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: On Air

With Penny Gore, including a chance to win tickets for a Mahler Prom, and at approximately
7.05 Vivaldi Concerto in D
II Giardino Armonico , director Giovanni Antonini
7.23 Doppler Duettino hongrois. Op 36
Jean-Pierre Rampal and Shingenori Kudo (flutes) John Steele Ritter (piano)
7.32 Sullivan Overture di ballo
New Symphony Orchestra of London, conductor
Adrian Boult
8.05 Janacek Pohadka
Andrew Shulman (cello) Ian Brown (piano)
8.22 Monteverdi Se i languidi miei sguardi (Lettera Amorosa)
(Madrigals, Book 7) Guillemette Laurens
Luca Pianca (archlute)
8.43 Morton Gould
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Columbia Jazz Combo , directed by The Composer Discs


Unknown: Giardino Armonico
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flutes: Shingenori Kudo
Piano: John Steele Ritter
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Janacek Pohadka
Cello: Andrew Shulman
Piano: Ian Brown
Unknown: Guillemette Laurens
Unknown: Luca Pianca
Unknown: Morton Gould
Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Clarinet: Columbia Jazz Combo

: Composers of the Week: the Court of Catherine the Great

Presented by Donald Macleod , with readings by Tessa Worsley and John Turner.
4: Music in the Home
Domestic music-making in 18th-century St Petersburg: pieces for harp and harpsichord by emigre composers Jean-Baptiste Cardon and Baldassare
Galuppi, chamber music by Maxim Berezovsky and by one of the greatest performers of his day, imperial court violinist Ivan Khandoshkln.


Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Unknown: John Turner.
Unknown: Jean-Baptiste Cardon
Music By: Maxim Berezovsky
Violinist: Ivan Khandoshkln.

: Musical Encounters

From Cardiff, with Nicola Heywood Thomas , including at approximately
10.00 Artist of the Week:
Mark Elder (conductor) Verdi Prelude: Rigoletto Orchestra of English National Opera
10.05 Beethoven
Piano Tno in E flat, Op 1 No 1 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Lynn Harrell (cello)
10.35 Shostakovich
Incidental music: Hamlet
(Act 1)
City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
10.45 Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Act 3)
London Philharmonic, conducted by Mark Elder
10.55 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F (K3 70)
Academy of St Martin Chamber Ensemble
11.15 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka


Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conducted By: Mark Elder

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: British Opera Matinee

Delius A Village Romeo and Juliet
Delius's fourth opera tells the story of Vrenchen and Sali, children of neighbouring farmers who are locked in a bitter feud over a strip of land. The opera's emotional core is the famous Walk to the Paradise Garden, when the doomed lovers wander through forests and fields on a perfect summer evening to spend their last hours of happiness together.
John Alldis Choir
Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Meredith Davies


Conductor: Meredith Davies
Vrenchen: Eusabeth Harwood (sop)
Sali: Robert Tear (tenor)
Dark Fiddler: John Shirley Quirk (bar)
Manz: Benjamin Luxon (bar)
Marti: Noel Mangin (bar)

: Soviet Sonatas

James Clark (violin)
Richard McMahon (piano) Schnittke Sonata No 1
Prokofiev Sonata No 1


Violin: James Clark
Piano: Richard McMahon

: Richard Rodney Bennett

His three works for symphonic wind orchestra are played by the musicians for whom they were written. Martin Winter (trumpet)
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish Morning Music
Trumpet Concerto The Four Seasons Rpt


Conductor: Timothy Reynish

: The Music Machine

The Serial Detective
4: Death, the High Priest and the Double Agent The serial detective's investigations reach fever pitch as he crosses, the Atlantic to uncover the truth about Schoenberg's life and death in America.

: In Tune

From Cardiff with Geraint Lewis,
Eric Coates Springtime in Angus (Elizabeth of Glamis)
5.40 Britten A Birthday Hansel
6.03 MacCunn The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
6.30 Eigar Nursery Suite Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Geraint Lewis,
Unknown: Eric Coates
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: BBC Proms 1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
Rosemary Hardy (soprano) BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Mahler Todtenfeier
Oliver Knussen Chiara
(BBC commission, first performance)
8.15 Conversations with Orummond
Sir John Drummond talks to
Richard Osborne about his philosophy of programme planning, his use of themes and this year's Mahler cycle.
8.35 Mahler, arr Britten
What the Wild Flowers Tell
Hans Werner Henze
Symphony No 4


Unknown: Albert Hall
Soprano: Rosemary Hardy
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Mahler Todtenfeier
Conductor: Oliver Knussen Chiara
Talks: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze

: The Real Thing

Iwan Russell-Jones continues his look at icons of American life.
Madonna Rpt For details see Monday Final programme tomorrow


Unknown: Iwan Russell-Jones
Unknown: Madonna Rpt

: Wink the Other Eye

Rptd from Monday 12 noon

: Godot Was Here

Forty years ago tonight,
London was gripped by an outbreak of Godot fever following the British premiere of Samuel Beckett 's controversial play Waiting for Godot. Timothy Bateson , Paul Daneman and Peter Hall recall the extraordinary events surrounding the opening, as well as the subsequent influence of this 20th-century masterpiece.
Also included are some performance excerpts and the voices of Peter Bull ,
Hugh Burden , Leonard Cracknell and Peter Woodthorpe


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Peter Bull
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Leonard Cracknell
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Elena Firsova Cassandra
Sofia Gubaidulina Pro et contra
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Elena Firsova Cassandra
Conductor: Sofia Gubaidulina Pro

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