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With Sandy Burnett.
Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69
Pierre Fournier , Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
6.30 Respighi Roman Festivals Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
7.00 Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV532
James Tyler and Robin Jeffrey (mandolins), the English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.30 Harris Symphony No 3
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
8.00 Saint-Saens Six Etudes for the left hand, Op 135 Piers Lane (piano)
8.30 Debussy La Mer Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandy Burnett.
Unknown:
Pierre Fournier
Piano:
Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor:
Riccardo Muti
Unknown:
James Tyler
Unknown:
Robin Jeffrey
Director:
Trevor Pinnock
Conductor:
Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:
Herbert von Karajan

Donald Macleod looks at music written towards the end of Bax's life.
London Pageant BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Morning Song: Maytime in Sussex Stephen Coombs (piano), Ulster
Orchestra, conductor TakuoYuasa
Concertante Gillian Callow (cor anglais), John Bradbury (clarinet), Jonathan Goodall (horn), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins
Clarinet:
John Bradbury
Clarinet:
Jonathan Goodall
Conductor:
Martyn Brabbins

With Rob Cowan.
A Scarlatti Sinfonia Seconda Concertata in D Hans-Martin Linde (flute), Maurice Andre (trumpet), Zurich Collegium Musicum, conductor Paul Sacher
10.09 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 Nobuko Imai (viola), Martha Argerich (piano)
10.25 Fibich Symphony No 3 in E minor, Op 53 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Sejna
11.03 Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70 Pablo Casals (cello), Clifford Curzon (piano)
11.15 Dvorak Slavonic Dances: Op 46 No 5 in A; Op 46 No 7 in C minor; Op 72 No 7 in C Czech PO, conductor Karel Sejna

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Flute:
Hans-Martin Linde
Flute:
Maurice Andre
Conductor:
Paul Sacher
Conductor:
Schumann Marchenbilder
Viola:
Nobuko Imai
Viola:
Martha Argerich
Conductor:
Karel Sejna
Conductor:
Schumann Adagio
Cello:
Pablo Casals
Piano:
Clifford Curzon
Conductor:
Karel Sejna

Spitalfields Festival
PetrocTrelawny completes his tour of the Spitalfields area with social historian Alan Dein and presents more highlights from this year's festival, includingTon
Koopman playing music by Sweelinck on the organ of the Dutch Church, Stephen Cleobury conducting the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, in excerpts from Rachmaninov's Liturgy of St
John Chrysostom ; the Britten Sinfonia and conductor Richard Baker giving the first performance of Stephen Roberts 's The Next Stop Is ... Angel; plus Indian music from Manickam Yogeswaran , Ghanaian music from Ensemble Bash and cabaret songs from Richard Rodney Bennett.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Dein
Unknown:
Stephen Cleobury
Unknown:
John Chrysostom
Conductor:
Richard Baker
Unknown:
Stephen Roberts
Unknown:
Manickam Yogeswaran
Unknown:
Richard Rodney Bennett.

Another chance to hear a recital given last year at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore (pianos)
Schubert Variations in A flat, D813 Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Mozart Andante with Variations in G, K501 Stravinsky Three movements from the Firebird Suite (1919)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Petroc Trelawny
Introduced By:
Simon Crawford-Phillips
Pianos:
Philip Moore

Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom. Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Helene Grimaud (piano), Celia Craig (cor anglais), William Houghton (trumpet), Southend Girls' Choir, Southend Boys' Choir, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor John Adams
Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor (Trauer) Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Copland Quiet City
John Adams On the Transmigration of Souls

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sarah Walker.
Piano:
Helene Grimaud
Piano:
Celia Craig
Unknown:
William Houghton
Conductor:
John Adams
Unknown:
John Adams

Duke Ellington:
Afro-Bossa Julian Joseph and Brian Priestley continue their survey of the great American pianist, composer and band leader, focusing today on the period 1959-66. Selections include his score forthe film Anatomy of a Murder, the trio album he recorded with bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach , and excerpts from his Far East Suite co-composed with Billy Strayhorn and featuring alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges.

Contributors

Unknown:
Afro-Bossa Julian Joseph
Unknown:
Brian Priestley
Bassist:
Charles Mingus
Unknown:
Max Roach
Unknown:
Billy Strayhorn
Unknown:
Johnny Hodges.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
After Musorgsky's satanic witches' meeting, Estonian composer
Erkki-Sven Tuur 's concerto is played by the soloist who also gave its premiere in 1999. Plus Prokofiev's rarely performed Sixth
Symphony. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Isabelle van Keulen (violin),
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Paavo Jarvi Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain Tuur Violin Concerto
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Master and Margarita James Woodall explores
Mikhail Bulgakov 's magical masterpiece of literary protest, The Master and Margarita, which was completed just before his death in 1940 but not published in full in Russia until 1973. James Woodall explores the book and examines Bulgakov's experience of surviving as a writer under Stalin. With readings by Brendan Charleson.
8.40 Prokofiev Symphony No 6 Repeated Tuesday 2pm
This concert is televised on BBC4 at 7.30pm/1.40am

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Unknown:
Erkki-Sven Tuur
Presented By:
Petroc Trelawny
Conductor:
Paavo Jarvi
Conductor:
Margarita James Woodall
Unknown:
Mikhail Bulgakov
Unknown:
James Woodall
Unknown:
Brendan Charleson.

4: Mezzogiorno. Dennis Marks concludes his journey, finding in the heel of Italy a deeply rural culture closerto Greece and Albania than to Rome, and reaches his destination at the port of Brindisi.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Marks

Simon H Fell. Jez Nelson presents a session from bassist Simon H Fell that mixes free improvisation and contemporary art music. With Gail Brand (trombone),
Alex Ward (clarinet), Alex Maguire (piano) and Steve Noble (percussion).

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon H Fell.
Bassist:
Simon H
Unknown:
Gail Brand
Clarinet:
Alex Ward
Clarinet:
Alex Maguire
Clarinet:
Steve Noble

With Susan Sharpe.

Excerpts from Verdi's operas Giovanna d'Arco, Macbeth, Nabucco, Rigoletto and Aroldo.

2.20 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 71 No 1

2.45 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115

3.20 Nielsen Violin Concerto, Op 33

3.55 Bach, arr Catoire Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582

4.10 Sweelinck Psalm 116

4.20 Anon Dixit Isaac Patri Suo

4.25 Andrea Gabrieli Anchor Che Co Partire (Terzo Libro de Ricercari)

4.30 Kaspar Forster Viri Israelite

4.45 Handel Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion (Messiah)

4.50 Mozart Parto, Parto, Ma Tu, Ben Mio (La Clemenza di Tito)

5.00 J Strauss(son) Waltz: By the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op 314

5.10 Carreno Petite Valse (Teresita)

5.15 Anton Rubinstein, transcr Lhevinne Reve Angelique, Op 10 No 22

5.25 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande, Op 80

5.40 Debussy, orch Busset Printemps

Contributors

Presenter:
Susan Sharpe

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