WCLV Program Guide 07-28-2020


July 28

1893 Rued Langgaard – Danish composer and organist (d.1952); one of his better-known works, Music of the Spheres, scored for a large orchestra, organ and choir, a supporting (distant) orchestra including a soprano voice, and a piano on which the strings are played directly rather than via the keys, was rediscovered in the late 1960s, 50 years after it had been written.

1925 Kenneth Alwyn – English conductor and composer (95 years old); best known for his performances and recordings of film and ballet music.

1941 Riccardo Muti – Italian conductor (79 years old); currently music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.



Recording of the Week

Beethoven: Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Op 125 & Choral...

Jul. 27, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

00:00:00           Alabiev, Alexander        Le Rossignol'    Natalie Dessay, s, Berlin Sym/Michael Schonwandt            Virgin    Natalie Dessay * Airs d'Operas Francaises        5:17

00:05:17           Prokofiev, Serge            Romeo and Juliet,' Op. 64            Chicago Sym Orch/Sir Georg Solti                      London Symphonies 1-9       30:19

00:35:36           Delibes, Leo      Coppelia'           Rotterdam Phil/David Zinman                        Philips   Essential Ballet 1:50

00:37:26           Godard, Benjamin         Flute and Piano Suite, Op 116            Jeffrey Khaner, f, Hugh Sung, p             Avie      The Romantic Flute * Jeffrey Khaner  9:47

00:47:13           Handel, George Frideric Flute Sonata in a, HWV 374, 'Halle' No. 1    Paula Robison, f, Kenneth Cooper, hc, Timothy Eddy, vc             Vanguard          Bach Guild - Handel: Complete Flute Sonatas     8:06

00:55:19           Bach, Johann Sebastian            Klavierbuchlein fur Wilhelm Friedemann Bach'         Joseph Payne, clavichord                      Hanssler Classic  Klavierbuchlein for Wilhelm Friedemann 1:43

01:00:00           Brahms, Johannes        Piano Pieces, Op 118    Glenn Gould, p                      Sony     Brahms: 4 Ballades, Op. 10 - 2 Rhapsodies, Op. 79 - 10 Intermezzi    5:47

01:05:47           Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus       Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216       Philharmonia/David Oistrakh, v              EMI      Beethoven & Mozart : Violin Concertos            23:58

01:29:45           Tchaikovsky, Peter        Album for the Young, Op 39       I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky                       N/A       N/A       1:30

01:31:15           Tchaikovsky, Peter        The Storm,' Op. 76 (Overture to Ostrovsky's Drama)       Detroit Sym Orch/Neeme Jarvi               Chandos            Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 1           13:13

01:44:28           Fibich, Zdenek  Sturm', Op 46    Bamberg Sym Orch/Martin Turnovsky                     Preciosa           Dvorak/Fibich: Symphony No.5  10:06

01:54:34           Schumann, Robert        Six Songs, Op. 89         Jan-Hendrik Rootering, b, Hermann Lechler, p                       Calig     Lieder   1:38


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Alexander Scriabin: Two Etudes: C-sharp minor, F-sharp minor Garrick Ohlsson, piano Album: Alexander Scriabin - The Complete Etudes Bridge 9287 Music: 4:19

Jeno Hubay: Csarda Scene No. 3 for Violin and Piano, Op. 18, Maros vize (The River Maros) Danbi Um, violin; Orion Weiss, piano Music@Menlo, Stent Family Hall, Menlo School, Atherton, CA Music: 6:28

Jerome Kern, arr. Charles Miller: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Adela Pena, violin; Basia Danilow, violin; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Peter Sanders, cello Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT Music: 4:42

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Oregon Symphony, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 32:04

Franz Schubert: 11 Ecossaises D781 Imogen Cooper, piano Album: Imogen Cooper - Schubert Live - Volume 1 Avie 2156 Music: 4:16

Clara Schumann: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22 Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Anton Nel, piano Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 10:11

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 Anastasia Kobekina, cello; Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Nikolai Alexeev, conductor The XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, Grand Hall of the D.D. Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, St. Petersburg, Russia Music: 28:48

Julian Anderson: Sensation: Movement 1 "She Hears" Imogen Cooper, piano Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA Music: 3:31


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

04:00:00           Wagner, Richard           Das Rheingold'  Vienna Phil/Georg Solti                  London Der Ring des Nibelungen (Orchestermusik-Auszuge)            5:18

04:05:18           Wagner, Richard           Die Walkure'     Seattle Sym Orch/Gerard Schwarz                Delos    Wagner 3: Tristan Und Isolde, Lohengrin, Walkure, Siegfried, Faust      15:25

