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Chris de Souza with music, news and a look at the arts stories in the papers, including
7.04 Mendelssohn
String Symphony No 3 in C London Festival
Orchestra/Ross Pople
7.45 Bach Violin
Concerto in A minor
(BWV 1041)
Monica Huggett (violin) Amsterdam Baroque
Orchestra/Ton Koopman
8.20 Haydn Te Deum in C
English Concert Choir English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
8.35 Stemdale Bennett
Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Malcolm Binns (piano) London Philharmonic/ Nicholas Braithwaite


Violin: Monica Huggett
Unknown: Haydn Te Deum
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Stemdale Bennett
Piano: Malcolm Binns

: Composer of the Week

Hugh Wood
Song-cycle to poems of Pablo Neruda , Op 19 Eiddwen Harrhy (sop) Lontano/
Odaline de la Martinez
Violin Concerto, Op 17
Manoug Parikian (violin) Royal Liverpool PO/ David Atherton


Unknown: Hugh Wood
Unknown: Pablo Neruda
Unknown: David Atherton

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. Britten
American Overture
City of Birmingham SO/ Simon Rattle
10.10 Mozart
Piano Sonata in A (K331) Alfred Brendel (piano)
Schubert Nacht und Träume
Cheryl Studer (soprano) Irwin Gage (piano)
10.35 Martinu
Piano Quintet No 2
Josef Palenicek (piano) Smetana Quartet
11.05 Bach
Cantata No 155:
Mein Gott , wie long, ach lange Bach Ensemble/ Helmuth Rilling
11.20 Milhaud
Le Boeuf sur le toit French National
11.40 Vieme Berceuse
(Pieces en style libre) Peter Hurford (organ)
11.45 Don Gillis
Symphony No 5½ New Symphony
Orchestra/The Composer Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Schubert Nacht
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Piano: Irwin Gage
Piano: Josef Palenicek
Unknown: Mein Gott
Unknown: Vieme Berceuse
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Unknown: Don Gillis

: News

: Concert Hall

live from Broadcasting House, London.
City of London Sinfonia Soloists
Divertimento in F (K253) Judith Weir Airs from another planet
Gounod Petite symphonie


Unknown: Judith Weir

: Record Review

: La Jeune France

The last of three programmes of music by composers who joined the society founded in 1936 by Messiaen and others to reinstate human and spiritual values in music. 3: Andre Jolivet who shared Messiaen's love of the exotic and fondness for the haunting sound of the ondes martenot.
Alexander Baillie (cello)
David Owen Norris (piano) Ondes
Jeanne Loriod (ondes martenot)
Yvonne Loriod (piano) Concertino for trumpet, piano and strings
Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) Craig Sheppard (piano) Philharmonia/
Esa-Pekka Salonen


Music: Andre Jolivet
Cello: Alexander Baillie
Piano: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Jeanne Loriod
Piano: Yvonne Loriod
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Piano: Craig Sheppard
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Choral Evensong

live from Durham Cathedral.
Introit: 0 Lord, increase my faith (Loosemore);
Responses: Byrd; Psalms: 93, 94 (Battishill, Goss); Readings: Ecclesiasticus 43, vv 13-end (REB);
Revelation 14, w 14-end (REB); Canticles: The
Durham Service (Lloyd)
(first broadcast); Anthem: Laudibus in sanctis (Byrd); Hymn: 0 praise ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum);
Organ Voluntary: Toccata in D minor and Fugue in D (Reger)
Master of the Choristers and Organist
James Lancelot.
Sub-organist Keith Wright.


Organist: James Lancelot.
Unknown: Keith Wright.

: In Tune

Presented by Andrew Green. Music, news, arts news and this afternoon's guest interview. Producer Tim Thorne


Presented By: Andrew Green.
Producer: Tim Thorne

: Tender is the North: Peer Gynt

Ibsen's dramatic poem with music by Grieg, live from the Scandinavian
Festival at the Barbican Hall, London.
Barbara Bonney (soprano) Hakan Hagegard (baritone)
Tallis Chamber Choir
Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi
Part 1

8.15 Names Never Hurt You: Gunnar Pettersson discusses why some countries lay down the law on naming names.

8.35 Part 2
(In association with the Barbican Centre and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, London)


Mountain King: John Shrapnell
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Baritone: Hakan Hagegard
Peer: Simon Callow
Anitra: Joanne Pearce
Asa: Susie Engel
Singers: Tallis Chamber Choir
Musicians: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Speaker (interval talk): Gunnar Pettersson

: Jazz Times

Buddy Bolden 's
Nervous Breakdown
Nobody knows why cornet player Buddy Bolden went mad, but it happened during a Labor Day parade. George Schmidt has been painting the incident.


Unknown: Buddy Bolden
Unknown: Buddy Bolden
Unknown: George Schmidt

: Simpson

String Quartet No 1
Delme String Quartet

: Messiaen

BBC SO/David Atherton CCouleurs de la Cite Celeste" next Wednesday)

: Night Waves

Roy Porter investigates the life of the archaeologist Howard Carter before he opened Tutankhamun's tomb, and examines the bizarre collections of compulsive natural-history collectors. Plus a first-night review of Stages, a new play by David Storey starring Alan Bates. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Howard Carter
Play By: David Storey
Unknown: Alan Bates.
Producer: John Goudie

: Chopin - The Great Interpreters

Stephen Plaistow introduces the last of four programmes played by some of the great Chopin pianists past and present. Krystian Zimerman
Grande Valse brillante in E flat. Op 18; Waltz in A flat, Op 64 No 3; Waltz in F, Op 34 No 3; Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38; Mazurkas, Op 24: Nos 1, 2 and 4; Fantasy in F minor, Op 49; Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante, Op 22


Introduces: Stephen Plaistow

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast this morning on R5

: Night School Extra

2.30 History Resources: The Romans (5); 2.50 English
Resources: Drama in English (1)

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