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: On Air

With Penny Gore, including
Glinka Grand Sextet in E flat
Alexei Brun and Mikhail Moshkunov
(violins), Andrei Kevorkov (viola), Erik Pozdeev (cello), Nikolai Gorbunov
(double bass), Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
7.05 Humperdinck Overture: Hansel and Gretel Bamberg SO, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
7.32 JC Bach Sinfonia Concertante in FVienna Concentus Musicus , director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Leonhardt Consort , director Gustav Leonhardt
8.05 Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew
Themes Stefan Vladar (piano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.17 Uccellini Caporat Simon ; La
Mia Pedrina; La Scatola Dagli Agghi Palladian Ensemble
8.45 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No
1: Midsummer Vigil Iceland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Petri Sakari


Unknown: Alexei Brun
Violins: Mikhail Moshkunov
Violins: Andrei Kevorkov
Viola: Erik Pozdeev
Cello: Nikolai Gorbunov
Bass: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Unknown: Concentus Musicus
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: Leonhardt Consort
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Piano: Stefan Vladar
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Uccellini Caporat Simon
Conductor: Petri Sakari

: Morning Collection

With Catriona Young.
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
The Composer, French Radio and TV Orchestra, conductor Andre Clutyens
9.18 Respighi Botticelli Pictures I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
9.36 Haydn String Quartet in C,
Op 33 No 3 (Bird) The Lindsays Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young.
Conductor: Andre Clutyens
Conductor: Solisti Veneti
Conductor: Claudio Scimone

: Musical Encounters

With Chris de Souza.
Proms Artist of the Week:
Roger Norrington (conductor)
Mozart Overture: The Magic Rute London Classical Players
10.19 Bernard Stevens Film music:
The Mark of Cain BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Carl Davis
10.29 Monteverdi Lagrime d'Amante al Sepolcro dellamata
Schiitz Consort , director Roger Norrington
10.48 Stravinsky Symphony in E flat Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
11.24 Poulenc Sonata for Two
Julian Farrell and Anthony Pike
11.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595
Melvyn Tan (fortepiano),
London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Bernard Stevens
Conductor: Carl Davis
Conductor: Monteverdi Lagrime
Unknown: Schiitz Consort
Director: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Clarinets: Julian Farrell
Clarinets: Anthony Pike
Unknown: Melvyn Tan
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Proms Composer of the Week: Mendelssohn

With Roger Nichols. St Paul (excerpt)
Gundula Janowitz and Rosemarie Lang
Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Theo Adam (bass), Leipzig Radio Choir and Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor
Andras Schiff , Bavarian Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Symphony No 2 in B flat (Lobgesang) Elizabeth Connell (soprano), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Unknown: Gundula Janowitz
Sopranos: Rosemarie Lang
Sopranos: Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Tenor: Theo Adam
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soprano: Elizabeth Connell
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

Maggie Cole (harpsichord)
Handel Suite No 1 in A, HWV426
Rameau Nouvelles Suites de Pieces de Clavecin (Book 2, excerpts)
Bryars After Handel's Vesper (first performance)
Bach Partita No 2 in C minor,
BWV826 Repeat

: BBC Proms 97

Another chance to hear last Friday's concert.
Amanda Roocroft (soprano). Malcolm Martineau (piano), Royal Philharmonic, conductor Daniele Gatti
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Beethoven Ah! Perfido
Mozart Ch'io Mi Scordi di Te? K505
Hindemith Symphony: Mathis der Maler


Soprano: Amanda Roocroft
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Daniele Gatti

: Hans Wemer Henze

Tonight's Prom includes the first UK performance of Henze's Sonata for
Strings No 2. As a taster, a recording of its precursor, with the Zurich
Collegium Musicum conducted by the work's dedicatee, Paul Sacher. Disc


Unknown: Paul Sacher.

