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with Andrew Lyle. Music, news, weather and arts news, including:
7.00 Schubert Entracte No 1 (Rosamunde)
7.30 Elgar In the South (Alassio)
8.00 Haydn Symphony No 3 in G
8.30 Bach Christmas
Oratorio (Part 6). Records


Andrew Lyle.

Conductor Adrian Leaper talks to Stephen Johnson about Strauss's writing for wind instruments and the difficulties of balancing his densely textured scores.

Serenade for wind, Op 7 Netherlands Wind Ensemble/Edo de Waart
Tod und Verklarung Dresden State Orchestra/Rudolf Kempe
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Berlin PO/Wilhelm Furtwangler



Stephen Johnson
Adrian Leaper

In 1930, the Gramophone company began to make plans to re-record many of Elgar's short popular orchestral works, among them the Three
Characteristic Pieces.
The second of these, the Serenade Mauresque , was never published Malcolm Ruthven explains why. He also introduces the Nursery Suite, inspired by youthful sketches which Elgar discovered in an old trunk.


Serenade Mauresque
Malcolm Ruthven

live from the chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge. Epiphany Responsory: (Marlow); Hymn:
As with gladness men of old (Dix); First Reading: Genesis 18, vv 1-14; A child is bom in Bethlehem
(Scheidt); Second Reading: Isaiah 42, vv l-8a; Rejoice, rejoice in Christ his birth (Byrd); Third Reading:
Jeremiah 31, vv 10 and 31-34; 0 ye little flock
(Amner); Fourth Reading: John 10, vv 1-6; Quern vidistis, pastores (Dering); Fifth Reading: Matthew 2, vv 1-11; Hymn: Let all mortal flesh (Picardy); Ab oriente venerunt magi (Sweelinck); Sixth
Reading: II Timothy, vv 2b-4, 6-10; Vox in rama
(Kirbye); Hymn: 0 worship the Lord (Was Lebet); Gloria in excelsis Deo
Director of Music Richard Marlow. Organ Scholars Silas Standage and Philip Rushforth.


Richard Marlow.
Philip Rushforth.

Humphrey Carpenter explores the unexpected art of scientific illustration and its impact on the history of science, and chairs a discussion on the women in the lives and work of D H Lawrence and Freud with Elaine Feinstein and Lisa Appignanesi. Producer Abigail Appleton


Humphrey Carpenter
H Lawrence
Elaine Feinstein
Lisa Appignanesi.
Abigail Appleton

In 1938, Messiaen wrote music for six ondes martenots for a son et lumiere in Paris. Two years later, imprisoned in a Silesian camp, he rescored one of its movements for cello and piano, and it became the Louange a L'Eternité de Jesus from his Quartet for the End of Time.
L'eau a son maximum de hauteur (Fetes des belles eaux)
Sextuor Jeanne Loriod (ondes martenots)
Quatuorpour la fin du temps Antony Pay (clarinet) Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Anne Queffelec (piano)


Sextuor Jeanne Loriod
Gyorgy Pauk
Ralph Kirshbaum
Anne Queffelec

BBC Radio 3

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