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: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F
7.32 Sibelius Valise triste
7.49 Fitkin Line
8.05 Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)
8.26 Mendelssohn Song without Words, Op 53 No 1
8.44 Milhaud Le boeuf sur le toit
Producer Andrew Lyle. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Khachaturian Adagio
Producer: Andrew Lyle.

: Composer of the Week: Josquin Desprez

David Fallows introduces music by one of the greatest and most influential composers of the Renaissance. Today's programme features his Missa L 'homme arme super voces musicales performed by the Tallis Scholars, conducted by Peter Phillips , together with other works from the earliest days of music printing. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: David Fallows
Conducted By: Peter Phillips
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman.
This week's programmes celebrate English and American song with the help of the BBC Singers and feature symphonies by four Romantic composers. Including at approximately
10.00 Schubert Overture:
Alfonso und Estrella
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
10.05 Artist of the Week: Lily Laskine (harp)
Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane
Jean-Frangois Paillard
CO/Jean-Francois Paillard
10.45 Howells Weep you no more; I love all beauteous things BBC Singers/
Stephen Jackson
Andrew Lucas (organ)
10.50 arr Stravinsky The Star-Spangled Banner Dudley Buck Concert
Variations on "The Star-
Spangled Banner" Copland Lark
Geoffrey Davidson (baritone) Margaret Phillips (organ) BBC Singers/Simon Joly
11.30 Weber Symphony No 1 in C
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Atherton Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Edward Blakeman.
Conductor: David Atherton
Unknown: Howells Weep
Singers: Stephen Jackson
Singers: Andrew Lucas
Unknown: Copland Lark
Baritone: Geoffrey Davidson
Baritone: Margaret Phillips
Conductor: David Atherton
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Angles on Puccn

In the last programme,
Sir Edward Downes talks to James Naughtie about Turandot and plays excerpts from the opera sung by Birgit Nilsson and Franco Corelli. Discs


Talks: Sir Edward Downes
Unknown: James Naughtie
Sung By: Birgit Nilsson
Sung By: Franco Corelli.

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John's, Smith
Square, London.
Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano) Wolf Auch kleine Dinge; Mir wardgesagt;
Du denkst mit einem
Fddchen mich zu fangen; Wir haben beide lange Zeit geschwiegen;
Mein Liebster hat zu
Tische mich geladen; Gesegnet sei das Grun; 0 war' dein Haus durchsichtig wie ein
Glas; Ich hab' in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen
Faure Le papillon et la fleur; Mai; L'absent; Mandoline; Clair de lune; Green
Tchaikovsky It was in the early spring; If I had only known; Amid the din of the ball; Serenade; The Nightingale; Do not believe, my friend; The Cuckoo


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: A Dutch Retrospect

Fourth of 13 programmes. Rotterdam Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Alexander Toradze (piano)
Honegger Pastorale d'été
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
Ravel Boléro


Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Piano: Alexander Toradze

: Crusell

Clarinet Concerto in F minor, Op 5
Hakan Rosengren (clarinet) Swedish RSO/Okko Kamu


Clarinet: Hakan Rosengren

: Elizabethan Words and Music

Last of three programmes. A sequence of musical settings and readings of poetry by Thomas Campion. Paul Agnew (tenor)
Christopher Wilson (lute) Reader Michael Maloney


Unknown: Thomas Campion.
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Christopher Wilson
Reader: Michael Maloney

: A Different Rhythm

This week Alex Pascall reaches the 60s and looks at the emergence of the Merseybeat and its links with the Liverpool cellar clubs of the 40s and 50s, new dance styles, the visible impact of Blue Beat music and the pop successes of Emil Ford and Millie Small. A Sound Partnership production


Unknown: Alex Pascall

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson explores the Orient this week, going underground in Covent
Garden today when he joins a Chinese orchestra and music school in the basement of Ray Man 's musical instrument shop. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Ray Man
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

with Andrew Green , including an interview with the Master of the Queen's Music, Malcolm Williamson.
5.15 Chopin Waltz in A, Op 34 No
6.15 Mozart Come scoglio (Cosi fan tutte)
6.30 Prokofiev Symphony No 1 in D (Classical)
7.03 Jonathan Harvey Come, Holy Ghost Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green
Music: Malcolm Williamson.
Music: Chopin Waltz
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Ikons

The final concert in the series devoted to the music of John Tavener , from Westminster Cathedral.
Eileen Hulse and Patricia Rozario (sopranos)
BBC Singers
BBC SO/ Richard Hickox John Tavener In Alium
Ultimos Ritos


Unknown: John Tavener
Unknown: Eileen Hulse
Sopranos: Patricia Rozario
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: John Tavener

: The Building Blocks of Science

1: Tlie Royal
Observatory, Edinburgh
Built by astronomically inspired architects and set up by the country's greatest book collector, the observatory is staffed by dedicated and unusual people. In the first of this week's programmes, Paul Murdin , its most recent director, takes us on a tour from the hills overlooking Edinburgh to the stars. Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Paul Murdin
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Pascal Roge

Debussy Images (Book II) Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat (K333)
Debussy Preludes (Book I) (Given in association with Crown Catering as part of last year's Cheltenham Festival)

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
, with an interview with Canadian singer/ songwriter Jane Siberry. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Songwriter: Jane Siberry.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

Cello sonatas and duets of the late Baroque.

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10.25am on R5

: Night School Extra

History Resources: Medieval Realms - The Norman Conquest ; A Woman's Lot


Unknown: Norman Conquest

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