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7.05 Ibert Bostoniana
Montreal SO, conductor
Charles Dutoit
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,
Op7
Jane Watts (organ)
8.12 Glass Hymn to the Sun (Akhnaten)
Paul Esswood
(countertenor)
Stuttgart State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
8.32 Biber
Sonata a 8 No 1 in C
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
Tafelmusik, director
Jeanne Lamon
Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Conductor:
Charles Dutoit
Guitar:
Eduardo Fernandez
Unknown:
Paul Esswood
Director:
Jeanne Lamon

Presented by Maurice Lindsay.
Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 56 No 3 Les Adieux
String Quartet in F, Op 64 No 1
Petersen Quartet
Symphony in D, Op 42 No
New Berlin Chamber
Orchestra, conductor
Michael Erxleben
Discs

Contributors

Presented By:
Maurice Lindsay.
Conductor:
Michael Erxleben

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)
Schumann Carnaval

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Wines.
Harpsichord:
Weber Leyer
Tenor:
Ian Partridge
Piano:
Jennifer Partridge
Conductor:
George Szell
Conductor:
Maxwell Davies
Unknown:
Vanessa Redgrave
Conductor:
Arthur Kulling
Piano:
Schumann Carnaval

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Anderson
Unknown:
Antoinette Cann.

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
Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Bennett
Conductor:
Carlo Rizzi
Faust:
Jerry Hadley (tenor)
Marguerite:
Cecilia Gasdia (soprano)
Mephistopheles:
Samuel Ramey (bass)
Valentin:
Alexandru Agache (bar)
Siebel:
Susanne Mentzer (mezzo)
Marthe:
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo)
Wagner:
Philippe Fourcade (bass)

Backbeat
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.

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

Contributors

Musicians:
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Author (From Heaven to Hell):
Bruce Chatwin
Reader (From Heaven to Hell):
Jeremy Northam

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
9.35pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Wood
Unknown:
Thomas Beecham
Unknown:
Edward Elgar
Unknown:
Andrew Green

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
Question
Simon Holt Icarus
Lamentations
Xenakis Persephassa Kurtag The Answered Unanswered Question (Ligatura-Message to Frances-Marie);
... quasi una fantasia ...

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Unknown:
Albert Hall.
Piano:
Rolf Hind
Conductor:
Markus Stenz
Unknown:
Simon Holt
Unknown:
Persephassa Kurtag

Vintage Schubert
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
Hotter. Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Elisabeth Schumann
Unknown:
Lotte Lehmann.
Unknown:
Julius Patzak
Unknown:
Peter Pears
Unknown:
Fritz Wunderlich

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