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: Morning Concert

' Mendelssohn Trumpet
Overture: LSO/Abbado
7.09 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, Op 90 No 4
Alfred Brendel (piano)
7.17 Puccini, ed Spada Prelude sinfonico
Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra/
Claudio Scimone
7.30am News
7.35 Bernstein Three
Dance Episodes (On the Town): Israel PO/ Leonard Bernstein
7.45 Joplin, arr Perlman Magnetic Rag
Itzhak Perlman (violin) Andre Previn (piano)
7.50 Schubert Symphony
No 4 in C minor (Tragic) Berlin PO/
Daniel Barenboim. Records


Piano: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Claudio Scimone
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Andre Previn
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim.

: News

: Composers of the Week

5: Der Einsame
Sea Drift (Mono: 1954) i Bruce Boyce (baritone)
BBC Chorus; RPO/Beecham An Arabesque (Mono: 195S) Einar Norby (baritone)
Royal Philharmonic Chorus; RPO/Beecham A Mass of Life: Part 2
Nos 5 and 6 (The Song of Rapture; The Paean to Joy) Heather Harper (sop) Helen Watts (alto) Robert Tear (tenor)
Benjamin Luxon (bar) London Philharmonic
Choir; LPO/
Charles Groves. Records


Baritone: Bruce Boyce
Baritone: Einar Norby
Baritone: Royal Philharmonic
Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Helen Watts
Tenor: Benjamin Luxon
Unknown: Charles Groves.

: In the Italian Style

Two Schubert overtures conducted by Wolfgang I Sawallisch , Bach's
Concerto in F (BWV 971) and Liszt's Paganini Studies played on the piano by Ju Hee Suh.
Plus studies for violin by Paganini played by Shlomo Mintz , Berlioz's Harold in Italy conducted by Colin Davis and three I rarely heard Haydn arias i sung by Teresa Berganza. I Producer Jeremy Hayes


Conducted By: Wolfgang I Sawallisch
Unknown: Ju Hee Suh.
Played By: Shlomo Mintz
Conducted By: Colin Davis
Sung By: Teresa Berganza.
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: BBC Welsh SO

Charles Groves
Margaret Fingerhut (piano)
Schumann Overture: Manfred, Op 115
Mendelssohn Piano
Concerto No 2 in D minor
Kodaly Summer Evening


Conductor: Charles Groves
Piano: Margaret Fingerhut

: News

: Manchester Summer Recitals

live from Studio 7.
Raphael Wallfisch (cello) Peter Wallfisch (piano) Frank Bridge
Mazurka (1903) (first performance) Debussy Cello Sonata
Bloch, arr Gabor Rejto Suite for cello and piano
0 TICKETS: [address removed]


Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Piano: Peter Wallfisch
Piano: Frank Bridge

: Langham CO

conductor Leo Brouwer
Julian Bream (guitar) Rossini String Sonata No 1 in G
Henze Derjunge Torless (Fantasia for strings)
Leo Brouwer Concerto elegiaco for guitar and orchestra (R)


Conductor: Leo Brouwer
Guitar: Julian Bream
Unknown: Henze Derjunge Torless
Unknown: Leo Brouwer

: Bach Sonatas

Gybrgy Pauk (violin) Janos Sebestyen (harpsichord)
Sonatas: in E (BWV 1016); in G (BWV 1019) (R)


Harpsichord: Janos Sebestyen

: Mining the Archive

A commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the death of the music scholar Donald Francis
Tovey. From 1937: Music and the Ordinary Listener: Tovey talks, sings and plays, demonstrating counterpoint and harmony. Tovey Piano Quintet in C Gabrieli String Quartet Peter Wallfisch (piano)


Unknown: Donald Francis
Piano: Peter Wallfisch

: Heifetz

Rosza Violin Concerto
Jascha Heifetz
Dallas SO/Walter Hendl


Unknown: Jascha Heifetz

: The Big White Chiefs

In this fifth of six programmes, Mel Hill looks at the work of pianist and band leader Stan Kenton.
From The Peanut Vendor and Artistry in Rhythm to City of Glass, Kenton relentlessly concentrated on his own controversial path of musical progress.


Unknown: Mel Hill
Leader: Stan Kenton.

: The Works

Opus Ultimatum with David Owen Norris


Unknown: David Owen Norris

: News

: A Better Dinner

Eskimos used complex weapons to obtain food, but Tasmanians managed with just a few spears. Colin Tudge talks to anthropologist Robin Torrence about her work on tools and how it has changed her view of progress in human societies.
Producer Deborah Cohen (R)


Talks: Colin Tudge
Unknown: Robin Torrence
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: BBC Philharmonic

leader Andrew Orton conductor
Edward Downes
Neil Jenkins (tenor)
BBC Symphony Chorus with members of the BBC Opera Chorus chorusmaster
Stephen Jackson
Ravel Suite: Mother
Sibelius Symphony No 7 Szymanowski Harnasie (Presented by the South Bank Centre)


Leader: Andrew Orton
Conductor: Edward Downes
Tenor: Neil Jenkins
Unknown: Stephen Jackson

: Music from Elsinore

In Shakespeare's time, Hamlet's castle was a great musical centre. The King of Denmark,
Christian IV, invited the English lutenist Dowland to his court, and sent Danish musicians to study in Italy.
Music by Dowland and Pedersen.
Rogers Covey-Crump (ten) Dowland Consort
Consort of Musicke. Records

: The Friday Play

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
A radio version by the author, based on his original stage play, marks the beginning of Radio Drama's
Tom Stoppard Season.
Music by Marc Wilkinson Director John Tydeman (R)


Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Music By: Marc Wilkinson
Director: John Tydeman
Rosencrantz: Edward Hardwicke
Guildenstern: Edward Petherbridge
Player: Freddie Jones
Hamlet: Martin Jarvis
Gertrude: Maxine Audley
Claudius: Robert Lang
Polonius: William Squire
Ophelia: Angela Pleasence
Horatio: John Rye
First ambassador: Michael Deacon
Alfred: Anthony Daniels

: Composers of the Week

Dvorak Mazurek in E minor; Slavonic Dance in D flat, Op 72 No 4;
Leave Me Alone, Op 82 No 1 (Mono); Cello Concerto in B minor


Unknown: Dvorak Mazurek

: News

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