Program Guide 05-26-2017

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May 26

1898 Ernst Bacon – American composer, pianist and conductor (d.1990); composed more than 250 songs over his career.

1914 premiere of Stravinsky's opera Le rossignol (The Nightingale) at the Palais Garnier in Paris, with Pierre Monteux conducting; based on a tale by Hans Christian Andersen; Le chant du rossignol (The Song of the Nightingale), using music from the opera, is a separate concert work.

1938 William Bolcom – American pianist and composer (81 years old); he has received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Arts, two Grammy Awards and was named 2007 Composer of the Year by Musical America.

1938 Teresa Stratas – retired Canadian operatic soprano of Greek descent (81 years old).

1973 Magdalena Kozená – Czech mezzo-soprano (46 years old); recorded songs from Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra in 2010; in England she is sometimes called ‘Lady Rattle’ as she is married to conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

Recording of the Week

Mozart in Havana

May. 22, 2017
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Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:49:54 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.  3 in E flat major  Op 55  Osmo Vänskä Minnesota Orchestra Bis  1516
00:54:00 00:20:28 Igor Stravinsky The Song of the Nightingale  Pierre Boulez Cleveland Orchestra DeutGram  471197
01:17:00 00:31:44 Franz Schubert Symphony No.  6 in C major   Thomas Zehetmair Royal Northern Sinfonia Avie  2224
01:51:00 00:19:11 William Bolcom Orphée-Sérénade   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  435389
02:13:00 00:27:44 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 68 in B flat  Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra PhiBaroque  8
02:44:00 00:49:10 Gustav Mahler Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn' Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez Magdalena Kozená, mezzo-sop; Christian Gerhaher, baritone DeutGram  4779060
03:36:00 00:48:55 Ralph Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80138
04:27:00 00:20:01 Darius Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le toit Op 58  Kent Nagano Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  45820
04:50:00 00:27:34 Robert Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Joshua Bell, violin Decca  444811
05:20:00 00:15:42 Gustav Holst Indra Op 13  JoAnn Falletta Ulster Orchestra Naxos  572914
05:38:00 00:07:14 Giovanni Gabrieli Sonata No. 20 à 22 Taverner Consort Andrew Parrott Members of EMI  54265

