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: On Air

with Piers Burton-Page .
Music, news, weather and arts news, including Bach
Sinfonia (Cantata No 209) Brandenburg Consort/ Roy Goodman
7.30 Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte
Bergen PO/Dmitri Kitaenko
8.10 Grainger Green Bushes
English CO/Steuart Bedford Records


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Roy Goodman

: Composer of the Week

Hugh Wood (b 1932)
The Rose; Records; The
Foreboding; Always (Robert Graves Songs, Op 18) Brian Burrows (tenor)
Antony Saunders (piano) Three Piano Pieces, Op 5 Susan McGaw (piano) Three Choruses, Op 7
BBC Singers/John Alldis Scenes from Comus, Op 6 Alison Hagley (soprano) Howard Haskin (tenor) BBC SO/Andrew Davis Producer Stephen Plaistow


Unknown: Hugh Wood
Tenor: Brian Burrows
Piano: Antony Saunders
Piano: Susan McGaw
Soprano: Alison Hagley
Tenor: Howard Haskin

: Morning Sequence

Prelude: Le Déluge
Allain Moglia (violin) Paris Orchestra/
Daniel Barenboim
10.09 Copland Vitebsk Israel Piano Trio
10.19 Stravinsky
Three movements from
Petrushka Ralph Markham and Kenneth Broadway (piano duet)
10.37 Keiko Abe Michi
Evelyn Glennie (marimba)
10.51 Bartok Sonata for two pianos and percussion Ralph Markham and Kenneth Broadway (pianos) Kvelyn Glennie (percussion)
Martin Gibson (timpani)
Saint-Saens Hacchanale (Samson et Dalila)
Paris Orchestra/
I )aniel Barenboim
11.27 Spohr
Piano Trio No 3 in A minor, Op 124 Israel Piano Trio


Violin: Allain Moglia
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Petrushka Ralph Markham
Piano: Kenneth Broadway
Unknown: Keiko Abe Michi
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Bartok Sonata
Unknown: Ralph Markham
Pianos: Kenneth Broadway
Pianos: Kvelyn Glennie
Unknown: Martin Gibson
Unknown: Saint-Saens Hacchanale

: Vintage Years

"If I'm blown sky-high tomorrow, I suppose the papers will print the usual pious obituaries.... John Amis presents a musical portrait of Dame Myra Hess.
Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Myra Hess.
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

live from St John 's, Smith Square, London.
Marc- Andre Hamelin
(piano) Haydn Sonata in C (H XVI 50)
Liszt Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
(Harmonies poetiques et reUgieuses)
Réminiscences de Norma eTICKETS: £5.00, available from
10.00am today or in advance from the box office, tel [number removed]


Unknown: St John
Piano: Andre Hamelin

: Third Opinion

: BBC Philharmonic

Raymond Leppard
Tasmin Little (violin) Massenet
Overture: Phedre
Delius Violin Concerto
Rochberg Symphony No 6 (UK premiere)


Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Violin: Tasmin Little

: Saint-Saens

Septet in E flat for trumpet, piano and strings Paris Instrumental Group Record

: Reger Organ Music

In the first of two recitals, Nicolas Kynaston plays the organ of Mount St
Mary's Chapel, Spinkhill, Sheffield.
Reger Consolation in E, Op 65 No 4; Toccata and Fugue in A minor, Op 80 Nos 11 and 12, Trauerode, Op 145 No 1; Perpetuum mobile, Op 80 No 9;
Capriccio in D minor, Op 69 No 5


Unknown: Nicolas Kynaston

: In Tune

Michael Oliver with music, news, weather and a look at what's on in the music world.
Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Producer: Svend Brown

: EBU International Concert Season

broadcast live throughout Europe from St Paul 's, Knightsbridge. BBC Singers conductor Simon Joly Alison Wells (soprano)
Martyn Parry (organ)
Perry Montague Mason (violin)
Simon Limbrick and Richard Benjafield (percussion)
Britten Christ 's Nativity
(first London performance) Debussy Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Judith Bingham Irish Tenebrae
8.40 The Fasting Showman by Franz Kafka. A blend of the comic and the grotesque, the Fantasy
Showman's act goes out of fashion - with tragic results. Read by Christopher Ettridge.
9.00 Birtwistle
On the sheer threshold of the night
Poulenc Figure humaine


Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Simon Joly
Soprano: Alison Wells
Soprano: Martyn Parry
Violin: Perry Montague Mason
Violin: Simon Limbrick
Violin: Richard Benjafield
Unknown: Britten Christ
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Franz Kafka.
Read By: Christopher Ettridge.

: Jazz Times

The Oyster Dance and Other Nudes
George Schmidt lives in New Orleans, where he's a banjo player and a painter of some of the great scenes in Louisiana history - particularly jazz history. Over the next five evenings, he takes us round some of his paintings, beginning with one or two naughty ones. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: George Schmidt
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor John Lubbock Paul Willey (violin)
Arensky Overture: A Dream on the Volga Chausson Poème
Arensky Symphony No 1 in B minor


Conductor: John Lubbock
Violin: Paul Willey

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present another selection of music mixing styles and influences.
Their studio guest is cellist Tom Cora.
Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Tom Cora.
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Bach from Utrecht

Nicholas Anderson presents four programmes featuring Bach cantatas recorded at the 1991 Utrecht Festival.
Sandrine Piau (soprano) Mark Padmore (tenor) Jerome Correas (bass) Les Arts Florrisants/ Christophe Rousset
Non sa che sia dolore
Cantata No 211: Schweigt stale, plaudert nicht (Coffee Cantata)


Unknown: Nicholas Anderson
Soprano: Sandrine Piau
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Bass: Jerome Correas
Unknown: Christophe Rousset

: News

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