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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
Palestrina Motet: Regina Coeli
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, director Timothy Brown
6.09 Roussel Le Festin de I'Araignee BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
7.05 Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Alexander Schneider Quartet
7.32 Weber Concertino in E flat
Charles Neidich (clarinet),
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
8.05 Vivaldi Concerto in C for Two
Trumpets, RV537 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
8.49 Bernard Herrmann Concerto
Macabre (Hangover Square) David Buechner (piano),
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Sedares

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Director: Timothy Brown
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Alexander Schneider
Clarinet: Charles Neidich
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Bernard Herrmann
Piano: David Buechner
Conductor: James Sedares

: Morning Collection

With Penny Gore.
Beethoven Overture: Leonore No 1
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
9.11 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto
No 3 in D minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn Discs

Contributors

Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Musical Encounters

With Nicola Heywood Thomas. Sibelius Serenade
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
10.05 Wagner Suite: Die
Meistersinger von Numberg
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Guido Ajmone-Marsan
10.25 Bruckner Abendzauber
Markus Krause (baritone),
South German Vocal Ensemble, Marie-Luise Neunecker
Horn Ensemble, director Rolf Beck
10.30 Proms Artist of the Week:
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat,
D960
11.10 Marais Charivary (Suite in D) Spectre de la Rose
11.25 Berlioz Les Nuits d TEte
Delia Jones (mezzo),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Brad Cohen

Contributors

Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Unknown: Sibelius Serenade
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Conductor: Guido Ajmone-Marsan
Conductor: Bruckner Abendzauber
Baritone: Markus Krause
Horn: Marie-Luise Neunecker
Director: Rolf Beck
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Delia Jones
Conductor: Brad Cohen

: Proms Composer of the Week: John Adams

Alwynne Pritchard and John Adams discuss the composer's first opera, President Nixon's visit to China, and the "trickster" element in Adams's music, revealed in the manic humour of his Fearful Symmetries. The Chairman Dances
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart
News Has a Kind of Mystery (Nixon in China, Act 1)
James Maddalena (baritone), Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Edo de Waart
Fearful Symmetries
Orchestra of St Luke's, conducted by the Composer
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: John Adams
Baritone: James Maddalena

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

Simon Haram (saxophone), Emily Beynon (flute), Eryl Lloyd Williams and Elizabeth Burley (pianos)
Rodney Bennett Saxophone Sonata Poulenc Flute Sonata
Dave Heath Coltrane
Dutilleux Flute Sonatine
Koechlin Epitaphe de Jean Harlow Repeat

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Haram
Flute: Emily Beynon
Flute: Eryl Lloyd Williams
Flute: Elizabeth Burley

: BBC Proms 97

Another chance to hear Monday's concert.
Suzie LeBlanc (soprano), Elisabeth von Magnus (contralto), Mark Padmore (tenor),
Klaus Mertens (bass), Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
Bach Cantata No 214: Tonet Ihr Pauken!; Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049; Motet: Jesu, Meine Freude; Cantata No 21: Ich Hatte Viel Bekummernis Repeat

Contributors

Soprano: Suzie Leblanc
Contralto: Elisabeth von Magnus
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Bass: Klaus Mertens
Conductor: Ton Koopman

: Choral Evensong

From the Guards' Chapel,
Wellington Barracks, London.
Introit: Afferentur Regi Virgines (Bruckner)
Hymn: Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus (Morning Light)
Responses(Rose)
Psalm 78, w 39-73 (Goss, Gant) First Lesson: Isaiah 8, wll-18
Hymn: 0 Strength and Stay (Genevan Psalm 12)
Canticles: Stanford in B flat
Second Lesson: Ephesians 2, wl-10 Anthem: Lord, Thou Hast Been Our
Refuge (Vaughan Williams) The National Anthem
Hymn: The Day Thou Gavest (St Clement) Brass Voluntary: Sonata from "Die Bankelsangerlieder" (Anon)
Organist and master of the choir Andrew Gant. Assistant organist
Martin Hogben. With the Musicians of the Coldstream Guards.
Repeated tomorrow lam

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Gant.
Organist: Martin Hogben.

