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: Open University

Open Forum: News and Features

: Morning Concert

Chabrier Espana Toulouse Capitol
7.06 Poulenc Novelette No 3 on a Theme by Falla Pascal Roge (piano)
7.08 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
USSR SO/Svetianov
7.30am News
7.35 Handel Organ
Concerto in F, Op 4 No 5 Simon Preston ; English Concert/Trevor Pinnock
7.43 Hoist Brook Green
Suite: ECO/Bedford
7.50 Faure, orch
Rabaud Dolly Suite
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
8.17 Britten Young
Person's Guide to the Orchestra: RPO/
Andre Previn. Records


Piano: Falla Pascal Roge
Piano: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Andre Previn.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Richard Strauss
Orchestral music: 1911-15. j Eine Alpensinfonie , Op 64
San Francisco SO/
Blomstedt. Records


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Eine Alpensinfonie

: Transcendental Studies

The first of two programmes.
Martin Jones (piano)
Liszt Study No 3 (Paysage) Lyapunov Studies:
No 1 (Berceuse); No 2 (Ronde des fantdmes); No 3 (Carillon)
Liszt Study No 9 (Ricordanza)
Lyapunov Studies: No 4 (Terek); No 5 (Nuit d'ete); No 6 (Tempete)


Piano: Martin Jones


Bridge There Is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook conductor Jeffrey Tate Mozart Flute Concerto in D (K 316): Susan Milan (flute); conductor Raymond Leppard


Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

: Midweek Choice

Presenter Susan Sharpe. Stalder Symphony No 5 in G: ECO/Howard Griffiths
11.10 Brahms Piano
Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 2: Elisabeth Leonskaja
11.40 Dragonetti Concerto in A
Gary Karr (double-bass) Berlin RSO/Uros Lajovic
11.56 Warlock The Wind from the West; / Held
Love's Head; Thou Gav 'st Me Leave to Kiss;
Yarmouth Fair; The Fox Benjamin Luxon (bar) David Willison (piano)
12.06 Dvorak Credo
(Mass in D)
Anthony Pinel (organ) Choir of Bristol
12.19 Shostakovich
Cello Sonata, Op 40
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello);
Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)
12.47 Vierne Carillon de
Westminster, Op 54 No 6 Simon Preston (organ) Records


Presenter: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaja
Double-Bass: Gary Karr
Unknown: Thou Gav
Unknown: Fox Benjamin Luxon
Piano: David Willison
Unknown: Anthony Pinel
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Dmitri Shostakovich
Unknown: Simon Preston

: News

: The Tertis Legacy

Emanuel Vardi (viola)
Kathron Sturrock (piano) Bliss Viola Sonata
Paganini Caprices (Op 1) Manny Albam Sonata
Tibor Serly Rhapsody on Folksongs harmonised by Bartok (1950) (R)


Viola: Emanuel Vardi
Piano: Kathron Sturrock
Unknown: Manny Albam Sonata
Unknown: Tibor Serly Rhapsody

: Interpretations on Record

Jeremy Beadle looks behind the ambiguities of character in Strauss's Salome.


Unknown: Jeremy Beadle

: Vintage Years

Lionel Tertis (viola) Brahms Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1 Harriet Cohen (piano) Mozart Sinfonia concertante in E flat (K 364)
Albert Sammons (violin) LPO/Hamilton Harty Mono records


Viola: Lionel Tertis
Viola: Brahms Sonata
Piano: Harriet Cohen
Violin: Albert Sammons
Unknown: Harty Mono

: Choral Evensong

live from St John's
College, Cambridge. Introit: Praise Ye the Lord, Ye Children (Tye) Responses: Ayleward Psalm 119, vv 73-104
Lessons (AV): Jeremiah 26, vv 1-16; Mark 1,vv
14-20; Antiphon: Qui vult venire post me
Canticles: Collegium
Magdalenae Oxoniensis (Hewitt-Jones); Anthem: Hear the Voice and Prayer (Rootham); Hymn (EH 177): Captains of the Saintly Band
Organ voluntary: Allegro risoluto from Symphony No 2 (Vierne)
Director of music
George Guest Organ student
Andrew Nethsingha


Unknown: Andrew Nethsingha

: Fiddlers of Funen

In the first of two programmes of Danish traditional music, Hans Peter Larsen presents 18th-century dances from the island of Funen, rediscovered in an old
'fiddler's book', and played by the Danish ensemble Rasmus.


Music: Hans Peter Larsen

: Mainly for Pleasure

Brian Kay discovers a wealth of Baroque music untouched by current historical trends. Producer Judith Roles


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: A World Dense with Promise

Novelist and scholar
Rachel Trickett continues her series of talks about her childhood, providing a record of a Lancashire family from 1900 until the outbreak of the Second World War.


Unknown: Rachel Trickett

: Proms 1990

Angela Hewitt (piano) BBC Philharmonic leader Dennis Simons conductor
Edward Downes live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
David Matthews
Schumann Piano
Concerto in A minor
8.25 Gerald Larner profiles the BBC Philharmonic. (R)
8.45 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4


Piano: Angela Hewitt
Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Edward Downes
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Gerald Larner

: Collected Works

with David Owen Norris
Opera on the pier (what?); computer transformation of sound
(how?); and musicians who can't be expected to play in tune (why?).


Unknown: David Owen Norris

: Ian and Jennifer Partridge

Mary Chandler: The Time of Waiting
Britten: Who Are These Children?, Op 84


Tenor: Ian Partridge
Pianist: Jennifer Partridge

: Composers of the Week

Rameau Le Temple de la gloire: opera-ballet (excerpts)

: News

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