WCLV Program Guide 05-01-2019


May 1

1582 Marco da Gagliano – Italian composer (d.1643); important in the early history of opera and the development of the solo and concerted madrigal.

1602 William Lawes baptized – English composer (d.1645); younger brother of the more famous composer Henry Lawes (1595-1662).

1786 premiere of Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro at the Burgtheater in Vienna; a cornerstone of the standard operatic repertoire; number six on the Operabase list of the most-performed operas worldwide.

1872 Hugo Alfvén – Swedish composer, conductor, violinist, and painter (d.1960); his Swedish Rhapsody No. 1Midsommarvaka (Midsummer Vigil)—was written in 1903 and is often just called the ‘Swedish Rhapsody’; it’s the best-known piece composed by Alfvén, and one of the best-known works of Swedish music; the composer’s nephew, Hannes Alfvén, received the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics.

1895 Leo Sowerby – American composer and church musician (d.1968); winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and often called the “Dean of American church music” of the early to mid-20th century.

1899 Jón Leifs – Icelandic composer, pianist, conductor and writer (d.1968); most famous work is his Requiem, dedicated to his younger daughter Lif, who died in a drowning accident at the age of 18.

2002 first performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Blue Cathedral by the Curtis Institute Symphony conducted by Robert Spano, commissioned to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Curtis Institute of Music.

Recording of the Week

Debussy Cello Sonata, Brahms Clarinet Trio

Apr. 29, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:09  Jack Gallagher: Quiet Reflections     London Symphony JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559768 12:01

00:15:14  Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2 Op 80   Leif Ove Andsnes, piano   EMI 94180 25:43

00:42:37  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: June 'Barcarolle' Op 37 # 6 Daniel Hope, violin   DeutGram 4796922 5:20

00:49:19  Gioacchino Rossini: Tancredi: Overture     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Chailly Decca 4831148 5:51

00:57:05  Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 Op 107    London Symphony Sir John Eliot Gardiner LSO Live 775 28:04

01:29:36  Gian-Francesco Malipiero: Vivaldiana     Filarmonia Veneta Peter Maag MarcoPolo 223397 14:35

01:46:14  Johann Strauss Jr: Die Fledermaus: Waltzes 'Du und Du' Op 367    Johann Strauss Orch of Vienna Willi Boskovsky EMI 64108 6:29

01:54:37  Robert Schumann: Nachtstuck No. 4 Op 23 # 4 András Schiff, piano   ECM 1806 4:06


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Robert Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 94; II. Einfach, innig (idyllic) Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Sandra Rivers, piano Album: Bravura Music Sony 39133 Music: 4:21

Edvard Grieg: Selections from Lyric Pieces Joyce Yang, piano Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 9:21

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Otto Tausk, conductor Concert Hall, DR Concert House, Copenhagen, Denmark Music: 28:06

Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to Il Signor Bruschino Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Ordway Concert Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 4:51

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Serenade No. 12 in C Minor for winds, K. 388 Harmonie de l'Orchestre des Champs Elysees; Philippe Herreweghe, conductor Album: Philippe Herreweghe Edition Harmonia Mundi 2908123 Music: 4:29

Rick Sowash: Seasonal Breezes Sylvan Trio: Suzanne Bona, flute; Josh Aerie, cello; Greg Kostraba, piano First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, First Congregational Church, Webster Groves, MO Music: 13:53

Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic; James Ross, conductor National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Music: 11:34

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 5 In G Major, K. 283  Micah McLaurin, piano The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI Music: 17:05


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:57  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 99     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 25:54

04:30:04  Hector Berlioz: Overture 'Le corsaire' Op 21    Dresden State Orchestra Sir Colin Davis RCA 68790 8:38

04:41:22  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 7 Op 46 # 7  Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 3:17

04:45:34  Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 43 'Richte mich, Gott' Op 78 # 2 RIAS Chamber Chorus  Marcus Creed Harm Mundi 2908304 3:45

04:51:29  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15   Emil Gilels, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell EMI 69506 35:31

05:30:54  Ola Gjeilo: Unicornis captivatur    Phoenix Chorale  Charles Bruffy Chandos 5100 6:35

