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: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news with Piers Burton-Page , including:
7.10 Haydn
Symphony No 20 in C Vienna CO/
Ernest Maerzendorfer
7.40 Debussy, orch Caplet
Suite: Children's Corner
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Geoffrey Simon
8.00 Bach Four Chorales
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
Leslie Pearson (organ)
Roussel Joueurs deflate
Irena Grafenauer (flute) Michael Grandt (piano) Records


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Ernest Maerzendorfer
Unknown: Geoffrey Simon
Unknown: Leslie Pearson
Unknown: Roussel Joueurs
Flute: Irena Grafenauer
Piano: Michael Grandt

: Composer of the Week

Monteverdi and the Poets:
Tasso Monteverdi 's settings of poems by Tasso, performed by the Consort of Musicke directed by Anthony Rooley , Red Byrd and the Parley of Instruments. Records


Unknown: Tasso Monteverdi
Directed By: Anthony Rooley
Directed By: Red Byrd

: Morning Sequence

Serenade in Eflat (K375) London Wind Soloists/ Jack Brymer (clarinet)
10.10 Beethoven
Variations on 'Bei
Mannern welche Liebe fiihlen' (WoO 46)
Keith Harvey (cello)
Meralyn Knight (piano)
10.20 Michael Nyman
Film music: Drowning by Numbers (excerpts)
Michael Nyman Band/ The Composer (piano)
Mozart Serenade in Bflat (K361)
London Winds
; 11.22 Beethoven : Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen', Op 66
Keith Harvey (cello)
Meralyn Knight (piano)
11.32 Michael Nyman
Film music: Drowning by Numbers (excerpts)
Michael Nyman Band/ The Composer (piano)


Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Cello: Keith Harvey
Piano: Michael Nyman
Unknown: Michael Nyman
Piano: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Ein Madchen
Cello: Keith Harvey
Piano: Michael Nyman
Unknown: Michael Nyman

: Meyerbeer

Chant des moissonneurs vendéens; La barque légère; La chanson de Maître Floh;
Sicilienne Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Gli amori di Teolinda
Julia Varady (soprano) Jorg Fadle (clarinet)
Berlin RSO/Gerd Albrecht Records


Baritone: Sicilienne Thomas Hampson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Gli Amori Di Teolinda
Soprano: Julia Varady
Clarinet: Jorg Fadle
Unknown: Gerd Albrecht

: News

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Chilingirian Quartet:
Levon Chilingirian and Charles Stewart (violins) Simon Rowland-Jones (viola)
Philip De Groote (cello) live from the Concert Hall, New Broadcasting House. Haydn
String Quartet in C, Op 64 Nol
Schubert String Quartet in A minor (D804)


Unknown: Levon Chilingirian
Violins: Charles Stewart
Viola: Simon Rowland-Jones

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Britten-Pears Orchestra conductor Oliver Knussen
Stravinsky Ode Copland
Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson
Lucy Shelton (soprano)
Philip Cashian Faint Harps and Silver
Voices (first performance) Tippett Concerto for Orchestra


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Soprano: Lucy Shelton
Soprano: Philip Cashian

: David Owen Norris

Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Malcolm Williamson
Five Preludes
Turina Tre
Danzas Andaluzas , Op 8
Ethelbert Nevin Un giorno in Venezia
J Strauss (son), arr Godowsky Concert Paraphrase on Johann Strauss 's 'Die Fledermaus'


Unknown: Danzas Andaluzas
Unknown: Ethelbert Nevin
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: Land of the Lime Tree

The first of two programmes in which Mojca Belak presents traditional songs and dances from Slovenia. Producer John Thornley


Unknown: Mojca Belak
Producer: John Thornley

: In Tune

Music, news and interviews and a look forward to the weekend, presented from Cardiff by Richard Baker , whose guest is the soprano Gwyneth Jones. Producer John Jones


Unknown: Richard Baker
Soprano: Gwyneth Jones.
Producer: John Jones

: BBC Philharmonic

Yan Pascal Tortelier
Cecile Ousset (piano)
John Casken Tableaux des Trois Ages Gershwin
Piano Concerto in F
The Rite of Spring


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano: Cecile Ousset
Piano: John Casken Tableaux

: Latin Loves

The last of five stories for
Europe written and narrated by Frederic Raphael. Latin Lover
Italian men have a reputation. But in Rome there's this American woman who turns the tables. Farewell la dolce vita....


Unknown: Frederic Raphael.

: Bach's French Suites

The last of three recitals by pianist Andras Schiff. Suite No 3 in B minor
(BWV814); Suite No 6 in E(BWV817)
Series producer Misha Donat


Pianist: Andras Schiff.
Producer: Misha Donat

: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

conductor Tonu Kaljuste Veljo Tormis Liv 's Inheritance arr Tormis Estonian Folk
Songs arr Kreek Songs from Vaimulikud rahvalaulud
Tormis The Making of Iron


Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste
Conductor: Veljo Tormis Liv

: Moscow Writers

In the present political, economic and spiritual crisis in Russia, the writer's lot is doubly grim: a whole world of status and privilege is gone, and with it a sense of purpose. Noel Witts meets writers in Moscow who find themselves in a vacuum.
With Gregory Gorin ,
Vladimir Gubarev , Fazil Iskander , Ulya Latinina , Nina Sadhur , Victoria Tokareva ,
Anatoli Smelanski and others.
Producer John Theocharis


Unknown: Noel Witts
Unknown: Gregory Gorin
Unknown: Vladimir Gubarev
Unknown: Fazil Iskander
Unknown: Ulya Latinina
Unknown: Nina Sadhur
Unknown: Victoria Tokareva
Unknown: Anatoli Smelanski
Producer: John Theocharis

: Midnight Oil

Different ways to take a line for a walk, with Anthony Braxton 's Compositions and Harrison Birtwistle 's
Ritual Fragment and Carmen Arcadiae
Mechanicae Perpetuum. Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Anthony Braxton
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Producer: Alan Hall

: News

: Night School

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