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: Morning Concert

Dvorak Serenade in D m inor. Op 44: Academy of St Martin/Marriner
7.30am News
7.35 Haydn String
Quartet No 5 in G, Op33
(1 st m vt) Aeolian Quartet
7.39 Franck Symphonic Variations:
Alicia de Larrocha (piano); LPO/
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
7.55 Ravel Ma Mere
I 'oye: Ulster Orchestra/ Yan Pascal Tortelier


Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: News

: Composers of the Week

Szymanowski Symphony No 3 (The Song of the Night):
Rysard Karczykowski (tenor)
Kenneth Jewell Chorale Detroit SO/Antal Dorati
Violin Concerto No 2, Op 61: Roman Lasocki Polish State PO of Katowice/Karol Stryja Roxana's Song (King Roger): Barbara
Zagorzanka(soprano) Polish State PO of Katowice/Stryja. Records


Tenor: Rysard Karczykowski

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
J Strauss (son) Overture: Waldmeister: Vienna
PO/Lorin Maazel
9.45 Faure Romances sans paroles, Op 1 7
Paul Crossley (piano)
9.53 Hamilton Harty A John Field Suite
Ulster Orchestra/Thomson
Prokofiev Ballade , Op 15
Dimitri Ferschtman (cello) Ronald Brautigam (piano)
10.25 Satic The Death of Socrates (Socrate, Part 3) Mady Mesple (soprano) Paris Orchestra/ Pierre Dervaux
10.47 Walton Viola
Concerto: Nigel Kennedy RPO/AndrePrevin
Novelette, Op 22 No 1 Polonaise Op 42
Michael Ponti (piano)
Korsakov Suite: The
Snow Maiden: Roberta
Alexander (soprano); Women's Voices of Rotterdam Philharmonic
'Toonkunst' Choir Rotterdam PO/
David Zinman. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Paul Crossley
Piano: Hamilton Harty
Unknown: Prokofiev Ballade
Cello: Dimitri Ferschtman
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Soprano: Mady Mesple
Unknown: Pierre Dervaux
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Piano: Michael Ponti


conductor Bernhard Klee Stravinsky Concerto in Eflat (Dumbarton Oaks) Schubert Symphony
No 8 (D 759) (Unfinished)


Conductor: Bernhard Klee

: Japan Season

Snapshot: The Walking Hell of Mount
Hiei Gyosho Uehara is walking his way to sainthood.
Donald Macleod joins him at the half-way point of his 1,000-day marathon. Failure to complete any part of the course means Gyosho must take his own life.


Unknown: Hiei Gyosho Uehara
Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: News

: Japan Season

Concert Hall
Halley Quartet live from
Broadcasting House, London. Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 33 No
Beethoven String
Quartet in C, Op 59 No

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

William Steinberg and the Pittsburgh SO.
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in Em inor. Mono record


Unknown: William Steinberg

: Choral Evensong

live from Hexham Abbey. Introit: Holy Is the True
Light (Harris); Responses: Smith; Psalms: 147-150
(Stanford, Hopkins, Dakers); Readings (RSV): Proverbs 22,wl-16;IJohn2,w
18-29; Canticles: Murrill in E; Anthem: It Is a Thing Most Wonderful (Moore); Hymn: Ye Holy Angels
Bright (Darwell's 148th); Organ voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in B (Dupre).
Music director John Green Organist Henry Wallace

: Japan Season

Pine, Bamboo, Plum
Sho-Chiku-Bai- music for the traditional Japanese
Sankyoku ensemble, with Sato Chikaki (voice and shamisen), Takemura Ayako (koto) and Aoki Shizuo (shakuhachi)


Unknown: Sato Chikaki
Unknown: Takemura Ayako
Unknown: Aoki Shizuo

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Anthony Burton. Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Anthony Burton.
Producer: Michael Emery

: News

: Third Ear

with Robert Hewison.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Bournemouth SO

conductor Andrew Litton
Evelyn Glennie (percussion) Rossini Overture: The
Thieving Magpie
Richard Rodney Bennett Concerto for Percussion Saint-Saens, arr
Glennie Introduction and Rondo Capricciosofor marimba and orchestra
Sibelius Symphony No2 in D, Op 43


Conductor: Andrew Litton
Conductor: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

: Japan Season

So Where's the Opposition?
Professor Roger Buckley of the International
University in Tokyo looks at democracy "Japanese style". Rule under the Liberal Democratic Party is all that most Japanese have ever known. So why haven't the opposition parties been more successful? And is it fair to describe a system where one party has been in power for so many years as democratic? With contributions from members of all the main political parties and Karel Van Wolferen , one of the foremost commentators onjapan.
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Professor Roger Buckley
Unknown: Karel Van Wolferen
Producer: Mark Savage

: Cambewarra

David Lumsdaine 's piano piece takes its name from the place in Australia where it was conceived.
Peter Lawson plays this first UK broadcast.


Unknown: David Lumsdaine
Unknown: Peter Lawson

: Britten Singers at Snape

conductor Stephen Wilkinson Andrew Lumsden (organ) Schiitz Quidcommisisti , o dulcissime puer
Bach Chorale preludes: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herrjesu Christ (BWV 639)
Christus, derunsselig macht (BWV 620)
Mensch, bewein 'dein '
Sunde gross (BWV 622) Motet: Kommjesu, komm! (BWV229)
D Scarlatti Stabat mater in C minor


Conductor: Stephen Wilkinson
Conductor: Andrew Lumsden
Unknown: Schiitz Quidcommisisti
Unknown: Bach Chorale
Unknown: Herrjesu Christ
Unknown: Scarlatti Stabat

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arnold and Williamson
Williamson Concertofor two pianos and strings; Six English Lyrics; Two
Epitaphsfor Edith Sitwell ; Symphony for Voices


Unknown: Edith Sitwell

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