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: Morning Concert

Delius In a Summer
Garden: Welsh National
Opera Orchestra/ Charles Mackerras
7.14 Tippett Little Music for string orchestra
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
7.30am News
7.35 Purcell Ode: Come, Ye Sons of Art
Norma Burrowes (sop)
James Bowman , Charles Brett (counter-tenors) Robert Lloyd (bass) Early Music Consort of London/
David Munrow (recorder)
8.01 Handel Suite in D and G (Water Music) English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
(harpsichord). Records


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Norma Burrowes
Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Charles Brett
Bass: Robert Lloyd
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock

: News

: Composers of the Week

Saint-Saens Allegro appassionato, Op 70 Jean-Philippe Collard (piano); RPO/Previn
Etude en forme de valse, Op 52 No 6
Magda Tagliaferro (piano) Rapsodie d'Auvergne, Op 73: Jean-Philippe Collard ; RPO/Previn Etudes, Op 111 Nos and 6: Francois-Rene Duchable (piano)
Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
Artur Rubinstein -
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Eugene Ormandy. Records


Unknown: Saint-Saens Allegro
Piano: Jean-Philippe Collard
Piano: Magda Tagliaferro
Unknown: Jean-Philippe Collard
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy.

: Morning Sequence

Haydn Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4
Quartuor Mosaïques
10.00 Mozart Concert
Aira: Ah, /o previdi!;
Ah, t'invola agl'occhi miei (K 272)
Lena Lootens (soprano) La Petite Bande/Kuijken
10.15 Robert Saxton
Chamber Symphony: The Circles of Light London Sinfonietta/
Oliver Knussen
10.40 Mozart Concert
Aira: Misero! 0 sogno, o son desto? (K 431)
Christoph Pregardien (ten) La Petite Bande/Kuijken
10.50 Haydn Symphony No 93 in D
Orchestra of the 18th
Century/Frans Briiggen Records
Producer Stephen Plaistow


Soprano: Lena Lootens
Unknown: Robert Saxton
Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Christoph Pregardien

: Concert in Hanley

Nikolai Demidenko
BBC PO, conductor Jansug Kakhidze Rossini Overture:
The Thieving Magpie
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor


Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Jansug Kakhidze

: News

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Concert

Vanbrugh String Quartet Mozart Quartet in C (Dissonance) (K 465)
Janacek Quartet No 1 (The Kreutzer Sonata)

: Music Weekly

investigates campus composers.
With Peter Paul Nash.


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash.

: A View from the Tower

Patrick Lambert presents four programmes on the Czech composer
Bohuslav Martinu , born in a church tower a hundred years ago. 3: The 1940s:
Aix-en-Provence -
New York
Including: Sinfonietta giocosa (1st movement) (Mono); Symphony No 2;
Memorial to Lidice (Mono); String Quartet No 7
(Concerto da camera) (2nd movement);
Sinfonietta (La Jolla)
Interspersed with music by Morley, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Janacek and Jan Novak. Records


Unknown: Patrick Lambert
Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu
Unknown: Jan Novak.

: BBC Singers at Malvern Priory

conductor John Poole Holmboe Lauda, anima mea; Domine, non superbit
Poulenc Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence
Werle Trees
(UK premiere)

: Mainly for Pleasure

Anthony Burton follows a musical journey from dusk to dawn.
Producer Anthony Cheevers


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Producer: Anthony Cheevers

: News

: Third Ear

Natalie Wheen talks to poet, dramatist and musician
Michelene Wandor , whose new play, The Courtier, the Prince and the Lady, is broadcast on Radio 3 this Friday.
Producer Piers Plowright


Talks: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Liszt Waltzes

Leslie Howard (piano) Valse oublie No 4;
Album Leaf in Waltz Form (S 166); Mephisto Waltz No 2. Records


Piano: Leslie Howard

: Australian Chamber Orchestra

leader Richard Tognetti conductor Richard Hickox
John Williams (guitar) live from the Queen
Elizabeth Hall , London. C P E Bach String
Symphony No 5 in B minor Biber Battalia
Marcello, arr Williams Guitar Concerto in D minor
8.20 John Williams talks to Nicholas Kenyon.
8.40 Sculthorpe
'Nourlangie' Concerto for guitar
Haydn Symphony No 64 in A


Leader: Richard Tognetti
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Guitar: John Williams
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Biber Battalia
Talks: John Williams
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon.

: Drama Now

Turtle Neck
Keith seems a jolly, jokey man but Dawn suspects there is something odd about him - and there is certainly a very strange smell coming from the basement.
Written by Steve May.
Other parts played by Danielle Allan ,
Timothy Bateson , Nigel Carrington , Stephen Garlick , James Greene , Elizabeth Kelly , James Simmons and Andrew Wincott. Director Penny Gold


Written By: Steve May.
Played By: Danielle Allan
Played By: Timothy Bateson
Played By: Nigel Carrington
Played By: Stephen Garlick
Unknown: James Greene
Unknown: Elizabeth Kelly
Unknown: James Simmons
Unknown: Andrew Wincott.
Keith: Christopher Fairbank
Dawn: Doreen Mantle
Girl: Susan Sheridan

: Mozart and Schumann

Krzysztof Smietana (violin)
John Blakely (piano)
Mozart Sonata in B flat (K 454)
Schumann Sonata in A minor, Op 105 (R)


Violin: Krzysztof Smietana
Piano: John Blakely
Piano: Mozart Sonata

: Composers of the Week

Walton Sinfonia concertante Belshazzar's Feast


Unknown: Walton Sinfonia

: News

: Night School

AsbroadcastthismorningonR5 Plus at 2.30-3.10 Branchez-Vouz! (2-3)

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