Program Guide 05-23-2017

Almanac

May 23

1741 Andrea Luchesi – Italian composer (d.1801); served in a court chapel in Bonn with the teenaged Beethoven.

1794 Ignaz Moscheles – German-Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso (d.1870); was a trusted confidant of Beethoven, and a friend of Felix Mendelssohn.

1814 premiere of the final version of Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera Fidelio at the Kärntnertor Theater in Vienna; the 17-year-old Franz Schubert was in the audience, having sold his school books to obtain a ticket; also the first performance of what is known as the Fidelio Overture, the last of the four overtures he wrote for the opera.

1826 American premiere of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni at New York City's Park Theater with Lorenzo da Ponte (Mozart's librettist) in the audience.

1901 Edmund Rubbra – English composer (d.1986); best known today for his 1938 orchestration of Johannes Brahms' piano work Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel.

1912 Jean Françaix – French neoclassical composer, pianist, and orchestrator (d.1987); known for his prolific output and vibrant style; the composer himself wrote that his family name is pronounced with the final "x" sounded (as in ‘Aix’-en-Provence), although it is commonly pronounced ‘Français’ in both Europe and America.

1934 Robert Moog – American electronics engineer (d.2005); invented the synthesizer bearing his name which was made famous by performers such as Wendy Carlos (of Switched-On Bach fame).

1943 first performance of Samuel Barber’s Commando March in Atlantic City, New Jersey, with the Army Air Force Technical Training Command Band led by the composer.

1949 Carol E. Barnett – American composer (70 years old); composer-in-residence with the Dale Warland Singers, 1992-2001.

1964 William T. Stromberg – American conductor and composer (55 years old); noted for his work with film scores.

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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00    00:14:15    Johann Baptist Georg Neruda    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major     
German Chamber Philharmonic        Alison Balsom, trumpet    EMI     16213

00:19:00    00:38:52    Vasily Kalinnikov    Symphony No. 1 in G minor         
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     553417

01:01:00    00:53:41    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Serenade No.  7 in D major     
Prague Chamber Orchestra    Sir Charles Mackerras    Oldrich Vlcek, violin    Telarc     80161

01:57:00    00:34:18    Edmund Rubbra    Symphony No.  2 Op 45        
Vernon Handley    New Philharmonia Orchestra    Lyrita     235

02:34:00    00:34:20    Ignaz Moscheles    Piano Concerto No. 5 in C major  Op 87    
Sinfonia da Camera    Ian Hobson    Ian Hobson, piano    Zephyr     119

03:11:00    00:38:41    Franz Joseph Haydn    Mass No. 10 in C major     
Collegium Musicum 90    Richard Hickox    Nancy Argenta, soprano; Catherine Denley, mezzo; Mark Padmore, tenor; Stephen Varcoe, baritone; Collegium Musicum 90 Chorus    Chandos     633

03:52:00    00:31:43    Meredith Willson    Symphony No.  2 in E minor         
William Stromberg    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     559006

04:26:00    00:41:35    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major  Op 106            
Igor Levit, piano    Sony     370387

05:10:00    00:09:01    Antonio Vivaldi    Concerto for Oboe & Bassoon in G major     
European Union Chamber Orch    Hans-Peter Hofmann    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello    Naxos     573374

05:22:00    00:12:57    Andrea Luchesi    Piano Sonata in C [No. 1]            
Roberto Plano, piano    Concerto     2069

05:38:00    00:07:00    Manuel de Falla    La vida breve: Interlude & Spanish Dance        
Jesús López-Cobos    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80149

05:49:00    00:06:46    Peter Tchaikovsky    Suite No. 1: Scherzo Op 43        
Sir Neville Marriner    Stuttgart Radio Symphony    Capriccio     10227

05:57:00    00:01:50    Johann Sebastian Bach    Orchestral Suite No. 4: Gavotte        
Monica Huggett    Ensemble Sonnerie    Avie     2171

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:03:27    Frédéric Chopin    Mazurka No. 1 in F sharp minor  Op 6            
Lara Downes, piano    Steinway     30016

