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Love and Wit in Twelfth Night

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news presented this week by Piers Burton -Page, including at approximately
Handel Ombra mai fu
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) LSO/Malcolm Sargent
7.45 Ives
Decoration Day (Holidays Symphony) Chicago SO
Michael Tilson Thomas
8.20 Moeran Bank Holiday John McCabe (piano)
8.30 Haydn Symphony No 60 in C (Il Distratto) Vienna Concentus
Harnoncourt. (Discs)


Unknown: Piers Burton
Unknown: Handel Ombra
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Michael Tilson Thomas
Piano: John McCabe

: Composer of the Week

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) introduced by Michael Gorodecki.
Debussy La plus que lente Marguerite Long (piano) Trois ballades de
Villon Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Paris Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
Debussy, orch
Koechlin Khamma
French National Radio
Orchestra /Jean Martinon Debussy En b/anc et noir Alfons and Alovs
Kontarsky (pianos). Discs Producer Alan Hall


Introduced By: Michael Gorodecki.
Baritone: Villon Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Producer: Alan Hall

: 1968 SEASON Hits of the 60s

The musical Hair opened in May
1968 in New York.
Its composer,
Gait MacDermot , cues up the show's hit song. Aquarius.


Unknown: Gait MacDermot

: Morning Sequence

Smetana Vysehrad (Ma vlast)
Czech PO 'Rafael Kubelik
10.26 Martinu
Julietta (Act 2, sc 3)
Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
10.31 Suk
String Quartet in B flat. Op 11
Kocian Quartet
11.00 Dvorak
Romance in F minor. Op 11
St Paul Chamber
Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
11.14 Kubelik
String Quartet No 2 Kocian Quartet
11.38 Janacek
Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Members of the Czech
Philharmonic Orchestra/ Vaclav Neumann


Unknown: Rafael Kubelik
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Unknown: Vaclav Neumann

: Vintage Years

Echoes of Chopin
A number of pianists who made records in the early years of this century studied with pupils of the composer Chopin.
Robert Philip introduces some of these performers and asks how much they can teach us about
Chopin's own style of piano playing.
Producer Patrick Lambert


Introduces: Robert Philip
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: Endellion Quartet

String Quartet in G, Op 64 No
String Quartet in C minor. Op 51 No 1

: Opera News

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Tadaaki Otaka Martin Roscoe (piano)
Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Beethoven Piano
Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Faure Suite: Pelléas et
Strauss Don Juan
(Given in the Plymouth Pavilions in association with BBC Radio


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Music for Organ

Francis Jackson , the present organist of York Minster, plays a selection of music by his predecessor, Edward Bairstow.
Prelude in C
Scherzo in A flat
Toccata-Prelude on "Pange lingua
Sonata in Eflat. Discs


Unknown: Francis Jackson
Unknown: Edward Bairstow.

: In Tune

Music, news and arts events with David Owen
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: David Owen
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: MAHLER CYCLE BBC Symphony Orchestra

conductor Andrew Davis Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) The first in a series featuring all ten of Mahler's symphonies. Symphony No 3 in D minor
(Mahler's Symphony No 4 on Friday at 7.30pm)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Alfreda Hodgson

: 1968 SEASON That Was the Year That Was

The first of four personal memories of 1968. Alan Bennett
His first stage play, Forty Years On, was produced starring John Gielgud as the Headmaster of a public school on the South
Downs. Bennett himself played Tempest, a junior master, and at the end of the year was awarded the accolade Most Promising
Star of 1968 by the Variety Club of Great Britain.
Producer Rosemary Hart (Jonathan Miller tomorrow


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: John Gielgud
Producer: Rosemary Hart
Producer: Jonathan Miller

: Fowler and Burrell

Jennifer Fowler Reeds, reflections, ripples
Diana Burrell Wind Quintet


Unknown: Diana Burrell

: Edith Vogel Plays Brahms

The first of four programmes including all the late piano pieces.
Eight Pieces, Op 76

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present music mixing styles and influences, including an interview with Daniel Lanois , the producer who gets the best from performers like
Peter Gabriel , U2, Bob Dylan and Jon Hassell , and who now has a solo career. Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Daniel Lanois
Unknown: Peter Gabriel
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Jon Hassell
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Utrecht 92

Andrew Manze introduces the second of four concerts recorded at last year's
Holland Festival of Early Music. Konrad Junghanel directs Cantus Colin in a programme of German songs and madrigals from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Music: Konrad Junghanel

: News

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