WCLV Program Guide 05-06-2020


May 6

1814 Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst – Moravian-Jewish violinist, violist and composer (d.1865); the outstanding violinist of his time and one of Paganini's greatest successors.

1896 premiere of Camille Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Egyptian’ in Paris at the Salle Pleyel with Saint-Saëns himself as soloist in a concert commemorating the composer's debut 50 years earlier.

1897 premiere of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s opera La bohème at the Teatro la Fenice in Venice; written contemporaneously with Puccini's treatment of the same story; despite initial respect, it did not survive and is now rarely performed.

1915 George Perle – American composer and musicologist (d.2009); composed with a technique of his own devising called ‘12-tone tonality’, a middle path between rigorous atonality and traditional, tonal-based music


Recording of the Week

Vytautas Smetona Plays Brahms, Chopin & Smetona

May. 4, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

00:00:00            Lyk as the dum solsequium        Baltimore Consort         "Anonymous 17th century, Scottish"            "Chamber and Vocal Music (16th-18th Centuries, Scottish) - CADEAC, P. / BLACKHALL, A. / LAUDER, J. (On the Banks of Helicon)"   Dorian 3:17      

00:03:17            The Scots Marche         Baltimore Consort         "Anonymous 17th century, Scottish"       "Chamber and Vocal Music (16th-18th Centuries, Scottish) - CADEAC, P. / BLACKHALL, A. / LAUDER, J. (On the Banks of Helicon)"           Dorian 2:06      

00:05:23            Marche écossaise'        French National Radio Orch/Jean Martinon         "Debussy, Claude"            Debussy: Orchestral Works I      EMI/Ang 6:22   

00:11:45            "Fantasy in f-sharp, Op 28, 'Sonate écossaise'"  "Alexander Slobodyanik, p"       "Mendelssohn, Felix"            Fantasias          Melodiya 12:05 

00:23:50            "Eugene Onegin,' Op. 24"          Royal Opera House Orch/Colin Davis     "Tchaikovsky, Peter"      Ballet Music   Philips 1:51      

00:25:41            "Cello Concerto in e minor, Op. 85"        "Yo-Yo Ma, vc; London Sym/André Previn"         "Elgar, Edward"            "Elgar: Cello Concerto, Op. 85 / Walton: Cello Concerto" CBS 29:03       

00:54:44            The Indian Queen' Incidental Music        Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott            "Purcell, Henry"            Baroque Classics          EMI/Ang 1:44   

01:00:00            Chacony' in g    Les Violons du Roy/Bernard Labadie      "Purcell, Henry" "Baroque Music - PURCELL, H. / TORELLI, G. / PERGOLESI, G.B. / VIVALDI, A. / BACH, J.S. (Encore) (Les Violons du Roy, Labadie)"            Dorian 5:27      

01:05:27            Dioclesian'        Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall       "Purcell, Henry" The Fairy Queen & The Prophetess - Orchestral Suites ?            Fontalis 14:15   

01:19:42            "Madrigal, 'Lady, those eyes'"     American Brass Quintet "Morley, Thomas"          Fyre And Lightning            Summit 1:40     

01:21:22            Lyric Quartette'  Toledo Clarinets            "Still, William Grant"       "Works by Moross, Still, Osborn, and Dietz"   Cambria 15:18  

01:36:40            "String Quartet in D, Op. 33, No. 6"        Festetics String Quartet "Haydn, Franz Joseph"  Haydn: String Quartets op. 64 Harmonia Mundi 17:51  

01:54:31            The Constant Nymph' film music (1943)  Orch/Lionel Newman      "Korngold, Erich Wolfgang"       Music By Erich Wolfgang Korngold      Stanyan 1:39    


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Gustav Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer: I Went This Morning Over the Field Demondrae Thurman, euphonium; Martha Fischer, piano Album: Songs of a Wayfarer Summit Records DCD 556 Music: 4:19