05:38:56  Gioacchino Rossini: Il turco in Italia: Overture     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 415363 8:45

05:47:58  Franz Schubert: Five Minuets: Minuet No. 3  D 89  Kremerata Baltica Gidon Kremer Nonesuch 287228 5:41

05:54:37  Lars-Erik Larsson: A Winter's Tale: Siciliana Op 18    Helsingborg Symphony Andrew Manze CPO 777671 3:21


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:49  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2009 4:13

06:14:13  Antonín Dvorák: Finale from String Quartet No. 12 Op 96    Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10801 5:18

06:20:04  Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Baby Serenade: Overture Op 24    NW German Philharmonic Werner Andreas Albert CPO 999077 3:56

06:25:44  Ludwig van Beethoven: Andante from Sonata No. 15 Op 28   Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 7:16

06:33:29  Ernesto Halffter: Danza de la gitana    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 49406 2:16

06:39:58  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1     New Queen's Hall Orchestra Barry Wordsworth Argo 440116 10:43

06:51:59  Leroy Anderson: Blue Tango     BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Naxos 559313 2:53

06:56:26  John Philip Sousa: March 'The Belle of Chicago'     Royal Artillery Band Keith Brion Naxos 559092 2:16

07:03:33  Coldplay: Viva la Vida    Greg Anderson, piano   Steinway 30006 4:36

07:10:29  Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Finale from Symphony No. 3     London Philharmonic Matthias Bamert Chandos 8896 10:59

07:23:51  David Lang: light moving    Hilary Hahn, violin   DeutGram 19103 2:48

07:28:46  Percy Grainger: Colonial Song     Dallas Wind Symphony Jerry Junkin Reference 117 6:10

07:40:47  Claude Debussy: Rapsodie for Saxophone & Orchestra    John Harle, saxophone Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner EMI 72109 10:04

07:53:12  Sir Edward Elgar: Ave Maria Op 2 # 2 The Sixteen  Harry Christophers Decca 10836 2:52

07:56:33  Billy Joel: Rootbeer Rag    Rich Ridenour, piano Grand Rapids Symphony John Varineau Centaur 2433 2:53

08:07:52  Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale: Overture     St. Cecilia Academy Orchestra Myung-Whun Chung DeutGram 471566 6:41

08:16:31  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Clarinet Concerto  K 622 Jon Manasse, clarinet Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Harm Mundi 907516 8:30

08:26:46  Antonín Dvorák: Moderato from Serenade for Strings Op 22    Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 433549 4:43

08:32:02  Richard Rodgers: Mountain Greenery    Richard Rodgers, piano   Harbinger 2501 2:51

08:39:55  George Frederick Bristow: Rip Van Winkle: Overture     Royal Northern Sinfonia Rebecca Miller New World 80768 8:16

08:50:00  John Barry: Dances With Wolves: Theme     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80319 6:14

08:56:53  Stephen Sondheim: Comedy Tonight!     London Symphony Don Sebesky EMI 54285 2:38

09:04:57  Peter Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme Op 33   Zuill Bailey, cello San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Telarc 80724 18:45

09:26:45  John Williams: 1941: March     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80495 4:16

09:27:50  John Williams: 1941: March     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80495 4:16

09:34:31  Dmitri Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 1: Foxtrot     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 3:54

09:38:57  Claude Debussy: L'isle joyeuse    Alexander Schimpf, piano   Oehms 1820 6:00

09:46:39  Johannes Brahms: Finale from Clarinet Trio Op 114   Afendi Yusuf, clarinet   Steinway 30109 4:45

09:53:39  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No.207: Chorus 'Vereinigte zweitracht'     Philharmonia Virtuosi of NY Richard Kapp CBS 44651 5:07


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:23  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Dolly's Garden Op 56    Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:31

10:03:20  Claude Debussy: Estampes: Jardins sous la pluie    Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 3:28

10:08:40  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 Op 27 # 2 Jenö Jandó, piano   Naxos 503293 14:36

10:24:23  Robert Schumann: Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 61    San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFM 71 7:13

10:33:38  André Grétry: Céphale et Procris: Gigue     Orchestre de Bretagne Stefan Sanderling ASV 1095 3:02

