WCLV Program Guide 05-20-2020


May 20

1846 American premiere of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral’ by the New York Philharmonic Society at New York's Castle Garden, George Loder, Jr. conducting; the Society tried unsuccessfully to invite Mendelssohn to attend this festival performance; the work had premiered 22 years earlier in Vienna.

1937 first performance of John J. Becker's Symphony No. 3 'Symphonia Brevis' at the Saint Paul Auditorium by the Twin Cities Civic (Federal Music Project, Minnesota) Orchestra, with the composer conducting.

1966 Emma Johnson – English clarinetist (54 years old); awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to music in 1996


Recording of the Week

A New Century

May. 18, 2020

Program Guide

00:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

00:00:00            Gabrieli, Giovanni          Ricercare sopra Re fa mi don a 4           Hespèrion XX    EMI/Ang            Canzoni Da Sonare       5:07

00:05:07            Mendelssohn, Felix       Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90, 'Italian'     Vienna State Opera Orch/Vladimir Golschmann      Vanguard          Symphony No. 4 In A Major Op. 90, 'Italian' / Music For A Midsummer Night's Dream            25:43:00

00:30:50            Mendelssohn, Felix       Six Songs, Op 57          Peter Schreier, t; Karl Engel, p   Berlin Classics            Brahms Edition: Vocal Ensembles          1:42

00:32:32            Mendelssohn, Felix       Barcarolle'         Julia Shaw & Nora Bumanis, h's Radio Canada Int'l         Julia Shaw: Silence Wakes My Song  2:15

00:34:47            Offenbach, Jacques      Gaîté Parisienne'           Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel          Telarc            Offenbach: Gaite Parisienne/ Ibert: Divertissement          3:47

00:38:34            Chopin, Frédéric            Barcarolle' in F-Sharp, Op. 60    Vladimir Sofronitsky, p  Philips  Great Pianists of the 20th Century: Vladimir Sofronitsky 9:00

00:47:34            Casella, Alfredo Barcarola e Scherzo'     Donald Peck, f; Melody Lord, p  Boston Records THe Flute Heard Around The World           7:04

00:54:38            Paganini, Nicolo            24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op 1            Michael Rabin, v           Sony            Michael Rabin- The Early Years 1:45

01:00:00            Glinka, Mikhail   Russlan and Ludmila'    Bavarian State Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch           EMI/Angel            Best Classics 100 Vol. 2 5:19

01:05:19            Haydn, Franz Joseph    Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat, H VIIe:1      Martin Berinbaum, tr; English Ch Orch/Johannes Somary Vanguard          Plays Trumpet Concertos          14:33

01:19:52            Hovhaness, Alan           Prayer of St Gregory'     John Wilbraham, tr; Orch/Alan Hovhaness            Crystal  Hovhaness: Symphonies No 25 & 6, Prayer Of St Gregory          4:22

01:24:14            Hovhaness, Alan           Dance Ghazal', Op 37a  Marvin Rosen, p            Koch    Hovhaness: Fred The Cat       1:52

01:26:06            Bax, Arnold       Concertante for Three Wind Instruments and Orchestra   Gillian Callow, eh; John Bradbury, cl; Jonathan Goodall, horn; BBC Philharm       Chandos           Bax: Orchestral Works   28:32:00

01:54:38            Tchaikovsky, Peter        Four Movements for String Quartet         St Petersburg String Quartet      Sony            The Glenn Gould Edition - Grieg, Bizet, Sibelius, Klavierwerke     1:28


02:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Ludwig van Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op. 126: VI Molly Morkoski, piano Album: Threads Albany Records Music: 4:12

Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic: Movements 1 & 2 Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN Music: 19:00

Ernest Bloch: Violin Sonata No. 2, Poeme mystique Danbi Um, violin; Orion Weiss, piano Music@Menlo, Stent Family Hall, Menlo School, Atherton, CA Music: 18:48

Gyorgy Ranki: Don Quixote y Dulcinea Nicholas Daniel, oboe; Molly Morkoski, piano Adrian Spence, Rothenberg Hall, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA Music: 6:23

Dmitri Shostakovich: Adagio (Elegy) for string quartet Emerson String Quartet Album: Shostakovich String Quartets DG 463284 Music: 4:32

