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With Edward Seckerson. attrib Ockeghem Celeste Beneficium The Clerks' Group/Edward Wickham
7.00 Scarlatti Cantata: La Dove a Mergellina Nancy Argenta (soprano), Chandos Baroque Players
7.30 Schubert Fantasy in F minor, D940 Murray Perahia, Radu Lupu (pianos)
8.15 Bach Double Concerto in D minor, BWV1043 David and Igor
Oistrakh (violins), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Eugene Goossens

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Seckerson.
Unknown:
Ockeghem Celeste Beneficium

Dvorak Slavonic Dance, Op 46 No 1 Berlin PO, conductor Lorin Maazel
9.08 Composer of the Week: Trad, arr Tippett Early One
Morning/Lilliburlero Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer
9.13 Hoist, arr Jacob A Hampshire Suite Munich Symphony Orchestra, conductor Douglas Bostock
9.26 Paganini, arr Kreisler La Campanella Ilya Gringolts, Irina Ryumina (piano)
9.36 WF Bach Sinfonia in D
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
9.46 Schumann Arabeske in C
Freddy Kempf (piano)
9.52 Dvorak Slavonic Dance, Op 72 No 2 Berlin PO/Lorin Maazel
10.00 Music for Strings:
Dowland The King of Denmark's
Galiard; The Earle of Essex Galiard; Sir John Souch His Galiard Fretwork, director Christopher Wilson (lute)
10.05 Alblnonl Concerto in F for
Strings, Op 9 No 10 Collegium
Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
10.19 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C (Rondo) Alfred Brendel ,
Vienna PO, conductor Simon Rattle
10.29 Howells Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
10.43 Wagner Siegfried 's Funeral March; Finale (Gotterdammerung) Cleveland Orchestra/George Szell Producer Fiona Shelmerdine

Contributors

Conductor:
Lorin Maazel
Conductor:
Paul Spicer
Conductor:
Douglas Bostock
Piano:
Irina Ryumina
Director:
Jeanne Lamon
Director:
Christopher Wilson
Director:
Simon Standage
Unknown:
Alfred Brendel
Conductor:
Simon Rattle
Unknown:
Wagner Siegfried
Producer:
Fiona Shelmerdine

Ivan Hewett looks forward to the televising of the first night of the Proms by exploring different approaches to directing concerts on television. He also discusses the future of international arts centres with Karsten
Witt of London's South Bank Centre and John Rockwell , former director of the Lincoln Center, New York. Producer Jessica Isaacs

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Hewett
Unknown:
John Rockwell
Producer:
Jessica Isaacs

Chris de Souza introduces a concert of music for two pianos given by Melvyn Tan and Ronald Brautigam. Saint-Saens Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, Op 35 Ravel La Valse
Poulenc Sonata
Debussy En Blanc et Noir
Lutoslawskl Paganini Variations

Contributors

Unknown:
Melvyn Tan
Unknown:
Ronald Brautigam.

In the first of six programmes accompanying BBC2's new Saturday evening series Masterworks Michael Berkeley introduces Vaughan
Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.
Strings of the BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Producer Ann McKay

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
Thomas Tallis.
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Producer:
Ann McKay

The first of three masterclasses for competitors who did not make the final of the Cardiff Singer of the World competition. Today, American baritone Sherill Milnes takes two young baritones through their paces: Teddy Tahu Rhodes from New Zealand, and Sam Mcllroy from Ireland.
Humphrey Burton talks to Milnes and his two students.

