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: Saturday Morning Concert

Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 1
Lausanne Chamber
Orchestra/Jesus Lopez-Cobos
7.18 Peter Philips Chromatic Pavan and Galliard
Jakob Lindberg (lute)
7.24 Hellendaal Grand
Concerto in F. Op 3 No 6 Andrew Manze (violin) European Community
Baroque Orchestra, director Roy Goodman (violin)
7.38 Haydn London Trio No 3 in G (H IV 3)
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Isaac Stern (violin)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
7.49 Beethoven Variations on "Rule Britannia" (Wo079) Alfred Brendel (piano)
7.54 Walton
Sinfonia Concertante
Kathryn Stott (piano) Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra/Vernon Handley
8.13 Brahms Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Itzhak Perlman (violin) Barry Tuckwell (horn)
8.41 Bach
Prelude and Fugue in C minor (BWV 886) (Well-tempered Clavier Book 2) Andras Schiff (piano)
8.46 Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
Michael Collins (clarinet) London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Rattle
Producer Susan Kenyon Discs


Unknown: Peter Philips Chromatic
Unknown: Jakob Lindberg
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Roy Goodman
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Violin: Isaac Stern
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Kathryn Stott

: Record Release

With Richard Osborne.
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
VPO/Wilhelm Furtwangler
9.20 Blow Venus and Adonis (Acts 2 and 3) Venus....CATHERINE BOTT (soprano)
Cupid.....LIBBY CRABTREE (soprano) Choristers of Westminster
Abbey School
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
9.52 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 4 in G
(world premiere recording of revised text)
Mikhail Kazakevich (piano) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.26 Barber Dover Beach
Thomas Allen (baritone) Endellion String Quartet
10.36 Brahms
Symphony No 3 in F Chicago Symphony
Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
11.17 Bartok Sonata for two pianos and percussion Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire (pianos)
Peter Sadio and Edgar Guggeis (percussion)
11.44 Satie
Choses vues a droite et a gauche (sans lunettes)
Frank Peter Zimmermann
Alexander Lonquich (piano)
11.50 Rossini Un saute;
Ouf, les petits pois!
Marcelle Meyer (piano)
Producer Clive Portbury Discs


Unknown: Richard Osborne.

: Spirit of the Age

Anthony Rooley , lutenist and director of the Consort of Musicke, explores his role as a "translator" and communicator of early music. With George Pratt. Rpt


Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: George Pratt.

: Japanese Reflections

The Face in the Mirror. Lim
Poh Sim looks deep into the glass. With Togo Igawa, Neville Jason , Jim Norton and Nina Wadia.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Poh Sim
Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Nina Wadia.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Mirella Freni

The last in the series of operatic performances by the great soprano, presented by Gordon Stewart in conversation with Mirella Freni. Today,
Puccini's Madama Butterfly, a two-act opera to a libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Sung in Italian.
Vienna State Opera Chorus Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Herbert von Karajan
Including at 2.10 Mirella
Freni talking about the role. Senes producer Peter Tanner


Presented By: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Giuseppe Giacosa
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Producer: Peter Tanner
Cio-Cio-San (Madame Butterfly): Mirella Freni(soprano)
Lt BF Pinkerton: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Suzuki: Christa Ludwig (mezzo)
Sharpless: Robert Kerns (bar)
Goro: Michael Senechal (tenor)
Bonze: Marius Rintzler (bass)
Yakuside: Wolfgang Scheider (bar)
Imperial Commissioner: Hans Helm (baritone)
Registrar: Siegfried Rudolf Frese (bar)
Prince Yamadori: Giorgio Stendoro (bar)
Kate Pinkerton: Elke Schary (mezzo)

: Russian Piano Music

Gubaidulina Musical Toys Grechaninov A Child's Day Rachmaninov Moments
Musicaux, Op 16
Ian Munro (piano) Rpt


Piano: Ian Munro

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Music Matters

In the first programme of the new season Ivan
Hewett looks at the musical life of Hong Kong.
Also, a new biography of Shostakovich, the music of Chabrier, and a demonstration of the stunning vocal effects of Spanish medieval music. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Endellion String Quartet

with Bruno Giuranna (viola) Britten Phantasy Quintet in F minor
Mozart Quintet in D (K593) Brahms Quintet in G. Op 111


Viola: Bruno Giuranna
Unknown: Brahms Quintet

: Last Night of the Proms 1994

from the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
The culmination of the celebrations marking the 100th season, presented by Richard Baker.
Bryn Terfel (baritone)
Evelyn Glennie (percussion) Michael Davis (violin) BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra. conductor Andrew Davis
Bach, orch Wood
Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) Vaughan Williams
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Walton Belshazzar 's Feast SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST wftti BBC2
8.55 Mahler's Last Night
Lost for 92 years, Mahler's Fantasia on British Sea
Songs was spectacularly rediscovered this June. The letters and diaries of Elgar, Strauss, Mahler and Henry Wood reveal the secret story of its commission for the 1902 Proms, and Mahler's disappointment over its ignominious dropping. At last, here is a chance to hear excerpts from the original Fantasia. With Adrian Mourby.
9.20 Kabalevsky
Overture: Colas Breugnon Paul Creston
Marimba Concertino
Berlioz Hungarian March (The Damnation of Faust)
Massenet Meditation (Thais)
Grainger Handel in the Strand
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 1
Henry Wood Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Ame Rule, Britannia!
Parry, orch Elgar Jerusalem SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC1
* SEE THIS WEEK page 43


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Richard Baker.
Baritone: Evelyn Glennie
Violin: Michael Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Walton Belshazzar
Unknown: Henry Wood
Unknown: Adrian Mourby.
Unknown: Grainger Handel

: Joe Pass and Martin Taylor

In tribute to the late Joe Pass
, a recording given by these two maestros of the guitar in the Union Chapel during the 1993 London Jazz Festival. Each played solo, before coming together for the final set. Introduced by Geoffrey Smith , who talks to
Martin Taylor during the interval. Rpt


Unknown: Joe Pass
Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Martin Taylor

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