WCLV Program Guide 08-02-2020

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1774 premiere of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera Orphée in Paris at the Academie Royale; this is the French version of his Italian opera Orfeo ed Euridice, which had premiered in Vienna in 1762.

1891 Sir Arthur Bliss – English composer and conductor (d.1975); composed extensively not only for the concert hall, but also for films and ballet; in 1953, appointed Master of the Queen's Music.

1905 Karl Amadeus Hartmann – German composer (d.1963); though praised as the greatest German symphonist of the 20th century, he is now largely overlooked, particularly in English-speaking countries.

1936 Anthony Payne – English composer and writer (84 years old); famous for ‘elaborating’ on the sketches of Sir Edward Elgar’s Symphony No. 3 to create a performing edition of the work.

 

August 2

1774 premiere of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera Orphée in Paris at the Academie Royale; this is the French version of his Italian opera Orfeo ed Euridice, which had premiered in Vienna in 1762.

1891 Sir Arthur Bliss – English composer and conductor (d.1975); composed extensively not only for the concert hall, but also for films and ballet; in 1953, appointed Master of the Queen's Music.

1905 Karl Amadeus Hartmann – German composer (d.1963); though praised as the greatest German symphonist of the 20th century, he is now largely overlooked, particularly in English-speaking countries.

1936 Anthony Payne – English composer and writer (82 years old); famous for ‘elaborating’ on the sketches of Sir Edward Elgar’s Symphony No. 3 to create a performing edition of the work.

 

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Program Guide

00:00 FILM AT FIVE with Bill O’Connell: King Max

Max Steiner: A Stolen Life: Main title—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81272) 1:37

Max Steiner: Gone with the Wind: Main title—Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri (Philips 432109) 4:24

Max Steiner: King Kong: Main title & Entrance of Kong—Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80708) 3:02

Max Steiner: The Informer: Suite—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 4:33

Max Steiner: The Charge of the Light Brigade: Forward the Light Brigade!—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 2:37

Max Steiner: Four Wives: Symphonie Moderne—Earl Wild, piano; National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 8:06

Max Steiner: Now, Voyager: Theme—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81272) 2:33

Max Steiner: Since You Went Away: Main title—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 81270) 1:26

Max Steiner: Casablanca: Suite—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 422) 8:36

Max Steiner: Dodge City: Main title—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 912) 1:33

Max Steiner: Virginia City: Stagecoach & Love Scene—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 422) 4:15

Max Steiner: They Died with Their Boots On: Suite—National Philharmonic/Charles Gerhardt (RCA 912) 8:41

Max Steiner: The Searchers: Suite—City of Prague Philharmonic/Paul Bateman (Silva 5006) 7:21

 

01:00 CHICAGO SYMPHONY with Lisa Simeone – Conductor: Jaap van Zweden; Soloist: Denis Kozhukhin, piano

Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin

Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Edvard Grieg: To Spring from Lyric Pieces (encore)

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Richard Wagner: Prelude and Liebstod from Tristan and Isolde

Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (excerpt) Sir Andrew Davis, cond; Paul Lewis, piano

 

03:00 THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THIS WEEK with Alec Baldwin – Conductor: Alan Gilbert; Soloist: Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin

Ludwig Van Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

Maurice Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe

Franz Schubert: Suite No. 8, Unfinished

 

05:00 MILLENNIUM OF MUSIC with Robert Aubry Davis: The Late Middle Ages - Florence around 1350, the Piae Cantiones collection, and a view of 15th century German songbooks with the remarkable Corina Marti

 

06:00 MUSICA SACRA

06:06:19  Joseph Haydn: Te Deum No. 2    Collegium Musicum 90 Chorus Collegium Musicum 90 Richard Hickox Chandos 633 8:14

06:17:30  John Ireland: Vexilla Regis    London Symphony Chorus London Symphony Richard Hickox Chandos 8879 11:51

 

06:30 MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD with Lloyd Newell & the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

07:00:07  Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo Op 119 # 3 Alexander Schimpf, piano   Oehms 1820 1:29

 

07:00 PIPEDREAMS with Michael Barone: Organ Crawl - From Durham to Gdansk, we check in on some new instruments of a wide variety of styles, each engaging in its own unique manner

JAMES WOODMAN: Pro Organo Pleno, fr An Extravagance of Toccatas  Christa Rakich (2008 Richards, Fowkes/Goodman Chapel, Duke University, Durham, NC) Loft 1139

