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: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including
Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor, RV610 Suzette Le Blanc and Daniele Forget (sopranos), Richard Cunningham (alto), Henry Ingram (tenor),
Tafelmusik Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Jean Lamon
6.17 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.05 Uszt Hungarian Fantasy No 2 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
7.32 Chabrier Joyeuse Marche Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
8.05 Bach, arr Busonl Wachet Auf, BWV645
Gianluca Cascioli (piano)
8.38 Strauss Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Editor Andrew Lyle


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Suzette Le Blanc
Sopranos: Daniele Forget
Sopranos: Richard Cunningham
Tenor: Henry Ingram
Conductor: Jean Lamon
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Piano: Gianluca Cascioli
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Morning Collection

With Penny Gore.
Handel Water Music: Suite No I in F
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.30 Beethoven Andante Favori , WoO 57 Alfred Brendel (piano)
9.40 Strauss Serenade for 13 Wind
Wind Soloists of the CO of Europe, conductor Heinz Holliger
9.50 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op
46: No 7 in C minor; No 8 in G minor
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi Producer Tony Cheevers Discs


Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Beethoven Andante Favori
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Strauss Serenade
Conductor: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Producer: Tony Cheevers Discs

: Musical Encounters

With Stephanie Hughes.
Marcel Poot A Cheerful Overture
BRT Philharmonic, conductor Alexander Rahbari
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Palladian Ensemble
Locke Broken Consort Suite No 6 in D
10.15 Koechlln Seven Stars'
Symphony (1st mvt: Douglas Fairbanks ) German Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Judd
10.22 Mozart Violin Sonata in E minor, K304
Ivan Zenaty Jaromir Klepac (piano)
10.36 Svendsen Carnival in Paris
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ole Kristian Rudd
10.49 Ravel Trois Poemes de
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
11.02 Cyril Rootham Miniature Suite Alan Fearon (piano), Northern
Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.13 Kodaly Psalmus Hungaricus Lajos Kozma (tenor), Wandsworth School Boys' Choir and Festival
Chorus, Brighton Festival Chorus, LSO, conductor Istvan Kertesz
11.40 Telemann Sonata in A minor
(Essercizii Musici)
Palladian Ensemble
11.51 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer Producer Terry Black


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Marcel Poot
Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks
Conductor: James Judd
Unknown: Ivan Zenaty
Piano: Jaromir Klepac
Conductor: Ole Kristian Rudd
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Piano: Cyril Rootham Miniature Suite
Piano: Alan Fearon
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Kodaly Psalmus Hungaricus
Tenor: Lajos Kozma
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Producer: Terry Black

: Composer of the Week: Muzio Clementi

David Byers explores the stylistic range of the composer who was bought in Rome as a 14-year-old boy by a wealthy English traveller and became known as the "father of the pianoforte" in his own lifetime. Malcolm Binns talks about Clementi's style and technique. Reader Anthony Finigan.
Gradus ad Pamassum (Bk 3, selection) Michele Campanella (piano)
Symphony in B flat, Op 18 No 1 London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
Piano Sonata in G minor, Op 50 No 3 (Didone Abbandonata) Stefan Irmer Producer David Byers
Repeated next Monday 11.30pm


Unknown: David Byers
Talks: Malcolm Binns
Reader: Anthony Finigan.
Piano: Michele Campanella
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Stefan Irmer
Producer: David Byers

: From St John's

Ralph Kirshbaum (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Bach Solo Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009
Shostakovich Cello Sonata Repeat


Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: The BBC Orchestras

A daily series showcasing the five orchestras of the BBC, this week featuring Beethoven symphonies. BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Prelude to Act 1)
Takemitsu A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Strauss Four Last Songs
Conductor Mariss Jansons , Cheryl Studer (soprano)
Rachmanlnov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Arturo Pizarro (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Soprano: Rachmanlnov Rhapsody
Piano: Paganini Arturo Pizarro
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 12.15pm

: Music Machine

A new time for the series for younger listeners. This week Tommy Pearson looks at how instruments are used across the world. 1: Drums Repeat


