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7.05 Telemann Grillen
Symphony
7.16 Bax Tintagel
7.32 Keyboard Compendium: Bach French Suite No 4 in E flat (BWV815)
8.05 Takemrtsu Sakura
(Cherry Blossoms)
8.32 Art Tatum Tatum
Pole Boogie
8.37 Bloch Concerto grosso for strings and piano
Producer Andrew Lyle. Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Unknown:
Tatum Tatum
Producer:
Andrew Lyle.

(1862-1918)
Robin Holloway presents his personal choice of music by this musicien français. 1: Images of Spain
"The entire piece down to the smallest detail makes one feel the character of Spain" - these were the words of Manuel de Falla on the piano piece Soirée dans Grenade. Also included is Pierre Monteux 's classic recording of the orchestral Iberia (Images) and the Cello Sonata performed by Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) and Benjamin Britten (piano). Producer Paul Hindmarsh

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Holloway
Unknown:
Manuel de Falla
Unknown:
Pierre Monteux
Cello:
Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano:
Benjamin Britten
Producer:
Paul Hindmarsh

with Chris de Souza.
Beethoven Andante favori in F (WoO 57)
10.10 Artists of the Week: The Sixteen
Pelham Humphrey The King Shall Rejoice
10.20 Balakirev
Symphony No 2 in D minor
11.05 Guy Woolfenden Oboe Concerto
11.20 Ravel Sonatine
11.40 Faure Dolly Suite Producer Chris de Souza

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris de Souza.
Producer:
Chris de Souza

Josephine Barstow talks to Rodney Milnes about the role of Queen Elizabeth I in Britten's opera Gloriana. Musical illustrations are from her recent recording conducted by Charles Mackerras.
Producer David Gallagher

Contributors

Unknown:
Rodney Milnes
Conducted By:
Charles MacKerras.
Producer:
David Gallagher

BBC Philharmonic conductor Sachio Fujioka Maria Kliegel (cello)
Julie Kennard (soprano) Christine Cairns (mezzo) Martyn Hill (tenor)
Michael George (bass)
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
Vaughan Williams
Overture: The Wasps Elgar Cello Concerto
Geoffrey Poole Blackbird (first performance)

Contributors

Conductor:
Sachio Fujioka
Cello:
Maria Kliegel
Soprano:
Julie Kennard
Soprano:
Christine Cairns
Tenor:
Martyn Hill
Bass:
Michael George
Unknown:
Vaughan Williams

Olivier Latry , organist of Notre-Dame in Paris, gives a dazzling display of music in the great French tradition from the 19th and 20th centuries, recorded at
Norwich Cathedral, which holds the third largest organ in Britain. Wldor
Allegro (Symphony No 6) Messiaen L'apparition du Christ ressuscite à
Marie-Madeleine (Livre du Saint Sacrement)
Latry Improvisation on a submitted theme
Vleme Finale (Symphony No 1)

Contributors

Organist:
Olivier Latry

In this fourth programme on American composer George Russell , Ian Carr looks at the early 60s, which began with the album Jazz in the Space Age. Russell then formed a sextet with himself on piano and Eric Dolphy
(alto saxophone and bass clarinet), and their first recording session produced Ezz-thetic, one of the seminal albums of the decade.
Bass player Steve Swallow recalls how it happened.

Contributors

Unknown:
George Russell
Unknown:
Ian Carr
Unknown:
Eric Dolphy
Unknown:
Steve Swallow

Unsung Heroes: From Solo to Silence?
For every name soloist there are hundreds of rank-and-file orchestral players. They all learnt the big solo repertoires at college, but when they join the orchestra they have to learn a new way of playing to let the soloists shine. A case of playing quietly rather than well? A Partners in Sound production

with Andrew Green.
5.15 Dvorak Scherzo
(Piano Quintet in A)
6.15 Beethoven
Variations on Bei Mannern welche Liebe
6.40 Glazunov Mazurka oberek in D
7.03 Scharwenka Vivace con fuoco (Polonaise, Op 29)
Producer Andrew Mussett

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Green.
Unknown:
Glazunov Mazurka
Producer:
Andrew Mussett

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Elizabeth Woollett (soprano),
Susan Bickley and Jean Rigby (mezzos)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder

Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad
Nicholas Maw, Scenes and Arias

8.15 English Eccentrics. 2:
Thelma Holt, the recently appointed Chair of the Arts Council drama panel ponders her achievements. She talks about dustcarts and garlic sandwiches and wonders whether she is eccentric.
A Heavy Entertainment production

8.35
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Elgar, Overture: In the South (Alassio)

Contributors

Pianist:
Mitsuko Uchida
Soprano:
Elizabeth Woollett
Mezzo-soprano:
Susan Bickley
Mezzo-soprano:
Jean Rigby
Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Mark Elder
Speaker (English Eccentrics):
Thelma Holt

Each night this week, Derek Jacobi reads from the memoirs of Max Beerbohm , the caricaturist and parodist who personified the man-about-town in the early part of this century. Tonight, childhood and reminiscences of his half brother, the actor-producer Herbert Beerbohm Tree.

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jacobi
Unknown:
Max Beerbohm
Unknown:
Herbert Beerbohm Tree.

York Early Music Festival In the second of eight programmes, David Fallows introduces fantasia suites and harp consorts by William Lawes.
John Holloway (violin)
Mark Levy (viola da gamba) Paula Chateauneuf (guitar) Frances Kelly (harp) John Toll (organ)

Contributors

Introduces:
David Fallows
Unknown:
William Lawes.
Violin:
John Holloway
Viola:
Mark Levy
Guitar:
Paula Chateauneuf
Harp:
Frances Kelly

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