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With Penny Gore.
Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.05 Ireland, arr Bush A Downland Suite
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.32 Beethoven Tlntendo , Si, Mio Cor ; Dimmi, ben Mio; In Questa Tomba Oscura
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Andras Schiff (piano)
7.44 Turlna Danzas Fantasticas
Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, conductor Juan de Udaeta
8.05 Michael Haydn Symphony in D, P29
Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, conductor Johannes Goritzki
8.44 Martlnu Oboe Concerto
Lajos Lencses ,
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neville Marriner

Contributors

Conductor:
Claudio Abbado
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Beethoven Tlntendo
Unknown:
Mio Cor
Unknown:
Questa Tomba Oscura
Unknown:
Cecilia Bartoli
Piano:
Andras Schiff
Conductor:
Juan de Udaeta
Conductor:
Michael Haydn Symphony
Conductor:
Johannes Goritzki
Unknown:
Lajos Lencses
Conductor:
Neville Marriner

With Catriona Young. Larsson Winter's Tale
Stockholm Philharmonic, conductor Stig Westerberg
9.11 Verdi Stabat Mater (Four Sacred Pieces)
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre
Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.23 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) New Philharmonia, conductor Claudio Abbado Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Catriona Young.
Conductor:
Stig Westerberg
Conductor:
Verdi Stabat Mater
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado

With Edward Blakeman.
Artist of the Week:
Yvonne Loriod (piano)
Mozart Fantasia in C, K394 Debussy Etudes Nos 4-6
10.20 Sibelius Swan of Tuonela
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
10.30 Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 Gould Trio
11.05 Mozart Conservati Fedele , K23 Ann Murray (mezzo),
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
11.15 Messlaen Oiseaux Exotiques Yvonne Loriod (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
11.30 Debussy La Mer
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth

Contributors

Artist:
Edward Blakeman.
Piano:
Yvonne Loriod
Unknown:
Sibelius Swan
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Piano:
Clara Schumann
Unknown:
Mozart Conservati Fedele
Unknown:
Ann Murray
Conductor:
Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor:
Messlaen Oiseaux Exotiques
Piano:
Yvonne Loriod
Conductor:
Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor:
Mark Wigglesworth

More music from Bernstein's
Broadway years, presented from New York by his biographer Humphrey Burton. Today, excerpts from the one-act opera Trouble in Tahiti (1952), a study in domestic discord written on the composer's honeymoon, and Wonderful Town (1953), a blissfully nostalgic evocation of Greenwich Village in the swing era, starring Rosalind Russell. Guests in Manhattan include Seymour Lipkin , who conducted the premiere of Trouble in Tahiti, and producer Harold Prince , who worked as a stage manager on Wonderful Town. Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Burton.
Unknown:
Rosalind Russell.
Unknown:
Seymour Lipkin
Producer:
Harold Prince

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Alexander Titov ,
Gerard McChrystal (saxophone) Ravel Suite: Mother Goose lbert Concertino da Camera
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Repeat

Contributors

Conductor:
Alexander Titov
Conductor:
Gerard McChrystal

Penny Gore introduces a recital by Marianne Thorsen (violin) and Julian Milford (piano).
Mozart Six Variations on "H&as, J'ai
Perdu Mon Amant", K360
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Penny Gore
Violin:
Marianne Thorsen
Piano:
Julian Milford

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Owain Arwel Hughes , Hilary Summers (alto)
Arwel Hughes Prelude for the Youth of Wales
Elgar Sea Pictures
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2 (A London Symphony)

Contributors

Conductor:
Owain Arwel Hughes
Conductor:
Hilary Summers
Unknown:
Arwel Hughes

Music for the Next Millennium
Musical instruments are changing. Yo-Yo Ma no longer needs a bow to play the hypercello, while
Kaffe Matthews 's violin has been adapted to produce the sound of birds.
Composer Trevor Wishart believes the composer is a musical instrument. Sue Nelson visits MIT in Boston - the home of hyperinstruments - to hear the world's first virtual cello.

