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: Morning Concert

Karlowicz Stanislaw and Anna Oswiecim : Warsaw
National SO/Wislocki
7.22 Vaughan Williams Suite de Ballet
Michael Cox (flute)
Nigel Clayton (piano)
7.30am News
7.35 Handel Harp
Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6: Andrew Lawrence -
King (harp); Taverner
Players/Andrew Parrott
7.49 Verdi Ernani involami (Ernani, Act 1) Carol Vaness (soprano)
British Concert Orchestra/ Frank Renton
7.56 Wagner Forest
Murmurs (Siegfried, Act 2) Philharmonia/Klemperer
8.05 Tippett Piano
Sonata No 1: John Ogdon Records


Unknown: Karlowicz Stanislaw
Unknown: Anna Oswiecim
Piano: Nigel Clayton
Unknown: Andrew Lawrence

: News

: Composers of the Week

Delibes Lakme, Act I (excerpts)
Monte Carlo Opera
Orchestra/Richard Bonynge Massenet Scènes pittoresques: CBSO/Fremaux 'Pourquoi me réveiller?' (Werther): Georges Thill (ten), Ninon Vallin (mezzo) Paris Opera-Comique 0rche6tra/Elie Cohen
Death Scene (Don Quichotte) Feodor Chaliapin (bass) Olive Kline (soprano) Dance flamande (Le
Carillon): Suisse Romande Orchestra/Bonynge. Records


Unknown: Georges Thill
Unknown: Ninon Vallin
Lakme: Joan Sutherland (sop)
Mallika: Jane Berbie (meno)
Frédéric: Claud Cales (bantone)
Gerald: Alain Vanzo (tenor)
fiose: Josephte Clement (soprano)
Ellen: Gwenyth Annear (soprano)
Miss Bentson: Monica Sinclair (mezzo)

: Morning Sequence

Haydn Symphony No 46 in B: Philharmonia
Hungarica/Antal Dorati Leopold Mozart
Sinfonia da Caccia Hermann Baumann , Radovan Vlatkovic ,
Timothy Brown , Nicholas Hill (horns), Academy of St Martin/Iona Brown
Schumann Three Little
Pieces (Bunte Blatter)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Weber Overture:
Der Freischutz
Berlin PO/Karajan
Schumann Five Album
Leaves (Bunte Blatter)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Brahms Sextet in Bflat, Op 18: Yehudi Menuhin , Robert Masters (violins) Cecil Aronowitz ,
Ernst Wallfisch (violas) Maurice Gendron ,
Derek Simpson (cellos) Schumann
(Bunte Blatter)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor
Cologne RSO/Wand
Records. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Dorati Leopold Mozart
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Unknown: Radovan Vlatkovic
Unknown: Timothy Brown
Horns: Nicholas Hill
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Brahms Sextet
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Violins: Cecil Aronowitz
Violas: Ernst Wallfisch
Violas: Maurice Gendron
Cellos: Derek Simpson
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor John Lubbock Christine Cairns (mezzo) Elgar Sea Pictures Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 in D


Conductor: John Lubbock
Conductor: Christine Cairns

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

live from Pebble Mill.
Martin Roscoe (piano) Bach Toccata in D
Nielsen Chaconne, Op 32 Beethoven 32
Variations in C minor
(WoO 80)
Busoni Toccata


Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Telling a Taling

A passage from
Finnegans Wake read by James Joyce.
2.10 James Joyce Settings
David Osmond Smith explores the various ways in which composers have responded to Joyce's work. Producer Anthony Sellors (R)


Read By: James Joyce.
Read By: James Joyce
Unknown: David Osmond Smith
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Werther

Massenet's opera in four acts, with a libretto by Edouard Blau , Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann , after Goethe.
His friends:
Epalinges Children's Chorus Orchestre des
Rencontres Musicales conductor Marc Soustrot


Unknown: Edouard Blau
Unknown: Paul Milliet
Unknown: Georges Hartmann
Conductor: Marc Soustrot
Werther, a poet, aged 23: Neil Rosenshein (tenor)
Albert, Charlotte's fiance: Marc Barrard (bantone)
Magistrate: Jean Brun (bass)
Schmidt: .Antoine David (tenor)
Johann: Charles Ossola (bass)
Charlotte, the Magistrate's eldest daughter: Brigitte Balleys (mezzo)
Sophie, her sister: Brigitte Fournier (soprano)

: BBC Welsh SO

leader Barry Haskey conductor Jacek Kaspszyk Gordon Hunt (oboe)
Matthus Oboe Concerto


Leader: Barry Haskey
Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
Oboe: Gordon Hunt

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Brian Kay Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Ray Abbott

: News

: Third Ear

The American scholar and writer Samuel Hynes talks to Michael Barber about A War Imagined. Producer Gordon Hutchings


Talks: Samuel Hynes
Unknown: Michael Barber
Producer: Gordon Hutchings

: Simon Rattle Conducts Mahler

Symphony No 9
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra leader Peter Thomas live from the Town Hall, Birmingham.


Leader: Peter Thomas

: The World of William

A repeat of the programme which marked last year's centenary of the birth of Richmal Crompton , author of the Just William books.
Jeffrey Richards considers her schoolboy creation and the world of surburbia he inhabited.
Producer Rosemary Hart (R)


Unknown: Richmal Crompton
Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: Music for Guitar

Aniello Desiderio (guitar) Coste Andante et polonaise Pujol Morceaux espagnols Giuliani Grand overture


Guitar: Aniello Desiderio
Unknown: Pujol Morceaux

: Music in Our Time

A concert at Glasgow University to mark the composer lannis Xenakis's honorary degree. Xenakis Rebonds ; Psappha
James Wood Rogosanti Xenakis Persephassa Darmstadt Percussion
Producer Martin Dalby


Unknown: Xenakis Rebonds
Producer: Martin Dalby

: The Music Maker

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Aged; Symphony in C; Psalmus Hungaricus


Unknown: Psalmus Hungaricus

: Night School

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

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