Program Guide 07-04-2017

Almanac

July 4

Independence Day!       

1623 death of William Byrd – English composer (aged c. 80, the exact date of his birth is not known); his output of about 470 compositions justifies his reputation as one of the great masters of European Renaissance music.

1694 Louis Claude Daquin – French composer and organist (d.1772); at the age of eight, he conducted his own choral work Beatus Vir.

1826 Stephen Foster – American songwriter (d.1864); known as the ‘Father of American music’; among the best known of his more than 200 songs are Oh! Susanna, Camptown Races, Old Folks at Home, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair and Beautiful Dreamer.

1831 The patriotic hymn America (to the tune of the British song God Save the King [or Queen] with new words supplied by Samuel Francis Smith is sung by a children's choir at a Fourth of July service at the Park Street Church in Boston.

1903 Flor Peeters – Belgian composer, organist and teacher (d.1986); enjoyed great renown, giving concerts and liturgical master-classes all over the world.

1909 Alec Templeton – Welsh-born American composer, pianist and satirist (d.1963); active in radio and TV in the '40s & '50s even though blind from birth; his compositions include Scarlatti Stoops to Conga and Bach Goes to Town.

1923 first performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams's English Folk Song Suite in London, by the band of the Royal Military School of Music.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00    00:25:19    Hershy Kay    Cakewalk Suite        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

00:30:00    00:34:27    Morton Gould    American Ballads        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

01:07:00    00:30:14    Howard Hanson    Symphony No.  2 Op 30        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    EMI     6612

01:40:00    00:28:06    Hershy Kay    Stars and Stripes Ballet        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

02:11:00    00:28:22    Don Gillis    Star-Spangled Symphony        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     618

02:42:00    00:47:53    John Knowles Paine    Symphony No.  2 in A major  Op 34        
JoAnn Falletta    Ulster Orchestra    Naxos     559748

03:33:00    00:24:05    William Grant Still    Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9154

04:00:00    00:34:39    Morton Gould    Stephen Foster Gallery        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

04:36:00    00:40:11    Charles Ives    Symphony No. 1 in D minor         
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     9053

05:19:00    00:18:15    Robert Russell Bennett    Suite of Old American Dances        
Frederick Fennell    Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra    Kosei     3503

05:41:00    00:06:09    Dudley Buck    Festival Overture on 'The Star-Spangled    Banner"
St. Louis Symphony    Leonard Slatkin    St Louis Symphony Chorus    RCA     60983

05:53:00    00:06:25    Scott Joplin    Magnetic Rag            
William Appling, piano    Albany     1163

06:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Bill O’Connell

06:01:00    00:09:58    Victor Herbert    American Fantasy        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

06:11:00    00:02:16    John Philip Sousa    March 'Manhattan Beach'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

06:13:00    00:03:38    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Liberty Bell'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

06:20:00    00:02:34    Stephen Foster    Gentle Annie            
Kyle Bielfield, tenor; Lachlen Glen, piano; Michael Samis, cello    Delos     3445

06:22:00    00:04:30    Stephen Foster    Hard Times Come Again No More            
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano    THM     5432

06:27:00    00:11:14    Percy Grainger    Tribute to Stephen Foster    
English Country Gardiner Orch    Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Monteverdi Choir    Philips     446657

06:40:00    00:08:14    Elmer Bernstein    To Kill a Mockingbird: Suite        
Elmer Bernstein    Royal Philharmonic Pops    Denon     75288

06:49:00    00:09:13    Aaron Copland    An Outdoor Overture        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

07:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jacqueline Gerber

07:00:00    00:03:49    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'    
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Erich Kunzel    May Festival Chorus    Telarc     80144

07:03:00    00:02:57    Stephen Foster    Beautiful Dreamer            
Kyle Bielfield, tenor; Lachlen Glen, piano    Delos     3445

07:06:00    00:23:21    Aaron Copland    Appalachian Spring: Suite        
Robert Spano    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Telarc     80596

07:30:00    00:03:54    Frank W. Meacham    The American Patrol        
Loras John Schissel    Blossom Festival Band    MAA     40601

07:34:00    00:08:54    Virgil Thomson    Autumn Concertina    
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra    Sir Neville Marriner    Ann Mason Stockton, harp    EMI     6612

07:42:00    00:05:06    Richard Rodgers    Victory at Sea: The Song of the High Seas    
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80175

07:48:00    00:03:30    Morton Gould    Folk Suite: Overture        
David Amos    London Symphony    Harm Mundi     906010

