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7.05 Handel Handbook:
Handel Recorder Sonata in B flat (HWV 377) (Fitzwilliam)
Michala Petri (recorder)
Keith Jarrett (harpsichord)
The Sea Reivers
7.34 Weber Clarinet
Quintet in B flat, Op 34
Charles Neidich (clarinet) L'Archibudelli
8.05 Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20
Artur Rubinstein (piano)
8.27 Schubert Trinklied
(D148); Morgenlied (D266) Lorna Anderson (soprano)
Jamie MacDougall and John Mark Ainsley (tenors)
Simon Keenlyside (bar) Michael George (bass)
Graham Johnson (piano)
Piano Concerto in G
Martha Argerich (piano) LSO/Claudio Abbado Discs
Jan Smaczny concludes his exploration of Dvorak's late symphonic poems and operas. Including The Water Goblin
Czech PO, conductor
Prague PO, conductor Vaclav Neumann
Producer Simon Lord
with Andrew Lyle.
10.05 Beethoven Sextet in E flat. Op 71
Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble
10.20 Artist of the Week:
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
11.00 Bartok Suite: The
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor
11.45 Havergal Brian Symphony No 31 Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Orchestra/ Charles Mackerras
Plus songs, children's songs and Vivaldi at the opera.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Repeated from yesterday
with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Friday Chamber Music from Kendal Town
Music from 16th-century Spain
Catherine King (soprano) Jacob Heringman (lute/ Renaissance guitar)
Sarah Cunningham (viol)
Concert sponsored by Oddfellows Gallery. For tickets ring (0161) [number removed]
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 Susan Sharpe introduces the third of four programmes from the Aldeburgh Festival.
From a concert given in June 1953, Benjamin Britten conducts the Aldeburgh Festival
Orchestra in the first performance of Variations on Sellinger's Round by Oldham, Tippett, Berkeley, Britten, Searle and Walton.
Plus the first performance of The Cool Webb, a song cycle by Gordon Crosse , given in June 1975 by Peter Pears (tenor) and Clifford Benson (piano).
Producer Anthony Sellors
4.20 Turns of the Century An audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers.
Gillian Reynolds introduces Les Dawson.
4.30 Songs of South East Asia
In the final programme, John Thornley presents traditional court gamelan and ritual music from
Malaysia and Indonesia.
To round off the week,
Tommy Pearson is given a guided tour of the king of instruments, the organ, by City Organist of Birmingham, Thomas Trotter.
Jeremy Nicholas presents this afternoon's edition.
Auber Overture: Fra Diavolo
Chopin Bolero in C, Op 19
6.30 Corelli, arr Barbirolli Oboe Concerto
Producer Ray Abbott
An invitation concert from the Concert
Hall, Broadcasting House, Glasgow.
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Susan Parry (mezzo)
Stephen Richardson (bass) Rolf Hind (piano)
Martin Dalby The Tower of Victory
Dominic Muldowney Piano Concerto
8.20 A Modem Ecstasy Composer Lyell Cresswell and poet Patrick McGuire expand on the political and philosophical background to their piece.
8.40 Lyell Cresswell A Modern Ecstasy
In the last of her series,
Faynia Williams profiles the founder of the La MaMa
Theatre in New York. Ellen
Stewart has been a charismatic force in American theatre since the early 60s, when she turned a basement into a thriving experimental theatre club, discovering writers and actors who became star names. With director and composer Tom O'Hagan , critic Clive Barnes and actor Beth Porter.
Series producer Richard Bannerman
Robert Ziegler introduces highlights from the 25th International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music in Bourges.
10.40 Music from the Year
Christopher Fox presents the first of three features on the re-invention of Modernist thought in the wake of the Second World War, centred on the courses held at
Darmstadt. The feature ends with a complete performance of Luigl Nono's Variazioni Canoniche which had its premiere in Darmstadt in 1950. 11.25 Another chance to hear Adrian Jack 's composition, Chromatic Fantasy, which draws on four-and-a-half centuries of music and the thoughts of musicians and writers about the chromatic scale.
Producer Alan Hall
Repeated from Monday 12 noon