WCLV Program Guide 05-18-2020


May 18

1779 premiere of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) by the Paris Opéra at the Salle du Palais-Royal; based on the Euripides play.    

1830 Karl Goldmark – Hungarian composer (d.1915); to make ends meet, pursued a side career as a music journalist, and found middle ground between the promoters of Brahms and Wagner.

1887 premiere of Chabrier's comedy Le roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself), in Paris at the Opéra-Comique; revived only occasionally but greatly admired by composers including d'Indy, Ravel and Stravinsky.

1897 first performance of the tone poem The Sorcerer's Apprentice in Paris with composer Paul Dukas conducting; based on Goethe's 1797 ballad of the same name; immortalized when Mickey Mouse portrayed the title character in the Disney film Fantasia (1940).

1901 Henri Sauguet – French composer (d.1989); best known for his ballets, of which he wrote more than 20.

1902 Meredith Willson – American composer, songwriter, conductor and playwright (d.1984); best known for writing the book, music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man (1957); a flute and piccolo player, he was a member of John Philip Sousa's band (1921–1923), and the New York Philharmonic under Arturo Toscanini (1924–1929). He also wrote three autobiographical books, And There I Stood with My Piccolo, Eggs I Have Laid, and But He Doesn't Know the Territory.

1917 premiere of Satie's ballet Parade in Paris by the Ballets Russes with costumes and sets designed by Pablo Picasso, choreography by Léonide Massine (who danced), and the orchestra conducted by Ernest Ansermet.

1944 Justus Frantz – German pianist, conductor and TV personality (76 years old).

Recording of the Week

A New Century

May. 18, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Les Délices – concert highlights

Jean-Baptiste de Bousset: Pourquoy, doux rossignol

Edith Piaf: La vie en rose

Jean-Baptiste de Bousset: De mes soupirs

Errol Garner: Misty

Marin Marais: Le Badinage

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Sans Frayeur

Luiz Bonfa: Manhã de Carnaval

Marin Marais: Les Folies d’Espagne

Piaf: La Foule

Joseph Chabanceau de la Barre: Allez Bergers

George Gershwin: Summertime

François Couperin: Sicilienne from 7eme Concert

Michel Lambert: Ombre de mon amant

Johnny Mercer: Autumn Leaves

Marin Marais: Prelude in a minor

Sebastian le Camus: Laissez durer la nuit

Charles Aznavour: Tomorrow is my turn

Michel Lambert: Vos mespris chaques jour

Jerome Kern: All the things you are

Jean-Féry Rebel: Le Cahos from Les Élémens

Jean-Féry Rebel: Les Élémens (Suite)

01:53:50  François Couperin: Sonata No. 1 'La Pucelle'    Debra Nagy, oboe Les Délices  Délices 2009 6:26


02:00 CONCIERTO with Frank Dominguez: Celebrating the Latin contribution to classical music

02:00:45 Silvestre Revueltas: Sensemaya New World Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas Argo 439737                                 

02:08:16 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, symphonic fantasy, Op. 18 Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Gustavo Dudamel Deutsche Grammophon 001529602                                    

02:35:39 Roberto Sierra: Flute Sonata No. 1 (2003) Linda Chatterton, flute; John Jensen, piano Linda Chatterton 8032                          

02:47:29 Girolamo Frescobaldi: Passacaglia Andres Segovia, guitar MCA Classics 42070               

02:52:54 Silvius Leopold Weiss: Tomb over the dead (Tombeau sur la mort) Andres Segovia, guitar MCA Classics 42070              

03:00:50 Traditional: "Serenata huasteca"  Ramón Vargas, tenor; Camerata de las Americas; Mariachi de la Casa de la Musical Mexicana  Enrique Barrios  RCA Victor Red Seal 75478                                        

03:03:50 Gioacchino Rossini: "M'abbraccia, Argirio" from Tancredi Act II   Ramón Vargas, tenor; Vesselina Kasarova, mezzo-soprano; Munich Radio Orchestra Roberto Abbado RCA Victor Red Seal 56654     

03:12:28 Pablo de Sarasate: Song of the Nightingale, Op. 29 Julia Fischer, violin; Milana Chernyavska, piano; Decca 001997702                                     

03:21:32 Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 10 in D, G.483 (1st mvt.)  Sol Gabetta, cello; Capella Gabetta Andres Gabetta Decca 002737502                                 

03:33:25 Federico Mompou: Canciones y Danzas Nos. 1-6 Gustavo Romero, piano Koch International 7185                 


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Bill O’Connell

04:00:12  Jean-Baptiste Lully: Marche Royale     Stuttgart Brass Quartet  Hänssler 98623 1:18

04:02:57  Antonio Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus  RV 594 Choir King's College Cambridge Academy of Ancient Music Stephen Cleobury EMI 57265 24:55

04:29:38  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 7  K 250 Oldrich Vlcek, violin Prague Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Telarc 80161 53:41

05:25:12  Eric Coates: The Three Elizabeths Suite     Sinfonia ViVa Malcolm Nabarro ASV 2053 21:35

05:48:20  Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15  S 244/15 Roberto Szidon, piano   DeutGram 4779525 5:57

05:54:32  Franz Schubert: Rosamunde: Shepherds' Chorus  D 797 Vienna State Opera Chorus Vienna Philharmonic Karl Münchinger Decca 4785437 4:04


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:24  Zoltán Kodály: Háry János: Intermezzo     Budapest Festival Orchestra Iván Fischer Philips 462824 4:33

06:13:46  Franz Liszt: Transcendental Etude No. 4  S 139/4 Daniil Trifonov, piano   DeutGram 4795529 8:06

06:22:48  Sir Charles Hubert H. Parry: Finale from Symphony No. 4     London Philharmonic Matthias Bamert Chandos 8896 9:11

06:33:13  Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso: Theme    Renaud Capuçon, violin Brussels Philharmonic Stéphane Denève Erato 9029563393 3:23

06:42:01  Johan Wagenaar: Overture to 'Cyrano de Bergerac' Op 23    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Decca 425833 13:51

06:57:07  Meredith Willson: The Music Man: 76 Trombones     Blossom Festival Band Loras John Schissel MAA 40601 3:07

07:05:59  Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 2 Op 39    New Zealand Symphony James Judd Naxos 503293 5:06

07:12:52  Karl Goldmark: Dance from 'Rustic Wedding' Symphony Op 26    National Symphony of Ireland Stephen Gunzenhauser Naxos 550745 8:20

07:22:17  Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem: Sanctus    Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80152 2:35

07:26:42  Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue in g  BWV 542  Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy CBS 38915 6:11

07:33:04  Francesco Landini: Ecco la primavera     Waverly Consort Michael Jaffee Vanguard 8201 1:55

07:38:35  Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin & Oboe  RV 548 Simon Standage, violin English Concert Trevor Pinnock DeutGram 4795448 9:18

07:50:12  Sergei Prokofiev: War and Peace: New Year's Eve Waltz     Royal Scottish National Orchestra Neeme Järvi Chandos 40 5:48

07:56:17  Emmanuel Chabrier: Dix pièces pittoresques: Idylle    Angela Hewitt, piano   Hyperion 67515 3:45

08:07:07  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo in C  K 373 Peter-Lukas Graf, flute English Chamber Orchestra Raymond Leppard Brilliant 93290 6:26

08:15:24  Ludwig van Beethoven: March & Finale from Quartet No. 15 Op 132    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst ClevOrch 0001 8:28

08:26:21  Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto in D    Alison Balsom, trumpet Balsom Ensemble Simon Wright Warner 9029537006 7:40

08:38:48  Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of 'Dives & Lazarus'     New Queen's Hall Orchestra Barry Wordsworth Argo 440116 13:04

08:53:49  Franz Waxman: Bride of Frankenstein: Creation of the Monster     National Philharmonic Charles Gerhardt RCA 81265 7:20

09:04:00  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35  K 385  Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Koch Intl 7574 22:23

09:28:24  Arthur Pryor: The Whistler and His Dog     New London Orchestra Ronald Corp Hyperion 67067 2:47

09:33:02  Josquin Desprez: Pater noster    King's Singers   Naxos 572987 4:32

09:39:21  George Gershwin: Finale from Piano Concerto    Jon Nakamatsu, piano Rochester Philharmonic Jeff Tyzik Harm Mundi 807441 6:49

09:47:10  Gustav Holst: St. Paul's Suite Op 29 # 2  English Sinfonia Howard Griffiths Naxos 570339 12:19


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

10:00:09  Erik Satie: Le Piccadilly    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 470290 1:33

10:01:50  Erik Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1     Ensemble Caprice Matthias Maute Analekta 9848 2:47

10:06:19  Johann Baptist Georg Neruda: Trumpet Concerto    Alison Balsom, trumpet Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic  EMI 16213 14:15

10:21:08  Johann Stamitz: Symphony for Strings     New Zealand Chamber Orch Donald Armstrong Naxos 553194 8:32

10:31:18  Franz Liszt: Valse oubliée No. 1  S 215/1 Arthur Rubinstein, piano   RCA 300350 3:00

