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With Andrew McGregor. Mozart Piano Concerto
No 26 in D (Coronation) Philharmonia Orchestra, director Jean-Bernard
Pommier (piano)
Purcell Welcome Song: Ry, bold rebellion (Z324) Soloists
King's Consort, director Robert King
7.05 Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in 7.32 Sindlng Suite, Op 10 (In Olden Style)
8.05 Handel Water Music
Suite in F
8.47 Puccini Tua madre
(La Rondine) Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Robert King

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Elgar Chanson de matin BBC SO/Andrew Davis
9.04 Haydn Piano Sonatas: Sonata in D minor (H XVI 24) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
9.18 Debussy La Damoiselle élue
Maria Ewing (soprano)
Brigitte Balleys (contralto) London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
9.37 Brahms Violin Sonata in A, Op 100
David Oistrakh (violin)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)


Unknown: Elgar Chanson

: Musical Encounters

With Edward Blakeman.
Artist of the Week:
Anne Queffelec (piano) Dutilleux Sonata
10.25 Ross Edwards Veni creator spiritus
11.20 Anchieta Con amores, la mi madre
Anon Pesame de vos, el Conde
Encina Fata la parte
11.25 Scarlatti Sonatas: in C sharp minor (Kk 247); in G (Kk 427)
11.35 Roussel Bacchus et
Ariane: Suite No 2


Artist: Edward Blakeman.
Piano: Anne Queffelec
Unknown: Ross Edwards Veni
Unknown: Roussel Bacchus

: Composer of the Week: Stanford

Irish Rhapsody No 3
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Cello Sonata No 2 (1st mvt) Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) John McCabe (piano)
Symphony No 7 in D minor (3rd mvt)
Irish Rhapsody No 4
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Discs


Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Cello: Vernon Handley
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber
Piano: John McCabe
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Chamber Music from Manchester
From New
Presented by Rodney Slatford.
Medea Quartet
Mathias String Quartet No 2 Schnittke String Quartet No 3
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
The second of four programmes in which
Malcolm Hayes surveys the life and work of the conductor. Today, 1959-68, with contributions from
Janet Baker ,
John Drummond ,
Peter Hemmings , Conrad Wilson and lain Hamilton. Including Sibelius The Bard
Scottish National Orchestra lain Hamilton Sinfonia for two orchestras
Scottish National Orchestra
Stockhausen Gruppen BBC Scottish Orchestra
Berlioz Les Troyens (excerpts) Soloists
London Symphony Orchestra Producer Simon Lord
4.20 Turns of the Century
An audio lexicon of the great English comedy performers. Russell Davies celebrates Frank Randle.
4.30 Lost Voices
The second of three programmes of English folk songs.
2: Incest and Folk Dancing Georgina Boyes takes a sceptical look at the mystique surrounding the English folk song throughout the 20th century. Including songs and dances from East
Anglia, the hop fields of Kent, the cotton towns of Lancashire, and the coal mines of Durham, plus the ballad of the Copshawholme Butcher and the Northumbrian hotel chambermaid.
Producer John Thomley


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Presented By: Rodney Slatford.
Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: John Drummond
Unknown: Peter Hemmings
Unknown: Conrad Wilson
Producer: Simon Lord
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Frank Randle.
Unknown: Georgina Boyes
Producer: John Thomley

: The Music Machine

Guided by composer Debbie Wiseman , the students of Stanwell
Comprehensive School, Penarth, compose some incidental music to accompany part of a Celtic miscellany.


Unknown: Debbie Wiseman

: In Tune

Presented by Jeremy Nicholas.
5.15 Balfe Overture: The
Bohemian Girl
6.03 Scriabln Nocturne in D flat for piano left hand, Op 9 No 2
6.30 Henselt Piano
Concerto in F minor
Producer Ray Abbott


Presented By: Jeremy Nicholas.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

An invitation concert from Studio
One, Pebble Mill.
Conductor Oliver Knussen
Fiona Kimm (mezzo)
Quentin Hayes and David Wilson-Johnson (baritones) Knussen Two Organa
Mark-Anthony Tumage Suite: Greek
8.05 Pierrot and Beyond A portrait of pioneering contemporary music group the Pierrot Players and its successor, the Fires of London.
8.25 Maxwell Davies
Eight Songs for a Mad King FREE TICKETS: phone (0121) [number removed]


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Fiona Kimm
Unknown: Quentin Hayes
Baritones: David Wilson-Johnson
Unknown: Maxwell Davies

: The Instrument-Makers

5: The Improving Organ In 1834, Britain's first concert organ was unveiled in Birmingham Town Hall, part of a Victorian civic drive "to infuse more of the poetical and imaginative into the daily life of the people". With organist Thomas Trotter and historian Nicholas Thistlethwaite
Series producer Nick Morgan


Organist: Thomas Trotter
Unknown: Nicholas Thistlethwaite
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Hear and Now

Robert Ziegler introduces the third in a series of concerts given in the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, featuring pianist Rolf Hind and Music Projects London, directed by Richard Bemas. Xenakis Aroura
Giaclnto Scelsi Natura
Jo Kondo Threadbare
Karen Tanaka Cristalline ; Hommage en Cristal
Plus a studio recording of Elliott Carter 's Adagio tenebroso, a BBC commission first performed at the Proms last month, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis.
Producer Alan Hall


Introduces: Robert Ziegler
Pianist: Rolf Hind
Directed By: Richard Bemas.
Directed By: Xenakis Aroura
Directed By: Giaclnto Scelsi Natura
Unknown: Jo Kondo
Unknown: Karen Tanaka Cristalline
Unknown: Elliott Carter
Conducted By: Andrew Davis.
Producer: Alan Hall

: The Land Where the Good Songs Go

A Journey in Search of Forgotten Musicals 5: Lemer after Loewe
Repeated from Tuesday 1pm

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