WCLV Program Guide 08-22-2019

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1847 Sir Alexander Mackenzie – Scottish composer, conductor and teacher (d.1935); with Hubert Parry and Charles Villiers Stanford, regarded as one of the fathers of the British musical renaissance in the late nineteenth century; head of the Royal Academy of Music, 1888-1924.

1862 Claude Debussy – French composer (d.1918); his works were a seminal force in the music of the 20th century; opposed the term impressionism when applied to his music and wrote in 1908, “I am trying to do ‘something different’—an effect of reality ... what the imbeciles call ‘impressionism’, a term which is as poorly-used as possible, particularly by the critics, since they do not hesitate to apply it to [J.M.W.] Turner, the finest creator of mysterious effects in all the world of art”; signed his final three works ‘Claude Debussy, musicien Français.’               

1928 Karlheinz Stockhausen – German composer (d.2007); acknowledged as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries; called "one of the great visionaries of 20th-century music," known for ground-breaking work in electronic music, aleatory (controlled chance) in serial composition, and musical spatialization.

2002 premiere of the opera Rostam and Sohrab by the Iranian-Armenian composer Loris Tjeknavorian to mark the 1000th anniversary of the birth of poet Abol-Qasem Ferdowsi, on whose epic the opera was based; the performance at Teheran's Milad Hall featured 125 Austrian musicians and singers and marked the first occasion that a Western-style opera was staged in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

 

Recording of the Week

Robert Schumann: Works for Cello & Piano

Aug. 18, 2019
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Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:41  Claude Debussy: Nocturne    Aldo Ciccolini, piano   EMI 54451 7:13

00:10:00  Peter Tchaikovsky: Sérénade mélancolique Op 26   Ilya Kaler, violin Russian Philharmonic Dmitry Yablonsky Naxos 503293 9:26

00:20:19  Hildegard von Bingen: Ave Maria    Richard Stoltzman, clarinet Chamber Ensemble  RCA 68416 5:42

00:27:32  Ernö Dohnányi: Serenade for Strings Op 10    NES Chamber Orchestra Dmitry Sitkovetsky Nonesuch 79545 20:22

00:48:52  Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 Op 8   André Previn, piano   Philips 442123 36:41

01:28:55  Frederick Delius: Brigg Fair: An English Rhapsody     BBC Symphony Sir Andrew Davis Teldec 90845 16:36

01:46:38  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'On the Beautiful Blue Danube' Op 314    Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Sony 544071 9:28

01:56:27  Traditional: Shenandoah    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 3:50

 

02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Frederic Chopin: Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 65: Movement 3 Largo Truls Mork, cello; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Album: Frederic Chopin - Robert Schumann - Truls Mork - Leif Ove Andsnes Simax 1063 Music: 4:15

Taraf de Haidouks (arr. Matt Van Brink): Turceasca Sybarite5 Chamber Music Societ of Saint Cloud, St. Cloud at Atonement Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN Music: 5:48

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Joseph Gewirtz from Harrisburg, PA. Music: 8:47

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in C Major, Kk. 159 Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Album: Domenico Scarlatti: 18 Sonatas Bis 2138 Music: 2:30

Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Truls Mork, cello; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, conductor Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 29:07

Germaine Tailleferre: Sonata No. 2: Movement 2 Adagietto Ransom Wilson, flute; Christopher O'Riley, piano Album: Flute Music by Les Six Etcetera 1073 Music: 4:27

David Lang: gravity  Shai Wosner, piano; Orion Weiss, piano Chamber Music Northwest, Congregation Beth Israel, Portland, OR Music: 5:56

David Lang: after gravity  Shai Wosner, piano; Orion Weiss, piano Chamber Music Northwest, Congregation Beth Israel, Portland, OR Music: 6:42

Robert Paterson: Dark Mountains Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 13:12

Bohuslav Martinu: Nonet No. 2. H 374 Ransom Wilson, flute; Nicholas Stovall, oboe; Jonathan Gunn, clarinet; Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon; Michelle Baker, horn; Christiano Rodrigues, violin; Susan Dubois, viola; Stephen Balderston, cello; Brett Shurtliffe, double bass Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX Music: 16:50

 

