WCLV Program Guide 03-15-2019


March 15

1807 first public performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in Vienna conducted by the composer in a benefit concert at the home of Prince Franz Joseph von Lobkowitz.

1835 Eduard Strauss – Austrian composer (d.1916); member of the musical dynasty with his brothers Johann Strauss Jr and Josef Strauss.

1864 Johann Halvorsen – Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist (d.1935); best-known works today are the Entry March of the Boyars and the Passacaglia & Sarabande, duos for violin and viola based on themes by George Frideric Handel.

1900 Colin McPhee – Canadian composer and musicologist (d.1964); first Western composer to make an ethnomusicological study of Bali, and wrote music influenced by that study decades before such compositions became widespread.

1908 first performance of Maurice Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole (Spanish Rhapsody), in Paris by the Orchestre des Concerts Colonne, conducted by Édouard Colonne.

1911 first performance of Alexander Scriabin’s Symphony No. 5 ‘Prometheus: Poem of Fire’ in Moscow, conducted by Serge Koussevitzky and with the composer performing the solo piano part.

1926 Ben Johnston – American composer (93 years old); composer of contemporary music in ‘just intonation’; in 1990 American critic John Rockwell called him "one of the best non-famous composers this country has to offer."

1928 Nicolas Flagello – American composer and conductor (d.1994); best known for his oratorio The Passion of Martin Luther King (1968), premiered in 1974.

1961 Fabio Biondi – Italian violinist and conductor (58 years old); in 1989, founded Europa Galante, an Italian ensemble specializing in baroque music.

2000 premiere of John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan at Carnegie Hall, by soprano Sylvia McNair and pianist Martin Katz; an orchestrated version of this song-cycle premiered in Minneapolis on October 23, 2003, with soprano Hila Plitmann and the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano.

Recording of the Week

Claudio Abbado – The Complete RCA & Sony Album...

Mar. 4, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:00  Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia     Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Philips 470840 7:45

00:09:52  Johannes Brahms: Three Intermezzi Op 117   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano   Azica 71214 16:36

00:27:50  Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz: Overture     Dresden State Orchestra Carlos Kleiber DeutGram 4796018 9:42

00:38:52  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty: Rose Adagio     Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 457634 6:13

00:47:58  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 19   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Sony 370548 29:28

01:22:32  Dmitri Shostakovich: Hamlet: Suite Op 32a    Boston Symphony Andris Nelsons DeutGram 4795201 14:03

01:37:53  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 23  K 488 Mitsuko Uchida, piano Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Decca 13276 8:09

01:46:56  Jack Gallagher: Diversions Overture     London Symphony JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559652 10:00


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade for Winds in C minor K. 388: Movement 3 Menuetto in Canone Allan Vogel, oboe; Kimaree Gilad, oboe; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Carey Bell, clarinet; Dennis Godburn, bassoon Album: Vol. 4: Mozart and Winds Music@Menlo 20064 Music: 4:18

William Bolcom: Three Rags for String Quartet The Harlem String Quartet Phoenix Chamber Music Society, Kerr Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ Music: 12:22

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 "Jupiter": Movements 2-4 Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 26:25

Elodie Jolette: Aie confiance Elodie Jolette, piano Album: L'ame au piano Elodie Jolette Music: 3:12

Bedrich Smetana: Memories of Bohemia in the form of a Polka Peter Schmalfuss, piano Album: Bedrich Smetana - Works for Piano Thorofon 2005 Music: 4:20

Samuel Barber: Symphony No. 1 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 21:18

Bedrich Smetana: From My Homeland Gil Morgenstern, violin; Benjamin Hochman, piano An Appalachian Summer Festival, Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center, Boone, NC Music: 8:10

Andrea Falconieri: Canzone con il basso continuo Tempesta di Mare; Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone, Directors; Emlyn Ngai, Concertmaster Tempesta di Mare, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA Music: 13:01


