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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 Melos Ensemble,
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
6.29 Respighl Concerto Gregoriano Pierre Amoyal (violin),
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.05 Field Divertissement No 1 in E
Miceal O'Rourke (piano), London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.29 Delius North Country Sketches Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.05 Stanford For Lo, I Raise Up Choir of St Paul 's Cathedral,
Andrew Lucas (organ)
8.44 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Members of the Brindisi Quartet, Jonathan Kelly (oboe) Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Violin: Gregoriano Pierre Amoyal
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Andrew Lucas
Oboe: Jonathan Kelly
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

Peter Hobday continues the season of Dvorak chamber music.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049
Adolf Busch (violin),
Marcel Moyse and Louis Moyse (flutes), Busch Chamber Players
9.16 Chopin Berceuse in D flat, Op 57 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
9.21 Dvorak Piano Trio No 2 in G minor, Op 26 Fontenay Trio
9.49 Lehar Waltz: Gold and Silver
Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Rudolf Kempe Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Music: Bach Brandenburg
Violin: Adolf Busch
Violin: Marcel Moyse
Violin: Louis Moyse
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Musical Encounters

With Susan Sharpe , including
Part 0 Weisheit (Magnificat Antiphons) BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
10.02 Artists of the Week:
The Kuijken brothers Haydn Trio No 2 in G
Barthold Kuijken (flute),
Sigiswaid Kuijken (violin), Wieland Kuijken (cello)
10.11 Gounod Serenade
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Michel Dalberto (piano)
10.22 Tansman Concerto for Orchestra
Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio de Almeida
11.31 Strauss Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Chantal Juillet (violin), Rolf Bertsch (piano), Montreal Sinfonietta, conductor Charles Dutoit
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Conductor: Bo Holten
Flute: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Violin: Wieland Kuijken
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Piano: Michel Dalberto
Conductor: Antonio de Almeida
Violin: Rolf Bertsch
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Composers of the Week: Schola Cantorum

Roger Nichols surveys music by composers associated with the academy founded by Vincent d'lndy to counter the Paris Conservatoire. d'lndy Ma Lissette Emma Calve (piano)
Roussel Promenade Sentimentale
Jean Boguet (piano)
Canteloube Hymne dans I'Aurore (Triptyque)
Frederica von Stade (mezzo), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Antonio de Almeida
De Severac Surl'Etang, le Soir;
A Cheval dans la Prairie
Aldo Ciccolini (piano) d'lndy Symphonie sur un Chant Montagnard Français
Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer (piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
Producer Ray Abbott
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Piano: Emma Calve
Piano: Jean Boguet
Unknown: Frederica von Stade
Conductor: Antonio de Almeida
Piano: Aldo Ciccolini
Piano: Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer
Conductor: Charles Munch
Producer: Ray Abbott

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

From St John's, Smith Square, London.
Gaudier Ensemble,
Susan Tomes (piano)
Schumann Three Romances for
Oboe and Piano, Op 94
Janacek Concertino for Piano and Six
Beethoven Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, Op 16
Repeated Sunday 6.30pm


Piano: Susan Tomes

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Tzimon Barto (piano)
Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945 version)


Piano: Tzimon Barto
Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: Saxophone Colossus

In the third of six programmes, Sonny Rollins tells John Surman about his friendships with John Coltrane and pianist Thelonius Monk. Repeated Friday 1.15am


Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: John Coltrane

: Music Restored

Andrew Manze introduces a rare period-instrument performance by the Revolutionary Drawing Room of Mendelssohn's Octet in E flat, Op 20. Repeated from Thursday 10pm


Introduces: Andrew Manze

: Music Machine

Cartoon Music
Is there a musical shorthand that composers can use to conjure up instant images in a listener's mind? Tommy Pearson explores this idea with pianist David Owen Norris. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Pianist: David Owen Norris.
Producer: Chris Wines

