WCLV Program Guide 01-30-2022

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January 30

1697 Johann Joachim Quantz – German composer (d.1773); as Musician to the flute-playing Frederic the Great of Prussia, composed more than 300 concertos and 200 sonatas for that instrument.

1861 Charles Martin Loeffler – German-born American composer and violinist (d.1935); was a friend of Eugène Ysaÿe and John Singer Sargent (who painted his portrait); also knew Gabriel Fauré and Ferruccio Busoni (both of whom dedicated works to him), and later, George Gershwin.

1862 Walter Damrosch – German-born American composer and conductor (d.1950); best remembered today as long-time director of the New York Symphony Orchestra and for conducting the world premiere performances of George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F (1925), and An American in Paris (1928).

1920 first performance of Frederick Converse’s Symphony in c by the Boston Symphony, Pierre Monteux conducting.

1944 Lynn Harrell – American cellist (died April 27, 2020); Cleveland Orchestra principal 1964-1971.

1948 first performance of Harold Shapero’s Symphony for Classical Orchestra by the Boston Symphony conducted by Leonard Bernstein.

1958 first performance of Sir William Walton's Partita for Orchestra commissioned by the Cleveland Orchestra for its 40th anniversary; described in the Grove Dictionary as "an impressively concentrated score with a high-spirited finale [with] steely counterpoint and orchestral virtuosity."

1959 first performance of Paul Hindemith’s Pittsburgh Symphony by the Pittsburgh Symphony, conducted by the composer.

1985 first performance of Libby Larsen’s Symphony ‘Water Music’ by the Minnesota Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner conducting.

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Program Guide

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: 1954: The Year in Film Scores

Dmitri Tiomkin: Dial ‘M’ for Murder: Suite—Danish National Symphony/John Mauceri (Toccata 241) 7:47

Franz Waxman: Rear Window: Prelude—Danish National Symphony/John Mauceri (Toccata 241) 2:18

Franz Waxman: Rear Window: Ballet & Finale—Danish National Symphony/John Mauceri (Toccata 241) 4:07

Leonard Bernstein: On the Waterfront: Suite—New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 63085) 19:34

Frederick Hollander: Sabrina: Main title & ‘The Larrabee Estate’—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 422) 2:53

Franz Waxman: The Silver Chalice: Suite—Queensland Symphony/Richard Mills (Varese 5480) 12:20

Max Steiner: The Caine Mutiny: March--National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 2792) 2:34

Franz Waxman: Prince Valiant: Suite—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81265) 9:50

00:58:00  Adriano Banchieri: Concerto No. 3 for Brass    'Magnificat' (c.1610)  Empire Brass  Telarc 80204 1:49

 

01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Erina Yashima, conductor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Novelettes Nos. 3 and 4 Op 52

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat D 485

Jessie Montgomery: Strum

Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Galánta

Bela Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta--Rafael Kubelik, conductor

Augusta Holmès: La Nuit et l'Amour (excerpt)--Nikolai Szeps-Znaider, conductor

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Op 61 (excerpt)--Nikolai Szeps-Znaider, conductor

02:57:10  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Berceuse Op 56   (1897) Kathryn Stott, piano   Hyperion 66911 2:40

 

03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin

Hector Berlioz: Overture to 'Les francs‐juges'--Sir Andrew Davis, conductor (NYP iTunes Pass 0910‐26)

Camille Saint–Saens: Symphony No. 3 in c 'Organ'--Sir Andrew Davis, conductor; Kent Tritle, organ (NYP iTunes Pass 0910-26)

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie‐fantastique Op 14--Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Sony 88985336362‐48)

 

05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: Gallicantus Part 1 - Gabriel Crouch, the director of the early music ensemble Gallicantus, guides us through some of their releases. This week, Robert White, The Word Unspoken, and Dialogues of Sorrow

 

06:00 MUSICA SACRA

06:04:01  William Byrd: Ne irascaris Domine - Civitas sancti tui    (1589) Quire Cleveland  Ross Duffin Quire 106 8:16

06:13:50  William Horwood: Magnificat secundi toni à 5    (1470) Pomerium  Alexander Blachly Archiv 449819 14:43

