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: Cricket: Fifth Test

India v England in Kanpur Test Match Special with commentary on the afternoon session of the fifth and final day's play.

: Weather

: News

: Morning Concert

Gluck Overture: Le Cinesi COLLEGIUM AUREUM
7.12* Boccherini Oboe Quintet in A, Op 45 No 4 SARAH FRANCIS (Oboe) ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET
7.24* Vivaldi Concerto in D (RV 121) I MUSICI
7.50* Inghelbrecht Five pieces from La Nursery ISABEL BEYER and HARVEY DAGUL (piano duet)
8.0 News
8.5 Stanford Clarinet Concerto in A minor, Op 80 THEA KING (clarinet) PHILHARMONIA/ALUN FRANCIS
8.27* Beethoven Variations on a theme from Handel's Judas Maccabaeus JACQUEUNE DU PRE (cello) DANIEL BARENBOIM (piano)
8.40* Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53 (mono) KATHLEEN FERRIER (contralto) LONDON PHILHARMONIC CHOIR LPO/CLEMENS KRAUSS records


Oboe: Sarah Francis
Harp: Marisa Robles
Harp: Harvey Dagul
Unknown: Judas MacCabaeus
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier

: News

: This Week's Composer

Berg String Quartet, Op 3 ALBAN BERG QUARTET Schliesse mir die Augen beide (1907 and 1925 settings) HEATHER HARPER (SOpranO) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano) Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op 6: LSO/ABBADO records


Soprano: Heather Harper

: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

conducted by VACLAV NEUMANN Smetana Sarka (Ma Vlast) Martinu Symphony No 2 records


Conducted By: Vaclav Neumann

: BBC Singers at Arundel

conducted by JOHN LUBBOCK First of two programmes Gesualdo 0 vos omnes Byrd 0 magnum mysterium Victoria 0 quam gloriosum Weelkes Hosanna to the son of David Bruckner Three motets: Christus factus est; Locus iste; Ave Maria Villa-Lobos Bendita Sabedoria (Part of a concert given at the 1984 Arundel Festival in association with Marks and Spencer pk) MW joins at 11.0


Conducted By: John Lubbock
Unknown: Weelkes Hosanna
Unknown: David Bruckner

: Violin and Piano

Debussy Sonata for violin and piano in G minor
Grieg Sonata for violin and piano No 3, in c minor, Op 45 Wieniawski Original Theme and Variations, Op 15 BBC Bristol


Unknown: Takashi Shimizu

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

led by BEN BUURMAN conducted by JOHN HOPKINS JAMES WATSON (trumpet) Part 1
Dvorak Czech Suite
Edward Gregson Trumpet Concerto


Conducted By: John Hopkins
Conducted By: James Watson

: News

: BBC Scottish SO

Part 2 Vaughan Williams
Symphony No 5, in D major A BBC digital recording

: Guitar Encores

GUILLERMO FIERENS anon Five Renaissance pieces Sor Variations on a theme by Mozart, Op 9
Villa-Lobos Preludes 1 and 2 Albeniz Asturias


Unknown: Guillermo Fierens

: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

conducted by LUKAS FOSS (piano)
Bach, orch Schoenberg
Prelude and Fugue in E flat (bwv 552)
Bach Concerto in D minor (BWV 1052)


Conducted By: Lukas Foss

: * Brahms

Symphony No 1, in c minor (WFMT recording)

: Allan Sternfield

(piano) direct from the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London Mendelssohn Songs without words: Op 19 No 3, in A; Op 38 No 2, in c minor; Op 38 No 6, in A flat; Op 67 No 4, in c Barber Sonata
Debussy Estampes

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Michael Berkeley Producer PATRICK LAMBERT


Presented By: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: Scribes and Scholars

Philip the Chancellor Deduc Syon anon In Rama sonat gemitus; Samson dux fortissime
Peter of Blois Angelus ad Virginem anon Sancta Mater graciae NEW LONDON CONSORT directed by philip pickett (Given at the City of London Festival 1984)


Unknown: Sancta Mater
Directed By: Philip Pickett

: Twilight is My Hour

/ abhor brutality in art
I prefer serenity and what Leonardo called 'the poetic hour of twilight'.
The artist Josef Herman left Poland in 1938, but his painting still reflects the early inspiration he found in the working lives of those around him in Warsaw.
In conversation with Richard Cork , Herman talks about the part memory and dream play in his depiction of reality. Producer JUDITH BUMPUS


Artist: Josef Herman
Unknown: Richard Cork
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: London Philharmonic Orchestra

leader DAVID NOLAN conductor Klaus Tennstedt Alfred Brendel (piano) direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part 1 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4, in G major


Leader: David Nolan
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Piano: Alfred Brendel

: * A Life Misspelt

3: The Making of a Martyr (Part 4 on Friday at 8.5 pm)

: * LPO

Part 2 Bruckner
Symphony No 4, in E flat major (Romantic)
(Given in association with Commercial Union Assurance)

: A Staffordshire Murderer

and other poems by James Fenton
Introduced by the author, with readings by himself and KENNETH CRANHAM


Unknown: James Fenton
Unknown: Kenneth Cranham

: Jazz Today

Presented by Charles Fox and featuring the ELTON DEAN QUARTET
Elton Dean (alto saxophone/ saxello)
Harry Beckett (trumpet/ flugelhorn)
Marcio Mattos (bass) Joe Gallivan (drums)


Presented By: Charles Fox
Unknown: Elton Dean
Unknown: Harry Beckett
Bass: Marcio Mattos

: Mozart

Concerto No 4, in D (K 218) Concerto No 5, in A (K 219) BBC Scotland


Leader: John Tunnell
Conducted By: Yan Pascal

: News

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