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:30  Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture & Venusberg Music     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Decca 448155 23:20

04:25:54  William Byrd: Canticle 'Nunc dimittis'     Stile Antico  Harm Mundi 907419 7:00

04:35:28  Johannes Brahms: Capriccio Op 76 # 1 Alessio Bax, piano   Signum 309 3:36

04:40:10  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 3     Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell ApolloFire 2002 6:19

04:47:54  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 18   Simon Trpceski, piano Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vasily Petrenko Avie 2192 33:38

05:25:11  Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Sonata No. 1 from Fidicinium Sacro-     Cantilena Adrian Shepherd Chandos 8448 11:10

05:37:22  Emile Waldteufel: Waltz 'Estudiantina' Op 191    Gulbenkian Orchestra Michel Swierczewski Nimbus 5264 6:53

05:45:53  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Impresario: Overture     Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Rinaldo Alessandrini Naïve 30479 3:54

05:51:24  Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Op 62    Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Bruno Weil Tafelmusik 1032 7:00


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:05:27  Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: A Modern Major General    Richard Suart, baritone Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Telarc 80353 2:49

06:12:55  Jules Massenet: Thaïs: Méditation    Nicola Benedetti, violin London Symphony Daniel Harding DeutGram 6154 5:32

06:23:08  Antonín Dvorák: Czech Suite: Furiant Op 39    NDR Symphony Orchestra Sir John Eliot Gardiner DeutGram 437506 5:35

06:35:00  Franz Liszt: Schubert Song 'Auf dem Wasser zu singen'  S 558/2 Daniil Trifonov, piano   Mariinsky 530 4:05

06:44:45  John Williams: Jurassic Park: Main Themes     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Carl Davis Naxos 572111 5:38

06:57:55  Henry Fillmore: March 'Men of Ohio'     Virginia Grand Military Band Loras John Schissel WalkFrog 430 2:12

07:03:00  Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella: Waltz     São Paulo Symphony Marin Alsop Naxos 573518 3:08

07:12:38  Richard Rodgers: Carousel: Waltz    Jenny Lin, piano   Steinway 30011 6:14

07:25:00  Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place Op 45   Vienna Singverein Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2010 5:04

07:35:33  Cole Porter: DuBarry Was a Lady: Overture     London Sinfonietta John McGlinn EMI 54300 3:30

07:45:28  Sergei Prokofiev: Gavotte & Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 25    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 423624 5:27

08:05:19  Traditional: Cockles and Mussels    John O'Conor, piano Irish Chamber Orchestra Mitch Farber WSchatz 14 3:23

08:13:33  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2: Tarantella Op 17   Yefim Bronfman, piano   Sony 61767 6:08

08:23:43  Richard Hayman: Kid Stuff     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68131 4:32

08:28:42  Mary Earl: Beautiful Ohio     Ohio State Marching Band Dr. Jon R. Woods Coronet 411 1:02

08:34:53  Michael Jackson: Billy Jean    Greg Anderson, piano   Steinway 30006 4:40

08:44:31  Sir Arthur Sullivan: The Mikado: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 434916 7:46

09:02:41  John Lennon/Paul McCartney: Penny Lane    Ryan Anthony, piccolo trumpet Canadian Brass Ensemble Robert Moody OpeningDay 7347 3:34

09:12:49  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 8: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Op 65 # 6 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano   EMI 57296 6:15

09:25:31  John Williams: Far and Away: Themes    Angèle Dubeau, violin La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Analekta 8733 5:33

09:35:34  Richard Adler & Jerry Ross: The Pajama Game: Hernando's Hideaway     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68793 3:13

09:45:43  Josef Strauss: Waltz 'My Life is Love and Laughter' Op 263    Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Decca 4782601 7:46


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:39  Blas Galindo: Sones de Mariachi     Festival Orchestra of Mexico Enrique Bátiz Naxos 550838 7:02

