WCLV Program Guide 03-22-2019

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March 22

1868 Hamish MacCunn – Scottish composer, conductor and teacher (d.1916); lifelong champion of Scottish music and of the country’s musical life, composer of The Land of the Mountain and the Flood.

1925 Gerard Hoffnung – English composer and music humorist (d.1959); mounted the first of his ‘Hoffnung Festivals’ in 1956 in which classical music was spoofed hilariously.

1930 Stephen Sondheim – American composer, lyricist (89 years old); his brilliance in matching words and music in dramatic situations broke new ground for Broadway musical theater in shows like A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods; also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.

1943 Joseph Schwantner – American composer (76 years old); his orchestral work Aftertones of Infinity won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize; also wrote Angelfire, a fantasy for amplified violin and orchestra, for violinist Anne Akiko Meyers in 2001.

1948 Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber – English composer and impresario of musical theater (71 years old); hugely successful composer of West End and Broadway shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Cats.

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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:11  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 5 Op 73   Norman Krieger, piano Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Decca 4815583 8:01

00:11:00  Frank Bridge: Suite for String Orchestra     English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 5068 19:41

00:32:25  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 3 Op 10 # 3 Van Cliburn, piano   RCA 300350 4:43

00:38:29  Emile Waldteufel: Waltz 'The Skaters' Op 183    New London Orchestra Ronald Corp Hyperion 66998 7:37

00:47:50  Sir Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations Op 36    Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 129 31:14

01:23:49  Boris Blacher: Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op 26    Vienna Philharmonic Sir Georg Solti Decca 452853 14:13

01:39:06  Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium    Oxford Camerata  Jeremy Summerly Naxos 503293 12:14

01:52:09  Scott Joplin: The Easy Winners    Joshua Rifkin, piano   EMI 64668 4:07

01:56:42  J. A. P. Schulz: The Harvest Feast: Overture     Danish National Radio Sym Christopher Hogwood Chandos 9553 3:36

 

02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B flat, K 191: Movement 3 Benjamin Kamins, bassoon; Houston Symphony; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor Album: Mozart: Wind Concerti (Wind Concertos) IMP 77 Music: 4:25

Jacques Offenbach (arr. WindSync): Overture from "A Trip to the Moon" WindSync Skaneateles Festival, First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles, NY Music: 6:44

Erberk Eryilmaz: Flying Sirto Andres Cardenes, violin; ROCO; Erberk Eryilmaz, conductor ROCO Chamber Orchestra, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX Music: 5:03

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2: Movements 3-4 Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX Music: 30:12

Robert Schumann: Carnaval: Movements 1 & 2 Kirill Gerstein, piano Album: Kirill Gerstein: Imaginary Pictures Myrios 13 Music: 4:22

Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Otto Tausk, conductor Concert Hall, DR Concert House, Copenhagen, Denmark Music: 7:49

Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47 Renata Arado, violin; Espen Lilleslatten, viola; Darrett Adkins, cello; Rita Sloan, piano Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 27:21

Auguste Franchomme (arr. Caitlin Sullivan): Douze Caprices No. 11 & No. 7 Decoda Cello Quartet String Theory at the Hunter, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN Music: 7:24

 

04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:02:45  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 96     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 22:34

04:26:56  Volkmar Andreae: Notturno & Scherzo Op 30    Bournemouth Symphony Marc Andreae Guild 7377 12:05

04:41:59  Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon on the 7th tone à 8 No. 2    Cleveland Brass Ensemble Philadelphia Brass Ensemble  Sony 87771 2:49

04:45:45  Jean-Philippe Rameau: The Hen from Concert No. 6 en sextuor     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski DeutGram 4795448 4:26

04:51:41  Antonín Dvorák: String Quartet No. 10 Op 51    Emerson String Quartet  DeutGram 4778765 32:02

05:27:39  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 15  K 545 Daniel-Ben Pienaar, piano   Avie 2209 9:49

05:38:39  Elmer Bernstein: To Kill a Mockingbird: Suite     Royal Philharmonic Pops Elmer Bernstein Denon 75288 8:14

05:48:45  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Overture    Members of Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Philips 4788977 4:00

