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: Morning Concert

Barber Adagio for strings: Los Angeles PO/ Leonard Bernstein
7.10 Mendelssohn Overture for wind instruments, Op 24 LSO/Claudio Abbado
7.19 Purcell Two
Fantasias (In nomine)
Concentus Musicus, Vienna


Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: News

7.35 Hoist Saturn (The Planets): LSO/Previn
7.45 Glinka Trio
Pathétique in D minor Borodin Trio
8.02 Sibelius 'Swanwhite' Suite, Op 54: Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Magnificat pour le Port Royal (H 81): Greta de Reyghere,
Isabelle Poulenard , Jill Feldman (sops); Capella Ricercar
Motet: Le Reniement de St Pierre (H 424); Missa sex vocibus cum simPhonia:
Assumpta est Maria (H 11) Les Arts Florissants/
William Christie. Records


Unknown: Isabelle Poulenard
Unknown: Jill Feldman
Unknown: William Christie.

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Elgar Overture: In the South: Bournemouth SO/ Constantin Silvestri
Bach Partita No 2 in D minor (BWV 1004)
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
W H Harris Bring Us, 0 Lord: Ian Curror (organ)
Vasari Singers /Backhouse Godard Idylle and Valse (Suite, Op 116):
William Bennett (flute), ECO/Bedford Shostakovich Two Waltzes, Op 1
Irena Grafenauer (flute)
Eduard Brunner (clarinet) Oleg Maisenberg (piano) Poulenc Mélancolie Andre Previn (piano)
Brouwer Elogio de la Danza
Vladimir Mikulka (guitar) Verdi La Traviata: Act III, Final Scene: Maria Callas (sop),
Alfredo Kraus (ten), Mario Sereni (bar), Maria Cristina de Castro (sop), Alessandro Maddalena (bass);
National Theatre Chorus. San Carlos, National
Theatre SO/Ghione. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Constantin Silvestri
Unknown: Bach Partita
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: W H Harris
Unknown: Ian Curror
Singers: Vasari Singers
Flute: William Bennett
Flute: Irena Grafenauer
Clarinet: Eduard Brunner
Piano: Oleg Maisenberg
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: Brouwer Elogio
Guitar: Vladimir Mikulka
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Alfredo Kraus
Unknown: Mario Sereni
Unknown: Maria Cristina
Bass: Alessandro Maddalena

: Peterborough Festival 1990

City of London Sinfonia conductor Richard Hickox Henry Herford (baritone) Mozart Symphony No 29 in A (K 201)
Joubert The Instant
Moment (first broadcast) Berkeley Serenade for strings
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F, Op 93
(In assoc. Cambs County Council)


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Baritone: Henry Herford

: News

: Concert Hall

Krzysztof Smietana (violin) John Blakely (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
Grieg Sonata No 1 in F Martinu Intermezzo
Faure Sonata in A, Op 13


Violin: Krzysztof Smietana
Piano: John Blakely

: Record Review

(Broadcast Saturday 9.35am;

: Vintage Years

William Primrose (viola) Arthur Benjamin Romantic Fantasy
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
RCA Victor Orch/Solomon Bartok, ed Serly Viola Concerto (mono): New SO of London/Serly. Records


Viola: William Primrose
Viola: Arthur Benjamin
Violin: Jascha Heifetz

: Choral Evensong

live from Wells Cathedral. Introit: There is an Old
Belief (Parry); Responses (Clucas); Psalms: 114-5 (W Davies, S S Wesley); Lessons (RSV): Joel 3, w 1-3, 9-21; I Corinthians
13; Office hymn: In Christ There Is No East Or West (McKee); Canticles:
Joubert in C; Anthem: Hymn to Saint Cecilia
(Britten); Hymn (EH 47): Songs of Thankfulness and Praise; Organ
Voluntary: Exultemus
(Whitlock); Organist and Master of the Choristers
Anthony Crossland Assistant Organist Andrew Nethsingha


Organist: Andrew Nethsingha

: Eastern Approaches

with Graham Fawcett.
4: Hungary: with folksong recordings made by Bartok, gypsy bands and dances with zither, bagpipes and cimbalom. Records (R)


Unknown: Graham Fawcett.

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Fritz Spiegl
Producer David Gallagher


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: David Gallagher

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion chaired by David Roper.
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: David Roper.
Producer: Mark Savage


Vladimir Ashkenazy , live from the Royal Festival Hall. Rimsky-Korsakov
Symphonic suite: Antar, Op 9 (1897 version)
Prokofiev Lieutenant
Kije, Op 60
8.25 In conversation with dancers and choreographers, Jann Parry considers the history of Stravinsky's 'Petrushka' as a ballet.
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version) (In association with NEC)


Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Jann Parry
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Footsteps from the Finland Station

with Michael Charlton
3: The Triumph of the Pope The Communist states attempted to destroy religion and the Vatican chose the weapon of diplomacy for its counter attack; and then there was the impact of a Polish
Pope. With the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Agostino
Casaroli, Cardinal Koenig of Vienna; and Dr Jerzy Loranc , former head of ideology for the Polish Communist Party
Reader Bogdan Kominowski Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Michael Charlton
Unknown: Cardinal Agostino
Unknown: Cardinal Koenig
Unknown: Dr Jerzy Loranc
Reader: Bogdan Kominowski
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Bach on the Lute

Final programme. Suite in E (BWV 1006a) (R)

: BBC Singers on Tour

conductor John Poole. Anthony Burton introduces a recital given in May 1989 in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham,
Dublin in association with the 36th Cork International
Choral Festival.
Leighton God 's Grandeur Tippett The Windhover Britten A M D G
Maconchy Nocturnal
Bourgeois A Tail of Two Fishes de Barra A Song of Pan
Mathias A May Magnificat


Conductor: John Poole.
Introduces: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Leighton God

: News

: Composers of the Week

Delibes and Massenet Massenet 'II est doux, il est bon' (Hérodiade);
Amadis, Act II (excerpts) Delibes Coppelia, Act 1

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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