WCLV Program Guide 06-12-2019


June 12

1885 Werner Josten – German-born American composer (d.1963); best known for the symphonic poem Jungle (1928), inspired by African music.

1897 Alexandre Tansman – Polish-born French composer and virtuoso pianist (d.1986); best known for his guitar pieces, mostly written for Andrés Segovia.

1913 premiere of the Florent Schmitt ballet La tragédie de Salomé (The Tragedy of Salome) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées by the Ballets Russes, Pierre Monteux conducting.

1917 premiere of Hans Pfitzner's opera Palestrina in Munich; based on a legend about the composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, who saves the art of polyphony for the Church in the 16th century through his composition of the Pope Marcellus Mass.

1923 first public performance of Sir William Walton's Façade - An Entertainment in London, with Dame Edith Sitwell reciting her poems, the composer conducting.  

1933 the first ‘concert’ performance of the Duke Ellington Orchestra at the London Palladium during the ensemble's first visit to England; previously the orchestra had only performed at night clubs, dance halls, hotels and other informal entertainment venues; it would be ten years before Ellington would present a concert performance at Carnegie Hall in New York (on January 23, 1943).

1941 Chick Corea – American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer (78 years old); has dabbled in many musical styles, including classical.

1952 Oliver Knussen – Scottish composer and conductor (died 8 July 2018, at the age of 66); during the 1980s, wrote two ‘children's operas’, Where the Wild Things Are and Higglety Pigglety Pop! with librettos by Maurice Sendak, based on Mr. Sendak's own books. He made several recordings with the Cleveland Orchestra, including music of Copland, Stravinsky and Mussorgsky.

2002 first performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Concerto for Orchestra in Philadelphia at the American Symphony Orchestra League National Convention (now the League of American Orchestras) by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch conducting.

Recording of the Week

Enchanted Isle

Jun. 10, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:09  Johann Sebastian Bach: Mein Jesu  BWV 487  Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 572050 3:45

00:06:30  Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 23 Op 20 # 5  Angeles Quartet  Decca 4783695 20:54

00:28:19  Max Steiner: Gone with the Wind: Tara     Royal Philharmonic José Serebrier Royal Phil 17 4:30

00:34:18  Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise    Nancy C. Tunnicliffe, bagpipes Boston Pops John Williams Philips 420946 13:56

00:50:31  Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto Op 54   Radu Lupu, piano London Symphony André Previn Decca 4785437 30:12

01:24:53  Carlos Baguer: Symphony No. 16     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9456 13:30

01:39:44  Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 13 'From the Cradle to the Grave'  S 107  Orchestra of Paris Sir Georg Solti DeutGram 4779525 14:42

01:55:20  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 9 Op 72 # 1  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 430171 4:21


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Franz Schubert: Allegretto in C, D. 346 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Album: Piano Sonata D958/Lieder/Fragments EMI 84321 Music: 4:29

Arnold Schoenberg: Verklaerte Nacht Op 4 for String Sextet, Op. 4 Arnaud Sussmann, Kristin Lee, violins; Richard O'Neill, Matthew Lipman, violas; David Requiro, Nicholas Canellakis, cellos Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA Music: 27:47

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World" Movement 3 Scherzo The Classical Tahoe Orchestra; Joel Revzen, conductor Classical Tahoe, The Pavilion, Incline Village, NV Music: 7:49

Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935 No. 4 in F Minor Allegro scherzando Andras Schiff, piano The Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo, MI Music: 6:33

Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche for Two Pianos, Op. 1 Movement 2 Vif Sergio Tiempo, piano; Karin Lechner, piano Album: Duo Lechner Tiempo: La Belle Epoque Avanticlassic 10312 Music: 4:26

Traditional (arr. Pablo Casals): Song of the Birds Noemie Raymond-Friset, cello; Stefan Petrov, piano U of MD Baltimore County Fine and Performing Arts Department, Linehan Concert Hall, UMBC, Baltimore, MD Music: 2:38

Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Sergio Tiempo, piano; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Xian Zhang, conductor Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA Music: 34:42

Pete Seeger (arr. Adam Ward): Where have all the flowers gone? Chanticleer; William Fred Scott, conductor Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA Music: 5:43