07:51:00    00:06:30    Leonard Bernstein    Fancy Free Ballet: Three Dances        
Arthur Fiedler    Boston Pops Orchestra    RCA     61501

07:58:00    00:19:27    Jerome Kern    Showboat: A Scenario for Orchestra        
John Mauceri    Hollywood Bowl Orchestra    Philips     446404

08:17:00    00:05:52    David Diamond    Allegretto from Symphony No. 4        
Leonard Bernstein    New York Philharmonic    Sony     60594

08:23:00    00:16:56    John Philip Sousa    El Capitán and His Friends: Suite        
Keith Brion    Central Band of the RAF    Naxos     559730

08:40:00    00:03:24    Stephen Foster    Old Folks at Home            
Leila Josefowicz, violin; John Novacek, piano    Philips     462948

08:43:00    00:01:50    Leonard Bernstein    On the Town: I Can Cook Too            
Center City Brass Quintet    Chandos     4554

09:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jim Mehrling

09:01:00    00:04:33    Walter Kittredge    Tenting on the Old Camp Ground            
Anonymous 4    Harm Mundi     807549

09:05:00    00:05:30    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Caprice on 'The Battle Cry of Freedom' Op 55            
Leonard Pennario, piano    EMI     64667

09:11:00    00:05:29    William Steffe    The Battle Hymn of the Republic    
Orchestra of Temple Square    Craig Jessop    Mormon Tabernacle Choir    Telarc     80606

09:20:00    00:13:42    Richard Wagner    American Centennial March        
Elgar Howarth    Philip Jones Brass Ensemble    Decca     414149

09:37:00    00:02:43    Jay Roberts    The Entertainer's Rag            
Richard Dowling, piano    Klavier     77035

09:39:00    00:12:19    James Hewitt    New Medley Overture in C major         
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

09:52:00    00:06:51    Franz Doppler    Duettino Americain Op 37            
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Claudi Arimany, flute; John Steele Ritter, piano    Delos     3212

10:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Mark Satola

10:00:00    00:05:09    Morton Gould    American Ballads: Star-Spangled Overture        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

10:05:00    00:10:55    James Hewitt    New Federal Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

10:16:00    00:06:52    William Billings    Independence        
Neely Bruce    Continental Harmony Singers    New World     80276

10:22:00    00:09:05    Paul Turok    Variations on an American Song Op 20        
Leonard Slatkin    Nashville Symphony    Naxos     559373

10:32:00    00:07:33    William Grant Still    Folk Suite No. 1    
New Zealand String Quartet        Alexa Still, flute; Susan DeWitt Smith, piano    Koch Intl     7192

10:39:00    00:07:23    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    The Union Op 48            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

11:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY Angela Mitchell

11:01:00    00:06:45    Roy Harris    Overture 'When Johnny Comes Marching        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

11:07:00    00:04:24    Morton Gould    American Salute        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

11:16:00    00:17:48    Walter Piston    The Incredible Flutist: Suite    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Scott Goff, flute    Naxos     559160

11:37:00    00:09:43    Alexander Glazunov    Triumphal March Op 40        
Vladimir Ziva    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     555048

11:46:00    00:07:47    Johann Strauss Jr    Waltz 'Farewell to America'        
Johannes Wildner    Slovak Radio Symphony    MarcoPolo     223247

11:55:00    00:03:12    Aaron Copland    Fanfare for the Common Man        
Robert Moody    Canadian Brass Ensemble    OpeningDay     7347

12:00pm MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Rob Grier

12:01:00    00:04:29    George Gershwin    Of Thee I Sing: Overture        
Michael Tilson Thomas    Orchestra of St Luke's    CBS     44798

12:05:00    00:05:21    George Gershwin    O Land of Mine, America    
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Erich Kunzel    Central State Univ. Chorus    Telarc     80445

12:14:00    00:03:07    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    The Banjo Op 15            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

12:17:00    00:09:18    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Bamboula Op 2            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

12:30:00    00:23:32    Aaron Copland    The Red Pony: Suite        
JoAnn Falletta    Buffalo Philharmonic    Naxos     559240

12:55:00    00:02:52    Aaron Copland    Old American Songs Set No. 2: At the River    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Thomas Hampson, baritone    Teldec     77310

13:00 SPECIAL: Sugarloaf Mountain, an Appalachian Gathering

Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra; Jeannette Sorrell, Founder and Music Director

