WCLV Progarm Guide 04-27-2019


April 27

1749 first performance of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks in London’s Green Park, celebrating the end of the War of the Austrian Succession and the signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.

1812 Friedrich von Flotow – German composer (d.1883); active mainly in France and best known for his opera Martha (1847).

1867 premiere of Charles Gounod's opera Roméo et Juliette at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris.

1894 Nicolas Slonimsky – Russian-born American conductor, author, pianist, composer and lexicographer (d.1995); best known for his reference works, the Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns and the Lexicon of Musical Invective; also edited Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

1927 Robert Page – American choral conductor (d.2016); Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses, 1972-1989.

1927 premiere of Jaromir Weinberger’s opera Schwanda the Bagpiper in Prague at the National Theater; the Polka and Fugue from this score is a pops favorite.

Recording of the Week

Holes in the Sky

Aug. 26, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:00:52  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Decca 414595 15:08

00:17:09  Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in e  Kk 402 Stephen Marchionda, guitar   MDG 9031587 13:25

00:31:19  Hugo Wolf: Mörike Lieder: Auf ein altes Bild    Accentus Chamber Choir  Laurence Equilbey Naïve 4947 2:23

00:35:54  Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon: Overture     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 8:29

00:45:58  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3     Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell ApolloFire 2002 27:54

01:17:46  Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 35  H 16:43 Emanuel Ax, piano   Sony 89363 12:55

01:31:55  Felix Mendelssohn: Three Motets Op 69   RIAS Chamber Chorus  Marcus Creed Harm Mundi 2908304 18:31

01:51:17  Dmitri Kabalevsky: The Comedians: Galop Op 26    RCA Victor Symphony Kirill Kondrashin RCA 300350 1:32

01:53:46  Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo Op 118 # 6 Jorge Federico Osorio, piano   Cedille 171 5:02


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Alexander Scriabin: Etude in G sharp minor, Op. 8 No. 9 Alla balata Yuja Wang, piano Album: Yuja Wang: Fantasia DG 16606 Music: 4:29

Henri Tomasi: Trombone Concerto Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN Music: 16:26

Sir Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: Movement 4 Santiago Canon-Valencia, cello; Sphinx Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Wilkins, conductor The Sphinx Organization, Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI Music: 11:26

Alexander Scriabin: Sonata No.5 Op 53 Garrick Ohlsson, piano Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 11:20

Frederic Chopin: Preludes Op. 28 No 2, 7, 16 Rafal Blechacz, piano Album: Chopin: The Complete Preludes DG 10870 Music: 4:18

Franz Strauss Nocturno for Horn Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN Music: 6:06

C.P.E. Bach: Flute Sonata in A minor (excerpt) Addison Maye-Saxon, trombone; Benjamin Krasner, piano Young Artist in Residence Series, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN Music: 7:24

Wang Jie: Symphony No. 1 "Awakening" Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 12:19

Frederic Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 2 Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA Music: 5:45


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:14  Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto Op 129   János Starker, cello Bamberg Symphony Dennis Russell Davies RCA 68027 25:21

04:27:53  Jaromir Weinberger: Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka & Fugue     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80595 8:46

04:40:07  Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo Op 61 # 1 Olga Kern, piano   Harm Mundi 907336 4:18

04:45:32  Claude Debussy: Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk     Quebec Symphony Orchestra Yoav Talmi Atma 2377 2:51

04:50:34  Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 2 Op 40    London Philharmonic Walter Weller Decca 4785437 36:21

05:31:17  Alberto Ginastera: Overture to The Creole 'Faust' Op 9    City of Granada Orchestra Josep Pons Harm Mundi 901808 8:45

05:41:48  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Artist's Life' Op 316    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 10406 9:32

05:53:12  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: The Secret of Susanna: Overture     Orch of the Royal Opera House Lamberto Gardelli Decca 4785437 2:51

05:57:06  Michael Praetorius: Terpsichore: La Bourée     New London Consort  l'Oiseau 4759101 1:54


06:00 CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music

06:00:50 Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 2 in c, BWV 826 Enrique Graf, piano Centaur 2125 

06:23:35 Juan Carlos Cirigliano: El sonido de la ciudad Musica Camerata Montreal Cbc Musica 1079

06:36:55 Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 2 in E Richard Savino, guitar; Artaria Quartet Harmonia Mundi 907039

07:01:00 Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 3 Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Eduardo Mata Sono Luminus 90178 

07:21:28 Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D Manuel Barrueco, guitar; Glacia Symphony Orchestra Victor Pablo Perez Koch International 7597 

07:35:01 Evaristo Fernandez: Blanco Suite de danzas antiguas Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga José Luis Temes Verso 2094 



Stephen Paulus: To Be Certain of the Dawn: Veil of Tears Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Album: PAULUS, S.: Three Places of Enlightenment / Veil of Tears / Grand Concerto Naxos 559740 Music: 4:21

Ernö Dohnányi: Sextet in C Major for Winds, Strings, and Piano, Op. 37 Movement 2-4 Anthony McGill, clarinet; Kevin Rivard, horn; Bella Hristova, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; David Requiro, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA Music: 18:18

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Eric Ebbenga from New York City, NY Music: 7:33

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine - III Anime Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Album: Ravel: L'oeuvre Pour Piano Seul / Jean-Yves Thibaudet Decca 433515 Music: 3:37 (excerpt)

Giovanni Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto No. 2 in B minor Edgar Meyer, Double bass; Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Nashville Symphony, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN Music: 16:52

Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99:Movement 2 Allegro molto Harriet Krijgh, cello; Magda Amara, piano Album: Brahms: The Cello Sonatas Capriccio C5173 Music: 4:27

Claude Debussy: Sonata for flute, Viola and Harp Demarre McGill, flute; Matthew Lipman, viola; Valerie Muzzolini, harp Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 17:34

Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in d minor from Well-Tempered Clavier Book II, BWV 875 Stephen Prutsman, piano Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 3:21

Charlie Parker (arr. Stephen Prutsman) Ornithology Stephen Prutsman, piano Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 1:51

Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue Nov. 15  in G Major from Well-Tempered Clavier Book II, BWV 884 Stephen Prutsman, piano Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 2:31

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77: Movements 2-3 Vadim Gluzman, violin; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Oregon Symphony, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 16:12


10:00 CLASSICAL WEEKEND with Jacqueline Gerber

10:02:20  Manuel de Falla: La vida breve: Spanish Dance No. 2    Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 3:46

10:07:30  Anonymous: Spiritual 'Ain'ta That Good News!'    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus  Robert Page MAA 1999 1:23

10:10:17  George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 503293 7:06

10:19:12  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dance No. 3 Op 45    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Vasily Petrenko Avie 2188 14:02

10:35:40  Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Hoedown     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas RCA 63511 3:12

10:40:08  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 27 Op 90   Karl Lo, piano   Brioso 152 12:34

10:54:14  Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore: A British tar    Michael Schade, tenor Welsh National Opera Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Telarc 80374 2:12

10:56:50  Henry Purcell: The Gordian Knot Untied: Jigg     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 570149 1:25


11:00 CLASSICS FOR KIDS with Naomi Lewin: Famous pianist composers (who played their own music); CLASSICAL WEEKEND

11:06:30  George Gershwin: Tip-Toes: Sweet and Low-Down    Joshua Bell, violin London Symphony John Williams Sony 60659 3:30

11:11:28  Felix Mendelssohn: Finale from Symphony No. 3 Op 56    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902228 9:45

11:24:09  Jerome Moross: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Suite     City of Prague Philharmonic Paul Bateman Silva 1049 14:21

11:41:56  Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp Op 95   Yolanda Kondonassis, harp   Azica 71273 8:47

11:53:02  Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interlude No. 2     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 120 3:43

11:57:00  Johann Sebastian Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8  BWV 779 Angela Hewitt, piano   Hyperion 66746 0:43



Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Wagner’s epic cycle concludes with acts of betrayal, murder, vengeance, and, finally, the destruction of the world. Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, whose heroic self-sacrifice paves the way for humankind’s redemption and rebirth. Andreas Schager and Stefan Vinke share the role of the hero Siegfried, and Eric Owens is Hagen. Philippe Jordan conducts



17:47:19  Judy Collins: Albatross    Judy Collins, vocal   Portrait 592079 5:29

17:52:49  Ann Ronell: Willow Weep for Me    Lara Downes, piano   Portrait 592079 3:27

17:56:17  Florence Price: Memory Mist    Lara Downes, piano   Portrait 592079 2:37


18:00 FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL with Bill Rudman: Strike Up the Band - An hour of 10 terrific overtures written to raise the curtain on shows ranging from George Gershwin's "Of Thee I Sing" to Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along," and the composers also include Jule Styne, Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen and Burton Lane


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:03:08  Antonín Dvorák: Czech Suite Op 39    NDR Symphony Orchestra Sir John Eliot Gardiner DeutGram 437506 22:19

19:27:43  Ernö Dohnányi: Suite Op 19    Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 572303 30:11


20:00 SATURDAYS FROM SEVERANCE with Robert Conrad - The Cleveland Orchestra, Marek Janowski, conductor; Richard King, horn

Matthew Polenzani, tenor - recorded live in Severance Hall

Gabriel Fauré: Pelléas and Mélisande Suite Op. 80

Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Op 31

César Franck: Symphony in d

21:36:16  Claude Debussy: La mer     Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 22:26


22:00 WEEKEND RADIO with Robert Conrad – Little Orphan Annie sequence…Word Power; ANOTHER Lot; Cougher Royal – Spike Mulligan…Jan C. Snow: Eggs (Easter)


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:47  Peter Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile Op 11   Sol Gabetta, cello Munich Radio Orchestra Ari Rasilainen RCA 75951 6:27

23:08:15  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Solveig's Song     Malmö Symphony Bjarte Engeset Naxos 503293 4:53

23:13:09  Frederick Delius: A Song Before Sunrise     Royal Northern Sinfonia Richard Hickox EMI 65067 5:52

23:21:22  Franz Liszt: Consolation No. 4  S 172/4 Nelson Freire, piano   Decca 4782728 2:56

23:24:19  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Symphony No. 40  K 550  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2159 9:50

23:34:09  Johann Sebastian Bach: Andante from Violin Concerto No. 1  BWV 1041 Hilary Hahn, violin Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane DeutGram 4795448 6:44

23:41:58  Eric Whitacre: The River Cam    Julian Lloyd Webber, cello London Symphony Eric Whitacre Decca 16636 11:49

23:53:47  Zoltán Kodály: Háry János: The Flute-playing Hussar    Erika Sebök, flute Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer Philips 462824 1:57

23:56:29  Duke Ellington: I Got it Bad [and That Ain't Good]    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 460811 2:42




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