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7.05 Wagner Prelude: Lohengrin
Variations Concertantes Christophe Coin (cello) Patrick Cohen (piano)
7.48 Bax Saga Fragment Margaret Fingerhut (piano) London Philharmonic
8.05 Mozart Oboe
Concerto in C (K314) Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
Automne, Op 35 No 2 Peter Jacobs (piano)
8.45 Strauss Till
Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Vladimir Ashkenazy. Discs
Introduced by Simon Heighes.
The Georgian Concerto Corbett Bizzarie
Concerto No 6 in D
Arne Concerto No 6 in B flat
Capel Bond Bassoon Concerto No 6
Stanley Concerto in G, Op 2No3
Concerto No 2 in D Discs
with Piers Burton-Page . Take Him, Earth
Variations on "La Folia" by Alessandro Scarlatti ; Wilhelm Kempff plays a Schubert sonata; and a Howells motet performed by Artists of the Week: Corydon Singers conductor Matthew Best
Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Ian Tracy (organ)
BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Soloists, Instrumental Ensemble
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
The second in a seven-part series coupling Dvorak's last seven string quartets with quartets by Haydn. Audubon Quartet Haydn
String Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise)
Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Cecile Ousset (piano) Helen Field (soprano) David Rendall (tenor)
Donald Maxwell (baritone) BBC Welsh Chorus
BBC Symphony Chorus Glinka
Overture: A Life for the Tsar
Piano Concerto in A minor
The Bells, Op 35
String Quartet in D, Op 20 No
Mosaiques Quartet Discs
The first of two programmes in which
Howard Ferguson and some of his friends and pupils talk to Paul Spicer about his varied and distinguished career as composer, pianist, scholar and cook, and introduce performances of his music, including: Octet
Piano Sonata in F minor
Howard Shelley (piano) Violin Sonata No 2
Yfrah Neaman (violin) The Composer (piano) Discovery
Anne Dawson (soprano) Roderick Barrand (piano) The Dream of the Rood
Anne Dawson (soprano)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
From Glasgow, with Geoffrey Baskerville.
Including at approximately
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Jean-Frangois Paillard Chamber Orchestra
6.00 Schubert Stdndchen
Sarah Walker (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano)
Symphony No 4 in B flat BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Markus Stenz
7.00 Carver 0 bone
Jesu Taverner Choir/Parrott Producer Svend Brown
from Symphony Hall, Birmingham.
Conductor Simon Rattle
Mark Anthony Turnage Drowned Out
8.15 From Hell to Heaven:
Four Weeks in Afghanistan "In blinding white heat to the Hotel de Kandahar.
Three beds in a sweltering room. The Coca-Cola was a fake..."
In the week that sees the publication of the late Bruce Chatwin's notebooks and photographs, tonight's extract describes one of his three trips to Afghanistan - never before published. Reader Jeremy Northam.
8.35 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
Ivan Hewett takes a personal look at some musical issues.
(Final programme tomorrow 9.2opm)
In the fifth of six programmes, Max Harrison concentrates on Nat King Cole's work with his trio, now with Irving Ashby (guitar) and Joe Comfort (bass).
Susan Marling tackles the controversy of how
Shakespeare should be taught in British schools. Producer Anthony Denselow
Mahler's Liebst du um Schõnheit?, and Strauss's Wiegenleid are among the best-known of Lieder. But what about
Clara Schumann 's Liebst du um Schonheit? and Max Reger 's Wiegenlied? In the second of two programmes,
Richard Wigmore presents eight German poems, each in one familiar and one unfamiliar setting.
Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10.05am on R5
Satellites Français (Parts 13-16)