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: Morning Concert

Berlioz Overture: Waverley - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Colin Davis
7.16* trad, arr Seiber: Four French folk songs - Robert Tear (tenor),
Timothy Walker (guitar)
7.28* Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat - Beaux Arts Trio with Samuel Rhodes (Viola)
8.0 News
8.5 Chabrier: España - Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti
8.12 Ignaz Moscheles: Concertante in F - Aurèle Nicolet (flute), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eliahu Inbal
8.27* Chopin: Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 50 No 3 - Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
8.33* Tchaikovsky: Fantasy: Francesca da Rimini - Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

: News

: This Week's Composer

Mendelssohn Symphony movement in C minor, for string orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conducted by Kurt Masur
Rondo capriccioso in E minor: Cziffra (piano) Octet in E flat
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble

: London Concertante

Janet Craxton (oboe) Nona Liddell (violin) Marilyn Sansom (cello) Alan Harverson (harpsichord) with Neil Jenkins (tenor)
Croft My heart is every beauty's prey : Cantata: Celtadon
C.P.E. Bach Trio - Sonata in A minor
Croft Hymn: Divine Music
Telemann Trio-Sonata in c. minor
Arne Shakespeare settings: When icicles hang by the wall: Under the greenwood tree: When daisies pied
BBC Manchester


Oboe: Janet Craxton
Violin: Nona Liddell
Cello: Marilyn Sansom
Harpsichord: Alan Harverson
Tenor: Neil Jenkins

: Mozart, Brahms and Liszt

MAUGARET NEWMAN (piano) Mozart Sonata in c minor (K 457)
Brahms Rhapsody in G minor. Op 79 No 2
Liszt Sonetto 104 del
Petrarca: Valse Oublige No 1


Piano: Maugaret Newman
Piano: Mozart Sonata

: BBC Symphony Orchestra in Hull

Elgar Overture: Cockaigne
Delius Brigg Fair
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6, in B minor (Pathétique)


Leader: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: Daniel Nazareth

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

direct from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol
Bochmann Quartet: Michael Bochmann, David Angel (violins), Gustav Clarkson (viola), Sebastian Comberti (cello)
Haydn: Quartet in G. Op 54 No 1
Prokofiev: String Quartet No 2, Op 92
(Concert arranged by St George's Music Trust in association with Imperial Tobacco) BBC Bristol


Violin: Michael Bochmann
Violin: David Angel
Viola: Gustav Clarkson
Cello: Sebastian Comberti

: Le Roi Malgre Lui

Opéra-comique in three acts
Libretto by Emile de Najac and Paul Burani
Music by Chabrier (sung in French)
This masterpiece of the opera-comique genre was much admired by the greatest French composers of this century. Ravel once remarked that he would be prouder to have written "Le Roi Malgri Lui" than Wagner's "Ring".


Libretto: Emile de Najac
Libretto: Paul Burani
Composer: null Chabrier
Singers: BBC Northern Singers
Chorus-Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Musicians: BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra
Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Répétiteur: John Wilson
Producer: Ernest Wurburton
Henri de Valois, King of Poland: Henri Gui (baritone)
Comte de Nangis, his friend: André Mallabrera (tenor)
Due de Fritelli. an Italian nobleman living in Poland: Michel Trempont (baritone)
Alexina, his wife: Christiane Stutzmann
Comte Laski, a Polish nobleman: Neil Howlett (bass)
Minka his servant: Odile Pieti (soprano)
Basile, an innkeper: David Lennox (tenor)
Liancourt: David Lennox (tenor)
D'Elbeuf: John Winfield (tenor)
Caylus: John Barrow (baritone)
Villequier/soldier: Neilson Taylor (baritone)

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Roger Nichols introduces a programme of music connected with the exotic and irrational entertainment ', but with never a singer in sight or sound.


Introduces: Roger Nichols
Producer: Gordon Stewart

: Prokofiev

Sonata No 2. in D Op 94A
Beverley Davison (violin) Harold Lester (piano)


Violin: Beverley Davison
Piano: Harold Lester

: The Atheist

The second of two comedies by THOMAS OTWAY, adapted for radio by PETER BARNES. Music by CHRISTOPHER WHELEN with Denis Quilley as Beaugard, an unattached Captain and Gentleman John Rowe as Courtine, an unhappily married Captain
Sarah Badel as Sylvia, a rejected wife
Anna Massey as Porcia, a bawdy widow
Diana Bishop as Lucrecia, a bawdy spinster
Peter Jones as Daredevil, an atheist
Geoffrey Matthews as Beaugard's father, a bankrupt
1680: London Society has been turned topsy-turvy by hundreds of disbanded Army Officers looking for SEX and money. Some have married; some have avoided the trap. The play follows the attempts of several ladies to ensnare Captain Beaugard and to bring Captain Courtine to his senses.


Unknown: Peter Barnes.
Music By: Christopher Whelen
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Sarah Badel
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Diana Bishop
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Fourbin: Henry Knowles
Mrs Furnish/Phyllis: Sonia Fraser
Theodoret: Geoffrey Collins
Gratian: Bryan Marshall
Dwarf: Danny Schiller
Chloris: Eve Karpf
First ruffian: John Webb
Second ruffian: Stephen Garlick
Rosano: John Livesey
Boy: David Bradshawe

: Academy of Ancient Music

J. C. Bach Overture: II tutore e la pupilla, directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (harpsichord
Mozart Symphony No 15 in G (K 124) directed by JAAP SHRODER (violin) and CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (harpsichord): records


Harpsichord: Christopher Hogwood
Violin: Jaap Shroder
Violin: Christopher Hogwood

: Words

Michael Neve , Lecturer in the History of Medicine at University College,
London, reflects on some of the ways we think about language and use it. (Repeated: next Sunday)


Unknown: Michael Neve

: The Innocent Ear

Another programme in which the identity of each item is revealed only after it has been heard. This programme is devoted entirely to songs, sung by IAN PARTRIDGE
(tenor) and GRAHAM TITUS (baritone) accompanied by GEOFFREY BUSH. Apologies by GEOFFREY BUSH


Sung By: Ian Partridge
Accompanied By: Geoffrey Bush.
Unknown: Geoffrey Bush

: Beowulf: Return to Greatland

Fourth of six readings by Harvey Hallsmith.


Reader: Harvey Hallsmith

: News

: A Sonata for Children

Schumann Sonata No 1. from Drei Sonaten für die Jugend. Op 118
Karl Engel (piano) gramophone record


Piano: Karl Engel

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