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: Morning Concert

Nielsen Pan and Syrinx Swedish RSO/Salonen
7.08 Sibelius En Saga Finnish RSO/Saraste
7.30am News
7.35 Weber Overture: Der
Freischutz: Dresden
7.44 Schumann Konzertstuck for four horns: Norbert Hauptman Manfred Klier , Christoph Kohler , Gerd Seifert conductor Klaus Tennstedt
8.01 Haydn Symphony
No 73 in D: Philharmonia
Hungarica/Dorati. Records


Horns: Norbert Hauptman
Horns: Manfred Klier
Horns: Christoph Kohler
Conductor: Gerd Seifert
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt

: News

: Composers of the Week

Richard Strauss
Orchestral music:
Oboe Concerto in D
Ray Still; Academy of London/Richard Stamp
Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings: Philharmonia/ Otto Klemperer. Records


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Otto Klemperer.

: The Not-So-Naughty 90s

from 20.55 A cross-section of the 1890s: the old, the new, the decadent and the ascetic; including songs by Brahms, Wolf and Schoenberg, orchestral music by Elgar, Sibelius and Strauss, Debussy's String Quartet and two of Verdi's sacred pieces. Producer Christopher Marshall


Producer: Christopher Marshall

: Test Match Special

England v India: the second day of the First Cornhill Test at Lord's.
1.05pm News
1.10 Call the Commentators
1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40-6.30 Commentary

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Henry Lewis Debussy Prélude a I'après-midi d'un faune Tchaikovsky Symphony No

: News

: Manchester Summer Recital

Britannia Building Society Band/Howard Snell Bliss Kenilworth Ireland A Downland Suite Walton The First Shoot Howells Pageantry Series producer Paul Hindmarsh


Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Thomas Wilson

Four programmes. Three pieces for piano; Coplas del ruisenor for guitar; Sonatina for piano (1953); Three pieces for guitar (1961) Timothy Walker (guitar) Bryn Turley (piano)


Guitar: Timothy Walker
Piano: Bryn Turley

: Mozart in Prague

Symphony No 38 (K 504) Leipzig Gewandhaus/Masur

: The Book of the Hanging Gardens

Schoenberg's Opus 15 song cycle set to. poems by Stefan George. Linda Hirst (mezzo) Oliver Davies (piano)


Unknown: Stefan George.
Unknown: Linda Hirst
Piano: Oliver Davies

: Mining the Archive

Five days before he died on 29 July 1970, Sir John Barbirolli conducted the Halle Orchestra in an all-Elgar concert at the King's Lynn Festival. This recording of the concert marks the 20th anniversary of his death. Introduction and Allegro Sea Pictures Kerstin Meyer (contralto) Symphony No 1 in A flat During the interval at
4.20 Barbirolli talks about his career.


Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Contralto: Kerstin Meyer

: Heinrich Schutz

Andrew Parrott directs the Taverner Consort and Players in church music which Schutz might have heard on his visit to Italy in 1609, as well as in some of Schutz's own pieces written under Gabrieli's influence. (R)


Unknown: Andrew Parrott

: Long Tall Dexter

American saxophonist Dexter Gordon died earlier this year. In this first of four programmes, Charles Fox looks back at his career in the 40s and introduces excerpts from an interview with him.


Unknown: Dexter Gordon
Unknown: Charles Fox

: News

: The Biggest Bath Tub

Colin Tudge discusses the origin of the warm ocean current known as El Nino with climatologist Dr Mick Kelly and oceanographers Dr David Webb and Dr Brian King. Producer Deborah Cohen (R)


Unknown: Colin Tudge
Unknown: El Nino
Unknown: Dr Mick Kelly
Unknown: Dr David Webb
Unknown: Dr Brian King.
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Proms 1990

Evgeny Kissin (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra leader Michael Davis conductor David Atherton live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Balakirev, orch
Lyapunov Islamey
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1
8.15 The Russian Piano
School: Bryce Morrison uncovers what lies behind an endless parade of talent.
8.35 Berlioz Three
Scenes from 'Romeo and Juliet'


Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Leader: Michael Davis
Conductor: David Atherton
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Bryce Morrison

: The Friday Play

The Thought of Lydia Frederic Raphael 's tale of friendship, love and murder, set in a country in ancient Asia Minor.
Music by Ilona Sekacz Producer Walter Acosta (R)


Unknown: Lydia Frederic Raphael
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Producer: Walter Acosta
Lydia: Suzanne Bertish
Candaules: Robert Glenister
Gyges: Michael Kitchen
Narrators: Norman Rodway
Narrators: Ronald Pickup
Narrators: Dorothy Tutin
Guard Captain: Norman Bird

: Elisabeth Chojnacka

(harpsichord) plays works dedicated to her.
Ligeti Hungarian Rock Halffter Adieu
Ohana Wamba; Conga
Krauze Commencement

: Composers of the Week

Rameau Platée comédie lyrique in a prologue and three acts (excerpts)

: News

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