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: Morning Concert

Wagner Good Friday Music (Parsifal)
St Louis SO/Jerzy Semkow

: Rimsky-Korsakov

Russian Easter Festival
Overture: St Louis SO/Slatkin


Unknown: St Louis

: News

: Josef Strauss

Sphdrenklang Waltz Vienna PO/Boskovsky


Unknown: Sphdrenklang Waltz

: Schumann

Jean Jacques Justafre Jean-Paul Gantiez Jean-Claude Barro
Alain Courtois (horns)
French NPO/Guschlbauer


Unknown: Jean Jacques Justafre
Unknown: Jean-Paul Gantiez
Unknown: Jean-Claude Barro
Horns: Alain Courtois

: Ravel

Pavane pour une infante defunte St Louis SO/Slatkin


Unknown: St Louis

: Rimsky-Korsakov

Spanish Caprice, Op 34
Montreal SO/Dutoit. Records

: News

: Composersof the Week

The Aged: Hungarian Radio and Television
Chorus/Janos Ferencsik Symphony in C
Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati
Psalm us Hungaricus Lajos Kozma (tenor)
Brighton Festival Chorus; Wandsworth School Boys' Choir; LSO/Kertesz. Records


Unknown: Antal Dorati
Tenor: Hungaricus Lajos Kozma

: Morning Sequence

Bridge Enter Spring
(Rhapsody): RLPO/Groves

: Brahms

Two Songs,
Op 91: Sarah Walker (sop) Paul Silverthorne (viola) Julian Jacobson (piano)


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Viola: Paul Silverthorne
Piano: Julian Jacobson

: Bridge

Four Characteristic Pieces
Eric Parkin (piano)


Piano: Eric Parkin

: Britten Phantasy

Quartet, Op 2
Pamela Woods (oboe) Audubon Quartet


Oboe: Pamela Woods

: Dukas

La Peri
(Poeme danse): Ulster
Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier


Unknown: La Peri

: Bridge

Three Songs
Patricia Wright (soprano) Michael Ponder (viola) John Alley (piano)


Soprano: Patricia Wright
Piano: John Alley

: Rebecca Clarke

Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale '
Patricia McCarty (viola) Peter Hadcock (clarinet)


Viola: Patricia McCarty
Clarinet: Peter Hadcock

: Schumann

Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring): Royal
Concertgebouw/Chailly Records. Producer Alan Hall


Producer: Alan Hall

: Music for the Prussian Court

Nichelmann Overture in B flat for two oboes, strings and continuo
Quantz Flute Concerto in E minor (Pour Potsdam) Kirnberger Sinfonie in D for two horns
C P E Bach Concerto in Ffor two harpsichords
(WQ 46): Berlin Academy of Ancient Music/Jacobs

: News

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Michael Thompson (horn) live from St George 's, Brandon Hill Bristol. ,
Paul Patterson Horn
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (K 504) (Prague)
0 TICKETS: free on application from [address removed]


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Horn: Michael Thompson
Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Horn: Paul Patterson
Unknown: Brandon Hill

: Schoenberg Goes to Hollywood

In 1933 Arnold Schoenberg left his native Austria, never to return.
Ever a fish out of water, this diminutive giant among 20th-century composers spent the last 18 years of his life in the film capital of the world. With the help of Schoenberg's pupils, his children and those who knew him socially, Jeremy Siepmann searches for the man behind the legend and discovers a figure compounded of paradox. (R)


Subject: Arnold Schoenberg
Presenter: Jeremy Siepmann
Producer: Ray Abbott


conductor Alexander Lazarev
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Borodin Overture:
Prince Igor Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Violin: Prince Igor Tchaikovsky

: Rimsky-Korsakov

(In association with Shell Chemicals UK Ltd)

: Haydnand Beethoven

Vanbrugh String Quartet Haydn Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4
Beethoven Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3 (R)

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Roger Nichols
Producer Anthony Cheevers


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Producer: Anthony Cheevers

: News

: Third Ear

The pianist
Alfred Brendel celebrates his
60th birthday this month. He talks to Natalie Wheen.
Producer Belinda Sample


Pianist: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Natalie Wheen.

: Bournemouth SO

conductor En Shao
Steven Isserlis (cello) live from the Colston Hall, Bristol.
Berlioz Overture:
Benvenuto Cellini
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini

: Richard Langham

Smith considers the anglophile Debussy.
Reader Garard Green.


Reader: Garard Green.

: Debussy

Prelude a iapres-midi d'unfaune Bartok Suite: The
Miraculous Mandarin
(in association with Harveys of Bristol)

: Off-Side

A brief visit by a Czech to Berlin in the days of the Wall, told in a series of recurring images of animals in glass cages, a girl in an emotional mesh, and silhouettes seen from a viewing platform. Written by Vlastimil Tfesnak. Reader Alex Jennings. Translated by Jan Culik and Alan Mason
Director John Theocharis (R)


Written By: Vlastimil Tfesnak.
Reader: Alex Jennings.
Translated By: Jan Culik
Translated By: Alan Mason
Director: John Theocharis

: Music In Our Time

Towards Infinity: Reginald Smith
Brindle introduces his own music: journey Towards Infinity Symphony No 2 (Veni Creator)
Worlds without End
Michael Rippon (baritone) Sheelagh Sutherland (piano) Dominic Saunders
Martin Allen (percussion) conductor Nicholas Cox
BBC Welsh SO, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
BBC Singers conductor Gareth Morell.


Unknown: Reginald Smith
Baritone: Michael Rippon
Piano: Sheelagh Sutherland
Piano: Dominic Saunders
Unknown: Martin Allen
Conductor: Gareth Morell.

: The Music Maker

: News

: Composersof the Week

Introduction and Variations on a Theme from 'Die Schone
Miillerin' (D802);
Im Abendrot (D 799); String Quartet in A minor (D 804)

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5 Plus at 2.00-2.25 Language in the National Curriculum

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