06:12:00    00:07:08    Georg Philipp Telemann    Wind Quartet No.  1 in D            
European Baroque Soloists    Denon     9613

06:20:00    00:06:59    Ludwig van Beethoven    Rondo from Cello Sonata No. 1 Op 5            
Zuill Bailey, cello; Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Telarc     80740

06:30:00    00:04:19    Guillaume de Machaut    Virelai 'Douce dame jolie'        
Michael Jaffee    Waverly Consort    Vanguard     8201

06:33:00    00:01:51    George Frideric Handel    Water Music Suite No.  1: Minuet        
Jeannette Sorrell    Apollo's Fire    ApolloFire     2002

06:40:00    00:07:14    Camille Saint-Saëns    Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 2        
Eliahu Inbal    Frankfurt Radio Symphony    PentaTone     157

06:47:00    00:04:18    Andrea Luchesi    Piano Sonata in D [No. 1]            
Roberto Plano, piano    Concerto     2069

06:53:00    00:01:58    Antonín Dvorák    Cypress No. 6            
Cypress String Quartet    Avie     2275

06:55:00    00:02:31    Pio Carlo Nevi    March on Themes from Puccini's 'La Boheme'        
Riccardo Chailly    Verdi Symphony Milan    Decca     2141

07:02:00    00:05:54    Gustav Holst    Finale from Symphony Op 8        
JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     572914

07:10:00    00:09:23    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 36        
Karl Böhm    Berlin Philharmonic    DeutGram     4793449

07:20:00    00:03:02    Claude Debussy    Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk            
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano    DeutGram     4795023

07:25:00    00:04:01    Igor Stravinsky    The Firebird: Infernal Dance        
Paavo Järvi    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80587

07:30:00    00:04:56    Antonio Vivaldi    Largo from Guitar Concerto    
Orchestra of St Luke's        Eliot Fisk, guitar    MusicMast     67097

07:40:00    00:05:45    Antonín Dvorák    Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 22        
Joel Smirnoff    CityMusic Cleveland    CityMusic     2011

07:47:00    00:03:03    Jacques Ibert    Waltz from 'Divertissement'        
Paavo Järvi    Tapiola Sinfonietta    Bis     630

07:52:00    00:02:48    Giacomo Puccini    Turandot: Nessun dorma    
Rome Opera Orchestra    Francesco Molinari-Pradelli    Franco Corelli, tenor; Rome Opera Chorus    Warner     86211

07:55:00    00:03:46    Leroy Anderson    Serenata        
Leonard Slatkin    BBC Concert Orchestra    Naxos     559357

08:07:00    00:07:32    Tomaso Albinoni    Oboe Concerto in F major  Op 7    
London Virtuosi    John Georgiadis    Anthony Camden, oboe    Naxos     553002

08:16:00    00:03:48    Michael Praetorius    Terpsichore: Four Voltes            
New London Consort    l'Oiseau     4759101

08:21:00    00:08:12    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 23    
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

08:30:00    00:03:43    Sir Granville Bantock    The Sea Reivers        
Vernon Handley    Royal Philharmonic    Hyperion     66450

08:40:00    00:07:41    Anton Arensky    Allegro from String Quartet No. 1 Op 11            
Ying Quartet    Sono Lumin     92143

08:48:00    00:04:49    Ferde Grofé    Grand Canyon Suite: Sunrise        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     48224

08:55:00    00:05:26    Hans Zimmer    Gladiator: Suite        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80600

09:05:00    00:16:46    Franz Liszt    Symphonic Poem No. 3 'Les Préludes'        
Sir Georg Solti    London Philharmonic    DeutGram     4779525

09:25:00    00:03:34    Cole Porter    Night and Day        
John Williams    Boston Pops Orchestra    Sony     47235

09:35:00    00:09:07    Antonio Vivaldi    Viola d'amore Concerto in D major     
Ars Antigua        Rachel Barton Pine, viola    Cedille     159

09:44:00    00:04:10    Leonard Bernstein    Candide: Overture        
Zubin Mehta    Los Angeles Philharmonic    Decca     4785437

