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: Morning Concert

Granados Escenas romanticas
Thomas Rajna (piano)


Unknown: Granados Escenas
Piano: Thomas Rajna

: News

7.35 Anon Per tropo fede Esther Lamandier
(voice and harp)
7.39 C P E Bach
Concerto in E (Wq 14)
English Concert/Pinnock
8.03 Janacek Rhapsody (Taras Bulba): Czech PO/ Vaclav Neumann. Records


Unknown: Esther Lamandier
Unknown: Vaclav Neumann.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Delibes and Massenet
Delibes Eglogue
Felicity Lott (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)
Bell Song (Lakme, Act 2) Joan Sutherland (soprano) Orchestra of the ROH, Convent Garden/ Molinari-Pradelli
Massenet Ballet: Cigale Enid Hartle (mezzo)
National PO/Bonynge Records


Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Cigale Enid Hartle

: A Sussex Sequence

Bax Morning Song (Maytime in Sussex)
Margaret Fingerhut (piano) LPO/Bryden Thomson
9.43 Mozart Finale
(Le nozze di Figaro)
(Mono: 1934): Soloists Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra/Fritz Busch
9.49 Elgar String Quartet Mistry String Quartet
10.15 Debussy Reflets dans I'eau
Ivan Moravec (piano)
10.20 Bridge Suite-. The Sea
RLPO/Charles Groves
10.40 Haydn Komm, holder Lenz! (The Seasons) Brighton Festival Chorus RPO/Antal Dorati
10.43 Ireland Legend Eric Parkin (piano)
LPO/Bryden Thomson
10.56 Gershwin Finale, Act 1 (Porgy and Bess) Soloists; LPO/Rattle
11.02 Bax Piano Quintet David Owen Norris (piano) Mistry String Quartet Producer David Gallagher


Piano: Margaret Fingerhut

: BBC Scottish SO

leader Geoffrey Trabichoff conductor Bruno Weil
Janina Fialkowska (piano) Beethoven Overture:
King Stephen Brahms Piano Concerto


Leader: Geoffrey Trabichoff
Conductor: Bruno Weil
Piano: Janina Fialkowska
Piano: King Stephen Brahms

: News

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Chilingirian Quartet
Schubert Quartet in B flat (D 112)
Prokofiev Quartet No 2

: Soundings

Michael Oliver follows in the footsteps of Gustav Holst 'in search of new tunes'.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Youth Orchestras of the World

at the Aberdeen
International Youth Festival.
The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra play their own compositions and arrangements, introduced by their directors Rick Lawn and Jeff Hellmer.


Directors: Rick Lawn
Directors: Jeff Hellmer.

: A Tribute to Henry Purcell

Rogers Covey-Crump (ten) Michael George (baritone) Purcell Quartet
Catherine Mackintosh
Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) Richard Boothby (cello/bass viol) Robert Woolley
(harpsichord/organ) with Risa Browder
A concert of trio sonatas and suites, pavans and grounds, songs and dialogues from the pen of the English Orpheus. (R)


Baritone: Michael George
Violin: Catherine MacKintosh
Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Cello: Richard Boothby
Harpsichord: Robert Woolley
Violin: Risa Browder

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Fiona Talkington
Producer Michael Emery


Presented By: Fiona Talkington
Producer: Michael Emery

: The Honky-Tonk Man

Francis Wilford-Smith presents the first of a series of five programmes, each looking in depth at the work of a blues pianist. He begins with Cow Cow Davenport who was born in Alabama in 1894 and, after playing for rent parties, honkytonks and vaudeville, became a house pianist for two record companies. He accompanied singers like Ivy Smith and Lucille Brogan , as well as recording solo pieces, including his own 'Cow Cow Blues'.


Unknown: Francis Wilford-Smith
Unknown: Cow Cow Davenport
Unknown: Lucille Brogan

: News

: Third Ear

As a retrospective of large-scale colour photographs by the American artist Cindy Sherman opens in the Saatchi Collection,
London, David Brittain talks to her about the many guises she assumes in her work.
Producer Judith Bumpus


Artist: Cindy Sherman
Talks: David Brittain
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: College Concert

live from Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
Laura de Fusco (piano) BBCPO conductor En
Shao David Matthews
Symphony No 3
Mendelssohn Piano
Concerto No 2 in D minor
8.20 Robert Layton reports on the recent Sibelius International
Congress in Helsinki.
8.40 Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat


Piano: Laura de Fusco
Unknown: Shao David Matthews
Unknown: Robert Layton

: ... And That's the Difficutt Part

Singer Cleo Laine , pianist Stan Tracey , and reed player Bob Wilbur talk to Mel Hill about the influences on their singing and playing and how they found their own 'voice'.
Producer Piers Plowright


Singer: Cleo Laine
Pianist: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Bob Wilbur
Unknown: Mel Hill
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Takacs Quartet

Bartok String Quartets Nos 3 and 6 (R)

: Sounds of Nature

Brian Rayner Cook (baritone)
Roger Vignoles (piano) Schubert songs that imitate the wind in the forest, a quail, a cricket, whining dogs, ravens' wings, alpine echoes, mooing cows and a gallop through the storm. Im Walde (D 708) Der Wachtelschlag Der Einsame
Der Geistertanz
Abschied (D 475)
Das Heimweh (D 851) Auf der Bruck (R)


Baritone: Brian Rayner Cook
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Das Heimweh

: News

: Composers of the Week

Theatre Overture
Birthday Greeting
Duo for violin and cello Gopher Hunting
Concerto for Orchestra

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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