WCLV Program Guide 08-16-2019


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1795 Heinrich Marschner – German composer (d.1861); the most important composer of German opera between Weber and Wagner; his operas Hans Heiling (1833), Der Vampyr (1828), and Der Templer und die Jüdin (1829) were very popular in his lifetime.

1863 Gabriel Pierné – French composer, conductor, and organist (d.1937); succeeded César Franck as organist at Saint Clotilde Basilica in Paris from 1890 to 1898; in 1910, conducted the world premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird, at the Ballets Russes in Paris.

1876 premiere of Richard Wagner's Siegfried (Part Three of The Ring of the Nibelung) at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus as part of the first complete performance of The Ring.

1929 Bill Evans – American pianist and composer (d.1980); one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time.

1925 Kirke Mechem – American composer (93 years old); often called the ‘dean of American choral composers’.

1932 first performance of George Gershwin's Cuban Overture (under the title Rumba) with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Albert Coates; a result of a two-week holiday Gershwin took in Havana in February 1932.

1950 Yoel Levi – Romanian-born Israeli/American conductor (68 years old); first Israeli to serve as Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Philharmonic; Music Director and Principal Conductor of the KBS Symphony Orchestra in Seoul.

1960 Franz Welser-Möst – Austrian conductor (58 years old); Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra since the 2002/03 season; his current contract extends into the next decade.

1961 first performance of Zoltán Kodály's Symphony in C, dedicated to the memory of Arturo Toscanini, at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland.


Recording of the Week


Aug. 4, 2019

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:12  Bill Evans: Your Story    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 5:37

00:08:43  Bill Evans: Peace Piece    Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 6:00

00:15:39  Karl Jenkins: I'll Make Music    Polyphony  Stephen Layton DeutGram 4793232 4:30

00:21:12  Carl Maria von Weber: Peter Schmoll: Overture Op 8    Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 8:32

00:31:52  Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2  D 929 Joseph Kalichstein, piano   Bridge 9376 47:34

01:23:49  Jean Sibelius: Kullervo: Introduction Op 7    Los Angeles Philharmonic Esa-Pekka Salonen Sony 52563 12:37

01:37:27  Anton Bruckner: Scherzo from Symphony No. 6     Chicago Symphony Sir Georg Solti Decca 4785437 8:50

01:47:01  Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon: Overture     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 8:29

01:55:55  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 6 Op 23 # 5 Sviatoslav Richter, piano   DeutGram 4795448 3:39


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Leonard Bernstein: Prologue from West Side Story (Live) Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Album: Season 57 Highlights - 2018 (Live) Grand Teton Music Festival Music: 4:14

Marcel Tournier: Au Matin Gabriel Pierne: Impromptu Caprice Mallory McHenry, harp PT Young Artist in Residence in-studio, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN Music: 22:12

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: Movement 3 GTMF Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 6:04

Nino Rota: Sarabande e Toccata Paul Hindemith: Sonata for Harp: Movement 1 Mallory McHenry, harp PT Young Artist in Residence in-studio, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN Music: 20:15

Camille Saint-Saens: Algerian Suite: French Military March Boston Pops; Arthur Fiedler, conductor Album: Fiedler's Favorite Marches RCA 60700 Music: 4:30

Ingram Marshall: Authentic Presence Sarah Cahill, piano Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Interlochen, MI Music: 11:00

Camille Saint-Saens: Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano in D minor, Op. 75 James Ehnes, violin; Boris Giltburg, piano Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 22:07

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Ciranda das sete notas Whitney Crockett, bassoon; The Classical Tahoe Orchestra; Joel Revzen, conductor Classical Tahoe, The Pavilion, Incline Village, NV Music: 10:16


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:03:34  Karol Szymanowski: Concert Overture Op 12    BBC Symphony Edward Gardner Chandos 5115 12:03

04:16:54  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 3 Op 10 # 3 Van Cliburn, piano   RCA 300350 4:43

04:24:04  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for Violin & Orchestra  K 269 Thomas Zehetmair, violin Philharmonia Orchestra Thomas Zehetmair Teldec 46448 6:52

