WCLV Program Guide 06-25-2019


June 25

1840 premiere of Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 'Lobegesang' (Song of Praise) at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig; commissioned for the 400th anniversary of the Gutenberg printing press.

1860 Gustave Charpentier – French composer (d.1956); best known for his opera Louise (1900).

1910 premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird by the Ballets Russes at the Paris Opera, with Gabriel Pierné conducting; "Mark him well." said impresario Sergei Diaghilev to Tamara Karsavina, who was dancing the title role, "He is a man on the eve of celebrity." 

1935 Kurt Schwertsik – Austrian composer (83 years old); famous for creating the ‘Third Viennese School’ and championing contemporary classical music.

1954 first performance of Leroy Anderson's Sandpaper Ballet at a Decca recording session in New York City, with the composer conducting; 3 different grades of sandpaper rubbed together were used to make the vaudeville-style 'soft shoe' dancing sound effects for this classic recording.


Recording of the Week

Debussy: Images, Jeux, La plus que lente

Jun. 24, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:00:56  Claude Debussy: La plus que lente     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 69 6:20

00:08:46  Johannes Brahms: Adagio from Serenade No. 1 Op 11    Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Nicholas McGegan PhiBaroque 5 14:29

00:24:48  Isaac Albéniz: Suite Española: Leyenda 'Asturias' Op 47   Milos Karadaglic, guitar   DeutGram 15579 6:24

00:32:15  Alberto Ginastera: Panambí: Suite Op 1    London Symphony Gisèle Ben-Dor Naxos 570999 12:30

00:46:10  Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 1 Op 38    San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFM 71 33:57

01:24:19  Johan Svendsen: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Op 18    Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Ole Kristian Ruud Virgin 45128 13:22

01:38:51  François Couperin: Pièces en concert    Jian Wang, cello Camerata Salzburg  DeutGram 474236 12:38

01:52:48  Jean Sibelius: Kuolema: Valse triste Op 44 # 1  Berlin Philharmonic Hans Rosbaud DeutGram 4796018 4:20

01:58:06  Felix Mendelssohn: Song without Words No. 34 Op 67 # 4 John O'Conor, piano   Telarc 80391 1:56


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D Minor, WoOp.: Movement 3 Kyoko Takezawa, violin; Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Claus Peter Flor, conductor Album: Mendelssohn: Symphonies; Overtures; Concertos RCA Victor BVCC-677 Music: 4:18

Louise Farrenc: Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 36 Movement 4 Oakland Symphony; Michael Morgan, conductor Paramount Theatre, Oakland, CA Music: 4:32             

Kevin Puts: Credo Miro Quartet Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, The Breakers - Gold Room, Palm Beach, FL Music: 18:45

Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d'un lie cher, op 42 Kyoko Takezawa, violin; Wu Qian, piano Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA Music: 16:47

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Wind Serenade in C minor: Movement 2 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Album: Night Moods Soulful Serenade DG 453903 Music: 4:23

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, K. 498 Tomasso Lonquich, clarinet; Yura Lee, viola; Gilles Vonsattel, piano UGA, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, Georgia Music: 18:46

Pierre Jalbert: Passage Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, conductor Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 18:45

Frederic Chopin: Mazurka in C-sharp Minor Op. 50 No. 3 Leon Fleisher, piano The Cliburn, Kimbell Art Museum Piano Pavilion, Fort Worth, TX Music: 5:09


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:53  Ottorino Respighi: The Pines of Rome     Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 21:53

04:25:10  Karl Jenkins: Adiemus 'Songs of Sanctuary' - In Caelum Fero    London Philharmonic Choir Adiemus Symphony of Europe Karl Jenkins Decca 5793828 06:19

04:33:55  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 6 Op 46 # 6  Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 430171 5:28

04:41:05  Johan Halvorsen: Passacaglia for Violin & Viola after Handel    Amy Lee, violin   S&W 1 6:50

04:49:36  Louise Farrenc: Symphony No. 2 Op 35    NDR Radio Philharmonic Johannes Goritzki CPO 999820 34:57

05:28:23  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 16  K 545 Daniel-Ben Pienaar, piano   Avie 2209 9:49

