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: On Air

Music, arts, news and weather with Chris de Souza , including at
7.30 Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in F London Classical
Players/Roger Norrington
8.00 Berlioz
Reverie and Caprice
Itzhak Perlman (violin) Paris Orchestra /
Daniel Barenboim
8.41 Liszt
Piano Concerto No 1 in Eflat
Sviatoslav Richter
LSO/Kirill Kondrashin Records


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Paris Orchestra
Violin: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter

: Composer of the Week

Bruckner Pange , lingua
Bavarian Radio
ChorusfEugen Jochum Kyrie (Mass No 1 in D minor)
Edith Mathis (soprano) Marga Schiml (mezzo)
Wieslaw Ochman (tenor) Karl Ridderbusch (bass) Bavarian Radio Chorus and SOl Eugen Jochum Symphony No 7 in E
Dresden Staatskapelle/ Herbert Blomstedt
Ecce sacerdos magmis Bavarian Radio Chorus
Ludwig Laberer , Josef Hahn and Alfons Hartenstein (trombones) Hedwig Bilgram (organ) conductor Eugen Jochum Records


Unknown: Bruckner Pange
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Soprano: Marga Schiml
Tenor: Wieslaw Ochman
Bass: Karl Ridderbusch
Bass: Sol Eugen Jochum
Unknown: Herbert Blomstedt
Unknown: Ludwig Laberer
Unknown: Josef Hahn
Unknown: Alfons Hartenstein
Unknown: Hedwig Bilgram
Conductor: Eugen Jochum

: Morning Sequence

Two Italian Baroque sonatas and two English
Romantic concertos for cello.
Sonata in G minor (RV42) Anthony Pleeth and Richard Webb (cellos)
Melvyn Tan (harpsichord)
10.46 Sullivan, reconstr Mackerras
Cello Concerto in D
Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) LSO/Charles Mackerras
11.04 Boccherini
Sonata in E flat (G10) Anthony Pleeth and Richard Webb (cellos)
Melvyn Tan (harpsichord)
11.20 Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) LSO/John Barbirolli


Unknown: Anthony Pleeth
Cellos: Richard Webb
Harpsichord: Melvyn Tan
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber

: Early Ueder

Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Peter Seymour (fortepiano) Reichardt Dcr Fischer
Zumsteeg Richard und Mathilde
Loewe Die Nachtlkhe
Heerschau; Herr Oltif Schubert Der Sanger
(1)149); DerSchaferund (der Reiter (D517); Der Toucher (D77b)


Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Peter Seymour
Unknown: Reichardt Dcr Fischer
Unknown: Zumsteeg Richard
Unknown: Loewe Die Nachtlkhe
Unknown: Herr Oltif
Unknown: Schubert Der Sanger

: News

: Royal Scottish Orchestra

conductor Walter Weller
Victor Tretyakov (violin) Mozart
Symphony No 36 in C (K425) (Linz) Bruch
Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Symphony No 7 in A
(In association with the Glasgow Herald)


Conductor: Walter Weller
Violin: Victor Tretyakov

: Imogen Cooper

Schoenberg Six Little Iteces. Op 19
Schubert Sonata in G
Schubert German Dances and Ecossaises (D783)
Janacek Sonata in Eflat minor (I X 1905)
Smetana Polkas de salon, Op 7

: William Mathias

The second of two programmes celebrating the music of William Mathias.
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conductor Grant Llewellyn Requiescat, Op 79 Symphony No 3


Unknown: William Mathias.
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: In Tune

Peter Paul Nash with music, news and interviews and a glance at what's on in the arts world.
Producer Tim Thorne


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Producer: Tim Thorne

: City of Birmingham SO

live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Mark-Anthony
Turnage leaving
Helen Walker (soprano) Andrew King (tenor) CBSO Chorus conductor Simon Halsey
7.55 Vorsprung durch Technik and All That
Timothy Buck , Senior Lecturer in German at
Edinburgh University, reflects that German has not had much status as a language in the Anglo-Saxon world until now, and wonders whether recent political developments will allow it to achieve an equal footing with French.
8.15 Brahms
A German Requiem
Dawn Upshaw (soprano) Andreas Schmidt (bass) CBSO Chorus conductor Robert Shaw


Soprano: Helen Walker
Conductor: Simon Halsey
Unknown: Timothy Buck
Bass: Andreas Schmidt
Conductor: Robert Shaw

: Words

with Thomas Sutcliffe , Arts Editor of The


Unknown: Thomas Sutcliffe

: The Swiss Baroque

Chamber music played by London Baroque .
Albicastro Trio Sonata in C, Op 8 No 4
Fritz Trio Sonata in D,
Op 4 No 5; Violin Duo No 5 in D minor
Albicastro Trio Sonata in A minor, Op 8 No 3


Played By: London Baroque

: Stride by Stride

Pianist Ralph Sutton , now almost 70, continues to excel in the Harlem "stride" style set down by Fats Waller and Willie "The
Lion" Smith. In the first of three programmes, Ralph Sutton tells Alyn Shipton about his first encounters with Jack Teagarden and Wild Bill Davison , and about his appearances on the Rudi Blesh radio show
This Is Jazz.


Pianist: Ralph Sutton
Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Ralph Sutton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jack Teagarden
Unknown: Bill Davison
Unknown: Rudi Blesh

: Night Waves

From Machiavelli to
Margaret Thatcher Roy Porter chairs a discussion on the theory and practice of political morality. Plus a first-night review from the Donmar Warehouse in London, which re-opens with Sondheim's musical
Assassins, directed by Sam Mendes.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher Roy
Directed By: Sam Mendes.
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Chopin - The Great Interpreters

Stephen Plaistow introduces four programmes played by some of the great Chopin pianists past and present. Vladimir Ashkenazy 12 Etudes, Op 10
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45
Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
Etudes. Op25 Nos 3 and 4


Introduces: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: News

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