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: On Air

Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Haydn Symphony No 69 in C
6.40 Vivaldi Concerto in G,
Op 4 No 3 (La Stravaganza)
7.03 Danzl Fantasia on "La ci darem la mano" from
'Don Giovanni"
7.32 Poulenc Fancy
8.05 Hoist Capriccio
8.35 Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn (St Antoni Chorale)


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Hlldegard of Bingen Favus distillans
9.09 Schubert String
Quartet No 4 in C (D46) Tokyo Quartet
9.32 Granados Escenas romanticas
Alicia de Larrocha (piano) Discs


Unknown: Bingen Favus
Unknown: Granados Escenas
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Verdi Le Rube , gli stupri (I masnadieri)
Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)
Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat (K543)
Premiere Ensemble
10.40 Stravinsky In memoriam Dylan Thomas Robert Tear (tenor) Ensemble
Intercontemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.50 Haydn Piano Trio in F (H XV 39)
Beaux Arts Trio
11.00 Vaughan Thomas
Berwyn Helen Watts (contralto) LSO, conductor
Mansel Thomas
11.05 Skempton Lento BBC SO, conductor
Mark Wigglesworth
11.15 Purcell Thanks to these lonesome vales (Dido and Aeneas)
Rebecca Evans (soprano) Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
11.20 Diepenbrock Hymn an die Nacht No 2: Muss immer der Morgen wiederkommen
Jard van Nes (mezzo) BBC NOW, conductor
Mark Wigglesworth
11.45 Mathias Learsongs Pembrokeshire Youth Choir, conductor John Davies


Presented By: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Presented By: Verdi Le Rube
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Tenor: Robert Tear
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Vaughan Thomas
Contralto: Berwyn Helen Watts
Conductor: Mansel Thomas
Conductor: Skempton Lento
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Soprano: Rebecca Evans
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Der Morgen
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: John Davies

: Composers of the Week: Paris before and after the French Revolution

Presented by Lindsay Kemp.
Mehul Overture: La Chasse dujeune
Henri Boleldieu Piano Trio in D,
Op 5
Vlottl Violin Concerto
No 13 in A


Presented By: Lindsay Kemp.
Unknown: La Chasse
Piano: Henri Boleldieu

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 The BBC
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark
Wigglesworth Stephen Hough (piano) Mozart Piano Concerto
No 9 in E flat (K271) Wagner Suite: Die Meistersinger Rpt
2.00 Schools
Radio Showcase 2.05 In the News 2.25 Something to Think About 2.40 Music
3.00 A Birthday Binge A gastronomic selection of music from Rossini's Sins of Old Age to celebrate his leap-year birthday. Discs
3.20 Letters from
Paul Cezanne
The fourth of five programmes.
A Kindred Spirit
Cezanne wrote at greatest length to writers and poets who had won his confidence. Among those who took up his cause in the 1890s were critic
Gustave Geffroy , dealer Ambroise Vollard , who offered Cezanne his first retrospective, and poet
Joachim Gasquet , recipient of effusive letters.
Final programme Saturday 3.05pm
3.25 The BBC Orchestras
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Alexander Titov
Sigrun Edvaldsdottir (violin) Rogallov Overture
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor
Stenhammar Symphony No 2 in G minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Wigglesworth Stephen Hough
Unknown: Paul Cezanne
Unknown: Gustave Geffroy
Unknown: Ambroise Vollard
Unknown: Joachim Gasquet
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Violin: Sigrun Edvaldsdottir

: The Music Machine

Music and Worship
Tommy Pearson explores music in the Catholic


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

On the eve of St David's
Day, Geraint Lewis in Cardiff presents an edition with a Welsh flavour, including
Rossini Overture: The
Thieving Magpie
5.40 Hoddlnott A
Contemplation upon Rowers
6.03 Mendelssohn Three
Fantasies, Op 16
6.40 Mathias Clarinet
Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Geraint Lewis
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Mozart and Bruckner

From the Barbican Centre, London, a concert from the London
Symphony Orchestra's series featuring the complete cycle of Bruckner symphonies.
Conductor Colin Davis
Dmitri Vassiliev (violin) Yuri Bashmet (viola) Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat (K364)
8.05 Jonathan Swain talks to Sir Colin Davis.
8.25 Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E


Conductor: Colin Davis
Violin: Dmitri Vassiliev
Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Talks: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Sir Colin Davis.

: Cultural Baggage

The continuing exploration of 20 modem and unlikely cultural icons.
14: Staircase
Ladders of moral opportunity, sites of pleasure and fear: step up for love and the heavenly body. FACTSHEET: for details see Monday

: Ensemble Clement Jannequin

Another programme in the occasional series featuring concerts from some of last year's European festivals. Dufay 0 beate Sebastiane: Supremum est mortalibus bonum
Pierre de la Rue Mass:
L'Homme arme
Given last September in the Abbey Church, St Maurice, during the 1995 MontreuxVevey Festival


Unknown: Pierre de la Rue

: Night Waves

The World Turned Upside Down
On the day when women are at liberty to propose marriage, Roy Porter explores the tradition of role-reversal, from the medieval Lord of Misrule to contemporary transvestism via the radical ideas of the English Revolution and songs of female highwaymen.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Roy Porter

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Osmo Vanska
Kokkonen Interludes (The Last Temptation)
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)

: Night School

Triple Bill: Treasure Island
1.30 Spanish 16-18 2.10 Poetry of Passion


Unknown: Treasure Island

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