Auguste Franchomme, arr. Caitlin Sullivan: Douze Caprices No. 11 Decoda Cello Quartet String Theory at the Hunter, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN Music: 7:16

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102 Denis Kozhukhin, piano; Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra; Donald Runnicles, conductor Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY Music: 19:16

Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto Op. 14 Movement 2 Andante Dylana Jenson, violin; London Symphony Orchestra; David Lockington, conductor  Album: Dylana Jenson and the London Symphony Orchestra Self-produced  Music: 9:23


04:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Peter Van de Graaff

04:00:00            Mendelssohn, Felix       Songs without Words I-III'           Budapest Clarinet Quintet          Naxos            Clarinet Evergreens       5:33

04:05:33            Debussy, Claude           Clarinet Rhapsody        Franklin Cohen, cl; Cleveland Orch/Pierre Boulez            DG       Debussy: La Mer, Nocturnes, Jeux, Rhapsodie pour Clarinette et Orchestre          8:33

04:14:06            Debussy, Claude           Danse bohemienne'       Michel Béroff, p Denon  Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, Pour le Piano    1:44

04:15:50            Balfe, Michael   The Bohemian Girl'        Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler        RCA     Boston Tea Party            8:30

04:24:20            Puccini, Giacomo          La bohème'       Salon Orch        Pro Arte            Music Of The Grand Salon            12:19

04:36:39            Rachmaninoff, Sergei    Caprice bohémien,' Op. 12         St Louis Sym Orch/Leonard Slatkin        Vox            Rachmaninoff: Orchestral Music 17:43

04:54:22            Caroso, Fabrizio            Saltarello-Balletto          Allan Alexander, l's        Condor Classix  N/A       1:41

05:00:00            Bach, Johann Sebastian            Violin Sonata No. 3 in C, BWV 1005       Rosalyn Tureck, p         VAI            Live In St. Petersburg - All Bach Recital  5:21

05:05:21            Albinoni, Tomaso          Adagio in g       Toulouse Chamber Orch/Louis Auriacombe; Xavier Darasse, o            EMI/Ang           Albinoni, Adagio, Pachelbel, Canon, Mozart, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Corelli, Concerto Grosso Op. 6    7:38

05:12:59            Vivaldi, Antonio Violin Concerto in c, R 199, 'Il Sospetto' Academia Montis Regalis/Enrico Onofri, v            Naive    Vivaldi * Concerti per Violino * La Caccia 9:07

05:22:06            Vivaldi et al       Andromeda Liberata (Serenata Veneziana)         Soloists, La Stagione Armonica, Venice Baroque Orch/Andrea Marcon     DG Archiv         Vivaldi: Andromeda Liberata       1:39

05:23:45            Grieg, Edvard   Violin Sonata No. 2 in G,  Op. 13            Pierre Amoyal, v; Frederic Chiu, p            Harmonia Mundi            Grieg: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-3, Op. 8, 13 & 45    19:17

05:43:02            Strauss II, Johann         Waltzes, 'Die Jovialen,' Op. 34   Czech Radio Sym Orch, Bratislava/Johannes Wildner Marco Polo       J. Strauss, Jr. Edition Volume 15            10:14

05:53:16            Tailleferre, Germaine     Valse lente'       Alexandre Tharaud, p    Erato    Autograph         1:34


06:00 BBC News; CLASSICAL MUSIC with Jacqueline Gerber

06:07:25  Richard Wagner: Lohengrin: Bridal Chorus    Atlanta Symphony Chorus Atlanta Symphony Robert Shaw Telarc 80333 4:43

06:14:01  Johann Adolph Hasse: Sinfonia in F Op 3 # 5  Cologne Musica Antiqua Reinhard Goebel Archiv 453435 7:15

06:33:06  Sir Malcolm Arnold: Solitaire: Polka     Philharmonia Orchestra Bryden Thomson Chandos 8867 2:19

06:40:09  Claude Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane    Lisa Wellbaum, harp Cleveland Orchestra Pierre Boulez DeutGram 2121 10:15

06:51:47  Giacomo Meyerbeer: Robert le diable: Overture     New Zealand Symphony Darrell Ang Naxos 573195 3:18

