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with Catriona Young.
7.05 Handel Overture: Ottone
7.15 Saint-Saens Africa
7.40 Baermann Clarinet
Quintet in E flat, Op 23
8.05 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
8.20 Purcell Portfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs 8.30 Strauss
Cello Sonata in F, Op 6 Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Catriona Young.

"Haydn and Pleyel are to be pitted against each other this season; and the supporters of each are violent partizans. As both these Composers are men of first-rate talents, it may be hoped that they will not participate in the little feelings of their respective admirers." (Public
Advertiser, 5 January 1792) Presented by Susan Sharpe , with Denys Hawthorne as Haydn.
Sinfonia Concertante in B flat (H 1105)
Douglas Boyd (oboe)
Matthew Wilkie (bassoon)
Marieke Blankenstijn (violin) William Conway (cello) Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Claudio Abbado Madrigal: The Storm
Chorus and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Colin Davis Rpt

Contributors

Presented By:
Susan Sharpe
Unknown:
Denys Hawthorne
Oboe:
Douglas Boyd
Bassoon:
Matthew Wilkie
Violin:
Marieke Blankenstijn
Cello:
William Conway

with Chris de Souza.
Mozart Duet for two horns
(K487 No 1)
10.05 Artists of the Week:
BBC Symphony Chorus Riittl Alpha et Omega (first performance)
10.20 Bach Duet No 2 in F
(BWV 803)
10.25 Berlioz
Tristia (Part 2)
10.30 Bernard Stevens
Symphony of Liberation
10.50 Handel Suite No 4 in E minor (HWV 429)
11.05 Elgar
The Music Makers
11.45 Michael Haydn Duo No 1 in C

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris de Souza.
Unknown:
Riittl Alpha
Unknown:
Bernard Stevens
Unknown:
Michael Haydn

BBC Scottish SO conductor Horia Andreescu
Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano) Beethoven Overture: The
Consecration of the House, Mozart
Exsultate Jubilate (K165); Misera, dove son! (K369) Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 5 in E minor
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Conductor:
Horia Andreescu
Soprano:
Inger Dam-Jensen

A tribute to the composer Thomas Pitfleld - well known in the north west as a musician, artist and all-round craftsman - who celebrates his 92nd birthday tomorrow. Simon Joly conducts the BBC
Singers in a selection of choral works. With
Catherine Edwards (piano).
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Pitfleld
Unknown:
Simon Joly
Piano:
Catherine Edwards

Throughout the 30s, 40s and 50s, radio was the most powerful medium; it played a central role not only in holding up a mirror to the nation, but in holding the nation together. The greatest writers and composers contributed: music had a cardinal function in these programmes. This sequence gives an impression of the huge amount of work done. Including:
Rawsthorne The Golden Cockerel (excerpt)
BBC Northern Orchestra/The Composer
Walton Suite: Christopher Columbus
Linda Finnie (mezzo) Arthur Davies (tenor)
Westminster Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Gerhard Dances (Don Quixote) BBC SO/Antal Dorati
Lennox Berkeley There was neither Frost nor Corn
BBC Singers, conductor Leslie Woodgate
Tlppett The Weeping Babe Christ Church Cathedral Choir/Stephen Darlington
Berthold Goldschmldt Aria: False Friend (Beatrice Cenci) Roberta Alexander (sop)
German SO/Lothar Zagrosek Elizabeth Poston
Two Mystery Plays: The Ascension; The Resurrection (excerpts)
Alfred Deller (countertenor) Vaughan Williams
A Bunyan Sequence (excerpts) John Gielgud (Christian) Richard Pasco (Evangelist) Ursula Howells (Ministering Angel)
Corydon Singers City of London SO/Matthew Best
Producer Chris de Souza

Contributors

Tenor:
Arthur Davies
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Gerhard Dances
Conductor:
Don Quixote
Unknown:
Dorati Lennox Berkeley
Conductor:
Leslie Woodgate
Unknown:
Roberta Alexander
Unknown:
Zagrosek Elizabeth Poston
Unknown:
Alfred Deller
Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Unknown:
John Gielgud
Unknown:
Richard Pasco
Unknown:
Ursula Howells

Supertunes 2 2: Swingbeat
Tune in to Lord Onslow as he guides you once more through the mysterious world of youth music. Today, he examines swingbeat, and interviews Take That producer Steve Jervier and singer Mark Morrison.

Contributors

Producer:
Steve Jervier
Singer:
Mark Morrison.

Wagner's Siegfried
I Piers Burton-Page I presents the third instalment of the Royal
Opera's Ring cycle for the 1990s, directed by Richard Jones , with an eminent cast conducted by the music director Bernard
Haitink.
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Bernard Haitink Act
6.50 The Forging of the Ring (Part 3)
In the wake of the deeply human tragedy of Die
Walkure, how do you bring to life the joyous fairy-tale adventures of young
Siegfried? Piers Burton-Page uncovers the secrets of director, conductor and cast.
7.30 Act 2

Contributors

Directed By:
Richard Jones
Unknown:
Piers Burton-Page
Siegfried:
Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor)
Brunnhilde:
Anne Evans (soprano)
The Wanderer:
John Tomlinson (bass)
Erda, the Earth-Goddess:
Brigitta Svenden (mezzo)
Mime:
Graham Clark (tenor)
Alberich:
Ekkehard Wlaschiha (baritone)
Fafner, the dragon:
Carsten Stabell (bass)
The forest bird:
Linda Kitchen (soprano)

2: Mr Charles and Dodo For details see yesterday Next programme tomorrow
9.30pm
9.05 David Huckvale with a talk on Wagner piano reductions.
9.25 Act 3
Performance sponsored by the Royal Opera House Trust and the Friends of Covent Garden

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Charles
Unknown:
David Huckvale

Patrick Wright heads for the East End of London to meet
Emanuel Litvinoff , novelist, poet, campaigner, former tailor and fur trader, who celebrates his 80th birthday this year. Producer John Goudie

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Wright
Unknown:
Emanuel Litvinoff
Producer:
John Goudie

BBC Philharmonic conductor Matthias Bamert
Christian Blackshaw (piano) Beethoven, arr Stokowski Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2
(Moonlight) (1st movt)
Mozart Piano Concerto No
20 in D minor (K466)
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon

Contributors

Conductor:
Matthias Bamert
Piano:
Christian Blackshaw

BBC Radio 3

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