10:40:14  Claude Debussy: Images: Gigues     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 435766 7:19

10:49:02  Giuseppe Verdi: Aïda: Dance of the Young Moorish Slaves     Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 572818 1:36

10:52:34  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 83     Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Bruno Weil Sony 66295 24:09

11:18:23  Leo Sowerby: Overture 'Comes Autumn Time'     Czech National Symphony Paul Freeman Cedille 33 4:40

11:24:54  Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos: Ballet of the Queen     Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 16:15

11:42:57  Giuseppe Cambini: Wind Quintet No. 3   3  Aulos Wind Quintet  Schwann 310011 13:55

12:07:24  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2  S 359/2  Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer DeutGram 4779525 10:25

12:20:14  Béla Bartók: Finale from Piano Concerto No. 3    Géza Anda, piano Berlin Radio Symphony Ferenc Fricsay DeutGram 4796018 6:44

12:30:15  Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to 'The Ruler of the Spirits'     Philharmonia Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 8766 6:16

12:41:29  Heinrich Marschner: Grand Festive Overture Op 78    Slovak State Philharmonic Alfred Walter MarcoPolo 223342 10:18

12:53:32  Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for 2 Oboes Op 7 # 11 Anthony Robson, oboe Collegium Musicum 90 Simon Standage Chandos 610 7:17

13:01:47  Morton Gould: Gavotte from 'Interplay'    Findlay Cockrell, piano Albany Symphony Orchestra David Alan Miller Albany 1174 2:35

13:04:59  Don Gillis: Cotton Bowl from Symphony No. 10     Sinfonia Varsovia Ian Hobson Albany 1058 3:32

13:09:41  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet  K 370  Boston Sym Chamber Players  BSO Clas 601 14:27

13:25:43  Joseph Haydn: The Creation: The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God    Judith Blegen, soprano Bavarian Radio Symphony Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 27991 05:12

13:32:44  Pablo de Sarasate: Introduction & Tarantella Op 43   Itzhak Perlman, violin Abbey Road Ensemble Lawrence Foster EMI 55475 4:31

13:40:56  Felix Mendelssohn: Finale from Symphony No. 4 Op 90    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902228 5:16

13:48:13  Johannes Brahms: Allegro from Clarinet Trio Op 114   Afendi Yusuf, clarinet   Steinway 30109 7:39

13:56:40  Francis Poulenc: Nocturne No. 1    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 425862 3:16


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Antonin Dvorak: Trio in E minor, Op. 90 "Dumky" Movement 6 Lento maestoso Weilerstein Trio: Donald Weilerstein, violin; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Vivian Hornik-Weilerstein, piano Album: Dvorak Trios Koch 7657 Music: 4:25

Thomas Whitman: Soekia's Dance (world premiere) Mimi Stillman, flute; Kerri Ryan, viola; Bridget Kibbey, harp Dolce Suono Ensemble, Trinity Center for Urban Life, Philadelphia, PA Music: 6:51

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Jonathan Jager from Los Angeles, CA Music: 7:48

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 66 - 4. Finale: Allegro Appassionato Beaux Arts Trio Album: Mendelssohn & Smetana: Piano Trios Philips 432125 Music: 7:13 (excerpt as needed)

Antonin Dvorak: Quartet in G major for Strings, Op. 106: Movements 2-4 Emerson String Quartet UGA Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 28:34

Eduardo di Capua: O sole mio Apollo Chamber Players Album: European Folkscapes Navona Records 5941 Music: 4:32

Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpetuelle, Op. 37 Pacifica Quartet; Julian Martin, piano; Esther Heideman, soprano Aspen Music Festical and School, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 6:56

Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 3 'Mishima' Apollo Chamber Players Apollo Chamber Players, Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston, TX Music: 17:42

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4, Romantic: Movement 1 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski, conductor Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 18:02


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:57:57  Johannes Brahms: Finale from Clarinet Trio Op 114   Afendi Yusuf, clarinet   Steinway 30109 4:45

16:06:50  Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet: 3rd Movement Op 115   Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Chamber Ensemble  Mercury 4811409 4:48

16:14:49  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2009 4:13

16:19:12  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Se vuol ballare    Ruben Drole, baritone Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2009 2:47

