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with Anthony Burton. Robert Volkmann
Serenade No 2 in F
Neuss Chamber Academy/ Johannes Goritzki
7.16 Debussy Sonata Aurele Nicolet (flute) Nobuko Imai (viola)
Naoko Yoshino (harp)
7.35 Telemann Overture in D for three oboes and strings (TWV 55)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/ Gottfried von der Goltz
8.00 Copland Three
Moods; Midday Thoughts; Proclamation
Leo Smit (piano)
8.13 Bach Three Schubler
Chorale Preludes: Wer nun den lieben Gott lasst walten; Meine Seele erhebt den
Herren; Ach bleib bei uns,
Herr Jesu Christ (BWV 64 7-9) Martin Souter (organ)
8.25 Dvorak Serenade in E for string orchestra
Prague Chamber Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Burton.
Unknown:
Johannes Goritzki
Viola:
Nobuko Imai
Harp:
Naoko Yoshino
Unknown:
Gottfried von Der Goltz
Piano:
Leo Smit
Unknown:
Meine Seele
Unknown:
Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown:
Martin Souter
Unknown:
Dvorak Serenade

Reich Three Movements
LSO/Michael Tilson Thomas
10.32 Barry Piano Quartet; Swinging Tripes and Trillibubkins; Triorchic Blues Nua Nos
Noriko Kawai (piano)
10.51 Adams Chamber
Symphony
London Sinfonietta/ The Composer

Contributors

Unknown:
Tilson Thomas
Piano:
Noriko Kawai

In the late 50s and early 60s the American label
Everest was synonymous with high-fidelity recordings. Vanguard Classics have reissued some on CD and Jonathan Swain has been listening to them.
11.40 Strauss Don Juan
Stadium SO of New York/ Leopold Stokowski
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Revised rpt Wednesday 3.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain
Unknown:
Strauss Don Juan
Producers:
Clive Portbury
Producers:
Patrick Lambert

Christopher Page introduces the second programme tracing early settings of English poetry. After the thin stream of songs in the 14th century came a flood of carols and part-songs around 1500, marking the dawn of the Golden Age of English music.
Producer Kate Bolton

Contributors

Producer:
Kate Bolton

2: Hacking In
Peter Preston writes to
Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
, the journalists who were responsible for uncovering Watergate.
A Unique Broadcasting production

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Preston
Unknown:
Carl Bernstein
Unknown:
Bob Woodward

Last of the series in which the Austrian baritone
Wolfgang Holzmair sings all three of Schubert's great song-cycles in performances recorded last year. 3: Winterreise with Imogen Cooper (piano) Recorded last November in the Wigmore Hall, London
Series producer Adam Gatehouse

Contributors

Baritone:
Wolfgang Holzmair
Piano:
Imogen Cooper
Producer:
Adam Gatehouse

Roderick Swanston asks nine leading practitioners of early music to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music-making. 4: Philip Pickett 's exuberance in concert and on record reflects his origins as a brass player - "We like a good blow!" he explains. But now he's as keen to put across the forgotten, almost alien world view that underpinned music from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. With excerpts from
Telemann Concerto in D
Susato
Dances (Danserye, 1551)
Schutz Intermedium III: The
Shepherds (The Christmas Story)
Anon Hopping down in Kent Ciconia Una panthera Anon Homo quo vigeas
(Carmina Burana)
Anon Tempus est iocundum (Carmina Burana)
Biber The Peasants' Church
Procession
Monteverdi Orfeo (Act III)
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F (BWV 1046)
Producer Nick Morgan Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Roderick Swanston
Music-Making:
Philip Pickett
Unknown:
Bach Brandenburg
Producer:
Nick Morgan

This week Ivan Hewett talks to guitarist John Williams , and to Estonian conductor
Paavo Jarvi about his latest appointment, and looks at a new book on the life of Georgian England's greatest composer -
George Frideric Handel. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm

Contributors

Talks:
Ivan Hewett
Guitarist:
John Williams
Conductor:
Paavo Jarvi
Unknown:
George Frideric Handel.
Producer:
Fiona Shelmerdine

The Saturday opera takes a break from the New York Met to visit
Geneva's Grand Theatre for a performance of Verdi's biblical-style epic - a melange of love, war, mad kings, poisoned queens, broken idols and hanging gardens worthy of Hollywood. Nabucco... GREGORY YURISICH (bar)
Ismaele ...VALENTIN PROLAT (tenor)
Zaccaria
ROBERTO SCANDIUZZI (bass)
Abigaille ELIZABETH CONNELL (sop)
Fenena VIOLETTA URMANA (sop)
Abdallo JAN MARTIN (tenor)
Anna .....CLAUDIA PALLINI (sop) Chorus of the Grand
Theatre, Geneva
Suisse Romande Orchestra conducted by Fabio Luisi Acts 1 and 2 8.10 Stendhal in Italy
"La Scala is the general salon of the city of Milan; there is no society excepting at this theatre." Alex Jennings reads an account of a visit the French author made in 1816 to La
Scala, in an adaptation by Frank Felsenstein.
8.40 Acts 3 and 4

Contributors

Bass:
Abigaille Elizabeth Connell
Unknown:
Claudia Pallini
Conducted By:
Fabio Luisi
Unknown:
Alex Jennings
Unknown:
Frank Felsenstein.

As a tribute to Peter Cook , there's another chance to hear his comic portrayal of Sir Arthur Streeb Greebling in this five-part series presented by Christopher Morris. Renowned as a statesman, scholar and tycoon but also suspected of chicanery and gleeful inhumanity, Sir Arthur reveals why he bought the BBC Concert Orchestra. A Talkback production

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Cook
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Streeb Greebling
Presented By:
Christopher Morris.

A chamber work by one of the discoveries of last year's Symphonic Steppes season. Valentin Silvestrov
Cello Sonata
Ivan Monighetti (cello)
Alexei Lubimov (piano) Discs
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Cello:
Valentin Silvestrov
Cello:
Ivan Monighetti
Piano:
Alexei Lubimov

This group led by John Williams (baritone saxophone) is an innovative combination of jazz septet and classical wind septet. The line-up includes Dick Pearce (trumpet), Phil Lee
(guitar) and members of the English Serenata.
Alyn Shipton introduces a recording from last October's concert at the Phoenix Arts
Centre, Leicester, featuring On the Four Winds, a new extended composition by Neil Ardley. Other pieces are by Duke Ellington, Gil Evans , Oliver Nelson and John Williams. During the interval Alyn Shipton talks to Neil Ardley and John Williams about their work.
Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Baritone:
John Williams
Unknown:
Dick Pearce
Guitar:
Phil Lee
Introduces:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Neil Ardley.
Unknown:
Gil Evans
Unknown:
Oliver Nelson
Unknown:
John Williams.
Talks:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Neil Ardley
Unknown:
John Williams
Producer:
Derek Drescher

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