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: Morning Concert

Schubert German Dance
(D 618)
Crommelynck Piano Duo
7.07 Mozart Flute Quartet in A (K 298): Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute),
Isaac Stern (violin), Salvatore Accardo (viola), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
7.18 Humperdinck Overture: Hansel and Gretel: Berlin PO/Karajan
7.30am News
7.35 Handel Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6: Andrew Lawrence-King (harp)
Taverner Players/Parrott
7.49 Massenet
Meditation from 'Thais' Anne-Sophie Mutter
(violin); Berlin PO/Karajan
7.56 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 (Italian) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/
Charles Mackerras. Records


Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flute: Isaac Stern
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Viola: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Charles MacKerras.

: News

: Composers of the Week

3: Impresario
Excerpts from the comic opera 'Der geduldige Socrates': Soloists
Savaria Vocal Ensemble, Capella Savaria/
Nicholas McGegan. Records


Unknown: Nicholas McGegan.

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Die Himmel ruhmen: Montanara Choir Trio for piano, clarinet and cello:
Clifford Benson , Antony Pay,
Christopher van Kampen
10.05 William Lloyd
Webber Missa Sanctae : Mariae Magdalenae
Richard Hickox Singers/ Richard Hickox
10.20 Dvorak Cello Concerto No 1 in A Milos Sadio ; Czech
10.45 Handel Wretched Lovers (Acis and Galatea) English Baroque Chorus and Soloists/Gardiner
10.50 Molter Concerto in B flat: Gunilla von Bahr (flute), with ensemble


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Cello: Clifford Benson
Unknown: Christopher van Kampen
Unknown: William Lloyd
Unknown: Webber Missa Sanctae
Singers: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Milos Sadio

: Humperdinck

Prelude and Dew Fairy's Aria (Hansel and Gretel) Ruth Welting (soprano); Gurzenich Orch/Pritchard
11.05 Martin Passacaille James Lancelot (organ)
11.20 Wynne Evening
Shadows: Janet Price (sop) Anthony Saunders (piano)
11.35 Molter Trumpet Concerto in D: Maurice Andre ; J-F Paillard CO/ Paillard. Records


Soprano: Ruth Welting
Unknown: Martin Passacaille
Unknown: James Lancelot
Piano: Anthony Saunders
Unknown: Maurice Andre

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor John Lubbock Bernadette Greevy (mezzo) Brahms Tragic Overture Mahler Leider eines fahrenden Gesellen
Schubert Symphony No 8


Conductor: John Lubbock
Conductor: Bernadette Greevy
Unknown: Mahler Leider

: News

: Concert Hall

Yeoh Ean Mei (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
Haydn Variations in F minor (H XVII 6)
Messiaen Le Baiser de
I'enfant Jesus; Regard des prophètes, des bergers et des mages (Vingt regards sur I'enfant Jisus)
Kabelevsky Sonata No 3 in F


Piano: Yeoh Ean Mei
Unknown: Messiaen Le Baiser

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Pierre Monteux conducts the Chicago SO.
Franck Symphony in D minor. Record


Unknown: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: Franck Symphony

: Choral Evensong

live from St George 's Chapel, Windsor.
Introit: Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk (Brahms);
Responses (Smart); Psalm: 104 (Hawes, Walmisley); Lessons: Proverbs 26, vv 12-28; Revelation 15 Canticles: Stanford in A Anthem: Es is das Heil, Op 29 No 1 (Brahms) Organ voluntary:
Fantasia and Toccata in D minor (Stanford) Director of Music
Christopher Robinson Organist Roger Judd


Unknown: St George
Organist: Christopher Robinson
Organist: Roger Judd

: Musicians of the Nile

Donald Macleod presents musical snapshots of Egypt with kanoun-player Soliman Gamil, singer Urn Kalthoum and Les
Musiciens du Nil. Records (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Alan Hall

: News

: Third Ear

with Robert Hewison Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Robert Hewison
Producer: Julian Hale


60th Anniversary Season conductor Pierre Boulez live from RFH, London. Debussy Images
8.10 Waiting to Hear the Nightingale Stephen Walsh tracks Stravinsky's early bird from its obscure beginnings in St Petersburg to its colourful Paris debut weeks before the start of the First World War.
8.30 Stravinsky
BBC Singers


Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Nightingale Stephen Walsh
The Nightingale Nightingale: Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano)
Kitchenmaid: Della Jones (mezzo)
Dealth: Elizabeth Laurence (mezzo-Soprano)
Bonze: Michael (georgebass)
Fisherman: Ian Caley (tenor)
Emperor: Neil Howlett (baritone)
Chamberlain: John Tomlinson (bass)

: Wroclaw Festival of Open Theatre

Noel Witts visits this international forum of experimental theatre in Poland to assess how young writers, actors and directors are adapting to changes in Eastern Europe. Producer Martin Jenkins


Unknown: Noel Witts
Producer: Martin Jenkins

: Music in Our Time

Justin Connolly and Michael Finnissy at the ISCM Festival in Oslo. Tonino Tesei Gesta
Saxophone Ensemble/ Gerard Oskamp
Ase Hedstrem Saisir Norwegian Radio
Orch/Avi Ostrowsky Cecilie Ore Praesens subitus: Cuarteto
Latinoamericano Magnus Lindberg
Kinetics: Oslo PO/E6tv6s
Kurtag Ligatura : Frances-
Marie Uitti (cello), Borealis Unsuk Chin Troerinnen
Stina Tomberg , Anne-Use Berntsen (sopranos) Kirsten Dolberg (alto) Bergen Opera Choir
Bergen PO/Luca Pfaff (all first UK broadcasts, except Lindberg's 'Kinetics)


Unknown: Justin Connolly
Unknown: Michael Finnissy
Unknown: Latinoamericano Magnus Lindberg
Unknown: Kurtag Ligatura
Cello: Marie Uitti
Unknown: Stina Tomberg
Sopranos: Anne-Use Berntsen
Sopranos: Kirsten Dolberg

: Composers of the Week

Copland Short
Symphony (No 2); Four Piano Blues;
Danzon Cubana ; Las Agachadas; El Salon Mexico; Three Latin American Sketches


Unknown: Danzon Cubana

: News

: Night School

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