WCLV Program Guide 03-20-2019

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March 20

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1887 first performance of Vincent d'Indy's Symphony on a French Mountain Air in Paris at a Lamoureux Concert.

1863 Ernesto Nazareth – Brazilian pianist and composer (d.1934); known for his ‘Brazilian tangos’.

1898 first performance of Antonin Dvorák's symphonic poem The Wood Dove Op 110 in Brno with Leos Janácek conducting; the wild dove in the story drives a wife with a guilty conscience to suicide.

1918 Bernd Alois Zimmermann – German composer (d.1970, suicide); best known for his opera Die Soldaten (1965), regarded as one of the most important German operas of the 20th century.

1928 The New York Symphony and the New York Philharmonic Society united to form the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York, now known as simply ‘The New York Philharmonic’.

1948 Eugene Ormandy conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra live on CBS in the first symphony concert to be televised in the United States; 90 minutes later, NBC carried TV’s second symphonic concert, from Carnegie Hall in New York City: Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony performed Wagner.           

1956 first performance of Samuel Barber's Summer Music Op 31 at the Detroit Institute of Arts by the Detroit Chamber Music Society (principal wind players of the Detroit Symphony).

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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:00:50  Franz Schubert: Rosamunde: Entr'acte No. 3  D 797/5  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SF Sym 60 6:52

00:08:46  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending    Hilary Hahn, violin London Symphony Sir Colin Davis DeutGram 3026 16:11

00:25:44  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 2 Op 34 # 1 Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 14190 4:54

00:32:15  Toru Takemitsu: And then I knew 'twas wind    Joshua Smith, flute   Telarc 80694 12:24

00:46:04  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Sony 542058 32:44

01:23:25  Irving Fine: Partita for Wind Quintet     Boehm Quintet  Premier 1006 14:31

01:39:16  Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 58  H 16:48 Yekwon Sunwoo, piano   Decca 4815527 11:38

01:51:37  Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance    Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 3:54

01:56:26  William Bolcom: Fields of Flowers    Spencer Myer, piano   Steinway 30041 3:39

 

02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2 Movement 2 Andante scherzando Ian Swensen, violin; Jorja Fleezanis, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Geraldine Walther, viola; David Finckel, cello Album: Music@Menlo Live Music@Menlo 20052 Music: 4:17

Antonin Dvorak: Miniatures for two violins and viola Jun Iwasaki, violin; Tessa Lark, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 13:33

Jonathan Leshnoff: Symphony No. 3: Movements 2 & 3 Stephen Powell, baritone; Kansas City Symphony; Michael Stern, conductor Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO Music: 25:20

Julien Bouchiquet & Maurice Chauvigny (arr. Roberto Piana): Je sais comment Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Southeastern Piano Festival, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Columbia, SC Music: 3:37

Anthony DiLorenzo: Anthem of Hope: Houston Strong ROCO; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor Album: ROCO: Visions Take Flight Innova 016 Music: 4:26

Bohuslav Martinu: Nonet No. 2 Julia Bogorad-Kogan, flute; Elizabeth Priestly Siffert, oboe; Thomas LeGrand, clarinet; Christopher Millard, bassoon; Gail Williams, horn; Sarah Schwartz, violin; Anna Kruger, viola; Amy Leung, cello; Bill Ritchie, bass Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 16:35

Belinda Reynolds: Play for piano and two marimbas Susan Grace, piano; John Kinzie, marimba; Brendan Betyn, marimba Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 7:02

Dmitri Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No. 2 for Orchestra ROCO; Mei Ann Chen, conductor ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX Music: 19:16

 

04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:21  Joaquín Rodrigo: Fantasía para un gentilhombre    Milos Karadaglic, guitar London Philharmonic Yannick Nézet-Séguin DeutGram 20039 22:17

04:24:51  Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride: Polka    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 444867 4:41

04:32:39  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 12 Op 10 # 12 Nikita Magaloff, piano   Philips 4788977 2:34

04:36:23  Roque Cordero: Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra     Chicago Sinfonietta Paul Freeman Cedille 61 11:47

04:50:16  Eduard Tubin: Symphony No. 3     Swedish Radio Symphony Neeme Järvi Bis 342 33:28

