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: Morning Concert

Anon Westron Wynde Hey Nony No Circa 1500
7.07 Vaughan Williams Concerto for oboe and strings
Celia Nicklin (oboe)
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
7.30am News
7.35 Prokofiev
Symphonic poem: Dreams
SNO/Neeme Jarvi
7.46 Buffardin Concerto in E minor for flute and strings
Musica Antiqua Koln
8.00 Delius Dance
Rhapsody No 1
RPO/Thomas Beecham
Stravinsky Pastorale for violin and wind quartet
8.15 J Strauss , arr
Schoenberg Rosen aus dem Suden
Boston Symphony
Chamber Players. Records


Oboe: Celia Nicklin
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Unknown: Stravinsky Pastorale
Unknown: J Strauss
Unknown: Schoenberg Rosen

: News

: Composers of the Week

Aaron Copland
Short Symphony (No 2) Orpheus CO
Four Piano Blues
Leo Smit
Danzon Cubana New York Philharmonic/
Leonard Bernstein
Las Agachadas New England
Conservatory Chorus/ Aaron Copland
El Salon Mexico (arr Bernstein)
James Tocco (piano) Three Latin American
Orpheus CO. Records


Unknown: Leo Smit
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Piano: James Tocco

: Midweek Choice

Presented by Susan Sharpe
Producer Edward Blakeman
0 REQUESTS: write to 'Midweek Choice' BBC Radio 3
Broadcasting House London WIA IAA or tel: [number removed](Wednesday only)


Presented By: Susan Sharpe
Producer: Edward Blakeman


leader Dennis Simons conductor
Howard Williams
Dmitri Alexeev (piano) Beethoven Overture:
Leonora No 2
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 20 in D minor (K 466) Prokofiev Sinfonietta in A


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Howard Williams
Piano: Dmitri Alexeev

: News

: Concert Hall

live from Broadcasting House, London
. James Dower (flute) Delme String Quartet
Boccherini Quintet in C (G 420)
Dvorak Cypresses Nos 1,3, 4 and 2 Pleyel Quartet in D Dvorak Cypresses Nos 5, 7, 9 and 10 Boccherini Quintet in G (G 423)
TICKETS: £3.50, available from 1 00am today or in advance from the box office, or tel: [number removed]


Flute: . James Dower

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Clemens Krauss conducts
Richard Strauss :
Waltzes from
'Der Rosenkavalier'; Metamorphosen for strings
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Mono records: 1953


Unknown: Clemens Krauss
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: Choral Evensong

live from Christ Church
Cathedral, Oxford.
Introit: Justorum animae
Responses (Tomkins) Psalms: 73, 74 (Smart, Garrett, Woodward, Walmisley)
Readings: Proverbs 18, vv 10-24
Revelation 11, vv 14-19 Canticles: Westminster
Service (Howells)
Anthem: Laudibus in Sanctis (Byrd)
Hymn (AMNS 177): Praise to the Holiest
Organ voluntary: Chant heroTque (Langlais) Organist and Master of the Choristers
Stephen Darlington Assistant Organist Stephen Farr


Organist: Stephen Farr

: Rhymes and Runes

John Thornley presents songs and dances from Iceland and the Faroe
Islands - two ancient
Viking cultures where the Old Norse sagas and epic ballads are still a popular, living tradition. Records (R)


Unknown: John Thornley

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Natalie Wheen
Producer Christopher Pope


Presented By: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Christopher Pope

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion on an issue of the moment, chaired by Robert Hewison. Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Julian Hale

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

60th Anniversary Season leader Michael Davis conductor
David Atherton
Moray Welsh (cello) live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. Bridge Oration
8.05 Shostakovich and His War Symphonies
Eric Roseberry examines the contemporary significance of Shostakovich's Eighth
Symphony and considers its central place in his development as a Soviet-Russian composer.
Producer Arthur Johnson
8.25 Shostakovich Symphony No 8


Leader: Michael Davis
Conductor: David Atherton
Cello: Moray Welsh
Unknown: Eric Roseberry
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: The Price of Beef

BSE has been present in British cows for about five years, and the disease still mystifies scientists. Yet despite uncertainties about whether it can be passed on to consumers of beef, the government has introduced several measures to combat the disease.
Geoff Watts asks if these measures are based on scientific principles, and if new diseases, such as BSE, are the price we have to pay for cheap food. Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Mozart and Bartok

Endellion String Quartet Mozart Quartet in A (K 464)
Bartok Quartet No 6 (R)

: Composers of the Week

Cesar Franck
Pastorale, Op 19 Psyche


Unknown: Cesar Franck

: News

: Night School

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