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: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Cherubini
Overture: Anacreon
Berlin Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Herbert von Karajan
7.16 Tallis
In ieiunio et fletu
Winchester Cathedral Choir, director David Hill
7.32 Mendelssohn Violin
Sonata in F minor, Op 4 Jaap Schroder (violin) Christopher Hogwood (fortepiano)
8.05 Rodrigo
A t'ombre de Torre Bermeja Artur Pizarro (piano)
8.11 Mozart
// mio tesoro (Don Giovanni ) Richard Tauber (tenor) Orchestra, conductor
Walter Goehr
8.37 Hamilton Harty Ode to a Nightingale
Heather Harper (soprano)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Bryden Thomson Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Violin: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Torre Bermeja
Piano: Artur Pizarro
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Conductor: Hamilton Harty
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Composers of the Week: Swedish Romantics

"This symphony has been my great joy, and during its creation I have lived in a time of inner ethereal bliss." Hugo Alfven (1872-1960) writing about his third symphony, which ends this morning's programme in a performance by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Yevgeni Svetlanov.
Before it, the composer himself directs music from his ballet The Mountain
King, and Jussi Bjorling (tenor) sings The Forest Sleeps.


Unknown: Hugo Alfven
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov.
Conductor: Jussi Bjorling

: Musical Encounters

with Piers Burton-Page .
Handel Concerto grosso in G, Op 3 No 3
Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman
10.10 Bach
Motet: Furchte dich nicht
(BWV 228)
Richard Coulson (organ) BBC Singers, conductor Jane Glover
11.00 Bax
Northern Ballad No 2
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
11.20 Mendelssohn
Fantasy in F sharp minor, Op 28 (Sonate ecossaise) Martin Roscoe (piano)
11.35 Artist of the Week:
Steven Isserlis (cello) Tavener
Eternal Memory
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
Tallis Motet : Suscipe quaeso Domine
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Director: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Richard Coulson
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Tallis Motet
Conductor: Bo Holten

: Music Restored

Helen Garrison introduces a second group of concerts recorded out and about on the Early Music Network.
This week, a programme of Baroque chamber music by Florilegium.
Leclair Deuxième récréation de musique Handel
Trio Sonata in G, Op 5 No 4 Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor
(RV104) (La notte) Telemann
Concerto a 4 in A minor
Repeated from yesterday


Introduces: Helen Garrison

: Wartime at the National Gallery

In the second of five programmes, Robert Philip describes how Myra Hess 's concert series survived the Blitz.
The performers include the Hirsch and Rose Quartets, the pianists Cyril Smith and Kathleen Long and the soprano Maggie Teyte. With the voices of Howard
Ferguson, Harry Blech and Yfrah Neaman.


Unknown: Robert Philip
Unknown: Myra Hess
Pianists: Cyril Smith
Pianists: Kathleen Long
Soprano: Maggie Teyte.
Unknown: Harry Blech
Unknown: Yfrah Neaman.

: Schools

Playtime 2.15 Time to Move 2.35 Listen!

: France in the 1940s

New lamps for old. Or not? Roger Nichols charts the wartime and postwar scene in "la ville lumiere", with spoken contributions from Pierre Boulez ,
Madeleine Milhaud and Manuel
Rosenthal and music by Honegger, Milhaud,
Boulez, Messiaen and others.
Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Madeleine Milhaud
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson and the London Gabrieli Brass
Ensemble explore different shades of brass.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Lynne Walker in Manchester, including
5.16 Borodin Polovtsian
Dances (Prince Igor)
6.03 Rameau Suite: Les indes galantes
6.40 Francaix Suite: L'horloge de flore
7.03 Britten Overture:
Canadian Carnival
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Pebble Mill

from Studio One, Birmingham.
London Baroque plays music by J S Bach and Sons.
C P E Bach Trio Sonata in B flat (Wql58)
J S Bach Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor (BWV 853) (The Well-Tempered Klavier, Bk I); Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV 884) (Bk II) J C F Bach
Trio Sonata in F (HW7 No 6) J C Bach
String Quartet No 1 in D
8.10 Interval
Malcolm Boyd on the musical output of the Bach family.
8.30 J C F Bach
Cello Sonata in G
W F Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F (F44) For free tickets ring [number removed]
9.00 New series
Music at War
Stephen Johnson explores how music written before, during and after the Second World War changed Britain's musical landscape. 2: 1940-1941
Next programme tomorrow 9.30pm


Unknown: Malcolm Boyd
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Intersections

Composer John Woolrich introduces the third programme juxtaposing early and contemporary music.
The Taverner Consort and organist Wayne Marshall perform a liturgical sequence in St James's Cathedral, Toronto, which interweaves Machaut's
Messe de Nostre Dame with Messiaen's Messe de la Pentecôte for organ and three devotional songs by Hildegard of Bingen. A Taverner production
Final programme Friday 9.50pm


Introduces: John Woolrich
Organist: Wayne Marshall

: Night Waves

Roy Porter talks to Richard Klein , author of Cigarettes Are Sublime, a provocative look at the literary, philosophical and cultural history of smoking. Producer Sarah Barnett


Talks: Roy Porter
Unknown: Richard Klein
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish SO conductor
Fedor Glushchenko
Overture: Die Zauberflote
Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Conductor: Fedor Glushchenko

: Night School

Triple Bill - Comfort
Herself. Part 2 1.30 Poetry of Passion 2.00 Dance
Resource for PE: Dance of Death

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