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Paul Guinery continues his exploration of Bach's cantatas, each broadcast on the appropriate Sunday.
Philippe de Monte Filiae Jerusalem, Nolite Flere
Duodena Cantitans , conductor Petr Danek
7.08 Schubert Overture in B flat, D470 BBC NOW, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
7.15 Pierre Cochereau , transcr Briggs Cantem Toto la Gloria David Briggs (organ)
7.28 Jacob Handl Canite Tuba in Sion
Duodena Cantitans , conductor Petr Danek
7.30 The Church Cantatas of J S Bach:
Bach Cantata No 33: Allein Zu Dir ,
Herr Jesu Christ
Eva Bornemann (alto), Georg Jelden
(tenor), Roland Kunz (bass), Cathedral Choir and Bach Orchestra of Bremen, conductor Hans Heintze
8.00 Rubbra Symphony No 2
BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox
8.32 Charles Luython Missa super Filiae Jerusalem
Duodena Cantitans,
Capella Rudolphina , conductor Petr Danek Producer Antony Pitts

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Guinery
Unknown:
Nolite Flere
Conductor:
Duodena Cantitans
Conductor:
Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor:
Pierre Cochereau
Conductor:
Duodena Cantitans
Conductor:
Petr Danek
Unknown:
Allein Zu Dir
Unknown:
Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown:
Eva Bornemann
Tenor:
Georg Jelden
Tenor:
Roland Kunz
Tenor:
Bach Orchestra
Conductor:
Hans Heintze
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Charles Luython Missa
Conductor:
Capella Rudolphina
Producer:
Antony Pitts

Gordon Jacob Overture: The Barber of Seville Goes to the Devil
9.09 Composer of the Week:
Falla, transcr Samazeuilh Spanish Dances (La Vida Breve)
9.24 Butterworth The Banks of Green
Willow
9.31 Mozart Divertimento in F, K213
9.42 Rossini, arr Britten Soirées Musicales
9.54 Proms Artist of the Week:
Alfred Brendel (piano)
Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D935 No 2
10.01 Haydn The Creation (excerpts)
10.15 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn (St Antoni Chorale), Op 56a
10.34 Schubert Die Musensohn ; An Silvia; Am Tage Aller Seelen , D343a
10.45 Vivaldi Concerto in F, RV442
10.52 Crusell Bassoon Concertino in B flat
11.20 Kodaly Theatre Overture
11.35 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K570
12.02 Stanford Concert Variations on "Down among the Dead Men" Producer Piers Burton-Page E-MAIL: bksm@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Jacob
Piano:
Alfred Brendel
Unknown:
Die Musensohn
Unknown:
Tage Aller Seelen
Producer:
Piers Burton-Page

The Warwick and Leamington Festival hosts this edition of the classical music quiz. Chairman Guy Woolfenden and team captains David Owen Norris and Daryl Runswick are joined at the Spa Centre, Royal Leamington Spa, by actors Joe Melia and Richard Vranch.
Producer Sarah Devonald

Contributors

Unknown:
Guy Woolfenden
Unknown:
David Owen Norris
Unknown:
Daryl Runswick
Unknown:
Joe Melia
Unknown:
Richard Vranch.
Producer:
Sarah Devonald

Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik for wind quintet, Op 24 No 2
Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, K452
Ligeti Ten Pieces for wind quintet
Rimsky-Korsakov Quintet in B flat for piano and wind Repeat

Contributors

Piano:
Boris Berezovsky
Piano:
Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik

Today's two Proms from the Royal Albert Hall feature two of the world's leading chamber orchestras, one playing on period instruments, one on modern. This afternoon's concert marks the Proms debut of the period instrument group founded in 1981 by Frans Briiggen , whose delight in musical colour and adventure has made Rameau and late
Haydn specialities. Beethoven's boldly symphonic concerto is played by a soloist who is equally at home on period and modern instruments.
Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
Rameau Suite: Les Fetes d'Hebe
3.00 Haydn through the Years
When he died, Haydn was Europe's most famous composer, yet within a few years he had become almost a reviled figure. Denis McCaldin charts the decline and rise of Haydn's reputation.
3.20 Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat (Drum Roll)
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Unknown:
Frans Briiggen
Violin:
Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor:
Frans Bruggen
Unknown:
Denis McCaldin

