WCLV Program Guide 05-10-2019


May 10

1697 Jean Marie Leclair – French violinist and composer; founded the French school of violin technique; after the break-up of his second marriage, purchased a small house in a dangerous Parisian neighborhood where he was found stabbed to death in 1764; the murder remains a mystery.

1888 Max Steiner – Austrian-born American composer (d.1971); studied at the Vienna Imperial Academy of Music, where he received private tutoring from Robert Fuchs and Gustav Mahler, completing a four-year course in only one year; composed more than 300 film scores, received 24 Oscar nominations and won three; some of his popular works include King Kong (1933), Casablanca (1942), and his best known score, Gone with the Wind (1939).

1894 Dimitri Tiomkin – Russian-born Hollywood film score composer and conductor (d.1979); one of the giants of Hollywood movie music, receiving 22 Academy Award nominations and winning four.

1904 first performance of Hugo Alfvén's Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 'Midsummer Vigil' in Stockholm; became a surprise hit in the United States in 1953 in a truncated version by pop band leader Percy Faith.

1916 Milton Babbitt – American composer, music theorist, and teacher (d.2011); particularly noted for his serial and electronic music.

1938 Maxim Shostakovich – Russian conductor, pianist (82 years old); the dedicatee and first performer of his father's Piano Concerto No. 2.

1948 Ani Kavafian – American violinist born in Istanbul (72 years old); often plays with her sister violist Ida Kavafian, who also trained at Juilliard.

1977 Sergei Nakariakov – Russian trumpet virtuoso (43 years old); released his first CD (including works by Ravel, Gershwin and Arban's The Carnival of Venice) in 1992 at the age of 15.

Recording of the Week

Celebrating John Williams

May. 6, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:00:51  Gustav Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5     Vienna Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 423608 11:12

00:13:15  Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces Op 88   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano   EMI 94180 18:23

00:32:31  Georges Bizet: Carmen: Habanera 'L'amour est un oiseau rebelle'    Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Karel Mark Chichon DeutGram 14777 4:34

00:38:11  Emmanuel Chabrier: España     Orch de la Suisse Romande Neeme Järvi Chandos 5122 6:08

00:45:58  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 97     La Petite Bande Sigiswald Kuijken DHM 77294 27:14

01:17:36  Benjamin Britten: Phantasy Quartet No. 2 Op 2   Frank Rosenwein, oboe   S&W 1 13:07

01:31:42  Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2  BWV 1042 Hilary Hahn, violin Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane DeutGram 4795448 16:23

01:48:50  Gioacchino Rossini: La scala di seta: Overture     Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda Naxos 570934 5:58

01:55:11  Johann Sebastian Bach: WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No. 1  BWV 846 Till Fellner, piano   ECM 1853 3:50


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde 5. Der Trunkene im Fruhling Brennen Guillory, tenor; Orchestra of the Swan; Kenneth Woods, conductor Album: Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde and Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen Somm 109 Music: 4:34

Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, Op. 29, D. 804, "Rosamunde" Allegro ma non troppo The Dover Quartet: Joel Link, violin; Bryan Lee, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN Music: 12:00

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major, "Titan": Movements 1 & 2 Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 23:55

Jenő Hubay: Scenes de la Csárda No. 3, Op. 18 Danbi Um, violin; Juho Pohjonen, piano Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Rosarian  Academy, West Palm Beach, FL Music: 6:40

Richard Strauss: The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite: Entrance and Dance of the Tailors Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Album: Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Divertimento After Couperin Deutsche Grammophon 435871 Music: 4:39

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 100: Movements 3 & 4 Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; Joshua Roman, cello Spoleto Festival USA; South Carolina Public Radio, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 19:18

Richard Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils from "Salome" National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, conductor National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Music: 9:02

Dan Visconti: Legendary Love (in honor of Christian Kidd) ROCO ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX Music: 14:33


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:26  Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder    Michelle DeYoung, mezzo San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SF Sym 3 26:27

04:29:05  Isaac Albéniz: Iberia: Evocatión    Lang Lang, piano   Sony 771901 6:30

04:37:59  Léo Delibes: Coppélia: Swanilda's Waltz     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 125 2:26

04:41:36  Stanislaw Moniuszko: Halka: Overture     Warsaw Philharmonic Antoni Wit Naxos 572716 8:29

04:52:33  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Op 67    Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Telarc 80163 29:15

05:26:23  Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3  BWV 1048 Members of CityMusic Cleveland  CityMusic 2011 10:23

05:38:35  Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 4 Op 52   Ingrid Fliter, piano   EMI 14899 10:59

05:50:18  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 9 Op 72 # 1  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS/Sony 209 4:21

05:56:02  Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella: Waltz     São Paulo Symphony Marin Alsop Naxos 573518 3:08


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:41  Victor Béraud: Petite Reine Berceuse Op 24   Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Cedille 139 3:30

06:14:43  Ernö Dohnányi: Finale from Sextet Op 37   András Schiff, piano Takács Quartet  Decca 421423 5:26

06:21:25  Sir Edward German: Nell Gwyn: Overture     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic John Wilson Avie 2194 7:25

