WCLV Program Guide 07-31-2020


July 31

1686 Benedetto Marcello (other possible birthdays include July 24 & August 1) – Italian composer, writer, advocate, magistrate, and teacher (d.1739); an aristocrat who also pursued musical composition, he also wrote Il teatro alla moda (1720), a satire that skewered the opera world of his time; younger brother of Alessandro Marcello.

1938 first performance of Morton Gould’s American Symphonette No. 2 at a New York Philharmonic concert at Lewisohn Stadium conducted by the composer; the second of its three movements is the familiar ‘Pavanne’.

1939 Steuart Bedford – English conductor (81 years old); particularly associated with the music of Benjamin Britten; brother of composer David Bedford.

1975 Michael Christie - American conductor (45 years old); Oberlin graduate and in 2012 first-ever Music Director of Minnesota Opera.



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           Grainger, Percy Ramble on Love,' arranged from 'Der Rosenkavalier'   Percy Grainger, p                      Vanguard          Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16; Percy Grainger: Country Gardens; Ramble on Love; Suite on Danish Folk Songs          5:13

00:05:13           Strauss, Franz  Horn Concerto in c, Op 8           Barry Tuckwell, fh, London Sym Orch/Istvan Kertesz                London Horn Concertos of Knechtl, M. Haydn, Mozart (No.4), Strauss (2), & Hoddinott, Sonatas of Danzi & Beethoven   13:53

00:19:06           Strauss, Richard            Kramerspiegel', Op. 66  Brenden Gunnell, t, Malcolm Martineau, p                        Two Pianists     Strauss: Complete Songs            1:30

00:20:36           Strauss, Richard            Violin Sonata in E-Flat, Op. 18            Jascha Heifetz, v, Brooks Smith, p                     RCA     Heifetz: The Final Recital      25:03

00:45:39           Strauss, Richard            Der Rosenkavalier,' Op. 59            Seattle Sym/Gerard Schwarz                 Delos    Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Burleske           8:58

00:54:37           Strauss, Richard            Five Little Songs, Op. 69            Juliana Banse, s, Malcolm Martineau, p              Two Pianists            Strauss: Complete Songs          1:46

01:00:00           Destouches, Andre Cardinal       Ballet, Les Elements            Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood                        L'oiseau Lyre    Jean-Fery Rebel: Les Elemens/ Destouches: Les Elemens           5:28

01:05:28           Bach, Johann Sebastian            Violin Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004        Boston Sym Orch/Seiji Ozawa               Philips   20th Century Bach - Virtuoso Orchestral Transcriptions           16:38

01:22:06           Handel, George Frideric Chaconne in g   Jory Vinikour, hc                        Consonance      Chaconne         6:36

01:28:42           Purcell, Henry   The Gordian Knot Untied'           Taverner Consort/Andrew Parrott             Virgin    The Pocket Purcell        1:49

01:30:31           Dvorak, Antonin Wind Serenade in d minor, Op. 44            Northern Sinfonia/Myung-Whun Chung               ASV      Wind And String Serenades          24:11

01:54:42           Dvorak, Antonin Four Folksongs (In Folk Tone), Op 73            Grayson Hirst, t, Rudolph Palmer, p                   Spectrum            Dvorak: Love Songs and Folk-Duets       1:41


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Frank Bridge: The Dew Fairy and Heart's Ease Stephen Hough, piano Album: Steven Hough's English Piano Album Hyperion 67267 Music: 4:37

Kareem Roustom: Ramal Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 12:40

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, K. 498, Kegelstatt  Tomasso Lonquich, clarinet; Yura Lee, viola; Gilles Vonsattel, piano The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 18:46

Franz Liszt: Funerailles from Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, LW A158 Stephen Hough, piano Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 10:46

Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 11: Mvt 3 Shai Wosner, piano; Danish National Symphony Orchestra Album: Haydn & Ligeti Concertos & Capriccios Onyx 4174 Music: 4:17

Ernö Dohnányi: Symphony No. 2: Movement 4 The Orchestra Now; Leon Botstein, conductor Bard College, Sosnoff Concert Hall at Bard's Fisher Center, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY Music: 19:26

Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27: Mvt 1 Tessa Lark and Jun Iwasaki, violins; Jonathan Vinocour, viola; Julie Albers, cello Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 11:43

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


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

04:00:00           Bull, John          The King's Hunt'            Rafael Puyana, hc                        Mercury            The Golden Age Of Harpsichord Music   5:00

04:05:00           Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus       String Quartet No. 17 in B-Flat, K. 458, 'Hunt'    American String Quartet            Musicmasters   Mozart, Complete String Quartet Box Set            22:16

