Program Guide 02-09-2018

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February 9

1740 death of Vincent Lübeck – German composer, organist and teacher (age c. 85); enjoyed a remarkably high reputation in his lifetime, but despite this and his long life, very few compositions by him survive.

1885 Alban Berg – Austrian composer (d. 1935); member of the Second Viennese School with Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern, and produced compositions that combined the Romanticism of Mahler with a personal adaptation of Schoenberg's twelve-tone technique.

1893 premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff at La Scala in Milan; libretto adapted by Arrigo Boito from Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor and scenes from Henry IV, parts 1 and 2; the last of Verdi’s 28 operas, written as he was approaching the age of 80.

1909 first performance of the last of the four ‘books’ of the Albéniz piano suite Iberia by French pianist Blanche Selva in Paris at the Société Nationale de Musique.

1941 first performance of Morton Gould’s Spirituals for Orchestra in New York City conducted by the composer; established his reputation as a concert composer.

1949 Paul Hillier – English conductor, music director and baritone (69 years old); specializes in early music and contemporary art music, especially that by composers Steve Reich and Arvo Pärt.

1966 Amanda Roocroft – English soprano (52 years old); in 2009, English music blogger Norman Lebrecht called her “the last British soprano on the world stage”.

 

Recording of the Week

Elgar Violin Concerto; Bruch Violin Concerto No.1

Feb. 5, 2018
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Program Guide

00:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Jade Simmons

Maurice Ravel: Oiseaux tristes ("Sad birds") Marius Van Paassen, piano 

Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae Music Feeds Us: Jinjoo Cho and Eric Wong, violins; Fitz Gary, viola; Madeline Fayette, cello Virginia Arts Festival, Robin Hixon Theater, Norfolk, VA 

Maurice Ravel (arr. Anderson and Roe): La Valse Anderson and Roe Piano Duo Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Page Theatre, Saint Mary's University, Winona, MN 

Black History Spotlight: Joseph Boulogne 

Joseph Boulogne (Chevalier de Saint-Georges): Symphony in G Major, Op. 11 No. 1 Tafelmusik; Jeanne Lamon, conductor 

Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99 Movement 2 Allegro molto Harriet Krijgh, cello; Magda Amara, piano  

Claude Debussy: Premiere Rhapsodie Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano String Theory at the Hunter, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN 

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee Lillette Jenkins, piano and friends 

Jade Simmons: The Flight Jade Simmons, piano Album: The Flight Fame/ Superwoman Records NA 

Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor: Movement 2 Harriet Krijgh, cello; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR 

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Angela Mitchell

02:02:00 00:20:38 Josef Myslivecek Cello Concerto in C major Camerata Chicago Drostan Hall Wendy Warner, cello Cedille 142

02:26:00 00:46:23 Peter Tchaikovsky Symphony No.  3 in D major  Op 29 Mikhail Pletnev Russian National Orchestra DeutGram 449967

03:40:00 00:24:36 Alban Berg Violin Concerto 'To the memory of an Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Igor Markevitch Arthur Grumiaux, violin Philips 4788977

04:07:00 00:21:38 William Byrd Mass for Four Voices Paul Hillier Pro Arte Singers Harm Mundi 2908304

04:07:00 00:47:00 Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No.  5 in D minor  Op 47 Lorin Maazel Cleveland Orchestra Telarc 80067

04:59:00 00:30:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Winds in E flat English Chamber Orchestra Ralf Gothóni Anthony Pike, clarinet; John Anderson, oboe; John Thurgood, horn; Julie Price, bassoon Avie 35

05:32:00 00:18:02 Alfredo Casella Paganiniana Op 65 Riccardo Muti La Scala Philharmonic Sony 53280

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:00 00:03:34 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  8 in G minor  Op 46 George Szell Cleveland Orchestra CBS/Sony 209

06:15:00 00:10:59 Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry Finale from Symphony No. 3 Matthias Bamert London Philharmonic Chandos 8896

06:25:00 00:04:30 Claude Debussy Suite bergamasque: Prélude Vassily Primakov, piano Bridge 9350

06:30:00 00:04:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Menuetto from Symphony No. 40 Josef Krips Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Philips 4788977

06:40:00 00:11:36 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach String Symphony in B flat major John Hsu The Vivaldi Project Centaur 3176