05:39:14  Franz Schubert: Rosamunde: Overture  D 797  Berlin Philharmonic Wilhelm Furtwängler DeutGram 4795448 10:46

05:50:52  Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Clown Dance Op 61 # 11  Orchestre des Champs-Élysées Philippe Herreweghe Harm Mundi 901502 1:42

05:53:37  Richard Rodgers: Cinderella: Overture     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 434932 5:37


06:00 BBC NEWS; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:18  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Lullaby & Finale     Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80587 6:26

06:16:26  Ludwig Thuille: Gavotte & Finale from Sextet for Piano & Winds Op 6   Gianluca Luisi, piano Chantilly Quintet  Naxos 570790 9:54

06:28:32  Sir Arthur Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: Overture     Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 434916 7:07

06:41:20  George Gershwin: Adagio from Piano Concerto    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Baltimore Symphony Marin Alsop Decca 14091 11:43

06:55:14  Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon per sonar No. 2     National Brass Ensemble  OberlinMus 1504 2:34

06:58:00  John Philip Sousa: March 'The Gladiator'     Dallas Wind Symphony Frederick Fennell Reference 85 3:02

07:05:07  George Walker: Lyric for Strings     Chicago Sinfonietta Paul Freeman Cedille 61 5:17

07:12:32  Franz von Suppé: The Queen of Spades: Overture     Vienna Philharmonic Zubin Mehta CBS 44932 8:13

07:21:03  Astor Piazzolla: Escualo    Lynne Ramsey, viola Panorámicos  Panorßmico 2009 3:35

07:25:53  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Dark-Eyed Sailor    Cambridge Singers  John Rutter Collegium 120 2:23

07:29:31  Frederic Hand: Prayer    Frederic Hand, guitar   Willow 1036 4:11

07:38:32  Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia  H 653  Concerto Cologne Pablo Heras-Casado Archiv 4792050 10:55

07:51:15  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Concerto  K 314 Patrick Gallois, flute Swedish Chamber Orchestra Patrick Gallois Naxos 503293 5:07

07:56:48  Alexander Glazunov: Ballet Scenes: Marionettes Op 52    Minnesota Orchestra Edo de Waart Telarc 80347 2:13

08:08:01  Gustav Mahler: Scherzo from Symphony No. 1     Bavarian Radio Symphony Rafael Kubelik DeutGram 4793449 6:55

08:17:07  Samuel Barber: Overture to 'The School for Scandal' Op 5    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 8958 8:54

08:27:12  John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Raiders' March     Boston Pops John Williams Philips 420178 5:26

08:32:40  Jean Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast: Oriental Procession Op 51    Finnish Radio Symphony Jukka-Pekka Saraste RCA 60434 2:22

08:40:22  Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle Op 60   Martha Argerich, piano   DeutGram 4793449 8:03

08:50:37  Alec Wilder: Air for Oboe    Mitch Miller, oboe Columbia String Orchestra Frank Sinatra Sony 4271 3:37

08:55:26  Francis Lai: Love Story: Theme     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Carl Davis Naxos 572111 4:34

09:06:21  Claude Debussy: Jeux     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 69 18:20

09:26:20  Hugh Martin: Meet Me in St. Louis: The Trolley Song     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 45567 3:22

09:32:49  Friedrich von Flotow: Martha: 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer    Renée Fleming, soprano English Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Tate Decca 458858 4:48

09:38:33  William Bolcom: Knockout: A Rag    Spencer Myer, piano   Steinway 30041 3:59

09:45:23  Béla Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1    Kyung Wha Chung, violin City of Birmingham Symphony Sir Simon Rattle EMI 54211 10:00

09:55:43  George Frideric Handel: Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba     Canadian Brass Ensemble Robert Moody OpeningDay 7347 3:35


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:23  Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka No. 5 Op 7 # 1 Frederic Chiu, piano   Harm Mundi 2908375 2:09

10:02:32  Franz Liszt: Schubert Song 'Hark, hark, the lark'  S 558/9 Evgeny Kissin, piano   DeutGram 435028 2:34

10:06:42  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in F for Strings K 138  K 138  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Ton Koopman Erato 45471 13:36

