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: Morning Concert

Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder
National PO/Riccardo Chailly
7.06* Bizet L'Arlesienne: Suite No 1: French National Radio Orchestra/Thomas Beecham
7.30 News
7.35 Johann Quantz Concerto No 9 in e flat
Barry Tuckwell (horn)
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Iona Brown
7.44* Paganini Caprice No 13 in B flat: Itzhak Perlman (violin)
7.47* Liszt La Campanella Jorge Bolet (piano)
7.52* Haydn Divertimento in G (H IV 3): Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Isaac Stern (violin)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
8.03* Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Chicago SO/Fritz Reiner.



Musicians: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Musicians: French National Radio Orchestra
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Horn Player: Barry Tuckwell
Musicians: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Violinist: Itzhak Perlman
Pianist: Jorge Bolet
Flautist: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Violinist: Isaac Stern
Cellist: Mstislav Rostropovich
Pianist: Artur Rubinstein
Musicians: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Stage - First and Last
L'Orfeo, favola in musica: Act 3
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Act 3, scenes 5-8


Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Orfeo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
La Speranza: Mary Nichols (soprano)
Charon: John Tomlinson (bass)
Poppea: Helen Donath (soprano)
Nerone: Elisabeth Soderstrom (sop)
Arnalta: Carlo Gaifa (tenor)
Ottavia: Cathy Berberian (sop)
Consuls: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Consuls: Kurt Equiluz (tenor)
Tribunes: Enrico Fissore (bass)
Tribunes: Giancarlo Luccardi (bass)

: Northern Sinfonia

led by RICHARD IRELAND conducted by GEORGE MALCOLM (harpsichord) Handel Concerto Grosso in G, Op6Nol
Bach Harpsichord Concerto No 1 in D minor (BWV 1052)
Bartok Divertimento for string orchestra. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Richard Ireland
Harpsichord: George Malcolm

: Mary King

(mezzo-soprano) with ANDREW BALL (piano) Martinu Two Pisne (1932)
Dvorak Gypsy Melodies, Op 55 Martinu Novy spalicek (1948) Bartok Five Songs, Op 16 BBC Pebble Mill


Piano: Andrew Ball

: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

conducted by ZUBIN MEHTA URI PIANKA (violin)
Haydn Sinfonia concertante in B flat


Conducted By: Zubin Mehta
Violin: Uri Pianka
Cello: Michael Haran
Oboe: Bruce Weinstein
Bassoon: Zeev Dorman

: * Interval Reading

11.55* Mahler Symphony No 1 in D (including the 'Blumine' movement) (Swiss Radio recording)
0 FEATURE: page 14

: News

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Strauss Sextet (Capriccio) Ives Hymn; Scherzo
Korngold Sextet in D, Op 10
(Given last Wednesday in Studio 7)

: Music by British Composers

The first of three programmes PHILIP DOGHAN (tenor)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA led by MARTIN LOVEDAY conducted by ASHLEY LAWRENCE Peter Hodgson Concert Piece Geoffrey Bush Five Songs
Maurice Johnstone Tarn Hows Wilfred Josephs Concerto


Unknown: Martin Loveday
Conducted By: Ashley Lawrence
Conducted By: Peter Hodgson
Unknown: Geoffrey Bush
Unknown: Maurice Johnstone

: Netherlands Wind Ensemble

conducted by RICHARD DUFALLO
NETHERLANDS RADIO CHAMBER CHOIR conducted by ROBIN GRITTON Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Obrecht Missa Pfauenschwanz Schoenberg Theme and Variations, Op 43a Josquin des Prés Miserere mei, Deus Hindemith Symphony in B flat
(Netherlands Radio recording)


Conducted By: Richard Dufallo
Conducted By: Robin Gritton

: Liszt and the Piano

Liszt and the Past
Variations on a theme of Bach (Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen,
Zagen); Fantasy and Fugue on the theme BACH played by KUN woo paik (R)


Played By: Kun Woo Paik

: 17th-Century Italian Violin Music

played by JOHN HOLLOWAY With SUSAN SHEPPARD (viola da gamba) and LUCY CAROLAN (harpsichord) Cima Sonata for violin and harpsichord (Concerti ecclesiastici, 1610)
Marini Sonata a due, Op 22; La ponti; La gardama
Castello Sonata concertante No 1 (in stilo moderno)
Legrenzi Sonata in G minor (La cetra, 1673)


Played By: John Holloway
Viola: Susan Sheppard
Harpsichord: Lucy Carolan

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Rodney Slatford Producer PAUL HINDMARSH BBC Manchester


Presented By: Rodney Slatford
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: The Piano Blues

with Francis Wilford-Smith
4: Rent Parties and Good Times In the late 20s, blues pianists were in great demand to entertain and provide music for dancing at rent parties and barrel houses. They included


Unknown: Francis Wilford-Smith
Unknown: Walter Rolands
Unknown: Montana Taylor
Unknown: Romeo Nelson
Unknown: Jim Clarke.

: News

: Third Ear

The Friday programme on the performing arts


Producer: Ned Chaillet

: The Taming of the Shrew

Baptista Minola, a rich gentleman of Padua and Other parts played by STEPHEN RASHBROOK and members of the cast
Music composed by MIA SOTERIOU performed by TOM FINUCANE
LIZ STANBRIDGE and the composer
Technical presentation by RICHARD BEADSMOORE, ROSAMUND MASON and KEITH GRAHAM Adapted and directed by JEREMY MORTIMER
0 HEAR THIS! page 24


Author: William Shakespeare
Played By: Stephen Rashbrook
Composed By: Mia Soteriou
Unknown: Tom Finucane
Unknown: Liz Stanbridge
Presentation By: Richard Beadsmoore
Presentation By: Rosamund Mason
Presentation By: Keith Graham
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer
Petruchio: Bob Peck
Katherina: Cheryl Campbell
Katherina's father: Laurence Payne
Bianca, her sister: Moir Leslie
Suitors to Bianca Hortensio: Douglas Hodge
Gremio, an old man: Michael Deacon
Lucentio, a gentleman of Pisa: Stephen Tompkinson
Tranio, Lucentio's servant: Christopher Fairbank
Pedant: John Baddeley
Tailor: Simon Cuff
Vincentio/Lord: Anthony Jackson
Christopher Sly/Curtis: William Simons
Page: Richard Pearce
Hostess/Widow: Linda Polan

: Villa-Lobos

A concert given as part of the celebrations for the composer's centenary
Choro No 4, for three horns and trombone (1925) Quartet for flute, alto saxophone, harp and celeste with female voices (1921) Choro No 3 (Pica-Pao), for wind instruments with male voices (1925)
Bendita Sabedoria for unaccompanied chorus (1958) Nonet with mixed voices (1923) BBC SINGERS
SERENATA CHAMBER ENSEMBLE conducted by RICHARD PITTMAN (Given on 13 December in the Queen
Elizabeth Hall , London, in association with Citicorp Investment Bank)


Conducted By: Richard Pittman
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

: Black Box

You will be left with nowhere to flee to, face to face with my killer child, who can slay 1,000 men with the jawbone of an ass.
David de Keyser reads one of the letters between a divorced husband and wife, which make up the latest, best-selling Israeli novel by AMOS oz . (R) 0 FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: David de Keyser
Novel By: Amos Oz

: Composers of the Week

Piano Trio in G minor, Op 8 Polish Songs (Op 74)
Concert Rondo in F, Op 14 (Krakowiak)

: News

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