06:52:00 00:03:01 Alberto Ginastera Danzas Argentinas: Danza del gaucho Orli Shaham, piano OberlinMus 1604

06:55:00 00:03:18 John Philip Sousa March 'The Black Horse Troop' Loras John Schissel Blossom Festival Band MAA 40601

07:03:00 00:05:07 Edvard Grieg Cow-Call & Peasant Dance from 'Nordic Neeme Järvi Gothenburg Symphony DeutGram 437520

07:10:00 00:07:41 Max Bruch Finale from Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 26 BBC Symphony Andrew Litton Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2375

07:18:00 00:03:35 George Frideric Handel Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Robert Moody Canadian Brass Ensemble OpeningDay 7347

07:23:00 00:02:16 Miklós Rózsa King of Kings: Resurrection & Finale Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Erich Kunzel Mormon Tabernacle Choir Telarc 80631

07:25:00 00:03:00 George Harrison Here Comes the Sun Chamber Ensemble Christopher Austin Milos Karadaglic, guitar Mercury 24425

07:28:00 00:04:17 Gioacchino Rossini The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum Orchestra of La Scala Riccardo Chailly Leo Nucci, baritone CBS 37862

07:41:00 00:11:01 Benjamin Britten Soirées musicales Op 9 Okko Kamu Helsingborg Symphony Ondine 825

07:55:00 00:02:57 Stephen Foster Beautiful Dreamer Kyle Bielfield, tenor; Lachlen Glen, piano Delos 3445

07:58:00 00:01:14 Thomas Morley Joyne Hands Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Delos 3132

08:07:00 00:04:54 Josef Suk Waltz from Serenade for Strings Op 6 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra DeutGram 447109

08:15:00 00:11:35 Sir Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor  Op 20 Paul Goodwin English Chamber Orchestra Harm Mundi 907258

08:28:00 00:04:06 Percy Grainger Spoon River Jerry Junkin Dallas Wind Symphony Reference 117

08:32:00 00:03:59 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The Impresario: Overture George Szell Cleveland Orchestra Sony 86793

08:43:00 00:11:01 Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro from Sonata No. 23 Op 57 Evgeny Kissin, piano DeutGram 4797581

08:55:00 00:04:47 Miklós Rózsa Madame Bovary: Waltz John Mauceri Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Philips 438685

09:05:00 00:16:41 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari The Jewels of the Madonna: Suite Gianandrea Noseda BBC Philharmonic Chandos 10511

09:26:00 00:06:46 Dimitri Tiomkin The High and the Mighty: Suite Richard Kaufman London Symphony Varese Sar 704

09:35:00 00:07:08 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Three Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos 572693

09:43:00 00:05:56 Johann Sebastian Bach Gloria in excelsis Deo from Mass in B minor Harry Christophers The Sixteen Choir & Orch Collins 70322

09:51:00 00:06:08 Emmanuel Chabrier España Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos 5122

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:00 00:03:24 Clarence Woods Slippery Elm Rag Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur 3340

10:06:00 00:03:37 Scott Joplin Sunflower Slow Drag Brian Dykstra, piano Centaur 3340

10:11:00 00:11:13 Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in F major Les Violons du Roy Mathieu Lussier Pascale Giguére, violin Atma 2602

10:23:00 00:03:55 Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in A major Yevgeny Sudbin, piano Bis 2138

10:28:00 00:02:32 Robert Schumann Fantasy Pieces: Dream Tangles Op 12 Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur 3177

10:32:00 00:04:25 Pablo de Sarasate Spanish Dance No. 4 'Jota navara' Op 22 Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano Decca 4785950

10:41:00 00:04:45 Isaac Albéniz Iberia: Eritaña Jesús López-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Telarc 80470

10:47:00 00:04:00 Emmanuel Chabrier Suite pastorale: Idyll Neeme Järvi Orch de la Suisse Romande Chandos 5122

10:53:00 00:18:00 Sir Edward Elgar Allegro from Violin Concerto in B minor  Op 61 BBC Symphony Andrew Litton Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2375

11:12:00 00:07:23 Sir Charles Villiers Stanford Scherzo from Symphony No. 3 Vernon Handley Ulster Orchestra Chandos 8545