Performed at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

Traditional: Glory in the Meeting House (arr Sorrell, Schiffer, Bergman) (3:38)

Traditional: The Mountains of Rhum; Farewell to Ireland; Highlander’s Farewell; We’ll Rant and Roar (arr Sorrell)

Traditional: Nottamun Town (arr Kay)

Traditional: The Fox Went out on a Chilly Night (arr Sorrell)

Stephen Foster: Oh, Susanna (arr Sorrell); Traditional: Pretty Peg; Far from Home (arr Schiffer)

Traditional: Once I had a Sweetheart; Traditional:  Wayfaring Stranger (arr Sorrell)

George F. Root: Just before the Battle, Mother; Traditional: Go March Along (4:35)

Traditional: Oh, Mary, Don’t You Weep (arr Sorrell)

Traditional: Sugarloaf Mountain (lyrics and arr Sorrell)

14:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Bill O’Connell

14:01:00    00:09:58    Victor Herbert    American Fantasy        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

14:11:00    00:02:16    John Philip Sousa    March 'Manhattan Beach'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

14:13:00    00:03:38    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Liberty Bell'        
Timothy Foley    Nonpareil Wind Band    EMI     54130

14:20:00    00:02:34    Stephen Foster    Gentle Annie            
Kyle Bielfield, tenor; Lachlen Glen, piano; Michael Samis, cello    Delos     3445

14:22:00    00:04:30    Stephen Foster    Hard Times Come Again No More            
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano    THM     5432

14:27:00    00:11:14    Percy Grainger    Tribute to Stephen Foster    
English Country Gardiner Orch    Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Monteverdi Choir    Philips     446657

14:40:00    00:08:14    Elmer Bernstein    To Kill a Mockingbird: Suite        
Elmer Bernstein    Royal Philharmonic Pops    Denon     75288

14:49:00    00:09:13    Aaron Copland    An Outdoor Overture        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

15:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Jim Mehrling

15:01:00    00:04:33    Walter Kittredge    Tenting on the Old Camp Ground            
Anonymous 4    Harm Mundi     807549

15:05:00    00:05:30    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Caprice on 'The Battle Cry of Freedom' Op 55            
Leonard Pennario, piano    EMI     64667

15:11:00    00:05:29    William Steffe    The Battle Hymn of the Republic    
Orchestra of Temple Square    Craig Jessop    Mormon Tabernacle Choir    Telarc     80606

15:20:00    00:13:42    Richard Wagner    American Centennial March        
Elgar Howarth    Philip Jones Brass Ensemble    Decca     414149

15:37:00    00:02:43    Jay Roberts    The Entertainer's Rag            
Richard Dowling, piano    Klavier     77035

15:39:00    00:12:19    James Hewitt    New Medley Overture in C major         
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

15:52:00    00:06:51    Franz Doppler    Duettino Americain Op 37            
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Claudi Arimany, flute; John Steele Ritter, piano    Delos     3212

16:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Mark Satola

16:00:00    00:05:09    Morton Gould    American Ballads: Star-Spangled Overture        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

16:05:00    00:10:55    James Hewitt    New Federal Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     559654

16:16:00    00:06:52    William Billings    Independence        
Neely Bruce    Continental Harmony Singers    New World     80276

16:22:00    00:09:05    Paul Turok    Variations on an American Song Op 20        
Leonard Slatkin    Nashville Symphony    Naxos     559373

16:32:00    00:07:33    William Grant Still    Folk Suite No. 1    
New Zealand String Quartet        Alexa Still, flute; Susan DeWitt Smith, piano    Koch Intl     7192

16:39:00    00:07:23    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    The Union Op 48            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

17:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY Angela Mitchell

17:01:00    00:06:45    Roy Harris    Overture 'When Johnny Comes Marching        
Gerard Schwarz    Seattle Symphony    Delos     3140

17:07:00    00:04:24    Morton Gould    American Salute        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

17:16:00    00:17:48    Walter Piston    The Incredible Flutist: Suite    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    Scott Goff, flute    Naxos     559160

17:37:00    00:09:43    Alexander Glazunov    Triumphal March Op 40        
Vladimir Ziva    Moscow Symphony    Naxos     555048

17:46:00    00:07:47    Johann Strauss Jr    Waltz 'Farewell to America'        
Johannes Wildner    Slovak Radio Symphony    MarcoPolo     223247

17:55:00    00:03:12    Aaron Copland    Fanfare for the Common Man        
Robert Moody    Canadian Brass Ensemble    OpeningDay     7347

