Program Guide 12-27-2017

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December 27

1841 Franz Liszt performs at the Singakademie in Berlin; women swooned and the general audience reacted with such uncontrolled enthusiasm that Heinrich Heine coined the term ‘Lisztomania’ to describe their fanatical devotion to the performer, which soon swept through most of Europe.

1906 Oscar Levant – American composer, pianist and entertainer (d.1972); was as famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, as for his music.

1911 Anna Russell – Australian parodist (d.2006); famous for her explanation of Wagner’s enormously complex Ring Cycle in just twenty minutes, How to Write Your Own Gilbert and Sullivan opera and many others.

1954 premiere of Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Saint of Bleecker Street at the Broadway Theater in New York, conducted by Thomas Schippers; won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1955 and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical.

 

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00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

00:02:00 00:22:22 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G  Antal Doráti Philharmonia Hungarica Decca  4785437

00:28:00 00:22:21 Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Oratorio: Part 3 Academy Ancient Music Berlin René Jacobs Dorothea Röschmann, soprano; Andreas Scholl, counter-tenor; Werner Güra, tenor; Klaus Häger, baritone; RIAS Chamber Chorus Harm Mundi  2908304

00:52:00 00:27:44 Carl Reinecke Serenade for Strings in G minor  Op 242  Johannes Goritzki German Chamber Academy Neuss CPO  999159

01:22:00 00:56:18 Marc Minkowski Jean-Philippe Rameau's 'Une symphonie  Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre DeutGram  4795448

02:21:00 00:33:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento No. 10 in F major    Vienna Chamber Ensemble Denon  9883

02:57:00 00:26:22 Franz Schubert Sonata in a 'Arpeggione'   Sharon Robinson, cello; Joseph Kalichstein, piano Bridge  9376

03:27:00 00:55:42 Peter Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony Op 58  Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra MAA  75

04:26:00 00:24:28 Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet No. 66 in G major  Op 77   Takács Quartet Decca  430199

04:54:00 00:24:24 Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto Andaluz Delaware Symphony David Amado William Kanengiser, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar; John Dearman, guitar; Matthew Greif, guitar Telarc  31754

05:20:00 00:19:01 Sir George Dyson Children's Suite after Walter de la Mare  Richard Hickox City of London Sinfonia Chandos  9369

05:42:00 00:04:32 Fernando Sor Variations on 'La Folia' Op 15   Kristo Käo, guitar Kitarrikoo  2008

05:48:00 00:08:37 Ludwig van Beethoven Shepherd's Song from Symphony No.  6 Op 68  Douglas Boyd Manchester Camerata Avie  2242

 

06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:05:47 Ludwig van Beethoven Rondo a capriccio in G major  Op 129   Russell Sherman, piano GM Records  2068

06:15:00 00:10:15 Claude Debussy Danses sacrée et profane Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez Lisa Wellbaum, harp DeutGram  2121

06:28:00 00:04:01 Igor Stravinsky The Firebird: Infernal Dance  Paavo Järvi Cincinnati Symphony Telarc  80587

06:30:00 00:03:56 George Frideric Handel Messiah: Hallelujah Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sony  87771

06:40:00 00:08:04 Peter Tchaikovsky Waltz from Symphony No.  6 Op 74  Evgeny Mravinsky Leningrad Philharmonic DeutGram  4796018

06:51:00 00:02:20 George Gershwin Porgy and Bess: Summertime Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow Carl Topilow, clarinet Azica  72216

06:51:00 00:02:15 John Dowland Fine knacks for ladies   La Nef Atma  2650

06:55:00 00:03:11 Sir Malcolm Arnold The Padstow Lifeboat Op 94  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  66

07:03:00 00:04:51 Randall Thompson Largo from Symphony No. 2  Leonard Bernstein New York Philharmonic Sony  60594

07:10:00 00:09:40 Amilcare Ponchielli La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours  Riccardo Chailly La Scala Philharmonic Decca  4831148

07:20:00 00:03:37 Percy Grainger Mock Morris  Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference  117

07:25:00 00:03:03 William Grant Still Afro-American Symphony: Humor  Neeme Järvi Detroit Symphony Chandos  9154

07:30:00 00:05:43 Erik Satie Jack in the Box   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Decca  470290

07:40:00 00:08:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 32 in G major   Ton Koopman Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Erato  45714

