Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection

logoflpPresenting music from the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music in the Free Library of Philadelphia, on the first Saturday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. on WRTI 90.1 FM. Hosted by Kile Smith, Curator of the Fleisher Collection, and Jack Moore, Program Director of WRTI. In Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, we uncover the unknown, rediscover the little-known, and take a fresh look at some of the remarkable treasures housed in the Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music in the Free Library of Philadelphia. The Fleisher Collection is the largest lending library of orchestral performance material in the world. (For full details on each program, click on the date.)

wrtilogoEncore presentations of the entire Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection broadcasts are now airing and webstreaming every Wednesday night from 7 to 8 p.m. on WRTI 90.1 FM, HD2.

2014

Jan 4, 2014 Machines and Dreams, 1914: John Alden Carpenter, Ralph Vaughan Williams

Feb 1, 2014 Mexico and Cuba: Candelaria Huizar, José Rolón, Amadeo Roldán

Mar 1, 2014 Any Friend of Brahms…: Ignaz Brüll

Apr 5, 2014 Shakespeare’s 450th: Balakirev, Gade

May 3, 2014 Leó Weiner

Jun 7, 2014 Opening and Closing Centuries: Prokofiev, Reger

Jul 5, 2014 Our Town Holidays with Ives and Copland

Aug 2, 2014 Symphony Club Philadelphia Premieres: Suk, Novák

Sep 6, 2014 Philadelphia Premieres: Four Composers, Three Countries

2013

Jan 5, 2013 Charles Tomlinson Griffes

Feb 1, 2013 Percy Grainger

March 9, 2013 Frederick Delius

April 6, 2013 Edvard Grieg

May 4, 2013 Sergei Prokofiev

June 1, 2013 Joseph Haydn

July 6, 2013 Englishmen in Germany: Balfour Gardiner, Roger Quilter, Cyril Scott

August 3, 2013 1935: Ginastera, Berg, Prokofiev

September 7, 2013 1813: Wagner, Vanhal, Beethoven

October 5, 2013 1913: Popper, Butterworth, Britten, Lutosławski

November 2, 2013 Shakespeare: Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Elgar

December 7, 2013 Shakespeare: Verdi, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Edward German

2012

Jan 7, 2012 Béla Bartók

Feb 4, 2012 Igor Stravinsky

Mar 10, 2012 Howard Hanson

Apr 7, 2012 Zoltan Kodály

May 5, 2012 Paul Hindemith

Jun 2, 2012 Ralph Vaughan Williams

Jul 7, 2012 John Philip Sousa

Aug 4, 2012 Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy

Sep 1, 2012 Schubert, Brahms, Bach transcriptions

Oct 13, 2012 Karol Szymanowski

Nov 3, 2012 William Grant Still

Dec 1, 2012 Havergal Brian, Carl Nielsen

2011

Jan 8, 2011 Igor Stravinsky, David Finko, Louis Gruenberg

Feb 12, 2011 Aaron Copland, Charles-Marie Widor

Mar 5, 2011 Ferruccio Busoni

Apr 2, 2011 Richard Wagner, Robert Volkmann

May 7, 2011 Ferdinand David, Ignaz Moscheles, Felix Mendelssohn

Jun 4, 2011 Friedrich Gernsheim, Engelbert Humperdinck

Jul 2, 2011 Claude Debussy 

Aug 6, 2011 Ignaz Pleyel, Dmitri Shostakovich

Sep 3, 2011 Guillermo Uribe Holguín, Theodoro Valcárcel Caballero, Manuel Gómez Carrillo, Francisco Mignone

Oct 1, 2011 Aleksander Scriabin

Nov 5, 2011 Lili Boulanger, Vivian Fine, Florence Price

Dec 3, 2011 Jean Sibelius

2010

Jan 2, 2010 Alexander Glazunov

Feb 6, 2010 Edward Elgar, Dorothy Howell, Edward MacDowell

Mar 6, 2010 Elinor Remick Warren

Apr 3, 2010 Hugo Alfvén

May 1, 2010 Edward MacDowell, Curt Cacioppo, Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

