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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Faure Pavane
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
6.43 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
LSO, conductor Charles Mackerras
7.05 Fayrfax Ave Dei Patris Filia Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
7.32 Mozart Horn Concerto No 3 in Eflat, K447
Anthony Halstead , Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
8.05 Verdi Overture: Giovanni d'Arco
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
8.25 Nielsen Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Dei Patris Filia
Director: Andrew Carwood
Unknown: Anthony Halstead
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Morning Collection

With Peter Hobday.
Josef Strauss Waltz : Music of the Spheres
Vienna PO, conductor Rudolf Kempe
9.09 Brahms Nanie
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
9.22 Leoncavallo I Pagliacci (Intermezzo)
National Philharmonic, conductor Giuseppe Patane
9.26 Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) Suk Trio Discs


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Josef Strauss Waltz
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor: Giuseppe Patane

: Musical Encounters

With Susan Sharpe.
Part 0 Konig Aller Volker (Magnificat Antiphons)
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
10.03 Artists of the Week:
The Kuijken brothers
Tobias Hume My Mistress Hath a Pritty Thing: Touch Me Lightly (The First Part of Ayres)
Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba)
10.12 Poulenc Chansons Gaillardes
Gilles Cachemaille (baritone), Pascal Roge (piano)
11.05 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Kuijken Quartet
11.37 Welll Suite: The Threepenny Opera
French Radio Philharmonic, conductor Olivier Cuendet


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Bo Holten
Unknown: Tobias Hume
Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Poulenc Chansons Gaillardes
Baritone: Gilles Cachemaille
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Olivier Cuendet

: Composers of the Week: Schola Cantorum

With Roger Nichols. Roussel Padmavati
(Act 1: Prelude; Finale)
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Satie Nocturnes Nos 1 and 2 Billy Eidi (piano) d'lndy Poeme des Rivages Monte Carlo Philharmonic, conductor Georges Pretre
Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Unknown: Roussel Padmavati
Piano: Billy Eidi
Conductor: Georges Pretre

: Vintage Verdi

The last of three programmes in which Pierluigi Petrobelli, director of Italy's National Institute of Verdi
Studies, plays a selection from the institute's uniquely rich collection of Verdi on disc and talks to Piers
Burton-Page about the performances. Today's programme includes performances by Rosa Ponselle , whose centenary falls this year. Producer Peter Tanner


Unknown: Rosa Ponselle
Producer: Peter Tanner

: To Johannes Brahms

The seventh of eight programmes featuring music by Brahms and works dedicated to him.
Louise Hopkins (cello), Caroline Palmer (piano)
Reinecke Cello Sonata No 3 in G.
Op 238
Brahms Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99 Final programme tonight 9.20pm


Cello: Louise Hopkins
Piano: Caroline Palmer

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
A concert given last year in Chester Cathedral.
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier , Leon McCawley (piano)
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto
No 2 in D minor
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Piano: Leon McCawley

: Ensemble

Madeleine Mitchell (violin), Andrew Ball (piano)
Messiaen Theme and Variations
Franck Violin Sonata in A
Repeated from yesterday 10pm


Violin: Madeleine Mitchell
Piano: Andrew Ball

: Music Machine

Cartoon Music
Tommy Pearson finds out how the relationship between a cartoon animator and a composer works.


Music: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

With Brian Morton , including
Corrette Organ Concerto in G, Op 26 No 1
Rene Saorgin , Nice Baroque
Ensemble, director Gilbert Bezzina
6.40 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford)
Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
7.23 Giovanni Gabrieli Dulcis Jesu
Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
Producer David McGuinness


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Rene Saorgin
Director: Gilbert Bezzina
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Director: Andrew Parrott
Producer: David McGuinness

: BBC Philharmonic

A concert given last year at the Royal Northern College of Music.
Conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Sibelius Symphony No 5
Maxwell Davies The Beltane Fire


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies

: The Illuminati

Michael Ignatieff presents five programmes about key groups in 20th-century intellectual history. 4: The Yale School. As post-structuralism migrates to America in the seventies, Yale University becomes the centre of deconstruction, with a dazzling cast of literary scholars. But intellectual differences surface, along with skeletons in the cupboard.


Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

: To Johannes Brahms

Concluding the series.
Schumann Introduction and Allegro Pascal Devoyon (piano),
Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique , conductor Theodor Guschlbauer
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Schumann, Op 23
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir
Producer Misha Donat
For details see 2pm


Piano: Allegro Pascal Devoyon
Conductor: Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique
Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer
Unknown: Bracha Eden
Pianos: Alexander Tamir
Producer: Misha Donat

: Music Restored

Anthony Rooley introduces highlights of a concert given last week as part of the Festival of Baroque Music in London. The performers, in a programme of music from the time of Velasquez, are the Spanish group Romanesca. Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated Monday 4.15pm


Introduces: Anthony Rooley
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night Waves

After his successful novel Cal, which also became a successful film,
Bernard MacLaverty fell silent for 11 years. Now he is publishing Grace
Notes - about a woman composer in Northern Ireland. Hermione Lee finds out what happened in the intervening years. She also looks back over the writing career of Iris Murdoch on the publication of her Existentialists and Mystics: Essays of Art and Philosophy, edited by Peter Conradi. Producer Miriam Newman


Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty
Unknown: Hermione Lee
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Edited By: Peter Conradi.
Producer: Miriam Newman

: Composers of the Week: Paris 1750

Geoffrey Baskerville introduces works by composers who were in Paris in 1750. Today, music inspired by water, from a heavy rain shower and a naval battle to apocalyptic thunderclaps and a shipwreck.
Corrette Les Giboulées de Mars
Sandrine Pasquier (harpsichord)
Corrette Concerto Comique No 25: Les Sauvages et la Furstemburg Musica Antiqua Kbln, director Reinhard Goebel
Corrette Divertimento No 2:
Combat Naval
Jukka Tiensuu (harpsichord) Duphly La du Buq de Mondonville Sonata No 5 in G
(Pieces de Clavecin)
Simon Standage (violin),
Lars-Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord) Corrette Grand Jeu avec Tonnerre
Sylvain Ciaravolo (organ)
Corrette Les Voyages d'Ulysse John Holloway (violin),
Davitt Moroney (harpsichord) Repeated from last Thursday


Introduces: Geoffrey Baskerville
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Harpsichord: Jukka Tiensuu
Violin: Simon Standage
Harpsichord: Lars-Ulrik Mortensen
Unknown: Sylvain Ciaravolo
Violin: John Holloway
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather introduces more highlights from the 1997 Cheltenham International Jazz
Festival. Tonight, the Alan Skidmore Quartet conclude their session paying tribute to John Coltrane , who died 30 years ago in July 1967. Alan Skidmore (tenor sax), Steve Melling (piano), Arnie Somogyi (bass), Stephen Keogh (drums).


Introduces: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: John Coltrane
Tenor: Alan Skidmore
Piano: Steve Melling
Piano: Arnie Somogyi
Bass: Stephen Keogh

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Choral Evensong from Southwark Cathedral
Repeated from yesterday 4pm
2.00 Prague Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Christopher Seaman, Michael George (baritone) Beethoven Symphony No 8 in FWalton Belshazzar's Feast
3.05 Music by Buonamente, Marini, Scarini, Jarzebski, Cesare, Merula, Uccellini and Fontana Bruce Dickey (cornet), Lucy van Dael and Marinette Troost (violins), Reiner Zipperling (viola da gamba/cello), Jacques Ogg (harpsichord/organ)
4.15 German SO, conductor
Marek Janowski , Helene Grimaud (piano) d'lndy Symphonie sur un Chant
Montagnard Français Ravel La Valse
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Michael George
Baritone: Fontana Bruce Dickey
Violins: Reiner Zipperling
Harpsichord: Jacques Ogg
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Piano: Helene Grimaud

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