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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Purcell Portfolio:
Fantasia a 4 (Three parts on a ground) (Z731) Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
7.10 Chopin
Ballade No 4 in F minor
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
7.32 Bax
The Happy Forest
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Bryden Thomson
8.05 lbert
Louisville Concerto City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Louis Fremaux
8.24 Strauss Befreit , Op 39 No
Anne Sofie von Otter
Bengt Forsberg (piano)
8.32 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 50 No 1 (Prussian) Tokyo Quartet Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Louis Fremaux
Conductor: Strauss Befreit
Piano: Bengt Forsberg

: Composer of the Week: Hindemith

Andrew Lyle presents recordings of Paul Hindemith performing his own music.
Concert Music for brass and strings, Op 50
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by The Composer
String Quartet, Op 22 Amar Quartet Horn Concerto
Dennis Brain (horn)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by The Composer Discs


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Unknown: Paul Hindemith

: Musical Encounters

from Birmingham with Chris Wines, including
Mozart Intrada (Apollo and Hyacinthus)
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Leopold Hager
10.05 Beethoven Variations on "Bin Madchen oder Weibchen"
Lowrie Blake (cello) Ian Brown (piano)
10.15 Monteverdi Orfeo (excerpt)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.29 Liszt Consolations Nos 1 and 2 Peter Katin (piano)
10.36 Artist of the Week: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
Stravinsky Apollon Musagete London Sinfonietta
11.21 Beethoven Cello Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1
Lowrie Blake (cello) Ian Brown (piano)
11.45 Mozart Apollo and Hyacinthus (excerpts)
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra/Leopold Hager


Presenter: Chris Wines
Musicians: Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
Conductor: Leopold Hager
Cellist: Lowrie Blake
Pianist: Ian Brown
Singers: Monteverdi Choir
Musicians: English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Pianist: Peter Katin
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Musicians: London Sinfonietta
Apollo: Nigel Robson (tenor)
Orfeo: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Ocbalus: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Melia: Arleen Auger (soprano)
Apollo: Cornelia Wulkopf (mezzo)

: Music Restored

Early Music Network
This week, the venue is Dartington Great Hall, Devon, where Sinfonye give a concert of ballads and polyphony from medieval England and France. Introduced by Helen Garrison.
Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm


Introduced By: Helen Garrison.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Shura Cherkassky (piano) Rubinstein Piano Concerto
No 4
Strauss Tod und Verklarung


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Strauss Tod

: Joanna MacGregor

(piano) Bach
French Suite No 5 in G
(BWV 816)
Conlon Nancarrow
Prelude and Blues
Ravel Miroirs
Gershwin, arr Finnissy Nashville Nightingale John Woolrich
Pianobooks 1 and 2 Chick Corea
Children's Songs Bartok Sonata
A Classic Arts production


Unknown: Conlon Nancarrow

: Martin, Martinu and a Magnificat

A concert recorded at St
John's, Smith Square. Margaret Feaviour (soprano)
Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor) BBC Singers
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp Martin Passacaglia Chapple Magnificat
Rubbra Song of the Soul Martinu Sinfonietta (La Jolla)


Soprano: Margaret Feaviour
Tenor: Andrew Murgatroyd

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson sets out on a journey that spans over 40,000 years, on a quest to find the very first music, with his guide Helene la Rue, Music Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. On his way he meets Ug the Caveman and discovers the first musical instrument of all time.
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Rodney Slatford in Manchester. His studio guest is
Vladimir Ovchinikov , concert pianist and tutor at the Royal
Northern College of Music. Telemann Partita in E flat for descant recorder
6.00 Schnittke String Quartet No 3
7.00 Copland El Salon Mexico
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Vladimir Ovchinikov
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Pebble Mill

from Studio 1, Birmingham.
Chilingirian Quartet
Bartok - Quartet No 2
Part - Fratres
8.10 Final Years
A portrait in words and music of Beethoven's fertile last few years.
8.30 Beethoven - Quartet in A minor, Op 132

: Fairest Isle: A Splendid Science Called Musick

A contemporary of Wren, Dryden and Purcell, Roger North left a mass of writings about music - noting his own experiences and trends of the day.
2: Of Operas, Semi-Operas and Music for the Theatre
With Simon Callow as Roger North. \ Next programme tomorrow '


Writer: Roger North
Roger North: Simon Callow

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Martyn Brabbins Mi-Kyung Lee (violin) Ian Whyte Edinburgh
Alexander Mackenzie Violin
Sally Beamish Symphony for orchestra Rpt


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Violin: Mi-Kyung Lee
Violin: Ian Whyte Edinburgh
Violin: Alexander MacKenzie
Unknown: Sally Beamish Symphony

: Night Waves

Quarrels in public: it's gloves off as Edward Said , Marina Warner,
Terry Eagleton , Marilyn Butler and Frank Kermode debate the role of critical theory. Christopher Hitchens counts them out.
The debate was recorded before an audience at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London to mark the 50th birthday of the London Review of Books.
Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Edward Said
Unknown: Terry Eagleton
Unknown: Marilyn Butler
Unknown: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Christopher Hitchens
Producer: John Goudie

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor En Shao
Arnold Larch Trees, Op 3 Walton Symphony No 1 Repeated tomorrow 12 noon

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