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with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Beethoven Overture:
The Creatures of Prometheus
7.25 Sibelius Valse triste
7.32 Chopin Etude in F, Opl0No8
7.37 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
8.05 Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie (Orchestral music from Act 1)
8.25 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 22 in E flat
(K482) Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Sibelius Valse
Unknown: Rameau Hippolyte

: An Advent Calendar

Introduced by Hugh Keyte. John Joubert Torches
Vaughan Williams
Wither's Rocking Hymn Walton Make We Joy Now Allegri Singers, conductor David Lawrence


Introduced By: Hugh Keyte.
Introduced By: John Joubert Torches
Introduced By: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: David Lawrence

: POLSKA! Composers of the Week: The Polish Romantics

Presented by Adrian Thomas. Moniuszko Goral Dance
(Halka, Act 3)
Krystyna Makowska and Anna Weslowska (piano duet) Noskowski Concert
Overture: The Eye of the Sea
Polish National SO, conductor Witold Rowicki
Monluszko Halka 's Aria
(Act 2); Jontek's Dumka (Act 4) (Halka)
Halina Sloniowska (soprano) Bogdan Paprocki (tenor) Warsaw State Opera Orchestra, conductor
Zdzisiaw Gorynski
Karlowicz Episode during a Masquerade, Op 14
Warsaw National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stanislaw Wislocki


Presented By: Adrian Thomas.
Unknown: Krystyna Makowska
Piano: Anna Weslowska
Conductor: Witold Rowicki
Conductor: Monluszko Halka
Soprano: Halina Sloniowska
Tenor: Bogdan Paprocki
Conductor: Zdzisiaw Gorynski
Conductor: Karlowicz Episode
Conductor: Stanislaw Wislocki

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Piers Burton -Page, including
10.10 Byrd Pavan and Galliard: Quadran
10.20 Artist of the Week:
Krystian Zimerman (piano) Brahms Piano Sonata No
2 in F sharp minor, Op 2
11.05 Shostakovich
Symphony No 10 in E minor


Presented By: Piers Burton
Unknown: Byrd Pavan

: POLSKA! Voices

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm)

: News

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Philip Dukes (viola)
Sophia Rahman (piano) Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70 Henze Sonata for viola and piano
Rebecca Clarke Sonata in E minor for viola and piano


Viola: Philip Dukes
Piano: Sophia Rahman
Piano: Rebecca Clarke Sonata

: The Composer Conducts

Bernard Rands conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, including the first UK performances of Ceremonial II, his
Philadelphia Orchestra commission Ceremonial III and the Boston
Symphony commission Body and Shadow.


Unknown: Bernard Rands

: Mining the Archive

John Amis introduces recordings featuring Manoug Parikian , the violinist and former leader of the Philharmonia Orchestra who died in 1987. Faure Violin Sonata No 2 in E minor, Op with Malcolm Binns (piano) Mozart Trio in B flat
(K502) with Amaryllis Fleming
(cello) and Bernard Roberts (piano)
Busoni Violin Sonata No
2 in E minor, Op 36a with Hamish Milne (piano)


Introduces: John Amis
Unknown: Manoug Parikian
Piano: Malcolm Binns
Cello: Amaryllis Fleming
Cello: Bernard Roberts
Piano: Hamish Milne

: POLSKA! Traditional Music of Poland

The second of two programmes presented by Ewa Piotrowska features the mazur, the kujawiak, a street song from Warsaw, wedding games from the White and Green Forests of Kurpie, the "devil's violin" and the Pudelko and Sowa
Family Bands of Rzeszow. Written and researched by Wlodek Lesiecki. Producer John Thomley


Presented By: Ewa Piotrowska
Unknown: Wlodek Lesiecki.
Producer: John Thomley

: In Tune

Richard Baker looks at the weekend ahead and introduces a selection of music, including at approximately
5.03 Berlioz March (The Trojans)
RPO/Thomas Beecham
5.32 Schubert Violin
Sonatina in D (D384) Arthur Grumiaux (violin)
Riccardo Castagone (piano)
6.32 Handel, transcr Harty Suite: Water Music
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Bryden Thomson
7.03 Bartok Dance Suite
London Philharmonic, conductor Franz Welser-Most
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker

: POLSKA! A Sense of Time and Place

Lyn Davies is your guide to an evening in southern
Poland, beginning in the old capital, Cracow, once the jewel in Poland's cultural crown. Today the city lies in the shadow of industrial
Katowice and Nowa Huta. To the west lies Auschwitz, and to the south the beautiful Tatra mountains.
Here, in Zakopane, Szymanowski found inspiration, and Penderecki and Gorecki still have homes in the region. Highlights include:
7.40 Times Past
Renaissance and Baroque works by Jarzebski, Milwid and Mielczewski.
8.15 Times Present:
Cracow's Music Academy
Interviews and music from
Zbigniew Bujarski , Marek Stachowski and Boguslaw Schaeffer.
8.55 Blue Skies Special Roger Manser reports on the environmental impact of industrialisation on Cracow.
9.20 Radek Boschetty meets Henryk Gorecki and explores some of the influences that have found their way into his music.
10.00 The Road South:
A sample of traditional folk music: music by Mieczyslaw Karlowicz , whose Eternal Songs were inspired by the scenery here; a tour of Szymanowski's house and a performance of his Songs of the Infatuated Muezzin.
Readers Barry J Gordon ,
Colin Pinney and John Evitts. Producer Andrew Kurowski


Unknown: Lyn Davies
Unknown: Zbigniew Bujarski
Unknown: Marek Stachowski
Unknown: Boguslaw Schaeffer.
Unknown: Roger Manser
Unknown: Radek Boschetty
Unknown: Henryk Gorecki
Music By: Mieczyslaw Karlowicz
Readers: Barry J Gordon
Readers: Colin Pinney
Readers: John Evitts.
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: POLSKA! The Chopin Nocturnes

The last of six programmes in which Kathryn Stott
(piano) plays the complete nocturnes.
No 8 in D flat, Op 27 No 2; No 16 in E flat, Op 55 No 2; No 17 in B, Op 62 No 1


Piano: Kathryn Stott

: POLSKA! Midnight Oil

In the second of two editions for the Polish Season, Sarah Walker presents Zygmunt Krauze 's response to the declaration of martial law in December 1981, Tableau Vivant , Wojceich Kilar 's near-anarchic symphonic poem Krzesany; and Bohuslaw Schaeffer s electronic tape Symphony...


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Zygmunt Krauze
Unknown: Tableau Vivant
Unknown: Wojceich Kilar
Unknown: Bohuslaw Schaeffer

: News

: Night School

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