WCPE's My Life in Music




 

 

My Life in Music
First Mondays at 7:00 p.m. (Eastern)
With host Tara Lynn
Each edition of this special program is co-hosted by a member of the North Carolina Symphony who shares favorite classical music recordings, personal and professional anecdotes as well as a variety of insightful listening tips. Enjoy additional broadcasts of My Life in Music in 2014! WCPE will also be rebroadcasting 2012 and 2013 editions of the program on the third Sunday of each month.






Paul RandallPaul Randall
Principal Trumpet, North Carolina Symphony
Original air date: July 7, 2014


Playlist:

Modest Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Maurice Ravel
Promenade & Samuel Goldenburg and Schmuyle~ Pictures at an Exhibition
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(RCA Victor, 1958)

(Excerpt) Gustav Mahler
Mvt 3 ~Symphony No. 3
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta
(London, 1976)

Gustav Mahler
Mvt I~ Symphony No. 5
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir George Solti
(London, 1970)

Alan Hovhanhess
Mvt1 ~ Symphony No. 2, Op 132, “Mysterious Mountain”
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(RCA Victor, 1958)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Mvt IV~ Scheherazade
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(RCA Red Seal, 1959)

(Excerpt)
Aaron Copland
Billy the Kid ballet suite
Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy
(RCA Victor, 1988)









My Life in Music: Jonathan Randazzo
Assistant Principal Trombone, North Carolina Symphony


PLAYLIST
Handel
Aria
Empire Brass
(From LP, 1976)

Author P. Goncharov
We Bow Down Before Your Cross
The Orthodox Singers
(Russian Season Fr., 1999)

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
Violin Sonata in A Minor, “Cuckoo”
Red Priest
(Red Priest, 2009)

Johann de Meiji
Mvt. III (Well Done) ~ Illuminations, T-Bone Concerto
University of New Mexico Wind Symphony
Eric Rombach-Kendall
Joseph Alessi, trombone
(Summit, 2004)

Gustav Mahler
Movement I~ Symphony No. 7
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa
(Philips, 1991)

John Williams
Flight to Neverland from Hook
Studio Orchestra
(Sony, 1999)

EXCERPT:

John Mackey
Harvest: Concerto for Trombone
The West Point Band
Timothy Holtan
Joseph Alessi, trombone









My Life in Music: Timothy Stewart
Associate Principal Trumpet, North Carolina Symphony
( 14 Megabyte MP3 File )


Playlist:

Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan
(Deutsche Grammophon, 1983)

J.S. Bach
Magnificat & Fecit Potentiam ~Magnificat in D BWV 243
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Chorus
Robert Shaw
(Telarc, 1989)

Leos Janacek
Mvt I ~ Sinfonietta No. 2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa
(LP from Tim’s personal collection)

Gustav Mahler
Mvt IV Im Tempo des Scherzos ~ Symphony No. 2
New York Philharmonic
Westminster Choir
Bruno Walter
(Sony Classical, 1958)

Bela Bartok
Mvt V. Finale. Presto~ Concerto for Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(RCA Victor)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Introit, Kyrie Dies Irae & Lacrimosa ~ Requiem, KV 626
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner
(Philips, 1986)

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 7
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Georg Solti
(LP from Tim’s personal collection)





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My Life in Music - Jess Isaiah Levin

My Life in Music: Jess Isaiah Levin
Violin I, North Carolina Symphony
Original air date: April 7, 2014

( 22 Megabyte MP3 File )

Excerpt:
Archie Levin
Eve’s Daughter
Archie Levin, viola

Robert Schumann
Arabesque Op. 18
Arthur Rubinstein, piano
(1947)

Pablo de Sarasate
Zapateado Op. 23 No. 2
Jascha Heifetz, violin
Isidor Achron, piano
(RCA Victor, 1924)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Melodie in E-flat Op. 42 No. 3, “Souvenir d’un lieu cher” (Memory of a dear place)
Jascha Heifetz, violin
Emanuel Bay, piano
(MCA Classics, 1945)

Johann Sebastian Bach
III. Andante~ Sonata No. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Jascha Heifetz, violin
(RCA Victor, 1952)
Sergei Prokofiev
III. Gavotta: non troppo allegro~ Symphony No. 1 in D major Op. 25, “Classical”
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit
(London, 1989)

