Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Dead White Guys - WCBN FM - 5.28.17
Zumsteeg, Schubert, Britten & Wolf

The Abduction - Johann Zumsteeg
Bernd Weikl & Wolfgang Sawallisch

Hagar’s Lament - Johann Zumsteeg
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Hagar’s Lament - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

An Old Scottish Ballad {second version} - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer, Konstantin Wolff & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Now I Am Thine - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

Now I Am Yours - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

Thou Who Didst Bear God - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

Plod On, Mary, Ever Onwards - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

You Who Hover Around - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

Lead Me On - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

The Boy’s Eyes - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

Sorrow Laden and Oppressed With Care - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

How Sweet the Soul Doth Slumber - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

Lord, What Does the Ground Here Bear? - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf  & Gerald Moore

You Are Wounded, My Beloved - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

To My Piano - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Epitaph for a Soldier - Franz Schubert
Konstantin Wolff & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Lilla to the Dawn
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

The Trout {fourth version} - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Evening Glow - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Mountains - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Birds - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Boy - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The River - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Rose - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Butterfly - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Wanderer - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Maiden - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Stars - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Bushes - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

Romance from “The Conspirators” - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Holl

The Sally Gardens
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

Little Sir William
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Bonney Earl O’Moray
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

O Can Ye Sew Cushions?
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Trees They Grow So High
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Ash Grove
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Potentials and Probabilities
Dead White Guys Sunday 6-9 AM - 3.19.17
Heavy on the Schumann

Violin Sonata Op.121
Robert Schumann
Mark Steinberg, violin
Pedja Muzievic, piano

Five Pieces in Folk-Style
Robert Schumann Op. 102
Benjamin Britten, piano
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

O My Luve’s like a Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns-Robert Schumann
Thomas Hampson accompanied by Geoffrey Parsons

Cello Concerto
Robert Schumann Op.129
Orchestrated by Dmitri Shostakovich as Op.125
Alexander Ivashkin, cello
Russian State Symphony Orchestra - Valeri Polyansky

Piano Concerto Op.54 - 1st Movement
Robert Schumann - Dame Myra Hess

6 Lieder Op.33
Robert Schumann
sung by Die Singphoniker

The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
for voice and closed piano
John Cage
sung by Paul Hillier

Anticipation
Schiller/Schubert
Dame Janet Baker - Graham Johnson

Sonata in G minor
Pietro Andrea Ziani
Musica Antiqua Koln - Reinhard Goebel

After Theatre Tango
Zez Confrey
played by Eteri Andjaparidze

Third Movement - Third Symphony
Gustav Mahler
L.A. Philharmonic - Zubin Mehta

Street Children
Georges Bizet “Carmen”
arranged by Morton Gould

River Kwai & Colonel Bogey
Malcom Arnold

Quarter Chicken Dark
Yo Yo Ma-Edgar Meyer-Chris Thile-Stuart Duncan
Goat Rodeo Session

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sunday Morning Euro-Classical Radio
WCBN FM 11517 - arwulf arwulf

32 lieder - texts mostly by Brecht
Hanns Eisler

Newspaper Clippings for voice & piano op.11
Hanns Eisler

Texts from Krokodil op.121
Dmitri Shostakovich 1965

Piano pieces after lines by Holderlin op.25
Josef Matthias Hauer

Sonata for Viola & Piano No.2
Nikolay Roslavets

Four Russian Songs for mezzo,
flute, harp & guitar
Igor Stravinsky

El Grillo
Josquin Desprez

I rage! I melt! I burn!
O ruddier than the cherry
Where ‘er you walk
G.F. Handel

Keyboard suite in G minor
G.F. Handel

Organ concerto No.1 in G minor
G.F. Handel

Sonata for flute, viola and harp
Claude Debussy

I’m a Stranger Here Myself
Kurt Weill - Ogden Nash


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Sunday Morning
Euro-Classical Broadcast
WCBN FM - 11.27.16

