WCLV Program Guide 04-03-2019

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1869 first performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto Op 16, in Copenhagen by the Danish Royal Theater Orchestra and pianist Edmund Neupert.

1889 Grigoras Dinicu – Romanian composer and violinist (d.1949) best known for his virtuoso violin showpiece Hora staccato (1906).

1895 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco – Italian composer (d.1968); one of the foremost guitar composers in the 20th century; migrated to the United States in 1939 and became a film composer for MGM Studios; had a significant influence on film composers like Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle and André Previn; Jerry Goldsmith, Marty Paich and John Williams were all his pupils.

1911 first performance of Jean Sibelius's Symphony No. 4 in Helsinki, conducted by the composer.

1948 Garrick Ohlsson – American pianist (70 years old); first American to win first prize in the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, in 1970.

1982 Ran Dank – Israeli pianist, now based in New York (36 years old); medalist in the 2007 Cleveland International Piano Competition; since 2013, married to another CIPC medalist, Soyeon Kate Lee.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:00:59  César Franck: Sleep of Psyché     Basle Symphony Orchestra Armin Jordan Erato 88167 11:14

00:13:48  Federico Mompou: Intimate Impressions    Anita Pontremoli, piano   Centaur 2545 17:56

00:33:20  Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Act 2 Introduction     Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Decca 10104 2:29

00:37:12  Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Overture     Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Lance Friedel Naxos 573418 8:19

00:47:16  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 92   Alessandro Marangoni, piano Malmö Symphony Orchestra Andrew Mogrelia Naxos 572823 31:03

01:22:20  Max Reger: Flute Serenade Op 141   Michel Debost, flute   Skarbo 4094 15:27

01:39:05  Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Symphony  F 64  Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Sony 62720 10:30

01:50:18  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 3 Op 10 # 3 Nikita Magaloff, piano   Philips 4788977 4:23

01:55:49  Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate in Neomenia tuba     National Brass Ensemble  OberlinMus 1504 3:47

 

02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F major: 4. Vif et agite Ebene String Quartet Album: Debussy, Faure, Ravel - String Quartets Music Virgin 519045 Music: 4:39

Bix Beiderbecke (arr: Woodiel and Kostraba): In a Mist Paul Woodiel, violin; Greg Kostraba, piano New Harmony Music Festival and School, Thralls Opera House, New Harmony, IN Music: 4:20

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet in C Minor: 3. Fantasia (quasi variazioni), Moderato Inon Barnatan, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, bass Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 9:48

Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Ballet New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, conductor Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY Music: 27:26

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor: Movement 3 Lahti Symphony Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Album: Sibelius: The Complete Symphonies Music: 4:31

Zoltan Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 (excerpt) Gabriela Diaz, violin; Andres Diaz, cello Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 8:24

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 Movements 3 & 4 Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Nashville Symphony, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN Music: 21:12

Anton Webern: Quintet for piano and string quartet, M. 118 Asher Wulfman,violin; Karim Ayala Pool,violin; Christopher Alley,viola; Blake Kitayama, cello; Sashi Ayyangar, piano Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX Music: 12:56

 

04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:47  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto for 2 Guitars Op 201   Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin RCA 60355 19:20

04:22:24  Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango    Matt Haimovitz, cello   Oxingale 2019 10:27

04:35:34  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 15 Op 72 # 7  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 430171 3:26

04:40:16  Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont: Overture Op 84    Basel Chamber Orchestra Giovanni Antonini Sony 376362 7:19

04:49:46  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto Italiano Op 31   Tianwa Yang, violin SWR Symphony Orch Pieter-Jelle de Boer Naxos 573135 31:34

05:25:54  Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance Op 65   Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6584 9:42

05:38:24  Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride: Three Dances     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS/Sony 215 11:24

05:51:02  Jean Joseph Mouret: First Suite of Symphonies: Rondeau    Wynton Marsalis, trumpet English Chamber Orchestra Anthony Newman Sony 60804 2:00

05:54:01  Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in G  Kk 13 Yundi, piano   DeutGram 6090 4:22

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:13  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 5 Op 42   Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6669 3:55

06:12:45  Grigoras Dinicu: Hora staccato     Minnesota Orchestra Eiji Oue Reference 92 2:07

