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With Penny Gore.
Britten Simple Symphony, Op 4
6.25 CPE Bach Sinfonia for 2 violins and continuo in D
7.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 2 No 1 (Quasi una Fantasia)
7.40 Poulenc Sextet for piano and wind quintet
8.10 Glazunov Mazurka-Oberek
8.45 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 No 2 (Tempo di Valse)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bach Sinfonia
Unknown:
Glazunov Mazurka-Oberek

of the Week: Charles Gounod
(1818-93). Charles Gounod 's precocious talents were wide-ranging, and evolved into a complex personality of variable health and considerable charm, described by Fanny Mendelssohn as "hyper-romantic and passionate". This week Donald Macleod explores the life of the man whom Ravel was to call "the true founder of French song".
Funeral March of a Marionette
Laurence Perkins (bassoon), Michael Hancock (piano)
Le Soir Felicity Lott (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano) Symphony No 1 in D
Ulster Orchestra, conductor TakuoYuasa Producer Lyndon Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Gounod
Unknown:
Charles Gounod
Unknown:
Fanny Mendelssohn
Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Bassoon:
Laurence Perkins
Piano:
Michael Hancock
Piano:
Graham Johnson
Producer:
Lyndon Jones

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. This week travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron discusses turning to fiction after his latest travel book, In Siberia, made him feel as if he had gone to "the edge of the world".

Contributors

Speaker:
Colin Thubron
Producer:
Frances Byrnes

With Jonathan Swain.
This week featuring fantasies, romances and ballads by Tchaikovsky and recordings of the German soprano Gundula Janowitz.

Mozart Porgi, Amor (Le Nozze di Figaro) Gundula Janowitz (soprano),
Orchestra of the German Opera, Berlin, conductor Karl Bohm

10.10 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Hamlet Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York, conductor Leopold Stokowski

10.30 Leclair Violin Concerto in B flat, Op 10 No 1 Gerard Jarry (violin), Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jean-Francois Paillard

10.44 Mozart E Susanna Non Vien! ...Che Soave Zeffiretto (Le Nozze di Figaro) Gundula Janowitz and Edith Mathis (sopranos), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Klaus Hirte (baritones), Orchestra of the German Opera, Berlin, conductor Karl Bohm

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Swain

Cheltenham Festival
Chris de Souza introduces the first concert in the second week of programmes from the Cheltenham Festival.
Steven Isserlis (cello), Isabelle Faust
(violin), Garfield Jackson (viola), Jonathan Leathwood (guitar), Janne Thomsen (flute) Boccherini Sonata in G for cello and guitar Martinu Madrigals for violin and viola
Villa-Lobos Jet Whistle for flute and cello
Paganini Terzetto in D for violin, cello and guitar 11.50 Twenty Minutes: Dear Sarah Bemhardt
An experiment in biography by Frangoise Sagan , adapted for radio by Pamela Grace. When Sagan set out to write a life of Sarah Bernhardt in 1983 she began with a letter to the Pere Lachaise cemetery where the great actress had been resting for some 60 years. "Don't worry....I'll tell you all ..."came the reply from beyond the grave. Thus began a dialogue between two remarkable and rebellious women. With Eileen Atkins and Vanessa Redgrave.
12.10 Schubert String Trio movement in B flat, D4 71
Widmann Etude / for solo violin; Etude for solo violin (first performance)
Matiegka/Schubert Trio in G, D96 for flute, viola, cello and guitar See also 7.30pm

Contributors

Cello:
Steven Isserlis
Cello:
Isabelle Faust
Violin:
Garfield Jackson
Viola:
Jonathan Leathwood
Guitar:
Janne Thomsen
Unknown:
Frangoise Sagan
Unknown:
Pamela Grace.
Unknown:
Sarah Bernhardt
Unknown:
Eileen Atkins
Unknown:
Vanessa Redgrave.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Haydn Symphony No 1 in D
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Handel Concerto a due cori No 1 in B flat
Conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic) Conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 Stephen Hough ,
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Conductor Nicholas Kraemer

Contributors

Conductor:
Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor:
Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor:
Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor:
Stephen Hough
Conductor:
Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor:
Nicholas Kraemer

A concert from the Pittville Pump Room, introduced by Chris de Souza.
Katharine Gowers (violin), James Boyd (viola), Adrian Brendel (cello), Mary Scully (double bass), Paul Lewis (piano)

Haydn Piano Trio in D minor, H XV 23
Kurtag Games, Signs and Messages (excerpts)

8.15 Twenty Minutes: Cabinet of Curiosities
Sarah Lefanu visits the Cuming Museum in south London where she is joined by collections manager Jane Bird and writer and historian Rosemary Hill.

8.35 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, 066 7 (Trout)

(See also tomorrow, 11am)

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris de Souza.
Violinist:
Katharine Gowers
Violaist:
James Boyd
Cellist:
Adrian Brendel
Double bassist:
Mary Scully
Pianist:
Paul Lewis
Presenter (Twenty Minutes):
Sarah Lefanu
Guest (Twenty Minutes):
Jane Bird
Guest (Twenty Minutes):
Rosemary Hill

Isabel Hilton talks to Ludo de Witte, whose book on the arrest, torture and execution of Patrice Lumumba , first prime minister of the Republic of Congo, revealed a network of complicity involving the Belgian government, the United Nations leadership and the CIA, and prompted an official inquiry into Lumumba's death, the results of which are due out this year.

Contributors

Talks:
Isabel Hilton
Unknown:
Patrice Lumumba

With Susan Sharpe. Weber Grand Duo
Concertant 12.25 Brahms Von EwigerLJebe , Op 43 No 112.35 Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat 1.00 A piano recital by Alon Goldstein. Bach Toccata in G minor, BWV915 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les Adieux) Ron Yedidia Sonata No 3
(Outcries) Messiaen Le Loriot (Catalogue d'Oiseaux) Prokofiev Sonata No 6, Op 82
2.15 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D 2.55 Pekiel Missa Pulcherrima 3.25 Charles Mouton Pieces de Lute in C minor3.55
Vlttork) Monti Csardas4.05Chopin Ballade No 4 in Fminor, Op 524.20 Brahms Five Songs, Op 104 4.30 Roussel Suite: Le Festin de IAraign6e 4.50 Rudolf Tobias Prelude and Fugue in D minor 5.05 John
Ansell Nautical Overture 5.15 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos (Cosi Fan Tutte) 5.30 Albinoni Oboe Concerto a 5 in D minor, Op 9 No 2
5.40 Strauss Till Eulenspiegel

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
Brahms von Ewigerljebe
Unknown:
Alon Goldstein.
Unknown:
Messiaen Le Loriot
Unknown:
Charles Mouton

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