This month marks the centenary of the birth of the great American novelist F Scott Fitzgerald , author of The Great Gatsby, Tender Is the Night and The
Last Tycoon. To mark the anniversary, Julian Evans retraces three decisive journeys made by the author, whose fantastic creativity depended so fatally on his own perceived failures: his disastrous marriage to Zelda, his difficult relationship with Hemingway, and his turbulent last days in Hollywood. With contributions from Harold Bloom , Jay Mcinerney , Alfred Kazin , George Plimpton , Brendan Gill , and the author's friends Budd
Schulberg and Frances Ring. Producer Noah Richler

Contributors

Unknown:
Scott Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Julian Evans
Unknown:
Harold Bloom
Unknown:
Jay McInerney
Unknown:
Alfred Kazin
Unknown:
George Plimpton
Unknown:
Brendan Gill
Producer:
Noah Richler

Nikolaus Harnoncourt brings the fruits of his long experience of period instruments and early music to modern instruments and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Their recordings of the Beethoven symphonies have been hailed as revelatory; here they traverse the Classical era from mature Mozart to
Schubert's "Great C Major" symphony. Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nicholas Harnoncourt
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague)
8.10 A Future in the Past
Architectural critic Roderick O'Donovan looks at the tradition of Viennese architecture and considers to what extent its future is determined by its past.
8.30 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor:
Nicholas Harnoncourt
Unknown:
Roderick O'Donovan

Martyn Wade 's play about the composer Gerald Finzi (1901-1956), starring Hugh Ross as the composer, Janet McTeer as Joy Finzi , and Anna Massey as Finzi's mother. Poetry was often the source of Finzi's elegaic and beautiful music, which captures the spirit of the English countryside. He decided at the age of 11 to become a composer and gained the confidence to pursue his chosen profession from his marriage to an exceptional woman.
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Contributors

Writer:
Martyn Wade
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Gerald Finzi:
Hugh Ross
Joy Finzi:
Janet McTeer
Finzi's mother:
Anna Massey
Howard Ferguson:
Keith Drinkel
Young Finzi:
Peter England
Ernest Farrar:
David Collings
Vaughan Williams:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Marion Scott:
Tessa Worsley
Headmaster:
John Turner
Village Woman:
Zulema Dene

World Tour
Jo Shinner focuses on the music of the Orkestar Shqiponja de Tirana, from
Albania. After four centuries of Turkish rule and 50 years of the Hoxa regime, Albania's traditional music has only recently emerged on to the world stage. The Orkestar Shqiponja de Tirana was one of the first groups of musicians to take advantage of their freedom after the ending of postwar Communist rule. The group is made up of performers from state orchestras and the State
Folk Ensemble. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Jo Shinner

Lyndon Jenkins considers performances of one of Rachmaninov's fully mature works - his Symphony No 2 in E minor, written between 1906 and 1907. His selection of recordings range from the earliest in 1928 by Sokolov through Ormandy, Previn, Ashkenazy and more recent performances conducted by Temirkanov and Gergiev. Producer Ray Abbott

Contributors

Unknown:
Lyndon Jenkins
Producer:
Ray Abbott

With David Cornet.
1.10 Beethoven Fidelio
Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
3.30 Cho-Liang Lin (violin), Arto Noras (cello), Ralf Gothoni (piano) Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898 Dvorak
Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
David Cornet.
Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Violin:
Cho-Liang Lin
Cello:
Ralf Gothoni
Leonore:
Charlotte Margiono (sop)
Fiorestan:
Peter Seiffert (tenor)

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