WCLV Program Guide 08-04-2020


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1875 Italo Montemezzi – Italian opera composer (d.1952); best known for his opera L'amore dei tre re (The Love of the Three Kings, 1913), once part of the standard repertoire, now seldom performed.

1910 William Schuman – American composer and music administrator (d.1992); won the inaugural Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1943 for his cantata A Free Song from poems by Walt Whitman; president of the Juilliard School in 1945, founding the Juilliard String Quartet while there; left in 1961 to become the first president of Lincoln Center, a position he held until 1969; awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1987.

1912 David Raksin – American film and television composer (d.2004); among his earliest film assignments was as assistant to Charlie Chaplin in the score to Modern Times (1936); best remembered for his haunting theme to the film Laura (1944).

1938 Simon Preston – English organist, conductor and composer (82 years old); his many recordings include the complete works of J. S. Bach; Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

1963 Philip Lasser – American composer, pianist, and music theorist (57 years old); a member of the faculty at the Juilliard School in New York City.

1965 Richard Tognetti – Australian conductor, violinist and composer (55 years old); Artistic Director and Leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra; was made an ‘Australian National Treasure’ in 1999.

Recording of the Week

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; CPE Bach Symphonies

Aug. 3, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

00:00:00           Burleigh            Impromptu' (1911)         Zina Schiff, v, Mary Barranger, p      Naxos   BURLEIGH: Music for Violin and Piano   3:17

00:03:17           Burleigh            Spanish Dance' (1909)  Zina Schiff, v, Mary Barranger, p      Naxos   BURLEIGH: Music for Violin and Piano   2:12

00:05:29           Blackwood, Easley        Symphony No.5, Op 34 Chicago Sym/James DePreist     Cedille  Blackwood: Symphonies No.1 & 5          26:03

00:31:32           Blackwood, Easley        Seven Bagatelles, Op 36 (1993) Easley Blackwood, p    Cedille  Blackwood Plays Blackwood      1:38

00:33:10           Haydn, Franz Joseph    Piano Concertino (Divertimento) in C, H XIV:8 Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman, hc      Philips   Complete Harpsichord Concertos: Divertimenti & Concertini            9:19

00:42:29           Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus       Symphony No. '43' in F, K. 76            Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman            Erato    Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Serenata Notturna, Symphonie No. 43, Divertimento, Marche 12:33

00:55:02           Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus       Canon, 'Bona nox,' K. 561            Bavarian Radio Cho      Philips   Mozart: Arias, Vocal Ensembles, Canons 1:38

01:00:00           Vacek, Karel     March, 'Be Here to Stay' Czech Phil/Vaclav Neumann          Supraphon        Old Czech Marches       2:35

01:02:35           Vacek, Karel     Fiddler's Polka'  Czech Phil/Vaclav Neumann            Supraphon        Old Czech Marches       3:09

01:05:44           Saint-Saens, Camille     Violin Sonata No. 1 in d, Op. 75 Jean-Jacques Kantorow, v, Jacques Rouvier, p           Denon  French Violin Sonatas            21:35

01:27:19           Stamitz, Carl     Clarinet Concerto No.10 in B-Flat            Sabine Meyer, cl, St Martin's Academy/Iona Brown         EMI/Ang            Johann & Carl Stamitz: Clarinet Concertos          17:20

01:44:39           Cannabich, Johann Christian     Sinfonia Concertante in C            Camerata Bern/Thomas Furi      DG Archiv         Die Mannheimer Schule  8:40

01:53:19           Scriabin, Alexander       Etudes, Op 65   Arthur Greene, p            Supraphon        Scriabin: Etudes            1:50


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Antonin Dvorak: Legends, No. 5 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor Album: Dvorak: Symphonic Variations, Scherzo capriccioso, Legends Supraphon 3533 Music: 4:24

Adolphus Hailstork: Arabesques Alicia McQuerrey, flute: Matthew McClung, percussion Presented by the SPCO, Sundin Hall, Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN Music: 11:22

Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 in F major, B. 179, Op. 96, "American" American String Quartet Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO Music: 23:17

Artie Shaw: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 7:45

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon Misa Mead, euphonium; Benjamin Powell, piano Album: Souvenir Bocchino Music 127 Music: 4:22

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in C for recorder and strings, after BWV 1032 Tempesta di Mare Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Concert Series, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA Music: 12:40

Matthew Jackfert: Appalachian Impressions: Sonata for Euphonium Misa Mead, euphonium; Yu Ting Hsu, piano EuTuba, KSH Hall, Taipei, Taiwan Music: 11:46

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2 Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Louis Langrée, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 17:57


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

04:00:00           Schumann, Clara          Three Romances, Op. 22           Aaron Rosand, v, Hugh Sung, p           Vox      Romances for Violin and Piano   2:47