10:12:32  Gioacchino Rossini: La scala di seta: Overture     Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda Naxos 570934 5:58

10:24:11  Nicolò Paganini: Caprice No. 24 Op 1 # 24  Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10761 5:20

10:37:56  John Ireland: A Downland Suite: Minuet     English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 7020 4:49

10:47:33  Trevor Pinnock: Passacaille, Gigue & Minuet after     English Concert Trevor Pinnock Archiv 453451 7:19

11:00:38  Luigi Cherubini: Eliza: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner EMI 54438 7:21

11:11:55  Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 8  D 935/4 Maria João Pires, piano   DeutGram 457550 6:34

11:24:13  Antonio Vivaldi: Trumpet Concerto    Maurice André, trumpet Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan EMI 56260 5:52

11:35:15  Lars-Erik Larsson: A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18    Helsingborg Symphony Andrew Manze CPO 777671 3:21

11:44:02  Léo Delibes: Coppélia: Prélude & Mazurka     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 125 6:25

11:57:12  Franz Liszt: Schubert Song 'Das Wandern'  S 565/1 Evgeny Kissin, piano   RCA 58420 1:34

12:06:18  Antonín Dvorák: Humoresque No. 7 Op 101 # 7 Leonidas Kavakos, violin   Decca 4789377 3:57

12:15:34  Gabriel Fauré: Pavane Op 50   Albrecht Mayer, oboe d'amore Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Decca 4782564 5:52

12:27:46  Padre Antonio Soler: Sonata No. 4    Martina Filjak, piano   Naxos 572515 3:59

12:39:26  Gian Carlo Menotti: Amelia Goes to the Ball: Overture     Metropolitan Opera Orchestra James Conlon RCA 61509 4:23

12:49:05  Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for 2 Oboes Op 9 # 12 Anthony Robson, oboe Collegium Musicum 90 Simon Standage Chandos 610 7:01


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Robert Conrad

13:02:58  Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2012 15:23

13:26:43  Hector Berlioz: Roméo Alone & Festivities at the Capulets from 'Roméo et Juliette'     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 1301 12:23

13:50:02  Anton Bruckner: Scherzo from Symphony No. 4     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Arthaus 101682 10:23


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Camilla de Rossi: Sinfonia from "Il Sacrifizio di Abramo" Movements 1 Largo and 4 Presto e piano JoAnn Falletta, lute; Bay Area Women's Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, conductor Album: Baroquen Treasures Newport 60102 Music: 4:32

Darius Milhaud: Suite for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, Op. 157b Prima Trio Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, West Room, West Palm Beach, FL Music: 12:23

Robert Paterson: Dark Mountains The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 13:12

Samuel Barber: Souvenirs Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 19:22

Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune Simon Trpceski, piano Album: Debussy: Images; Arabesques; Children's Corner; Clair de lune; L'Isle joyeuse EMI 272 Music: 4:36

Johann Sebastian Bach: Selections from Musical Offering, BWV 1079 Stephanie McNab, flute; Calidore String Quartet Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA Music: 9:24

Alfonso Montes: Llanura Los Angeles Guitar Quartet 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City, NY Music: 5:49

Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 Simon Trpceski, piano; Stavanger Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Macelaru, conductor Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Fartein Valen, Stavanger Konserthus, Stavanger, Norway Music: 27:03


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

16:03:52  Traditional: Farewell to Ireland & Highlander's Farewell    Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2329 3:38

16:12:46  Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio: Overture Op 72b    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 373715 6:10

16:26:48  Johann Pachelbel: Canon     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 429390 4:07

16:27:09  Johann Pachelbel: Canon     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 429390 4:07

16:38:48  Brian Dykstra: Curly Maple Rag    Barrick Stees, bassoon   Centaur 3161 5:00

16:50:15  "PDQ Bach": Concerto for 2 Pianos vs. Orchestra: Presto changio    Peter Schickele, piano New York Pick-Up Ensemble Jorge Mester Telarc 80376 5:37