Jun 5, 2010 Paul Kletzki, Johannes Brahms

Jul 3, 2010 Ferde Grofé

Aug 14, 2010 Henry Cowell, interview with Gary Galván

Sep 4, 2010 Louis Spohr, Henri Vieuxtemps, interview with Misha Keylin

Oct 2, 2010 Mieczysław Karłowicz

Nov 6, 2010 Xaver Scharwenka

Dec 4, 2010 Paul Juon

2009

Jan 3, 2009 Julián Aguirre, Jenö Hubay

Feb 14, 2009 William Grant Still, William Dawson

Mar 7, 2009 Ferdinand Hiller, Max Bruch

Apr 4, 2009 Albert Hurwit, Felix Draeseke

May 16, 2009 John Davison, Joel Mandelbaum, Aleksandr Grechaninov

Jun 6, 2009 Josef Holbrooke, Ralph Vaughan Williams

Jul 4, 2009 Anton Rubinstein

Aug 1, 2009 Camille Saint-Saëns, Paul Jeanjean

Sep 5, 2009 Romeo Cascarino, Maurice Wright

Oct 3, 2009 Victor Herbert, George Chadwick

Nov 7, 2009 Salomon Jadassohn, Gloria Coates

Dec 5, 2009 Ignaz Brüll, Walter Burle Marx

2008

Jan 5, 2008 Irving Schlein

Feb 9, 2008 John Knowles Paine

Mar 1, 2008 Carl Ruggles

Apr 5, 2008 Louis Spohr

May 3, 2008 Horatio Parker

Jun 14, 2008 Carlos López Buchardo, Silvestre Revueltas, Alejandro García Caturla, Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, interview with Gary Galván

Jul 5, 2008 Alan Hovhaness, Benjamin Godard, David Heuser

Aug 2, 2008 Harry Hewitt, Zygmunt Stojowski

Sep 6, 2008 Miklós Rózsa, Robert Russell Bennett

Oct 4, 2008 Ma Szû-tsung, Josef Suk

Nov 1, 2008 Josef Suk

Dec 6, 2008 Tibor Serly, David Heuser

2007

Jan 6, 2007 W.A. Mozart, Engelbert Humperdinck, Nicolai Berezowsky, J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Johann Michael Bach, Michael Praetorius, Ottorino Respighi

Feb 3, 2007 Franz Strauss, Nicolai Lopatnikoff

Mar 3, 2007 Harold Davidson, Gerald Strang, William Russell, John J. Becker, Johanna Beyer, John Cage, interview with Christopher Shultis

Apr 7, 2007 Joel Suben, Alan Hovhaness

May 5, 2007 Friedrich Kalkbrenner, Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Jun 2, 2007 Wilhelm Bernhard Molique, Louis Gesensway

Jul 7, 2007 Florencio Asenjo, George Frederick Bristow

Aug 4, 2007 David Raksin, Nancy Van de Vate

Sep 1, 2007 Johann Strauss Jr., Victor Herbert, Stephen Cohn

Oct 20, 2007 Amy Beach

Nov 3, 2007 Joaquín Rodrigo

Dec 1, 2007 Gene Gutchë

2006

Jan 7, 2006 Ilja Hurník

Feb 4, 2006 Vladimir Ptushkin, interview with conductor Gavriel Heine

Mar 4, 2006 Jerzy Gablenz, interview with Thomas and George Gablenz

Apr 1, 2006 Lili Boulanger, Vivian Fine, Florence Price

May 6, 2006 Thomas Schnauber, Anton Rubinstein, interview with Jason Love

Jun 3, 2006 Josef Reicha, Eugen D’Albert, interview with Jeffrey Solow

Jul 1, 2006 Charles Ives

Aug 5, 2006 Carlo Gesualdo, Kile Smith

Sep 2, 2006 Miklós Rózsa, Robert Russell Bennett

Oct 7, 2006 Pablo Sarasate, Sir John Blackwood McEwen, Rachel Barton Pine / Alasdair Fraser, interview with Rachel Barton Pine

