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: Morning Concert

Ravel Alborada del gracioso
Montreal SO/Dutoit
7.08 Canteloube Lo fiolaire (Songs of the Auvergne): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Concerts Orchestra/
Jean-Pierre Jacquillat
7.11 Tchaikovsky Capriccio italien
Dallas SO/Eduardo Mata
7.30am News
7.35 Bach Quintet in D,
Op 11 No 6: Members of the English Concert
7.49 Schubert Incidental music from Rosamunde Leipzig Gewandhaus/ Kurt Masur
8.05 Poulenc Three
Novelettes: Pascal Roge
8.12 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11
Itzhak Perlman (violin) LPO/Barenboim. Records


Unknown: Ravel Alborada
Unknown: Canteloube Lo
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Jacquillat
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio
Unknown: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Pascal Roge
Violin: Itzhak Perlman

: News

: Composers of the Week

Copland As it Fell Upon a Day: Phyllis Bryn- Julson (soprano)
Da Capo Chamber Players Piano Fantasy Charles Fierro
Inscape: NYPO/Bernstein Passacaglia: Charles Fierro (piano). Records


Soprano: Phyllis Bryn- Julson
Unknown: Charles Fierro

: Themes and Variations

Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Columbia SO/Walter
9.55 Van Eyck Variations on Engels Nachtegaeltje Michala Petri (recorder)
9.59 Crusell Introduction and Variations on a Swedish Air, Op 12 Thea King (clarinet) LSO/Alan Francis
10.09 Ives, orch
Schumann Variations on 'America': Los Angeles PO/Zubin Mehta
10.16 Rachmaninov
Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op 22: Piers Lane
10.42 Damase Seventeen
Variations for wind quintet, Op 22: Albion Ensemble
10.56 Dvorak Symphonic Variations
Bavarian RSO/Kubelik
11.17 Berkeley Theme and Variations
Julian Bream (guitar)
11.25 Copland Piano Variations
Joanna MacGregor
11.56 d'lndy Istar, Op 42 Loire PO/Pierre Dervaux
11.50 Horowitz Variations on a Theme from Bizet's 'Carmen': The composer


Unknown: Van Eyck

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Takuo Yuasa
Margaret Fingerhut (piano) Bartbk Concerto No 3
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945 version)


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Piano: Margaret Fingerhut

: News

: Garrick Ohlsson

Mozart Sonata in F
(K 533 and 494) Schubert Sonata in A minor (D 845) (R)

: Music Weekly

: Bavarian RSO

conductor Claus Peter Flor Heinrich Schiff (cello) Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat, Op 38
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104


Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Cello: Heinrich Schiff

: Rubbra and Finzi

Ryland Davies (tenor)
Sheelagh Gallwey (piano) Rubbra A Duan of Barra; Rune of Hospitality, Op 15; Orpheus with his Lute,
Op 8 No 2; A Widow Bird Sate Mourning, Op 28; In Dark Weather, Op 33; Invocation to Spring,. Op 17 No 2; Jesukin, Op 4
No 2; Rosa mundi, Op 2 No 2; Out in the Dark; A Hymn to the Virgin; It Was a Lover (Op 13)
Finzi The Sigh; The Comet at Yell'ham; Budmouth Dears (from Op 14)


Tenor: Ryland Davies

: Haydn and Prokofiev

Bochmann String Quartet Haydn Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1
Prokofiev Quartet No 2 in F, Op 92 (R)

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Anthony Burton Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

: Third Ear

Kurt Vonnegut talks to Christopher Bigsby. Producer Sally Marmion


Talks: Kurt Vonnegut
Unknown: Christopher Bigsby.
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Der Kreidekreis

Zemlinsky's version of the Chalk Circle story
(1933) follows the style of Weill's music-theatre works.
Berlin RSO/Stefan Soltesz


Tong, a brothel keeper: Uwe Peper (tenor)
Haitang, a teenage girl: Renate Behle (soprano)
Tschang-Ling, her revolutionary brother: Hans Helm (baritone)
Ma, a rich mandarin: Roland Hermann (bass)
Yu Pei, his wife: Gertrud Ottenthal (sop)
Prince Pao, Emperor's heir: Reiner Goldberg (tenor)

: Drama Now

Rise up Lovely Sweeney Unable to come to terms with women, religion or morality, Sweeney, the archetypal Celt, heads for the woods to find a more tolerable reality by becoming one with the birds of the air.
Written and adapted by Music for uillean pipes, written and performed by Robbie Hannon.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Robbie Hannon.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Tom Macintyre: Sweeney Tomhickey
Interrogator: T P McKenna
Sweeney's wife: Kate Binchey
Hag: Catherine Gibson
Matron: Roma Tomelty
Madman: Ian McElhinney
Nurse: Michelle Forbes
Inmate: Joe McPartland

: The Delights of Music

John Whenham presents a programme of Alessandro Grandi 's solo-songs, published in 1626 - some of the first music to use the title
'cantata' - with Martyn Hill (tenor) and Andrew Lawrence-King (harp).


Unknown: John Whenham
Unknown: Alessandro Grandi
Tenor: Martyn Hill

: Composers of the Week

Franck Les Djinns ; La
Procession; Les Eolides; Prelude, Aria and Finale


Unknown: Franck Les Djinns

: News

: Night School

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