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Music, news, weather and arts news with Stewart
Collins, including at approximately
7.00 Telemann
Overture Suite in B flat
(Ouverture Burlesque) Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Simon Standage
7.50 Grainger
March: The Lads of Wamphrey
Eastman Wind Ensemble, conductor Donald
8.00 Haydn
Symphony No 93 in C minor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.30 Bridge
Vignettes de Marseille Kathryn Stott (piano) Discs


Conductor: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Simon Standage
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Bach in Leipzig

presented by John Thornley. "His agility is inconceivable, the way his hands stretch, cross and leap without a single wrong note. But he demands that singers should be able to do with their throats what he can play on the clavier...." (Johann Adolph Scheibe , 1737)
Fantasia in C minor
Kenneth Gilbert
Tonet ihr Pauken!
(chorus from Cantata
No 214, for the birthday of the Electress of Saxony, 1734)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Gustav Leonhardt
Triple Concerto in A minor
Wilbert Hazelzet (flute) Andreas Staier
Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
Cantata No 202:
Weichet nur, betruhte Schatten (Wedding Cantata)
Maria Zadori (soprano)
Capella Savaria, director Pal Nemeth


Presented By: John Thornley.
Unknown: Johann Adolph Scheibe
Harpsichord: Kenneth Gilbert
Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Harpsichord: Andreas Staier
Harpsichord: Musica Antiqua
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Soprano: Maria Zadori
Director: Pal Nemeth

: Morning Sequence

Suite: The Wise Virgins London Philharmonic, conductor Bryden Thomson
10.20 Avison
Concerto Grosso No 9 after Scarlatti
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (h'chord)
10.33 Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto
James Anderson (tuba) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Hummel Octet-Partita in E flat Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
11.00 Artist of the Week:
Arturo Benedetti
Michelangeli (piano) Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 4 in G minor
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Ettore Gracis
11.40 Gottschalk
Symphony No 1 (A Night in the Tropics)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth


Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: James Anderson
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Hummel Octet-Partita
Unknown: Arturo Benedetti
Conductor: Ettore Gracis
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Hausmusik

: News

: L'Estro Annonico

The first of five programmes.
Concertos, sonatas and arias by Vivaldi. Discs

: Test Match Special

If play Is Interrupted,
Radio 3 will revert to a music schedule.
England r Australia
Ball-by-ball commentary on the first day's play after lunch in the Third Cornhill at Trent Bridge by Brian Johnston , Jonathan Agnew and Neville Oliver. With expert comment from
Trevor Bailey and David Lloyd. Scorer Bill Frindall. (Morning coverage on Radio 5) Including
3.454.00 County Talk
Simon Hughes discusses the issues of the season with Nick Cook ,
Graeme Fowler and Mark Nicholas.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Neville Oliver.
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: David Lloyd.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Unknown: Simon Hughes
Unknown: Nick Cook
Unknown: Graeme Fowler
Unknown: Mark Nicholas.

: * Evening Sequence

A selection of music on disc.

: Spirit of the Earth

In this concert from the festival given last July in Birmingham and London, the Rustavi Choir from
Georgia performs a sequence of songs both sacred and secular from many of the country's regions.
(A BBC/South Bank Centre/Sounds Like Birmingham co-promotion in association with BT)

: Quiet and Confusion

In the last of three talks by poet James Kirkup about his adopted homeland,
Japan, he leaves the noise and confusion of downtown
Kyoto to visit some of the city's quiet shrines and temples.
Series producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: James Kirkup
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

conductor Carl Davis
Thomas Friedli (clarinet) Vivaldi
Concerto in F for violin,
2 horns, 2 oboes, bassoon, strings and continuo (RV569)
Strauss Serenade in E flat for 13 wind instruments, Op 7 Carl Davis
Concerto for clarinet, strings and timpani Stravinsky
Suite: Pulcinella


Conductor: Carl Davis
Clarinet: Thomas Friedli
Unknown: Strauss Serenade
Unknown: Carl Davis

: Hawks Stalks

: Night Waves

Roy Porter presents tonight's edition of the topical arts magazine, with reviews of Brian Friel 's new play Wonderful Tennessee at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and Vanessa Redgrave in the world premiere of Maybe by Mikhail Shatrov at the Royal Exchange, Manchester.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Brian Friel
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown: Mikhail Shatrov

: Elizabethan Songs

Emma Kirkby (soprano) Anthony Rooley (lute) Richard Edwards
Where grypinge griefs Thomas Campion
Come let us sound
John Dowland
In this trembling shadow John Danyel
Like as the lute delights Dowland
I saw my ladye weepe Francis Pilkington
Rest sweet Nimphs Thomas Campion When to her lute
Pilkington Musick dear sollace
Thomas Morley
I saw my ladye weeping Robert Jones
If in this flesh
Come all ye John Bartlett
Sweete birdes deprive us never


Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Richard Edwards
Unknown: Thomas Campion
Unknown: John Dowland
Unknown: John Danyel
Unknown: Francis Pilkington
Unknown: Pilkington Musick
Unknown: Thomas Morley
Unknown: Robert Jones
Unknown: John Bartlett

: News

: Night School

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