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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Bach Concerto in C for Two
Harpsichords, BWV1060
Kenneth Gilbert , English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
6.30 Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tadaaki Otaaka
7.05 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 4 Leslie Howard (piano)
7.34 Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.05 Tchaikovsky Lensky 's Aria (Eugene Onegin )
Enrico Caruso (tenor), orchestra, conductor Josef Pasternack
8.40 Linley the younger Violin Concerto in F
Elizabeth Wallfisch , Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Kenneth Gilbert
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaaka
Piano: Leslie Howard
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Lensky
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Tenor: Enrico Caruso
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Director: Peter Holman

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Mozart Serenade in C minor, K388
Wind Soloists of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe
9.28 Tarrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Andres Segovia (guitar)
9.32 Falla Ballet: El Amor Brujo Victoria de los Angeles (soprano),
Philharmonia, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Tarrega Recuerdos
Guitar: Andres Segovia
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

: Musical Encounters

With Nicola Heywood Thomas. Artist of the Week:
Katarina Karneus (mezzo)
Mozart Das Veilchen , K476 lain Burnside (piano)
Debussy Reflets dans I'Eau (Images) Claudio Arrau (piano)
10.10 Denisov Peinture
BBC NOW, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
10.20 Mahler Lieder eines
Fahrenden Gesellen
Katarina Karneus (mezzo),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Guido Ajmone-Marsan
10.50 Stravinsky The Fairy's Kiss BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
11.35 Grieg Meeting; Love (Haugtussa)
Katarina Karneus (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano)
11.40 Francaix Concerto for
Trombone and Ten Wind Instruments
Mark Eager, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Adrian Leaper


Artist: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Unknown: Mozart Das Veilchen
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Denisov Peinture
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Fahrenden Gesellen
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Conductor: Guido Ajmone-Marsan
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Katarina Karneus
Conductor: Adrian Leaper

: Composer of the Week: Ockeghem

In true 15th-century style,
John Milsom creates his own symmetrical structure from two short masses, three credos and two chansons by Johannes Ockeghem. Au Travail Suis
Medieval Ensemble of London, conductors Peter Davies and Timothy Davies
Kyrie; Gloria; Credo (Missa Au Travail Suis)
Tallis Scholars , conductor Peter Phillips
Credo; Sanctus; Agnus (Missa Mi-Mi) Clerks' Group, conductor Edward Wickham
Presque Trainsi
Medieval Ensemble of London, conductors Peter Davies and Timothy Davies Credo Sine Nomine
Capella Alamire , conductor Peter Urquhart
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: John Milsom
Unknown: Johannes Ockeghem.
Conductors: Peter Davies
Conductors: Timothy Davies
Conductor: Tallis Scholars
Conductor: Peter Phillips
Conductors: Peter Davies
Conductors: Timothy Davies
Unknown: Credo Sine Nomine
Conductor: Capella Alamire
Conductor: Peter Urquhart

: Schubert on Stage

The fourth of five programmes devoted to Schubert's operas in his bicentenary year. David Owen Norris introduces Alfonso und Estrella, with contributions from Schubert biographer Elizabeth Norman McKay. This was Schubert's favourite opera, and he and inexperienced librettist Schober threw themselves into the project, visiting a castle belonging to Schubert's bishop uncle so that they could concentrate on completing the work. The result is a feast for the ears which also betrays both men's inexperience at that time in staged drama.
Berlin Radio Choir and Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner


Introduces: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Elizabeth Norman McKay.
Conductor: Otmar Suitner
Muregato: Hermann Prey(baritone)
Estrella: Edith Mathis(soprano)
Adolfo: Theo Adam(bass)
Froila: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Alfonso: Peter Schreier(tenor)
Maiden: Magdalena Falewicz(soprano)
Youth: Eberhard Buchner(tenor)
Chief bodyguard: Horst Gebhardt(tenor)

