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The Political Imagery of Queen Elizabeth I

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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Schubert Impromptu in G flat, Op 90 No 3
7.12 Symphony Series:
Mozart Symphony No 1 in E flat (K16)
7.32 Telemann Concerto in D for trumpet and 2 oboes
8.05 Arnold A Sussex
8.23 Schumann Singet nicht in Trauertonen, Op 98a No 7; Kauzlein, Op 79 No
10; Standchen, Op 36 No 2
8.37 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A, Op 2 No 2 Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composer of the Week: Johannes Brahms

Misha Donat introduces a week of programmes concentrating on Brahms's chamber works in historical recordings, and on some of his lesser known choral pieces.
Schicksalslied, Op 54
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Colin Davis
String Sextet in B flat, Op 18
Isaac Stern and Alexander
Schneider (violins)
Milton Katims and Milton
Thomas (violas)
Pablo Casals and Madeline Foley (cellos) Discs


Introduces: Misha Donat
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Violins: Milton Katims
Violas: Pablo Casals
Cellos: Madeline Foley

: Musical Encounters

With Edward Blakeman.
Five Together, Five Alone
In this week's programmes, which begin each day in Renaissance Burgundy, Artists of the Week the Ensemble Wien-Berlin play chamber music together as well as performing individually.
Anon La Plus grant chiere
10.05 Mozart Horn
Concerto No 3 in E flat
Gunter Hogner (horn)
10.20 Rachmanlnov Five
11.15 Artists of the Week:
Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Taffanel Wind Quintet
11.40 Kodaly Dances of Galanta
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Edward Blakeman.
Horn: Gunter Hogner
Unknown: Kodaly Dances
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: The Land Where the Good Songs Go

A Journey in Search of Forgotten Musicals
First of six programmes in which Mark Steyn explores forgotten musicals. 1: The Dawn of the American Musical
Broadway musical comedy was more or less invented at the Princess Theatre 80 years ago by Guy Bolton ,
P G Wodehouse and Jerome Kern
. Their biographer Lee Davis and the conductor
John McGlinn recall songs from their shows.
A Cat's Whiskers/Rewind production
Repeated Friday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Unknown: Guy Bolton
Unknown: G Wodehouse
Unknown: Jerome Kern
Unknown: Lee Davis
Conductor: John McGlinn

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.
1.00 Poulenc and Faure
Richard Lester (cello)
Caroline Palmer (piano) Poulenc Sonata
Faure Romance in A;
Papillons; Sonata No 2 in G minor
2.00 Schools
The Song Tree 2.15
Storybox 2.25 Let's Move
2.45 First Steps in Drama
3.00 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Philharmonic Winds conductor Adrian Leaper
Mendelssohn Overture in C,
Op 24
Strauss Serenade , Op 7 Varese Integrates
Poulenc Suite française
3.45 National Trust
Timothy Roberts plays the organ in Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. Music by Handel, Stanley, Bennett and Burney.
4.30 Blue Angels, Blue Devils
The penultimate programme in Brian Morton 's series about jazz and the Nazis examines the impact of the genre in Vichy France and the occupied territories of Denmark, Czechoslovakia, Belgium and Holland. It features recordings made by guitarist
Django Reinhardt in 1940s Paris. A Gleneagle production


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Cello: Richard Lester
Piano: Caroline Palmer
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Unknown: Strauss Serenade
Unknown: Timothy Roberts
Unknown: Brian Morton
Guitarist: Django Reinhardt

: The Music Machine

This week's programmes report on education projects at the Cheltenham Festival.
Today, Tommy Pearson joins over 70 viola players. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

With Natalie Wheen.
5.15 Gluck Don Juan
6.03 Telemann
Concerto in D for bassoon and two violins
6.30 Ravel Sheherazade
Producer Jessica Isaacs


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Unknown: Gluck Don Juan
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: A Vaughan Williams Cycle

The first of four concerts including all the nine symphonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Joan Rodgers (soprano) Thomas Allen (baritone)
London Symphony Chorus Bournemouth SO, conductor
Richard Hickox
SinfoniaAntarctica (Symphony No 7) A Sea Symphony (Symphony No 1)
Recorded last night in the Barbican Concert Hall
Next concert Sunday 1.45pm


Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: An African Journey

Four music stories recordei in Africa and presented by David Bradnum.
In Surmaland he experience the ritual duelling of the Surma warriors and visits e local wedding.
Producer Will Cantopher
Next programme tomorrow 9.30pr


Presented By: David Bradnum.

: Mozart and .. Schubert

Joan Rodgers (soprano) Roger Vignoles (piano) A selection of lieder.
See also tomorrow 9.50pm


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: Voices of Africa

Another chance to hear the series in which seven of Africa's top traditional musicians discuss life, art and music with Lucy Duran and perform in the studio. Tonight she talks to blind Moroccan musician and singer Hassan Erraji , who i from a musical culture where the Middle East meets continental Africa.
He plays a zither called a q'anoon. Rpt


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Singer: Hassan Erraji
Unknown: Middle East

: Mixing It

Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall , including a studio session from Arizona-based avantblues guitarist Rainer. Producer Philip Tagney


Presented By: Mark Russell
Presented By: Robert Sandall
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Ensemble

Penny Gore presents the first of three Czech programmes, including
Suk Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn Alberni Quartet Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15 Joachim Trio and rarely heard piano pieces by Smetana, playec by William Howard.
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Unknown: Hymn Alberni
Unknown: Joachim Trio
Unknown: William Howard.

: Night School

Letter Box
1.20 Singing Together

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