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: Morning Concert

Copland Claritiet Concerto Benny Goodman (clarinet) Columbia SO/The Composer
7.18 Bernstein Maria ;
America (West Side Story) Jose Carreras (tenor)
Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo) Orchestra/The Composer


Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Bernstein Maria
Tenor: Tatiana Troyanos

: News

7.35 Handel Zadokthe
Priest: Choir of New College, Oxford; The King's Consort/ Robert King
7.42 Grieg An der Wiege, Op 68 No 5; Es war einmal. Op 71 No 1 (Lyric Pieces): Emil Gilels (piano)
7.50 Rodgers Bewitdied , Bothered and Bewildered
Frederica von Stade (sop) LSO/John McGlinn
7.56 Stanford Serenade in F, Op 95: Capricorn
Producer Clive Portbury . Records


Piano: Emil Gilels
Piano: Rodgers Bewitdied
Unknown: Frederica von Stade
Unknown: John McGlinn
Producer: Clive Portbury

: News

: The Cann Twins

Claire and Antoinette Cann (pianos)
Saint-Saens Danse macabre
Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn
(St Anthony Chorale) Debussy Petite Suite Grainger Fantasia on Gershwin's Porgy and Bess


Pianos: Antoinette Cann
Pianos: Saint-Saens Danse
Unknown: Grainger Fantasia

: Saturday Review

with Richard Osborne.
Record Review
Building a Library: Grieg's music for Peer
Gynt by Jonathan Swain.
David Fanning on discs of Romantic piano music.
10.40 Record Release
Liszt Harmonies du Soir
(Transcendental Study No 11) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.51 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2 Carmina Quartet
11.12 Beethoven
Incidental music: Egmont Cheryl Studer (soprano)
Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado
11.44 Brahms
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel Emanuel Ax (piano)
12.12 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Harnoncourt Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(Record Review is repeated on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: David Fanning
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Unknown: Handel Emanuel
Unknown: Clive Portbury

: Molecules

Biologist Prof Martin Raff discusses internal death programmes in humans. Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Prof Martin Raff
Producer: Matt Thompson

: News

: Fretwork

Wendy Gillespie , Richard Campbell , William Hunt ,
Julia Hodgson , Susanna Pell and Richard Boothby (viols) Paul Nicholson (organ)
Consort music and fantasias by Jenkins, Gibbons, Purcell and Lawes


Unknown: Wendy Gillespie
Unknown: Richard Campbell
Unknown: William Hunt
Unknown: Julia Hodgson
Unknown: Susanna Pell
Unknown: Richard Boothby
Unknown: Paul Nicholson

: Berlin Philharmonic

conductor Claudio Abbado
Cheryl Studer (soprano)
Mozart Symphony No 28 in C (K200)
Basta, vincesti (K486a) Un moto digioia (K579) Mahler Symphony No 4


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soprano: Cheryl Studer

: Two Viennese Pianos

Fortepianos by Conrad Graf (1826) and Johann Fritz
(c 1814) from the Finchcocks Collection played by Richard Bumett.
Vorisek Two Rondos, Op 18; Le Désir; Le Plaisir
Schubert Impromptu in B flat (D935 No3)
German Dances


Unknown: Conrad Graf
Unknown: Johann Fritz
Played By: Richard Bumett.

: Light and Dark

The Wallace Collection conductor John Wallace Gordon Crosse Peace
Edward Shipley
The White Darkness


Conductor: John Wallace
Conductor: Gordon Crosse
Unknown: Edward Shipley

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

Christopher Cook presents a special edition from New York. Reviews: Al Pacino in Salome; Batman Returns; and the reopening of the Guggenheim Museum.
Opinions: Elaine Showalter , Brendan Gill. Features: Is performance art still "on the edge"; and the future of cultural television. Producer Nick Ware


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Al Pacino
Unknown: Guggenheim Museum.
Unknown: Elaine Showalter
Unknown: Brendan Gill.
Producer: Nick Ware

: Morceaux de Concours

Nicholas Cox (clarinet)
Vanessa Latarche (piano) Debussy Premiere Rapsodie
Messager Solo de Concours Francaix Theme and Variations


Piano: Vanessa Latarche

: Attila

Verdi's opera live from the Grand Theatre, Geneva. (bass) (tenor) (sop)
Chorus of the Grand Theatre, Geneva; Suisse Romande Orchestra/Gabriele Ferro Prologue and Act 1
8.15 Hordes An impression of Attila the Hun by Patrick Howarth , with Jonathan Tafler , Peter Penry Jones and Melinda Walker.
8.55 Acts 2 and 3 * MUSIC AND ARTS: page 17


Unknown: Patrick Howarth
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Unknown: Peter Penry Jones
Unknown: Melinda Walker.
Attila: Samuel Ramey
Foresto: Michael Sylvester
Odabella: Elizabeth Connell
Ezio: Paolo Coni (bar)
Uldino: Claude Pia (tenor)
Pope Leo: Leonard Graus (bass)

: Dolce Italiano

Lovreglio Fantasia on Verdi's La Traviata
Colin Bradbury (clarinet) Oliver Davies (piano)
Donizetti Concertino in G
Jeremy Polmear (cor anglais) Diana Ambache (piano) Records


Clarinet: Colin Bradbury
Piano: Oliver Davies
Unknown: Jeremy Polmear
Piano: Diana Ambache

: Venetian Concertos

Collegium Musicum 90/ Simon Standage
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G (R V 298)
(La Stravaganza)
Marcello Concerto No 5 in Bflat (La Cetra)
Albinoni Violin Concerto in G, Op 7No 4
Vivaldi Concerto in Cfor 2 violins, oboe and strings (RV 554)


Musicum: Simon Standage

: From the Aldeburgh Festival

Martin Butler (piano) Lontano/
Odaline de la Martinez
Debussy En blanc et noir Butler On the Rocks; Going with the Grain
Bach, arr Butler Prelude and Fugue in Eflat (BWV852)
Butler Bluegrass Variations
Stravinsky Five Easy Pieces for Four Hands


Piano: Martin Butler

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