10:21:13  Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture 'Name Day' Op 115    Vienna Philharmonic Claudio Abbado DeutGram 429762 6:35

10:29:20  Claude Debussy: Petite Suite: Cortège     National Orchestra of Lyon Jun Märkl Naxos 572583 3:03

10:32:50  Maurice Ravel: Valse noble et sentimentale No. 7    Vladimir Spivakov, violin   RCA 60861 4:23

10:39:15  David Conte: Ave Maria    Chanticleer  Joseph Jennings Chantcleer 8804 2:07

10:46:05  Georg Philipp Telemann: Orchestral Suite 'Water Music'  TWV 55:C3  Cologne Musica Antiqua Reinhard Goebel Archiv 413788 24:04

11:11:45  Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 25     Northern Chamber Orchestra Nicholas Ward Naxos 550875 14:22

11:28:44  Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80    Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 10:20

11:40:59  Johan Halvorsen: Dances from 'Mascarade'     Bergen Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Chandos 10584 9:33

11:53:08  Jacob Clemens non Papa: Carole magnus eras     Stile Antico  Harm Mundi 807595 6:56

12:06:36  Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2     BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10694 12:17

12:21:46  Enrique Granados: Goyescas: Los Requiebros    Jorge Luis Prats, piano   Decca 4782732 7:36

12:32:39  John Field: Nocturne No. 1    Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano   Decca 4789672 3:38

12:36:34  Claude Debussy: Three Nocturnes: Festivals     Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 4795448 6:25

12:48:06  Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2  BWV 1047  Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute Analekta 9996 10:04

13:01:06  Howard Hanson: Slumber Song    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 2:30

13:03:36  Traditional: Afro-Cuban Lullaby    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 54853 2:35

13:09:26  Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto    Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 14764 22:12

13:34:31  Georg Philipp Telemann: Suite for Recorder & Strings in a: Les Plaisirs  TWV 55:a2 Elissa Berardi, recorder Philomel Baroque Orchestra  Centaur 2366 3:31

13:42:46  Jean-Baptiste Lully: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Ballet des nations     Tempesta di Mare  Chandos 805 6:43

13:50:06  Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia  H 664  Munich Bach Orchestra Karl Richter DeutGram 4795448 9:14


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Felix Mendelssohn: Octet: Scherzo Seattle Chamber Music Society musicians Album: Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Octet Onyx 4060 Music: 4:28

Adolphus Hailstork: Sanctum: Rhapsody for Viola and Piano Kathryn Brown, viola; Julia Lin, piano Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall, Rochester, NY Music: 13:54

Chris Rogerson: Duo Nicolas Kendall, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 19:02

Ralph Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony: Movement 3 Scherzo Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY Music: 7:35

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Laudate Dominum, K. 339 Joshua Bell, violin; Orchestra of St. Luke's; Michael Stern, conductor Album: Joshua Bell - Voice of the Violin Sony 97779 Music: 4:39

Fritz Kreisler: Midnight Bells Danbi Um, violin; Juho Pohjonen, piano Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, Rosarian Academy, West Palm  Beach, FL Music: 3:24

Richard Hyman: Etudes for Jazz Piano (selections) Aaron Diehl, piano Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 6:25

Jean Sibelius: Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47 Joshua Bell, violin; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, conductor Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH Music: 32:27


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:55:34  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute: Overture     Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell ApolloFire 2004 6:27

16:06:18  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute: Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen    Anton Scharinger, bass Philharmonia Zürich Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 242716 4:35

16:13:41  Hans Gál: Allegro from Piano Concerto Op 57   Sarah Beth Briggs, piano Royal Northern Sinfonia Kenneth Woods Avie 2358 11:31

16:28:06  Sir Richard Rodney Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express: Waltz     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 438685 3:33

16:35:29  Peter Tchaikovsky: Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 Op 17    Chicago Symphony Claudio Abbado Sony 304505 5:10

16:42:20  Johann Strauss Jr: Fledermaus Quadrille Op 363    Vienna Philharmonic Willi Boskovsky Decca 4785437 7:48