11:22:00 00:11:19 Jenö Takács Serenade on Country Dances from Old Graz Op 83 Quintett.Wien Nimbus 5479

11:36:00 00:07:49 Luigi Boccherini Fandango from Guitar Quintet No. 4 Los Romeros, guitars; Angelita Romero, percussion; Wilhelm Hellweg, percussion Philips 442781

11:46:00 00:08:32 Franz Schubert Der Spiegelritter: Overture Manfred Huss Haydn Sinfonietta, Vienna Koch Intl 1121

11:56:00 00:03:30 Jean Sibelius Humoresque No. 5 in E flat Op 89 London Symphony Sir Colin Davis Salvatore Accardo, violin Philips 4788977

12:06:00 00:11:29 Gabriel Pierné Fantasie-Ballet in B flat major  Op 6 Northwest Sinfonietta Christophe Chagnard Joel Fan, piano Reference 134

12:21:00 00:09:54 Stanislaw Moniuszko The Raftsman: Overture Antoni Wit Warsaw Philharmonic Naxos 572716

12:33:00 00:03:54 Aram Khachaturian Masquerade: Waltz Neeme Järvi Royal Scottish Nat'l Orch Chandos 8542

12:41:00 00:05:20 Dmitri Kabalevsky Finale from Violin Concerto Op 48 Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev Gil Shaham, violin DeutGram 457064

12:49:00 00:10:22 Gustav Holst First Suite for Military Band Op 28 Frederick Fennell Cleveland Symphonic Winds Telarc 80606

 

THE BIG WORK AT ONE

13:01:00 00:33:54 Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 31 in D major Sir Charles Mackerras Orchestra of St Luke's Telarc 80156

13:36:00 00:15:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No.  2 in B flat major English Chamber Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim, piano EMI 72930

13:53:00 00:06:02 Franz Joseph Haydn The Apothecary: Overture Giuseppe Sinopoli Dresden State Orchestra EMI 56535

 

14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Jade Simmons

Frederic Chopin: Cello Sonata Op. 65 Movement 2 Scherzo Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano 

Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to 'Der Freischütz' International Horn Festival Symphony Orchestra; Philippe Bach, conductor Aula Cher, Sarnen, Switzerland 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 Alisa Weilerstein, cello 92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City, NY 

Black History Spotlight: Philippa Schuyler 

Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2: Movement 3 Presto Andre Watts, piano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Yoel Levi, conductor

John Williams: Olympic Fanfare and Theme, written for 1984 Olympic Games Boston Pops; John Williams, conductor 

Jeff Scott: Startin' Sumthin' Imani Winds UChicago Presents, Mandel Hall, Chicago, IL 

Kip Winger: Conversations with Nijinsky Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Nashville Symphony, Laura Turner Hall, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN 

Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto Martin Frost, Clarinet; Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX 

 

CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00 00:03:10 Giuseppe Verdi Falstaff: Act 3 Finale 'Tutto nel mondo Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc 80364

16:05:00 00:04:27 Giuseppe Verdi Falstaff: Honor Monologue Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Bryn Terfel, baritone DeutGram 4795448

16:15:00 00:03:52 Dmitry Bortnyansky Cherubic Hymn No.  7 Paul Hillier Estonian Phil. Chamber Choir Harm Mundi 2908304

16:18:00 00:06:10 Dmitry Bortnyansky Choral Concerto No. 24 'I Lift My Eyes Paul Hillier Estonian Phil. Chamber Choir Harm Mundi 2908304

16:29:00 00:06:43 Alfred Newman Beau Geste: Excerpts William Stromberg Moscow Symphony MarcoPolo 223750

16:36:00 00:03:33 Alfred Newman Captain from Castile: Conquest Erich Kunzel Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Telarc 80682

16:41:00 00:08:57 Max Bruch Adagio from Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 26 BBC Symphony Andrew Litton Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2375

16:52:00 00:03:15 Thomas Burns Ere I leave my native land from Gounod's Thomas Burns, baritone; Unknown accompanist RCA 61175

16:57:00 00:02:08 Gabriel Pierné Cydalise: March of the Little Fauns Leonard Slatkin St. Louis Symphony RCA 7716

17:04:00 00:05:52 Manuel de Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Final Dance Juanjo Mena BBC Philharmonic Chandos 10694