04:20:43           Wagner, Richard           Siegfried'          Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer                 EMI/Ang           Wagner: Orchestral Music            8:28

04:29:11           Wagner, Richard           Gotterdammerung'        Dresden Staatskapelle/Donald Runnicles             Teldec  Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (Orchestral Highlights), Siegfried-Idyll           12:13

04:41:24           Wagner, Richard           Tristan und Isolde'         Dominique Cornil, p, Johan Schmidt, p                    Musique En Wallonie     Wagner Chez Les Belges        1:32

04:42:56           Arensky, Anton  Two-Piano Suite No.5 in Canon Form (Children's Suite)           Daniel Blumenthal, Robert Groslot, p's                Marco Polo      ARENSKY Suites For Two Pianos Nos. 1 - 5      11:40

04:54:36           Stravinsky, Igor Five Easy Pieces (1917)            Modern Mandolin Quartet                      Lost Lake Arts   Modern Mandolin Quartet            1:52

05:00:00           Strauss II, Johann         Soiree de Vienne'          Walter Hautzig, p                     United Artists    Great Waltzes For Piano            5:38

05:05:38           Strauss II, Johann         Graduation Ball' Minneapolis Sym (Minnesota Orch)/Antal Dorati                Mercury            Giselle • Graduation Ball • Gaite Parisienne   26:31

05:32:09           Grainger, Percy Shepherd's Hey'            Orch/Leopold Stokowski                     EMI/Ang           Great Conductors Of The 20th Century: Leopold Stokowski       1:37

05:33:46           Jacob, Gordon  Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano            Charles Russo, cl, Maureen Gallagher, vi, Elizabeth Wright, p                  Premier N/A       14:59

05:48:45           Bruch, Max       Eight Pieces, Op. 83      Walter Boeykens, cl, There´se-Marie Gilissen, vi, Robert Groslot, p                 Harmonia Mundi            Bruch: Eight Pieces, Op. 83/ Zemlinsky: Trio, Op. 3         6:09

05:54:54           Morley, Thomas Fantasia, 'Il Grillo'          Vienna Concentus Musicus/Nikolaus Harnoncourt               Artemis Henry Purcell: Fantasias & Suites   1:34


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00  Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem: Dies irae & Tuba mirum    Vienna State Opera Chorus Vienna Philharmonic Sir Georg Solti Decca 4785437 5:23

06:14:09  Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance Op 65   Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6584 9:42

06:24:38  Michael Torke: Javelin     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 62592 8:49

06:33:36  Johann Sebastian Bach: Vivace from Trio Sonata No. 6  BWV 530 Yo-Yo Ma, cello   Nonesuch 558933 3:08

06:41:41  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Finale from Symphony No. 41  K 551  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Koch Intl 7574 8:47

06:52:10  Dennis Wilson: Fawlty Towers: Theme     United Kingdom Symphony Harry Rabinowitz RCA 60470 4:24

06:57:30  Elmer Bernstein: The Great Escape: March     Royal Philharmonic Nic Raine Royal Phil 33 2:44

07:04:24  Claude Debussy: Tarantelle styrienne 'Danse'     St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Teldec 74006 5:24

07:11:36  Isaac Albéniz: The Magic Opal: Overture     BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 40 8:45

07:20:40  Aaron Copland: Old American Songs Set No. 2: Ching-A-Ring Chaw    Thomas Hampson, baritone St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Teldec 77310 1:33

07:22:38  Jean-Philippe Rameau: Platée: Airs     Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Nicholas McGegan Conifer 51313 1:56

07:26:24  Percy Grainger: Children's March 'Over the Hills and Far Away'     Dallas Wind Symphony Jerry Junkin Reference 117 7:00

07:38:10  Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture     London Symphony Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 11:33

07:53:15  Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore: Passameze & Galliard     New London Consort  l'Oiseau 4759101 3:33

07:56:59  Stephen Sondheim: Comedy Tonight!     London Symphony Don Sebesky EMI 54285 2:38

08:07:24  Sir William Walton: Spitfire Prelude & Fugue     Florida Philharmonic James Judd Harm Mundi 907070 6:58

08:16:13  Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise No. 5 Op 44   Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4793449 10:52

08:27:46  Leonard Bernstein: Mass: A Simple Song     Canadian Brass  RCA 68633 4:54

08:32:52  Dmitri Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra: Waltz No. 2    Philip Edward Fisher, piano Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 40 3:29

08:41:55  George Frideric Handel: Saul: Act 1 Sinfonia     Gabrieli Players Paul McCreesh Archiv 474510 11:15

