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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Offenbach Overture:
Orpheus in the Underworld Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
Antonio de Almeida
7.13 Granados Danza espanola No 5
Julian Bream (guitar)
7.38 Vllla-Lobos Harmonica
Robert Bonfiglio (harmonica)
New York Chamber
Symphony, conductor Gerard Schwarz
8.05 Grieg, orch Sttt
Norwegian Dance, Op 35 No
ECO, conductor
Raymond Leppard
8.20 Purcell Porfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs
8.32 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 54 No 1
Lindsay Quartet Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Antonio de Almeida
Conductor: Granados Danza
Unknown: Robert Bonfiglio
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Composer of the Week: Tavemer

Christopher Page introduces the Missa:
Mater Christi , performed by the choir once presided over by Taverner himself, that of Christ Church, Oxford. Discs


Unknown: Mater Christi

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe , including piano pieces by Howard Skempton , songs by Aaron Copland and at approximately
9.45 Enesco Romanian
Rhapsody in A, Op 11 No 1 Royal Scottish Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.00 Schumann Cello
Concerto in A minor
Pablo Casals (cello)
Prades Festival Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
10.30 Stravinsky Septet Columbia Chamber
10.45 Dufay Missa : Ecce Ancilla Domini
Pomerium Musices , director
Alexander Blachly
11.10 Dubois Toccata in G
Peter Gould (organ)
11.20 Tchaikovsky Serenade for strings Academy of St Martin, conductor Neville Marriner Producer Chris de Souza Discs REQUESTS: Midweek Choice,
BBC Radio 3, London W1A 1AA ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Songs By: Aaron Copland
Cello: Pablo Casals
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Dufay Missa
Unknown: Ecce Ancilla Domini
Unknown: Pomerium Musices
Director: Alexander Blachly
Director: Dubois Toccata
Unknown: Peter Gould
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Producer: Chris de Souza

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Jane Glover
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne Barry Guy After the Rain Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Rptd from yesterday 11.30pm


Conductor: Jane Glover
Unknown: Cockaigne Barry Guy

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

from Studio 1.
An Obsession with Schumann
Mayumi Seiler (violin)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Bach Sonata No 5 in F minor (BWV 1018) Schumann Sonata in D minor, Op 121


Violin: Mayumi Seiler
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: Schools

Together: An Assembly for Schools 2.20 Time and Tune: Music Course 2 - Dig It 2.40 Drama Workshop

: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton.
Building a Library
Mozart's String Quintets: in D (K593); in E flat (K614), by Richard Wigmore. Revised rpt from Saturday


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: Richard Wigmore.

: Choral Evensong

from the Chapel of Trinity College
Introit: Responsum, accepit Simeon (Palestrina) Responses: Byrd
Psalm 40 (after Byrd)
First Lesson: Exodus 13, w 1-2 and 11-16 Office Hymn: Sing how the age-long promise (Iste confessor)
Canticles: Palestrina (for double choir)
Second Lesson: Hebrews
10, w 1-10
Anthem: Senex puerum portabat (Palestrina)
Hymn: Hail to the Lord who comes (Old 120th)
Organ Voluntary: Fantasia (Byrd)
Director of music
Richard Marlow
Organ scholars Christopher Allsop and Andrew Lamb


Unknown: Christopher Allsop
Unknown: Andrew Lamb

: The Music Machine

In the 5th century BC the Greek philosopher
Pythagoras decided that the cosmos was an ordered mechanism, It soon became accepted wisdom that the smooth operation of the planets created a celestial harmony.
Tommy Pearson explores the Music of the Spheres.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Andrew Green presents this afternoon's edition of arts news and interviews and plays music, including Tchaikovsky Mazurka (Swan Lake)


Unknown: Andrew Green

: Rush Hour Concert

from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Margaret Price (soprano) Thomas Dewey (piano)
Richard Baker introduces the renowned Welsh soprano in a popular programme of songs by Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Schumann.


Soprano: Margaret Price
Piano: Thomas Dewey
Introduced by: Richard Baker

: In Tune

(Part 2)
Bach Die Katze lasst das
Mausen nicht (Kaffee Cantata, BWV 211)
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Bach Die Katze
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Boulez and theLSO

A further concert in the Pierre Boulez 70th Birthday Celebration series, given at the Barbican Hall, London. Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Francoise Pollet (soprano) Lucy Shelton (mezzo) London Voices
Debussy Nocturnes Bartok
Piano Concerto No 2
Le Visage nuptial Recorded last Sunday


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Soprano: Francoise Pollet
Soprano: Lucy Shelton

: Novelties

Another novelty from Henry Purcell 's time is investigated by Chris Nicholson , who talks to historian Michael Harris about the birth of the modern newspaper.
Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Henry Purcell
Unknown: Chris Nicholson
Unknown: Michael Harris

: Brahms

String Quintet in F, Op 88 played by the Raphael Ensemble

: The John Field Nocturnes

Nocturnes: No 5 in B flat; No 13 in D minor; No 15 in Daniel Adni (piano)
Next programme Friday 10.30pm


Piano: Daniel Adni

: Oster's Blues

Repeated from Monday 4.30pm

: Night Waves

"The best British humour depends on cruelty and self-destruction":
Tony Palmer chairs a round-table polemical debate. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Tony Palmer
Producer: John Goudie

: Ensemble

Jill Anderson introduces a recital by the Leopold String Trio. Schubert
Allegro in B flat (D471) Martinu Trio No 2
Trio in G, Op 9 No
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Introduces: Jill Anderson

: Night School

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