17:03:11  Traditional: My Gentle Harp (Londonderry Air)    Robert Shaw Chorale  Robert Shaw RCA 63646 3:21

17:12:41  George Gershwin: Variations on 'I Got Rhythm'    Kyung Sun Lee, violin CityMusic Cleveland Andrea Raffanini CityMusic 1 4:11

17:22:26  Louis Théodore Gouvy: Finale from Fantaisie symphonique Op 59    German Radio Philharmonic Jacques Mercier CPO 777382 5:37

17:35:40  Franz Schubert: Scherzo No. 1  D 593/1 Maria João Pires, piano   DeutGram 427769 5:13

17:48:01  Carl Maria von Weber: Jubilation Overture     Dresden State Orchestra Gustav Kuhn Capriccio 10052 7:45



18:06:33  Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for 2 Oboes Op 9 # 12 Anthony Robson, oboe Collegium Musicum 90 Simon Standage Chandos 610 7:01

18:18:51  Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne No. 10 Op 32 # 2 Arthur Rubinstein, piano   RCA 300350 5:41

18:28:57  Alexander Glazunov: Song of the Minstrel Op 71   Wen-Sinn Yang, cello Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Warner 67946 3:52

18:37:31  Peter Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Polonaise     Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Telarc 80130 4:31

18:47:29  Joseph Haydn: Finale from Trumpet Concerto    Alison Balsom, trumpet Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic  EMI 16213 4:24

18:53:18  Ludwig van Beethoven: Christ on Mount of Olives: Hallelujah Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80119 4:01


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:53  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner Suite     Quebec Symphony Orchestra Yoav Talmi Atma 2377 16:59

19:22:24  Johan Halvorsen: Symphony No. 1     Bergen Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Chandos 10584 35:19


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:02:24  Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Theme and Variations for Oboe & Orchestra Op 102   Heinz Holliger, oboe English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Philips 4788977 14:38

20:19:01  Claude Debussy: Printemps     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 435766 16:41

20:36:56  Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 3     The Knights Eric Jacobsen Ancalagon 137 21:45

21:03:19  Peter Rasmussen: Wind Quintet     Reykjavik Wind Quintet  Chandos 9849 16:58

21:21:56  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante  K 315 Susan Palma-Nidel, flute Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 427677 6:05

21:29:40  Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem for Flute & Orchestra    Sharon Bezaly, flute The Hague Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Bis 1679 9:57

21:42:36  Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to 'The Ruler of the Spirits'     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 5:29

21:50:16  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 Op 60    Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Telarc 80198 31:41

22:23:45  Colin McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan    Peter Basquin, piano American Composers Orchestra Dennis Russell Davies Argo 444560 20:06

22:48:05  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folk Song    Janet Hilton, clarinet   Chandos 2419 8:36

22:57:22  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Berceuse Op 56    Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:23



23:01:59  Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve Op 7 # 1 Anne Akiko Meyers, violin   E1 Music 7780 3:11

23:05:11  Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel    Lisa Batiashvili, violin   DeutGram 15203 10:16

23:15:27  Henry Purcell: Funeral March for Queen Mary  Z 860 Equale Brass Ensemble   Erato 45123 2:13

23:18:51  Jack Gallagher: Intermezzo from Sinfonietta for Strings     London Symphony JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559652 4:10

23:23:02  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 29 Op 106   Igor Levit, piano   Sony 370387 17:03

23:41:00  John Rutter: Suite Antique: Prelude    John McMurtery, flute West Side Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon Naxos 573146 4:10

23:45:10  Anthony Holborne: Spero    Paul O'Dette, lute The King's Noyse  Harm Mundi 2907238 4:42

23:49:53  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Piano Sonata No. 10  K 330 Lars Vogt, piano   EMI 36080 6:08

23:57:41  Traditional: O Can Ye Sew Cushions    Cambridge Singers City of London Sinfonia John Rutter Collegium 120 2:46



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