04:32:59  Franz Liszt: Liebestod from Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde'  S 447 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 7:36

04:42:31  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 Op 44    Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 457598 40:46

05:27:33  Johann Strauss Jr: Emperor Waltz Op 437    Vienna Philharmonic Willi Boskovsky Decca 4785437 10:10

05:38:54  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Clarinet Concerto  K 622 Jon Manasse, clarinet Seattle Symphony Gerard Schwarz Harm Mundi 907516 8:30

05:48:13  Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 444867 6:29

05:55:34  Camille Saint-Saëns: La jota aragonese Op 64    London Philharmonic Geoffrey Simon Cala 4031 3:45


06:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:30  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2009 4:13

06:14:39  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings  RV 158  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Thomas Hengelbrock DHM 77289 7:31

06:24:03  Ludwig August Lebrun: Rondo from Oboe Concerto No. 1    Paul Goodwin, oboe English Concert Trevor Pinnock Archiv 431821 5:24

06:30:28  William Grant Still: Mother and Child    Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Cedille 182 6:05

06:41:45  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo  K 382 Evgeny Kissin, piano Moscow Virtuosi Vladimir Spivakov RCA 60400 8:58

06:52:03  Antonín Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 8 Op 46 # 8  Cleveland Orchestra George Szell CBS/Sony 209 3:34

06:56:51  Samuel E. Morris: March 'The Kilties'     Virginia Grand Military Band Loras John Schissel WalkFrog 430 2:47

07:04:05  Johannes Brahms: Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 Op 98    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 6:01

07:13:06  Franz Schubert: Scherzo from String Quintet  D 956 Gary Hoffman, cello Cypress String Quartet  Avie 2307 10:42

07:26:01  Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1: Les Toreadors     Oberlin Symphony Bridget Reischl Oberlin 61 2:18

07:29:29  George Butterworth: English Idyll No. 2     BBC Scottish Symphony Andrew Manze BBC 392 5:24

07:38:47  George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto Op 4 # 6 Maxine Eilander, harp Seattle Baroque Orchestra Stephen Stubbs Atma 2541 11:58

07:52:06  Silvestre Revueltas: The Wandering Tadpole     Simón Bolívar Symphony Maximiano Valdés Dorian 90227 4:39

07:56:55  Anonymous: Two Renaissance Lute Pieces    Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 54853 1:50

08:08:14  Carl Orff: Carmina burana: Fortune Empress of the World    London Philharmonic Choir London Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst EMI 54054 5:09

08:16:09  Robert Schumann: Allegro from Symphony No. 1 Op 38    San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas SFM 71 12:23

08:29:52  Jean-Baptiste Lully: Psyché: Suite     Les Délices  Délices 2013 5:30

08:40:11  Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory Op 62   Benny Wiame, trumpet I Fiamminghi Rudolf Werthen Telarc 80392 5:37

08:46:19  Richard Wagner: Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries     Bournemouth Symphony José Serebrier Naxos 570293 5:44

08:53:01  Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue  BWV 949 Alan Feinberg, piano   Steinway 30034 3:32

08:57:29  Richard Rodgers: Flower Drum Song: Overture     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 434932 5:38

09:08:00  Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2    Yefim Bronfman, piano Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst DeutGram 4763793 19:53

09:31:39  Traditional: The Travel Set    Bjarte Eike. violin Barokksolistene  Rubicon 1017 6:55

09:40:40  Johann Sebastian Bach: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1  BWV 1046  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2207 4:06

09:46:50  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of 'Dives & Lazarus'     New Queen's Hall Orchestra Barry Wordsworth Argo 440116 13:04


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:07  Gabriel Pierné: Ramuntcho: Fandango     BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10633 1:45

10:04:11  Gabriel Pierné: Pastorale Op 14 # 1  Reykjavik Wind Quintet  Chandos 9362 2:58

10:09:11  Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56a    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 15:53

10:25:15  Richard Wagner: Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude     Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Sony 544071 3:14

