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: Morning Concert

Monteverdi Confitebor tibi Domine: Jill Feldman
(soprano); Les Arts Florissants/Christie
7.13 Bach Concerto in A
(BWV 1055):
Jurg Schaeftlein (oboe d'amore) Vienna Concentus
7.30am News
7.35 Bizet, arr Davies Jeux d'enfants
Albion Wind Ensemble
7.45 Vivaldi Concerto
No 1 in C (La Cetra)
Monica Huggett (violin) Raglan Baroque Players/ Nicholas Kraemer
7.54 Duparc L'lnvitation au voyage: Elly Ameling
(soprano), San Francisco SO/Edo de Waart
8.00 Mozart Rondo in A minor (K 511)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
8.11 Telemann Concerto in E: Stephen Preston (flute), Clare Shanks
(oboe d'amore); Monica Huggett (viola d'amore) Academy of Ancient
Music/Hogwood. Records


Unknown: Monteverdi Confitebor
Soprano: Jill Feldman
Oboe: Jurg Schaeftlein
Unknown: Davies Jeux
Violin: Monica Huggett
Unknown: Nicholas Kraemer
Soprano: Elly Ameling

: News

: The Sun King at Worship

Motets by Jean-Baptiste Lully and Michel-
Richard de Lalande.
Soloists; Taverner Consort and Choir; Taverner Players/ Andrew Parrott (R)


Unknown: Jean-Baptiste Lully
Soloists: Richard de Lalande.
Unknown: Andrew Parrott

: Busch String Quartet

Five programmes.
Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 18 No
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
Reginald Kell (clarinet) Records


Clarinet: Reginald Kell

: Music Weekly

Peter Paul Nash asks if music is the unspeakable in pursuit of the unlistenable; and previews Kreiderkreis and a series on Flamenco. Producers Jane Walker and Philip Tagney


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Producers: Jane Walker

: Decade by Decade

7: 1860-70
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra/Sawallisch
Bruch Violin Concerto
No 1 in G minor: Tasmin
Little; RLPO/Handley Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 Artur Rubinstein
Guarneri Quartet
Musorgsky Destruction of Sennacherib
LSO/Claudio Abbado
Liszt Two Legends
Rotterdam PO/Conlon Records


Unknown: Artur Rubinstein

: Table Talk

Leslie Forbes meets
Clare Fergusson , one of a growing number of food stylists - and discovers how to style a recalcitrant mussel. Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Unknown: Clare Fergusson
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: News

: Your Concert Choice

with Paul Guinery. Liszt Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Melodies Shura Cherkassky (piano) Berlin PO/Karajan
Grieg Solveig 's Song
(Peer Gynt), Op 23 : Elly Ameling (soprano), San Francisco SO/de Waart
Beethoven Andante con variazioni (WoO 44 No 2) Lajos Mayer (mandoline) Imre Rohmann (piano) Bruckner Locus iste
Corydon Singers/Best Glazunov The Seasons, Op 67: Philharmonia/
Yevgeny Svetlanov. Records


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Grieg Solveig
Soprano: Elly Ameling

: Celebrity Recital

John Lill (piano)
Rachmaninov Etudes-tableaux , Op 39 Prokofiev Sonata No 9 in C, Op 103


Piano: John Lill
Piano: Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux

: Poet of the Month

Michael Ondaatje reads from The Collected Works of Billy the Kid and other early poems.


Unknown: Michael Ondaatje

: Mahler

Das klagende Lied Soloists; Vienna Singakademie; Austrian
RSO/Michael Gielen

: Soundings

(Details on Friday at 2.00pm)

: In Remembrance of Me

A meditation for
Remembrance Day recorded in St Stephen
Walbrook, London, led by Fr Cormac Rigby and Jill Balcon. With poetry by Sassoon, Clare, Hopkins and Graves, and music sung by Polyphony.
Tomkins When David
Heard; Harris Faire is the Heaven; Lotti Crucifixus ; Messiaen 0 sacrum convivium; Byrd Ave verum; Farrant Call to Remembrance; Harvey / Love the Lord; Harris Bring Us, 0 Lord Director of Music
Stephen Layton


Unknown: St Stephen
Unknown: Fr Cormac Rigby
Unknown: Jill Balcon.
Unknown: Lotti Crucifixus
Unknown: Stephen Layton

: 'A Very Great Loss to English Music'

was Sir Adrian Boult 's reaction to the early death of William Hurlstonein 1906. His
Fantastie-variations on a Swedish Air are played by the LPO, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite. Record


Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: William Hurlstonein
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.

: Sunday Play

Sweeney Astray
Seamus Heaney adapted and now narrates his own story of the Warrior King, who, in his flight from the new Christian morality, transmogrifies into a bird and goes astray in the wilderness.
Music by David Byers Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Music By: David Byers
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Sweeney: Stephen Rea
Ronan Finn: Gerard McSorley
Eorann: Stella McCusker
Moling/Alan: Denys Hawthorne

: Mozart

Piano Sonata in D (K 284) Christopher Kite (fortepiano) (R)


Unknown: Christopher Kite

: Britten's War Requiem

BBC Welsh SO conductor Richard Hickox
Faye Robinson (soprano) Martyn Hill (tenor) Bryn Terfel
BBC Welsh Chorus chorusmaster
John Hugh Thomas
London Philharmonic
Choir/Richard Cooke
Winchester Cathedral
Choir/David Hill


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Faye Robinson
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Bass-Baritone: Bryn Terfel
Unknown: John Hugh Thomas

: Opus 130

Beethoven's string quartet through the ears, eyes and words of Hans Keller. Five years after Keller's death in 1985, Professor Alexander Goehr introduces four public lectures first broadcast in 1975. Musical illustrations
Aeolian String Quartet. (R)


Unknown: Hans Keller.
Introduces: Professor Alexander Goehr

: Rameau

Pièces de clavecin en concerts Nos 1 and 5 Frans Bruggen (flute), Sigiswald Kuijken
(baroque violin), Wieland Kuijken (gamba), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord). Record


Flute: Frans Bruggen
Violin: Wieland Kuijken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt

: News

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