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: Morning Concert

Schubert Impromptu in B flat (D 935 No 3) Andras Schiff (piano)
7.14 Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano Maurice Bourgue , Amaury Wallez , Pascal Roge


Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Maurice Bourgue
Piano: Amaury Wallez
Piano: Pascal Roge

: News

7.35 Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
7.44 Faure Fantaisie , Op 79: Peter-Lukas Graf (flute) Ursula Holliger (harp)
7.50 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor: Martha Argerich RPO/Dutoit. Records


Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Faure Fantaisie
Flute: Peter-Lukas Graf
Harp: Ursula Holliger
Unknown: Martha Argerich

: News

: Composers of the Week

Mozart (1756-91)
Overture: Don Giovanni
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Harnoncourt Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor (K 466): Rudolf Serkin ; Columbia SO/Szell Gesellenreise; Die betrogene Welt; Das Veilchen ; Lied der Freiheit: Dietrich
Fischer-Dieskau (bar)
Daniel Barenboim (piano) Concert aria: Bella mia
Fiamma, addio . . . !
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) Vienna CO/Gyorgy Fischer Records


Unknown: Rudolf Serkin
Unknown: Das Veilchen
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Bella Mia

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Zapfenstreich No 1 inF (WoO 18)
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
9.38 Liszt Petrarch
Sonnet No 104
Kathryn Stott (piano)
9.46 Britten Canadian
Carnival, Op 19
Wesley Warren (trumpet) CBSO/Simon Rattle
10.00 Rawsthome
Violin Sonata (1959)
Manoug Parikian (violin) Lamar Crowson (piano)
10.17 Beethoven
Zapfenstreich No 3 in C (WoO 20)
10.22 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite (Mlada): SNO/Jarvi
10.41 Dring Three Shakespeare Songs
Robert Tear (tenor) Philip Ledger (piano)
10.48 Sibelius Symphony No 7 in C, Op 105
BBC SO/Koussevitzky
Beethoven Zapfenstreich No 2 in F (WoO 19). Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Wesley Warren
Piano: Lamar Crowson
Piano: Philip Ledger
Unknown: Beethoven Zapfenstreich

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Tadaaki Otaka Dong-Suk Kang (violin) Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61
G Williams Sea Sketches
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Violin: Dong-Suk Kang

: News

: Concert Hall

Marina Milic (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
Prokofiev Six Pieces from Romeo and Juliet Radic Sonata (1952)
Prokofiev Sonata No 7


Piano: Marina Milic

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

The composers conduct: Honegger Pacific 231
Milhaud La Creation du monde
Ibert Chanson du Due
(Chansons de Don Quichotte) Feodor Chaliapine (bass) Roussel Suite: Le Festin de I 'araignée: all with unnamed orchestras.
Mono records: 1928-33

: Choral Evensong

live from All Saints,
Margaret Street , London. Introit: Surgens Jesus (Philips); Responses:
Plainsong; Psalms: 111-13 (Plainsong); Lessons (RSV): Isaiah 61; I Thessalonians 4, vv 13-18; Office hymn
(NEH 101): The Lamb's High Banquet; Canticles: Bairstow in D; Anthem: Alleluya, Christ Is Now Risen Again (Vaughan Williams); Te Deum:
Collegium Regale (Howells); Organ voluntary: Chorale prelude on Lobe den
Herren, 0 meine Seele, Op 65 (Karg-Elert) Director of Music
Harry Bramma ; Associate Director Nicholas Luff


Unknown: Margaret Street
Unknown: Harry Bramma
Director: Nicholas Luff

: Gods and Demons

The first of three programmes.
Music of belief and ritual from five continents, with John Thornley.
Voodoo Cults from Cuba; deer-dances from Mexico and England; Armenian plainchant; 1920s recording of Jewish cantor David Roitman ; and from Bali, the Ramayana in which the Monkey
General Hanuman fights the Devil King. Records


Unknown: John Thornley.
Unknown: David Roitman

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Natalie Wheen.
Producer Andrew Kurowski


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion chaired by David Roper.
Producer Rachel Yorke


Unknown: David Roper.
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: Concert from Lancaster

Miriam Fried (violin)
BBC PO/Bryden Thomson Bliss Music for strings Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor


Unknown: Thomson Bliss Music

: Building the Enchanted Loom

In two programmes Prof John Taylor asks whether the recent explosion of research into neural networks will produce a machine that can think.
Producer Geoff Deehan


Unknown: Prof John Taylor
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Music in Our Time

London Sinfonietta Voices/ director Terry Edwards Turnage One Hand in Brooklyn Heights London Sinfonietta Soloists
Sary Magnificat
Judith Rees (soprano) Sebastian Bell (flute)
Lloyd Revelations (first performance)
Gorecki Good Night
(In Memoriam Michael Vyner ), Op 6.3 (first complete performance)
Nicole Tibbels (soprano) Sebastian Bell (flute)
John Constable (piano)
David Hockings (tam-tams)


Director: Terry Edwards
Soprano: Judith Rees
Flute: Sebastian Bell
Unknown: Michael Vyner
Flute: Sebastian Bell
Piano: David Hockings

: News

: Composers of the Week

Tchaikovsky from The Seasons, Op 37b: String Quartet No 2 in F. Op 22

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