16:21:58  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Voi che sapete    Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2009 2:53

16:26:41  Benjamin Britten: Fugue from 'Young Person's Guide' Op 34    Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 120 2:45

16:29:04  Benjamin Britten: Fugue from 'Young Person's Guide' Op 34    Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 120 2:45

16:33:15  Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Allegro from Piano Trio No. 4 Op 65    Beaux Arts Trio  Philips 446077 7:23

16:42:22  Maurice Ravel: Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso     Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1002 7:38

16:52:12  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 7 Op 23 # 6 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9348 3:10

16:57:56  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Spanish Dance Op 56    Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:22

17:04:37  Pablo Luna: El niño judio: De España vengo    Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI Karel Mark Chichon DeutGram 14777 6:16

17:13:40  Camille Saint-Saëns: Africa Fantasie Op 89   Gwendolyn Mok, piano London Philharmonic Geoffrey Simon Cala 4031 11:04

17:27:13  Howard Hanson: Andante from Symphony No. 2 Op 30    St. Louis Symphony Leonard Slatkin EMI 6612 8:02

17:39:54  Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 5: Sarabande  BWV 816 Jeffrey Biegel, piano   Steinway 30001 4:51

17:46:17  Johann Sebastian Bach: WTC-1: Prelude & Fugue No. 2  BWV 847 Hélène Grimaud, piano   DeutGram 12504 3:07

17:52:56  Richard Rodgers: Slaughter on 10th Avenue from 'On Your Toes'     Cleveland Orchestra Louis Lane Sony 63034 7:01



18:09:03  Claude Debussy: Cello Sonata    Brian Thornton, cello   Steinway 30109 12:20

18:22:51  Alfredo Catalani: Scherzo     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 4:41

18:29:36  Alfredo Casella: Paganiniana: Tarantella Op 65    La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 53280 4:35

18:35:50  George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue    Simone Dinnerstein, piano MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Kristjan Järvi Sony 503245 17:39

18:54:43  Giacomo Puccini: Le Villi: The Witches' Sabbath     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 3:41


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:59  Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 449213 15:15

19:19:32  Alexander Glazunov: Raymonda: Suite Op 57a    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch José Serebrier Warner 61939 36:08

19:57:26  Antonín Dvorák: Cypress No. 11     Cypress String Quartet  Avie 2275 2:23


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CityMusic Cleveland, Avner Dorman, conductor; Sayaka Shoji, violin

Toru Takemitsu: Waltz from The Face of Another

Francis Poulenc: Sinfonietta

Avner Dorman: Violin Concerto No. 3 ‘Still’ (world premiere)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 CityMusic Cleveland Ryan McAdams CityMusic 2011 15:31

György Ligeti: Concerto Romanesc CityMusic Cleveland Ryan McAdams CityMusic 2011 16:21

Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 2006 19:45


22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: duets featuring sopranos Nicole Cabell and Alyson Cambridge


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:41  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 10 Op 72 # 2  Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 4:57

23:06:38  Anonymous: Spiritual 'There is a Balm in Gilead'    St. Olaf Choir  Anton Armstrong St.Olaf 2159 5:08

23:11:47  Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 1: Sarabande  BWV 825 Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 4795534 4:39

23:17:39  Maurice Ravel: Miroirs: La vallée des cloches     Netherlands Philharmonic Yakov Kreizberg PentaTone 058 5:29

23:23:07  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Allegretto from Piano Concerto No. 19  K 459 Mitsuko Uchida, piano Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Decca 4786763 7:47

23:30:55  Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2 Op 50   David Oistrakh, violin Royal Philharmonic Sir Eugene Goossens DeutGram 4793449 8:44

23:40:15  William Grant Still: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child    Alexa Still, flute New Zealand String Quartet  Koch Intl 7192 3:34

23:43:49  Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka No. 17 Op 24 # 4 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9289 5:06

23:48:55  Auguste Franchomme: Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15 # 1 Louise Dubin, cello   Delos 3469 4:42

23:54:44  Harold Arlen: The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 2:55

23:57:56  Peteris Vasks: Silent Songs: Sleep sleep    Latvian Radio Choir  Sigvards Klava DeutGram 21327 1:30



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