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: Morning Concert

Tchaikovsky Romance in F minor, Op 5
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
7.07 Debussy Printemps Paris Orchestra/Barenboim


Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: News

7.35 Mendelssohn
Quintet in B flat, Op 87 Academy of St Martin Chamber Ensemble
Lortzing Lebe wold mein
Flandrisch Madclien (Zar und Zimmermann)
Soloists; Bavarian Radio Chorus: Bamberg SO/ Hans Gierster
8.11 Berlioz Overture:
Benvenuto Cellini Strasbourg PO/Lombard Records


Unknown: Lortzing Lebe
Unknown: Flandrisch Madclien
Unknown: Hans Gierster
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini Strasbourg

: News

: Composers of the Week

Jean Francaix Scuola di Ballo
London PO/Antal Dorati Nocturne (Les Demoiselles de la Nuit)
Maurice Gendron (cello) The Composer (piano)
Dances (Les Malheurs de
Sophie): Die Neue Harmonie Suite:
Napoleon Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and Victoria Postnikova (pianos) Serenade for small orchestra Cleveland Sinfonietta/ Lane Records


Unknown: Jean Francaix
Cello: Maurice Gendron
Unknown: Napoleon Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Pianos: Victoria Postnikova

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Wagner Overture: Rienzi Berlin PO/Tennstedt
9.50 D Scarlatti, arr J Williams Sonata in A
Andres Segovia (guitar)
9.54 Falla 7 Condones
Populares EspaAos
Victoria de los Angeles (sop) Gerald Moore (piano)
10.07 Haydn Oboe
Concerto in C: Derek Wickins
RPO/Elgar Howarth
10.30 Handel, arr Sergovia Sonata in D minor
Andres Segovia (guitar)
10.34 Gounod Faiblesse de la race humaine!; Inspirezmoi, race divine (La Reine de Saba)
Enrico Caruso (tenor)
Orchestra/Walter B Rogers
10.39 Smetana Vltava
Berlin PO/Ferenc Fricsay
10.51 Handel, arr Segovia Fugliette; Minuet
Andres Segovia (guitar)
10.56 Grieg Symphony in C minor: Gothenburg SO/ Okko Kamu
11.36 Satie/e te Veux Jill Gomez (soprano)
John Constable (piano) Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Derek Wickins

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Adrian Leaper Michael Thompson (hom) Strauss Overture; Dance Scene (Ariadne auf Naxos) Reger Schcrzino for horn and strings; Romantic Suite, Opl25
Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in Eflat


Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Michael Thompson
Unknown: Reger Schcrzino

: Cante Gitano

Flamenco guitarist Marcos presents the Siguiriyas.

: News

: Concert Hall

Mark Anderson (piano) live from Broadcasting House, London.
CPE Bach Sonata in F
(Wq 62 No 24)
Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 101
Persichetti Sonata No 9


Piano: Mark Anderson
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

In an 80th birthday tribute, Lyndon Jenkins recalls the career of soprano Joan Hammond and selects some of the records that made her famous.
Producer Patrick Lambert. Records


Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Soprano: Joan Hammond
Producer: Patrick Lambert.

: Choral Evensong

live from the Chapel of New College, Oxford.
Introit: Coelos ascendit hodie (Stanford);
Responses: (Gibbons and Barnard); Psalms 93 and 99 (Macfarren, Ouseley);
First Lesson: Ezekiel 1, vv 4, 5 and 26-end; Canticles: Stanford in A; Second
Lesson: Colossians 2, v 20 - 3, v 4; Anthem: 0 Clap your hands (Gibbons):
Hymn: Come ye faithful (Neander): Organ
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV 547)
(Bach). Director of Music Edward Higginbottom. Organ Scholar
Timothy Morris.


Music: Edward Higginbottom.
Unknown: Timothy Morris.

: Tutankhamen's Legacy

Lise Manniche discusses how Ancient Egyptian instruments have been preserved and developed. Producer John Thornley


Unknown: Lise Manniche
Producer: John Thornley

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker.
Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: Third Ear in Andalusia

The Myth of Tolerance Dr John Edwards explores what it meant to be Jewish in medieval Spain.
Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Dr John Edwards
Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: Sviatoslav Richter

(piano) live from the Royal Festival Hall, London. Including at 8.30-8.50
Granada Hans Christian Andersen 's visit to the city in the 1860s. Read by Hugh Dickson. (At the time of going to press. Richter had not decided what reprtoire to perform)


Unknown: Granada Hans Christian Andersen
Read By: Hugh Dickson.

: A Southern Myth - Romance or Reality?

Frank Smith examines the future of Andalusia. Producer Judith Bumpus


Unknown: Frank Smith
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: The Reconquest of Granada, 1492

Highlights from
Tragicomedia's EBU concert given earlier this month.
Soloists; Tragicomediai Stephen Stubbs (vihuela)


Soloists: Tragicomediai Stephen Stubbs

: BBC Philharmonic

Christopher Gayford
Vanya Milanova (violin) John Simon Violin
Concerto (first performance)


Conductor: Christopher Gayford
Violin: Vanya Milanova
Violin: John Simon

: News

: Composers of the Week

Telemann Introduzzione a tre in C; Sans-souci,
Passepied and Irlandoise in G minor (Der getreue
Music-Meister); Fantasia No 8 in E minor; Fantasia No 9 in E; Trio in F
(Essercizii musici); Quartet No 2 in A minor (Paris 1738)

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