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Maths: Formula Iteration

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: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Moments du matin:
Schubert Moments musicaux: in F minor (D780 No 5); in A flat (D780 No 6)
7.14 Torelll Concerto in E minor for four violins
7.43 Liszt Les preludes
8.05 Lyadov A Musical Snuffbox, Op 32
8.20 Mozart Adagio and Allegro in F minor (K594)
8.32 Faure Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 108 Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Violins: Liszt Les

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

Presented by William Mival. Le roi des étoiles
Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly Piano Sonata
Charles Rosen (piano)
Capriccio Philippe Entremont (piano) Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Craft
Westminster Cathedral
City of London Sinfonia, conductor James O'Donnell


Presented By: William Mival.
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Piano: Charles Rosen
Piano: Capriccio Philippe Entremont
Conductor: James O'Donnell

: Musical Encounters

with Mairi Nicolson.
Sullivan Overture: The
Scottish Chamber
Orchestra/Alexander Faris
10.06 Charles Wood A
Century's Penultimate BBC Northern Singers/ Stephen Wilkinson
10.10 Artist of the Week:
Ton Koopman (organ) Buxtehude Fugue in C (BuxWV 174)
10.14 Ippolitov-lvanov In the Manger
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
10.17 Wassenaer Concerto
Armonico No 1 in G
Hague Residentie Orchestra, director Ton Koopman
10.30 Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale
Royal Northern College of Music Ensemble, conductor Clarke Rundell
11.19 Walton Te Deum
Huddersfield Choral Society BBC Philharmonic, conductor Jane Glover
11.30 Telemann Quartet in G (Tafelmusik)
Amsterdam Baroque
Soloists/Ton Koopman
11.44 Smetana
Blanik (Ma Vlast)
Royal Liverpool PO, conductor Libor Pesek


Unknown: Mairi Nicolson.
Unknown: Charles Wood
Artist: Stephen Wilkinson
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Director: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Clarke Rundell
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Libor Pesek
Narrator: Sasha French
Soldier: Ian Casey
Devil: Tom Guthrie

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Concert Orchestra
Repeated from yesterday

: The Afternoon on Three

with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 St David 's Hall
Lunchtime Recital
Presented by Nicoia Heywood-Thomas .
Nikolai Demidenko (piano) Schumann Papillons , Op 2; Des Abends; Aufschwung (Fantasiestucke, Op 12)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110
2.00 Schools
The Song Tree: Music Course 1 - Melody
Muddle's Music Machine
2.15 Together Stories 2.30 Dance Workshop 2.50 Poetry Corner
3.00 Mining the Archive Sir Malcolm Sargent (1895-1967)
"Sibelius the first, Vaughan Williams the second"
In the last of six programmes,
Lyndon Jenkins marks Sargent's centenary with commercial recordings made while Sargent was principal conductor of the BBC SO.
Larry Adler pays tribute to the conductor, and the programme ends with a work from Sargent's final concert.
Elgar The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2
Vaughan Williams Romance for harmonica and strings Sibelius
Symphony No 2 in D
Series producer Patrick Lambert
4.20 Turns of the Century
An audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers. Peter Nichols celebrates Billy Bennett.
Producer Jonathan James-Moore
4.30 Songs of the Ukrainian Earth
After nearly a thousand years of occupation and oppression, the catastrophe of Chernobyl and economic strife, it is no small miracle that Ukraine's traditional music has survived at all. Travelling with members of the Drevo ensemble, Adrian Cleasby discovers wry and passionate songs of the Poltava region, part of this rich but threatened cultural heritage. Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: St David
Presented By: Nicoia Heywood-Thomas
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Piano: Schumann Papillons
Unknown: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Unknown: Larry Adler
Producer: Patrick Lambert
Unknown: Peter Nichols
Unknown: Billy Bennett.
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Unknown: Adrian Cleasby
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson interviews Liverpool a cappella group Sense of Sound.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Richard Baker presents this afternoon's edition and plays a selection of music. Hoist Jupiter (The Planets)
6.03 Chopin
Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47
6.30 Bruch Violin Concerto
No 1 in G minor
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Sonorities 95

I Northern Ireland's festival of 20th-century music opens with a BBC Invitation Concert from the Ulster Hall, Belfast.
Dmitri Alexeev (piano)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andras Ligeti
Ives Three Places in New England
Bartok Piano Concerto No 2
8.35 Through Thick and Thin
Michael Dervan , music critic of the Irish Times, talks to John Toal about
Sonorities festivals past and present.
Ian Wilson Rise
Suite: Billy the Kid


Conductor: Andras Ligeti
Unknown: Michael Dervan
Unknown: John Toal
Unknown: Ian Wilson

: Each Morning Once More Seamless

Les Murray reads poems including Politics and Art. For details see Monday
Series producer Fiona McLean


Producer: Fiona McLean

: Hear and Now

The new-look new music programme for Friday evenings. In this first edition, regular presenters Sarah Walker and Robert
Ziegler introduce the London Sinfonietta in concert playing modern masters, pianist
Lauri Vainmaa in session with early piano works by Arvo Part, and Gyorgy Ligeti in his own words.
Boulez .. .explosante fixe ... Xenakis Plekto
Kurtag Samuel Beckett : What Is the Word?
Ugeti Folk Songs; Violin Concerto
Saschko Gavrilov (violin) London Sinfonietta, conductor Markus Stenz Producers Philip Tagney and Alan Hall


Presenters: Sarah Walker
Pianist: Lauri Vainmaa
Pianist: Gyorgy Ligeti
Unknown: Xenakis Plekto
Unknown: Kurtag Samuel Beckett
Violin: Saschko Gavrilov
Conductor: Markus Stenz
Producers: Philip Tagney
Producers: Alan Hall

: How to Make a Musical

In the second of six programmes, lyricist
Don Black explores the work of the composer with Andrew Lloyd Webber ,
Richard Stilgoe and Leslie Bricusse. Including music from the hits as well as gems from shows that never quite made it.


Unknown: Don Black
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Leslie Bricusse.

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