04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:02:16  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner Suite    Simon Trpceski, piano   EMI 272 15:52

04:19:45  Ernest Bloch: Suite symphonique     Malmö Symphony Sakari Oramo Bis 639 23:31

04:45:59  Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance    Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 3:54

04:50:38  Antonín Dvorák: Legend No. 4 Op 59 # 4  Czech Philharmonic Sir Charles Mackerras Supraphon 3533 5:43

04:58:10  Sir Alexander Mackenzie: Pibroch Op 42   Malcolm Stewart, violin Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch David Davies Hyperion 66975 23:46

05:26:26  Samuel Wesley: Symphony No. 4     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9823 13:11

05:41:18  Ferdinand Hérold: Zampa: Overture     Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Lance Friedel Naxos 573418 8:20

05:50:32  Gustav Holst: Second Suite for Military Band: March Op 28 # 2  Cleveland Symphonic Winds Frederick Fennell Telarc 80038 4:21

05:55:53  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 2: Cloches a travers les feuilles feuilles    Alexander Schimpf, piano   Oehms 1820 3:57

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:05  Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune     National Orchestra of Lyon Jun Märkl Naxos 572583 4:43

06:15:11  Joseph Haydn: Finale from Symphony No. 97     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 4:40

06:20:18  Jacques Offenbach: Die Rheinnixen: Overture     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Archiv 4776403 4:47

06:27:19  Gaspar Sanz: Selections from 'Suite española'    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 49404 7:50

06:40:56  Benjamin Carr: Federal Overture     Sinfonia Finlandia Patrick Gallois Naxos 559654 10:03

06:52:27  Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 5  S 139/5 Claudio Arrau, piano   Philips 4788977 4:19

06:57:55  Jaime Teixidor: Pasodoble 'Amparita Roca'     Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra Frederick Fennell Brain 7504 2:25

07:04:39  Franz Schubert: Ave Maria  D 839 Yo-Yo Ma, cello   Sony 510316 4:11

07:12:49  Peter Tchaikovsky: Sonatina from Serenade for Strings Op 48    Philadelphia Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach Ondine 1150 10:46

07:26:44  Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 4  D 899/4 Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Sony 798943 8:35

07:41:30  Antonín Kraft: Cossack Rondo from Cello Concerto in C Op 4 Op 4   Anner Bylsma, cello Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon DHM 7757 5:55

07:50:04  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1: Reflets dans l'eau    Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 5:05

07:56:45  Jacob Praetorius: Veni in hortum meum    Balthasar Neumann Choir Balthasar Neumann Ensemble Pablo Heras-Casado Archiv 4794522 3:30

08:08:11  Claude Debussy: Syrinx    Joshua Smith, flute   Telarc 80694 2:29

08:13:43  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: The Young Prince and Young Princess    Daniel Majeske, violin Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 9:10

08:25:22  Luigi Boccherini: Quintettino Op 30 # 6  Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 10:19

08:40:17  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Rhapsody No. 1 Op 45 # 1  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Kurt Masur Philips 416623 12:08

08:55:05  Johann Sebastian Bach: Finale from Oboe Concerto  BWV 1053 Douglas Boyd, oboe Chamber Orchestra of Europe Douglas Boyd DeutGram 429225 6:12

09:06:53  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: The Jewels of the Madonna: Suite     BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda Chandos 10511 16:41

09:25:41  Stephen Sondheim: Into the Woods: No One is Alone     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 45567 4:05

09:32:45  Scott Joplin: Solace    Joshua Rifkin, piano   Nonesuch 79159 6:43

09:41:26  Huang Zi: Plum Blossoms in the Snow    Xuefei Yang, guitar   EMI 6322 2:06

09:51:55  Claude Debussy: Tarantelle styrienne 'Danse'    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 460247 4:54

 

10:00 WCLV MIDDAY with Mark Satola

10:00:43  Lili Boulanger: Nocturne    Janine Jansen, violin   Decca 15249 3:15

10:04:20  Cécile Chaminade: Autrefois Op 87 # 4 Joanne Polk, piano   Steinway 30037 3:11

10:09:24  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 2    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion 68139 13:15

