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: On Air

with Catriona Young.
7.05 Ravel
Alborada del gracioso
7.15 Vivaldi Oboe Sonata in G minor (RV58)
7.35 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
8.05 Brahms
Tragic Overture
8.20 Bach Concerto in D minor (BWV 596)
8.45 S S
Wesley Ascribe unto the Lord
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young.
Unknown: Wesley Ascribe
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composer of the Week: Haydn in England

"Welcome, great Master! to our favour'd Isle,
Already partial to thy fame and style;
Long may thy fountain of invention run
In streams as rapid as first begun!"
(Charles Bumey on the arrival of Haydn in England, January 1791.)
Presented by Susan Sharpe , with Denys Hawthorne as Haydn. Arianna a Naxos
Catherine Bott (soprano) Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)
Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood
In un mar d'acerbe pene (L'anima del Filosofo)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) La Stagione, conductor Michael Schneider
March in E Flat for the Prince of Wales (H VIII 3)
Netherlands Wind Ensemble


Unknown: Charles Bumey
Presented By: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Melvyn Tan
Music: Christopher Hogwood
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Conductor: Michael Schneider

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza.
This week's programmes feature duets played by one or two performers and Handel harpsichord suites played on the composer's own instrument.
Mozart Duet in E flat for two horns (K487 No 8)
10.03 Purcell Suite:
Distressed Innocence
10.10 Handel Harpsichord Suite No 1 in A
10.25 Artists of the Week:
BBC Symphony Chorus
Walton Belshazzar 's Feast
10.55 Bach Duet No I in E minor (BWV 802)
11.00 Relcha Concerto in E flat for two horns, Op 5
11.15 Schubert
An die Musik (D547)
11.25 Tippett Piano Concerto
Producer Chris de Souza


Unknown: Walton Belshazzar

: In Repertory

Neill Archer talks to Rodney Milnes about the role of Pelleas in Debussy's opera Pelleas et Melisande.
Musical illustrations are from the laserdisc recording of the Welsh National
Opera production conducted by Pierre Boulez. Rpt
Pell&as et Mé/isande live from the Met next Saturday 6.30pm


Talks: Neill Archer
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez.

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John's, Smith Square.
Pamela Frank (violin)
Stephen Prutsman (piano) Brahms
Violin Sonata in G, Op 78 Janacek Violin Sonata
Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm


Unknown: Smith Square.
Violin: Pamela Frank
Piano: Stephen Prutsman

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn Martin Roscoe (piano) Tchaikovsky Fantasy overture: Romeo and Juliet
Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 2 in C minor
Symphony No 7 in A
A public concert sponsored by the Wales Tourist Board


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Byrd Organ Music

The first of three programmes. During the Commonwealth, members of the Dallam family of organ builders left England for Brittany, and their 1653 instrument in Lanvellec provides a perfect sound for the performance of Byrd's surviving organ music. It is played by Paul Nicholson. Rpt


Played By: Paul Nicholson.

: Time and Changes

During the early 70s, pianist and composer Stan Tracey responded to the challenge of free jazz in duos with Keith Tippett , Mike Osborne and John Surman. In the fifth of eight programmes, he describes this period to
Geoffrey Smith and talks about the formation of his own record label, Steam. producer Derek Drescher
Repeated Wednesday 10.15pm


Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Keith Tippett
Unknown: Mike Osborne
Unknown: John Surman.
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Music Machine

Supertunes 2
1: Porno House
Lord Onslow goes clubbing and interviews DJ Sarah NB and artists Robert Owens and Bam Bam.
A Planet 24 production


Unknown: Dj Sarah Nb
Artists: Robert Owens
Artists: Bam Bam.

: In Tune

with Andrew Green.
Glazunov Spring, Op 34
6.03 Beethoven Gloria
(Mass in C)
6.30 Brahms Variations on a Theme of Handel, Op 24 Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Beethoven Gloria
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: One Touch of Venus

Music by Kurt Weill to lyrics by Ogden Nash , adapted by broadcaster and writer
Robert Cushman. John
McGlinn conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra and Singers in a new recording of this 1943 musical, a humorous indictment of the American suburban dream.
The show was the composer's greatest commercial success, although nowadays much of the score is known only to Weill aficionados. In this production previously neglected pieces are included.
Other parts played by Becky Hindley ,
David Holt and Dick Vosburgh Producers Chris Neill and Tim Thorne


Music By: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Ogden Nash
Unknown: Robert Cushman.
Played By: Becky Hindley
Played By: David Holt
Played By: Dick Vosburgh
Producers: Chris Neill
Producers: Tim Thorne
Venus: Paige O'Hara
Whitelaw Savory: Peter Gale
Molly Grant: Kim Criswell
Rodney Hatch: Bryan Murray
Taxi Black: David Healy
Stanley: Michael Roberts
Dr Rook: Michael Roberts
Mrs Kramer: Myra Sands
Gloria Kramer: Rebecca Caine

: Stories by Bruno Schulz

The first of four readings. In November 1942, the Polish writer and artist Bruno
Schulz was shot dead by a Gestapo officer. When Schulz's stories were published after the war, they revealed a dreamy and lost world of special potency.
Read by Simon McBurney. 1: Cinnamon Shops
Next programme tomorrow


Read By: Simon McBurney.

: Late Simplicity

Piano Sonata No 9
Barbara Nissman (piano) Discs

: Mixing It

with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

Utrecht 94
Andrew Manze introduces the first of six concerts recorded at last year's Holland Festival of Early Music in Utrecht. This week, the French group Le Parlement de Musique, director Martin Gester , perform motets by Henry Dumont , Andre Campra and Marc-Antoine Charpentler
and a harpsichord suite by Gaspard la Roux.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Director: Martin Gester
Unknown: Henry Dumont
Unknown: Andre Campra
Unknown: Marc-Antoine Charpentler
Unknown: Gaspard La Roux.

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