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INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Post-war perspectives

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    FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am
  • 9.00 AM

    DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Ofra Harnoy

    Tchaikovsky, P. Variations on a rococo theme, op 33 (1876).Ofra Harnoy, vc; Victoria SO/Paul Freeman.19:00

    Lennon - McCartney. Eleanor Rigby; Nowhere man; Yesterday (arr. Riley).Ofra Harnoy, vc; Orford String Quartet.7:24

    Schubert, F. Sonata in A minor, D821, [Arpeggione] (1824).Ofra Harnoy, vc; Michael Dussek, pf.26:00

  • 10.00 AM


    Bach, J.S. Orchestral suite no 2 in B minor, BWV1067 (c1739).Amsterdam Baroque O/Ton Koopman.18:31

    Gluck, C. Suite from Don Juan (1761).Rhenish CO/Jan Corazolla.18:43

    Beethoven, L. Symphony no 6 in F, op 68, [Pastoral] (1808).Vienna PO/Simon Rattle.44:00

  • 11.30 AM


    Beethoven, L. 12 variations on a theme by Handel from Judas Maccabaeus, WoO45 (1796).Anssi Karttunen, vc; Tuija Hakkila, pf.11:30

    14 variations in E flat, op 44 (1803).Isaac Stern, vn; Leonard Rose, vc; Eugene Istomin, pf.13:59

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM


    Eberl, A. Trio in B flat, op 8 no 2.Pleyel Trio.18:54

    Piano concerto in C, op 32.Riko Fukuda, fp; Cologne Academy/Michael Alexander Willens.34:31

  • 2.00 PM


    Bruch, M. Piece in E flat, op 83 no 8 (pub.1910).Nobuko Imai, va; Janet Hilton, cl; Roger Vignoles, pf .5:23

    Duparc, H. La vague et la cloche (c1871).Thomas Allen, bar; Roger Vignoles, pf .4:36

    Bishop, H. Lo! Hear the gentle lark (1819).Valerie Masterson, sop; Richard Adeney, fl; Roger Vignoles, pf .4:50

    Britten, B. Canticle 3: Still falls the rain, op 55 (1954).Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten; Michael Thompson, hn; Roger Vignoles, pf .11:47

    Mozart, W. Die kleine Spinnerin, K531 (1787).Joan Rodgers, sop; Roger Vignoles, pf .1:49

    Die Zauberer, K472 (1785).Joan Rodgers, sop; Roger Vignoles, pf .1:56

    Brahms, J. Sonata no 2 in A, op 100 (1886).Gyrgy Pauk, vn; Roger Vignoles, pf .20:29

  • 3.00 PM


    Berwald, F. Quartet in A minor (1849).Frydn String Quartet.19:47

    Wieniawski, H. Etude-caprice op 10 no 7, [La cadenza].Michal Grabarczyk, vn.4:30

    Suk, J. Serenade for strings in E flat, op 6 (1892).Czech PO/Jiri Blohlvek.29:41

  • 4.00 PM

    FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm Today's program includes:

    Offenbach, J. Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (1858/74).London SO/Charles Mackerras.09:21

    Respighi, O. Excerpts from Ancient airs and dances (pub. 1917).Konstantin Scherbakov, pf.09:26

    Prokofiev, S. Masks and Dance of the knights, from Romeo and Juliet, ballet, op 64 (1938).Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.08:46

    Gershwin, G. Cuban overture (1932).Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.10:46

    Britten, B. Sarabande, from Simple symphony, op 4 (1933-34).Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner.07:00

    Gounod, C. Va! je t’ai pardonné ... Nuit d’hymnénée, from Roméo et Juliette (1867).Anna Netrebko, sop; Rolando Villazn, ten; Dresden Staatskapelle/Nicola Luisotti.13:23

    Haydn, J. Excerpts from The Creation, Hob.XXI:2 (1796-98).Sandrine Piau, sop; Mark Padmore, ten; Neal Davies, bass; Chetham’s Chamber Choir; Gabrieli Consort & Players/Paul McCreesh.07:15

    Busoni, F. Duettino concertante after Mozart’s K459 (1919).Isabel von Vintschger, Jrg von Vintschger, pf.07:33

    Beethoven, L. Romance no 2 in F, op 50 (1798).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; New York PO/Kurt Masur.08:23

    Handel, G. Ode for St Cecilia’s day, Finale: As from the Power HWV 76 (1739).Lucy Crowe, sop; Nathalie Stutzmann, cont; David Bates, ct; Anders J. Dahin, ten; Richard Croft, ten; Neil Baker, bar; Luca Tittoto, bass; members of the Choir of the Musiciens du Louvre; Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski.07:52

    Brahms, J. Quintet in F minor, Scherzo, op 34 (1861-64).Andrs Schiff, pf; Takcs String Quartet.07:28

    Wagner, R. Heil, Konig Heinrich! from Lohengrin (1848).Hans Sotin, bass; Plcido Domingo, ten; Jessye Norman, sop; Siegmund Nimsgern, bar; Eva Randov, mezz; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar; Vienna State Opera Ch & O/Georg Solti.08:18

  • 7.00 PM

  • 8.00 PM

  • 10.00 PM

    INTO THE 20TH CENTURY Post-war perspectives

    Shostakovich, D. Cello concerto no 1 in E flat, op 107 (1959).Maria Kliegel, vc; Polish National RSO/Antoni Wit.28:56

    Vaughan Williams, R. Symphony no 6 in E minor (1944-47, 1950).BBC SO/Andrew Davis.32:00

    Reed, A. Symphony for brass and percussion.Summit Brass.17:00

    Copland, A. Piano quartet (1950).Cantilena Chamber Players.21:31

    Martinu, B. Sonatina (1956).Paul Goodchild, tpt; David Miller, pf.8:05

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