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With Andrew McGregor , including
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
6.39 Bantock Celtic Symphony RPO, conductor Vernon Handley
7.05 Bach Trio Sonata in C, BWV529 the King's Consort, director Robert King
7.32 Komgold Piano Concerto in C sharp for the Left Hand
Howard Shelley, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert
8.05 Building a Library: Best of the Bunch
Highlights of the Toscanini recordings chosen by Robert Philip.
8.35 Copland Sextet
Harold Wright (clarinet), the composer (piano), Juilliard String Quartet

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor:
Vernon Handley
Director:
Robert King
Conductor:
Matthias Bamert
Unknown:
Robert Philip.
Clarinet:
Harold Wright

Bishop Jack Spong introduces Christmas carols.
Yorkshire Bach Choir, conductor Peter Seymour
Peter Cornelius Drei Kb'n'ge Hoist Lullay My Liking
Britten A Boy Was Born
Next programme tomorrow 8.45am

Contributors

Introduces:
Jack Spong
Conductor:
Peter Seymour

With Penny Gore.
Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op 114
Franklin Cohen (clarinet), Stephen Geber (cello),
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
9.25 Rachmaninov, arr Dubensky Vocalise
Anne Moffo (soprano),
American Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski Weber Symphony No 1 in C London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington Discs

Contributors

Clarinet:
Franklin Cohen
Cello:
Stephen Geber
Piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown:
Dubensky Vocalise
Soprano:
Anne Moffo
Conductor:
Leopold Stokowski
Conductor:
Roger Norrington

With Piers Burton-Page .
Jeremiah Clarke Prince of Denmark's
March (Trumpet Voluntary)
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Richard Studt
10.04 Artist of the Week:
Paul Steinitz (conductor) Schutz Magnificat
London Bach Society Choir
10.17 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407
Gerd Seifert , Brandis Quartet
10.35 Johann Strauss (son) Waltz: The Blue Danube
Slovak Philharmonic Choir,
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerome Cohen
10.43 Bruckner Lancier-Quadrille Wolfgang Brunner (piano)
10.55 Heuberger Serenade for Strings, Op 7 (Nachtmusik) Berlin Radio Sinfonietta, conductor Jiri Starek
11.14 Malcolm Williamson Sinfonietta
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Jane Glover
11.53 Warlock A Cornish Christmas
Carol
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton

Contributors

Unknown:
Piers Burton-Page
Unknown:
Jeremiah Clarke
Conductor:
Richard Studt
Conductor:
Paul Steinitz
Unknown:
Mozart Horn Quintet
Unknown:
Gerd Seifert
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Conductor:
Jerome Cohen
Conductor:
Bruckner Lancier-Quadrille
Piano:
Wolfgang Brunner
Piano:
Heuberger Serenade
Conductor:
Jiri Starek
Conductor:
Jane Glover
Conductor:
Stephen Layton

Roger Nichols rounds off the week with a selection of songs and orchestral music by Duparc and Chausson.
Duparc Au Pays 06 Se Fait la Guerre Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Duparc Aux Etoiles
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
Chausson Les Papillons ; Le Colibri Ann Murray (mezzo),
Roger Vignoles (piano) Chausson Soir de Fete
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Duparc La Vie Antérieure
Charles Panzera (baritone),
Madeleine Panzera-Baillot (piano) Chausson Poeme
Ginette Neveu (violin) Philharmonia, conductor Issay Dobrowen
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Nichols
Soprano:
Guerre Barbara Hendricks
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor:
Jean-Yves Ossonce
Conductor:
Chausson Les Papillons
Unknown:
Ann Murray
Piano:
Roger Vignoles
Conductor:
Michel Plasson
Baritone:
Charles Panzera
Piano:
Madeleine Panzera-Baillot
Violin:
Ginette Neveu