08:55:13  Miklós Rózsa: Quo Vadis: March 'Ave Caesar'     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80631 4:12

09:04:24  Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 2     Lausanne Chamber Orchestra Jesús López-Cobos Telarc 80309 18:51

09:26:51  Franz von Suppé: Light Cavalry: Overture     Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Sony 544071 6:53

09:34:56  William Byrd: Haec dicit Dominus    Quire Cleveland  Ross Duffin Quire 106 6:50

09:51:40  Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre Op 40    Salut Salon  Warner 554295 4:38


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

09:59:15  Giuseppe Martucci: Giga Op 61 # 3  La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 53280 3:41

10:03:20  Giacomo Puccini: Le Villi: The Witches' Sabbath     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 3:41

10:08:35  Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy Op 25   Gil Shaham, violin Orchestra of Castille & Leon Alejandro Posada Canary 7 12:22

10:22:03  Camille Saint-Saëns: Scherzo from Piano Quintet Op 14   Cristina Ortiz, piano Fine Arts Quartet  Naxos 572904 5:13

10:28:15  André Grétry: Céphale et Procris: Gigue     Orchestre de Bretagne Stefan Sanderling ASV 1095 3:02

10:34:58  André Grétry: Le magnifique: Overture     Orchestre de Bretagne Stefan Sanderling ASV 1095 7:56

10:43:51  Robert Schumann: Toccata in C Op 7   Sviatoslav Richter, piano   DeutGram 4796018 6:31

10:51:34  Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3  Sz 119 Hélène Grimaud, piano London Symphony Pierre Boulez DeutGram 3885 25:38

11:18:48  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Coastal Command: Suite     Philharmonia Orchestra Kenneth Alwyn Silva 1094 8:22

11:29:06  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo: Ballet Music  K 367  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2159 16:16

11:47:51  Felix Mendelssohn: Overture for Wind Instruments Op 24    London Symphony Claudio Abbado DeutGram 423104 9:42



12:06:56  Johann Strauss Jr: Emperor Waltz Op 437    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 20081 10:24

12:21:28  Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 092510 33:40

12:56:14  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 5 Op 46 # 5  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 100408 3:15


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:00:49  Nicolò Paganini: Perpetual Motion Op 11   Philippe Quint, violin   Naxos 570703 4:09

13:05:31  Clarice Assad: Impressions: Perpetual Motion    Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin New Century Chamber Orch  NSS Music 8 3:19

13:10:42  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty: Suite Op 66    Berlin Philharmonic Mstislav Rostropovich DeutGram 4795448 19:58

13:31:54  Henry Purcell: Trumpet Tune & Bell Symphony    Michael Murray, organ Empire Brass  Telarc 80218 4:29

13:39:48  Henry Purcell: Abdelazer: Suite     Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Reference 2101 7:05

13:49:05  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Clarinet Concerto  K 622 Jon Manasse, clarinet Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Harm Mundi 907516 8:30


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Maurice Ravel: Oiseaux tristes ("Sad birds") Marius Van Paassen, piano Album: The animal in the 20th century piano music Attacca Babel 8950 Music: 4:30

George Gershwin: Cuban Overture Los Angeles Philharmonic; Lionel Bringuier, conductor Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA Music: 10:10

Frederic Chopin: Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9, No. 2 (encore) Stephen Hough, piano Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 3:58

Maurice Ravel: Ma mere L Oye Mother Goose Suite Ballet version Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Matthias Pintscher, conductor Interlochen Presents, Kresge Auditorium, Interlochen, MI Music: 29:01

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

Agustin Barrios: Un sueno en la floresta Berta Rojas, guitar 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York, NY Music: 7:34

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Ordway Concert Hall, Saint Paul, MN Music: 25:41

Camille Saint-Saens: Caprice On Danish and Russian Airs, Op. 79 Elizabeth Mann, flute; Jonathan Fischer, oboe; Daniel Gilbert, clarinet; William Wolfram, piano Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 10:44


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

15:58:24  Alfredo Catalani: Scherzo     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 4:41

16:07:25  Cécile Chaminade: Etudes de concert: Scherzo Op 35 # 1 Joanne Polk, piano   Steinway 30037 3:08

16:11:51  Brian Easdale: The Red Shoes: Ballet     Philharmonia Orchestra Kenneth Alwyn Silva 1094 15:01

16:30:09  Miklós Rózsa: Ben-Hur: Parade of the Charioteers     City of Prague Philharmonic Kenneth Alwyn Silva 1056 3:37