10:38:20  Franz Liszt: Years of Pilgrimage, Italy: Petrarch Sonnet No. 104  S 161/5 Roberto Plano, piano   Azica 71222 7:06

10:48:05  Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Gavotte     BBC Philharmonic Yan Pascal Tortelier Chandos 9765 2:02

10:51:33  Meredith Willson: Symphony No. 2     Moscow Symphony William Stromberg Naxos 559006 31:43

11:24:19  Richard Strauss: First Waltz Sequence from 'Der Rosenkavalier'     Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Kazuki Yamada PentaTone 518 12:02

11:38:02  Henri Sauguet: La cigale et la fourmi     CBC Radio Orchestra Daniel Swift CBC 5152 7:30

11:45:54  Johan Svendsen: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Op 18    Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Ole Kristian Ruud Virgin 45128 13:22



12:07:02  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25  K 183  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 100308 20:21

12:31:30  Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen in Tuonela Op 22 # 3  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 093004 16:53

12:50:00  Antonín Dvorák: Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 95    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 011208 7:09

12:57:27  Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella: Overture     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 020108 2:02


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:00:08  Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 3: Bourrée  BWV 1009 Andrés Díaz, cello   Azica 71252 3:30

13:03:56  Henry Purcell: Amphitrion: Bourrée     Aradia Ensemble Kevin Mallon Naxos 570149 1:14

13:06:56  Karl Goldmark: Penthesilea Op 31    Rhenish Philharmonic Michael Halász RecordsInt 7007 21:12

13:29:08  Erik Satie: Poudre d'or    Pascal Rogé, piano   Decca 421713 4:33

13:37:44  Erik Satie: Jack in the Box    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano   Decca 470290 5:43

13:44:52  Antonio Casimir Cartellieri: Symphony No. 2     Evergreen Symphony Orchestra Gernot Schmalfuss CPO 777667 11:12

13:57:02  Meredith Willson: The Music Man: 76 Trombones     BBC Concert Orchestra Leonard Slatkin Naxos 559357 2:51


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in D minor, Op 3 No. 11, RV 565: Movements 3 & 4 Daniel Hope, violin; Chamber Orchestra of Europe Album: Daniel Hope plays Vivaldi DG 4777463 Music: 4:26

Michael Kurth: Sonata for English Horn and Piano Emily Brebach, English horn; Tim Whitehead, piano Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Chamber Music Series, Symphony Hall, Atlanta, GA Music: 18:12

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B flat Major, RV 548 James Austin Smith, oboe; Owen Dalby, violin; Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violins; Meena Bhasin, viola; Joshua Roman, cello; Doug Balliett, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord Chamber Music Series at Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC Music: 7:47

George Gershwin: Second Rhapsody Jeffrey Siegel, piano; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor Album: The Complete Gershwin Vox 5007 Music: 14:14

Claude Debussy: Preludes, Book 2: Feux d'artifice (Fireworks) Gilles Vonsattel, piano Album: Shadowlines Honens 201501 Music: 4:19

Dmitri Shostakovich: Trio No. 1 in C Minor for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano, Op. 8 Naumburg Trio: Frank Huang, violin; David Requiro, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 12:40

Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for Viola, Strings, and Continuo in G major, TWV 51:G9  Todd Phillips and Bella Hristova, violins; Pierre Lapointe, Matthew Lipman, violas; Brook Speltz, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Michael  Sponseller, harpsichord Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY Music: 13:29

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 11 Mark Nuccio, clarinet; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; Wendy Chen, piano Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO Music: 18:02


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

15:57:46  Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite: Romance Op 60    Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Järvi Telarc 80683 4:21

16:06:55  John Williams: The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March     Vienna Philharmonic John Williams DeutGram  3:12

16:11:50  Richard Strauss: At the Beach at Sorrento from 'Aus Italien' Op 16    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst ClevOrch 0001 11:27

16:27:39  Joseph Beal & James Boothe: Jingle Bell Rock    Vienna Boys' Choir Chamber Ensemble  DeutGram 23692 2:49

16:31:24  Felix Mendelssohn: Finale from Piano Concerto No. 1 Op 25   Lang Lang, piano Chicago Symphony Daniel Barenboim DeutGram 4795448 6:40

16:40:15  Gustav Holst: The Planets: Jupiter Op 32    London Philharmonic Sir Adrian Boult EMI 28379 7:53

16:50:20  Leonard Bernstein: On The Town: New York, New York    Thomas Hampson, baritone London Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas DeutGram 27991 03:59

16:55:36  Anton Bruckner: Motet 'Os justi'     Voces8  Decca 4785703 4:43

17:04:55  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from String Quartet No. 15 Op 132    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst ClevOrch 0001 7:44