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Bergamasca  BERNARDO PASQUINI: Pastorale   G.B.MARTINI: Adagio in g  ANDREA GABRIELI: Ricercare arioso  G.M.TRABACI: Durezze e ligature  BALDASSARE GALUPPI: Allegro, fr Sonata in d  Francesco Cera (2018 Fisk/Christ Church Cathedral Centennial Chapel, Cincinnati, OH) PD Archive (r. 10/17/18)   

LEONARD BUTLER: Capriccietto  J.S.BACH: Bouree, fr Suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009  AARON SHOWS: Comfort, comfort ye my peoples  ANDREW CARTER: Aria  ENRICO BOSSI: Toccata di concerto  Gordon Stewart (2019 Dobson/Bruton Parish Church, Colonial Williamsburg, VA) PD Archive (r. 9/7/19)

 

08:00 WITH HEART AND VOICE with Peter DuBois: Mid-Summer Musings - As we near the height of the summer season, on this edition of With Heart and Voice, we’ll listen to music of rest, relaxation, and light.  Join Peter DuBois for this summer respite of beautiful listening!

 

09:00 MUSICAL PASSIONS with Eric Kisch: Stormy Weather

Lena Horne: “Stormy Weather” (YouTube Public Domain) 0:19

Richard Wagner: Die Walküre: Opening sequence   James King, tenor; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Georg Solti (London 414105 CD) 4:08

Franz Schubert: “Die Junge Nonne”   Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, soprano; Edwin Fischer, piano (EMI 47326 CD) 4:48

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 “The Tempest:” Allegretto   Clara Haskil, piano (Philips 480022 CD) 6:02

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral:” Movement 4   Storm   Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Erich Kleiber (EMI 75115 CD) 3:28

Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Monolog and Storm Interlude from Act I   Jon Vickers, tenor; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden/Colin Davis (Philips 6769014 LP) 5:49

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F Major “La Tempesta di Mare”   Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; I Soloisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (Erato 45401 CD) 4:59

Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman: Overture   Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/ Wilhelm Furtwängler (Seraphim 6024 LP) 11:25

 

10:00 IF IT AIN’T BAROQUE with John Mills

10:05:42  Marc Minkowski: Jean-Philippe Rameau's 'Une symphonie imaginare'     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski DeutGram 4795448 56:18

11:04:57  Arcangelo Corelli: St. Beatrice d'Este: Sinfonia     La Serenissima Adrian Chandler Avie 2371 10:02

11:16:18  George Frideric Handel: Messiah, Part 3    Amanda Forsythe, soprano Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2208 33:25

11:51:37  George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 5  HWV 430 Murray Perahia, piano   Sony 62785 8:49

 

12:00 SYMPHONYCAST with Julie Amacher – Members of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Maureen Nelson: Renaissance Suite

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F

Johannes Brahms: Trio in A minor, Op. 114

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo—Bobby McFerrin, conductor (Sony 64600) ‘Paper Music’

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (excerpt)—Pinchas Zukerman, violinist/conductor (Sony 44644) ‘Vivaldi’

 

14:00 WCLV CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Bill O’Connell

14:05:25  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite (1919)     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 020208 18:47

14:25:48  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 Op 111   Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Telarc 80715 28:05

14:55:09  Victor Herbert: Finale from Cello Concerto No. 1    Mark Kosower, cello Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 573517 7:41

15:04:46  Antonín Dvorák: Hussite Overture Op 67    London Symphony István Kertész Decca 4785437 14:07

15:20:46  Claude Pascal: Octet for Winds     Atlanta Chamber Winds Robert J. Ambrose Albany 1127 16:06

15:38:14  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 9  K 311 Rafal Blechacz, piano   DeutGram 11952 16:54

15:56:09  Alexander Glazunov: March on a Russian Theme Op 76    Moscow Symphony Konstantin Krimets Naxos 553538 4:49

 

16:00 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON THE RADIO with Robert Conrad - The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst, conductor; Julian Rachlin, violin – recorded live in Severance Hall

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Op 77

Kaija Saariaho: Orion

Bedrich Smetana: ‘Ma vlast’: ‘The High Castle, The Moldau, Sarka, From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields’

 

18:10 FROM THE TOP with America's finest young musicians; recorded July 31, 2019

World-renowned cellist Paul Katz joins From the Top as guest host for a broadcast featuring outstanding musicians from all over the world participating in the 23rd Annual Morningside Music Bridge program held at New England Conservatory in Boston. We meet a 13-year-old cellist from Israel, a teenage violist from Shanghai performs Brahms, and two musicians join Paul Katz in a finale performance of Beethoven’s “Ghost Trio”.

