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: Morning Concert

Barber Overture: The
School for Scandal Utah SO/
Joseph Silverstein
7.09 Faure Nocturne No
12 in E minor, Op 107 Paul Crossley (piano)
7.16 Hoist Suite in F for Wind Band
Cleveland Symphonic
Winds/Frederick Fennell


Unknown: Joseph Silverstein
Piano: Paul Crossley

: News

7.35 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
(original jazz version) RPO/Andrew Litton
7.52 Mendelssohn
Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/ Charles Mackerras
7.57 Debussy Ballade Slav
Kathryn Stott (piano)
8.05 Bizet L 'arlesienne
(Suite No 1)
French National Radio
Beecham. Records


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Kathryn Stott

: News

: Composers of the Week

A selective look at his music via five sets of variations.
24 Variations on Righini's 'Venni amore ' (WoO 65) John Ogdon (piano)
Cantata on the Death of the Emperor Joseph II (WoO 87)
Martina Arroyo (soprano) Justino Diaz (bass) Camerata Singers NYPO/
Thomas Schippers
Records. Producer David Papp


Piano: John Ogdon
Soprano: Martina Arroyo
Bass: Justino Diaz
Producer: David Papp

: 'Tear It Up, My Boy....'

Music by Charles Villiers Stanford and a few of his distinguished pupils: Vaughan Williams , Thomas Dunhill , Ireland, Howells, Dyson, Gurney,
Bridge and Hoist. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Music By: Charles Villiers Stanford
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Dunhill
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Music for Cello

Ralph Kirshbaum , with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Beethoven Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder
Weibchen', Op 66
Shostakovich Sonata in D minor, Op 40
Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 73 (R)


Unknown: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Ein Madchen
Unknown: Shostakovich Sonata
Unknown: Schumann Fantasiestucke

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

The opening concert of the 1990/91 season, live from St John 's,
Smith Square, London.
Yvonne Kenny (soprano) Russell Smythe (baritone) Imogen Cooper (piano) BBC Symphony Orchestra leader Dennis Simons conductor Andrew Davis Mozart Bella mia fiamma (K 528); Cosi dunque tradisci (432); Misera, dove son! (369); Rondo in A (386); Un bacio di mano (54 1); Mentre ti lascio, o figlia (513); Ch'iomi scordi di te? (505)
Series producer Misha Donat
● TICKETS: £3.50, available from 1 00am today or in advance from [address removed], tel: [number removed]


Unknown: St John
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Baritone: Russell Smythe
Piano: Imogen Cooper
Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Mozart Bella
Producer: Misha Donat

: Third Opinion

: Ashley Lawrence

Five programmes of recordings of the former principal conductor of the BBC Concert
Orchestra, who died in May aged 55.
Cherubini Overture:
L'Hotellerie portugaise Rossini Variations in C
Wolf-Ferrari Intermezzo
No 1 (Jewels of the Madonna)
Busoni Concertino in B flat, Op 48
Suppe Overture: Irrfahrt ums
Gluck Paul Meyer (clarinet)


Clarinet: Gluck Paul Meyer

: Coull Quartet

with Roger Bigley (viola) Ireland String Quartet No 1 in D minor
Vaughan Williams Phantasy Quintet
Simpson Quintet for Strings (R)


Viola: Roger Bigley

: Music for Organ

Keith Jarvis (organ) Peter Dickinson
Three Pieces:
Study in Pianissimo;
Meditation on 'Murder in the Cathedral'; Toccata for organ;
Blue Rose Variations; A Cambridge Postlude


Unknown: Keith Jarvis
Unknown: Peter Dickinson

: Mainly for Pleasure

Lyndon Jenkins with a programme of composers' views of youth. Producer David Papp


Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Producer: David Papp

: News

: Third Ear

Stephen Sondheim , whose musical Into the Woods opened in London last week, talks with Rodney Milnes.
Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Rodney Milnes.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Music from Herne

Second programme.
Le Roux Suite No 2 in D
Francois Couperin
Pièces de clavecin: Ordre
No 15; Musete de Choisi; Musete de Taverni
Armand-Louis Couperin Symphonie de clavecins in D
Le Roux Suite No 6 in F sharp minor: William Christie , Christophe Rousset (h'chords)
(Third prog Wednesday 10.30pm)


Unknown: Armand-Louis Couperin
Unknown: William Christie
Unknown: Christophe Rousset

: EBU Concert from Paris

live from the Theatre du
Châtelet, opening the EBU's 1990/91 season.
Julia Varady (soprano) Suisse Romande Orch conductor Armin Jordan
Benjamin Britten
Sinfonia da Requiem
Strauss Four Last Songs
9.20 Frederic Raphael reflects on changing French intellectual attitudes.
9.40 Debussy Six
épigraphes antiques Ravel La Valse


Soprano: Julia Varady
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Frederic Raphael

: Poet of the Month

Glasgow-born Edwin Morgan , who sees his Collected Poems published this month, talks with Joseph Farrell. Producer Stewart Conn


Unknown: Edwin Morgan
Unknown: Joseph Farrell.
Producer: Stewart Conn

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present fortnightly programmes of music mixing styles and influences, and the musicians who play it. Including an interview with David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet. Producer Anthony Cheevers


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: David Harrington
Producer: Anthony Cheevers

: Composers of the Week

Ibert Escales; The Ballad of Reading Gaol;
Concerto for cello and wind instruments

: News

: Night School

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