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:41  Sergei Prokofiev: War and Peace: Symphonic Suite     Philharmonia Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 10538 26:57

04:29:48  Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow: Waltz     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68793 5:43

04:37:01  Franz Liszt: Paganini Etude No. 6    Daniil Trifonov, piano   DeutGram 4795529 4:55

04:42:56  Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Neighbors' Dance     BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10694 3:19

04:47:25  Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 Op 51 # 1  Chiara String Quartet  Azica 71289 33:59

05:24:53  George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue    Thomas Rosenkranz, piano Oberlin Symphony Bridget Reischl Oberlin 61 16:08

05:43:23  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 26  K 184  London Mozart Players Jane Glover ASV 762 8:32

05:52:03  Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu No. 2 Op 31   Kathryn Stott, piano   Hyperion 66911 3:22

05:56:29  Domenico Zipoli: Battaglia Imperiale     Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute Analekta 9957 3:29


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:13  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3  S 244/3 Roberto Szidon, piano   DeutGram 4779525 4:09

06:12:54  Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 Op 67    Vienna Philharmonic Carlos Kleiber DeutGram 4795448 7:17

06:21:07  Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido    Vittorio Grigolo, tenor Orch del Teatro Regio di Parma Pier Giorgio Morandi Sony 775257 3:24

06:25:22  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Allegretto from Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 99   Norbert Kraft, guitar Northern Chamber Orchestra Nicholas Ward Naxos 503293 6:29

06:32:03  Antonio Salieri: Angiolina: Overture     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9877 3:46

06:40:50  Richard Rodgers: South Pacific: Overture     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 434932 6:54

06:48:21  Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo from String Quartet No. 12 Op 96    Royal Philharmonic Charles Rosekrans Telarc 80610 4:04

06:53:36  Alexandre Tansman: Foxtrot from 'Sonatine Transatlantique'    Daniel Blumenthal, piano   Cybelia 849 3:09

06:58:26  John Philip Sousa: March 'The Northern Pines'     Dallas Wind Symphony Frederick Fennell Reference 85 3:33

07:06:27  Toby Hession: She Walks in Beauty    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:47

07:13:22  Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80    London Philharmonic Marin Alsop Naxos 557428 10:29

07:24:51  Cole Porter: DuBarry Was a Lady: Gavotte     London Sinfonietta John McGlinn EMI 54300 3:42

07:29:52  Maurice Ravel: Jeux d'eau    Martha Argerich, piano   DeutGram 4793449 5:23

07:40:01  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 8 for Winds  K 213  Quintett.Wien  Nimbus 5479 9:14

07:51:43  Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 120 3:43

07:55:49  Gian Carlo Menotti: Amelia Goes to the Ball: Overture     Metropolitan Opera Orchestra James Conlon RCA 61509 4:23

08:07:59  Sir Edward German: Men of Harlech from 'Welsh Rhapsody'     National Symphony of Ireland Andrew Penny MarcoPolo 223726 5:10

08:15:07  Johann Joachim Quantz: Concerto for 2 Flutes    Jed Wentz, flute Cologne Musica Antiqua Reinhard Goebel Archiv 447644 12:25

08:28:52  William Hawley: Io son la primavera     Seattle Pro Musica Karen P. Thomas SeattlePro 9806 3:17

08:32:57  Charles G. Vardell: Joe Clark Steps Out     Eastman-Rochester Orchestra Howard Hanson Mercury 434324 3:22

08:43:32  Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture     London Symphony Piero Gamba Decca 4785437 11:10

08:56:28  Robert Burns: My Love is Like a Red Red Rose    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:22

09:05:09  Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56a    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 46534 17:22

09:25:22  Raymond Scott: Boy Scout in Switzerland     Quartet San Francisco  ViolinJazz 105 3:58

09:27:05  Raymond Scott: Boy Scout in Switzerland     Quartet San Francisco  ViolinJazz 105 3:58

09:33:35  Traditional: Toss the Feathers    Claire Jones, harp London Mozart Players Stuart Morley Silva 6051 4:05

09:38:34  Peter Tchaikovsky: Marche slav Op 31    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Zubin Mehta Teldec 90201 9:08