06:16:14  Gustav Holst: Walt Whitman Overture Op 7    Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 572914 7:16

06:25:45  Roger Quilter: Three English Dances Op 11    Royal Northern Sinfonia Richard Hickox EMI 49933 7:19

06:38:45  Jean Sibelius: Finale from Symphony No. 5 Op 82    New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Sony 90578 9:36

06:50:08  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'     Cleveland Orchestra Robert Porco MAA 2002 4:26

06:55:18  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Just as the Tide was Flowing    Cambridge Singers  John Rutter Collegium 120 2:21

06:58:16  John Philip Sousa: March 'Manhattan Beach'     Nonpareil Wind Band Timothy Foley EMI 54130 2:16

07:07:36  John Dowland: My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe    Nigel North, lute   Naxos 557586 1:49

07:10:49  Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto: First movement Op 16   Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Ohio Philharmonic Domenico Boyagian Centaur 3311 13:22

07:25:56  Georg Philipp Telemann: Two Pieces from 'Heroic Music'    Michael Murray, organ Empire Brass  Telarc 80218 2:28

07:30:06  Jacques Offenbach: Waltz 'Souvenir d'Aix-les-Bains'     Gulbenkian Orchestra Michel Swierczewski Nimbus 5303 5:43

07:42:43  Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances    Netherlands Radio Chorus Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Igor Markevitch Philips 4788977 11:09

07:57:40  Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto: La donna è mobile    Jonas Kaufmann, tenor Orch del Teatro Regio di Parma Pier Giorgio Morandi Sony 549204 2:15

08:08:33  Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Sonata Notturna Op 7    Güttler Brass Ensemble Ludwig Güttler BerlinClas 1090 5:26

08:16:31  Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80    Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Teldec 44944 9:26

08:28:37  Claude Debussy: Estampes: Pagodes     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Emil de Cou Arabesque 6734 5:30

08:38:53  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 32  K 318  London Mozart Players Jane Glover ASV 762 8:22

08:49:43  Alexander Scriabin: Etude Op 8 # 11 Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Bridge 9287 4:04

08:56:01  Sir Richard Rodney Bennett: Enchanted April: Theme    Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot BBC Philharmonic Rumon Gamba Chandos 9867 4:38

09:05:54  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Finale from Piano Concerto No. 3 Op 30   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Atlanta Symphony Robert Spano ASO Media 1003 14:26

09:22:29  George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Bess, You is My Woman Now    Caroline Goulding, violin   Telarc 80744 4:28

09:30:05  David Newman: The Cat in the Hat: Main title     Symphony Orchestra David Newman Decca 2003 8:07

09:40:32  Léo Delibes: Coppélia: Czárdás     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 125 3:32

09:50:01  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Gigue  K 574 Richard Goode, piano   Nonesuch 79831 1:31

09:54:04  Ferruccio Busoni: Elegies: Berceuse    Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 5:10

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:11  Alexander Scriabin: Etude Op 8 # 3 Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Bridge 9287 2:00

10:02:31  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 5 Op 42   Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6669 3:55

10:09:18  Robert Schumann: Variations on an Original Theme  WoO 24 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 11:16

10:22:07  Robert Schumann: Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 38    San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFM 71 8:53

10:32:50  Padre Antonio Soler: Sonata No. 7    Martina Filjak, piano   Naxos 572515 4:45

10:41:23  Luigi Boccherini: Symphony No. 1     Ensemble 415 Chiara Banchini Harm Mundi 901291 6:32

10:51:22  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1 Op 99   Norbert Kraft, guitar Northern Chamber Orchestra Nicholas Ward Naxos 503293 20:30

11:13:40  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 27  K 199  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Ton Koopman Erato 45544 14:08

11:29:48  Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS 46286 12:01

11:44:16  George Gershwin: Second Rhapsody    Lincoln Mayorga, piano Harmonie Ensemble New York Steven Richman Bridge 9212 12:19

11:58:48  Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka No. 9 Op 7 # 5 Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6730 0:33

12:07:17  Anton Bruckner: Scherzo from Symphony No. 9     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Bernard Haitink Philips 4788977 11:14

12:20:25  Alexander Borodin: Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2     Cleveland Quartet  Telarc 80178 8:03