Sergei Prokofiev
IV. Allegro giocoso~ Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell
(Sony, 1959)

Excerpt:
Jess Isaiah Levin
Strange Birds~ Meta-Loops String Quartet
(synthesized)

Excerpt:
Jess Isaiah Levin
Mvt II~ Symphony No. 1
(synthesized)

Johannes Brahms
IV. Allegro energico e passionato~ Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Vienna Philharmonic
Carlos Kleiber
(Deutsche Grammophon, 1981)





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My Life in Music: Suzanne Rousso: Bio
Viola
Artistic Director, Mallarme Chamber Players
Manager, North Carolina H.I.P. (Historically Informed Performance) Music Festival

Playlist:
Johannes Brahms
Mvt I. Allegro ~ String Quartet No. 3 in B flat, op. 51
Tokyo String Quartet
(Vox 2001)

Gabriel Faure
Pie Jesu and Agnus dei ~ Requiem (1893 version)
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter
(Collegium Records, 1984)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt. IV. La Malinconia ~ String Quartet No. 6 in B flat, Op 18 No. 6
Quartetto Italiano
(Philips, 1989)

Joseph Schwantner Excerpt ~ New Morning for the World
Oregan Symphony
James DePriest
(Kock International Classics, 1995)

Mark O’Connor
Caprice for Three
Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Edgar Meyer, bass; and Mark O'Connor, violin
(Sony, 2000)

H.I.F. Biber
Selections ~ Battalia
Mallarme Chamber Players





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My Life in Music: Kenneth Whitlow
Assistant Principal Percussion*, North Carolina Symphony

Bio: Click here!


Fade In:
Aaron Copland
Mvt I. Lento~ Lincoln Portrait
London Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland
Henry Fonda, narrator
(CBS Masterworks, 1988, recorded 1968)

Bela Bartok
Mvt II. Giuco delle Coppie- Allegretto scherzando ~ Concerto for Orchestra
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Erich Leinsdorf
(BMG, 1999, recorded in 1962)

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Mvt III & IV~ Capriccio espagnol
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein
(Sony Classical 1998, recorded 1959)

Jennifer Higdon
Mvt IV~ Concerto for Orchestra
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Spano
(Telarc, 2004)

Gustav Holst
I-Mars, the Bringer of War~ The Planets
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein
(CBS Great Performances, 1985, 1973)

EXCERPT:

Maurice Ravel
Bolero
New York Philharmonic
Kurt Masur
(Teldec, 1997)

Fade Out:
Dmitri Shostakovich
Mvt I. Allegretto ~ Symphony No. 7, “Leningrad” Op. 60
Vienna Symphony
Eliahu Inbal
(Denon, 1992)

*After 39 years with the North Carolina Symphony, Kenneth Whitlow retired in January 2014. WCPE wishes him and his wife (also a retired orchestra member) happiness and best of luck.





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Samuel Gold

My Life in Music: Samuel Gold

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PORTION OF THIS PROGRAM:


Playlist:

Béla Bartok
Mvt III.~ Divertimento for String Orchestra Sz. 113 BB 118
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Iona Brown
(Chandos, 2000)

Don Carlo Gesualdo
Tristis est anima mea~ Tenebre Responseries for Maundy Thursday
Kings Singers
(Signum Records, 2004)

Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne in D flat Major, Op. 27 no. 2
Leon Fleisher, piano
(Vanguard Classics, 2004)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in B flat Major~ Well Tempered Clavier, Book I, BWV 846
& Aria da capo~ Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Glenn Gould, piano

Robert Schumann
Mvt I & II ~ Piano Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22
Marta Argerich, piano
(Philips, 1999)

dDmitri Shostakovich
Mvt III~ Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Robert Levin, piano
(ECM Records, 1991)







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Nathaniel Yaffe

Nathaniel Yaffe
Cello, North Carolina Symphony
Air date: Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., ET
Rebroadcast: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 3:00 a.m. — Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PORTION OF THIS PROGRAM:


Playlist:

Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt I. Allegro ~ Triple Concerto Op. 56
Berlin Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Daniel Barenboim, piano & conductor
(EMI Classics 1995)

Bela Bartok
Mvt II. Allegretto scherzando~ Concerto for Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell
(Sony Masterworks, 1965, 1999 )

Sergei Prokofiev
Mvt II. Allegro marcato~ Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Jarvi
(Telarc, 2008)

Johannes Brahms
Movt III. Vivace non troppo~ Double Concerto, Op. 102
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Muller-Schott, cello
Julia Fischer, violin
(PentaTone Classics, 2007)

William Bolcom
IV. Gingando (Brazilian tango tempo) “Tombeau d’Ernesto Nazareth ~ Capriccio for Cello and Piano
David Requiro, cello
Elizabeth DeMio, piano
(Nathaniel Yaffe Productions, 2009)

Gaspar Cassado
Lamento de Boabdil
David Requiro, cello
Elizabeth DeMio, piano
(Nathaniel Yaffe Productions, 2009)

1st Prize winner of the 2008 Naumburg International Violoncello Competition David Requiro's Debut Album featuring Elizabeth DeMio. Includes works by Debussy, Bolcom, Brahms, and Cassadó. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ requirodemio







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My Life in Music:
Elizabeth Phelps
Principal Violin II, North Carolina Symphony
Air date: Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Repeat: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 3:00 a.m.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PORTION OF THIS PROGRAM:


Playlist:

Johann Sebastian Bach
Mvt I ~Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner
(SDG - Soli Deo Gloria, 2009)

Benjamin Britten
Les Illuminations:
II. Villes
IIIa. Phrase
IIIb. Antique
Philharmonia Orchestra
Carlo Maria Giulini
Robert Tear, tenor
(Deutsche Grammophon, 1962)

Johannes Brahms
Mvt I ~ String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 109
Cleveland Quartet
(Telarc, 1994)

Giacomo Puccini
"Donde lieta uscě "~ Act 3, La Boheme
Berlin Philharmonia
Herbert von Karajan
Mirella Freni (as Mimi)
(Decca London, 1971)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt I ~ Piano Sonata in E major,
Alfred Brendel, piano
(Philips, 1975)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mvt III. Rondeau ~ Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 9 in E flat major, k. 271
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner
Malcolm Bilson, fortepiano
(Archiv Produktion, 1984)

Fade out: (excerpt) Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen~ Christmas Oratorio Part V. by J.S. Bach







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My Life in Music: David Meyer Cello, North Carolina Symphony Originally aired October 7, 2013 Listen to the interview portion of this show:

Playlist:

Anonymous
La Quinte Estampie Real & Cum Sint Difficilia
Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow
(London, 1971)
Frederic Mompou
Suburbis (Suburbs)
Mompou, piano
(Ensayo, 1975)
Antonin Dvorak
Movt I (Allegro) ~ Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Op. 104
Berlin Philharmonic
Herbert von Karajan
Mstistlav Rospropovich, cello
(Deutsche Grammaphon, 1969)
J.S. Bach
Mvt I ~ Italian Concerto in F, BWV 971
Glenn Gould, piano
(Sony, 1959, 1997)
Gustav Mahler
Mvt I ~ Symphony No. 3
Philharmonia Orchestra
Benjamin Zander
(Telarc, 2004)






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My Life in Music: Amy Mason
Viola, North Carolina Symphony
Originally aired September 2, 2013

Playlist:


Claude Debussy
Reverie
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

William Walton
Mvt I. Andante comodo~ Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich
Maxim Vengerov, viola

Henri Dutilleux
String Quartet "Ainsi la nuit
Belcea Quartet

Dmitri Shostakovich
Mvt II. Ninth of January~ Symphony No. 11 – “The Year 1905”
Concertgebauw Orchestra
Bernard Haitink








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David Kilbride, Assistant Principal Second Violin, North Carolina Symphony

My Life in Music: David Kilbride
Acting Associate Principal Violin 2

Playlist:


J.S. Bach
Theme ~ Goldberg Variations
Glenn Gould, piano
(1955 recording: CBS Records, 1983)


J.S. Bach
Theme ~ Goldberg Variations
Glenn Gould, piano
(1981 recording: CBS Records, 1982)


Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt III ~ String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, op. 132
Borodin Quartet
(Chandos, 2005)


Jean Sibelius
(excerpt) finale ~ Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Paavo Berglund
(RCO Live, 2013)


Ludwig van Beethoven
(excerpt) Mvt III~ Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
Richard Goode, piano
(Nonesuch, 1993)


Ronan Browne
excerpt~ Journey of the Seal
(Includes live in-WCPE-studio performance!)