06:56:33  Gustav Holst: First Suite for Military Band: March Op 28 # 1  Cleveland Symphonic Winds Frederick Fennell Telarc 80606 2:49

07:03:36  Peter Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty: Rose Adagio     Russian National Orchestra Mikhail Pletnev DeutGram 457634 6:13

07:11:49  Maurice Ravel: Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan     Lyon Opera Orchestra Kent Nagano Erato 14331 8:19

07:20:21  John Barry: Out of Africa: Love Theme    Renaud Capuçon, violin Brussels Philharmonic Stéphane Denève Erato 9029563393 3:28

07:27:18  Ludwig van Beethoven: Shepherd's Song from Symphony No. 6 Op 68    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Decca 16871 9:14

07:41:01  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 1  K 16  Prague Chamber Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras Telarc 80256 12:25

07:55:15  Frank Loesser: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: Overture     Boston Pops Keith Lockhart BostonPops 4 3:06

08:07:11  Felix Mendelssohn: The Marriage of Camacho: Overture Op 10    Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra Klauspeter Seibel Colosseum 9007 6:52

08:15:44  Jean Sibelius: Finlandia Op 26   YL Male Voice Choir Minnesota Orchestra Osmo Vänskä Bis 9048 8:19

08:24:19  Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 2: Sinfonia  BWV 826 Simone Dinnerstein, piano   Sony 798943 5:04

08:30:41  Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Act 2 Prelude     Verdi Symphony Milan Riccardo Chailly Decca 2141 4:23

08:40:59  Joseph Haydn: Minuet & Finale from Symphony No. 83     Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Bruno Weil Sony 66295 9:08

08:51:03  Franz Waxman: Hotel Berlin: Cafe Waltzes     Hollywood Bowl Orchestra John Mauceri Philips 438685 8:57

09:04:38  Franz Schubert: Allegro from String Quintet  D 956 Gary Hoffman, cello Cypress String Quartet  Avie 2307 19:51

09:27:09  Maurice Jarre: A Passage to India: Suite     Royal Philharmonic Maurice Jarre Milan 10131 10:01

09:37:52  Karl Jenkins: Benedictus    Polyphony  Stephen Layton DeutGram 4793232 3:56

09:38:42  Karl Jenkins: Benedictus    Polyphony  Stephen Layton DeutGram 4793232 3:56

09:43:18  Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No. 3: Arie di corte     Berlin Philharmonic Herbert von Karajan DeutGram 4796018 8:20

09:53:27  George Gershwin: An American in Paris    William Terwilliger, violin Opus Two  Azica 71290 5:02


10:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

09:59:45  Traditional: Basle March     Philip Jones Brass Ensemble  Claves 600 3:30

10:03:47  Felix Mendelssohn: Swiss Song from String Symphony No. 11     German Chamber Academy Neuss Johannes Goritzki Claves 9002 4:43

10:09:36  Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Op 28    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 100204 15:05

10:26:04  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from Symphony No. 3 Op 55    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Decca 16871 6:05

10:36:30  Joseph Haydn: Andante from Symphony No. 101     Musicians of the Louvre Marc Minkowski Naïve 5176 7:04

10:45:04  John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine     City of Birmingham Symphony Sir Simon Rattle EMI 55051 4:15

10:51:31  Frédéric Chopin: Les Sylphides     Boston Pops Arthur Fiedler RCA 300350 26:51

11:19:41  Herbert Howells: Pastoral Rhapsody     London Symphony Richard Hickox Chandos 9410 12:14

11:33:59  Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for 2 Oboes Op 9 # 3 Gail Hennessey, oboe La Serenissima Adrian Chandler Avie 2371 10:58

11:46:19  Johann Strauss Jr: Waltz 'Wine, Women and Song' Op 333    Cincinnati Pops Erich Kunzel Telarc 80314 10:30

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



12:06:41  Jean Sibelius: Lemminkäinen's Return Op 22 # 4  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 093004 6:10

12:17:56  Jacques Ibert: Escales 'Ports of Call'     Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 101008 15:04

12:40:38  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 34  K 338  Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst TCO 052903 21:14


13:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with Mark Satola

13:01:15  Dmitri Shostakovich: The Human Comedy: Waltz Op 37    Moscow Chamber Orchestra Constantine Orbelian Delos 3257 2:30

13:04:13  Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude & Fugue No. 2 Op 87 # 2 Keith Jarrett, piano   ECM 1469 2:06

13:07:37  Ludwig van Beethoven: Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 Op 125    Cleveland Orchestra George Szell Sony 373715 11:22

13:20:04  Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont: Overture Op 84    Bremen German Chamber Philharmonic Daniel Harding Virgin 45364 7:39

13:28:40  George Gershwin: Girl Crazy: Embraceable You    Joshua Bell, violin London Symphony John Williams Sony 60659 4:16

13:37:33  George Gershwin: Strike Up the Band: Overture     Buffalo Philharmonic Michael Tilson Thomas CBS 42240 7:08

13:45:38  Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 4 Keyboards  BWV 1065 Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord Apollo's Fire Jeannette Sorrell Eclectra 2059 9:37

13:56:41  Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Mazurka     Mariinsky Theater Orchestra Valéry Gergiev Decca 10104 2:47


14:00 PERFORMANCE TODAY with Fred Child

Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet in E-flat, Op. 20: Movement 2 Adagio cantabile Eduard Brunner, clarinet; Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Thomas Zehetmair, violin; Stefan Schweigert, bassoon; Cheryl House, cello; James van Valkenburg, viola; Alois Posch, double bass Album: Beethoven Septet and Piano Quintet Music Philips 434036 Music: 4:34

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 Razumovsky: Movements 1, 3 & 4 Pacifica Quartet Interlochen Presents, Corson Auditorium, Interlochen, MI Music: 19:26

Piano Puzzler: This week's contestants are Lynda and Doug Miller from Mt. Pleasant, SC Music: 9:26

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 30 "The Joke": Movement 4 Presto Finale Emerson String Quartet Album: The Haydn Project DG 471327 Music: 3:25 (short example excerpt)

Viet Cuong: Re(new)al Epoch Percussion Quartet: Oni Lara, percussion; Nigel Fernandez, percussion; Andrew Lynge, percussion; Corey Fica, percussion; The University of Texas Wind Ensemble; Jerry Junkin, conductor Butler School of Music, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX Music: 15:21

Gabriel Faure: Barcarolle No. 1 in A minor, Op. 26 John Novacek, piano Album: Last Kiss: Romantic piano music for love and passion Four Winds 3016 Music: 4:28

Antonin Dvorak: Czech Suite, Op. 39 Camerata RCO Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA Music: 22:39

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet in C Major, KV Anh. 171 (285b) Carol Wincenc, flute; Members of Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Pierre Lapoint, viola; Brook Speltz, cello The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY Music: 10:07

John Novacek: Four Rags for Violin and Piano Steven Copes, violin; John Novacek, piano Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO Music: 9:37


16:00 CLASSICAL MUSIC with John Mills

15:57:51  Nicolò Paganini: Caprice No. 24 Op 1 # 24  Brodsky Quartet  Chandos 10761 5:20

16:06:52  Nicolò Paganini: Caprice No. 5 Op 1 # 5 Augustin Hadelich, violin   Warner 566017 03:04

16:12:04  Sir Edward Elgar: Finale from Symphony No. 1 Op 55    Berlin State Orchestra Daniel Barenboim Decca 4789353 11:44

16:26:48  Ilan Rechtman: Variations on 'Dark Eyes'    Lara St. John, violin   WellTemper 5185 6:52

16:34:39  Franz Schubert: Finale from 'Wanderer Fantasy'  D 760 Maurizio Pollini, piano   DeutGram 4796018 3:41

16:40:46  Sergei Prokofiev: Allegro agitato from Symphony No. 3 Op 44    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst ClevOrch 0001 7:51

16:50:17  Frank Loesser: Guys and Dolls: I'll Know    Ailyn Pérez, soprano BBC Symphony Patrick Summers Warner 633485 3:32

16:54:30  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 1 Op 18   Ingrid Fliter, piano   EMI 14899 5:26

17:04:19  Enrique Granados: Goyescas: El fandango de candil    Jorge Luis Prats, piano   Decca 4782732 6:11