09:51:00    00:06:04    Franz Schubert    Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1            
Beaux Arts Trio    Philips     4788977

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00    00:03:33    Fritz Kreisler    La Précieuse            
James Ehnes, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano    Analekta     3159

10:05:00    00:03:04    Sir Edward Elgar    Salut d'amour Op 12    
Basel Chamber Orchestra    Daniel Hope    Daniel Hope, violin; Jacques Ammon, piano    DeutGram     4795305

10:10:00    00:11:29    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Overture on Russian Themes Op 28        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Naxos     572788

10:22:00    00:02:41    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov    Sadko: Song of India            
Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano    DeutGram     447640

10:26:00    00:02:41    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari    The Secret of Susanna: Overture        
Gianandrea Noseda    BBC Philharmonic    Chandos     10511

10:32:00    00:04:39    Ludwig van Beethoven    Fidelio: Quartet 'Mir ist so wunderbar'    
Chamber Orchestra of Europe    Nikolaus Harnoncourt    Barbara Bonney, soprano; Charlotte Margiono, soprano; László Polgár, bass; Deon van der Walt, tenor    Teldec     94560

10:40:00    00:07:11    Ludwig van Beethoven    Fidelio: Overture Op 72        
Daniel Harding    German Chamber Philharmonic    VirginClas     45364

10:50:00    00:22:44    Frédéric Chopin    Piano Sonata No.  2 in B flat minor  Op 35            
Martha Argerich, piano    DeutGram     4796018

11:14:00    00:04:17    Gioacchino Rossini    The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum    
Orchestra of La Scala    Riccardo Chailly    Leo Nucci, baritone    CBS     37862

11:19:00    00:08:01    Richard Strauss    Serenade for 13 Winds in E flat major  Op 7    
Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra    David Zinman    Members of    ArteNova     98495

11:29:00    00:08:00    Franz Liszt    Ballade No. 1 in D flat major             
Roberto Plano, piano    Azica     71222

11:39:00    00:08:12    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 23    
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

11:49:00    00:10:37    Felix Mendelssohn    Overture 'The Fair Melusina' Op 32        
Ilan Volkov    BBC Scottish Symphony    BBC     225

12:06:00    00:08:52    Gioacchino Rossini    La gazza ladra: Overture        
Piero Gamba    London Symphony    Decca     4785437

12:17:00    00:11:05    Johann Strauss Jr    Indigo and the 40 Thieves: Ballet Music        
Johannes Wildner    Slovak Radio Symphony    MarcoPolo     223247

12:30:00    00:03:34    Samuel Barber    Commando March        
Gerard Schwarz    United States Marine Band    Naxos     573121

12:37:00    00:04:20    Camille Saint-Saëns    Marche militaire française Op 60        
Geoffrey Simon    London Philharmonic    Cala     4031

12:43:00    00:16:00    Carl Maria von Weber    Konzertstück in F minor  Op 79    
Bavarian Radio Symphony    Sir Colin Davis    Gerhard Oppitz, piano    RCA     68219

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:02:00    00:25:50    Ignaz Moscheles    Piano Concerto No.  4 in E major  Op 64    
Tasmanian Symphony    Howard Shelley    Howard Shelley, piano    Hyperion     67430

13:29:00    00:19:20    Alexander Glazunov    Chopiniana Suite Op 46        
Vladimir Ziva    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     555048

13:49:00    00:10:53    Franz Liszt    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 for Orchestra        
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    DeutGram     4779525

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00    00:04:19    Marcel Poot    Cheerful Overture        
Alexander Rahbari    Brussels Philharmonic    MarcoPolo     223418

14:06:00    00:01:38    Karlheinz Stockhausen    Amour: Cheer up!            
Suzanne Stephens, clarinet    DeutGram     423378

14:10:00    00:12:11    Edvard Grieg    Overture 'In Autumn' Op 11        
Petri Sakari    Iceland Symphony    Chandos     9028

14:23:00    00:07:08    Edmund Rubbra    Festival Overture Op 62        
Vernon Handley    New Philharmonia Orchestra    Lyrita     235

14:33:00    00:07:05    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21    
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

