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With Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Corelll Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8
7.22 Schumann Toccata in C,Op 7
7.32 Symphony Series:
Mozart Symphony No 6 in F (K43)
8.05 Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant
8.26 Grieg Ave maris stella
8.32 D'Albert Piano
Concerto No 2 in E
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composer of the Week: J S Bach in Leipzig

John Thornley explores
Bach's connections with the city and the land of Saxony. Cantata No 29: Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir Paul Esswood (alto) Kurt Equiluz (tenor)
Max van Egmond (bass) Vienna Boys' Choir Chorus Viennensis
Vienna Concentus Musicus/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Allein Gott in der Hoh sei
Ehr (BWV 676)
Helmut Walcha (organ)
Cantata 198: Lass, Furstin, lass noch einen Strahl
Ingrid Schmithusen (soprano) Charles Brett (alto)
Howard Crook (tenor)
Chorus and Orchestra of La Chapelle Royale/
Philippe Herreweghe Rpt


Unknown: John Thornley
Unknown: Paul Esswood
Tenor: Kurt Equiluz
Musicus: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Musicus: Allein Gott
Unknown: Helmut Walcha
Soprano: Ingrid Schmithusen
Soprano: Charles Brett
Tenor: Howard Crook
Unknown: Philippe Herreweghe Rpt

: Musical Encounters

With Chris de Souza.
Mendelssohn symphonies in chronological order, and a different version of Part's
Fratres every day. Today also includes madrigals by Christopher Brown. Artist of the week:
Virginia Black (harpsichord) Scarlatti Sonata in C minor
10.03 Mendelssohn
Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
10.20 Part Fratres for wind octet and percussion
10.35 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 12 in G minor
10.55 Mozart Sonata in C
11.15 Schumann Fantasy Pieces, Op 73
11.30 Shostakovich
Symphony No 9
Producer Chris de Souza


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Artist: Christopher Brown.
Producer: Chris de Souza

: The Land Where the Good Songs Go

A Journey in Search of Forgotten Musicals
3: The World according to Yip and Gersh Mark Steyn tells the story of lyricists Yip Harburg and Ira Gershwin with the help of Gershwin biographer
Deena Rosenberg and Yip's son Ernie Harburg.
A Cat's Whiskers/Rewind production. Rptd Fri 12 midnight


Unknown: Gersh Mark Steyn
Unknown: Yip Harburg
Unknown: Ira Gershwin
Unknown: Deena Rosenberg
Unknown: Ernie Harburg.

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
13.00 BBC Lunchtime Concert
From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Joshua Bell (violin), Paul Coker (piano)
The new season at St John's opens with a recital by the young American violinist, making his debut there.
Grieg - Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor, Op 45
Debussy - Violin Sonata Ravel Tzigane
Producer, Adam Gatehouse

New series
Repeated next Sunday at 18.30
14.00 Schools
The Song Tree
14.15 Storybox
14.25 Let's Move
14.45 First Steps in Drama
15.00 The BBC Orchestras
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Beethoven - Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus
Uszt - Piano Concerto No 2 in A
Strauss - Don Juan
15.45 Music for Organ
Played by James O'Donnell in Westminster Cathedral.
Bach, arr Dupré - Sinfonias (Cantatas 146 and 29)
Dupré - Symphonie-Passion, Op 23
16.30 Piano Man
Earl Hines (1903-83) was the father of jazz piano and a considerable influence on Teddy Wilson, Bud Powell, and Nat King Cole. In the first of six programmes, Alun Morgan examines Hines's formative years in Chicago, where he worked with Johnny Dodds, Jimmy Noone, and Louis Armstrong. Producer, Derek Drescher
New series


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Paul Coker
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Organ: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Teddy Wilson
Unknown: Bud Powell
Unknown: Alun Morgan
Unknown: Johnny Dodds
Unknown: Jimmy Noone
Unknown: Louis Armstrong.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Music Machine

This week, Tommy Pearson takes the lid off medieval music with the help of the Dufay Collective. Today, in the Studio Theatre at Warwick Arts Centre, they set the scene in the medieval world.
Producers, Christina Pritchard and Christopher Marshall


Presenter: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: In Tune

With Natalie Wheen.
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op 40
18.03 Telemann: Recorder Concerto No 1 in C
18.30 Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique


Presenter: Natalie Wheen

: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Anthony Sargent introduces a concert recorded in the Royal Festival Hall last June. Conductor, Kurt Masur.
Strauss: Metamorphosen
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)
A Floating Earth production


Presenter: Anthony Sargent
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Young Irish: 1: Heroes

American novelist Mark Richard talks to Ronan Bennett in the first of this week's series exploring the ideas, anxieties and aspirations of young Irish writers through the medium of their work. With extracts from Bennett's new work in progress.
Next programme tomorrow 21.30


Producer: Noah Richler

: Spitalfields Festival 1995

A concert given in June this year, introduced by Michael Berkeley.
John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Endellion Quartet
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
Thomas Adès: Arcadiana
Tlppett: The Heart's Assurance
Concert sponsored by St George plc
A Floating Earth production
See also Thursday 21.55


Introduced By: Michael Berkeley
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall are on the road this week, introducing highlights from a gig recorded last night in Nottingham featuring local bands Pinski Zoo and Left Hand Right Hand.
Producer, Philip Tagney


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Ensemble

Penny Gore presents the last of three Czech programmes, including
Dvorak: Cypresses (excerpts)
Chilingirian Quartet
Suk: Elegy
Joachim Piano Trio
Janáček: Violin Sonata
Anthony Marwood (violin)
William Howard (piano)
and rarely heard piano pieces by Smetana, played by William Howard
(Followed by an interval at 0.25)
Repeated tomorrow at 12.00


Presenter: Penny Gore
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Piano: William Howard

: Night School

Letter Box
1.20 Singing Together

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