04:27:16           ANON 18th c, Czech     Two Duets        Prague Collegium Musicum/Jiri Starek                   Supraphon        N/A       1:20

04:28:36           Paladilhe           Solo de concert John Mack, ob              Crystal  Mozart, Loeffler, Paladihe, Britten           4:19

04:32:55           Krommer, Franz            Oboe Concerto No.2 in F, Op 52            Jiri Krejci, ob, Prague Chamber Orch/Frantisek Vajnar                Supraphon        Oboe Concertos            22:29

04:55:24           Schubert, Franz Minuet in c-sharp, D 600            Jacques Abram, p                       MHS     Dances For Piano Volume VII    1:40

05:00:00           Grainger, Percy The Merry King' Martin Jones, p             Nimbus Grainger: The Complete Piano Music     4:52

05:04:52           Frederick the Great       Symphony No.1 in G     Manhattan Chamber Orch/Richard Auldon Clark                  Helicon Classics            Frederick the Great: Chamber Music      11:31

05:16:23           Muthel, Johann Gottfried           Sonata in D for Flute and Continuo           Barthold Kuijken, f, Bob van Asperen, hc, Wieland Kuijken, vc                        Sony     Adriaenssen: Love Songs And Dances From 'Pratum Musicum', Liuto Concertato        12:48

05:29:11           Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel        Four Little Duets, Wq 115            Christopher Hogwood, Christophe Rousset, clavichords              L'Oiseau Lyre    Bach: Concertos & Duets           1:29

05:30:40           Lecocq, Charles            Mam'zelle Angot'           National Phil/Richard Bonynge                London La Fille Mal Gardee - Mam'zelle Angot            23:01

05:53:41           Horovitz, Joseph           Music Hall Suite Metropolitan Brass Quintet             Crystal  Brass Bonanza - Gabrieli, Speer, Arnold, Hovhaness, Et Al     1:31

05:56:55  Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Act 2 Introduction     Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Decca 10104 2:29


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:03  Sir Granville Bantock: The Sea Reivers     Royal Philharmonic Vernon Handley Hyperion 66450 3:43

06:12:50  Robert Schumann: Finale from Piano Quartet Op 47   Wu Han, piano   DeutGram 22906 7:35

06:21:33  Carlos Salzedo: Suite of Eight Dances: Rumba    Yolanda Kondonassis, harp   Azica 71273 1:35

06:24:11  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 26  K 184  London Mozart Players Jane Glover ASV 762 8:32

06:32:52  Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Jet Song     Canadian Brass  RCA 68633 2:03

06:40:44  Frédéric Chopin: Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante Op 22   Benjamin Grosvenor, piano   Decca 4785334 12:49

06:54:43  Leroy Anderson: A Trumpeter's Lullaby    Catherine Moore, trumpet BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Naxos 559357 3:01

06:59:14  John Philip Sousa: March 'The Gladiator'     Dallas Wind Symphony Frederick Fennell Reference 85 3:02

07:04:58  Marin Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve 'La Sonnerie'     Guildhall Strings  RCA 61275 4:41

07:11:20  Morton Gould: American Symphonette No. 2     Albany Symphony Orchestra David Alan Miller Albany 1174 10:20

07:21:56  Richard Adler & Jerry Ross: The Pajama Game: Hernando's Hideaway     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68793 3:13

07:26:16  Dmitri Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 1: Foxtrot     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 3:54

07:31:37  Peter Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Serenade for Strings Op 48    East Coast Chamber Orch  E1 Music 7784 4:10

07:40:54  Joseph Haydn: Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 86     St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Teldec 46313 11:39

07:55:19  George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Summertime    Anne Akiko Meyers, violin London Symphony Keith Lockhart E1 Music 7792 3:48

08:07:30  George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in D Op 3 # 6  Academy of Ancient Music Richard Egarr Harm Mundi 907415 6:14

08:15:36  Gioacchino Rossini: La scala di seta: Overture     London Symphony Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 6:02

08:21:46  Joseph Haydn: Gypsy Rondo from Piano Trio No. 39    Joseph Kalichstein, piano   Dorian 90164 3:04

08:25:44  Gustav Holst: A Winter Idyll     Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 572914 8:58

08:39:47  Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro from Symphony No. 9 Op 125    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902431 13:31

08:54:35  Richard Rodgers: State Fair: Suite     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 434932 6:45

09:05:46  Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2     London Symphony Sir Neville Marriner Philips 4788977 17:38

09:25:44  Frederick Loewe: Gigi: Suite     Boston Pops Keith Lockhart BostonPops 4 6:03