Traditional (Irish)
Port na Bpucai
David Kilbride, violin


Olivier Messiaen
Louange ŕ l'Immortalité de Jésus~ Quartet for the End of Time
Chamber Music Northwest
(Delos, 1987)


Eugčne Ysa˙e's
Sonata No. 3, D minor, "Georges Enesco" ~ Six sonatas for solo violin, Op. 27
David Kilbride, violin
(senior recital)


Explosions in the Sky (excerpt) Your Hand In Mine

Raleigh Charter High School students performing David Kilbride’s arrangement of “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers








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John Pederson

My Life in Music: John Pederson Principal Bassoon, North Carolina Symphony

Playlist:


(Seg 1) Orlando di Lasso
Three Villanelle
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alesandrini
(Opus 111 1994)

Franz Danzi
Mvt I ~ Wind Quintet in G Minor, Op. 56 no. 2
Berlin Philharmonic Quintet
(BIS 2006)

Frank Martin
Mvts I & III ~ Concerto for 7 Winds, Timpani, Percussion, and Strings
Chicago Symphony
Jean Martinon
(from John Pederson’s own personal LP collection)

Robert Ward
Movt II ~ Symphony No. 6
(St Stephen’s Chamber Orchestra)
Lorenzo Muti
(Bay City 1990)

Dmitri Shostakovich
Mvt II ~ Symphony No. 9
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Vasily Petrenko
(Gramophon 2009)

Igor Stravinsky
Scherzo ~ The Fairy’s Kiss Divertimento
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(BMG Classics 1995, 1958 Living Stereo RCA Victor)

Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Excerpt) Mvt II ~ Symphonic Dances
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn
(EMI 1987, recorded 1976)

Paul Hindemith
Movt IV ~ Symphonic Metamorphoses of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy
(from John Pederson’s own personal LP collection)







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My Life in Music: Rebekah Daley

My Life in Music: Rebekah Daley

Principal French Horn,
North Carolina Symphony

Playlist:


1. Joseph Haydn
Mvt I (Allegro) ~Horn Concerto No. 1 in D
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Iona Brown
Hermann Baumann, horn
(Philips 422 346-2; 1989)

2. Gustav Mahler
Mvt II (In gemachlicher Bewegung, Ohne Hast) ~ Symphony No. 4 in G
Vienna Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel
Kathleen Battle, soprano
(CBS Records; 1984)

3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mvt I ~Sonata for piano and violin in E minor, K 304
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Mark Steinberg, violin
(Philips B0004115-02; 2005)

4. Johannes Brahms
Rhapsody in G minor, Op. 79, No. 2
Martha Argerich, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon 447 430-2; 1972)

5. Felix Mendelssohn
Mvt III (Intermezzo) ~Quartet in A minor, Op. 13
Cleveland Quartet
(Telarc CD-80142; 1987)

6. John Adams
The Chairman Dances –foxtrot for orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle
(EMI Classics 50999 2 06627 2 1; 2008)







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North Carolina Symphony's William Henry Curry

My Life in Music: William Henry Curry Resident Conductor of the North Carolina Symphony Original air date: May 6, 2013

PLAYLIST:


J.S. Bach
III. (Allegro) ~ Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten
(Decca 1969)

Richard Wagner
Excerpts: Dance of the Apprentices, Procession of the Meistersingers ~Die Meistersinger von Nuremburg
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner
(BMG 1999)

Anton Bruckner
III. Scherzo ~Symphony No. 9
Vienna Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein
(Deutsche Grammophon 1992)

Aaron Copland
Finale: The Promise of the Living ~ Suite from The Tender Land
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland
(BMG 1993)

William Henry Curry
Mardi Gras 2006 (excerpt) ~Holiday Songs
North Carolina Symphony
William Henry Curry
Shana Blake Hill, soprano
(World premiere, May 2010)*

William Henry Curry
Eulogy for a Dream
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
William Henry Curry
(World premiere, June 1999)**

*Courtesy of the North Carolina Symphony
**Courtesy of the Indianapolis Symphony






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Rick Motylinski
Principal Percussion

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 3:00 a.m. ET
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. ET

My Life in Music: Richard Motylinski
Principal Percussion, North Carolina Symphony
Original air date: April 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.



