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7.05 Ibert Bostoniana
Montreal SO, conductor
7.11 Villa-Lobos Prelude
No 4 in E minor
Eduardo Fernandez (guitar)
7.45 Bach Chaconne in D minor (Partita, BWV 1004)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
8.05 Dupre Prelude and Fugue in B,
Jane Watts (organ)
8.12 Glass Hymn to the Sun (Akhnaten)
Stuttgart State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Sonata a 8 No 1 in C
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
Presented by Maurice Lindsay.
Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 56 No 3 Les Adieux
String Quartet in F, Op 64 No 1
Symphony in D, Op 42 No
New Berlin Chamber
from Birmingham with Chris Wines.
10.10 Bach Italian
Concerto (BWV 971)
Maggie Cole (harpsichord)
10.18 Weber Leyer und Schwert (Book III) Ian Partridge (tenor)
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
10.29 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.45 Maxwell Davies
Missa super L'Homme arme
Vanessa Redgrave (reciter) Fires of London, conducted by the composer
10.54 Faure, arr Kulling Souvenirs de Bayreuth Members of Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, conductor Arthur Kulling
11.28 Prom Artist of the Week:
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Jill Anderson presents the first of two programmes of French music for piano duo, played this week by Claire and Antoinette Cann.
Poulenc L'Embarquement pour Cythere
Ravel Ma mère I'oye Poulenc
Sonata for piano duet Debussy Petite Suite
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
Clive Bennett presents one of the most popular operas of all time in a new starstudded recording. Sung in French. Gounod Faust
Welsh National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Rizzi
The only radio magazine programme that shows you how to make instruments out of things you may find on a council rubbish tip. Today's programme is completely recyclable, with live music from the Drones played on car parts.
presented from the Edinburgh Festival by Geoffrey Baskerville. Producer Svend Brown
From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Hindemith: Symphony: Mathis der Maler
7.30 From Heaven to Hell: Four Weeks in Afghanistan
"In blinding white heat to the Hotel de Kandahar. Three beds in a sweltering room. The Coca-Cola was a fake..."
An excerpt from the late Bruce Chatwin's notebooks, describing one of his three trips to Afghanistan. Read by Jeremy Northam.
7.50 Bruckner: Symphony No 3 in D minor
A four-part history of the Royal Philharmonic Society. 3: Crisis of Competition
By the turn of the century, the Philharmonic Society
(soon to acquire its "Royal" prefix) was sharing in the renaissance of British music.
Figures like Henry Wood , Thomas Beecham and Edward Elgar received helping hands through the medium of the society's concerts and commissions.
But, as Andrew Green discovers, this renaissance brought with it more and more rivals. Was the pioneer becoming merely another participant?
(Final programme tomorrow
director Reinhard Goebel.
German chamber music before Bach's time.
from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The principal conductor elect of the London
Sinfonietta directs an intriguing programme exploring the spatial possibilities of London's Royal Albert Hall. Rolf Hind (piano)
London Sinfonietta, conductor Markus Stenz
Ives The Unanswered
Simon Holt Icarus
Xenakis Persephassa Kurtag The Answered Unanswered Question (Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie);
... quasi una fantasia ...
In the last of the series devoted to Schubert songs, lain Burnside looks back at some of the great Schubert voices of the past, including
Elisabeth Schumann , Lotte Lehmann.
Julius Patzak , Peter Pears ,
Fritz Wunderlich and Hans