09:34:17  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5  S 244/5 Roberto Szidon, piano   DeutGram 4779525 10:14

09:46:23  Claude Debussy: Three Nocturnes: Festivals     Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 5:55

09:53:05  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2: Tarantella Op 17   Yefim Bronfman, piano   Sony 61767 6:08


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:19  Johann Sebastian Bach: Duet No. 4  BWV 805 Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 4795534 1:55

10:02:35  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring    Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 4795534 3:55

10:08:24  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 125    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902431 13:27

10:22:13  Franz Schubert: Scherzo from Symphony No. 9     Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Bernard Haitink Philips 4788977 10:02

10:33:25  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 129 4:28

10:41:41  Gustav Holst: First Suite for Military Band: March Op 28 # 1  Cleveland Symphonic Winds Frederick Fennell Telarc 80606 2:49

10:45:22  Friedrich Kuhlau: The Robber's Castle: Overture     Danish National Radio Sym Michael Schonwandt Chandos 9648 4:01

10:50:19  Peter Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4 Op 61    Philharmonia Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 8777 24:42

11:16:31  Claude Debussy: Rapsodie for Saxophone & Orchestra    John Harle, saxophone Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner EMI 72109 10:04

11:28:00  Antonín Dvorák: Othello Overture Op 93    Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 436289 14:29

11:44:25  Alessandro Marcello: Oboe Concerto in d    Marc Schachman, oboe American Classical Orchestra Thomas Crawford Centaur 3108 11:06

11:57:02  Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: The Girl with the Flaxen Hair    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 4785437 2:23



12:06:39  Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast: The Moldau     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2013 10:44

12:21:40  Johann Christian Bach: Symphony for Double Orchestra Op 18 # 1  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 052203 10:03

12:33:24  Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 020108 22:35

12:57:38  Johann Strauss Jr: Polka 'Express' Op 311    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2003 2:30


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:01:22  Vincenzo Tommasini: The Good-Humored Ladies: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Louis Lane Sony 60311 2:13

13:04:01  Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No. 3: Italiana     Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 3:35

13:08:37  Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 62  H 16:52 Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 11952 19:38

13:29:18  Alexander Borodin: Petite Suite: Intermezzo     Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Gennady Rozhdestvensky Chandos 9386 5:13

13:38:57  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night: Overture     Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 572788 8:21

13:48:44  Miklós Rózsa: Hungarian Sketch No. 3 'Danza' Op 14    Budapest Symphony Orchestra Mariusz Smolij Naxos 572285 8:11

13:58:27  Giuseppe Verdi: Aïda: Dance of the Young Moorish Slaves     Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 572818 1:36


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Joaquin Turina: Circulo Op. 91 Movement 1 Amanecer (Dawn) Lincoln Trio: Desiree Ruhstrat, violin; David Cunliffe, cello; Marta Aznavoorian, piano Album: Turina: Chamber Music for Strings and Piano Cedille 1450 Music: 4:18

Jennifer Higdon: Piano Trio Movement 1 Pale Yellow (only mvt we have) Lincoln Trio: Desiree Ruhstrat, violin; David Cunliffe, cello; Marta Aznavoorian, piano Album: Notable Women Cedille 126 Music: 8:29

Gaspar Sanz: Suite Espanola Celino Romero, guitar The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 11:39

Manuel Panella: El Gato Montes Celino and Lito Romero, guitar The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 2:48

Ottorino Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano, P. 151 Bellingham Festival Orchestra; Michael Palmer, conductor The Bellingham Festival of Music, Western Washington University Concert Hall, Bellingham, WA Music: 19:51

Isaac Albeniz: Seville John Novacek, piano Album: Spanish Rhapsody Ambassador 1014 Music: 4:15

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: Mvts 1 & 2 English Symphony Orchestra; Kenneth Woods, conductor English Symphony Orchestra, Cadogan Hall, London, UK Music: 15:49

Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C major Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra; Michelle Rofrano, conductor Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 9:20

Lou Harrison: Varied Trio  Mark Fewer, violin; John Novacek, piano; John Kinzie, percussion Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 17:22


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

15:57:53  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 10: Once Upon a Time Op 71 # 1 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 4:50

16:06:10  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Arabian Dance    Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo Estonian National Symphony Paavo Järvi Virgin 45722 4:54

16:13:07  Morton Gould: American Symphonette No. 2     Albany Symphony Orchestra David Alan Miller Albany 1174 10:20

16:25:56  Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times: Smile    Angèle Dubeau, violin La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Analekta 8733 3:28

16:31:20  Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in C  RV 425 Eliot Fisk, guitar Orchestra of St Luke's  MusicMasters 67097 8:19

