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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Catriona Young , including at approximately
7.05 Schumann
Overture: Hermann und
Berne SO , conductor
Peter Maag
7.50 Stradella
Sonata for trumpet and two string choirs
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
Parley of Instruments, conductor Peter Holman
8.05 Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes Berlin Soloists
8.15 Boccherini Symphony No 4 in D minor
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
Raymond Leppard
8.40 Strauss Notturno, Op 44 No 1
Linda Finnie (soprano) Edwin Paling (violin) Scottish National
Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi. Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young
Conductor: Berne So
Conductor: Peter Maag
Conductor: Peter Holman
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Soprano: Linda Finnie
Violin: Edwin Paling

: Composer of the Week: Poulenc

with Roger Nichols.
"There's a place for new music which is content to use the chords of others."
Presto in B flat
Paul Crossley (piano) Soirées de
Nazelles Jacques Fevrier (piano) Sextet
The Composer (piano)
Philadelphia Wind Quintet Nocturnes Nos 7 and 8 Gabriel Tacchino (piano) Hdtel (Banalites)
Pierre Bernac (baritone) The Composer (piano)
Improvisations Nos 11 and 12 Pascal Roge (piano)
Intermezzo in A flat
Artur Rubinstein (piano) Discs


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Piano: Paul Crossley
Piano: Nazelles Jacques Fevrier
Piano: Gabriel Tacchino
Baritone: Pierre Bernac
Piano: Pascal Roge
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: Musical Encounters

with Mary Miller in Glasgow, including
Saint-Sains Phaeton
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
10.20 Stravinsky
Symphonies of wind instruments
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
10.30 Artist of the Week:
Alexander Gibson (conductor)
Lehar The Merry Widow (excerpts)
11.15 Respighi
Three Botticelli Pictures
BBC Scottish SO/
Odaline de la Martinez
11.38 Haydn The
Creation (Part 2, sc 2) Emma Kirkby (soprano) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (countertenor)
Michael George (bass)
Choir of New College, Oxford Academy of Ancient Music Orchestra and Chorus/
Christopher Hogwood. Discs


Unknown: Mary Miller
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Artist: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Bass: Michael George
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood.

: Ensemble

Michael Roll (piano)
Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20; Nocturne in F, Op 15 No 1; Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 Schumann
Symphonic Etudes, Op 13

: News

: Opera Matinee

Norman Del Mar 's world premiere recording of Delius's operatic fairy tale, which he made for the BBC in 1984, is broadcast as a tribute to the conductor who died last month. Sir
Thomas Beecham called
Irmelin "the best first opera by any composer".
Introduced by Clive Bennett.
BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Norman Del Mar


Unknown: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Introduced By: Clive Bennett.
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Princess Irmelin: Eilene Hannan (sop)
Nils: John Mitchinson (tenor)
Rolf the Robber: Brian Rayner Cook (bar)
King: Michael Rippon (bar)
Knights: Eric Shilling (bar)
Knights: Philip O'Reilly (bass)
Knights: Michael Goldthorpe (tenor)
Irviekn's maid: Ann Howard (mezzo)
Voice: Sally Bradshaw (sop)
Rolfs woman: Patricia Taylor (mezzo)
King's servant: Stephen Jackson (bar)

: Endellion Quartet at Cambridge

Stephen Plaistow introduces the third of four concerts reflecting the quartet's residency at Cambridge University this year.
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76No 1
Gerhard String Quartet No
Mozart String Quartet in G (K387)
A Cavendish production


Introduces: Stephen Plaistow

: The Music Machine

Errollyn Wallen serves up a cocktail of conductors recorded in rehearsal.
Featuring Igor Stravinsky , John Barbirolli ,
Thomas Beecham and Bruno Walter.


Unknown: Errollyn Wallen
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Bruno Walter.

: In Tune

Music, news. interviews and arts stories with David Owen Norris in Birmingham.
5.15 Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant
5.30 An interview with the organist Thomas Trotter , who gives Friday evening's recital in the Towards the Millennium festival.
6.25 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
7.00 Messiaen Sortie
(Messe de la Pentecote) Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Martyn Brabbins Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Nielsen Overture: Helios
Henselt Piano Concerto in F minor
Sibelius Symphony No 1 in E minor


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin

: THE 30s Something in Linoleum

"As for the school song, there was nothing secondhand about that. It was custom-made, a genuine original Auden poem, a scoop to be proud of." More school-time memories as Paul Vaughan continues reading from his recollections of a suburban childhood.
(Final programme tomorrow 9.10pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan

: Seven Last Words

Haydn's sequence of string quartets for the seven last sayings of Our Saviour on the Cross is played by the Rostov Quartet:
Yuri Yurassov and Greg Lawson (violins) Lev Atlas (viola)
Alexander Volpov (cello)


Unknown: Yuri Yurassov
Violins: Greg Lawson
Viola: Lev Atlas
Cello: Alexander Volpov

: Unsquare Dances

In the fifth programme, pianist and composer Dave Brubeck talks about the famous Time Out album, recorded in 1959, with its polyrhythms and the all-time hit "Take Five".


Talks: Dave Brubeck

: Night Waves

Roy Porter reviews Johnny on the Spot,
Charles MacArthur 's 1942 play, at the National Theatre.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Charles MacArthur

: THE 30s Voices

Songs of the 30s lain Burnside presents a Cook's tour through Europe of the 30s, taking in the songs of Britain, France, Germany and Russia. Producer Adam Gatehouse


Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: News

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