 

06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

 

07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: From the Archives - Recordings (on analog tape!) made by producer-host Michael Barone.in the days before PIPEDREAMS

JEAN LANGLAIS: Féte  Jane Parker-Smith (1961 Holtkamp/St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN) PD Archive (r. 3/5/79)

LANGLAIS: Arabesque, fr Suite Française & Final, fr Symphony No. 1  Robert Anderson (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN) PD Archive (r. 4/13/80)

ANONYMOUS: Suite of Ancient Dances. PIERRE COCHEREAU: Improvised Symphony  Pierre Cochereau (1967 Sipe/Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester, MN) PD Archive (r. 4/20/72)

 

08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Hymns and Anthems of Prayer & Praise   

 

09:00 IF IT AIN’T BAROQUE with John Mills

09:03:20  Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto Polonois  TWV 43:G7 (1720)  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Koch Intl 7576 8:51

09:14:57  Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum  H 146 (1698)  Les Arts Florissants William Christie Harmonia Mundi 2908304 23:05

09:40:11  Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 3 in a  BWV 827 (1728) Rafal Blechacz, piano   Deutsche Gram 4795534 18:24

 

10:00 PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY with Jim Cunningham – Manfred Honeck, conductor; Simona Saturova, soprano; Kate Aldrich, mezzo-soprano; Konu Kim, tenor; Jan Martinik, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh        , Matthew Mehaffey, director

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

Giuseppe Verdi: String Quartet in e—William Steinberg, conductor

 

12:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY WEEKEND with Fred Child & Valerie Kahler

Enrique Granados: Intermezzo Yuli Turovsky, cello; I Musici Montreal; Yuli Turovsky, conductor Album: Violoncello Espanol Analekta 9897 Music: 4:33

Peter Tchaikovsky, arr. Hugh Begin: Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42 I Musici Montreal; Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor Orford Festival, Gilles Lefebvre Hall, Orford, Quebec Music: 17:50

Bruce Adolphe: Contestant: Shawn Weil from Melrose, MA Music: 12:28

Franz Schubert: Duh bist die Ruh, Op. 59, No.3, D. 776 Nikolay Borchev, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Menlo Park, CA Music: 3:58 (shorter excerpt)

Ivan Trevino: Songbook Volume 3 Ivan Trevino, percussion; WindSync Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL Music: 12:56

Valerie Coleman: Concerto for Wind Quintet Movement 1: Afro Imani Winds Album: The Classical Underground Koch International Classics 7599 Music: 4:17

Jean Sibelius: Barden, Op. 64 Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Johannes Gustavsson, conductor Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden Music: 8:40

Valerie Coleman: Requiem Milonga Alicia McQuerrey, flute; Henry Kramer, piano Lakes Area Music Festival, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, MN Music: 6:23

Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47 Natalie Zhu, piano; Jennifer Koh, violin; Che-Hung Chen, viola; Clancy Newman, cello Kingston Chamber Music Festival, Barthelmes Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA Music: 27:30

 

14:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Julie Amacher – Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Oscar Bettison: Remaking a Forest (2019, World Premiere)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise - James DePreist, conductor (Delos 3071)

Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome - James DePreist, conductor (Delos 3287)

13:56:39  Leo Sowerby: Tramping Tune    (1923) Winston Choi, piano Avalon String Quartet  Cedille 205 3:15

 

16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad – The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor – recorded live in Mandel Concert Hall at Severance, 3/23/2019

Anton Webern: Six Pieces

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in c D 417 ‘Tragic’

Richard Strauss: ‘Ein Heldenleben’ Op 40

17:37:06  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15  K 450 (1784) Robert Casadesus, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 780837 22:00

 

18:00 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded December 2021 - On From the Top’s annual Where Are They Now show this week,  host Peter Dugan meets up with alumni of the program to discover the exciting creative projects they’re doing now that they’re in their 20s.   A cellist alum who’s now a member of a major orchestra performs the music of film composer, Bernard Hermann, an alum pianist with over 300 thousand YouTube followers performs a delicate piece by Clara Schumann and we revisit with a violinist alum who’s now touring the world as a soloist

