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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Rachmaninov 0 come, let us worship; Bless the Lord, 0 my soul (Vespers)
6.16 Strauss Aus Italien
7.05 Sibelius Piano Trio in C (Loviisa)
7.32 Saint-Saens Three
Rhapsodies on Breton Songs, Op 7
8.05 Gabrieli Buccinate in neominia tuba a 19 Canzon XVII a 12 8.43 Wagner Beim Antritt des neuen Jahres
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Gabrieli Buccinate
Unknown: Wagner Beim Antritt
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Schubert Impromptu in G flat (D899 No 3)
9.07 Bach Suite No 1 in C
(BWV 1066)
9.34 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
A Mentorn Radio production Discs


Unknown: Schubert Impromptu

: New Year's Day Concert

From the Golden
Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. Brian Kay presents the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra's traditional concert of music by the Strauss family. This year's conductor is Lorin Maazel.
10.50 An dem dunkelblauen Schoenberg By the beautiful blue mountain ... A famous musical meeting in Vienna is re-enacted and is enlivened by an unexpected visitor.


Unknown: Vienna Musikverein.
Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Lorin Maazel.
Johann Strauss II: Andrew Branch
Adele Strauss: Patience Tomlinson
Johannes Brahms: Geoffrey Whitehead
Visitor: David Timson

: Concert, part 2

: Composer of the Week: Edward Bgar

Another chance to hear a week of programmes bringing together Elgar's life and music. Today, Penny
Gore visits the composer's birthplace near Worcester and talks about his early years and formative influences with Jerrold
Northrop Moore.
Overture (Wand of Youth Suite No 1)
Salut d'amour
Enigma Variations Revised rpt


Unknown: Northrop Moore.

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.
1.30 Ulster Orchestra
Conductor Adrian Leaper
Niklolai Demidenko (piano) Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings Berwald Symphony No 3 in C (Sinfonie singuliere)
2.30 Record Review
Critics' Choice 1995
Revised repeat from Saturday


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Piano: Niklolai Demidenko
Piano: Shostakovich Concerto

: Oxbridge Organs

Six recitals from the chapels of Oxford and Cambridge colleges.
4: Christ Church,
Oxford Simon Preston plays the four-manual instrument that he helped design in the 1970s when he was organist there. It's a suitably cosmopolitan programme for an Austrian organ built by Rieger in a French style for an English cathedral.
Bach Prelude and Fugue in C major (BWV 547) Preston Alleluyas
Guy Bovet Salamanca Tournemire Choral
Improvisation on Victimae Paschali
Schmidt Toccata in C
4.30 Words, Music and All That Jazz
In the first of two programmes, Mel Hill explores the relationship between jazz vocalists and language. What happens to the meaning of a popular song when it gets into the hands of a great jazz singer such as Ray Charles , Louis Armstrong or Billie Holiday? Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Oxford Simon Preston
Unknown: Preston Alleluyas
Unknown: Guy Bovet Salamanca
Unknown: Mel Hill
Unknown: Ray Charles
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Music Machine

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot?
Jeremy Summerly takes
Fairest Isle apart and puts the history of British music back together again to make a time capsule for listeners in 2045. Producer Antony Pitts WEB SITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/fairest.isle


Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Fairest Isle Songbook

Last Orders lain Burnside makes a selection of drinking songs. Rpt

: British Cities

Mr Neale 's Great
Musick Hall
Brian Boydell explores music-making in Dublin in the 1740s: a golden age for the second city in the British Isles, with its newly built venue accommodating the first performance of Handel's Messiah in 1742. Handel Utrecht Te Deum
Vivaldi Concerto in E
(Spring) (Four Seasons) Handel Sweet Bird
(L 'Allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato)
Geminiani Sonata in A,
Op 4 No 12
Boyce Solomon (excerpts) Geminiani Concerto Grosso on Corelli's "La Folia"
Ame By the Rushy-Fringed Bank
Handel Three Dances
(Music for the Royal Fireworks) Rpt


Unknown: Mr Neale
Unknown: Musick Hall
Unknown: Brian Boydell
Unknown: Sweet Bird
Unknown: Geminiani Sonata
Unknown: Geminiani Concerto Grosso

: Amsterdam Mahler Festival

The last of the Berlin Philharmonic 's three concerts.
Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Claudio Abbado
Mahler Symphony No 9
Next programme tomorrow 7.30pm


Unknown: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Cultural Baggage

A 20-part daily exploration of the history, significance and connotations of 20 cultural phenomena. 1: Museum
From the cabinet of curiosities to the virtual collection.
Producers Tim Dee and Christopher Cook


Producers: Tim Dee
Producers: Christopher Cook

: Vespers for St Bartholomew

The service as it may have been heard in the Priory
Church of St Bartholomew the Great, the most ancient of all the London city churches, on the feast day of the Apostle Bartholomew. London Oratory Choir, director Andrew Carwood
Tallis Scholars , director
Peter Phillips
Thomas Appleby Magnificat Hugh Aston Gaude virgo Tavemer Gaude plurimum Producer Graham Dixon


Unknown: Apostle Bartholomew. London
Director: Andrew Carwood
Unknown: Tallis Scholars
Unknown: Peter Phillips
Unknown: Thomas Appleby Magnificat
Unknown: Hugh Aston Gaude
Unknown: Tavemer Gaude
Producer: Graham Dixon

: The Shellac Show

Jeremy Nicholas introduces a selection of music from the age of 78rpm records, including works by Respighi, Daquin and Schumann, with performances by Victor de Sabata, Solomon and Herbert Janssen.
Producer Andrew Mussett


Introduces: Jeremy Nicholas
Introduces: Herbert Janssen.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces the first of three programmes of music by Schumann,
Brahms and Herzogenberg. Brahms Waltzes for piano duet, Op 39
Herzogenberg Variations on a Theme of Brahms, Op 23 Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (piano duet)
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 47
Musicians of the Royal Exchange
Producer Nigel Wilkinson


Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Caroline Clemmow
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

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