Tarantella
Divertissement Op.80
Nikolai Myaskovsky {1948}

Macbeth - ballet from Act III
Giuseppe Verdi {1865}

Dance of Spectres and Furies
from the ballet Don Juan
Christoph Willibald von Gluck {1761}

In Thrall to a Thousand Furies
Semiramide riconoscuita
Nicola Porpora {1729}

Sinfonia from La Sena Festeggiante
Antonio Vivaldi {c.1726}

You Ladies Who Know What Love Is
{Cherubino, Marriage of Figaro}
W.A. Mozart {1786}

Merciful Heaven, in Such Peril…
Maometto Secondo
Gioachino Rossini {1820}

Ave Maria
Otello
Giuseppe Verdi {1884-85}

Largo – String Quartet
in G Minor Op.74 No.3
Joseph Haydn {1793}

Das Augenlicht Op. 26
Anton Webern {1935}

November: Troika - The Seasons
P.I. Tchaikovsky {1875-76}

In the Village
Modest Mussorgsky {1880}

Five Piano Pieces
Sandor Veress {c.1950}

Prelude and Fugue
on a Theme of Vittoria
for solo organ
Benjamin Britten 1946

Modocomor
Guillaume Dufay {c.1450-60}

Sonatine Pastorale
Op.59 No.3
Serge Prokofiev {1933-34}
performed by the composer in 1935

A Pastoral Song
Joseph Haydn {1794}

Seclusion
Hugo Wolf {1888}

Autumn Resolution
Hugo Wolf {1879}

On an Old Painting
Hugo Wolf 1888

The Sun on the Ganges
Alessandro Scarlatti

The Singer on the Rock
Franz Schubert {1816}

My Little Love,
You Should Not Go Barefoot
folk lyrics set by Johannes Brahms

A Journey of Longing
Johannes Brahms {c. 1877-82}
version for cello & piano

A Journey of Longing
Johannes Brahms {c. 1877-82}
performed in 1929
by Alexander Kipnis
and Arthur Bergh

Two Poems by Louis Aragon:
“C” and “Fetes galantes”
Francis Poulenc 1943

Kaiserwalzer
Johann Strauss Jr. 1889
transcribed for string quartet
by Arnold Schoenberg 1925

Die Muschel von Margate:
The Petroleum Song
words by Felix Gasbarra
Kurt Weill 1928

General Speech
MacArthur’s West Point Retirement Speech
scored for solo trombone by Robert Erickson {1969}

Antiformalist Rayok
Dmitri Shostakovich 1957







on sunday 10/30/16, anticipating an impending right-wing takeover of the united states government, i chose the following works to air on "dead white guys", WCBN's euro-classical radio program:

Life With An Idiot

opera by Alfred Schnittke
"an allegory of oppression"
premiered in 1992

Allegro non troppo from

Symphony No.8 by
Dmitri Shostakovich

Essay on Pigs

Hans Werner Henze 1968

Ballad on Approving of the World

verses by Bertolt Brecht
set by Hans Eisler as Op.42, 1944

Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor Op.67

Dmitri Shostakovich 1944

excerpt from Stimmung

Karlheinz Stockhausen 1968

Monday, September 26, 2016

Playlist: Dead White Guys
with rotating host arwulf arwulf on Sunday, September 25, 2016

arwulf arwulf - autumnal music
Time
Artist
Song Title
Album


6:08 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Edith Mathis, Siegfried Jerusalem, Academy & Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Mariner
“Autumn”
Joseph Haydn: The Seasons

6:37 am
Noemi Rime, Bernard Deletre, Le Parlement de Musique, Martin Gester
“Autumn”
Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Four Seasons

6:43 am
Judith Malafronte, Hanover Band, Nicholas McGegan
“Xerxes' Serenade to a Sycamore”
G.F. Handel: Serse

6:48 am
Gyorgy Pauk & Kazuki Sawa
“Harvest Song {from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Book III}”
Bela Bartok: Works for Violin

