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: Morning Concert

Verdi Overture: La battaglia di Legnano
Austrian RSO/Gardelli
7.08 Beethoven Eleven
Bagatelles, Op 119
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
7.30am News
7.35 Dvorak Slavonic
Dance in B, Op 72 No 1 Czech PO/Karel Sejna
7.39 Glazunov Violin
Concerto in A minor
Anne-Sophie Mutter National SO of Washington/Rostropovich
7.59 Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat LPO/Haitink. Records


Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Unknown: Dvorak Slavonic

: News

: Cantatas in Contrast

J S Bach Cantata No
130: Herr Gott , dich loben alle wir: Soloists; Heilbronn Heinrich Schiitz Choir
Pforzheim CO/Werner
Choral prelude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 599)
Helmut Walcha (organ)
Cantata No 61: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland. Records


Unknown: Herr Gott
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Helmut Walcha
Unknown: Heiden Heiland.

: Busch String Quartet

Dvorak Quartet in E flat, Op 51
Brahms Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2. Records

: Music Weekly

(Details as Tuesday at 2.00pm)

: Decade by Decade

10: 1890-1900
Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko , Op 5: USSR SO/Svetlanov Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115: Thea King ; Gabrieli Quartet
Debussy Trois chansons de
Bilitis Sarah Walker (mezzo) Roger Vignoles (piano)
Fibich Symphony No 2 in E flat, Op 38: Brno State PO/Jiri WaldhauS. Records


Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Sadko
Unknown: Thea King
Unknown: Bilitis Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: Table Talk

Leslie Forbes discovers the etiquette of spitting from wine writer Pamela
Vandyke Price.
Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Purcell Trumpet Sonata (Z 850): John Wilbraham ECO/Leppard
Vaughan Williams An Oxford Elegy
John Westbrook (speaker) King's College Choir, Cambridge; Jacques Orch/David Willcocks
Lekeu Adagio for strings, Op 3: Monte Carlo PO/Armin Jordan
Bruch Violin Concerto No 3 in D minor, Op 58 Salvatore Accardo
Leipzig Gewandhaus/ Kurt Masur. Records


Unknown: John Wilbraham

: Gruberova Sings Strauss

Lieder given at the 1990 Vienna Festival by Edita Gruberova (soprano) and Friedrich Haider (piano). Zueignung; Die Nacht; Wer hat's gethan?; Barkarole; Du meines
Herzens Kr6nelein ; Cdcilie; Blauer Sommer ; Wenn ...;
Liebeshymnus; Wir beide wollen springen; Gluckes genug; Junghexenlied;
Ein Obdach gegen Sturm und Regen; Einkehr; Klingl; Waldseligkeit; /n go/dener Folle


Soprano: Edita Gruberova
Piano: Friedrich Haider
Unknown: Herzens Kr6nelein
Unknown: Blauer Sommer
Unknown: Ein Obdach

: Poet of the Month

Poet and columnist
P J Kavanagh , author of Presences and Life before Death talks to Clive Wilmer. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: P J Kavanagh
Unknown: Clive Wilmer.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Bournemouth SO

conductor Kees Bakels
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Mendelssohn Overture:
Ruy Bias , Op 95
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor (R)


Conductor: Kees Bakels
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Unknown: Ruy Bias

: Opera News

(Details as Friday 2. OOpm)

: Advent Carol Service

live from the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. Music interspersed with Lessons: The Advent Prose: Rorate caeli
(Mode I); Processional hymn (EH 7): Lo, He Comes with Clouds
Descending; Carols: The Linden Tree; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (Poston); A Spotless Rose
(Howells); The Coming of the Lord (Hoddinott); I Sing of a Maiden
(Hadley); Hymn (EH 5): Hark! A Herald-Voice Is
Calling; Carols: Of a Rose, a Lovely Rose (Near);
King Jesus Hath a Garden; Ding, Dong, Merrily on High; Hymn (EH 8): 0
Come, 0 Come Emmanuel;
Carol: There Is a Flower (Rutter); Magnificat:
(Tone 1); Chorale: Break Forth, 0 Heavenly,
Beauteous Light (Bach); Hymn (EH 28): 0 Come, All Ye Faithful; Organ voluntary: Choral prelude 'Wachet auf!' (Bach, BWV 645)
Organist Alexander Martin Director of Music
Dr George Guest


Organist: Alexander Martin
Unknown: Dr George Guest

: Sunday Play

Critics' Choice
Jenkin's Ear
A contemporary political thriller set in Central
America: the violent
'disappearance' of an Englishwoman presents newspaperman Bill Jenkin with the most difficult decision of his career.
Written by Dusty Hughes .
Director Patrick Rayner (R)


Unknown: Bill Jenkin
Written By: Dusty Hughes
Director: Patrick Rayner
Jenkin: Joss Ackland
Rigoberto: Nigel Anthony
Foster: Peter Blythe
Ruiz: John Bull
Zwimmer: Phyllida Law
Fleur: Lizzie McLnnerny
Grace: Kate Harper
Buchanan: John Gabriel
Nora: Gloria Romo

: John McCabe at 50

Dennis Simons (violin) BBC PO, conductor Edward Downes
McCabe Concerto No 2; Concerto for orchestra


Violin: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Opus 130

Last public lecture by Hans Keller on Beethoven's late quartet. With the Aeolian Quartet. (R)


Unknown: Hans Keller

: Brahms Songs

bed, Op 3 No 6;
Nachtigallen Schwingen , Op 6 No 6; Abschied, Op 69No 3; Im Garten am
Siegestade, Op 70 No 1; Am Sonntagmorgen, Op
49 No 1; Fruhlingslied, Op 85 No 5; Uber die Heide, Op 86 No 4; Komm bald; Trennung (Op 97 Nos 5 and 6); Auf die Kirchhofe, Op 105 No 4;
Salamander, Op 107 No 2; Es schauern die Blumen, Op 96 No 3
Ruud van der Meer (bar) Rudolf Jansen (piano)


Unknown: Nachtigallen Schwingen
Piano: Rudolf Jansen

: News

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