18-year-old cellist Anthony Choi from New York, New York, Guest Host Paul Katz, cello, and Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano performing I. Andante, II. Allegro from Sonata for Two Cellos in G Minor, Op. 2, No. 8, by George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

13-year-old cellist Nahar Eliaz from Savyon, Israel performing I. Preludio-Fantasia from Suite for Solo Cello by Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966)

16-year-old pianist Mohammad Alsheikh from Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine performing Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

18-year-old violist Yizilin Liang from Shanghai, China and Qiuning Jonie Huang, piano performing III. Allegretto grazioso from Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 120, No. 1 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

15-year-old violinist Hannah Pozorska from Gdansk, Poland and Akiko Tominaga, piano performing I. The Fountain of Arethusa from "Myths", Op. 30 by Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)

13-year-old violinist Anna Stube from Calgary, Canada, 15-year-old pianist Henry From from Bellingham, Washington, and Guest Host Paul Katz, cello, performing I. Allegro from Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost" by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

 

19:10 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:09:37  Sir Arthur Bliss: Mêlée Fantasque     Royal Scottish National Orchestra David Lloyd-Jones Naxos 557641 11:52

19:23:33  Vasily Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 2     National Symphony of Ukraine Theodore Kuchar Naxos 553417 39:49

 

20:05 SPECIAL: The Best of ChamberFest Cleveland

Gustav Mahler: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano in A minor (Performed 06/17/17) (19’ including the Schnittke)

Diana Cohen, violin;  Jonathan Vinocour, viola; Brook Speltz, cello; Andrius Žlabys, piano

Alfred Schnittke: Sketches for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (After Mahler Piano Quartet) (Performed 06/17/17)

Diana Cohen, violin;  Jonathan Vinocour, viola;  Brook Speltz, cello;  Andrius Žlabys, piano

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Suite for Two Violins, Cello, and Piano Left Hand. Op. 23 (Performed 06/22/17) (37’)

Alexi Kenney, violin 1; Itamar Zorman, violin 2; Oliver Herbert, cello; Orion Weiss, piano

 

21:05

21:05 INNOVATIONS with Mark Satola - featuring works by Cleveland area composers, presented in cooperation with the Cleveland Composers’ Guild

Dolores White: Winter; I Found My Heart; Maggie, Milly, Molly and Meg — Ithaca High School Singers (private CD) 10:03

Ryan Charles Ramer: Piano Sonatina No. 6 — Leah Frank, piano (private CD) 16:41

Frederick Koch: Sonata for Cello and Piano — Regina Mushabac, cello; Anne Epperson, piano (Dimension 1004) 10:14

Richard Rinehart: Ocean Depths (second movement) — Michael Schneider, piano (private CD) 10:35

Mary Ann Griebling: Mother and Child — St. Cecilia Chorus of Akron/Nancy Robinson, cond. (private CD) 2:00

 

22:00 CITY CLUB FORUM – recorded Friday at The City Club of Cleveland, a citadel of free speech – Conversation on Social Justice – Cleveland Cavaliers GM Koby Altman, head coach J.B. Bickerstaff and VP of Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement Kevin Clayton

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:20  Francis Poulenc: Intermezzo No. 1    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 425862 1:32

23:05:08  Astor Piazzolla: Oblivion    Anne Akiko Meyers, violin London Symphony Keith Lockhart E1 Music 7792 4:14

23:09:23  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 19 Op 25 # 7 Irena Portenko, piano   Blue Griff 213 5:18

23:14:41  Pól Brennan: Harry's Game: Theme    Voces8   Decca 29601 4:05

23:20:46  Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony: Gretchen     Boston Symphony Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 4796018 22:55

23:45:04  Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: Les sons et parfums tournent dans l'air du soir    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 4785437 4:32

23:49:37  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Suite: Shepherd Boy Op 54    Gothenburg Symphony Neeme Järvi DeutGram 437524 4:07

23:53:44  Frederic Hand: Prayer    Frederic Hand, guitar   Willow 1036 4:11

23:58:53  Traditional: A la claire fontaine    Dale Warland Singers  Dale Warland Gothic 49243 2:56

 

 

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