16:40:51  Franz Schubert: Theme & Variations from 'Trout' Quintet  D 667 Emanuel Ax, piano   Sony 61964 7:41

16:50:22  Peter Schickele: Two Rounds 'Hedi McKinley' & 'D'Indy's Turkey'    Michèle Eaton, off-coloratura   Telarc 80666 3:06

16:54:06  Francisco Tárrega: Capricho Arabe    Sharon Isbin, guitar   Bridge 9491 5:51

17:05:07  Alexander Glazunov: Scherzo from Symphony No. 4 Op 48    Royal Scottish National Orchestra José Serebrier Warner 63236 5:28

17:12:31  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Symphony No. 9 Op 125    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902431 12:05

17:25:54  Édouard Lalo: Allegro from Symphonie espagnole Op 21   Maxim Vengerov, violin Philharmonia Orchestra Antonio Pappano EMI 57593 8:00

17:37:11  Antonín Dvorák: Larghetto from Violin Sonatina Op 100   Zhou Qian, violin   Naxos 559777 4:28

17:42:40  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 15 Op 72 # 7  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 430171 3:26

17:47:47  Julius Fucik: Miramare Overture Op 247    Royal Scottish National Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 5158 7:43

17:55:52  Herbert Howells: Here is the Little Door    Chanticleer   Teldec 94563 4:00



18:09:04  Ludwig van Beethoven: Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9 Op 125   Zürcher Sing-Akademie Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902431 21:53

18:32:49  Scott Joplin: Treemonisha: Overture     Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Rick Benjamin New World 80720 7:26

18:42:07  Scott Joplin: Treemonisha: Aunt Dinah Has Blown the Horn    Paragon Ragtime Singers Paragon Ragtime Orchestra Rick Benjamin New World 80720 1:16

18:45:00  Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco: Overture     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 68468 7:10

18:53:01  Scott Joplin: Solace    Brian Dykstra, piano   Centaur 3340 5:27


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:29  Antonín Dvorák: Hussite Overture Op 67    Janácek Philharmonic Theodore Kuchar Brilliant 92297 12:25

19:15:54  Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 11   Rafal Blechacz, piano Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow DeutGram 4795448 41:05


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:03  Benedetto Marcello: Concerto a cinque in e Op 1 # 2 Riccardo Minasi, violin Concerto Italiano Rinaldo Alessandrini Naïve 30301 10:18

20:14:02  Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 Op 52    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell MAA 75 26:41

20:42:29  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 4  K 157  Jerusalem Quartet  Harm Mundi 902076 16:17

21:03:14  Antonín Dvorák: Violin Sonatina in G Op 100   Gil Shaham, violin   DeutGram 449820 17:28

21:23:14  Joseph Haydn: Armida: Overture     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437783 4:56

21:30:05  Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Furies     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437782 3:57

21:36:02  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music    Norma Burrowes, soprano London Philharmonic Sir Adrian Boult EMI 28379 13:10

21:51:54  Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 21   Rafal Blechacz, piano Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jerzy Semkow DeutGram 4795448 33:27

22:27:07  Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 7 'Festive Sounds'  S 101  London Philharmonic Sir Georg Solti DeutGram 4779525 20:10

22:49:13  César Franck: Psyché and Eros     Basle Symphony Orchestra Armin Jordan Erato 88167 9:24



23:01:41  Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A Op 118 # 2 Jorge Federico Osorio, piano   Cedille 171 5:47

23:07:28  William Grant Still: Bayou Home    Alexa Still, flute   Koch Intl 7192 4:02

23:11:30  Béla Bartók: Andante tranquillo from Violin Concerto No. 2    Isabelle Faust, violin Swedish Radio Symphony Daniel Harding Harm Mundi 902146 9:15

23:22:35  Frank Bridge: Entr'acte 'Canzonetta'     English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 5366 2:46

23:25:22  Dmitry Bortnyansky: Choral Concerto No. 2 'Let my Prayer Arise'    Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir  Paul Hillier Harm Mundi 2908304 6:50

23:32:13  Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne No. 12 Op 37 # 2 Byron Janis, piano   EMI 56780 6:20

23:40:25  Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite: Sarabande Op 40    Ohio Philharmonic Domenico Boyagian Centaur 3311 4:12

23:44:37  Franz Schubert: Ave Maria  D 839 Brian Thornton, cello   Steinway 30117 4:42

23:49:19  Frederick Delius: Irmelin Prelude     Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi MAA 1032 5:44

23:56:14  Salomone Rossi: Elohim Hashivenu    St. Olaf Choir  Anton Armstrong St.Olaf 3215 3:35



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