PLAYLIST:

J.S. Bach
Allemade ~ Cello Suite No. 1 (excerpt)
Richard Motylinski, marimba

Johannes Brahms
Movt III ~ Symphony No. 3
Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Bruno Walter
(1960, Sony rerelease 1995)
Thomas Tallis
Eighth Tune for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter
Theatre of Voices; Paul Hillier
The King’s Consort; David Douglas
(Harmonia Mudi, 1995)
Antonio Vivaldi
Movt. I (Allegro) ~ Concerto in C for Two Trumpets
English Chamber Orchestra
Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis, trumpets
(Sony, 1998)
Anthony Holborne
Suite
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
(Columbia Masterworks, from vinyl)
William Lawes
Consort Sett No. 6
Fretwork
(Virgin, 1995)
Josquin
Kyrie ~ Missa Pange Lingua
Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillip
(Gimell, 1986)
Francesco da Milano
Fantasia No. 33
Ronn McFarlane, lute
(Dorian, 1994)

Anthony Holborne
Suite
Richard Motylinski, marimba
















My Life in Music:
Anne Whaley Laney
Principal Flute, North Carolina Symphony
Aired Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Bio: Click Here!


PLAYLIST:


Leos Janacek
Movt 1~ Sinfonietta
Vienna Philharmonic
Sir Charles Mackerras

Claude Debussy
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti
Don Peck, flute

J.S. Bach
Aria: Aus Liebe will mein Heiland Sterben~ St Matthew Passion
Montiverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Ann Monoyios, soprano

Dmitri Shostakovich
Movt II~ Symphony No. 10
London Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Haitink

Richard Strauss
Song III~ Four Last Songs
London Symphony Orchestra
Kiri te Kanawa, soprano

Ludwig van Beethoven
Movt III, Rondo ~ Piano Concerto No. 5
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

Claude Debussy
Movt III~ Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Lily Laskine, harp; Pierre Pasquier, viola

Edward Elgar
Lux Aeterna (Nimrod)
Handel and Haydn Society
Grant Llewellyn







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MY LIFE IN MUSIC: Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky
Violin 2, Acting Principal, North Carolina Symphony
Aired Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7 pm ET
Bio: Click Here

PLAYLIST


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Chicago Symphony Orchestra*
Fritz Reiner
Jascha Heifitz, violin
*Recorded in 1955 and 1957
(Living Stereo, 2005)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt I ~ "HARP" string quartet Op. 74
The Cleveland Quartet (with Bill Preucil)
(Telarc, 1994)

Franz Schubert
Mvt I~ String Quintet, D. 956
Guarneri String quartet
(Sony, 2004)

Richard Strauss
Trio from Act III~ Der Rosenkavalier
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
James Levine
Renee Fleming (Marschalin); Anne Sophie von Otter (Octayian), Heidi Grant Murphey (Sophie)
(Deutsche Grammophon, 1996)

Claude Debussy
Mvt III~ String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
The Cleveland Quartet
(Telarc, 1986)

EXCERPT:
Ludwig van Beethoven
Mvt IV~ Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
Berlin Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado
(Sony, 1996)

OUTTAKES:

1. Playing for Elie Wiesel

2. Performing with Wild Ginger

3. Touring with Joshua Bell















MY LIFE IN MUSIC: Dovid Friedlander
Associate Concertmaster, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7 pm ET
Bio: Click Here


Jean Sibelius
Mvt III ~ Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Walter Hendl
Jascha Heifetz, violin

J.S. Bach
Adagio ~ Sonata for Violin Solo No. 3 in C, BWV 1005
Henryk Szeryng, violin
(Deutsche Grammophon, 1997)

Johannes Brahms
Finale ~ Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2
Cleveland Quartet
(Telarc, 1994)

Igor Stravinsky
Mvt III ~Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra
Columbia Symphony Orchestra*
Igor Stravinsky
Isaac Stern, violin
(Sony Classical, 1995)
*Recorded June 29-30, 1951, Hollywood, CA)

Sergei Prokofiev
Mvt II (Allegro marcato) ~ Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, op. 100
Cleveland Orchestra*
George Szell
(Sony 1999)
*Recorded October 24 & 30, 1959, at Severance Hall, Cleveland, OH.

