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with Andrew Lyle.
7.00 Biber Peasants' Pilgrimage Sonata
Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Hamoncourt
7.45 Mendelssohn
Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op 22
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
8.10 Debussy Rapsodie John Harle (saxophone) Academy of St Martin , conductor Neville Marriner
8.35 Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor (K478)
Clifford Curzon (piano)
Members of the Amadeus
Quartet. Discs


Unknown: Andrew Lyle.
Director: Nikolaus Hamoncourt
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: John Harle
Conductor: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Clifford Curzon

: Composer of the Week: Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jeremy Hayes presents excerpts from two of Rameau's tragédies lyriques in important historical recordings.
Hippolyte et Aricie, Act 4
St Anthony Singers
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Anthony Lewis Pièces de clavecin en concerts No 3
Frans Brüggen (flute)
Sigiswald Kuijken (violin) Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba)
Gustav Leonhardt (h'chord) Dardanus, Act 2 (excerpt) Vocal and Instrumental ensemble, conductor Nadia Boulanger (Mono)
Dances from Hippolyte et Aricie
La Petite Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken. Discs


Unknown: Jeremy Hayes
Conductor: Anthony Lewis
Flute: Frans Brüggen
Violin: Sigiswald Kuijken
Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Nadia Boulanger
Hippolyte: Robert Tear (tenor)
Aririe: Angela Hickey (sop)
Une Chasseresse: Jill Gomez (soprano)
Phedre: Janet Baker (mezzo)
Ismenor: Doda Conrad (bass)

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Aurele Nicolet (flute)
John Maxwell Geddes Symphony No 2 (In memoriam Bryden Thomson )
Nielsen Flute Concerto Sibelius
Symphony No 2 in D 'Given last March in Bremen)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Flute: John Maxwell Geddes
Unknown: Bryden Thomson

: Prom Artist of the Week

A series of short morning programmes to accompany the Proms, this week featuring the pianist Peter Donohoe , who plays Tchaikovsky's Piano
Concerto No 2 on Friday night.
Gershwin George
Gershwin's 's Song-Book
Bartok Piano Sonata. Discs


Pianist: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Gershwin George

: First among Originals

Forty years ago the pioneer period-instrument ensemble
Vienna Concentus Musicus was founded by Nikolaus and Alice Harnoncourt. in the first of six programmes marking the anniversary, Nicholas Anderson introduces some of the ensemble's early recordings of music by Biber, Schmelzer, Muffat and Fux.
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Alice Harnoncourt.
Introduces: Nicholas Anderson
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: News

: Leos Janacek

Piano Sonata in E flat minor (I.X.1905) In the Mists
Pohadka (Fairy Tales) On an Overgrown Path (Book 1)
Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
Wolfgang Boettcher (cello)


Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Martyn Brabbins Rivka Golani (viola)
Mahler, arr Britten What the wild flowers tell me (Symphony No 3, second mvt)
Lachrymae Schumann , arr Mahler
Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Viola: Rivka Golani
Unknown: Lachrymae Schumann

: Cheltenham Festival

Guildhall String Ensemble director Robert Salter
Lucy Wakeford (harp)
Mozart Divertimento in D (K136)
John Woolrlch
Ulysses Awakes Tchaikovsky
Adagio molto in E flat
Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane
4.00 Michael Berkeley with the last of three reminiscences about his father, Sir Lennox.
4.05 Michael Berkeley
Coronach Mozart Divertimento in B flat (K137)
Lennox Berkeley Antiphon, Op 85
Mozart Divertimento in F (K138)
(Given last Saturday in Cheltenham Town Hall in association with GR Lane Health Products)


Director: Robert Salter
Harp: Lucy Wakeford
Unknown: John Woolrlch
Unknown: Ulysses Awakes
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Coronach Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley

: In Tune

Music, news and arts new! with Rodney Slatford. Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Rodney Slatford.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Proms

BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Paul Watkins (cello) from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Dellus A SongofSumme Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
John Buller Bacchoe
Metres (BBC commissiot - first performance)
8.40 Anthony Burton dicusses the development of Tippett the symphonist with Andrew Davis and David Matthews.
9.00 Tippett
Symphony No 4


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Cello: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: David Matthews.

: Four Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A series of tales by the renowned Colombian author.
1: Balthazaar's Marvellous Afternoon
Translated by J S Bernstein "What a marvellous thing!" Jose Monteil 's wife exclaimed, with a radiant expression, leading
Balthazaar aside. "I've never seen anything like it in my life."
Read by David Horovitch.


Unknown: Jose Monteil
Read By: David Horovitch.

: Christian Blackshaw

Bach Partita No 1 in B flat (BWV825) Schubert
Piano Sonata in C minor (D958)

: SPAIN In Search of Don Juan

During the Proms season, a second chance to hear the best of Radio 3's recent feature programmes. This week's theme is Spain, beginning with this look at the myth of Don Juan , born in Seville. Three centuries on, Nick Rankin finds strange echoes there.


Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Nick Rankin

: Music Restored

from the Utrecht Early Music Festival.
Ann Monoyios (soprano) Anner Byslma (cello)
Tafelmusik Boccherlni
Numi, se giusti seite
Symphony in C minor, Op 41
Se d'un amor tiranno Notturno (Octet) in G, Op 38 No 4


Soprano: Ann Monoyios
Cello: Anner Byslma
Cello: Tafelmusik Boccherlni

: News

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