17:13:46  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Allegro from Concerto for 3 Pianos  K 242 Leon Fleisher, piano Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Leon Fleisher Sony 743505 8:52

17:25:13  Antonín Dvorák: Carnival Overture Op 92    Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 433548 9:03

17:39:05  Robert Helps: Hommage à Fauré    Alan Feinberg, piano   Argo 430330 4:13

17:44:28  Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite: Kitty Waltz Op 56    Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot SeattleSM 1004 2:54

17:49:05  Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei    Atlanta Symphony Chorus  Robert Spano Telarc 80673 7:34

17:57:06  Robert Schumann: Album for the Young: Andante cantabile Op 68 # 26 Christopher Parkening, guitar   EMI 54853 2:53



18:08:53  Karl Goldmark: Concert Overture 'In Spring' Op 36    National Symphony of Ireland Stephen Gunzenhauser Naxos 550745 9:44

18:19:48  Peter Tchaikovsky: Scherzo-fantaisie Op 72 # 10 Mikhail Pletnev, piano   DeutGram 4284 6:06

18:27:00  Peter Tchaikovsky: Distant Past Op 72 # 17 Mikhail Pletnev, piano   DeutGram 4284 3:36

18:31:52  Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1  H 7:1 Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin Orch of Age of Enlightenment Elizabeth Wallfisch Virgin 59266 19:24

18:52:39  Agustín Barrios: La catedral    Denis Azabagic, guitar   Naxos 554555 6:37


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:14  Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice     Montreal Symphony Kent Nagano Decca 4830396 10:30

19:14:47  Karl Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony Op 26    National Symphony of Ireland Stephen Gunzenhauser Naxos 550745 42:20


20:00 NIGHT MUSIC with Rob Grier

20:00:42  Peter Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture     Philadelphia Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach Ondine 1150 22:16

20:25:26  Heinrich von Herzogenberg: Trio for Horn, Oboe & Piano Op 61   Albrecht Mayer, oboe   Decca 4783498 22:17

20:50:02  Gioacchino Rossini: La gazza ladra: Overture     London Symphony Piero Gamba Decca 4785437 8:52

21:02:46  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 19  K 132  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Ton Koopman Erato 45714 16:30

21:20:49  William Alwyn: Overture to a Masque     Royal Liverpool Philharmonic David Lloyd-Jones Naxos 570704 9:36

21:32:07  E. J. Moeran: In the Mountain Country     Ulster Orchestra Vernon Handley Chandos 8639 7:04

21:41:11  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: October Op 37 # 10 Lang Lang, piano   Sony 511758 5:40

21:48:55  Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 Op 98    Cleveland Orchestra Vladimir Ashkenazy Decca 436853 41:30

22:31:22  John Field: Piano Sonata No. 1 Op 1 # 1 John O'Conor, piano   Telarc 80290 12:00

22:45:23  Arthur Foote: A Night Piece for Flute & Strings    Alexa Still, flute New Zealand Chamber Orch Nicholas Braithwaite Koch Intl 7063 9:14

22:56:23  Armas Järnefelt: Berceuse    Mats Zetterqvist, violin Swedish Radio Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen Sony 46668 3:04



23:01:41  Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in A Op 118 # 2 Orli Shaham, piano   Canary 15 5:46

23:07:27  Robert White: Christe, qui lux es et dies     Stile Antico  Harm Mundi 807572 6:16

23:13:45  Carl Engel: Sea Shell    Shannon Lee, violin   Telarc 80695 3:36

23:18:32  Frédéric Chopin: Prelude No. 13 Op 28 # 13 Grigory Sokolov, piano   DeutGram 4794342 3:50

23:22:23  Georges Bizet: Adagio from Symphony No. 1     San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Martin West Reference 131 10:12

23:32:35  Johann Sebastian Bach: Adagio from Concerto for Oboe & Violin  BWV 1060 Charles Hamann, oboe National Arts Centre Orchestra Pinchas Zukerman Analekta 8783 6:02

23:39:31  Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Ase's Death     Estonian National Symphony Paavo Järvi Virgin 45722 5:01

23:44:32  Joseph Haydn: Adagio from String Quartet No. 24 Op 20 # 6  Angeles Quartet  Decca 4783695 6:40

23:51:13  Hazel Scott: Idyll    Lara Downes, piano   Portrait 592079 2:54

23:55:12  Maurice Ravel: Vocalise en forme d'Habanera    Kate Royal, soprano Academy St. Martin in Fields Edward Gardner EMI 94419 3:25



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