Program Guide 06-09-2017


June 9

1810 Otto Nicolai – German composer, conductor, and founder of the Vienna Philharmonic (d.1849); best known for his operatic version of Shakespeare's comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor (1849).

1840 Franz Liszt gave a solo performance at the Hanover Square Rooms in London billed as Recitals; this was the first time the term ‘recital’ was used to describe a public musical performance, causing much debate at the time; Liszt is credited with both inventing and naming the now-common solo piano recital.

1860 first performance of Schumann's Cello Concerto by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, at a concert commemorating the late composer's 50th birthday anniversary (June 8); the work had been completed in 1850.

1865 Albéric Magnard – French composer (d.1914); became a national hero in 1914 when he refused to surrender his property to German invaders and died defending it.

1865 Carl Nielsen – Danish composer, conductor and violinist (d.1931); widely recognized as Denmark's greatest composer.

1891 Cole Porter – American composer and songwriter (d.1964); his most successful musical Kiss Me, Kate was an adaptation of Shakespeare; it represented a comeback in 1948 and won the first Tony Award for best musical.

1902 premiere of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3 in Krefeld, Germany, conducted by the composer; the longest symphony in the standard repertoire, with a typical performance lasting around 90 to 100 minutes.

1904 the London Symphony Orchestra gave its first concert, with Hans Richter conducting.

1912 Ingolf Dahl – German-born American composer, pianist, conductor and educator (d.1970); among his students, Michael Tilson Thomas, Morten Lauridsen and Lawrence Moss; Tilson Thomas said: "Dahl was an inspiring teacher; over and above the subject matter, he showed his students about the practical value of humanism. That is, how to let humanistic concerns infuse your daily existence."         

1938 Charles Wuorinen – American composer (d. 2020); awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1970.

1939 first performance of Sir Arnold Bax’s Symphony No. 7 (“dedicated to The People of America”) at Carnegie Hall by the New York Philharmonic, with Sir Adrian Boult conducting; commissioned by the British Council as part of the British Exhibition at 1939 World's Fair, along with Arthur Bliss's Piano Concerto in B-Flat, and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus.

1940 first performance of Aaron Copland's Our Town orchestral suite (from the film score), on a CBS radio broadcast; a revised version of the suite was given its first public performance by the Boston Pops conducted by Leonard Bernstein on May 7, 1944.

1951 James Newton Howard – American film/TV composer, conductor, and music producer; has won a Grammy, Emmy and been nominated for eight Academy Awards.


Recording of the Week

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jun. 5, 2017

Program Guide

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell
00:02:00 00:12:10 Johann Sebastian Bach Italian Concerto in F major    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
00:17:00 00:20:27 Vincenzo Tommasini The Good-Humored Ladies: Suite  Louis Lane Cleveland Orchestra Sony  60311
00:40:00 00:44:00 Sir Arnold Bax Symphony No.  7  Vernon Handley BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10122
01:26:00 00:16:00 Johan Helmich Roman Oboe d'amore Concerto in D major  Stockholm Sinfonietta Jan-Olav Wedin Alf Nilsson, oboe d'amore Bis  165
01:44:00 00:20:08 Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major  Op 101   Maurizio Pollini, piano DeutGram  4796018
02:07:00 01:46:00 Gustav Mahler Symphony No.  3 in D minor  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas Michelle DeYoung, mezzo; Pacific Boychoir; San Francisco Girls' Chorus; Women of the; San Francisco Sym Chorus SF Sym  3
03:56:00 00:23:28 Georg Philipp Telemann Suite for Recorder & Strings in A minor  Zagreb Soloists Antonio Janigro Julius Baker, flute Vanguard  42
04:22:00 00:19:05 Sir Edward German Welsh Rhapsody  Andrew Penny National Symphony of Ireland MarcoPolo  223726
04:44:00 00:34:59 Albéric Magnard Quintet for Piano & Winds in D minor  Op 8   Montreal Wind Society CBC  1097
05:22:00 00:15:01 Brian Easdale Red Shoes Ballet  Kenneth Alwyn Philharmonia Orchestra Silva  1094
05:40:00 00:06:30 Emmanuel Chabrier Bourrée fantasque   Angela Hewitt, piano Hyperion  67515
05:54:00 00:03:25 Percy Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry   Marc-André Hamelin, piano Hyperion  66884

