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: Morning Concert

Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes
Michel Beroff (piano)
Michel Portal (clarinet) Parrenin Quartet
7.09 Kreisler, arr
Rachmaninov Liebeslied
Jorge Bolet (piano)
7.14 Borodin Polovtsian
Dances: Chicago SO/ Daniel Barenboim


Piano: Michel Beroff
Clarinet: Michel Portal
Clarinet: Parrenin Quartet
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim

: News

7.35 Humperdinck Overture: Hansel and Gretel: Berlin PO/Karajan
7.44 Schumann
Introduction and Allegro appassionato
Andras Schiff (piano) Vienna PO/Dohnanyi
7.59 Arnold Sea Shanties
Vega Wind Quintet
8.06 Chabrier Suite pastorale: French NO/ Armin Jordan. Records


Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Armin Jordan.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Steve Reich VermontCounterpoint Solisti New York/
Ransom Wilson (flute) The Desert Music
Steve Reich (percussion) Brooklyn PO and chorus/Tilson Thomas Records


Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Stretching a Point

A sequence of music that bends the rules.
Gesualdo Merce grido piangendo: Les Arts Florissants/Christie
9.39 Chopin Barcarolle , Op 60: Jorge Bolet
9.49 Strauss Waltzes from Rosenkavalier Act 3 Bavarian State
9.57 Liszt Mazeppa
Georges Cziffra (piano)
10.04 Gesualdo Ave, Regina coelorum
Tallis Scholars/Phillips
10.08 C P E Bach Arioso
Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba);
Christiane Jaccottet (clavichord)
10.12 Beethoven Grosse fuge, Op 133
Melos Quartet
10.28 Liszt La Lugubre gondola I: Maurizio Pollini
10.32 Schoenberg
Chamber Symphony No 1 Orpheus CO
10.53 Couperin
Passacaille (Ordre No 8)
Huguette Dreyfus (h 'chord)
11.00 Satie Vexations:
Pages mystiques No 2 Alan Marks (piano)
11.05 Ravel Bolero
Chicago SO/Georg Solti
11.20 Gesualdo Maria , mater gratiae
Tallis Scholars/Phillips
Records. Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Gesualdo Merce
Unknown: Chopin Barcarolle
Unknown: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: Christiane Jaccottet
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse
Unknown: Liszt La Lugubre
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Huguette Dreyfus
Unknown: Gesualdo Maria
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Concert in Derby

Howard Shelley (piano) BBC Philharmonic conductor En Shao
Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor
Elgar Enigma Variations Coates The Dambusters'


Conductor: En Shao

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

live from St George 's. Elise Ross (soprano)
John Constable (piano) Charles Ives Ann Street; At Sea; The Greatest Man; Like a Sick Eagle; The
Housatonic at Stockbridge; The Side Show Poulenc Cinq poemes de
Max Jacob
Bartok Dorfszenen (Sz 78) Kurt Weill Nanna 's Lied; Mandalay Song; Surabaya Johnny
Gershwin Love Is Here to
Stay; The Man / Love;
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off; By Strauss
(In association with Tarmac)


Unknown: St George
Soprano: Elise Ross
Piano: Charles Ives Ann
Unknown: Max Jacob
Unknown: Bartok Dorfszenen
Unknown: Kurt Weill Nanna
Song: Surabaya Johnny

: Mister Jelly Lord

Jelly Roll Morton was born on 20 October 1890.
Charles Fox presents a centenary portrait, with contributions from Danny Barker , Tommy Benford , Barney Bigard ,
Roy Carew , George Mitchell , Kid Ory ,
Russell Procope , Omer Simeon and Morton himself. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Charles Fox
Unknown: Danny Barker
Unknown: Tommy Benford
Unknown: Barney Bigard
Unknown: Roy Carew
Unknown: George Mitchell
Unknown: Kid Ory
Unknown: Russell Procope
Unknown: Omer Simeon
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Fishguard Festival 1990

Linda Russell (soprano) Catherine Denley (mezzo) Maldwyn Davies (tenor) Henry Herford (bass) BBC Welsh SO conductor Tadaaki Otaka , Fishguard
Philharmonic Choir Haydn The Storm (HXXIVa8)
Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat (K543)
3.40 Interval Reading
3.45 Haydn Paukenmesse (In association with the Welsh Development Agency)


Soprano: Linda Russell
Soprano: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Maldwyn Davies
Bass: Henry Herford
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Oboe and Piano

Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Julius Drake (piano)
C P E Bach Sonata in G minor
Alan Bush Northumbrian
Impressions, Op 42a Brian Ferneyhough Coloratura
J S Bach Sonata in B minor (BWV 1030b) (R)


Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Alan Bush
Unknown: Brian Ferneyhough
Unknown: J S Bach

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presenter Fritz Spiegl Producer Michael Emery


Presenter: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Michael Emery

: News

: Third Ear

Michael Hall talks to the viola player Rivka Golani. Producer Arthur Johnson


Talks: Michael Hall
Unknown: Rivka Golani.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Sofia PO

conductor Emil Tabakov Mincho Minchev (violin) live from the Guildhall, Portsmouth.
Tabakov Ad infinitum
Paganini Violin Concerto No 5 in A minor
8.25 Letter from Sofia
Encho Gospodinov discusses the political climate of today's Bulgaria. Producer Fiona McLean


Conductor: Emil Tabakov
Violin: Mincho Minchev
Unknown: Encho Gospodinov
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Baltic Memories

Dr Jaak Taul and Tania Alexander talk to Julian Hale about the years of Estonian independence. (R)


Interviewee: Dr Jaak Taul
Inteviewee: Tania Alexander
Interviewer: Julian Hale

: Music in Our Time

Paul Hindmarsh presents the first of two recordings from last May's International
Composers' Rostrum.
Aribert Reimann Seven Fragments: Berlin
RSO/Yakov Kreizberg Edith Canat de Chizy Yell: Radio France
PO/Michiyoshi Inoue Anders Hillborg
Celestial Mechanics
Swedish RSO/Salonen


Unknown: Paul Hindmarsh
Unknown: Aribert Reimann
Unknown: Kreizberg Edith Canat

: The Cheerful Little Earful

In his final programme on Fats Waller , Alyn Shipton examines Waller's dilemma - being both a popular showman and a serious musician. (R)


Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Composers of the Week

Monteverdi Laetatus sum Confitebor tibi,
Domine; Salve Regina (audi caelum); Salve
Regina; Crucifixus; Mass for Four Voices; Et resurrexit


Unknown: Monteverdi Laetatus
Unknown: Salve Regina

: News

: Night School

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