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: Open University

Germinal: Fact and Fiction

: Weather

: News

: Morning Concert

Purcell Chacony in G minor
7.10* Elgar Spanish Dances, Op 23; The Snow, Op 26 No 1; Fly Singing Bird, Op 26 No 2; LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC CHOIR
7.25* Janacek Mladi
7.42* Henze Telemanniana
8.0 News
8.5 Scarlatti Sonatas in E major (Kk 380 and 381) TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord)
8.13* Handel Softly sweet in Lydian measures (Alexander's Feast): ARLEEN AUGER (soprano) MOSTLY MOZART ORCHESTRAl
8.17* Mozart, compl Siissmayr Horn Concerto No 1, in D (K 412) ECO/BARRY TUCKWELL (hom)
8.25* Casella Scarlattiana MARISA TENZINI (piano)


Unknown: Sir Charles Groves
Unknown: Gerd Albrecht
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Unknown: Gerard Schwarz
Unknown: Barry Tuckwell
Piano: Marisa Tenzini
Unknown: Gerd Albrecht

: News

: This Week's Composer

Le martyre de Saint Sebastien (symphonic fragments) LSO/PIERRE MONTEUX orch Caplet La boite a joujoux


Unknown: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: Jean Martinon

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

conducted by Richard Hickox Martyn Hill (tenor)
Schubert, arr Webern German Dances (D 820)
Britten Les illuminations
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin BBCBristol


Conducted By: Richard Hickox
Tenor: Martyn Hill

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand
The First Comhill Test at Lord's Ball-by-ball commentary on the second day's play
1.5 pm News
1.10 Seasons to Savour: 1983 Peter Baxter recalls New
Zealand's last series in England and the thrilling World Cup tournament which preceded it.
1.30-1.40* County scoreboard
3.45-4.0* At the Bookstall
A leaf through a few more of the latest cricket books


Unknown: Peter Baxter

: Clarinet and Piano

MICHAEL COLLINS and KATHRYN STOTT Arthur Benjamin Le tombeau de Ravel Reger Sonata in B flat. Op 107


Unknown: Michael Collins
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Arthur Benjamin

: Pied Piper

with David Munrow Great occasions in Westminster Abbey's history (R)


Unknown: David Munrow

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

led by BEN BUURMAN conducted by Jiri Starek Cho Liang Lin (violin) Parti Janacek Lachian Dances Mozart Violin Concerto No 5, in A (K 219)


Conducted By: Jiri Starek
Violin: Cho Liang Lin

: News

: BBC Scottish SO

Part 2 Dvorak Symphony No 9, in E minor (From the New World)

: More Penge Papers

Written and read in five parts by Brian Wright 4: DIY or DIE 'DIY devotees are evangelicals.... They believe that everybody can and must be converted to the one true religion.' Producer MATTHEW WALTERS (R)


Unknown: Brian Wright
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Sir Adrian Boult

(conductor and dedicatee) Vaughan Williams Job , a masque for dancing BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA mono record (1946)


Unknown: Vaughan Williams Job

: Beethoven

Fourth of 11 programmes PETER FRANKL (piano) GYORGY PAUK (violin) RALPH KIRSHBAUM (cello) Cello Sonata in F major, Op 5 No Violin Sonata in A, Op 47 (Kreutzer) (R)


Piano: Peter Frankl
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Choral Evensong

recorded in Salisbury Cathedral Introit: Holy is the true light (Harris) Responses (Ayleward) Psalm 119, vv 73-104 (Hopkins, Atkins, Selby, Hanforth) Lesson (Rsv): Jeremiah 26, vv 1-16 Office Hymn: Thou art the way (A&MR 199) Canticles: Sumsion in G Anthem: Faire is the heaven (Harris) Hymn: Glory to thee, 0 God (HHFT30) Organ Voluntary: Flourish for an occasion (Harris) Organist and master of the choir RICHARD SEAL Assistant organist DAVID HALLS BBC Bristol

: News

: Mainly for Pleasure

Today's music for the early evening is presented by Paul Riley Producer IAN CARSON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Paul Riley
Producer: Ian Carson

: Music for Two Guitars

Diabelli Romance and March (Serenade, Op 63)
Emesto Halffter Danza de la Pastora
Kiriakos Georginakis Greek Memories


Unknown: Emesto Halffter Danza

: A Paradise Out of a Common Field

Journals and Journeymen Last of three talks in which
Dr Joan Morgan examines the work of Victorian gardeners Readers GRAHAM BLOCKEY


Unknown: Dr Joan Morgan
Readers: Graham Blockey
Readers: Bernard Brown.
Readers: Fraser Kerr
Readers: Brian Smith
Producer: Alison Richards

: Proms 86

direct from the Royal Albert Hall, London Henryk Szeryng (violin) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra led by PAUL willey conductor Simon Rattle Parti
Webern Passacaglia, Op 1 Henze Symphony No 7 (first UK performance)


Conductor: Paul Willey
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: During the Interval

Geoffrey Norris ,
Bayan Northcott and Stephen Walsh compare impressions of Henze s latest symphony and this evening's performance of it.


Unknown: Geoffrey Norris
Unknown: Bayan Northcott
Unknown: Stephen Walsh

: * Proms 86

Part 2 Beethoven
Violin Concerto in D
(Henze's 'Five Neapolitan Songs' can be heard in next Tuesday Prom;
Simon Rattle and the CBSO return to the Proms on Thursday 11 September)


Unknown: Simon Rattle

: Crossroads

by RHYS ADRIAN with An elderly couple remember the halcyon days of glamorous theatre and, as they wait for their Meals on Wheels, feel that they have somehow taken the wrong turning in a life which has taken them to many different crossroads.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (R)


Unknown: Rhys Adrian
Directed By: John Tydeman
Mary: Brenda Bruce
George: And Peter Sallis
Mrs H: Annejameson
Richard: Colin Starkey
Nurse: Melinda Walker

: Scriabin Piano Sonatas

Sonata No 2, in G sharp minor, Op 19 (Sonata Fantasy); Sonata No 5, in F sharp, Op 53 BORIS BERMAN BBC Wales


Unknown: Boris Berman

: Northern Sinfonia

leader BRADLEY CRESWICK conducted by Steuart Bedford Roussel Incidental Music: Le marchand de sable qui passe.... David Matthews September Music
Mozart Divertimento in D (K 131) BBC Manchester


Leader: Bradley Creswick
Conducted By: Steuart Bedford
Unknown: David Matthews

: News

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