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: Morning Concert

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Barenboim Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
7.13 Honegger Pastorale d'été
Bavarian RSO/Dutoit
7.21 Stanford
The Blue Bird; Swingle
7.30am News
7.35 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins (BWV 1043):
Pinchas Zukerman (violin); St Paul CO; Isaac Stern (violin)
7.51 Mozart Rondo in A minor (K 511)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
8.01 Poulenc Organ
Marie-Claire Alain ; Rotterdam PO/ James Conlon. Records


Violin: Barenboim Pinchas Zukerman
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: Mozart Rondo
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Unknown: James Conlon.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Richard Strauss
Orchestral music: 1922-5.
Tanzsuite after keyboard pieces by Couperin
CO of Europe/Leinsdorf Parergon zur Symphonia domestica, Op 73 Paul Wittgenstein
(piano); Boston Records Orch/Eric Simon. Records


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Piano: Paul Wittgenstein

: Emerson String Quartet

Mozart Quartet in E flat (K 428)
Brahms Quartet No 2 in A minor

: The Round Earth's Imagined Corners

from 10.45 This last of three programmes by the BBC Northern Singers, conducted by Stephen Wilkinson , was recorded in Brisbane, Australia. Martin Five Songs of Ariel Vaughan Williams Just as the Tide Was Flowing; Bushes and Briars; Ca' the Yowes Grainger Brigg Fair; Six Dukes Went a-Fishin'; Irish Tune from County Derry Hoist / Love My Love; The Song of the Blacksmith


Conducted By: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Ariel Vaughan Williams

: Test Match Special

England v India: first day of the first Cornhill Test at Lord's.
Brian Johnston , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Henry Blofeld.
Scorer Bill Frindall.
1.05pm News
1.10 A Passage to India. Christopher Martin-Jenkins on Tony Greig 's tour of India in 1976/7. 1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40-6.30 Commentary with County Talk at 3.45.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Henry Blofeld.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Tony Greig

: Opus 20 String Ensemble

conductor Scott Stroman Don Lusher (trombone) W Schuman Symphony No Maw Life Studies Nos 2, 3, 7 and 8 Scott Stroman Concertino (first performance) Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (R)


Conductor: Scott Stroman
Conductor: Don Lusher
Conductor: Scott Stroman

: News

: Innovator and Visionary

Allan Schiller (piano) Beethoven 12 Variations on the Russian Dance from Das Waldmadchen (WoO 71); Sonatas: in G minor, Op 49 No 1; in G, Op 49 No 2; Bagatelles, Op 119


Piano: Allan Schiller
Unknown: Das Waldmadchen

: J C Bach

Overture: Artaserse; Harpsichord Concerto in G; Symphonie concertante in E: Simon Standage and Micaela Comberti (violins) Anthony Pleeth (cello) English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord) (R)


Unknown: Simon Standage
Violins: Micaela Comberti
Cello: Anthony Pleeth

: Czech Marches and Waltzes

Music from before the First World War, by Karel Komzak , Frantisek Prochaska , Karel Pospisil and the bandmaster who was known as the 'King of Marches', Julius Fucik.


Unknown: Karel Komzak
Unknown: Frantisek Prochaska
Unknown: Karel Pospisil
Unknown: Julius Fucik.

: SNO and Chorus

Eirian Davies (soprano) Mary King (mezzo)
David Wilson-Johnson
(baritone); conductor Matthias Bamert
Hindemith Sancta
3.30 Interval Reading
3.35 Brahms A German


Soprano: Eirian Davies
Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Hindemith Sancta

: The American Flutist

Wissam Boustany (flute) Piers Lane (piano) Howard Hanson Serenade, Op 35 Varese Density 21.5 Kennan Night Soliloquy Copland Duo (R)


Flute: Wissam Boustany
Piano: Howard Hanson

: Mainly for Pleasure

until 6.30 with Fiona Talkington Producer Graham Sheffield


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Graham Sheffield

: News

: More Barnes's People

Five monologues by Peter Barnes. 3: Slaughterman With Ian Holm.
Ackerman's lectures on faith begin with an introduction to his own past life.
Director Tracey Neale (R)


Unknown: Peter Barnes.
Unknown: Ian Holm.
Director: Tracey Neale

: Proms 1990

Delores Ziegler (mezzo) BBC Philharmonic leader Dennis Simons conductor Edward Downes live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Bach, orch Elgar Fantasy and Fugue in C minor
Wagner Wesendoncklieder
8.00 'I was kept out of everything decent 'cos my father kept a shop!' Meirion Hughes traces Eigar's determined emancipation from his social background.
8.20 Elgar Symphony No 2 in E flat


Unknown: Delores Ziegler
Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Edward Downes
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Wagner Wesendoncklieder
Unknown: Meirion Hughes

: Poet of the Month

Charles Causley introduces and reads five poems by German-born Karen Gershon.


Introduces: Charles Causley
Unknown: Karen Gershon.

: The Miracles of the Virgin Mary

Songs and dances from Gautier de Coincy's
Miracles de Nostre Dame:
Mere dieu, virge senee; Reyne celestre; Talenz m 'est pris; Ma viele;
Entendez tuit ensemble
New London Consort director Philip Pickett (R)


Director: Philip Pickett

: Images of Night

Philip Mead (piano)
Justin Connolly Ennead: Night Thoughts
Jonathan Harvey Four Images after Yeats


Piano: Philip Mead
Piano: Justin Connolly
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey

: Composers of the Week

Rameau Zoroastre: tragédie en musique in five acts (excerpts)

: News

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