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Modern Art: Peasants

: Morning Concert

Tchaikovsky Overture: Romeo and Juliet
7.22 Bellini 'Lieto del dolce incarco' (I Capuleti)
7.30am News
7.35 C P E Bach Symphony in Bflat (Wq 182/2)
7.47 Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto
8.00 Chopin Introduction and Polonaise brilliante in C
8.10 Wagner Faust Overture. Records


Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: News

: Composers of the Week

Tchaikovsky String
Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11 Suite No 4 in G, Op 61 (Mozartiana). Records

: Mozart in His Time

9.35am A Vienna Benefit Concert
On 23rd March 1783 Mozart gave a fund-raising 'academy' in Vienna's Burgtheater. He included some of his most recent music, and the event. attended by Emperor Joseph II, was the success of the capital's season.

Symphony No 35 in D
(Haffner) (Movements 1-3) Academy of Ancient
Music/Christopher Hogwood Aria: Se il padre perdei
(idomeneo): Edith Mathis (soprano): Dresden

Staatskapelle/Karl Bohm Piano Concerto No 13 in C (K 415): Malcolm Bilson English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
Scena: Misera! dove son -
Ah non son io che parlo
Edita Gruberova (soprano) Vienna CO/Gyorgy Fischer Concertante and Rondo

(Serenade in D, K 320) Dresden Staatskapelle/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Piano Concerto No 5 in D
(K 175/382): Malcolm Bilson EBS/John Eliot Gardiner Recitative and Aria: In un istante - Parto m 'affretto
(Lucio Silla): Leila Cuberli (soprano): SO and Chorus of the National Opera of Belgium/Sylvain Cambreling Variations on 'Salve tu,

Domine' and Unser dummer Pobelmeint'
Linda Nicholson (fortepiano) Recitative and Rondo:

Mia speranza adorata - Ah, non sai qual pena
Elfriede Hobarth (soprano) Vienna CO/Gyorgy Fischer
Symphony No 35 in D (finale) Academy of Ancient
Music/Christopher Hogwood

12.15pm A Mannheim Quintet
The Quintet in C, Op 11 No 1 was one of a set of six Johann Christian Bach dedicated to the Elector Palatine. It is likely he took them with him when visiting Mannheim in 1774, three years before Mozart. The English Concert

12.35pm Mozart - Man and Musician
Composers Michael Berkeley and Nigel Osborne with writers Paul Bailey and Paul Griffiths, summon up an image of the composer.

1.00pm News

1.05pm 'To My Dear Friend Haydn'
The third of the six quartets Mozart dedicated to Haydn (in E flat. K 428). preceded by the older composer's
Quartet in B minor. Op 64
No 2. Mozart almost certainly knew the Op 64 quartets. which were written in 1790, the year before he died. Amadeus Quartet
(1979 and 1982 recordings).

2.05pm A View of Vienna
Frank Whitford re-creates life in Vienna as Mozart would have known it, with historians Edward Timms and Peter Branscombe, and introduces readings from Johann Pezzl's vivid Sketch of Vienna.

2.35pm Mozart's Operatic World
Basil Deane presents extracts from the stage works of Mozart's contemporaries, including operas by Salieri, Gluck and Hasse.

4.15pm Soundings
Mozart in His Town ...
Michael Oliver visits this year's International Mozart Congress in Salzburg and wonders what the composer would have made of it all.

5.15pm Wind Diversions
During Mozart's lifetime wind players were relieved of their duties as open air serenaders and invited inside.
Divertimenti and Serenades for trio, sextet and octet by Haydn, Mozart and Krommer. Clarinettist Colin Lawson talks to Michael Berkeley.

6.15pm Alimentary Correspondence
The Mozarts at Table - at home and abroad.
Presenter Fritz Spiegl.

7.00pm News

7.05pm Mozart, Mesmer and Medicine
How did people view illness and health in the 18th century? Where was the cutting edge of medicine in Mozart's Vienna?
And what was Dr Mesmer's connection with the composer?
Presenter Dr Roy Porter.

7.35pm Mozart in Lent
Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots (The Obligation to Keep the First Commandment).
The first part - composed by the 11-year-old Mozart - of a sacred Singspiel performed in Salzburg in 1767. Margaret Marshall. Ann Murray. Inga Nielsen (sopranos) Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Aldo Baldin (tenors)
Stuttgart RSO/Neville Mamner

8.55 Mozart the Theologian: Colin Gunton talks about the great respect the Swiss theologian Karl Barth had for the insights contained in Mozart's music.

9.05 Michael Haydn Motet: Diffusa est gratia
Eva Marton, Katalin Szbkefalvy-Nagy (sopranos) Janos Sebestyen (organ) Gyor Girls Choir
Gyor PO/Miklos Szabo Mozart Grabmusik
(Passiontide Cantata)
Ann Murray (sop).
Stephen Varcoe (bass): Stuttgart RSO and Chorus/Marnner. Records

: Membra Jesu Nostri

Illustra faciem tuam
Last cantata by Buxtehude.

: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Professor Marilyn Butler introduces this dramatisation of Blake's prose masterpiece.


Author: William Blake
Introduced by: Professor Marilyn Butler
Music: Roger Limb
Abridged/dramatised by: Claire Randall
Producer: Piers Plowright
Blake: Nicky Henson
Devil: Richard Pearce
Devil: Jane Wittenshaw
Devil: Nigel Carrington
Devil: Emma Gregory
Devil: Elizabeth Mansfield (singer)
Ezekiel: Michael Kilgarriff
Isaiah: James Greene
Angel: Tara Dominick

: Britten

Suite for harp, Op 8.1. Record

: Verses for Mourning

Zelenka Fifth and Sixth Lamentations (Details on Wed)

: News

: Composers of the Week

Respighi Concerto all' antica; Church Windows

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