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: Open University

The National Curriculum: Changing the World

: Weather

: Corelli

Home and Abroad
The second of eight programmes.
Corelli Sonata in E minor, Op 5 No 8
Trio Sonnerie
Georg Muffat Sonata No 5 in G (Armonico Tributo) Parley of Instruments/ Peter Holman , Roy Goodman. Records


Unknown: Peter Holman
Unknown: Roy Goodman.

: News

: Beaux Arts Trio

Menahem Pressler (piano) Isidore Cohen (violin) Bernard Greenhouse
(cello). The second of four programmes. Schumann Piano
Quartet in E flat, Op 47 Samuel Rhodes (viola)
Shostakovich Piano Trio
No 2, Op 67. Records
8.30am News


Violin: Isidore Cohen
Cello: Bernard Greenhouse
Viola: Samuel Rhodes

: Your Concert Choice

Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Kreisler String Orchestra
9.00 Vivaldi Concerto in D
Julian Bream (lute)
Monteverdi Orchestra/
John Eliot Gardiner
9.10 Mozart Sonata in G
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) Walter Klien (piano)
9.23 Adams The
Chairman Dances: San
Francisco SO/de Waart
9.36 Barber Knoxville:
Summer of 1915 Leontyne Price (soprano) New Philharmonia/
Thomas Schippers
9.53 Lou Harrison Piano Concerto: Keith Jarrett New Japan PO/
Naoto Omoto. Records


Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Walter Klien

: Prom Talk

Michael Hall looks ahead to the week's Proms with Harry Christophers , who conducts Bach Cantatas and Poulenc's Figure humaine on Friday. Producer Jane Walker


Unknown: Michael Hall
Unknown: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Bach Cantatas
Producer: Jane Walker

: Lichfield Festival Concert

Ernst Kovacic (violin) Gerard Causse (viola)
Alexander Baillie (cello) BBCPO conductor Edward Downes
Mendelssohn Overture:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tippett Triple Concerto conductor Michael Tippett Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 (Pathetique)
(In association with Mobil Oil)


Viola: Gerard Causse
Cello: Alexander Baillie
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Michael Tippett

: Philip Martin

Barber Ballade , Op 46 Schumann Humoreske in B flat, Op 20 Philip Martin
The Rainbow Comes and Goes
1.25 Interval Reading
1.30 Reizenstein Suite
Barber Sonata in E flat minor, Op 26 (R)


Piano: Barber Ballade
Unknown: Schumann Humoreske

: Handel in Rome

London Baroque director Charles Medlam
Emma Kirkby (soprano) Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 4
Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 9 Cantata:
Armida Abbandonata
D Scarlatti Sinfonia No 7 in C (R)


Director: Charles Medlam
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Armida Abbandonata

: Berlin Philharmonic

Riccardo Chailly
Mahler Symphony No 9


Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Cheltenham Festival 1990

Domus: Krysia
Osostowicz (violin)
Timothy Boulton (viola) Richard Lester (cello) Susan Tomes (piano) Haydn Piano Trio in F sharp minor (H XV 26)
Maiiinu String Trio No 1 Judith Weir Distance and Enchantment
Dvorak Piano Quartet No 1 in D, Op 23
(In assoc. Schindler Lifts UK Ltd)


Viola: Timothy Boulton
Cello: Richard Lester
Unknown: Judith Weir

: The Classic Soil

The first of an occasional series of three archive features.
Joan Littlewood compares her own account of Manchester with Friedrich Engels 's description of the city
100 years earlier, taken from The Condition of the Working Class in England. Her talk, first broadcast in 1939, offers a fascinating glimpse of English industrial society on the verge of war.


Unknown: Joan Littlewood
Unknown: Friedrich Engels

: Harpsichord Recital

by Carole Cerasi
Louis Couperin Prelude and Chaconne in F
Sebastian de Albero
Sonatas No 1 and 2 in G minor
Bach Pastorale in F
Balbastre Le lugeac (R)


Unknown: Carole Cerasi
Unknown: Louis Couperin Prelude

: Proms 1990

BBC Singers conductor Simon Joly live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Brahms Fest - und
Gedenkspruche Strauss
Der Abend, Op 34 No 1 Schoenberg
Friede auf Erden
8.00 Beethoven's
Performers and Their
Sundry impressions from contemporary sources, compiled by Fritz Spiegl. Reader Joe Dunlop. (R)
8.20 Beethoven
Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)
Elizabeth Connell (sop) Linda Finnie (mezzo)
Dennis O'Neill (tenor) Harald Stamm (bass)
BBC Symphony Chorus London Philharmonic
Choir; BBC SO leader Bela Dekany conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Simon Joly
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Gedenkspruche Strauss
Reader: Fritz Spiegl.
Reader: Joe Dunlop.
Unknown: Elizabeth Connell
Unknown: Linda Finnie
Tenor: Dennis O'Neill
Bass: Harald Stamm
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Poet of the Month

Craig Raine introduces and reads a selection of his work.


Introduces: Craig Raine

: Shura Cherkassky

Chopin Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47
Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op 42
Franck Prélude, Choral et Fugue (R)


Piano: Chopin Ballade

: BBC Scottish SO

leader Ben Buurman conductor Erich Schmid
Alexander Goehr
Sinfonia Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 2


Leader: Ben Buurman
Conductor: Erich Schmid
Conductor: Alexander Goehr
Unknown: Sinfonia Schoenberg

: Bach: Eight Leipzig Cantatas

Cantata No 19: Es erhub sich ein
Streit Nancy Argenta (soprano) William Kendall (tenor) Michael George (bass)
Raglan Baroque Singers and Players, leader Roy Goodman , director
Nicholas Kraemer (R)


Soprano: Streit Nancy Argenta
Tenor: William Kendall
Bass: Michael George
Bass: Raglan Baroque
Leader: Roy Goodman
Unknown: Nicholas Kraemer

: News

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