Contributors

Baritone:
Sherill Milnes
Unknown:
Teddy Tahu Rhodes
Unknown:
Sam McLlroy

78: Doris Lessing : The Golden Notebook.
Melissa Murray considers a seminal novel seen by many as the bible of women's liberation, with readings and an interview with the author.
Readers Becky Hindley and Tessa Worsley Producer Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown:
Doris Lessing
Unknown:
Melissa Murray
Readers:
Becky Hindley
Readers:
Tessa Worsley
Producer:
Cherry Cookson

Ivan Hewett introduces music first performed in 1977. Ligetl Three Pieces for Two Pianos
Irina Kataeva and Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Gorecki Symphony No 3 (2nd mvt) RPO/Yuri Simonov
Nono Sofferte onde Serene
Maurizio Pollini (piano) and tape
Part Tabula Rasa Tasmin Little (violin), Martin Roscoe (prepared piano), Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Richard Studt
Birtwistle Silbury Air London Sinfonietta, conductor Elgar Howarth Producer Anthony Sellors

Contributors

Introduces:
Ivan Hewett
Pianos:
Irina Kataeva

July sees the centenary of Ernest Hemingway 's birth and the publication of his final unfinished novel, based on his last safari in Africa. Malcolm Bradbury, David Lodge , Elaine Showalter and Bill Buford look at this complex and colourful man. Christopher Bigsby visits Hemingway's birthplace and meets his son Patrick who edited the manuscript, which had been lying in a locked vault since Hemingway's death in 1961. Producer Elizabeth Abrahams

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernest Hemingway
Unknown:
David Lodge
Unknown:
Elaine Showalter
Unknown:
Bill Buford
Unknown:
Christopher Bigsby
Producer:
Elizabeth Abrahams

Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka 's new play for Radio 3 is an autobiographical account of events that took place in 1997 under the brutal regime of the former Nigerian dictator General Sani Abacha. The action begins in Nigeria and continues in London. Highlighting the plight of refugees seeking political asylum, the play focuses on Soyinka's daughter and son-in-law.
Music arranged by Juwon Ogungbe Director Pauline Harris

Contributors

Unknown:
Wole Soyinka
Unknown:
General Sani Abacha.
Arranged By:
Juwon Ogungbe
Director:
Pauline Harris
Aigbo Ediale:
Paterson Joseph
Suulola Ediale:
Rakie Ayola
Talese Ediale:
Oluwawemimo Oyelana
Oseoba Ediale:
Ehizogie Odigie
Professor Saliu:
Patrice Naiambana
Razaq Baniye:
Anthony Ofoegbu
Kiisu:
Claire Benedict
Mr Brecross:
Ron Berglas
Mrs Bursley:
Brigit Forsyth
Paramedic:
Martin Reeve
Doctor:
Martin Reeve
Voice on cassette:
Israel Aduramo

Brian Kay presents the last programme before the series takes its summer break and makes his final appearance as presenter.
Tavener Song for Athene Westminster Abbey Choir, conductor Martin Neary Bach Jesu , Meine Freude Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Brahms Begrabnisgesang , Op 13 Schutz Choir of London, London
Classical Players/Roger Norrington Parry Songs of Farewell BBC
Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Hoist Ode to a Death Joyful Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hiccox

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Kay
Conductor:
Martin Neary
Conductor:
Bach Jesu
Conductor:
Meine Freude Monteverdi
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor:
Brahms Begrabnisgesang
Conductor:
Stephen Cleobury
Conductor:
Hoist Ode
Conductor:
Richard Hiccox

(piano)
Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
Debussy Ce Qu'A Vu le Vent d'Ouest Berio Luftklavier; Erdenklavier
Debussy Les Collines d'Anacapri; La Cath├ędrale Engloutie
Berlo Wasserklavier; Feuerklavier Debussy Feux dartifice Repeat

With Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Papandopulo Croatian Mass
2.00 Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings
2.35 Arensky Suite No 2, Op 23
2.50 Telemann Concerto in D for
Flute, Two Violins, Viola and Continuo
3.00 Ketting Little Melody
3.10 Rachmanlnov Piano Concerto
No 3 in D minor
3.55 Mozart String Quartet in G, K387
4.30 Krommer Clarinet Concerto
4.50 Brahms Rhapsody in G minor, Op 79 No 2
5.05 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
5.35 Bom Rassa! Tan Crels
5.50 Barber Adagio for Strings

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown:
Brahms Rhapsody

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