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: Morning Concert

Bax Symphonic Scherzo RPO/Vernon Handley
7.08 Paisiello Harp Concerto in A:
Jasna Corrado Merlak (harp);
European Community CO/ Dimitri Demetriades
7.20 Haydn Insertion Aria: Chi vive amante
Teresa Berganza (sop) SCO/Raymond Leppard


Harp: Jasna Corrado Merlak
Unknown: Dimitri Demetriades
Unknown: Teresa Berganza

: News

7.35 Dvorak The Water
Goblin: Czech PO/Neuman
7.55 Faure Sallade in F sharp, Op 19
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano); Toulouse
Capitole Orch/Plasson
8.09 Falla Homenajes Cincinnati SO/Jesus
Lopez-Cobos. Records


Unknown: Faure Sallade
Unknown: Falla Homenajes

: News

: Composers of the Week

Overture: Fidelio, Op 72b LPO/Kiaus Tennstedt
Three Equaii for four trombones (WoO 30)
Raymond Brown , John Iveson , Roger Brenner and Raymond Premru Ten Variations in 6 on Muller's 'Ich bin der
Scheider Kakadu'
Beaux Arts Trio
Peter Schneier (tenor) Walter Olbertz (piano) Fantasy in C, Op 80
Daniel Barenboim (piano) John Alldis Choir ; NPO/ Otto Klemperer. Records


Unknown: Raymond Brown
Unknown: John Iveson
Unknown: Roger Brenner
Unknown: Raymond Premru
Tenor: Peter Schneier
Piano: Walter Olbertz
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: John Alldis Choir
Unknown: Otto Klemperer.

: Knight Errant

Telemann Burlesque de Quixotte: Berlin Academy for Ancient Music
9.52 Massenet Tilting at Windmills from Act 2 of Don Quichotte:
Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass); Gabriel Bacquier (bar); Suisse Romande Orch/Kord
10.02 Ravel Don
Quichotte a Dulcinée
Gerard Souzay (baritone) Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.09 Gerhard Dances from Don Quixote
BBC SO/Antal Dorati
10.25 Purcell Let the Dreadful Engines (Incidental Music to Don Quixote) David Thomas (bass) Christopher Hogwood
(harpsichord); Jane Ryan (viola da gamba)
10.32 Strauss Don
Quixote, Op 35: Dresden State Orchestra/Kempe Paul Tortelier (cello) Producer Judith Roles


Bass: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Bass: Gabriel Bacquier
Unknown: Ravel Don
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: Gerhard Dances
Unknown: Don Quixote
Bass: David Thomas
Harpsichord: Christopher Hogwood
Harpsichord: Jane Ryan
Unknown: Strauss Don
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Producer: Judith Roles

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Louis Fremaux
Michael Roll (piano)
Debussy Iberia (Images) De Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
12.10 Interval Reading
12.15 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95 (from the New World)


Conductor: Louis Fremaux
Piano: Michael Roll

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

Roger Chase (viola) Ian Brown (piano)
Beethoven Notturno in D, Op 42
Brahms Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2


Viola: Roger Chase
Piano: Ian Brown
Piano: Beethoven Notturno

: Memoirs of an Amnesiac Remembered

BBC Radio's music entry for the 1990 Prix Italia.
A fantasy for radio by Joanna Macgregor (piano), inspired by the writings and music of Erik Satie.
With Jim Broadbent and Andy Rashleigh. Producer Nigel Wilkinson (R)


Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: Erik Satie.
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Andy Rashleigh.
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: Rossini

Stabat Mater
Carol Vaness (soprano) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo)
Francisco Araiza (tenor) Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass) Bavarian Radio Chorus and SO/Semyon Bychkov


Unknown: Stabat Mater
Soprano: Carol Vaness
Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli
Tenor: Francisco Araiza
Bass: Ferruccio Furlanetto

: Olympic Brass

Britannia Building Society Band/
Howard Snell ; Williams
Fairey Engineering Band/ Owain Arwel Hughes Halle Choir
Robert Hayward (bar) Ronald Frost (organ)
Strauss, arr Emerson
Festmusik der Stadt Wein
Vaughan Williams The 49th Parallel
David Bedford
Toccata for Tristan (BBC commission: first perf) Bliss, arr Ball Four
Dances from Checkmate Gilbert Vinter Cantata:
The Trumpets (In association with the Dew Group (Oldham) Ltd)


Unknown: Howard Snell
Unknown: Ronald Frost
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Mainly for Pleasure

Michael Berkeley with music inspired by moonlight. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: Third Ear

American pianist, writer and Bach specialist Rosalyn Tureck talks to Michael Hall.
Producer Arthur Johnson


Talks: Rosalyn Tureck
Unknown: Michael Hall.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Ariane and Bluebeard

Opera North's new production of Dukas's rarely performed opera, recorded last Saturday in the Theatre Royal, Leeds. Libretto after Maeterlinck. (bass) (mezzo) (alto) (mezzo) (soprano) (sop) (sop)
English Northern
Philharmonia and Opera
North Chorus/Paul Daniel .
8.35 Jeremy Beadle on the Bluebeard story.
8.55 Act 3


Unknown: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Jeremy Beadle
Bluebeard: Jonathan Best
Arian: Anne Marie Owens
Nurse: Anne Collins
Sélysette: Beverly Mills
Ygraine: Mary Hegarty
Mélisande: Melanie Armitstead
Bellangère: Christine Bunning

: Music in Our Time

Dreizehn James MacMillan Three Dawn Rituals
Nigel Osborne Fantasia Rihm Kein Firmament
(first broadcast)


Unknown: Dreizehn James MacMillan
Unknown: Nigel Osborne Fantasia

: The Cheerful Little Earful

In the first of four programmes on Fats Waller , Alyn Shipton concentrates on his solo piano recordings. (R)


Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Composers of the Week

Ibert Capriccio ; Toccata sur le nom de Roussel;
Trois pièces brèves; Clown 's Dance from Circus;
Symphonie concertante


Unknown: Ibert Capriccio

: News

: Night School

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