17:13:00 00:10:36 Franz Joseph Haydn Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 101 Marc Minkowski Musicians of the Louvre Naïve 5176

17:26:00 00:08:21 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov May Night: Overture Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Naxos 572788

17:40:00 00:06:22 Arvo Pärt Summa Paul Hillier Theatre of Voices Harm Mundi 907182

17:48:00 00:03:14 King Henry VIII Green grow'th the Holly Paul Hillier Theatre of Voices Harm Mundi 907079

17:53:00 00:06:35 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia Thomas Hengelbrock Freiburg Baroque Orchestra DHM 77289

 

DINNER CLASSICS

18:09:00 00:17:12 Edvard Grieg Norwegian Dances Op 35 Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur 2712

18:28:00 00:03:29 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  1 in C major  Op 46 Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic DeutGram 4796018

18:33:00 00:03:54 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No. 14 in B flat major  Op 72 Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca 430171

18:39:00 00:13:05 Stephen Sondheim Sweeney Todd: Suite Don Sebesky London Symphony EMI 54285

18:55:00 00:04:34 Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.  3 in A flat major  Op 46 Christoph von Dohnányi Cleveland Orchestra Decca 430171

 

SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:00 00:24:17 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Concerto No.  1 in G major Swedish Chamber Orchestra Patrick Gallois Patrick Gallois, flute Naxos 503293

19:28:00 00:28:04 Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D minor  Op 107 Sir John Eliot Gardiner London Symphony LSO Live 775

 

NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:00 00:14:05 Anton Arensky Variations on Theme by Tchaikovsky Op 35 William Boughton English String Orchestra Nimbus 7020

20:17:00 00:24:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin Concerto No.  3 in G major Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2317

20:43:00 00:16:09 Louis Moreau Gottschalk Symphony No.1 'A Night in the Tropics' Richard Rosenberg Hot Springs Festival Orchestra Naxos 559320

21:04:00 00:06:35 Ludwig van Beethoven Overture 'Name Day' Op 115 Claudio Abbado Vienna Philharmonic DeutGram 429762

21:12:00 00:08:01 Richard Strauss Serenade for 13 Winds in E flat major  Op 7 Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra David Zinman Members of ArteNova 98495

21:22:00 00:04:03 John Field Nocturne No.  8 in E flat major Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano Decca 4789672

21:29:00 00:11:05 Johann Strauss Jr Indigo and the 40 Thieves: Ballet Music Johannes Wildner Slovak Radio Symphony MarcoPolo 223247

21:43:00 00:51:04 Sir Edward Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor  Op 61 BBC Symphony Andrew Litton Rachel Barton Pine, violin Avie 2375

22:37:00 00:10:00 Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude & Fugue in D Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Delos 3098

22:49:00 00:03:00 Modest Mussorgsky Scherzo in B flat Jukka-Pekka Saraste Toronto Symphony Orchestra Finlandia 14911

22:54:00 00:04:02 William Grant Still Bayou Home Alexa Still, flute; Susan DeWitt Smith, piano Koch Intl 7192

 

QUIET HOUR 

23:02:00 00:06:48 Frédéric Chopin Nocturne No.  8 in D flat major  Op 27 Leon Fleisher, piano Vanguard 1551

23:08:00 00:09:53 Ludwig van Beethoven Largo from Piano Concerto No. 3 Op 37 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Sony 542058

23:20:00 00:06:50 Dmitry Bortnyansky Choral Concerto No. 2 'Let my Prayer Paul Hillier Estonian Phil. Chamber Choir Harm Mundi 2908304

23:26:00 00:09:20 Johannes Brahms Adagio from Violin Concerto Op 77 New York Philharmonic Kurt Masur Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin DeutGram 457075

23:38:00 00:05:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Andante No. 2 from Symphony No. 31 Sir John Eliot Gardiner English Baroque Soloists Philips 420937

23:43:00 00:09:56 Franz Joseph Haydn Adagio from String Quartet No. 26 Op 20 Daedalus Quartet Bridge 9326

23:55:00 00:02:49 Edvard Grieg Lyric Pieces Book  1: Watchman's Song Op 12 Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano Centaur 2930

23:57:00 00:02:56 Alexander Scriabin Poème in F sharp major  Op 32 Valentina Lisitsa, piano Decca 17091

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