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: Morning Concert

Beethoven Overture:
Leonora No 1: CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, conducted by GEORGE SZELL
7.15* Rameau Quatrieme Concert (Pieces de clavecin en concerts) FRANS BRÜGGEN (flute)
SIGISWALD KUIJKEN (Violin) WIELAND KUIJKEN (viola da gamba), GUSTAV LEONHARDT (harpsichord)
7.24* Vieuxtemps
Variations burlesques on Yankee Doodle
ITZHAK PERLMAN (violin) SAMUEL SANDERS (piano)
7.29* d'Indy Symphony on a French Mountam Song , for piano and orchestra ALDO CICCOLINI, THE PARIS ORCHESTRA, conducted by SERGE BAUDO
8.0 News
8.5 Holst Ballet Music: The Perfect Fool
LONDON PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
8.15* Ferguson Four Short Pieces, for clarinet and piano
THEA KING, CLIFFORD BENSON
8.20* Chausson Poeme, for violin and orchestra
NATHAN MILSTEIN
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
8.35* Bach Concerto in c (bwv 1064) (mono)
EDWIN FISCHER , RONALD SMITH DENIS MATTHEWS (pianOS) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA directed by EDWIN FISCHER gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: George Szell
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Samuel Sanders
Unknown: Mountam Song
Conducted By: Serge Baudo
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Clifford Benson
Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Ronald Smith
Pianos: Denis Matthews
Directed By: Edwin Fischer

: News

: This Week's Composer

Rachmaninov
Preludes: in G flat, Op 23 No 11; in E, Op 32 No 3 (mono)
THE COMPOSER (piano) Symphony No 1, in D minor: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by ANDRÉ PREVIN: records

: English Sacred Music

by Robert Ramsey ,
Pelham Humfrey , John Blow and Henry Purcell , sung by THE 16, director HARRY CHRISTOPHERS , with JANE COE (cello), MARGARET PHILLIPS (chamber organ) (A public concert given on 20 October in the Wigmore Hall as part of the 1981 Early Music Centre Festival)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Ramsey
Unknown: Pelham Humfrey
Unknown: John Blow
Unknown: Henry Purcell
Director: Harry Christophers
Cello: Jane Coe
Cello: Margaret Phillips

: Schumann

Piano Quintet in E flat. Op 44: IMOGEN COOPER , LINDSAY STRING QUARTET BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Imogen Cooper

: Midday Concert

direct from Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Janos Starker (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley. Part 1 Smetana Symphonic Poem: Richard III
Hindemith Concert Music for brass and strings

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Wood
Conducted By: Vernon Handley.

: News

1.5 Interlude

: Midday Concert

Part 2 Dvorak
Cello Concerto in b minor BBC Scotland

: Piano Duo

CHRISTOPHER KITE and ROBERT FERGUSON
Ravel Suite: Mother Goose Satie Trois morceaux en forme de poire
Debussy Petite Suite
Poulenc Sonata (1918)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Kite
Unknown: Robert Ferguson
Unknown: Satie Trois

: Graham Whettam

Sinfonia intrepida: BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. leader BELA DEKANY conducted by SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS

Contributors

Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: Sir Charles MacKerras

: Choral Evensong

from
Portsmouth Cathedral Introit: Exultate justi (Viadana)
Responses: Ayleward
Psalms: 114 and 115 (Tonus Peregrinus, Camidge)
Office Hymn: My Lord, my life, my love (EH 442)
Lessons: Ecclesiastes 11, vv 1-8; Luke 19, vv 1-10 Canticles: Howells in G Anthem: My soul there is a country (Parry) Hymn: Love of the Father (EH 438)
Organ Voluntary: Postlude on Song 22 (Stanford)
Organist and Master of the Choristers ANTHONY FROCGATT. Assistant organist DAVID THORNE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Frocgatt.
Organist: David Thorne.