05:27:37  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Artist's Life' Op 316    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 10406 9:32

05:38:54  Camille Saint-Saëns: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28   Janine Jansen, violin Royal Philharmonic Barry Wordsworth Decca 475011 8:58

05:48:49  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 5 Op 46 # 5 Katia Labèque, piano   Philips 426264 2:54

05:52:06  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings  RV 146  Taverner Players Andrew Parrott EMI 54208 5:38

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:42  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: To Spring Op 43 # 6 Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano   Centaur 2930 3:31

06:13:28  Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast: From Bohemia's Woods and Fields     New York Philharmonic George Szell United Archives 13 12:00

06:26:22  Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 3: Allemande  BWV 827 Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 4795534 3:43

06:30:27  George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso Op 3 # 3  Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Erato 94354 7:02

06:43:02  Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto Op 10 # 3 Julius Baker, flute Zagreb Soloists Antonio Janigro Vanguard 54 10:04

06:54:06  Isaac Albéniz: Iberia: El Puerto    Soyeon Kate Lee, piano   Koch Intl 7759 4:13

06:58:42  John Philip Sousa: March 'Esprit de Corps'     Central Band of the RAF Keith Brion Naxos 559730 2:33

07:04:46  Frederick Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring     BBC Symphony Sir Andrew Davis Teldec 90845 5:53

07:12:56  Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture Op 96    Cleveland Orch Youth Orch Brett Mitchell COYO 61415 6:34

07:19:42  Dag Wirén: Praeludium from Serenade for Strings Op 11    English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 7020 3:03

07:23:25  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Springtime of the Year    Cambridge Singers  John Rutter Collegium 120 2:45

07:27:40  Frank Loesser: Hans Christian Andersen: Medley     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68131 6:22

07:38:15  César Franck: Les Éolides     Basle Symphony Orchestra Armin Jordan Erato 88167 11:01

07:51:30  Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet: 3rd Movement Op 115   Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Chamber Ensemble  Mercury 4811409 4:48

07:56:28  Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore: Ballet des Coqs     New London Consort  l'Oiseau 4759101 1:24

07:57:53  Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore: Three Ballets à 4     New London Consort  l'Oiseau 4759101 2:38

08:07:31  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Voices of Spring' Op 410    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 547185 5:47

08:14:57  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Roses from the South' Op 388    Vienna Philharmonic Daniel Barenboim Decca 12569 8:37

08:24:37  Ottorino Respighi: The Birds: The Cuckoo     Cincinnati Pops John Morris Russell FanfareCin 4 4:32

08:30:57  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo: Overture     Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman Telarc 31827 4:26

08:41:21  Frederick Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic John Wilson Avie 2194 9:09

08:51:17  Anatoly Liadov: Barcarolle Op 44   Kotaro Fukuma, piano   EDP 2 4:13

08:55:49  John Powell: The Lorax: Valley Exodus    Chorus Symphony Orchestra John Powell Interscope 2012 4:55

09:05:29  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending    Iona Brown, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Decca 414595 16:03

09:26:08  Alfred Grünfeld: Soirée de Vienne Op 56   Konstantin Scherbakov, piano   EMI 69704 5:50

09:34:06  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Horn Quintet  K 407 Richard King, horn   Albany 1325 3:54

09:40:13  Gustav Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer: Ging heut Morgen    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone Bavarian Radio Symphony Rafael Kubelik DeutGram 4793449 4:00

09:45:35  Joaquín Turina: The Bullfighter's Prayer Op 34    Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10761 8:28

09:57:23  Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance    Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 2:50

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:44  Gabriel Pierné: Cydalise: March of the Little Fauns     St. Louis Symphony Leonard Slatkin RCA 7716 2:08

10:03:20  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps: March Past of the Kitchen Utensils     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 129 2:59

10:08:22  Karl Goldmark: Concert Overture 'In Spring' Op 36    National Symphony of Ireland Stephen Gunzenhauser Naxos 550745 9:44

10:19:31  Giuseppe Verdi: Four Seasons Ballet: Spring     Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 7:47

10:29:40  John Field: Nocturne No. 17    Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano   Decca 4789672 3:52