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber
06:07:00 00:03:01 Leroy Anderson A Trumpeter's Lullaby BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Catherine Moore, trumpet Naxos  559357
06:12:00 00:10:30 Johann Strauss Jr Waltz 'Wine, Women and Song' Op 333  Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc  80314
06:25:00 00:03:05 William Byrd Earl of Oxford's March  Robert Moody Canadian Brass Ensemble OpeningDay  7347
06:30:00 00:05:10 Antonio Vivaldi Allegro from 'Autumn' Concerto in F major  Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin Sony  11013
06:40:00 00:08:59 Aaron Copland Our Town: Suite  Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony RCA  61699
06:50:00 00:02:55 Sergei Prokofiev War and Peace: Fanfare & Polonaise Op 96  Neeme Järvi Philharmonia Orchestra Chandos  10538
06:55:00 00:02:20 John Philip Sousa March 'Jack Tar'  Keith Brion New Sousa Band Delos  3102
07:05:00 00:05:50 Ottorino Respighi Suite for Strings: Siciliana  Salvatore Di Vittorio Respighi Chamber Orchestra Naxos  572332
07:10:00 00:08:24 Ludwig van Beethoven Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 Op 92  Manfred Honeck Pittsburgh Symphony Reference  718
07:20:00 00:03:17 Francis Poulenc Finale from Flute Sonata The Hague Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Sharon Bezaly, flute Bis  1679
07:25:00 00:02:58 Kenneth J. Alford Colonel Bogey March  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Sony  46747
07:30:00 00:04:22 Nicola Porpora Carlo il calvo: Overture  Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050
07:40:00 00:07:57 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo from String Quintet No. 2 Op 77   Chamber Music Soc Linc Center Delos  3152
07:50:00 00:03:33 Michael Praetorius Terpsichore: Passameze & Galliard   New London Consort l'Oiseau  4759101
07:55:00 00:02:22 Jean Sibelius Belshazzar's Feast: Oriental Procession Op 51  Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finnish Radio Symphony Orch RCA  60434
07:57:00 00:02:34 Jean-Baptiste Barrière Allegro prestissimo from Sonata for 2   Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Bobby McFerrin, voice Sony  48177
08:07:00 00:05:53 Gustav Holst Brook Green Suite  Howard Griffiths English Sinfonia Naxos  570339
08:15:00 00:03:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Così fan tutte: Soave sia il vento   Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30022
08:18:00 00:07:25 Carl Nielsen Allegro sanguineo from Symphony No. 2 Op 16  Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo  220623
08:30:00 00:04:39 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No. 1: Sarabande   Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
08:40:00 00:09:00 Richard Strauss Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils  Vladimir Ashkenazy Cleveland Orchestra Decca  417184
08:50:00 00:04:03 Andrea Falconieri Folias   I Furiosi Baroque Ensemble Dorian  90802
08:55:00 00:04:34 Francis Lai Love Story: Theme  Carl Davis Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  572111
09:05:00 00:14:35 Jacques Ibert Escales 'Ports of Call'  Charles Dutoit Montreal Symphony Decca  440332
09:26:00 00:05:08 Miklós Rózsa Spellbound: Dream Sequence & Mountain  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
09:35:00 00:08:49 Richard Addinsell Suicide Squadron: Warsaw Concerto BBC Symphony Orchestra Hugh Wolff Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  460503
09:45:00 00:04:56 Moritz Moszkowski Habanera Op 65  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  138
09:52:00 00:04:26 Johann Joachim Quantz Finale from Flute Concerto in G major  CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Peter Schreier Patrick Gallois, flute DeutGram  439895
09:57:00 00:01:30 Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 1: Galop  Constantine Orbelian Moscow Chamber Orchestra Delos  3257