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Vivien Bacon introduces a performance of Liszt's Les préludes (6.35*) Producer DAVID ELLIS BBC Manchester

Contributors

Introduces: Vivien Bacon
Producer: David Ellis

: Play it Again

David Byers talks about the music he will be presenting tomorrow at 2.0.

Contributors

Talks: David Byers

: Malcolm Arnold

Concerto, Op 67
JULIAN BREAM (guitar)
MELOS ENSEMBLE, conducted by THE COMPOSER: record

: The Price of Victory

The first in a series of eight documentary programmes written and presented by Michael Charlton which examines what have been called the ' missed opportunities ' of Britain's European diplomacy between the final years of the Second World War and de Gaulle's veto of the United Kingdom's first bid to join the EEC. 1: Churchill's Morning Thoughts
Early in 1943 Winston Churchill turned his mind from winning the war to drafting a paper about the international world order which would follow victory. What was to be Britain's policy towards her European neighbours? Churchill's views did not meet with the wholehearted approval of the Foreign
Office. Contributions from SIR JOHN COLVILLE , LORD GARNER, LORD GLADWYN, SIR IAN JACOB , SIR GUY
MILLARD, SIR CON O'NEILL and recordings from the Sound and Television Archives of the BBC. The best major radio series the Beeb has launched for a long, long time ... it is far more entertaining than it has any right to be.
(THE SCOTSMAN)
Producer
ANTHONY MONCRIEFF

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Sir John Colville
Unknown: Sir Ian Jacob
Unknown: Sir Con O'Neill
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Mozart

String Quartet in G (K 387) MELOS QUARTET OF STUTTGART

: Death at Midday

Drama far
Yukio Mushima
The Japanese writer Yukio Mishima committed suicide by ritual disembowelment on 25 November 1970 at the age of 45. This programme explores his life and his work, his filace in Japanese iterature and the causes of his savage death. with the voices of DOMINIQUE AURY, GEOFFREY BOWNAS , JOHN HAYLOCK , WILLIAM HORSLEY , HIDE
ISHIGURO, DONALD KEENE , ANDRE PIEYRE DE
MAUDIARGUES,
JUNKO MATOBA , SHOICHI SAEKI ,
JUNE SHIRAGI and ANTHONY THWAITE and the words of other friends, critics, and contemporaries spoken by DIANA BISHOP , GRAHAM FAULKNER , JOHN FORBES-ROBERTSON ,
SION PROBERT , JOHN QUINN and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT with Garry Cooper as Yukio Mishima and John Church as the commentator
Compiled and produced by PIERS PLOWRIGHT (Shortened repeat)

Contributors

Unknown: Yukio Mushima
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Unknown: Geoffrey Bownas
Unknown: John Haylock
Unknown: William Horsley
Unknown: Donald Keene
Unknown: Andre Pieyre
Unknown: Junko Matoba
Unknown: Shoichi Saeki
Unknown: Anthony Thwaite
Spoken By: Diana Bishop
Spoken By: Graham Faulkner
Spoken By: John Forbes-Robertson
Spoken By: Sion Probert
Spoken By: John Quinn
Spoken By: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Garry Cooper
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Unknown: John Church

: Music in Our Time

Musica Nova 1981
Martin Dalby introduces the last of three concerts from the Fifth
Festival of Contemporary Music presented by the SNO and the University of Glasgow.
Milton Babbitt : Relata I (first UK performance) Lutoslawski Five Songs
Jonathan Harvey Whom ye adore (first performance) Lutoslawski Novellette (first UK performance) ELISE ROSS (soprano) SCOTTISH NATIONAL
ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR ALEXANDER GIBSON and WtTOLD LUTOSLAWSKI
(Given on 17 September in the Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow) BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Musica Nova
Introduces: Martin Dalby
Unknown: Milton Babbitt
Songs: Jonathan Harvey Whom
Conducted By: Sir Alexander Gibson

: News

: Sibelius

Luonnotar
ELISABETH SŌDERSTRŌM
(soprano), PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA. conducted by VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY : record

Contributors

Conducted By: Vladimir Ashkenazy








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