Program Guide 02-26-2018


February 26

1770 Anton Reicha – French composer (d.1836); Czech-born, adopted French citizenship, but a composer of music very much in the German style; wrote the standard text on composition at the Conservatoire de Paris.

1879 Frank Bridge – English composer, violist and conductor (d.1941); mostly remembered for privately tutoring Benjamin Britten, who later championed his teacher's music and paid homage to him in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (1937).

1927 first performance of Ottorino Respighi's Church Windows (Vetrate di Chiesa) by the Boston Symphony with Serge Koussevitzky conducting; inspired by four famous stained-glass windows.

1935 first performance of Georges Bizet's Symphony No. 1 in Basle, Switzerland; called No. 1, but it’s his only symphony, written in 1855 when Bizet was a student of Charles Gounod at the Paris Conservatory; according to Grove's Dictionary, the work "reveals an extraordinarily accomplished talent for a 17-year-old student, in melodic invention, thematic handling and orchestration".

1946 first performance of Richard  Strauss’s Oboe Concerto by the Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra conducted by Volkmar Andreae, with Marcel Saillet as soloist; the work was prompted by a chance comment made by American oboist—and then U.S. soldier—John de Lancie during a post-war visit with the composer in Bavaria; Strauss offered de Lancie the American premiere, but that honor went instead to oboist Mitch Miller and the Columbia Concert Orchestra in 1948; many years later, de Lancie made a stereo recording of the piece for RCA.    

1949 Emma Kirkby – English soprano (71 years old); one of the world's most renowned early music specialists; appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honors List.

1959 first performance of George Rochberg’s Symphony No. 2 with the Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell conducting; the New York Times called it "…a masterpiece… a powerful and thoroughly original score… it communicates emotion, with technique relegated to minor importance."

1967 Christoph-Mathias Mueller – Peruvian-born conductor (53 years old); grew up in Switzerland; General Music Director of the Göttingen Symphony in Germany.

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Apr. 4, 2015

Program Guide

00:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Orchestra and Women’s Chorus conducted by JoAnn Falletta recorded at Kulas Hall on February 2.

Zoltan Kodaly:  Variations on a Hungarian Folksong, “The Peacock”

Gustav Holst:  The Planets, Op. 32  

01:20:00    00:32:38    Léo Delibes    Coppélia: Suite        
Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     125

02:00 CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music

01:58:00    00:01:35    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Contradance 'The Hero Coburg's Victory'            
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra    DeutGram     429783


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

04:02:00    00:37:59    Georges Bizet    Symphony No. 1 in C major         
Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     131

04:43:00    00:22:32    Anton Reicha    Wind Quintet No. 25 in F minor             
Albert Schweitzer Quintet    CPO     999028

05:09:00    00:27:45    Benjamin Britten    Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Op 10        
Sir Andrew Davis    BBC Symphony    Teldec     73126

05:39:00    00:09:24    Frank Bridge    There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook        
William Boughton    English String Orchestra    Nimbus     5366

05:48:00    00:08:57    Giuseppe Verdi    I vespri siciliani: Overture        
Riccardo Muti    La Scala Philharmonic    Sony     68468


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00    00:04:39    Franz Schmidt    Notre Dame: Intermezzo        
Lawrence Foster    Monte Carlo Philharmonic    Erato     88103

06:15:00    00:08:41    Arcangelo Corelli    Concerto Grosso in F major  Op 6        
Fabio Biondi    Europa Galante    Naïve     20012

06:25:00    00:05:28    Alexander Scriabin    Waltz in A flat Op 38            
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano    Decca     4785334

06:30:00    00:04:23    Georges Bizet    L'Arlésienne Suite No.  2: Intermezzo        
José Serebrier    Barcelona Symphony    Bis     1305

06:40:00    00:09:03    Michael Torke    Bright Blue Music        
David Zinman    Baltimore Symphony    Ecstatic     92201

06:50:00    00:03:32    Frank Bridge    Sally in our Alley        
William Boughton    English String Orchestra    Nimbus     5366

06:55:00    00:03:08    John Philip Sousa    March 'The Gallant Seventh'        
Loras John Schissel    Blossom Festival Band    MAA     40601

07:03:00    00:06:59    Anton Reicha    Finale from Wind Quintet No. 23 Op 100            
Aulos Wind Quintet    Schwann     310011

07:10:00    00:08:54    Samuel Barber    Overture to 'The School for Scandal' Op 5        
Neeme Järvi    Detroit Symphony    Chandos     8958

