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Music Featured on the March 20, 2014 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Saturday, 15 March 2014 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: Concerto in F Major for 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns and violin by Antonio Vivaldi. Performed by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. 5:22 am: Pictures at en Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, transcribed for concert band by Paul Lavender. Performed by the U.S. Marine Band conducted by Michael J. Colburn. 5:54 am: Pianist Nicholas Phillips performs Prayin’ and Playin’ by John Griffin. 6:08 am: J.S.Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 performed by the Musica Antiqua Koeln conducted by Reinhard Goebel followed by a performance of Lawrence Axelrod’s Brendenburg Fantasy No. 3 performed by the Ensemble Noevelle Epoque. 6:42 am: Pianist Carol Rosenberger performs Claude Debussy’s Le Cathedrale Engloutie followed by a band transcription of the same piece performed by the U.S. Marine Band conducted by Michael J. Colburn. 6:56 am: Pianist Antonio Pompa Baldi performs the song (introduced by Edith Piaf) Je Sais Comment by Julien Bouquet. 7:08 am: Prelude and fugue in G Major BWV 541 by J.S. Bach performed by organist Bruce Bengston followed by Prelude No. 1 in C Major from Book I of the Well-Tempered Clavier BWV 846 performed by Trevlor Stephenson. 7:28 am: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 by J.S. Bach transcribed for band and performed by the U.S. Marine Band conducted by Michael J. Colburn and the same work performed (in 1956) by the New York Percussion Ensemble. 7:40 am: Organist Bruce Bengston performs the choral prelude :Ebarm Dich Dein, O Herre Gott BWV 721 by J.S. Bach. 7:45 am: Prelude No.2 from the Well Tempered Clavier Book I performed by Pianist John Lewis; Prelude No. 9 from the Well-Tempered Clavier Book I; the final movement of the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 arranged for synthesizer by Walter Carlos (1968). 7:57 am: Benny good man and his Orchestra perform Bach Goes to Town by Alec Templeton.   more »

Music Featured on the February 6, 2014 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Saturday, 1 February 2014 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins and Continuo (L’eestro armonico No. 8) by Antonio Vivaldi performed by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner. 5:20 am: The Pacifica Quartet performs the String Quartet NO. 10 in A-flat Major by Dimitri Shostakovich. 6:46 am: Soprano Jean Danton performs songs by Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hammerstein. Accompaniment by Doug Hammer (piano) and Steve Chaggaris (percussion) 6:08 am: The Washington Master Chorale conducted by Thomas Colohan performs “To Be Sung on the Water” by Samuel Barber. 6:12 am: Cellist Wendy Warner and Camerata Chicago perform the Cello Concerto in C Major by Josef Myslivevek. 6:40 am: Theresa Bogard (piano), John Fadial (violin) and Ruth Vandenborgh (cello) perform the Piano Trio by Jennifer Higdon. 6:54 am: The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Black performs “Clockwork” by Warren Gooch. 7:08 am: Soprano Toti Dal Monte and the La Scala Orchestra conducted by Gabriele Santini performs the arias “Lo dice ggnuno” and “Le ricchezze ed it grado” from “La figlia del regimento” by Gaetano Donizetti. Recorded 3/10/1928. 7:18 am: Paul Robeson (accompanied by Lawrence Brown) sings six spirituals arranged by Harry T. Burleigh (recorded in the mid and late 1920′s). 7:31 am: A Mass by George Walker from a live 1977 performance by soloists Claudia Lindsay, Norma Hirsch, Abraham Lind-Oquendo, the Morgan state College Choir and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sergio Comissiona.   more »

