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With Penny Gore.
Suk Piano Quintet in A minor, Op I Domus
7.05 Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No I
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
7.32 Shostakovich, arr Atovmyan Four Waltzes for Flute, Clarinet and Piano
Nash Ensemble
8.05 Vaughan Williams Five English Folk Songs
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Holst Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
8.22 Marcello Cantata: Chiusa in Placida Quieta
Claudio Cavina (alto), La Venexiana
8.42 Schumann Overture. Scherzo and Finale
Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman

Contributors

Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Tenor:
Ian Bostridge
Conductor:
Stephen Layton
Unknown:
Claudio Cavina
Director:
Roy Goodman

With Catriona Young.
Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV114 Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini
9.07 Debussy, orch Stokowskl La Cathédrale Engloutie Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
9.14 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor
Leningrad Philharmonic, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky Discs

Contributors

Unknown:
Catriona Young.
Director:
Chiara Banchini
Conductor:
Leopold Stokowski
Conductor:
Yevgeni Mravinsky Discs

With John Toal.
Shapero Nine-Minute Overture Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Andre Previn
10.10 Barber Agnus Dei the Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
10.19 Bach Cantata No 211:
Schweigt Stille , Plaudert Nicht (Coffee Cantata)
Barbara Bonney (soprano),
Christoph Pregardien (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (bass),
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Gustav Leonhardt
10.46 Martinu Serenade No 2 for
Two Violins and Viola
Members of the Prague CO
10.53 Suk Fairy-Tale Suite Czech Philharmonic, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
11.23 Artist of the Week:
Michala Petri (recorder)
Marcello Concerto in D minor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Kenneth Sillito
11.35 Grainger My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
11.47 Korngold Suite: The Adventures of Robin Hood
NPO, conductor Charles Gerhardt

Contributors

Unknown:
John Toal.
Conductor:
Andre Previn
Conductor:
Barber Agnus Dei
Conductor:
Harry Christophers
Unknown:
Schweigt Stille
Soprano:
Barbara Bonney
Tenor:
Christoph Pregardien
Bass:
David Wilson-Johnson
Conductor:
Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor:
Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown:
St Martin
Director:
Kenneth Sillito
Conductor:
Benjamin Britten
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Conductor:
Charles Gerhardt

With David Fallows.
Orfeo (Act 2)
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Laetatus Sum; Duo Seraphim (1610 Vespers) the Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
Troppo ben Puo Questo Tiranno Amore; Amor, Se Giusto Sei
Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
David Fallows.
Director:
Philip Pickett
Director:
Harry Christophers
Unknown:
Giusto Sei
Director:
Anthony Rooley

Director Robert Salter
Mendelssohn String Symphony No 12 in G minor
Bach Ricercare a 6 (Musical Offering, BWV1079)
Stravinsky Concerto in D for string orchestra (Basle Concerto)
Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546
Tchaikovsky Serenade in C for strings Repeat

Contributors

Director:
Robert Salter
Unknown:
Bach Ricercare
Unknown:
Mozart Adagio

Penny Gore introduces a piano recital by Tessa Uys.
Mozart Variations on "Ah, Vous Dirai-Je , Maman ", K265
Liszt Funérailles (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses)
Janacek Sonata (1 IX 1905) Repeated from yesterday 10.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Tessa Uys.
Unknown:
Vous Dirai-Je

Tommy Pearson and his guide
Helene La Rue , music curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, set out on a quest to discover the very first music - a journey spanning more than 40,000 years. Along the way, they meet a caveman and discover the first musical instrument of all time. Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson
Unknown:
Helene La Rue

With Humphrey Carpenter , including
5.25 Grainger Green Bushes BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
5.35 Nino Rota Concerto for Strings Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, conductor Johannes Goritzki
6.05 Cole Porter Brush Up Your Shakespeare (Kiss Me, Kate)
Robert Nichols and David Garrison
(singers), London Sinfonietta, conductor John McGlinn
Producer Jeremy Hayes

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter
Conductor:
Richard Hickox
Conductor:
Johannes Goritzki
Unknown:
Robert Nichols
Singers:
David Garrison
Conductor:
John McGlinn
Producer:
Jeremy Hayes

The first of four recitals from the Assembly Hall.
Introduced by Stephanie Hughes. Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Schubert Impromptu in B flat, D935 No
Schumann Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 14 (Concert sans Orchestre)
8.10 Irish Stories
An interval series of four stories by contemporary Irish writers. 1: Men and Angels
Written and read by Anne Enright. In an age of invention, the continuous clock and the kaleidoscope seem possessed of a fatal magic.
8.30 Beethoven Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 106 (Hammerklavier)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Stephanie Hughes.
Piano:
Nikolai Demidenko
Read By:
Anne Enright.

Geoffrey Hosking , professor of Russian history at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, meets five British people who have travelled often and widely in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. 2: Jill Braithwaite , wife of the former
British ambassador to Russia, has been involved in developing the voluntary sector.

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Hosking
Unknown:
Jill Braithwaite

Howard Hawks entered cinema as a prop boy in 1918, but worked his way up to become one of the world's greatest directors of action and comedy - from The Big Sleep to
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. As a major retrospective of his films begins at the National Film Theatre,
Richard Coles discusses current views of his work and influence. Plus first-night news of Martin McDonagh 's The
Cripple of Inishmaan, set on a remote island off the coast of Ireland and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Producer Nicki Paxman

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Coles
Unknown:
Martin McDonagh
Directed By:
Nicholas Hytner.
Producer:
Nicki Paxman

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 from New Year's Eve

Contributors

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

With Dave Gelly. Further excerpts from the Stan Tracey 70th birthday concert. Pianist Tracey was joined by Andy Cleyndert (bass), and Clark Tracey (drums), plus trumpeters Guy Barker , Henry Lowther ,
Derek Watkins , Tony Fisher and Gerard Presencer , trombonists Malcolm Griffiths , Pete Beachill and Roger Williams , and saxophonists Bobby Wellins , Don Weller , Peter King , Mornington Lockett , Art Themen , Andy Panayi and Julian Arguelles.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Gelly.
Unknown:
Stan Tracey
Bass:
Andy Cleyndert
Bass:
Clark Tracey
Unknown:
Guy Barker
Unknown:
Henry Lowther
Unknown:
Derek Watkins
Unknown:
Tony Fisher
Unknown:
Gerard Presencer
Unknown:
Malcolm Griffiths
Unknown:
Pete Beachill
Unknown:
Roger Williams
Unknown:
Bobby Wellins
Unknown:
Don Weller
Unknown:
Peter King
Unknown:
Mornington Lockett
Unknown:
Art Themen
Unknown:
Andy Panayi
Unknown:
Julian Arguelles.

With David Cornet.
1.00 Christiane Edinger (violin), Portuguese Symphony Orchestra, conductor Klaus Weise
Mendelssohn Overture: A
Midsummer Night's Dream Berg Violin Concerto
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Listen and Write 4.10 In the News 4.30
Hop, Skip and Jump 4.45 Eadar Eisdeachd
5.00 Sequence

Contributors

Unknown:
David Cornet.
Violin:
Christiane Edinger
Conductor:
Klaus Weise
Unknown:
Eadar Eisdeachd

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