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 31 Adam Golka, piano The Cliburn, Kimbell Art Museum Piano Pavilion, Fort Worth, TX Music: 8:59

Brad Richter: Bitter the Laughter, Sweet the Tears Richter Uzur Duo Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, Post Falls, ID Music: 6:57

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4: Movements 1-2 Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor Houston Symphony, Jones Hall, Houston, TX Music: 26:32

Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales: Movement 8 Epilogue: Lent Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor Album: Ravel: Ballet And Dance Music EMI Classics 66342 Music: 4:25

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane Ray Chen, violin; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Elim Chan, conductor Los Angelis Philharmonic, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA Music: 8:55

Giovanni Battista Vitali: Passagallo primo for Two Violins and Continuo, Op. 7 Soovin Kim, Adam Barnett-Hart, violins; Brook Speltz, cello; Hyeyeon Park, harpsichord Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, Atherton, CA Music: 02:49

Sergei Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet Suites, Op. 75 Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra; Scott Terrell, conductor Aspen Music Festival and School, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO Music: 29:56


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

04:00:00            Le tombeau de Couperin'           "Artur Rubinstein, p"      "Ravel, Maurice"            The Artistry of Artur Rubinstein         RCA 5:12         

04:05:12            Concert Royal #2 in D   Concert des Nations      "Couperin, François"      Les Concerts Royaux    Alia Vox 14:52        

04:20:04            Courante for harp          "Andrew Lawrence-King, h"        "Couperin, Louis"          La Harpe Royale            RCA-DHM 1:26

04:21:30            "Much Ado About Nothing,' Op. 11"        "Karl-Ove Mannberg, v; Lena Johnson, p"          "Korngold, Erich Wolfgang" American Visions          Bluebell 13:43  

04:35:13            A Winter's Tale' Incidental Music Helsingborg Sym Orch/Andrew Manze    "Larsson, Lars-Erik"            "Larsson: Symphony No 1, Lyric Fantasy, Music for Orchestra"    CPO 10:19       

04:45:32            Music for Shakespeare's 'Henry VIII'       "Czech Radio Sym Orch, Bratislava/Adrian Leaper"            "German, Edward"         German: British Light Music       Marco Polo 8:23           

04:53:55            Pastime with good company      "St Peteraad Vincula Chapel Royal Cho/John Williams, Andrew Davis, hc"       Henry VIII          Music for the Kings and Queens of England        Chandos 1:47   

05:00:00            "Chorale Prelude, 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers wake)' BWV 645"   "Kevin Oldham, p"            "Bach, Johann Sebastian"          Art of Piano Transcription           VAI 5:15           

05:05:15            Tanzwalzer'        Suisse Romande Orch/Kazuki Yamada   "Busoni, Ferruccio"        Richard Strauss-Liszt-Korngold-Busoni-Schreker         Pentatone 12:07           

05:17:22            Straussiana' (1953)        Northwest German Phil/Werner Andreas Albert   "Korngold, Erich Wolfgang"            Korngold: Orchestral Works Vol. 4          CPO 6:51         

05:24:13            Die Fledermaus Luxembourg Radio TV Sym Orch/Jean-Pierre Wallez      "Strauss II, Johann"            Johann Strauss: Concert De Gala           Forlane 1:53     

05:26:06            "Suite No. 4 in G, Op. 61, 'Mozartiana'"   "New Philharmonia Orch/Antal Dorati; Colin Bradbury, cl"            "Tchaikovsky, Peter"      Complete Suites For Orchestra   Philips 24:41    

05:50:47            "March in D, K. 408/2"    Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Hans Graf     "Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus"            Mozart: Marches and Dances     Laserlight 3:24  

05:54:11            "The Abduction from the Seraglio,' K. 384"          Les Arts Florissants Orch/William Christie            "Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus"    Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail   Erato 1:48        


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:14  Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance    Vanessa Perez, piano   Steinway 30036 3:54

06:12:06  Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia in E-Flat  H 664  Munich Bach Orchestra Karl Richter DeutGram 4795448 9:14