: In Tune

Arts news and views from Hong
Kong on the day it returns to China, presented by Natalie Wheen. Anon Chinese Song of Joy
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
6.05 Tchaikovsky, arr Stravinsky Bluebird Pas-de-Deux
Hong Kong Philharmonic, conductor David Atherton
6.30 Uszt La Leggierezza Lee Ka-King (piano) Producer Andrew Lyle


Presented By: Natalie Wheen.
Unknown: Stravinsky Bluebird
Conductor: David Atherton
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: La Petite Bande

A concert given last Saturday at St James's Church, Piccadilly,
London, as part of the Festival of Baroque Music.
Andreas Scholl (countertenor),
Marcel Ponseele (oboe), Siebe Henstra (harpsichord), La Petite Bande , director Sigiswaid Kuijken (violin)
Bach Concerto in D minor for Oboe and Violin, BWV1060; Cantata No 54: Widerstehe doch der Sinde;
Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV1051; Cantata No 200:
Bekennen Will Ich Seinen Namen; Cantata No 170: Vergnugte Ruh ', Beliebte Seelenlust


Music: Andreas Scholl
Oboe: Marcel Ponseele
Oboe: Siebe Henstra
Harpsichord: La Petite Bande
Violin: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Unknown: Vergnugte Ruh
Unknown: Beliebte Seelenlust

: The Illuminati

Michael Ignatieff presents five programmes about key groups in 20th-century intellectual history.
1: The Vienna Circle. When Professor
Moritz Schlick falls under the spell of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, he persuades the philosopher to join the circle. But differences in outlook become apparent as the genius turns his back on the group.
Producers William Catlin and Elfi Pallis


Unknown: Michael Ignatieff
Unknown: Moritz Schlick
Producers: William Catlin
Producers: Elfi Pallis

: To Johannes Brahms

The sixth of eight selections of music by Brahms and works dedicated to him. Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: Seid Umschlungen , Millionen Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Clemens Krauss
Brahms Neue Leibeslieder
Barbara Bonney (soprano).
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Kurt Streit (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), Helmut Deutsch and Bengt Forsberg (pianos)
Next programme Thursday 2pm


Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Seid Umschlungen
Conductor: Clemens Krauss
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Tenor: Kurt Streit
Tenor: Olaf Bar

: Voices

Felicity Lott (soprano),
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Stuart Kale (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Steuart Bedford (piano)
Liza Lehmann In a Persian Garden
Producer Christopher Marshall Repeated tomorrow 2pm


Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Stuart Kale
Tenor: Neal Davies
Bass: Steuart Bedford
Piano: Liza Lehmann
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall meet guitarist Ry Cooder. Producer Philip Tagney
MUSIC DETAILS: see BBC1 Ceefax page 652


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Guitarist: Ry Cooder.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composers of the Week: Paris 1750

With Geoffrey Baskerville.
Corrette Variations on "Que Vous Diraige Maman"
Leclair Overture in A, Op 13 No 2
BaJbastre Noel: Votre Bonte Grand Dieu
Duphly La Damanzy
Corrette Carillon des Morts de Mondonville Sonata, Op 3 No 2 Corrette Concerto Comique No 14 (La Choisy)
Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather introduces a week of highlights from the 1997 Cheltenham International Jazz Festival. Tonight, the first of two programmes featuring pianist Monty Alexander. Producer Terry Carter


Introduces: Digby Fairweather
Pianist: Monty Alexander.
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 New series Great Pianists
The first of 12 programmes of recordings made from piano rolls. Tonight, Stravinsky and Prokofiev perform their own compositions.
1.45 Stuttgart CO/Dennis Russell Davies , soprano, Jan Garbarek
(saxophone) Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) Kanchell Night
Prayers Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
3.05 Tassilo Quartet,
Gernot Fresacher (clarinet) Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op 132 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
4.20 German SO, Berlin Singakademie (female voices)/Marek Janowski
Messiaen Un Sourire Debussy Three Nocturnes
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Russell Davies
Soprano: Jan Garbarek
Clarinet: Gernot Fresacher
Unknown: Marek Janowski

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