07:50:00 00:03:26 Scott Joplin Pineapple Rag   Joshua Rifkin, piano Nonesuch  79159

07:54:00 00:04:21 John Williams Olympic Fanfare & Theme  John Williams Boston Pops Orchestra Philips  420178

08:07:00 00:06:14 Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances   Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram  415668

08:15:00 00:11:06 Charles Ives Allegro from Symphony No. 2  Ludovic Morlot Seattle Symphony SeattleSM  1003

08:28:00 00:05:50 Dmitri Shostakovich The Gadfly: Romance Op 97 Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Emmanuelle Boisvert, violin Chandos  9227

08:40:00 00:10:18 Benjamin Britten Gloriana: Courtly Dances  André Previn Royal Philharmonic Telarc  80126

08:53:00 00:08:17 George Gershwin Let 'Em Eat Cake: Overture  Michael Tilson Thomas Buffalo Philharmonic CBS  42240

09:05:00 00:16:03 Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Iona Brown, violin Decca  414595

09:37:00 00:07:05 Henry Purcell Abdelazer: Suite  Jeanne Lamon Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Reference  2101

09:44:00 00:08:20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 13 CityMusic Cleveland Joel Smirnoff Alexander Schimpf, piano CityMusic  2013

09:55:00 00:04:24 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Symphony No.  6  Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5240

 

10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:00 00:02:15 Peter Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker: March  Eugene Ormandy Philadelphia Orchestra Sony  87771

10:02:00 00:03:05 Agustín Barrios Villancico de Navidad   John Williams, guitar Sony  87771

10:09:00 00:11:00 Giacomo Meyerbeer Le prophète: Overture  Darrell Ang New Zealand Symphony Naxos  573195

10:21:00 00:06:20 Hector Berlioz Harold in Italy: Serenade Op 16 Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Robert Vernon, viola Decca  4787779

10:29:00 00:03:57 Franz Joseph Haydn Il mondo della luna: Overture  Claudio Abbado Chamber Orchestra of Europe DeutGram  4778117

10:36:00 00:04:46 Franz Joseph Haydn Finale from Cello Concerto No. 2 Camerata Chicago Drostan Hall Wendy Warner, cello Cedille  142

10:42:00 00:04:13 Jean Sibelius Processional Op 113  Leif Segerstam Turku Philharmonic Naxos  573300

10:50:00 00:26:07 Vincent d'Indy Symphony on a French Mountain Air Op 25 National Symphony of Ireland Antonio de Almeida François-Joël Thiollier, piano Naxos  550754

11:17:00 00:11:09 Alexander Borodin Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Igor Markevitch Netherlands Radio Chorus Philips  4788977

11:30:00 00:09:43 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins & 2 Cellos in D major  Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Jeanne Lamon Jeanne Lamon, violin; Stephen Marvin, violin; Anner Bylsma, cello; Christina Mahler, cello Sony  62719

11:42:00 00:09:14 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sinfonia in E flat  Karl Richter Munich Bach Orchestra DeutGram  4795448

11:52:00 00:06:10 Antonín Dvorák Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 22  Conrad van Alphen Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra Telarc  80623

12:06:00 00:10:49 Leonard Bernstein On the Town: Three Dance Episodes  Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony EMI  63905

12:19:00 00:09:36 William Alwyn Overture to a Masque  David Lloyd-Jones Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Naxos  570704

12:31:00 00:03:43 Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Children's Prayer  Leonard Bernstein New York Philharmonic Sony  87771

12:39:00 00:04:33 Franz Gruber Silent Night Philadelphia Brass Ensemble Richard Condie Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Alexander Schreiner, organ Sony  87771

12:46:00 00:09:24 Johann Strauss Jr Waldmeister: Overture  Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram  431628

12:56:00 00:03:30 Jean Sibelius Humoresque No. 5 in E flat Op 89 London Symphony Sir Colin Davis Salvatore Accardo, violin Philips  4788977

 

13:00 THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:00:00 00:35:26 Richard Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite Op 60  Erich Leinsdorf Chamber Orchestra of Europe ASV  809

13:37:00 00:19:29 Sergei Rachmaninoff Caprice bohémien Op 12  Alexander Anissimov National Symphony of Ireland Naxos  550806

13:57:00 00:03:32 Léo Delibes Coppélia: Czárdás  Martin West San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Reference  125

 

14:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

14:01:00 00:03:04 Johann Sebastian Bach Magnificat: Magnificat anima mea Bach-Collegium Stuttgart Helmut Rilling Gächinger Kantorei Sony  87771