Nathan Milstein
Paganiniana Variations
Nathan Milstein, violin
(Bridge Records, Inc, 1996)

GrigorasDinicu/ Jascha Heifetz
Hora Staccato
Jascha Heifetz, violin*
(Sony Classical, 1996)
*Recorded December 22, 1947 at Liederkranz Hall, New York City)














MY LIFE IN MUSIC: Petra Berényi
Viola, North Carolina Symphony
Aired Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7 pm
Bio: Click here!


Thomas Tallis
Spem in alium (40-voice motet) ~ Missa Salve intemerata
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly
(Naxos, 2005)

Barnabas Dukay
Mist Hovering over the Face of the Deep: In the Swirling Evening Winds (instrumental motet for four marimbas)
Amadinda Percussion Group
(Budapest Music Center, 2002)

Gyorgy Kurtag
Movt ~Splinters, op.6/c
Ildiko Vekony, cimbalom
(Budapest Music Center, 2003)

J.S. Bach
Contrapunctus IX ~ Art of Fugue
Glenn Gould, organ

Robert Schumann
Movt 1 ~Scenes from Fairyland, Op. 113
Jonathan Bagg, viola
Jane Hawkins, piano
(Centaur, 2002)

Franz Schubert
Movt 2 ~ String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden” D810
Takács Quartet
(Hyperion Records Limited, 2006)

Franz Schubert
Gute Nacht ~ Winterreise
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Alfred Brendel, piano
(Decca, 2004)














MY LIFE IN MUSIC: John Ilika
Principal Trombone, North Carolina Symphony
Aired Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7 pm
Bio: Click here!


Johann Sebastian Bach
Versus I ~ Cantata 4 "Christlag in Todesbandend"
Monteveridi Choir, English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner



Anton Bruckner
Mvt III ~ Symphony No. 9
Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Bruno Walter

Aaron Copland
Mvt II ~ Symphony No. 3
NY Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein

Antonin Dvorak
Mvt I ~ Symphony No. 7
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Giacomo Puccini
End of Act I ~ Tosca
Philadelphia Orchestra
Riccardo Muti

Dmitri Shostakovich
Mvt I ~ Symphony No. 9
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi

(excerpt) Anna Russell
The Ring of the Nibelung (an analysis)


Henri Tomasi
Mvt 1 ~ Trombone Concerto
North Carolina Symphony (live 2005)*
John Ilika, trombone
*With special thanks to the musicians’ union for permission to air this recording on My Life in Music on The Classical Station

















MY LIFE IN MUSIC: Elizabeth Beilman
Associate Principal Cello, North Carolina Symphony
Aired Monday, October 1, 2012 at 7 pm
Bio: Click here!

Playlist:


intro:
Johannes Brahms
Waltz in A flat major, Op. 39 No. 15
Evgeny Kissin, piano


J.S. Bach
Prelude ~ Cello Ste No. 3
Pablo Casals, cello


Zoltan Kodaly
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8
Janos Starker, cello


Johannes Brahms
Mvt I ~ Piano Trio No. 1 in B
Isaac Stern, violin
Leonard Rose, cello
Eugene Istomin, piano


Dmitri Shostakovich
Mvt II ~ String Quartet No. 8
Borodin String Quartet (with Rostslav Dubinsky, violin I)


Robert Ward
Mvt II ~ Echoes of America
Aurora Musicalis


Julius Klengel
Hymnus for 12 Cellos
Members of the Berlin Philharmonic


Fade: Maurice Ravel The Enchanted Garden ~ Ma Mere l’Oye (Mother Goose Suite) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Carlo Maria Giulini










My Life in Music: Terry Mizesko
Bass Trombone & composer/arranger, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, September 3, 2012 at 7 pm, ET
Bio: Click here!