09:49:30  Alexander Zemlinsky: Humoreske for Winds     Berlin Philharmonic Wind Qnt  Bis 612 4:28

09:56:26  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Anitra's Dance     Malmö Symphony Bjarte Engeset Naxos 503293 3:28


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:01:27  Francis Poulenc: Presto    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 425862 1:38

10:03:05  Darius Milhaud: Romance Op 78 # 2 Lara Downes, piano   Steinway 30016 1:47

10:06:47  Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 Op 72a    Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic Daniel Harding Virgin 45364 12:47

10:21:05  Ludwig van Beethoven: Finale from Sonata No. 27 Op 90   Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 7:00

10:29:50  Marin Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve 'La Sonnerie'     Guildhall Strings  RCA 61275 4:41

10:36:10  Johann David Heinichen: Concerto Grosso  S 211  Cologne Musica Antiqua Reinhard Goebel Archiv 437549 7:58

10:48:02  Florent Schmitt: La tragédie de Salomé Op 50    Orchestre Métropolitaine Yannick Nézet-Séguin Atma 2647 29:10

11:18:27  Aaron Copland: Quiet City    Philip Smith, trumpet New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 27991 10:29

11:30:41  Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 1 Op 23   Krystian Zimerman, piano   DeutGram 4795448 9:31

11:41:56  Johann Christian Bach: Piano Concerto Op 7 # 3 Anastasia Injushina, piano Hamburg Camerata Ralf Gothóni Ondine 1224 10:37

11:54:45  Jake Runestad: Let My Love Be Heard    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:43

12:06:46  Alexander Glazunov: Mazurka Op 18    Moscow Symphony Konstantin Krimets Naxos 553538 9:18

12:18:33  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Where the Lemons Blossom' Op 364    Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Sony 544071 9:47

12:31:13  Jake Runestad: Let My Love Be Heard    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:43

12:38:21  Toby Hession: She Walks in Beauty    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:47

12:47:39  Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture     Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda Naxos 570934 11:32

13:01:52  Jean-Philippe Rameau: Tambourins from Concert No. 3 en sextuor     Les Talens Lyriques Christophe Rousset Decca 1845 2:14

13:04:07  Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor and Pollux: Tambourins     Orchestra of the 18th Century Frans Brüggen Philips 426714 2:23

13:09:59  Franz Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy  D 760 Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4796018 21:31

13:34:23  Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on a Theme by Paisiello  WoO 70 Olli Mustonen, piano   Decca 436834 4:38

13:43:50  Giovanni Paisiello: Sinfonia d'Opera     Collegium Philarmonicum Gennaro Cappabianca Naxos 557031 4:56

13:49:47  Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing: Suite Op 11    London Symphony André Previn DeutGram 453436 10:07


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Nick Canellakis

Sergei Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 119: 2. Moderato Truls Mork, cello; Lars Vogt, piano Album: Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Prokofiev Virgin 45274 Music: 4:38

Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings, Op. 20 Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra; Robert Manno, conductor Catskill Mountain Foundation, Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter, NY Music: 13:46

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Mike Miller from New York City, NY Music: 08:08

Claude Debussy: Preludes, Book 2: Feux d'artifice (Fireworks) Album: Debussy: Preludes Deutsche Grammophon 17386 Music: 4:26

Sergei Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F Major for Strings, Op. 92 Calidore String Quartet Franklin College Chamber Music Series, CMSLC, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 21:19

Edouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole in D minor, Op. 21 Scherzando Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, conductor Album: Bruch: Violin Concerto; Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole music, etc. Sony 44717 Music: 4:16

Claude Debussy: L'isle Joyeuse Frederic Chiu, piano Southeastern Piano Festival, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Columbia, SC Music: 6:03

Tessa Lark: Appalachian Fantasy Tessa Lark, violin Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 4:07

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 1, in B-flat major, Op. 38, "Spring" Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA Music: 31:18


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:56:55  Franz Schubert: Scherzo No. 2  D 593/2 Maria João Pires, piano   DeutGram 427769 5:54

