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: Morning Concert

Haydn Divertimento in G (H IV 7): Barthold, Sigiswald and Wieland Kuijken (flute, violin, cello)
7.11 Prokofiev Symphony No I in D (Classical) Chicago SO/Georg Solti


Flute: Wieland Kuijken

: News

7.35 Sarasate Concert
Fantasy on 'Carmen' Itzhak Perlman (violin) NYPO/Zubin Mehta
7.46 Soler Sonata in D flat (R88)
Gilbert Rowland (h'chord)
7.53 Bemers Fantaisie espagnole
RLPO/Barry Wordsworth
8.00 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Alicia de Larrocha (piano) LPO/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. Records


Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Gilbert Rowland
Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: Spain Alicia de Larrocha
Unknown: Rafael Fruhbeck

: News

: Composers of the Week

Mozart in 1789-90 Eine kleine Gigue (K 574):
Martin Haselbock (organ of Brixen Cathedral, Tyrol)
Nine Variations in 1) on a Minuet by Duport (K573) Alfred Brendel (piano) Cost fan tutte (K 588): Scenes from Act 2 (For performers see Monday). Records


Unknown: Martin Haselbock
Piano: Alfred Brendel

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Sibelius Andante Festivo
Gothenburg SO/Jarvi
Beethoven Variations on 'Ich hab' ein kleines
Huttchen nur'
Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) Delius Concerto for violin and rello: Menuhin, Tortelier; RPO/M Davies Schumann
Dichterliebe. Op 48 Nos 1-10
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
Hubert Giesen (piano) Britten Prince of the Pagodas, Op 57: Act 1
ROH Orch/The Composer Schumann Dichterliebe.
Op 48 Nos 11-16
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor) Hubert Giesen (piano)
Prokofiev Symphony No 6, Op 111
Los Angeles PO/Previn Durufle Scherzo:
Oliver Latry (organ). Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
Unknown: Davies Schumann
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Piano: Hubert Giesen
Unknown: Schumann Dichterliebe.
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Piano: Hubert Giesen
Unknown: Oliver Latry

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Alexander Rahbari Barber Essay No 2
Dvorak Symphony No 8


Conductor: Alexander Rahbari

: News

: Concert Hall

Duncan Prescott (clarinet) Scott Mitchell (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
Lefevre Sonata No 3 in F
Bernstein Sonata
Debussy Première rapsodie Benjamin Le Tombeau de Ravel


Clarinet: Duncan Prescott
Piano: Scott Mitchell

: Record Review

(Broadcast Saturday 9.35am;

: Vintage Years

Robert Layton introduces records of the conductor
Anthony Bernard (born 29 January 1890). Including his pioneering recording of Berkeley's Divertimento, plus Bach and Handel.


Introduces: Robert Layton
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: Choral Evensong

live from the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Hertfordshire. Introit: Fair in Face
(Healey Willan )
Responses (
Richard Lloyd ); Psalms: 148-50 (Hurford. Stanford,
Talbot); Lessons (RSV): Jeremiah 3, vv 14-23; John 1, vv 35-51
Canticles: Darke in F
Anthem: Though I Speak with the Tongues of Men (Bairstow)
Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on 'Kyrie, Gott heilige Geist' (BWV 671) (Bach)
Choir director Barry Rose Organist Andrew Parnell


Unknown: Healey Willan
Unknown: Richard Lloyd
Organist: Barry Rose
Organist: Andrew Parnell

: Mbira

Caroline Swinburne introduces recordings she made in Zimbabwe, where the music of the mbira can call up ancestral spirits, tell epic stories or just provide an excuse for dancing. Producer Sarah Devonald


Introduces: Caroline Swinburne
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Mainly for Pleasure

Anthony Burton investigates some little-known corners of the output of well-known composers. Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion chaired by David Roper.
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: David Roper.

: French Baroque

Bernard de Bury Suite No 1 in A
Francoise Petit (h'chord)

: Mozart

La Betidia liberata (K 118) live from the Barbican
Hall, London.
Sylvia McNair,
Rosa Mannion , Gillian Webster (sopranos), Jard van Nes (mezzo), John Aler (tenor), Stafford Dean (bass) Tallis Chamber Choir director Philip Simms ECO/Jeffrey Tate
8.55 Amadeo in Italia 'I cannot write much, for my fingers are tired from composing so many recitatives!'
A selection of Mozart's letters, written during 1769-73 when he was travelling in Italy with his father.
Reader Benjamin Whitrow . Translation Emily Anderson
9.15 Part 2
(In association with Pioneer High Fidelity (GB) Ltd)


Unknown: Rosa Mannion
Sopranos: Gillian Webster
Sopranos: Jard Van Nes
Tenor: John Aler
Bass: Stafford Dean
Director: Philip Simms
Unknown: Jeffrey Tate
Reader: Benjamin Whitrow
Unknown: Emily Anderson

: Footsteps from the Finland Station

with Michael Charlton.
4: The German Phoenix
Why did communism fail to validate its ideas in the land of its birth and what was the role of the Protestant church in breaking its hold?
With Laszlo Tokes , the 39-year-old pastor from
Timisoara, now Bishop of Romania, whose resistance sparked the revolution there; the Archdeacon of St
Nicholas's, Leipzig; the Protestant Bishops of Hungary and Berlin; and the West German theologian, Eberhardt Bethge. to whom
Bonheoffer wrote his concentration camp letters. Readers Michael Mellinger , Andreas Klatt , Carl Deuring Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Michael Charlton.
Unknown: Laszlo Tokes
Unknown: Eberhardt Bethge.
Readers: Michael Mellinger
Readers: Andreas Klatt
Readers: Carl Deuring
Producer: Louise Purslow

: In Olden Style

Gorecki Three Pieces in Olden Style: Warsaw
CO/Karol Teutsch. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Charpentier Magnificat pour le Port Royal (H 81); Motet: Le Reniement de St
Pierre (H 424); Missa sex vocibus cum simphonia:
Assumpta est Maria (H 11)

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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