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presented by Chris de Souza.
Music, news and the arts, including at
7.04 Handel
Overture: Samson
English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
7.15 Schubert Rondo in A (D438)
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) English Chamber
Orchestra, conducted by Raymond Leppard
7.38 Brahms
Violin Sonata in A, Op 100 Adolph Busch (violin) Rudolf Serkin (piano)
8.00 Bach
Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV545)
Noel Rawsthome (organ)
8.50 Wagner
Prelude: Die Meistersinger London Philharmonic
Orchestra, conducted by Karl Anton Rickenbacher


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Conducted By: Raymond Leppard
Violin: Adolph Busch
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Unknown: Noel Rawsthome
Conducted By: Karl Anton Rickenbacher

: Composer of the Week

Presented by Penny Gore with extracts from
Mozart's letters read by John Webb.
String Quintet in D (K593) Amadeus Quartet
Cecil Aronowitz (viola) Adagio and Rondo in C minor (K617)
John Steele Ritter (celesta) Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Pierre Pierlot (oboe)
Bruno Pasquier (viola) Roland Pidoux (cello)
Larghetto in Bflat (K452a) Mitsuko Uchida (piano) Neil Black (oboe)
Thea King (clarinet)
Julian Farrell (bassett horn) Robin O'Neill (bassoon) Horn Quintet in Eflat (K407)
Gerd Seifert (horn) Amadeus Quartet


Read By: John Webb.
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Unknown: John Steele Ritter
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Oboe: Pierre Pierlot
Viola: Bruno Pasquier
Cello: Roland Pidoux
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Oboe: Neil Black
Bassett: Julian Farrell
Bassoon: Robin O'Neill
Horn: Gerd Seifert

: Morning Sequence

Concerto grosso in F, Op 3 No 4
Academy of St Martin in the Fields/
Neville Marriner
10.11 Bach Suite No 3 in C
Paul Tortelier (cello)
10.35 Haydn Symphony No 39 in G minor
Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati
10.51 Reger
Variations and Fugue on a theme by Beethoven Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky (pianos)
11.18 Brahms
Symphony No 3 in F
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Neville Marriner
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Unknown: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Beethoven Alfons
Pianos: Aloys Kontarsky
Unknown: Otto Klemperer

: 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. Records


Unknown: Aloysia Weber

: News

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Jean Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
Paul Coletti (viola)
Janet Hilton (clarinet)
Schumann Mdrchenerzahlungen , Op 132 Kurtag
Hommage a Robert Sch ... (UK premiere) Mozart Trio in E flat (K498)
(In association with the 1992 Cardiff Festival of Music)


Viola: Paul Coletti
Clarinet: Janet Hilton
Clarinet: Schumann Mdrchenerzahlungen

: Mining the Archive

Stephen Johnson introduces a recital given by the pianist Alfred Brendel at the 1969 Cheltenham Festival, with archive recordings of Brendel talking about
Beethoven and Schubert.
Variations on a Minuet by Duport (K573) Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op 110
Sonata in A (D959)


Introduces: Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Alfred Brendel

: Thomas Linley's Shakespeare Ode

A rare opportunity to hear Linley's 1776 portrayal of Shakespeare's witches and fairies. Linley was born in the same year as Mozart, but died at the age of 22 in a boating accident in Lincolnshire.

Penelope Walmsley-Clark and Patricia Rozario (sopranos)
David Mattinson (baritone)
Orchestra of St John's, Smith Square, conducted by John Lubbock


Soprano: Penelope Walmsley-Clark
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Baritone: David Mattinson
Musicians: Orchestra of St John's, Smith Square
Conductor: John Lubbock

: Traditional Music from Ireland

The first of two programmes presented by Catherine Ennis.
Producer Anthony Sellors


Presented By: Catherine Ennis.
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: In Tune

Richard Baker presents this afternoon's edition of music, news and interviews.
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Philharmonic in Manchester

Yan Pascal Tortelier
Jean Yves Thibaudet (piano) live from the Royal
Northern College of Music. Messiaen L Ascension
Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
8.40 Walking My
Mistress in Deauville
The title story from Ronald Frame's new collection, dramatised by the author, with Finaly Welsh as a dog of dubious pedigree, and Vivienne Dixon as her equally dubious owner.
9.00 Dutilleux Sytnphonv No 2 (Le Double)


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano: Jean Yves Thibaudet
Unknown: Finaly Welsh
Unknown: Vivienne Dixon
Unknown: Dutilleux Sytnphonv

: Four Score and Ten Remembered

4: A Pacifist's War In the last of four programmes,
Frances Partridge talks to Christopher Cook about the philosophy of pacifism and her life as a pacifist in wartime.
Series producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Frances Partridge
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Busnois and Jacqueline

A 15th-century love story presented by Chris Wilson (lute) with Ruth Holton
(soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump -(tenor) and Delyth Wynne (harp).


Presented By: Chris Wilson
Soprano: Ruth Holton
Soprano: Rogers Covey-Crump
Soprano: Delyth Wynne

: Blue Skies

From the origins of our species to the reconstruction of ancient artefacts. In this month's edition of the programme that bridges the gulf between the arts and sciences, Steve Jones 's theme is fossils.
Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Steve Jones
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Midnight OH

The delicate, inventive sound spectrum of Harry Partch, performed on the instruments he invented, is contrasted with the explosive percussion and electronics of Double
Whammy, a quartet of American and British improvisers, specially recorded for tonight's programme.
Producer Philip Tagney


Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

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