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: Wake Up to Haydn!

Symphony No 24. in D
Sonata in B minor (H xvi 32) ALFRED BRENDEL (piano)
Symphony No 35, in B flat PHILHARMONIA HUNGARICA/ ANTAL DORATI : records


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Antal Dorati

: Primo e Secondo

Fifth of six programmes for four hands at one piano
Weber Three pieces, Op 60 NOS 2-4: FRITZ NEUMEYER and ROLF JUNGHANNS Hindemith Sonata
Schubert Fantasia in F minor (D 940). ANNE QUEFFELEC and IMOGEN COOPER : records


Unknown: Fritz Neumeyer
Unknown: Imogen Cooper

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Franck Symphonic Variations CLIFFORD CURZON (piano) LPO/SIR ADRIAN BOULT
Mozart Quintet in c major (K 515) (mono)
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET with CECIL ARONOwrrz (viola) Bellini Son gelosa del zefiro (La sonnambula) (mono)
Strauss Oboe Concerto (mono)


Piano: Clifford Curzon
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Viola: Cecil Aronowrrz
Soprano: Amelita Galli-Curci
Tenor: Tito Schipa

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver The Enchantress:
Tchaikovsky's opera considered by David Brown.
Living in the whole world of music: Peter Dickinson assesses the work of Henry Cowell. John Deathridge explores Anton Bruckner 's musical origins.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 2. 0 pm)


Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Unknown: David Brown.
Music: Peter Dickinson
Unknown: Henry Cowell.
Unknown: John Deathridge
Unknown: Anton Bruckner
Producers: Graham Sheffield
Producers: Andrew Lyle

: Kun Woo Paik

Poulenc Nocturnes: No 1, in c; No 5, in D minor (Phalenes);
No 4, in c minor (Bal fantome); No 6, jn G; Improvisation No 10, in F (Eloge des gammes); Presto in B flat (Three pieces for piano); Intermezzo No 2, in D flat Faure Barcarolle No 7, in D minor; Nocturnes: No 2, in B; No 13, in B minor
Messiaen Regard de l'onction terrible; Le baiser de 1'enfant-Jesus (Vingt regards sur l'enf ant-Jesus)
(A re-broadcast of last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert)
(Tomorrow at 1. 5pm: Raphael Trio)

: From the Proms 86

Bruckner Christus factus est; Virga Jesse BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN poole
12.25* Interval Reading
12.30* Bruckner Symphony No 5, in B flat
The spirit of the performance was not only unfaltering, but buoyant: neither doggedness nor machine-precision had anything to do with it. The large brass section was magnificently sonorous in the chorales, without forcing or any strident edge. (FINANCIAL TIMES)


Unknown: Virga Jesse
Conductor: John Poole

: Musical Times Past

Fritz Spiegl delves into some of the lighter manifestations of music-making during the last century with extracts from contemporary newspapers and journals.


Reader: John Westbrook

: CBSO Wind Ensemble

conductor Simon Rattle
Mozart Serenade in B flat (K 361)
3.0* Interval Reading
3.5* Stravinsky Symphonies of wind instruments
Grainger A Lincolnshire posy (Given on 27 September at the UniversityofWarwickaspartofthe fifth Annual Conference of the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles) BBC Pebble Mill


Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Mozart Serenade

: Orchestral Handel

Saul: Sinfonia (Act 1)
Teseo: Overture (arranged for harpsichord); Overture (original version)
Saul: Sinfonia (Act 2); The Dead March (Act 3)
ENGLISH CONCERT directed by TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord/organ) (R)


Directed By: Trevor Pinnock

: Sviatoslav Richter

A BBC Archive recording from a recital given during the 1966 Aldeburgh Festival Mozart Sonata in G (K 283)
Tchaikovsky The Seasons,
Op 37b: May; June; November; January
4.50* Interval Reading
4.55* Rachmaninov Etudestableaux, Op 39: No 3, in F sharp minor; No 4, in B minor
Scriabin Sonata No 9, Op 68 Prokofiev Sonata No 4, Op 29 mono (R)

