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: Morning Concert

Mendelssohn Symphony for string orchestra No 10 in B minor
Camerata Bem/Furi
7.10 Sullivan Overture di ballo: RLPO/Groves
7.30am News
7.35 J H Roman Sinfonia in D: Orpheus Chamber
Ensemble/Nils-Erik Sparf
7.40 Vivaldi Motetto per /a solennita di S
Antonio Cecilia Gasdia (soprano) I Solisti Veneti/Scimone
7.55 Mozart Six German
Dances (K 571)
Scottish CO/Leppard
8.09 Poulenc Piano
Concerto: Cecile Ousset (piano); Bournemouth SO/ Rudolf Barshai. Records Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Vivaldi Motetto
Soprano: Antonio Cecilia Gasdia
Piano: Cecile Ousset
Unknown: Rudolf Barshai.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: News

: Composers of the Week

Weber (1786-1826)
Aufforderung zum Tanz, Op 65
Garrick Ohlsson (piano) Andante and Rondo ungarese, Op 35: ECO/ Pinchas Zukerman (viola)
Abu Hassan : Overture and excerpts: Nicolai Gedda (tenor); Kurt Moll (bass) Edda Moser (soprano) Bavarian State Opera/ Wolfgang Sawallisch Concertino in E minor
Hermann Baumann (horn) Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra/Kurt Masur Records. Producer Judith Roles


Piano: Garrick Ohlsson
Viola: Pinchas Zukerman
Viola: Abu Hassan
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Tenor: Kurt Moll
Soprano: Edda Moser
Horn: Hermann Baumann
Unknown: Kurt Masur
Producer: Judith Roles

: Sacred and Profane

Debussy Danse sacree et danse profane:
Alice Chalifonx (harp); Cleveland
9.52 George Lloyd Symphony No 10
BBC PO/The Composer
10.37 Debussy En blanc et noir: Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe (pianos)
11.18 Bridge Phantasm Kathryn Stott (piano) RPO/Vernon Handley
11.46 Vaughan Williams Five variants of Dives and Lazarus: Northern Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox.
With psalms and canticles by Britten,
Howells and Rebecca Clarke , sung by the BBC Northern Singers, conducted by Richard Hickox , with Alastair Ross (organ) Producer Paul Hindmarsh (R)


Harp: Alice Chalifonx
Unknown: George Lloyd
Unknown: Peter Donohoe
Pianos: Martin Roscoe
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Richard Hickox.
Unknown: Rebecca Clarke
Conducted By: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Alastair Ross
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Langham CO

conductor Charles Groves Wagner Siegfried Idyll Copland Quiet City
Ginastera Variaciones concertantes, Op 23 (R)


Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Ginastera Variaciones

: News

: Haydn and Strauss

Mayumi Seiler (violin) Louise Williams (viola) Richard Lester (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Haydn Piano Trio in C (HXV27)
Strauss Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 13 (R)


Violin: Mayumi Seiler
Viola: Louise Williams
Cello: Richard Lester
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Prom Talk

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Janos Fiirst
Peter Donohoe (piano) Dvorak Symphonic poem: The Water Sprite Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Janacek Sinfonietta (Presented by Sheffield City
Council in association with Wilson Peck , Sheffield)


Conductor: Janos Fiirst
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Wilson Peck

: Reykjavik Wind Quintet

Barber Summer Music
Herbert Agustsson Wind Quintet
Bridge Divertimenti
Francaix Wind Quintet (R)


Unknown: Herbert Agustsson

: Carmina sacra

Neil Mackie (tenor)
George McPhee (organ) Scots sacred music old and new.
Thomas Wilson Carmina sacra (first broadcast)
John Angus The Song of Simeon
John Black
Ane Lesson upone the Faiftie Psalme; Lytill Black
David Peebles
Judge and Revenge My House, 0 Lord (Psalm 43)
Martin Dalby My Song Is in Sighing


Tenor: Neil MacKie
Tenor: George McPhee
Unknown: Thomas Wilson
Unknown: John Angus
Unknown: John Black
Unknown: David Peebles
Unknown: Martin Dalby

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Fiona Talkington Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: In the Shadows of Versailles

Readings from the memoirs of the Due de
2: The Harpy and the Wolf The story of one of the most notorious ladies at
Louis XIV's court, the Princesse d'Harcourt. Reader Garard Green Translator Michel Petheram


Unknown: Michel Petheram

: Proms 1990

Bonfires of Vanities
Carnival songs, dances and ceremonial music from Renaissance
Florence, and Intermedi from the Medici Wedding celebrations of 1539. Catherine Bott (soprano) Christopher Robson (counter-tenor)
Andrew King, John Mark Ainsley (tenors)
Michael George (bass) New London Consort director Philip Pickett live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
8.10 Cosimo I de' Medici and Eleonora of Toledo were married in Florence in 1539. Roger Savage describes the opulent accompanying festivities.
8.30 Part 2


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Christopher Robson
Unknown: John Mark
Bass: Michael George
Director: Philip Pickett
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Roger Savage

: Rachmaninov

Symphony No 1 in D minor, Op 13 arranged for piano duet by the composer, played by Martin Jones and Richard McMahon. (R)


Played By: Martin Jones
Played By: Richard McMahon.

: Mozart

Oboe Quartet in F (K 370) Heinz Holliger (oboe)
Orlando String Quartet Members. Record


Oboe: Heinz Holliger

: Such Rotten Luck

Another chance to hear
Ronald Hayman 's
six-part series about a second-class writer.
2: Keats, Baby, You Done It Wrong.
Director Piers Plowright


Unknown: Ronald Hayman
Director: Piers Plowright
Woodhouse: Tim Pigott-Smith
Gila: Zoe Wanamaker
Seamus: Stephen Rea
Wilhelmina: Susie Bran
Henrietta Masterson: Miriam Karlin

: Composers of the Week

Fireworks; Les Noces; Symphony in C

: News

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