: Choral Evensong

From St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Introit: Haec Dies (Byrd) Responses(Rose) Psalm 107 (Atkins)
First Lesson: Isaiah 35
Office Hymn: Ave Maris Stella (Monteverdi)
Canticles: Blair in B minor
Second Lesson: Ephesians 6, wlO-20 Anthem: Hymn to St Cecilia (Britten) Hymn: 0 Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum)
Organ Voluntary: Carillon-Sortie (Mulet) Master of the music Timothy Byram -Wigfield. Assistant organist Peter Backhouse.
Repeated tomorrow lam


Unknown: Maris Stella
Music: Timothy Byram
Organist: Peter Backhouse.

: Music Machine

Jazz. Tommy Pearson examines the role of the tenor saxophone in jazz. He talks to Tommy Smith and Andy Shepherd. Repeat


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Tommy Smith
Unknown: Andy Shepherd.

: In Tune

With Jeremy Nicholas , including
William Schuman Overture: American
Los Angeles Philharmonic. conductor Leonard Bernstein
5.40 Bach, rev Koopman Organ
Concerto No 8 in D minor, BWV1059
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (organ)
6.05 Rodney Bennett Four Piece Suite David Nettle and Richard Markham
6.30 Conus Violin Concerto
Jascha Heifetz , RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Izler Solomon Producer Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: William Schuman
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Director: Ton Koopman
Unknown: Rodney Bennett
Unknown: David Nettle
Pianos: Richard Markham
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Izler Solomon
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: BBC Proms 97

One of Europe's most distinguished orchestras comes to the Proms and the Royal Albert Hall. Mendelssohn wrote his famous Violin Concerto for the leader of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and he also conducted the orchestra in the first performance of Schubert's grandest symphony. Henze's second Sonata for Strings is a recent tribute to the athletic Leipzig strings.
Leila Josefowicz (violin), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Neville Marriner
Henze Sonata for Strings No 2 (first UK performance)
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
8.15 Leipzig Was a City of Merchants and Scholars
Graham Fawcett explores the history of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.
8.35 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
Repeated Friday 2pm


Violin: Leila Josefowicz
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Talk: Graham Fawcett

: Young Indians

3: The View from Inside. Bengali author Upamanyu Chatterjee 's
English, August is an irreverent tale of a young Indian's coming of age. Noah Richler talks to the author in Bombay, where he works for the Indian administrative service and is in charge of the city's slum development programme. Repeat See also 10.45pm


Unknown: Upamanyu Chatterjee
Talks: Noah Richler

: A Restoration Organ

The last of three programmes of organ music played on the 1670s organ at Guimiliau. Of all the organs built by the members of the English Dallam family in Britain during the 17th century, the one at Guimiliau is the most French in style.
Paul Nicholson celebrates this fusion of cultures, playing music by the French composers Roberday and Titelouze.


Unknown: Paul Nicholson

: The Great Sentinel and the Great Soul

Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath
Tagore were, between them. the heart and mind of India in the struggle for independence. However, despite their friendship, the two clashed publicly over the ways and means to a modern India. Jatinder
Verma explores their relationship, the vision they shared, and how their respective legacies have survived 50 years of independence. Repeat


Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi

: Proms Composer of the Week: Britten

With Michael Oliver.
3: Back from America: the 1940s and 1950s
An American Overture: Prelude and Fugue for 18-Part String Orchestra:
Lachrymae; Occasional Overture: The Pagodas (The Prince of the Pagodas) Repeated from last Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Oliver.

: Jazz Notes

A Week with a Latin Legend
With Campbell Burnap. Part 1 of a concert given by Tito Puente with his Latin Jazz Ensemble at the Glasgow Jazz Festival.


Unknown: Tito Puente

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado, Murray Perahia (piano)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor
2.40 Organ Music from Paris
Bruno Morin plays music by Widor, Toumemire, Messiaen, Durufle and Dupre
3.30 French NO/Serge Baudo, Radio France Chorus Debussy Images
Ravel Ballet music: Daphnis et Chloe
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: David Cornet.

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