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: Morning Concert

Delius Eventyr
(Once upon a Time) HALLE ORCHESTRA/
VERNON HANDLEY
7.16 Grainger Scotch Strathspey and Reel
AMBROSIAN SINGERS
ECO/BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Contributors

Unknown: Vernon Handley

: News

7.35 Monteverdi Toccata (Orfeo)
ENGLISH BAROQUE
SOLOISTS
HIS MAJESTIES SAGBUTTS
AND CORNETTS/
JOHN ELIOT GARDINER
7.37 Louis Couperin Suite in D: davitt
MORONEY (harpsichord)
7.54 Barbara Strozzi
L'Astratto
JUDITH NELSON (soprano) CONCERTO VOCALE
8.03 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks CAPELLA COLONIENSIS/
HANS-MARTIN LINDE Records

Contributors

Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Louis Couperin
Harpsichord: Barbara Strozzi
Soprano: Judith Nelson
Unknown: Handel Music
Unknown: Hans-Martin Linde

: News

: Composers of the Week

Janacek: The Final
Years (1921-8) Mladi
ORPHEUS CO
The Makropoulos Case: Act 1 (excerpts)
VIENNA PO/
CHARLES MACKERRAS
Concerto for piano and chamber ensemble
JOSEF PALENICEK (piano)
CZECH CHAMBER
ENSEMBLE/
VACLAV NEUMANN Records

Contributors

Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Josef Palenicek
Unknown: Vaclav Neumann
Dr Kolenaty: Dalibor Jedlicka
Vitek: Vladimir Krejik
Gregor: Peter Dvorsky
Kristina: Anna Czakov
Emilia Marty: Elisabeth Soderstrom

: Upaj

KENNETH SILLITO (violin)
ANTHONY GOLDSTONE (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor,
Op23
John Mayer Upaj (Impromptu)
(first broadcast)
Matyas Seiber Violin Sonata

Contributors

Violin: Kenneth Sillito
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Unknown: John Mayer Upaj
Violin: Matyas Seiber

: Jascha Horenstein Conducts

Wagner Venusberg Music (Tannhauser
LONDON SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA
Strauss Death and Transfiguration
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC
ORCHESTRA Records

Contributors

Unknown: Wagner Venusberg

: Busnois

Songs by this French
Renaissance composer are interspersed with instrumental versions of his most famous song, Fortuna desperata, by other composers.
EVELYN TUBB (soprano) MEDIEVAL ENSEMBLE
OF LONDON directed by PETER DAVIES and TIMOTHY DAVIES (R)

Contributors

Soprano: Evelyn Tubb
Directed By: Peter Davies
Directed By: Timothy Davies

: BBC Concert Orchestra

conducted by JAMES LOCKHART
Tchaikovsky Suite No 3 inG
Prokofiev Piano
Concerto No 3 in C

Contributors

Conducted By: James Lockhart

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

live from Studio One. Pebble Mill.
SCHUBERT ENSEMBLE
OF LONDON
Paul Silverthorne
(viola)
Jacqueline Shave (violin)
Jane Salmon (cello)
William Howard
(piano)
Schubert Adagio and rondo concertante in F (D 487)
Faure Piano Quartet
No 1 in C minor. Op 15 BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Piano: William Howard
Piano: Schubert Adagio

: Fidelio

The final version of Beethoven's only opera. Text by JOSEF SONNLEITNER and GEORG FRIEDRICH
TREITSCHKE.
The action takes place in a Spanish state prison several leagues from Seville during the 18th century. (sung in German)
PHILHARMONIA CHORUS
AND ORCHESTRA/
OTTO KLEMPERER. Records

Contributors

Unknown: Josef Sonnleitner
Unknown: Georg Friedrich
Unknown: Otto Klemperer.
Jaquino, a porter at the prison: Gerhard Unger
Marzelline, Rocco's daughter: Ingeborg Hallstein
Rocco, prison gaoler: Gottlob Frtck
Leonore, wife of Florestan, disguised as Fidelio: Christa Ludwig
Don Pizarro, governor of the prison: Walter Berry (bass)
First prisoner: Kurt Wehofschitz
Second prisoner: Raymond Wolansky
Florestan, a Spanish nobleman and political prisoner: Jon Vickers
Don Fernando, Minister of State: Franz Crass

