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: Morning Concert

Schubert Klavierstuck in Eflat minor (D 946) Andras Schiff (piano)
7.09 Faure
Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Montreal Symphony
Orchestra/ Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Schubert Klavierstuck
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Charles Dutoit

: News

7.35 Haydn Sinfonia concertante in Bflat Marieke Blankenstijn (violin)
William Conway (cello) Douglas Boyd (oboe)
Matthew Wilkie (bassoon) Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Claudio Abbado
7.56 Rossini Overture:
LSO/Claudio Abbado
8.05 Stravinsky Suite: Pultinella
English Chamber Orchestra/ Alexander Gibson.


Cello: William Conway
Oboe: Douglas Boyd
Bassoon: Matthew Wilkie

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arthur Honegger :
The Delights of Basle La Danse des Morts
(performed in English) Denis Quilley (speaker) Carol Smith (soprano) Susan Kessler (mezzo)
Gerald Finley (baritone) BBC SO and Chorus/ Alexander Lazarev
Symphony No 4 (Deliciae basilienses) Bavarian
Radio SO/Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Arthur Honegger
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Soprano: Carol Smith
Soprano: Susan Kessler
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Unknown: Alexander Lazarev

: East Meets West

Joachim Overture: Henry IV, Op 7 (first UK broadcast)
London PO/Leon Botstein
9.50 Szymanowski Two Studies from Op 4 Metopes, Op 29
Martin Roscoe (piano)
10.13 Bartok Kossuth Budapest SO Gyorgy Lehel
10.34 Judith Weir A
Serbian Cabaret: Domus
10.51 Foerster
Viola (Suite: From
Shakespeare, Op 76) Prague SO/
Vaclav Smetacek
10.57 Bartok
Rhapsody, Op 1
Peter Donohoe (piano)
11.17 Joachim Overture
Hamlet, Op 4
(first UK broadcast)
London PO/Leon Botstein
11.32 Szymanowski
Four Mazurkas from Op 50 Martin Roscoe (piano)

: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

conductor Okko Kamu
Bruno Leonardo Gelber (piano)
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Beethoven Piano
Concerto in No 1 in C. Op 15 Sibelius
Incidental music: Pelleas and Melisande


Conductor: Okko Kamu
Piano: Bruno Leonardo Gelber

: News

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

Peter Lawson (piano) direct from Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Busoni Sonatina No 6
(Fantasy on Bizet's Carmen)
Ives Sonata No 2 (Concord)


Piano: Peter Lawson
Unknown: Pebble Mill.

: Verdi Requiem

Suzanne Murphy (sop)
Birgitta Svenden (mezzo) Richard Margison (tenor) John Connell (bass) Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Choir
Ian Tracey.
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Downes Stereo


Unknown: Suzanne Murphy
Unknown: Birgitta Svenden
Tenor: Richard Margison
Bass: John Connell
Unknown: Ian Tracey.

: Music for Two Guitars

Sergio and Odair Assad (guitars)
Piazzolla, arr Sergio Assad Lo que vendra; Escolaso
Faure, arr
Sergio Notaro Four movements from the Dolly Suite. Op 56 Albeniz, arr Sergio Abreu Evocation; El Puerto (Iberia)
Sergio Assad Two Brazilian Dances
Debussy, arr
Sergio Assad Golliwog 's Cakewalk


Guitars: Odair Assad
Unknown: Sergio Notaro
Unknown: Sergio Abreu
Unknown: Sergio Assad
Unknown: Sergio Assad Golliwog

: Cho-Liang Lin

Peter Pettinger (piano)
Stravinsky Duo concertant Beethoven
Sonata in G, Op 96


Piano: Peter Pettinger

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Leopold Hager Haydn Symphony No KXJ in G (Military)


Conductor: Leopold Hager

: Mainly for Pleasure

with David Nice.
Producer Ray Abbot


Producer: Ray Abbot

: News

: Pelleas et Melisande

Opera in five acts by Debussy, to a text by Maurice Maeterlinck, live from the New Theatre, Cardiff.
Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera chorus master Gareth Jones conductor Pierre Boulez. (baritone) (mezzo-soprano) (treble) (bass)
Acts I and 2 8.15 Katharine Worth considers Maeterlinck's creation of a new kind of theatre.
8.35 Act 3
9.10 Richard Langham
Smith reflects on the opera and talks about it to Pierre
9.30 Acts 4 and 5


Librettist: Maurice Maeterlinck
Chorus master: Gareth Jones
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Interval presenter: Katharine Worth
Interval presenter: Richard Langham Smith
Pelleas: Neill Archer (tenor)
Melisande: Alison Hagley (soprano)
Golaud: Donald Maxwell
Genevieve: Penelope Walker
Arkel: Kenneth Cox (bass)
Yniold: Samuel Burkey
Shepherd: Doctor: Peter Massocchi

: Dvorak

Serenade in D minor. Op 44: Budapest Wind
Ensemble/Kalman Berkes

: The Honkytonk Man

Francis Wilford Smith looks at the work of five blues pianists
2: Walter Roland
Besides rousing barrel-house stomps, blues pianist Roland, from Alabama, recorded emotional blues about poverty and disaster in the Depression. He also accompanied singers like Lucille Bogan and Josh White.


Unknown: Francis Wilford Smith
Pianists: Walter Roland
Unknown: Lucille Bogan
Unknown: Josh White.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Thomas Tallis
Lamentations of Jeremiah (1st set); Clarifica me
Pater; Lamentations of Jeremiah (2nd set)
Libera nos, salva nos; In manus tuas; Derelinquat impius viam suam; Christ Rising Again; Dum transisset sabbatum


Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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