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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478 Julian Rachlin (violin), Anna Deeva (viola), Seppo Kimanen (cello), Alexei Lubimov (piano)
6.31 Hindemith Symphonic Dances BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
7.05 Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Nelson Goerner (piano)
7.45 Paul Patterson Trumpet Concerto John Wilbraham , BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Elgar Howarth
8.05 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 ensemble, director
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
8.28 Novak Slovak Suite
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Libor Pesek
Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Violin: Julian Rachlin
Violin: Anna Deeva
Viola: Seppo Kimanen
Piano: Alexei Lubimov
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Piano: Paul Patterson
Unknown: John Wilbraham
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545
Maria-Joao Pires
9.12 Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV1052 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
9.34 Rigatti Salve Regina Charles Daniels (tenor),
Peter Harvey (baritone), Gabrieli
Players, conductor Paul McCreesh
9.40 Sibelius The Tempest:
Suite No 2 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Maria-Joao Pires
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Harpsichord: Rigatti Salve Regina
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Baritone: Peter Harvey
Conductor: Paul McCreesh

: Musical Encounters

With Andrew Lyle , including more recordings from winners of the Cardiff Singer of the World.
Britten Russian Funeral New London
Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp
10.11 Purcell Frost scene (King Arthur) Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.28 Artists of the Week:
Cardiff Singers of the World
Verdi Toi Qui Sus le Neant (Don Carlos ) Karita Mattila (soprano), Paris Orchestra , conductor Antonio Pappano
10.43 Mozart Serenade in D, K320 (Posthorn) Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jorg Faerber
11.02 Artists of the Week:
Cardiff Singers of the World David Malis (baritone)
Barber Desire for Hermitage
(Hermitage Songs) Julian Smith (piano) Rossini Largo al Factotum (The Barber of Seville)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Armstrong
11.10 Elgar Five Intermezzi Athena Ensemble
11.18 Artists of the Week:
Cardiff Singers of the World Mozart Martern Aller Arten
(Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) Valeria Esposito (soprano),
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jun Karkl
11.27 Marais Suite in D minor
Jay Bernfield (bass viol),
Skip Sempe (harpsichord)
11.38 Bax Tintagel
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Don Carlos
Soprano: Paris Orchestra
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Jorg Faerber
Baritone: David Malis
Piano: Julian Smith
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Soprano: Valeria Esposito
Conductor: Jun Karkl
Bass: Jay Bernfield
Harpsichord: Skip Sempe
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: Composer of the Week: Paul Patterson

(born 15 June 1947)
In the week of his 50th birthday, the composer introduces a retrospective of his music. Works such as the Kyrie, Time Piece and the Requiem first won Patterson public acclaim in the seventies. Since then, he has been at the forefront of contemporary music and has written over 80 works.
1: Beginnings. As Manson Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, Patterson discovered the work of Penderecki and Lutoslawski and used Polish techniques in his score for the Kyrie. Kyrie
London Chorale, conductor Roy Wales Intrada, Op 7 David Titterington (organ) Chromascope Besses o' the Barn Band, conductor Ifor James Concerto for Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Producer Piers Burton-Page
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Conductor: Roy Wales
Unknown: David Titterington
Unknown: Chromascope Besses

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Raphael Ensemble
Britten Phantasy Quintet
Mendelssohn String Quintet in B flat, Op 87
Repeated Sunday 6.30pm

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth , Tasmin Little (violin)
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Shostakovich Symphony No 10


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Violin: Tasmin Little

: Saxophone Colossus

Sonny Rollins is thought to be one of the most important jazz musicians of the last 40 years. In this six-part series, he talks to fellow saxophonist John Surman about his career, beginning with his early days in Harlem. He was particularly impressed by Coleman Hawkins , Louis Jordan and Charlie Parker.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins
Unknown: Charlie Parker.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Music Restored

Andrew Manze introduces a recital of music by CPE Bach played by American fortepianist Richard Fuller. Repeated from Thursday


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Played By: American Fortepianist
Played By: Richard Fuller.

: Music Machine

Gypsy Music
There is no single musical style common to all gypsies. The music of different tribes is coloured by a wealth of folk styles they have encountered on their travels around the globe.
Tommy Pearson talks to Iren Kertesz and George Weigand about how a nomadic lifestyle has affected the nature of the gypsy's music. Producer Verity Sharp


Talks: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Iren Kertesz
Unknown: George Weigand
Producer: Verity Sharp

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas. Including Suppe Overture: Pique Dame RPO, conductor Gustav Khan
6.05 CPE Bach Symphony in E, Wql82 No 6 Academy of Ancient
Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
6.30 Saint-Saens Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 75
Jascha Heifetz , Emanuel Bay (piano) Producer Andrew Mussett
E-MAIL: intune@bh.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.
Conductor: Gustav Khan
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Piano: Emanuel Bay
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

From St George's,
Brandon Hill , Bristol.
Conductor Simon Rattle
Schubert, real Newbould Symphony No 10 in D
8.10 Laughing at the Learned
Penelope Corfield , professor of history at Royal Holloway, discusses satire form the age of Chaucer to Private Eye.
8.30 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Penelope Corfield

: Gardens in the Ashes

Five programmes about writing in the former Yugoslavia.
1: Celia Hawkesworth explores the literature of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Celia Hawkesworth
Producer: Tim Dee

: Ton Koopman in Lisbon

The second of three visits to Lisbon Cathedral. Organist Ton Koopman plays music by Buxtehude.
Final programme Wednesday 9.30pm


Organist: Ton Koopman

: Voices

Soprano Sibylle Ehlert presents a selection of Mendelssohn songs to mark the 150th anniversary of his death. Introduced by lain Burnside , who accompanies her on piano.
Hexenlied; Volkslied; Schilflied; Die Liebende Schreibt ; Neue Liebe;
Nachtlied; Auf Flugeln des Gesanges: Der Mond; Das Ernste Veilchen ; There Be None of Beauty's Daughters; Sun of the Sleepless; Es Brechen im
Schallenden Reigen; Durch im Wald; Pagenlied; Suieika und Hatem; Romanze Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 2pm. See also Friday 3pm


Soprano: Sibylle Ehlert
Introduced By: Lain Burnside
Unknown: Liebende Schreibt
Unknown: Das Ernste Veilchen

: Mixing It

With Mark Russell and Robert Sandall , including an interview with performance artist Laurie Anderson , artistic director of this year's Meltdown Festival, which opens at the weekend in London. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Artist: Laurie Anderson
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week: Maurice Ravel

Presented by Chris de Souza , with Manuel Rosenthal , Madeleine Milhaud. Introduced by George Benjamin. Fanfare; Tzigane; Chansons
Madécasses; Chanson Française; Sainte
Repeated from last Monday


Presented By: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Manuel Rosenthal
Unknown: Madeleine Milhaud.
Introduced By: George Benjamin.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Cardiff Singer of the World Today's preliminary round, introduced by Humphrey Burton Next programme tomorrow lam
* Special feature: pages 31-37
3.00 Cherubini Quartet,
Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Juliane Banse (soprano) Mozart String Quintet in D, K593 Schumann Six Songs, Op 107 Schoenberg String Quartet No 2
Brahms String Quintet in G, Op 111
4.40 Amadeus CO/Agnieszka
Duczmal, Piotr Paleczny (piano) Grieg Holberg Suite Chopin, arr Hoffman
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Britten, arr Duczmal Soirées Musicales
5.30 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Introduced By: Humphrey Burton
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Viola: Juliane Banse
Piano: Piotr Paleczny

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