WCLV Program Guide 04-09-2020


April 9

1717 Georg Matthias Monn – Austrian composer, organist and music teacher (d.1750); important figure in the transition from the Baroque to Classical period in music.

1846 Sir Paolo Tosti – Italian-born British composer and vocal teacher (d.1916); remembered for his light, expressive songs.

1887 Florence Price – American composer (d.1953); first black woman in the United States to be recognized as a symphonic composer.

1916 premiere of Manuel de Falla's work for piano and orchestra Nights in the Gardens of Spain in Madrid's Teatro Real.

1906 Antal Dorati – Hungarian-born American composer and conductor (d.1988); with the Philharmonia Hungarica, was the second conductor to record the complete symphonies of Joseph Haydn (after Ernst Märzendorfer).

1935 Aulis Sallinen – Finnish composer (85 years old); his Symphony No. 7 'Dreams of Gandalf’ (1996) is based on Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.

1936 Jerzy Maksymiuk – Polish composer, pianist and conductor (84 years old).

1939 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt sponsors an Easter Sunday concert by Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial to protest racial discrimination after the singer is denied use of Washington's Constitution Hall (owned and administered by the Daughters of the American Revolution); some 75,000 people attended this open-air event.

1948 first performance of Samuel Barber's song-cycle Knoxville: Summer of 1915 by the Boston Symphony with Serge Koussevitzky conducting and soprano Eleanor Steber.


Recording of the Week


Apr. 6, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

00:01:12  Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria    Greg Anderson, piano   Steinway 30006 6:41

00:09:00  Enrique Granados: Goyescas: El fandango de candil     Brazilian Guitar Quartet  Delos 3466 5:41

00:15:33  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Overture    Members of Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Philips 4788977 4:00

00:20:44  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Tempest Op 18    Orchestra of St Luke's Pablo Heras-Casado Harm Mundi 902220 24:03

00:46:21  Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Op 67    Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia Béla Drahos Naxos 500250 35:46

01:26:18  Michael Torke: Saxophone Concerto    John Harle, saxophone Albany Symphony Orchestra David Alan Miller Ecstatic 92203 17:59

01:45:20  Hildegard von Bingen: Spiritui sancto    Anonymous 4   Harm Mundi 2907546 6:51

01:52:56  Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air  BWV 1068 Joshua Bell, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Joshua Bell Sony 308779 4:50


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Felix Mendelssohn: Hexenlied "Witches' Song" Op. 8, No. 8 Felix Mendelssohn: Auf Flugeln des Gesanges "On Wings of Song" Op. 34, No. 2 Daniel Hope, violin; Sebastian Knauer, piano DG 477 6634 Music: 4:27

Mikhail Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla Greenville Symphony Orchestra; Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Greenville, SC Music: 4:52

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Caroline Cassil from Sutherlin, OR Time: 6:24

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14, in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto Murray Perahia, piano Album: Immortal Beloved: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Sony 760861 Music: 4:30

Felix Mendelssohn: Twelve Fugues for String Quartet No. 10 The Shanghai String Quartet Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY Music: 2:30

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80, No. 6 Miami String Quartet: Benny Kim, violin; Cathy Meng Robinson, violin; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello Viginia Arts Festival, Robin Hixon Theater, Norfolk, VA Music: 25:08

Johann Sebastian Bach: Solo Violin Partita No. 2, Movement 4, Gigue Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola Album: J. S. Bach Partitas EDI Records 829757673820 Music: 4:22

Valerie Coleman: Portraits of Langston (selected movements) Mahershala Ali, voice; Demarre McGill,flute;  Anthony McGill, clarinet; Michael McHale, piano Album: Portraits: Works for Flute, Clarinet and Piano Cedille 90000172 Music: 15:51

Valerie Coleman: A Right to Be Julietta Curenton, flute; Mark Dover, clarinet; Monica Ellis, bassoon; J.P. Redmond, piano Chamber Music Northwest, Lincoln Recital Hall, Portland, OR Music: 8:39

Valerie Coleman: Concerto for Wind Quintet Imani Winds Album: Imani Winds: The Classical Underground Koch 7599 Music: 15:31


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

04:01:50  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 11  K 251  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 415669 25:23