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:11 Cécile Chaminade Autrefois Op 87   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
06:15:00 00:09:19 Gustav Holst A Somerset Rhapsody Op 21  Richard Hickox London Symphony Chandos  9420
06:25:00 00:05:06 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Finale from Flute Concerto in A major  Württemberg Chamber Orch Jörg Faerber Sir James Galway, flute RCA  60244
06:30:00 00:04:05 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto alla rustica in G major   Adrian Chandler La Serenissima Avie  2371
06:40:00 00:08:44 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 in A minor   Willi Boskovsky Philharmonia Hungarica EMI  64627
06:51:00 00:03:04 Gioacchino Rossini La danza Orch del Teatro Comunale Richard Bonynge Luciano Pavarotti, tenor Decca  417011
06:55:00 00:02:38 John Philip Sousa March 'The Loyal Legion'  Keith Brion Central Band of the RAF Naxos  559730
07:03:00 00:07:55 Richard Rodgers Victory at Sea: D-Day  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra RCA  63835
07:10:00 00:08:07 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 Op 60  Witold Rowicki London Symphony Philips  4788977
07:20:00 00:03:19 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from String Quartet No. 30 Op 33   Angeles Quartet Decca  4783695
07:25:00 00:02:15 Dmitri Shostakovich The Golden Age: Polka  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80625
07:30:00 00:03:44 Jean-Philippe Rameau Les Fêtes d'Hébé: Gavottes  Raymond Leppard English Chamber Orchestra EMI  65732
07:40:00 00:02:09 John Williams Aloft... To the Royal Masthead!  Alasdair Neale Bay Brass Harm Mundi  807556
07:45:00 00:07:25 Joseph Eybler Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 1  Michael Hofstetter Geneva Chamber Orchestra CPO  777104
07:53:00 00:01:44 George Gershwin Prelude No. 1 from 'Three Preludes' in B flat major    Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano Sony  510316
07:55:00 00:02:19 Dmitri Shostakovich Hamlet: Flourish & Dance Music Op 32  Andris Nelsons Boston Symphony Orchestra DeutGram  4795201
08:07:00 00:06:44 Felix Mendelssohn Finale from String Symphony No. 7   Concerto Cologne Teldec  98435
08:15:00 00:08:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Theme & Variations from Clarinet Quintet Emerson String Quartet  David Shifrin, clarinet DeutGram  459641
08:25:00 00:02:59 Sergei Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: Minuet   Ayako Uehara, piano EMI  17852
08:30:00 00:04:15 Édouard Lalo Scherzando from Symphonie espagnole Op 21 Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano Maxim Vengerov, violin EMI  57593
08:40:00 00:08:53 Jean Sibelius Allegretto from Symphony No. 2 Op 43  Paavo Berglund Helsinki Philharmonic EMI  68643
08:51:00 00:02:32 Eric Whitacre This Marriage  Noel Edison Elora Festival Singers Naxos  559677
08:55:00 00:04:45 Jerry Goldsmith The Generals' March  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80175
09:05:00 00:18:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 33 in B flat major   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  86793
09:26:00 00:02:39 Hugo Friedhofer The Best Years of Our Lives: Theme  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
09:30:00 00:02:39 Hugo Friedhofer The Best Years of Our Lives: Theme  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
09:35:00 00:05:23 Léo Delibes Lakmé: Flower Duet   Christopher O'Riley, piano CPI  3294112
09:45:00 00:07:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 23 Havana Lyceum Orchestra José Antonio Méndez Padrón Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  538244
09:54:00 00:04:48 Johann Sebastian Bach Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3  Jeannette Sorrell Apollo's Fire Avie  2207

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:01:00 00:02:43 Peter Tchaikovsky The Seasons: March Op 37   Lang Lang, piano Sony  511758
10:05:00 00:05:06 Mily Balakirev Paraphrase on Glinka's 'The Lark'   Michael Lewin, piano Sono Lumin  92103
10:12:00 00:11:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Allegro from Piano Concerto No. 23 Havana Lyceum Orchestra José Antonio Méndez Padrón Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  538244
10:24:00 00:03:46 Muzio Clementi Minuetto Pastorale  Francesco d'Avalos Philharmonia Orchestra ASV  802
10:29:00 00:03:32 Percy Grainger Early One Morning  Richard Hickox BBC Philharmonic Chandos  9584
10:36:00 00:05:00 Lili Boulanger Of a Spring Morning  JoAnn Falletta Women's Philharmonic Koch Intl  7169
10:44:00 00:05:02 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E major    Stephen Marchionda, guitar MD+G  9031587
10:51:00 00:22:49 Henryk Wieniawski Violin Concerto No.  2 in D minor  Op 22 Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Joshua Bell, violin Decca  421716
11:14:00 00:04:05 Pablo de Sarasate Spanish Dance No. 5 'Playera' Op 23   Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano Decca  4785950
11:20:00 00:08:54 Antonín Dvorák Prague Waltzes  Antal Doráti Detroit Symphony Decca  414370
11:31:00 00:07:57 Alessandro Scarlatti Sinfonia di Concerto Grosso No. 4 in E minor  I Musici  William Bennett, flute; Hans Elhorst, oboe Philips  400017
11:41:00 00:09:53 Sir Arnold Bax Rogue's Comedy Overture  Vernon Handley BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10122
11:52:00 00:05:37 Richard Rodgers Cinderella: Overture  John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips  434932
12:07:00 00:08:19 Maurice Ravel Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan  Kent Nagano Lyon Opera Orchestra Erato  14331
12:17:00 00:09:53 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship Op 35 Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan Michel Schwalbé, violin DeutGram  4796018
12:30:00 00:03:29 William Bolcom Incineratorag   Spencer Myer, piano Steinway  30041
12:36:00 00:03:52 Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance  Lorin Maazel Berlin Radio Symphony DeutGram  4796018
12:42:00 00:12:12 Camille Saint-Saëns Scherzo & Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 55  Eliahu Inbal Frankfurt Radio Symphony PentaTone  157
12:55:00 00:03:40 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Serenata  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