06:24:38  Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil: Blessed art Thou, O Lord Op 37 # 9  Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 5:45

06:30:57  Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps: Ballet & Final Tableau     Kansas City Symphony Michael Stern Reference 129 6:17

06:43:20  Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1     London Symphony Sir Neville Marriner Philips 4788977 12:57

06:57:37  John Philip Sousa: March 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'     Blossom Festival Band Loras John Schissel MAA 40601 3:25

07:05:53  Hugo Alfvén: Festival Overture Op 25    Royal Scottish National Orchestra Niklas Willén Naxos 553962 5:29

07:13:19  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo from Clarinet Concerto  K 622 Franklin Cohen, clarinet Cleveland Orchestra Christoph von Dohnányi Decca 443176 9:13

07:23:27  "PDQ Bach": Chorale & Finale from 'Oedipus Tex'  S 150 Frank Kelley, tenor Hoople Off-Season Philharmonic Newton Wayland Telarc 80239 4:14

07:29:39  Dmitri Shostakovich: Hamlet: Flourish & Dance Music Op 32a    Boston Symphony Andris Nelsons DeutGram 4795201 2:19

07:32:05  Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Louisiana Blues Strut (A Cakewalk)    Rachel Barton Pine, violin   Cedille 182 2:30

07:38:57  Anton Bruckner: Finale from Symphony No. 3     Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Andris Nelsons DeutGram 4797208 12:58

07:55:00  Claude Debussy: Preludes Book 1: Minstrels    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 4785437 2:09

07:57:15  Dmitri Shostakovich: The Human Comedy: Waltz Op 37    Moscow Chamber Orchestra Constantine Orbelian Delos 3257 2:30

08:07:13  Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre Op 40    Montreal Symphony Kent Nagano Decca 4830396 7:17

08:15:53  Hector Berlioz: Overture 'Le corsaire' Op 21    Dresden State Orchestra Sir Colin Davis RCA 68790 8:38

08:26:32  Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata No. 4  BWV 1033 Joshua Smith, flute   Delos 3408 7:46

08:38:53  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 for Orchestra  S 359/6  Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer DeutGram 4779525 10:53

08:51:17  Franz Waxman: Sunset Boulevard: Suite     National Philharmonic Charles Gerhardt RCA 81265 07:44

09:02:48  Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3     Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 20:12

09:25:43  Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Pas de trois     Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Decca 10104 6:54

09:35:06  Henry Purcell: Trumpet Sonata No. 2  Z 850 Alison Balsom, trumpet Balsom Ensemble Simon Wright Warner 9029537006 5:29

09:40:49  Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 4 Op 52   Vytautas Smetona, piano   Navona 6286 11:26

09:56:05  Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade Op 63 # 6 Aida Garifullina, soprano Vienna Radio Symphony Cornelius Meister Decca 4788305 3:45


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:43  Andrea Luchesi: Rondo    Roberto Plano, piano   Concerto 2069 1:43

10:02:56  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio: Ha! Wie will ich triumphieren    Members of Netherlands Wind Ensemble  Philips 4788977 1:45

10:06:14  Richard Wagner: Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude     Philadelphia Orchestra Christian Thielemann DeutGram 453485 13:30

10:20:49  Carl Maria von Weber: Rondo brillante Op 52   Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6584 6:12

10:29:08  Enrique Granados: Goyescas: El fandango de candil     Brazilian Guitar Quartet  Delos 3466 5:41

10:39:12  Pablo de Sarasate: Spanish Dance No. 7 'Vito' Op 26 # 1 Julia Fischer, violin   Decca 4785950 5:34

10:47:21  Emmanuel Chabrier: Joyeuse Marche     Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Neeme Järvi Chandos 5122 3:35

10:51:59  Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 Op 103   Anna Malikova, piano WDR Symphony Cologne Thomas Sanderling Audite 92510 30:32

11:24:22  Jean-Philippe Rameau: Concert No. 4 en sextuor     Les Talens Lyriques Christophe Rousset Decca 1845 9:04