10:36:26  Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise No. 3 Op 40 # 1 Jon Nakamatsu, piano   Harm Mundi 907244 4:48

10:42:57  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 5  K 22  Vienna Concentus Musicus Nikolaus Harnoncourt DHM 63970 6:06

10:50:35  Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring     Chicago Symphony Sir Georg Solti Decca 4785437 32:06

11:25:12  Johann Christian Bach: Symphony in D Op 18 # 4  Hanover Band Anthony Halstead CPO 999752 10:11

11:38:13  Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise No. 1 Op 26 # 1 Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4793449 8:21

11:48:11  Johann Strauss Jr: Fledermaus Quadrille Op 363    Vienna Philharmonic Willi Boskovsky Decca 4785437 7:48

11:57:52  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumblebee    Sharon Bezaly, flute The Hague Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Bis 1679 1:01

12:06:22  Zdenek Fibich: Spring Op 13    Czech National Symphony Marek Stilec Naxos 573197 12:59

12:06:25  Zdenek Fibich: Spring Op 13    Czech National Symphony Marek Stilec Naxos 573197 12:59

12:21:17  Robert Volkmann: Serenade No. 1 for Strings Op 62    German Chamber Academy Neuss Johannes Goritzki CPO 999159 7:40

12:31:34  Igor Stravinsky: Scherzo à la russe     London Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas RCA 68865 3:55

12:38:48  Peter Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 2: Scherzo burlesque Op 53    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9454 5:02

12:45:45  Joseph Haydn: Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 100     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 9:37

12:56:21  Franz Liszt: Schubert Song 'Frühlingsglaube'  S 558/7 Daniil Trifonov, piano   Mariinsky 530 3:27

13:00:37  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Springtime of the Year    Cambridge Singers  John Rutter Collegium 120 2:45

13:03:51  Leonard Bernstein: Spring Song from 'The Lark'     Seattle Pro Musica Karen P. Thomas SeattlePro 9806 1:50

13:07:20  Frank Bridge: Rhapsody 'Enter Spring'     New Zealand Symphony James Judd Naxos 557167 19:13

13:27:29  Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 120 3:43

13:31:52  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 140: Chorale 'Wachet auf'     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2004 5:26

13:40:40  Johann Pachelbel: Canon     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 429390 4:07

13:46:21  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo  K 386 John O'Conor, piano Scottish Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Telarc 80285 8:14

13:55:51  Georges Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1: Menuetto    Olga Kern, piano   Harm Mundi 907336 3:05

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Antonin Dvorak: Legends, No. 5 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor Album: Dvorak: Symphonic Variations, Scherzo capriccioso, Legends Supraphon 3533 Music: 4:24

Albert Roussel: Serenade, Op. 30 Alice K. Dade, flute; Meredith Clark, harp; Scott Yoo, violin; Jessica Chang, viola; Jonah Kim, cello Festival Mozaic, Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo, CA Music: 14:57

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Jim Hanson of St. Paul, MN Music: 10:33

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7: Movement 4 Rondo: Allegro Garrick Ohlsson, piano Album: Beethoven - Piano Sonatas, Vol. 9 Bridge 9274 Music: 4:01

Antonin Dvorak: Bagatelles for two violins, cello and harmonium James Ehnes, violin; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Edward Arron, cello; Andrew Armstrong, harmonium Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 17:39

Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114 "Trout": Movement 3 Scherzo: Presto Menahem Pressler, piano; Ebene Quartet Album: Menahem Pressler: A 90th Birthday Celebration Erato 2564625964 Music: 4:31

George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 1 in G Major, Op. 6, HWV 319 Strings Festival Orchestra; Michael Sachs, conductor Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO Music: 11:19

Miles Davis: All Blues Ebene Quartet Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA Music: 6:02

Alberto Ginastera: Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 25 Kathy Kienzle, harp; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 25:13

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:57:28  Franz Liszt: Polonaise from Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'  S 429 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 436736 5:40

16:06:56  Leonard Bernstein: On the Town: Lucky To Be Me    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 3:55

16:13:32  Felix Mendelssohn: Minuet & Finale from String Symphony No. 8     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437528 11:58