04:02:47           Schumann, Clara          Three Romances, Op. 22           Aaron Rosand, v, Hugh Sung, p           Vox      Romances for Violin and Piano   2:34

04:05:21           Dukas, Paul      La Peri' Dutch Radio Phil Orch/Jean Fournet            Denon  Dukas: La Peri, Symphony in C Major, L'Apprenti Sorcier 21:45

04:27:06           Dukas, Paul      La Peri' Philip Jones Brass Ensemble     Argo            Classics For Brass        1:52

04:28:58           Saint-Saens, Camille     Piano Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 17            Jean-Philippe Collard, p, Royal Phil/Andre Previn            EMI      Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5, Wedding Cake Caprice-Valse, Africa Fantaisie            28:53

04:57:51           Morley, Thomas Madrigal, 'Arise, Get Up, My Dear'          Deller Consort Vanguard          The English Madrigal School Vol. 3 (Madrigals Of Thomas Morley)            1:49

05:00:00           Nyvlt, Antonin    Captain Rimek March    Czech Phil/Vaclav Neumann          Supraphon        Old Czech Marches       2:48

05:02:48           Kovarik, Frantisek         March, Round About Vysehrad   Czech Phil/Vaclav Neumann    Supraphon        Old Czech Marches       2:34

05:05:22           Smetana, Bedrich          Ma vlast (My Fatherland)'           Czech Phil/Vaclav Smetacek    Supraphon        My Country       14:39

05:20:01           Smetana, Bedrich          Eight-Hands Piano Sonata            Ensemble/Maarten Bon RN Classics      Twenty Grand Pianos    10:16

05:30:17           Ravel, Maurice  Frontispice' (1918)         Paul Jacobs, Teresa Sterne, Gilbert Kalish, p Nonesuch         Ravel: Chansons Madecasses / Sites Auriculaires / Sonata For Violin And Cello           1:32

05:31:49           Bach, Johann Sebastian            Clavier Concerto No. 1 in d minor, BWV 1052          Byron Schenkman, hc, Seattle Baroque  Centaur Bach: Harpsichord Concertos  22:39

05:54:28           Strauss, Richard            Five Songs, Op. 48        Felicity Lott, s, Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Jarvi          Chandos           Strauss, R: Orchestral Songs, Vol. 2            1:26


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:58  William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag    Leon Fleisher, piano   Sony 506416 4:57

06:15:49  Lars-Erik Larsson: Little Serenade Op 12    Swedish Chamber Orchestra Petter Sundkvist Naxos 553715 10:50

06:27:24  John Williams: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Scherzo for Motorcycle & Orchestra     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 3:04

06:31:03  Francis Poulenc: Scherzo from Sinfonietta     Tapiola Sinfonietta Paavo Järvi Bis 630 5:39

06:40:15  Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont: Overture Op 84    Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic Daniel Harding Virgin 45364 7:39

06:50:41  'PDQ Bach': Two Rounds 'The Mule' & 'O Serpent'    Michèle Eaton, off-coloratura   Telarc 80666 3:54

06:55:01  Richard Rodgers: The King and I: March of the Siamese Children     Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow Azica 72216 3:46

07:04:02  Giuseppe Verdi: Un giorno di regno: Overture     La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Chailly Decca 4831148 4:40

07:11:34  Antonio Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in B-Flat  RV 423 Yo-Yo Ma, cello Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Ton Koopman Sony 90916 9:18

07:21:15  Josef Strauss: Polka 'Fireproof' Op 269    Vienna Philharmonic Willi Boskovsky Decca 4785437 2:50

07:25:55  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles     Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Naxos 503293 4:53

07:32:22  Philippe Gaubert: Nocturne & Allegro Scherzando    William Bennett, flute English Chamber Orchestra Steuart Bedford ASV 652 5:43

07:41:44  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 13  K 415 Alexander Schimpf, piano CityMusic Cleveland Joel Smirnoff CityMusic 2013 8:20

07:52:47  Samuel Barber: Souvenirs Suite: Waltz Op 28    Atlanta Symphony Yoel Levi Telarc 80441 3:56

07:56:59  Traditional: Afro-Cuban Lullaby    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 54853 2:35

08:07:40  Franz Schubert: Five Minuets: Minuet No. 3  D 89  Kremerata Baltica Gidon Kremer Nonesuch 287228 5:41

08:15:15  Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday     Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559240 7:14

08:22:39  John Addison: Sleuth: Overture     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80189 2:48

08:26:55  Alexander Borodin: Scherzo from String Quartet No. 2     Cleveland Quartet  Telarc 80178 4:43

08:32:20  John Dowland: Clear or cloudy    Michael Slattery, tenor La Nef  Atma 2650 2:27

