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: On Air

With Penny Gore.
Mendelssohn String Quartet No 6 in F minor, Op 80 The Lindsays
7.05 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
7.32 Franz Doppler Duettino Hongrois Anna Pope and Nancy Ruffer (flutes), Helen Crayford (piano)
7.41 Rameau Suite: Dardanus
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
8.05 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C sharp minor Kun Woo Paik (piano)
8.41 Faure Dolly Suite
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa


Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Anna Pope
Flutes: Nancy Ruffer
Piano: Helen Crayford
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Morning Collection

Peter Hobday continues the survey of Mozart piano sonatas.
Weber Overture: Euryanthe
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Kempe
9.10 Glazunov Novelettes, Op 15: Nos 1-3
Hollywood Quartet
9.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K309 Mitsuko Uchida
9.44 Honegger Cello Concerto Mstislav Rostropovich ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Musical Encounters

With Piers Burton-Page . Artist of the Week:
Leon Goossens (oboe)
Elgar, orch Jacob Soliloquy Bournemouth Sinfonietta , conductor Norman Del Mar
10.05 Nielsen Overture: An
Imaginary Journey to the Faroes Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.10 Vaughan Williams The House of Life
Thomas Allen (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
10.45 Cimarosa, arr A Benjamin Oboe Concerto in C minor
Leon Goossens ,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.57 Stainer Lead Kindly Light
BBC Singers, conductor Brian Kay
11.07 Leclalr Trio Sonata in A, Op 14 Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
11.27 Chausson Symphony in B flat Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Mata


Artist: Piers Burton-Page
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Unknown: Jacob Soliloquy
Conductor: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Leon Goossens
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Brian Kay
Director: Simon Standage
Director: Chausson Symphony
Conductor: Eduardo Mata

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak Abroad

Presented by Susan Sharpe , with readings by David Holt. Dvorak's travels broaden from Brighton and Birmingham to Moscow and St Petersburg.
The Picture Moves; Ah, Dearest Child (The Spectre's Bride)
Eva Urbanova (soprano),
Ludovit Ludha (tenor), Ivan Kusnjer (bass), Prague Philharmonic Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Serenade for Wind in D minor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Alexander Schneider
Te Deum
Gabriela Benackova (soprano), Jaroslav Soucek (baritone),
Prague Philharmonic Chorus, Czech Philharmonic, conductor Vaclav Neumann
Discs Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Presented By: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: David Holt.
Soprano: Eva Urbanova
Soprano: Ludovit Ludha
Tenor: Ivan Kusnjer
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Alexander Schneider
Conductor: Te Deum
Soprano: Gabriela Benackova
Baritone: Jaroslav Soucek
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann

: City of London Sinfonia

Penny Gore introduces the first of six concerts of French music, given by the City of London Sinfonia in the Church of St Giles, Cripplegate, in the Barbican, London.
Conductor Mark Forkgen Dusapin Hop
Caplet Conte Fantastique (The Masque of the Red Death) Boulez Dérive /
Ravel Introduction and Allegro Producer Martin Cotton


Conductor: Mark Forkgen

: Voices

lain Burnside experiences the sights and sounds of Italy.
Repeated from yesterday 10pm See also tomorrow lpm

: Ulster Orchestra

Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk
Bruckner, ed Novak Symphony No 3 in C minor (1873 version)


Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk

: Spirit of the Age

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

: Music Machine

Music for Spaces
Sculpting Sound. Modern technology means that composers can make music come from any direction for the listener; some feel that they are actually sculpting sound. Composer Trevor Wishart records sounds and then creates a new sonic soundstage which has its own characters, scenery and acoustics.
Karlheinz Stockhausen created a piece which needs four helicopters, camera crews, a quartet, a performance hall and the whole city of Amsterdam.


Unknown: Trevor Wishart
Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen

: In Tune

From Manchester with Main Nicolson.
After 7.00, the unveiling of plans for a European Opera Centre in the city. Including
5.15 Verdi Overture: Nabucco
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
6.05 CPE Bach Sinfonia in G, Wql80
Les Amis de Philippe, director Ludger Remy
6.30 Mozart Adagio and Rondo in C, K61 7 Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
6.42 Monteverdi Tirsi e Clori
Consort of Musicke
6.50 Butterworth A Shropshire Lad Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Conductor: Edward Downes
Director: Ludger Remy
Unknown: Monteverdi Tirsi
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Pebble Mill

The first of seven celebrity piano recitals from Studio
One, Birmingham, is given by the Russian pianist Lazar Berman. Uszt Funérailles (Harmonies
Poétiques et Religieuses); Sposalizio; II Penseroso; Sonetto 104 del
Petrarca (Annees de Pelerinage) Schubert, transcr Uszt Erlkonig;
Gretchen am Spinnrade; Ave Maria
8.15 The Ghost In the Reading Room Writer David Benedictus and Merton
College Dean Tom Braun discuss
Max Beerbohm 's story , its satirical view of literary London and Beerbohm's prophetic glimpse into the future.
8.35 Musorgsky Pictures from an Exhibition
FREE TICKETS: (0121) [number removed]


Pianist: Lazar Berman.
Unknown: David Benedictus
Unknown: Tom Braun
Unknown: Max Beerbohm

: A Wet Handle

Second in a five-part selection of songs, stories and poems from humorist Ivor Cutler , with Craig Murray-Orr and Alison O'Kill.


Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Unknown: Craig Murray-Orr
Unknown: Alison O'Kill.

: London Sinfonietta

Conductor George Benjamin , Yvonne Loriod (piano) Varese Intégrales
Gerard Grisey Le Temps et I'Ecume (first UK performance)
George Benjamin Three Inventions for Chamber Orchestra (first UK performance)
Messiaen Oiseaux Exotiques


Conductor: George Benjamin
Piano: Yvonne Loriod

: Night Waves

The late 20th century has a poor record of toleration between ethnic communities. But how do modem societies reach a common sense of justice and good? Political philosopher Michael Walzer is one of the most respected thinkers to have tackled such questions. Richard Coles discusses his new book, On Toleration. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Michael Walzer
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: Composer of the Week: Korngold

Film music: The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (Overture) Warner Bros studio orchestra, conducted by the Composer Military March
BBCPO, conductor Matthias Bamert
Einfache Lieder
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Franz Welser-Most
Film music: Much Ado about Nothing (Garden Scene: Hornpipe) Gil Shaham (violin), Andre Previn (piano)
Der Ring der Polykrates (Scene 7)
German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin, conductor Klauspeter Seibel
Prelude and Carnival (Violanta) Royal Philharmonic, conductor Jascha Horenstein Repeated from last Tuesday


Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Einfache Lieder
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Conductor: Franz Welser-Most
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Andre Previn
Conductor: Klauspeter Seibel
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
Laura: Berate Bilandzija (soprano)
Wilhelm Amdt: Erich Wottrich(tenor)
Peter Vogel: Dietrich Henschel (baritone)

: Jazz Notes

Part 2 of the Como No concert.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Haydn String Quartets Leading string quartets perform Haydn's greatest works, plus other examples of the genre. Delme Quartet Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 54 No 1
Robert Simpson String Quartet No 2
1.35 Bruckner Symphony No 4 North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gunter Wand
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move 3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 History (9-11)
4.10 In the News 4.30 Standard
Grade Geography 4.50 Standard Grade Modern Studies
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Robert Simpson
Conductor: Gunter Wand

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