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: Open University

The State and Economic Intervention

: Weather

: News 1

: Aubade

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Dvorak Four Czech folk songs, Op 73: SARAH WALKER (mezzo-sop) ROGER vignoles (piano)
Chopin Variations on a theme from Herold's 'Ludovic', Op 12 VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano)
Rameau Dardanus: Orchestral music (Acts 2 and 3) ENGLISH BAROQUE SOLOISTS/ JOHN ELIOT GARDINER
8.0 World Service News
8.10 Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps LPO/VERNON HANDLEY
Roussel Two Chinese Poems,
Op 35: SARAH WALKER (mezzo-sop) ROGER VIGNOLES (piano)
Rameau Les Niais de Sologne (Suite in D)
TREVOR pinnock (harpsichord)
Tchaikovsky Suite: Nutcracker BERLIN PO/ HERBERT VON KARAJAN records

: News

: Record Review

with Paul Vaughan
Nicholas Kenyon reviews new issues of music by the Bach family.
Barry Fox talks about
Brad Kay 's investigations into early stereo recordings. David Murray on recent orchestral releases including works by Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Roussel.
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 2.50pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon
Talks: Barry Fox
Unknown: Brad Kay
Unknown: David Murray

: Release

Bach Cantata No 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben JANE BRYDEN (soprano)
DREW MINTER (counter-tenor) JEFFREY THOMAS (tenor) JAN OPALACH (bass)
BACH ENSEMBLE/JOSHUA RIFKIN Villa-Lobos Bachiana Brasileira No 7
RPO/ENRIQUE bate: records


Soprano: Leben Jane Bryden
Tenor: Jeffrey Thomas

: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

conducted by Sir Georg Solti Last of seven programmes
Mozart Piano Concerto No 20, in D minor (K 466)
Tamas Vasary (piano)
11.50* Interval Reading
11.55* Mozart
Mass in c minor (K 427)
Marvis Martin (soprano) Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano)
Jerry Hadley (tenor) Malcolm King (bass)
Chicago Symphony Chorus (WFMT recording)


Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti
Piano: Tamas Vasary
Soprano: Marvis Martin
Mezzo-Soprano: Anne Sofie von Otter
Tenor: Jerry Hadley

: News

: Roseingrave and Scarlatti

The first of three programmes
Domenico Scarlatti 's popularity in England came about through Thomas Roseingrave 's promotion of his Italian acquaintance.
Fugues and Voluntaries by Roseingrave are interspersed with sonatas by Scarlatti. ROBERT WOOLLEY


Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Thomas Roseingrave
Harpsichord: Robert Woolley

: Rawsthorne and Britten

Michael Bochmann (violin) David Angel (violin)
Martin Outram (viola)
Michal Kaznowski (cello) Rawsthorne Quartet No 3
Britten Quartet No 2, in c, Op 36 BBC Pebble Mill


Violin: Michael Bochmann
Viola: Martin Outram
Cello: Michal Kaznowski

: Schumann and Beethoven

Schumann Waldscenen , Op 82 Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2
BBC Pebble Mill


Piano: John Bingham
Piano: Schumann Waldscenen

: Stabat Mater

by Antonin Dvorak
alison HARGAN (soprano) JADWIGA RAPPE (contralto) JOSEF PROTSCHKA (tenor)
VIENNA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by GERD ALBRECHT (Austrian Radio recording)


Unknown: Antonin Dvorak
Soprano: Alison Hargan
Contralto: Jadwiga Rappe
Tenor: Josef Protschka
Bass: Ferruccio Furlanetto
Conducted By: Gerd Albrecht

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Peter Clayton


Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

Anthony Curtis (in the Chair) talks with Paul Barker , Adam Mars-Jones and Hilary Spurting about: a television version of Northanger Abbey on BBC2; David Cronenberg 's film
The Fly; Eric Ravilious 1903-42: A Re-assessment at the Crafts Council Gallery, London;
Arthur Miller 's A View from the Bridge at the National Theatre; Marilyn Monroe by Gloria Steinem and George Barris Producer PHILIP FRENCH


Unknown: Anthony Curtis
Unknown: Paul Barker
Unknown: Adam Mars-Jones
Unknown: Hilary Spurting
Unknown: David Cronenberg
Unknown: Eric Ravilious
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Gloria Steinem
Unknown: George Barris
Producer: Philip French

: Schumann and Faure

Schumann Liederkreis , Op 24
Faure La bonne chanson, Op 61 BBC Pebble Mill


Baritone: Michael George
Piano: Schumann Liederkreis

: On the Journey

by EUGENE DUBNOV translated by THE AUTHOR and JOHN HEATH-STUBBS Read by Denis Lill
A young student on his way to Moscow has his dreams of fame dented by an old peasant.


Unknown: Eugene Dubnov
Read By: Denis Lill
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

leader MALCOLM STEWART conducted by Andrew Litton Emanuel Ax (piano) direct from
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Parti
Haydn Symphony No 100, in G major (Military)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 25, in c major (K 503)


Leader: Malcolm Stewart
Conducted By: Andrew Litton

: * The Church in Argentina

Two talks on a conservative church in a Latin American democracy
1: Ancient Conflicts
The Rev Dr Edward Norman ,
Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge, reflects on the benefits of sacramental violence in a country divided by a single religion.


Unknown: Latin American
Unknown: Dr Edward Norman

: * RLPO

Part 2 Debussy Three symphonic sketches: La mer (Presented by the Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Society in association with Royal Insurance (UK) Ltd) BBC Manchester

: The Historian Within

All historians are more or less Marxist, whether they call themselves Marxist or not.
Marxism has made its most lasting impression on British cultural life in the realm of historical scholarship.
Michael Neve reflects upon the character of the British Marxist historical tradition and assesses its legacy with Christopher Hill ,
Eric Hobsbawm , Rodney Hilton , Victor Kiernan , Lord Dacre, Maurice Cowling ,
Lawrence Stone and Roy Porter.


Unknown: Michael Neve
Unknown: Christopher Hill
Unknown: Eric Hobsbawm
Unknown: Rodney Hilton
Unknown: Victor Kiernan
Unknown: Maurice Cowling
Unknown: Lawrence Stone
Unknown: Roy Porter.

: Martinu

Variations on a Slovak theme; Sonata No 1
(Martinu's Cello Sonata No 2 tomorrow at 9. 50pm)


Cello: Raphael Sommer

: Bracknell Jazz Festival

Richard Cook introduces the last of seven recordings made at the 1986 Festival.
Randy Brecker/Eliane Ehas Group
This international group includes: from America
Randy Brecker (trumpet), his Brazilian wife,
Eliane Elias (keyboards), the American guitarist, Barry Finnerty , and the Finnish drummer, Jurkkis Votila.
Eliane Elias Pandamandium Randy Brecker Guaruja ;
There's a Mingus a Monk us Eliane Elias Small Change; Samba de
Bamba Randy Brecker Inside out


Unknown: Eliane Elias
Guitarist: Barry Finnerty
Unknown: Jurkkis Votila.
Unknown: Eliane Elias Pandamandium
Unknown: Randy Brecker Guaruja
Unknown: Bamba Randy Brecker

: News

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