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: Morning Concert

Grieg Four Norwegian Dances: ECO/Leppard
7.18 Smetana Furiant;
Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)
Leipzig Gewandhaus/ Vaclav Neumann
7.30am News
7.35 Haydn Symphony No 51 in B flat: English
Concert/Trevor Pinnock
7.56 Albinoni Oboe
Concerto in C, Op 9 No 5 Heinz Holliger; I Musici
8.06 Poulenc Ballet Suite: Les Biches: Czech PO/
Vladimir Valek. Records Producer Christine Hardwick


Unknown: Vaclav Neumann
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: News

: Composers of the Week

'I first worked for the Opera at 50, and even then I did not think myself capable of doing so; I risked, I had luck, I went on. In a word I was brave ... rash, and I have succeeded' (Rameau) Overture: Les Surprises de I'amour: Les Musiciens du
Louvre/Marc Minkowski
' Cantata: Le Berger fidèle
Isabelle Poulenard (sop) Ensemble Les Dominos
Pièces de clavecin en concerts: Suite No 4
Trio Sonnerie
Grand motet: In convertendo (Psalm 26) Gillian Fisher (soprano) Jean-Claude Orliac and Ronald Murdock (tenors) Richard Jackson (bass) The Sixteen; Le Concert f rancois/H igginbottom Records
Producer Nicholas Anderson


Unknown: Isabelle Poulenard
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Soprano: Jean-Claude Orliac
Tenors: Ronald Murdock
Bass: Richard Jackson
Producer: Nicholas Anderson

: One Hand and One String

with Philip Fowke (piano left hand)
Robert Cohen and Alan Gravill (cello and piano) Saint-Saens Six Studies for piano left hand, Op 135
9.55 Corelli Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 11
10.04 Haydn Cello Concerto in D
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
10.28 J C Bach Symphony in G minor, Op 6 No 6
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/
Roger Norrington
10.41 Schubert Sonata in A minor (D 821) (Arpeggione)
11.04 Scriabin Two Pieces for piano left hand, Op 9
11.14 Bach, arr Brahms Chaconne in D minor for piano left hand
11.30 Respighi Ancient airs and dances: Suite No 1
Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati
11.49 Paganini Introduction and variations on Rossini's
'Dal tuo stellato' for one cello string and piano Producer Ian Carson


Piano: Philip Fowke
Unknown: Robert Cohen
Cello: Alan Gravill
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Unknown: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Brahms Chaconne
Unknown: Antal Dorati
Producer: Ian Carson

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Gyorgy Lehel Edith Peinemann (violin) Bruch Violin Concerto No 1
Brahms Symphony No 2


Conductor: Gyorgy Lehel
Violin: Edith Peinemann

: News

: John Lill

at the City of London Festival.
The first of five daily piano recitals live from the Bishopsgate Hall.
Mozart Sonata in D (K 576) Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (PathMque) Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (In association with the M and G Group)


Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: Music Weekly

: A Baltic Triptych

Three programmes featuring music from each of the Baltic republics. Today, Kriss Rusmanis introduces a selection of music from
Lithuania, and talks about his recent experiences of musical life in that country.
Producer Graham Sheffield


Introduces: Kriss Rusmanis
Producer: Graham Sheffield

: The Organ Music of Jehan Alain

Four programmes of Alain's complete organ works, played in Coventry Cathedral by Thomas Trotter.
Deux Préludes profane; Climat; Ballade en mode Phrygien; De
Jules Lemaitre ; Trois Danses Presenter Paul Spicer.


Unknown: Coventry Cathedral
Unknown: Thomas Trotter.
Unknown: Jules Lemaitre
Presenter: Paul Spicer.

: Mainly for Pleasure

Richard Baker with a selection of music about working men - and women. Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Michael Emery

: News

: Baltic Memories

Estonian-born Dr Jaak Taul, and Tania Alexander, of Baltic German and Russian origin, talk to Julian Hale about the years of Estonian independence.


Interviewee: Dr Jaak Taul
Interviewee: Tania Alexander
Interviewer: Julian Hale

: The French Influence

German harpsichord composers of the late 17th century especially admired the French style. Louis Couperin Suite in F; Tombeau de M de Blancrocher
Froberger Tombeau fait a Paris sur la mort de
M Blancheroche:
Malcolm Proud
(harpsichord) (R)


Unknown: Louis Couperin Suite

: Cheltenham Festival 1990

live from Cheltenham
Town Hall.
City of London Sinfonia leader Andrew Watkinson conductor Richard Hickox
Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Joy Farrall (clarinet)
Joanna Graham (bassoon) Andrew Watkinson (violin) Stephen Orton (cello) Beethoven Overture:
Adagio and Finale (The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43) Simon Bainbridge Concerto for oboe and clarinet (first perf)
8.40 Peter Paul Nash , Justin Connolly and Jan Smaczny discuss Bainbridge's new concerto, and Martinu's Sinfonia concertante.
9.00 Martinu Sinfonia concertante for oboe, bassoon, violin and cello Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
(Given in association with Pillar Building Products Ltd)


Leader: Andrew Watkinson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Bassoon: Joanna Graham
Violin: Andrew Watkinson
Cello: Stephen Orton
Unknown: Simon Bainbridge
Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Unknown: Justin Connolly
Unknown: Jan SmacZny
Unknown: Martinu Sinfonia

: Left Hand

Short story by Charles Lewsen. The child is left-handed. What unknown damage is his mother doing by forcing him towards the other hand?
Reader Elizabeth Bell. Producer Richard Wortley


Story By: Charles Lewsen.
Reader: Elizabeth Bell.
Producer: Richard Wortley

: Village Tears, Village Laughter

Kodaly 16 Songs, Op 1 Stravinsky Pribaoutki
Adrienne Csengery (sop) John Constable (piano)


Unknown: Stravinsky Pribaoutki
Unknown: Adrienne Csengery

: Composers of the Week

Delius A Mass of Life:
Part 1 (excerpts); Paris - The Song of a Great City

: News

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