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: Sunday Morning Concert

Ballet: The Three-Cornered
Christine Cairns (mezzo) BBC Scottish SO/ Jerzy Maksymiuk
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Julian Bream (guitar)
BBC SOl Andrew Davis
8.03 Curtis Romanza
BBC Concert Orchestra; Christopher Phelps
8.12 Mendelssohn
Incidental music: A
Midsummer Night's Dream Margaret Marshall (soprano) Christine Cairns (mezzo) Holst Singers
BBC Scottish SO/ Jerzy Maksymiuk


Unknown: Christine Cairns
Unknown: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto
Unknown: Sol Andrew Davis
Soprano: Margaret Marshall
Soprano: Christine Cairns
Unknown: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: News

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Trad Greenslceves
Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on Greensleeves
9.16 Dargomizhky Kasatchok
Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18
9.30 Franz Waxman
Carmen Fantasy
9.41 Mozart
Divertimento in Eflat (K252)
9.55 Weber
Overture: Oberon
Trad Pilentse Pee; Kalimankou Denkov
10.14 Artist of the Week:
Osian Ellis (harp) Ravel
Introduction and Allegro
10.26 Composer of the Week preview: Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 1 in C
11.03 Cavalli
Vivo per te pietosa (La Calisto)
11.09 Britten
Suite for harp, Op 83
11.23 Handel
Coronation Anthem No 3:
The King Shall Rejoice
11.35 Walton
Facade: Suites Nos I and 2 Discs


Unknown: Dargomizhky Kasatchok
Unknown: Schumann Arabeske
Unknown: Franz Waxman
Unknown: Trad Pilentse
Artist: Kalimankou Denkov
Harp: Osian Ellis

: Spirit of the Age

A look back over 20 years of the lively and innovative Early Music magazine with Nicholas Kenvon , Tess Knighton and Christopher Page. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Nicholas Kenvon
Unknown: Tess Knighton
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: 20s SEASON Replay

Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives. This week. a talk by W H Auden on novelist Ronald Firbank.


Unknown: H Auden
Unknown: Ronald Firbank.

: From the Proms 1992

Lesley Garrett (soprano) Jean Rigby (mezzo) BBC Welsh Chorus
Bach Choir
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Berg Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op 6
1.45 Interval Reading
1.50 Mahler
Symphony No 2 in C minor (Resurrection)


Soprano: Lesley Garrett
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Mistry Quartet

Jagdish Mistry (violin) Charles Sewart (violin) Caroline Henbest (viola) Susan Monks (cello)
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American) Bartok
String Quartet No 5


Violin: Charles Sewart
Viola: Caroline Henbest

: The crying of Wind

Warlock The
Curlew Ian Partridge (tenor) David Butt (flute)
Janet Craxton (cor anglais) Music Group of London Hindemith
Die junge Magd Gabriele Schnaut
Members of Berlin RSO/Gerd Albrecht Discs


Tenor: Curlew Ian Partridge
Flute: Janet Craxton
Contralto: Magd Gabriele Schnaut

: 20s SEASON Let Only the Source Be Pure

Michael Oliver investigates Bela Bartok 's musical language and processes of composition with Paul Griffiths , Zoltan Kocsis , John McCabe ,
Devick Sandor and Laszlo Somfai. Producer Arthur Johnson


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Bela Bartok
Unknown: Paul Griffiths
Unknown: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Devick Sandor
Unknown: Laszlo Somfai.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Malcolm Proud

(harpsichord) Couperin
Pièces de clavecin - Ordre No 22 in D
Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor (BWV 894)
Scarlatti Three Sonatas in D (Kk 190-492)

: BBC Scottish SO in Bonn

Live from the Beethovenhalle.
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Aurele Nicolet (flute) Shostakovich
Symphony No 9
Nielsen Flute Concerto
8.05 An Ugly Duckling? "20 November, 1825 ... Read Byron's biography. Oh, he was just like me - ambitious, and happy only when admired by everybody...."
Michael Rosen visits the Hans Christian Andersen
Museum in Odense to learn more about the great Danish storyteller.
8.25 Sibelius
Symphony No 2 in D


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen

: Sunday Play

Silence in Blue by Sarah Woods.
Lisa escapes to Australia, but finds she is still haunted by the past. An Aboriginal woman tells the story of another woman traveller on walkabout, until the real and fictional journeys collide when the two women meet.
Original music composed by Dominique Legendre Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Sarah Woods.
Composed By: Dominique Legendre
Director: Claire Grove
Lisa: Emma Chambers
Marian: Mona Hammond
Flight Officer: John Turnbull
Martin: David Holt
Paul: Peter O'Brien
Surfer: Christopher Simon
Tony: Michael McGrath
Roller: Jonathan Adams
Anti-abortionist: Jillie Meers
Nurse: Melanie Hudson
Air hostess: Federay Holmes

: Haydn and Mozart

Susan Tomes (piano)
Haydn Piano Sonata in C (H XVI 50)
Mozart Rondo in A minor
Haydn Andante with Variations in F minor
(H XVII 6) (Un piccolo divertimento)


Piano: Susan Tomes

: Music in Our Time

The SPNM at 50
The Society for the Promotion of New Music celebrates 50 years of doing just that. This anniversary concert, recorded this afternoon in the Queen Elizabeth Hall ,
London, is given by soprano Jane Manning and Jane's Minstrels, and spotlights four works by young,
SPNM-selected composers: Karen Markham.
Yannis Kyriakides , Tom Ingoldsby and Andrew Vores. Justin Connolly discusses the pieces and the SPNM's work with Penny Gore. Producer Andrew Kurowski


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Soprano: Jane Manning
Unknown: Karen Markham.
Unknown: Yannis Kyriakides
Unknown: Tom Ingoldsby
Unknown: Andrew Vores.
Unknown: Justin Connolly
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: News

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