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With Andrew McGregor. Haydn Mass in B flat (Creation)
Susan Gritton (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo),
Mark Padmore (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Collegium Musicum 90, director Richard Hickox
6.47 Mayerl The Forgotten Forest Philip Dyson (piano)
7.05 Bach Trio Sonata in E minor,
BWV528 the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.42 Takemitsu Fantasma-Cantos
Sabine Meyer (clarinet),
German Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
8.05 Boyce Symphony No 3 in C the English Consort, director Trevor Pinnock
8.18 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet

Contributors

Soprano:
Susan Gritton
Soprano:
Pamela Helen Stephen
Tenor:
Mark Padmore
Tenor:
Stephen Varcoe
Baritone:
Collegium Musicum
Director:
Richard Hickox
Piano:
Philip Dyson
Director:
Robert King
Director:
Takemitsu Fantasma-Cantos
Clarinet:
Sabine Meyer
Conductor:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Director:
Trevor Pinnock
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet

Introduced by Bishop Jack Spong.
Bexley Music Centre Chamber Choir, conductor John Mackenzie
Niles I Wonder as I Wander
Anon While by My Sheep
Edgard Pettman I Saw a Maiden

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Spong.
Conductor:
John MacKenzie
Unknown:
Edgard Pettman

With Penny Gore.
Brahms Tragic Overture Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
9.15 Mendelssohn Six Songs without Words, Op 28 (Book 3) Daniel Barenboim (piano)
9.29 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 76 No 1 (Emperor) Takacs Quartet Discs

Contributors

Conductor:
George Szell
Piano:
Daniel Barenboim

With Piers Burton-Page .
Handel Minuet (Water Music)
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Bournemouth Sinfonietta , conductor Richard Studt
10.03 Artist of the Week:
Paul Steinitz (conductor) Handel Sing unto God
London Bach Society Choir, Steinitz Bach Players
10.22 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370
Lothar Koch (oboe), Brandis Quartet
10.41 Bruckner Fantasy in G Wolfgang Brunner (piano)
10.47 Gottfried von Einem String Quartet No 1
Alban Berg Quartet
11.06 Elgar Overture: Alassio (In the South)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor David Lloyd Jones
11.28 Somervell A Shropshire Lad David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), David Owen Norris (piano)
11.53 Warlock I Saw a Fair Maiden
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton

Contributors

Unknown:
Piers Burton-Page
Conductor:
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Conductor:
Richard Studt
Conductor:
Paul Steinitz
Unknown:
Steinitz Bach
Oboe:
Lothar Koch
Piano:
Wolfgang Brunner
Piano:
Gottfried von Einem
Unknown:
Alban Berg
Conductor:
David Lloyd Jones
Baritone:
David Wilson-Johnson
Piano:
David Owen Norris
Conductor:
Stephen Layton

"De-Wagnerisation is necessary," wrote Ernest Chausson in 1888. Roger Nichols discovers how far the composer was able to free himself of Wagner's influence in his last opera, which is on a very Wagnerian subject - the Knights of the Round Table. Le Roi Arthus (excerpts)
Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano), Gino Quilico and Gilles Cachemaille
(baritones), Gosta Winbergh (tenor), Radio France Chorus, New Philharmonia, conductor Armin Jordan
Repeated Christmas Day 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Nichols
Soprano:
Teresa Zylis-Gara
Soprano:
Gilles Cachemaille
Baritones:
Gosta Winbergh
Conductor:
Armin Jordan

Paul Whelan (baritone), Julius Drake (piano)
Ravel Cinq Melodies Populaires Grecques
Duparc Phidyle; Le Manoir de
Rosemonde; Chanson Triste; La Vie Antérieure; La Vague et la Cloche Elena Firsova No, Not a Migraine (first broadcast)
Ravel Don Quichotte a Dulcinee

Contributors

Baritone:
Paul Whelan
Piano:
Julius Drake
Unknown:
Don Quichotte

With Susan Sharpe. Ring in with your request by lunchtime for a chance to hear it today, Including Dohnanyi Passacaglia
Annette Servadei (piano)
Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 82 Albert Sammons ,
William Murdoch (piano)
Roy Harris Symphony No 6 Pacific Symphony Orchestra, conductor Keith Clark
Producer Peter Thresh
Discs
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Midweek Choice. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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E-MAIL: midweek.choice@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe
Unknown:
Dohnanyi Passacaglia
Piano:
Annette Servadei
Piano:
Elgar Violin Sonata
Unknown:
Albert Sammons
Piano:
William Murdoch
Piano:
Roy Harris
Conductor:
Keith Clark
Producer:
Peter Thresh Discs

