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: On Air

with Andrew Lyle. Music, news, weather and events in the arts world, including:
7.00 Vaughan WilliamsThe Lark Ascending Iona Brown (violin) Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
7.30 Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassooon and piano Maurice Bourgue (oboe)
Amaury Wallez (bassoon) Pascal Roge (piano)
8.00 Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue Louis Lortie (piano)
Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit
8.30 Dvorak Serenade for Wind in D minor, Op 44 Nash Ensemble. Records


Unknown: Andrew Lyle.
Oboe: Maurice Bourgue
Bassoon: Amaury Wallez
Piano: Pascal Roge

: Composer of the Week

Richard Strauss
Executive producer Peter Alward talks to Stephen Johnson about the practicalities of recording the music of Strauss. With excerpts from:
Der Rosenkavalier
Dresden Staatskapelle conductor Bernard Haitink
Elektra Vienna PO/Georg Solti Ein Heldenieben
New York PO/Willem
Mengelberg (Mono, 1927)


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Talks: Peter Alward
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Elektra Vienna

: Morning Sequence

Music of land, sea and sky featuring the English Sinfonia conducted by Edward Downes and Charles Groves.
Malcolm Arnold
Sinfonietta No 1


Conducted By: Edward Downes
Conducted By: Charles Groves.

: Tchaikovsky

Andante Cantabile

: David Matthews

From Sea to Sky (first broadcast)

: Vivaldi

Concerto in F, Op 10 No 1 (La Tempesta di Mare) Michala Petri (soprano recorder)
Academy of St Martin / lona Brown


Unknown: St Martin

: Delius

On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

: Butterworth

The Banks of Green Willow

: Vivaldi

Concerto in D, Op 10 No 3 (II Gardelino) Michala Petri (sopranino recorder)

: David Bedford

In Plymouth Town (first broadcast)

: Handel

Water Music (excerpts)

: Messiaen

: News

: TheMakropoulos Case

Janacek's opera about a woman who, having been given an elixir of eternal life, has lived for over 300 years in various guises. She schemes to get the magic formula so that she can die - others want it so they can live for ever.
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Charles Mackerras. Records


Conductor: Charles MacKerras.
Emilia Marty: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Albert Gregor: Peter Dvorsky
Vitek: Vladimir Krejcik
Kristina: Anna Czakova
Jaroslav Prus: Vaclav Zitek
Janek: Zdenek Svehla
Kolenaty: Dalibor Jedlicka
Strojnik: Jiri Joran
Pokluecka: Ivana Mixova
Hauk-Sendorf: Beno Blachut
Komoma: Blanka Vitkova

: BeethovenCello Music

The second of two programmes.
Alexander Baillie (cello) Martin Roscoe (piano) Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1
Sonata in C.Op 102 No 1


Cello: Alexander Baillie
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Andrew Mogrelia Tasmin Little (violin) Busoni, arr John Adams Berceuse
élégiaque, Op 42
Barber Violin Concerto Ives, orch
William Schuman Variations on 'America'


Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
Violin: Tasmin Little
Unknown: William Schuman

: In Tune

David Owen Norris 's guest is the pianist AndrasSchiff.
With news, weather and the latest from the arts world. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Beethoven:Missa Solemnis

Luba Organasova
(soprano), Jadwiga Rappe (mezzo-soprano), Uwe Heilmann (tenor), Jan-
Hendrik Rootering (bass) Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra conductor Colin Davis


Soprano: Jadwiga Rappe
Mezzo-Soprano: Uwe Heilmann
Bass: Hendrik Rootering
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Seneca's Letters

Paul Scofield with the fourth of five readings from the letters of Seneca to Lucilius.
Thoughts in a Dark Tunnel
(Final programme tomorrow


Unknown: Paul Scofield

: Haydn and Weir

Endellion Quartet Haydn
Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Weir
String Quartet

: Bunk and Bill

: Night Waves

Antwerp is this year's
European City of Culture, but what will it mean for the city's inhabitants? Robert Hewison investigates how Europe promotes itself.
Producer Sally Flatman


Unknown: Robert Hewison
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Fernando Sor

Montserrat Figueras (soprano)
Jose Miguel Moreno (guitar)
Prepdrame la tumba; De amor en las prisiones; Si dices que mis ojos; Las mujeres y cuerdas (Seguidilhs)
Introduction and variations on the air
'Marlbroug for solo guitar Ti ricordi che giurasti; Povero cor t'inganni; lo mentitor, Perduta Vanima (Ariette italiane) Introduction and variations on Mozart's '0 cara armonia for solo guitar, Cesa de atormentarme; El que quisiera amando;
Muchacha ya la verguenza (SeguidiUas)
Las quejas de Maruja


Soprano: Montserrat Figueras
Guitar: Jose Miguel Moreno

: News

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