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: Morning Concert

Purcell Trio Sonata
No 7 in E minor
Purcell Quartet
7.07 Walton Comedy overture: Scapino LSO/Andre Previn
7.15 Handel Concerto grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4: Guildhall String Ensemble
7.30am News
7.35 Beethoven
Overture: Namensfeier Berlin PO/Karajan
7.42 Mozart Horn
Quintet in E flat (K 407) (Mono): Dennis Brain
(horn); Griller Quartet
7.57 Brahms Seven
Waltzes (Op 39) (Mono) Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Nadia Boulanger (piano)
8.05 Liszt Les Preludes
Berlin PO/Herbert von
Karajan. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Ballade No 2 in F
Jorge Bolet
Waltz in C sharp minor, Op64No2
Moriz Rosenthal
Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor: Simon Barere Fantasy in F minor Vlado Perlemuter
Three Nocturnes, Op 15 Claudio Arrau
Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat: Nikita Magaloff. Records


Unknown: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: Simon Barere
Unknown: Vlado Perlemuter
Unknown: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Nikita Magaloff.

: Langham CO

Christopher Hirons conductor Jifi Starek Schubert Overture in C minor
Jan Adam Frantisek
Mica Symphony in Eflat
Johann Stamitz
Symphony in B flat, Op 8 No 5 (R)


Conductor: Christopher Hirons
Conductor: Jifi Starek
Unknown: Jan Adam Frantisek
Unknown: Mica Symphony
Unknown: Johann Stamitz

: Strauss

Sonata in Eflat, Op 18
Arve Tellefsen (violin) Hamish Milne (piano) (R)


Piano: Hamish Milne

: Exeter University Singers

conductor Mark Perry
Finzi I Praise the Tender Flower; Clear and Gentle Stream;
Nightingales; Wherefore Tonight So Full of Care Anthony Herschel Hill Ubi caritas
Rutter Five Childhood
Lyrics. BBC Bristol


Conductor: Mark Perry

: Concert from Lancaster

Dmitri Alexeev (piano) BBC Philharmonic leader Dennis Simons conductor
Howard Williams
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 2
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor (K 466)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish)
(Presented by Lancaster
University in association with British Gas NW) BBC North


Piano: Dmitri Alexeev
Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Howard Williams

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

live from St George 's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. Emma Johnson
Gordon Back (piano) Debussy Premiere Rhapsody
Brahms Clarinet
Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1
J Dankworth Suite for Emma (first broadcast) (Concert arranged by St George's Music Trust in association with Harveys of Bristol) BBC Bristol


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Piano: Gordon Back
Unknown: Dankworth Suite

: The Red Macula

Northern Sinfonia leader Paul Barritt
Leeds Festival Chorus chorusmaster Simon Wright conductor Sian Edwards Beethoven Overture:
Berkeley The Red Macula (first perf)
Beethoven Mass in C BBC North


Leader: Paul Barritt
Conductor: Simon Wright
Conductor: Sian Edwards

: Myths and Pastorals

The first of two programmes.
Ileana Ruhemann
(flute) and Catherine Edwards (piano)
Roussel Joueurs de flûte
Elena Firsova Spring Sonata
Debussy Syrinx
Doppler Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise
(Final prog tomorrow 2.55pm)


Flute: Ileana Ruhemann
Flute: Catherine Edwards
Piano: Roussel Joueurs
Unknown: Elena Firsova
Unknown: Pastorale Hongroise

: Coull Quartet

Haydn Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 (Bird)
Nicholas Maw Quartet No 2
Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presenter Fritz Spiegl Producer Judith Roles


Presenter: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: Third Ear

The American artist
Larry Rivers talks to
Bryan Robertson about his career and the source of ideas for his paintings recently seen in London. Producer Judith Bumpus


Talks: Larry Rivers
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: BBC Welsh SO

live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. leader James Clark conductor
Richard Hickox
Howard Shelley (piano) Rossini Overture:
Gershwin Piano
Concerto in F
8.15 An Extraordinary Relationship
The strange story of the young Walton's adoption by the Sitwells, compiled from the BBC sound archives with the voices of Angus Morrison , Sir Harold Acton , Dame Edith and Osbert Sitwell and Walton himself. Producer Arthur Johnson
8.35 Walton Symphony No 1 in B flat minor


Leader: James Clark
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Piano: Howard Shelley
Unknown: Angus Morrison
Unknown: Sir Harold Acton
Unknown: Osbert Sitwell
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: All the World's a Globe

Episode 6
Presented by the entire cast of the National Theatre of Brent:
Desmond Olivier Dingle and Wallace, aided by Mr Barker.
Script Patrick Barlow with Jim Broadbent and Martin Duncan
Producer Lissa Evans
(Episode 7 Sunday 8.30pm)


Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown: Mr Barker.
Script: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Martin Duncan
Producer: Lissa Evans

: Music in Our Time

Anthony Burton introduces a programme of American music performed by Nicholas Sears (baritone), the BBC Singers and Aquarius, conducted by Nicholas Cleobury. John Harbison The
Flower-Fed Buffaloes
Nicholas Thome Double Quintet
Donald Martino The White Island (all first UK performances)


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Conducted By: Nicholas Cleobury.
Conducted By: John Harbison
Unknown: Donald Martino

: Composers of the Week

Six Songs from
Das Marienleben
Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello and piano


Unknown: Das Marienleben

: News

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