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with Andrew Lyle.
Berlin Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
7.40 Dvorak Bagatelles , Op 47
Liviu Casleanu and Michal
Kurkowski (violins),
Christian Brunnert (cello), Dennis Russell Davies
8.00 Vivaldi Concerto in C per la Solennitd di S Lorenzo (RV556)
Taverner Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
8.40 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton. ftscs


Unknown: Andrew Lyle.
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Conductor: Dvorak Bagatelles
Unknown: Liviu Casleanu
Cello: Christian Brunnert
Cello: Dennis Russell Davies
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Andrew Litton.

: Composer of the Week: Rameau

presented by Jeremy Hayes. Tambourin (Suite in E minor)
Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)
La danse (Les fêtes d'Hebe, Act 3)
Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Musette en rondeau
(Suite in E minor) Christophe Rousset (harpsichord) Laboravi
La Chapelle Royale Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Philippe Herreweghe. Discs


Presented By: Jeremy Hayes.
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset
Unknown: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Harpsichord: Christophe Rousset
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
Mercure: Jean-Claude Orliac (tenor)
Egle: Jill Gomez (soprano)
Une Bergere: Anne-Marie Rodde (soprano)

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Fedor
Mikhail Rudy (piano) Sibelius Finlandia
Prokofiev Piano Concerto
No 2 in G minor
Tchalkovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish)
(Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in tonight's Prom)


Piano: Mikhail Rudy

: Prom Artist of the Week

Peter Donohoe (piano) Brahms
Six Pieces, Op 118. Disc


Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Music Restored

: News

: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Vladimir Ashkenazy
Miklos Perenyi (cello) Dvorak Carnival Overture, Op 92
Strauss Don Quixote , Op 35


Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Cello: Miklos Perenyi
Unknown: Strauss Don Quixote

: Chilingirian Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 74 No Bartok
String Quartet No 6
Schubert String Quartet in D minor (D810)
(Death and the Maiden)

: BBC Concert Orchestra

conductor Alfred Walter
Ruriko Tsukahara and Yu Yasuraoka (violins) Stamltz Sinfonia Concertante in C
Relcha Symphony No 1 in E flat, Op 41


Conductor: Alfred Walter
Conductor: Ruriko Tsukahara
Violins: Yu Yasuraoka

: Hawk Stalks

Ron Geesin presents the fourth of six programmes on the work of saxophonist Coleman Hawkins.
4: Jumping Bean. Hawkins's need for acceptance and applause, together with his passion for life, prohibited a purely contemplative attitude to his own musical progress. After over-zealous demonstrations of hot stomping in the early years, his energy by 1960 was greatly diminished and he tended to fall dangerously behind the beat.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Ron Geesin
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: In Tune

Music, news and arts events with Andrew Green , whose guest is the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Andrew Green
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Proms

Orchestra, conductor
Andrew Litton
Tasmin Little (violin) from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
William Schuman New England Triptych Walton Violin Concerto
8.20 Andrew Green visits
Bournemouth to sample the centenary celebrations of the town's orchestra and bathe in its history. With contributions from violinist
David Sheen , the orchestra's manager
Anthony Woodcock and local author Sean Street.
8.40 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 4 in F minor


Conductor: Andrew Litton
Violin: Tasmin Little
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: William Schuman
Unknown: Andrew Green
Violinist: David Sheen
Unknown: Anthony Woodcock

: Four Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marque

2: One of these Days
Translated by J S Bernstein. Monday dawned warm and rainless. Aurelio Escovar , a dentist without a degree, and a very early riser, opened his office at six.... Read by David Horovitch.


Unknown: Aurelio Escovar
Read By: David Horovitch.

: Thomas Allen

Roger Vignoles (piano) Brahms
Four Songs, Op 46
Robert Kahn Der Gartner;
Ein so stille heilige Tag; Feuerbestattung; Leise Leider;
Purpurschimmer; An vollen Buschelzweigen
Wolf Der Gartner; Gesang Weylas; Der Tambour;
Nimmersatte Liebe; An die Geliebte; Bet einer
Trauung (Mdrike Lieder)


Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Robert Kahn

: SPAIN Unconfirmed Report

by Colin McLaren.
It is 1942. The Harvard historian Samuel Eliot
Morison, author of Christopher Columbus
Admiral of the Ocean Sea, ponders a manuscript attributed to Luis de Torres , a converted Spanish Jew, who sailed with Columbus as his interpreter on his first voyage. Luis's story has striking resonances for modern times. Is it only a curiosity? Or can it be believed?
Authentic music arranged and performed by Philippa Davies Producer Louis Purslow


Unknown: Colin McLaren.
Unknown: Samuel Eliot
Unknown: Luis de Torres
Unknown: Philippa Davies
Producer: Louis Purslow
Luis de Torres: Allan Corduner
Peter Martyr: Charles Kay
Rodrigo de Jerez: Glynn Edwards
Samuel Eliot Morison: William Hootkins
Father: James Greene
Rabbi: Hugh Dickson
Friar: Garard Green
Catakna: Melinda Walker
Captain General: John Church
Ibn Said: John Fleming

: Poet and Purist

Jonathan Swain presents the sixth of seven programmes tracing the parallel development of symphony and symphonic poem.
Dellus In a Summer
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Thomas Beecham
(Mono. 1951)
Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Adrian Boult


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Adrian Boult

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