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: Morning Concert

Reicha Quintet in Eflat, Op 88 No2
Academia Wind Quintet of Prague
7.18 Tallis, arr Kronos Spem in Atium Kronos Quartet
7.30 am New
7.35 am
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Iona Brown (violin) Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
7.52 Rubbra
A Tribute to Vaughan Williams
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Norman Del Mar
7.58 Grainger Green Bushes
Philip Martin , Martin Jones and Richard McMahon (pianos)
8.09 Honegger
String Quartet No 2 Geneva Quartet Records


Violin: Iona Brown
Unknown: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Grainger Green Bushes
Unknown: Philip Martin
Unknown: Martin Jones
Pianos: Richard McMahon

: News

: Composers of the Week

Frederick Delius
Cosmopolitan Influences 4: England
Brigg Fair: An English Rhapsody Royal PO/
Thomas Beecham
Midsummer Song; On
Craig Dhu ; The Splendour falls on Castle Walls
BBC Singers/Simon Joly North Country Sketches
Royal PO/Charles Groves Records


Unknown: Frederick Delius
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Craig Dhu

: Morning Sequence

Mozart String Quartet in C (K 465)
Amadeus Quartet
10.00 Britten
The Prince of the Pagodas (Act 2, Sc 2)
London Sinfonietta/ Oliver Knussen
10.18 Poulenc
Mass in G
BBC Singers/John Poole
10.36 Bartok Suite: The
Miraculous Mandarin
BBC SO/Wigglesworth
10.56 Dvorak
Piano Quintet in A, Op 81 Clifford Curzon (piano) Vienna Philharmonic Quartet


Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Piano: Clifford Curzon

: BBC Welsh SO

Fedor Glushchenko
Hamish Milne (piano)
Stravinsky Circus Polka Medtner Piano Concerto
No 3 in E minor
Sibelius Symphony No 1 in E minor


Conductor: Fedor Glushchenko
Piano: Hamish Milne

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

Chilingirian Quartet live from St George 's, Brandon Hill.
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark) Tigran Mansurian
Quartet No 2 (1984) (first UK broadcast)


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill.

: The Trojan War

A series of operas connected with the ten-year siege of Troy continues with Faure's three-act drame lyrique.
Penelopi JESSYE NORMAN (sop)
Jean Laforge Chorus
Monte Carlo Philharmonic
Orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit
Acts 1 and 2 3.00 Ivan Hewitt talks about Ulysses after his return to Ithaca.
3.15 Act 3


Unknown: Penelopi Jessye Norman
Unknown: Jean Laforge
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Talks: Ivan Hewitt
JOCELYNE: Taillon (mezzo)
Alkandre: Colette Alliot-Lugaz (sop)
Phylo: Christine Barbaux (sop)
Lydie: Danielle Borst (sop)
Melantho: Michele Command (sop)
Cleone: Norma Lerer (mezzo)
Ulysse: Alain Vanzo (tenor)
Antinous: Jean Dupouy (tenor)
Ctesippe: Paul Guigue (bar)
Leodes: Gerard Friedmann (tenor)
Eurymache: Philippe Huttenlocher (bar)
Eumee: Jose van Dam (bar)
Pisandre: Francois Leroux (bar)

: Beethoven

Ronan O'Hora (piano)
Sonata in A, Op 2 No 2 7 Bagatelles, Op 33

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker. Producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: News

: Third Ear

The composer
Anthony Gilbert talks to Michael Hall.
Producer Ray Abbott


Talks: Anthony Gilbert
Unknown: Michael Hall.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Philharmonic

Edward Downes
Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
Mahler Riickert Lieder
Shostakovich Symphony No 10


Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Alfreda Hodgson

: Riding Panto

Dreams of horses and escape from the blood and chicken feathers of his father's butcher store fire Herm in this short story by Bernard Malamud.
Read by Harry Towb.


Story By: Bernard Malamud.
Read By: Harry Towb.

: Chopin

Caroline Palmer (piano)
Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 30 No 4; Nocturne in E, Op 62 No 2; Scherzo in B minor, Op 20; Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op 15 No 2; Waltz in Eflat, Op 18; Prelude in Bflat minor, Op 28 No 16


Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Music In Our Time

Ixion at Huddersfield conductor
Michael Finnissy
James Clapperton (piano) Chris Newman A Book at the Piano (UK premiere) Michael Parsons Syzygy (world premiere)
Andrew Toovey Adam Howard Skempton
Broadside (world premiere) Michael Finnissy Piano Concerto No 3


Conductor: Michael Finnissy
Piano: James Clapperton
Piano: Chris Newman
Unknown: Michael Parsons Syzygy
Unknown: Andrew Toovey Adam
Unknown: Howard Skempton

: Before the Blues

Black American blues music has become the greatest single influence on contemporary popular music. In this series of eight programmes, which won a Sony Award in 1988, Paul Oliver looks at its origins and at the kinds of music which preceded it.
1: Blues in Retrospect
To set the scene, a look at the Mississippi tradition and at other aspects of the blues form, with records by Bessie Smith , Leadbelly, Muddy Waters,
Elmore James and Charley Patton.


Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Bessie Smith
Unknown: Elmore James
Unknown: Charley Patton.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Dvorak From the Bohemian Forest, Op 68 Nos 1-3; Serenade in D minor, Op 44; From the Bohemian Forest, Op 68 Nos 4-6

: Night School

Not Scotland. As broadcast on R5 this morning 9.00-10.00am

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