6:54 am
Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Valeri Polyansky
“Autumnal”
Sergei Prokofiev: Egyptian Nights

6:58 am
Boris Berman
“And The Earth Shall Bear Again”
John Cage: Music for Prepared Piano Vol.2

7:06 am
Aldo Ciccolini
“Premier Pensee Rose + Croix”
Erik Satie: Vol.2 - Oeuvres mystiques

7:10 am
Andreas Schmidt & Cord Garben
“Johannes Brahms: For That Which Befalleth the Sons of Men Befalleth Beasts”
Brahms-Wolf-Mahler - Lieder

7:17 am
Accentus, Laurence Equilbey; Sandrine Piau, Stephane Degout; pianists Brigitte Engerer & Boris Berezovsky
“For All Flesh Is As The Grass”
Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

7:23 am
Dorothy Dorow & Rudolf Jansen
“Stars, Ye Little Bright Bees of Night {poem by Hildegard Jone}”
Anton Webern: Lieder

7:25 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau accompanied by Gerald Moore
“Autumn”
Franz Schubert: Lieder Volume II

7:28 am
Woody Phillips
“Habanera from Bizet's Carmen”
Toolbox Classics

7:35 am
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau accompanied by Gerald Moore
“To the Moon on an Autumn Night”
Franz Schubert: Lieder Volume II

7:43 am
Die Singphoniker
“Rage Not at the Autumn Wind”
Robert Schumann: Complete Part Songs for Male Voices

7:45 am
Hermann Prey & Philippe Bianconi
“Autumn ”
Franz Schubert: Schwanengesang

7:48 am
Sophie Daneman & Nathan Berg accompanied by Eugene Asti
“Autumn Song”
Mendelssohn Songs and Duets
7:49 am
Sophie Daneman & Nathan Berg accompanied by Eugene Asti
“In Autumn”
Mendelssohn Songs and Duets
7:52 am
Ewa Podles accompanied by Garrick Ohlsson
“Leaves Are Falling”
F. Chopin: Songs

7:55 am
Felicity Lott accompanied by Graham Johnson
“Gabriel Faure: Song of Autumn”
Melodies on Poems by Baudelaire

8:03 am
Mitsuko Shirai accompanied by Hartmut Holl
“Autumn Feeling”
Alban Berg: Lieder 1900-1925

8:07 am
Mitsuko Shirai accompanied by Hartmut Holl
“Forest Sun”
Arnold Schoenberg: Ausgewahlte Lieder

8:10 am
Fyodor Kuznetsov accompanied by Yuri Serov
“The Cockroach”
Dmitri Shostakovich: Complete Songs Volume Two 1965-1974

8:12 am
Sarah Rothenberg
“September: At the River”
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: The Year

8:16 am
Naum Starkmann
“September {from The Seasons}”
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
8:18 am
William Bolcolm
“Soracaba {Saudades do Brazil}”
Darius Milhaud: Piano Music

8:21 am
William Bolcolm 
“Botafogo {Saudades do Brazil}”
Darius Milhaud: Piano Music

8:23 am
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Arthur Weisberg
“Polly's Song {Threepenny Opera}”
Kurt Weill/Darius Milhaud

8:28 am
Lajos Kertesz
“Zoltan Kodaly: Szekely Lament”
Bartok & Kodaly: Piano Music

8:29 am
Andrei Gavrilov
“Wedding Day at Troldhaugen”
Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces

8:34 am
Joel Schoenhals 
“Farewell {from Schwanengesang}”
Lieder of Franz Schubert transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt

8:46 am
Hollywood Symphony Orchestra
“Theme from The Jetsons played in the style of Benjamin Britten”
Mozart TV
8:48 am
Giuliano Carmignola, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon
“Concerto in C Major for Violin RV 191”
Antonio Vivaldi: Late Violin Concertos - Premiere Recording