06:29:42  John Amner: A Stranger Here     Stile Antico  Harm Mundi 807544 4:55

06:40:28  Maurice Ravel: Sonatine    Alexandre Tharaud, piano   Harm Mundi 901811 10:32

06:52:33  Gabriel Pierné: Cydalise: March of the Little Fauns     St. Louis Symphony Leonard Slatkin RCA 7716 2:08

06:56:40  Julius Fucik: The Merry Blacksmiths March Op 218    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Neeme Järvi Chandos 5158 2:31

07:11:04  Fernando Sor: Variations on Theme by Mozart Op 9   Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 56730 6:13

07:17:45  Franz Schreker: Ein Tanzspiel: Menuett     Orch de la Suisse Romande Kazuki Yamada PentaTone 518 3:06

07:22:16  Claude Debussy: Petite Suite: Menuet     National Orchestra of Lyon Jun Märkl Naxos 572583 2:52

07:26:30  Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in G  Kk 454 Sergei Babayan, piano   ProPiano 224506 4:57

07:31:35  John Williams: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Scherzo for Motorcycle     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 3:04

07:41:02  Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 469376 12:42

07:56:30  Tylman Susato: The Danserye: La Mourisque     New London Consort  l'Oiseau 436131 1:42

08:17:19  Gustav Mahler: Scherzo from Symphony No. 1     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 4795448 8:53

08:28:11  John Dowland: Clear or cloudy    Michael Slattery, tenor La Nef  Atma 2650 2:27

08:31:10  Eugène Bozza: Children's Overture     Royal NCM Wind Orchestra Timothy Reynish Chandos 9897 5:14

08:39:48  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 503293 10:27

09:03:07  Richard Strauss: Don Juan Op 20    Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel CBS 44909 16:25

09:22:00  Jacques Offenbach: La vie Parisienne: Galop     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80625 1:09

09:26:21  Sir Arthur Sullivan: Patience: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 434916 5:21

09:33:13  Karl Jenkins: Exsultate, jubilate    Polyphony  Stephen Layton DeutGram 4793232 4:14

09:46:52  Camille Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan    Mischa Maisky, cello Orchestra of Paris Semyon Bychkov DeutGram 4795448 3:51

09:53:53  Adolphe Adam: Giselle: Waltz & Pas de deux     London Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas Sony 42450 4:40


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:08  Dimitri Tiomkin: The Guns of Navarone: Main Theme     Royal Philharmonic José Serebrier Royal Phil 17 2:28

10:04:17  Max Steiner: The Caine Mutiny: March     National Philharmonic Charles Gerhardt RCA 2792 2:34

10:09:32  Jean-Marie Leclair: Violin Concerto Op 10 # 1 Monica Huggett, violin Arion Baroque Orchestra Monica Huggett Atma 2143 12:35

10:24:32  Étienne Méhul: Le trésor supposé: Overture     Gulbenkian Orchestra Michel Swierczewski Nimbus 5185 4:19

10:30:02  Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo from Serenade for Strings Op 22    Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 433549 5:31

10:38:55  Bedrich Smetana: Polka from String Quartet No. 1     London Symphony Geoffrey Simon Chandos 8412 5:46

10:46:57  John Field: Nocturne No. 5    Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano   Decca 4789672 3:13

10:51:23  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite (1919)     New York Philharmonic Lorin Maazel DeutGram 9772 22:59

11:16:59  Franz Liszt: Totentanz  S 126 Krystian Zimerman, piano Boston Symphony Seiji Ozawa DeutGram 4795448 15:08

11:34:55  Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1  BWV 1041 Hilary Hahn, violin Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane DeutGram 4795448 13:25

11:50:15  Samuel Barber: Essay No. 2 for Orchestra Op 17    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9053 9:34

12:06:18  Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Chailly Decca 4831148 9:40

12:17:57  Giacomo Puccini: Preludio sinfonico     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 8:41

12:29:14  John Williams: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Fawkes the Phoenix     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 3:40

12:36:18  John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark: Marion's Theme     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 4:07

12:43:29  Robert Volkmann: Serenade No. 3 for Strings Op 69   Catherine Tunnell, cello German Chamber Academy Neuss Johannes Goritzki CPO 999159 13:31

12:59:44  Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: Le vent dans la plaine    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 4785437 2:03

13:02:22  Claude Debussy: Danse bohemiènne     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 1:44

13:06:57  Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 11  H 18:11 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes EMI 56960 18:11

13:26:24  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Là ci darem la mano    Members of Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Philips 4788977 2:50

13:30:15  Léo Delibes: Coppélia: Czárdás     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 125 3:32

13:36:26  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2  S 244/2 Roberto Szidon, piano   DeutGram 4779525 9:09

13:47:04  William Grant Still: Folk Suite No. 1    Alexa Still, flute New Zealand String Quartet  Koch Intl 7192 7:33

13:55:22  Modest Mussorgsky: Scherzo in B-Flat     Toronto Symphony Orchestra Jukka-Pekka Saraste Finlandia 14911 3:00


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Fritz Kreisler: Caprice viennois in B Minor, Op. 2 Elena Urioste, violin; Tom Poster, piano Album: Estrellita- Miniatures for violin BIS Records 2428 Music: 4:27