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
10:00:00 00:02:22 Carl Nielsen The Danish Song is a Fair Young Maiden  Michael Bojesen Ars Nova Copenhagen DaCapo  220569
10:03:00 00:03:12 Carl Nielsen Aladdin Suite: Oriental March Op 34  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
10:08:00 00:11:34 Hector Berlioz The Trojans: Ballet Music London Symphony Sir Colin Davis Chorus LSO Live  40
10:22:00 00:07:13 Giuseppe Verdi Aïda: Grand March 'Gloria all' Egitto!' Orchestra of La Scala Claudio Abbado La Scala Chorus DeutGram  4796018
10:31:00 00:04:57 Camargo Guàrnieri Dansa negra  Maximiano Valdés Simón Bolívar Symphony Dorian  90227
10:39:00 00:05:48 Manuel Ponce Finale from Concierto del sur Philharmonic Orch of Americas Alondra de la Parra Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar Sony  75555
10:47:00 00:02:08 Johann Strauss Jr Polka 'At the Hunt' Op 373  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
10:51:00 00:18:24 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.  3 in A minor    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
11:11:00 00:09:18 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Concerto in G minor  Ensemble Sonnerie Monica Huggett Monica Huggett, violin Gaudeamus  356
11:23:00 00:09:59 Carl Nielsen Helios Overture Op 17  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony CBS  42093
11:36:00 00:08:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo for Piano & Orchestra in A major  Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras John O'Conor, piano Telarc  80285
11:45:00 00:08:25 Richard Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos: Overture & Dance  Richard Hickox Royal Northern Sinfonia Chandos  9354
11:55:00 00:03:32 Dmitri Shostakovich Moscow Cheryomushki: Overture Waltz  André Kostelanetz André Kostelanetz Orchestra Sony  62642
12:06:00 00:08:17 Otto Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture  Lance Friedel Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  573418
12:17:00 00:10:09 Lars-Erik Larsson A Winter's Tale: Suite Op 18  Andrew Manze Helsingborg Symphony CPO  777671
12:29:00 00:02:26 Jacques Offenbach La vie Parisienne: Cancan  István Bogár Budapest Strauss Ensemble Naxos  550900
12:34:00 00:04:15 Cole Porter Can-Can: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
12:41:00 00:13:31 Sir Henry Wood Fantasia on British Sea Songs  Howard Griffiths Brandenburg State Orchestra Klanglogo  1506
12:55:00 00:04:29 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Festa  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

13:01:00 00:33:14 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  5 Op 50 New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Stanley Drucker, clarinet CBS  44708
13:35:00 00:11:35 Zoltán Kodály Dances of Marosszék  Iván Fischer Budapest Festival Orchestra Philips  462824
13:48:00 00:11:12 Knudage Riisager Concertino for Trumpet & Strings Op 29 Helsingborg Symphony Thomas Dausgaard Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet DaCapo  224082

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola
14:00:00 00:02:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Magic Flute: March of the Priests  Rinaldo Alessandrini Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Naïve  30479
14:03:00 00:01:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Abduction from the Seraglio: Ha! Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Members of Philips  4788977
14:06:00 00:12:37 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry Symphonic Variations  Andrew Penny Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Naxos  553469
14:21:00 00:07:38 Franz Schubert Rosamunde: Entr'acte No.  3 in B flat major   Karl Münchinger Vienna Philharmonic Decca  4785437
14:31:00 00:10:51 Otto Nicolai Christmas Overture Bamberg Symphony Karl Anton Rickenbacher Bamberg Symphony Chorus VirginClas  91079
14:44:00 00:11:15 Antonio Vivaldi Chamber Concerto in F major  Ars Antigua  Rachel Barton Pine, viola Cedille  159
14:56:00 00:02:31 Julius Fucik The Merry Blacksmiths March Op 218  Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos  5158
15:01:00 00:15:22 Franz Liszt Réminiscences de Don Juan   Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Steinway  30022
15:19:00 00:09:13 Carl Maria von Weber Andante & Hungarian Rondo Op 35 Solistes de Montpellier-Moscou Gerard Caussé Gérard Caussé, viola EMI  54817
15:31:00 00:04:54 Carl Nielsen Saul and David: Act 2 Prelude Op 25  Esa-Pekka Salonen Swedish Radio Symphony Sony  53276
15:39:00 00:05:45 Carl Nielsen Humoresque-Bagatelles Op 11   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano VirginClas  45129
15:47:00 00:08:55 Leos Janácek Moravian Dances  Antoni Wit Warsaw Philharmonic Naxos  572695
15:58:00 00:04:12 John Williams The Phantom Menace: Duel of the Fates London Symphony John Williams London Voices Sony  51333

