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: Morning Concert

Lyadov Polonaise , Op 49 Slovak PO/Gunzenhauser
7.07 Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le toit: French National
Orch/Leonard Bernstein
7.30am News
7.35 Beethoven
Romance No 2 in F
Shlomo Mintz (violin) Philharmonia/Sinopoli
7.45 Liszt Concert paraphrase of Verdi's
Rigoletto: Jorge Bolet
8.02 John Lewis A Day in Dubrovnik
Modern Jazz Quartet New York Chamber
The Composer (piano)
8.19 Copland Dance
Symphony: Detroit SO/ Antal Dorati. Records


Unknown: Lyadov Polonaise
Unknown: Milhaud Le Boeuf
Violin: Shlomo Mintz
Unknown: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: John Lewis
Unknown: Antal Dorati.

: News

: Composers of the Week

2: Over the Hills and Far Away
A Song of the High Hills (Mono: 1946)
Freda Hart (soprano) Leslie Jones (tenor) Luton Choral Society
RPO/Thomas Beecham
A Mass of Life: Part 2
No 1 (On the Mountains) Heather Harper (sop) Helen Watts (alto) Robert Tear (tenor)
London Philharmonic
Choir; LPO/Charles Groves Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) (Mono: 1951)
RPO/Beecham. Records


Soprano: Freda Hart
Tenor: Leslie Jones
Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Helen Watts

: The French Flute Tradition

Anna Noakes (flute) Dina Bennett (piano) Damase Scherzo
Messiaen Le Merle noir
Varese Density 21.5 Widor Suite for flute and piano
(Final programme Thursday 9.35am)


Flute: Anna Noakes
Piano: Dina Bennett
Piano: Damase Scherzo
Piano: Messiaen Le Merle

: Walton

Symphony No 1 in B flat minor: BBC Welsh SO/ James Loughran (R)


Unknown: James Loughran

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand Third Comhill Test
Final day at Edgbaston.
1.05pm News
1.10 Your Letters Answered
1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40-6.30 Commentary

: Cheltenham Festival 1990

live from the Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham. Suk String Quartet Leopold Kozeluch Quartet No 2 in G Petr Eben Quartet No 1
11.45 After the Revolution A look at Czech musical life with Jan Smaczny.
12.05 Suk Quartet No 2, Op 31 Smetana Quartet No 2 in D minor


Unknown: Jan SmacZny.

: News

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor David Jones Mozart Ballet music: Idomeneo (K 367) Hindemith Symphony: Mathis der Maler


Conductor: David Jones
Conductor: Mozart Ballet

: The Pupils of Carl Flesch

Last of five programmes: Ida Haendel Kreisler Tambourin chinois Adela Kotowska (piano) Stravinsky Divertimento Alfred Holefiek (piano) Lalo Symphonie espagnole: Czech PO/ Karel Ancerl Bartok Six Romanian Folk Dances Gerald Moore (piano) Sibelius Serenade No 2 in G minor: Bournemouth SO/Paavo Berglund Paganini Moses Fantasy Gerald Moore (piano) Brahms Concerto in D LSO/Sergiu Celibidache Series producer David Papp


Unknown: Ida Haendel
Unknown: Kreisler Tambourin
Piano: Adela Kotowska
Piano: Stravinsky Divertimento
Piano: Alfred Holefiek
Unknown: Karel Ancerl
Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Berglund Paganini Moses
Piano: Gerald Moore
Producer: David Papp

: Summer Music

from the University of Wales, Bangor. Susan Chilcott (soprano) Aquarius, conductor Nicholas Cleobury Buxtehude, arr Maxwell Davies Also hat Gott Schoenberg , arr Webern Chamber Symphony, Op 9
4.35 Interval Reading
4.40 Nicholas Thorne Songs from the Mountain Michael Torke Ceremony of Innocence


Soprano: Susan Chilcott
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Gott Schoenberg
Unknown: Nicholas Thorne

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Brian Kay Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: Insect Musicians

This 1989 Sony
Award-winner uses poetry, prose and actuality recordings to create a sound picture of the cicadas and crickets of Japan. With Jim Norton as Lafcadio Hearn and readings by Anthony Jackson , Eiji Kusuhara and Megumi Shimanuki. Compiled and translated by Stephen Henry Gill
Producer Piers Plowright (R)


Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Lafcadio Hearn
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Unknown: Eiji Kusuhara
Unknown: Megumi Shimanuki.
Translated By: Stephen Henry Gill
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Ju Hee Suh

Mozart Sonata in G
(K 283)
Liszt Reminiscences de Don Juan (S 418) (R)


Piano: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Liszt Reminiscences de Don Juan

: Cheltenham Festival 1990

live from Cheltenham
Town Hall. Amsterdam
Baroque Orchestra leader Andrew Manze director Ton Koopman
Telemann Concerto in D for three trumpets, timpani and strings Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G
(BWV 1048)
Handel Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 2; The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
8.45 Ton Koopman talks to Nicholas Anderson.
9.05 Farina Capriccio stravagante
Bach Suite No 3 in D
(BWV 1068)
(In association with Nuclear Electric)


Leader: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Nicholas Anderson.
Unknown: Farina Capriccio

: Drama Now

A Little Personal
Pocket Requiem
'I suppose the crucial point is this: I must acknowledge the truth of their accusations, and yet go on. Not deny it by going on, but recognise it and go on.' Written by Gabriel Josipovici.
Director John Theocharis


Written By: Gabriel Josipovici.
Director: John Theocharis
Alan: Robin Bailey
Helen: Paola Dionisotti
Michael: Danny Schiller
Mother: Pauline Letts
Ralph: Simon Treves
Barbara: Auriol Smith
May: Mary Allen
Alan: John Moffatt

: Composers of the Week

Overture: My Home;
Moravian Duets, Op 32 Nos 1-7; Bagatelles,
Op 47; Slavonic Dances, Op 46 Nos 6 and 7; Furiant (Czech Suite, Op 39)

: News

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