10:30:23  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo: Overture     Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman Telarc 31827 4:26

10:37:55  Luigi Boccherini: Symphony No. 1     Ensemble 415 Chiara Banchini Harm Mundi 901291 6:32

10:45:42  Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo from String Quartet No. 12 Op 96    Royal Philharmonic Charles Rosekrans Telarc 80610 4:04

10:51:22  Zoltán Kodály: Symphony     Philharmonia Hungarica Antal Doráti Decca 443006 25:52

11:18:36  Richard Wagner: Siegfried: Forest Murmurs     Chicago Symphony Daniel Barenboim Erato 45786 8:24

11:30:16  Remo Giazotto: Albinoni's Adagio for Strings & Organ    Wolfgang Meyer, organ Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 10:03

11:42:10  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite Op 56   Kathryn Stott, piano   Hyperion 66911 13:47

11:57:37  Ludwig van Beethoven: The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March Op 113    St. Louis Symphony Leonard Slatkin RCA 7716 1:35

12:06:24  Robert Russell Bennett: Overture 'Gershwin in Hollywood'     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 434274 10:32

12:18:45  Richard Rodgers: Slaughter on 10th Avenue from 'On Your Toes'     Boston Pops Keith Lockhart RCA 63835 8:17

12:29:00  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 1 Op 18   Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 466357 4:58

12:37:14  Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow: Waltz     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 68793 5:43

12:44:40  Benjamin Britten: Soirées musicales Op 9    Helsingborg Symphony Okko Kamu Ondine 825 11:01

12:57:34  Franz Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin: Das Wandern    Thomas Quasthoff, baritone   DeutGram 4795448 2:31

13:00:37  Dmitri Kabalevsky: The Comedians: Galop Op 26    RCA Victor Symphony Kirill Kondrashin RCA 300350 1:32

13:02:34  Kara Karayev: Seven Beauties: Slavonic Dance     Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Rauf Abdullayev Delos 2009 2:38

13:07:13  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 67     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 20604 20:33

13:28:39  Isaac Albéniz: Iberia: Triana    Yuja Wang, piano   DeutGram 16606 5:17

13:37:23  Manuel de Falla: La vida breve: Interlude & Spanish Dance     Cincinnati Symphony Jesús López-Cobos Telarc 80149 7:00

13:45:40  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: The Kalender Prince Op 35   Daniel Majeske, violin Cleveland Orchestra Lorin Maazel Decca 4787779 10:59

13:57:32  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 13 Op 25 # 1 Nikita Magaloff, piano   Philips 4788977 2:30


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Osvaldo Golijov: Levante Serouj Kradjian, piano Album: Levant Atma 2655 Music: 4:25

Camille Saint-Saens: The Swan Karl Davidoff: At the Fountain Ifetayo Ali Landing, cello; Martial Besombes, piano PT Young Artist in Residence, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN Music: 12:50

Henri Tomasi: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in C Raymond Riccomini, trumpet; Texas Festival Orchestra; Linus Lerner, conductor Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX Music: 15:37

Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae A Far Cry Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Music: 14:50

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fugue in c minor for two pianos K.426 Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin, pianos Album: Andras Schiff - Peter Serkin: Music for Two Pianos ECM 1676 Music: 4:10

Yannis Constantinidis: Dodecanesian Suites Simos Papanas, violin; Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano Savannah Music Festival, Trinity United Methodist Church, Savannah, GA Music: 11:48

Adam Schoenberg: Finding Rothko United States Marine Chamber Orchestra; Col. Jason K. Fettig, conductor United States Marine Band, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, Alexandria, VA Music: 15:54

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio in B minor, K 540 Peter Serkin, piano CAMA, Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA Music: 14:40


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:55:52  Peter Tchaikovsky: Scherzo from Symphony No. 4 Op 36    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 70901 5:44

16:04:51  Johann Strauss Jr: Annen Polka Op 117    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 10406 3:55

16:10:29  Carl Orff: Carmina burana: On the Green    London Philharmonic Choir London Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst EMI 54054 13:34

