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: Morning Concert

Marcello Oboe Concerto in D minor
John Anderson (oboe) Philharmonia Orchestra/
Simon Wright
7.12 Smetana Vltava
(The Moldau) from 'Ma Vlast'
Los Angeles PO/ Andre Previn


Oboe: John Anderson
Unknown: Simon Wright
Unknown: Andre Previn

: News

7.35 Hoist Suite No 1 in E flat, Op 28 No 1 London Wind Band/
Denis Wick
7.45 Paganini Sonata in A for violin and guitar Itzhak Perlman (violin) John Williams (guitar)
7.58 Mozart Piano
Concerto in G (K 453) Christian Zacharias
Stuttgart RSO/
Neville Marriner. Records Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Denis Wick
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Guitar: John Williams
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Unknown: Neville Marriner.
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: News

: Beethoven and Schumann

John Lill (piano)
Beethoven Sonata
No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) Schumann Carnaval , Op 9 (R)


Piano: John Lill
Unknown: Schumann Carnaval

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library:
Berlioz's Harold in Italy by Roger Nichols.
Roderick Swanston reviews new discs of baroque choral music.
10.40 Record Release
Locke Descende de caelo i cincta sororibus
Choir of New College, Oxford
Parley of Instruments/ Edward Higginbottom
10.51 Brahms Two Songs, Op 91
Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Paul Silverthorne (viola) Julian Jacobs (piano)
11.04 Castello, Scarani Two Sonatas for wind consort
Concerto Palatino
11.17 Monteverdi Two
Madrigals (from Book 6) Anthony Rooley (lute) Consort of Musicke
11.27 Tibor Serly Viola Concerto
Rivka Golani (viola) Budapest SO/ Andras Ligeti
11.54 Bach Prelude , Fugue and Allegro (BWV 998)
Konrad Junghanel (lute)
12.08 A profile of Klaus Neumann of West German Radio,
Cologne, a producer of early- music records.
12.29 Monteverdi
L'lncoronazione di
Poppea, Act / (excerpt) Concerto Vocale/
Rene Jacobs. Records Producer Nick Morgan
('Record Review' is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Unknown: Locke Descende
Unknown: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Viola: Paul Silverthorne
Piano: Julian Jacobs
Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Viola: Tibor Serly
Unknown: Andras Ligeti
Unknown: Bach Prelude
Unknown: Konrad Junghanel
Unknown: Klaus Neumann
Unknown: Rene Jacobs.
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Words

Journalist and broadcaster James Naughtie with four reflections on language. 1: Wordsmiths
Producer Michel Petheram


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Michel Petheram

: News

: Cello Sonatas

Alexander Baillie (cello) Tamas Vasary (piano) Brahms Sonata in F,
Op 99
Beethoven Sonata in A,
Op 69


Cello: Alexander Baillie
Piano: Tamas Vasary

: BBC Symphony Orchestra at 60

The fourth of eight retrospectives presented by Nicholas Kenyon.
Dvorak Slavonic Dance
No 10 in E minor, Op 72 conductor
Rudolf Schwarz
Bartok Suite: Miraculous
Mandarin conductor Antal Dorati Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (New World)
3.15 Nicholas Kenyon talks to Colin Bradbury , principal clarinettist of the orchestra.
3.27 Schoenberg Modern Psalm
Variations for orchestra conductor Pierre Boulez


Presented By: Nicholas Kenyon.
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Talks: Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown: Colin Bradbury
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Tuning Up

In today's programme Christopher Bowers -
Broadbent plays organ music by Bach,
Tournemire and Arvo
Part, and gives the first performance of a new work by Stephen Montague , Behold, a Pale Horse. He also talks to Chris de Souza about the role of the organ in the concert world. Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Christopher Bowers
Unknown: Stephen Montague
Unknown: Chris de Souza
Producer: Michael Emery

: Jazz Record Requests

Presented by Charles Fox
Producer Andrew Mussett


Presented By: Charles Fox
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Third Opinion

A week in the arts with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: Peter Brook 's Tempest in Glasgow; the film of The
Handmaid's Tale; the Dutch postal service on show at the Design Museum.
Margaret Walters , Peter Holland. Feature: Design for dance - Siobhan Davies and Rosemary Butcher. Argument: Thelma Holt. Producers John Boundy , Tim Dee


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Peter Brook
Unknown: Margaret Walters
Unknown: Peter Holland.
Unknown: Siobhan Davies
Unknown: Rosemary Butcher.
Unknown: Thelma Holt.
Producers: John Boundy
Producers: Tim Dee

: Brahms

The four symphonies arranged for two pianos, played by Martin Roscoe and Ronan O'Hora.
Today: Symphony No 3 in F,Op 90
(Final programme on Wednesday at 10.50pm)
('Brahms at the Barb/can' begins on Tuesday at 7.45pm)


Played By: Martin Roscoe
Played By: Ronan O'Hora.

: The Ring of the Nibelung

by Richard Wagner. 5: Siegfried, Act 1
BROADCAST with BBC2. For details see page 63


Unknown: Richard Wagner.

: Issues

A discussion on an issue of the moment chaired by Robert Hewison.


Unknown: Robert Hewison.

: Instrumental Wolf

String Quartet in D minor Artis Quartet, Vienna: Peter Schuhmayer
Johannes Meissl (violins) Herbert Kefer (viola) Othmar Müller (cello) Record


Unknown: Peter Schuhmayer
Violins: Johannes Meissl
Viola: Herbert Kefer


60th Anniversary Season
Faye Robinson (soprano) Felicity Palmer (mezzo) Robert Tear (tenor) John Cheek (bass) BBC Singers BBC Chorus leader Bela Dekany conductor Andrew Davis
The Mask of Time


Soprano: Faye Robinson
Soprano: Felicity Palmer
Bass: John Cheek
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: The Singing Will Never Be Done

Thomas Tallis
Spem in alium
Morley College Choir conductor
Michael Tippett Mono record: 1949


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Michael Tippett

: News

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