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: Morning Concert

Mendelssohn Overture:
The Hebrides
Bamberg SO/Flor
7.10 Mahler Wo die sch6nen Trompeten blasen Anne Sofie von Otter
Ralf Gothoni (piano)
7.17 Waldteufel
The Skaters Waltz
7.30am News
7.35 Bizet L'Arlesienne:
Suite No 2
Ulster Orchestra/Tortelier
7.51 Berio Folk Songs Jard van Nes (mezzo)
Royal Concertgebouw/ Riccardo Chailly
8.12 Ravel La Valse
NYPO/Boulez. Records Producer Peter Tanner


Mezzo-Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Ralf Gothoni
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Producer: Peter Tanner

: News


Conductor Bernhard Klee
Gyorgy Pauk (violin) Josef Suk (viola) Mozart Sinfonia concertante in E flat (K 364) Strauss Symphonic poem: Till Eulenspiegel


Conductor: Bernhard Klee
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Viola: Josef Suk
Viola: Mozart Sinfonia

: Saturday Review

with Edward Greenfield.
Record Review
Building a Library:
Schumann's Dichterliebe by Alan Blyth.
Anthony Burton reviews new discs of modern choral and orchestral works.
10.40 Record Release Hartmann Concerto funèbre
Vladimir Spivakov (violin) Moscow Virtuosi
11.00 Beethoven Four
Irish Songs
Felicity Lott (soprano) Ann Murray (mezzo)
Galina Solodchin (violin) Jonathan Williams (cello) Graham Johnson (piano)
11.13 Kokkonen
Symphony No 4
Lahti SO/Osmo Vanska
11.36 Liszt Variations on Bach's 'Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen'
Alfred Brendel (piano)
11.51 Simon Bainbridge Fantasia for double orch BBC SO/The Composer
12.10 Edward Greenfield talks to
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf on her 75th birthday.
12.30 Strauss Four Last
Songs (Mono: 1956)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano); Philharmonia/ Karajan. Records
Producer Nick Morgan
('Record Review' is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)
12.55 pm Words Four reflections on language by the composer Hugh Wood. 1: Programme Notes of Times Past


Unknown: Edward Greenfield.
Unknown: Alan Blyth.
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Violin: Vladimir Spivakov
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ann Murray
Violin: Galina Solodchin
Cello: Jonathan Williams
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Simon Bainbridge
Talks: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Producer: Nick Morgan
Unknown: Hugh Wood.

: News

: Carter and Stravinsky

Arditti Quartet
Stravinsky Concertino
Elliott Carter Quartet No 1

: BBC SO at 60

The final retrospective with Nicholas Kenyon , in which the composer-conducts.
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 2
Stravinsky Apollo; Three Dances from 'The Firebird'
2.54 Nicholas Kenyon talks to John Drummond.
3.04 Lutoslawski Chain // Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) Boulez Le Visage nuptial Series producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon
Talks: Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown: John Drummond.
Violin: Boulez Le Visage
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Tuning Up

Nicholas Daniel (oboe) and Joy Farrall (clarinet) talk to Chris de Souza about both their special musical partnership and their separate solo lives; and with Julius Drake
(piano) they play works by Poulenc, Head, Gilson and Dvorak.


Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake

: Jazz Record Requests

with Charles Fox


Unknown: Charles Fox

: Third Opinion

with Christopher Cook. Reviews: Debussy's
Pelleas et Mélisande at
ENO; exhibition of Jasper Johns at the Hayward
Gallery; Bertolucci's film of The Sheltering Sky.
Opinions: Rodney Milnes , Christopher Frayling Features: Exhibition catalogues - are they too weighty? Can we write a common European history? Producers John Boundy. Tim Dee


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Producers: John Boundy.
Producers: Tim Dee

: Mozart Chamber Music

Hagen Quartet
Tabea Zimmerman (viola) Quartet in D (K 499) (Hoffmeister);
Quintet in E flat (K 614)


Viola: Tabea Zimmerman

: The Proof

A young boy puts the existence of God to the test. Written by Rodrigo Rey Rosa.
Reader Jeremy Northam. Translator Paul Bowles Producer Sally Avens


Reader: Rodrigo Rey Rosa.
Reader: Jeremy Northam.
Unknown: Paul Bowles
Producer: Sally Avens

: Mozart

Part 2
Quartet in A (K 464)

: The Ring of the Nibelung

by Richard Wagner.
9: Gotterdammemng, Act 2 0 SIMULTANEOUS
BROADCAST with BBC2. For details see page 41


Unknown: Richard Wagner.

: Debussy and Mathias

Gordon Fergus
Thompson (piano)
Debussy Les fees sont d'exquises danseuses;
La Terrasse des audiences au clair de lune; Feux d'artifice
(Preludes, Book 2)
Mathias Sonata No 2 (R)


Unknown: Gordon Fergus
Piano: Debussy Les
Unknown: La Terrasse

: Issues

with Robert Hewison


Unknown: Robert Hewison

: Comedy on the Bridge

Martinu's one act opera, premiered on radio in 1937, is a light-hearted satire on war, concerning the predicament of a group of people trapped in no-man's land. (soprano) (baritone) (bass) (tenor)(speaker) (speaker)
Brno Janacek Opera Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Jilek. Record


Conductor: Frantisek Jilek.
Popelka: Jarmila Kratka
Sykos: René Tucek
Bedron: Richard Novak
Eva: Anna Barova (contralto)
Schoolmaster: Vladimir Krejcik
Friendly sentry: Jan Hladik
Enemy sentry: Jaroslav Dufek
Friendly officer: Bohumir Kurfürst

: Midnight Mass

Norman Rodway reads a second short story by Machado de Assis.
Waiting to go to Midnight Mass, a young man is engaged in flirtatious conversation by his host's usually demure wife.
(Third story Friday at 11.10pm)


Unknown: Norman Rodway
Story By: MacHado de Assis.

: Russian Reflections

Timothy Hugh (cello)
Kathron Sturrock (piano) Britten Suite No 3 for solo cello
John Joubert Kontakion ,
Op 69


Cello: Timothy Hugh
Piano: Kathron Sturrock
Cello: John Joubert Kontakion

: News

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