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: Morning Concert

Bolcom Three Ghost
Rags: Paul Jacobs (piano)
7.14 Bernstein Galop ;
Waltz; Danzon (Fancy Free) Israel PO/The Composer
7.20 Anon, arr
Sylvia Olden Lee Scandalise My Name: Kathleen Battle.
Jessye Norman (sopranos) Sylvia Olden Lee (piano)
7.30am News
7.35 Strauss Cacilie ; Meinem Kinde:}essye
Norman (soprano); Leipzig Gewandhaus/Kurt Masur
7.39Elgar Wand of Youth Suite No 1
Ulster Orchestra/ Bryden Thomson
7.59 Szymanowski Berceuse
Annick Roussin (violin) Pascal Ie Corre (piano)
8.03 Finzi For St Cecilia
Philip Langridge (tenor)
London Symphony Chorus LSO/Richard Hickox Records
Producer Deborah Preston


Piano: Paul Jacobs
Piano: Bernstein Galop
Unknown: Sylvia Olden Lee
Unknown: Kathleen Battle.
Sopranos: Jessye Norman
Piano: Sylvia Olden Lee
Unknown: Strauss Cacilie
Unknown: Bryden Thomson
Violin: Annick Roussin
Unknown: St Cecilia
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Producer: Deborah Preston

: News

: Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D
Symphony No 7 in C Ulf Hoelscher (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Andrew Davis


Violin: Ulf Hoelscher
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library:
Bach's Mass in B minor by Nicholas Kenyon.
Barry Fox looks ahead to the digital compact cassette and mini-disc.
Richard Osborne on Nikolaus Harnoncourt 's new Beethoven symphony cycle with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
10.40 Record Release
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F
(BWV1046) (Mono: 1935) Busch Chamber Players/ Adolf Busch (violin)
11.04 Beethoven
Symphony No 4 in B flat CO of Europe/
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
11.39 Howells
Nunc dimittis
Vaughan Williams Ovosomnes
Dering Factum est silentium: The Cambridge Singers/John Rutter
11.53 Hoist Suite: The
Planets: RLPO/Mackerras Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon.
Unknown: Barry Fox
Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Violin: Adolf Busch
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Producers: Nick Morgan
Producers: Clive Portbury

: Japan Season

Sakura Adam Fulford joins the revellers for cherry blossom time in Tokyo. Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Sakura Adam Fulford
Producer: Mark Savage

: News

: Chilingirian String Quartet

Schumann Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No
Haydn Quartet in Eflat, Op 71 No3

: Japan Season

BBC Welsh SO conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Howard Shelley (piano)
Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) Mozart Symphony No 36 in C (K 425) (Linz)
Piano Concerto No 27 in Bflat(K595)
Fantasma/Cantosfor clarinet and orchestra
(BBC commission: first performance)
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel (In association with Cardiff Bay Development Corporation)


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Howard Shelley
Clarinet: Richard Stoltzman

: Japan Season

Invitation Concert
Artists of the younger generation from Japan.
Kyoko Takezawa (violin) Akira Eguchi (piano) Mozart Sonata in E minor (K 304)
Saint-Saens Havanaise, Op 83
Sarasate Concert
Fantasy on Carmen, Op25


Violin: Kyoko Takezawa
Piano: Akira Eguchi

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Third Opinion

A week in the arts with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: Meyerbeer's opera Les Huguenots at Covent Garden; Arthur
Miller's new play The Ride down Mount Morgan; the film TheBoyz 'N'theHood. Opinions: Harriet Gilbert , Valentine Cunningham. Features: Photovideothe electronic future of photography?
Soapbox: Paul Bailey. Producers John Boundy and Adrian Washboume


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Harriet Gilbert
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham.
Unknown: Paul Bailey.
Producers: John Boundy
Producers: Adrian Washboume

: Japan Season

Shinichiro Nakano
(harpsichord) plays music by Purcell, Francois Couperin , C P E Bach and Galuppi.


Harpsichord: Shinichiro Nakano
Unknown: Francois Couperin

: The Rake's Progress

Igor Stravinsky conducts his opera, to a text by W H Auden and Chester Kallman.
Sadler's Wells Opera
Chorus; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Colin Tilney (harpsichord) Record: 1964
(Anewseries "Stravinsky
Conducts Stravinsky- begins on Tuesday at 2.50pm)


Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: H Auden
Unknown: Chester Kallman.
Truelove: Don Garrard(bass)
Anne, his daughter: Judith Raskin (soprano)
Tom Rakewell: Alexander Young (tenor)
Nick Shadow: John Reardon (baritone)
Mother Goose: Jean Manning (mezzo-Soprano)
Baba the Turk: Regina Sarfaty (mezzo Soprano)
Sellem: Kevin Miller (tenor)
Keeper: Peter Tracey (bass)

: Japan Season

A Necessary Evil
Japan has the lowest crime rate in the developed world. Yet organised crime, controUed by the Yakuza, Japan's gangsters, operates on a bigger scale than the US Mafia, and permeates every facet of the Japanese economy.
Are they a necessary evil? How does Japan accommodate this criminal warp in the fabric of such a closely woven society?
Philip Short , BBC Tokyo correspondent, investigates the place of crime in Japan.
Producer Donald Macleod eDOCUMENTARY: page


Unknown: Philip Short
Producer: Donald MacLeod

: Silvius Leopold Weiss

Largo and Fugue in D minor; Sonata in A minor (L 'Infidele) Nigel North (lute)


Unknown: Nigel North

: Japan Season

"Dreaming an Infinite Dream...."
Martin Roscoe (piano) ToruTakemitsu
Les Yeuxclos
Debussy Five Preludes from Book 2
Faure Nocturne No 13 in B minor. Op 119
Ravel La Val/ée des cloches (Miroirs)
Toru Takemitsu Les
Yeux clos II (first broadcast performance)


Piano: Martin Roscoe
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu Les

: News

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