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Organic Chemistry: Feedback on CMA 43

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: Corelli

Home and Abroad
Trio Sonatas: Op 2 No 6; Op 2 No 12 (Ciacona)
English Concert/Pinnock Corelli, arr anon Sonata in D for viola da gamba
Purcell Quartet Members Wassenaer Concerto No 3 in A: Amsterdam
Baroque Orch/Koopman Records

: News

: Beaux Arts Trio

Last in the series.
Mozart Piano Trio (K 542)
Faure Piano Quartet, Op 15 with Kim Kashkashian
(viola). Records


Viola: Kim Kashkashian

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Suk A Fairy Tale
Petr Skvor (violin)
Czech PO/Libor PeSek
9.06 Chaminade
Concertino: Karl-Bemhard Sebon (flute)
Berlin RSO/Uros Lajovic
9.15 Khachaturian Piano Concerto: Constantine
Orbellian (piano)
SNO/Neeme Jarvi
9.49 Stravinsky Three Pieces for string quartet Alban Berg Quartet
9.56 Gershwin, arr
Finnissy Three songs
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
10.07 Gottschalk
Symphony No 1
Vienna State Opera Orch/ Igor Buketoff. Records

: Prom Talk

Michael Hall 's weekly
Proms preview includes Libor Pe§ek and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Producer Jane Walker


Unknown: Michael Hall
Producer: Jane Walker

: BBC Welsh SO

Bryden Thomson
Suzanne Murphy (sop)
David Wilson-Johnson (bar) BBC Welsh Chorus
London Philharmonic Choir
Dong-Suk Kang (violin)
Dvořák Te Deum, Op 103 Bruch Violin Concerto
No 1 in G minor
11.50 Interval Reading
11.55 Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields; Vltava; Blanik (Ma Vlast)
Borodin Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens; Polovtsian Dances


Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Suzanne Murphy
Unknown: David Wilson-Johnson

: Haydn, Bridge and Beethoven

Endellion String Quartet Haydn Quartet in E flat, Op 64 No 6
Bridge Quartet No 3
1.40 Interval Reading
1.45 Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 59 No 1 (R)

: Schiitz and Bach

Heinrich Schiitz Psalm Settings, a Lament of David and the Magnificat: Catherine Bott (soprano) David Cordier (alto) Rufus Miiller (tenor)
Richard Wistreich (bass) St James 's Baroque
Players; His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts director Ivor Bolton
3.25 Interval Reading
3.30 J S Bach Wedding Cantata: 0 holder Tag, erwunschte Zeit
Ann Monoyios (soprano) Bach Ensemble/Rifkin


Unknown: Heinrich Schiitz
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: David Cordier
Tenor: Rufus Miiller
Bass: Richard Wistreich
Bass: St James
Director: Ivor Bolton
Soprano: Ann Monoyios

: Stravinsky, Janacek and George Nicholson

Stravinsky Septet
Nicholson Movements
(In memory of Stravinsky) Janacek Concertino
Koenig Ensemble/Jan Latham-Koenig (piano)


Unknown: Stravinsky Septet

: The 101 Year Anniversary

A contemporary story from Finland by Jarkko Laine.
Reader Andrew Sachs. Translator Herbert Lomas Mono (R)


Reader: Jarkko Laine.
Reader: Andrew Sachs.
Unknown: Herbert Lomas

: Celebrity Recital

Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano)
Bach, transc Busoni Chaconne in D minor, (BWV 1004)
Schumann Blumenstuck , Op 19
Chopin Barcarolle, Op 60 Scriabin Sonata No 3 in F sharp minor, Op 23


Piano: Gordon Fergus-Thompson
Unknown: Busoni Chaconne
Unknown: Schumann Blumenstuck

: A Portrait of Virginia Woolf

The second in a series of classic features.
George Rylands , in 1956, introduces a portrait by her friends and family of one of the 20th century's most striking and innovative authors. (R)


Unknown: George Rylands

: The Zither on the Wall

Chinese traditional music. (Fourth programme at 9.55pm)
7.30pm Proms 1990
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Laurence Dale (tenor)
BBC Symphony Chorus London Choral Society Wooburn Singers Trinity Boys' Choir BBC SO leader Bela Dekany conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
8.15 George Steiner considers how Berlioz used sacred rhetoric in his Te Deum to persuade an unbelieving audience.
8.35 Berlioz Te Deum


Tenor: Laurence Dale
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Unknown: George Steiner

: Poet of the Month

Craig Raine introduces and reads a selection of Ezra Pound's Cathay poems. Mono


Introduces: Craig Raine

: The Zither on the Wall

Chinese traditional music.

: Eugene and Carmina Sarbu

(violin and piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Prokofiev Violin Sonata
No 2 in D, Op 94a (R)

: Bach: Eight Leipzig Cantatas

Cantata No 115: Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit
Huber, Esswood, Equiluz, Huttenlocher (soloists); Tolz Boys' Choir
Vienna Concentus
Harnoncourt. Record

: The Zither on the Wall

Last of five programmes. Li Xiangting (guqin) plays three improvisations in traditional and contemporary styles.


Unknown: Li Xiangting

: News

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