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: On Air

Music, news. weather and arts news with Chris de Souza , including
7.00 Stravinsky
Scherzo (Symphony No 1) Columbia SO/ The Composer
7.45 Bach
Suite No 2 in B minor
(BWV 1067)
Liza Besnoziuk (flute) Academy of Ancient Music/
Christopher Hogwood
8.00 Sullivan
Overture: Macbeth
English Northern Philharmonia/
David Lloyd Jones
8.35 Debussy Fantaisie
Aldo Ciccolini (piano) French National
Orchestra/Jean Martinon Discs


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Flute: Liza Besnoziuk
Music: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: David Lloyd Jones
Unknown: Debussy Fantaisie
Piano: Aldo Ciccolini

: Composer of theWeek

Charpentier Medee
Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie. Discs


Unknown: William Christie.
Medéc: Jill Feldman(soprano)
Jason: Gilles Ragon(tenor)
Oronte: Philippe Cantor(bass)
Nerine: Sophie Boulin(soprano)

: Morning Sequence

Rossini, arr Britten Matinees musicaks
National PO/
Richard Bonynge
10.15 Strauss Alphom
Marie Mclaughlin (soprano)
Barry Tuckwell (horn) Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.22 Mozart
Ballet music (Idomeneo)
English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
10.35 Liszt
Reminiscences de Don Juan Leslie Howard (piano)
10.55 Britten
Six Metamorphoses after
Ovid Robin Williams (oboe)
11.10 Dittersdorf
Symphony No 5 in A (The Transformation of the Lycian Peasants into Frogs) Cantilena/
Adrian Shepherd
Britten Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Peter Pears (tenor)
Barry Tuckwell (horn)
LSO/The Composer. Discs


Unknown: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Strauss Alphom
Soprano: Marie McLaughlin
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Leslie Howard
Oboe: Ovid Robin Williams
Unknown: Adrian Shepherd
Unknown: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Peter Pears
Horn: Barry Tuckwell

: Russian Cello Music

The second of two programmes.
Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Myaskovsky Sonata No 2
Russian Maiden's Song
Glazunov Quint du ménéstrel
Shostakovich Sonata , Op 40


Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Caroline Palmer
Song: Glazunov Quint
Unknown: Shostakovich Sonata

: News

: Le vin herbe

Secular oratorio by Frank Martin , to a text by Joseph Bedier. "Good people, may it please you
To hear a tale of love and death
The story of Tristan and Queen Isolde,
How they loved in joy and sorrow,
How they died together of love,
His for her, and hers for him."
Claron McFaden (soprano) Hein Meens (tenor) Members of the Netherlands Radio Choir and Chamber Orchestra conductor Bernhard Klee


Unknown: Frank Martin
Unknown: Joseph Bedier.
Tenor: Hein Meens
Conductor: Bernhard Klee

: London GabrieliBrass Ensemble

Christopher Bowers Broadbent (organ)
Vejvanovsky Three Sonatas for the Prince Bishop of Olmutz
Bach Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV 541) Alun Hoddinott Chorales, Variants and Fanfares (first performance)
Widor Salvum fax populum tuum
Ives Variations on 'America'
Harris Chorale for brass and organ


Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Widor Salvum
Unknown: Harris Chorale

: BBC Scottish SO

Alexander Rahbari
Suite: Dantons Tod
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G


Conductor: Alexander Rahbari

: In Tune

Music, news and arts news with David Owen Norris.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: David Owen Norris.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Svetlanov conducts

Philharmonia Orchestra
Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
Joshua Bell (violin)
Steven Isserlis (cello) Olli Mustonen (piano)
Rachmaninov Symplwny No 2 in E minor


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Olli Mustonen

: Telling Stories

The third of five tales to coincide with the publication of the BBC's annual anthology of original radio stories. Brahms Intermezzo by Irene Dische.
"She tried to explain to her father about the 'places'. Every piece of music had its own manifestation - a stormy sea or a crowded ballroom".
Read by Liza Ross.


Unknown: Irene Dische.
Read By: Liza Ross.

: Echoes of the White Towns

The second of two programmes. Flamenco guitarist Marcos continues his musical journey from Bobadilla to Seville and recalls the remarkable lives of the legendary gypsies Juan Talega and Diego del Gastor.


Unknown: Juan Talega

: Bluebird Blues

: Night Waves

Valentine Cunningham and guests take a critical look at children's literature. Is political correctness destroying the genre, or have children never had it so good? Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Ravel's Songs

The last of three programmes.
Trois poemes de Stephane Mallarmé
Janet Baker (mezzo) Melos Ensemble/ Bernard Keeffe
Deux melodies hébraïques Trois chansons; Ronsard a son dme; Chansons madecasses; Reves; Don Quichotte a Dulcinee
Anja van Wijk (mezzo)
Ruud van der Meer (bar) Rudolf Jansen (piano)
Graham Mayger (flute) Lionel Handy (cello)


Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Unknown: Don Quichotte
Unknown: Anja van Wijk
Unknown: Ruud van Der Meer
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Flute: Graham Mayger
Cello: Lionel Handy

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast today 9.15-9.35 am and 1.05-
1.45 pm on Radio 5

: Night School Extra

SATIS Topics 14-16: Science across Europe: What Did I Eat?

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