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: Morning Concert

Bach, arr Stravinsky Chorale Variations:
Von Himmel hoch: Festival
Singers of Toronto
CBC SO/Igor Stravinsky
7.11 Corelli Concerto grosso in G minor. Op
No 8 (Christmas Concerto) La Petite Bande/
Sigiswald Kuijken (violin)


Unknown: Von Himmel

: News

7.35 Humperdinck
Overture: Hansel and Gretel
Bavarian RSO/Tate
7.43 Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, Act
RPO/Andre Previn. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Heinrich Schiitz
Christmas Music
Christmas Story (SWV435) Praetorius Magnificat with Chorale Interpolations Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh


Unknown: Heinrich Schiitz
Unknown: Praetorius Magnificat
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Christmas edition with guest Felicity Lott. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Felicity Lott.

: Magnificat Bach Cantata No 64:

Sehet. welch eine Liebe:
Magnificat with Chorale Interpolations: Soloists
Westminster Abbey Choir; Brandenburg Consort , director Martin Neary


Unknown: Brandenburg Consort
Director: Martin Neary

: News

: Beethoven's Archduke

Piano Trio. Op 97
Peter Frankl , Gyorgy Pauk , Ralph Kirshbaum


Unknown: Peter Frankl
Unknown: Gyorgy Pauk
Unknown: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Pavarotti

From Rodolfo to the Moor
The operatic career of the tenor Luciano Pavarotti extends back to 1961, to his debut in Puccini's La
Boheme. his newest role, on disc, is of Verdi's Otello. In conversation with Rodney Milnes , he talks about some of these roles and of the influences on his singing.
Producer Anthony Cheevers


Unknown: From Rodolfo
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Producer: Anthony Cheevers

: Vegh Conducts Mozart

Second of two programmes. Salzburg Camerata Academica/Vegh
Alfred Brendel (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor (K 550)
Piano Concerto No 27 in Bflat (K595)


Piano: Alfred Brendel

: Interval Reading

4.05 Piano ConcertoNo20 in D minor (K 466)

: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols


: Christmas Quiz

Jeremy Beadle chairs the seasonal brainteaser.
With Tasmin Little, Edward Pearce ,
Martin Butler and Baroness Mary Warnock. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Jeremy Beadle
Unknown: Edward Pearce
Unknown: Martin Butler
Unknown: Baroness Mary Warnock.
Producer: Alan Hall

: News

: Such Rotten Luck

4: Penny-Pinching Publisher Woodhouse returns triumphant from Berlin only to be given some disappointing news by his publisher.
(Part 5 tomorrow at 7.05pm. For cast see page 160)

: Beethoven in Birmingham

Second of five programmes. Leipzig Gewandhaus conductor Kurt Masur
Symphony No 2 in D.
Op 36; Symphony No 3 in Eflat, Op55 (Eroica)
(Third prog Friday at 7.35pm)


Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Don Quixote

A version by Nicholas Meyer and Denny Martin Flinn of Cervantes's novel.
With Paul Scofield and Bob Hoskins.
Don Quixote gets himself and Sancho Panza into a number of fine messes in his quest for truth and beauty.


Writer: Nicholas Meyer
Writer: Denny Martin
Author of novel: Cervantes
Music: Tony Bremner
Director: Jane Morgan
Don Quixote: Paul Scofield
Sancho Panza: Bob Hoskins
Well-spoken gentleman: Geoffrey Whitehead
Sanson Caraseo: Jonathan Cullen
Padre Perez: Carlos Douglas
Antonia: Petra Markham
Housekeeper: Elizabeth Kelly
Teresa Panza: Jane Whittenshaw
Duke: Terence Edmond
Duchess: Jenny Howe
Mail: James Simmons
Cardenio: Andrew Wincott
Dorotea: Emma Gregory
First innkeeper: Norman Jones
Farmer: David Bannerman
Pedro: Ben Onwukwe
Driver of the lion: Alan Barker
Stableboy: Stephen Garlick

: JSandCPEBach Gamba Sonatas

Final programme.
J S Bach Sonata No 3 in G minor (BWV 1029) C P E Bach Sonata in G minor (Wq 138)


Unknown: Bach Sonata

: Christmas in Lebanon

Chant of ancient oriental tradition sung by Sister
Marie Keyrouz. Presented in five programmes by David Melling. Records
Producer Graham Dixon


Unknown: Marie Keyrouz.
Unknown: David Melling.
Producer: Graham Dixon

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Court of Catherine the Great
Bortnyansky Cherubic Hymn No
Galuppi Sonata in I) minor (Passatempo al cembalo)
Berezovksy The Lord Keigneth (Psalm 93) Our Father
Khandoshkin Violin
Sonata No 1 in G minor
Bortnyansky / Will Lift up Mine Eyes unto the Hills

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