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: Morning Concert

Elgar Introduction and Allegro: Sinfonia of London and the Allegri String Quartet/ John Barbirolli
7.13 Arne Organ Concerto No 2 in C Roger Bevan Williams Cantilena/ Adrian Shepherd


Unknown: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Roger Bevan Williams
Unknown: Adrian Shepherd

: News

7.35 Gounod Faust
Ballet Music: Paris Opera Orchestra/Pretre
7.52 Liszt Mephisto
Waltz No 1 (Episode from Lenau's Faust No 2)
Rotterdam PO/Conlon
8.04 Rachmaninov, orch Respighi
Six Etudes-Tableaux
New Philharmonia/
Yuri Krasnapolski. Records Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Yuri Krasnapolski.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

: Shura Cherkassky

Bach, arr Busoni
Chaconne in D minor
Schumann Etudes symphoniques, Op 13
Debussy Arabesque No 1 Chopin Mazurka in B minor. Op 30 No 2

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library: The music of Josquin Desprez by David Fallows. Edward Seckerson reviews new records of American music.
10.40 Record Release
Deems Taylor Through the Looking Glass: Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz
11.13 Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever
Simon Preston (organ)
11.18 Brumel Gloria
(Mass: 'Ecce Terrae Motus'): Las Huelgas
Ensemble/Paul van Nevel
11.30 Copland Concerto Noel Lee (piano) French NO/
The Composer
11.47 Byrd Lullaby, My Sweet Little Baby Dowland M. John Langton's Pavan
M. Henry Noell his
Galiard: Michael Chance (counter-ten), Christopher Wilson (lute); Fretwork
12.03 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein):
Vladimir Ashkenazy
12.30 Gershwin Girl
Crazy (selections)
Lorna Luft, Vicki Lewis,
Judy Blazer, David Carroll Chorus and Orchestra/ John Mauceri. Records Producers Nick Morgan and Kate Bolton
('Record Review' is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Josquin Desprez
Unknown: David Fallows.
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Gerard Schwarz
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Brumel Gloria
Unknown: Las Huelgas

: Words

Reflections on language by Ted Honderich ,
Professor of Philosophy at University College, London. Cause


Unknown: Ted Honderich

: News

: A Mozart Litany

Joan Rodgers (soprano) Ameral Gunson (mezzo) Barry Banks (tenor)
Alastair Miles (baritone) BBC Singers, BBC SO leader Michael Davis conductor Lothar Zagrosek Mozart Ballet music
(Idomeneo) (K 367)
Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento (K 243)


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Ameral Gunson
Tenor: Barry Banks
Baritone: Alastair Miles
Leader: Michael Davis
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek

: Concert from Nottingham

Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
BBC PO/Elgar Howarth leader Andrew Orton
Haydn Symphony No 86 in D
Bax The Garden of F and Robert Walker My Dog Has Fleas: capriccio for scratch orchestra
(world premiere)
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eflat
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version)


Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger

: Tuning Up

Scottish pianist David
Horne talks to
Chris de Souza about his life at an American music college and plays his own Six Short Short Studies.
Also Ravel's Sonatine,
Debussy's Estampes and Liszt's Paganini Study No 6 in A minor.
Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Chris De Souza
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Jazz Record Requests

with Charles Fox


Unknown: Charles Fox

: Third Opinion

with Christopher Cook. Reviews: Exhibition of Stanley Spencer , the film Hallelujah Anyhow on television, A Free Country at the Tricycle Theatre.
Opinions: Bryan Robertson , Margaret Forster.
Features: 'Language' in broadcasting and crafts on the move.
Producers John Boundy , Tim Dee


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Stanley Spencer
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Margaret Forster.
Producers: John Boundy
Producers: Tim Dee

: Beethoven and Prokofiev

Salvatore Accardo (violin) Bruno Canino (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in F. Op 24 (Spring)
Prokofiev Sonata No 2 in D, Op 94 bis (R)


Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Piano: Bruno Canino


60th Anniversary Season leader Bela Dekany conductor
Lothar Zagrosek
Berlioz Romeo and Juliet: Scherzo, Reverie and Fete Benedict Mason
Lighthouses of England and Wales
8.10 Speak Memory Vladimir Nabokov remembers his St
Petersburg schooldays.
Reader Hugh Dickson (R)
8.30 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5


Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Conductor: Berlioz Romeo
Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov
Reader: Hugh Dickson

: Issues

A discussion on a current issue, chaired by David Roper.
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: David Roper.

: Schubert Part Songs

Hans Peter Blochwitz (tenor) Uwe Heilmann (tenor)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Robert Holl (bass)
Rudolf Jansen (piano) Part 1: Four Drinking Songs; Beitrag zur funfzigjdhrigen Jubelfeier des Herrn von Salieri; Bergknappenlied; Naturgenuss;
La pastorella al prato; Das Dorfchen ;
Im Gegenwartigen Vergangenes


Tenor: Hans Peter Blochwitz
Tenor: Uwe Heilmann
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Bass: Robert Holl
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Unknown: Das Dorfchen

: Interval Reading

10.30 Die Nachtigall; Fruhlingsgesang; Geist der Liebe; Gondelfahrer; Wehmut; Bootgesang;
Widerspruch; Zurguten Nacht


Unknown: Zurguten Nacht

: Our Voice as in a Dream

Poems from Tagore's Gitanjali selected by Viram Jasani.
Reader Zia Mohyeddin. Music by Hariprasad Chaurasia (flute), with Anindo Chatterjee (tabla) (R)


Reader: Viram Jasani.
Reader: Zia Mohyeddin.
Music By: Hariprasad Chaurasia
Unknown: Anindo Chatterjee

: News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Second day. Fourth Test

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