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With Martin Handley.
Lawes Sett in F for six viols and organ Fretwork, Paul Nicholson (organ)
6.12 Bach, arr Kempff Chorale: Wohl Mir, dass Ich Jesum Habe (Cantata No 147) Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
6.16 Sibelius Two Humoresques. Op 87 Dong-Suk Kang (violin), Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
6.30 Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, H XV 29 Beaux Arts Trio
6.47 Ravel Alborada del Gracioso
(Miroirs) Paris Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.02 Barber Overture: School for
Scandal New York PO, conductor Thomas Schippers
7.14 Mozart Divertimento in D, K136
Hagen Quartet
7.27 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 No 1 Murray Perahia (piano)
7.37 Grieg Holberg Suite Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.02 Heinichen Concerto in C
Musica Antiqua Köln, director Reinhard Goebel (violin)
8.10 Brahms German Folk Songs Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
8.17 Rodrigo Concierto Pastorale Patrick Gallois (flute), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Ion Marin
8.22 Rameau Les Niais de Sologne Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
8.29 Grainger Green Bushes
ECO, conductor Steuart Bedford


Unknown: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Lawes Sett
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Unknown: Ich Jesum Habe
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Conductor: Mozart Divertimento
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Gerald Moore
Piano: Rodrigo Concierto Pastorale
Flute: Patrick Gallois
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Handel Concerto Grosse in D minor, Op 3 No 5 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
9.14 trad, arr Willcocks Afton Water trad, arr Moeran The Sailor and Young Nancy RodoJfus Choir, director Ralph Allwaod
9.23 Butterworth The Banks of Green
Willow ECO, conductor Jeffrey Tate
9.35 Schubert Shepherds-Chorus ; Huntsmen's Chorus (Rosamuhde)
Leipzig Radio Choir, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
9.42 Gershwin Lullaby Indianapolis SO, conductor Raymond Leppard
9.51 Brahms Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1 Murray Perahia (piano)
10.00 Johann Strauss (son) Memories of Covent Garden London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Georgiadis
10.08 Ravel Habanera Mischa
Maisky (cello), Pavel Gililov (piano)
10.13 JC Bach Symphony in G. Op 8 No 2 Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
10.20 Purcell But Death. Alas!; When
I Am Laid in Earth; With Drooping
Wings (Dido and Aeneas) Janet Baker (mezzo), St Anthony Singers, ECO, conductor Anthony Lewis
10.30 Debussy Reflets dans I'Eau; Mouvements (Images)
Arturo Michelangeli (piano)
10.39 Bartok Deux Images Philharmonia Orchestra. conductor Hugh Wolff


Conductor: Neville Marriner
Director: Ralph Allwaod
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Schubert Shepherds-Chorus
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Brahms Rhapsody
Piano: Johann Strauss
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Conductor: Ravel Habanera Mischa
Cello: Pavel Gililov
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Debussy Reflets
Piano: Arturo Michelangeli
Piano: Bartok Deux
Conductor: Hugh Wolff

: Artist of the Week Encore

Joan Bakewell talks to Bryn Terfel. Revised repeat


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Bryn Terfel.

: Festival Music Matters

This week Graeme Kay explores flamenco festivals in Spain, a Schoenberg Festival in New York and the International Youth Festival in Aberdeen. He also talks to David
Matthews about his new symphony, discovers John Cage 's foray into the world of the visual arts, and discusses the Proms celebration of Duke Ellington with Wayne Marshall and Barry Forgie. Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Barry Forgie.
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: 100 Great Singers

Rosemary Ashe talks about the stage singer Ethel Merman. Producer Mark Rowlinson


Talks: Rosemary Ashe
Singer: Ethel Merman.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

82: William Faulkner : The Sound and the Fury. Professor Richard Gray and academic and broadcaster Diane
Roberts discuss Faulkner's novel.
Producer Adam Grimley


Unknown: William Faulkner
Unknown: Professor Richard Gray
Producer: Adam Grimley

: The Year

Anthony Burton introduces music first performed in 1918. Strauss Entry of Cleonte (Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme) Dresden
Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe Stravinsky Three Dances (The Soldier's Tale) Jean Cocteau
(narrator), Instrumental Ensemble, conductor Igor Markevitch
Honegger Le Roi et la Mort; L'Homme et la Mer (Suite: Le Dit des Jeux du Monde) Jean-Jacques Wiederker CO. conductor Frederic Bouaniche
Milhaud Chamber Symphony No 1
(Le Printemps) Ensemble Villa Musica Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) BBC Scottish SO, conductor David Angus Ruyneman Hieroglyphen Members of the Hague Residentie Orchestra/Bour Hoist Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (The Planets) London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Anthony Burton
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Narrator: Jean Cocteau
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Conductor: Honegger Le Roi
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Wiederker
Conductor: Frederic Bouaniche
Conductor: David Angus
Conductor: Ruyneman Hieroglyphen
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Six Pieces of Britain