07:20:00    00:03:11    Clive Richardson    Beachcomber        
Ronald Corp    New London Orchestra    Hyperion     66968

07:25:00    00:03:10    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: Goblet Dance        
Valéry Gergiev    Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Decca     10104

07:30:00    00:04:58    Lyndol Mitchell    Kentucky Mountain Portraits: Cindy        
Howard Hanson    Eastman-Rochester Orchestra    Mercury     434324

07:40:00    00:04:50    Benjamin Britten    Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 4        
Paavo Järvi    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80660

07:45:00    00:03:49    Ludwig van Beethoven    Scherzo from Symphony No. 8 Op 93        
Sir John Eliot Gardiner    Révolutionaire et Romantique    Soli Deo     721

07:50:00    00:03:50    Franz Schubert    Five Minuets: Minuet No. 5 in C major     
Chamber Orchestra of Europe        Gidon Kremer, violin    DeutGram     437535

07:57:00    00:02:35    Anonymous    Chacona in C  from 'Flores de Música'        
Matthias Maute    Ensemble Caprice    Analekta     9957

08:07:00    00:07:03    Sir Edward Elgar    Caractacus: Triumphal March Op 35        
James Judd    New Zealand Symphony    Naxos     503293

08:16:00    00:05:03    Salvatore Lanzetti    Finale from Cello Sonata Op 1    
Chamber Ensemble        Juliana Soltis, cello    Acis     72276

08:23:00    00:03:11    Leos Janácek    Lachian Dances: Saw Dance        
Antoni Wit    Warsaw Philharmonic    Naxos     572695

08:25:00    00:03:51    Anderson & Roe    Papageno!            
Greg Anderson, piano; Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano    Steinway     30006

08:33:00    00:04:25    Bedrich Smetana    The Bartered Bride: Dance of the Comedians        
Geoffrey Simon    London Symphony    Chandos     8412

08:43:00    00:09:48    Robert Schumann    Vienna Carnival: Allegro Op 26            
Daniel Gortler, piano    Roméo     7281

08:55:00    00:04:51    Richard M & Robert B Sherman    Mary Poppins: Medley        
Carl Topilow    Cleveland Pops Orchestra    Azica     72216

09:05:00    00:15:15    Earl Wild    Variations on Gershwin's 'Someone to watch over me'            
Joanne Polk, piano    Steinway     30090

09:25:00    00:02:45    E. E. Bagley    National Emblem March        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

09:30:00    00:03:56    Anonymous    Spiritual 'My soul's been anchored in the Lord'        
Anton Armstrong    St. Olaf Choir    St.Olaf     2396

09:36:00    00:09:14    Ludwig van Beethoven    Shepherd's Song from Symphony No.  6 Op 68        
Daniel Barenboim    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra    Decca     16871

09:47:00    00:07:02    Giovanni Battista Sammartini    Oboe Sonata in G major             
Duo Amaral    DuoAmaral     2013

09:55:00    00:05:58    Traditional    Watts Nativity Carol        
Martin Neary    Emma Kirkby, soprano; Westminster Abbey Choir    Sony     87771

09:57:00    00:02:53    Scott Joplin    Stoptime Rag            
Joshua Rifkin, piano    Nonesuch     79159


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:03:00    00:02:34    Charles-Valentin Alkan    Barcarolle in G minor  Op 65            
Ronald Smith, piano    Arabesque     6523

10:06:00    00:02:57    Gabriel Fauré    Barcarolle No. 12 in E flat Op 106            
Charles Owen, piano    Avie     2240

10:11:00    00:11:35    Zoltán Kodály    Dances of Marosszék        
Iván Fischer    Budapest Festival Orchestra    Philips     462824

10:23:00    00:04:26    Leó Weiner    Két Tétel: Two Movements    
Chamber Ensemble        Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet; Oszkár Ökrös, cimbalom    Mercury     4811409

10:29:00    00:03:48    Domenico Scarlatti    Sonata in G minor             
Alan Feinberg, piano    Steinway     30034

10:35:00    00:02:09    Aaron Copland    Old American Songs Set No. 1: I Bought Me a Cat    
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra    Hugh Wolff    Thomas Hampson, baritone    Teldec     77310

10:41:00    00:07:01    Antonín Dvorák    Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 95        
Marin Alsop    Baltimore Symphony    Naxos     503293

10:51:00    00:22:01    Frank Bridge    The Sea        
Richard Hickox    BBC National Orch of Wales    Chandos     10012

