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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor. Comysh Salve Regina The Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
6.18 Brahms Paganini Variations, Op 35 Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
7.05 Bach, orch Stokowski Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.32 Schumann Nachtstucke , Op 23 Emil Gilels (piano)
8.05 Stravinsky, arr Crabb/Draugsvoll Tango
James Crabb and Geir Draugsvoll (accordians)
8.30 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A,
K622 Leopold Wlach (clarinet), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Andrew Carwood
Director: Brahms Paganini
Unknown: Stokowski Toccata
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Schumann Nachtstucke
Piano: Emil Gilels
Unknown: James Crabb
Unknown: Geir Draugsvoll

: Morning Collection

With Penny Gore.
Donizetti String Quartet No 13 in A Alberni Quartet
9.21 Elgar Dream Children
Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
9.29 Ravel Miroirs
Louis Lortie (piano) Discs


Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Musical Encounters Cheltenham Festival

From the Town Hall,
Cheltenham, with Chris Wines.
Maxwell Davies Ojai Festival Overture BBC Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
10.07 Lambert Trois Pièces Nègres pour les Touches Blanches Richard Rodney Bennett and Malcolm Williamson (pianos)
10.16 Ravel Air d'Alcyone Marie Atger (soprano),
Monte Carlo Philharmonic , conductor Marius Constant
10.23 Szymanowski Kolysanka London Music Group
10.30 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)
Members of the Chilingirian Quartet, Philip de Groote (piano)
11.11 Proms Artist of the Week:
Nicholas McGegan (conductor) Rameau Nais (excerpts)
English Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra
11.22 Holst Her Eyes the Glowworm Lend Thee, Op 12 No 3; Now Is the Month of Maying, Op 12 No 4 City of Birmingham Symphony
Chorus, conductor Simon Halsey
11.26 Franc.aix Piano Trio Sashko Gawriloff (violin), Johannes Goritzki (cello), Raimund Havenith (piano)
11.44 Lennox Berkeley Symphony No 3 LPO, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Chris Wines.
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Pianos: Malcolm Williamson
Soprano: Marie Atger
Conductor: Monte Carlo Philharmonic
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Rameau Nais
Conductor: Simon Halsey
Violin: Sashko Gawriloff
Cello: Johannes Goritzki
Piano: Raimund Havenith
Piano: Lennox Berkeley

: Proms Composer of the Week: Beethoven

Stephanie Hughes looks at some of the music influenced by the composer's search for the heroic, including a complete performance of a fascinating early cantata which moved Brahms to write, "even if there were no name on the title page, none other could be conjectured - it is Beethoven through and through." Contredanse No 7
Orchestra of St Luke's/Tilson Thomas Overture: Coriolan Berlin Philharmonic/Furtwangler
Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II
Janice Watson (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Jose Van Dam (bass), Corydon
Singers and Orchestra/Matthew Best Repeated next Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Soprano: Janice Watson
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Jose van Dam

: Opera Matinee: L'lncontro Improwiso

Haydn's opera to a libretto by Carl Friberth (after Dancourt's operacomique La Rencontre Imprevue) was first performed at Eszterhaza in 1775. The plot is similar to many Turkish-style operas of the 18th century: the sultan has captured
Princess Rezia, but her lover Ali and his servant Osmin are determined to rescue her. After several entanglements, they gain the help of the ladies-in-waiting and some local dervishes, only to have their plans wrecked by the sultan. This performance, introduced by Richard Wigmore , was recorded last year at the Municipal Theatre in Lausanne.
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jonathan Darlington


Unknown: Carl Friberth
Introduced By: Richard Wigmore
Conductor: Jonathan Darlington
Prince Ali: William Burden(tenor)
Princess Rezia: Ian0 Tamar(soprano)
Balkis: Anna Maria Panzarella(soprano)
Dardane: Mireille Delunsch(soprano)
Osmin: Steven Cole(tenor)
Calandro: Lorenzo Regazzo(baritone)
Sultan of Egypt: Charles Ossola(bass)
Subaltem: Alain Bertschy(bass)

: Vanessa Latarche

Mendelssohn Preludes and Fugues, Op 35: No 2 in D; No 3 in B minor Schumann Arabesque in C, Op 18
Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 7 Repeat


Piano: Mendelssohn Preludes

: Ensemble

Repeated from yesterday 10pm

: Music Machine

Ceremonial Music
Tommy Pearson takes a trip around the world, dropping in on a few weddings along the way.


