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Solving Inequalities

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: On Air

with Catriona Young.
7.05 Wagner Siegfried Idvll
7.20 Hoist Good Friday
7.50 Mendelssohn Allegro brillant in A, Op 92
8.05 Mozart Divertimento in E flat (K133)
8.25 Strauss Des Dichters
Abendgang, Op 47 No 2
8.40 Rachmaninov Trio
élégiaque in G minor Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young.
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried Idvll
Unknown: Mendelssohn Allegro
Unknown: Strauss Des Dichters

: Composer of the Week: Poulenc

Presented by Roger Nichols. "I hate rubato!"
Voyage (Calligrammes) Felicity Lott (soprano)
Graham Johnson (piano) Piano Concerto
Frangois-Rene Duchable (piano), Rotterdam PO/James Conlon
L'Embarquement pour Cythere
Jacques Février and Gabriel Tacchino (pianos)
Sonata for two pianos Genevieve Joy and Jacqueline Robin-Bonneau Novelette No 3
Pascal Roge (piano). Discs


Presented By: Roger Nichols.
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Pianos: Gabriel Tacchino
Pianos: Jacqueline Robin-Bonneau

: Musical Encounters

from Glasgow with Mary Miller , who continues her exploration of Creation and the elements, including
10.01 Artist of the Week:
Alexander Gibson (conductor) Sibelius Finlandia
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
10.10 Dornel Trio Sonata, Op 3 No 3
L'Ecole d'Orphee
10.20 Mozart Don
Giovanni (excerpts)
Scottish Opera, conductor Alexander Gibson
10.58 Dvorak Symphonic Variations
BBC Scottish SO, conductor
Martyn Brabbins
11.30 Haydn The Creation (Part 3)
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) Michael George (bass)
Choir of New College, Oxford Academy of Ancient Music Chorus and Orchestra/ Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Mary Miller
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Mozart Don
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Bass: Michael George
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood

: THE 30s Voices

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: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Judith Hall (flute)
Julian Jacobson (piano) Faure Fantaisie , Op 79
Milhaud Sonatina, Op 76 Ravel Sonatine for piano Dutilleux Sonatine
Chabrier Bourree fantasque for piano Poulenc Sonata


Flute: Judith Hall
Piano: Julian Jacobson
Piano: Faure Fantaisie
Piano: Dutilleux Sonatine
Piano: Chabrier Bourree

: Debut

Gould Piano Trio
Roger Smalley Trio (first broadcast performance) Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2


Unknown: Roger Smalley

: Mining the Archive

Rudolf Schmn (1905-94) The Viennese conductor, who died in January, came to Britain after the Second
World War and held conducting posts in Bournemouth, Birmingham, London and Newcastle.
Robert Philip talks to oboist John Williams about playing under him and introduces performances by Schwarz and the BBC Symphony
Orchestra from his time as their principal conductor. Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht
Brahms Double Concerto in A minor
Max Rostal (violin)
Gaspar Cassado (cello) (mono, 1963)
Dukas The Sorcerer's
(experimental stereo recording, 1958)


Unknown: Rudolf Schmn
Talks: Robert Philip
Unknown: John Williams
Violin: Max Rostal
Cello: Gaspar Cassado

: THE 30s Hits of the 30s

In the last of the series, Lord Deedes, columnist and former editor of the Daily Telegraph, recalls "I'll See You Again" from the musical Bitter Sweet by Noël Coward.

: The Lament

The second half of the late
A H Lloyd's classic examination of the music of mourning focuses on laments from Albania,
Egypt. Thrace, Ireland,
Romania and Cambodia - and a prison in Texas, USA. Readers Nicolette Bernard and Diana Robson. (First broadcast in 1971)


Readers: Nicolette Bernard
Readers: Diana Robson.

: The Music Machine

Errollyn Wallen tests books and audiovisual aids to practising, with author Carol Barratt and Alan Limbrick of the Guitar Institute. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Errollyn Wallen
Unknown: Carol Barratt
Unknown: Alan Limbrick
Producer: Alan Hall

: In Tune

Richard Baker looks forward to events this weekend and plays a selection of music. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The 30s: Towards the Millennium

from the Town Hall, Birmingham.
Thomas Trotter (organ)
Hindemith: Sonata No 2
Messiaen: Apparition de l'église éternelle
Alain: Variations sur un thème de
Clement: Jannequin; Deux danses a Agni Yavishta; Litanies
8.10 Banging Shutters - An Anthology of 1930s Poets: The apocalyptic visions of the poets were realised in burning cities, bombers and U-boats. Readers Peter Kenny and Nicholas Boulton.
8.30 Nielsen: Commotio
Jongen: Scherzetto
Vierne: Finale (Symphony No 6 in B minor)
COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS: phone [number removed]


Unknown: Clement Jannequin
Unknown: Nicholas Boulton.

: THE 30s Something in Linoleum

"Other schools had local politicians or retired colonels to give away prizes. Not Raynes Park. We had
Sir Richard Livingstone , Lord David Cecil and T Eliot. "
Paul Vaughan reads the last excerpt from his new book. Series producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Raynes Park.
Unknown: Sir Richard Livingstone
Unknown: David Cecil
Unknown: T Eliot.
Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Richard Davis (flute)
Sibelius Symphony No 7 Maxwell Davies
Strathclyde Concerto No 6 for flute
Debussy La mer


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Flute: Richard Davis
Unknown: Maxwell Davies

: Friday Feature: The Bsenstein Enigma

Sergei Mikhailovich
Eisenstein is one of the legendary names of cinema. With Battleship Potemkin he tasted fame early but fell from grace under Stalin. A prolific writer and thinker, he also confided his thoughts in a vast portfolio of compulsive and scandalous drawings. With fellow enthusiasts, Ian Christie of the British Film Institute tries to uncover the true
Producer Simon Elmes


Unknown: Sergei Mikhailovich
Unknown: Ian Christie
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Seven Last Words from the Cross

The new setting by James MacMlllan that has been featured each night this week on BBC2. It is performed by Cappella Nova and the BT Scottish Ensemble, conductor Alan Tavener.
Geoffrey Baskerville introduces the work and talks to the composer. A Hunter production


Unknown: James MacMlllan
Unknown: Cappella Nova
Conductor: Alan Tavener.
Introduces: Geoffrey Baskerville

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