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: Morning Concert

Gibbons In Nomine à 5 Fantasy a 4: Fretwork
7.09 Strauss Concertino Thomas Friedl (clarinet) Klaus Thunemann (b'soon) Lausanne CO/Aeschbacher


Clarinet: Thomas Friedl
Clarinet: Klaus Thunemann

: News

: Vaughan Williams

Norfolk Rhapsody
LPO/Bryden Thomson
7.47 Koechlin Primavera
Philippe Racine (flute) Xenia Schindler (harp)
Robert Zimansky (violin) Monika Clemann (viola) Curdin Coray (cello)
8.02 Albeniz Piano
Concerto: Aldo Ciccolini
RPO/Batiz. Records


Flute: Philippe Racine
Violin: Robert Zimansky
Viola: Monika Clemann
Cello: Curdin Coray
Unknown: Aldo Ciccolini

: News

: Composersof the Week

Witold Lutoslawski Mini Overture: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Symphonic Variations Polish National RSO Paroles tissees: Peter Pears (tenor); London Sinfonietta Cello Concerto: Mstislav Rostropovich ; Paris Orch Records


Tenor: Peter Pears
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. Cherubini Overture: Faniska: Bacau Philliarmonic SO/Frontalini Handel 0 Sleep Why Dost Thou Leave Me? (Semele); While Kedron 's Brook (Joshua) Robert White (tenor) City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Ivor Bolton Khachaturian Piano Concerto: Annette Servadei LPO/Joseph Giunta Pachelbel Canon in D J-F Paillard CO/Paillard Mendelssohn / Would That My Love, Op 63 No 1 Isobel Baillie (soprano) Kathleen Ferrier (alto) Gerald Moore (piano) Schubert String Quartet in Eflat (D 87) Melos Quartet Gimenez Intermezzo (La Boda de Luis Alonso) ECO/E Garcia Asensio Tchaikovsky, orch Gauk The Seasons USSR SO/Svetlanov Mozart Der Vogelfanger Bin ichja (Die Zauberflote) Hermann Prey (baritone) Vienna PO/Solti. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Tenor: Robert White
Piano: Bolton Khachaturian
Unknown: Annette Servadei

: Langham CO

conductor Charles Groves
Haydn Symphony No 64 in A
Gareth Walters Elegy Lennox Berkeley
Windsor Variations (R)


Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Gareth Walters
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley

: News

: Concert Hall

Brindisi String Quartet live from Broadcasting House, London.
Schubert Quartet in C (D 887)

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

John Steane traces the career of the Russian-bom bass Alexander Kipnis
(born 1 February 1891).


Unknown: John Steane
Bass: Alexander Kipnis

: Choral Evensong

live from Lichfield Cathedral.
Introit: 0 Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth (Byrd) Responses: (Smith/Ferial) Psalms: 20, 101, 121 (Walmisley, Goss, Walford-Davies)
Lessons (NEB): Joshua 1, w 1-9; Romans 13, w 1-10 Canticles: St Augustine's Service (Howells); Anthem: Te Deum
(Richard Lloyd )
Organ voluntary: Marche heroique (Brewer).
Organist and Master of the Choristers Jonathan Rees-Williams ; Assistant Organist Mark Shepherd


Unknown: Richard Lloyd
Unknown: Jonathan Rees-Williams

: Rhythms of Pan

Trinidad-born writer
Marigold Robertson-Saul introduces 'pan' - music for steelbands whose masked processions are the highpoint of Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago. Records (R)


Introduces: Marigold Robertson-Saul

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion chaired by Robert Hewison.
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Robert Hewison.

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Cecile Ousset (piano) live from the Philharmonic
Hall, Liverpool.
Tchaikovsky Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op 43
8.15 Anthony Jackson reads Prokofiev's reminiscences of studying at the St Petersburg
Conservatoire during the abortive revolution of 1905. 8.35 Prokofiev Suite
(Ballet: Romeo and Juliet)


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Cecile Ousset
Unknown: Anthony Jackson

: Footsteps from the Finland Station: Newspeak and Double-Think

The last of five landmarks in the collapse of communism, presented by Michael Charlton.
Writers and poets, many of whom are now in power, reflect on the cultural havoc played by the 'isms', invective and 'all-embracing lies' of communism's artificial language.
With Professor Leszek Kolakowski ; Petre Pithart , Prime Minister of the Czechoslovak Republic; Arpad Goncz , President of Hungary; Miklos Vajda and Miroslav Kusy. Producer Louise Purslow


Presented By: Michael Charlton.
Unknown: Professor Leszek Kolakowski
Unknown: Petre Pithart
Unknown: Arpad Goncz
Unknown: Miklos Vajda
Unknown: Miroslav Kusy.
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Beethoven's RasumovskyQuartets

Last of three programmes played by the Salomon String Quartet.
Quartet in C. Op 59 No 3

: BBC Singers on Tour

John Evans introduces more music from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Vaughan Williams Five English Folksongs
Tippett Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)


Introduces: John Evans
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: News

: Composersof the Week

Mozart in 1789-90 Eine kleine Gigue
(K 5 74); Nine Variations in D on a Minuet by Duport (K 573); Cosi fan tutte: Scenes from Act 2

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

: Test Match Special

Australia v England Fifth day, Fifth Test.

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