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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (tfew World)
BBC PO/Edward Downes
7.05 Handel Concerto
Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 2 Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman
7.37 Poulenc Cello Sonata
Steven Isserlis (cello)
Pascal Devoyon (piano)
8.05 Chabrler Espana Toulouse Capitole
Orchestra/Michel Plasson
8.43 Weber Konzertstuck in F minor, Op 79
Melvyn Tan (fortepiano)
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Roy Goodman
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Unknown: Weber Konzertstuck
Unknown: Melvyn Tan
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Beethoven Overture:
Leonore No 3
NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini
9.14 Haydn Piano Sonatas: Sonata in C (H XVI 48) Andras Schiff (piano)
9.26 Stanford Irish
Rhapsody No 1
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vemon Handley
9.40 Sibelius En Saga
Los Angeles PO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen


Piano: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Vemon Handley
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Musical Encounters

With Mark Rowlinson.
Ravel Daphnis et Chlofr Suite No 2
BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Shostakovich Preludes , Op 34 (excerpts) Keith Swallow (piano)
10.27 Blow Welcome, welcome
Yorkshire Bach Choir and Baroque Soloists, conductor Peter Seymour
10.40 Wengler Versuche aber einen Marsche
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Clark Rundell
10.58 Fischer Suite: Calliope (Musicalischer Parnassus) Gerald Gifford (harpsichord)
11.10 Artist of the Week:
Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) Schubert Im Fruhling (0882); An die Leier
(D737); Liebesbotschaft (Schwanengesang);
Der Blumenbrief (D622) Keith Swallow (piano)
11.25 Strauss Tod und
BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier
11.55 Schubert
Die Taubenpost
Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo) Keith Swallow (piano)


Unknown: Mark Rowlinson.
Unknown: Shostakovich Preludes
Conductor: Peter Seymour
Conductor: Wengler Versuche
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Harpsichord: Gerald Gifford
Unknown: Alfreda Hodgson
Piano: Strauss Tod
Unknown: Alfreda Hodgson

: Composer of the Week: Grieg

"In music one finds not only crescendo and fortissimo, but diminuendo as well.
The same occurs in life."
Grieg composed his Funeral March in tribute to his friend Rikard Nordraak , who greatly influenced him.
The programme includes the extraordinary Slatter (Norwegian Peasant
Dances) and a historic recording of the Violin Sonata No 3 with Fritz
Kreisler and Sergei Rachmaninov. Discs


Unknown: Rikard Nordraak
Unknown: Sergei Rachmaninov.

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Chamber Music from Manchester
From New Broadcasting House.
Presented by Lynne Walker. Endellion Quartet
Walton String Quartet in A minor
Stravinsky Concertino
Webern Bagatelles, Op 9
2.00 Schools
Let's Make a Story
2.15 Music Box
2.30 Dance Workshop
2.50 Poetry Corner

3.00 Mining the Archive
Alexander Gibson (1926-95)
The first of four programmes in which Malcolm Hayes surveys the life and work of the conductor who transformed musical life in Scotland.
Today, 1953-9, with contributions from John
Drummond, Peter Hemmings , Conrad Wilson and lain Hamilton.
Mozart Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro
McEwen Symphony in C sharp minor (Solway) BBC Scottish Orchestra
Puccini Tosca (excerpts) Royal Opera House Orchestra and Soloists
Producer Simon Lord
4.20 Turns of the Century
In the audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers, Gillian Reynolds celebrates Sandy Powell.
4.30 New series
Lost Voices
In the first of three programmes of English folk songs, Georgina Boyes suggests that English traditional music goes far beyond the idealistic definitions of the early
20th-century folk revival. With songs by Phoebe Smith , Joseph Taylor ,
Charlotte Renals and Bob and Ron Copper.
Producer John Thomley


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Presented By: Lynne Walker.
Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: Peter Hemmings
Unknown: Conrad Wilson
Producer: Simon Lord
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Sandy Powell.
Songs: Georgina Boyes
Songs By: Phoebe Smith
Songs By: Joseph Taylor
Songs By: Ron Copper.
Producer: John Thomley

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson finds out about the lowest, largest member of the string family, talking to double bass player Chi-Chi Nwanoku and two of the National Youth
Orchestra's bass section.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Chi-Chi Nwanoku

: In Tune

With Edward Greenfield.
5.15 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
6.03 Telemann Oboe d'amore Concerto in G
6.30 Montsalvatge Canciones negras
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Edward Greenfield.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: FAIREST ISLE Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

I From St George 's,
Brandon Hill , Bristol.
Conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Ruth Holton and Tessa Bonner (sopranos)
Choir of the Enlightenment Purcell Welcome, welcome glorious mom (Z338)
Fantasias: No 7 in C minor
(Z738); No 10 in D minor (Z743)
Pavan and Fantasia on a Ground
8.25 From Magic to Rationalism
Ronald Hutton talks about changes of attitude to politics that occurred in Henry Purcell's England.
8.45 Purcell Suite: King Arthur
Celebrate this Festival (Z321)


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor: Ruth Holton
Sopranos: Tessa Bonner
Talks: Ronald Hutton

: O Wall, O Sweet, O Lovely Wall

In the last programme of the series, Dave Goulder works on a dry stone dyke at Invershin in Sutherland.
Series producer Julian May


Unknown: Dave Goulder

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker introduces the second of a series of concerts given in the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, this week featuring music for clarinet and percussion played by Holland's Duo Contemporain. Costin Miereanu Distance
Jacob ter Veldhuls Post-
Nuclear Winter Scenario
Leo Brouwer Paisaje Cubano en Ritual
Franco Donatonl Bok
Michael Smetanln Tube
Stephen Cronin Even Love Can Wield a Stealthy Blade Gerard Brophy ReBop And at 11.30 another chance to hear a Prom commission from 1993 as the BBC SO play Hawthorn by Nicholas Sackman. Producer Alan Hall


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Leo Brouwer Paisaje
Unknown: Franco Donatonl Bok
Unknown: Michael Smetanln
Unknown: Stephen Cronin
Unknown: Gerard Brophy
Unknown: Nicholas Sackman.
Producer: Alan Hall

: The Land Where the Good Songs Go

Repeated from Tuesday at 1pm

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