THE BIG WORK AT ONE
13:01:00 00:35:07 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  2 in B minor  Op 16  Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo  220623
13:38:00 00:14:11 Jean Sibelius Karelia Suite Op 11  Lorin Maazel Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
13:53:00 00:06:40 Jean Sibelius Cortège  Leif Segerstam Turku Philharmonic Naxos  573300

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:38 Johann Strauss Jr Polka 'Tik-Tak' Op 365  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
14:04:00 00:03:49 Ludwig van Beethoven Scherzo from Symphony No. 8 Op 93  Sir John Eliot Gardiner Révolutionaire et Romantique Soli Deo  721
14:09:00 00:11:53 E. J. Moeran First Rhapsody  Vernon Handley Ulster Orchestra Chandos  8639
14:23:00 00:12:29 Vasily Kalinnikov The Cedar and the Palm  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  7093
14:38:00 00:07:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 21 Havana Lyceum Orchestra José Antonio Méndez Padrón Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  538244
14:47:00 00:09:03 Giacomo Meyerbeer L'étoile du nord: Overture  Darrell Ang New Zealand Symphony Naxos  573195
14:57:00 00:02:03 Henry Purcell Amphitrion: Hornpipe  Kevin Mallon Aradia Ensemble Naxos  570149
15:00:00 00:12:57 Georges Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1  Sir Neville Marriner London Symphony Philips  4788977
15:14:00 00:06:01 Cécile Chaminade Etude romantique Op 132   Joanne Polk, piano Steinway  30037
15:22:00 00:04:52 Giacomo Puccini Manon Lescaut: Act 3 Intermezzo  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10634
15:29:00 00:03:43 Alexander Scriabin Etude in A flat major  Op 8   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Bridge  9287
15:37:00 00:06:56 Sergei Prokofiev Piano Sonata No.  3 in A minor  Op 28   Andrei Gavrilov, piano DeutGram  435439
15:45:00 00:09:06 Peter Tchaikovsky Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 36  Kurt Sanderling Leningrad Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
15:55:00 00:02:23 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 1: The girl with the   Pascal Rogé, piano Decca  4785437
15:58:00 00:06:49 John Rutter Opening Chorus from Magnificat City of London Sinfonia John Rutter Cambridge Singers Collegium  114

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: John Rutter at Carnegie Hall
16:09:00 00:01:47 John Rutter A Gaelic Blessing City of London Sinfonia John Rutter Cambridge Singers Collegium  100
16:14:00 00:09:34 Hans Gál Finale from Piano Concerto Op 57 Royal Northern Sinfonia Kenneth Woods Sarah Beth Briggs, piano Avie  2358
16:27:00 00:10:33 Dimitri Tiomkin The Thing: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  2792
16:41:00 00:08:25 William Bolcom Graceful Ghost Rag   Gil Shaham, violin; Jonathan Feldman, piano DeutGram  463483
16:52:00 00:02:34 William Bolcom Lime Jell-O Marshmallow Cottage Cheese   Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano; William Bolcom, piano RCA  5830
16:56:00 00:03:11 Leroy Anderson Sandpaper Ballet  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559357
17:04:00 00:05:53 Josef Suk Toward a New Life Op 35  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  62592
17:13:00 00:09:57 George Gershwin Girl Crazy: Suite Opus Two  William Terwilliger, violin; Andrew Cooperstock, piano Azica  71290
17:26:00 00:09:13 Aaron Copland An Outdoor Overture  Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Delos  3140
17:40:00 00:04:47 James Horner Field of Dreams: Medley  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80468
17:46:00 00:03:40 James Horner Titanic: My Heart Will Go On  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
17:52:00 00:02:39 Kurt Weill Buddy on the Night Shift   Teresa Stratas, soprano; Richard Woitach, piano Nonesuch  79019
17:57:00 00:02:24 Zez Confrey Coaxing the Piano   Richard Dowling, piano Klavier  77035