04:28:14  George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Bess, You is My Woman Now    William Terwilliger, violin Opus Two  Azica 71290 4:37

04:34:47  Leo Arnaud & John Williams: Fanfare from 'Bugler's Dream' & Olympic Theme     Boston Pops John Williams Sony 62592 4:29

04:40:19  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Trumpets  RV 537 Benjamin Raymond, trumpet Les Violons du Roy Mathieu Lussier Atma 2602 6:28

04:50:13  Edmund Rubbra: Symphony No. 2 Op 45    New Philharmonia Orchestra Vernon Handley Lyrita 235 34:18

05:28:38  Johann Strauss Jr: Emperor Waltz Op 437    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 20081 10:24

05:40:57  George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 3     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 503293 10:48

05:52:30  Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo     CityMusic Cleveland James Gaffigan CityMusic 2 3:23

05:56:21  Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag    William Tritt, piano Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80112 3:07


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:08:34  Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1: Reflets dans l'eau    Stephen Hough, piano   Hyperion 68139 4:53

06:15:44  Jean Sibelius: Finale from Symphony No. 5 Op 82    Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi MAA 1032 7:48

06:25:10  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1     New Queen's Hall Orchestra Barry Wordsworth Argo 440116 10:43

06:41:09  Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 Op 25    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 423624 13:59

06:57:02  Johan Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars     Bergen Philharmonic Neeme Järvi Chandos 10584 4:23

07:06:04  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from Sonata No. 18 Op 31 # 3 Peter Takács, piano   Cambria 1175 5:18

07:14:29  Georg Matthias Monn: Symphony in G     L'arpa festante Michi Gaigg CPO 999273 10:13

07:26:34  Billy Joel: Rootbeer Rag    Rich Ridenour, piano Grand Rapids Symphony John Varineau Centaur 2433 2:53

07:31:45  Josef Suk: Finale from Serenade for Strings Op 6    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 447109 6:28

07:44:45  Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op 19    Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Sony 46668 13:05

08:08:01  Zoltán Kodály: Finale from Symphony in C     Philharmonia Hungarica Antal Doráti Decca 443006 7:23

08:18:26  Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Finale from Keyboard Concerto  H 472 Anastasia Injushina, piano Hamburg Camerata Ralf Gothóni Ondine 1224 8:07

08:27:52  Richard Strauss: Schlagobers: Waltz Op 70    Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9606 5:35

08:33:36  John Lennon/Paul McCartney: And I Love Her    Milos Karadaglic, guitar   Mercury 24425 2:33

08:43:34  Nikolai Tcherepnin: Prelude to 'The Distant Princess' Op 4    Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 447084 9:09

08:54:04  John Williams: Empire of the Sun: Cadillac of the Skies    American Boychoir Boston Pops John Williams Sony 51333 4:57

09:03:28  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto  K 314 John Mack, oboe Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 443176 21:26

09:26:49  Richard Rodgers: Waltz Medley     Cleveland Pops Orchestra Carl Topilow ClevPops 2016 6:12

09:34:24  David Amram: American Dance Suite: Cajun     Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Newport 85546 5:28

09:35:38  David Amram: American Dance Suite: Cajun     Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Richard Auldon Clark Newport 85546 5:28

09:42:27  Ferruccio Busoni: Elegies: Berceuse    Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 5:10

09:48:38  Traditional: The Cause of All My Sorrow, The Butterfly & Barney Brallaghan    Kathie Stewart, flute Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Avie 2329 4:09

09:53:37  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze    Greg Anderson, piano   Steinway 30033 4:43

09:59:30  Gabriel Pierné: March of the Little Lead Soldiers     BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10633 3:00


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:02:52  Raymond Scott: The Toy Trumpet    Mark Calder, trumpet New London Orchestra Ronald Corp Hyperion 67067 3:10

10:07:16  Georg Matthias Monn: Cello Concerto    Jian Wang, cello Camerata Salzburg  DeutGram 474236 19:12

10:28:05  Franz Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3  S 541/3 Jenny Lin, piano   Hänssler 98037 4:30

10:36:53  Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve Op 7 # 1 Yo-Yo Ma, cello   Sony 510316 2:37

10:41:01  Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 Op 92    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 373715 7:33