05:53:38  Charles Gounod: St. Cecilia Mass: Sanctus    Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano German Radio Philharmonic Karel Mark Chichon DeutGram 21327 5:31

 

06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:50  George Frideric Handel: Aria No. 1     Empire Brass  Telarc 80344 3:49

06:13:53  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 for Orchestra  S 359/6  Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer DeutGram 4779525 10:53

06:26:30  George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Bess, You is My Woman Now    William Terwilliger, violin Opus Two  Azica 71290 4:37

06:31:18  Giuseppe Torelli: Allegro from Trumpet Concerto     Paramount Brass  Centaur 2355 1:38

06:33:16  Lukas Foss: For Lenny, Variation on 'New York, New York'    Lara Downes, piano   Sony 84284011251 1:49

06:41:00  Antonín Dvorák: Carnival Overture Op 92    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 63151 9:18

06:51:39  Dmitri Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon: Overture     Minnesota Orchestra Eiji Oue Reference 92 4:33

06:58:13  John Philip Sousa: March 'The White Rose'     Royal Artillery Band Keith Brion Naxos 559092 3:17

07:05:49  Franz Waxman: Bride of Frankenstein: Creation of the Monster     National Philharmonic Charles Gerhardt RCA 81265 7:20

07:15:15  Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Op 67    Vienna Philharmonic Carlos Kleiber DeutGram 4795448 7:17

07:22:40  Scott Joplin: Stoptime Rag    Joshua Rifkin, piano   Nonesuch 79159 2:53

07:26:12  Sholom Secunda: Bei mir bist du schön    Chanticleer   Warner 574272 3:13

07:32:27  Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite: Burial of Kijé Op 60    Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80683 6:10

07:43:17  Stephen Sondheim: A Little Night Music: Night Waltzes     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 438685 6:19

07:51:36  Clóvis Pereira: Adagio from Concertino for Cello & Strings    Antonio Meneses, cello Royal Northern Sinfonia Antonio Meneses Avie 2176 5:06

07:57:11  Anonymous: Spiritual 'The Battle of Jericho'     Stuttgart Brass Quartet  Hänssler 98623 2:03

08:07:33  Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Phantom of the Opera: Overture     Boston Pops Keith Lockhart BostonPops 4 5:15

08:14:35  Peter Tchaikovsky: Finale from Symphony No. 3 Op 29    Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 449967 8:33

08:24:07  Traditional: Shaker Song 'Peace'    Dale Warland Singers  Dale Warland Gothic 49243 3:15

08:27:55  Earl Wild: Virtuoso Etude on 'I Got Rhythm'    Jenny Lin, piano   Steinway 30011 2:12

08:30:37  Jacques Ibert: Waltz from 'Divertissement'     Tapiola Sinfonietta Paavo Järvi Bis 630 3:03

08:39:46  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dance No. 2 Op 45    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vasily Petrenko Avie 2188 9:59

08:51:46  Giacomo Puccini: Turandot: Nessun dorma    Jonas Kaufmann, tenor St. Cecilia Academy Orchestra Antonio Pappano Sony 509249 3:04

08:55:27  Jerry Goldsmith: Star Trek: The New Enterprise     London Philharmonic John Mauceri LPO 86 7:30

09:06:57  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 6 Op 10 # 2 Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 17:46

09:28:29  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 35  K 385  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Josef Krips Philips 4788977 7:24

09:38:02  Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in A  Kk 208 Yevgeny Sudbin, piano   Bis 2138 3:55

09:42:28  Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 4     Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80660 4:50

09:48:53  Sir Malcolm Arnold: English Dances Set 1 Op 27    Philharmonia Orchestra Bryden Thomson Chandos 8867 8:39

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:00  Franz Liszt: Paganini Etude No. 5    Daniil Trifonov, piano   DeutGram 4795529 2:59

10:04:49  Franz Liszt: Years of Pilgrimage, Italy: Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa  S 161/3 Lazar Berman, piano   DeutGram 4779525 2:45

10:09:38  Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 11     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9352 14:03

10:13:12  Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 11     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9352 14:03

10:25:44  Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Minuet from String Symphony  F 67  Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Sony 62720 2:21

10:30:31  Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller: Overture     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 68468 5:50

