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: Morning Concert

Grieg Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar (excerpts) Gothenburg SO/ Neemejarvi
Brahms Lydia Artymiw (piano)
7.18 Telemann
Sonata in B minor
Frans Briiggen (flute) Anner Bylsma (cello)
Gustav Leonhardt (h'chord)


Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar
Piano: Brahms Lydia Artymiw
Flute: Frans Briiggen
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Gustav Leonhardt

: News

7.35 Thomas Tomkins
Voluntary in C
Simon Preston (organ)
7.39 Faure
Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor/Nash Ensemble
8.10 Haydn
Symphony No 58 in F
English Concert/Pinnock Records


Unknown: Thomas Tomkins
Unknown: Simon Preston

: News

: Composers of the Week

Eight Pieces, Op 83 Nos 3, 5 and 6 (original version for clarinet, viola and harp) Musicians of the Royal Exchange
In Memoriam, Op 65
Salvatore Accardo (violin) Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Kurt
Masur Partsongs (Seven Lieder, Op 71)
BBC Singers/John Poole Eight Pieces, Op 83 No 6
(final version); Paul Meyer (clarinet); Gerard Causse (viola)
Francois-Rene Duchable (piano)


Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Unknown: Masur Partsongs
Clarinet: Paul Meyer
Clarinet: Gerard Causse

: Morning Sequence

Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2
Academy of St Martin/ Kenneth Sillito (violin)
9.47 Handel
Cantata: Sarai contenta un di
Gillian Fisher (soprano)
Richard Boothby (viola da gamba); Robert Woolley (harpsichord)
9.56 Tippett
Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Bath Festival Orchestra/ The Composer
10.16 Handel
Cantata: TufedePTu costante?
Emma Kirkby (soprano) Academy of Ancient Music/
Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord)
Mozart Serenade in C minor (K388) Nash Ensemble
10.58 Britten
Phaedra Janet Baker (mezzo) English Chamber
Orchestra/Steuart Bedford
11.14 Jonathan Harvey Serenade after Mozart Members of the London PO/Andrew Parrott


Violin: Kenneth Sillito
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Viola: Richard Boothby
Harpsichord: Robert Woolley
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Harpsichord: Christopher Hogwood
Harpsichord: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Phaedra Janet Baker
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Ronald Zollman Shura Cherkassky (piano) Ravel Suite: Ma Mère l'Oye Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in Eflat (Emperor)
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1945)


Conductor: Ronald Zollman
Piano: Shura Cherkassky

: News

: Mozart and Dvorak

Schubert Ensemble
Mayumi Seiler (violin)
Douglas Paterson (viola) Jane Salmon (cello)
William Howard (piano)
Mozart Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor (K478)
Dvorak Piano Quartet No 2 in Eflat, Op 87


Viola: Douglas Paterson
Piano: William Howard

: Titon et I'Aurore

A French opera from 1753 by Jean-Joseph Cassanea de Mondonville about the gods' attempts to spoil the love between a shepherd and a goddess.
Francoise Herr Vocal Ensemble
Musicians of the Louvre/ Marc Minkowski.


Unknown: Jean-Joseph Cassanea
Unknown: Marc Minkowski.
Titon: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt(tenor)
Aurora: Catherine Napoli(mezzo)
Aeolus I Prometheus: Philippe Huttenlocher(bar)
Pales: Jennifer Smith(sop)
CupidlNymph: Ann Monoyios(sop)

: Ulster Orchestra

Nicholas Braithwaite Malcolm Binns (piano) Walter Leigh
Overture: Agincourt Frank Bridge Dance Rhapsody
Alan Rawsthorne
Piano Concerto No 2


Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Piano: Malcolm Binns
Piano: Walter Leigh

: Mainly for Pleasure

Rock on: A Swing Through Berceuse, Barcarolle and More! with Elisse McDougall Producer Hugh Warwick


Producer: Hugh Warwick

: News

: Third Ear

Leonard Slatkin , the American conductor and champion of English music, talks to Andrew Green.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Andrew Green.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Beethoven

Violin Concerto in D
Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
Ida Haendel (violin)
Hanover Orchestra of North German Radio/ Peter Maag


Violin: Ida Haendel
Unknown: Peter Maag

: The Oedipus Complex

V S Pritchett's story pits a hapless victim against the strange and comic ambitions of Mr Pollfax. Mr Pollfax is a dentist. Read by John Moffatt.


Unknown: Mr Pollfax.
Unknown: Mr Pollfax
Read By: John Moffatt.

: Bach

Prelude and Fugue in E flat (BWV 852)
Ton Koopman (organ) Record

: Music in Our Time

Markus Stockhausen
(trumpet) plays works by his father interpolated with free improvisations by saxophonist Evan Parker.
Karlheinz Stockhausen
Electronic Study No 2 Pieta for quarter-tone fluegel horn (first broadcast)
Aries for trumpet and electronic tape (Sirius) Eingang und Formel
Abschied (Donnerstag) Sound projection by Paul Sparrow.


Unknown: Markus Stockhausen
Unknown: Evan Parker.
Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Unknown: Paul Sparrow.

: Before the Blues

Paul Oliver looks at the origins of the blues and at the kinds of music which preceded it.
3: Go Down Old Hannah
Slave songs, work songs and hollers, from plantation to penitentiary, including records by Texas Alexander, Robert Pete Williams and various work gangs.


Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Robert Pete Williams

: News

: Composers of the Week

Boccherini Sinfonia in D minor (La casa del diavolo); Guitar Quintet No 2 in E; Fandango; Quartet in G (La Tiranna)

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this morning on R5 9.00-

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