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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor. including at approximately
7.05 Mendelssohn, arr W T Best War March of the Priests (Athalie)
Thomas Trotter (organ)
7.32 Anon Cypriot Advent antiphon: 0 rex virtutem gloria
Huelgas Ensemble and Schola/Paul van Nevel
8.05 Praetorius Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Choir of Westminster
Parley of Instruments, conductor David Hill
8.16 Debussy Images (Book II)
Arturo Benedetti
Michelangeli (piano)
8.40 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke) Salomon Quartet Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Thomas Trotter

: Composers of the Week: Moeran and Warlock

Presented by Paul Hindmarsh.
"They have dancing platforms on the crossroads here - Irish dancing of course. I am soaking myself in traditional fiddling (and) planning to work some of this idiom into the concerto. Some of these people have a terrific technique ..." - Moeran on his Violin Concerto.
Warlock Passing By
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Roger Vignoles (piano)
Moeran Fantasy Quartet Sarah Francis (oboe) English String Quartet
Warlock The First Mercy; The Fox
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Roger Vignoles (piano) Moeran Violin Concerto
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Vernon Handley
Warlock Piggesnie
Benjamin Luxon (baritone) David Willison (piano)


Presented By: Paul Hindmarsh.
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Oboe: Sarah Francis
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Violin: Lydia Mordkovitch
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Warlock Piggesnie
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Piano: David Willison

: Musical Encounters

from Glasgow with Mary Miller , including a blast of Wagner.
10.20 Artist of the Week:
John Wallace (trumpet) Wagner Kaisermarsch The Wallace Collection
10.35 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 25 in C (K503) Pascal Roge (piano)
BBC Scottish SO, conductor George Hurst
11.05 George Anthell Trumpet Sonata
John Wallace (trumpet) Simon Wright (organ)
11.20 Massenet Suite
Hong Kong Philharmonic, conductor Kenneth Jean
11.30 Petr Eben Red
Window (Windows, after Marc Chagall )
John Wallace (trumpet) Simon Wright (organ)
11.40 Ravel Violin Sonata
Ernst Kovacic (violin)
David Owen Norris (piano)


Unknown: Mary Miller
Unknown: John Wallace
Unknown: Wagner Kaisermarsch
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: George Hurst
Conductor: George Anthell
Unknown: John Wallace
Unknown: Simon Wright
Conductor: Kenneth Jean
Unknown: Marc Chagall
Unknown: John Wallace
Unknown: Simon Wright
Piano: David Owen Norris

: Ensemble

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: Opera Matinee

Der Ring des Nibelungen Siegfried
The third instalment of Wagner's epic cycle from this year's Bayreuth
Festival, presented by Clive Bennett. Sung in German.
Woodbird JOYCE GUYER (sop)
Bayreuth Festival
Orchestra, conductor
James Levine
2.30 The Bayreuth Experience
In the next four Ring intervals, four visitors to this year's Bayreuth
Festival talk about what it was like for them.
1: Lord Gowrie, Chairman of the Arts Council
2.40 Act 2
4.05 The Bayreuth Experience
Four reflections on this year's Bayreuth Festival. 2: The conductor
David Parry.
4.15 Act 3


Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Bass: Woodbird Joyce Guyer
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: David Parry.
Siegfried: Wolfgang Schmidt (tenor)
Brünnhilde: Deborah Polaski (sop)
Alberich: Ekkehard Wlaschiha (bass Bar)
Mime: Manfred Jung (tenor)
Wanderer: John Tomlinson (bass)
Erda.: Birgitta Svenden (contralto)
Fafner: Eric Halfvarson (bass)

: The Music Machine

Byte the Music
Mike Edwards examines the amazing editing powers of computers. When you buy a so-called live recording, how much of it is really live? Producers of the world's top pop and opera performers reveal some of the tricks of the trade.


Music: Mike Edwards

: In Tune

David Owen Norris presents a seasonal edition from
Birmingham with guests, arts news and music.
6.30 Busoni Sonatina No 4
(In diem Nativitatis Christi 1917)
7.00 Purcell Behold I Bring Glad Tidings
Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: A Bach Evening

Elizabeth Wallfisch and Alison Bury (violins) James Bowman
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Frans Briiggen
Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D (BWV 1068);
Cantata No 169: Gott soil allein mein Herze haben
8.20 Interval
Dr Charles Burney travelled throughout Europe during the 18th century to research his book A
General History of Music. Joe Dunlop reads extracts from his journal written during his stay in Leipzig. home of the Bach family.
8.30 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins
(BWV 1043);
Orchestral Suite No 4 in D
(BWV 1069)


Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Violins: James Bowman
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Unknown: Dr Charles Burney
Music: Joe Dunlop

: Utopia and Other Places

Richard Eyre , Director of the Royal National Theatre. reads a third extract from his recently published autobiography.
Final programme Fnday 8.55pm


Unknown: Richard Eyre

: A Serenade and a Sonata

performed by Lowri Blake (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Henze Serenade for solo cello
Elliott Carter Cello Sonata


Cello: Lowri Blake
Piano: Caroline Palmer
Piano: Henze Serenade
Cello: Elliott Carter

: Strange Arrangement

Composer, pianist and bandleader Carla Bley , like her legendary predecessors Duke Ellington ,
Charles Mingus and Gil Evans , has made a speciality of supplying made-to-measure musical settings for a succession of brilliant soloists. In this fifth programme, she talks to Alan Plater about her association with, among others, trombonist Gary Valente , trumpeter Lew Soloff and tenor saxophonist Andy Sheppard. Repeated from Monday 4.30pm


Unknown: Carla Bley
Unknown: Duke Ellington
Unknown: Charles Mingus
Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Gary Valente
Unknown: Lew Soloff
Unknown: Andy Sheppard.

: Night Waves

Glass, light and colour: with seasonal pictures of stained glass windows all around, Michele Roberts explores the history and practice of the art and visits the glass gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Albert Museum
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Voices

Food, Glorious Food! lain Burnside invites you into the kitchen for a gastronomic feast in song. Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Producer: Jessica Isaacs

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