11:34:59  Maurice Ravel: Introduction & Allegro    Yolanda Kondonassis, harp Jupiter String Quartet  OberlinMus 1304 11:16

11:47:32  Franz Schubert: Rosamunde: Overture  D 797  Vienna Philharmonic Riccardo Muti EMI 54873 10:31



12:06:49  Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Op 80    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 10:16

12:21:42  Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 Op 68    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst Belvedere 8005 39:37


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:03:00  Johann Sebastian Bach: The Art of Fugue: Canon at the Octave  BWV 1080 Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano   DeutGram 10765 2:16

13:05:44  Alexander Scriabin: Canon     English Symphony Orchestra Donald Fraser Avie 2391 2:51

13:10:05  Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 102     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 22:28

13:33:49  David Guion: Turkey in the Straw    Michael Lewin, piano   Sono Luminus 92103 2:56

13:40:20  Paul Schoenfield: Four Souvenirs: Square Dance    Caroline Goulding, violin   Telarc 80744 2:42

13:44:41  Antonín Dvorák: Hussite Overture Op 67    London Symphony István Kertész Decca 4785437 14:07


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Walter Piston: Symphony No. 4: IV. Energico American Symphony Orchestra; Leon Botstein, conductor Album: Piston: Symphony No. 4 – EP American Symphony Orchestra Music: 4:17

Edward Elgar: Symphony No. 1: Movement 1 The Orchestra Now; Leon Botstein, conductor Bard College, The Sosnoff Theatre at The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Music: 21:20

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestant is Dan Larkin from Windsor, CA. Music: 7:23

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3: Movement 4 Rondo Stephen Kovacevich, piano Album: Beethoven, the complete piano sonatas EMI 62700 Music: 3:54 (short excerpt as needed)

John Adams (arr. Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe): Hallelujah Junction Anderson and Roe Piano Duo Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Page Theatre, Saint Mary's University, Winona, MN Music: 15:36

Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz London Symphony Orchestra; Aaron Copland, conductor Album: The Copland Collection 1936-1948 Sony 46559 Music: 4:41

Edvard Grieg: Selections from Lyric Pieces Joyce Yang, piano Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Music: 9:22

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for flute, violin, viola and cello in D major, K. 285 Bart Feller, flute; Mari Kim, violin; Cindy Wu, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello Music in the Vineyards Festival, The Hess Collection (Winery and art museum), Napa, CA Music: 13:59

Aaron Copland: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 16:15

Thelonious Monk: Reflections (encore) Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, conductor Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 2:40


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

15:58:00  Carl Maria von Weber: Overture to 'The Ruler of the Spirits'     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 5:29

16:06:44  Carl Maria von Weber: Abu Hassan: Overture     Hanover Band Roy Goodman Nimbus 5154 3:28

16:12:11  George Gershwin: Allegro from Piano Concerto    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano Baltimore Symphony Marin Alsop Decca 14091 13:07

16:28:35  Luigi Boccherini: Minuet from String Quintet Op 13 # 5  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 437782 3:20

16:33:08  Clóvis Pereira: Rondo agalopado    Antonio Meneses, cello Royal Northern Sinfonia Antonio Meneses Avie 2176 6:24

16:41:39  Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre Op 40   Yuja Wang, piano   DeutGram 16606 7:43

16:51:17  Thomas Tallis: Salvator mundi     Stile Antico  Harm Mundi 807572 3:10

16:55:21  John Johnson: Lute Duet 'Greensleeves'    Sharon Isbin, guitar   Sony 745456 5:08

17:05:15  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Grand Caprice on Schubert's 'Erlkönig' Op 26   Shannon Lee, violin   Telarc 80695 4:14

17:11:40  Étienne Méhul: Young Henry's Hunt: Overture     Gulbenkian Orchestra Michel Swierczewski Nimbus 5184 10:27

