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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Westhoff Sonata
6.32 Rachmaninov Symphony No 3 in A minor
7.05 Bach Overture in D minor, BtW.t070
7.32 Mozart Mass in C, K257 (Credo)
8.05 Building a Library: Best of the Bunch
John Warrack 's choice of recordings of C.P.E. Bach
8.20 Shostakovich WoMn Concerto
No 1


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: John Warrack

: Morning Collection

With Catriona Young.
CPE Bach Symphony ;n G, Wq-t83 No 4
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. conductor Gustav Leonhardt
9.12 Debussy Brouillards; Feuilles
Mortes; La Puerta det Mno: f.es Fees
Sent d'ExoufsesDanseuses ('Preludes. B<< 2 Nos 1-4)
Ciaudio Arrau (piano)
9.24 Brahms Stnng Qutnfet /Vo 2 ;n G, Op-H-t
Jui!!iard Quartet, Waiter Trampier (vioia) D;scs


Unknown: Catriona Young.
Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: La Puerta
Piano: Ciaudio Arrau
Piano: Brahms Stnng Qutnfet

: Musical Encounters

With Mary Miller.
Kuhlau Incidental Music: Elf Hill (excerpt) Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor John Frandsen

10.02 Mozart Minuet in D, K355
Colin Tilney (clavichord)

10.18 Mendelssohn Six anthems, Op 79
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best

10.31 Regondi Serenade in /t Douglas Rodgers (concertina). Julie Lustman (piano)

10.39 MacCunn The Ship o' the Rend BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. conductor Martyn Brabbins

10.52 Beethoven SM Variations on a Original Theme, WoO 77 Colin Tilney (clavichord)

11.02 Mendelssohn Hear ye (Elijah) Isobel Baillie (soprano).
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Malcolm Sargent

11.06 /trf;st or tne tVeeh.'
Reinhard Goebel (violin) Bach Sonata in B minor. BtW:tO;t4
Robert Hill (harpsichord)

11.25 Mozart, arr Anon Grande Sestetto Concertante (arrer Stnrbn<a Concertante. /<364.) L'Archibudelli

11.55 Howard Hanson Extended Theme
National Music Camp High School Choir.
World Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer


Unknown: Mary Miher.
Conductor: John Frandsen
Unknown: Regondi Serenade
Concertina: Douglas Rodgers
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Harpsichord: Robert Hill
Unknown: Howard Hanson

: Composers of the Week: Hildegard of Bingen and Part

What I Have Written, I Waye Written
The final part of the St John Passion emphasises the continuity of expression between a woman describing herself as "a feather on the breath of God" and a man whose music becomes in performance"simply a bridge between us".
Introduced by Antony Pitts.
Hildegard of Bingen O Choruscans SteMarum
Sequentia Part Annum per Annum
Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ) Seven Magnificat Antiphons
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Hildegard of Bingen O Cruor Sanguinis Sequentia
O Vis Aeternitatis
Augsberg Early Music Ensemble Part Pass<o fJonn 19. vv 16-30)
Hilliard Ensemble, director Paul Hillier
Repeated next Friday at 12 midnight


Introduced by: Antony Pitts
Conductor: Bo Holten
Director: Paul Hillier

: Chamber Music from Kendal

Rodney Slatford introduces music for flute and piano played by Richard Davis and Keith Swallow, from a concert given in June in Kendal Town Hall, Cumbria.

Martinu Flute Sonata
Widor Suite. Op 34
Frank Martin Ballade
Doppler Fantasy on Hungarian Motifs, Op 35


Introduces: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Richard Davis
Unknown: Keith Swallow

: Songs of Youth

Songs written by the young Gustav Mahier , performed by Janet Baker
(mezzo) and Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Mahter Wans und Grete; Winterlied; <m Lenz: FrunMngsmorgen; Um schlimme Kinder arttg zu macnen o/scs


Unknown: Gustav Mahier
Unknown: Janet Baker
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: Music Restored

Repeated from yesterday at 10.00pm

: Mining the Archive

Hme Renamed
Emil Gilels . one of the greatest
Russian pianists of this century, was among the first prominent Soviet artists to appear in the West after the Second Wor!d War. !n 1957. the year of his British debut, he recorded for the Third Programme, and he enjoyed a broadcasting career here until 1984. the year before his death.
Stephen Plaistow examines his rich BBC !egacy and celebrates his aii-round distinction as recitaiist. concerto so!oist and chamber music piayer. including
Schumann P;ano Sonata No -t <n F sharp m;nor. Debussy Pour <e P;ano. Pouienc Concert Cnampefre, Rave)
/<fborada de< Gracmso and Faure Ptano
Ouartet No 1 tn C m;nor (2nd mvt) /?epeaf