: Piano Miniatures by Frank Bridge

PETER WALLFISCH (piano) Three Poems Hidden Fires
Canzonetta Graziella
A Dedication
Characteristic Pieces BBC Wales

Contributors

Piano: Peter Wallfisch

: Music for Guitar

CHARLES RAMIREZ
(guitar)
D. Scarlatti , arr Ramirez Sonata in A (Kk 322)
Sonata in A minor (Kk 462)
Erika Fox Nick 's
Lament. BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Guitar: Charles Ramirez
Guitar: D. Scarlatti
Unknown: Erika Fox Nick

: Mainly for Pleasure

Brian Wright presents a selection of music for the early evening.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Wright
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: News

: Third Ear

Natalie Wheen talks with the American composer Conlon Nancarrow in his
Mexican studio where he has written his studies for the player piano over a period of four decades, meticulously punching his player piano rolls with a hand-operated machine.
Producer JOHN BOUNDY

Contributors

Talks: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Conlon Nancarrow
Producer: John Boundy

: Ravel

Daphnis and Chloe
ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW
ORCHESTRA. AMSTERDAM
NETHERLANDS RADIO
CHORUS conducted by RICCARDO CHAILLY
(Netherlands Radio recording)

Contributors

Conducted By: Riccardo Chailly

: Women Waiting

by RICHARD NELSON.
Nightfall at the station. No train. So Helen tells the story of 'that woman' who also had to wait at the station ... Read by SHELLEY THOMPSON.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Nelson.
Read By: Shelley Thompson.

: Zemlinsky, Schoenberg and the Apprentice Berg

JEAN-JACQUES DUNKI (piano)
Zemlinsky Landliche
Tanze Berg A group of early unpublished pieces:
Minuet in F; Impromptu in C minor; Waltz in G; Impromptu in B minor; Fragment of a Sonata
Twelve Variations on an Original Theme
(first UK broadcasts)
Schoenberg Five Pieces, Op 23

Contributors

Piano: Jean-Jacques Dunki
Piano: Zemlinsky Landliche
Piano: Tanze Berg

: King Cutler II

A succulent batch of poems, songs and stories from Phyllis King and Ivor Cutler. With wood-carver's words from Craig Murray-Orr , translation by Dylan Edwards and page-turning by David Lloyd. Producer NEIL CARGILL

Contributors

Unknown: Phyllis King
Unknown: Ivor Cutler.
Unknown: Craig Murray-Orr
Translation By: Dylan Edwards
Unknown: David Lloyd.

: Music In Our Time

Ligeti Then, Ligeti Now. Stephen Plaistow introduces two works by Ligeti standing some 30 years apart, and reflects on the new developments in Ligeti's latest major work. There's also a composition by his contemporary and fellow-Hungarian
Gyorgy Kurtag , chosen by Ligeti as a complement to his own works in the programme. ADRIENNE CSENGERY (soprano)
CHRISTOPHER VAN
KAMPEN (cello)
VOLKER BANFIELD (piano) LONDON SINFONIETTA led by NONA LIDDELL conducted by ELGAR HOWARTH
Ligeti Cello Concerto (1966)
Kurtag Four Capriccios, Op 9
(first UK performance of revised score)
Ligeti Piano Concerto (first performance of final, five-movement version)
(Given on 6 November in the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of the South Bank Centre 'Ligeti by Ligeti. Festival)

Contributors

Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag
Soprano: Christopher Van
Piano: Volker Banfield
Unknown: Nona Liddell
Conducted By: Elgar Howarth

: Composers of the Week

Bach Allabreve in D
(BWV 589)
Concerto in F (after Vivaldi) (BWV 978)
Sonata in C (BWV 1005) Non sa che sia dolore (BWV 209)

Contributors

Unknown: Bach Allabreve

: News









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