From Birmingham Cathedral. Introit: Advent Responsory
(Palestrina)
Responses (Sanders)
Psalms 93, 94 (Boyce, Flintoft) First Lesson: Isaiah 51, wl-8 Canticles: Noble in A
Second Lesson: Luke 20, w27-44
Anthem: Blessed Be the Lord God of Israel (Dyson)
Hymn: Hark! What a Sound (Highwood) Organ Voluntary: Fantaisie Sonate (Rheinberger) (1st mvt)
Organist and master of the choristers Marcus Huxley. Assistant organist Rupert Jeffcoat. Repeated tomorrow 1.00am

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcus Huxley.
Organist:
Rupert Jeffcoat.

With Jeremy Nicholas , including Verdi, arr Mackerras Tarantella (The Lady and the Fool) London Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras
6.05 Gabrielli Canzon per Sonare No 1 (La Spiritata)
Boston Brass Ensemble, E Power Biggs (organ), conductor Richard Burgin
6.30 Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Jack Brymer , Royal Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
At 7.00, Jeremy Nicholas goes on a whirlwind tour of the Wurlitzer. Producer Patrick Lambert

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Nicholas
Conductor:
Charles MacKerras
Conductor:
Richard Burgin
Unknown:
Jack Brymer
Conductor:
Thomas Beecham
Unknown:
Jeremy Nicholas
Producer:
Patrick Lambert

Fourteen programmes exploring the symphonic legacy of Anton Bruckner. 12: Annunciation of Death
In his revision of the Eighth Symphony, Bruckner confronts morality with a new urgency. Stephen Johnson introduces a performance of the Symphony No 8 in C minor (1889) by the BBC
Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Gunter Wand. Including contributions from Bruckner scholars and readings from the reminiscences of contemporaries by Joe Dunlop.

Contributors

Unknown:
Anton Bruckner.
Introduces:
Stephen Johnson
Conductor:
Gunter Wand.
Unknown:
Joe Dunlop.

lain Burnside introduces a recital of Sibelius songs given last October at London's Wigmore Hall by Finnish baritone Jorma Hynninen and pianist Ikka Paananen.
The First Kiss; The Tryst; Theodora; Astray; Driftwood; To Evening; Was It a Dream?; The Diamond on the March
Snow; / Am a Tree; The Flower of Friendship; The Watersprite; Black
Roses; Come Away, Death; Hey, Ho. the Wind and the Rain; The Harp
Player and His Son; On a Balcony by the Sea
Producer Jeremy Hayes
Repeated next Monday 3.45pm

Contributors

Baritone:
Jorma Hynninen
Pianist:
Ikka Paananen.
Producer:
Jeremy Hayes

From the esoteric arts of the antiquarian cookbook to the cutting-edge style of designer restaurants, Humphrey Carpenter takes a seasonal look at the culture of food. Producer Robyn Read

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter

With Digby Fairweather. Robert Altman talks about his new film
Kansas City, and Steve Voce talks to Oscar Peterson.
The Oscar Peterson interview continues tomorrow

Contributors

Unknown:
Digby Fairweather.
Talks:
Robert Altman
Talks:
Steve Voce
Unknown:
Oscar Peterson.
Unknown:
Oscar Peterson

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Inger Dam Jensen (soprano),
Finnish RSO , conductor Sakari Oramo Strauss Six Songs, Op 68 Sibelius Symphony No 5
1.45 Paul Sacher 's 90th Birthday
Concert Twelve tributes to Paul Sacher performed by Patrick and Thomas Demenga (cellos) and a cello ensemble directed by Graziella Contratto
3.00 BBC Symphony Orchestra/ Nicholas Cleobury Beethoven
Overture: The Consecration of the House Tippett Symphony No 1
3.50 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Danish NRSO/Ulf Schirmer
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Soprano:
Inger Dam Jensen
Conductor:
Finnish Rso
Conductor:
Sakari Oramo
Unknown:
Paul Sacher
Unknown:
Paul Sacher
Cellos:
Thomas Demenga
Directed By:
Graziella Contratto
Unknown:
Nicholas Cleobury Beethoven

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