17:23:28  Maurice Ravel: Sonatine    Alexandre Tharaud, piano   Harm Mundi 901811 10:32

17:37:38  Ludwig van Beethoven: Largo from Piano Sonata No. 2 Op 2 # 2 HJ Lim, piano   EMI 64952 4:36

17:42:36  Ludwig van Beethoven: Entrata from Serenade Op 25   Aralee Dorough, flute Houston Symphony  Dorough 2016 3:43

17:48:20  Hieronymus Praetorius: Surge, propera, amica mea    Balthasar Neumann Choir Balthasar Neumann Ensemble Pablo Heras-Casado Archiv 4794522 6:42

17:55:44  Clara Schumann: Die stille Lotusblume Op 13 # 6 Indra Thomas, soprano   Telarc 34658 3:20



18:09:27  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 6  K 238 David Greilsammer, piano Suedama Ensemble David Greilsammer Naïve 5149 20:39

18:31:27  Alexander Glazunov: Ballet Scenes: Waltz Op 52    Minnesota Orchestra Edo de Waart Telarc 80347 4:08

18:36:31  Alexander Glazunov: Ballet Scenes: Mazurka Op 52    Minnesota Orchestra Edo de Waart Telarc 80347 4:13

18:42:13  Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 9     Academy of Ancient Music Andrew Manze Harm Mundi 907261 10:24

18:53:11  Alfredo Casella: Paganiniana: Tarantella Op 65    La Scala Philharmonic Riccardo Muti Sony 53280 4:35


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:36  Stanislaw Moniuszko: Overture 'The Fairy Tale'     Warsaw Philharmonic Antoni Wit Naxos 572716 13:19

19:17:46  Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 Op 90    Berlin Philharmonic Sir Simon Rattle EMI 67254 39:08


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: CIM Live – Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, guest conductor, recorded Saturday,

February 1, Maltz Performing Arts Center

Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome

21:25:38  Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto Italiano Op 31   Tianwa Yang, violin SWR Symphony Orch Pieter-Jelle de Boer Naxos 573135 31:34


22:00 IN TRIBUTE TO A. GRACE LEE MIMS with Rob Grier – classical music featuring African-American composers and performers

22:00:49  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha Overture Op 30    RTÉ Concert Orchestra Dublin Adrian Leaper MarcoPolo 223516 11:19

22:14:16  Joseph Schwantner: New Morning for the World 'Daybreak of Freedom'    Raymond Bazemore, narrator Oregon Symphony James DePreist Koch Intl 7293 23:24

22:39:03  Florence Price: The Oak     Women's Philharmonic Apo Hsu Koch Intl 7518 12:36

22:52:52  Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water    Joel Fan, piano   Reference 119 5:21


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:01:23  Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune    Kotaro Fukuma, piano   Hortus 113 4:50

23:06:14  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Romance from Serenade No. 13  K 525  Chamber Players of Canada  Atma 2532 6:06

23:12:20  Leonard Bernstein: On the Town: Lucky To Be Me    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 455512 3:55

23:18:16  Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Corral Nocturne     Buffalo Philharmonic JoAnn Falletta Naxos 559240 3:41

23:21:57  Gerald Finzi: Introit Op 6   Tasmin Little, violin City of London Sinfonia Richard Hickox Chandos 9888 10:06

23:32:01  Karl-Birger Blomdahl: Adagio from 'The Wakeful Night'     Swedish Chamber Orchestra Petter Sundkvist Naxos 553715 5:39

23:38:47  Sir Edward Elgar: A Child Asleep     English Chamber Orchestra Donald Fraser Avie 2391 6:10

23:44:58  Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka No. 13 Op 17 # 4 Vassily Primakov, piano   Bridge 9289 5:26

23:50:24  George Frideric Handel: Aria from Concerto Grosso Op 6 # 12  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra  DeutGram 447733 4:06

23:55:26  Thomas Tallis: Te lucis ante terminum à 5    Christian Forshaw, saxophone Voces8  Decca 4785703 3:17


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