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With Edward Seckerson.
6.30 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Briiggen
7.15 Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra Moscow Chamber and Bath Festival Orchestras, conductor Rudolf Barshai
8.03 Beethoven Overture: The
Creatures of Prometheus
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.37 Kodaly Dances of Galanta London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Istvan Kertesz

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Seckerson.
Conductor:
Frans Briiggen
Conductor:
Rudolf Barshai
Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor:
Istvan Kertesz

Weber Overture: Euryanthe Philharmonia, conductor Neeme Jarvi

9.17 Schubert Heidenroslein; An die Musik; Der Musensohn Bryn Terfel (baritone),
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

9.24 Barber Adagio for strings Los Angeles Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein

9.35 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A (3rd mvt) Netherlands Wind Ensemble

9.41 Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer Jennifer Adams Barbaro (soprano), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury

9.52 Kuhlau Overture: Lulu Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Schonwandt

10.00 Mid-Programme Feature - Piano Duets: Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit Stephen Coombs and Artur Pizarro

10.17 Anon Dances for Two Couples (The English Dance Master) New York Renaissance Band, conductor Sally Logemann

10.23 Albinoni Concerto in A minor Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner

10.31 Composer of the Week: Schutz Ach Herr, Straf Mich Nicht in Deinem Zorn Heinrich Schutz Choir, Symphoniae Sacrae Chamber Ensemble, Philip Jones Brass
Ensemble, conductor Roger Norrington

10.38 Constant Lambert Pomona: Ballet in One Act English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd Jones

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Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Kay
Producer:
Fiona Shelmerdine

Ivan Hewett looks at a new incarnation of Beethoven as Twyla Tharp choreographs Diabelli to the celebrated set of variations. Plus a look at whether music festivals are losing their individual identities. Producer Jessica Isaacs

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Hewett
Unknown:
Twyla Tharp
Producer:
Jessica Isaacs

Chris de Souza introduces a piano recital given at the Bath International Music Festival by Barry Douglas. Berg Sonata, Op 1
Chopin Ballades: No 1 in G minor, Op
23; No 3 in A flat, Op 47
Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: No 3 in G; No 4 in E minor; No 24 in D minor
Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux,
Op 16; Etudes-Tableaux, Op 39: No 5 in E flat minor; No 9 in D

Contributors

Introduces:
Chris de Souza
Unknown:
Barry Douglas.

7: The Loudest Dance Band in America.
Natalie Wheen continues her series celebrating five of the major North American orchestras with the first of two programmes on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She traces the evolution of Chicago's orchestral tradition from the early days of Theodore Thomas and Frederick Stock through to the golden ages of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti , talking to players and to president Henry Fogel. Music includes the orchestra's first ever recording - Mendelssohn's Wedding March, made in 1916 - and excerpts from Franz Schmidt 's Symphony No 2 and Lutoslawski's Symphony No 3.
SOUNDING THE CENTURY

Contributors

Unknown:
Natalie Wheen
Unknown:
Theodore Thomas
Unknown:
Frederick Stock
Unknown:
Fritz Reiner
Unknown:
Georg Solti
Unknown:
Henry Fogel.
Unknown:
Franz Schmidt

74: Andre Gide : Fruits of the Earth
With Patrick Pollard and Gide biographer Alan Sheridan. Producer Clare Hughes
SOUNDING THE CENTURY

Contributors

Unknown:
Andre Gide
Unknown:
Patrick Pollard
Unknown:
Alan Sheridan.
Producer:
Clare Hughes

Ivan Hewett introduces works first performed in 1937. Irving Berlin This Year's Kisses Billie Holiday (vocal),
Copland El Salon Mexico Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Berg Lulu (excerpt)
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Orff Carmina Burana (excerpt)
Barbara Bonney (soprano) Anthony Michaels-Moore (baritone), Arnold
Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Boys' Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
Shostakovich Symphony No 5 (1st mvt) St Petersburg Philharmonic, conductor Yuri Temirkanov
Producer Tony Sellors

Contributors

Introduces:
Ivan Hewett
Conductor:
David Zinman
Conductor:
Lorin Maazel
Soprano:
Barbara Bonney
Soprano:
Anthony Michaels-Moore
Conductor:
Andre Previn
Conductor:
Yuri Temirkanov
Lulu:
Julia Migenes (soprano)
Grafin Geschwitz:
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo)
Dr Schon:
Theo Adam (baritone)
Aiwa:
Richard Karczykowski (tenor)
Valet:
Franz Kasemann (tenor)

A reassessment of the work and reputation of Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen to mark the centenary of her birth. She was eclipsed by the first great modernist generation, but Neil Corcoran argues that her work reflects the anxieties of cultural identity, rootlessness and displacement which are at the heart of modern literature.
See also Postscript Monday-Friday 9.40pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown:
Neil Corcoran

By Howard Barker. The Bishop of Albertina, a tiny state in old Europe, has proposed to Rocklaw, the town's intellectual, that all undesirables should be put together and carried off on a Ship of Fools. But Rocklaw is plagued by jealousy when his wife follows her lover on board.
Music by Elizabeth Parker Director Richard Wortley

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Barker.
Music By:
Elizabeth Parker
Director:
Richard Wortley
Gradisca, an actor:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Laibach, a wife:
Juliet Stevenson
Rocklaw, an intellectual:
Robert Glenister
Olmuts, the bishop:
Ian McDiarmid
Ochna a former nun:
Eleanor Tremain
Brun a convicted murderer:
Bill Stewart
Baines, a beggar:
Gavin Muir
Tubingen, an adulterer:
Nigel Anthony
Dublin, a gaoler:
Stephen Thorne
Boucher, a prostitute:
Deborah Berlin

With Brian Kay.
Stanford Songs of the Sea Benjamin Luxon (baritone),
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Norman Del Mar
Delius To Be Sung of a Summer
Night on the Water Cambridge Singers, conductor John Rutter
Elgar Scenes from the Bavarian
Highlands Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Norman Del Mar
Britten Five Flower Songs Monteverdi Choir , conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes , Op 35 BBC Singers, David Willison and James Kirby (piano duet), conductor Brian Kay Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Kay.
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Conductor:
John Rutter
Conductor:
Norman Del Mar
Conductor:
Monteverdi Choir
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor:
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes
Singers:
David Willison
Piano:
James Kirby
Conductor:
Brian Kay

With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 A concert of choral music given by Ars Nova , conductor
Frans Rasmussen. Music by Tallls, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren , de Wert, Cage, Norgard, Norholm,
Charles Amirkhanian , Lobo and Langgaard.
2.05 Grieg, orch Hans Sitt Four Norwegian Dances
2.25 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25
3.10 Weber Der Freischutz (excerpts)
3.20 Abel Cello Sonata in A
3.25 Caplet Divertissement No 1
3.30 Henry du Mont 0 Salutaris Hostia
3.35 Debussy Suite Bergamasque
3.55 Gluck Overture: Iphigenie en Aulide
4.10 A Scarlatti Toccata in D minor
4.30 Schubert Rosamunde :
Incidental Music
5.00 Kunzen Overture: Erik Ejegod
5.05 Milhaud Three Psalms of David
5.15 Cigllc Harp Concertino
5.30 Haydn Variations, H XVII 3
5.50 Escosa Three Dances, for harps
5.55 Brahms Two Waltzes. Op 39

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Conductor:
Ars Nova
Conductor:
Frans Rasmussen.
Unknown:
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren
Unknown:
Charles Amirkhanian
Unknown:
Hans Sitt
Unknown:
Weber Der Freischutz
Unknown:
Schubert Rosamunde
Unknown:
Erik Ejegod

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