10:51:53  Florence Price: Mississippi River Suite     Women's Philharmonic Apo Hsu Koch Intl 7518 27:44

11:20:53  George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture     Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell ApolloFire 2002 9:03

11:32:18  Carlos Chávez: Symphony No. 2     Simón Bolívar Symphony Eduardo Mata Dorian 90179 11:50

11:46:13  Mikhail Glinka: Waltz Fantasy     Detroit Symphony Neeme Järvi Chandos 9227 9:25

11:57:01  Jenö Hubay: Hejre Kati Op 32 # 4 Josef Sakonov, violin London Festival Orchestra Josef Sakonov Decca 444786 2:43



12:06:50  Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2012 15:23

12:23:56  Johannes Brahms: Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 15   Yefim Bronfman, piano Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 11:48

12:38:26  Maurice Ravel: Boléro     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2013 14:08

12:53:15  Johann Strauss Jr: Polka 'Express' Op 311    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2003 2:30

12:56:01  Johann Strauss Jr: Polka française 'Figaro' Op 320    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst MAA 2003 3:26


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:00:22  Johann Sebastian Bach: Anna Magdalena Notebook: Bist du bei mir    Alison Balsom, trumpet   EMI 58047 2:41

13:03:14  George Frideric Handel: Xerxes: Largo 'Ombra mai fu'     Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 6584 2:55

13:07:51  Zoltán Kodály: Theater Overture     Philharmonia Hungarica Antal Doráti Decca 443006 14:09

13:22:27  Béla Bartók: Suite No. 1: Finale Op 3    Detroit Symphony Antal Doráti Decca 4785437 7:07

13:30:49  Étienne Méhul: Le trésor supposé: Overture     Gulbenkian Orchestra Michel Swierczewski Nimbus 5185 4:19

13:39:27  Domenico Cimarosa: Artemisia: Overture     Sinfonia Finlandia Patrick Gallois Naxos 572734 8:52

13:48:53  Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a Princess of the Past     Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 63056 6:17

13:55:49  Leonard Bernstein: Candide: Overture     Los Angeles Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein DeutGram 27991 04:15


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Peter Tchaikovsky: 6 Morceaux, Op. 19, TH 133 No. 4 Nocturne in C Johannes Moser, cello; L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Andrew Manze, conductor Album: Elgar & Tchaikovsky: Cello Works PentaTone 5186570 Music: 4:13

John Adams: Road Movies for Violin and Piano Chad Hoopes, violin; Gloria Chien, piano Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton CA Music: 15:17

Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, "Pathetique": Movement 1 Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, conductor Oregon Symphony, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR Music: 19:07

Rafael Bullumba Landestoy: Fantasia Dominicana Parts 1 and 2 Martin Soderberg, piano Album: Piano Music of Rafael Landestoy Martin Soderberg NA Music: 7:53

Elliott Carter: Elegy for cello and piano Joshua Roman, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall, New York, NY Music: 4:28

Benjamin Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 Erin Roy, Narrator; Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 18:30

Paul Wiancko: When the Night for Cello Quartet Joshua Roman, Paul Wiancko, Christopher Costanza, Nina Lee, cellos Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA 2019; South Carolina Public Radio, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 8:57

Franz Liszt: Dante Sonata William Wolfram, piano Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 15:01


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:54:58  Florence Price: Fantasie Negre    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 7:05

16:05:28  Florence Price: Juba Dance from Symphony No. 4     Fort Smith Symphony John Jeter Naxos 559827 5:10

16:14:14  Samuel Wesley: Symphony in D     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9823 11:02

16:30:12  Burt Bacharach: Casino Royale: The Look of Love     Philharmonia Orchestra Carl Davis Carl Davis 21 2:48

16:34:18  Saverio Mercadante: Russian Rondo from Flute Concerto    Irena Grafenauer, flute Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Philips 426318 6:50

16:43:38  Georges Auric: Ouverture     London Symphony Antal Doráti Mercury 434335 7:50

16:55:10  Francis Poulenc: Pastourelle    Paul Crossley, piano   CBS 44921 2:30

17:05:05  Franz Liszt: Fugue from Fantasy on 'Ad nos, ad salutarem undam'  S 259/4 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 8:05