Haydn Plus
Timothy Roberts (fortepiano), the Revolutionary Drawing Room. Telemann Quartet in A for Flute, Violin, Viola and Continuo
CPE Bach Quartet in A minor for Fortepiano, Flute, Viola and Cello Shield String Trio No 2 in F
Haydn Trio in D for Fortepiano, Flute and Cello, H XV 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Roberts

A series in which leading musicians talk about matters close to their heart.
Today violinist Joshua Bell reveals his competitive streak.
2.05 Ysaye Caprice d'apres I'Etude en Forme de Valse de Saint-Saens
Joshua Bell (violin), Royal Philharmonic , conductor Andrew Litton

Contributors

Violinist:
Joshua Bell
Violin:
Royal Philharmonic
Conductor:
Andrew Litton

Beecham and the RPO
Paul Guinery celebrates the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Sir
Thomas Beecham 's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. As well as BBC archive recordings from the forties and fifties, there are reminiscences from musicians associated with the orchestra and its inimitable founder.
And the voice of Beecham himself introduces some of his favourite works.
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201 Delius North Country Sketches Sibelius Symphony No 7
Wagner Tannhauser (Overture and Venusberg Music)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Guinery
Unknown:
Thomas Beecham

With Andrew Green. Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
5.55 Howells Long , Long Ago Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
6.35 Messiaen Dieu parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur) Gillian Weir (organ) Producer Ray Abbott

Contributors

Conductor:
Colin Davis
Conductor:
Howells Long
Conductor:
John Rutter
Conductor:
Messiaen Dieu
Unknown:
Gillian Weir
Producer:
Ray Abbott

From King's College, Cambridge.
BBC Singers, Choristers of King's College, Cambridge, Christopher Hughes (organ). Sioned Williams
(harp), conductor Stephen Cleobury Britten A Ceremony of Carols
Judith Bingham Nativity Sequence
7.35 Readings from Britten's letters and diaries relating to the premiere in 1934 of A Boy Was Bom. With recollections from Iris Lemare , who conducted the first public performance, and Anne Wood , a former member of the BBC Singers.
7.45 Britten A Boy Was Born

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Hughes
Conductor:
Stephen Cleobury
Unknown:
Judith Bingham
Unknown:
Iris Lemare
Unknown:
Anne Wood

With Kirsteen McCue.
Traverse Theatre Concert
A concert given in this Edinburgh theatre featuring the Cauld Blast Orchestra, a unique ensemble of composers, improvisers and traditional musicians. lain Johnstone Giddy Monkey
Karen Wimhurst Clamorous Parrots
Anne Wood Mixed Blood lain Johnstone Collie Ghillie
Steve Kettley March of the Undecided lain Johnstone Tango for a Drowning Man
Steve Kettley Tower of Babel Stomp
11.00 The Green Room
A studio session from a Glasgow trio who play on conventional, electronic and home-made instruments.
Biomorph; Trajectories: Amazon
11.30 Simon Thoumire Three
A late-night set from Simon Thoumire (concertina), Kevin McKenzie (guitar) and Simon Thorp (bass), recorded at the Traverse Theatre.
Producer David McGuinness

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsteen McCue.
Unknown:
Collie Ghillie
Unknown:
Steve Kettley
Unknown:
Johnstone Tango
Unknown:
Simon Thoumire
Concertina:
Simon Thoumire
Guitar:
Kevin McKenzie
Guitar:
Simon Thorp
Producer:
David McGuinness

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Mahler Symphony No 2
(Resurrection) Solveig Kringelborn
(soprano), Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo), Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Choir, Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Claudio Abbado
2.25 Adele Anthony (violin), Odense Symphony Orchestra/Janos Fiirst
Nielsen Overture: Maskarade; Violin
Concerto
3.05 BBC SO/Andrew Davis
Birtwistle Machaut a Ma Maniere
Eigar Symphony No 2 in E flat
4.15 Bohumila Jedlickova (piano),
Josef Suk (violin), Nina Kotova (cello). Music by Janacek and Smetana.
6.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Soprano:
Solveig Kringelborn
Unknown:
Eric Ericson
Conductor:
Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado
Violin:
Adele Anthony

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