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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Scarlatti Salve Regina
6.35 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto
No 2 in G minor
7.05 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 3
7.34 Respighi Roman Festivals
8.05 Verdi Overture: Alzira
8.19 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Scarlatti Salve Regina

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Gunnar de Frumerie Pastoral Suite
Borje Marelius (flute),
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stig Westerberg
9.12 Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375 Wind Soloists of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe
9.35 Prokofiev Scythian Suite Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Flute: Borje Marelius
Conductor: Stig Westerberg
Conductor: Mozart Serenade
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Musical Encounters

With Nicola Heywood Thomas. Artist of the Week:
Katarina Karneus (mezzo)
Mozart Abendempfindung , K523 lain Burnside (piano)
10.05 Uszt Feux Follets
(Transcendental Studies) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
10.10 Nystroem Songs by the Sea Katarina Karneus (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano)
10.30 Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty (excerpts)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Barry Wordsworth
11.05 Grieg Bilberry Slopes (Haugtussa)
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano)
11.10 Chavez Trombone Concerto
Christian Lindberg ,
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
11.30 Monteverdi Ave Maris Stella
Michael Chance (countertenor), Nigel Robson (tenor),
Jakob Lindberg (chitarrone),
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, director John Eliot Gardiner
11.40 Strauss Die Nacht; Fur Funfzehn Pfennige
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano)
11.45 Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty (excerpts)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Barry Wordsworth


Artist: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Unknown: Mozart Abendempfindung
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Maris Stella
Tenor: Nigel Robson
Tenor: Jakob Lindberg
Director: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Funfzehn Pfennige
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Composer of the Week Ockeghem

Ockeghem loved complexity and puzzles. Today, John Milsom explores his Missa Prolationum, a work which combines phenomenal mathematical complexity with ravishing sound. Prenez sur Moi
Medieval Ensemble of London, conductors Peter Davies and Timothy Davies
Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Benedictus; Agnus Dei (Missa Prolationum)
Hilliard Ensemble , conductor Paul Hillier
0 Rosa Bella ; Mort Tu As Navre Medieval Ensemble of London, conductors Peter Davies and Timothy Davies
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm. See also 8.25pm


Unknown: John Milsom
Conductors: Peter Davies
Conductors: Timothy Davies
Conductor: Hilliard Ensemble
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Conductor: Rosa Bella
Conductors: Peter Davies
Conductors: Timothy Davies

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

From Studio One, Pebble Mill.
Benjamin Frith (piano)
Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Liszt Valse a Capriccio


Piano: Benjamin Frith
Piano: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Piano: Liszt Valse

: Midweek Choice: (0171) [number removed]

With Susan Sharpe , including Walter Leigh Concertino for Harpsichord and Strings
George Malcolm , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Trad spiritual There's a Man Going Round Taking Names
Jessye Norman (soprano)
Edward MacDowell Woodland Sketches
James Barbagallo (piano) Producer Peter Thresh Discs


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Walter Leigh
Unknown: George Malcolm
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: Edward MacDowell
Piano: James Barbagallo

: Choral Evensong

From Gloucester Cathedral.
Introit: Set Me as a Seal
Psalms 28, 29 (Stanford, Attwood) First Lesson: Jeremiah 6, w9-21
Canticles: Gloucester Service (
John Sanders - first broadcast performance) Second Lesson: John 4, wl-26
Anthem: Festival Te Deum (
Mark Blatchly - first broadcast performance) Hymn: Sun of My Soul (Abends)
Organ Voluntary: By My Life, By My Death (Le Tombeau d'Olivier Messiaen) (Hakim)
Director of music David Briggs. Assistant organist Mark Lee. Repeated tomorrow 1.00am


Unknown: John Sanders
Unknown: Mark Blatchly
Music: David Briggs.
Organist: Mark Lee.