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: The London Symphony on Stage (and Screen)
16:06:00 00:03:40 James Horner Titanic: My Heart Will Go On  Keith Lockhart Boston Pops Orchestra BostonPops  4
16:13:00 00:09:07 John Ireland Epic March  Richard Hickox London Symphony Chandos  8879
16:26:00 00:03:09 Alan Menken Beauty and the Beast: Theme  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
16:29:00 00:03:47 John Barry Out of Africa: Main Title  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
16:35:00 00:04:02 Bernard Herrmann The Devil and Daniel Webster: Mr.  John Williams London Symphony Sony  62788
16:41:00 00:08:58 Carl Nielsen Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 29  Alan Gilbert New York Philharmonic DaCapo  220624
16:52:00 00:03:36 BJ Ward Plot of Korngold's 'Die tote Stadt'   BJ Ward Dorchester  1005
16:57:00 00:02:26 George Gershwin Gershwin Song-book: Liza   Peter Donohoe, piano EMI  54280
17:04:00 00:06:10 Cole Porter Kiss Me, Kate: Overture  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
17:13:00 00:10:14 Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.  5 in E minor    Roberto Szidon, piano DeutGram  4779525
17:26:00 00:08:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 30  Sir Charles Mackerras Prague Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80186
17:40:00 00:03:47 Otto Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor: Moon Chorus Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Vienna Singverein DeutGram  4763793
17:45:00 00:03:57 Franz Joseph Haydn Il mondo della luna: Overture  Claudio Abbado Chamber Orchestra of Europe DeutGram  4778117
17:52:00 00:03:42 Cole Porter DuBarry Was a Lady: Gavotte  John McGlinn London Sinfonietta EMI  54300
17:56:00 00:03:25 Leroy Anderson Song of the Bells  Leonard Slatkin BBC Concert Orchestra Naxos  559356

18:09:00 00:15:04 Erich Wolfgang Korngold The Sea Hawk: Suite  André Previn London Symphony DeutGram  471347
18:26:00 00:02:49 Alberto Ginastera Estancia: The Farm Workers  Gisèle Ben-Dor London Symphony Naxos  570999
18:30:00 00:04:10 Jack Gallagher Intermezzo from Sinfonietta for Strings  JoAnn Falletta London Symphony Naxos  559652
18:36:00 00:15:35 Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.  1 in B flat major    Rafal Blechacz, piano DeutGram  4795534
18:55:00 00:03:55 Igor Stravinsky Scherzo à la russe  Michael Tilson Thomas London Symphony RCA  68865

19:02:00 00:08:59 Aaron Copland Our Town: Suite  Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony RCA  61699
19:13:00 00:41:58 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Op 35 Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Daniel Majeske, violin Decca  4787779
19:58:00 00:01:34 Anthony Holborne Galliard "The Fairie Round"  Jordi Savall Hespèrion XXI AliaVox  9813

20:02:00 00:12:57 Georges Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1  Sir Neville Marriner London Symphony Philips  4788977
20:17:00 00:13:06 Antonín Dvorák Scherzo capriccioso Op 66  Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018
20:32:00 00:25:21 Robert Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor  Op 129 Bamberg Symphony Dennis Russell Davies János Starker, cello RCA  68027
20:57:00 00:01:59 Vincenzo Galilei Saltarello   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: The London Symphony on Stage (and Screen)
21:03:00 00:15:07 Sir Arnold Bax Tintagel  Vernon Handley BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10122
21:20:00 00:17:44 Franz Liszt Venezia e Napoli   Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Decca  4830255
21:39:00 00:03:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil: Rejoice, O Virgin Op 37   Voces8 Decca  22601
21:44:00 00:04:50 Somei Satoh Bifu   Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano DeutGram  19103
21:51:00 00:33:21 Carl Nielsen Symphony No.  1 in G minor  Op 7  Theodore Kuchar Janácek Philharmonic Brilliant  92885
22:26:00 00:21:25 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez London Philharmonic Yannick Nézet-Séguin Milos Karadaglic, guitar DeutGram  20039
22:50:00 00:07:59 Sergei Prokofiev Two Pushkin Waltzes Op 120  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  553624

23:02:00 00:06:06 Felix Mendelssohn Andante from String Quartet No. 4 Op 44   American String Project MSR  1386
23:08:00 00:09:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 19 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Sony  370548
23:19:00 00:07:57 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Prelúdio Nashville Symphony Andrew Mogrelia Members of Naxos  557460
23:26:00 00:09:47 Keith Jarrett Adagio for Oboe & Strings Fairfield Orchestra Thomas Crawford Marcia Butler, oboe ECM  1450
23:39:00 00:05:31 Claude Debussy Images, Book 2: Et la lune descend sur   Kotaro Fukuma, piano Hortus  113
23:44:00 00:09:38 Jean Sibelius Adagio from String Quartet Op 56   Daedalus Quartet Bridge  9202
23:55:00 00:03:59 Sergei Rachmaninoff Moment Musical No.  5 in D flat Op 16   Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca  4200
23:56:00 00:03:11 Alexander Glazunov Reverie in D flat major  Op 24 Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Alexey Serov, horn Warner  67946

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