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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. News, weather and music including
Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D,
BWV 1068
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
6.25 Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic)
Bavarian RSO/Carlo Maria Giulini
7.05 Caccini, arr Brinums Ave Maria Inessa Galante (soprano), Latvian NSO, conductor Alexander Vilumanis
7.32 Brahms Variations in F sharp minor on a Theme of Schumann, Op 9 Mikhail Rudy (piano)
8.05 Sousa March: Semper fidelis
Philip Jones Ensemble/Elgar Howarth
8.38 Weber Piano Concerto No 2 in E flat
Nikolai Demidenko (piano),
Scottish CO/Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Maria Giulini
Soprano: Maria Inessa Galante
Conductor: Alexander Vilumanis
Piano: Mikhail Rudy
Unknown: Philip Jones
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Unknown: Charles MacKerras

: Morning Collection with Paul Gambaccini

Lully La Cérémonie turque (Le Bourgeois gentilhomme)
Siegmund Nimsgern (baritone), chorus, La Petite Bande/Gustav Leonhardt
9.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in G minor, Op 49 No 1
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
9.23 Glazunov Mazurka-Oberek in D
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Abbey Road
Ensemble, conductor Lawrence Foster
9.24 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Artur Rubinstein (piano), San
Francisco SO, conductor Enrique Jorda Discs


Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: Musical Encounters

With Chris Wines, including Haydn Symphony No 46 in B
Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
10.20 Telemann Gulliver Suite
Andrew Manze and Caroline Balding (violins)
10.28 Nancarrow Canons for
Ursula Thomas Ades (piano)
10.37 Artist of the Week:
Sylvia McNair (soprano) Purcell Music for a while (Oedipus);
The Fatal hour comes on apace, 1421; Hear, mighty love, Chacony in G minor, Z730
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
10.57 Britten String Quartet No 2 Lindsay Quartet
11.29 Peter Philips Ave Jesu Christe a 8; Ascendit Deus a 5 Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
11.36 Arensky Suite in Ffor two pianos, Op 15
Philip Fowke and Hamish Milne (pianos)


Director: Bruno Weil
Piano: Ursula Thomas Ades
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Peter Philips
Director: Peter Phillips
Unknown: Philip Fowke
Pianos: Hamish Milne

: Composers of the Week: The English Madrigalists

4: 0 Mistresse Mine
With Mark Rowlinson.
Morley 0 mistresse mine John Potter (tenor),
Musicians of Swanne Alley
Ward, compl Steele Down in a dale Consort of Musicke
Weelkes Some men desire spouses Pro Cantione Antiqua
Byrd If women could be fair
Michael Chance (countertenor),
Fretwork Wilbye Adew , sweet Amarillis Amaryllis Consort
Farnaby Pearce did love fair Petronel Purcell Consort of Voices
Farmer Faire Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
King's Singers
Anon My true love
Emily van Evera (soprano)
Weelkes 0 Jonathan, woe is me
Winchester Cathedral Choir, conductor David Hill
Greaves Come away, sweet love Amaryllis Consort
Morley Aphll is in my mistris face Hilliard Ensemble
Campion Faine would I wed a fair young man
Julianne Baird (soprano), Ronn McFarlane (lute)
Wilbye Dye hapless man Consort of Musicke
Byrd 0 mistress mine, I must Sophie Yates (virginals)
Grainger 0 mistress mine
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton Ward Oft have I tender'd
Morley 0 griefe, even on the bud Consort of Musicke
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Rowlinson.
Tenor: John Potter
Unknown: Steele Down
Unknown: Michael Chance
Unknown: Fretwork Wilbye Adew
Unknown: Amarillis Amaryllis Consort
Unknown: Farnaby Pearce
Unknown: Petronel Purcell Consort
Unknown: Faire Phyllis
Unknown: Amaryllis Consort
Unknown: Morley Aphll
Soprano: Julianne Baird
Soprano: Ronn McFarlane
Unknown: Sophie Yates
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Ward Oft

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Opera Matinee:

Torvaldo e Dorliska
One of Rossini's lesser-known operas, composed in 1815 - between 11 Turco in Italia and The Barber of Seville.
Described as a dramma semiserio, it falls into the category of rescue opera, which had been popular since the French Revolution. The evil Duke of Ordow is holding Dorliska captive in his castle, determined that she will yield to him. Torvaldo - her real love - arrives to rescue her but is also captured. Only luck or clemency can save them....
Sung in Italian.
Chorus Viennensis,
Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Giancarlo Andretta


