Program Guide 05-26-2017


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 (82 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 (82 years old).

1973 Magdalena Kozená – Czech mezzo-soprano (47 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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