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: Morning Concert

Hoist Uranus (The
Planets): LSO/Previn
7.06 Famaby, arr
Howarth Mal Sims , His Dream, His Humour
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
7.10 Chopin Variations on a Theme by Rossini Maxence Larrieu (flute) Susanna Mildonian (harp)
7.15 Arnold Set 2 of English Dances


Unknown: Howarth Mal Sims
Harp: Susanna Mildonian

: News

7.35 Handel Concerto a due cori No 3 in F
English Concert/Pinnock
7.52 Schubert Trio in B flat (D 28) Beaux Arts Trio
8.00 C P E Bach
Symphony in E minor (Wq 178/H 653)
C P E Bach CO/Haenchen
8.12 Gershwin Rhapsody No 2: Los Angeles
Thomas (piano). Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Médée: tragedie en musique in a prologue and five acts (Excerpts) (soprano)(tenor)(bass) (soprano)
Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie Records


Unknown: William Christie
Jason: Gilles Ragon
Oronle: Philippe Cantor
Nerine: Sophie Boulin

: Associates of the Schola Cantorum

D'Indy Symphonic Variations 'Istar'
Loire PO/Dervaux
9.50 RousseX jazz dans la nuit; Deux melodies, Op 20
Sarah Walker (mezzo) Roger Vignoles (piano)
10.00 Turina La
Oracion del Torero
Suisse Romande
10.08 De Severac
En Vacances
Aldo CiccoUni (piano)
10.28 Palestrina Mass:
Assumpta est
Maria Choir of the Chappelle Royale , Paris/Herreweghe
10.52 Guilmant Sonata
No 1 in D minor:
Simon Preston (organ)
11.15 Albeniz(orch Arbos) Evocation; El Puerto: El Albaicin; Triana (Iberia)
Paris Orch/Barenboim
11.42 Roussel Serenade for flute, harp and string trio: Melos Ensemble
12.00 D'lndy The Death of Wallenstein
Loire PO/Dervaux
Records. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Aldo Ciccouni
Unknown: Maria Choir
Unknown: Chappelle Royale
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Roussel Serenade
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Concert Orchestra

conductor James Lockhart Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night
Frank Bridge There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook
Grieg Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar


Conductor: James Lockhart
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

Trio of London
Mozart Piano Trio in C
(K 496)
Dvorak Piano Trio No 4, Op 90 (Dumky) (Arranged by St George 's Music Trust, in association with National Westminster Bank)


Arranged By: St George

: Inside the Hollywood Bowl

or 'Singin' in the Rain' meets 'The Flight of the Bumble Bee'.
Seating up to 26,000, the Hollywood Bowl is the world's largest regular concert venue.
Jeremy Siepmann goes behind the scenes and traces the Bowl's colourful history with the help of performers, administration and a battalion of crickets.
Producer Ray Abbott (R)


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann
Producer: Ray Abbott

: London Handel Festival

Concerto grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 5;
Cantata: Donna che in ciel for soprano and strings; Sonata a cinque
Roy Goodman (solo violin)
3.35 Interval Reading
3.40 The Choice of Hercules: Soloists
London Handel Choir and Orchestra/Darlow (R)


Unknown: Roy Goodman

: Clare Macfarlane and Julius Drake

(violin and piano)
Delius Sonata No 3 Bart6k Romanian
Elgar Sonata in E minor

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Rodney Slatford Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: News

: Third Ear

Natalie Wheen talks with the violinist
Dmitri Sitkovetsky. Producer Ray Abbott


Talks: Natalie Wheen
Violinist: Dmitri Sitkovetsky.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Les Petits Ages F Couperin Movements

from the Seventh
Ordre Kenneth Gilbert (h'chord)


Unknown: Ordre Kenneth Gilbert


Sarah Walker (mezzo) Peter Ustinov (narrator) conductor Michael Tilson Thomas (piano) live from the Barbican Hall, London.
Leopold Mozart Toy Symphony
Stravinsky Souvenir de mon enfance; Tilimbom; The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

8.15 Childhood in the Middle Ages
For some 30 years historians have held that the Middle Ages had no concept of childhood. Jeffrey Richards, Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, questions that view in the light of recent research and suggests a new interpretation of the medieval attitude to children.

8.35 Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
Matthews Machines and Dreams (world premiere)
Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
(in association with Nikon UK Limited)


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Narrator: Peter Ustinov
Conductor: Michael Tilson
Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Unknown: Prokofiev Peter

: Music In Our Time

John Surman (saxophones, bass clarinet) and the American drummer and pianist Jack Dejohnette joined forces with the Balanescu String Quartet at the 1990 Camden Jazz Festival to play compositions by themselves and Alexander Balanescu.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: John Surman
Pianist: Jack Dejohnette
Pianist: Alexander Balanescu.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

: Composers of the Week

Delibes and Massenet
Delibes Lakme, Act 1 (excerpts)
Massenet Scènes pittoresques; 'Pourquoi me reveiller?' (Werther); Death Scene (Don Quichotte); Danse flamande (Le Carillon)

: Night School

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

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