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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Rachmaninov Today is salvation come; Being risen from the tomb; 0 victorious leader (Vespers)
6.25 Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra
7.05 Faure Nocturnes , Op 33: Nos 1 and 2 7.32 Couperin Suite de simphonie en trio
8.05 Stenhammar
Overture: Excelsior!
8.39 Sibelius Tapiola


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Faure Nocturnes
Unknown: Sibelius Tapiola

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Scarlatti Sonata in G
Wanda Landowska
9.03 Veracinl Overture
No 5 in B flat
Musica Antiqua Koln , conductor Reinhard Goebel
9.17 Scarlatti Sonatas: in F (Kk256); in F minor (Kk519)
Wanda Landowska
9.23 Rachmaninov
Symphonic Dances
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor
Vladimir Ashkenazy Discs


Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Conductor: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Musical Encounters

With Edward Blakeman.
Gabriel! Exaudi me Domine;
10.15 Artist of the Week:
Marisa Robles (harp) Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
10.40 Ravel Un grand sommeil noir, Sur I'herbe
10.55 Brahms String
Sextet No 1 in B flat, Op 18
11.55 Vaughan Williams , arr Mathieson Three
Portraits from 'The England of Elizabeth"


Unknown: Edward Blakeman.
Harp: Marisa Robles
Harp: Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Composer of the Week: Mozart

Even- nation has its owr> opera. Why not Germany? Nicholas Till presents excerpts from Mozart's last opera, The Magic Flute, which reveals the composer's familiarity with north German culture. Plus:
German Dances (K571) Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil
Cantata: Du Maurer Freude
Werner Krenn (tenor)
Edinburgh Festival Chorus London Symphony
Orchestra/Istvan Kertesz Lied der freiheit (K506) Elly Ameling (soprano) Dalton Baldwin (piano)


Unknown: Nicholas Till
Tenor: Werner Krenn
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Piano: Dalton Baldwin

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.


Unknown: Paul Guinery.

: St David's Hall Recital

Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano)
Faure Ballade in F sharp; Barcarolle No 5 in F sharp minor; Nocturne No 6 in Dflat
Debussy Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune; Feux d'artifice (Preludes, Bkll)
Faure Impromptu No 5 in F sharp minor; Nocturne No 13 in B minor


Piano: Gordon Fergus-Thompson
Piano: Faure Ballade

: A Series of Intervals

Adrian Jack is addicted to the minor 7th.
Next programme 5.30pm in In Tune


Unknown: Adrian Jack

: Early Music Summer Festivals

A concert of Handel and Vivaldi, recorded at the Church of the Papal College during last year's Ascona Festival.
RTSI Chorus Sonatori della gioiosa Marca, conductor Andrew Parrott
Handel Laudate pueri Vivaldi Sinfonias: in G
(RV146); in B minor (RV169) (Al Santo
Sepolcro); Concerto in G minor (RV155)
Handel Nisi Dominus


Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Handel Laudate
Unknown: Handel Nisi Dominus

: Mining the Archive

Gregor Piatigorsky (1903-1976)
Paul Guinery introduces a performance from the 1974 City of London Festival, in which the great cellist was joined by three rising musical stars,
Daniel Barenboim , Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman.
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat (K493)
Beethoven String Trio in G, Op 9, No 1
Producer Susan Kenyon


Unknown: Gregor Piatigorsky
Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Pinchas Zukerman.
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: By the Waters of Babylon

The Rev Alan Walker continues the story of 20th-century exile with the Armenian Apostolic community, who keep their musical and liturgical traditions alive in a quiet part of South Kensington.
4.30 Brazil
2: Songs from the Amazon Singer Marlui Miranda has been researching the indigenous music of the Amazon for most of her life.
She tells tales of trading songs in the rainforest. An Angell Sound production


Unknown: Alan Walker
Singer: Marlui Miranda

: The Music Machine

1900 to 1995
Brian Perkins has the news of the 20th century. With arts correspondent Tommy Pearson at the premiere of Elgar's Dream of Gerontius and, reporting from Paris, John Motson on why there was fighting on the terraces during Stravinsky's new ballet.


Unknown: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: John Motson

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas.
Wolf-Ferrari Festa popolare
5.30 A Series of Intervals
Adrian Jack bites on the major 7th.
Final programme 7.30pm
6.15 Beethoven Violin
Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
6.43 Liapunov Rhapsody on Ukranian Themes


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.
Unknown: Wolf-Ferrari Festa
Unknown: Adrian Jack
Unknown: Liapunov Rhapsody

: A Series of Intervals

Adrian Jack rounds off in unison.
Series producer Antony Pitts


Unknown: Adrian Jack
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Bury St Edmund's Festival

Silvia Marcovici (violin) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal
Tortelier Elgar
Overture: Cockaigne Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor
Sibelius Symphony No 6
Tchaikovsky Marche slave Performance given last May in Bury St Edmund's Cathedral in association with Bankes Ashton


Violin: Silvia Marcovici
Conductor: Yan Pascal
Conductor: Tortelier Elgar
Unknown: Bankes Ashton

: Celtic Soul

5: Glendalough
For details see Monday

: Hear and Now

Robert Ziegler introduces recordings by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conducted by Elgar Howarth.
Philip Cashian Chamber Concerto
Harrison Birtwistle Silbury Air
And the music of Anthony Gilbert is featured in a portrait of the composer presented by Simon Holt. Including performances of Ziggurat by the Duo
Contemporain and Beastly Jingles by Jane's Minstrels. Producer Alan Hall


Introduces: Robert Ziegler
Conducted By: Elgar Howarth.
Unknown: Anthony Gilbert
Presented By: Simon Holt.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Sett, Smoke, Satire

Robert Ziegler 's six-part series exploring the songs of the smoky, often sexy and slightly sleazy world of cabaret
2: Bienvenue. Welcome:
Beginning in the humming modern boulevards and nightclubs of 19th-century Paris - where songs were first used as a means of social and political protest-by 1881 the visionary feat of reconstructing the face (and the underbelly) of the capital is complete. Aristide Bruant fills the Chat Noir with his melancholy ballads, and, by the dawn of the new century, the flavour of cafeconcerts and cabarets has permeated what we think of as the French chanson.
A Heavy Entertainment production


Unknown: Robert Ziegler
Unknown: Aristide Bruant

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