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: Morning Concert

RPO/Thomas Beecham Handel , arr Beecham Suite: The Gods Go a'Begging
7.19 Delius Summer
Night on the River
7.30am News
7.35 Berlioz Overture:
Roman Carnival
7.45 Sibelius Scènes historiques, Suite No (Mono)
8.04 Tchaikovsky Suite: Nutcracker (Mono) Records


Unknown: Beecham Handel

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Little Hen; The Bear (Czech Dances Set 2)
Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
Dalibor: Act 2 conclusion
VilemPfibyl (tenor)
Eva Depoltova (soprano) Brno Philharmonic / Vaclav Smetacek
Zdomoviny Josef Suk (violin)
Jan Panenka (piano)
From Bohemia 's Woods andFields (Md vlast)
RLPO/Libor Pesek. Records


Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Soprano: Eva Depoltova
Soprano: Brno Philharmonic
Soprano: Vaclav Smetacek
Violin: Zdomoviny Josef Suk
Piano: Jan Panenka

: Morning Sequence

Reicha Quintet in Eflat, Op88No2:Prague
Academia Wind Quintet
9.53 Hindemith Sonata in Eflat, Op 11 No 1 Esther Glazer (violin) Martin Jones (piano)
10.02 Geminiani
Concerto grosso No 12 (La Follia): I Musici
10. 17 Mozart Concerto in D (K107 No1)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/
Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
10.32 Nielsen Wind
Quintet, Op 43
Vestjysk Chamber Ensemble
10.59 Ruders Violin
Concerto No 1
Rebecca Hirsch (violin) Odense SO/Tamas Veto
11.20 Stravinsky Duo concertant for violin andpiano


Violin: Esther Glazer
Piano: Martin Jones
Harpsichord: Ton Koopman
Violin: Rebecca Hirsch
Unknown: Stravinsky Duo

: BBC PO in Newcastle

conductor Y-P Tortelier
Mendelssohn Overture:
The Hebrides
Hindemith Suite:
Nobilissima Visione
Tchaikovsky Symphony No4inFminor
(tn association with National Westminster Bank)

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

Lynda Russell (soprano) lain Burnside (piano) live from Studio One.
Liszt Freudvoll und leidvoll
Medtner Sieh mich, Heil'ger
Liszt Uberallen Gipfeln istRuh
Medtner Wenn im
Liszt S 'il est un charmant gazon; Comment, disaientils; Oh! quandje dors
Medtner Waltz; Perfume of Roses: The Willow; The Angel
Rachmaninov How Fair
This Spot; The Pied Piper; The Dream; Spring Waters


Soprano: Lynda Russell
Unknown: Medtner Sieh
Unknown: Liszt Uberallen Gipfeln

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
Sibelius Pohjola 's Daughter Berg Violin Concerto


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Violin: Sibelius Pohjola

: French Piano Music

Kathryn Stott (piano) Faure Romances sans paroles, Op 17, Impromptu No 1 in Eflat, Op 25
Ravel Le Tombeau de


Piano: Kathryn Stott

: Acis and Galatea

Handel's popular pastoral masque in the re-orchestration by Mozart (K566).
Richard Hickox Singers City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox
4.10 Nicholas Kenyon on Mozart's interest in the music of a former age.
4.25 Part 2 (In association with Lloyd's of London)


Singers: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon
Galatea: Nancy Argenta (sop)
Acis: Mark Tucker (tenoo
Damon: Lynton Atkinson (tenor)
Polyphemus: Jonathan Best (bass)

: Mainly for Pleasure

with David Hoult.
Producer Hugh Warwick


Unknown: David Hoult.
Producer: Hugh Warwick

: News

: Third Ear

Dr George Guest retired earlier this year after 40 years as organist of St
John's College, Cambridge. In conversation with Bernard Keeffe , he reflects on the role church music has played in his own life, and offers some thoughts on the future of the Anglican choral tradition. ProducerMichael Emery


Unknown: Dr George Guest
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe


conductor Michiyoshi Inoue Maxim Vengerov (violin) live from the Philharmonic
Hall, Liverpool.
Rossini Overture: The
Barber of Seville
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D, Op 35
8. 15 The Quotation Game: David Fanning discusses the secret and not-so-secret messages of musical quotation.
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
8.35 Shostakovich
Symphony No 15 in A,
Op 141 (In association with ICI Chemicals and Polymers)


Conductor: Michiyoshi Inoue
Violin: Maxim Vengerov
Unknown: David Fanning
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: The Balloon of Babel

"The original plan was to build a ziggurat - a jagged, winding monument of baked clay spiralling up to the heavens."
Jonathan Treitel 's story has something to do with Babel, lots of hot air and a reluctant adventurer called Bes.
Read by Peter Jeffrey. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Jonathan Treitel
Read By: Peter Jeffrey.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Music in Our Time

First of two programmes from the 1991 Huddersfield
Contemporary Music Festival.
Toimii Ensemble: six composers and performers from Finland in a programme reflecting their most recent collective experiments. Russolo Serenata
Anssi Karttunen /
Timo Korhonen Motel
Magnus Lindberg / Juhani Liimatainen
Doctor T
OlliKoskelin Tufte Ie corde
Toimii Valse triste
Riku Niemi Turkish Bath
Pentti Saaritsa Ascensus
(All UK premieres)


Unknown: Anssi Karttunen
Unknown: Timo Korhonen Motel
Unknown: Magnus Lindberg
Unknown: Juhani Liimatainen
Unknown: Ollikoskelin Tufte
Unknown: Toimii Valse
Unknown: Riku Niemi
Unknown: Pentti Saaritsa Ascensus

: The Tatum Touch

In the fifth of six programmes,
Alun Morgan looks at Tatum's work in the early 50s.


Unknown: Alun Morgan

: News

: Composers of the Week

Byrd Ad Dominum cum tribularer; Pavan and Galliard 6;
Callino Casturame ; "Quadran
Pavan and Galliard; Mass for four voices
(Broadcast last Thursday;


Unknown: Callino Casturame

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