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: Morning Concert

Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue: RLPO/Groves
7.08 Saint-Saens Septet Maurice Andre (trumpet) Alain Moglia (violin) French String Trio Jacques Cazauran
(double bass),
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)


Unknown: Maurice Andre
Violin: Alain Moglia
Unknown: Jacques Cazauran
Piano: Jean-Philippe Collard

: News

7.35 Vivaldi Lungi dal vago volto (R V 680)
Emma Kirkby (soprano) Tafelmusic Baroque Orchestra
7.48 Haydn Symphony No 42 in D: English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
8.12 Chaminade Pierrette
Eric Parkin (piano)
8.14 Bliss Checkmate
English Northern
Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones. Records
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Unknown: Vivaldi Lungi
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Chaminade Pierrette
Piano: Eric Parkin
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: News

: Haydn and Faure

Villiers Piano Quartet Haydn Piano Trio in Eflat minor (H XV 31)
Faure Piano Quartet No2 in G minor, Op 45

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library:
Lyndon Jenkins on Percy Grainger.
Bryce Morrison reviews new discs from Pollini, Demidenko, Kissin and other pianists.
10.40 Record Release
Chopin Scherzi: Op 39 No 3, Op 54 No 4
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
10.58 Pierson Overture:
Romeo and Juliet English Northern
11.09 Songs by Vaughan Williams and Warlock Sarah Walker (mezzo) Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.22 Bruch Adagio on Celtic Themes
Ofra Harnoy (cello)
LPO/Charles Mackerras
11.31 Finzi Requiem da camera: Stephen Varcoe (baritone); Britten
Singers; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
11.57 Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
Kathryn Stott (piano)
12.21 Roger Smalley Symphony: Sydney SO/ Patrick Thomas
Records. Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(Record Review repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Unknown: Percy Grainger.
Unknown: Bryce Morrison
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Songs By: Vaughan Williams
Songs By: Warlock Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Bruch Adagio
Cello: Ofra Harnoy

: Words

First of four reflections by Naomi Lightman on language and how it is used.


Unknown: Naomi Lightman

: News

: Grieg and Mahler Songs

Anne Sofie von Otter
Helmut Deutsch (piano) Grieg Haugtussa , Op 67 Mahler Es sungen drei
Engel; Das irdische Leben; Ich gingmit Lust;
Rheinlegendchen; Lob des hohen Verstandes


Mezzo-Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Grieg Haugtussa

: Rafael Kubelik

The sixth programme tracing the career of the Czech conductor features recordings made with the Vienna PO between 1954 and 1961. Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Prague) (K 504)
Smetana Tabor (Md vlast) Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor: Pierre Fournier
Schubert Symphony No3inD(D200)
Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) with Singverein der Gesellschaft der
Musikfreunde in Wien


Unknown: Pierre Fournier
Unknown: Borodin Polovtsian Dances

: Tuning Up

Rachel Gough , recently appointed co-principal bassoonist of the BBC
Symphony Orchestra, talks to Chris de Souza about life in the "back row" and plays music by Telemann, Schumann, Payne and Dutilleux, with Elizabeth Upchurch (piano), Chi-Chi Nwanoku (double bass) and John Lenehan (harpsichord). Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Rachel Gough
Piano: Elizabeth Upchurch
Piano: Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Piano: John Lenehan
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

A week in the arts with Christopher Cook.
Reviews: Lucian Freud at the Tate Gallery
Liverpool; Tennessee
Williams's TheNightofthe Iguanaat London's National Theatre; and Death in Brunswick, a film by Australian director John Ruane.
Opinions: Hilary Spurling , Nigel Andrews.
Features: Reassessing the avant-garde film Flaming Creatures; and do artists need galleries to succeed? Producers Beaty Rubens and John Boundy


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Lucian Freud
Director: John Ruane.
Unknown: Hilary Spurling
Unknown: Nigel Andrews.
Producers: Beaty Rubens
Producers: John Boundy

: Live from the Met

Fidelio. Opera in two acts by Beethoven.
Don Fernando. ALAN HELD (baritone) Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Christof Perick
7.45 New York Snapshot Edward Ellis reads from his "New York" diary.
Opera Quiz
New York Snapshot
Michael Pye describes the real New York.
(EBU presentation in association with the Texaco Metropolitan
Opera International Radio Network)


Unknown: Don Fernando.
Conductor: Christof Perick
Unknown: Edward Ellis
Unknown: Michael Pye
Leonore.: Hildegard Behrens (sop)
Marzelline: Sylvia McNair (sop)
Flomtan: Reiner Goldberg (tenor)
Jarquino: Donald Kaasch (tenor)
Don Pizarro: Ekkehard Wlaschiha (bass)
Rocco: Matti Salminen (bass)

: Chopin and Schumann

Peter Frankl (piano) Chopin Four Mazurkas, Op24 Schumann Fantasy Pieces, Op 12 Chopin Four Mazurkas, Op 30


Piano: Peter Frankl

: Test Match Special

New Zealand v England The Third Test from
Wellington. Commentary on the fourth day's play.

: The Cambridge Musick

Castello Sonata a 3 No 12 (Bk2,1629) Vitali Cappriccio secundo, Op 7 No Falconiero Passacalle in G minor; Sinfonia quarta in C minor; Folias echa para mi Senora Dona; Tarelilla de Carellenos in D minor Marini Suitefrom Sonata, Op 22


Unknown: Vitali Cappriccio

: Contrasts

Last of three programmes. Langham CO/Cleobury Nicholas Thome Chaconne: Passion of the Heart (first UK broadcast) Swayne Symphony for Small Orchestra


Unknown: Nicholas Thome

: News

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