11:13:00    00:04:15    Ernest Bloch    Poems of the Sea: At Sea            
Lara Downes, piano    Sono Lumin     92207

11:19:00    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

11:30:00    00:08:52    Domenico Cimarosa    Artemisia: Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     572734

11:41:00    00:10:02    Isaac Albéniz    Iberia: Almería            
Hélène Grimaud, piano    DeutGram     24427

11:53:00    00:06:00    Felix Mendelssohn    Finale from Octet for Strings Op 20            
Academy Chamber Ensemble    Chandos     8790

12:06:00    00:12:31    Zdenek Fibich    Toman and the Wood Nymph Op 49        
Marek Stilec    Czech National Symphony    Naxos     573197

12:21:00    00:08:46    Jaromir Weinberger    Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka & Fugue        
Erich Kunzel    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra    Telarc     80595

12:33:00    00:04:45    Frank Bridge    Norse Legend        
Richard Hickox    BBC National Orch of Wales    Chandos     10012

12:41:00    00:06:43    Don Gillis    Paul Bunyan        
Ian Hobson    Sinfonia Varsovia    Albany     768

12:49:00    00:09:08    Peter Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake: White Swan Pas de Deux    
Mariinsky Theater Orchestra    Valéry Gergiev    Kirill Terentiev, violin; Zenon Zalitsailo, cello    Decca     10104



13:01:00    00:26:33    Richard Strauss    Oboe Concerto in D major     
Chicago Symphony    Daniel Barenboim    Alex Klein, oboe    Teldec     23913

13:29:00    00:15:26    Volkmar Andreae    Little Suite Op 27        
Marc Andreae    Bournemouth Symphony    Guild     7377

13:46:00    00:13:47    Richard Wagner    Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell & Magic        
Donald Runnicles    Dresden State Orchestra    Teldec     17109


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Zenobia Powell Perry and Anonymous: Sinner Man So Hard, Believe! Darryl Taylor, tenor; Deon Nielson Price, piano 

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Ciranda das sete notas Jack Penna, bassoon; Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra; Norman Huynh, conductor Spoleto Festival USA, St Matthew's Lutheran Church, Charleston, SC 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in G major, K. 564  Orion Weiss, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Mihai Marica, cello The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY 

Black History Spotlight: Zenobia Powell Perry 

Zenobia Powell Perry: Clarinet Sonata Deon Nielson Price, piano; Berkeley Price, clarinet 

Zenobia Powell Perry: Piano Potpourri No. 4. Flight John Crotty, piano

Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 4 in F Major, Op. 15, No. 1 Daniel Barenboim, piano \

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto a Molti Strumenti in D Minor, RV 566 Venice Baroque Orchestra; Andrea Marcon, conductor University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA \

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto in D Minor, H. 484.1, Wq 22  Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Owen Dalby, violin; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Livia Sohn, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord; Geoff Nuttall, conductor Spoleto Festival USA, Bank of America's Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC 

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54 Garrick Ohlsson, piano The Cliburn, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX 


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00    00:04:23    Frédéric Chopin    Etude No. 3 in E major  Op 10            
Nikita Magaloff, piano    Philips     4788977

16:06:00    00:02:41    Frédéric Chopin    Etude No. 12 in C minor  Op 10            
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano    Decca     4785437

16:12:00    00:11:47    Domenico Cimarosa    The Chinese Hero: Overture        
Patrick Gallois    Sinfonia Finlandia    Naxos     572734

16:27:00    00:02:45    E. E. Bagley    National Emblem March        
Leonard Slatkin    St. Louis Symphony    RCA     60983

16:32:00    00:07:14    Erich Wolfgang Korngold    The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex        
Paul Bateman    City of Prague Philharmonic    Silva     3010

16:41:00    00:07:40    Robert Volkmann    Serenade No. 1 for Strings in C Op 62        
Johannes Goritzki    German Chamber Academy Neuss    CPO     999159

16:52:00    00:03:14    Ari Pulkkinen    Angry Birds: Main Theme        
Andrew Skeet    London Philharmonic    X5 Group     2011

16:56:00    00:03:07    Tylman Susato    The Danserye: Bergerette 'Sans roch'            
New London Consort    l'Oiseau     436131

17:04:00    00:06:13    Engelbert Humperdinck    Hansel and Gretel: Final Scene    
Bavarian Radio Symphony    Jeffrey Tate    Barbara Bonney, soprano; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo; Hanna Schwarz, contralto; Andreas Schmidt, bass; Tölz Boys Choir    EMI     54022