Playlist:



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen ~ The Magic Flute
Philharmonia Orchestra
Otto Klemperer
Lucia Popp, soprano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543
Berlin Philharmonic
Karl Bohm


Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude & Gigue ~ Partita No.1 in B flat Major, BWV 825
Glenn Gould, piano


Johann Sebastian Bach
Agnus Dei ~ Mass in B minor (BWV 232)
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Otto Klemperer
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano


Gustav Mahler
Adagietto ~ Symphony No. 5
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein


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My Life in Music: Andrew Lowy

Principal Clarinet, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 7 pm, ET
Bio: Click here!

Playlist:



Franz Schubert
The Shepherd on the Rock (Der Hirt auf dem Felsen), D. 956
Harold Wright, clarinet
Benita Valente, soprano
Rudolf Serkin, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cosi Fan Tutte, Act 1 Trio: Soave sia il vento
Rene Fleming
Anne Sofie von Otter
Michele Pertusi

Johannes Brahms
Mvt 1 ~ Sextet in G Major, Op. 36, Mvt. 1
L'Archibudelli

John Harbison
Finale ~ Wind Quintet
Reykjavik Wind Quintet

Samuel Barber
First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Saint Louis Symphony
Leonard Slatkin




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My Life in Music: Maria Evola

Maria Evola Violin I, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 7 pm, ET
Playlist:



Johann Sebastian Bach
Erbarme Dich ~St Matthew Passion
Collegium Vocale Gent
Philippe Herreweghe
Andreas Scholl, countertenor

Ludwig van Beethoven
Molto Adagio (Movt III) ~ String Quartet, Op. 132
Cleveland Quartet

Sergei Prokofiev
Allegro Marcato (Movt II) ~ Symphony No. 5
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Astor Piazzolla
Buenos Aires hora cero (arr. by performers)
Gidon Kremer, violin
Elisabeth Chojnacka, harpsichord
Per Arne Glorvigen, bandoneon
Alois Posch, double bass

Karel Husa
Music for Prague, 1968
Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra
Milos Macheck





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My Life in Music: Bruce Ridge

Bruce Ridge Double Bass, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 7 pm, ET
Playlist:



Hector Berlioz
“March to the Scaffold” (Movt 4) ~ Symphonie Fantastique
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Seij Ozawa

EXCERPT:
The Beatles
I Am the Walrus


Frederic Chopin
“Raindrop” Prelude No. 15 in D flat major
Mauizio Pollini, piano

Benjamin Britten
Opening/ Courtroom Scene ~ Peter Grimes
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox
Philip Langridge, tenor


EXCERPT:
Andy Griffith
Retelling of Bizet’s Carmen

Arnold Schoenberg
Farben (Movt 3) ~ Five Pieces for Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Boulez

Ludvig van Beethoven
Allegro con Brio (Movt 4) ~ Symphony No. 7
Boston Symphony
Leonard Bernstein

Aaron Copland
Movt 4 ~ Symphony No. 3
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein

EXCERPT (fade):
Gustav Mahler
Movt 4 ~ Symphony No. 2
Boston Symphony
Seiji Ozawa






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My Life in Music: Erik Dyke

MY LIFE IN MUSIC: Erik Dyke
Double Bass, North Carolina Symphony
Aired: Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 7 pm, ET

Ludvig van Beethoven
Adagio Cantabile ~ “Pathetique” Sonata No. 8 in C minor
Emil Gilels, piano

Emil Waldteufel
Les Patineurs (The Skaters’ Waltz)
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper
Franz Bauer-Theussl

EXCERPT:
Rogers and Hammerstein
Sound of Music

George Frideric Handel
Bouree ~ Water Music
Boston Baroque
Martin Perlman

Richard Wagner
Prelude, Act I ~ Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti

EXCERPT:
Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
1812 Overture, Op. 49
Philadelphia Orchestra
Riccardo Muti

Ludvig van Beethoven
Scherzo ~ “Eroica” Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
John Eliot Gardiner

