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With Andrew McGregor.

Westhoff Sonata

6.32 Rachmaninov Symphony No 3 in A minor

7.05 Bach Overture in D minor, BtW.t070

7.32 Mozart Mass in C, K257 (Credo)

8.05 Building a Library: Best of the Bunch
John Warrack's choice of recordings of C.P.E. Bach

8.20 Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1



Andrew McGregor
Presenter (Building a Library):
John Warrack

With Catriona Young.

CPE Bach Symphony in G, Wq183 No 4 - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Gustav Leonhardt

9.12 Debussy Brouillards; Feuilles Mortes; La Puerta del Vino; Les Fees Sont d'Exouises Danseuses (Preludes, Bk 2 Nos 1-4) - Claudio Arrau (piano)

9.24 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111 - Juilliard Quartet, Walter Trampler (viola)



Catriona Young

With Mary Miller.

Kuhlau Incidental Music: Elf Hill (excerpt) - Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor John Frandsen

10.02 Mozart Minuet in D, K355 - Colin Tilney (clavichord)

10.18 Mendelssohn Six anthems, Op 79 - Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best

10.31 Regondi Serenade in A - Douglas Rodgers (concertina), Julie Lustman (piano)

10.39 MacCunn The Ship o' the Fiend - BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins

10.52 Beethoven Six Variations on a Original Theme, WoO 77 - Colin Tilney (clavichord)

11.02 Mendelssohn Hear ye (Elijah) - Isobel Baillie (soprano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, conductor Malcolm Sargent

11.06 Artist or the Week: Reinhard Goebel (violin)

Bach Sonata in B minor, BWV 1014 - Robert Hill (harpsichord)

11.25 Mozart, arr Anon Grande Sestetto Concertante (after Sinfonia Concertante, K364) - L'Archibudelli

11.55 Howard Hanson Extended Theme - National Music Camp High School Choir, World Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer


Mary Miller

What I Have Written, I Waye Written
The final part of the St John Passion emphasises the continuity of expression between a woman describing herself as "a feather on the breath of God" and a man whose music becomes in performance"simply a bridge between us".
Introduced by Antony Pitts.
Hildegard of Bingen O Choruscans SteMarum
Sequentia Part Annum per Annum
Christoph Maria Moosmann (organ) Seven Magnificat Antiphons
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Hildegard of Bingen O Cruor Sanguinis Sequentia
O Vis Aeternitatis
Augsberg Early Music Ensemble Part Pass<o fJonn 19. vv 16-30)
Hilliard Ensemble, director Paul Hillier
Repeated next Friday at 12 midnight


Introduced by:
Antony Pitts
Bo Holten
Paul Hillier

Rodney Slatford introduces music for flute and piano played by Richard Davis and Keith Swallow, from a concert given in June in Kendal Town Hall, Cumbria.

Martinu Flute Sonata
Widor Suite. Op 34
Frank Martin Ballade
Doppler Fantasy on Hungarian Motifs, Op 35


Rodney Slatford
Richard Davis
Keith Swallow

Emil Gilels, one of the greatest Russian pianists of this century, was among the first prominent Soviet artists to appear in the West after the Second World War. In 1957, the year of his British debut, he recorded for the Third Programme, and he enjoyed a broadcasting career here until 1984, the year before his death.
Stephen Plaistow examines his rich BBC legacy and celebrates his all-round distinction as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber music player. Including
Schumann Piano Sonata No. 1 in F sharp minor, Debussy Pour le Piano, Poulenc Concert Champetre, Ravel Alborada del Gracioso and Faure Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor (2nd mvt)


Emil Gilels
Stephen Plaistow

Anthony Burton looks ahead to the School Proms next week at the Royal Albert Hall and introduces music by young composers and about youth. including

6.05 Janacek Mladi for Wind Sextet - Members of the London Sinfonietta

6.27 Mendelssohn Symphony for Strings No 9 in C - Concerto Koln


Anthony Burton
Nick Morgan

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek, Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Ton!ght's concert in the Royal Festival Hall, London, features two extraordinary last works from two masters of the symphony.
Mahler Adagio (Symphony No 10); Ruckert-Lieder

Arabic Season
8.20 Beatrice and After
The novelist Amin Maalouf was born in the Lebanon. Today, he lives in Paris and writes in French; he recently won the Prix Goncourt. Tonight, he talks about his work and, in particular, his use of history.

8.40 Shostakovich Symphony No 15


BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek
Jean Rigby
Speaker (Beatrice and After):
Amin Maalouf

The third in a short season of concerts from London's ICA. Andrew Sparling introduces a recital given last Sunday by Gemini, conductor Martyn Brabbins.
Philip Grange: Des Fins Sent des Commencements
John White: Concertino for Bass Clarinet and String Trio
Ustvolskaya: Octet
Howard Skempton: Gemini Dances
Janet Owen Thomas: Trio sopra Cantus
Michael Daugherty: Snap! - Blue like an Orange
And at approximately 11.20:
American Mavericks
David Revill begins a three-part series investigating some of the radical American composers who won an early reputation in the postwar years and finds out how their music has developed. Tonight, he talks to Earle Brown, who developed mobile form and to Christian Wolff, whose semi-improvised works reflected his communist ideals.
Brown: Tracking Pierrot - Ensemble Avantgarde, conducted by the composer Wolff: Peggy - Roland Dahinden (trombone)


Andrew Sparling
null Gemini
Martyn Brabbins
Presenter ("American Mavericks"):
David Revill
Interviewee ("American Mavericks"):
Earle Brown
Interviewee ("American Mavericks"):
Christian Wolff
Trombone ("American Mavericks"):
Roland Dahinden
Philip Tagney

With Donald Macleod.

1.00 Salzburg Camerata Academica/Peter Schreier, Andras Schiff (piano)

Beethoven Piano Concertos No 2 in B flat; Piano Concerto No 4 in G

2.10 Concerto Copenhagen, including Campra, Rameau and Lully

3.45 Altenberg Trio, Hector McDonald and Josef Eder (horns)

Haydn Divertimento in F Flat, H XIV 1; Trio in F, H XV 2; Divertimento in E flat, H IV 5; Trio in G, H. XV 32

5.10 Trondheim SO/En Shao, Katrine Buvarp (violin)

Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 3 No 4

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in F minor

6.00 Sequence


Donald Macleod

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