14:05:00 00:01:59 Heinrich Schütz The Christmas Story: The Hosts of Angels Musica Fiata Frieder Bernius Stuttgart Chamber Choir Sony  87771

14:09:00 00:13:49 Ralph Vaughan Williams In the Fen Country  Barry Wordsworth New Queen's Hall Orchestra Argo  440116

14:25:00 00:06:41 Charles Avison Concerto Grosso No. 10 after Scarlatti in D major   Roy Goodman Brandenburg Consort Hyperion  66891

14:34:00 00:07:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante from Piano Sonata No. 13   Alfred Brendel, piano Philips  468048

14:43:00 00:12:05 Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn & Siegfried's  Fabio Luisi Philharmonia Zürich Accentus  102

14:57:00 00:03:36 Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez Batuque  Keri-Lynn Wilson Simón Bolívar Symphony Dorian  90254

15:01:00 00:14:56 Johann Sebastian Bach Violin Partita No.  2: Chaconne   Soyeon Kate Lee, piano Koch Intl  7759

15:18:00 00:10:48 George Frideric Handel Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major   Kevin Mallon Aradia Ensemble Naxos  503293

15:32:00 00:03:48 Sir Arnold Bax Russian Suite: In a Vodka Shop  Bryden Thomson London Philharmonic Chandos  8669

15:39:00 00:04:12 Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude No. 1 in C sharp minor  Op 3   Alexandre Tharaud, piano Erato  557829

15:45:00 00:08:53 Robert Schumann Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 38  Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony SFM  71

15:54:00 00:02:58 Franz Schubert Auf dem Wasser zu singen   Daniel Hope, violin; Sebastian Knauer, piano DeutGram  15312

15:55:00 00:03:56 Erich Wolfgang Korngold Baby Serenade: Overture Op 24  Werner Andreas Albert NW German Philharmonic CPO  999077

 

16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell; COMPOSERS DATEBOOK: Lisztomania Hits Berlin

16:06:00 00:02:50 Johann Sebastian Bach Allegro from Flute Sonata No. 6   Joshua Smith, flute; Jory Vinikour, harpsichord; Ann Marie Morgan, cello Delos  3408

16:10:00 00:09:44 Darius Milhaud Suite for 2 Pianos 'Scaramouche'   Emma Johnson, clarinet; Julius Drake, piano ASV  910

16:22:00 00:02:43 Peter Tchaikovsky Humoresque in G major  Op 10   Stephen Hough, piano Hyperion  67043

16:28:00 00:04:31 Max Steiner In This Our Life: Suite  Charles Gerhardt National Philharmonic RCA  81272

16:34:00 00:03:32 Vladimir Horowitz Carmen Variations   Yuja Wang, piano DeutGram  16606

16:40:00 00:09:36 Gioacchino Rossini The Siege of Corinth: Overture  Thomas Schippers London Symphony EMI  64335

16:53:00 00:04:02 Michael Praetorius Lo, how a rose e'er blooming  André Previn Frederica von Stade, mezzo; American Boychoir; Christmas Concert Chorus Sony  87771

16:58:00 00:02:33 Antonín Dvorák Legend No.  9 in D major  Op 59  Sir Charles Mackerras Czech Philharmonic Supraphon  3533

17:04:00 00:03:33 Fritz Kreisler La Précieuse   James Ehnes, violin; Eduard Laurel, piano Analekta  3159

17:19:00 00:07:46 Carl Friedrich Abel Symphony in E flat Op 17  Anthony Halstead Hanover Band CPO  999214

17:28:00 00:04:39 Michael Torke Miami Grands: Key Biscayne, dawn  Georgi Danchev Miami Piano Circle Ecstatic  92251

17:38:00 00:03:37 Peter Tchaikovsky The Maid of Orleans: Gypsy Dance  Theodore Kuchar National Symphony of Ukraine Naxos  554845

17:43:00 00:07:41 Franz Schubert Theme & Variations from 'Trout' Quintet   Emanuel Ax, piano; Pamela Frank, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Rebecca Young, viola Sony  61964

17:53:00 00:03:35 John Francis Wade O Come, All Ye Faithful Philadelphia Brass Ensemble Richard Condie Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Alexander Schreiner, organ Sony  87771

 

18:00 BBC NEWS; DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00 00:16:41 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Suite  Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos  10511

