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Petroc Trelawny presents a review of last night's performance of Mahler's Symphony No 9 conducted by Bernard Haitink and assesses the conductor's future, now that he has rescinded his resignation at the Royai Opera House. Music includes works by Dvorak and Debussy, plus Mozart's great Quintet in E flat for Piano and Wind, K452.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Bernard Haitink

With Peter Hobday , featuring piano sonatas by Schubert and vintage performances by cellist Pierre Foumier. Schubert Piano Sonata in E, D157
Radu Lupu
9.18 Cannabich Symphony No 63 in D Lukas Consort , conductor Viktor Lukas
9.33 Grainger Lincolnshire Posy RNCM Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish
9.50 Schubert Piano Sonata in C, K279 Andras Schiff
10.09 Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Pierre Foumier , Philharmonia, conductor Walter Susskind

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Pierre Foumier.
Unknown:
Radu Lupu
Conductor:
Lukas Consort
Conductor:
Viktor Lukas
Conductor:
Timothy Reynish
Unknown:
Andras Schiff
Unknown:
Pierre Foumier
Conductor:
Walter Susskind

Midori
Joan Bakewell 's guest this week is Japanese violinist Midori, who, already a prodigy at the age of 11, went on to take New York by storm five years later. With music by Bartok, Beethoven and Dvorak. Producer Arthur Johnson

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Producer:
Arthur Johnson

The Tudors and the Stuarts
With Donaid Macleod. Three hundred and fifty years ago this month, a British monarch was executed by parliamentary command. The events that led to the death of Charles I had their origin in the tumultuous events in the short reign of Queen Mary Tudor. Music includes:
Sheppard Hostis Herodes Impie The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers Byrd Crowned with Flowers and Lilies Anna Crookes (soprano), Concordia Tye Sit Fast Fretwork Viol Consort Pacini Maria , Regina d'lnghilterra (final scene) Nelly Miricioiu
(soprano), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir ,
Philharmonia, conductor David Parry Producer Piers Burton-Page
E-MAIL: sound.stories@bbc.co.uk
FACTSHEET: send an sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Donaid MacLeod.
Unknown:
Queen Mary Tudor.
Conductor:
Harry Christophers
Unknown:
Pacini Maria
Soprano:
Nelly Miricioiu
Soprano:
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Conductor:
David Parry

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With Rona Talkington. Tavener's music is bold and fresh in its direct, intuitive appeal, yet it is rooted in tradition that is both ancient and all but unchanging. Akathist of Thanksgiving
Westminster Abbey Choir, BBC Singers, BBCSO, conductor Martin Neary Funeral Ikos Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
Celtic Requiem Little Missenden village schoolchildren, London
Sinfonietta Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
Song for Athene Westminster Abbey Choir, conductor Martin Neary Producer Antony Pitts
Repeated next Monday 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown:
Rona Talkington.
Conductor:
David Atherton
Conductor:
Martin Neary
Producer:
Antony Pitts

From the Wigmore Hall, London.
Stephanie Hughes introduces the fourth of 12 recitals by leading pianists. Russian Grigory Sokolov is renowned for the intensity of his performances. In this recital, he plays early English keyboard music alongisde one of Beethoven's most sparkling early sonatas.
Byrd Pavan and Galliard in D minor; Alman in G; Prelude in A minor;
Clarifica Me, Pater No 2; Qui Passe (For My Lady Nevell)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3 Repeated Saturday 1pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Stephanie Hughes
Unknown:
Grigory Sokolov
Unknown:
Byrd Pavan

Music and Wood
Tommy Pearson looks at some of the connections between music and wood. Today, he talks to
George Caird about the history and evolution of the orchestra's woodwind section.
Producer Christina Pritchard

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Pearson
Unknown:
George Caird
Producer:
Christina Pritchard

As a new comic play, Two Pianos, Four Hands, opens at the Birmingham Rep, Sean Rafferty explores the musical dynamic behind the drama with director
Jeremy Sams. Music also includes at 5.40
Mozart's Serenata Notturna, K239, performed by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and at 6.40 Ravel's suite
Le Tombeau de Couperin played by the LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Rafferty
Director:
Jeremy Sams.
Conductor:
Claudio Abbado.