: Music Machine

Summing Up Sounds. Verity Sharp meets synthesiser wizard
Martin Russ , who conjures up spellbinding sound textures.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Martin Russ

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas , including Famon Peanut Polka
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
5.44 Domenico Scarlatti , arr
Tommasini Good-Humoured Ladies
Concert Arts Orchestra, conductor Robert Irving
6.05 Mendelssohn Cornelius March
Rupert Gough (organ)
6.35 Famon Prelude for Harmonica and Orchestra
Tommy Reilly , orchestra, conducted by the Composer Producer Andrew Mussett

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Conductor: Robert Irving
Conductor: Mendelssohn Cornelius
Unknown: Rupert Gough
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: BBC Proms 97

From the Royal Albert Hall, London, a characteristically bold programme from the BBC
Symphony Orchestra and their chief conductor Andrew Davis. The music draws together the clarity of Prokofiev and the warmth of Strauss in his rhapsodic portrait of a hero's life.
Plus one of the season's major Prom commissions from one of the most original of contemporary composers - lannis Xenakis, who is 75 this year.
John Lill (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Xenakis Sea-Change (BBC commission; first performance)
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
7.50 New series Albertopolis In the first of four interval programmes exploring the area in London now known as Albertopolis, Professor Steve Jones visits the Hall of the Arts and Sciences, better known as the Royal Albert Hall. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk
8.10 Strauss Ein Heldenleben

Contributors

Conductor: Andrew Davis.
Piano: John Lill
Talk: Steve Jones

: The Reith Lectures

The Distribution of Distress. In the third of five lectures, Professor Patricia J Williams looks at the juxtaposition of race and class and their interaction in society. First broadcast on Radio 4

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia J Williams

: Debussy at Dusk

The third of four short sequences this week of Debussy songs and piano music performed by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano), Dawn Upshaw (soprano) and James Levine (piano).

Contributors

Unknown: Arturo Benedetti
Piano: Dawn Upshaw
Piano: James Levine

: BBC Proms 97

The first of this year's late-night concerts from the Royal Albert Hall , London, introduces a Proms theme of the meeting of folk and traditional cultures with Western "art" music.
Joanna MacGregor (piano), Ensemble Bash
Trad, arr Ensemble Bash Yaa Yaa Kole
Steve Reich Music for Pieces of Wood
Cage Sonatas 2 and 5 for Prepared Piano
Orphy Robinson Suite d'Lorenzo
Cage Sonatas 14 and 15 for Prepared Piano
Frederic Rzewski Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
Django Bates The Catering Trade (first London performance)
Cage Sonatas 7 and 12 for Prepared Piano
Trad, arr Paulinus Bozie Kumpo

Contributors

Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Composer: Steve Reich
Composer: Frederic Rzewski
Composer: Django Bates
Arranger: Paulinus Bozie

: Proms Composer of the Week: Beethoven

With Stephanie Hughes.
It Must Be, Out with the Purse, WoO 196; Overture: The Consecration of the House; Trio in G, WoO 37: Agnus Dei (Mass in C); Incidental music: King Stefan (excerpts)
Repeated from last Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather introduces highlights from the Appleby Jazz Festival. This concert was given last Wednesday by Tim Garland and his new quartet.

Contributors

Introduces: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Tim Garland

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 Berlin Philharmonic/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Brahms Overture:
Academic Festival; Variations on a Theme of Haydn (St Antoni Chorale); Symphony No 1 in C minor
2.25 Sacred music by Dandrieu and Nivers performed by Capella Regis , director Jean-Yves Hameline , Michel Bouvard (organ)
3.25 BNRSO/Stefan Nedialkov, Ingrid Jakoby (piano) Weber
Overture: Oberon Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
4.15 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout) Takacs Quartet, Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown: David Cornet.
Unknown: Harnoncourt Brahms
Unknown: Capella Regis
Director: Jean-Yves Hameline
Director: Michel Bouvard








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