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Music Featured on the April 25, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin.
Monday, 22 April 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: Concerto in B minor for towo flutes, bassoon, strings & continuo bt Georg Philipp Telemann. Performed by the Hanoverian Ensemble. 5:22 am: Capriccio in A major ZWV 185 for two horns, two obesm strings and continuo by Jan Dismas Zelenka. Performed by the Virtuosi Saxoniae directed by Ludwig Guettler. 5:44 am: Sonata in A minor Op. 1 No. 4 HWV 362 by George Frideric Hndel. Originally composed for recorder, but played here in a transcription for guitar by Robert Gruca. 5:57 am: Prelude after Bach BWV BWV 755 by Alexander Siloti. Performed by pianist Alessio Bax. 6:08 am: Pianists John and Richard Contiguglia perform the first movement (allegro non troppo, un poco maestoso) of Franz Liszt’s transcription for two pianos of Ludwig van Beethoven. 6:27 am: Pianists John and Richard Contiguglia perform the second movement (scherzo, molto vivace) of Franz Liszt’s transcription for two pianos of Ludwig van Beethoven. 6:46 am: Variations on a Waltz for Ortchestra (1946/66) by Jerome Moross. Performed by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta. 7:08 am: Pianists John and Richard Contiguglia perform the third movement (adagio molto e cantabile) of Franz Liszt’s transcription for two pianos of Ludwig van Beethoven. 7:25 am: Pianists John and Richard Contiguglia perform the fourth movement (finale, presto) of Franz Liszt’s transcription for two pianos of Ludwig van Beethoven. 7:52 am: An Old Soft Shoe for piano by Joseph Fennimore performed by pianist Pola Baytelman. more »
Music Featured on the March 28, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes”, Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89,9 FM, Madison Wisconsin
Sunday, 24 March 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: The Kyrie, Gloria and Credo from the “Missa Dei Patris” (1740) of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Performed by the Virtuosi Saxoniae directed by Ludwig Guettler. 6:08 am: The Sanctus and Agnus Dei from the “Missa Dei Patris of Jan Dismas Zelenka. 6:27 am: Sarabande in G Major from the French Suite No. 5 by Johann Sebastian Bach, recorded in Christ Presbyterian Church, Madison 6:38 am: Interview with Bruce Bengston, organist at Madison’s Luther Memorial Church, who performs the Prelude and Fugue in G Major BWV 541. 6:50 am: The world premier performance of Chen Yi’s “Faith and Perseverance” by the Gustavus Symphony under the direction of Ruth Lin. 7:08 am: Interview with composer Steven Bryant followed by a performance (recorded in Mills Hall 2/23/2013) of his “Concerto for Wind Ensemble” by the UW Madison Wind Ensemble conducted by Scott Teeple. 7:55 am: The “Biguine” (usually spelled “Beguine”) composed by Jerome Moross in 1938, performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta. more »
Music Featured on the March 7, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM in Madison, Wisconsin
Monday, 4 March 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: Jennifer Highdon’s “Trumpet Songs” performed by Scott Meredith (trumpet) and Rubia Santos (piano). 5:19 am: The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta performs Symphony No. 1 by Jerome Moross. 5:40 am: The piano duo of John and Richard Contiguglia perform Franz Liszt’s “Reminiscences of Don Juan” (inspired by Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”. 5:57 am: Soprano Amy Haworth and Trevor Stephenson (fortepiano) perform Franz Schubert’s “Frulingsglaube”. 6:08 am: Scott Tarpen (alto saxophone) and Theresa Bogard perform Jennifer Higdon’a “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano”. 6:26 am: The piano duo of John and Richard Contiguglia perform Percy Graigner’s setting of “Molly on the Shore”. 6:38 am: Alexander Scriabin’s “Poem of Ecstasy” performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti. 7:08 am: Jennifer Higdon’s “Dash” performed by the Verismo Trio. 7:14 am: An interview with Jessica Johnson and Anthony Di Sanza about their “SOle Nero” duo, featuring a performance of Joel Naumann’s “Crunch”/ 7:38 am: The Wisconsin Brass Quintet performs “Collage” by John Stevens. 7:55 am: Two versions of the Fields-McHugh song “Doing the New Low Down”. The first (from 1928) features Irving Mills’ Hotsy-Totsy Gang; the the second (from 1932) features Don Redman’s Orchestra. Bill Robinson sings and tap dances on both. more »
Music Featured on the February 7, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 fm Madison, Wisconsin
Saturday, 2 February 2013 | Rich Samuels
