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: Open University

The Classical Orchestra

: Morning Concert

Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March
No 1 in D: LSO/Boult
7.07 Poulenc/Francaix
Musique pour faire plaisir Mainz Wind Ensemble
7.16 Glazunov Concert
Waltz in D: Philharmonia/
Yevgeny Svetlanov


Unknown: Yevgeny Svetlanov

: News

7.35 Holst Suite in F, Op 28 No 2: Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Frederick Fennell
7.47 Glinka Variations on a Theme of Mozart Susan Drake (harp)
7.56 Alyabiev The
Nightingale: Edita Gruberova Stuttgart RSO/Eichhorn
8.03 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
LPO/de Burgos. Records


Harp: Mozart Susan Drake

: News

: Sur les pointes

Offenbach Overture:
Kakadu: Berlin PO/Karajan Massenet Thais Meditation
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) Berlin PO/Karajan
Delibes Coppelia Suite New PO/Mackerras
Saint-Saens Danse macabre: Philharmonia/
Charles Dutoit
Caplet Conte Fantastique Allegri String Quartet
Vanessa McKeand (harp)
Offenbach Barcarolle Berlin PO/Karajan. Records


Unknown: Saint-Saens Danse
Unknown: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Caplet Conte
Harp: Vanessa McKeand
Harp: Offenbach Barcarolle Berlin

: Record Release

FM only from 10.55
The Sylvan and Oceanic
Delights ofPosilipo (1620) Soloists and New London
Consort/Philip Pickett
9.55 Couperin Passacaille
(Ordre No 8): Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
10.03 Haydn Symphony No 48 (Maria Theresa )
English Concert/Pinnock
10.26 Schubert Drei
Klavierstucke (D 946)
Imogen Cooper (piano)
10.53 Johann Strauss
(son) Sounds of Romania;
Revolution March: Czech
State PO/Alfred Walter
11.02 Saint-Saens Violin
Sonata No 2: Olivier
Charlier, Jean Hubeau
11.25 Messiaen L'Ascension
Kevin Bowyer (organ)
11.50 Schoenberg Modem Psalm: John Shirley-Quirk BBC Chorus and SO/
Pierre Boulez. Records


Unknown: Maria Theresa
Unknown: Schubert Drei
Piano: Imogen Cooper
Piano: Johann Strauss

: Cricket Special

Benson and Hedges Cup
Final: Lancashire v
Worcestershire at Lord's.
1.20pm News
1.25 Cricket Forum
1.55-7.30 Commentary

: The Schumann Piano Sonatas

played by Malcolm Binns. Sonata No 3 in F minor Kinderszenen, Op 15


Played By: Malcolm Binns.

: News

: Words

Four reflections on the public understanding of science, by John Durant. 1: Language of Science


Unknown: John Durant.

: Last Summer in Esztergom

Final programme from the 1989 Guitar Festival. Vicente Asencio Suite Valenciana (excerpts) Zoltan Tokos Sainz de la Maza Homenaje a Toulouse Lautrec Lendle No 3 (II domenico ricordato): Wolfgang Lendle Stolte Marchenfiguren Isztin Embey (flute) Berit Strong (guitar) Nikita Koshkin The Prince's Toys (excerpts) Maria Isabel Siewers


Unknown: Zoltan Tokos
Unknown: Wolfgang Lendle
Unknown: Stolte Marchenfiguren
Flute: Isztin Embey
Guitar: Berit Strong
Guitar: Nikita Koshkin
Unknown: Maria Isabel Siewers

: Marais

Pieces en trio in C Purcell Quartet. Record

: Sir John Pritchard

(1921-89) Final programme. Rawsthorne Overture: Street Corner: LPO Strauss Four Last Songs Felicity Lott (sop); BBC SO Beethoven Romance No
1 in G: Yehudi Menuhin Philharmonia Orchestra Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great): LPO


Songs: Felicity Lott
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin

: Fanfare, Images and Sextet

Fine Arts Brass Ensemble Richard Adams (trumpet) Britten Fanfare for St Edmundsbury Wilby Classic Images Oscar Boehm Sextet in E flat minor, Op 30


Unknown: Oscar Boehm Sextet

: Debut

Elizabeth Woollett (sop) Ingrid Surgenor (piano) Purcell If Music Be the Food of Love (3rd setting) A Parisotti, attr Pergolesi Se tu m'ami so sospiri A Scarlatti Le Violette Poulenc Fiançailles pour lire Walton Daphne ; Through Gilded Trellises; Old Sir Faulk


Unknown: Elizabeth Woollett
Piano: Ingrid Surgenor
Unknown: Walton Daphne

: Jazz Record Requests

with Peter Clayton


Unknown: Peter Clayton

: Critics' Forum

Final edition. Christopher Cook talks with Michael Billington , John Carey and Marina Vaizey about: Warren Beatty 's film Dick Tracy ; Victor Pasmore 's Artist's Eye (National Gallery); Alan Bennett 's six-part series Poetry in Motion (Channel 4); John Wood as King Lear at Stratford-upon-Avon; Sir Huge, Huw Wheldon 's biography by Paul Ferris. Producer Philip French. Mono


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: John Carey
Unknown: Marina Vaizey
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Dick Tracy
Unknown: Victor Pasmore
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: Huw Wheldon
Unknown: Paul Ferris.

: Interpretations on Record

FM only until 7.30

: New Year

Michael Tippett 's new opera in its European premiere production, directed by Peter Hall for Glyndebourne. (tenor) (sop) (bar)(mezzo) (bar)(tenor) (sop)
Glyndebourne Chorus chorusmaster David Angus LPO/Andrew Davis
Act 1
8.20 Act 2
8.50 Act 3 (In association with Imry Merchant Developers pic)


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Directed By: Peter Hall
Unknown: David Angus
Presenter: Nigel Robson
Jo Ann, trainee social worker: Helen Field (
Donny: Krister St Hill
Nan: Jane Shaulis
Merlin, the computer wizard: James Maddalena
Pelegrin, the space pilot: Philip Langridge
Regan, their boss: Richetta Manager

: Kathron Sturrock

Mozart Rondo in A minor
(K 511), for piano
Schubert Wanderer
Fantasy (D 760) (R)


Unknown: Mozart Rondo

: Andy Sheppard

and the Rhythmical Personages:
Charles Fox introduces a concert by the saxophonist and his 15-piece orchestra recorded at the Half
Moon Theatre, London.


Introduces: Charles Fox

: News

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