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Shakespeare's Last Plays

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: Morning Concert

Humperdinck Overture: Hansel and Gretel
Bavarian RSO/ Jeffrey Tate
7.08 Strauss Alphorn Marie McLaughlin (soprano)
Barry Tuckwell (horn) Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
7.13 J Strauss (son)
Waltz: The Blue Danube
Vienna Philharmonic/ Carlos Kleiber
7.30 am News
7.35 Martinu
The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca Prague RSO/
Charles Mackerras
7.52 Chopin Ballade
No in G minor, Op 23
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
8.02 Respighi The Pines of Rome
Herbert von Karajan Records


Unknown: Jeffrey Tate
Unknown: Strauss Alphorn
Soprano: Marie McLaughlin
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Carlos Kleiber
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan

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: Maestro de' Concerti

Vivaldi Sinfonia in E (RV131)
Concerto Koln
Concerto in C (per la
Solennita di San Lorenzo) (RV556)
Taverner Players/ Andrew Parrott
Violin Concerto in Eflat (RV254)
Franzjosef Maier (violin) Collegium Aureum Records


Violin: Andrew Parrott
Violin: Franzjosef Maier

: Violin bel canto

Third of six programmes of Alfredo Campoli 's recorded legacy.
Sarasate Zapateado; Malaguena: Playera Daphne Ibbott (piano) Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D LSO/Ataulfo Argenta
Wieniawski Legende, Op 17
LPO/Pierino Gamba Records


Unknown: Alfredo Campoli
Piano: Daphne Ibbott

: Prom Talk

A magazine programme highlighting music and musicians featured in this year's Proms.
This week:
Sir Edward Downes on Prokofiev's opera The Fiery Angel; a profile of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; a conversation with violinist
Dmitry Sitkovetsky ; and Brian Elias talking about his songs to poems by Irina Ratushinskaya.
Presenter Anthony Burton. Producers Ray Abbott and Alan Hall


Unknown: Sir Edward Downes
Violinist: Dmitry Sitkovetsky
Violinist: Brian Elias
Unknown: Irina Ratushinskaya.
Presenter: Anthony Burton.
Producers: Ray Abbott
Producers: Alan Hall

: A Modest Profession

Ninth of 12 programmes celebrating the recording career of the conductor
Antal Dorati.
Haydn's The Creation (soprano) (tenor) (bass) (soprano)(bantone)
Brighton Festival Chorus Royal PO. Records


Conductor: Antal Dorati.
Gabriel: Lucia Popp
Uriel: Werner Hollweg
Raphael: Kurt Moll
Eve: Helena Dose
Adam: Benjamin Luxon

: Replay

Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives.
This week: Dylan Thomas 's A Visit to America.
(First broadcast in 1954)


Unknown: Dylan Thomas

: News

: Your Concert Choice

with Paul Guinery.
Rubbra Pezzo Ostinato
Ann Griffiths (harp)
Tye Kyrie 'Orbisfactor' Choir of Winchester
Cathedral/David Hill Tippett Concerto for violin, viola, cello and orchestra
Gyorgy Pauk (violin) Nobuko Imai (viola)
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) LSO/Colin Davis
Hummel Piano Trio in Eflat, Op 96
Trio Parnassus
Boccherini, arr
Francaix Scuola di Ballo (Mono)
LPO/Antal Dorati. Records


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Rubbra Pezzo Ostinato
Harp: Ann Griffiths
Harp: Tye Kyrie
Unknown: Hill Tippett
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Viola: Nobuko Imai
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Jean. Philippe Collard

Faure Thème et variations, Op 73;
Nocturne No 6 in D flat
Debussy Estampes; L'Isle joyeuse
Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte
Gaspard de la nuit


conductor David Atherton
Stravinsky Monumentum
Tchaikovsky, arr
Stravinsky Blue Bird Pas de
Deux Stravinsky Ballet: The Fairy's Kiss


Conductor: David Atherton
Conductor: Stravinsky Monumentum
Unknown: Deux Stravinsky

: Tuning Up

The highly individual sounds of the ensemble
George W Welch explored by Chris de Souza.
John White , arr Ian Gardiner Sonata No 109
Erik Satie , arr Ian Gardiner Chapitres tournees en tous sens
Andrew Hugill
Catalogue de Grenouilles Ian Gardiner British
Museum (Rpr)


Unknown: George W Welch
Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: John White
Unknown: Erik Satie
Unknown: Andrew Hugill
Unknown: Ian Gardiner

: The North German Organ

Graham Barber plays some of the earliest chorale-based pieces as well as works from the Liineburg Tablature on the organs at Uttum and Marienhafe.


Unknown: Graham Barber

: Takacs String Quartet

Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Gillian Fisher (soprano)
James Bowman (counter-ten) Rogers Covey-Crump,
Charles Daniels (tenors)
Michael George (baritone) Stephen Varcoe (bass) Choir of the King's
Consort; King's Consort director Robert King Purcell Hail Bright Cecilia (Ode for
St Cecilia's Day, 1692)
8.20 A Nocturnal
Reverie: An anthology of poetry from the 18th century, including works by Alexander Pope ,
Thomas Gray and Anne, Countess of Winchilsea.
8.40 Telemann
Ouverture in C
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Soprano: James Bowman
Tenors: Charles Daniels
Baritone: Michael George
Bass: Stephen Varcoe
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Alexander Pope
Unknown: Thomas Gray

: Sunday Play

Cupid and Psyche
The second of two stories from The Golden Ass by Lucius Apuleius.
Cupid falls in love with the beautiful mortal Psyche and causes the wrath of his mother Venus.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Producer Philip Martin 0 DRAMA: page 6


Unknown: Lucius Apuleius.
Dramatised By: Peter MacKie
Producer: Philip Martin
Cupid: David Learner
Psyche: Claire Faulconbridge
Venus: Kate O'Mara
Pleasure: Melanie Revill
Panthia: Patricia Gallimore
Byrrhaena: Hedli Niklaus
Priest: Andy Hockley
King: David Vann

: Brahms and Liszt

Martin Roscoe (piano)
Brahms Seven fantasies, Op 116
Liszt Petrarch Sonnet No
104; Rhapsodie espagnole


Piano: Martin Roscoe

: News

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