16:51:48  George Frideric Handel: Semele: Endless pleasure, endless love    Danielle de Niese, soprano Les Arts Florissants William Christie Decca 10035 3:21

16:57:32  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Wedding March     Oslo Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen CBS 44528 3:16

17:04:25  Frédéric Chopin: Impromptu No. 3 Op 51   Shai Wosner, piano   Onyx 4172 6:16

17:20:02  Felix Mendelssohn: Scherzo from Octet for Strings Op 20    Academy Chamber Ensemble  Chandos 8790 4:16

17:26:50  Gioacchino Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture    Members of Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Philips 4788977 8:03

17:39:37  Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits    Frederic Hand, guitar   Willow 1036 5:19

17:46:21  Traditional: The Water is Wide    Frederic Hand, guitar   Willow 1036 3:01

17:52:00  Claude Debussy: Images: Gigues     San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 69 7:16



18:09:13  Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 30 Op 33 # 2  Angeles Quartet  Decca 4783695 16:33

18:27:33  Ernesto Lecuona: San Francisco el Grande    Kathryn Stott, piano   EMI 56803 4:49

18:34:43  Ernesto Lecuona: Ante El Escorial    Kathryn Stott, piano   EMI 56803 4:58

18:41:17  Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19    Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Sony 46668 13:05

18:55:16  Ernesto Lecuona: Danza lucumi    Kathryn Stott, piano   EMI 56803 3:09


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:18  Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose: Suite     Orch de la Suisse Romande Ernest Ansermet Decca 4785437 22:14

19:26:57  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite (1945)     Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 453434 29:40


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:11  Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: An English Suite     English String Orchestra William Boughton Nimbus 5366 19:04

20:22:12  Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings Op 6    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 447109 23:56

20:47:00  Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio from Symphony No. 4 Op 60    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 373715 9:44

20:57:11  Sergei Prokofiev: Summer Night Suite: Minuet Op 123    Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 469376 2:38

21:02:21  Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 11  H 18:11 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Norwegian Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes EMI 56960 18:11

21:23:11  Franz Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style  D 591  Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda Naxos 570329 7:20

21:31:59  Eric Fenby: Overture 'Rossini on Ilkla Moor'     Royal Ballet Sinfonia Gavin Sutherland ASV 2126 6:34

21:40:47  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo in D  K 485 Vladimir Horowitz, piano   DeutGram 4795448 6:20

21:48:52  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3    Amanda Roocroft, soprano London Philharmonic Bernard Haitink EMI 56564 38:46

22:29:27  Johannes Brahms: Four Piano Pieces Op 119   Orli Shaham, piano   Canary 15 16:48

22:48:07  Antonín Dvorák: Romance in f Op 11   Arabella Steinbacher, violin Berlin Radio Symphony Marek Janowski PentaTone 353 11:45



23:02:28  Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo Op 118 # 2 Orli Shaham, piano   Canary 15 5:46

23:08:14  Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir of a Beloved Place: Méditation Op 42 # 1 Jennifer Koh, violin Odense Symphony Alexander Vedernikov Cedille 166 10:37

23:18:52  Charles Wilfrid Orr: A Cotswold Hill Tune     Royal Ballet Sinfonia David Lloyd-Jones Naxos 554186 5:01

23:25:25  William Grant Still: Mystic Pool from 'Traceries'    Denver Oldham, piano   Koch Intl 7084 2:52

23:28:17  Sir John Stevenson: The Last Rose of Summer    John O'Conor, piano Irish Chamber Orchestra Mitch Farber WSchatz 14 5:26

23:33:44  Johann Sebastian Bach: Anna Magdalena Notebook: Aria    Myron Lutzke, cello   Centaur 3068 4:13

23:38:32  Henryk Wieniawski: Prayer from Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 14   Gil Shaham, violin London Symphony Lawrence Foster DeutGram 431815 4:58

23:43:30  Arthur Honegger: Pastorale d'été     New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Sony 82849 8:05

23:51:35  Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 3  S 139/3 Claudio Arrau, piano   Philips 4788977 4:14

23:56:19  Alexander Glazunov: Reverie Op 24   Alexey Serov, horn Russian National Orchestra José Serebrier Warner 67946 3:11



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