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Maths Foundation Tutorial

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: Morning Concert

Handel Concerto a due cori No 1, in B flat: ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC directed by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD
7.20* Dvorak Overture: In Nature's Realm, Op 91 LSO/ISTVAN KERTESZ
7.35* J. C. Bach Symphony for wind No 4, in B flat major LONDON WIND SOLOISTS directed by JACK BRYMER
7.44* Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 2, Op 72a COLUMBIA SO/BRUNO WALTER
8.0 News
8.5 Liszt Symphonic Poem:
8.18* Sibelius Four Historic Scenes: Festivo, Op 25 No 3;
At the drawbridge, Op 66 No 3; Love song, Op 66 No 2;
The chase, Op 66 No 1 (mono) RPO/SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
8.45* Verdi Duet: Gia nella notte (Otello, Act 1)
8.55* trad Bernese folk song: 0 du liebs Angeli (mono)
Silesian folk song: Maria auf dem Berge


Directed By: Christopher Hogwood
Directed By: Jack Brymer

: This Week's Composer

Hindemith Rondo for three guitars (1925) SIEGFRIED BEHREND
Sonata for cello, Op 25 No 3 SIEGFRIED PALM
Sonata for four horns (1952)
Sonata for two pianos (1942) KATIA AND MARIELLE LABEQUE records


Unknown: Hindemith Rondo
Guitars: Siegfried Behrend
Guitars: Takashi Ochi.
Guitars: Jiri Jirmal
Pianos: Katia And
Pianos: Marielle Labeque

: Brahms, arr Schoenberg

Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 83 CHICAGO SO/ROBERT CRAFT: record

: Cricket

England v Pakistan
The first Texaco Trophy One-Day International
Ball-by-ball commentary from The Oval by Brian Johnston , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Henry Blofeld , with expert comments from TREVOR BAILEY , FRED TRUEMAN and MUSHTAQ MOHAMMED. Scorer BILL FRINDALL
1.5 News
1.10 Six Continents
1.30-1.40* County Scoreboard Producer PETER BAXTER


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Mushtaq Mohammed.
Unknown: Bill Frindall
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Six Continents

Presented by Ian McDougall


Presented By: Ian McDougall

: Rachmaninov

Sonata, Op 19 STEVEN ISSERLIS (cello) PETER EVANS (piano) (R)


Piano: Peter Evans

: NCOS Symphony Orchestra

conducted by Richard Bradshaw Tippett Symphony No 1 Elgar Symphonic Study: Falstaff


Conducted By: Richard Bradshaw

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

direct from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol Dorian Wind Quintet of New York Elizabeth Mann (flute) Gerard Reuter (oboe) Jerry Kirkbride (clarinet) David Jolley (horn) Jane Taylor (bassoon) Ibert Trois pieces breves Arthur Berger Quartet in c Ligeti Six bagatelles Reicha Quintet in E flat, Op 88 No 2 (Concert arranged by St George's Music Trust in association with John Player and Sons) BBC Bristol


Flute: Elizabeth Mann
Oboe: Gerard Reuter
Clarinet: Jerry Kirkbride
Horn: David Jolley
Bassoon: Jane Taylor
Bassoon: Ibert Trois
Unknown: Arthur Berger

: Fish at the Door

An anthology of poetry and prose about eating and drinking, compiled by JOHN SCOTNEY Read by Stephen Thorne , Michael N. Harbour and Richard Derrington Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Unknown: John Scotney
Read By: Stephen Thorne
Read By: Michael N. Harbour
Read By: Richard Derrington
Producer: Peter Windows

: Leslie Howard

(piano) Mozart Sonata in D (K 311) Schumann Davidsbiindlertanze, Op 6: BBC Pebble Mill

: Acis und Galatea

Mozart's German reworking (K 566) of Handel's celebrated pastorale: records VIENNA SINGAKADEMIE AUSTRIAN RADIO CHORUS AND SO/ PETER SCHREIER


Unknown: Peter Schreier

: Mainly for Pleasure

Presented by Geoffrey Norris Producer ANDREW MUSSETT


Presented By: Geoffrey Norris
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Bandstand

UNITED STATES MARINE BAND director COLONEL JOHN BOURGEOIS Thomas Knox Sea songs B. Walton O'Donnell Songs of the Gael (RTE recording)


Director: Colonel John Bourgeois
Songs: B. Walton O'Donnell

: News

: Barnes' People III

The Three Visions Last of eight trios by PETER BARNES with Lionel Jeffries , Anton Lesser and Robert Stephens A rare autobiographical work which tells you absolutely nothing about the author. Directed by IAN COTTERELL (R)


Unknown: Peter Barnes
Unknown: Lionel Jeffries
Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Robert Stephens
Directed By: Ian Cotterell

: Brighton Festival 1987

Sibelius Symphony No 7, in c major
Nielsen Violin Concerto


Conducted By: Jukka Pekka Saraste

: * 'Dynasty' - Romanian Style

It's hard to avoid the conclusion that the story of Romania in the last decade and a half represents a massive and, for Romanian society, a tragic failure.
George Schopflin , Lecturer in East European politics at the University of London's School of Slavonic Studies and the LSE, reflects on what has happened in the years of Nicolae Ceaucescu 's rule and what may happen once he is gone.


Unknown: George Schopflin
Unknown: Nicolae Ceaucescu

: * Brighton Festival 1987

Part 2 Sibelius
Symphony No 2, in D major
(Given last Wednesday in The Dome)

: City of Light

Echoes of the Exotic
The last of three talks in which Adrian Rifkin , Lecturer at
Portsmouth Polytechnic, shows how French popular songs of the 1930s illuminate aspects of life in Paris at the time. (R)


Unknown: Adrian Rifkin

: Music in Our Time

Suzanne Flowers (soprano) Linda Hirst (mezzo-soprano)
Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) Michael Goldthorpe (tenor) Omar Ebrahim (baritone) London Sinfonietta leader NONA LIDDELL conducted by Diego Masson with Oliver Knussen and Robert Ziegler
Hans-Jurgen von Bose (b 1953)
Sappho Songs (sung in German) Chris Dench (born 1953)
Afterimages (BBC commission: first performance)
Andrew Vores (bom 1956) Seven dream bagatelles (first performance)
(A BBC Invitation Concertgiven earlier this evening in Maida Vale Studio 1, London)


Soprano: Suzanne Flowers
Mezzo-Soprano: Linda Hirst
Mezzo-Soprano: Susan Bickley
Tenor: Michael Goldthorpe
Baritone: Omar Ebrahim
Conducted By: Diego Masson
Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Robert Ziegler
Unknown: Hans-Jurgen von Bose
Unknown: Chris Dench
Unknown: Andrew Vores

: First Night

Derek Watson considers
Scottish Opera's production of Billy Budd at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.


Unknown: Derek Watson
Unknown: Billy Budd

: * Beethoven

Clarinet Trio in B flat, Op 11 GEORGE PIETERSON (clarinet) BERNARD GREENHOUSE (cello) MENAHEM PRESSLER (piano) record

: News

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