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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Catriona Young , including at approximately
7.05 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in F minor, Op 55 No 2 Lindsay Quartet
7.30 Byrd Motet: Ne iscaris Domine
Hilliard Ensemble
7.40 Nielsen Symphonic Rhapsody
Danish National RSO, conductor Gennadi
8.05 Vaughan Williams
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
8.30 Spohr
Variations, Op 36
Nicanor Zabaleta (harp)
8.40 Balakirev Symphonic Poem: Russia
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
Yevgeni Svetlanov Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

The Indian Summer
Presented by Michael Kennedy.
"When I arrive in heaven, I hope I'll be forgiven if I take the score of Danae with me."
Symphonic Fragment (Die Liebe der Danae)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Zubin Mehta
Memorial Waltz: Munchen
London Philharmonic, conductor Norman Del Mar
Sonatina No 2 in E flat (The Happy Workshop) (excerpts) Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conductor
Edo de Waart
Symphonic Fantasy (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
Rotterdam Philharmonic
Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate Discs


Presented By: Michael Kennedy.
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe Adam
Overture: SI j'étais roi
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Kurt Redel
10.15 Stamitz Cello
Concerto No 1 in G
Prague Chamber Orchestra/ Christian Benda (cello)
10.35 Webern Five
Canons, Op 16
Erika Sziklay (soprano)
Members of the Budapest Chamber Ensemble
10.40 Dohnanyi Suite for orchestra
RPO/Malcolm Sargent
11.10 Georgy Mushel Toccata
Noel Rawsthorne (organ)
11.20 Hummel
Mass in B flat
Westminster Oratorio Choir
New Brunswick CO, conductor John Eric Floreen Producer Chris de Souza Discs REQUESTS: Midweek Choice, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA or telephone [number removed]


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Conductor: Kurt Redel
Cello: Christian Benda
Unknown: Georgy Mushel
Unknown: Noel Rawsthorne
Conductor: John Eric Floreen

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Repeated from yesterday

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

from Studio 1.
An Obsession with Schumann
Stephen Coombs and Artur Pizarro (pianos)
Schumann Andante and Variations in B flat, Op 46
Schumann, arr Debussy Six Studies, Op 56
Debussy En blanc et noir


Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Pianos: Artur Pizarro
Pianos: Schumann Andante

: 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:
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, by David Nice. Revised rpt from Saturday


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: David Nice.

: Choral Evensong

from Chelmsford Cathedral
Introit: King of glory, king of peace (Davies)
Responses: Reading
Office Hymn: Praise to the Holiest (Billing)
Psalms 41, 42 and 43 (Parratt, SS Wesley, Nicholson)
First Lesson: 1 Maccabees 13, v 41; 14, w 4-15
Canticles: Wood in D
Second Lesson: 1 Peter 2, vv l-10
Anthem: Great is the Lord (Elgar)
Hymn: Saviour, again to thy dear name (Ellers)
Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on "Croft's 136th" (Parry)
Master of the Music: Dr Graham Elliott
Senior Organ Scholar: Neil Weston


Master of the Music: Dr Graham Elliott
Senior Organ Scholar: Neil Weston

: The Music Machine

Traditional music played on the pipes and fiddle is packed full of ornamentation, and no two musicians' performances of the same work are alike.
Tommy Pearson investigates.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Andrew Green plays a selection of music including Gounod Spring Song Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Rush Hour Concert

from the Wigmore Hall.
Take refuge from the rush hour with Richard Baker as he presents the Trio
Wanderer in a programme of piano trios by Haydn and Mendelssohn.


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Live from Covent Garden

Cosi fan tutte
Mozart's opera to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte in the new production for the Royal Opera by Jonathan Miller.
Presented by James Naughtie. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Evelino Pido
8.25 The James Naughtie Interview
James Naughtie talks to Jonathan Miller who is making his Covent Garden debut with his new production of Cosi fan tutte.
8.45 Act 2


Unknown: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Unknown: Jonathan Miller.
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Unknown: James Naughtie
Talks: James Naughtie
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Fiordiligi...: Amanda Roocroft (sop)
Dorabella .: Susan Graham (mezzo)
Ferrando: Bruce Ford (tenor)
Guglielmo: Simon Keenlyside (bar)
Don Alfonso: Thomas Allen (bar)
Despina: Ann Murray (mezzo)

: The English Cadence

3: Whose Cadence Is It
Jeremy Summerly finds out how they got away with it on the continent.
Next programme tomorrow 9.20pm


Unknown: Jeremy Summerly

: The John Field Nocturnes

No 9 in E flat; No 7 in C; No 8 in E minor
Daniel Adni (piano)
Final programme Friday 10.30pm


Piano: Daniel Adni

: Night Waves

Lisa Jardine reassesses the work of the Australian writer, pioneering feminist and global wanderer
Christina Stead in the light of an award-winning biography by Hazel Rowley. Producer Sarah Barnett


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Unknown: Christina Stead
Unknown: Hazel Rowley.
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: Ensemble

Jill Anderson introduces a recital by the young British pianist Paul Lewis.
Beethoven Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)
Chopin Scherzo in E, Op 54 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Introduces: Jill Anderson
Pianist: Paul Lewis.

: Night School

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