Michael Berkeley with another chance to hear Turnage's Your Rockaby in a performance broadcast last night in BBC2's series Masterworks.
Martin Robertson (saxophone),
BBC SO, conductor Andrew Davis
+ See Music: page 38


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Martin Robertson
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: BBC Proms 99

One of the most brilliant violinists of his generation,
Maxim Vengerov , is accompanied in a varied programme by pianist Vag Papian. Brahms Scherzo in C minor (FAE
Sonata); Sonata in D minor, Op 108 Brahms, arr Joachim Hungarian Dances Nos 7, 2 and 5
3.40 Vengerov Revealed
Although only 25 years old,
Maxim Vengerov has been performing for 20 years. Charles Haziewood talks to him about his unique musicianship.
4.00 Schubert Rondo in A, D438 Sarasate Caprice Basque
Rachmaninov, arr Vengerov Vocalise Ravel Tzigane
Waxman, arr Heifetz Carmen Fantasy # Everybody's talking about Maxim Vengerov : page 13


Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Pianist: Vag Papian.
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Talks: Charles Haziewood
Unknown: Vengerov Vocalise
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov

: Late Piano Works

Works by Bach and Busoni composed late in their lives.

: Proms Feature: Towards the End

Valerie Cunningham investigates the Proms themes of late and last works.
How often are last works intended by their composers as last words? Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Valerie Cunningham
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: BBC Proms 99

Elements of dance and jazz echo both refuge and madhouse in Thomas Ades 's kaleidoscopic new work, featuring the composer in his Proms debut as a conductor.
Yefim Bronfman (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Ades Asyla (first London performance) Conducted by the Composer Bartok Piano Concerto No 2
8.30 Summer Pleasures
4: At the Lake. Novelist Helen Dunmore delights in the pleasures of summer bathing at a members-only lake.
8.50 Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Thomas Ades
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Ades Asyla
Unknown: Helen Dunmore

: The Sunday Play: Cancer Ward

By Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Set in 1955 in a cancer hospital in Tashkent, this Soviet classic is a metaphor for the corruption endemic under Stalin, as revealed in Khrushchev's "thaw".
Dramatised by Olwen Wymark Director Alison Hindell. Repeat


Unknown: Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Dramatised By: Olwen Wymark
Director: Alison Hindell.
Oleg Kostoglotov: Malcolm Storry
Pavel Nikolayevich Rusanov: David Ryall
Vera Komilyevna Gangart: Melanie Walters
Ludmila Afanasyevna Dontsova: Gillian Barge
Yefrem Podduyev: Dorien Thomas
Dyoma: Robert Harper
Vadim: Simon Ludders
Alexei Shulubin: Jonathan Adams
Zoya: Rhian Hefin
Proshka: Christian Patterson
Asya: Siriol Jenkins
Lev Leonodovich: Richard Elfyn
Kapa Rusanova: Christine Pritchard

: Hymns for the Cherubim

The BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury , perform sacred Russian choral music by Bortnyansky, Berezovsky, Titov, Glinka,
Tchaikovsky and Sviridov. Repeat


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Through the Night

Rautavaara, Pizzetti, Kodaly, Berge, Petersson and Gorecki
2.00 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E
2.10 Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G
2.35 Schmelzer Lamento sopra fa Morte Ferdinandi Ill
2.45 Couperin Suite in G
3.00 Faure, orch
Washburn Messe Basse
3.15 Beethoven Triple Concerto in C
3.55 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm
Sea and Prosperous Voyage
4.10 Handel Va Tacito e Nascosto
(Giulio Cesare )
4.15 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in G
4.45 Dobrzynski Monbar
5.00 Kraus Symphony in D
5.20 Kuusisto Consolation
5.25 Grieg Holberg Suite
5.50 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C minor, Op 1 No 8


Unknown: Washburn Messe Basse
Unknown: Handel Va Tacito
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Dobrzynski Monbar
Unknown: Grieg Holberg

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