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With Andrew MacGregor , including a chance for listeners to win tickets for a Mahler Prom, and at approximately
7.05 Elgar Serenade for strings
7.19 Purcell Portfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs
7.32 Handel Handbook:
Handel Sinfonia in B flat
8.05 Wagner Prelude:
Tristan und Isolde (Act 3)
8.25 Anon Sanctus (14th-century Czech
8.44 lbert Divertissement


Unknown: Andrew MacGregor

: Composer of the Week: Enescu

"I felt that I was becoming myself."
Enescu at the turning points of his composing career, presented by Stephen Johnson.
Violin Sonata No 2 (1899) (Finale)
The Composer (violin) Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Symphony No 3 (1918) George Enescu
Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Mircea Cristescu


Violin: Stephen Johnson.
Piano: Dinu Lipatti
Unknown: George Enescu
Conductor: Mircea Cristescu

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Mairi Nicolson , including at approximately
10.01 Debussy Prelude a I'apres-midi d'un faune BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
10.11 Artists of the Week:
Katia and Marielle Labeque (piano duet)
Tchalkovsky June (The Seasons)
10.17 Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D Borodin Quartet
10.45 A selection of songs Roussland-Soglasie Male Voice Choir, conductor
Alexander Govorov
10.53 Poulenc Sonata for piano duet
11.30 Mllhaud
Scaramouche Katia and Marielle Labeque (piano duet/two pianos)
11.40 Gllere The Bronze
Horseman (excerpts) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes


Presented By: Mairi Nicolson
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Alexander Govorov
Conductor: Poulenc Sonata
Unknown: Scaramouche Katia
Piano: Marielle Labeque
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Ensemble

Repeated from yesterday

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Pinchas Steinberg Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) Haydn Symphony No 48 in C (Maria Theresia )
Wolf Denk ' es, o Seele (Morike Lieder);
Harfenspieler Nos 1, 2 and 3 (Goethe Lieder)
Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
2.35 BBC Singers at Cheltenham conductor Simon Joly
Margaret Phillips (organ) Bach Motet: Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit
(BWV 226)
James Dillon Viriditas
(UK premiere)
Bach In dir ist Freude
(BWV 615); Herr Gott , nun schleuss (BWV 617); Wir danken dir (BWV 623) (Orgelbuchlein)
Poulenc Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence Messiaen 0 sacrum convivium
Bach Herr Jesu Christ
(BWV 632); Ich rut zu dir (BWV 639); Vater unser in Himmelreich (BWV 636); Es ist das Heil (BWV 638) (Orgelbuchlein)
Peter Paul Nash Apollinaire Choruses (BBC commission, first performance)
Bach Motet: Furchte dich nicht (BWV 228)
Concert given in Francis Close Chapel as part of this year's festival and sponsored by Bristol Street (Cheltenham) Ltd
4.15 The BBC
BBC Concert Orchestra conductor Barry Wordsworth Kathryn Stott (piano) John Ireland London
Overture; Piano Concerto in E flat


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Pinchas Steinberg
Baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair
Unknown: Maria Theresia
Unknown: Wolf Denk
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Margaret Phillips
Unknown: James Dillon Viriditas
Unknown: Herr Gott
Unknown: Bach Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Peter Paul Nash Apollinaire
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: John Ireland London

: The Music Machine

The Dreaded Turk
For 300 years, the Turks were the bogeymen of Europe; in music they were vilified, mocked and parodied. Bryan Beattie looks at the music and the mockery.


Unknown: Bryan Beattie

: In Tune

From Glasgow with Geoffrey Baskerville , including Bernstein Overture:
London Symphony
Orchestra/The Composer
6.03 Chopin Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op 48 No 2 Claudio Arrau (piano)
6.30 Roussel Symphony No 3
New York Philharmonic
Orchestra/Pierre Boulez Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Producer: Svend Brown

: BBC Proms 1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
Pierre Boulez returns to the Proms with a three-part concert of 20th-century classics.
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano) BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celeste
7.30 Twentieth-Century Masterworks
Steve Martland looks at
Debussy's Jeux and its place in 20th-century music with tonight's conductor Pierre Boulez.
7.50 Debussy Jeux; Le Jet d'eau (Poemes de Charles Baudelaire); Trois ballades de Frangois Villon
Boulez Le Soleil des eaux
8.50 Interval
Pierre Boulez and Professor
George Steiner talk to Ivan Hewett about the relationship between words and music.
9.10 Messiaen Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum


Unknown: Albert Hall
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Bartok Music
Unknown: Steve Martland
Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
Unknown: Frangois Villon
Unknown: Boulez Le Soleil
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: George Steiner
Unknown: Ivan Hewett

: The 1995 Reith Lectures - Sir Richard Rogers

2: Sustainable Cities
In his second lecture,
Richard Rogers introduces a broad manifesto aimed at improving the quality of city life worldwide, using the rapidly changing Chinese city of Shanghai as an example.
First broadcast on R4. Next programme tomorrow 9.35pm


Introduces: Richard Rogers

: Maureen Forrester

A programme to celebrate the 65th birthday of the distinguished Canadian contralto. Including
Brahms Alto Rhapsody RIAS Male Choir
Berlin Radio SO, conductor Ferenc Fricsay Discs


Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

: Mind over Music

The first of two programmes exploring the psychology of music.
The Well-Tempered Listener Why do we listen to music? What does it do for us?
What happens inside our brains when we listen to it?
Peter Evans investigates. Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Peter Evans

: Music Restored

The first of two programmes recorded at this year's Beverley Early Music Festival.
Ursula Dutschler
Beethoven Sonatas: in G,
Op 14 No 2; in E flat. Op 27 No 1; in F, Op 10 No 2 Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Unknown: Ursula Dutschler

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