14:43:00    00:11:06    Maurice Ravel    Introduction & Allegro    
Chamber Ensemble        Joshua Smith, flute; Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Franklin Cohen, clarinet; Martin Chalifour, violin    Telarc     80361

14:55:00    00:05:37    Johann Sebastian Bach    Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air        
Pinchas Zukerman    National Arts Centre Orchestra    Analekta     8783

15:02:00    00:18:22    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major  Op 109            
Igor Levit, piano    Sony     370387

15:23:00    00:07:32    Franz Schubert    Theme & Variations from 'Trout' Quintet    
Cleveland Quartet        John O'Conor, piano; James Vandemark, bass; Members of    Telarc     80225

15:32:00    00:03:44    Georges Bizet    Carmen Suite No. 2: Changing of the Guard    
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80703

15:39:00    00:02:59    Charles Gounod    Faust: Soldiers' Chorus    
London Symphony    Richard Hickox    Men of; London Symphony Chorus    MCA     25877

15:43:00    00:07:04    Johann Sebastian Bach    Concerto after Vivaldi in F            
Cyprien Katsaris, piano    Sony     66272

15:52:00    00:05:05    Sir Arthur Sullivan    The Yeoman of the Guard: Overture        
Sir Neville Marriner    Academy St. Martin in Fields    Philips     434916

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Brahms the Perfectionist

15:58:00    00:04:33    Andrea Luchesi    Piano Sonata in F [No. 2]            
Roberto Plano, piano    Concerto     2069

16:06:00    00:03:54    Franz Liszt    Harmonies poétiques: Miserere            
Roberto Plano, piano    Decca     4812479

16:13:00    00:09:59    Johannes Brahms    Finale from String Quartet No. 3 Op 67            
Chiara String Quartet    Azica     71289

16:27:00    00:04:05    Alfred Newman    The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Excerpts    
Moscow Symphony    William Stromberg    Moscow Symphony Chorus    MarcoPolo     223750

16:33:00    00:06:05    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Symphony No. 3 Op 55        
Daniel Barenboim    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra    Decca     16871

16:41:00    00:07:22    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 21    
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

16:52:00    00:02:59    Eric Whitacre    Little Birds        
Noel Edison    Elora Festival Singers; Leslie De' Ath, piano    Naxos     559677

16:57:00    00:02:36    George Frideric Handel    Finale from Concerto Grosso Op 3        
Richard Egarr    Academy of Ancient Music    Harm Mundi     907415

17:04:00    00:05:44    Franz Schubert    Alfonso and Estrella: Overture        
Christian Benda    Prague Sinfonia    Naxos     570329

17:13:00    00:10:55    Joaquín Rodrigo    Adagio from Concierto pastoral    
Royal Philharmonic    Enrique Bátiz    Lisa Hansen, flute    EMI     67435

17:27:00    00:08:39    Sir Malcolm Arnold    English Dances Set 1 Op 27        
Bryden Thomson    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     8867

17:40:00    00:05:10    Frédéric Chopin    Waltz No. 3 in A minor  Op 34            
Emanuel Ax, piano    Sony     60771

17:47:00    00:02:15    Franz Schubert    Die Forelle            
Barbara Bonney, soprano; Emanuel Ax, piano    Sony     61964

17:52:00    00:03:14    Paul Hindemith    Ragtime        
Michael Tilson Thomas    New World Symphony    RCA     68798

17:57:00    00:02:09    Daniil Trifonov    Allegro con fuoco from 'Rachmaniana'            
Daniil Trifonov, piano    DeutGram     4794970

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00    00:26:52    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major     
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

18:38:00    00:03:53    Peter Tchaikovsky    Mozartiana Suite: Preghiera Op 61        
Neeme Järvi    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     8777

18:44:00    00:03:49    Ferruccio Busoni    Giga, Bolero and Variations after Mozart            
Geoffrey Tozer, piano    Chandos     9394

18:49:00    00:04:36    Jacques Ibert    Homage to Mozart        
Charles Dutoit    Montreal Symphony    Decca     440332

