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: Morning Concert

Buxtehude Sonata in G
Musica Antiqua Koln /
Reinhard Goebel (violin)
7.09 Dvorak Slavonic
Dance in E minor, Op 72 No2: Cleveland Orch/
Christoph von Dohnanyi
7.19 Martinu Madrigal
Sonata for piano, flute and violin: Dartington Ensemble


Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Violin: Reinhard Goebel

: News

7.35 Alberic Magnard Hymned lajustice, Op 14 Toulouse Capitole
Orchestra/Michel Plasson
7.51 Mendelssohn Piano
Op 66: Borodin Piano Trio Records. Producer Alan Hall


Producer: Alan Hall

: News

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Takuo Yuasa
David Home (piano)
Bizet Carmen , Suite No 1 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Bernstein Three Dance
Episodes (On the Town)


Piano: Bizet Carmen

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library: Sibelius's Symphony
No 7 by Stephen Walsh. George Pratt reviews operas by Handel and Rameau and a new
Beggar's Opera.
10.40 Record Release
Mozart Divertimento in Eflat (K 563) L'Archibudelli
11.19 Sibelius Tapiola (Mono: 1932): LSO/Kajanus
11.40 Handel Rodelinda
(extract): Barbara Schlick (soprano); La Stagione,
Frankfurt/Michael Schneider
12.13 Bartók Violin
Concerto No 2: Anne-Sophie Mutter; Boston SO/Ozawa Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(Record Review is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Stephen Walsh.
Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Sibelius Tapiola
Unknown: Handel Rodelinda
Soprano: Barbara Schlick

: Words

The final reflection on language by Maurice KeensSoper.


Unknown: Maurice Keenssoper.

: News

: Homage to Couperin

Harpsichord music by Daquin, Forqueray,
Dagincour and Francois Couperin himselfc


Unknown: Francois Couperin

: Rafael Kubelik

The fifth programme tracing the career of the Czech conductor is largely drawn from his recordings made with the RPO in the late 1950s.
Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op 45 No 3
Brahms, orch Dvorak Hungarian Dances Nos 17,19,20
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Berlioz Dido's aria:Je vais mourir (The Trojans) Josephine Veasey (soprano) (with the ROH Orchestra) Bartok Two Portraits with Steven Staryk (violin) Janacek Rhapsody : Taras Bulba. Records


Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Violin: Steven Staryk
Violin: Janacek Rhapsody
Violin: Taras Bulba.

: Tuning Up

Chris de Souza learns something of the vihuela, the chitarrone and the lute with Nigel North and his former pupil,
Paula Chateauneuf. Music by Valderrabano,
John Johnson and Francesco Corbetta , among others. Producer Judith Roles


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Nigel North
Unknown: Paula Chateauneuf.
Unknown: John Johnson
Unknown: Francesco Corbetta
Producer: Judith Roles

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: Brian Friel 's play Faith Healer at London's
Royal Court;
Tony Carter 's Sculptures and Reliefs at the Imperial War Museum; and the first translation of Erik Orsenna 's prize-winning novel Love and Empire.
Opinions: Harriet Gilbert , Emmanuel Cooper.
Features: Advertising art - finding the right image; and Lucie Rie 's influence on the potter's art. Producers John Boundy and Quentin Cooper


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Brian Friel
Unknown: Tony Carter
Unknown: Erik Orsenna
Unknown: Harriet Gilbert
Unknown: Emmanuel Cooper.
Unknown: Lucie Rie
Producers: John Boundy
Producers: Quentin Cooper

: Live from the Met

Turandot. Opera in three acts by Puccini. Live from New York. Metropolitan Opera House and Orchestra/NeUo Santi Act
7.05 The Opera Quiz Edward Downes with a panel of opera buffs who answer questions sent in by listeners. And Patrick Smith (editor of Opera News magazine), composer Jack Beason and Andrew Porter discuss the New York operatic scene.
7.44 Act 2
8.30 Brendan Gill 's New York: The architectural historian explores the forgotten past of his adopted city.
8.55 Act 3 (EBU presentation in assoc with the Texaco Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network)


Unknown: Edward Downes
Unknown: Patrick Smith
Unknown: Jack Beason
Unknown: Andrew Porter
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Turandot: Gwyneth Jones (sop)
Liu: Teresa Stratas (soprano)
Calaf: Vladimir Popov (tenor)
Timur: Nicola Ghiuselev (bass)
Ping: Dwayne Croft (bantone)
Pang: Michael Forest (tenor)
Pong: Anthony Laciura (tenor)
Emperor: Andrea Velis (tenor)

: Test Match Special

New Zealand v England Fourth day of the Second Test from Auckland.

: Free Spirit

The first of three readings fromjonathan Raban's Hunting Mr Heartbreak. Driving a white Dodge Spirit, the author heads for America's Deep South. Read by John Shrapnel. Producer Duncan Mtnshull


Unknown: Mr Heartbreak.
Read By: John Shrapnel.
Producer: Duncan Mtnshull

: Ursula Oppens

(piano) Stravinsky Sonata Nancarrow Two Canons for Ursula (UK premiere) Brahms Variations on a Theme by Handel, Op24


Piano: Stravinsky Sonata

: Contrasts

The second of three programmes. Langham CO, conductor Nicholas Cleobury Michael Torke Ash (first UK broadcast) Parry An English Suite Charles Ives Three Places in New England


Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Conductor: Michael Torke Ash

: News

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