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: Morning Concert

Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on Sussex Folk
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) Philharmonia/Handley
7.12 Bach Chaconne in D minor from Partita (BWV 1004): Yehudi Menuhin
7.30 News
7.35 Roussel Symphony No 1: French NO/Dutoit
8.11 Alan Bush Nocturne for piano: Peter Jacobs
8.17 Handel Oboe
Concerto No 3 in G minor Roger Lord, Academy of St Martin/Marriner. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

'I'm going to go in for fantasy. That's why I write operas - it is a free form.' Inventions (3rd movement) Emil Leichner (piano) Czech PO/Neumann
Julietta (Act 3, final scene) Soloists; Chorus and Orch of Prague National Theatre/Krombholc
Frescoes of Piero delta Francesca
Czech PO/Karel Ancerl
The Greek Passion (Act 3, Scenes 1 and 2) Soloists; Brno State PO/ Charles Mackerras. Records


Piano: Emil Leichner
Unknown: Charles MacKerras.

: Alternative Arrangements

Orchestral works arranged as chamber music, and vice versa. Haydn, arr Salomon Symphony No 100 in G Linde Consort
10.02 Schubert, arr
Britten Die Forelle (D 550) Schumann, arr Britten Fruhlingsnacht , Op 39
No 12: Neil Mackie (tenor) SCO/Steuart Bedford
10.06 Strauss, arr
Hasenohrl Till Eulenspiegel Berliner Solisten
10.15 Busoni, arr Stein Berceuse élégiaque, Op 42 Schoenberg Ensemble/ Reinbert de Leeuw
10.26 Beethoven Grosse Fuge, Op 133: Strings of Philharmonia/Klemperer
10.43 Mahler, arr
Schoenberg Four Songs from 'Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen'
Anna Holroyd (mezzo)
Camerata de Versailles/ Amaury du Closel
11.02 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano
Quartet No 1 in G minor CBSO/Rattle. Records Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Britten Fruhlingsnacht
Tenor: Neil MacKie
Unknown: Eulenspiegel Berliner Solisten
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse
Unknown: Anna Holroyd
Producer: Michael Emery

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor George Hurst Robert Cohen (cello)
Ravel Suite: Ma mère I'oye Saint-Saens Cello
Concerto No 1
Tippett Ritual Dances


Conductor: George Hurst
Cello: Robert Cohen

: News

: Chamber Music from Manchester

live from Studio 7.
Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb (sopranos) Anthony Rooley (lute)
Monteverdi 0 come sei gentile
Luzzaschi Cor mio , deh non languire
Frescobaldi Deh, vien da me pastorella
Monteverdi Lamento d'Olimpia
Notari Intenerite voi Piangono al pianger Girate occhi
Francesco Costa II pianto d'Arianna
Sigismondo d'lndia
Dove potro; Alia guerra d'amore


Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Evelyn Tubb
Sopranos: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Luzzaschi Cor Mio
Unknown: Monteverdi Lamento
Unknown: Alia Guerra

: Soundings

: Music for Piano

Philip Jenkins
Menotti Ricercare and Toccata
Copland Sonata


Unknown: Philip Jenkins
Unknown: Menotti Ricercare

: Youth Orchestras of the World

The series begins with musical reunification in Germany: members of the RIAS Youth
Orchestra and students from the Hanns Eisler College of Music join forces in Bruckner's
Symphony No 8, conductor Hanns-Martin Schneidt.


Conductor: Hanns-Martin Schneidt.

: Mainly for Pleasure

Roger Nichols looks at the musical world of 1890. Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: The Music Maker

This week Ian Carr looks at Miles Davis's work in the late 50s with composer and arranger Gil Evans.


Unknown: Ian Carr
Unknown: Gil Evans.

: News

: Third Ear

On the occasion of her exhibition at the Bohun
Gallery, Henley-on-Thames, jewellery designer
Wendy Ramshaw talks to Edward Lucie-Smith . Producer Judith Bumpus


Talks: Wendy Ramshaw
Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith
Producer: Judith Bumpus


60th Anniversary Season conductor Lothar Zagrosek BBC Symphony Chorus chorusmaster
Stephen Jackson live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
7.55 The Ninth
Anthony Burgess considers Beethoven's final symphony.
8.15 Beethoven
Symphony No 9 in D minor
Suzanne Murphy (sop) Mary King (mezzo)
Philip Langridge (tenor) Robert Holl (bass)


Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Unknown: Stephen Jackson
Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Suzanne Murphy
Unknown: Mary King
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Bass: Robert Holl

: The 14 Resurrections of Miguel Marmol

Interviews and readings that set the story of the Salvadorean trade unionist Miguel Marmol in the context of his country's turbulent history. His extraordinary escapes from death provided inspiration for the Salvadorean poets Claribel Alegria and Roque Dalton and the Uruguayan historian Eduardo Galeano.
Readers Bob Peck , Maggie Stead , Walter Acosta. Producer Mick Webb


Unknown: Roque Dalton
Readers: Eduardo Galeano.
Readers: Bob Peck
Readers: Maggie Stead
Readers: Walter Acosta.
Producer: Mick Webb

: Domenico Scarlatti

Sonatas: in F sharp minor (Kk 25); in B minor
(Kk 376 and 377); in G and G minor (Kk 372 and 373); in C minor (Kk 126) and in F minor (Kk 555)
Ruth Dyson (h'chord) (R)


Unknown: Ruth Dyson

: The Transatlantic Cello

Second programme of two. Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano)
Britten Sonata in C, Op 65 Walton Passacaglia Crumb Sonata
(both for cello solo)


Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Composers of the Week

Saint-Saens 'Africa'
Fantaisie, Op 89; Etudes for the left hand, Op 135 Nos 1-4; Improvisation: Samson and Delilah;
Piano Concerto No 5 in F,

: News

: Night School

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