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: Morning Concert

Stanford Irish
Rhapsody No 5
Ulster Orch/Handley
7.15 Holst Suite for Winds. Op 28 No 2
Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Fennell

: News

7.35 Maccunn The Land of the Mountain and the Flood: SNO/Gibson

7.45 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis Iona Brown and Malcolm Latchem (violins) Stephen Shingles (viola) Dennis Vigay (cello)
Academy of St Martin/Neville Marriner

7.59 Bridge There Is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook: ECO/Tate

8.10 Bax Tintagel
LSO/John Barbirolli

: News

: Composers of the Week

Mozart: The Path to the Requiem
Offertoria: Inter natos mulierum (K 72),
Misericordias Domini (K 222); Venite populi (K 260); Graduate:
Sancte Maria , mater Dei (K 273)
RIAS Chamber Choir Berlin RSO/Creed
Vesperae solennes de confessore (K 339)
Maria Zadori (soprano) Paul Esswood
Alexander Oliver (ten) Laszlo Polgar (bass) Jeunesses Musicales
Chorus; Budapest PO/ Ivan Fischer
Maurerische Trauermusik (K 477) Vienna PO/B6hm Records


Unknown: Misericordias Domini
Unknown: Sancte Maria
Soprano: Maria Zadori
Soprano: Paul Esswood
Unknown: Alexander Oliver
Bass: Laszlo Polgar
Unknown: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Maurerische Trauermusik

: Brahms

Sonata No 2 in F sharp minor, Op 2; Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 9
Jorge Frederico Osorio (piano) (R)


Unknown: Robert Schumann
Piano: Jorge Frederico Osorio

: Suk Quartet

Suk String Quartet No 2 in Bflat, Op 31
Klement Slavicky String Quartet No 2 (1972). BBC Bristol (R)

: BBC Scottish SO

Geoffrey Trabichoff conductor Henry Lewis Jane Eaglen (soprano) Haydn Symphony No 6 (Le Matin)
Berg Seven Early Songs Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6. BBC Scotland


Conductor: Geoffrey Trabichoff
Conductor: Henry Lewis
Soprano: Jane Eaglen

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

live from Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Myaskovsky Sonata No 2 in A minor, Op 81
Stravinsky Russian Maiden's Song
Strauss Sonata in F,
Op 6. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Caroline Palmer
Unknown: Strauss Sonata

: from 3.00 Bournemouth SO

leader Brendan O'Brien conductor Kees Bakels Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Blas Liszt Concerto No 1 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor BBC Bristol


Leader: Brendan O'Brien
Conductor: Kees Bakels
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Unknown: Ruy Blas

: Test Match Special

West Indies v England
Fifth Cable and Wireless Test from St John 's,
Antigua. Commentary on the first day's play by Christopher Martin-Jenkins , Tony Cozier , Jack Bannister and Peter Baxter ; with Trevor Bailey , Vic Marks and Mike Selvey.
Producers Joanne Watson and Peter Baxter


Unknown: St John
Play By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Play By: Tony Cozier
Play By: Jack Bannister
Play By: Peter Baxter
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Mike Selvey.
Producers: Joanne Watson
Producers: Peter Baxter

: Telemann: St Matthew Passion (1730)

St James's Baroque Players/Ivor Bolton St James 's Singers Loma Anderson (sop) David Cordier (counter-tenor) Barry Banks (tenor) Peter Harvey (baritone) BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Bolton St James
Unknown: David Cordier
Tenor: Barry Banks
Baritone: Peter Harvey

: Mainly for Pleasure

Brian Kay anticipates Easter with a musical look at the Resurrection. Producer Nicholas Morgan


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Nicholas Morgan

: News

: Third Ear

Violinist Gidon Kremer in conversation with Nicholas Kenyon. Producer Ray AbDott


Violinist: Gidon Kremer
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon.
Producer: Ray Abdott

: Leningrad SO

conductor Alexander Dmitriev Sergei Stadler (violin) live from the City Hall, Glasgow. Parti Tchaikovsky The Tempest Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1


Conductor: Alexander Dmitriev
Violin: Sergei Stadler

: Tunnel Vision

We remain exceptionally cut off; prone to believe at holiday-time that we are heading for Europe, as though not there already. Cultural historian Daniel Pick reflects on English reactions to the earliest viable proposals for a Channel Tunnel and discovers many illusions and more than a little xenophobia. (R)


Unknown: Daniel Pick

: Leningrad SO

Part 2: Shostakovich Symphony No 5 BBC Scotland

: The Voyage of St Brendan

A sea journey past devils, rocks, Judas Iscariot and the Paschal Lamb , to the Promised Land of the Saints. Robert Eddison reads a new translation by Charles Bland of part of the tenth-century Latin manuscript. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Judas Iscariot
Unknown: Paschal Lamb
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Translation By: Charles Bland
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Music in Our Time

Concertos for Strings Sophie Langdon (violin) London Chamber Symphony conductor Odaline de la Martinez Michael Rosenzweig Concerto for strings Duncan Druce Concerto popolare (first UK broadcasts)


Violin: Sophie Langdon
Conductor: Odaline De La Martinez
Conductor: Michael Rosenzweig
Unknown: Duncan Druce

: Composers of the Week

Scandinavian Season
Sibelius-and Beecham The Oceanides (Mono: 1956); The Return of Lemminkainen (Mono: 1937); Andante festivo (Mono: 1939);
Symphony No 4 in A minor

: News

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