Contributors

Unknown:
Kaffe Matthews
Unknown:
Trevor Wishart

Schumann's Piano Quintet is the composer's best-known chamber work and one of the handful of great piano quintets. Adrian Jack considers the recorded legacy of performances, including Rudolf Serkin , Myra Hess , Martha Argerich and Clifford Curzon , and the quartets Hagen, Busch, Guarneri and Emerson. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Jack
Unknown:
Rudolf Serkin
Unknown:
Myra Hess
Unknown:
Martha Argerich
Unknown:
Clifford Curzon

Unlike most of Rameau's operas, which took a while to get established, this work was an instant success, It was premiered at the Paris Opera in 1739 but its first complete UK performance was not until 1974. In Rameau's day, this opera was better known by its subtitle Les Talents Lyriques, which goes some way to explaining the content of the opera. In the prologue, Hebe, cup-bearer of the Gods, is getting bored with Olympus. She persuades her attendants to fly to the banks of the Seine with her and celebrate the three most valued attributes of the operatic stage - poetry, music and dance. These
"lyric talents" are then the subject of the following three entrees. This concert performance was recorded earlier this month at the Barbican Centre, London.
Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie

Contributors

Conductor:
William Christie
Hébé/Naïade/Eglé:
Sophie Daneman(soprano)
Amour/Le Ruisseau:
Maryseult Wieczorek(soprano)
Momus/Lycurge:
Paul Agnew(tenor)
Sapho/lphise:
Sarah Connolly(soprano)
Sapho/lphise:
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt(tenor)
Alcee:
Luc Coadou(bass)
Hymas:
Laurent Slaars(bass)
Le Fleuve:
Matthieu Lecroart(bass)
Tirtee/Eurilas:
Olivier Lallouette(bass)

Jeremy Nicholas introduces music from the age of 78rpm records, including listeners' requests: works by Mozart, Moszkowskl and Scarlatti, and performances by Maria Cebotari , Harold Samuel and Mado Robin.

Contributors

Introduces:
Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown:
Maria Cebotari
Unknown:
Harold Samuel
Unknown:
Mado Robin.

Further excerpts from the correspondence between the composer and Nadezhda von Meek , read by Alex Jennings and Anna Massey. Within days of the wedding, Tchaikovsky confesses that his marriage is a disaster: two weeks with his wife and he is close to suicide, such is the emotional agony and fear of the scandal. Von Meek is full of compassion, pours scorn on his wife's character and provides money to help him escape abroad. With music from Acts 3 and 4 of Swan Lake performed by the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov. Repeated from Christmas Eve

Contributors

Unknown:
Nadezhda von Meek
Read By:
Alex Jennings
Read By:
Anna Massey.
Unknown:
Von Meek
Conductor:
Yevgeni Svetlanov.

In this special New Year's Eve edition of Jazz Notes,
Digby Fairweather hosts a jazz party live from Ronnie Scott 's in Birmingham, featuring King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys on stage. Now one of the most popular acts in Britain, the group started life in the early eighties, following a conversation among schoolfriends in a Walsall coffee bar. They now have five top-selling albums behind them and a string of rave reviews. They have a reputation for lively performances, complemented by an impressive instrumental ability in the style of Louis Jordan.

Contributors

Unknown:
Digby Fairweather
Unknown:
Ronnie Scott
Unknown:
Louis Jordan.

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Haydn The Creation
Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Robert Shaw
2.45 Garardo Ribeiro (violin), Paulo Gaio Lima (cello), Pedro Burmester (piano)
Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25 (Gypsy Rondo)
Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2
Schubert Piano Trio No 2 in E flat,
D929
4.20 Godelive Schrama (harp), Tomas Nemec (piano),
Portuguese Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonardo de Barros
Glnastera Harp Concerto
Tchalkovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Conductor:
Robert Shaw
Violin:
Garardo Ribeiro
Cello:
Paulo Gaio Lima
Piano:
Pedro Burmester
Piano:
Tomas Nemec
Conductor:
Leonardo de Barros
Gabriel:
Dawn Upshaw(soprano)
Uriel:
Jon Humphrey(tenor)
Raphael:
John Cheek(bass)
Eve:
Heidi Grant Murphy(soprano)
Adam:
James Michael McGuire(baritone)

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