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With Sandy Burnett.
Respighi The Birds
6.35 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark)
7.00 Byrd Ad Dominum cum Tribularer
7.30 Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals
8.00 Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 6 in D
8.40 Hoist Oriental Suite: Beni Mora

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandy Burnett.
Unknown:
Beni Mora

Donald Macleod explores Tchaikovsky's compulsion to write for the stage, despite achieving only infrequent success.
Natalya's Arioso (Oprichnik, Act 1)
Inessa Galante (soprano), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Lensky's Aria (Eugene Onegin, Act 2)
Neil Shicoff (tenor), Orchestre de Paris, conductor Semyon Bychkov
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (Kyrie Eleison, Hymn of the Cherubim, Credo, Our Father, Blessed Is He Who Comes) Leningrad Glinka Academy Choir, director Vladislav Tchernouchenko
Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty, Act 2 (excerpts) Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valeri Gergiev

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Soprano:
Inessa Galante
Conductor:
Neeme Jarvi
Unknown:
Eugene Onegin
Tenor:
Neil Shicoff
Conductor:
Semyon Bychkov
Unknown:
John Chrysostom
Director:
Vladislav Tchernouchenko
Conductor:
Valeri Gergiev

With Rob Cowan.
Corelli arr Leonard La Follia Joseph Szigeti (violin), Andor Foldes (piano)
10.14 Verdi Gia nella Notte Densa....
Venga la Morte! (Otello, Act 1)
Maria Caniglia (soprano), Giacomo Lauri -Volpi (tenor), Rome Opera Orchestra, conductor Dino Oliviero
10.25 Weber Symphony No 1 in C, Op 19 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner
10.48 Verdi Vanne ; La Tua Meta Gia Vedo ... Credo in un Dio Crudel (Otello, Act 2) Paul Schoffler (bass-baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
10.54 Igor Stravinsky Duo Concertante Joseph Szigeti (violin), the Composer (piano)
11.11 Verdi Otello , Act 4 (conclusion) Herva Nelli (soprano), Nan Merriman
(mezzo) Ramon Vinay (tenor), Giuseppe Valdengo (baritone), NBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
11.25 Milhaud, arr Levy Saudades do Brasil No 7 (Corcovado) Joseph Szigeti (violin), Kurt Ruhrseitz (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Soprano:
Maria Caniglia
Soprano:
Giacomo Lauri
Conductor:
Dino Oliviero
Conductor:
Otmar Suitner
Conductor:
Verdi Vanne
Bass-Baritone:
Paul Schoffler
Conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwangler
Conductor:
Igor Stravinsky
Violin:
Joseph Szigeti
Piano:
Verdi Otello
Soprano:
Herva Nelli
Soprano:
Nan Merriman
Tenor:
Ramon Vinay
Tenor:
Giuseppe Valdengo
Conductor:
Arturo Toscanini
Unknown:
Levy Saudades
Violin:
Joseph Szigeti
Violin:
Kurt Ruhrseitz

Artist in Focus: Heather Harper
Humphrey Burton talks to soprano
Heather Harper about her involvement in the first performance of Britten's War
Requiem at the new cathedral in Coventry in 1962, and in the gala opening concert of Snape Maltings concert hall in Suffolk.
Handel Ode for St Cecilia's 's Day (excerpt)
With Peter Pears (tenor), English Chamber Orchestra, East Anglian Choirs' Chorus, conductor Benjamin Britten
Beethoven ElegischerGesang , Op.118 With Janet Baker (mezzo),
John Mitchinson (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Martin String Quartet Britten War Requiem (excerpts)
With Peter Pears (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), John Cooper (organ), Coventry Festival Chorus, Melos
Ensemble, CBSO, conducted by Meredith Davis and the Composer

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Harper
Talks:
Humphrey Burton
Soprano:
Heather Harper
Conductor:
Benjamin Britten
Conductor:
Beethoven Elegischergesang
Unknown:
Janet Baker
Tenor:
John Mitchinson
Tenor:
John Shirley-Quirk
Tenor:
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone:
John Cooper
Conducted By:
Meredith Davis

BBC Philharmonic - Prokofiev in Concert The Prokofiev season concludes. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Shostakovich Film Score: The Man with a Gun
Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No 3, Op 50 (Youth) Kathryn Stott , conductor VassilySinaisky
Prokofiev Ballet: The Tale of the Stone Flower, Acts 3 and 4 Conductor Gianandrea Noseda

Contributors

Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Conductor:
Kathryn Stott
Conductor:
Gianandrea Noseda

Eric Dolphy. Julian Joseph profiles the composer and multi-instrumentalist who was born 75 years ago today. Selections include Gazzelloni from his 1964 masterpiece Out to Lunch, recorded four months before his death aged 36.

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Dolphy.
Unknown:
Julian Joseph

BBC Philharmonic
Conductors Martyn Brabbins and Peter Maxwell Davies share the programme for the opening concert of this year's
St Magnus Festival on Orkney, live from the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall. Presented by Piers Burton-Page .
Maxwell Davies Maxwell 's Reel, with Northern Lights
Conducted by the Composer
Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor
Paul Watkins , conductor Martyn Brabbins
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Summer Orchestra By Esther Tusquets , translated by Margaret Jull Costa and read by Claire Skinner. An adolescent girl longs to be as sophisticated as her parents, but a family holiday is to change her aspirations forever.
8.40 Maxwell Davies Orkney Saga No 3 Simon Butterworth (alto saxophone), conducted by the Composer
Prokofiev Suite No 1: Romeo and Juliet Conductor Martyn Brabbins

Contributors

Conductors:
Martyn Brabbins
Conductors:
Peter Maxwell Davies
Presented By:
Piers Burton-Page
Presented By:
Maxwell Davies Maxwell
Conductor:
Paul Watkins
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Unknown:
Esther Tusquets
Translated By:
Margaret Jull Costa
Read By:
Claire Skinner.
Unknown:
Simon Butterworth
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins

George Russell 80th Birthday Special
Veteran jazz composer/conductor George Russell leads a big band featuring trumpeters Stanton Davis and Palle Mikkelborg , trombonist Dave Bargeron , saxophonist Andy Sheppard and guitarist Mike Walker , in a concert recorded at the Barbican in London.

Contributors

Unknown:
George Russell
Conductor:
George Russell
Unknown:
Stanton Davis
Unknown:
Palle Mikkelborg
Unknown:
Dave Bargeron
Unknown:
Andy Sheppard
Guitarist:
Mike Walker

With Jonathan Swain. Verdi // Trovatore
(complete performance) 3.10 Toumier
Harp Sonatine, Op 30 3.30 Ravel Miroirs
4.00 Goldmark Overture: Im Fruhling
4.15 Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor, Wo080 4.25 Kaspar Forster Et Cum Ingressus Esset Jesu 4.40 Naujalis Senjores Populi ; Ecce Vidimus Eum
4.50 Wagenaar Overture: Fruhlingsgewalt, Op 11 5.00 Verdi Ecco /'Orrido Campo.... Ma dall 'Arido (Un Ballo in Maschera)
5.10 Johanson Four Songs about the Seasons 5.20 Bach Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords, BWV1065
5.30 JM Bach Es 1st ein Grosser Gewinn
5.40 Roussel Suite No 2: Bacchus etArianne

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swain.
Unknown:
Kaspar Forster
Unknown:
Naujalis Senjores Populi

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