BBC Philharmonic
This concert celebrates the centenary of Poulenc's birth with the work that shot him to international fame - Les Biches - Diaghilev's production of which was given in Monte Carlo in 1924. Also included are the beautiful wartime cantata Un Soir de Neige and a work which reflects the power and sincerity of his faith - the Stabat Mater. Given on Saturday in the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier ,
Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe
(pianos), Lynne Dawson (soprano), BBC Singers, Leeds Festival Chorus Poulenc Suite: Les Biches; Concerto for Two Pianos; Cantata: Un Soir de Neige; Stabat Mater

Contributors

Unknown:
Stabat Mater.
Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor:
Peter Donohoe
Pianos:
Martin Roscoe
Pianos:
Lynne Dawson
Unknown:
Stabat Mater

Dissenting Voices
Five programmes in which the work of a writer from the past who argued with passion for change is introduced by a contemporary outspoken voice. In this first programme, Tony Benn presents excerpts from the essays of William Morris. Reader David Horovitch.
Producer Jill Waters

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Benn
Reader:
William Morris.
Reader:
David Horovitch.
Producer:
Jill Waters

French Anti-Romantics, lain Burnside introduces a selection of songs by French composers reacting against the 19th-century Romantic tradition. Lisa Milne (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano) Satie Trois Poemes damour
Chabrier Pastorale des Cochons
Roses
Mllhaud Catalogue des Fleurs Poulenc Quatre Poemes de Guillaume Apollinaire
Roussel Jazz dans la Nuit;
Le Bachelier de Salamanque Satle Trois Melodies
Honegger Petits Cours de Morale Rosenthal Chansons de Monsieur
Bleu (excerpts)
Producer Adam Gatehouse
Repeated tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Soprano:
Lisa Milne
Soprano:
Sarah Connolly
Piano:
Satie Trois Poemes

For Harry Partch , the American composer, theorist and creator of musical instruments, the way an instrument looked was almost as important as the way it sounded. Twenty-five years after his death, Mark Russell and Robert Sandall explore the legacy of a man who described himself as a musician seduced by carpentry. Producer Ekene Akalawu

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Partch
Unknown:
Mark Russell
Unknown:
Robert Sandall
Producer:
Ekene Akalawu

Alyn Shipton celebrates the 70th birthday of tenor saxophonist and composer Benny Golson and talks to him about his work with Tadd Dameron , Dizzy Gillespie , Art Blakey and Art Farmer.
Producer Terry Carter
E-MAIL: Jazz.notes@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
Benny Golson
Unknown:
Tadd Dameron
Unknown:
Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown:
Art Blakey
Producer:
Terry Carter

With Robert King. 1: 1677-82
My Beloved Spake, Z28; Beneath a Dark and Melancholy Grove, Z461; Blow Up the Trumpet in Sion, ZIO; Pavan in G minor, 1752; Let Mine Eyes Run Down with Tears, Z24;
Pastora's Beauties, When Unblown,
1407; Remember Not, Lord, Our
Offences, 150; Sonata No 6 in G minor, 1807; Hear My Prayer, 0 Lord. 115 Repeated from last Monday

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 Schubert Piano Sonatas: in G, D894; in C minor, D958 Willem Brons (fortepiano)
2.10 Machaut Messe de Nostre Dame
Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly
2.50 Chabrier Espana Toronto SO, conductor Andrew Davis
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 EAL: Let's Make a Story 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths Challenge 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Lassus In Hora Ultima
Ensemble Currende
5.30 Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 101 Paolo Zardanazzo (violin), Andrea Bellato (cello), Elena Braslavsky (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod.
Unknown:
Willem Brons
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Violin:
Andrea Bellato
Piano:
Elena Braslavsky

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