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: Cricket: Fifth Test

India v England in Kanpur Test Match Special with commentary on the afternoon play on the second day.

: Morning Concert

Glinka Souvenir d'une nuit d'été a Madrid BAMBERG SO/ALDO CECCATO
7.14* Albeniz Jerez (Iberia) AUCIA DE LARROCHA (piano)
7.24* Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major (K 297b) THOMAS 1NDERMUHLE (oboe) GEORGE PIETERSON (clarinet) HANS DULLAERT (horn) BRIAN POLLARD (baSSOOn) NETHERLANDS CO/ DAVID ZINMAN
8.0 News
8.11* Stravinsky Ballet: Le baiser de la fee COLUMBIA SO/THE COMPOSER records


Bassoon: Brian Pollard
Unknown: David Zinman

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: This Week's Composer

Debussy For the Piano For my little Chouchou, with her father's apologies ... Children's Corner ARTURO BENEDETTI MICHELANGELI La boite a joujoux (Children's ballet in four tableaux) MALCOLM BINNS (piano) DOUGLAS SMITH (narrator): records


Unknown: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Piano: Malcolm Binns
Narrator: Douglas Smith

: Two Russian Cello Sonatas

both composed in 1949 STEFAN POPOV (cello) ALLAN SCHILLER (piano) Myaskovsky Sonata No 2 Prokofiev Sonata BBC Bristol


Cello: Stefan Popov
Piano: Allan Schiller

: Northern Sinfonia

leader BRADLEY CRESWICK conducted by STEUART BEDFORD Lars-Erik Larsson Divertimento, Op 15 Mozart Adagio and Fugue in c minor (K546) David Matthews Serenade for chamber orchestra J. C. Bach Symphony in D major, Op 18 No 3 BBC Manchester MW joins at 11.15


Leader: Bradley Creswick
Conducted By: Steuart Bedford
Unknown: David Matthews Serenade

: Russian Songs

PAATA BURCHULADZE (bass) ROBERT SUTHERLAND (piano) Tchaikovsky I bless you, forests
Rachmaninov In the silent night, Op 4 No 3; At the gate of the holy place; Morning,
Op 4 No 2; Fate, Op 21 No 1; No prophet I, Op 21 No 11;
All things depart, Op 26 No 15; All once I gladly owned, Op 26 No 2
Kabalevsky When to the sessions of sweet silent night Mussorgsky Song of the flea BBC Birmingham


Bass: Paata Burchuladze
Piano: Robert Sutherland

: Bridge and Spohr

ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader FELIX KOK conducted by STEUART BEDFORD with THEA KING (clarinet) and PETER wallfisch (piano) Part 1 Bridge
Tone Poem: Summer; Phantasm for piano and orchestra


Leader: Felix Kok
Conducted By: Steuart Bedford

: News

: Bridge and Spohr

Part 2 Spohr
Clarinet Concerto No 4, in E minor

: Beethoven, Schubert and Berg

IAN BROWN (piano)
Beethoven Bagatelle , Op 119 No 1
Schubert Fantasy in c (Wanderer) (D 760)
Beethoven Bagatelle , Op 119 No 11
Berg Sonata
Beethoven Bagatelles , Op 119 Nos 2 and 3 BBC Bristol


Piano: Ian Brown
Piano: Beethoven Bagatelle
Unknown: Beethoven Bagatelle
Unknown: Berg Sonata
Unknown: Beethoven Bagatelles

: Music at Luton Hoo

NEW LONDON CONSORT directed by PHILIP pickett
Alessandro Scarlatti Concerto in A minor for recorder and strings
Handel Cantata: Figlio d'alte speranze
2.45* Interval Reading
2.50* Vivaldi Cantata: Fonti di pianto
Handel Concerto in G for recorder and strings
Nicolo Pasquali Cantata: Daman and Pastora
(Given as part of the Stately Homes Music Festival 1984, in association with Lufthansa German Airlines)


Directed By: Philip Pickett
Directed By: Alessandro Scarlatti

: Stravinsky and Schmitt

Florent Schmitt Dionysiaques MUSIQUE DES GARDIENS DE LA PAIX directed by DÉSlRÉE DONDOYNE Stravinsky Symphonies of wind instruments: NETHERLANDS WIND ENSEMBLE/EDO DE WAART records