12:31:27  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La finta giardiniera: Overture     Dresden State Orchestra Hans Vonk Capriccio 10070 4:46

12:39:11  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 10  K 74  Vienna Concentus Musicus Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 25914 7:36

12:48:31  Emmanuel Chabrier: Gwendoline: Overture     Orch de la Suisse Romande Neeme Järvi Chandos 5122 9:19

12:58:35  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Contradance  K 607  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 429783 1:12

13:00:45  George Frideric Handel: Messiah: His yoke is easy     The Sixteen Choir & Orch Harry Christophers Coro 16062 2:13

13:03:22  George Frideric Handel: Acis and Galatea: Happy We!    Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80333 1:51

13:07:52  Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne  BWV 1004 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 13:45

13:23:52  Dieterich Buxtehude: Chaconne  BUX 160  Simón Bolívar Symphony Keri-Lynn Wilson Dorian 90254 6:22

13:31:55  Carl Nielsen: Saul and David: Act 2 Prelude Op 25    Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Sony 53276 4:54

13:39:51  Carl Nielsen: Maskarade: Overture     San Francisco Symphony Herbert Blomstedt Decca 425857 4:15

13:46:02  Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 469376 12:42

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97: Movement 3 Nicht Schnell Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly, conductor Album: Schumann the Complete Symphonies, Mahler Edition Decca 4780037 Music: 4:27

Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in E minor Avi Avital, mandolin; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord UGA Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 12:49

Piano Puzzler (arr. Bruce Adolphe): This week's contestant is Wiley Newbold from Morgantown, WV Music: ~9:37

Felix Mendelssohn: Song without Words No. 1 "Sweet Remembrance" Op. 19b No. 1 Andante con moto Itzhak Perlman, violin; Samuel Sanders, piano Album: Bits and Pieces EMI 54882 Music: 2:43

Robert Schumann: Quartet for Strings in F major, Op. 41, No. 2 (String Quartet No. 2) Schumann Quartet Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY Music: 20:43

Erich Korngold: Caprice fantastique (Wichtelmannchen) Sonja van Beek, violin; Andreas Frolich, piano Album: Korngold; Complete Works for Violin and Piano CPO 999709-2 Music: 4:37

Walter Piston: Symphony No. 7  Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Oregon Symphony, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 21:41

Erich Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11 Danbi Um, violin; Juho Pohjonen, piano Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Rosarian Academy, West Palm Beach, FL Music: 13:03

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39 Anna Han, piano Southeastern Piano Festival, University of South Carolina School of Music Recital Hall, Columbia, SC Music: 7:41

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:57:14  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Fiesta from Guitar Concerto No. 2 Op 160   Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin RCA 60355 6:28

16:08:00  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Scherzo from Guitar Quintet Op 143   Andrés Segovia, guitar   MCA 10056 4:42

16:15:14  Antonio Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto  RV 97 Rachel Barton Pine, viola Ars Antigua  Cedille 159 11:15

16:27:57  Georges Bizet: Carmen: Toreador Song    Ludovic Tézier, baritone SWR Symphony Orch Marco Armiliato DeutGram 4777177 4:18

16:30:02  Georges Bizet: Carmen: Toreador Song    Ludovic Tézier, baritone SWR Symphony Orch Marco Armiliato DeutGram 4777177 4:18

16:36:12  Joseph Haydn: Finale from Cello Concerto No. 2    Wendy Warner, cello Camerata Chicago Drostan Hall Cedille 142 4:46

16:42:55  Franz Liszt: Fugue from Fantasy on 'Ad nos, ad salutarem undam'  S 259/4 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 8:05

16:53:12  Scott Joplin: The Easy Winners    Leila Josefowicz, violin   Philips 462948 3:08

16:58:25  Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2: Rondeau  BWV 1067 Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe Ensemble Sonnerie Monica Huggett Avie 2171 1:34

17:04:06  Léon Minkus: Don Quixote: Grand pas de deux     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80625 6:29

17:13:40  Edvard Grieg: Finale from Piano Concerto Op 16   Vadym Kholodenko, piano Norwegian Radio Orchestra Miguel Harth-Bedoya Harm Mundi 907629 10:29

17:26:42  Federico Moreno Tórroba: Airs of la Mancha    David Russell, guitar   Telarc 80451 8:06