: The Bohemian Quartet

Penny Gore presents a series devoted to string quartets by Bohemian contemporaries of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, played by the Salomon Quartet.
Leopold Kozeluch String Quartets: in F, Op 33 No 3; in E flat, Op 32 No 3

: Friends

Romances for violin and piano by Clara Schumann and Joseph Joachim , performed by Joseph Silverstein
(violin) and Veronica Jochum (piano), and Marat Bisengaliev (violin) and John Lenehan (piano). Discs


Unknown: Clara Schumann
Unknown: Joseph Joachim
Violin: Joseph Silverstein
Violin: Veronica Jochum
Violin: Marat Bisengaliev
Piano: John Lenehan

: The Music Machine

Tommy in at the Deep End
Tommy Pearson exercises his fingers and flexes his vocal chords in his role as lieder coach for a day. Repeat


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter , including
5.30 Faure Cello Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 109 Steven Isserlis ,
Pascal Devoyon (piano)
6.05 Walton Fanfare and March
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.11 Britten Piano Concerto
Sviatoslav Richter ,
ECO, conducted by the Composer Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Piano: Walton Fanfare
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Brahms Centenary

From the Barbican Hall,
London, another concert in the series given by the London
Symphony Orchestra to mark the centenary of the composer's death. Alexander Barantschik (violin), Moray Welsh (cello), London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Variations on a Theme by Haydn (St Antoni Chorale); Double Concerto in A minor
8.30 Vienna 1900 Frank Whitford explores the imperial city that
Brahms and Mahler would have known. Repeat
8.50 Symphony No 2 in D
Next concert Wednesday 7.30pm


Violin: Alexander Barantschik
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Frank Whitford

: Between Heaven and Hell

A five-part portrait of Jerusalem. 4: Divisions. Michael Kustow examines the antagonisms in Jerusalem today which started when Abraham favoured his son Isaac, ancestor of the Jews, over Ishmael, ancestor of the Arabs. He asks if this story of division could become a model of reconciliation, with views from Palestinian and Israeli academics and James Fenton 's powerful poem about hatred and holiness, Jerusalem, read by Ben Kingsley. Repeat


Unknown: Michael Kustow
Unknown: James Fenton
Read By: Ben Kingsley.

: Music Restored

Michael Christian Festing was one of the most prominent English violinists of the first half of the 18th century, a man who knew Handel and taught Arne. Julia Bishop performs two of his violin sonatas accompanied by Timothy Roberts
(harpsichord) and Angela East (cello). Introduced by Andrew Manze. Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated tomorrow 2.30pm


Unknown: Michael Christian Festing
Unknown: Julia Bishop
Accompanied By: Timothy Roberts
Accompanied By: Angela East
Introduced By: Andrew Manze.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night Waves

The Art of Stripping. From self-analysis to self-mutilation, the human body has become the central subject in the work of an increasing number of artists and writers.
Sarah Dunant considers how far such work expresses a new confidence or new anxieties about self-image and identity. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Composers of the Week: London Piano School

With Stephanie Hughes. 4: The Virtuoso
Cramer Study No 19 in D Ian Hobson (piano)
Pinto Grand Sonata in C minor (1803) Riko Fukuda (fortepiano)
Moscheles Piano Concerto in G minor
Michael Ponti ,
Philharmonia Hungarica , conductor Othmar Maga Repeated from last Thursday


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Ian Hobson
Unknown: Riko Fukuda
Unknown: Michael Ponti
Conductor: Philharmonia Hungarica
Conductor: Othmar Maga

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnap introduces the second part of the Clark Terry
Quintet's concert. Recorded at the Concorde Club, Eastleigh.


Unknown: Clark Terry

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong from Gloucester Cathedral
Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm
2.00 Arto Satukangas (piano),
Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste Liszt Totentanz Chopin Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise
Brillante Lutoslawski Symphony No 3
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move 3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First
Steps in Drama 4.10 Drama
Workshop 4.30 Infant History 4.40 Check It Out
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

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