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: On Air

With Penny Gore.
Mendelssohn String Symphony No 7 in D minor Northern Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Ward
6.23 Couperin Ritratto dell'Amore Trio Sonnerie
6.45 Building a Library - Best of the Bunch: Edward Greenfield picks one of his all-time top ten recordings
7.05 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 3 Iceland SO, conductor Petri Sakari
7.32 Stamitz Symphony in G, Op 13 No 4 London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.48 Koechlin Sonatina No 2, Op 194 for Oboe d'Amore, Flute,
Clarinet, String Sextet and Harpsichord Viotta Ensemble
8.05 Malcolm Arnold A Sussex
Overture London Philharmonic, conducted by the composer
8.20 Falla Cancion; Vals-Capricho; Cortejo de Gnomos
Miguel Baselga (piano)
8.31 Verdi La Primavera (I Vespri Sicilani)
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, conductor Antonio de Almeida
8.39 Bach Singet den Herrn, BWV225 Monteverdi Choir,
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Conductor: Nicholas Ward
Conductor: Couperin Ritratto
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Conductor: Petri Sakari
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Antonio de Almeida
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Haydn Te Deum in C
Namur Chamber Choir, La Petite
Bande, director Sigiswald Kuijken
9.09 Bach French Suite No 5 in G,
Andras Schiff (piano)
9.26 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
9.40 Sibelius Tapiola
LSO, conductor Robert Kajanus Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: La Petite
Piano: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Robert Kajanus

: Musical Encounters

With Fiona Talkington.
Merikarrto Song of Vallinkorva Martti Pokela , Eeva-Leena Pokela -
Sariola and Matti Kontio (kanteles)
10.02 Glazunov Finnish Fantasia
USSR Radio and TV Large SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
10.14 Artist of the Week:
Jan Garbarek (saxophone)
Garbarek He Comes from the North
Nana Vasconcelos
Rainer Bruninghaus (keyboards)
10.39 Lutoslawski Funeral Music
BBC SO, conductor Joseph Swensen
10.48 Gade Overture: Echoes from
Ossian New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
11.17 De la Rue 0 Salutaris Hostia
Jan Garbarek (saxophone), Hilliard Ensemble
11.21 Garbarek Gentle: Molde
Canticle VThe composer
(saxophone) with instrumentalists
11.36 Poulenc Concerto for Two
Pianos Martin Roscoe and Peter
Donohoe, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
11.57 Reynolds Romanza (Toy Cart) London Salon Ensemble


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Vallinkorva Martti Pokela
Unknown: Eeva-Leena Pokela
Unknown: Matti Kontio
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Unknown: Nana Vasconcelos
Unknown: Rainer Bruninghaus
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Pianos: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: David Atherton

: Composers of the Week: Campra, Clerambaurt and Monteclair

With Graham Sadler.
5: Requiem Aeternam
In 18th-century France, memorial services were often celebrated with a degree of macabre, theatrical pomp that now seems astonishing. Yet there is nothing ghoulish about Campra's Messe de Requiem, a work of restraint and tender lyricism whose consolatory tone anticipates that of later French settings, notably those by Faure and Durufle. The requiem is performed by Le Concert Spirituel, directed by Herve Niquet. Today's programme also includes movements from Clerambault's
Suite du Deuxième Ton played by Marie-Claire Alain (organ). Repeated next Friday 12.15am


Unknown: Graham Sadler.
Directed By: Herve Niquet.
Played By: Marie-Claire Alain

: Chamber Music from Manchester

From Studio 7, introduced by Rodney Slatford.
Joaquin Achucarro (piano) Montsalvatge Berceuse Ravel Valses Nobles et
Granados Quejas o fa Maya y el Ruisenor (Goyescas)
Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit


Introduced By: Rodney Slatford.

: Mozart

Ballet music (Idomeneo)
Prague Chamber Orchestra, conductor Bretislav Novotny Discs


Conductor: Bretislav Novotny

: Music Restored

Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm

: Mining the Archive

Time Regained
Irmgard Seefried , the singer whose mastery of the German repertoire had all the qualities of greatness, who sang with Richard Strauss , and whose lieder recitals were a high point, is recalled in performances recorded in the concert hall and studio. Gordon Stewart introduces her in arias and songs by Mozart, Brahms and Wolf. Repeat


Unknown: Irmgard Seefried
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Introduces: Gordon Stewart

: Music Machine

From the Lake District
Tommy Pearson listens as the students at the Queen Katherine
School in Kendal put together a dance track using sounds recorded around the town. They are helped by composer and recording engineer Pete Nash.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Pete Nash.