08:39:21  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo & Finale from Symphony No. 2 Op 36    Academy for Early Music Berlin  Harm Mundi 902420 10:47

08:52:10  Stephen Sondheim: Into the Woods: Suite     London Symphony Don Sebesky EMI 54285 8:35

09:05:22  Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes Op 52   Leon Fleisher, piano   Sony 506416 24:23

09:32:10  John Williams: Jaws: Out to Sea & The Shark Cage Fugue     Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 29939 4:18

09:37:51  Eric Coates: The Three Elizabeths Suite: Springtime in Angus'    Gareth Hulse, oboe Sinfonia ViVa Malcolm Nabarro ASV 2053 8:13

09:47:35  Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalm No. 1    Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Gerard Schwarz Naxos 559456 3:28

09:53:13  Bill Evans: Since We Met    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 4:52


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

09:59:37  Leroy Anderson: The Typewriter    Alasdair Malloy, typewriter BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Naxos 559357 1:35

10:01:33  Erik Satie: Sonatine bureaucratique    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 470290 3:14

10:06:37  William Schuman: New England Triptych     Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 559083 16:21

10:23:21  Aaron Copland: Down a Country Lane     N.E. Conservatory Winds Frank Battisti Albany 1058 2:57

10:28:29  Howard Hanson: Slumber Song    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 2:30

10:32:09  George Frideric Handel: Xerxes: Largo 'Ombra mai fu'     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 6584 2:55

10:38:46  George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite in d  HWV 447 David Greilsammer, piano   Sony 792969 7:00

10:46:46  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: German Dance  K 605/2  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 429783 1:40

10:49:22  Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto Op 54   Leon Fleisher, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS 44849 30:23

11:20:58  Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 5  D 557 András Schiff, piano   Decca 440307 12:29

11:34:57  Joachim Raff: Allegro from Octet for Strings Op 176    Academy Chamber Ensemble  Chandos 8790 8:35

11:45:14  Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp Op 95   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp   Azica 71273 8:47

11:54:43  Pierre Leemans: March 'Belgian Paratroopers'     Cleveland Symphonic Winds Frederick Fennell Telarc 80099 3:24



12:06:53  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 Op 55    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 052310 46:15

12:57:14  Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place Op 45   Vienna Singverein Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2010 5:04


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:03:54  Peter Tchaikovsky: Cherevichki: Cossack Dance     National Symphony of Ukraine Theodore Kuchar Naxos 554845 3:19

13:07:33  Reinhold Glière: The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80625 3:32

13:12:55  Antonín Dvorák: Rusalka Fantasy     Pittsburgh Symphony Manfred Honeck Reference 720 20:00

13:34:16  Marc-André Hamelin: Etude No. 4    Marc-André Hamelin, piano   Hyperion 67789 3:56

13:41:31  Maurice Ravel: Menuet antique    Sean Chen, piano   Steinway 30029 6:41

13:48:56  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 503293 10:27


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Lyun Joon Kim / Roxanna Panufnik: Korean Elegy Han-Na Chang, cello; Philharmonia Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor Album: The Swan: Classic Works for Cello and Orchestra EMI 57052 Music: 4:23

Maurice Ravel: Piece en forme de Habanera Peter Sanders, cello; Adrienne Kim, piano Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT Music: 2:45

Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 Jessie Montgomery, violin Album: Strum: Music for Strings Azica Records 71302 Music: 7:29

Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, Enigma Variations Aspen Festival Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor Aspen Music Festival and School, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO Music: 32:21

Graham Lynch: Three Tangos (3. Pajaros del Mar) Christina Smith, flute; Elisabeth Remy Johnson, harp Album: Encantamiento ACA Digital Recording, Inc Music: 4:36

Mily Balakirev, arr. Casella: Islamey: Oriental Fantasy, Op. 18 Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Oregon Symphony, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 8:27

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 20 No. 6 St. Lawrence String Quartet Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 15:07

Bohuslav Martinu: Trio in F Major for Flute, Cello, and Piano, H. 300 Christina Smith, flute; Barry Gold, cello; Gavin Martin, piano Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO Music: 19:52


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

15:59:53  Kara Karayev: Seven Beauties: Waltz     Bournemouth Symphony Kirill Karabits Chandos 40 4:14

16:08:03  Kara Karayev: Seven Beauties: Procession     Bournemouth Symphony Kirill Karabits Chandos 40 4:16

16:13:38  Frédéric Chopin: Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante Op 22   Jan Lisiecki, piano NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski DeutGram 4796824 13:44

16:30:00  David Raksin: Forever Amber: Main title & The King's Mistress     New Philharmonia Orchestra David Raksin RCA 81268 7:22