16:27:53  Johann Sebastian Bach: Largo from Concerto for 2 Violins  BWV 1043 Julia Fischer, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Julia Fischer Decca 12490 6:40

16:28:40  Johann Sebastian Bach: Largo from Concerto for 2 Violins  BWV 1043 Julia Fischer, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Julia Fischer Decca 12490 6:40

16:37:32  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from Piano Sonata No. 29 Op 106   Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4796018 2:38

16:41:27  Carl Orff: Carmina burana: In Springtime    Jeffrey Black, baritone London Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst EMI 54054 7:55

16:51:56  Antonio Vivaldi: Allegro from 'Spring' Concerto Op 8 # 1 Anne Akiko Meyers, violin English Chamber Orchestra David Lockington E1 Music 7790 3:15

16:57:18  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: To Spring Op 43 # 6 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 2:51

17:04:34  George Frederick Bristow: Scherzo from Symphony No. 3 Op 26    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9169 5:44

17:13:13  Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture     London Symphony Piero Gamba Decca 4785437 11:29

17:27:16  Percy Grainger: Green Bushes     English Chamber Orchestra Steuart Bedford Decca 425159 8:08

17:39:50  Frederick Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SF Sym 60 7:22

17:48:45  Percy Grainger: Country Gardens    Marc-André Hamelin, piano   Hyperion 66884 1:46

17:53:10  Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to 'The Ruler of the Spirits'     Philharmonia Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 8766 6:16

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:08:23  Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 Op 24   Anne Akiko Meyers, violin   E1 Music 7780 23:44

18:33:21  Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures: La Primavera     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437533 5:29

18:41:15  Max Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed: Spring 2    Daniel Hope, violin Berlin Concert House Orch André de Ridder DeutGram 4792777 3:17

18:46:19  Astor Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires: Spring     Almeda Trio  Albany 1386 4:43

18:52:25  Wayne Barlow: The Winter's Passed    Bert Lucarelli, oboe Brooklyn Philharmonic Michael Barrett Koch Intl 7187 5:15

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:54  Vincent d'Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air Op 25   François-Joël Thiollier, piano National Symphony of Ireland Antonio de Almeida Naxos 550754 26:07

19:30:39  Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring: Suite     Boston Symphony Aaron Copland RCA 300350 25:23

19:57:21  Jean-Philippe Rameau: Dardanus: Air gai 'Les Niais de     Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Nicholas McGegan Conifer 51313 1:45

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Oberlin Conservatory shares performance highlights from the 2019 Danenberg Honors Recital, plus the Oberlin College Choir in Tarik O'Regan's Triptych, the Oberlin Orchestra in Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Orchestra and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 with 2018-19 Concerto Competition winner Crystal Jiang, and excerpts from faculty recitals featuring pianist Peter Takács and harpsichordist Mark Edwards. 

21:32:03  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 2 # 2 Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 25:55

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by tubist Velvet Brown

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:29  Percy Grainger: My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone     City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Chandos 9554 4:50

23:06:20  Eric Coates: The Three Elizabeths Suite: Springtime in Angus'    Gareth Hulse, oboe Sinfonia ViVa Malcolm Nabarro ASV 2053 8:13

23:14:34  Traditional: Wayfaring Stranger    Abigail Lennox, soprano Apollo's Fire Countryside Players Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2205 3:45

23:19:39  Jacques Offenbach: Andante from Grand Concerto for Cello    Jérôme Pernoo, cello Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Archiv 4776403 8:32

23:28:12  Gustav Mahler: Blumine from Symphony No. 1     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SF Sym 60 8:19

23:37:28  Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 3  D 899/3 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9327 6:07

23:43:36  Charles Wilfrid Orr: A Cotswold Hill Tune     Royal Ballet Sinfonia David Lloyd-Jones Naxos 554186 5:01

23:48:37  Joaquín Rodrigo: Distant Sarabande    Manuel Barrueco, guitar   EMI 56175 4:58

23:54:30  Aaron Copland: Down a Country Lane     N.E. Conservatory Winds Frank Battisti Albany 1058 2:57

23:57:44  Johannes Brahms: Sapphische Ode Op 94 # 4 Zuill Bailey, cello   Telarc 32664 2:04

 

 

 

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