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: Morning Concert

Vejvanovsky Sonata Natalis in C: Virtuosi
Saxoniae/Ludwig Guttler
7.05 Bach Christmas
Oratorio Part IV-for the Feast of the Circumcision Soloists; Monteverdi
Choir; English Baroque
Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Eliot Gardiner

: News

7.35 Handel Arrival of the Queen ofSheba (Solomon) Taverner Players/Parrott
7.37 D Scarlatti Sonata in C (K 547): Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
7.41 Dvorak The Noon
Day Witch: SNO/Järvi
7.53 Hummel Octet-Partita in E flat: CO of Europe Wind Soloists
8.06 Tchaikovsky Ballet music: Eugene Onegin
ROH Orchestra/Colin Davis
8.16 Gershwin
Promenade: Walking the Dog: Los Angeles
Philharmonic/Michael Tilson Thomas. Records


Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Music: Eugene Onegin

: News

: Composers of the Week

Episode from the bylina
Sadko - musical picture for orchestra.
A May Night-excerpts from the opera based on a story by Gogol.
Narrator Joanna Myers. Records


Narrator: Joanna Myers.

: Hamburg and Saxony

Alan Cuckston (h'chord) plays music from two related areas of Germany. Telemann OvertureNo2 in A
Krieger Fantasia and Partita in C anon Giacona in C minor


Unknown: Alan Cuckston

: New Year's Day Concert

Live from the Musikverein, Vienna.
Richard Baker presents the traditional concert of music by the Strauss family and friends, with Carlos Kleiber conducting the Vienna PO.
Part 1 opens with Otto Nicolai 's overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor and includes the waltz
Village Swallows by Josef Strauss and his brother
Johann's Excursion
Train Polka
10.45 Carl Aubock visits St Stephen 's Square in Vienna and talks tojudith Bumpus about the architectural features of the area.
11.10 Part 2
9 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC 2 from 11.15: page 134


Unknown: Carlos Kleiber
Unknown: Otto Nicolai
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Carl Aubock
Unknown: St Stephen

: Schubert and Vienna

Music written by Schubert in and about Vienna in September
1816, including the song Rüchweg (D 476) and the String Trio in Bflat (D 47 1). Records

: News

: One Piano, Four Hands

Peter Frankl , Tamas Vasary Debussy Petite Suite
Mozart Sonata in C (K 521) Mendelssohn Allegro brillan t, Op 92


Unknown: Peter Frankl
Unknown: Mendelssohn Allegro

: Record Review

: Poulenc

The Story of Babar the Elephant
Clive Swift (narrator)
David Mason (piano)


Piano: David Mason

: Choral Evensong

live from the Abbey Church, Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, sung by the Exon Singers.
Introit: Jesu dulcis memoria (Richard Shephard );
Responses: Francis Grier ; Psalms: 119, vv 33-56
(Bennett, Camidge, Stainer); Lessons (RSV): Jeremiah 23, w 1-6; Romans 10, w 5-13; Canticles: The
Second Service (Leighton); Anthem: God's Grandeur
(Leighton); Hymn: At the Name of Jesus (BBC HB 120); Organ voluntary: Impromptu (Francis Jackson ). Director of Music Christopher Tolley. Organist Colin Walsh.


Unknown: Richard Shephard
Unknown: Francis Grier
Unknown: Francis Jackson
Organist: Christopher Tolley.
Organist: Colin Walsh.

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Robert Cohen (cello)
Dvorak Silent Woods
Elgar Cello Concerto in Eminor


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Cello: Robert Cohen

: Brahms inMeiningen

Keith Puddy and Malcolm Martineau play the two Brahms Clarinet
Sonatas, Op 120together with the Three Intermezzi for piano. Op 117
Presenter Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Keith Puddy
Unknown: Malcolm Martineau
Presenter: Andrew Lyle

: News

: From Guitry to Godard

With Richard Mayne. 4: The 50s –
Monsieur Hulot and the Gangsters With singers
Zizi Jeanmaire , Charles Trenet , Suzy Delair ,
Yves Montand , Catherine Sauvage , Mouloudji, Cora Vaucaire ,
Lucienne Raillat , Georges Brassens , Serge Gainsbourg , Eddie Constantine , Jacqueline Francois and Les
Compagnons de la Chanson. Records
(Fifth prog tomorrow 7.05pm)


Unknown: Richard Mayne.
Unknown: Monsieur Hulot
Singers: Zizi Jeanmaire
Singers: Charles Trenet
Singers: Suzy Delair
Singers: Yves Montand
Singers: Catherine Sauvage
Unknown: Cora Vaucaire
Unknown: Lucienne Raillat
Unknown: Georges Brassens
Unknown: Serge Gainsbourg
Unknown: Eddie Constantine
Unknown: Jacqueline Francois

: Gliere

Symphony No 3 (Ilya Murometz ),Op42
BBC PO/Edward Downes


Unknown: Ilya Murometz

: In the Native State

Another chance to hear
Tom Stoppard 's highly acclaimed play for radio, set in India in 1930 and England in the present day. Starring Peggy Ashcroft and Felicity Kendal.
Excerpt from Up the Country by Emily Eden , read by Auriol Smith.
Director John Tydeman


Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Emily Eden
Read By: Auriol Smith.
Director: John Tydeman
Mrs Swan: Peggy Ashcroft
Flora Crewe: Felicity Kendal
Nirad Das: Sam Dastor
Anish Das: Lyndam Gregory
Rajah: Saeed Jaffrey
David Durance: Simon Treves
Mr Pike: William Hootkins
Coomaraswami: Renu Setna
The Resident: Brett Usher
Nazrul: Amerjit Deu
Francis Swan: Mark Straker
Nell: Emma Gregory

: News

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