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: Morning Concert

Elgar Overture: Cockaigne Philharmonia/Barbirolli
7.15 Bruch Kol Nidrei
Pierre Fournier (cello)
Lamoureux Orch/Martinon
7.30 am News
7.35 Chausson Soir de fete: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra/Plasson
7.50 Rachmaninov
Piano Trio No I in G minor: Borodin Trio
8.05 Nielsen Springtime on Funen: Soloists
Lille Muko University
Choir; St Klemens School Children's Choir
Odense SO/Vetd. Records


Cello: Pierre Fournier

: News

: Composers of the Week

Thomas Tallis
Sancte Deus , sancte/ortis Tallis Scholars/Phillips Mass for four voices Hilliard Ensemble
Solfaing Song: Fretwork If Ye Love Me; Hear the Voice and Prayer: Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips
Videte miraculum; Honor, virtus, et potestas: Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Sancte Deus

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Mozart Divertimento in D
(K 334) (1-3 m vts)
Members of Vienna Octet
9.56 Allegri Miserere Tallis Scholars/Phillips 10. 10 Borodin Piano
Quintet: Walter Panhoffer ; Anton Fietz , Wilhelm Hubner (violins); Gunther Breitenbach (viola), Ferenc Mihaly (cello)
10.31 Elgar Sospiri. New Philharmonia/Barbirolli
10.37 Maxwell Davies
Yesnaby Ground ; Dances from The Two Fiddlers;
Farewell to Stromness: SCO
Members/Composer (piano)
10.52 Barber StringQuartet , Op 11: Cleveland Quartet
11.11 Brahms Alto
Helen Watts LausannePro-Arte Chorus
Suisse Romande Chorus and Orchestra/Ansermet
11.25 Mozart Divertimento in D (K334) (4-6 mvts) Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Walter Panhoffer
Unknown: Anton Fietz
Violins: Wilhelm Hubner
Violins: Gunther Breitenbach
Viola: Ferenc Mihaly
Cello: Elgar Sospiri.
Unknown: Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Yesnaby Ground
Piano: Barber Stringquartet
Unknown: Helen Watts
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento

: BBC Concert Orchestra

conductor Jacques Delacote Tasmin Little (violin) Bernstein Overture:
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Massenet Ballet: Le Cid
Faure Dolly Suite
Massenet Meditation
Chabrier Espana
1.00pm News


Conductor: Jacques Delacote
Violin: Tasmin Little
Unknown: Chabrier Espana

: Concert Hall

William Howard (piano)
Fibich Ten Pieces (Moods, Impressions and Souvenirs) Janacek In the Mists
Smetana Macbeth and the Witches; En Boheme; La Fête des paysans bohémiens (Six Dreams)


Piano: William Howard

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in Eflat
Dallas SO/Antal Dorati
Szymanowski Symphonie concertante, Op 60: Los Angeles PO/Wallenstein Monorecords: 1947, 1952


Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: Choral Evensong

for Ash Wednesday, live from the chapel of St John's College, Cambridge. Responses: Ebdon;
Psalm 51: Miserere mei
Deus (Allegri); Lessons: Isaiah l:w 11-20;
Matthew 16: vv 21-8; Antiphon: Non in solo pane; Canticles: The Short Service (Byrd); Anthem: Emendemus in melius
(Byrd); Hymn: Lordjesus Think on Me (Southwell); Organ voluntary:
Passacaglia in D minor
(BuxWV 161) (Buxtehude). Director of music
Christopher Robinson
Organ student James Martin


Unknown: James Martin

: The Rwayes of Morocco

The professional "song-poets" of Berber society have left their itinerant ways for settled lives in the towns of Morocco. In the first of two programmes, Donald Macleod presents new recordings of the sung poems of master rwayes. Records. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Producer: Alan Hall

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Natalie Wheen.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: Third Ear

Does liberal democracy mark the end of history?
Francis Fukuyama , who believes it does, takes part in a discussion chaired by Robert Hewison.
Producer Rachel Yorke


Unknown: Francis Fukuyama
Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: Towards the Millennium

Peter Hall , Nigel Robson (tenors), Stephen Roberts (baritone),
Brian Bannatyne Scott (bass) London Sinfonietta conductor Simon Rattle.
Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Satie Parade
Ives Three Places in New England 8.05 Kipling in Vermont
John Wilders describes the four years the author spent in the north-east of the United States.
8.25 Schreker Chamber
Stravinsky Ragtime Renard


Unknown: Peter Hall
Tenors: Nigel Robson
Tenors: Stephen Roberts
Baritone: Brian Bannatyne Scott
Conductor: Simon Rattle.

: The Gang That Fell Apart

The story of the Social
Democratic Party, written and presented in three parts by Anthony Howard. 2: Darkness at Noon
The Falklands factor, the leadership contest between Royjenkins and David Owen and the electoral disappointment in 1983. Including contributions from Lord Jenkins of Hillhead, David Owen , Bill Rodgers , Shirley Williams , John Biffen , Roy Hattersley , Charles Kennedy , Robert Maclennan , David Sainsbury and Sir David Steel.


Unknown: Anthony Howard.
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Bill Rodgers
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: John Biffen
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Robert MacLennan
Unknown: David Sainsbury
Unknown: Sir David Steel.

: German Keyboard Music

Timothy Roberts explores, in two programmes, the German keyboard music of the late Renaissance, an area neglected in favour of Baroque repertory for the harpsichord.


Unknown: Timothy Roberts

: Double Reed Takes Over

Douglas Boyd
(oboe, oboe d'amore) lain Burnside (piano) Mozart Sonata in E minor (K 304)
Kalliwoda Morceau de Salon, Op228
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 73
11.30pm News


Oboe: Douglas Boyd
Unknown: Schumann Phantasiestucke

: Composers of the Week

Excerpts from La Gazza Ladra, Armida and Adelaide di Borgogne.


Unknown: Adelaide Di Borgogne.

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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