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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Boyce Symphony No 4 in F English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
6.26 Schumann Kreisleriana
Till Fellner (piano)
7.05 Paganlnl, arr Hannibal Sonata a Preghiera
Gil Shaham (violin),
Goran Sollscher (guitar)
7.32 Villa-Lobos Guitar Concerto
Julian Bream , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
8.05 Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant
RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
8.34 Relcha Clarinet Quintet in B flat Charles Neidich , L'Archibudelli


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Till Fellner
Violin: Gil Shaham
Guitar: Goran Sollscher
Unknown: Julian Bream
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Charles Neidich

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Bach Triple Concerto in A minor, BWV1044
Lisa Beznosiuk (flute),
Simon Standage (violin),
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), English Concert,
9.22 Handel Va Tacito (Giulio Cesare ) Drew Minter (countertenor),
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan
9.29 Ravel String Quartet Hagen Quartet Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Flute: Lisa Beznosiuk
Violin: Simon Standage
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Handel Va Tacito
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan

: Musical Encounters

With Piers Burton-Page .
Artist of the Week: Gillian Weir (organ) Balbastre Marche des Marseillois
10.06 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in C, Op 7 No 3
ASMF, conductor lona Brown
10.16 Dallapiccola // Coro delle
Malmaritate; II Coro dei Malammogliati BBC Singers, conductor Stefan Parkman
10.28 Mozart Sonata in C minor, K457
Walter Klein (piano)
10.47 Cage Third Construction in Metal Amadinda Percussion Group
11.07 Arnold String Quartet No 2 McCapra Quartet
11.36 Stanford Concert Piece, Op 111 Gillian Weir (organ), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley


Artist: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Piano: Walter Klein
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Composers of the Week: the London Piano School

5: Bastion of Purity
By 1830, Paris was beginning to steal the initiative from London as the Romantic movement finally got up speed. Stephanie Hughes follows the British attitude towards France from prurience to aloofness. Cramer Study No 29 in C Ian Hobson (piano)
Dussek Tableau : Marie Antoinette ,
Op 23
Andreas Staier (fortepiano)
Moscheles Romance and Tarantelle Brillante
, Op 101
Ian Hobson (piano)
Sterndale Bennett Piano Concerto
No 3 in C minor
Malcolm Binns ,
LPO, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite Repeated next Friday 12 midnight


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Ian Hobson
Piano: Dussek Tableau
Piano: Marie Antoinette
Unknown: Andreas Staier
Unknown: Tarantelle Brillante
Piano: Ian Hobson
Piano: Sterndale Bennett
Unknown: Malcolm Binns
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces a recital by Madeleine Mitchell (violin) and Andrew Ball (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in D,
Op 12 No 1
Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor


Introduces: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Violin: Madeleine Mitchell
Violin: Andrew Ball

: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

The fourth of a five-part series. Maurice Murphy hates practising, but it hasn't stopped him playing principal trumpet with the London Symphony Orchestra for over 20 years. With movements from Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in E flat, in which he is accompanied by the Consort of London.


Unknown: Maurice Murphy

: Music Restored

With Anthony Rooley.
Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm


Unknown: Anthony Rooley.

: Mining the Archive

Great British
Songsmiths Leo Black concludes his series looking back on his years as a BBC producer. Today, some of the great British singers in songs by Zelter, Brahms and Schubert. Also a few of the many continental singers who came to the BBC studios in the sixties and seventies. Today's singers include John Shirley-Quirk , Heather Harper , Ruud van der Meer, Agnes Giebel , Peter Pears and Sheila Armstrong.
Between the songs, Andre Tchaikovsky plays Schubert's Twelve Lancer D790 and his Notturno in E flat, D897 is performed by the Suk Trio.


Unknown: Songsmiths Leo Black
Unknown: John Shirley-Quirk
Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Agnes Giebel
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: Sheila Armstrong.
Songs: Andre Tchaikovsky

: Music Machine

South Africa
Caroline Swinburne meets Zulu musicians who, though forced to leave their families and rural homes to work in the mines and factories of Johannesburg, remain determined to keep their musical traditions alive.