18:27:00 00:03:54 Nicola Conforto La festa cinese: Overture  Pablo Heras-Casado Concerto Cologne Archiv  4792050

18:34:00 00:03:59 Stephen Goss Jasmine Flower from 'The Chinese Garden'   Xuefei Yang, guitar EMI  6322

18:40:00 00:15:07 Cécile Chaminade Concertstück Op 40 BBC Scottish Symphony Rebecca Miller Danny Driver, piano Hyperion  68130

18:56:00 00:02:16 Leos Janácek Lachian Dances: Blessing Dance  Antoni Wit Warsaw Philharmonic Naxos  572695

 

19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:01:00 00:24:09 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 83 in G minor   Bruno Weil Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Sony  66295

19:27:00 00:26:38 Camille Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.  4 in C minor  Op 44 WDR Symphony Cologne Thomas Sanderling Anna Malikova, piano Audite  92509

19:56:00 00:03:25 Georges Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No.  2: Farandole  John Morris Russell Cincinnati Pops Orchestra FanfareCin  1

 

20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Quire Cleveland - Carols of Yore (recorded December 2017)

Anonymous (arr Ross Duffin):  Nowell Sing We

Robert Croo (arr Ross Duffin):  Coventry Carol William Byrd:  Lullaby

Anonymous 13th Century French (arr Ross Duffin):  Out from Lands of Orient

Jean-Baptiste Lully (arr Ross Duffin): Venes leu

Jean-Philippe Rameau (arr Ross Duffin):  O Nuit

Franz Gruber (arr Ross Duffin): Stille Nacht

Johann Walther:  Joseph lieber

Michael Praetorius/J. S. Bach:  Wachet auf

Guillaume Dufay:  Christe redemptor

Roland de Lassus:  Resonet in laudibus

Giaches de Wert:  Gaudete in Dominum

Eric Whitacre:  Lux aurumque

Paul Mealor:  A Spotless Rose

Giovanni Bassano (arr Ross Duffin):  Mi yimalel

Johann Walter (arr Ross Duffin):  Ma’oz Tzur Yeshu’ati

Tom Lehrer (arr Beverley Simmons and David Singer:  I’m Spending Hanukkah in Santa Monica

(arr Phil Newman):  We Wish You a Merry Christmas       

 

21:27:00 00:02:42 Traditional Joseph est bien marié  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  102

21:30:00 00:06:31 John Sheppard Verbum caro factum est  Peter Bennett Quire Cleveland Quire  101

21:36:00 00:04:12 Traditional The Coventry Carol  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  105

21:41:00 00:04:23 Gustav Holst In the Bleak Midwinter  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  105

21:45:00 00:03:50 William Billings A Virgin Unspotted  Peter Bennett Quire Cleveland Quire  101

21:49:00 00:05:20 Traditional Quelle est cette odeur agréable?  Ross Duffin Quire Cleveland Quire  102

21:54:00 00:03:01 Anonymous Riu, riu, chiu  Peter Bennett Quire Cleveland Quire  101

 

22:00 THE BLACK ARTS with A. Grace Lee Mims: recordings by Duke Ellington and his orchestra

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites, nos. 1 & 2 

 

22:57:00 00:02:13 Traditional Il est né le divin enfant Schubert Akademie  Vienna Boys' Choir DeutGram  2369

 

23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:00 00:08:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Larghetto from Piano Concerto No. 27 Southbank Sinfonia Simon Over Alessio Bax, piano Signum  321

23:09:00 00:08:43 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from Symphony No. 43  Ádám Fischer Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch Nimbus  5530

23:19:00 00:09:40 Sir Arnold Bax Elegiac Trio   Maarika Järvi, flute; Paul Cortese, viola; Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp Chandos  9395

23:29:00 00:07:49 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Prelúdio  Kenneth Schermerhorn Nashville Symphony Naxos  557460

23:38:00 00:05:40 Benjamin Godard Berceuse from 'Jocelyn'   Eroica Trio EMI  56482

23:43:00 00:07:45 Alexander Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia  Valéry Gergiev Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Philips  470840

23:52:00 00:03:00 Jean-Baptiste Barrière Largo from Cello Sonata Book 3/5 Chamber Ensemble  Juliana Soltis, cello Acis  72276

23:55:00 00:02:35 Traditional The Coventry Carol  Richard Westenburg Musica Sacra DeutGram  445766

 

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