Unknown: Emil Gilels
Unknown: Stephen Plaistow

: The Music Machine

Cacophony Now
5: Wardcore Heetroacoushcs
)n 1624, Francis Bacon predicted
"sound houses", in which the noises of beasts and birds wou!d be captured and where "diverse echoes" wou!d come back louder than the original source. Twentieth-century composers may use noise rather than notes to make the music of our time,reflecting a sonic landscape that is increasingly cacophonous.


Unknown: Francis Bacon

: n Tune

Anthony Burton looks ahead to the School Proms next week at the Roya! Albert Hall and introduces music by young composers and about youth. including
6.05 Janacek M<ad; for Wind Sextet
Members of the London Sinfonietta
6.27 Mendetssohn SympDony for Stnngs No 9 <n C Concerto Koin
Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Albert Hall
Producer: Nick Morgan

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor JiriBeiohiavek.
Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Ton!ght'sconcert!ntheRoya!Fest!va! Ha!!,London,features two extraordinary !ast words from two masters of the symphony.
Mah!er Adagio ('Symphony No .t0,); Ruc<<ert-f.;eder
8.20 Beatrice and After
The novelist AminMaaiouf was bom in the Lebanon.Today, he lives in Paris and writes in French; he recently won the Prix Goncourt. Tonight, he talks about his work and, in particular, his use of history.
8.40 Shostakovich Symphony No 15


Unknown: Jean Rigby

: Early Islamic Thinkers: 5: Averroes

Dr Oliver Leaman looks at the life and thought of the 12th-century theologian, doctor and philsopher.


Presenter: Dr Oliver Leaman
Series compiled by: Michel Petheram

: Hear and Now

The third in a short season of concerts from London's ICA. Andrew Sparling introduces a recital given last Sunday by Gemini, conductor Martyn Brabbins.
Philip Grange: Des Fins Sent des Commencements
John White: Concertino for Bass Clarinet and String Trio
Ustvolskaya: Octet
Howard Skempton: Gemini Dances
Janet Owen Thomas: Trio sopra Cantus
Michael Daugherty: Snap! - Blue like an Orange
And at approximately 11.20:
American Mavericks
David Revill begins a three-part series investigating some of the radical American composers who won an early reputation in the postwar years and finds out how their music has developed. Tonight, he talks to Earle Brown, who developed mobile form and to Christian Wolff, whose semi-improvised works reflected his communist ideals.
Brown: Tracking Pierrot - Ensemble Avantgarde, conducted by the composer Wolff: Peggy - Roland Dahinden (trombone)


Presenter: Andrew Sparling
Musicians: Gemini
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Presenter ("American Mavericks"): David Revill
Interviewee ("American Mavericks"): Earle Brown
Interviewee ("American Mavericks"): Christian Wolff
Trombone ("American Mavericks"): Roland Dahinden
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week Reger

S<x Bur/esoues, Op 5S
M;ttag; Zwe; Mauschen fSchHchte
Weisen, Op 76); vanahons and Fugue on a 7'heme of MMer
Repeated from !ast Friday

: Through the Night

With Donaid Macieod.
1.00 Saizburg Camerata Academica/ Peter Schreier , Andras Schiff (piano) Beethoven P<ano Concertos No 2
/n B f<at; P/ano Concerto No 4 ;n G
2.10 Concerto Copenhagen, including Campra, Rameau and Lutiy
3.45 Aitenberg Trio, Hector McDonaid and Josef Eder (horns) Haydn Divertimento ;n F Rat. H XIV 1; 7'no tn F.
H XV 2; Divertimento in E flat, H /V 5; 7no;nG.W.XV32
5.10 Trondheim SO/En Shao, Katrine Buvarp(vioiin)Handei Concerto
Grosso ;n F, Op 3 No 4 Mendelssohn Mohn Concerto /n F m<nor 6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donaid MacIeod.
Unknown: Peter Schreier
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Hector McDonaid
Horns: Josef Eder

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