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7.05 Rachmaninov Prelude
No 2 in F sharp minor, Op 23 No 1
Peter Donohoe (piano)
7.09 Beethoven Romance
No 2 in F
Salvatore Accardo (violin) La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Carlo Maria Giulini
7.32 Handel Handbook:
Handel Sonata in D minor
(HWV 359a) L'Ecole d'Orphee
8.05 Walton, arr Wright Crown Imperial
Black Dyke Mills Band, conductor James Watson
8.11 Purcell Portfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs
8.32 Michael Torke
London Sinfonietta, conductor Lothar Zagrosek Discs
Sousa's band conducted by Sousa himself plays The
Stars and Stripes Forever in an American Independence Day celebration. His operetta The Glass Blowers has a strong patriotic flavour, too. John Wallace conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra and Singers in Cleopatra's a Strawberry
Blonde; The Factory Scene; and My Love Is a Blower.
From the 1995 Scott Joplin Festival in Sedalia,
Missouri, Fiona Talkington has brought back recordings by San Francisco musicians Bo Grumpus , and the Ophelia Ragtime Orchestra from Norway.
Today's Maple Leaf Rag is played by Vess Ossman with the Prince's Band
(1907), and Andrew Branch reads from Sousa's adventure novel Pipetown Sandy.
from Birmingham with Chris Wines , including
Parry Blest Pair of Sirens Choir of Westminster
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor
10.12 Bach Two- and Three-Part Inventions:
No 10 in G; No 13 in A minor; No 15 in B minor Jean-Louis Steuerman
10.22 Parry Symphony No 2 in F (Cambridge)
from the Pittville
Haydn String Quartet in B flat. Op 71 No 1
Thomas Ades Arcadiana
11.50 Final Years
A portrait in words and music of Beethoven's remarkably fertile last few years. Rpt
12.10pm Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127
See also 5.15pm
Presented by Susan Sharpe.
1.00 The BBC
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Alun Francis
Brahms Serenade No I in D, Op 11
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
2.30 Leighton Choral Music
Sacred and secular choral music by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) who, as a Professor of Music at
Edinburgh University, inspired a generation of composers - including James MacMillan.
Leighton Awake my Glory;
London Town; Mass, Op 44 Jeremy Filsell (organ)
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly
3.30 The BBC
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Barry Wordsworth Dong-Suk Kang (violin) Elgar Introduction and Allegro
Saint-Saens Violin Concerto
No 3 in B minor;
Introduction and Rondo
Elgar Enigma Variations
Tommy Pearson sets out to explore the music of the Native American Indians, with the help of Nick Wood , assistant editor of Sacred
Hoop magazine, and musician Steve Ratty. Rpt
David Owen Norris presents a special
Cheltenham Festival edition live from the Pittville Pump Room , with music and guests from this year's festival.
Producer Jeremy Hayes
FREE ADMISSION. No ticket required
A recording of last Sunday's opening concert, given in Cheltenham Town Hall.
Paul Silverthorne (viola) BBC Philharmonic/ Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dukas The Sorcerer's
John Woolrich Viola
Concerto (first performance) Sibelius Symphony No 1
Next concert tomorrow 11.00am
In the second of five programmes Professor
Roger Scruton examines whether there is a distinctively British approach to the study of philosophy.
Next programme tomorrow
John Lenehan (piano)
Etude in B, Op 35 No 11
Sonatina in A minor, Op 61 Etude in G flat, Op 35 No 10 Etude in F, Op 36 No 5 Rpt
Piano Concerto No 3
Martha Argerich (piano) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor
Claus Peter Flor
See also tomorrow 10.00pm
Peter Maxwell Davies includes a rock band and television commercials in his opera Resurrection. He discusses its 20-year genesis and recent recording with Christopher Cook. And Chekhov's white blossom blooms again - the first-night verdict on Adrian Noble 's production of The Cherry Orchard in Stratford.
Producer Erika Wright
In the second concert recorded at this year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music in London, Jonathan Freeman-Attwood introduces a programme of virtuoso Italian chamber music from the 17th and 18th centuries. The performers, making their UK debut, are Corelliana:
Fabio Biondi (violin), Maurizio Maddeo (cello) and Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord).