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with Andrew Lyle , including at approximately
7.00 Ravel Overture: Sheherazade
New York Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
7.40 Mozart Missa Brevis in C (K259)
Cologne Chamber Choir, Collegium Cartusianum , conductor Peter Neumann
8.00 Tchaikovsky Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin ) Sylvia Sass (soprano) Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Adam Medveczky
8.30 Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in F Orchestra of the 18th
Century, conductor Frans Briiggen Discs


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Collegium Cartusianum
Conductor: Peter Neumann
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Soprano: Sylvia Sass
Conductor: Adam Medveczky
Conductor: Frans Briiggen

: Composer of the Week: Rameau

Jeremy Hayes presents excerpts from two performances of Rameau's comédie-lyrique Platée,
Francoise Herr Vocal Ensemble
Les Musiciens du Louvre conductor Marc Minkowski
Aix-en-Provence Festival
Paris Conservatoire
Orchestra, directed by Hans Rosbaud (harpsichord) (Mono)


Unknown: Jeremy Hayes
Unknown: Francoise Herr
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Directed By: Hans Rosbaud
Platée: Gillies Ragon (tenor)
Cithéron: Bernard Deletre (baritone)
Cithéron: Bernard Deletre (baritone)
Mercure: Guy de Mey (tenor)
La Folie: Jennifer Smith (sop)
Jupiter: Vincent Le Texier (bass)
Juno: Guillemette Laurens (sop)
Platée: Michel Senechal (tenor)
Cithéron: Jean-Chrisophe Benoit (bar)
Momus: Jean-Chrisophe Benoit (bar)
Jupiter: Huc Santana (bass)

: Midweek Choice

presented by Susan Sharpe. Nielsen Dance of the Cockerels (Maskarade) Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
10.05 Lars-Erik Larsson ForkladdGud(Godin Disguise) (excerpts) Birgit Nordin (soprano)
Hakan Hagegard (baritone) Heisingborg Concert Hall Choir
Helsingborg Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Sten Frykberg
10.30 Handel, arr
Beecham Suite: The Gods Go a' Begging
Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
10.50 Altenburg Concerto for seven trumpets and timpani
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
10.55 Schubert
Adagio in E flat (D897) Beaux Arts Trio
11.15 Mozart Ruhe sanft (Zaide)
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
11.25 Stenhammar Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor Cristina Ortiz (piano)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Neeme Jarvi
11.55 Sibelius Menuetto Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Soprano: Birgit Nordin
Baritone: Hakan Hagegard
Conductor: Sten Frykberg
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Philip Jones
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Cristina Ortiz
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi

: Poet and Purist

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: Manchester Summer Recital

Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (pianos) Alkan, arr Roger Smalley Benedictus
Symphonic Dances (The orchestral version of Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances is in Friday's Prom)


Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Pianos: Caroline Clemmow
Unknown: Roger Smalley

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Pierre Amoyal (violin)
Bizet Symphony in C
Chausson Poeme, Op 25 Ravel Tzigane
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Violin: Pierre Amoyal

: Late Baroque Violin Sonatas

Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) Richard Tunnicliffe (cello) Paul Nicholson
(harpsichord/chamber organ)
Corelll Sonata in B flat, Op 5 No
Vivaldi Sonata in C minor


Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Cello: Richard Tunnicliffe
Harpsichord: Paul Nicholson

: Choral Evensong

from Peterborough Cathedral.
Introit: We Wait For Thy Loving Kindness, 0 God (William McKie )
Responses: Shephard Psalm 106 (Hanforth,
Camidge, S S Wesley, Parry) Lessons (RSV): Nehemiah 8, w 1-12; Romans 12, w 1-8
Office Hymn: Before the Ending of the Day (NEH 241) Canticles: Rootham in E minor
Anthem: And I Saw a New
Heaven (Bainton)
Hymn: Sing Ye Faithful, Sing with Gladness (NEH 448)
Organ voluntary: Theme and Variations (Henrik Andriessen ) Master of the Music
Christopher Gower. Assistant Organist Eric Wayman.


Unknown: William McKie
Unknown: Henrik Andriessen
Unknown: Christopher Gower.
Organist: Eric Wayman.

: In Tune

with Charles Hazlewood. Producer Tim Thome


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood.
Producer: Tim Thome

: Proms

from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Christine Schafer and Ursula Eittinger (sopranos) Annette Markert (alto) Christoph Pregardien (tenor)
Gotthold Schwarz (bass) Cologne Chamber Choir Collegium Cartusianum , conductor Peter Neumann
Bach Mass in B minor: Kyrie; Gloria
8.25 Who was Bach, and why, in the early 1730s, did he write the B minor Mass?
Michael Oliver delves into letters and Bach's correspondence with the Council of Leipzig to find a few answers.
8.45 Credo; Sanctus;
Benedictus; Agnus Dei


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Sopranos: Ursula Eittinger
Sopranos: Annette Markert
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Bass: Gotthold Schwarz
Conductor: Collegium Cartusianum
Conductor: Peter Neumann
Conductor: Bach Mass
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Agnus Dei

: Four Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

3: Death Constant Beyond Love Translated by Gregory Rabassa.
Senator Onesimo Sanchez had six months and eleven days to go before his death when he found the woman of his life ...
Read by David Horovitch.
(Final story tomorrow 9.40pm)


Translated By: Gregory Rabassa.
Unknown: Onesimo Sanchez
Read By: David Horovitch.

: Grieg's Piano Music

The last of four programmes marking the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth.
Philip Fowke (piano)
Six Poetic Tone Pictures, Op3
Four Humoresques, Op 6 Stimmungen, Op 73 leg elsker dig, Op 41 No 3 Series producer Jeremy Hayes


Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: SPAIN Down and Out in Golden Age Seville

Early 17th-century Seville was a prosperous port with a notorious criminal underworld. June Harben and Professor Angel Garcia visit the haunts of the literary rogues portrayed by Cervantes and his contemporaries.


Unknown: Professor Angel Garcia

: Hausmusik

: News

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