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: Morning Concert

Charpentier Incidental music: Andromede
London Baroque/Medlam
7.14 Handel Organ Concerto No 4 in F
Simon Preston (organ)
English Concert/Pinnock
7.30 am News
7.35 Berlioz Overture: Le
Corsaire: Boston SO/Munch
7.44 Brouwer Retratos catalans:
Eduardo Fernandez (guitar)
ECO/Barry Wordsworth
8.01 Koddly Suite: Hdry Jdnos: LSO/Rafael
Fruhbeck de Burgos Records


Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Brouwer Retratos
Guitar: Eduardo Fernandez

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arnold and Williamson
Arnold Overture: Peterloo
CBSO/The Composer
Clarinet Sonatina: Gervase de Peyer, Gwenneth Pryor Sarabande and Polka
LPO/The Composer
Violin Sonata No 1:
Marcia Crayford ; Ian Brown (piano) Flute Concerto No 2:
Richard Adeney ; Bournemouth
Sinfonietta/Thomas. Records


Unknown: Gwenneth Pryor
Unknown: Marcia Crayford
Piano: Ian Brown
Unknown: Richard Adeney

: Morning Sequence

Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm (Les Troyens)
9.45 Lully, arr
D'Anglebert Chaconne de Phaeton
Kenneth Gilbert (h'chord)
9.51 Bizet L'Arlésienne
Suite No2: National Orch of Lille/Casadesus
10.09 Canteloube La
Delaïssado: Jill Gomez (sop) RLPO/Vernon Handley
10.15 Ravel Pavanepour une infante défunte Julian Bream (guitar)
10.23 Chausson Poeme , Op25
Dong-Suk Kang (violin) BBC Welsh SO/Otaka
10.40 Chabrier Village vDance nerre Barbizet (piano)
10.43 Canteloube Bailero
Jill Gomez ; RLPO/Casadesus
10.50 D'Indy Symphony on a French Mountain
Song: Michel Block (piano) Berne SO/Maag. Records


Unknown: Kenneth Gilbert
Unknown: Jill Gomez
Unknown: Ravel Pavanepour
Guitar: Chausson Poeme
Piano: Canteloube Bailero
Piano: Jill Gomez
Piano: Michel Block

: Concert from Sheffield

BBC Welsh SO conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Hugh Tinney (piano) Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Prokofiev Piano Concerto
No 1 in D flat, Op 10
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini
Beethoven Symphony No in C minor, Op 67


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Hugh Tinney
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Francesca

: News

: Manchester Chamber Music

Catherine Bott (soprano) Geoffrey Govier (f'piano) live from Studio 7.
Schubert Das Mddchen (Wiesoinnig, mochtich sagen) (D 652); Suleika 1 and 2 (D 720/717)
Schumann Five Songs,
Op 40; Die Soldatenbraut; Das Verlassene Mdgdlein (Op 64 Nos 1 and2); Mary Stuart Songs , Op 135
Schubert Gretchen Am
Spinnrade (D 118); Ganymed(D544); Geheimes (D 719);
Heidenroslein (D257)


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Geoffrey Govier
Unknown: Schubert Das Mddchen
Unknown: Das Verlassene Mdgdlein
Unknown: Mary Stuart Songs
Unknown: Schubert Gretchen

: Mining the Archive

John Amis talks about Noel Mewton-Wood to
Desmond Shawe-Taylor , Sir Michael Tippett and Lord Harewood. Beethoven An die Feme
Geliebte: Peter Pears (ten) Noel Mewton-Wood (piano) Tippett Song-cycle: The Heart's Assurance: Pears and Mewton-Wood
Walton Violin Sonata
Max Rostal, Mewton-Wood Producer Adam Gatehouse


Talks: John Amis
Unknown: Noel Mewton-Wood
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Piano: Noel Mewton-Wood
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: pmChilingirian String Quartet

Schubert Quartet in B flat (D112)
Prokofiev Quartet No2

: Mainly for Pleasure

from the Highcliffe Hotel, Bournemouth. Lyndon
Jenkins conducts a tour of the history of Bournemouth SO, and David Owen Norris gives a piano recital which focuses on the seaside.
Producer Jillian White


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Producer: Jillian White

: Japan Season

Jazz Japan Style In the third of four programmes,
Shunichi Satoh looks at the effect on Japanese musicians of visits during the 50s and early 60s by American groups.


Unknown: Shunichi Satoh

: News

: Third Ear

As the exhibitions The
Queen's Pictures in the National Gallery and Collecting the 20th
Century in the British
Museum continue, William Feaver discusses the history and development of collecting and its future with Giles Waterfield ,
Director of the Dulwich
Picture Gallery,
Anna Somers Cocks , Editor of The Art Newspaper and writer and critic
Edward Lucie-Smith .
Producer Judith Bumpus


Unknown: William Feaver
Unknown: Giles Waterfield
Unknown: Anna Somers Cocks
Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: MaurizioPollini

(piano) live from the Royal Festival Hall, London.
Chopin 24 Preludes, Op 28
8.10 Japan Season: Unbeaten Tracks in Japan by Isabella Bird. 3: Beauty and Splendour (Final part next Sunday)
8.30 Debussy Six Studies (Book 2)
Stravinsky Petrushka


Unknown: Isabella Bird.
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka

: Japan Season

New Tales in the East
Christopher Cook considers the contemporary literary scene in Japan, where
"serious" writers feel their work threatened by the huge publishing successes of "popular" fiction, where newspaper and magazine serialisation often dictates form, and where there are literary prizes for every occasion.
Producer Fiona McLean


Presenter: Christopher Cook
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Haydn

Symphony No 89 in F
Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati. Record


Unknown: Antal Dorati.

: Japan Season

The Japanese Envoys Fifth of six programmes. The private music of the Duke of Ferrara was one of the high points of any cultural tour of Italy in the 1580s. The envoys were warmly received there in 1585, and were among the privileged listeners to the court music. Music by Wert and other Ferrara contemporaries.
The Consort of Musicke director Anthony Rooley. Reader Peter Penry-Jones . (Final programme next Sunday)


Reader: Anthony Rooley.
Reader: Peter Penry-Jones

: News

: Composers of the Week

Schumann Impromptus on a Theme of Clara Wieck , Op 5; Piano
Quintet in Eflat, Op 44;
Gesänge der Frühe, Op 133


Unknown: Schumann Impromptus
Unknown: Clara Wieck

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