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Nielsen Little Suite
7.16 Ole Bull Visit to a Summer Farm
7.30am News
7.35 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances
(Suite No 1)
7.51 Tartini, arr Kreisler Sonata in G minor for violin and piano
8.07 Vivaldi Bassoon
Concerto in B flat (RV 503)
8.17 Warlock Capriol Suite. Records


Unknown: Kreisler Sonata

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: Handel Chandos Anthems

Trio Sonata in G, Op 5
No 4; My Song Shall Be
Alway (Anthem: 7). Records

: A Time of Gifts

The recording years of Jacqueline du Pre: 2
Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G (BWV 1007)
Bruch Kol nidrei, Op 47 Beethoven Cello Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2. Records

: Music Weekly

: Decade by Decade

2: 1810-20
Rossini Overture: The
Barber of Seville
Meyerbeer Gli amori di Teolinda
Julia Varady (soprano) Berlin RSO/Albrecht
Beethoven Sonata,
Op 90: Vladimir Ashkenazy Spontini Overture:
Olympie: Berlin RSO Weber Concertino in E flat: Anthony Pay (clar) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Schubert Symphony
No 3: Vienna PO/Kleiber Records

: Table Talk

with Leslie Forbes.
This week performance artist Bobby Baker bakes breasts out of pizza dough. Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Leslie Forbes.
Artist: Bobby Baker
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

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: Your Concert Choice

Neruda Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Schumann Four Fugues for piano, Op 72
Bach My Heart Ever
Faithful, for treble and organ Stenhammar String
Quartet No 5 in C, Op 29 Massenet Ouvre tes yeux bleus, for soprano and organ
Reicha Symphony in E flat. Records

: King's College Choir

Stephen Cleobury ; BBC Scottish SO; Soloists
Howells Te Deum
Leighton Crucifixus pro nobis
Britten Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria Dalby Et Resurrexit (world premiere) Durufle Requiem
(In association Scottish Airports)


Unknown: Stephen Cleobury
Soloists: Howells Te Deum
Soloists: Leighton Crucifixus

: King's Lynn Festival

Kreutzer String Quartet Haydn Quartet in G, Op 64 No 4
Hugh Wood Quartet No 3, Op 20
Beethoven Quartet in E flat, Op 74
(In association with Bernard Matthews pic)


Unknown: Bernard Matthews

: Opera News

: Therefore with Angels

A sequence of readings and music for the feast of St Michael and All
Angels from Salisbury Cathedral, with the Salisbury Festival Chorus conductor Simon Halsey Organist David Halls


Conductor: Simon Halsey
Organist: David Halls

: Harold Pinter at 60 - A Birthday Party

Michael Billington introduces an evening to celebrate the work of Harold Pinter , with Sir John Gielgud , Dame Peggy Ashcroft , Sir
Peter Hall , Martin Esslin , David Jones , Arthur Miller , Salman Rushdie ,
Dirk Bogarde , Penelope Wilton and John Malkovitch.
7.02 Paul Allen talks to Pinter about the plays which made him the leading British playwright of his generation, about his first novel The Dwarfs and his commitment to human rights.
7.40 The Unnamable
Harold Pinter talks about his mentor,
Samuel Beckett , and reads the final haunting pages of Beckett's prose trilogy. (First broadcast on BBC2's 'A Wake for Sam')
8.05 Sketches
In 1964 Harold Pinter wrote a series of short revue sketches for the BBC Third Programme. Last to Go
Producer Michael Bakewell (R)
8.20 Family Voices with Peggy Ashcroft as the mother, Michael Kitchen as the son, Mark Dignam as the father. Producer John Tydeman (R) (Directed by Peter Hall in association with the NT)
8.55 The Dwarfs
'Bach is like cold or heat or water or flame. He is
Bach but he's not Bach.' Harold Pinter reads from
The Dwarfs.
9.00 Bach Violin
Concerto in A minor
9.15 Pinter on Film
Harold Pinter is one of cinema's foremost screenplay writers with films as diverse as The Servant and The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Michael Billington talks to Dirk Bogarde , Margaret Atwood , Ian McEwan and Jeremy Irons.
9.30 Players
Pinter's recollection of a great 'player' from the world of cricket.
With Edward de Souza as Arthur Wellard.
Director Cherry Cookson (R)
9.45 Michael Billington discusses Pinter's work in human rights with Arthur Miller and Ian McEwan , and introduces an extract from Mountain Language, Pinter's most recent stage play.
10.00 A Kind of Alaska A fictional representation of a mysterious 'sleeping sickness' epidemic that swept through Europe and the US in 1916. Director Walter Acosta
Evening produced by Fiona McLean


Introduces: Michael Billington
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Unknown: Dame Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Martin Esslin
Unknown: David Jones
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Salman Rushdie
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: John Malkovitch.
Talks: Paul Allen
Talks: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Producer: Michael Bakewell
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Michael Kitchen
Unknown: Mark Dignam
Producer: John Tydeman
Directed By: Peter Hall
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Talks: Michael Billington
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Unknown: Ian McEwan
Unknown: Jeremy Irons.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Ian McEwan
Director: Walter Acosta
Produced By: Fiona McLean
Barman: Harold Pinter
Man: Geoffrey Bayldon
Miss Piffs: Vivien Merchant
Lamb: John Wood
Deborah: Anna Massey
Hornby: Harold Pinter
Pauline: Carole Boyd

: Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

Capriccio Stravagante director Skip Sempe
(h'chord), Guillemette Laurens (mezzo), Ian Honeyman ,
Bruno Boterf (tenors), Francois Fauche (bass) Scheidt Paduan a 4 Monteverdi Lamento della Ninfa
Biber Mensa sonora pars 3 Buxtehude Quemadmodum desiderat cervus
Monteverdi Si vittorie si belle; Tempro la cetra
Combattimento Tancredi e Clorinda


Director: Skip Sempe
Unknown: Guillemette Laurens
Unknown: Ian Honeyman
Tenors: Bruno Boterf
Bass: Francois Fauche
Bass: Scheidt Paduan

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