17:39:23  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Platero and I: Melancolia    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 54853 3:41

17:45:23  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Love's Labour's Lost: Spanish Dance Op 167    Malmö Symphony Orchestra Andrew Mogrelia Naxos 572823 3:08

17:51:07  Giovanni Gabrieli: In ecclesiis    Gregg Smith Singers  Vittorio Negri CBS 42645 8:11

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:06:39  Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite Op 40    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 423060 19:52

18:28:49  Pablo de Sarasate: Spanish Dance No. 6 'Zapateado' Op 23 # 2 Nicola Hall, guitar   Decca 430839 3:54

18:34:50  Peter Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 2: Danse baroque Op 53    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9454 4:05

18:40:33  Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture Op 81    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 11:19

18:53:11  Emmanuel Chabrier: Dix pièces pittoresques: Menuet pompeux     Minnesota Orchestra Eiji Oue Reference 79 4:30

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:42  Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Act 1 Prelude     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS 46286 9:32

19:13:40  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 Op 30   Garrick Ohlsson, piano Atlanta Symphony Robert Spano ASO Media 1003 42:26

21:13:33  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music  K 479a  Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 48385 6:01

21:29:33  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Op 125   Jane Eaglen, soprano Berlin Philharmonic Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 1:05:58

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Music School Settlement – Ciurlionis: In Pursuit of Soundscapes, recorded 2/24/2019; Duo Zubovas (Rokas Zubovas, piano; Sonata Zuboviené, piano & narrator) with Ida Mercer, cello       

All music and writings by Mikalojus Ciurlionis

Tone poem ‘In the Forest’ VL 1 (arr for piano 4 hands)

From a diary ‘…and above these shores…’

‘Angelus Domine’ in F-Sharp VL 184 (arr for cello & piano by David Geringas)

Variations on a Lithuanian Folk Song ‘Oh Forest, Forest’ VL 276 (1906)

Impromptu in f-Sharp VL 181 (1901); Pastoral in D-Flat VL 187 (1901)

‘Nightingale’ VL 268 (1905); ‘Autumn’ VL 264 (1904)

Literary composition ‘Fairy Tale’

Prelude in a VL 188 (1901); Prelude in G VL 338 (1909)

From Letters to Devdorak, Letter to N. IV

Variations on ‘Sefaa esec’ VL 258 (1904); Prelude in a VL 306 (1906)

Literary composition ‘Psalom’

Preludes in d VL 239 (1904) & VL 325 (1908)

‘Pater Noster’ VL 260 (1906)

‘The Sea’ VL 317 (1908)

Literary composition ‘The Sea’

Prelude in d VL 256 (1904)

21:13:33  Mikalojus Ciurlionis: In the Forest     Lithuanian National Symphony Robertas Servenikas IMP 007 14:45

21:29:33  Mikalojus Ciurlionis: The Sea     Lithuanian National Symphony Robertas Servenikas IMP 007 30:52

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by Paul Robeson

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:54  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Round Dance of the Princesses     Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80587 5:00

23:06:55  Henryk Wieniawski: Légende Op 17   Gil Shaham, violin London Symphony Lawrence Foster DeutGram 431815 7:34

23:14:28  Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 3  S 139/3 Daniil Trifonov, piano   DeutGram 4795529 5:18

23:21:18  Felix Mendelssohn: Andante from Symphony No. 5 Op 107    London Symphony Sir John Eliot Gardiner LSO Live 775 3:36

23:24:54  Isaac Albéniz: Suite Española: Granada Op 47   Milos Karadaglic, guitar   DeutGram 15579 5:49

23:31:50  Béla Bartók: Andante tranquillo from Violin Concerto No. 2    Isabelle Faust, violin Swedish Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Harm Mundi 902146 9:15

23:41:06  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Ase's Death     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS/Sony 488 4:58

23:46:04  Johann Sebastian Bach: Largo from 'A Musical Offering'  BWV 1079 Joshua Smith, flute   Delos 3408 6:01

23:52:06  Howard Helvey: O lux beatissima    St. John the Evangelist Choir  Gregory Heislman St. John 2008 3:57

23:56:47  Mikhail Glinka: Nocturne    Jenny Lin, piano   Hänssler 98037 3:16

 

 

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