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: Morning Concert

Purcell Suite: The
Gordion Knot Unty'd
Parley of Instruments/ Peter Holman
7.12 Stravinsky Scherzo fantastique
Philharmonia/Eliahu Inbal
7.30am News
7.35 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 16
Murray Perahia; ECO
8.00 Glazunov Suite:
From the Middle Ages
SNO/Neeme Jarvi. Records Producer Nicholas Morgan


Unknown: Peter Holman
Unknown: Stravinsky Scherzo

: News

: Composers of the Week

Schubert: The Final Year
Music from the last 12 months of Schubert's life, together with memoirs from those who knew him.
Impromptu in B flat (D 935) Murray Perahia (piano) Three songs from
Winterreise': Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo)
Aribert Reimann (piano) Trio in B flat (D 898)
Beaux Arts Trio. Records Producer Michael Emery


Piano: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Aribert Reimann
Producer: Michael Emery

: Morning Sequence

from 10.55 Lennox Berkeley Six Preludes, Op 23 Christopher Headington (piano)
9.47 Ernest Bloch Violin Sonata No 2 (Poeme mystique: 1924) Leonard Friedman (violin) Allan Schiller (piano) Suite: Hebraique Rivka Golani (viola) Toronto SO/Andrew Davis
10.24 Christopher Headington Quartet No 2 Delme String Quartet
10.49 Robert Simpson String Trio (1987)
11.04 M Colgrass Chaconne for viola and orchestra
11.31 Dargomizhsky Melancholy Waltz; Waltz in E flat; Valse brilliante; Snuff-box Waltz, for piano
11.38 Borodin In the Monastery Producer Jillian White


Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Violin: Ernest Bloch
Violin: Leonard Friedman
Piano: Allan Schiller

: Test Match Special

England v India
The fourth day of the First Cornhill Test at
Brian Johnston , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Henry Blofeld. With Trevor Bailey , Farokh Engineer and Mike Selvey. Scorer Bill Frindall
1.05pm News
1.10 Talking Point: an examination of another of the game's topics.
1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40-6.30 Commentary including at 3.45 At the Bookstall.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Farokh Engineer
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Bill Frindall

: BBC Scottish SO

leader Ben Buurman conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Peter Donohoe (piano) Sibelius Lemminkainen 's Return Schoenberg Piano Concerto Beethoven Symphony No 6 (Pastoral)
1.00pm FMon/y News


Leader: Ben Buurman
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Piano: Sibelius Lemminkainen

: Bach Family Wedding Music

St James 's Baroque Players leader Micaela Comberti director Ivor Bolton Lorna Anderson (soprano) Jonathan Kenny (alto) Mark Tucker (tenor) Peter Harvey (bass) J C Bach Meine Freundin du bist sch6n J S Bach Weichet nur, betrube Schatten (BWV 202) Gail Hennessey (oboe) C P E Bach Der Friihling J S Bach Der Herr denket an uns (BWV 196) (R)


Unknown: St James
Leader: Micaela Comberti
Director: Ivor Bolton
Soprano: Lorna Anderson
Soprano: Jonathan Kenny
Tenor: Mark Tucker
Bass: Peter Harvey
Unknown: Bach Meine Freundin
Unknown: Bach Weichet
Oboe: Gail Hennessey
Unknown: Bach Der Friihling
Unknown: J S Bach Der Herr

: Prom Talk

: A Baltic Triptych

The final programme featuring music from the Baltic Republics. Kriss Rusmanis , with a selection of music from Latvia, talks about his experiences of musical life in that country.


Unknown: Kriss Rusmanis

: The Organ Music of Jehan Alain

Third of four programmes of Alain's complete organ works, played in Coventry Cathedral by Thomas Trotter. Presenter Paul Spicer. Two Chorals; Intermezzo; Grave; Berceuse; Chant donne; Suite


Unknown: Thomas Trotter.
Presenter: Paul Spicer.

: Mainly for Pleasure

until 6.30 with Natalie Wheen Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Ray Abbott

: News

: The Fire Brigade and Other Matters

Readings from the letters of Pliny the Younger to the Emperor Trajan.
With Peter Barkworth as Pliny and Donald Gee as Trajan.
Translated and arranged by Richard Connolly
Producer Piers Plowright (R)


Unknown: Peter Barkworth
Unknown: Donald Gee
Arranged By: Richard Connolly
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Proms 1990

John Lill (piano) BBC Welsh
Symphony Orchestra leader James Clark conductor
Tadaaki Otaka live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Dvorak Overture:
Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 2
8.20 Tadaaki Otaka talks with Bernard Keeffe.
8.40 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra


Piano: John Lill
Leader: James Clark
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Royal Albert
Talks: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe.

: Three Alhambra Tales

by Washington Irving. 3: The Legend of the Moor's Legacy
Neville Jason reads the story of poor Peregil who played the good Samaritan to an ailing
Moorish traveller. Mono (R)


Unknown: Washington Irving.
Unknown: Neville Jason

: Spanish Songs

Manuel de Falla Siete canciones populares espanolas
Jose Carreras (tenor) Martin Katz (piano) Records


Unknown: Manuel de Falla Siete
Piano: Martin Katz

: Haydn in London

Six Original Canzonettas (Set Two)
Piano Trio in E flat (HXV22)
Three Scottish Folksongs Nancy Argenta (soprano) London Fortepiano Trio: Monica Huggett (violin) Timothy Mason (cello) Linda Nicholson
(fortepiano) (R)


Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Violin: Monica Huggett
Cello: Timothy Mason
Cello: Linda Nicholson

: Composers of the Week

Richard Strauss
Festmarsch in E flat, Op 1; Symphony in D minor; Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat, Op 11


Unknown: Richard Strauss

: News

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