10:39:47  Giuseppe Verdi: La forza del destino: Overture     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 68468 7:34

10:50:16  Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 22   André Watts, piano Atlanta Symphony Yoel Levi Telarc 80386 24:02

11:16:38  Giuseppe Cambini: Wind Quintet No. 3   3  Aulos Wind Quintet  Schwann 310011 13:55

11:32:22  Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on 'Bei Männern, welche liebe    Zuill Bailey, cello   Telarc 80740 9:24

11:42:47  Franz von Suppé: Poet and Peasant: Overture     Vienna Philharmonic Zubin Mehta CBS 44932 9:58

11:53:57  Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz     Detroit Symphony Leonard Slatkin Naxos 503293 5:00

12:06:26  Sir Malcolm Arnold: Four Scottish Dances Op 59    Boston Pops Keith Lockhart RCA 68901 8:39

12:16:50  Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Straussiana     Orch de la Suisse Romande Kazuki Yamada PentaTone 518 7:12

12:26:22  Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Overture     Failoni Orchestra Will Humburg Naxos 503293 6:41

12:36:49  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Minuet & Finale from Serenade No. 9  K 320  Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 8:18

12:47:27  Arturo Márquez: Danzon No. 2     Simón Bolívar Symphony Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 4795448 9:38

12:58:10  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 10: Summer Evening Op 71 # 2 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 2:31

13:01:34  Francis Poulenc: Improvisation No. 11    Paul Crossley, piano   CBS 44921 1:02

13:02:56  Darius Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil: Corcovado Op 67/7   Christopher O'Riley, piano   CPI 3294112 2:23

13:07:05  Hamish MacCunn: The Ship o' the Fiend Op 5    BBC Scottish Symphony Martyn Brabbins BBC 392 10:36

13:19:31  Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz: Overture     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 9:56

13:30:34  George Frideric Handel: Berenice: Minuet     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner EMI 47027 3:48

13:37:18  Tomaso Albinoni: Oboe Concerto Op 7 # 9 Anthony Camden, oboe London Virtuosi John Georgiadis Naxos 553002 7:32

13:46:16  Ralph Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite     Cleveland Symphonic Winds Frederick Fennell Telarc 80099 10:39

13:57:51  Johann Strauss Jr: Polka 'Tritsch-Tratsch' Op 214    Berlin Philharmonic Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 24489 2:31

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115: Movement 3 Anthony McGill, clarinet; Pacifica Quartet Album: Mozart & Brahms: Clarinet Quintets Cedille 91472 Music: 4:33

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8 "Autumn"  Frank Huang, violin; New York Philharmonic David Geffen Hall, New York, NY Music: 10:47

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132: Movements 3-5 Pacifica Quartet Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 26:21

Bob James: Quadrille Bob James piano; Nancy Stagnitta, flute Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Interlochen, MI Music: 4:52

Astor Piazzolla: Ave Maria Maya Beiser, cello, Anthony de Mare, piano Album: Oblivion - Piazzolla, Nin: Cello Works Koch 7442 Music: 4:27

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Anderson and Roe: Oblivion Anderson and Roe Piano Duo Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Page Theatre, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN Music: 4:34

Lev Zhurbin: Two Pieces for Violin and Viola Maureen Nelson, violin; Hyobi Sim, viola Sundin Hall, Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN Music: 6:58

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82 Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 30:35

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:55:23  Stephen Sondheim: A Little Night Music: Night Waltzes     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 438685 6:19

16:06:16  Andrew Lloyd Webber: Requiem: Pie Jesu    Anna Netrebko, soprano Prague Philharmonia Emmanuel Villaume DeutGram 12217 3:40

16:12:53  Heinrich Stölzel: Concerto Grosso for 4 Trumpets    Maurice André, trumpet Paris Orchestral Ensemble Jean-Pierre Wallez EMI 64100 11:56

16:27:36  Kenneth J. Alford: Colonel Bogey March     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 46747 2:58

16:28:17  Kenneth J. Alford: Colonel Bogey March     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 46747 2:58

16:33:46  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Rondo Mexicano Op 201   Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin RCA 60355 6:05

16:41:52  Julius Fucik: Little Ballerinas Waltz Op 226    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Neeme Järvi Chandos 5158 8:01