16:05:44  Sergei Prokofiev: Scherzo from Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 19   Julia Fischer, violin Russian National Orchestra Yakov Kreizberg PentaTone 059 3:36

16:12:32  Antonín Dvorák: Hussite Overture Op 67    Janácek Philharmonic Theodore Kuchar Brilliant 92297 12:25

16:28:17  James Horner: Cocoon: Theme     Varèse Sarabande Symphony David Newman Varese Sar 67200 6:21

16:38:33  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Strimpellata from Suite Concertino Op 16   Giuseppe Giabocchi, bassoon Rome Symphony Orchestra Francesco La Vecchia Naxos 572921 2:39

16:43:40  Luigi Cherubini: Medea: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner EMI 54438 7:50

16:53:47  Traditional: Londonderry Air 'Danny Boy'    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:29

17:03:13  Vittorio Monti: Csárdás    Maxim Vengerov, violin Virtuosi  EMI 57164 6:05

17:12:03  Alan Hovhaness: Finale from Symphony No. 48 Op 355    Eastern Music Festival Orch Gerard Schwarz Naxos 559755 12:15

17:27:24  Sir Arthur Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 434916 7:07

17:39:50  Eric Whitacre: Water Night     London Symphony Eric Whitacre Decca 16636 5:59

17:47:32  Eric Whitacre: This Marriage    Elora Festival Singers  Noel Edison Naxos 559677 2:32

17:52:31  Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale: Overture     St. Cecilia Academy Orchestra Myung-Whun Chung DeutGram 471566 6:41



18:10:13  Leopold Stokowski: Symphonic Synthesis from Mussorgsky's 'Boris Godunov'     Cleveland Orchestra Oliver Knussen DeutGram 2123 22:37

18:34:01  Pól Brennan: Harry's Game: Theme    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:05

18:40:52  Enya: The Lord of the Rings: May It Be    Voces8   Decca 29601 3:41

18:46:25  Ernö Dohnányi: Suite in f-Sharp: Rondo Op 19    Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 572303 7:35

18:54:45  Felix Mendelssohn: Scherzo from Piano Trio No. 1 Op 49   Emanuel Ax, piano   Sony 52192 3:50


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:45  Robert Schumann: Symphony in g     Orch Révolutionaire et Romantique Sir John Eliot Gardiner Archiv 457591 18:27

19:23:48  Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 435766 33:55


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: COYO European Tour Send-Off Concert, from Severance Hall - Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Vinay Parameswaran, conductor – recorded in Severance Hall, Friday 6/7/19

John Adams: The Chairman Dances – Foxtrot for Orchestra

Bela Bartok: Dance Suite

Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Op 73

21:55:06  Johannes Brahms: Rhapsody Op 119 # 4 Jorge Federico Osorio, piano   Cedille 171 4:30


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings of music by composer Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

Sinfonietta No. 1, mvt III; Grass; Quartet no. 1 mvts I, III; Lamentations –mvt III; Blues Forms – mvt III; Movement for String Trio; Louisiana Blues Strut (Cedille 087)


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:04  Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variation No. 13  BWV 988 Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Telarc 80715 5:03

23:07:08  Jean Sibelius: Andante festivo     Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9227 4:30

23:11:38  Eric Whitacre: Goodnight, Moon    Hila Plitmann, soprano London Symphony Eric Whitacre Decca 16636 5:01

23:18:06  Franz Schubert: Andante from Piano Trio No. 1  D 898 Joseph Kalichstein, piano   Bridge 9376 11:00

23:29:07  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Suite: Shepherd Boy Op 54    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 437524 4:07

23:33:14  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Piano Concerto No. 15  K 450 Alfred Brendel, piano Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 4788977 6:18

23:40:27  Hildegard von Bingen: Spiritui sancto    Anonymous 4   Harm Mundi 2907546 6:51

23:47:18  Jenö Hubay: Idylle from Suite for Violin & Orchestra Op 5   Hagai Shaham, violin BBC Scottish Symphony Martyn Brabbins Hyperion 67498 4:54

23:52:10  Bill Evans: Song for Helen    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 4:13

23:57:04  John Dowland: Come, heavy Sleep    Michael Slattery, tenor La Nef  Atma 2650 2:58



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