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with Piers Burton-Page .
Music, news and a look at the arts stories in the papers. Including at
7.04 Elgar Concert
Overture: Friossart, Op 19 English Northern
Philharmonia/ Lloyd-Jones
7.30 Purcell Symphony (The Fairy Queen)
Freiburg Baroque Orch/ Thomas Hengelbrock
7.40 Britten Simple Symphony, Op 4
English Chamber Orchestra/ The Composer
8.25 Turina Zapateado Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
8.35 Mozart Serenade in G (Fine Kleine Nachtmusik) Freiburg Baroque/Weil Records


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Thomas Hengelbrock
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: Composer of the Week

Presented by Penny Gore, with extracts from
Mozart's letters read by John Webb.
String Quartet in Eflat (K428)
Alban Berg Quartet
Sinfonia concertante in Eflat (K297)
Aurele Nicolet (flute) Heinz Holliger (oboe)
Hermann Baumann (hom) Klaus Thunemann
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner


Read By: John Webb.
Unknown: Alban Berg
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Hermann Baumann
Bassoon: Klaus Thunemann
Unknown: Neville Marriner

: Morning Sequence

Poulenc Sinfonietta
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Othmar Maga
10.30 Bach French Suite
No 3 in B minor (BWV814) Pierre Hantai (harpsichord)
10.47 Honegger
Prelude, Arioso et Fughette (sur le nom de BACH)
Lausanne CO/Lopez-Cobos
10.53 Boellmann
Variations symphoniques. Op 23: Paul Tortelier (cello) RPO/Yan-Pascal Tortelier
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in D minor (BWV 903)
Pierre Hantai (harpsichord)
Franck Symphony in D minor
Chicago SO/Pierre Monteux


Harpsichord: Pierre Hantai
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Harpsichord: Pierre Hantai
Harpsichord: Franck Symphony

: Chopin - The Great Interpreters

Stephen Plaistow introduces the second of four programmes played by some of the great Chopin pianists past and present. Alfred Cortot
24 Preludes, Op 28; Waltz in A minor, Op 34 No 2; Trois Nouvelles Etudes;
Tarantella, Op 43; Ballade No 3 in A flat. Op 47


Introduces: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Alfred Cortot

: News

: Mozart

Piano Concerto No 26 in D
(K537) (Coronation) Symphony No 38 in D (K504) (Prague) Frankfurt RSO/
Christoph Eschenbach (piano)


Piano: Christoph Eschenbach

: French Music for Cello and Piano

Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Faure
Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 117 Debussy
Cello Sonata in D minor
2.45 Interval Reading
2.50 Saint-Saens
Romance in D, Op 51;
Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 123


Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Friedenstag

(Day of Peace) by Richard Strauss.
"An expression of hope in the future reconciliation of the peoples of the world" or "the first opera to be bom out of the spirit of Nazism"?
New York City Gay Men's Chorus; Collegiate Chorale and Orchestra/Robert Bass Records


Unknown: Richard Strauss.
Commandant: Roger Roloff (baritone)
Maria, his wife: Alessandra Marc (soprano)
Sergeant: William Wildermann (bass)
Marksman: George Shirley (tenor)
Munitions Officer: Max Wittges (bar)
musketeer: Peter van Derick (bass)
Bugler: Paul Schmidt (bass)
Officer!Front-line officer: Stephen Lusmann (bar)
Piedmontese youth: Ruben Broitman (tenor)
Holsteiner: Terry Cook (bass)

: In Tune

Peter Paul Nash with music, news and interviews and a look at events in the arts world. Producer Hugh Warwick


Unknown: Peter Paul Nash
Producer: Hugh Warwick

: The British Line

live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London.
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor
Alexander Lazarev
Ida Haendel (violin)
Britten Violin Concerto
8.05 Stephen Johnson explores the relationship between Britten and Shostakovich.
8.25 Shostakovich
Symphony No 4


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Violin: Ida Haendel
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Four Score and Ten Remembered

3: Friendship
"The exciting truth of friendship is that it's founded on choice. Its possibilities of growth and change are manifold." In the third of four programmes, Frances Partridge talks to
Christopher Cook about the Bloomsbury philosophy of friendship.
(Final programme tomorrow 9.35pm)


Talks: Frances Partridge
Unknown: Christopher Cook

: Musique de loye

Hesperion XX play dances from the 16th-century collection, Musique de loye. Record

: Night Waves

Christopher Frayling reviews Neil Sheehan 's book on Hanoi and Saigon. Derek Walcott reads poems in the studio. Plus a first-night review of the RSC's production of Antony and Cleopatra. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Neil Sheehan
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Arias for Aloysia

The first of two programmes including the arias Mozart composed for the one-time object of his affections, later his sister-in-law,
Aloysia Weber , along with some sets of piano variations. Alcandro, lo confesso ...
Non so donde viene (K294, first version)
Krisztina Laki (soprano)
Vienna CO/Gyorgy Fischer Variations on Baudron's romance "Je suis Lindor" Walter Gieseking (piano) (Mono)
Popoli di Tessaglia ...lo non chiedo, eterni
Dei Edita Gruberova (soprano) Salzburg Mozarteum
Orchestra/Leopold Hager Variations on Sarti's aria
"Come un agnello"
Walter Gieseking (piano) (Mono)
Mia speranza adorata ... Ah, non sai qual pena
Edith Gruberova (soprano) Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Hamoncourt Nehmt meinen Dank
Kin Te Kanawa (soprano) Vienna CO/Gyorgy Fischer Records


Unknown: Aloysia Weber
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Soprano: Dei Edita Gruberova
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Soprano: Edith Gruberova

: News

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