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: Open University

The Cold War: The Soviet View

: Bach's 48: Book 1

First of 12 programmes. Bach Preludes and Fugues Nos I and 2 Wanda Landowska
Albinoni Concerto in G, Op 5 No 4: I Musici Bach Preludes and Fugues Nos 3 and 4 Wanda Landowska
(harpsichord). Record


Unknown: Bach Preludes
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Unknown: Musici Bach Preludes
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska

: News

: Berlin Backgrounds

Final programme. Busoni Concertino
Walter Triebskorn
Berlin SO/C A Bunte Mendelssohn
Perpetuum mobile
Martin Jones (piano) C P E Bach Berlin
Symphony in E minor
(Wq 178): C P E Bach CO/ Hartmut Haenchen
Busoni Perpetuum mobile: Geoffrey Douglas Madge (piano)
Mendelssohn String Symphony No 7 in D minor: London Festival Orch/Pople Records. Series producer Andrew Kurowski


Piano: Martin Jones
Unknown: Hartmut Haenchen
Unknown: Busoni Perpetuum
Unknown: Geoffrey Douglas
Producer: Andrew Kurowski

: News

: Your Concert Choice

Dvorak Czech Suite
Detroit SO/Antal Dorati
8.59 Thomas Connais-tu le pays? (Mignon: Act 1) (Mono): Ninon Vallin (sop); Orch of the Opera-
Comique/Gustave Cloez
9.03 Beethoven Sonata in F (Spring): Arthur Grumiaux (violin)
Clara Haskil (piano)
9.26 Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No 3 in D
Vladimir Fetsman
Moscow PO/Mansurov
9.44 Morley, arr
Mackerras It Was a Lover and His Lass
Owen Brannigan (bass) Elizabeth Harwood (sop) Hendon Grammar
School Choir; Pro Arte
Orch/Charles Mackerras
9.47 Stanford Symphony No 6: Ulster Orchestra/
Vernon Handley. Records


Unknown: Thomas Connais-Tu
Unknown: Ninon Vallin
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Clara Haskil
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Bass: Elizabeth Harwood

: Music Weekly

with Michael Oliver.
Musical Chairs: for Men Only? Jennifer Johnson pleads the cause of women in academic life. Working - and Always Learning:
Mirka Zemanova explores a musical correspondence from the 1920s, with and . Czechoslovakia Now ... An interview with the Talich Quartet.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: Jennifer Johnson
Unknown: Mirka Zemanova
Producer: Edward Blakeman
Janacek: Anthony Jackson
Rosa Newmarch: Jill Balcon

: BBC Welsh SO

leader James Clark conductor
Tadaaki Otaka
John Lill (piano)
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1
12.00 Interval Reading
12.05 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra


Leader: James Clark
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: John Lill

: Julian Jacobson

Beethoven Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2
Messiaen Canteyodjaya Schumann
Kreisleriana, Op 16

: Orpheus CO

William Purvis (horn) Rossini Overture: La cambiale di matrimonio
Mozart Horn Concerto
No 3 in Eflat (K 447)
Haydn Symphony No 85 in B flat (La Reine)


Horn: William Purvis

: Heinrich Schiff

Olli Mustonen (piano) Debussy Sonata in D minor
Stravinsky Suite italienne
Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 69
(Austrian Radio recording)


Piano: Olli Mustonen
Unknown: Stravinsky Suite

: Gerard Manley Hopkins Centenary Concert

Richard Hickox Singers City of London Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox
Catherine Pierard (sop) Simon Gay (counter-ten) Angus Smith (tenor)
Stephen Roberts (bar) Mathias World's Fire (first performance)
4.45 Interval Reading
4.50 Bach Magnificat in D (Given as part of the 1989 North Wales Music Festival in association with Clwyd County Council)


Unknown: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Catherine Pierard
Tenor: Angus Smith
Tenor: Stephen Roberts

: Celebrity Recital

Andrei Gavrilov (piano) at the Brighton Festival Scriabin Seven
Preludes; Sonata No 4 in F sharp, Op 30 Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
Prokofiev Sonata No 8 in B flat, Op 84
(In association with Ewbank Preece)


Piano: Andrei Gavrilov

: Three Japanese Miniatures

2: Moon
Thoughts on Japanese moon viewing, devised and compiled by Stephen Henry Gill with his own translation of Haiku and Waka poetry read by Togo Igawa , John Moffatt ,
Jim Norton and Megumi Shimanuki.


Unknown: Stephen Henry Gill
Read By: Togo Igawa
Read By: John Moffatt
Read By: Jim Norton
Read By: Megumi Shimanuki.

: I Edgard Varese 1

Arcana; Ameriques i BBC SO leader Bela Dekany conductor
David Atherton


Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: David Atherton

: The Romantic Cello

Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor, Op 19 9
Chopin Introduction and polonaise in C, Op 3 Sharon Robinson (cello) Paul Coker (piano) BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Cello: Sharon Robinson
Piano: Paul Coker

: All the World's a Globe

Episode 1
Being the history of mankind from the first amoeba to the Second
World War, presented by the entire cast of the National Theatre of Brent: Desmond Olivier Dingle and Wallace, aided by Mr Barker.
Script Patrick Barlow with Jim Broadbent , Martin Duncan.
Producer Lissa Evans


Unknown: Desmond Olivier
Unknown: Mr Barker.
Script: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Martin Duncan.
Producer: Lissa Evans

: Devoted to Spring

BBC Scottish SO/ Christopher Adey
Susan Kessler (soprano) Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Patrick Hadley One Morning in Spring Francis Routh Spring Night
Debussy Printemps BBC Scotland


Unknown: Christopher Adey
Soprano: Susan Kessler
Unknown: Francis Routh

: Third Ear

Chair Robert Hewison.


Unknown: Robert Hewison.

: Thomas Cranmer

The Occasional Offices recorded in St Bride's Church, Fleet Street.
Professor Brian Morris reflects on the less familiar parts of Cranmer's work in the Book of Common Prayer. Organ introduction:
Trumpet Tune (Purcell); Rejoice in the Lord
Alway (Redford); Let Thy Merciful Ears, 0
Lord (Mudd); Hide Not Thou Thy Face from Us, 0 Lord (Farrant); The Litany; If Ye Love Me,
Keep My Commandments (Tallis); Funeral
Sentences (Purcell); Almighty and Everlasting God
(Gibbons); The Lord's Prayer (Sheppard)
BBC Singers/Simon Joly Organist Andrew Lumsden Readers John Gabriel and Joe Dunlop


Unknown: Professor Brian Morris
Organist: Andrew Lumsden
Readers: John Gabriel
Readers: Joe Dunlop

: Emer Buckley

Bohm Prelude , Fugue and Postlude in G minor attrib Bohm Suite in E fiat
Buxtehude Prelude and Fugue in G minor (R)


Harpsichord: Bohm Prelude
Unknown: Bohm Suite

: News

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