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: Morning Concert

Vivaldi Flute Concerto in d. Op 10, No 3 (Goldfinch) (rv 428) STEPHEN PRESTON (flute) ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD
7.15* Monteverdi Confitebor tibi, Domine (1651): EMMA KIRKBY (SOp) ian PARTRIDGE (tenor) THE PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS
7.23* Rossini Overture: The Siege of Corinth NEW PHILIIARMONIA ORCHESTRA, conducted by LAMBERTO GAROELLI
7.43* Respighi Suite: The Birds: LONDON SYMPHONY orchestra, conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ
8.6 News
8.5 Handel Concerto Gfosso in A minor. Op 6 No 4 ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-the-fields, directed by NEVILLE MARRINER 8. IS* Mozart Piano Concerto No 15, in b flat, (K 450) (mono) solomon (piano) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by OTTO ACKERMANN
8.42* Sibelius Karelia Suite: Vienna philharmonic ORCHESTRA, conducted by LORIN MAAZEL records:


Flute: Stephen Preston
Directed By: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Conducted By: Lamberto Garoelli
Conducted By: Istvan Kertesz
Directed By: Neville Marriner
Conducted By: Otto Ackermann
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel

: News

: This Week's Composer

Josef Haydn (1732-1809) The Final Harvest Music composed by Havdn after his 60th year. Trumpet Concerto in E flat MAURICE ANDRE MUNICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by HANS STADLMAIR
9.20* Autumn (The Seasons) EDITH mathis (soprano) SIECFRIED JERUSALEM (tenor) DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (baritone), CHORUS AND ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS. conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER records:


Conducted By: Hans Stadlmair
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Tenor: Siecfried Jerusalem
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conducted By: Neville Marriner

: Music for Organ

played by LUDWIG doerr in St Lorenz. Nurnberg Reger Introduction. Passacaglia and Fugue (Bavarian Radio recording)


Played By: Ludwig Doerr

: Arnold Cooke

String Quartet No 4 DELME STRING QUARTET BBC Manchester

: BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra

leader DENNIS Simons conducted bv
IGOR OISTRAKII (violin) Rimsky-Korsakov
Overture: May Night
Brahms Violin Concerto in 0 major
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6, in b minor (PathStique)
(A public concert presented in the Victoria Hall,Hanley,by Stokeand Newcastle Festival on 10 November 1981, with the support of Royal Doulton)
BBC Manchester


Leader: Dennis Simons
Unknown: Wilfried Roettcher
Violin: Igor Oistrakii

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

direct from St John 's. Smith Square. London Bruno Giuranna (viola) Ian Brown (piano)
Glinka Sonata Movement. in 0 minor
Britten Lachrymae , Op 4S Schubert Sonata in A minor (Arpeggione) (D 821) (Tickets fl.50 available from 11.0 am today, or in advance front the Box Office, tel [number removed]) (Repeated next Sunday'


Unknown: St John
Piano: Ian Brown
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae

: Matinee Musicale

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader john bradbury conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE Wagner Prelude: The Mastersingers
Borodin Nocturne
Messager Suite: The Two Pigeons
Glazunov Stenka Razine David Lyon Divertimento for small orchestra


Leader: John Bradbury
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Unknown: Glazunov Stenka Razine
Unknown: David Lyon Divertimento

: The Songs of Mussorgsky

Sixth of ten programmes The Nursery
With nurse: In the corner; The cockchafer; With the doll; Going to sleep; The cat ' Sailor On the hobby-horse
MARGARET PRICE (soprano) JAMES LOCKIIART (piano) gramophone record

: New Records

Rcspighi Symphonic Poem: Feste romane
Villa-Lobos Choro No 1; Prelude No 2
JULIAN BYZANTINE (guitar) Panufnik Katyn Epitaph LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted byTiiE composer Chopin Impromptu No 1, in A flat, Op 29 CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano) Mozart Martern alter
Arten (Die Entfiihrung aus dem Serail) (mono) ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano)
Tchaikovsky Serenade in c, for strings: PHILADELPHIA orchestra, conducted by RICCARDO MUTE


Conducted By: Michael Tilson Thomas
Guitar: Julian Byzantine
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Conducted By: Riccardo Mute

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presenter Natalie Whecn


Presenter: Natalie Whecn

: Aspects of the Blues

Francis Smith shows how much can be learned about the life of the black American from the blues he sang. 3: Prison
As late as 1957. the New York Post described a State Penetentiary as ' simply a cotton plantation using convicts as labor
Booker White. Curtis Henry and Calvin Leavy are among the many to record their experiences. (Revised repeat)

: Pfitzner and Reger

The fourth of six concerts in the 1981/82 European Broadcasting
Union series, direct from Saarbriicken
North German Radio Choir
Saar Radio
Symphony Orchestra conductor Hans Zender Part 1
Pfitzner Prelude to Act 1 of Patestrina
Reger Die Nonnen, Op 112


Conductor: Hans Zender

: * Doubt Everything at Least Once

A monologue for the scientist, philosopher and wit, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-99) compiled by michel petheram and performed by Clive Swift
ProducerPIERS plowright


Unknown: Michel Petheram
Unknown: Clive Swift
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Concert

Part 2 Pfitzner Overture: Katchen von Heilbronn, Op 17
Reger Romantic Suite, Op 125

: Oboe and Piano

MALCOLM MESSITER (oboe) ian BROWN (piano) Schumann Three Romances, Op 94
Kreisler, arr
Messiler Schoen Rosmarin : Marche Miniature Viennoise; Caprice Viennoise Borne, arr Messiter Fantasie brillante on Bizet's Carmen


Oboe: Malcolm Messiter
Unknown: Messiler Schoen Rosmarin

: The Hygiene of Cycling

The Earl of Albemarle and Mr G. Lacy Hillier wrote a popular Victorian guide to bicycling.
LAWRENCE SAIL contrasts its aristocratic but robust style with some modern works on the subject.
Read by Esmond Rideout , Howard Goorncy and Elizabeth Havcloclt BBC Bristol


Read By: Esmond Rideout
Read By: Howard Goorncy
Read By: Elizabeth Havcloclt

: Jazz in Britain

with Charles Fox
Alterations: Steve Beresford (keyboards) Peter Cusack (guitar) Terry Day (percussion) David Toop (flute)


Presenter: Charles Fox
Keyboard player: Steve Beresford
Guitarist: Peter Cusack
Percussionist: Terry Day
Flautist: David Toop

: News

: Musique d'Ameublement

ARS NOVA ENSEMBLE directed by marius constant : record


Directed By: Marius Constant

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