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Soprano Felicity Lott talks to Stephen Johnson about the pleasures and difficulties of singing Strauss.
Three Ophelia Songs
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (sop) Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Four Last Songs
Felicity Lott (soprano) Scottish National
Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi Arabella (Act 3, excerpt) Peter Seiffert (tenor)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Jeffrey Tate
Plus lieder performed by Lisa Delia Casa ,
Julius Patzak , Edita Gruberova , Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Jessye Norman. Records

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Johnson
Guest:
Felicity Lott

Geoffrey Bush / had a little nut-tree
Ian Partridge (tenor)
The Composer (piano)
Vaughan Williams The Turtle Dove
Lindsay Heather (baritone) Choir of King's College,
Cambridge/David Willcocks Rameau La Poule
Kenneth Gilbert (h'chord)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Bush
Tenor:
Ian Partridge
Piano:
Vaughan Williams
Baritone:
Lindsay Heather
Unknown:
Rameau La Poule
Unknown:
Kenneth Gilbert

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies conducts the first broadcasts of his Strathclyde Concertos Nos 5 and 6 in a programme which also includes his
Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, a commission by the Boston Pops Orchestra. Jan Albert Ban Vanitas Haydn Overture: L'Isola Disabitata
Maxwell Davies
Strathclyde Concerto No 5 James Clark (violin)
Catherine Marwood (viola) Strathclyde Concerto No 6 David Nicholson (flute)
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise
George Macllwham (bagpipes)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown:
Jan Albert Ban Vanitas
Violin:
James Clark
Viola:
Catherine Marwood
Flute:
David Nicholson
Unknown:
George MacLlwham

A Twentieth-Century Voice
In the third of four programmes, the countertenor talks to Brian Kay about his work within the rich Baroque repertoire, with music by Purcell, Handel and Bach and comment from Robert King, Sir Charles Mackerras and Michael Chance.

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Kay
Unknown:
Sir Charles MacKerras
Unknown:
Michael Chance.

Alexander Baillie (cello) Martin Roscoe (piano)
The first of two recitals includes two sets of variations on music from Mozart's Die Zauberflote. Variations on 'Bei Mannern welche Liebe fuhlen', Wo046;
Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen', Op 66; Sonata in A, Op 69

Contributors

Cello:
Alexander Baillie
Piano:
Martin Roscoe
Unknown:
Bei Mannern
Unknown:
Ein Madchen

In this final programme on the New Orleans trumpeter Bunk Johnson , Bill Russell tells
Michael Pointon about Bunk's friendship with pianist Don Ewell.
(Mono)
Series producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Unknown:
Bunk Johnson
Unknown:
Bill Russell
Unknown:
Michael Pointon
Pianist:
Don Ewell.
Producer:
Derek Drescher

The consort music of Johann Hermann Schein is based on a skilful blend of English and Italian styles. The tenth of 12 programmes includes canzonas and dance suites from his collections Venus Krdntzlein and Banclietto musicale.
The Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman and Mark Caudle
New London
Consort/Philip Pickett

Contributors

Unknown:
Johann Hermann Schein
Unknown:
Venus Krdntzlein

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