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Sixteenth-Century France: Bodin and Sovereignty

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With Penny Gore, including a chance to win tickets for a Mahler Prom, and at approximately
7.05 Smetana Hakon Jarl,
Op 16
7.24 Schubert Der
Einsame (D800)
7.32 Delalande
Symphonies pour les soupers du Roy
7.47 Boccherini Sonata
No 5 in G (G5)
8.05 Ravel Introduction and Allegro
8.42 Nielsen Springtime in Funen
Editor Andrew Lyle Discs


Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Composer of the Week: Alexander Glazunov

1: The Teenage Prodigy In 1905, after gaining international recognition, Glazunov was appointed Director of the St Petersburg Conservatory where his pupils included Prokofiev and Shostakovich. His own music achieved a highly individual synthesis of Russian national and western influence.
Presented by Colin Lawson. Serenade No 2 in F, Op 11 . Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Yondani Butt
Suite on the Name
"Sacha", Op 2
Tatjana Franova (piano) Symphony No 1 in E
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Neeme Jarvi
Producer Patrick Lambert


Presented By: Colin Lawson.
Conductor: Yondani Butt
Piano: Tatjana Franova
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: Musical Encounters

With Andrew Lyle , including Prom Artist of the Week:
Anne Sofie von Otter
(mezzo) singing songs by SJogren and Mahler, and at approximately
10.05 Strauss Burleske
10.30 Purcell Suite in D
(Z667) 10.35 Howells Clarinet
11.00 Aulin String Quartet in 11.40 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Haffner) Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Britannia at the Opera

Roderic Dunnett returns with a new six-part series of excerpts from British operas from the first half of the 20th century, specially recorded by the BBC.
Cyril Scott The Alchemist Scott turned his own libretto - based on an Indian folk tale - into a rich and colourful score, earning him the nickname "the English Debussy". Using a vast orchestra, he retells the story of the sorcerer's apprentice. It was first performed in Germany in 1917, but this is the first time Scott's opera has been heard in his native country.
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor James Lockhart Producers Tim Thorne and Kenneth Richardson
See also Friday 12.00 midnight


Unknown: Roderic Dunnett
Unknown: Cyril Scott
Conductor: James Lockhart
Producers: Tim Thorne
Producers: Kenneth Richardson
The Maid: Anna-Clare Monk (sop)
The Young Man: Peter Bronder (tenor)
The Sage: Alan Opie (bar)
The Elemental: Nicholas Folwell (bass-Bar)
The Jester: Harry Nicholl (tenor)

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Piers Lane (piano) Glazunov Variations in F sharp minor, Op 72
Schnittke Variations on a Chord
Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op 22 Rpt


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Alexander Lazarev
Nathalie Stutzmann (mezzo) Wagner Overture: Tannhauser
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Shostakovich Symphony No 15


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Conductor: Nathalie Stutzmann

: Music for Organ

Nicholas Kynaston (organ) Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia Salve de Lleno-
Tono I; Obra de Tono I
Marcel Dupre Choral and Fugue, Op 57
John Bull Salve Regina
Anton Heiller Fantasia on Salve Regina
Wldor Allegro (Symphonie 2)


Unknown: Nicholas Kynaston
Unknown: Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia
Unknown: Marcel Dupre
Unknown: John Bull
Unknown: Anton Heiller

: The Hi-de-ho Man

Alyn Shipton presents the fifth of six programmes about the black American singer and bandleader Cab Calloway. Trumpeter Jonah Jones who was with Cab throughout the 40s has some colourful memories of the period.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jonah Jones

: The Music Machine

The Body of Music
Kati Whittaker examines the way music affects the human body, beginning today with the origins of musical ability.
A Partners in Sound production


Music: Kati Whittaker

: In Tune

With Andrew Green.
Johann Strauss (son), arr Webern Treasure Waltz
6.03 Brahms Ballade in D minor, Op 10 No 1
6.30 Tchalkovsky Voyevoda , Op 78 Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Brahms Ballade
Unknown: Tchalkovsky Voyevoda
Producer: Peter Thresh

: BBC Proms 1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
James Crabb (accordion) BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins Ravel Alborado del gracioso Lyell Cresswell Dragspil (BBC commission, first performance)
Debussy Iberia
7.55 Interval
James Crabb and lutenist
Nigel North discuss their approach to transcriptions with composer Alasdair Nicolson.
8.15 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in FAIREST ISLE


Unknown: Albert Hall
Accordion: James Crabb
Unknown: James Crabb
Unknown: Nigel North
Unknown: Alasdair Nicolson.

: Lost in London

Current debates on concert hall provision in the capital find a perspective in the history of the rich variety of venues London has enjoyed, but lost, over the centuries. Andrew Green retraces the locations of five of them.
1: The Pantheon
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: John Jenkins

This composer's career spanned most of the 17th century from the Jacobean period to the Restoration. Music performed by the Locke Consort. Rpt

: BBC Proms 1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
Susan Bickley (mezzo) David Wilson-Johnson
Steven Isserlis (cello) BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Stravinsky The King of the Stars
Three Russian sacred choruses: Otche nash';
Bogoroditse devo; Simvol' veri
John Tavener The
Protecting Veil
Stravinsky Requiem Canticles


Unknown: Albert Hall
Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: John Tavener

: Ensemble

The second of two recitals of American piano music, played by Philip Martin. With Rodney Slatford. Roy Harris Sonata
Copland Piano Fantasy Barber Nocturne
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Played By: Philip Martin.
Unknown: Rodney Slatford.

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