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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Gregorian Chant: Antiphon; Statuit Dominus
Monks of the Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos
7.26 Mascagni
Intermezzo (Cavalleria Rusticana)
Staatskapelle Dresden, conductor Silvio Varviso
7.32 Shostakovich The
Gadfly (excerpt) Berlin Radio SO, conductor Leonid Grin
8.05 Keyboard Compendium: Bach Two-part
Inventions Nos 12-15
(BWV 783-6)
Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
8.32 Takemltsu Chiisana
Sora (Small Sky) Shin-yu Kai Choir , conductor Shin Sekiya
8.49 Biber Partita No 5
(Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa)
Maria Lindal and Barry Sargent (violins) Ensemble Saga Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Statuit Dominus
Conductor: Silvio Varviso
Conductor: Leonid Grin
Conductor: Shin-Yu Kai Choir
Conductor: Shin Sekiya
Unknown: Maria Lindal
Violins: Barry Sargent

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

2: Debussy and France
"The music is elusive and cannot be handled like a robust symphony, which walks on all fours" -
Debussy on Ronde de printemps.
Robin Holloway 's selection this morning includes songs and piano pieces inspired by the soft-focus and rare tints of Watteau.
Included is Michael Tilson -
Thomas's performance of Ronde de printemps with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the sterner wartime vision
En blanc et noir


Unknown: Robin Holloway
Unknown: Michael Tilson

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza. Flnzl Prelude Divertimenti, director
Peter Broadbent
10.05 Artists of the Week: The Sixteen
Fayrfax Credo (Missa 0 Bone Jesu) conductor
Harry Christophers
10.15 Vaughan Williams
Oboe Concerto
Malcolm Messiter (oboe) Divertimenti, director
Peter Broadbent
10.35 Blow I said in the cutting off of my days The Sixteen
London Baroque, conductor Harry Christophers
11.05 Glazunov Symphony No 8 in E flat
Bavarian Radio SO/ Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Artists: Peter Broadbent
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Oboe: Malcolm Messiter
Director: Peter Broadbent
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Music Restored

York Early Music Festival In the second of eight programmes, David Fallows introduces fantasia suites and harp consorts by William Lawes.
John Holloway (violin)
Mark Levy (viola da gamba) Paula Chateauneuf (guitar) Frances Kelly (harp) John Toll (organ)


Introduces: David Fallows
Unknown: William Lawes.
Violin: John Holloway
Viola: Mark Levy
Guitar: Paula Chateauneuf
Harp: Frances Kelly

: The BBC

BBC Philharmonic conductor Andras Ligeti
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Musorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (1947)


Conductor: Andras Ligeti
Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky

: Love Sacred and Love Profane

Simon Joly conducts the BBC Singers in music which contrasts the sensual delights of human love with the love of God.
Messlaen Cinq Rechants Durufle Four Motets on Gregorian Themes Jollvet Epithalame


Unknown: Simon Joly

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn Tasmin Little (violin)
Weber Overture: Der
Bnjch Violin Concerto No
1 in G minor
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Violin: Tasmin Little

: The Music Machine

Unsung Heroes: Can You See Me at the Back?
Musicians wink, whisper, wave their elbows around and sometimes notice the conductor -just to stay in time and in tune.

: In Tune

from Manchester, presented by Rodney Slatford.
5.15 Havergal Brian
Comedy Overture: The Tinker's Wedding
6.02 Pergolesl Concertina No 1 in G
7.00 Bridge Summer Producer Mark Rowlinson


Presented By: Rodney Slatford.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: BBC Proms 1994

from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
The 100th season continues with a programme including one of the most successful of recent Prom commissions.
Kathryn Stott (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Beethoven Symphony No 2inD
James MacMillan The
Confession of Isobel


Piano: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Unknown: James MacMillan

: Interval

Stephen Johnson , David Cannata and the pianist Malcolm Binns put
Rachmaninov's Piano
Concerto No 3 under the magnifying glass, and take a look at its genesis, pianism and performance history.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: David Cannata
Pianist: Malcolm Binns

: Rachmanlnov

Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor

: The Incomparable Max

Tonight's reading from the memoirs of Max Beerbohm, the caricaturist and parodist. covers the undergraduate years, and friendship with the artist Aubrey Beardsley. With Derek Jacobi as Beerbohm.


Artist: Aubrey Beardsley.
Unknown: Derek Jacobi

: Piano Duets

Isabel Beyer and Harvey Dagul (pianos)
J C Bach Sonata in C, Op 15 No 5
Moscheles Grand Sonata in E flat, Op 47


Unknown: Isabel Beyer
Pianos: Harvey Dagul

: The Eisenstein 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 loved to sketch, often indulging in a taste for pornographic caricature. Ian Christie of the British Film
Institute shares his passion for the master of Soviet film with fellow enthusiasts around the world and endeavours to uncover the true Eisenstein glimpsed behind his many masks.


Unknown: Sergei Mikhailovich
Unknown: Ian Christie

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Lionel Friend
Concerto for Double
String Orchestra Rawsthome
Symphony No 3


Conductor: Lionel Friend

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