18:55:00    00:04:16    Peter Tchaikovsky    Mozartiana Suite: Minuet Op 61        
Neeme Järvi    Philharmonia Orchestra    Chandos     8777

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:22:00    Mily Balakirev    Tamara        
Kent Nagano    Montreal Symphony    Decca     4830396

19:26:00    00:29:15    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Violin Concerto No.  5 in A major     
Cleveland Orchestra    George Szell    Isaac Stern, violin    Sony     66475

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:10:25    Franz Liszt    Hungarian Rhapsody No.  2 in C sharp minor         
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    DeutGram     4779525

20:14:00    00:17:38    Georges Bizet    Carmen Suite No. 2        
Sir Neville Marriner    London Symphony    Philips     4788977

20:33:00    00:22:26    Claude Debussy    La mer        
Lorin Maazel    Cleveland Orchestra    Decca     4787779

20:56:00    00:03:24    Federico Mompou    Canción y Danza No. 3            
Stephen Hough, piano    Hyperion     66963

20:58:00    00:00:50    George Frideric Handel    Almira: Rigaudon            
Academy Ancient Music Berlin    Harm Mundi     901852

21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Brahms the Perfectionist

21:03:00    00:11:26    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Allegro from Piano Concerto No. 23    
Havana Lyceum Orchestra    José Antonio Méndez Padrón    Simone Dinnerstein, piano    Sony     538244

21:16:00    00:14:07    Sir Hamilton Harty    A Comedy Overture        
Bryden Thomson    Ulster Orchestra    Chandos     8314

21:31:00    00:04:36    Frédéric Chopin    Nocturne No.  9 in B major  Op 32            
Arthur Rubinstein, piano    RCA     300350

21:38:00    00:11:36    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach    String Symphony in B flat major         
John Hsu    The Vivaldi Project    Centaur     3176

21:51:00    00:36:04    Robert Schumann    Symphony No.  2 in C major  Op 61        
Kenneth Woods    Orchestra of the Swan    Avie     2231

22:29:00    00:19:17    Jean Françaix    Concerto for Harpsichord & Instrumental    Ensemble
West Side Chamber Orchestra    Kevin Mallon    Christopher D. Lewis, hc    Naxos     573146

22:51:00    00:07:00    Gabriel Fauré    Requiem: Agnus Dei Op 48    
Philharmonia Orchestra    Carlo Maria Giulini    Philharmonia Chorus    DeutGram     4795448

22:58:00    00:01:54    Edvard Grieg    Lyric Pieces Book 10: Remembrances Op 71            
Per Tengstrand, piano    Azica     71207

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:05:42    Ottorino Respighi    Ancient Airs Suite No. 2: Aria        
Jesús López-Cobos    Lausanne Chamber Orchestra    Telarc     80309

23:07:00    00:05:36    Jean Françaix    Harpsichord Concerto: Menuet    
West Side Chamber Orchestra    Kevin Mallon    Christopher D. Lewis, hc    Naxos     573146

23:13:00    00:06:02    Leopold Stokowski    Two Ancient Liturgical Melodies        
José Serebrier    Bournemouth Symphony    Naxos     557883

23:21:00    00:06:43    Michael Haydn    Adagio from Notturno in F major             
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     437782

23:27:00    00:08:26    Andrea Luchesi    Andante from Sonata in C [No. 1]            
Roberto Plano, piano    Concerto     2069

23:38:00    00:07:11    Ignaz Moscheles    Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 5 Op 87    
Tasmanian Symphony    Howard Shelley    Howard Shelley, piano    Hyperion     67430

23:45:00    00:08:33    Ludwig van Beethoven    Romance No. 2 in F major  Op 50    
Göttingen Symphony Orchestra    Christoph-Mathias Mueller    Rachel Barton Pine, violin    Cedille     144

23:55:00    00:02:58    Gabriel Pierné    Pastorale Op 14            
Reykjavik Wind Quintet    Chandos     9362

23:56:00    00:03:15    Felix Mendelssohn    Song without Words No. 12 in F sharp minor  Op 30            
Vassily Primakov, piano    Bridge     9350

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