17:16:39  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Oboe & Bassoon  RV 545 Julian Lloyd Webber, cello European Union Chamber Orch Hans-Peter Hofmann Naxos 573374 9:01

17:28:56  Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 Op 60    London Symphony Witold Rowicki Philips 4788977 8:07

17:41:09  George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: I Loves You, Porgy    Lara Downes, piano   Sono Luminus 92207 4:15

17:46:44  George Gershwin: Love is Here to Stay    Joshua Bell, violin London Symphony John Williams Sony 60659 3:44

17:51:52  Blas Galindo: Sones de Mariachi     Festival Orchestra of Mexico Enrique Bátiz Naxos 550838 7:02



18:08:54  Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne  BWV 1004 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 13:45

18:24:19  Franz Schubert: The Friends from Salamanka: Overture  D 326  Haydn Sinfonietta, Vienna Manfred Huss Koch Intl 1121 5:55

18:31:03  Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 2  D 899/2 Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Sony 798943 4:48

18:37:18  Sir Edward Elgar: Cockaigne Overture Op 40    London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin RCA 60073 15:27

18:53:11  Bedrich Smetana: Polka from String Quartet No. 1     London Symphony Geoffrey Simon Chandos 8412 5:46


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:32  Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain    Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 10694 22:12

19:26:51  Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite (1945)     Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 453434 29:40


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:01:02  Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 Op 11    Beaux Arts Trio  Philips 4788977 17:39

20:21:08  Antonín Dvorák: Serenade for Winds Op 44    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 415364 25:47

20:48:12  Antonio Salieri: Sinfonia Veneziana     London Mozart Players Matthias Bamert Chandos 9877 9:55

21:02:22  Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4  BWV 1069  Ensemble Sonnerie Monica Huggett Avie 2171 17:30

21:21:58  Sir Edward Elgar: Introduction & Allegro for Strings Op 47    Vienna Philharmonic Sir John Eliot Gardiner DeutGram 463265 12:52

21:36:50  Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Scherzo from Symphony No. 3     London Philharmonic Matthias Bamert Chandos 8896 5:23

21:44:37  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo: Overture     Boston Baroque Martin Pearlman Telarc 31827 4:26

21:51:31  Florence Price: Symphony No. 1 in e     Fort Smith Symphony John Jeter Naxos 559827 37:19

22:30:51  Frédéric Chopin: Variations on 'Là ci darem la mano' Op 2   Jan Lisiecki, piano NDR Symphony Orchestra Krzysztof Urbanski DeutGram 4796824 17:26

22:49:20  Franz Liszt: Liebestod from Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde'  S 447 Igor Levit, piano   Sony 542445 7:36

22:57:28  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute: March of the Priests     Norwegian Nat'l Opera Orch Rinaldo Alessandrini Naïve 30479 2:21



23:01:32  Georg Matthias Monn: Adagio from Cello Concerto    Jian Wang, cello Camerata Salzburg  DeutGram 474236 7:54

23:09:26  Richard Strauss: Wiegenlied Op 41 # 1 Kate Royal, soprano Academy St. Martin in Fields Edward Gardner EMI 94419 4:00

23:13:27  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21  K 467 Simone Dinnerstein, piano Havana Lyceum Orchestra José Antonio Méndez Padrón Sony 538244 7:03

23:21:31  Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet Before Parting     Cleveland Orchestra Yoel Levi Telarc 80089 8:10

23:29:42  Antonín Dvorák: Lasst mich allein Op 82 # 1 Alisa Weilerstein, cello   Decca 19765 4:11

23:33:53  Antonio Estévez: Mediodía en el Llano     Simón Bolívar Symphony Gustavo Dudamel DeutGram 4795448 7:52

23:42:22  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Morning Mood     Malmö Symphony Bjarte Engeset Naxos 503293 4:11

23:46:33  Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 1 Op 40   Rachel Barton Pine, violin Göttingen Symphony Orchestra Christoph-Mathias Mueller Cedille 144 6:56

23:53:54  Aaron Copland: Old American Songs Set No. 1: Long Time Ago    Thomas Hampson, baritone St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Hugh Wolff Teldec 77310 3:04

23:57:57  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 10: Remembrances Op 71 # 7 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 1:54



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