16:35:00  Paul Schoenfield: Five Days from the Life of a Manic-Depressive: Boogie    Christina Naughton, piano   Warner 9029556229 3:45

16:39:43  Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Balcony Scene     Cleveland Orchestra Yoel Levi Telarc 80089 7:51

16:48:38  Carl Zeller: Der Obersteiger: Sei nicht bös    Thomas Hampson, baritone London Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst EMI 56758 4:16

16:54:09  Ola Gjeilo: Tota pulchra es    Phoenix Chorale  Charles Bruffy Chandos 40 5:26

17:04:51  Franz Liszt: Polonaise from Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'  S 429 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 436736 5:40

17:12:27  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Symphony No. 9 Op 125    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902431 12:05

17:26:05  Gustav Holst: The Planets: Jupiter Op 32    Los Angeles Philharmonic Zubin Mehta Decca 4785437 7:49

17:37:39  Carl Reinecke: Arioso from Serenade for Strings Op 242    German Chamber Academy Neuss Johannes Goritzki CPO 999159 4:57

17:43:44  Leos Janácek: Idyll for Strings: Scherzo & Trio     Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 572698 3:11

17:48:00  Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in G Op 10 # 4 Patrick Gallois, flute Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437839 7:14

17:55:40  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 2: Cloches a travers les feuilles feuilles    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion 68139 4:01



18:08:51  Neil Sedaka: Manhattan Intermezzo    Jeffrey Biegel, piano Brown University Orchestra Paul Phillips Naxos 573490 18:10

18:29:02  Giuseppe Verdi: Alzira: Prelude     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 62373 5:44

18:36:28  Alfredo Casella: Paganiniana: Tarantella Op 65    La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 53280 4:35

18:42:16  Alberto Ginastera: Estancia: Suite Op 8    Simón Bolívar Symphony Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 4795448 11:59

18:55:58  Alberto Ginastera: Estancia: Rodeo     London Symphony Gisèle Ben-Dor Naxos 570999 1:59


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:01  Giacomo Puccini: Capriccio sinfonico     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 13:05

19:17:13  Peter Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 Op 55    Russian National Orchestra Vladimir Jurowski PentaTone 061 39:32


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:00:38  Lord Berners: Luna Park     RTÉ Sinfonietta Kenneth Alwyn MarcoPolo 223716 16:32

20:19:25  Franz Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy  D 760 Leslie Howard, piano Budapest Symphony Orchestra Karl Anton Rickenbacher Hyperion 67403 21:36

20:42:28  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 Op 27 # 2 Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 15:15

21:01:58  Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4  BWV 1049  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Decca 139230 15:25

21:18:25  Franz Liszt: Harmonies poétiques: Ave Maria  S 173/2 Roberto Plano, piano   Decca 4812479 6:36

21:26:59  Charles Gounod: Meditation after Bach 'Ave Maria'    Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin   DeutGram 4795023 4:48

21:33:10  Ottorino Respighi: Pastorale after Tartini    Pinchas Zukerman, violin National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Analekta 8783 12:03

21:47:28  Richard Strauss: Sinfonia domestica Op 53    Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra David Zinman ArteNova 98495 43:10

22:32:03  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6  K 239  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 415669 13:16

22:47:17  Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings Op 11    Atlanta Symphony Robert Spano Telarc 80673 8:49

22:56:30  George Frideric Handel: Air for Oboe & Orchestra    Anthony Camden, oboe City of London Sinfonia Nicholas Ward Naxos 553430 3:02



23:01:16  Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve Op 7 # 1 Anne Akiko Meyers, violin   E1 Music 7780 3:11

23:04:27  Ernest Schelling: Suite Fantastique: Intermezzo Op 7   Ian Hobson, piano BBC Scottish Symphony Martyn Brabbins Hyperion 66949 7:57

23:12:25  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute: Ach, ich fühl's    Barbara Bonney, soprano Philharmonia Zürich Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 242716 4:03

23:18:16  Amilcare Ponchielli: Elegia     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 63025 12:06

23:30:22  Joseph Haydn: Adagio from String Quartet No. 27 Op 20 # 4  Angeles Quartet  Decca 4783695 9:50

23:41:58  Kara Karayev: In the Path of Thunder: Lullaby     Bournemouth Symphony Kirill Karabits Chandos 40 3:59

23:45:58  Gabriel Fauré: Barcarolle No. 1 Op 26   Charles Owen, piano   Avie 2240 4:51

23:50:49  Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid: Waltz     St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Teldec 77310 3:51

23:55:37  Duke Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood    Jason Vieaux, guitar   Azica 71287 3:24



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