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Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Vaughan Williams In the Fen Country New Queen's Hall
Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth
7.25 Kodaly
Intermezzo for string trio Domus
7.32 Keyboard Compendium: Bach Partita No 6 in E minor (BWV 830)
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
8.05Takemitsu
Sayonara
Shin-yu Kai Choir, director Shin Sekiya
8.32 Philip Glass Brass Sextet
London Gabriel Brass
Ensemble, conductor
Christopher Larkin
8.47Elgar
Serenade for strings
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Harpsichord:
Trevor Pinnock

3: The Challenge of Greatness Wolf had a supreme literary sensibility and a musical genius that could do justice to the greatest lyric poetry. Today's programme includes his settings of Goethe and of the greatest German poet of his own century, Morike.
Presented by Leo Black.

Contributors

Presented By:
Leo Black.

Susan Sharpe plays requests with a Bradford connection, talks to students and organisers of a composition project with the BBC Philharmonic, and celebrates Bradford's most famous musical son,
Frederick Delius. Including
10.10 Delius
La Calinda
10.20 Svendsen
Festival polonaise
10.43 Delius Violin
Sonata No 3
11.00 Messiaen
Méditation No 8
(Meditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinite )
11.25 Delius
Songs of Sunset Producer Chris de Souza
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Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe
Unknown:
Frederick Delius.
Unknown:
Sainte Trinite
Producer:
Chris de Souza

Joan Rodgers (soprano) Roger Vignoles (piano)

Tchaikovsky Last night, Op 60 No 1; To forget so soon; Behind the window, Op 60 No 10; Cradle Song, Op 16 No 1; Was I not a blade of grass? Op 47 No 7; It was in the early spring, Op38 No2

Berg Seven Early Songs

Schoenberg Five Cabaret Songs

Contributors

Soprano:
Joan Rodgers
Pianist:
Roger Vignoles

The last programme of classic early music recordings considers the rise of the period-instrument orchestra in the 1970s. Anthony Burton introduces performances directed by. amongst others, Trevor Pinnock ,
Alan Hacker and Christopher Hogwood , and recalls the beginning of the influential Harnoncourt/Leonhardt Bach cantata cycle.
Series producer Lindsay Kemp

Contributors

Introduces:
Anthony Burton
Unknown:
Trevor Pinnock
Unknown:
Alan Hacker
Unknown:
Christopher Hogwood

In his biography of Handel, Jonathan Keates called
Julius Caesar "one of those works which, whatever is done to it, refuses to lie down'. Now he examines what singers like Janet Baker and Joan Sutherland and conductors like Rene Jacobs and Sir
Charles Mackerras have done with the composer's operatic masterpiece.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Keates
Unknown:
Julius Caesar
Unknown:
Janet Baker
Unknown:
Joan Sutherland
Unknown:
Rene Jacobs
Unknown:
Charles MacKerras

from All Saints'
Church,
Margaret Street , London.
Introit: Jesu, grant me this, I pray (Whitlock)
Responses (plainsong) Psalms 113 and (plainsong)
First Lesson:
Wisdom 3, wl-9 (RSV) Office Hymn: 0 God thy soldiers crown and guard (Deus tuorum militum) Canticles:
Wood in E flat, No 2
Second Lesson:
Luke 21, w5-19 (RSV)
Anthem:
0 quam gloriosum (Byrd) Hymn: Let our choir new anthems raise (St John Damascene )
Anthem: Save Us, 0 Lord (Bairstow)
Organ voluntary:
Fantasia in G. BWV
(Bach)
Director of Music:
Harry Bramma
Assistant Organist: Nicholas Luff

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Street
Unknown:
John Damascene
Unknown:
Harry Bramma
Organist:
Nicholas Luff

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
A tribute to Sir Malcolm Sargent, one of the conductors most closely associated with the Proms.
Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo) Moura Lympany (piano) BBC SO/Vernon Handley

Ireland: A London Overture
Lennox Berkeley: Four Poems of St Theresa of Avila
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor

8.45 Interval
Lyndon Jenkins recalls some visits by Sir Malcolm Sargent to the Proms.

9.05 Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 5 in D

(See This Week page 10)

Contributors

Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Mezzo:
Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Pianist:
Moura Lympany
Presenter (Interval):
Lyndon Jenkins

The second of two programmes in which violinist Catherine
Mackintosh and fortepianist Geoffrey Govier perform violin sonatas by Mozart and his contemporary Joseph Martin Kraus.
Kraus Sonata in C
Mozart Sonata in E minor
(K304)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Govier
Unknown:
Joseph Martin Kraus.

Jill Anderson introduces music by Grieg.
Wedding Day at
Troldhaugen, Op 65 No 6 (Lyric Pieces); Ballade in G minor, Op 24
Margaret Fingerhut (piano) Violin Sonata No 1 in F, Op8
Krzysztof Smietana (violin) John Blakely (piano)
At the Cradle, Op 68 No 5; To Spring, Op 43 No 6;
Elegie, Op 38 No 6; Little Brook, Op 62 No 4 (Lyric Pieces)
Margaret Fingerhut (piano)

Contributors

Introduces:
Jill Anderson
Violin:
Krzysztof Smietana
Piano:
John Blakely
Piano:
Margaret Fingerhut

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