Unknown: Florent Schmitt Dionysiaques
Unknown: Dondoyne Stravinsky

: Choral Evensong

direct from
Canterbury Cathedral Introit: Lumen ad revelationem (Byrd) Responses: Ridout
Psalms 6, 7, 8 (Plainsong)
First Lesson (RSV): Malachi 3, w 1-5
Office Hymn: All prophets hail thee (EH 208)
Canticles: Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense (Tippett)
Second Lesson (RSV): Luke 2, w 22-35
Anthem: Senex puerum portabat (Byrd)
Hymn: To us a child of royal birth (A&MNS 45)
Organ voluntary: Lumen ad revelationem, Op 48 No 6 (Duprfe)
Assistant organist DAVID FLOOD

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Fritz Spiegl introduces this evening's selection of music. Producer PAUL SPICER
BBC Birmingham


Introduces: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Paul Spicer

: Music for Guitar

Villa-Lobos Preludes Nos 1 and 5 Tansman Barcarolle; Danza fomposa (Cavatina)
Nikita Koshkin Three bus-stops on the road
(first broadcast performance) Antonio Ruiz-Pipo Canci6n y Danza
(Part of a concert given in December 1984 in association with Lancaster
University Concerts and St Martin's College)


Unknown: Nikita Koshkin
Unknown: Antonio Ruiz-Pipo

: Hindemith

Symphony: Mathis der Maler BERLIN PO/KARAJAN record

: Charles Rosen

(piano) direct from the Broadcasting Centre, Birmingham Part 1 Beethoven
Sonata in A flat, Op 26; Sonata In c sharp minor, Op 27 No 2

: * Poetry Now

New poetry selected and introduced by Michael Schmidt , with poems by KEITH CHANDLER , ELSA CORBLUTH , JEAN EARLE ,
Readers ANN RYE and PAULWEBSTER Producer FRASER STEEL BBC Manchester


Introduced By: Michael Schmidt
Unknown: Keith Chandler
Unknown: Elsa Corbluth
Unknown: Jean Earle
Unknown: Eleabeth Jennings
Unknown: Rodney Pybus
Readers: C. H. Sisson.

: * Charles Rosen

Part 2 Schubert
Sonata in B flat (D 960) BBC Birmingham

: BBC Singers at St John's, Smith Square

A Concert for
European Music Year conductor John Poole
Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Vagn Holmboe Hominis Dies (BBC commission: first performance)
Dallapiccola Due cori di Michelangelo Buonarrotti il giovane
10.0* Interval Reading 10.5* Gyorgy Ligeti Drei Phantasien Krzysztof
Penderecki Agnus Dei
Schoenberg Friede auf Erden (Given earlier this evening at
St John's, Smith Square, London)


Conductor: John Poole
Conductor: Britten Hymn

: Ruskin at the Lectern

3: Providence and Power
Reflections on the problems of government.
The third of five programmes selected from the wntings of JOHN RUSKIN by TAMAS MCDONALD with John Bott as Ruskin


Unknown: John Ruskin
Unknown: Tamas McDonald
Unknown: John Bott

: Ayres for the Theatre

The ninth of a series of 13 programmes of instrumental music for the Restoration stage, including
Henry Purcell 's 13 suites in the 1697 posthumous collection.
Introduced by Peter Holman Daniel Purcell The Unhappy Penitent
Henry Purcell Abdelazer or, The Moor's Revenge


Unknown: Henry Purcell
Introduced By: Peter Holman
Introduced By: Daniel Purcell
Unknown: Henry Purcell Abdelazer
Directed By: Roy Goodman
Directed By: Peter Holman

: Medieval French Songs

performed by GOTHIC VOICES
Margaret Philpot (contralto)
Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor) Colin Scott-Mason (baritone) director CHRISTOPHER PAGE
Guillaume de Machaut Biaute paree de va)our
Baude Cordier Se cuer d'amant Philippe de Caserta II n'est nulz horns
Machaut Douce dame jolie Cordier Ce jour de l'an Machaut He! mors


Contralto: Margaret Philpot
Baritone: Colin Scott-Mason
Director: Christopher Page

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