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Handel Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Koopman. Record
Corelli Trio Sonata in D,
Op 2 No 1: L'Ecole d'Orphee/John Holloway Helendaal Concerto grosso in E flat, Op 3 No 4 English Concert/
Trevor Pinnock. Record
The last in the series with the Orpheus CO.
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Mozart Horn Concerto in E flat (K 495): David Jolley Dvorak Serenade for Strings in E. Records
Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Itzhak Perlman (violin) RPO/Lawrence Foster
8.47 Prokofiev Symphony No 5 (Mono); Boston SO/ Serge Koussevitzky
NY Chamber SO/Schwarz
9.47 Grofe Grand Canyon Suite: Detroit SO/
Antal Dorati. Records
In October 1938 Sir
Henry Wood celebrated 60 years as a conductor by directing a work specially written for the occasion by Ralph Vaughan Williams : Serenade to Music.
John Steane looks back to the premiere, with contributions from three of the original soloists, the late
Dame Eva Turner , Mary Jarred and Roy Henderson , the composer's widow and the voice of Sir Henry Wood.
Producer Andrew Lyle (R)
Penelope Walker (mezzo) BBC Philharmonic/Downes
Respighi Ballata delle gnomidi
Wagner Wesendonk Lieder Louis Glass Symphony No 3 (first UK perf)
Stephen Coombs and Christopher Scott
Medtner Russian Round
Arensky Romance and Valse (Suite, Op 15)
Rachmaninov Fantasie , Op 5 (First Suite)
1.15 Interval Reading
1.20 Brubeck They All Sang Yankee Doodle
Gershwin, arr Grainger Fantasia on 'Porgy and Bess' (R)
Koopman Mozart Divertimento in D
(K 136); Andante in C
Wilbert Hazelzet (flute) Symphony No 27
Haydn Symphony No 85 (La Reine) (R)
Suzanne Murphy (soprano) Linda Finnie (mezzo)
Justin Lavender (tenor) Philip Jolt (bass); Leeds Philharmonic Chorus
Royal Choral Society BBC Scottish SO/
Owain Arwel Hughes (In association with Leeds
International Concert Season and the family of the late Kenneth Derek Tyghe )
Martinu Nonet (1959)
Jiri Jaroch Nonet No 2
5.15 Interval Reading
5.20 Beethoven Septet in E flat
(1903-87). A portrait of the BBC producer who came to epitomize most of the virtues - and some of the faults - of the Third Programme on radio. Presented by Paul Ferris with the help of old colleagues, actors and friends, and Cleverdon's wife Nest.
Producer John Theocharis
In the first of three selections this evening from the Consort of Musicke's recordings. excerpts from their first major recording project (1975) covering a wide spectrum of Renaissance and early baroque music.
Emma Kirkby , Evelyn Tubb (sops); Mary Nichols (alto) Andrew King , Paul Agnew (tenors); Alan Ewing (bass) director Anthony Rooley. As part of their 21st birthday celebrations, the Consort perform madrigals and solo songs by the Sicilian composer Sigismondo d'lndia, in a concert live from the Wigmore Hall.
8.15 Anthony Burton talks with Anthony Rooley , Emma Kirkby , Evelyn Tubb and Nicholas Kenyon about the Consort of Musicke.
8.35 Part 2
Seamus Heaney reads from the work of the Scottish poet Norman MacCaig , who is 80 in November.
Producer Fiona McLean
conducts the BBC Welsh
SO; Yehuda Hanani (cello) Rands Madrigali ; Hiraeth for cello and orchestra (first UK performance)
10.20 Interval Reading
Symphony No 5 in B flat
Music by Ghizeghem, Dufay and Ockeghem from the Consort of Musicke's 1980 recording of the complete contents of the famous heart-shaped song-book from medieval France, the Chansonnier Cordiforme.
(Third programme at 11.40pm)
David Wilson-Johnson (bar) David Titterington (organ) Vierne Aubade in E flat, Op 55 No 4; Les Angelus, Op 57; Clair de Lune, Op 53 No 2
One of the Consort of Musicke's major projects in the mid-1970s was the complete works of the English lutenist John Dowland.
This recording, directed by Anthony Rooley , features excerpts from his First Book of Songs.
(Part 12 tomorrow 10.55pm)