16:40:20  Carl Orff: Carmina burana: O fortuna    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus Cleveland Orchestra Michael Tilson Thomas CBS 33172 2:28

16:44:12  Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 1 Op 21    Academy for Early Music Berlin  Harm Mundi 902420 9:04

16:55:44  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1: Mouvement    Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 3:11

17:04:37  Edward Burlingame Hill: Divertimento for Piano & Orchestra    Anton Nel, piano Austin Symphony Peter Bay Bridge 9443 6:53

17:14:33  Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Finale from Symphony in F-Sharp Op 40    Philadelphia Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst EMI 56169 10:01

17:25:54  Manuel Ponce: Sonatina meridional    Denis Azabagic, guitar   Naxos 554555 9:05

17:38:25  Felix Mendelssohn: Adagio from Sextet in D Op 110   Andra Darzins, viola Bartholdy Piano Quartet  Naxos 550966 4:48

17:44:14  Felix Mendelssohn: Scherzo in a Op 81 # 2  Pacifica Quartet  Cedille 082 3:26

17:49:13  Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto after Vivaldi  BWV 978 Cyprien Katsaris, piano   Sony 66272 7:04

17:56:49  Alberto Ginastera: Scherzo from Guitar Sonata Op 47   Jason Vieaux, guitar   OberlinMus 1604 2:58



18:09:26  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 Op 21    Academy for Early Music Berlin  Harm Mundi 902420 26:00

18:36:58  Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 8  S 139/8 Daniil Trifonov, piano   DeutGram 4795529 4:54

18:43:36  Léo Delibes: Sylvia: The Huntresses     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 125 4:20

18:49:33  Claude Champagne: Danse villageoise     Quebec Symphony Orchestra Yoav Talmi Analekta 3156 4:44

18:55:00  Stanley Myers: The Deer Hunter: Cavatina    Jason Vieaux, guitar   Azica 71287 3:37


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:03:08  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op 43   Leon Fleisher, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS 37812 22:02

19:27:36  Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2 Op 30    St. Louis Symphony Leonard Slatkin EMI 6612 30:14


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:00:43  Michael Haydn: Flute Concerto  P 54 Emmanuel Pahud, flute Haydn Ensemble Berlin  EMI 56577 16:47

20:18:36  Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4 Op 120    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 62349 25:15

20:46:04  Aaron Copland: Quiet City    Philip Smith, trumpet New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 27991 10:29

20:56:54  Maurice Ravel: Waltz 'in the style of Borodin'     English Symphony Orchestra Donald Fraser Avie 2391 2:58

21:02:23  Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March & Final Scene     Dresden State Orchestra Donald Runnicles Teldec 17109 16:10

21:19:23  George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto Op 4 # 5 Maxine Eilander, harp Seattle Baroque Orchestra Stephen Stubbs Atma 2541 8:22

21:28:33  Gabriel Pierné: Impromptu-Caprice Op 9   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp   Azica 71273 5:54

21:35:57  E. J. Moeran: Lonely Waters    Rebekah Coffey, soprano Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 573034 7:59

21:46:08  Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 83   Leon Fleisher, piano Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 63225 47:20

22:34:36  James Hewitt: New Medley Overture     Sinfonia Finlandia Patrick Gallois Naxos 559654 12:19

22:48:18  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op 34 # 14  San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 60 5:25

22:55:20  Franz Liszt: Schubert Song 'Litanei'  S 561/1 Yekwon Sunwoo, piano   Decca 4815527 4:04



23:01:39  Robert Helps: Mendelssohn's 'Schilflied'    Alan Feinberg, piano   Argo 430330 4:00

23:05:39  Howard Helvey: O lux beatissima    St. John the Evangelist Choir  Gregory Heislman St. John 2008 3:57

23:09:37  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 14 Op 27 # 2  Philadelphia Orchestra Wolfgang Sawallisch EMI 55592 5:30

23:16:23  Auguste Franchomme: Nocturne for 2 Cellos Op 15 # 2 Louise Dubin, cello   Delos 3469 4:31

23:20:55  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andantino from Concerto for Flute & Harp  K 299 Joshua Smith, flute Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 443175 8:14

23:29:09  Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Corral Nocturne     Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559240 3:41

23:33:50  Heino Eller: Symphonic Poem 'Twilight'     Royal Scottish National Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 8656 5:59

23:39:49  Johannes Brahms: Andante from String Quartet No. 2 Op 51 # 2  Chiara String Quartet  Azica 71289 9:34

23:49:24  George Gershwin: Prelude No. 2 'Blue Lullaby'     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 4:09

23:54:05  Franz Liszt: Paraphrase on Schumann's 'Widmung'  S 566 Daniil Trifonov, piano   Mariinsky 530 3:26

23:57:46  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: In My Homeland Op 43 # 3 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 2:13


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