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: Open University

The Romantic Poets

: Weather

followed by News Headlines

: Morning Concert

Verdi Overture: La forza del destino: Philharmonia/Sinopoli
7.08* Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les Adieux) Vladimir Ashkenazy
7.30 News
7.35 Vivaldi Concerto in c (RV537)
Maurice Andrew (trumpet)
Bernard Soustrot (trumpet)
Academy of St Martin In The Fields
Neville Marriner
7.42* Mozart Symphony No 36 inc (K425)(Linz)
Academy of St Martin In The Fields
Neville Marriner
8.15* Ravel Introduction and Allegro: Osian Ellis (harp) Melos Ensemble. Records Producer Gwawr Owen


Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Trumpet: Maurice Andre
Trumpet: Bernard Soustrot
Conducted by: Neville Marriner
Harp: Osian Ellis
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: News

: Composers of the Week

The Scarlatti Family
Alessandro and Domenico For more than a century, members of the family were noted musicians. While
Alessandro concentrated on operas and cantatas in Naples, his son was a tireless provider of keyboard music for the courts of Iberia.
Orchestral music and cantatas of a martial and pastoral nature by Alessandro are interspersed with related keyboard sonatas by Domenico.
The programme also includes one of Alessandro's cantatas for Christmas, together with a work in a similar vein by Domenico. Producer GRAHAM DIXON


Producer: Graham Dixon

: Three Stravinsky Miniatures

Piano Rag Music: MICHEL BEROFF Concertino for string quartet ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN The King of the Stars

: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra

led by JAMES CLARK conducted by ANDREW LITTON Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat (K 319)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45. BBC Wales


Unknown: James Clark
Conducted By: Andrew Litton

: Test Match Special

Comhill Test
England v Sri Lanka Commentary from Lord's on the fourth day's play.
1.05 News
1.10 Talking Point
Ron Jones examines a current cricketing topic.
1.30-1.40*; 3.45-4.00* County Scoreboard


Unknown: Ron Jones

: Edinburgh International Festival

live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh JORMA HYNNINEN (baritone) HALF GOTHONI (piano) Songs by Sibelius and Wolf and folk songs from Finland. Parti

: Third Ear in Edinburgh

From the Edinburgh Film Festival Christopher Cook talks to Peter Greenaway about his new film Drowning by Numbers. A contemporary comedy, it stars Joan Plowright , Juliet Stevenson and Joely Richardson , as three generations of the same woman, who drown their husbands. Producer RACHEL YORKE


Unknown: Peter Greenaway
Unknown: Joan Plowright
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Joely Richardson
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: Edinburgh Festival

Part 2 BBC Scotland

: News

: Haydn and Beethoven Quartets on Period Instruments

The last of six programmes Haydn Quartet in F minor, Op 20 No 5 Beethoven Quartet in B flat. Op 18 No 6 GAINSBOROUGH STRING QUARTET Series producer JEREMY HAYES BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Danz! and Dussek

Two early 19th-century sonatas played on instruments of the period by KEITH puddy and KENNETH MOBBS Danzi Sonata in F, Op 62, for basset-horn and piano Dussek Piano Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 61


Unknown: Kenneth Mobbs

: Proms 88

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London STEPHEN HOUGH (piano) ROBERTA ALEXANDER (soprano) ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA led by JOSE-LUIS GARCIA conducted by JEFFREY TATE Leonard Bernstein Overture: Candide Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A (K 488)
3.35* Jeffrey Tate talks to Stephen Johnson about the American music in this afternoon's concert.
3.55* Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock)


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Soprano: Roberta Alexander
Unknown: Jose-Luis Garcia
Conducted By: Jeffrey Tate
Conducted By: Leonard Bernstein
Talks: Jeffrey Tate
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: A Universal Talent

The Art ofNicolai Gedda Nigel Douglas pays tribute to a fellow tenor. Producer ALAN HAYDOCK (R)


Unknown: Gedda Nigel Douglas

: Music for Organ

played by MARGARET PHILLIPS in Peterborough Cathedral Rheinberger Sonata No 7 in F minor, Op 127
Bairstow Sonata in E flat BBC Pebble Mill


Played By: Margaret Phillips

: News

: Paoliacci

Opera in two acts. Libretto and music by Leoncavallo
(sung in Italian): Records (bantone) (tenor) (tenor) (tenor) (soprano) (baritone)


Tonio aclown: Giuseppe Taddei
Canio, leader of a group ofstrolling players: Carlo Bergonzi
Beppe: Ugo Benelli
Peasants: Giuseppe Morresi
Peasants: Franco Ricclardi
Nedda, an actress, Canio's wife: Joan Carlyle
Silvio: Rolando Panerai

: Proms 88

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London
JOHN Williams (guitar) and the NATIONAL
YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA. conducted by BILL ASHTON and PAUL HART. play works by Paul Higgs , Jack Long and Jimmy Deuchar , as well as the Concerto for guitar and jazz orchestra by Paul Hart. (The appearance of the National
Youth Jazz Orchestra has been made possible by support from C and A) * HEAR THIS! page 15


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Conducted By: Bill Ashton
Conducted By: Paul Hart.
Unknown: Paul Higgs
Unknown: Jack Long
Unknown: Jimmy Deuchar
Unknown: Paul Hart.

: Daniel O'Herlihy

A Life in the Cinema
The Irish actor arrived in Hollywood in 1947, and in the second of two conversations with Philip French he talks about the changing face of the movie colony and one of the high points of his career - appearing in John Huston 's final film, The Dead.


Unknown: John Huston

: Bach's English Suites

No 3 in G minor (Bwv 808) MELVYN TAN (harpsichord)
(Fourth suite tomorrow at 10.30pm)

: Composers of the Week

Dvorak (1841-1904)
The Last Czech Years
The Water Goblin, Op 107 String Quartet in G, Op 106

: News

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