18:00 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY with Rob Grier

18:01:00    00:04:29    George Gershwin    Of Thee I Sing: Overture        
Michael Tilson Thomas    Orchestra of St Luke's    CBS     44798

18:05:00    00:05:21    George Gershwin    O Land of Mine, America    
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Erich Kunzel    Central State Univ. Chorus    Telarc     80445

18:14:00    00:03:07    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    The Banjo Op 15            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

18:17:00    00:09:18    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Bamboula Op 2            
Cecile Licad, piano    Naxos     559145

18:30:00    00:23:32    Aaron Copland    The Red Pony: Suite        
JoAnn Falletta    Buffalo Philharmonic    Naxos     559240

18:55:00    00:02:52    Aaron Copland    Old American Songs Set No. 2: At the River    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Thomas Hampson, baritone    Teldec     77310

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:18:15    Robert Russell Bennett    Suite of Old American Dances        
Frederick Fennell    Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra    Kosei     3503

19:22:00    00:34:27    Morton Gould    American Ballads        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

20:00 WCLV ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

20:02:00    00:06:09    Dudley Buck    Festival Overture on 'The Star-Spangled    Banner'
St. Louis Symphony    Leonard Slatkin    St Louis Symphony Chorus    RCA     60983

20:10:00    00:21:43    Richard Rodgers    Victory at Sea: Suite        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80175

20:33:00    00:24:56    Robert Russell Bennett    A Symphonic Picture of Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess'        
Eugene Ormandy    Philadelphia Orchestra    Sony     62402

21:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

21:03:00    00:15:41    Peter Tchaikovsky    1812 Overture Op 49    
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Erich Kunzel    Kiev Symphony Chorus; Cincinnati Children's Choir    Telarc     80541

21:20:00    00:14:26    Aaron Copland    A Lincoln Portrait    
Seattle Symphony    Gerard Schwarz    James Earl Jones, narrator    Delos     3140

21:36:00    00:14:48    Morton Gould    Folk Suite        
David Amos    London Symphony    Harm Mundi     906010

21:53:00    00:06:45    Louis Moreau Gottschalk    Caprice Americain 'Columbia' Op 34            
Leonard Pennario, piano    EMI     64668

22:00 SPECIAL: Sugarloaf Mountain, an Appalachian Gathering

Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra; Jeannette Sorrell, Founder and Music Director

Performed at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

Traditional: Glory in the Meeting House (arr Sorrell, Schiffer, Bergman) (3:38)

Traditional: The Mountains of Rhum; Farewell to Ireland; Highlander’s Farewell; We’ll Rant and Roar (arr Sorrell)

Traditional: Nottamun Town (arr Kay)

Traditional: The Fox Went out on a Chilly Night (arr Sorrell)

Stephen Foster: Oh, Susanna (arr Sorrell); Traditional: Pretty Peg; Far from Home (arr Schiffer)

Traditional: Once I had a Sweetheart; Traditional:  Wayfaring Stranger (arr Sorrell)

George F. Root: Just before the Battle, Mother; Traditional: Go March Along (4:35)

Traditional: Oh, Mary, Don’t You Weep (arr Sorrell)

Traditional: Sugarloaf Mountain (lyrics and arr Sorrell)

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:02:00    00:07:33    Bill Evans    Peace Piece            
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano    Decca     455512

23:09:00    00:07:19    Morton Gould    American Ballads: Amber Waves        
Theodore Kuchar    National Symphony of Ukraine    Naxos     559005

23:19:00    00:07:08    William Grant Still    The American Scene: Tomb of the Unknown        
Richard Auldon Clark    Manhattan Chamber Orchestra    Newport     85596

23:26:00    00:08:49    Samuel Barber    Adagio for Strings Op 11        
Robert Spano    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra    Telarc     80673

23:37:00    00:06:28    Arthur Foote    A Night Piece for Flute & Strings    
Cleveland Sinfonietta    Louis Lane    Maurice Sharp, flute    Epic     1116

23:43:00    00:11:01    Don Gillis    Prayer and Hymn for a Solemn Occasion        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     618

23:56:00    00:03:04    Aaron Copland    Old American Songs Set No. 1: Long Time    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Thomas Hampson, baritone    Teldec     77310

23:56:00    00:02:55    Anonymous    Spiritual 'We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace"        
Dale Warland    Dale Warland Singers    Gothic     49243

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