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With Andrew McGregor. Ravel Ballet: Daphnis et Chloe
7.05 Scheibe Sinfonia a 16 in D
7.32 Barber Summer Music
8.05 Symphony Series:
Mozart Symphony No 17 in G (K129)
8.36 Komgold Violin Concerto in D


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Scheibe Sinfonia

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Theme
The Composer (piano) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Adrian Boult
9.24 Duparc Le Manoir de Rosemonde: Serenade florentine
Jose van Dam (baritone) Maciej Pikulski (piano)
9.29 Franck Violin Sonata in A
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) Gyorgy Sebok (piano) Discs


Conductor: Adrian Boult
Baritone: Jose van Dam
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Gyorgy Sebok

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Chris de Souza.
Stravinsky Scherzo fantastique
10.10 Artist of the Week:
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69
Peter Frankl (piano)
10.40 Strauss Hymne , Op 34 No 2
10.50 Alwyn Symphony No 5
11.05 Wolf Fruhling ubers Jahr; Ganymed (Goethe Lieder)
11.15 Brahms Piano Trio in C minor, Op 101
11.45 Lllburn Allegro for strings


Presented By: Chris De Souza.
Presented By: Stravinsky Scherzo
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Peter Frankl
Piano: Strauss Hymne
Unknown: Wolf Fruhling
Unknown: Lllburn Allegro

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

Presented by Jeremy Siepmann.
5: Chopin the Revolutionary Polonaise in A flat. Op 53 Martha Argerich (piano)
Prelude in A minor, Op 28 No 2
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35
Vladimir Horowitz (piano) Mazurkas: in B minor,
Op 33 No 4; in C minor, Op 56 No 3
Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Polonaise-fantaisie in A flat,
Op 61
Vladimir Horowitz (piano) Discs


Presented By: Jeremy Siepmann.
Piano: Martha Argerich
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Bristol Lunchtime
Bartok Plus
Continuing the series of concerts featuring the chamber music of Bela Bartok and other Hungarian composers. Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
Roger Vignoles (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2
Bartok Violin Sonata No 2
A Classic Arts production
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 last of four programmes in which
Malcolm Hayes surveys the life and work of the conductor who transformed musical life in Scotland.
This week, music by Berlioz, Sibelius and Rachmanlnov's Symphony No 2 in E minor
Producer Simon Lord
4.20 Turns of the Century
Continuing the year-long audio lexicon of the great
English comedy performers. Russell Davies celebrates
Beryl Reid.
4.30 Dreamsongs
Clapsticks and didgeridoo, the Song of the Flatfish and the laughter of the kookaburra ... Leading
Australian poet Les Murray presents the first of a two-part introduction to the music of Aboriginal Australia.
A Heavy Entertainment production


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bela Bartok
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Producer: Simon Lord
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Beryl Reid.

: The Music Machine

The Big Sing
5: Which Choir and Why?
The annual performances of the St Matthew Passion were the reason for many members of the Bach Choir choosing this group. Ali Carter ends the week by examining the factors to consider when joining a choir. And mezzo
Catherine Wyn Rogers reveals what professional singers get from choral singing.
Producer Clare Brigstocke


Unknown: Ali Carter
Unknown: Catherine Wyn Rogers
Producer: Clare Brigstocke

: In Tune

With Natalie Wheen.
Bartok Romanian Folk
6.03 Szymanowski
Nocturne and Tarantella, Op 28
6.30 John Adams The
Chairman Dances
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Unknown: John Adams
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Medea

I From Glasgow's I Tramway, the British premiere of a new concert version of Gavin
Bryars's highly acclaimed first opera, the chilling and bloodthirsty tale of Medea's revenge on her unfaithful husband Jason. Sung in Greek, French and English. Introduced by Brian Morton.
Scottish Opera Chorus BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Martyn Brabbins Acts 1 and 2 8.30 Myths and Magic Geoffrey Baskerville considers why myths and magic still provide enduring material for the contemporary opera composer.
8.50 Acts 3, 4 and 5 FREE TICKETS: (0141) [number removed]


Introduced By: Brian Morton.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Nurse: Patricia Bardon (contralto)
Tutor: Gioon Saks (bass)
Medea: Majella Cullagh (sop)
Offstage soprano: Eileen Hulse (sop)
Creon: Iain Paton (tenor)
Jason: Richard Halton (baritone)
Aegeus: Nicholas Folwell (baritone)
Messenger: David Barrell (baritone)

: Reading Keats

A S Byatt examines the Ode on a Grecian Urn.
Producer Tim Dee


Producer: Tim Dee

: Hear and Now

From the Tramway. introduced by Janice Forsyth.
Judith Weir Distance and Enchantment
Chamber Group of Scotland Allsdalr Nicolson Don't
James Crabb (accordion) Magnus Robbe Ancient Language of Birds Linda Hirst (mezzo) Chamber Group of Scotland, conductor
Alisdair Nicolson
Gordon MacPherson Lame
James Crabb (accordion) Allsdalr Nlcolson Punch
Chamber Group of Scotland, conducted by the Composer
Magnus Robbe Summoning Dawn - the Rubythroat Dreaming (first performance)
Linda Hirst (mezzo) Producer Svend Brown


Introduced By: Janice Forsyth.
Introduced By: Judith Weir
Accordion: James Crabb
Conductor: Alisdair Nicolson
Accordion: James Crabb
Unknown: Linda Hirst
Producer: Svend Brown

: The Quest for Deirdre

Repeated from Tuesday 1.00pm

: Catch as Catch Can

5: The Miller's Daughter

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