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7.05 Verdi Overture: La forza del destino
Halle Orchestra, conductor
7.13 Songbook Selection: Wolf Italienisches
Liederbuch Nos 36-39
Felicity Lott (soprano) Peter Schreier (tenor)
Graham Johnson (piano)
7.32 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1
Hommage a Mozart Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.42 Rameau Suite: Platée
Raglan Baroque Players, director Nicholas Kraemer
Missa I'homme arme
... but who was the armed man?
Harry Christophers directs The Sixteen in Carver's mass, while John Purser and Isobel Preece throw some light on the identity of the warrior.
with Edward Blakeman , including
Dvorak Legend No 5 in A flat
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles
10.00 Artist of the Week:
Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)
10.10 Voices and Viols:
Music by Weelkes, Gibbons and Billings
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Rose Consort of Viols
10.35 Ireland Sarnia - An
Clifford Benson (piano)
11.10 Boismortier Trio
Sonata in G, Op 12 No 4 Nancy Hadden (flute) Catherine Mackintosh
Lucy Carolan (harpsichord) Erin Headley (viola da gamba)
11.25 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat
Orchestra of St John 's,
Smith Square, conductor John Lubbock
Presented by Alison Wray. Salomon Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 33 No 4
Mozart String Quartet in B flat (K458) (Hunt)
Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm
The fourth of five programmes tracing the story of Myra Hess 's famous chamber concerts.
Presented by Robert Philip. During 1943, the concerts passed the one thousand mark, and the programmes began to include a wider repertoire, including Tudor church music. Famous pianists such as Solomon and Moiseiwitsch continued to play to packed houses.
Playtime 2.15 Time to Move 2.35 Listen!
Carl Davis introduces the first of two programmes of music composed between the 1930s and the 1950s for films made in Britain, including works by Walton, Arnold, Bax, Britten,
Antony Hopkins , Vaughan Williams and Bliss. Several scores that have not been performed since they were commissioned have been recorded for the programmes. Carl Davis also talks to some of the composers, or people closely associated with them, about the films and the technique of writing film music.
Producer Andrew Mussett
See also tonight 11.30pm
Tommy Pearson explores the role of silence in music.
from Manchester with Mairi Nicolson , including
5.16 Rebel Caprice (Les elemens)
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
6.40 Komgold Sinfonietta, Op 5
Orchestra, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.03 Gershwin, arr Ma Three Preludes
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Jeffrey Kahane (piano) Producer Paul Hindmarsh
from Studio One, Birmingham.
Tim Vogler and Franck Reinecke (violins)
Stefan Fehlandt (viola) Stephan Forck (cello) Mendelssohn String
Quartet in E flat, Op 12
Beethoven String Quartet in F. Op 135
Calum McDonald considers
Schoenberg's writing for the string quartet.
8.45 Schoenberg String Quartet No 4, Op 37 FOR FREE TICKETS: Ring 0[number removed]
Five views of the most important scientific developments of the 1940s. 2: Physicist Frank Close chooses research into the fundamental particles of nature.
Producer Deborah Cohen
Next programme tomorrow
Jeremy Barlow introduces and directs music from perhaps the first example of French musical theatre, a lavish entertainment mounted at the Petit
Bourbon Palace in 1581. The performers are
Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood ,
Musica Antiqua of London, director Philip Thorby , and the Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman.
Producer Lindsay Kemp
With Oscar night only a week away and his film
Pulp Fiction nominated for seven Academy Awards, Quentin Tarantino discusses Howard Hawks, Brian de Palma, Oliver Stone, mouse money, music and more in a Guardian interview with Adrian Wootton given before an audience at the National Film Theatre, London.
Producer John Goudie
Robert Ziegler introduces and conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra and Mary King (mezzo) in music by Grosz, Korngold, Waxman. Schoenberg, Weill and Gershwin written before they made their mark in Hollywood.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon
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