: The Jesuits

Six documentaries by Lord Rawlinson about the political influence across the world of the Society of Jesus 1: Frontiers
As the Jesuits reflected on their future in the 1960s, they vowed I to recover the missionary zeal which Ignatius Loyola had urged in 1540. Today, the founder's vision inspires radical Jesuits in Nicaragua and India, working with Marxists for the poor and oppressed.
With Cesar Jerez , sj, Peter Marchetti , sj,
Rudolf Heredia , sj, John Padberg , sj, John Mahoney , sj and Dr Eamon Duffy
(Next Sunday: 'The Kingdom of God on Earth
0 FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Ignatius Loyola
Unknown: Cesar Jerez
Unknown: Peter Marchetti
Unknown: Rudolf Heredia
Unknown: John Padberg
Unknown: John Mahoney
Unknown: Dr Eamon Duffy
Producer: Michael Stevenson

: ll prigioniero

A prologue and an act based on > La torture par l’espérance by VTLLIERS DE LISLE-ADAM and La légende d 'Ulenspiegel by CHARLES DE COSTER
Libretto and music by Luigi Dallapiccola (sung in Italian)
BBC SINGERS chorus-master SIMON JOLY BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE BRETT conducted by DAVID ATHERTON Technical presentation


Chorus-Master: Simon Joly
Leader: Maurice Brett
Conducted By: David Atherton
Unknown: Geoffrey Klinton Parker
Producer: Misha Donat

: Bliss

Anna Massey reads a short story by the Austrian writer, BARBARA FRISCHMUTH , translated from the German by ANTHONY vivis Producer JUDITH bumpus
(Anna Massey is a National Theatre Player)


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Barbara Frischmuth

: Svetlanov and the Philharmonia

direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Peter Donohoe (piano)
Philharmonia Orchestra leader PETER THOMAS conducted by Evgeny Svetlanov Part 1 Brahms
Symphony No 3, in F


Leader: Peter Thomas
Conducted By: Evgeny Svetlanov

: * The Stagnant Revolution

Two talks on the Chinese struggle to keep the past in proportion
1: Compromising Confucius
If we do not forthwith examine the past and the present and discover some new sort of morality, then I fear that
400 million people will become beasts. (LANG CHIICHAU, 1902) Dr Mark Elvin, fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, reflects on the death of Confucianism, as a failure of radical Chinese thought. (R) (Tomorrow at 8. W pm: 'A State of Depression')

: * Svetlanov and the Philharmonia

Part 2 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
Prokofiev Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
(Given in association with NCR Ltd)

: Music for Guitar

played by juKKA SAVIJOKI Sor Fantasia , Op 30
Giuliani Rossiniana No 1 (Given in association with the Classical Guitar Study Centre)


Unknown: Savijoki Sor Fantasia
Unknown: Giuliani Rossiniana

: Sounds of Finland

2: Fantasy and Impressionism Raito Moonlight on Jupiter HNNISH RSO/PAAVO
BERGLUND Kuula An old Autumn song;
Iceferns; Come my sweetheart JORMA HYNNINEN (baritone) RALF GOTHONI (piano)
Klami Kalevala Suite, Op 23 HELSINKI PO JORMA PANULA
Palmgren Preludes: Op 17 Nos 24 and 14; May Night; Prelude, Op 17 No 12 JALF GOTHONI (piano)
Merikanto Violin Concerto No 2 ULFHASTBACKA
(Seealso Wednesday at 8.15 pm)


Unknown: Berglund Kuula

: Langham Chamber Orchestra

led by CHRISTOPHER HIRONS conducted by Meredith Davies J. C. Bach The Periodical Overture No 1, in D
Lennox Berkeley Windsor variations
J. C. Bach Sinfonia in G minor, Op 6 No 6 W


Unknown: Christopher Hirons
Conducted By: Meredith Davies

: News

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