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: am Open University

Maths: Curve Sketching

: Morning Concert

Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G: Lisa Beznosiuk
English Concert/Pinnock
7.09 Buxtehude
Passacaglia in D minor Harald Vogel (organ)
7.15 Rameau Dances from Les Indes galantes Orchestre de la Chapelle Royale/Herreweghe
7.30am News
7.35 Gershwin Cuban
Overture: Cleveland
Orch/Riccardo Chailly
7.46 Chabrier
Annie d'Arco (piano)
7.51 Copland Clarinet
Concerto: Richard Hosford
CO of Europe/Fischer
8.08 Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales: Toulouse Capitole/Plasson. Records


Unknown: Lisa Beznosiuk
Unknown: Harald Vogel

: News

: Composers of the Week

Holderlin Settings Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Aribert Reimann (piano) Sonata: James Campbell
(clar); John York (piano) Symphony: Mathis der Maler: Berlin PO/
The Composer. Record


Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Aribert Reimann
Unknown: James Campbell
Piano: John York

: Odd Couples

A sequence of unsuitable musical matches, from Romeo and Juliet to the Devil and Kate, via those who love their enemies - or their siblings; the unsuccessful amorous exploits of Pan and the successful ones of the North Wind. Records

: Cricket Special

England v New Zealand Second Texaco Trophy One-Day International at the Oval.
1.05pm News
1.10 Seasons to Savour:
1983 with Peter Baxter.
1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40 Commentary


Unknown: Peter Baxter.

: BBC Welsh SO

leader James Clark conductor Tadaaki Otaka Garrick Ohlsson (piano) Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, Op 83


Leader: James Clark
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson

: News

: Berkes and Lane

Kalman Berkes (clarinet) Piers Lane (piano) Weber Grand Duo concertante, Op 48 Weiner Ballade , Op 8 Poulenc Sonata Vukan Ragtime Bagatelle (first broadcast) BBC Bristol


Clarinet: Kalman Berkes
Unknown: Weiner Ballade

: Northern Sinfonia

director Paul Barritt (violin); Michala Petri and Elizabeth Serrin (recorders); Jeannette Mountain (cello) C P E Bach Sinfonia in B flat Heberle Recorder Concerto J C Bach Sinfonia concertante J S Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4. BBC North


Violin: Paul Barritt
Violin: Michala Petri
Violin: Elizabeth Serrin
Cello: Jeannette Mountain
Unknown: Bach Sinfonia
Unknown: Bach Sinfonia
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

: Sarah Walker

(mezzo-soprano) Roger Vignoles (piano) Poulenc Le Bestiaire Hammond Trailme Dvorak Gypsy Songs Gershwin The Lorelei Britten 0 Waly Waly BBC Northern Ireland


Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Lorelei Britten

: Mining the Archive

Music recorded by Russian pianist Emil Gilels (d 1985) in the late 1950s at the peak of his career. He is joined in two piano trios by compatriots Leonid Kogan and Mstislav Rostropovich. Haydn Piano Trio No 30 in D Scarlatti Sonatas: in G (Kk 125); in C sharp minor (Kk 247); in A (Kk 533) Schumann Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 1 Setting the scene for part 2, Yury Davidov in 1958 remembers his uncle Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky Reverie d'un soir; Feuillet d'album; Nocturne Shostakovich Piano Trio, Op 67


Pianist: Emil Gilels
Unknown: Leonid Kogan
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich.
Unknown: Yury Davidov
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Reverie

: Meaning in the Blues

Paul Oliver looks at the attitudes of blacks to war, and includes records like Hitler Blues by the Florida Kid, Pearl Harbour Blues by Doctor Clayton and Win the War Blues by Sonny Boy Williamson. Mono


Unknown: Paul Oliver
Unknown: Hitler Blues

: The Works

with David Owen Norris


Unknown: David Owen Norris

: News

: Third Ear

Sculptor Anish Kapoor has been selected to represent Britain at the 1990 Venice Biennale, where Richard Cork talks to him about his brightly coloured pieces. Producer Judith Bumpus


Unknown: Anish Kapoor
Talks: Richard Cork
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: The Friday Play

Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht.
With Sheila Hancock.
Translated and adapted for radio by John Willett. Music Paul Dessau. A chronicle of the 30 Years War. Mother Courage follows the armies with her travelling canteen, selling provisions and liquor to the troops. Her children:
With Margaret Courtenay , Paul Downing , Michael Graham Cox ,
John Gabriel , David Goudge ,
Fraser Kerr , Brian Miller , Ben Onwukwe , Gordon Reid , Charles Simpson. Musical Director Stephen Warbeck
Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Sheila Hancock.
Unknown: John Willett.
Music: Paul Dessau.
Unknown: Margaret Courtenay
Unknown: Paul Downing
Unknown: Michael Graham Cox
Unknown: John Gabriel
Unknown: David Goudge
Unknown: Fraser Kerr
Unknown: Brian Miller
Unknown: Ben Onwukwe
Unknown: Gordon Reid
Unknown: Charles Simpson.
Director: Stephen Warbeck
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Mother Courage: Sheila Hancock
Eilif: Alan Barker
Swiss Cheese: Dale Rapley
Dumb Kattrin: Elizabeth Mansfield
Army Chaplain: Christopher Good
General's cook: John Bull
Yvette, the camp whore: Sue Broomfield
General: David King
Scene setter: Danny Schiller

: Hans Eisler

Nonet No 2: Zurich
Chamber Ensemble/
Christoph Keller. Records


Unknown: Christoph Keller.

: The Blind Spot

Reader Peter Howell.
(Third story Monday 9.20pm)


Reader: Peter Howell.

: Made to Measure

Second of two programmes of music by two leading cellists, David Popper and Gaspar Cassado.
Janos Starker (cello) Alain Planes (piano)


Unknown: David Popper
Unknown: Gaspar Cassado.

: Composers of the Week

Overture: Ruy Bias , Op 95; Five Songs;
Violin Concerto in D minor; Capriccio brillant, Op 22


Unknown: Ruy Bias

: News

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