17:12:18  Johannes Brahms: Scherzo & Rondo from Serenade No. 1 Op 11    Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Nicholas McGegan PhiBaroque 5 9:00

17:24:21  Baldassare Galuppi: Laetatus sum    Dresden Vocal Concert Dresden Instrumental Concert Peter Kopp Archiv 4776145 9:58

17:37:34  Frédéric Chopin: Etude No. 13 Op 25 # 1 Lang Lang, piano   Sony 771901 3:11

17:42:17  Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 9 Op 69 # 1 Garrick Ohlsson, piano   Arabesque 6669 4:27

17:47:19  E. J. Moeran: Serenade in G: Galop, Minuet & Rigadoon     Ulster Orchestra JoAnn Falletta Naxos 573034 7:33

17:55:41  Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice    Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano Munich Radio Orchestra Maurizio Barbacini RCA 63509 4:01



18:09:02  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1  K 207 Rachel Barton Pine, violin Academy St. Martin in Fields Sir Neville Marriner Avie 2317 20:29

18:31:27  Isaac Albéniz: Suite Española: Sevilla Op 47    BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 40 4:48

18:37:08  Isaac Albéniz: Suite Española: Aragón Op 47    BBC Philharmonic Juanjo Mena Chandos 40 5:04

18:43:27  Ludwig van Beethoven: March & Finale from Quartet No. 15 Op 132    Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst ClevOrch 0001 8:28

18:52:41  Herbert Howells: Magnificat    Choir of Clare College  Graham Ross Harm Mundi 907579 6:37


19:00 SYMPHONY AT SEVEN with John Simna

19:02:39  Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto    Alex Klein, oboe Chicago Symphony Daniel Barenboim Teldec 23913 26:33

19:31:36  Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 Op 70    Boston Symphony Andris Nelsons DeutGram 4795201 26:30


20:00 CLEVELAND OVATIONS: Conservatory at Baldwin Wallace University

Sean Murphy, saxophone; Christine Fuoco, piano

Pierre-Philippe Bauzin: Poeme (1960)

Pierre-Philippe Bauzin: Sonata No. 2 (1971, rev. posth. 2016)

Pierre-Philippe Bauzin: Cinq Pieces Breves en Forme de Musique (1960)

20:39:25  Darius Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le toit Op 58    Lyon Opera Orchestra Kent Nagano Erato 45820 20:01

21:01:47  Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé    Berlin Radio Choir Berlin Philharmonic Pierre Boulez DeutGram 447057 56:46


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

22:01:47  Ulysses Kay: Six Dances for String Orchestra     Westphalian Symphony Paul Freeman Vox 5157 19:55

22:24:02  Franz Xaver Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op 25   Grant Johannesen, piano Chicago Sinfonietta Paul Freeman Centaur 2062 25:18

22:51:02  Adolphus Hailstork: An American Port of Call     Chicago Sinfonietta Paul Freeman Cedille 061 8:32


23:00 QUIET HOUR with Rob Grier

23:02:55  Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits    Frederic Hand, guitar   Willow 1036 5:19

23:08:15  Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces Book 3: Erotik Op 43 # 5 Per Tengstrand, piano   Azica 71207 3:49

23:12:04  George Gershwin: Prelude No. 2 'Blue Lullaby'     Burning River Brass  BurnRiver 2013 4:09

23:17:20  Gabriel Yared: The English Patient: Convento di Sant' Anna    Rosalie Asselin, piano La Pietà Angèle Dubeau Analekta 8733 4:40

23:22:01  Antonín Dvorák: Andante from Symphony No. 4 Op 13    Czech Philharmonic Libor Pesek Virgin 91144 11:39

23:33:40  Federico Mompou: Intimate Impressions: Secreto    Anja Lechner, cello   ECM 2367 4:56

23:39:45  Frédéric Chopin: Prelude No. 25 Op 45   Martha Argerich, piano   DeutGram 4796018 4:02

23:43:48  César Franck: Allegretto from Symphony in d     Orchestre Métropolitaine Yannick Nézet-Séguin Atma 2647 11:10

23:55:45  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko: Song of India    Aida Garifullina, soprano Vienna Radio Symphony Cornelius Meister Decca 4788305 3:15



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