EXCERPT:
Howard Hanson
(“Interlochen Theme” from) Adagio ~ “Romantic” Symphony No. 2
Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwartz

Johannes Brahms
Poco allegretto ~ Symphony No. 3 I F major, Op. 90
London Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop

Richard Strauss
Ein Heldenleben
Staatskapelle Dresden
Giuseppe Sinopoli

EXCERPT (fade):
Frederic Chopin
“Revolutionary” Etude, Op. 10, No. 12
Maurizio Pollini, piano






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My Life in Music: Karen Galvin

Bio: Click here!
Assistant Concert Master, North Carolina Symphony
Aired April 2, 2012


Johannes Brahms
Finale ~ Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Emerson String Quartet

George Frideric Handel
Adagio & Allegro ~ Sonata in F Major, Walsh Op.1 No.12
Andrew Manze, violin; Richard Egarr, harpsichord

John Adams
Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop

Ludvig van Beethoven
Scherzo ~ Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
London Symphony Orchestra
Carlo Maria Giulini

Samuel Barber
Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Yoel Levi

Looking forward —
Upcoming Events!




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My Life in Music: David Marschall

David Marschall
Acting Principal Violist (The Betty Ellen Madry Chair), North Carolina Symphony aired Monday, March 5, 2012


Georg Muffat
Menuet ~Armonico Tributo- Sonata No. 1 in D
Parley of Instruments
Roy Goodman and Peter Holman

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Molto Allegro ~ String Quartet No. 14 in G, K. 387
Amadeus Quartet

Johann Sebastian Bach
Contrapunctus 1: The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Sir Neville Marriner Johann Sebastian Bach
O Grosse Lieb, O Lieb Ohn’ Alle Masse ~ St John Passion, BWV 245
Monteverdi Choir
John Eliot Gardiner

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Gente, Gente, All’armi, All’armi ~ Le Nozze Di Figaro
Vienna Philharmonic
Riccardo Muti

Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegretto ma non troppo ~ Sonata No. 28 in A, Op. 101
Alfred Brendel, piano

Franz Schubert
Heidenröslein, D. 257
Ian Bostridge, tenor

Robert Schumann
Mvt 2 ~ String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41 No. 3
St Lawrence String Quartet

Giuseppe Verdi
Questa o quella ~ Rigoletto
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor

Johannes Brahms
Geistliches Wiegenlied ~ Zwei Gesänge für Altstimme mit Viola und Klavier, Op. 91
Lambert Orkis, piano
Steven Dann, violin
Susan Platts, alto

Bohuslav Martinu
Poco Allegro ~ Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, Op. H 313
Philip Setzer, violin
Lawrence Dutton, viola

Franz Schubert An die Musik, D. 547 Ian Bostridge, tenor





My Life in Music: Bonnie Thron

Bonnie ThronBonnie Thron
Principal Cello, North Carolina Symphony
aired Monday, February 6, 2012


Ludwig van Beethoven
Creatures of Prometheus
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Georges Bizet
La fleur que tu m’avais j’ete (the Flower Song) ~ Carmen
Vienna Vollesoper Orchestra
Leone Magiera
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor

Felix Mendelssohn
Song Without Words
Jacqueline du Pré, cello
Gerald Moore, piano

Harry Chapin
Corey’s Coming

Deborah Finestone
Romance ~ Journey for Cello and Piano
Adam Mahonske, piano
Bonnie Thron, cello

Nathaniel Stookey
Sonatina for Sam
Bonnie Thron, cello

Bill Robinson
Romantic Interlude ~ Grand Serenade for Clarinet, Cello and Piano
Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet
Bonnie Thron, cello
Nancy Whelan, piano

Johannes Brahms
Allegretto (1st mvt) ~ Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68





My Life in Music: Archive

Paul RandallPaul Randall
Principal Trumpet , North Carolina Symphony
aired Monday, January 2, 2012


William Walton
Variations on a Theme by Hindemith
English Northern Philharmonia
Paul Daniel
Peter Donohoe, piano

Igor Stravinsky
Song of the Nightingale
Minnesota Orchestra
Eiji Oue

Bela Bartok
Dance Suite
New York Philharmonic
Pierre Boulez

Alan Hovhaness
“Mount St Helens” Symphony No. 50
Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwarz


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