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This week Penny Gore celebrates music and musicians from Estonia, and plays works that have been attributed to more than one composer.
7.00-8.30: Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Bamberg SO, conductor Claus Peter Flor Stolzel, formerly attrib Bach Bistdubeimir (BWV508) Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (soprano), David Bowles (cello), Nicholas McGegan (harpsichord) Part Summa Hilliard Ensemble
8.30-10.00: Nielsen Suite: Aladdin
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Myslivecek Chi per Pieta Mi Dice (Abramo ed Isacco) Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Prague Philharmonia, conductor Michel Swierczewski
Bach Keyboard Concerto No I in D minor, BWV1052 Andras Schiff (piano), Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Contributors

Conductor:
Claus Peter Flor
Unknown:
Bach Bistdubeimir
Soprano:
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Soprano:
David Bowles
Cello:
Nicholas McGegan
Unknown:
Summa Hilliard
Unknown:
Magdalena Kozena
Conductor:
Michel Swierczewski
Piano:
Andras Schiff

With Rob Cowan. Featuring Haydn quartets and recordings by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan andLyudmila Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.08 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2 The Lindsays
10.29 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli , Milan La Scala Orchestra, conductor Alceo Galliera
11.02 Mendelssohn Psalm 115
Chamber Choir of Europe, Wurttemberg
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nicol Matt
11.20 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Smithson Quartet
11.41 Amirov Azerbaijan Mugam
Houston SO, conductor Leopold Stokowski
11.55 Mompou Cancons i Danses No 1 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Cowan.
Unknown:
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
Conductor:
Fritz Reiner
Unknown:
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Conductor:
Alceo Galliera
Conductor:
Nicol Matt
Unknown:
Amirov Azerbaijan Mugam
Conductor:
Leopold Stokowski
Conductor:
Mompou Cancons
Piano:
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

1/5. France's Sun King surrounded himself with music and enlisted a vast army of musicians to adorn the most magnificent court in late 17th-century Europe. Presented by Donald Macleod. De Lalande Prélude avec les Trompettes; Sixth Suite: Airs du Ballet de Flore ou de Trianon (Sinfonies pour les Soupers du Roi) La Simphonie du Marais, conductor Hugo Reyne
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre Suite in G minor Carole Cerasi (harpsichord) Lully Ballet Royal de Flore (excerpts)
La Simphonie du Marais, conductor Hugo Reyne Visee Pièces in D minor
Rafael Andia (Baroque guitar)
Producer Sian M Grace Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Presented By:
Donald MacLeod.
Conductor:
Hugo Reyne
Conductor:
Elisabeth Jacquet
Harpsichord:
Carole Cerasi
Unknown:
Rafael Andia
Producer:
Sian M Grace

Live from Cadogan Hall, London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
National Youth Orchestra Sinfonietta, conductor Paul Watkins
Lutoslawski Chain 1
John Woolrich After the Clock
(BBC commission; first performance) Copland Ballet: Appalachian Spring Repeated on Saturday at 12 noon

Contributors

Presented By:
Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor:
Paul Watkins
Unknown:
John Woolrich

Claire Booth (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Storgards
Liadov Baba-Yaga ; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora Oliver Knussen Whitman Settings, Op 25 Detlev Glanert
Theatrum Bestiarum Stravinsky Ballet: The Fairy's Kiss Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Conductor:
John Storgards
Conductor:
Liadov Baba-Yaga
Unknown:
Oliver Knussen
Unknown:
Detlev Glanert

Another chance to hear Tommy Pearson's profile of one of the most influential of all film composers, Jerry Goldsmith, who died last year. With tributes from friends and colleagues, and music from his most famous scores such as Planet of the Apes, The Omen and Star Trek: the Motion Picture.
Address: Stage and Screen, [address removed] email: [email address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Tommy Pearson

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Edward Seckerson
Nelson Freire (piano), BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nan Volkov Sibelius Symphony No 3
Hans Abrahamsen Four Pieces for orchestra (first UK performance)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Widow's
Walk Janet Suzman reads a short story from novelist Ronald Frame, which takes a young girl from a provincial town in pre-war Scotland on a journey to the New World, where maybe she has the chance to start again.
8.40 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Repeated on Tuesday 9 August at 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Presented By:
Edward Seckerson
Piano:
Nelson Freire
Conductor:
Nan Volkov
Unknown:
Hans Abrahamsen
Unknown:
Walk Janet Suzman

3/4. Hans Abrahamsen
In conversation with Andrew McGregor , the Danish composer shares his thoughts about his music and introduces a selection of his chamber works. Hymn; Storm and Still; Capriccio Bagatels ; String Quartet No 2
Heath Quartet (Royal Northern College of Music)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hans Abrahamsen
Unknown:
Andrew McGregor
Unknown:
Capriccio Bagatels

Fiona Talkington presents further highlights from the weekend's Womad festival in Reading, including songs from last night's closing performance by the Sephardic Israeli singer Yasmin Levy.

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Talkington
Singer:
Yasmin Levy.

2/5. Robert Simpson was in many ways a maverick figure, and yet he was also a man of great humility who spoke freely of his debt to other composers. Today Donald Macleod discusses these aspects of Simpson's character with writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson. Symphony No 3 (2nd movement: Adagio) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
String Quartet No 6 Delme Quartet Repeated from Tuesday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Simpson
Unknown:
Donald MacLeod
Unknown:
Stephen Johnson.
Conductor:
Vernon Handley

With John Shea.
Composer Portrait: Mendetssohn Andante and Rondo Capriccioso in E minor, Op 14; String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13 Variations in B flat for piano duet, Op 83a 2.19 Hildegard of Bingen 0 Virga Mediatrix; 0 Viridissima Virga , Ave: 0 Pastor Animarum; 0 Tu Suavissima Virga
2.42 Weiss Lute Suite No 17 in F minor 3.10 Caldara Medea in Corintho 3.25 Haydn Oboe Concerto in C, H Vllg CI
3.49 Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133
4.08 Chopin Preludes, Op 28 Nos 4-11,17 and 19
4.24 Pierre de la Rue 0 Salutaris Hostia
4.28 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in A minor, Wql28
4.38 Bohm Prelude , Fugue and Postludium in G minor 4.46 Verdi Rigoletto and Sparafucille's Duet
(Rigoletto, Act 1) 4.52 Puccini, adapted Lanchbery One Fine Day (Madama Butterfly) 4.56 Puccini Nessun Dorma (Turandot) 5.00 Rachmaninov, arr Cailliet Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2 5.05 Szymanowski Sheherazade (Masques, Op 34) 5.15 Sweelinck Psalm 90; Laudate
Dominum 5.20 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6 5.35 Borodin in the Steppes of Central Asia
5.43 Gotovac Introductory Chorus and Djula's Song (Ero the Joker) 5.51 Auric, arr Lane Overture: Hue and Cry
5.53 Lipatti Aubade 6.14 Walton Cello Concerto
6.42 Jarnefelt Korsholma

Contributors

Unknown:
John Shea.
Unknown:
Viridissima Virga
Unknown:
Tu Suavissima Virga
Unknown:
Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Unknown:
Bohm Prelude
Unknown:
Verdi Rigoletto

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