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7.05 Liszt Les jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este - Stephen Hough (piano)

7.13 Vivaldi Concerto in C (R V559) - Stephen Hammer and Frank de Bruine (oboes) Eric Hoeprich and Antony Pay (clarinets) Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood

7.32 Takemitsu A Song of Circles and Triangles - Shin-yu Kai Choir, director Shin Sekiya

8.05 Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville - Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Claudio Abbado

8.13 Keyboard Compendium: Bach Three-part Inventions Nos 5-8 (BWV 791-794) - Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

8.41 Strauss Duett-Concertino - Manfred Weise (clarinet) Wolfgang Liebscher (bassoon) Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe

(Discs)

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew McGregor

Presented by Piers Burton-Page . Vaughan Williams
Overture: The Wasps Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Kees Bakels
10.12 Ravel Sonatine
Louis Lortie (piano)
10.23 Couperin Magnificat
James Bowman and Michael
Chance (countertenors)
The King's Consort, director Robert King
10.35
Josquin Nymphe des bois
Musica Reservata , director
Michael Morrow
10.40 Maxwell Davies
Dances (The Two Fiddlers)
Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.48 Prom Artist of the Week: lona Brown (director/violin) Mozart
Violin Concerto No 1 in B flat (K207)
Academy of St Martin
11.20 Glazunov
Symphony No 5 in B flat BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander
Lazarev

Contributors

Presented By:
Piers Burton-Page
Unknown:
Ravel Sonatine
Piano:
Louis Lortie
Unknown:
James Bowman
Director:
Robert King
Unknown:
Josquin Nymphe
Unknown:
Musica Reservata
Unknown:
Michael Morrow
Unknown:
Maxwell Davies

York Early Music Festival
David Fallows introduces a recital entitled Church Music for the Tudor City performed by the Tallis Scholars. Producer Mark Rowlinson
(In association with The Early Music Shop. Bradford)

Contributors

Introduces:
David Fallows
Producer:
Mark Rowlinson

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn David Owen Norris (piano) Copland
Suite: Billy the Kid
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Prokofiev
Suite: Romeo and Juliet

Contributors

Conductor:
Grant Llewellyn
Piano:
David Owen Norris

conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Barbara Schlick (soprano) Catherine Patriasz (alto)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Peter Kooy (bass) Bach
Cantata No 11: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen
(Ascension Oratorio); Cantata No 44: Sie werden euch in den Bann tun; Magnificat in D

Contributors

Conductor:
Philippe Herreweghe
Soprano:
Barbara Schlick
Soprano:
Catherine Patriasz
Tenor:
Christoph Pregardien
Bass:
Peter Kooy
Unknown:
Lobet Gott

Tommy Pearson sets out to discover what it is about the saxophone that makes so many people want to play it and why we tend to identify it with the city and nightlife. He gets the lowdown on the instrument from saxophonists
Lisa Grahame and Simon Haram.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson
Unknown:
Lisa Grahame
Unknown:
Simon Haram.

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Andreas Haefliger (piano) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductors Matthias Bamert and Peter Maxwell Davies

Webern Passacaglia, Op 1

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)

8.30 Maxwell Davies's Symphonic Journey
Stephen Pruslin maps out the routes and landmarks towards the Symphony No 5 and beyond, looking at the influence of Sibelius, Beethoven and architecture on Maxwell Davies's symphonic works.

8.50 Maxwell Davies Symphony No 5 (first performance)
Sibelius En Saga

Contributors

Pianist:
Andreas Haefliger
Musicians:
Philharmonia Orchestra
Composer/Conductor:
Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor:
Matthias Bamert
Presenter (Maxwell Davies's Symphonic Journey):
Stephen Pruslin

2: Observing the Masses
In 1937, Charles Madge and Tom Harrisson set about creating "a new science of ourselves".
Christopher Cook investigates the origins of mass observation.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Madge
Unknown:
Tom Harrisson
Unknown:
Christopher Cook

Between 1892 and 17 million men, women and children passed through Ellis Island, the US immigration station in New York Harbour. The
"tired and huddled masses" from Europe, Africa, South Africa and the Orient were all determined to make themselves "Americans".
Christopher Cook reflects upon the changing ideal of Americanism espoused by successive waves of immigrants.
Producer Rona McLean

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Producer:
Rona McLean

BBC Radio 3

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