Michael Brown: Reflections (2016) for Piano Trio Michael Brown, piano; Elena Urioste, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, West Palm Beach, FL Music: 10:43

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op.44 Selected Movements Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta, conductor Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 25:09

Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade for String Quartet Orion String Quartet Franklin College Chamber Music Series The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 07:08

Claude Debussy: Cello Sonata in D Minor Movement 1 Prologue Harriet Krijgh, cello; Kamilla Isanbaeva, piano Album: The French Album Capriccio Records 5131 Music: 4:31

Anton Garcia Abril: Tres piezas amantinas, Movement 2 (2005) Christopher O'Riley, piano Tippet Rise, LLC, The Olivier Music Barn, Fishtail, Montana Concert Record Date: 6/25/2016 Music: 5:53

Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor (selected movements) Harriet Krijgh, cello Oregon Symphony Carlos Kalmar, conductor Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: ~25:58

Charles Avison: Concerto Grosso No. 5 in D Minor (after Scarlatti) Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Jonathan Cohen, conductor Ordway Concert Hall, Saint Paul, MN Music: 10:02


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:53:55  Max Steiner: Gone with the Wind: Tara     Royal Philharmonic José Serebrier Royal Phil 17 4:30

16:03:03  Max Steiner: King Kong: Main Title & Entrance of Kong     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80708 3:02

16:10:39  Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 469376 12:42

16:27:44  Dimitri Tiomkin: Friendly Persuasion: Main Theme     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80319 4:24

16:34:26  Avner Dorman: Allegro from Piano Concerto    Eliran Avni, piano Metropolis Ensemble Andrew Cyr Naxos 559620 5:01

16:42:05  John Williams: Star Wars: Throne Room & Finale     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 7:52

16:52:32  Jean-Marie Leclair: Recréation de Musique No. 2: Tambourins     Florilegium  Channel 7595 2:32

16:57:24  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 14 Op 32 # 3 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9348 2:56

17:04:15  Claude Debussy: Estampes: La soirée dans Grenade     Philharmonia Orchestra Geoffrey Simon Cala 1025 6:22

17:13:41  John Williams: E.T.: Adventures on Earth     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 10:20

17:26:42  John Rutter: First Movement from 'Beatles' Concerto    Peter Rostal, piano Royal Philharmonic John Rutter Decca 1821 7:57

17:39:49  Edvard Grieg: Allegretto from Violin Sonata No. 3 Op 45   Joshua Bell, violin   Sony 52716 6:41

17:47:54  Aaron Copland: Our Town: Grover's Corners     New Philharmonia Orchestra Aaron Copland Sony 48257 3:09

17:53:00  Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Overture     Failoni Orchestra Will Humburg Naxos 503293 6:41



18:08:39  Richard Strauss: Don Juan Op 20    Pittsburgh Symphony Manfred Honeck Reference 707 18:20

18:28:27  John Williams: Schindler's List: Main Theme    Nicole Porter, violin Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 3:38

18:34:42  John Williams: Memoirs of a Geisha: Sayuri's Theme    Robert deMaine, cello Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 4:12

18:40:39  Ottorino Respighi: Belfagor Overture     BBC Philharmonic Sir Edward Downes Chandos 9311 11:40

18:53:52  John Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Harry's Wondrous World     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 4:38


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:20  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2  K 314 Patrick Gallois, flute Swedish Chamber Orchestra Patrick Gallois Naxos 503293 17:48

19:22:10  Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 Op 10    Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi MAA 1032 31:19

19:54:59  Peter Tchaikovsky: Impromptu Op 72 # 1 Mikhail Pletnev, piano   DeutGram 4284 3:30


20:00 SPECIAL: The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Vinay Parameswaran, conductor; Julia Schilz, violin – live from Severance Hall

Bela Bartok: Dance Suite

Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in d, Op. 47


22:14 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

22:14:25  Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 21   Rafal Blechacz, piano Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow DeutGram 4795448 33:27

22:49:15  Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 1  D 899/1 Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Sony 798943 11:36



23:02:32  Franz Schubert: Rosamunde: Overture  D 797  Vienna Philharmonic Riccardo Muti EMI 54873 10:31

23:16:24  John Field: Nocturne No. 7    Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano   Decca 4789672 4:21

23:20:46  Traditional: Afton Water    Cambridge Singers City of London Sinfonia John Rutter Collegium 120 3:30

23:26:38  Claude Debussy: Les Angélus    Accentus Chamber Choir  Laurence Equilbey Naïve 4947 2:25

23:29:03  Jean Sibelius: Adagio from String Quartet Op 56    Daedalus Quartet  Bridge 9202 9:38

23:38:42  Charles Ives: Adagio cantabile from Symphony No. 2     Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1003 9:12

23:49:30  Philippe Rombi: Joyeux Noël: Aria    Renaud Capuçon, violin Brussels Philharmonic Stéphane Denève Erato 9029563393 4:05

23:53:36  Edvard Grieg: Two Melodies: The First Meeting Op 53 # 1  Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 437520 4:28



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