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: Open University

Open Forum: News and Features about the OU

: Morning Concert

Haydn Piano Trio No 39 London Fortepiano Trio
7.15 Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela
LSO/Charles Mackerras

: News

7.35 Bach Triple
Concerto (BWV 1044)
Musica Antiqua Cologne/ Reinhard Goebel
7.55 Rossini Wind
Quartet in G
Consortium Classicum
8.07 Debussy Suite: Children's Corner
Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano). Records


Unknown: Reinhard Goebel
Piano: Gordon Fergus-Thompson

: News

: Composers of the Week

Schubert: The Final Year
Klavierstuck in E flat minor (D 946)
! Andras Schiff (piano)
Quintet in C (D 956) Alban Berg Quartet with Heinrich Schiff
(cello). Records


Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Alban Berg
Cello: Heinrich Schiff

: Transcendental Studies

from 10.30 Martin Jones (piano) Liszt Study No 11 (Harmonies du soir) Lyapunov Study No 7 (Idylle); Study No 8 (Chant ipique); Study No 9 (Harpes 6oliennes) Liszt Study No 8 (Wilde Jagd) Lyapunov Study No 10 (Lesghinka); Study No 1 (Ronde des sylphes); Study No 12 (Elégie)


Piano: Martin Jones

: Cricket Special

NatWest Trophy Quarter Finals: Lancs v Glos
Northants v Worcs
Middlesex v Glamorgan Hampshire v Yorkshire.
Commentary and reports from all four games. Producer Peter Baxter
12.50 pm News


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Spohr and Beethoven

Neil Mackie (tenor) and Nigel North (19th-century guitar) perform versions of the songs published in the composers' lifetimes. Beethoven Andenken Spohr An Mignon, Op 41 No 2; Klaglied von den drei Rosen, Op 41 No 3; Der erste Kuss, Op 41 No 5; Vanitas! Vanitatum vanitas, Op 41 No 6; Du armes Herz, was wunschest du!, Op 72 No 4; Lied beim Rundetanz, Op 37 No 6 Beethoven Adelaide (R)


Tenor: Neil MacKie
Tenor: Nigel North
Unknown: Beethoven Andenken
Unknown: Klaglied von Den

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. Gretry Overture: L'Epreuve villageoise ECO/Raymond Leppard
11.05 Wieniawski Fantasy on Themes from Gounod's 'Faust' Ruggiero Ricci (violin) Radio Luxembourg Orch/ Louis de Froment
11.20 Rutland Boughton The Immortal Hour (excerpts): Soloists; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir ECO/Alan Melville
11.38 Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C (K 503) Mitsuko Uchida (piano) ECO/Jeffrey Tate
12.11 Strauss Die Liebe der Danae Halle/John Barbirolli
12.24 trad Monotonously Rings the Little Bell Nicolai Gedda (tenor) Cappella Russian Male Chorus/ Nicholas Afonsky
12.29 Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 Nicolai Gedda (tenor) Alexis Weissenberg (piano)
12.35 Respighi The Pines of Rome: Berlin PO/ Herbert von Karajan. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida

: News

: Viola and Piano

Thomas Riebl (viola) Helen Davies (piano) Schubert Arpeggione Sonata (0821) Vaughan Williams Romance Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Op 147 (R)


Viola: Thomas Riebl
Piano: Helen Davies

: Vintage Years

Erich Kleiber conducts the Vienna Philharmonic. Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) (Mono record: 1955)


Unknown: Erich Kleiber
Unknown: Vienna Philharmonic.

: Choral Evensong

live from Tewkesbury Abbey. Introit: Holy Is the True Light (Harris); Preces and Responses (Rose); Psalms 6, 7 and 8; Lessons: I Samuel 17, v 55, to 18, v 16; Luke 20, vv 27-40; 0 Blest Creator of the Light (NEH 150); Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast (Finzi); Organ: Father; Spirit (Canticle of the Rose) (Alan Ridout ): Musica Deo Sacra/David Ireson Organist Andrew Parnell


Unknown: Tewkesbury Abbey.
Unknown: Alan Ridout
Unknown: Musica Deo
Organist: Andrew Parnell

: Dances of Fano

Hans Peter Larsen presents sailors' songs and dances from the Danish island of Fane. (R)


Unknown: Hans Peter Larsen

: Mainly for Pleasure

/ Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside: Richard Baker presents music with nautical connections. Producer Hugh Warwick


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Hugh Warwick

: News

: A World Dense with Promise

The fifth of six talks by the novelist and scholar Rachel Trickett on her Lancashire childhood.


Unknown: Rachel Trickett

: Proms 1990

Alexander Baillie (cello) BBC SO, leader
Michael Davis , conductor Marek Janowski live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Franck Le Chasseur maudit Schumann Cello
Concerto in A minor
8.10 Roderick Swanston asks whether Bruckner can really be seen as a Romantic composer.
8.30 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)


Cello: Alexander Baillie
Conductor: Michael Davis
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Unknown: Royal Albert
Unknown: Roderick Swanston

: The Collected Works

David Owen Norris and Dick Doppelganger in a musical mystery, The Fair Maid of the Mill. (R)


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Dick Doppelganger

: Purcell and Brahms

Derek Ragin (counter-ten) Julius Drake (piano)
Purcell, realised Britten Sweeter than Roses
Brahms Standchen ;
Es trSumte mir; An ein Veilchen;
Therese Purcell , realised Britten The Queen's Epicedium (R)


Unknown: Derek Ragin
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Brahms Standchen
Unknown: Therese Purcell

: Composers of the Week

Richard Strauss
Eine Alpensinfonie , Op 64


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Eine Alpensinfonie

: News

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