Conductor: Giancarlo Andretta

: Violin and Piano

Madeleine Mitchell (violin),
Andrew Ball (piano) Gorecki Sonatine
Rawsthome Sonata
Ravel Sonata in G
Eben Sonatina semplice
Brahms Sonata in D minor, Op 108


Violin: Madeleine Mitchell
Piano: Andrew Ball
Unknown: Eben Sonatina
Duca d'Ordow: Stefano Antonucci (bar)
Dorliska: Alexandrina Pendatchanska (sop)
Torvaldo: Raul Gimenez (tenor)
Giorgio: Natale de Carolis (bass-Baritone)
Carlotta: Laura Polverelli (mezzo)
Ormondo: Andrea Concetti (bass)

: The Music Machine

Tanglewood Tommy Pearson finds out about the Atlantic Brass Quintet Seminar, which is taking place this year at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.


Unknown: Tanglewood Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

From the York Early Music Festival, exploring music from the 1190s to the 1990s. Joining Mairi Nicolson in the Temple Anderson Hall are recorder-and-harpsichord duo Cathryn Dew and Robert Howarth , and the Amarillis Ensemble , winners of the 1995 Early Music Network International Young Artists Competition. Producer Paul Hindmarsh
ADMISSION: free. no tickets required


Unknown: Mairi Nicolson
Unknown: Cathryn Dew
Unknown: Robert Howarth
Unknown: Amarillis Ensemble
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Cheltenham Festival 1996

The second of three concerts given by the Borodin Quartet. A performance recorded last night at the Pittville
Pump Room.
Shostakovich String Quartets Nos 14 and 13 Weinberg Intermezzo
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
Concert sponsored by CAMAS pic
The third and final concert is next Thursday at

: Art and the Human Condition

Martin Kemp talks to artists about the way they treat the question of what it is to be alive today. 4: Contemporary Schizophrenia Tony Oursler, a New York artist, uses video projection to reinvigorate figurative art and offer a human experience. His figures appear to be real people with real voices, emotions and anxieties, and yet we know that they are dummies.


Talks: Martin Kemp

: Flute and Organ

Frank Martin Sonata da chiesa
Jehan Alain
Trois Mouvements Edward Beckett (flute),
Nicholas Jackson (organ) Discs


Unknown: Jehan Alain
Flute: Edward Beckett
Flute: Nicholas Jackson

: Music Restored

Violinist Andrew Manze introduces a studio session in which he is joined by cellist Jaap ter Linden and fortepianist Richard Fuller for two Haydn piano trios. Haydn Piano Trios: in A, H XV 18; in E flat minor, H XV 31 Producer Lindsay Kemp


Violinist: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Jaap Ter Linden
Unknown: Richard Fuller
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night Waves

Paul Scofield plays the disgraced bankrupt in Ibsen's John Gabriel
Borkman, for which Richard Eyre directs a star-laden cast - Night Waves has the first review. And Tony Palmer reports on the world premiere of The World's Ransoming, a new work by acclaimed Scottish composer James MacMillan. Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan


Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: John Gabriel
Unknown: Richard Eyre
Unknown: Tony Palmer
Unknown: James MacMillan.
Producer: Ann Marie O'Callaghan

: Composer of the Week: Berwald

David Byers explores the arresting and original music of composer
Franz Berwald. Today, Susan Tomes delivers a pianist's verdict on Berwald's piano writing, often deemed to be unidiomatic. Piano Trio No 2 in F minor
Marieke Blankestijn (violin), Christoph Marks (cello), Susan Tomes (piano) Symphony No 4 in E flat
LSO, conductor Sixten Ehrling Repeated from last Thursday


Unknown: David Byers
Unknown: Franz Berwald.
Unknown: Susan Tomes
Violin: Christoph Marks
Cello: Susan Tomes

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. Tonight, Nikki lies with Stan Sulzmann in session.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Stan Sulzmann

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong
Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm
2.00 Santa Cecilia Virtuosi/Salvatore Accardo (violin) Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral): Violin Concerto in D
3.30 Wolfgang Brunner (piano). Erich Hobarth (violin), Jurgen Kussmaul and Lucy van Dael (violas), Konrad
Hunteler (flute) Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K452d Haydn Flute Sonata in G, H III 81 Mozart Quintet in G minor for flute and strings, K478
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Santa Cecilia

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