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: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news with Andrew McGregor , including
7.00 Mendelssohn
Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave)
London Classical
Players/Roger Norrington
7.40 Martinu
Cello Sonata No 1
Stephen Isserlis (cello) Peter Evans (piano)
8.00 Biber Sonata for eight trumpets (Sancti Polycarpi) New London
Consort/Philip Pickett
8.40 Haydn
Symphony No 32 in C
L'Estro Armonico/Derek Solomons. Records


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Cello: Stephen Isserlis
Piano: Peter Evans

: 20s SEASON Composer of the Week

Hindemith in the 20s
Presented by Andrew Lyle. "The much-feared atonal madman Paul Hindemith "
(Newspaper review)
The Two Happy Mudlarks (1923)
Buchberger Quartet Five Songs from 'Das Marienleben Op 27
(original version, 1922-3) Heather Harper (soprano) Ernest Lush (piano) (Mono) Concerto for Orchestra, Op 38 (1925)
Berlin PO/The Composer (Mono)
Sonata for solo viola. Op 31 No 4 (1923)
Kim Kashkashian (viola) Overture to the 'Flying
Dutchman' as sight-read by a bad spa band at the spring at 7 o 'clock in the morning (c 1925)
Buchberger Quartet


Presented By: Andrew Lyle.
Unknown: Paul Hindemith
Soprano: Heather Harper
Viola: Kim Kashkashian

: Midweek Choice

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Frederico Chueca
Prelude (Agua, azucariUos y aguardiente); Tango (La Gran Via)
Teresa Berganza (soprano) ECO/Enrique Garcia Asensio
10.15 Boccherini
Guitar Quintet in C (La Ritrata di Madrid)
Narciso Yepes (guitar) Melos Quartet


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Soprano: Teresa Berganza
Unknown: Garcia Asensio
Guitar: Narciso Yepes

: Villa-Lobos

New York Stadium SO/ Leopold Stokowski
10.55 Stravinsky Tango Michel Beroff (piano)
11.00 Brahms Liebeslieder
Waltzes, Op 52
Edith Mathis (soprano) Brigitte Fassbaender (contralto)
Peter Schreier (tenor)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Karl Engel and Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano duet)
11.25 Goldmark
Violin Concerto
Itzhak Perlman (violin) Pittsburgh SO/
Andre Previn. Records


Unknown: Stravinsky Tango
Piano: Michel Beroff
Piano: Brahms Liebeslieder
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Contralto: Brigitte Fassbaender
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Baritone: Karl Engel
Baritone: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Andre Previn.

: News

: Concert Hall

Guildhall String Ensemble live from Broadcasting House, London.
Grieg Holberg Suite Tchaikovsky
Souvenir de Florence

: Record Review

: From Death to Life

Ireland The Almond Tree
Eric Parkin (piano) Moeran Sinfonietta Northern Sinfonia/
Richard Hickox. Records


Piano: Eric Parkin
Unknown: Richard Hickox.

: Choral Evensong

live from
Wakefield Cathedral.
Introit: Call to
Remembrance (Farrant);
Responses: Rose; Psalm 18 (Russell, Smith, Marsh);
Readings: Jeremiah 15, vv 10-end and John 6, vv 60-end (RSV); Canticles: Wood in D; Anthem: And I saw a new heaven (Bainton);
Hymn: Now is the healing time decreed (Jena) (Das Neugebome Kindelein);
Organ voluntary: Ciacona in E minor (Buxtehude).
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Jonathan Bielby. Assistant Organist Sean Farrell.


Unknown: Jonathan Bielby.
Organist: Sean Farrell.

: In Tune

Music, news and arts events with Natalie Wheen. whose guest is the pianist Paul Crossley.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Pianist: Paul Crossley.
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Andrew Marriner (clarinet) Richard Stilgoe (narrator) Children from schools in London, the Midlands and Yorkshire
English Northern
Howarth Xenakis Krinoidi (first UK performance)
David Bedford Stories from the Dreamtime (first performance)
John Tavener The
Repentant Thief
Mark-Anthony Tumage Three Screaming Popes (Given last November in Huddersfield Town Hall in association with Yorkshire Electficty)


Clarinet: Andrew Marriner
Narrator: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Howarth Xenakis Krinoidi
Unknown: John Tavener

: 20s SEASON Aldous Huxley

The third of five short stories set in the 20s, read by Edward Petherbridge.
Eupompus Gave Splendour to Art by Numbers
The story of a philosopher for whom the acts of counting and contemplating were the same thing.


Read By: Edward Petherbridge.

: Cambridge Musick

Robert Ehrlich (recorder) Mark Levy
(gamba/treble viol)
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Handel Sonata in C, Op 1 No 7
Telemann Trio Sonata in G minor (Essercizii musici)
Corelli Sonata in F, Op 5 No 4
Telemann Trio Sonata in D minor (Essercizii musici)


Unknown: Robert Ehrlich
Unknown: Mark Levy
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Harpsichord: Handel Sonata
Unknown: Corelli Sonata

: Liszt

The complete music for cello and piano played by Steven Isserlis and Leslie Howard , who also introduces the programme. Liszt Romance oubliée
Consolation (first broadcast) Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth
(first broadcast)
Wagner, transcr Liszt 0 du, mein holder
Abendstern (Tannhduser) (reconstr Howard) (first broadcast)
Liszt Two Elegies La lugubre gondola


Played By: Steven Isserlis
Played By: Leslie Howard

: Night Waves

Lisa Jardine reviews
Running Dream, a new play at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, and talks to local patrons about what the famous East End theatre means to them.
Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Russian Piano Music

John Bingham (piano) Scriabin
Sonata No 4 in F sharp
Rachmaninov Preludes, Op 23: No 1 in F sharp minor; No 7 in C minor
Tchaikovsky Sonata in G


Piano: John Bingham
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Sonata

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

: Night School Extra

History Resources: Medieval Realms
The Deserted Village

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