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty makes his first appearance as the daily host with music, news stories and personalities from the classical music world. His choice of music includes Handel, Bach, Sibelius and Keith Jarrett. At 6.45 there is a recording of Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 (Classical) performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Charismatic singer Willard White discusses his role in Wagner's Flying Dutchman which opens tonight at the English National Opera, and Melvyn Tan is the first of five pianists joining Rafferty this week to mark the 200th birthday of Henry E Steinway. Producer Nicki Paxman
* Face behind the Voice: page 123


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Keith Jarrett.
Singer: Willard White
Singer: Melvyn Tan
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Performance on 3

From Broadcasting House in Vienna.
Wien Lancer and German Dances by Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart Lanner New Viennese
Landler Johann Strauss (son) Rasch in der Tat Johann Strauss (father) Waltz:
Sorgenbrecher Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: Fruhlingsstimmen
8.20 Cheese
Sydney Anglo explores an extraordinary metamorphosis with Professor John Maynard-Smith , Rt Rev Richard Harries , the Bishop of Oxford, Mathilde Pourrit. and cheese historian Duncan Clegg.
8.40 Josef Strauss Rudolfsheimer -
Polka; Die Guten Alten Zeiten
Philipp Fahrbach (son) Reissaus Lanner Waltz:
Dampf Johann Strauss (son) Overture: Die Redermaus


Unknown: Wien Lancer
Unknown: Landler Johann Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Sorgenbrecher Johann Strauss
Unknown: Professor John Maynard-Smith
Unknown: Richard Harries
Unknown: Mathilde Pourrit.
Unknown: Duncan Clegg.
Unknown: Josef Strauss Rudolfsheimer
Unknown: Alten Zeiten
Unknown: Philipp Fahrbach
Unknown: Dampf Johann Strauss

: Postscript

The Landscapes of Man
A five-part series about landscape. 1: What architecture was to the eighties, landscape is to the nineties as the art of landscape is being reborn after years of neglect. Written and presented by Susan Marling. Repeat


Presented By: Susan Marling.

: Voices

Wigmore Hall International Song Competition
Natalie Wheen introduces highlights from this competition, which took place last Saturday in London. The judges include Peter Schreier , Dame Margaret Price and Graham Johnson. Producer Adam Gatehouse. Rptd tomorrow 4pm


Introduces: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Peter Schreier
Unknown: Graham Johnson.
Producer: Adam Gatehouse.

: Iconoclassics

The eighth of 11 programmes inviting musicians to introduce their favourite pieces. Andrew Sparling 's guest is Annette Morreau , who founded the Contemporary Music Network in 1971. She introduces some of the most memorable music from the early CMN tours, comparing the minimalism of Philip Glass and Louis Andriessen , contrasting the avant-garde piano music of lannis Xenakis with Cecil Taylor's free jazz, and recalling two zany Viennese acts - the Vienna Art Orchestra and HK Gruber 's Frankenstein. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Andrew Sparling
Unknown: Annette Morreau
Unknown: Louis Andriessen
Unknown: Cecil Taylor'S
Unknown: Hk Gruber
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Composer of the Week: Giuseppe Verdi

The first of five programmes in which Humphrey Burton examines Verdi operas. Today he talks to John Wells about Giovanna d'Arco and introduces excerpts from it starring Montserrat Caballe and Placido Domingo. Repeated from last Monday


Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Placido Domingo.

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather recalls Tubby Hayes. Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Tubby Hayes.
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Great Pianists The last of 12 programmes of piano-roll recordings. Tonight performances by Ignace Paderewski , Edvard Grieg ,
Leopold Godowsky , Josef Hofmann and Artur Rubinstein
1.50 Saar RSO/Michael Stern, Guy Braunstein (violin) Strauss Till
Eulenspiegel Bartok Violin Concerto No 1 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D
3.15 Janacek In the Mists
Marja Bon (piano)
3.30 Svirldov Nine Sacred Pieces
Constantin Chvedov Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Radio France Chorus and Children's Chorus/
Vladislav Tcheruchenko, Pierre Vaello (tenor), Jean-Louis Depoil (bass)
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Ignace Paderewski
Unknown: Edvard Grieg
Unknown: Leopold Godowsky
Unknown: Josef Hofmann
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein

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