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: Morning Concert

Strauss Don Juan
Royal Concertgebouw/ Bernard Haitink
7.18 Mozart Divertimento in D (K 136)
Franz Liszt CO/
Janos Rolla


Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Janos Rolla

: News

7.35 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps LPO/Adrian Boult
7.46 Tchaikovsky, ed Taneyev Duo: Do You
Not Hear the Nightingale? (Romeo and Juliet) Suzanne Murphy (soprano)
Keith Lewis (tenor) SNO/Neeme Jarvi
8.00 Kodaly
Suite: Hiry Jinos LPO/
Klaus Tennstedt Records


Soprano: Suzanne Murphy
Tenor: Keith Lewis
Unknown: Hiry Jinos
Unknown: Klaus Tennstedt

: News

: Composers of the Week

Gratulations Minuet Rotterdam PO/
Edo de Waart
33 Variations in C on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli , Op 120 Alfred Brendel
(piano). Records


Unknown: Anton Diabelli
Piano: Alfred Brendel

: L'Europe galante

Seventeenth-century French society was refined, elegant and orderly - gallant, in fact. This was reflected in the music of the period, not least in the highly stylised opera-ballet. This morning Andre Campra 's depiction of European national characteristics, L'Europe galante, is interspersed with music from France, Spain, Italy and Turkey, along with more interpretations of these nations' music by other composers.
Producer Christopher Marshall


Unknown: Andre Campra
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: BBC Philharmonic

Edward Downes
Dennis Simons (violin) Rivka Golani (viola) Arthur Benjamin Romantic Fantasy
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor


Conductor: Edward Downes
Violin: Dennis Simons
Viola: Rivka Golani

: News

: Chamber Music

live from Studio 7, Manchester. Peter Lawson (piano)
Debussy Estampes
Charles Griffes Sonata
Stravinsky, arr Agosti Three Pieces from 'The Firebird'


Piano: Peter Lawson
Piano: Debussy Estampes
Piano: Charles Griffes Sonata

: Soundings

A fortnightly series of documentaries about music by Michael Oliver. Today: A centenary portrait of Jacques Ibert , with contributions from his son Jean-Claude and archive recordings of the composer himself. Producer Edward Blakeman


Music By: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: Jacques Ibert
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Roses in Song

Renaissance songs and madrigals from Europe. Gibbons Fair Is the Rose Consort of Musicke Anon Allons voir si la rose: Simon Carrington (baritone)
Anthony Rooley (chittern) Due rose fresche by Luython (Consort of Musicke), Gabrieli (Amaryllis Concert) and Marenzio (Musica Antiqua Vienna)


Baritone: Simon Carrington
Baritone: Anthony Rooley

: Youth Orchestras of the World

The last in the series.
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, conductor James Loughran Edward McGuire
A Glasgow Symphony (world premiere)
Elgar Symphony No 1


Conductor: James Loughran
Conductor: Edward McGuire

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Anthony Burton Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Along Came Bill

Brian Hennessey presents the last programme on American pianist and composer Bill Evans. In 1978 bass player Eddie Gomez left the trio and Evans discovered
Marc Johnson to replace him. Series producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Hennessey
Unknown: Bill Evans.
Unknown: Eddie Gomez
Unknown: Marc Johnson
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

: Third Ear

In discussion with Guest
Professor Paul Tucker , and Genevieve Lacambre , Chief Curator of the Musee d'Orsay, Edwin Mullins reviews the Royal Academy's
Monet exhibition. They consider the painter's
Impressionist sensibility in recording series of haystacks, poplars,
Rouen Cathedral and the Japanese bridge at Givemy. Producer Judith Bumpus


Unknown: Professor Paul Tucker
Unknown: Genevieve Lacambre
Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: Scottish National Orchestra

Bryden Thomson in a live gala concert to open the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. David Home (piano)
Margaret Marshall (sop) Neil Mackie (tenor) Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Simon Keenlyside (bar) Scottish National
Opera Chorus
National Anthem (arr Elgar) Thomas Wilson Carillon (world premiere)
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Liszt Piano Concerto No 2
8.30 Gordon Stewart meets people involved in the creation of the new hall and others who will be using it.
8.50 Thea Musgrave
Rainbow (world premiere) Beethoven Choral
Fantasia (In association with Tennent Caledonian)
BROADCAST with BBC2 in Scotland only.
Highlights on BBC2 nationally at 11 20pm


Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Margaret Marshall
Tenor: Neil MacKie
Tenor: Jean Rigby
Unknown: Simon Keenlyside
Unknown: Thomas Wilson Carillon
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Thea Musgrave

: Playing a Part

A portrait of the actor Robert Eddison in his own words, and those of theatre critic Irving Wardle , illustrated with archive recordings spanning his 60 years on stage and film. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Irving Wardle
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Music from Herne

The final programme.
Monteclair Dispetto in amor; Pyrame et Thisbe Les Arts Florissants


Unknown: Monteclair Dispetto

: Mozart

Sonatas: in C (K 545) and in E flat (K 282): Sviatoslav Richter (piano). Record


Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Composers of the Week

Ibert Bacchanale ;
Louisville; Concerto String; Quartet;
, Symphonie marine


Unknown: Ibert Bacchanale

: News

: Night School

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