16:29:29  James Horner: Titanic: Back to Titanic     Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80535 4:53

16:35:36  Traditional: Basle March     Philip Jones Brass Ensemble  Claves 600 3:30

16:41:01  Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei    Atlanta Symphony Chorus  Robert Spano Telarc 80673 7:34

16:52:06  Reynaldo Hahn: Danse from Piano Concerto    Stephen Coombs, piano BBC Scottish Symphony Jean-Yves Ossonce Hyperion 66897 2:41

16:55:34  John Dowland: Time Stands Still     English Symphony Orchestra Donald Fraser Avie 2391 3:27

17:04:33  Ludwig van Beethoven: Presto from String Quartet No. 14 Op 131    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 821 6:12

17:14:43  Heinrich Marschner: Der Templer und die Jüden: Overture Op 60    Slovak State Philharmonic Alfred Walter MarcoPolo 223342 10:21

17:28:16  "PDQ Bach": Safe Sextet     I Virtuosi di Hoople  Telarc 80295 8:45

17:42:15  Gabriel Fauré: Pavane Op 50   Albrecht Mayer, oboe d'amore Academy St. Martin in Fields Mathias Mönius Decca 4782564 5:52

17:50:20  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Spanish Dance Op 56    Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:22

17:53:25  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Horns  RV 539 Julian Lloyd Webber, cello European Union Chamber Orch Hans-Peter Hofmann Naxos 573374 7:22



18:08:59  Anton Bruckner: First movement from Symphony No. 4     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Arthaus 101682 21:00

18:31:19  Johann Strauss Jr: Spanish March Op 433    Vienna Philharmonic Franz Welser-Möst Decca 4782601 5:03

18:37:58  Johann Strauss Jr: Polka 'Thunder and Lightning' Op 324    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2003 2:52

18:42:51  Johannes Brahms: Finale from Violin Concerto Op 77   Julia Fischer, violin Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 7:51

18:52:24  Dmitri Shostakovich: Finale from Symphony No. 6 Op 54    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2013 6:36


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:16  Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2012 15:23

19:19:26  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Op 92    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 20081 36:45

19:58:11  Felix Mendelssohn: Song without Words No. 11 Op 30 # 5 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9350 2:01


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:27  Gabriel Pierné: Piano Concerto Op 12   Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10633 18:33

20:21:35  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 768779 19:56

20:43:36  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 Op 27 # 2 Jenö Jandó, piano   Naxos 503293 14:36


21:00 SPECIAL: BBC PROMS 2019 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Peter Eötvös, conductor; Isabelle Faust, violin

Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Peter Eötvös: Alhambra (violin concerto)

Bela Bartok: Dance Suite

Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute – Colin Davies, conductor (Philips 416273)

Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony No. 2—Jiri Belohlavek, conductor (Onyx 4061)



23:01:49  Charles Gounod: Meditation after Bach 'Ave Maria'    Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin   DeutGram 4795023 4:48

23:06:38  Percy Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry     Dallas Wind Symphony Jerry Junkin Reference 117 4:44

23:11:23  Johannes Brahms: Adagio from Symphony No. 2 Op 73    Berlin Philharmonic Eugen Jochum DeutGram 4796018 10:04

23:22:38  Sergei Rachmaninoff: Andante from Cello Sonata Op 19   Wendy Warner, cello   Cedille 120 5:59

23:28:37  Bill Evans: Since We Met    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 4:52

23:33:30  Miguel Llobet: Catalan Folksong 'El testament d'Amelia'    Milos Karadaglic, guitar   DeutGram 15579 2:20

23:36:43  Frédéric Chopin: Prelude No. 15 Op 28 # 15 Grigory Sokolov, piano   DeutGram 4794342 7:08

23:43:51  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Violin Concerto No. 4  K 218 Herman Krebbers, violin Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Bernard Haitink Philips 4788977 6:37

23:50:29  Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: The Jewels of the Madonna: Intermezzo     CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 3 5:18

23:56:56  Libby Larsen: Blue Piece    Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Portrait 592079 2:39


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