DINNER CLASSICS
18:09:00 00:22:59 Igor Stravinsky The Firebird: Suite (1919)  Lorin Maazel New York Philharmonic DeutGram  9772
18:34:00 00:02:55 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete Orch of Age of Enlightenment Sir Simon Rattle Magdalena Kozená, mezzo-sop DeutGram  4795448
18:39:00 00:02:31 Gustav Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Lob des hohen Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez Magdalena Kozená, mezzo-sop DeutGram  4779060
18:44:00 00:08:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 23 Havana Lyceum Orchestra José Antonio Méndez Padrón Simone Dinnerstein, piano Sony  538244
18:53:00 00:04:51 George Frideric Handel Rinaldo: Lascia ch'io pianga Venice Baroque Orchestra Andrea Marcon Magdalena Kozená, mezzo-sop DeutGram  4795448

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna
19:02:00 00:20:15 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1 Op 10  David Zinman Baltimore Symphony Telarc  80378
19:24:00 00:29:53 Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor  Op 54 Berlin Philharmonic Mariss Jansons Leif Ove Andsnes, piano EMI  57562
19:57:00 00:02:51 Claude Debussy Preludes Book 2: Brouillards   Alexander Schimpf, piano Genuin  10181

WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS
20:02:00 00:07:10 Camille Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila: Bacchanale  Daniel Barenboim Orchestra of Paris DeutGram  4796018
20:11:00 00:18:11 Ottorino Respighi The Birds   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  437533
20:31:00 00:26:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor   George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony  86793

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: John Rutter at Carnegie Hall
21:03:00 00:14:32 Ernö Dohnányi American Rhapsody Op 47  Alun Francis Frankfurt Radio Symphony CPO  999308
21:19:00 00:03:39 Ennio Morricone Casualties of War: Main theme La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Angèle Dubeau, violin Analekta  8733
21:24:00 00:19:11 Morton Gould Symphony No. 4 'West Point'  Frederick Fennell Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Kosei  3311
21:46:00 00:05:30 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Caprice on 'The Battle Cry of Freedom' Op 55   Leonard Pennario, piano EMI  64667
21:53:00 00:24:56 Robert Russell Bennett A Symphonic Picture of Gershwin's  Eugene Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra Sony  62402
22:19:00 00:23:49 Randall Thompson The Testament of Freedom Dallas Wind Symphony Timothy Seelig Turtle Creek Chorale Reference  49
22:46:00 00:12:41 George Gershwin Adagio from Piano Concerto in F major  Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Orion Weiss, piano Naxos  559705

QUIET HOUR
23:02:00 00:08:06 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Trio Op 114   Franklin Cohen, clarinet; Stephen Geber, cello; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  425839
23:10:00 00:08:16 Antonín Dvorák Andante from String Quintet No. 2 Op 77   Chamber Music Soc Linc Center Delos  3152
23:21:00 00:05:30 William Bolcom New York Lights   Bruce Levingston, piano Sono Lumin  92148
23:26:00 00:05:59 Heino Eller Symphonic Poem 'Twilight'  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  8656
23:32:00 00:06:03 Phil Cunningham The Gentle Light That Wakes Me   Nicola Benedetti, violin; Aly Bain, fiddle; Phil Cunningham, piano DeutGram  21290
23:41:00 00:05:33 Felix Mendelssohn Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 40 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Saleem Ashkar, piano Decca  4810778
23:46:00 00:08:56 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Largo from Flute Concerto in A major  Württemberg Chamber Orch Jörg Faerber Sir James Galway, flute RCA  60244
23:56:00 00:03:13 Maurice Ravel Vocalise en forme d'Habañera Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Karel Mark Chichon Elina Garanca, mezzo DeutGram  14777

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