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: Open University

Open Forum: News and Features about the OU

: Morning Concert

Hoist Ballet:
The Perfect Fool Philharmonia/
William Boughton
7.10 Delius La Calinda
LPO/Vemon Handley
7.14 Elgar Froissart LPOI Adrian Boult
7.30am News
7.35 Enesco Romanian Rhapsody No 1
Detroit SO/Antal Dorati
7.57 Smetana Vltava Berlin PO/
Herbert von Karajan
8.09 Kodaly Peacock Variations
Hungarica/ Antal Dorati Records


Unknown: William Boughton
Unknown: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Antal Dorati

: News

: Composers of the Week

Tchaikovsky: The Final Years (1889-93)
Symphonic ballade: The Voyevode, Op 78
USSR RSO/Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov
It's Not the Cuckoo
USSR Russian
Ballet: The Nutcracker
(excerpts). Records

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. A special Scottish edition featuring requests from this week's Radio Goes to Town in Glasgow. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: BBC SO in Tokyo

live from Hitomi
Memorial Hall, Setagaya. BBC SO leader Bela Dekany Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo-soprano)
Toho School of Music Chorus
Toho School of Music Children's Choir/
Andrew Davis
Mahler Symphony No 3


Leader: Bela Dekany
Mezzo-Soprano: Alfreda Hodgson
Unknown: Andrew Davis

: News

: Concert Hall

No Strings Attached: Sarah Clark, Sara Lee (B flat clarinets), Andrew Sparling (E flat and B flat clarinets) Nicholas Hayes (bass clarinet)
Sweelinck Fantasia chromatica
Claude Arrieu Cinq mouvements pour quatuor de clarinettes
Arnold Cooke Concertante Quartet
trad, arr Daniel Rye Four Eastern European Folk Songs


Clarinet: Sarah Clark
Clarinet: Sara Lee
Clarinets: Andrew Sparling
Bass Clarinet: Nicholas Hayes
Composer: Sweelinck
Composer: Claude Arrieu
Composer: Arnold Cooke
Arranger: Daniel Rye

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Halle Orchestra /
Hamilton Harty
Harty Scherzo (An Irish Symphony)
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm (The Trojans) Elgar Enigma Variations
Mono records: 1929132


Unknown: Halle Orchestra

: Choral Evensong

live from Portsmouth Cathedral.
Introit: Christ Is Now Risen Again
(A Froggatt); Responses: Ayleward; Psalms 81,
113 (Walmisley, Bamby, Davy); First lesson (RSV): Exodus 33;
Office hymn (NEH): At Even When the Sun Was Set; Canticles: Mathias (Jesus College Service); Second lesson: Luke 2, w 41-52; Anthem:
In pace (Blitheman);
Hymn (NEH): Praise to the Holiest (Gerontius) Organ: Fantasie-
Impromptu (Alcock). Organist and Master of the Choristers
Anthony Froggatt Assistant Organist David Thome BBC Bristol

: Eastern Approaches

Graham Fawcett presents traditional music from four Eastern
European countries. 1: Bulgaria
In the Rhodope
Mountains, where
Orpheus once charmed the trees and animals with his music, vibrant voices and virtuoso instrumentalists still celebrate nature, love and marriage. Series producer
John Thomley. Records


Unknown: Graham Fawcett
Unknown: John Thomley.

: Mainly for Pleasure

Fritz Spiegl presents a selection of music for the early evening. Producer Jane Walker


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Jane Walker

: News

: Third Ear

A discussion on an issue of the moment, chaired by Robert Hewison.
Producer Christopher Stone


Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Beethoven

Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)
Pinchas Zukerman (violin)
Jacqueline du Pre (cello)
Daniel Barenboim
(piano) Records


Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Violin: Jacqueline du Pre
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: Brighton Festival 1990

live from the Dome, Brighton.
Vladimir Ovchinikov
Moscow Radio
Symphony Orchestra conductor
Vladimir Fedoseyev
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Prokofiev Piano
Concerto No 1 in D flat, Op 10
Georgy Sviridov Suite: The Snowstorm (from the film based on Pushkin's short story)
8.55 Stravinsky and the Seasonal Cycle Stephen Walsh considers aspects of The Rite of Spring in relation to the composer's later ballets and other theatrical works. (R)
9.15 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
(In association with British Gas South Eastern)
Brighton on Sunday 5.30pm)


Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
Unknown: Georgy Sviridov
Unknown: Stephen Walsh

: Opera News

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: Composers of the Week

Couperin Premiere leçon de tenebres Pieces d'orgue:
Offertoire sur les grands jeux (Messe 'a l'usage ordinaire des paroisses') Seconde leçon de ténèbres
Pieces d'orgue: Sanctus; Agnus Dei (Messe 'a l'usage ordinaire des paroisses')
Troisieme leçon de ténèbres


Unknown: Agnus Dei

: News

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