5:09 am: The beginning of “The Winter Solstice Mystery” by Aldonis Kalnins, performed by the New York Latvian Concert Choir, the “Ausrums” Chamber Choir, the “Balsis” Youth Choir and the Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra. 5:35: am: Conclusion of The Winter Solstice Mystery” by Aldonis Kalnins, performed by the New York Latvian Concert Choir, the “Ausrums” Chamber Choir, the “Balsis” Youth Choir and the Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra. 5:58 am: “Winter Scenery”, a traditional Japanese melofy arranged by Yui Kitamura, performed by Lewis Wong (violin) and Chelsea Chen (organ). 6:08 am: “Solstice Suite” by Paul Ferguson, performed by the Almeda Trio. 6:22 am: Concerto in D Major dor Two Flutes and Bassoon and Continuo by Georg Philipp Telemann, performed by the Hanoverian Ensemble. 6:40 am: Sonata No. 5 in G Minor for three oboes, bassoon and basso continuo, performed by principal playor of the Dallas and Houston Symphonies and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. 7:08 am: The 3rd movement from William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 (“Afro-American) performed first by the piano duo of Meisha Adderly and Stacey Holliday, then by the Detroit Symphony conducted by Neeme Järvi. 7:16 am: Paul Robeson (accompanied by Lawrence Brown) sings the spiritual “Deep River” )recorded in March, 1927), followed by “String Quartet on Negro Themes” by Daniel Gregory Mason, performed by the Budapest Quartet (recorded in March, 1942). 7:43 am: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson’s “Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings” performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta conducted by Paul Freeman. 7:58 am: The spiritual “Oh Freedom” performed by Chicago A Capella directed by Jonathan Miller. more »
The WORT Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning January 31 2013 Prepared by Rich Samuels
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 | Rich Samuels
Friday February 1 at 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Dr., Madison. Noon Musicale. Edvard Grieg sonatas for violin and piano featuring Steven Bjellam violin, and Michael Keller, piano Friday February1 at 7 p, at the St. John the Evangelist Church, Spring Green. Sing Out, a Gospel Celebration featuring the Mount Zion Gospel Choir. Call: (608) 588-5851 Web: www.ruralmusiciansforum.org Lively, passionate, lifting the spirit and consoling the weary soul, music…especially GOSPEL music… sits in the heart of the African American experience. Honoring the unique place of GOSPEL music in the life of African Americans, the RuralMusicians Forum invites Southwest Wisconsin to share in “Sing Out: A Gospel Celebration,” February 1, 2013, featuring the renowned Mt. Zion Gospel Choir of Madison. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Spring Green. Under the direction of Leotha Stanley, the Mt Zion Gospel Choir, which performs annually as part of the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert, is known for its ability to infuse traditional gospel harmonies with vigor, joy and inspiration.Year after year, the choir has combined jazz, blues and gospel harmonies to “raise the roof” in captivating, spiritually transporting experiences throughout Wisconsin, and it has toured in Germany and France, as well. The choir performed for the Chazen Museum of Art expansion opening, and recent seasons have included performances at Overture Center for the Arts, Middleton Performing Arts Center, Nicolet College and with the UW Varsity Band. Their performances are accompanied by an instrumental ensemble that includes saxophone, flute, bass, percussion, drums and keyboards. In announcing the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir concert, RMF Artistic Director, Kent Mayfield, said “This is an exciting event for young and old, a richly spiritual experience, and an important dimension of our shared life as Americans!” Tickets for priority seating are available free of charge at the Dodgeville Public Library, Arcadia Books in Spring Green and online at the Rural Musicians Forum website: www.ruralmusiciansforum.org. A dessert reception open to all will follow the concert to meet, greet and honor the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir. A free-will offering will be received. The concert is underwritten in part by generous contributions from Grassroots Citizens of Wisconsin and the Spring Green Area Arts Coalition. Saturday. February 2 at 7 pm at Oakwood Village-University Woods Auditorium (repeated Sunday February 3 at 1:30 pm at the UW Arboretum Visitor Center) The Oakwood Chamber Players present a concert called “The Americas”. Music of Paquito d’Rivera, Morten Lauuridsen, Amy Beach, Antonin Dvorak, and Ignacio Cervanted …. more »