10:25:20  Erik Satie: Gymnopédies Nos. 1 & 3     Cleveland Orchestra Louis Lane Sony 63056 6:09

10:33:32  Alexander Glazunov: Scherzo from Symphony No. 7 Op 77    Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch José Serebrier Warner 63236 5:27

10:42:12  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night: Overture     Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 572788 8:21

10:52:42  Claude Debussy: Khamma     Rotterdam Philharmonic James Conlon Erato 75330 20:45

11:15:20  Friedrich Kuhlau: Overture to 'Elf-Hill' Op 100    Danish National Radio Sym Michael Schonwandt Chandos 9648 11:11

11:29:41  Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 48  H 16:35 Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano   Chandos 10668 16:04

11:47:26  Dmitri Kabalevsky: Rhapsody on 'School Years' Op 75   Michael Korstick, piano NDR Radio Philharmonic Alun Francis CPO 777658 11:33

12:06:15  Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture     London Symphony Piero Gamba Decca 4785437 11:10

12:19:23  Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore: Ballet Music     Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 572818 5:55

12:28:03  Claude Debussy: L'isle joyeuse    Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 5:57

12:37:09  Claude Debussy: Three Nocturnes: Festivals     Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 5:55

12:44:53  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 3     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 503293 10:48

12:56:26  Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque: Passepied    Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9350 3:34

13:00:40  Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 10    Yaara Tal, piano   Sony 53285 1:41

13:02:41  Antonín Dvorák: Legend No. 9 Op 59 # 9  Czech Philharmonic Sir Charles Mackerras Supraphon 3533 2:33

13:07:15  Frank Bridge: Dance Rhapsody     BBC National Orch of Wales Richard Hickox Chandos 10012 19:11

13:28:13  Domenico Cimarosa: I nemici generosi: Overture    Denitsa Laffchieva, clarinet Sinfonia Finlandia Patrick Gallois Naxos 572734 5:26

13:36:54  Ludwig van Beethoven: Finale from Septet Op 20   Members of Berlin Philharmonic Octet  Philips 4788977 7:31

13:45:59  Hector Berlioz: Harold in Italy: The Brigands' Orgies Op 16   Robert Vernon, viola Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 11:10

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Eugene Bozza: Andante et scherzo Kenari Quartet: Bob Eason, Kyle Baldwin, Corey Dundee, Steven Banks, saxophones Album: French Saxophone Quartets Naxos Music: 4:29

Aldo Lopez-Gavilan: Emporium for Solo Piano and Orchestra (World Premiere) Aldo Lopez-Gavilan, piano; The Classical Tahoe Orchestra; Joel Revzen, conductor Classical Tahoe, The Pavilion, Incline Village, NV Music: 26:48

Michael Gilbertson: Low Hanging Fruit Bridget Pasker,cello; David Fung; piano; Hanah Stuart, violin; Zach Mani, clarinet Iowa Public Radio, Studio One, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA Music: 5:26

David Maslanka: Recitation Book Movement 5 Fanfare/Variations on Durch Adams Fall Kenari Quartet: Bob Eason, Kyle Baldwin, Corey Dundee, Steven Banks, saxophones Performance Today Young Artist in Residence, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN Music: 10:10

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94bis: Movement 2 Scherzo James Ehnes, violin; Wendy Chen, piano Album: The Essential James Ehnes Analekta 2015 Music: 4:31

Silvestre Revueltas: Sensemaya Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX Music: 6:18

Joseph Suk: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1 Gloria Chien, piano; Danbi Um, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY Music: 20:45

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (original version) Wendy Chen, piano; Strings Festival Musicians; Loras Schissel, conductor Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO Music: 15:58

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:57:02  Claude Debussy: Estampes: La soirée dans Grenade    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion 68139 5:21

16:06:18  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion 68139 2:54

16:11:54  George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in C     English Concert Trevor Pinnock Archiv 415291 12:47

16:28:17  Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune    Albrecht Mayer, oboe Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Decca 4782564 5:08

16:35:04  Robert Schumann: Vienna Carnival: Finale Op 26   Daniel Gortler, piano   Roméo 7281 4:31

16:43:10  Daniel Auber: Fra Diavolo: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 547185 7:32