Music Featured on the January 30, 3014 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Saturday, 25 January 2014 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: “Mars, the Bringer of War” and “Venus, the Bringer of Peace” from The Planets by Gustav Holst. Transcribed for organ by, and performed by, Peter Sykes. 5:31 am: Concerto in F major for four violins and continuo (L’estro armonico No. 7) by Antonio Vivaldi. Performed by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields directed by Neville Marriner. 5:42 am: Brent Wissick (cello), Richard Luby (violin) and Dndre Willis perform Introduction and Polonaise by Frederic Chopin. 5:52 am: Kia Bennett (flute(, Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) and Catrin Finch (harp) perform Three Welsh FOlk Songs arranged by John Rutter. 6:08 am: “Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity” and “Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age” from The Planets by Gustav Holst. Transcribed for organ and performed by Peter Sykes. 6:27 am: Chicago a Cappella conducted by Jonathan Miller performs “El Hambo” by Jaakko Mantyarvi. 6:37 am: Pianist Molly Morkoski performs Gabriela Lena Frank’s “Sonata Andina”. 7:08 am: “Uranus, the Magician” and “Neptune, the Mystic” from The Planets by Gustav Holst. Transcribed for organ and performed by Peter Sykes. 7:24 am: The Pro Arte Quartet with pianist Christopher Taylor perform the Piano Quintet No. 2 by William Bolcom. 7:46 am: Pianist Nicholas Phillips performs “Occidental Psalmody” by Ethan Wickman. 7:55 am: The Chicago Sinfonietta conducted by Mei Ann Chen performsSaibei Dance by An-Lun Huang. more »

Music Featured on the January 9, 2014 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Wednesday, 25 December 2013 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: Concerto in E minor for four violins by Antonio Vivaldi. Performed by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, conducted by Neville Marriner 5:17 am: The Pacifica Quartet performs the String Quartet No. 9 by Dimitri Shostakovich, 5:45 am: The Rotterdam Philharmonic Chamber Players perform Kerry Turner’s Suite for Horn, Two Violins, Viola and Cello. 6:08 am: Pianist Inna Faliks performs the Eroica Variations and Fugue by Ludwig van Beethoven. 6:40 am: Medieval Suite by Kathleen Hoover, performed by Jan Vinci (flute) and Pola Baytleman (piano.) 7:08 am: The Pro Arte Quartet performs the String Quartet No. 2 by Walter Mays. 7:35 am: Fall River Legends by Morton Gould, performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Sedares. 7:56 am: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brass performs “Don’t Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me” by Duke Ellington. more »

The WORT Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning August 8, 2013 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | Rich Samuels

Thursday August 8 7 pm at Rennebohm Park, 115 North Eau Claire, Madison. The Capitol City Band presents its 801st free concert. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall, Madison. MAYCO, the Madison Area Youth chamber Orchestra, presents its “New Horizons” concert. The program features Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 Haydn Trumpet Concerto (featuring soloist Ansel Norris) Vivaldi Concerto for Violin and Oboe (transcribed for violin and trumpet; the violinist is Axel Norris, brother of Ansel) An original composition for MAYCO by Madison composer Jerry Hui. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Madison College Truax Campus Mitby Theater Mitby Theater, 1701 Wright Street, Madison (repeated at 7:30 pm on 8/10, 8/17 and 8/17; and at 2 pm on 8/11 and 8/18). The Four Seasons Theatre presents “Les Miserables”. Discover a nation in the grip of revolution, where convict Jean Valjean is on the run. Hunted relentlessly by the policeman Javert for breaking his parole, he must leave his past behind and keep his vow to raise the young orphaned Cosette. With revolution in the air and Javert closing in, Jean Valjean has no choice but to fight for his life and sacrifice everything to protect the people he loves. More information at http://www.fourseasonstheatre.com and The Mitby Box Office at (608) 243-4000. Saturday August 10, 8 pm at Mills Hall, 455 N. Park Street, Madison. Nathaniel Bartlett, Marimba with guests Geoff Brady and Stephen Dembski. Join marimbist-composer Nathaniel Bartlett to experience his latest musical endeavors and celebrate the release of his 5th album, “timeSpacePlace”. Performances will include new music for marimba with real-time, three-dimensional, high-definition, computer-generated sound and real-time computer notation processing with guest artist Geoff Brady on theremin. Also featured will be performances with Bartlett’s newly-developed video-computer interactive interface directed by Dr. Stephen Dembski, UW School of Music. Bartlett will perform an incredible piece for solo marimba from the modern marimba repertoire, “Dances of Earth and Fire” by Peter Klatzow. Wednesday August 14, 7 pm at Old Sauk Trail Business Park, 1200 John Q. Hammons Business Park, Madison. The Gialamas Company presents the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra in concert. On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7pm, WYSO’s Youth Orchestra will perform for a crowd of thousands at Concert in the Park, sponsored by the Gialamas Company. This free event at Old Sauk Trails Park has become a favorite summer tradition for families and music lovers of all ages, and will once again feature great pre-concert activities in addition to the excellent performance by WYSO’s young musicians. Guests are …. more »

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