Nov 4, 2006 Tibor Serly, Geoffrey Peterson, interview with Geoffrey Peterson

Dec 2, 2006 Louis Gesensway, Jules Massenet

2005

Jan 8, 2005 Karl Stamitz, Clermont Pépin, interview with Clermont Pépin

Feb 19, 2005 Amy Beach, Ernst Bacon, interview with Ellen Bacon

Mar 5, 2005 John Powell, interview with Rolf Charlston

Apr 2, 2005 Maurice Wright, François-Joseph Gossec, interview with Maurice Wright

May 7, 2005 Eugen d’Albert, Gösta Nystroem, interview with Nystroem daughter Mona Batt

Jun 4, 2005 Harold Boatrite, Antonio Rosetti, interview with Boatrite and harpsichordist Temple Painter

Jul 2, 2005 Jeremy Beck, George Chadwick, interview with Jeremy Beck

Aug 6, 2005 Mily Balakirev, César Cui, interview with pianist Joseph Banowetz

Sep 3, 2005 Josef Geringer, Jerzy Gablenz, interview with Geringer daughter Lilly Drukker

Oct 8, 2005 Harry Hewitt, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Meyer Kupferman

Nov 5, 2005 Aaron Copland, David Dzubay, Emma Lou Diemer, interview with David Dzubay

Dec 3, 2005 Gardner Read, Ann Wyeth McCoy

2004

Jan 3, 2004 Joseph Achron, Emma Lou Diemer, interview with Emma Lou Diemer

Feb 7, 2004 Arthur Foote, Karl Boelter, Lou Harrison

Mar 6, 2004 Clara Schumann, Hans Huber

Apr 10, 2004 John Biggs, George Lloyd

May 1, 2004 Marcel Farago, interview with Marcel Farago and conductor Rossen Milanov

Jun 5, 2004 Jacobo Ficher, Henry Hadley, interview with Jacobo Ficher son Miguel Ficher

Jul 3, 2004 Florencio Asenjo, Franz Lachner, interview with Florencio Asenjo

Aug 7, 2004 William Henry Fry, Dean Rishel, interview with Dean Rishel

Sep 4, 2004 Dudley Buck, Raoul Pleskow, Adolph Weiss, interview with Raoul Pleskow and saxophonist Marshall Taylor

Oct 16, 2004 Frederick Shepherd Converse, Lee Hoiby, interview with Lee Hoiby and Free Library Director Elliot Shelkrot

Nov 6, 2004 Stephen Dodgson, interview with Stephen Dodgson and flutist Robert Stallman

Dec 4, 2004 Ignaz Moscheles, Joseph Kasinskas, Frank James Staneck, interview with Joseph Kasinskas, violinist Bridget Kasinskas, Frank James Staneck, and conductor Philip Travaline

2003

Jan 4, 2003 Louis Spohr, Peter Zagar

Feb 1, 2003 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ernst Bacon, Fridrich Bruk

Mar 1, 2003 Ferruccio Busoni, Gene Gutchë

Apr 5, 2003 Emanuel Leplin

May 3, 2003 Arne Running, David Finko, interview with Arne Running, David Finko, and conductor James Freeman

Jun 7, 2003 Victor Herbert, George Szell

Jul 5, 2003 Louis Gruenberg, Harl McDonald

Aug 2, 2003 Romeo Cascarino, George Chadwick

Sep 6, 2003 Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Wolfgang Mozart, interview with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich and conductor Donald Spieth

Oct 4, 2003 Clifford Vaughan, Henry F. Gilbert

Nov 1, 2003 George Frederick McKay, Henry Vieuxtemps

Dec 6, 2003 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, William Henry Fry, interview with violinist Rachel Barton Pine

2002

Sep 7, 2002 William Henry Fry, Lou Harrison, Jules Massenet

Oct 5, 2002 Aaron Avshalomov, Jacob Avshalomov, Burnet Tuthill, interview with conductor JoAnn Falletta, clarinetist Robert Alemany

Nov 2, 2002 Horatio Parker, George Chadwick, John Biggs

Dec 7, 2002 Joachim Raff, Clermont Pèpin, Lee Hoiby

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