17:19:00    00:03:11    Engelbert Humperdinck    Hansel and Gretel: Children's Prayer            
Eaken Piano Trio    Naxos     554099

17:25:00    00:09:38    Hamish MacCunn    Overture 'The Land of the Mountain and the Flood'        
Osmo Vänskä    BBC Scottish Symphony    BBC     392

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

17:47:00    00:02:51    Dmitri Shostakovich    Ballet Suite No. 1: Music Box Waltz        
Constantine Orbelian    Moscow Chamber Orchestra    Delos     3257

17:52:00    00:07:01    Antonín Dvorák    Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 70        
Sir Colin Davis    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra    Philips     4788977


18:09:00    00:17:11    Percy Grainger    Lincolnshire Posy        
Jerry Junkin    Dallas Wind Symphony    Reference     117

18:28:00    00:04:59    Emmanuel Chabrier    L'étoile: Overture        
Neeme Järvi    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Chandos     5122

18:35:00    00:04:21    Emmanuel Chabrier    Dix pièces pittoresques: Scherzo-valse            
Angela Hewitt, piano    Hyperion     67515

18:41:00    00:12:05    Johann Sebastian Bach    Concerto for Oboe & Violin in C minor     
Bavarian Radio Symphony    Lisa Batiashvili    Lisa Batiashvili, violin; François Leleux, oboe    DeutGram     4792479

18:55:00    00:03:35    Emmanuel Chabrier    Joyeuse Marche        
Neeme Järvi    Orch de la Suisse Romande    Chandos     5122


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00    00:13:32    Léo Delibes    Le Roi s'amuse: Suite        
Douglas Bostock    Chamber Philharmonic Bohemia    Classico     158

19:18:00    00:37:59    Georges Bizet    Symphony No. 1 in C major         
Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     131


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:00    00:14:20    Michael Haydn    Symphony No. 16 in A        
Matthias Bamert    London Mozart Players    Chandos     9352

20:17:00    00:27:47    Ottorino Respighi    Church Windows        
Jesús López-Cobos    Cincinnati Symphony    Telarc     80356

20:47:00    00:12:34    Ludwig van Beethoven    Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor  Op 90            
Karl Lo, piano    Brioso     152

21:03:00    00:19:11    Frank Bridge    Dance Rhapsody        
Richard Hickox    BBC National Orch of Wales    Chandos     10012

21:24:00    00:07:02    Johannes Brahms    Rhapsody in G minor  Op 79            
Hélène Grimaud, piano    DeutGram     4795448

21:33:00    00:11:58    Henri Sauguet    La nuit        
Daniel Swift    CBC Radio Orchestra    CBC     5152

21:47:00    00:02:38    Sergei Prokofiev    Summer Night Suite: Minuet Op 123        
Mikhail Pletnev    Russian National Orchestra    DeutGram     469376

21:50:00    00:34:11    Ludwig van Beethoven    Symphony No.  7 in A major  Op 92        
Christoph von Dohnányi    Cleveland Orchestra    Telarc     80163

22:26:00    00:11:00    Giacomo Meyerbeer    Le prophète: Overture        
Darrell Ang    New Zealand Symphony    Naxos     573195

22:39:00    00:20:22    Ernö Dohnányi    Serenade for Strings Op 10        
Dmitry Sitkovetsky    NES Chamber Orchestra    Nonesuch     79545



23:02:00    00:04:02    Benjamin Britten    Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 1        
Michael Stern    Kansas City Symphony    Reference     120

23:06:00    00:09:24    Frank Bridge    There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook        
William Boughton    English String Orchestra    Nimbus     5366

23:17:00    00:07:13    Franz Liszt    Years of Pilgrimage, 1st Year        
Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano    Centaur     3280

23:24:00    00:07:04    Felix Mendelssohn    Andante from Violin Concerto Op 64    
Göttingen Symphony Orchestra    Christoph-Mathias Mueller    Rachel Barton Pine, violin    Cedille     144

23:33:00    00:10:12    Georges Bizet    Adagio from Symphony No. 1 in C major         
Martin West    San Francisco Ballet Orchestra    Reference     131

23:43:00    00:10:08    Florent Schmitt    La tragédie de Salomé: Prélude Op 50        
Yannick Nézet-Séguin    Orchestre Métropolitaine    Atma     2647

23:54:00    00:02:46    Frank Bridge    Entr'acte "Canzonetta"        
William Boughton    English String Orchestra    Nimbus     5366

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