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: Morning Concert

Campion It Fell on a Summer's Day
Julianne Baird (sop)
Ronn McFarlane (lute)
7.03 Boccherini Guitar Quintet No 4
Narciso Yepes (guitar)
Lueemo Tena (castanets) Melos Quartet
7.21 Gottschalk Scherzo
Romantique: Klaus Kaufmann (piano)


Unknown: Julianne Baird
Unknown: Ronn McFarlane
Guitar: Narciso Yepes
Guitar: Lueemo Tena
Piano: Klaus Kaufmann

: News

7.35 Telemann Concerto in E flat for two horns (Tafelmusik: third production)
Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt
7.50 Rimsky-Korsakov Quintet in B flat for piano and wind Capricorn
8.20 Purcell King
Arthur (end of Act 2) Symphony; Shepherd, Leave Decoying; Hornpipe; Come
Shepherds; Act 2 Tune: Air: Jennifer Smith and Gillian Fisher (sops) English Baroque
Soloists; Monteverdi
Choir/Gardiner. Records Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Concentus Musicus
Unknown: Purcell King
Unknown: Jennifer Smith
Unknown: Gillian Fisher

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: Composers of the Week

Overture: The Fair
Melusina, Op 32
LSO/Claudio Abbado Concerto in D minor
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Martha Argerich (piano) Orpheus CO
Te Deum: Gulbenkian
Choir and Orchestra/
Corboz. Records
Producer Anthony Sellors


Violin: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Morning Sequence

'... among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea'
(Wordsworth) through the music of Weber, Mozart,
Ketelbey, Abram Chasins , Hotst,
Weelkes, Respighi,
Fucik, Delius, Mahler, Palestrina, Sibelius and Schubert.
Producer Mark Rowlinson BBC North


Unknown: Abram Chasins
Producer: Mark Rowlinson


leader Dennis Simons conductor Bryden Thomson , Raphael Wallfisch. (cello)
Beethoven Overture: The Ruins of Athens Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
Arnold Cooke Concerto Weinberger Polka and Fugue (Schwanda the Bagpiper). BBC North


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch.

: News

: BBC Lunchtime

live from St John 's,
Smith Square, London. Carmina String Quartet Schubert Quartet
Movement in C minor
(D 703)
Webem Slow movement
Six Bagatelles, Op 9
Mendelssohn Quartet in A minor, Op 13


Unknown: St John

: Music Weekly

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

leader Richard Studt conductor
Roger Norrington , Steven de Groote (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 34 in C (K 338)
Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 2 in B flat,
Op 19. BBC Bristol (R)


Leader: Richard Studt
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Henry Purcell

Suite No 6 in D (Z 667)
Three Duets: Lore, Thou Art Best of Human Joys (Z 596); 0, The Sweet Delights of Love
(Z 627/30); No, No
Resistance Is But Vain (Z 60112); Suite No 7 in D minor (Z 668); Duet: Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary (Z 504) Patrizia Kwella and Dinah Harris (sopranos) David Roblou
(harpsichord), Richard Boothby (bass viol)


Unknown: Patrizia Kwella
Sopranos: Dinah Harris
Harpsichord: David Roblou
Harpsichord: Richard Boothby

: South American Music for Guitars

Miguel Garau and Fernando Millet
Santorsola Sonata No 2 Zarate Preludio y Danza Remo Pignoni Three Argentine Dances Trad, arr Millet
Peruvian Waltz (R)


Unknown: Danza Remo Pignoni

: Fifty Years Late

Bavarian RSO/
Udo Zimmerman
Szalowski Overture Hartmann Sinfonia
Tragica (world premiere)


Unknown: Udo Zimmerman

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Michael Berkeley Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

: Third Ear

William Nicholson , whose latest play The
March on Europe forms part of the BBC's One World Week, talks with Christopher Cook. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: William Nicholson
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Tchaikovsky Evening

7.30 pm Richter Plays Tchaikovsky
Waltz-Scherzo , Op 7 Nocturne, Op 10 No 1
Capriccioso, Op 19 No 5 Sviatoslav Richter (piano).

7.45 pm Tchaikovsky 150th Anniversary Concert live from the Barbican Hall, London.
ECO, leader Maciej Rakowski , conductor Vasily Sinaisky
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Kastalsky Chamber Choir/Ivan Moody
Elena Firsova Autumn Music (first perf of new work commissioned by the ECO)
Tchaikovsky Nocturne , Op 19 No 4; Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33 (1876 version)

8.35 John Warrack considers the uneasy relationship between Tchaikovsky and the Russian Church.

8.55 Tchaikovsky Liturgical Music for Unaccompanied Choir: Blessed Are They (Office for the Dead); Cherubic Hymn; Meet It Is; The Lord's Prayer (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op 41); Angel Hosts (Liturgy of the Presanctified); Serenade for String Orchestra in C, Op 48
(In association with the Ernst von Siemens Foundation)

10.00pm A Fateful Gift
The story behind Tchaikovsky's entanglement with Antonina Milyukova, and the composition of Eugene Onegin.
With Mike Gwilym as the Composer, Karen Archer as Antonina.
Producer Graham Sheffield
(From a series by David Brown, first broadcast in 1984)


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Leader: MacIej Rakowski
Conductor: Vasily Sinaisky
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Nocturne
Unknown: John Warrack
Unknown: John Chrysostom
Unknown: Antonina Milyukova
Unknown: Eugene Onegin.
Unknown: Mike Gwilym
Unknown: Karen Archer
Producer: Graham Sheffield
Unknown: David Brown

: Composers of the Week

Tchaikovsky: The
Final Years (1889-93) The Nightingale
The Steeping Beauty: Prologue; Waltz and Finale (Act 1)

: News

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