Unknown: Caroline Swinburne

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas , including
Paganinl, arr Stock Moto Perpetuo
St Louis SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin
5.45 Honegger Rugby
(Symphonic Movement No 2)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Schubert at 200

A special gala concert on the bicentenary of the composer's birth, from the Wigmore Hall, London.
With Andras Schiff and Bruno Canino
(piano), Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Christoph Pregardien
(tenor), Thomas Quasthoff (baritone), Takacs Quartet, Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), BBC Singers (men's voices), conductor Stephen Cleobury
6 Grand Marches for Piano Duet, D819: Nos 1, 2 and 5; Songs for Tenor and Piano: Auf der Bruck; Nachtstuck; Nacht und Traume; Ganymed: Allegretto in C minor,
D915; Songs for Mezzo and Piano: Fantasy in F minor for Piano Duet, D940


Unknown: Andras Schiff
Piano: Bruno Canino
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Tenor: Thomas Quasthoff
Horn: Radovan Vlatkovic
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Schiff on Schubert

Pianist Andras Schiff , in conversation with Misha Donat , assesses
Schubert's achievement, and offers his thoughts on the interpretation of his music.


Pianist: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Misha Donat

: Schubert at 200 Part 2

16 German Dances, D783 Bruno Canino (piano);
String Quartet in G, D887


Piano: Bruno Canino

: 1828: That Was the Year That Was

Gerry McCarthy explores some of the events and prevailing fashions in Vienna during the year Schubert died.


Unknown: Gerry McCarthy

: Songs without Words

By Mendelssohn, played by Andras Schiff.


Played By: Andras Schiff.

: Fictuallty

4: Cruelty. By Rachel Cusk.
As the Yorkshire Ripper claims another victim, a young woman in the early days of an uncertain marriage obsessively follows the news. Read by Carolyn Backhouse.


Unknown: Rachel Cusk.
Read By: Carolyn Backhouse.

: Schubert at 200 Part 3

Gesang der Geister aber den Wassem, D714; Auf dem Strom; Songs for Baritone and Piano: Erlkonig; Der
Zwerg; Der Wanderer, D489; Du Bist die Ruh; Der Tod und das Madchen: An die Musik; Songs for Chorus:
Nachthelle; Mondenschein; Liebe, D983a; Die Nacht, D983c; Standchen, D920

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker introduces the last in a series of concerts from the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.
Recorded last Sunday, it features the Matrix Ensemble conducted by Robert Ziegler , who also co-presents the programme.
Mark-Anthony Turnage Forty Bob Fanfare
Takemitsu Rain Coming
George Perle Serenade No 3 Karen Tanaka Echo Canyon
Karl-Aage Rasmussen Movements on a Moving Line
Jo Kondo Hunnisuccle ; Diptych Producer Matias Tarnopolsky


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Conducted By: Robert Ziegler
Unknown: George Perle
Unknown: Karen Tanaka
Unknown: Jo Kondo Hunnisuccle
Producer: Matias Tarnopolsky

: Remembered and Recycled

Schnittke's canon in memory of Stravinsky, Stravinsky's realisation of Gesualdo, and Martland's arrangements of Mozart.

: Composers of the Week: CPE Bach and Quantz

5: To Touch the Heart
Including CPE Bach Symphony in E, Wq 182 No 6 Quantz Sonata in D; Horn Concerto in E flat
Repeated from last Friday

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Russian and Czech Sacred Music
Sirin Ensemble/Andrei Kotov,
Severacek Children's Choir/Milan Uherek
3.20 Francaix Concerto for Bassoon and 11 Instruments Suisse Romande
Orchestra/Marc Kissoczy Prokofiev
Cello Sonata Claudio Bohorquez, Ana Maria Campistrus (piano) Brouwer Concerto Elegiaco Georgi Vasiliev
(guitar), Geneva CO/Thierry Fischer
4.30 Through the Night
Alexander Toradze (piano), Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste Sibelius Scene with Cranes (Kuolema)
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Dutllleux Symphony No 2 (Le Double) Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 Sibelius Night Music (Belshazzar's Feast)
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

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