yolanda Kondonassis, harp       Telarc   80719

23:55:00            00:03:16            Johannes Brahms          Intermezzo in B minor  Op 119                           Alexander Schimpf, piano  Oehms  1820

23:57:00            00:01:44            Vladimir Rebikov           Berceuse Op 7                          Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano    Cedille  139


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