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: Morning Concert

Parry Lady Radnor's Suite: City of London Sinfonia/Hickox
7.15 Schubert Twelve
German Dances (D 790) Imogen Cooper (piano)
7.30am News
7.35 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat (K 407) (Mono)
Dennis Brain , Griller Quartet
7.51 Berlioz Dances from Les Troyens, Act IV
ROH Orchestra/Davis
8.02 Haydn Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor
(Farewell): English Concert/ Pinnock (h'chord). Records


Piano: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Dennis Brain

: News

: Composers of the Week

Handel Anthem for the Foundling Hospital
Academy of Ancient
Music, Choir of Christ Church Cathedral,
Oxford/Simon Preston
Concerto in G, Op 3 No 3 English Concert/Pinnock Musick for the Royal
Fireworks: King's Consort/ King. Records

: Centenarians

Pieces born in 1890 - a year of slowly dissolving traditions and some audacious new ideas.
Mascagni Cavalleria
Rusticana, Prelude: Act
Placido Domingo (tenor) Philharmonia/Sinopoli
9.43 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111 (Allegretto) Amadeus Quartet
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
9.48 Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades: Act 1 Scene 2:
Tamara Milashkina (soprano), Galina Borisova (alto),
Nina Grigorieva (mezzo) Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra/Ermler
10.00 Satie Gnossienne
No 1: Pascal Roge (piano)
10.04 d'lndy Karadec, Op 34 (Incidental Music)
J F Pailliard CO/Pailliard
10.15 Faure Cinq mélodies de Venise, Op 58: Gerard Souzay (bar) Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.28 Massenet Visions
Rhineland State
Palatinate PO/Stoll
10.42 Wolf 'Sagt, seid Ihr es, feines Hen'; 'Nun wandre, Maria Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar) Gerald Moore (piano)
10.46 Glazounov
The Sea, Op 28
USSR RSO/Ziuraitis
11.02 Debussy Danse bohémienne; Tarantelle styrienne: Uvia Rev (piano)
11.14 Elgar Overture:
Froissart, Op 19: LPO/Boutt
11.27 Satie Gnossienne
No 3: Pascal Roge
Records. Producer Sarah Devonald


Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Soprano: Tamara Milashkina
Soprano: Galina Borisova
Unknown: Nina Grigorieva
Unknown: Satie Gnossienne
Piano: Pascal Roge
Unknown: Faure Cinq
Unknown: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Maria Dietrich
Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Satie Gnossienne
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Nottingham Festival

East of England Orchestra conductor Malcolm Nabarro
Gerald Douglas (trumpet) Mozart Symphony No 31 in D (K 297) (Paris) Bloch Proclamation
Eric Coates London Suite
Alan Bush Symphony No 2, Op 33 (Nottingham)


Conductor: Malcolm Nabarro
Conductor: Gerald Douglas

: News

: Christian Zacharias

Beethoven Sonata in F minor, Op 2 No 1 Schumann
Fantasiestucke, Op 12
Beethoven Sonata in G, Op 79 (R)


Piano: Beethoven Sonata

: Listening to ...

Maxwell Davies.


Unknown: Maxwell Davies.

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Gli Amici Delia Musica
The Bournemouth-based youth orchestra celebrated its 21st anniversary this year. Members of the group talk about their work, with highlights from a recent concert including Bach's Magnificat in D and Rachmaninov's
Symphony No 2 in E minor.

: A Little Chamber Music

Hindemith Kleine
Kammermusik, Op 24 No 2 Danzi Quintet. Record


Unknown: Hindemith Kleine

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker Producer Judith Roles


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles

: The Music Maker

In this fifth programme about the trumpeter Miles Davis , Ian Carr looks at the period from
1960 to 1965 when Davis began working with younger musicians like
Herbie Hancock , Wayne Shorter , Ron Carter and Tony Williams.


Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Ian Carr
Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Wayne Shorter
Unknown: Ron Carter
Unknown: Tony Williams.

: News

: Third Ear

On the occasion of his exhibition at Redfern
Gallery, Adrian Heath talks to Professor
Norbert Lynton about his abstract paintings, which take the nude and the landscape as their points of departure.
Producer Judith Bumpus


Talks: Adrian Heath
Unknown: Norbert Lynton
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: College Concert

Isabelle van Keulen (violin) BBC PO/Gerard Schwarz live from Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
Strauss Four Symphonic Interludes (Intermezzo) Violin Concerto
8.25 Nicholas Kenyon considers David Diamond's music with Peter
Dickinson and Tim Page.
8.45 Diamond Symphony No 2 (UK premiere)


Violin: Isabelle van Keulen

: Ancient Land: Sacred Whale

A ritual for four voices.
For the last 15 yea...,, Tom Lowenstein has been visiting the Inupiaq people of Point Hope,
Alaska, recording elders who could tell of a time before outside contact undermined the ancestral beliefs that had sustained the balance of land, people and whales. In this poem, he recreates the shamanistic rituals in which the land was a whale and the hunter was a raven, enacted through the winter solstice in preparation for the spring migration of whales northwards past the inupiaq village.
With Brenda Bruce , Maurice Denham and Paul Copley. Producer Joan Griffiths


Unknown: Tom Lowenstein
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Paul Copley.
Producer: Joan Griffiths

: Mozart

Quartets in F (K 590) and in D minor (K 421)
Endellion Quartet (R)

: Magnificat

Lassus Magnificat: Erano capei d'oro
In three programmes, Cormac Rigby reads from a commentary on the Canticle of the Virgin, taken from the pre-Reformation devotional book, The
Myroure of Oure Ladye. Tallis Scholars/Phillips


Unknown: Cormac Rigby
Unknown: Oure Ladye.

: Composers of the Week

Marti nu Inventions (3rd mov.); Julietta Act 3, final sc; Frescoes of Piero della Francesca; The Greek
Passion: Act 3, Sc 1 and 2

: News

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