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17th-century England

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: Morning Concert

Wagner Prelude: Lohengrin BERLIN POjKLAUS TENNSTEDT
7.15* Chopin Polonaise fantaisie in A flat, Op 61 MARTHA ARGERICH (piano)
7.27* Beethoven Symphony No 8, in F
8.0 News
8.5 Janequin Le chant des oyseaulx
8.10* Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) ITALIAN QUARTET
8.28* Delius The bird's story FELICITY LOTT (soprano) RPO/ERIC FENBY
8.33* Stravinsky The Song of the Nightingale


Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Piano: Martha Argerich
Unknown: Clement Janequin
Unknown: Pierre Boulez

: This Week's Composer

Smetana: The Last Years The Two Widows: Act 2 scenes 8 and 9 PRAGUE NATIONAL THEATRE;
Vltava (Ma vlast)
The Kiss: Act 2 (excerpts) (mono) PRAGUE NATIONAL THEATRE/ ZDENEK CHALABALA : records


Unknown: Zdenek Chalabala

: John Ogdon

(born 1937)
First of two programmes
Ogdon Theme and Variations
Busoni Sonatina No 6 (Chamber Fantasy on Bizet's Carmen); Nine Variations on a Chopin prelude
Ogdon Piano Concerto No 1 THE COMPOSER

: Rubbra

Veni, creator spiritus, Op 130; Te Deum , Op 115; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis, Op 65 BBC SINGERS conducted by SIMON JOLY MARGARET PHILLIPS (organ)


Unknown: Te Deum
Conducted By: Simon Joly
Conducted By: Margaret Phillips

: Haydn and Pleyel

SALOMON STRING QUARTET Simon Standage (violin) Micaela Comberti (violin) Trevor Jones (viola)
Jennifer Ward Clarke (cello) Haydn Quartet in F minor, Op 20 No 5
Ignaz Pleyel Quartet in G (R)


Violin: Simon Standage
Violin: Micaela Comberti
Viola: Trevor Jones
Cello: Jennifer Ward Clarke

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

led by BARRY HASKEY conducted by Bryden Thomson Garrick Ohlsson (piano) Parti
Janacek Taras Bulba
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3


Unknown: Barry Haskey
Conducted By: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson

: News

: BBC Welsh SO

Part 2 Dvorak
Symphony No 7, in D minor (R)

: Guitar Encores

Bach, arr misc Suite (BWV 995) (R)


Unknown: Costas Cotsiolis

: Edwin Fischer

First of five programmes Bach Fantasia in c minor (BWV 906) (1949 recording)
Beethoven Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3 (1954 recording)
Schubert Auf dem Wasser zu singen (D 774); Nachtviolen (D752)
With ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano) (1952 recording)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 17, in G (K 453) with the EDWIN FISCHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (1937 recording) mono records (R)

: Milwaukee's Time of Change

Concerts given by the MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA under its principal conductors of the past decade
Bruckner Symphony No 7, in E conducted by KENNETH SCHERMERHORN in Uihlein Hall (1981) (WFMT recording) (R)


Conducted By: Kenneth Schermerhorn

: Viola and Piano

Schubert Sonata in A minor (D821)(Arpeggione) Britten Lachrymae BBC Bristol


Unknown: Kathron Sturrock

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Natalie Wheen Producer CHRISTOPHER MARSHALL


Presented By: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: News

: Monteverdi

Mass for four voices (1650); Motet: Domine, ne in furore MARGARET PHILLIPS (Organ)


Unknown: Margaret Phillips

: The Theban Plays

A trilogy by SOPHOCLES translated by ROBERT FAGLES 3: Antigone
Music by CHRISTOS pittas
Directed by David SPENSER (R)


Translated By: Robert Fagles
Music By: Christos Pittas
Directed By: David Spenser
Antigone: Lucy Gutteridge
Creon: Patrick Stewart
Haemon: Anton Lesser
Tiresias: Robert Eddison
Ismene: Mout Leslie
Messenger: David Collings
Sentry: Stephen Boxer
Eurydice: Ellen McIntosh
Chorus leader: Alan Dudley
Chorus: Peter Acre
Chorus: Stephen Boxer
Chorus: James Bryce
Chorus: Scott Cherry
Chorus: Geoffrey Collins
Chorus: David March
Chorus: Peter Rumney

: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

leader DENNIS simons conducted by Bernhard Klee Jorge Bolet (piano) Parti
Vorisek Symphony in D major Liszt Piano Concerto No 2, in A major


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conducted By: Bernhard Klee
Piano: Jorge Bolet

: * Changes

A poetry anthology in six parts compiled by ROBIN HOLMES
4: Changes in the Human Frame Readers Rosalind Shanks , Robin Holmes , Guy Holden Producer GRAHAM GAULD (R)


Unknown: Robin Holmes
Readers: Rosalind Shanks
Readers: Robin Holmes
Readers: Guy Holden
Producer: Graham Gauld

: * pm BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Part 2 Ravel Alborada del gracioso; Pavane pour une
Infante defunte; Bolero
(Given earlier this evening in the Free
Trade Hall, Manchester)
BBC Manchester

: First Night

Robert Cushman reviews COLE PORTER 'S Kiss Me Kate at the ROYal Shakespeare Theatre. watford-upon-Avon.


Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Cole Porter

: * Bournemouth Sinfonietta

conducted by Harold Farberman Gordon Hunt (oboe)
Michael Haydn Symphony
No li, in D
Malcolm Arnold Oboe Concerto BBC Bristol (R)


Conducted By: Harold Farberman
Oboe: Gordon Hunt
Oboe: Michael Haydn
Oboe: Malcolm Arnold

: News

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