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: Morning Concert

Britten Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge Norwegian CO/Iona

: News

7.35 ByrdThough
AmariMs daunce in greene Hilliard Ensemble; London Baroque
7.41 Bax Morning Song Margaret Fingerhut (piano); LPO/
Bryden Thomson
7.50 Elgar Symphonic study: Falstaff
LPO/Charles Mackerras
8.22 Purcell Sonata in Bflat
Purcell Quartet Records


Unknown: Bryden Thomson

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arthur Honegger : On the Road
Jean Valjean sur la route; Fuite dejean Valjean (Les Miserables) Slovak Radio
SO, Bratislava/ Adriano Cello Concerto
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) ECO/Yan Pascal Tortelier Le Roi David (closing scenes)
Stephane Audel (narrator) Suzanne Danco (soprano) Choir of the National Church of the Vaud
Swiss Romande Orchestra/ Ernest Ansermet
Symphony No 2 (Mono) Strings of the Boston SO/Charles Munch Records


Unknown: Arthur Honegger
Unknown: Jean Valjean
Unknown: Jean Valjean
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Pascal Tortelier
Soprano: Suzanne Danco


Holst Two Eastern
Osian Ellis (harp)
Royal College of Music Chamber Choir/ David Willcocks
9.41 Vaughan Williams String Quartet No 1 in G minor: Coull Quartet
10.12 Ravel Ma mere l'oye
Richard Markham and David Nettle (piano duet)
10.26 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge: Martyn Hill (tenor); Clifford Benson (piano) Coull Quartet
10.50 Elizabeth Maconchy String Quartet No 10 Mistry Quartet
11.05 Vaughan Williams Valiant for Truth
Christ Church Cathedral
Choir/Stephen Darlington


Harp: Osian Ellis
Piano: David Nettle
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Clifford Benson

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Elgar Howarth Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
Haydn Symphony No 86 in D Maxwell Davies
Trumpet Concerto
Stenhammar Serenade in F


Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Hakan Hardenberger
Unknown: Stenhammar Serenade

: News

: Brighton Festival 1991

Alison Pearce (soprano) Christopher Ross (piano) Britten Let the florid music praise; Now the leaves are fatting fast
Seascape; Nocturne (On this Island)
Bridge Golden hair; My pent-up tears; Mantle of blue; Love went a-riding; Three Tagore Songs Britten The salley gardens; The ash grove The brisk young widow The last rose of summer
Early one morning; Oliver Cromwell


Soprano: Alison Pearce
Piano: Christopher Ross
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell

: Music Weekly

: Bavarian Radio SO

conductor Lorin Maazel
Lynn Harrell (cello) Karl Amadeus
Hartmann Klogegesang Schumann Cello
Concerto, Op 129
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D, Op 29 (Polish)


Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Cello: Karl Amadeus
Cello: Hartmann Klogegesang
Cello: Schumann Cello

: Flute and Harp

Jennifer Stinton (flute) Aline Brewer (harp)
Elgar Chanson de matin Debussy, arr Carman En bateau
Alwyn Naiades
Kreisler SchOn Rosmarin


Flute: Jennifer Stinton
Harp: Aline Brewer
Harp: Elgar Chanson
Unknown: Alwyn Naiades
Unknown: Kreisler Schon Rosmarin

: Exon Singers

conductor Christopher Tolley Colin Walsh (organ) Franck Psaume 150
Durufle Mass Cum Jubilo; Notre
Pere Faure Cantique dejean Racine


Conductor: Christopher Tolley
Conductor: Colin Walsh
Unknown: Franck Psaume
Unknown: Pere Faure Cantique

: Mainly for Pleasure

With Rodney Slatford. Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Rodney Slatford.
Producer: Clive Portbury

: News

: Third Ear

Clarissa Oakes , the 15th in Patrick O'Brian 's sequence of novels about the British
Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, is published this month.
O'Brian talks to Alan Judd about his work and his fascination with the historical novel.
Producer Ed Thomason


Unknown: Clarissa Oakes
Unknown: Patrick O'Brian
Unknown: Alan Judd
Producer: Ed Thomason

: Pebble Mill

Carmina Quartet live from Studio One.
Beethoven Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3 (Rasumovsky)
8.05 Through leaves and fragmented light Jon Silkin reads from his new book The Lens-
Breakers which will be published in May.
8.25 Szymanowski
Quartet No 1 in C, Op 37 Haydn Quartet in G, Op 54 No


Unknown: Jon Silkin

: Drama Now

Perucci's Escapement Guy Meredith's comedy-drama is set in Elizabethan England. A renowned
Italian clockmaker becomes a pawn in the religious struggle between people who are driven by greed and bloodlust.
Director Cherry Cookson


Director: Cherry Cookson
Giacomo Perucci: Kenneth Cranham
Count dasperghi: Frank Finlay
Bamborough: Clive Francis
Sternwell: Brian Glover
Ludd the Boatman: Michael Tudor Barnes
Maria: Shelley Thompson
Harwick: Keith Drinkel
Malgrave/Captain: Sean Arnold
Lord Burleigh: Peter Penry Jones
Maggie: Joanna Wake

: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

director Thomas Hengelbrock Johann Bernhard Bach
Overture in D
Vivaldi Concerto ripieno in A (RV 158)
Corelli Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 9
Handel Concerto grosso in G, Op 6 No 1


Director: Thomas Hengelbrock
Director: Johann Bernhard Bach

: News

: Composers of the Week

Thomas Tallis Salvator mundi Domine; Hodie nobis caelorum Rex; Mass: Puer natus est nobis; Natus est nobis hodie; A poyncte; Fantasy; Suscipe quaeso


Unknown: Thomas Tallis Salvator

: Night School

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