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: On Air

with Andrew McGregor. Including:
7.00 Beethoven
Overture: King Stephen Philharmonia/Klemperer
7.45 Hoist Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Op 26 No 3: Royal College of Music Chamber Choir/ David Willcocks
Osian Ellis (harp)
8.00 Telemann Concerto
No 2 in Dfor three trumpets Hakan Hardenberger, Michael Laird, William
Houghton; Academy of St. Martin/Iona Brown
8.40 Bruch
Scottish Fantasy
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
New Symphony Orchestra of London/Sargent. Records


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.

: 20s SEASON Composer of the Week

Hindemith in the 20s
Presented by Andrew Lyle. "Gebrauchsmusik - a silly term, useless and disturbing as thousands of dandelions in a lawn." (Hindemith) Wir bauen eine Stadt
(1930) (excerpts)
Leipzig Radio Children's Choir
Instrumental ensemble/ Hans Sandig (Mono)
Five Pieces for strings, Op 44 No 4 (1927)
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
MartinsUed, Op 45 No 5 (1928)
Charles Bressler (tenor) Chamber Soloists
Slow Piece and Rondo for trautonium (1935)
Oskar Sala (trautonium) Kitsch-Duet (Neues vom Tage) (1928-9)
Elisabeth Werres (soprano) Ronald Pries (tenor) Cologne RSO/
Jan Latham-Koenig
Concert Music for piano, brass and harps, Op 49 (1930) Monique Haas (piano) Berlin Philharmonic / The Composer. Records


Presented By: Andrew Lyle.
Unknown: Hans Sandig
Tenor: Charles Bressler
Unknown: Oskar Sala
Soprano: Elisabeth Werres
Piano: Monique Haas
Piano: Berlin Philharmonic

: Morning Sequence

Strauss Suite in B flat, Op 4 London Winds
10.25 Prokofiev
Adagio (Cinderella)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Maria Karandasjova (piano)
10.30 Marenzio Missa super iniquos odio habui BBC Singers/Bo Holten
10.40 Vivaldi
Violin Concerto in E
(L'Amoroso) (RV271)
Simon Standage (violin) English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
Marenzio Deus venerunt gentes; Exsurgat Deus
BBC Singers/Bo Holten
Janacek Mladi London Winds
11.18 Brahms Double
Concerto in A minor
David Oistrakh (violin)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell


Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Maria Karandasjova
Piano: Marenzio Missa
Violin: Simon Standage
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Marenzio Deus
Unknown: Janacek Mladi
Violin: David Oistrakh
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Cleveland Orchestra
Cello: George Szell

: Ravel's Songs

: New*

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Michael Roll (piano) live from the Concert Hall, New Broadcasting House. Schubert Sonata in Bflat (D960)

: Youth Orchestras of the World

National Youth Orchestra of Wales conducted by Arthur Davison , who died last year after 25 years with the orchestra.
Introduced by former members of the orchestra. Grace Williams Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes William Mathias
Sinfonietta Alun Hoddinott Welsh Dances: Suite No 2
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition Records


Conducted By: Arthur Davison
Unknown: William Mathias
Unknown: Sinfonietta Alun Hoddinott

: Chilingirian Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark) Tigran Mansurian
String Quartet No 2 (1984)

: A Mixtie-Maxtie

lain Maclnnes presents a selection of Scottish traditional songs and dances, including fiddles, clarsach harp, mouth music from the Western Isles and Roderick J MacLeod 's prizewinning performance of the legendary pibroch The Earl of Ross's March. Producer John Thornley


Unknown: Roderick J MacLeod
Producer: John Thornley

: In Tune

Music, news, art stories and interviews, with Richard Baker.
Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Peter Thresh

: 20s SEASON Towards the Millennium

Live from Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) Hamish Milne (piano)
Enescu Violin Sonata No 3 in A minor (dans le caractere populmre roumam)
Ravel Violin Sonata in G
8.15 Der Blaue Reiter in the Lenbachhaus
Once a country residence and studio for the 19th-century society portrait painter Franz von Lenbach, the Lenbachhaus was acquired by the city of Munich as an art gallery in the 1920s and is now famous for its collection of German Expressionist paintings by the group calling itself the Blue Rider. The gallery's director Dr Helmut Friedel , architectural engineer
Katharina Sattler and Dr Raimund Wunsche , curator of the Glyptothek, talk to Judith Bumpus about the house and its collection.
8.35 Medtner
Violin Sonata No 2 in G


Violin: Lydia Mordkovitch
Piano: Hamish Milne
Director: Dr Helmut Friedel
Unknown: Katharina Sattler
Unknown: Dr Raimund Wunsche
Unknown: Judith Bumpus

: 20s SEASON Aidous Huxley

The last of five short stories set in the 20s and read by Edward Petherbridge. The Portrait follows the trail of a Venetian painting of dubious provenance and the buyer who longs to possess it.


Read By: Edward Petherbridge.

: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

conductor Frans Brtiggen Haydn
Symphony No 90 in C
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F

: Blue Skies

Babies and butterflies mime, and there are bogus mafiosi and fake Roman artefacts.
Steve Jones considers the art of the science of mimicry. Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Steve Jones
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Midnight Oil

Tonight's edition remembers the singer
Cathy Berberian (died 6
March 1983), who inspired a whole generation of composers and took the voice to new extremes in Berio's Visage (with electronics), Cage's Aria and her own cartoon-style Stripsody. Including Berio's orchestral memorial to her, Requies.
Presented by Sarah Walker. Producer Philip Tagney


Singer: Cathy Berberian
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

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