: In Tune

With Andrew Green , including
Beethoven Variations on "Une Here
Brulante" Ronald Brautigam (piano)
5.50 Ravel Asie (Sheherazade) Janet Baker (mezzo), New Philharmonia, conductor John Barbirolli
6.05 Wieniawski Scherzo-Tarantelle
Itzhak Perlman (violin),
Samuel Sanders (piano)
6.30 Grieg Holberg Suite
Norwegian CO, conductor lona Brown Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Andrew Green
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Samuel Sanders
Piano: Grieg Holberg
Conductor: Lona Brown
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Clocks and Clouds

Another concert in the Philharmonia's series exploring the music of Gyorgy Ligeti , recorded last month at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London. This concert combines
Ligeti's music-theatre diptych with medieval music.
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano),
Rose Taylor (alto), Omar Ebrahim
(baritone), Gothic Voices, Members of the Philharmonia, conductor Esa-
Pekka Salonen
Solage Joieux de Cuer
Machaut Douce Dame Jolie
Grimace Se Zephirus/Se Jupiter Machaut Dame, Je Sui Cilz/Finz
Cuers Doulz: C'est Force. Faire le Weil
Anon Quiconcques Veut damors Joir Tenorista Sofrir M'Estuet
Machaut Ay Mi! Dame de Valour
Anon Soit Tart, Tempre, Main ou Soir Bettering En Katerina Solennia ; Virginalis Concio ; Sponsus Amat
Sponsam Ligeti Aventures ; Nouvelles Aventures


Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Soprano: Rose Taylor
Baritone: Omar Ebrahim
Unknown: Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Solage Joieux
Unknown: Je Sui
Unknown: Tenorista Sofrir
Unknown: Katerina Solennia
Unknown: Virginalis Concio
Unknown: Sponsus Amat
Unknown: Sponsam Ligeti Aventures

: To Bahia and Beyond

5: Goodbye to the Xixau
The two poets set off with a guide on a walk which takes them to the furthest point of the journey.

: Maxence Larrieu

Bach Sonata in A minor, BWV1013
Telemann Fantasias: No 6 in D minor, No 2 in A minor; No 10 in F sharp minor
CPE Bach Sonata in A minor, Wql32 Repeat


Flute: Bach Sonata

: Hear and Now

Towards the Millennium: the Sixties
The second of four programmes in which composers present a selection of music from the sixties. Tonight,
Howard Skempton introduces music by some of the experimentalists. Cornelius Cardew Material
David Bedford Two Poems for Chorus
Morton Feldman The King of Denmark Peter Sculthorpe Sun Music 1 John Tavener Celtic Requiem
Lennon/McCartney A Day in the Life Stockhausen Solo; Momente (1965 version)


Introduces: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Morton Feldman
Music: John Tavener

: Composer of the Week: Webem

With Malcolm Hayes.
Three Songs, Op 25; Concerto for
Nine Instruments (2nd and 3rd mvts) Bach, orch Webem Ricercar a 6 (Musical Offering, BWV1079)
Webem Variations, Op 27; Cantata No
Plus excerpts from works by Berg and Josquin.
Repeated from last Friday


Unknown: Malcolm Hayes.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
12.40 Russian Choral Music sung by the Drevneruski Rospev Chorus, directed by Anatoli Grindenko. Works by Chesnokov, Grechaninov, Tostyakov, Popov-Platov and Tchaikovsky
2.10 BBC PO/Yan Pascal Tortelier Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
3.20 Canzonettas and Sonatas by Haydn, Mozart and Schubert performed by Adrienne Csengery
(soprano) and Malcolm Bilson (piano)
4.30 Sequeira Costa (piano), Sao Carlos National Theatre Chorus,
Portuguese SO/Joel Levine
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor Hoist Suite: The Planets
6.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Directed By: Anatoli Grindenko.
Soprano: Adrienne Csengery
Soprano: Malcolm Bilson

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