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: Morning Concert

Gershwin Cuban Overture
Saint Louis SO/Slatkin
7.10 Copland Quiet City Philip Smith (trumpet)
Thomas Stacy (cor anglais) NYPO/Bernstein
7.30am News
7.35 Beethoven
Overture: Egmont London Classical
7.42 Dvorak Serenade in E, Op 22: Orpheus CO
8.10 Respighi Fountains of Rome: Philadelphia
Orchestra/Riccardo Muti Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Concerto Grosso in C
(Alexander's Feast)
English Concert/Pinnock Dettingen Te Deum
Christopher Tipping (atto) Harry Christophers (ten) Stephen Varcoe (bass) Michael Pearce (bass) Choir of Westminster
Abbey, English Concert/ Simon Preston. Records


Bass: Stephen Varcoe
Bass: Michael Pearce
Unknown: Simon Preston.

: Poles Apart

Music from Poland, framed by traditional Polish carols.
Trad Three Polish Carols (Mono)
Prague Radio Children's Choir/Kulinsky
9.43 Szymanowski
Nocturne and Tarantella,
Op 28: Wanda Wrtkomirska (violin),
Tadeusz Chmielewski (piano)
9.56 trans Landowska
Three Polish Dances (Mom) Wanda Landowska
10.01 Chopin Krakowiak , Op 14
Alexis Weissenberg (piano) Paris Conservatoire
Concert Society
10.16 Panufnik
Hommage a Chopin Karen Jones (flute)
London Musici/Stephenson
10.32 Chopin Leaves Are Falling (Op 74)
Elisabeth Soderstrom (sop) Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.38 Kilar Krzesany Warsaw PO/Rowicki
Paderewski Nocturne , Op 16 No 4 Ignace Jan Paderewski (piano)
11.01 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2 Wilanov Quartet
11.20 arr Lutoslawski
Polish Carols:
Krystyna Szostek-Radkowa (mezzo) Andrzej Hiolski (bar)
Jerzy Witkowski (piano) Records. Producer Alan Hall


Violin: Wanda Wrtkomirska
Violin: Tadeusz Chmielewski
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Harpsichord: Chopin Krakowiak
Flute: Chopin Karen Jones
Unknown: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Paderewski Nocturne
Piano: Ignace Jan Paderewski
Unknown: Krystyna Szostek-Radkowa
Unknown: Andrzej Hiolski
Piano: Jerzy Witkowski
Producer: Alan Hall

: Ulster Orchestra

leader Paul Willey conductor
Nicholas Cleobury
Anthony Goldstone (piano) John Adams
The Chairman Dances
Haydn Symphony No 97 in C
Beethoven Piano
Concerto in D


Leader: Paul Willey
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: John Adams

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

live from Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Paganini Ensemble Paganini Quartet No 11 in B
Boccherini Quintet No 4 in D


Unknown: Pebble Mill.

: Envy, Hatred and Malice

Rodney Milnes continues his exploration of some of the less endearing traits displayed by operatic characters.
5: The Green-Eyed Monster (R)


Unknown: Rodney Milnes

: In Vienna

Johann Strauss
Overture: Die Fledermaus Vienna PO/Lorin Maazel
Kreisler Caprice Viennois Fritz Kreisler (violin) Carl Lamson (piano) Josef Strauss Waltz:
Vienna PO/Maazel. Records


Unknown: Johann Strauss
Violin: Fritz Kreisler
Piano: Carl Lamson
Piano: Josef Strauss

: Der Schatzgrdber

The Treasure Seekers
Franz Schreker 's opera (1915-18), inGunter
Kramer's production for the Hamburg State Opera. Sung in German. (sop) (tenor) (bass) (tenor)
Hamburg State Opera Chorus
Hamburg State PO/ Gerd Albrecht Records


Unknown: Franz Schreker
Unknown: Gerd Albrecht
Els, a young woman: Gabriele Schnaut
Elis, a minstrel and student: Josef Protschka
King: Harald Stamm
His jester: Peter Haage
Bailiff: Hans Helm (bar)
Albi: Heinz Kruse (tenor)

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Roger Nichols
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: News

: Third Ear

The popular Canadian jazz pianist,
Oscar Peterson - once known as the 'brown bomber of boogie woogie' - talks about his career to
Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Derek Drescher


Pianist: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Swansea Festival 1990

BBC Welsh SO/Otaka
Howard Shelley (piano) Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op 47
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 20 in D minor (K 466)
8.20 Interval Reading
8.25 Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra, Op 30
(In association with Barclays)

: Leaving

In 1938 a young
Englishman set out for
India to work with a rajah and his son. There he met and fell in love with a beautiful girl who was already married.
This is the story of that journey and love affair, in the words of Claire Watson and the letters and journals of the man who was to become her husband - Francis, writer, critic and broadcaster, who died in 1988. Readers Garard Green, Saeed Jaffrey ,
David King and Simon Treves. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Claire Watson
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: David King
Unknown: Simon Treves.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Music in Our Time

Richard Steinitz presents the final programme from the Huddersfield
Contemporary Music Festival.
Ensemble Archaeus conductor
Liviu Danceanu.
New sounds from
Bucharest performed by Romania's leading new music ensemble, including works by Adrian lorgulescu , Costin Miereanu ,
Câlin loachimescu and Liviu Danceanu.


Unknown: Richard Steinitz
Conductor: Liviu Danceanu.
Unknown: Adrian Lorgulescu
Unknown: Costin Miereanu
Unknown: Liviu Danceanu.

: The Music Maker

: Composers of the Week

Martinu Serenade (dedicated to Albert Roussel );
Intermezzo No 1 (Les Ritournelles); Concertino for piano trio and strings; Largo (Tre ricercari);
Toccata (Toccata e due canzoni); Overture


Unknown: Martinu Serenade
Unknown: Albert Roussel

: News

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