Music: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

A special edition from Tenby harbour presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas. The programme celebrates 75 years of the BBC, with live music from pianist Roger Owens and Fine Arts Brass, and the John S
Davies Singers perform Three Songs for Female Voices by Rossini and Lear Songs by William Mathias. Producer Gwawr Owen


Presented By: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Pianist: Roger Owens
Songs By: William Mathias.
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier,
Craig Ogden (guitar)
Bizet Carmen : Suites Nos 1 and 2 (excerpts)
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Suites
Nos 1 and 2


Guitar: Craig Ogden
Guitar: Bizet Carmen
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto

: Role Play

Five programmes in which Michael Billington talks to actors about key roles in the repertoire.
4: Alex Jennings and Stephen Moore discuss the character of Peer Gynt, described by Ibsen's latest biographer as "a bucolic, anti-heroic Ulysses".


Talks: Michael Billington
Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Stephen Moore

: Janacek, Dohnanyi and Martinu

Leslie Newman (flute), Paul Marleyn (cello), Martin Roscoe (piano) Janacek Pohadka
Dohnanyi Passacaglia for Solo Flute Martinu Trio (1944) Repeat


Flute: Leslie Newman
Flute: Paul Marleyn
Cello: Martin Roscoe
Piano: Janacek Pohadka
Piano: Dohnanyi Passacaglia

: Music Restored

The Earliest Printed Music: Ottaviano
Petrucci and the Italian Frottole
Fretwork, Michael Chance
Josquin De Tous Biens Plaine
Bartolomeo Tromboncino Si e Debile ilFilo
Ockeghem Ut Heremita Solus Josquin Nymphes des Bois
(Deploration sur la Mort d'Ockeghem) Anon La Spagna a 3 Josquin Scaramella va Alia Guerra; La Spagna a 5 Antoine Busnois Fortuna Desperata Ludwig Senfl Fortuna Desperata Josquin Fortuna d'un Gran Tempo Heinrich Isaac Fortuna d'un Gran
Alexander Agricola Fortuna Desperata Producer Mark Rowlinson


Unknown: Michael Chance
Unknown: Tous Biens Plaine
Unknown: La Spagna
Unknown: La Spagna
Unknown: Gran Tempo
Unknown: Heinrich Isaac Fortuna
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Night Waves

From the cheeky chappies of the postwar Ealing comedies to the suave Victorians of contemporary Merchant Ivory epics, the cinema has always been a place to find myths about the British.
Patrick Wright discusses the ideas behind a new book by historian
Jeffrey Richards on film and British national identity and explores the contribution made by the movies to "being British". Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: Composers of the Week: Early Spanish Music

With Catherine Bott. 4: Granada/Seville Anon M'Saddar: El Rey de Francia Triana Querer Vieja Yo?; Quien Vos Dio Tal Senorio ?
Francisco de la Torre Dime, Triste
Anon Salve Regina (Canto Llano) Escobar Ave Maris Stella
Medina Salve Regina
Penalosa Agnus Dei (Missa Ave
Maria Peregrina ); Sancta Mater Istud
Agas Anon Dindirindin
Repeated from last Thursday


Unknown: Catherine Bott.
Unknown: Quien Vos
Unknown: Dio Tal Senorio
Unknown: Maris Stella
Unknown: Medina Salve Regina
Unknown: Penalosa Agnus Dei
Unknown: Maria Peregrina
Unknown: Sancta Mater Istud
Unknown: Agas Anon Dindirindin

: Jazz Notes

With Digby Fairweather. The second part of Stacey Kent 's concert with the Jim Tomlinson Quintet. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.
Unknown: Stacey Kent
Unknown: Jim Tomlinson Quintet.

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 Choral Evensong from Salisbury Cathedral
Repeated from yesterday 4pm
2.00 Pieces by Martinu for mixed ensembles, with performers including Maurice Bourgue (oboe),
Pavel Sporel (violin) and Alexander Lonquich (piano). Five Madrigal Stanzas for Violin and Piano; Mazurka-Nottumo for Oboe, Two Violins and Cello;
Czech Rhapsody for Violin and Piano; Les Rondes for Septet: Sextet for
Wind and Piano; La Revue de Cuisine
3.30 Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit, Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
John Adams Short Ride in a Fast
Machine Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor Prokofiev Symphony No 5
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: David Cornet.
Oboe: Maurice Bourgue
Oboe: Pavel Sporel
Oboe: Alexander Lonquich

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