16:54:02  Robert Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk-Style: Langsam Op 102 # 2 Julian Lloyd Webber, cello   Philips 434917 3:41

17:04:37  Georges Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1: Prelude     London Symphony Sir Neville Marriner Philips 4788977 6:39

17:13:40  Franz Danzi: Fantasy on Mozart's 'La ci darem la mano'    Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet Potsdam Chamber Academy  Decca 4814711 10:02

17:27:09  Johannes Brahms: Rondo from Piano Quartet No. 1 Op 25   Wu Han, piano   DeutGram 22906 8:22

17:40:58  Claude Debussy: Pastorale from Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp    Joshua Smith, flute   Telarc 80694 6:59

17:49:37  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner: Serenade of the Doll    Simon Trpceski, piano   EMI 272 2:19

17:53:34  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Poisoned Kiss: Overture     Bournemouth Sinfonietta George Hurst Chandos 2419 6:39

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:08:40  Claude Debussy: La mer     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS/Sony 489 22:39

18:33:05  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 10: Woodland Peace Op 71 # 4 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 6:00

18:40:34  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Suite: March of the Trolls Op 54    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 437524 3:18

18:44:50  Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 Op 53   Olga Kern, piano   Harm Mundi 907402 6:45

18:51:45  Henry Purcell: Abdelazer: Suite     Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Reference 2101 7:05

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:20  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner Suite     Quebec Symphony Orchestra Yoav Talmi Atma 2377 16:59

19:21:31  Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite Op 60    Chamber Orchestra of Europe Erich Leinsdorf ASV 809 35:26

 

20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:08  Heinrich Marschner: Grand Festive Overture Op 78    Slovak State Philharmonic Alfred Walter MarcoPolo 223342 10:18

20:13:22  Sir Alexander Mackenzie: Violin Concerto Op 32   Malcolm Stewart, violin Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Vernon Handley Hyperion 66975 31:22

20:45:42  Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 34     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9352 8:57

20:55:33  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 3 Op 10 # 3 Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4795448 3:40

20:59:48  Charles-Valentin Alkan: Prelude No. 13 'Cantique des cantiques' Op 31 # 13 Ronald Smith, piano   Arabesque 6523 2:07

21:05:58  Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane    Lisa Wellbaum, harp Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 2121 10:15

21:17:24  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Violins  RV 516 Viktoria Mullova, violin Venice Baroque Orchestra Andrea Marcon Archiv 4777466 8:27

21:27:01  Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto after Vivaldi  BWV 978 Cyprien Katsaris, piano   Sony 66272 7:04

21:37:00  Gustav Mahler: Scherzo from Symphony No. 10     Deutsches Symphonie Berlin Riccardo Chailly Decca 421182 11:50

21:50:36  Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 435766 33:55

22:25:48  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 Op 101   Alexander Schimpf, piano   Genuin 10181 20:41

22:48:46  Jean Sibelius: Andantino from Symphony No. 3 Op 52    Finnish Radio Symphony Jukka-Pekka Saraste RCA 60434 9:20

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR

23:01:38  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op 34 # 14  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 60 5:25

23:07:04  Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir of a Beloved Place: Mélodie Op 42 # 3 Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin   DeutGram 4795023 4:10

23:11:15  Frederick Delius: Two Aquarelles     Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Argo 433704 4:45

23:17:51  Philippe Rombi: Joyeux Noël: Aria    Renaud Capuçon, violin Brussels Philharmonic Stéphane Denève Erato 9029563393 4:05

23:21:57  Robert Schumann: March from Piano Quintet Op 44   Emanuel Ax, piano Cleveland Quartet  RCA 6498 8:01

23:29:59  Claude Debussy: Three Nocturnes: Clouds     New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Sony 90578 8:12

23:40:38  Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 Op 9 # 2 Valentina Lisitsa, piano   Decca 17091 4:04

23:44:42  Randall Thompson: Alleluia    Turtle Creek Chorale  Timothy Seelig Reference 49 5:39

23:50:23  Joseph Haydn: Adagio from Symphony No. 102     Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman Linn 426 5:11

23:56:02  Astor Piazzolla: Rio Sena     Corona Guitar Quartet  Albany 1084 3:17

 

 

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