: The Music Machine

Tommy in at the Deep End
Tommy Pearson attends the National DJ Championships in London. Repeat


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas , including Telemann Horn Concerto in D
5.35 Delibes Le Roi S'Amuse (excerpts) Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: Delibes Le Roi
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: BBC Rush Hour Concert

From the Wigmore Hall,
London, introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
Dowland Can She Excuse; Now, 0 Now; Go, Crystal Tears; His Golden Locks; 1 Saw My Lady Weep; Flow, My Tears Holbome Countess of Pembroke's
Paradise; The Sighes
Dowland When Phoebus First Did
Daphne Love ; Time Stands Still; In This Trembling Shadow; Sweet, Stay Awhile


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Daphne Love

: Cocktails

Eight programmes of pre-war recordings by London dance bands. 5: Who's Been Polishing the Sun? With songs from Jack Hulbert , Jack Buchanan , Sam Browne , Hildegarde, Hutch, Jack Cooper ,
Jessie Matthews and the Swingtette.


Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Unknown: Sam Browne
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Unknown: Jessie Matthews

: Elgar's First

Eigar Symphony No 1
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Repeat


Conductor: Andrew Davis

: The Hilliard Ensemble - a Tribute to Ockeghem

Ockeghem's death at Tours on 6 February 1497 was lamented by some of the most celebrated poets and musicians of his day and his name features in Compere's musical prayer on behalf of the great musicians of the age. The Hilliard Ensemble perform some of these works, and Bob Peck reads from a new translation by Virginia Rounding of Guillaume Cretin's Déploration sur le Trepas de Jean Ockeghem.
Ockeghem Kyrie; Gloria (Missa Mi-Mi) Busnois In Hydraulis
Ockeghem Credo (Missa De Plus en Plus)
Compere Omnium Bonorum Plena Ockeghem Sanctus (Missa Caput) Lupi Ergone Conticuit (In loannem
Okegi, Musicorum Principem , Naenia) Ockeghem Agnus Dei (Missa Prolationum)


Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Jean Ockeghem.
Unknown: Lupi Ergone Conticuit
Unknown: Musicorum Principem
Unknown: Ockeghem Agnus Dei

: Between Heaven and Hell

A five-part portrait of Jerusalem. 3: Imagining Jerusalem
Michael Kustow looks at the image of Jerusalem in the work of four artists - painter Ivan Schwebel ,
William Blake , novelist
Shulamith Hareven and poet Yehuda Amichai. Readers Janet Suzman and Ben Kingsley. Repeat


Unknown: Michael Kustow
Unknown: Ivan Schwebel
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Shulamith Hareven
Readers: Yehuda Amichai.
Readers: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Ben Kingsley.

: Voices

Francis Poulenc 's Song Diary
Tom Watson plays the composer
Poulenc and explores his friendship with the poet Guillaume Apollinaire. Repeated next Monday 3.45pm


Unknown: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Guillaume Apollinaire.

: Night Waves

Denys Lasdun 's design for what is now the Royal National Theatre continues to provoke as much controversy as any drama within the building. As the Royal Academy mounts a retrospective of his work,
Richard Coles considers the influence and legacy of one of Britain's most distinguished architects. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Denys Lasdun
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Composers of the Week London Piano School

With Stephanie Hughes.
3: Music for the Drawing Room Cramer Study No 21 in G
Dussek Grand Duo for Harp, Piano and Horns, Op 38
Reid Nocturnes in E; in B flat
Samuel Wesley Rondo on "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen"
Reid Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Samuel Wesley Rondo

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap concludes his conversation with Clark Terry.


Unknown: Clark Terry.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Petra Maria Schnitzer
(soprano), Katharina Goldner (alto), Marcus Muller (tenor), Robert Holzer (bass), Prague Philharmonic Chorus and RSO/Pavel Kiihn
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550 Schubert Mass in A flat, D678
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together
3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL: A
Time to Move 4.20 Scottish Resources
10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Petra Maria Schnitzer
Soprano: Katharina Goldner
Tenor: Marcus Muller
Tenor: Robert Holzer

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