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Bach Chorale Preludes
(BWV 645-7)
Peter Hurford (organ)
7.11 Haydn Symphony
No 22: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra/Fischer
7.30am News
7.35 Walton Crown
Imperial; Coronation March: RLPO/Groves
7.42 Korngold Sextet, Op 10: Berlin Sextet
8.15 Scheidt Battle Suite
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Records


Unknown: Peter Hurford

: News

: Cantatas in Contrast

Telemann Quartet in G Barthold Kuijken (flute) Sigiswald and Wieland Kuijken (viola da gambas) Robert Kohnen (h'chord) Bach Cantata No 62: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Peter Jelosits (boy sop) Paul Esswood
Kurt Equiluz (tenor)
Ruud van der Meer (bass) Tolz Boys ' Choir; Vienna Concentus Musicus/
Harnoncourt. Records


Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Robert Kohnen
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Peter Jelosits
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Bass: Ruud van Der Meer
Bass: Tolz Boys

: Busch String Quartet

Rudolf Serkin (piano)
Schumann Quintet for piano and strings, Op 44 in E flat
Beethoven Quartet inoF, Op 135. Records


Piano: Rudolf Serkin

: Music Weekly

(Details Tuesday at 2.00pm)

: Bernstein Conducts Mahler

Mahler Kindertotenlieder Janet Baker ; Israel PO
Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand)
Erna Spoorenberg ,
Gwyneth Jones , Gwenyth Annear (sopranos)
Anna Reynolds , Norma Proctor (contraltos)
John Mitchinson (tenor) Vladimir Razdjak (bar)
Donald Mclntyre (bass) Leeds Festival Chorus;
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. Records


Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Erna Spoorenberg
Unknown: Gwyneth Jones
Sopranos: Gwenyth Annear
Sopranos: Anna Reynolds
Contraltos: Norma Proctor
Tenor: John Mitchinson
Tenor: Vladimir Razdjak
Bass: Donald McLntyre

: Table Talk

Leslie Forbes talks to art historian Alistair Smith in the National Gallery about putting food on canvas. Why are the British so bad at it? Producer Elizabeth Burke


Talks: Leslie Forbes
Unknown: Alistair Smith
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: News

: Your Concert Choice

with Paul Guinery. Telemann Overture in G 'Burlesque de Quixote' Berlin Academy for Early Music
Mozart Sonata in D
(K 448): Alfred Brendel Walter Klien (pianos) Ravel Alborada del gracioso
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion
Francaise/Stokowski Hindemith Concerto for harp, woodwinds and orch (Mono): Little Symphony Orchestra of San Francisco/Millar
Handel Organ Concerto in B flat, Op 7 No 1
Amsterdam Baroque Orch/ Koopman (organ). Records


Unknown: Paul Guinery. Telemann
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Pianos: Walter Klien
Pianos: Ravel Alborada

: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

(born 9 December 1915) A recital given by the soprano at the Royal Festival Hall, London, in December 1968, with Geoffrey Parsons (piano). Wolf Was for ein Lied soil dir gesungen werden?
Im Fruhling; Phanomen; Wandl' ich in dem
Morgentau; Kennst du das Land?
Schubert Suleika , 1 and 2; Was bedeutet die
Bewegung; Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen;
Gretchen am Spinnrade Wolf Wiegenlied im Sommer, Anakreons Grab ; Die Zigeunerin
Strauss Drei Lieder der
Ophelia; Meinem Kinde; Das Rosenband; Ach was Kummer, Qual und
Schmerzen Wolf Sagt , seid Ihr eu, feiner Herr; In dem
Schatten meiner Locken; Ach, im Maien war's; 0 war' dein Haus durchsichtig wie ein Glas; Nein junger Herr; Wir haben beide lange Zeit geschwiegen; Wer rief dich denn
Strauss Muttertanderlei Schubert Seligkeit


Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Schubert Suleika
Unknown: Anakreons Grab
Unknown: Schmerzen Wolf Sagt
Unknown: Schubert Seligkeit

: Poet of the Month

P J Kavanagh with a selection of his work.

: Langham CO

conductor Frank Shipway Jill Gomez (soprano)
Bridge Suite for string orchestra
Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18 (R)


Conductor: Frank Shipway
Soprano: Jill Gomez

: Soundings

Sir Colin Davis in conversation with Michael Oliver.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Sir Colin Davis
Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Toward the Light

with Advent motets by Jacob Handl.
In a discourse
Canon Anthony Harvey of Westminster Abbey sheds light on the nature of Advent.
Jacob Handl Veni redemptor gentium;
Aspiciens a longe; Vox clamantis; Canite tuba; Veni ascendans
Samuel Scheidt Organ variations on 'Veni redemptor gentium'
Bach Nun komm der
Heiden Heiland
Cantores ad vincula conductor John Williams
Organist Margaret Phillips


Unknown: Jacob Handl.
Unknown: Canon Anthony Harvey
Unknown: Jacob Handl Veni
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Conductor: John Williams
Organist: Margaret Phillips

: Enescu

Dixtuor for wind instruments
Lausanne CO/
Lawrence Foster. Record


Unknown: Lawrence Foster.

: Sunday Play

The Holy Terror by Simon Gray.
Mark Melon: His Life and Times (as presented to the Women's Institute of Cheltenham).
Director Jane Morgan (R)


Unknown: Simon Gray.
Director: Jane Morgan
Mark Melon: James Laurenson
Gladstone: Robin Bailey
Samantha: Susie Brann
Michael: Sylvester Morand
Jacob: Brian Miller
Rupert: Struan Rodger
Graeme: Joe Dunlop
Josh: Samuel West
Gladys Powers: Joan Walker
Kate: Marcia King
Shrink: Geoffrey Whitehead

: London Philharmonic

Konstantin Stoianov
Sarah Walker (contralto) London Philharmonic
Choir conductor Kurt Masur
A concert given earlier this evening in the Royal Festival Hall, London. Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
Brahms Alto Rhapsody
10.30 Interval Reading
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky


Leader: Konstantin Stoianov
Contralto: Sarah Walker
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky

: William Howard

Piers Hellawell Das
Leonora Notenbuch
Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52


Piano: Piers Hellawell Das
Piano: Leonora Notenbuch
Piano: Chopin Ballade

: News

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