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: Morning Concert

Offenbach Barcarolle
(The Tales of Hoffmann) Stuttgart RSO/Marriner
7.03 Gounod Je veux vivre (Romeo and Juliet)
Maria Callas (soprano) French National Radio
Orchestral Prêtre
7.07 Faure Elegie
Lynn Harrell (cello) Berlin RSO/Chailly
7.14 Bizet Jeux d'enfants Montreal SO/Dutoit
7.30am News
7.35 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood
7.56 Bartok Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm
Andor Foldes (piano)
8.06 Duparc Phidyle ; Chanson Triste
Barbara Hendricks (sop) Lyons Opera Orchestra/ John Eliot Gardiner
8.15 Dvorak Slavonic
Dances, Op 72 Nos 1 and 2: Leipzig Gewandhaus/ Kurt Masur. Records


Soprano: Maria Callas
Unknown: Faure Elegie
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Unknown: Handel Music
Piano: Duparc Phidyle
Piano: Chanson Triste
Piano: Barbara Hendricks
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Kurt Masur.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Steve Reich
Variations for winds, strings and keyboards
San Francisco SO/Waart Tehillim for four female voices and percussion Steve Reich and musicians/Manahan. Records


Unknown: Steve Reich

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Mozart Bassoon Concerto Archie Camden; London Mozart Players/Blech
Busoni Sonatina ad usum infantis: Geoffrey
Douglas Madge (piano) Reicha Te Deum (Part 1) Soloists; Kuhn Mixed
Choir; Prague FOK SO/ Smetacek
Barber Violin Concerto,
Op 14: Anne Akiko
Meyers; RPO/Seaman Dowland Awake Sweet
Love; / Saw My Lady Weep; What if I Never Speed? Ian Partridge (tenor) Jakob Lindberg (lute)
Druschetzky Partita for Rustic Instruments
Capella Savaria/Nemeth Elgar La Capricieuse,
Op 17: Kyung Wha Chung (violin)
Phillip Moll (piano)
Scriabin Poem of Ecstasy Adolph Herseth (trumpet) Chicago SO/Neeme Jarvi Busoni Sonatina in diem nativitatis Christi: Geoffrey Douglas Madge (piano) Reicha Te Deum (Part 2) Records
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

conductor Richard Hickox Mitsuko Shirai (soprano) Berlioz Les Nuits d'été Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op 47


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Mitsuko Shirai

: News

: Concert Hall

Brodsky String Quartet live from Broadcasting House, London.
Keith Gifford Dream Snow (Quartet No 2)
(BBC commission; first performance)
Bartok Quartet No 5

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Brahms Piano Concerto
No 1 in D minor
Clifford Curzon (piano) Concertgebouw Orch/ Eduard van Beinum Mono record


Piano: Clifford Curzon
Unknown: Eduard van Beinum

: Choral Evensong

live from Ripon Cathedral. Introit: Behold How
Good and Joyful (Vann); Responses (Reading); Psalm: 119, vv 1-32 (Marshall, Jones,
Matthews, Coward); Isaiah 65, vv 17-25;
Philippians 2, vv 1-18; All People That on Earth Do Dwell; Canticles: Howells (St John's Service) Anthem: Let All the World (Leighton)
Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in G (Bach) Organist and Master of the Choristers Ronald Perrin.


Unknown: Ronald Perrin.

: Songs of the Savannah: 1: The Hidden Crocodile

Lucy Duran presents traditional music from three great African rivers.
The Gambia river flows through Gambia and Senegal to the sounds of the kora harp, songs of work and praise, and the drums of the Mandinka and Jola peoples.


Presenter: Lucy Duran
Series Producer: John Thornley

: Mainly for Pleasure

Brian Kay presents a nocturnal serenade. Producer Christopher Pope


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Christopher Pope

: News

: Third Ear

Philip Allott discusses his new book Eunomia with Sir Anthony Parsons and Robert Hewison. Producer Julian Hate


Unknown: Philip Allott
Unknown: Sir Anthony Parsons
Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Julian Hate

: The Silken Ladder

(La scala di seta)
Opera buffa in one act by Rossini to a libretto by Giuseppe Maria Foppa (sung in Italian).
South German RSO/ Gianluigi Gelmetti


Unknown: Giuseppe Maria Foppa
Unknown: Gianluigi Gelmetti
Dormont: David Griffith (tenor)
Giulia: Luciana Serra (soprano)
Lucilla: Jane Bunnell (mezzo)
Dorvil: David Kuebler (tenor)
Blansac: Alberto Rinaldi (bar)
Germano: Alessandro Corbelli (bar)

: Hamburg and Saxony

Alan Cuckston plays baroque harpsichord music from Germany.
Telemann Overture No 5 in E Flat
Zachow Prelude and Fugue No 3 in G;
Capriccio in D minor
Graupner Partita No 1 in E (1718) (R)


Unknown: Alan Cuckston

: The Wilson Years

with Anthony Howard. 4: Return from the Wilderness
With Tony Benn , Lord Callaghan, Baroness Castle, Lord Deedes, Lady Falkender, Lord
Harris, Roy Hattersley , Ron Hayward ,
Denis Healey , Jack Jones , Bill Rodgers , Lord Scanlon,
Peter Shore , Dick Taveme.


Unknown: Anthony Howard.
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Ron Hayward
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Bill Rodgers
Unknown: Peter Shore
Unknown: Dick Taveme.

: Prokofiev and Schnittke

Two programmes of violin sonatas played by Mark Lubotsky and Peter Frankl.
Schnittke Sonata No 1 Prokofiev Sonata in F minor, Op 80


Played By: Mark Lubotsky
Played By: Peter Frankl.

: Composers of the Week

Monteverdi Tirsi e clori
(ballo); Sestina: Lagrime d'amante; // ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (extracts)


Unknown: Monteverdi Tirsi

: News

: Night School

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