Randall Goosby, violin originally from Virginia Beach, VA. performs Suite for Violin and Piano, Mvt I “African Dancer”by William Grant Still  with Zhu Wang, piano

Haruno Sato, violin originally from Cleveland, Ohio as a member of the Zora Quartet performs String Quartet in B-flat, K589,  Mvt 1 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Other members of the quartet include Dechopol Kowintaweewat violin,  Julian Sawhill, viola and Zizai Ning, cello

Tiffany Poon, piano originally from Hong Kong performs Mazurka Opus 6 No. 3 by Clara Schumann

Nathan Chan, cello originally from Hillsborough, CA.  as a member of a clarinet formed at the Marlboro Music Festival performs Souvenirs de Voyage for Clarinet Quintet, Mvt III by Bernard Hermann.  The quintet also features Anthony McGill, clarinet, Emilie Anne Gendron and Hye Jin Kim, violins and Zhanbo Zheng, viola

Derek Wang, piano originally from Needham, MA and Sophia Stoyanovich, violin originally from Bainbridge Island, WA. perform Road Movies, Mvt 1 “Relaxed Groove” by John Adams

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:22  Sir William Walton: Partita for Orchestra    (1958)  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 46732 15:13

19:20:20  Richard Strauss: Don Quixote Op 35   (1897) Lynn Harrell, cello Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 417184 41:14

20:04:10  Ernö Dohnányi: Symphony No. 1 in d Op 9   (1901)  BBC Philharmonic Matthias Bamert Chandos 9647 53:18

 

21:00 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Scott Michal: Pour un Chat Mort   Matt Bickett, harpsichord (CCG 10-13-20) 11:12

Fredric Lissauer: Blue Limes “quasi una partita” Op. 54 (2009)   Arthur Klima, viola; Eric Ziolek, piano (private CD) 11:12

Jeffrey Mumford: still air (2013)   Tara Lynn Ramsey, violin; Julian Machala, viola; Erica Snowden, cello; Andrew Rosenblum, piano (CCG 10-12-14) 6:54

Robert Rollin: American Variations   Natalie Lin, violin; Gideon Whitehead, guitar (CCG 02-19-12) 14:26

James Wilding: Distill   Stacie Mickens, horn; James Wilding, piano (MSR 1747) 10:01

21:57:48  Miguel Llobet: Catalan Folksong 'El testament d'Amelia'     Milos Karadaglic, guitar   Deutsche Gram 15579 2:20

 

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech - Pushing Boundaries and Breaking Barriers for the Benefit of All - Dr. Marla E Perez-Davis

22:58:01  Robert Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk-Style: Nicht zu rasch Op 102 # 4 (1849) Brian Thornton, cello   Steinway 30117 2:06

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:56  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Serenade for String Trio Op 8   (1797) Itzhak Perlman, violin   Sony 975227 4:49

23:06:46  Frederick Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring    (1912)  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 60 7:22

23:14:09  Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune    (1890) Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 4:50

23:20:03  Emmanuel Chabrier: Suite pastorale: Idyll    (1881)  Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Neeme Järvi Chandos 5122 4:00

23:24:07  Gregorio Allegri: Miserere    (1638) Sistine Chapel Choir  Massimo Palombella Deutsche Gram 4795300 10:10

23:34:17  Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah: He Watching Over Israel    (1846) Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80119 3:52

23:39:13  Peter Tchaikovsky: Romance Op 6 # 1 (1869) Lisa Batiashvili, violin   Deutsche Gram 4790835 3:37

23:42:50  Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem: Blessed Are They That Mourn Op 45   (1868) Vienna Singverein Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2010 9:19

23:52:10  Manuel de Falla: Homenaje 'Le tombeau de Claude Debussy'    (1920) Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 2:58

23:55:41  Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite No. 1: Prelude & Presto  BWV 996 (1717) Yolanda Kondonassis, harp   Azica 71273 2:43

23:58:41  Eve Beglarian: Another Time    (2018) Lara Downes, piano   Flipside Music  1:27

 

 

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