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: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

conducted by KARL MUNCHlNGER The fourth of five programmes. Vivaldi Autumn (The Four Seasons)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 inc. Records


Conducted By: Karl Munchlnger

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: Louis Kentner

The fifth of six programmes. Liszt Eroica
(Transcendental study No 7) Lyapunov Chant epique
(Transcendental study No 8) Schumann Arabesque, Op 18 Mozart Piano Concerto in A (K 414)


Unknown: Beecham Mono

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: Your Concert Choice

Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in alien
Landen HELEN DONATH (SOprano) MAURICE ANDRE (trumpet)
Brahms String Quartet No 3 in B flat, Op 67
MELOS QUARTET OF STUTTGART Ravel La Valse (two piano version)
THURBER Franz Schmidt Symphony NolinE


Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Soprano: Landen Helen Donath
Soprano: Maurice Andre
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Thurber Franz Schmidt

: Music Weekly

with Michael Oliver.
The Unknown Tchaikovsky:
Henry Zajaczkowski explores some rarely-heard pieces by one of the most remarkably inventive composers of the last century.
Mementos of Sir Thomas: a visit to the Beecham Archive at Denton House.
On Being an Early Singer: a conversation with the soprano Julianne Baird. Producer ANDREW LYLE


Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: Henry Zajaczkowski
Soprano: Julianne Baird.
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

conducted by DAVID ATHERTON MARTYN HILL (tenor)
Britten Prelude and Fugue for 18 strings
Gerhard Canciones de Pedrell Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2 (A London Symphony)


Conducted By: David Atherton

: Imogen Cooper

Weber Sonata in A flat, Op 39 Liszt Sunt lachrymae rerum;
Lesjeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este; Bagatelle sans tonalite;
Reminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor


Unknown: Lucia Di Lammermoor

: Third Ear

Writers Talking
Christopher Bigsby talks with the Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood.


Talks: Christopher Bigsby
Unknown: Margaret Atwood.

: Historic Schubert

String Quartet in G (D 887) BUSCH STRING QUARTET Mono record: 1938

: Boston Symphony Orchestra

conducted by SEIJI OZAWA
Webern Five Pieces for small orchestra, Op 10
Mahler Symphony No 9
(Given on 1 December 1988 in the Royal Festival Hall, London) (R)


Conducted By: Seiji Ozawa

: Eugene and CarminaSarbu

(violin and piano)
Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Prokofiev Sonata No 2 in D. Op 94a BBC Pebble Mill


Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: Celebrity Recital

Veljo Tormis Liv 's Inheritance trad, arr Tormis Estonian folk songs trad, arr Kreek Songs from Vaimulikud rahvalaulud
Tormis The Making of Iron
(Given on 30 June 1988in St George 's. Brandon Hill , Bristol, as part of the Bristol International Music Week) BBCBristol


Conducted By: Tonu Kaljuste
Conducted By: Veljo Tormis Liv
Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill

: New Zealand Cinema

The First Decade
Between 1914 and 1974 only
20 feature films were made in New Zealand. Since then over 50 have been produced. Philip French reports on this sudden outburst of activity and the state of the local cinema, with contributions from Lindsay Shelton of the New Zealand Film Commission, and directors Roger Donaldson , Geoff Murphy , Gaylene Preston and Vincent Ward. Mono (R)


Unknown: Lindsay Shelton
Directors: Roger Donaldson
Directors: Geoff Murphy
Directors: Gaylene Preston
Directors: Vincent Ward.

: Schoenberg's Gurrelieder

live from the Royal Festival Hall, London, as part of the South Bank Centre's Schoenberg cycle, The
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SIMON RATTLE Schoenberg's massive song-cycle sets poems by the Danish poet JENS PETER JACOBSON. They describe the legend of the 12th century King Waldemar of Denmark, and his illicit love for a young girl, Tove, who lives in Gurre Castle. Waldemar's wife is jealous and has Tove murdered. After his own death, Waldemar's ghost searches for Tove in a wild hunt. (sung in German) (soprano) (tenor) (tenor) (bass)
The Air from Other Planets Frank Whitford considers Schoenberg as a painter. (R)
8.30* Parts 2 and 3


Conducted By: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Jens Peter Jacobson.
Unknown: Frank Whitford
Tove: Sharon Sweet
Wood-dove: Alfreda Hodgson
Klaus, the fool: Lan Caley
Waldemar: John Mitchinson
Peasant: John Rawnsley
Speaker: Hans Hotter

: Eduard Tubin

Sonata No 2 (1950)
VARDO RUMESSEN (piano) Record

: The Dreaming of the Bones

by W.B. YEATS.
In this play, taken from the Japanese Noh tradition, a young revolutionary is faced with a dilemma when he meets two spectres from a bygone age. Will his credo allow him to forgive their ancient betrayal of Ireland?
Directed by EOIN O'CALLAGHAN BBC Northern Ireland


Music By: Henry Dagg
First musician: Denys Hawthorne
Second musician: Jane Cassidy
Diarmuid: Christopher Fitz-Simon
Dervorgilla: Stella McCusker
Youngman: Ian McElhinney

: Choral Evensong

recorded in Exeter Cathedral Responses (Byrd)
Psalms 142,143 (Flintoft and Keeton)
First lesson: n Kings 5, w 1-14 Canticles: Darke in F
Second lesson: Mark 7, w 24-37 and 8, w 22-26
Anthem: 0 where shall wisdom be found? (Boyce)
Hymn (AMR 243): Christ is our cornerstone
Organ voluntary: Prelude and fugue in D (Buxtehude)
Organist and Master of the Choristers LUCIAN NETHSINGHA
Assistant Organist PAUL MORGAN BBC Bristol

: An Italian Sound

The first of three programmes. Ensemble music flourished in Italy during the Baroque period. There was a great diversity of instrumental colour, particularly among the instruments which accompanied the dominant violin.
Works by Salamone Rossi and Biagio Marini are performed by ROMANESCA (R)


Unknown: Salamone Rossi
Unknown: Biagio Marini

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