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: Sunday Morning Concert

The BBC Concert Orchestra
The Sorcerer's Apprentice conductor Elgar Howarth
7.12 Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Song with Philip Martin (piano) conductor Elgar Howarth
7.38 Honegger Pastorale d'été conductor Jiri Starek
7.47 Stanford
Symphony No 7 in D minor conductor Charles Groves
8.15 Humperdinck
Overture: Hansel and Gretel conductor Elgar Howarth
8.23 Bridge Summer conductor Charles Groves
8.35 Tchaikovsky
Suite: The Sleeping Beauty conductor Elgar Howarth


Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Piano: Philip Martin
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Jiri Starek
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Elgar Howarth

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: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

with Listeners' Requests:
Grieg Norwegian Dance No 1
9.22 Ravel, orch Viacava Jeux d'eau
9.28 Handel
Water Music: Suite in G
9.41 Berwald
Grand Septet in Bflat
Lambert Aubade héroïque
10.14 Artist of the Week:
Clifford Curzon (piano)
Schubert Impromptu in A flat (D899 No 4)
10.22 Symphony of the Week: Howard Hanson
Symphony No 2 (Romantic)
10.53 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
11.12 Composer of the Week preview: Britten An American Overture
11.23 Schubert Impromptu in G flat (D899 No 3)
Clifford Curzon (piano)
11.30 Orff Cour d'amours, Blanziflor et Helena,
Fortuna imperatrix mundi (Carmina Burana)
Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Viacava Jeux
Unknown: Lambert Aubade
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Schubert Impromptu
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Piano: Orff Cour
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Spirit of the Age

Period Portrait
In this second programme on Early and Baroque music, Emma Kirkby , in conversation with George Pratt , introduces her own selection of music.
Producer Kate Bolton


Music: Emma Kirkby
Introduces: George Pratt
Producer: Kate Bolton

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: Replay

Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives. This week,
Rosamund Lehmann from a live Home Service series of 1953 about first novels. Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Rosamund Lehmann
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Mozart

Berlin Philharmonic/ Nikolaus Hamoncourt
Serenade in D (K320) (Posthorn)
2.15 Two Dreams by Franz Kafka read by Paul Guinery.
2.20 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (K504) (Prague)


Unknown: Nikolaus Hamoncourt
Unknown: Franz Kafka
Read By: Paul Guinery.

: Contrasts

The second of three concerts of music for piano and wind. Andras Schiff and Bruno Canino (piano)
Heinz Holliger (oboe) Aurele Nicolet (flute)
Elmar Schmid (clarinet)
Klaus Thunemann (bassoon) Radovan Vlatkovic (horn) Beethoven Three
Marches for piano duet, Op 45
Sandor Veress Diptych for wind quintet (first performance)
Schmann Three Romances for oboe and piano, Op 94 Birtwistle Five Distances for five instruments (first performance)


Unknown: Andras Schiff
Piano: Bruno Canino
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Clarinet: Elmar Schmid
Bassoon: Klaus Thunemann
Horn: Radovan Vlatkovic

: Interval Reading

4.05 Schubert Andantino vane in B minor for piano duet (D823)
Isang Yun Rondellfor oboe, clarinet and bassoon Beethoven Quintet in Eflat, Op 16
(Final concert next Sunday)


Unknown: Schubert Andantino
Oboe: Isang Yun Rondellfor

: The Purcell Simfony

Biber Sonatas Nos 6, 8, 9 and 11 (Sonate, TamAris, quam Aulis Servientes)
William Young Sonata for four violins; Sonata for three violins and bass
Schmelzer Lamento sopra la morte Ferdinandi III (1657) Sonata No 11 in five parts (Sacro-Profanus Concentus Musicus, 1662)


Unknown: William Young Sonata
Bass: Schmelzer Lamento

: Prokofiev

Piano Concerto No 3 in C Nikolai Demidenko (piano) BBC Philharmonic/ Edward Downes


Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown: Edward Downes

: The Imprisoned Splendour

An act of worship on the life and sacred music of Sir Arthur Sullivan , led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Music sung by Ely Cathedral Choir. 0 Love the Lord; Alleluia, Alleluia, Hearts to Heaven and Voices Raise (Lux
Eoi); 0 Israel; Vouchsafe, 0 Lord (Festival Te
Deum); Lead, kindly light (Lux in Tenebris); God sent his messenger the rain (The Golden Legend); Brother, thou art gone before us (The Martyr of Antioch); Onward, Christian Soldiers (St Gertrude); Thou, 0 Lord, Art Our Father (The Prodigal Son).
Music Director Paul Trepte.


Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Director: Paul Trepte.

: Sunday Play

Napoli Milionaria by Eduardo da Filippo.
From its successful run at the Royal National Theatre, Peter Tinniswood 's new version of this classic study of Neapolitan life in the Second World War.
Starring Ian McKellen and Frances Barber.
RNT production directed by Richard Eyre and for radio by Chris Barton Producer Jeremy Howe


Unknown: Napoli Milionaria
Unknown: Eduardo Da Filippo.
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Ian McKellen
Unknown: Frances Barber.
Directed By: Richard Eyre
Unknown: Chris Barton
Producer: Jeremy Howe
Getmaro Jovine: Ian McKellen
Amalia jovine: Frances Barber
Maria Rosaria: Angela Clarke
Amedeo: Phil McKee
Adelaide: Antonia Pemberton
Federico: Russell Boulter
Errico: Mark McGann
Peppe: Ian Burf1eld
Riccardo: Richard Brenner
Sergeant Gappa: Kenneth Cranham
Franco: Derek Hutchinson
Assunta: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Doctor: Crispin Redman

: Kent Nagano and the Halle

The opening concert of this year's Halle season, given earlier this evening. Messiaen Sourire
John Adams
El Dorado (first UK performances)
10.20 Kent Nagano talks to Alan Sykes.
10.25 Stravinsky The


Unknown: Messiaen Sourire
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Alan Sykes.

: Music in Our Time

John Cage in memoriam (1912-1992)
In this last programme, Howard Skempton and John Tilbury introduce music from 1934 to 1973.
Music Projects,
London/Richard Bemas Atlas Eclipticalis (1961)
Six Short Inventions (1934) In a Landscape (1948) Hugh Webb (harp) Etcetera 1 (1973)


Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Unknown: John Tilbury
Harp: Hugh Webb

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