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: Open University

Non-Nuclear Defence Strategies

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: Bach's 48: Book 2

The final programme. Bach Preludes and Fugues Nos 21-24 Davitt Moroney
(harpsichord). Records
Series producer Nicholas Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Bach Preludes
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney
Producer: Nicholas Anderson

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: Music, Myth and Legend

The final programme: Creation
Britten Young Apollo Op 16: Peter Donohoe (piano); CBSO/Rattle
Milhaud La Création du monde: John Harle
(saxophone);London Sinfonietta/Rattle
Beethoven Suite from The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43: Boston SO/Erich Leinsdorf. Records Series producer Andrew Kurowski

Contributors

Piano: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: John Harle

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: Your Concert Choice

Ethel Smyth Overture: The Wreckers: SNO/
Alexander Gibson
8.45 Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
Serge! Rachmaninov
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Eugene Ormandy
9.19 Mozart Flute Quartet in D: Jean-Pierre Rampal Isaac Stern (violin) Salvatore Accardo
(viola);
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
9.33 Holst Suite in F
Cleveland Symphonic
Winds/Frederick Fennell
9.45 Franck Final in B flat David Sanger (organ)
9.55 Gounod Symphony No 1 in D: Toulouse
Capitole Orchestra/
Michel Plasson. Records

Contributors

Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Violin: Isaac Stern
Viola: Salvatore Accardo
Viola: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: David Sanger
Unknown: Michel Plasson.

: Prom Talk

Michael Hall is joined by Mark-Anthony Turnage , whose Three Screaming Popes will be heard on Tuesday, to look forward to the coming week at the Proms.
Producer Jane Walker

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Hall
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Producer: Jane Walker

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Janos Furst
Oliver Charlier (violin) Dvorak Symphonic poem: The Water Sprite Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor
Wagner Prelude: Lohengrin Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter) (K 551) (Presented by Stoke and Newcastle Music)

Contributors

Conductor: Janos Furst
Violin: Oliver Charlier

: Russian Music for Children

Tchaikovsky Album for Children, Op 39
Gubaydulina Pieces for Children
Andrew Ball (piano) (R)

Contributors

Piano: Andrew Ball

: The Wallace Collection

director Simon Wright (organ)
G Gabrieli Canzon noni toni a 12 (1597 No 14) A Banchieri Canzon in echo
Viadana La bergamasca A Banchieri Sonata a 3 G Gabrieli Sonata octavi toni a 12; Canzon primi toni a 8; Canzon duodecimi toni a 10 No 2
Frescobaldi Canzon vigesimanona a 8 G Gabrieli Canzon septimi e octavi toni a 12 2.10 Interval Reading
2.15 G Gabrieli Canzon a 12 No 17
Frescobaldi Canzon a 4 No 13
G Gabrieli Six Canzons
A Gabrieli Ricercar del duodecimo
tuono
G Gabrieli Canzon a 12 No 16 (R)

Contributors

Director: Simon Wright
Unknown: Gabrieli Sonata
Unknown: Gabrieli Canzon
Unknown: Gabrieli Canzon
Unknown: Ricercar Del Duodecimo
Unknown: Gabrieli Canzon

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor
Bryden Thomson
Barry Douglas (piano)
Adrian Thomas Intrada
Bach, transc Webern Ricercare
Bartok Piano Concerto
No 3
3.35 Interval Reading
3.40 Lyell Cresswell
Speak for Us, Great Sea Copland Suite:
Appalachian Spring

Contributors

Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Piano: Barry Douglas
Piano: Adrian Thomas Intrada
Unknown: Lyell Cresswell

: Celebrity Recital

Tokyo String Quartet Haydn Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Borodin Quartet No 2 in D
5.20 Interval Reading
5.25 Schubert
Quartet in G (D 887)

: Boomtown

A drama documentary in which Professor Higgins, played by Norman Rodway , arrives in Austin,
Texas, to teach creative writing and be given a vision of America.
Written by Aidan Higgins. Producer Piers Plowright (R)

Contributors

Played By: Norman Rodway
Written By: Aidan Higgins.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: French Harpsichord Music

Emer Buckley
Nicolas Lebegue
Allemande; Courante; Sarabande grave;
Chaconne grave; Gigue (from Suite in G)
Antoine Forqueray La Mandoline, La Buisson,
La Leclair (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Emer Buckley
Unknown: Nicolas Lebegue

: Proms 1990

Cecile Ousset (piano)
Joan Rodgers (soprano) Stephen Roberts (bar) BBC Welsh Chorus BBC Welsh SO leader James Clark conductor Tadaaki Otaka live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Debussy Nocturnes
Poulenc Piano Concerto
8.20 Michael Oliver examines the editorial and performing traditions of the Faure Requiem.
8.40 Faure Requiem

Contributors

Piano: Cecile Ousset
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Stephen Roberts
Leader: James Clark
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Unknown: Royal Albert
Unknown: Michael Oliver

: Three Alhambra Tales

by Washington Irving. 2: The Legend of the Three Beautiful Princesses Neville Jason reads the story of King Mohamed, the left-handed father of three. Mono (R)
(Final tale tomorrow 9.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Washington Irving.
Unknown: Neville Jason

: Nash Ensemble

conductor Lionel Friend Jean Rigby (mezzo)
Simon Holt Burlesca
Oscura Charles Ives Violin Sonata No 2
George Crumb Night of the Four Moons
10.45 Interval Reading
10.50
Mark-Anthony Turnage Beating about the Bush Aaron Copland Sextet (R) (Turnage's 'Three Screaming Popes' is Tuesday's Prom)

Contributors

Conductor: Lionel Friend
Conductor: Jean Rigby
Unknown: Simon Holt Burlesca
Violin: Oscura Charles Ives
Unknown: George Crumb
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Unknown: Bush Aaron Copland

: Domenico Scarlatti

Two Sonatas in E flat (Kk 474 and 475) Andras Schiff (piano) Records

Contributors

Piano: Andras Schiff

: Bach: Eight Leipzig Cantatas

Cantata No 45:
Es ist dir gesagt,
Mensch, was gut ist
Margaret Cable (mezzo) William Kendall (tenor) Michael George (bass)
Raglan Baroque Singers Raglan Baroque Players leader Roy Goodman director
Nicholas Kraemer (R)

Contributors

Tenor: William Kendall
Bass: Michael George
Leader: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Nicholas Kraemer

: News









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