16:51:55  Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose: The Fairy Garden     Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80601 3:10

16:56:58  Franz Liszt: Paganini Etude No. 5    Marc-André Hamelin, piano   Hyperion 67370 2:51

17:03:24  Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes: Finale Op 13    Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 572770 6:12

17:12:38  Sir Malcolm Arnold: Beethoven's Leonora Overture No. 4     Philharmonia Orchestra Michael Massey Decca 444921 11:14

17:26:22  Jean Sibelius: Karelia Overture Op 10    Finnish Radio Symphony Jukka-Pekka Saraste RCA 7765 7:56

17:39:21  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music  K 479a  Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 48385 6:01

17:46:46  Modest Mussorgsky: Scherzo in B-Flat     Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 3:28

17:53:32  Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Dance No. 1 Op 35    Iceland Symphony Petri Sakari Chandos 9028 6:13

 

18:00 DINNER CLASSICS

18:08:45  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Portraits from 'The England of Elizabeth'     London Symphony André Previn RCA 60586 17:36

18:27:50  Klaus Badelt: The Curse of the Black Pearl: Main Themes     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Carl Davis Naxos 572111 5:30

18:35:26  Aaron Copland: The Red Pony: Morning on the Ranch     Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559240 4:21

18:41:31  Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy    Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin London Symphony Andrew Litton Nonesuch 79464 10:57

18:54:13  John Williams: JFK: Prologue    Tim Morrison, trumpet Symphony Orchestra John Williams Sony 51333 3:59

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:07  Hamish MacCunn: Overture 'The Land of the Mountain and the Flood' Op 3    BBC Scottish Symphony Osmo Vänskä BBC 392 9:38

19:14:13  Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 Op 56    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902228 40:11

19:56:38  Felix Mendelssohn: Song without Words No. 12 Op 30 # 6 Sergei Babayan, piano   Discover 920155 3:07

 

20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:00:50  César Franck: Symphonic Variations    Pascal Rogé, piano Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 16:02

20:18:14  Leos Janácek: Lachian Dances     Warsaw Philharmonic Antoni Wit Naxos 572695 20:19

20:39:26  Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 24 Op 20 # 6  Daedalus Quartet  Bridge 9326 17:40

20:57:43  Sir Edward German: Henry VIII: Torch Dance     Royal Northern Sinfonia Richard Hickox EMI 49933 2:04

21:02:21  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 99   Narciso Yepes, guitar London Symphony Luis García-Navarro PentaTone 202 20:04

21:23:46  Ludwig van Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus: Finale Op 43    Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 6:05

21:31:53  Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture 'Name Day' Op 115    Vienna Philharmonic Claudio Abbado DeutGram 429762 6:35

21:41:38  Cécile Chaminade: Etude romantique Op 132   Joanne Polk, piano   Steinway 30037 6:01

21:49:48  Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 Op 90    Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 28:44

22:20:22  Jan Antonín Kozeluch: Oboe Concerto    Albrecht Mayer, oboe Potsdam Chamber Academy Albrecht Mayer DeutGram 4792942 21:42

22:45:07  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music    Norma Burrowes, soprano London Philharmonic Sir Adrian Boult EMI 28379 13:10

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:01:34  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: Erotik Op 43 # 5 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 3:49

23:05:23  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Round Dance of the Princesses     Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 453434 4:44

23:10:08  William Grant Still: Land of Romance from 'Africa'    Lara Downes, piano   Steinway 30016 6:48

23:18:36  Gabriel Fauré: Adagio from Piano Quartet No. 1 Op 15   Emanuel Ax, piano   Sony 48066 7:57

23:26:34  George Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings     Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10801 9:00

23:35:34  Ludwig Schwab: Berceuse écossaise    Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Cedille 139 3:54

23:41:20  Gerald Finzi: Prelude Op 25    City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Chandos 9888 4:54

23:46:14  André Jolivet: Allant from Petite Suite    Maarika Järvi, flute   Chandos 9395 3:37

23:49:51  Eugène Ysaÿe: Rêve d'enfant Op 14   Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Cedille 139 3:49

23:54:50  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante No. 1 from Symphony No. 31  K 297  English Baroque Soloists Sir John Eliot Gardiner Philips 420937 4:00

 

 

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