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: Open University

Maths: Complex Numbers and Cayley Tables

: Morning Concert

Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3 Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
Bruno Giuranna (violin) Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
7.30am News
7.35 Weber, orch
Berlioz Invitation to the Dance
7.43 Bach, arr Brahms Chaconne in D minor
Krystian Zimmerman (piano, left hand)
7.58 Delius Brigg Fair RPO/Beecham
8.14 J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Waltz:
Roses from the South Boston Symphony
Chamber Players. Records


Violin: Bruno Giuranna
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Krystian Zimmerman

: News

: ; Composers of the Week

[ Stravinsky
The Fairy's Kiss
SNO/Neeme Jarvi
Charles Rosen (piano)
Columbia SO/Stravinsky Records


Piano: Charles Rosen

: Sterndale Bennett

The second of three programmes of his piano music, played by Malcolm Binns. Rondino in E, Op 28 No 2;
Suite de pièces, Op 24


Played By: Malcolm Binns.

: Zemlinsky

Die Seejungfrau
Berlin RSO/Chailly

: A Heart on Fire

Caccini Ardi , cor mio
(from Le nuove musiche) Monteverdi Lamento d'Arianna
Strozzi Cantata: Lagrime mie: Julianne Baird (sop) Nigel North (chittarone) Colin Tilney
(harpsichord) (R)


Unknown: Caccini Ardi
Musiche: Monteverdi Lamento
Unknown: Julianne Baird
Unknown: Nigel North
Harpsichord: Colin Tilney

: BBC SO in Japan

Andrew Davis
Kyoko Takezawa (violin) Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Mendelssohn Violin
Woolrich The Ghost in the Machine
Dvorak Symphony No 8


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Violin: Kyoko Takezawa

: News

: Innovator and Visionary

Beethoven Bagatelles , Op 126 Sonata in A, Op 101
Ronan O'Hora (piano)


Unknown: Beethoven Bagatelles

: Flora Danica Baroque Ensemble

Toke Lund Christiansen
(transverse flute) Ketil Haugsand (harpsichord) Finn Hansen
(viola da Gamba) Johann Philipp
Kirnberger Sonata in G for flute and continuo (R)


Unknown: Lund Christiansen
Viola: Finn Hansen
Unknown: Johann Philipp
Unknown: Kirnberger Sonata

: Orphee et Eurydice

Gluck's opera in the arrangement made in 1859 by Berlioz for the mezzo-soprano Pauline Viardot.
(Sung in French)
Monteverdi Choir
Orchestra of the Opera de Lyon, conductor
John Eliot Gardiner Records


Mezzo-Soprano: Pauline Viardot.
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Orphée: Anne Sofie von Otter
Eurydice: Barbara Hendricks
L 'Amour: Brigitte Fournier

: Piano Trios

Young Uck Kim (violin) Yo Yo Ma (cello)
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Beethoven Trio in B flat, Op 11
Ravel Trio in A minor
4.40 Interval Reading
4.45 Dvorak Trio in F minor, Op 65


Violin: Uck Kim
Piano: Emanuel Ax

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Brian Kay
Producer Hugh Warwick


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Hugh Warwick

: News

: More Barnes's People

Five monologues by Peter Barnes.
5: The Road to Strome with Tom Conti.
The road home to the highlands is not an easy one for Jamie Drummond. (R)


Unknown: Peter Barnes.
Unknown: Tom Conti.
Unknown: Jamie Drummond.

: Proms 1990

Ameral Gunson (mezzo) Neil Mackie (tenor) BBC SO leader Bela Dekany conductor Matthias Bamert live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Haydn Symphony No 55 in E flat (Schoolmaster) Alexander Goehr
Eve Dreams in Paradise
8.20 From Brahms to
Schoenberg Calum MacDonald explains the cardinal importance of Zemlinsky, Schoenberg's teacher and father-in-law, as a link between Brahms and the music of the second
Viennese school. (R)
8.40 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano
Quartet No 1 in G minor


Unknown: Ameral Gunson
Tenor: Neil MacKie
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Unknown: Schoenberg Calum MacDonald

: Pleasure

A short story by Marianne Wiggins.
Read by Natasha Pyne. Director Penny Gold


Story By: Marianne Wiggins.
Read By: Natasha Pyne.

: A Most Delightful Art

The secular music of Renaissance Italy: ceremonial madrigals for state occasions involving the Medici family in Florence and the visit of Henry III of France to Venice.
Alessandro Striggio
Altr'io che queste spighe; 0 de la bell 'Etruria; Fuggi, speme mia; 0 giovenil ardire; All'apparir delle leggiadra figlia
Andrea Gabrieli
Felici d'Adria; Hor che nel suo bel seno; Ecco Vinegia bella
Emily van Evera (soprano)
Taverner Consort and players; director Andrew Parrott (R)


Unknown: Henry Iii
Unknown: Andrea Gabrieli
Soprano: Taverner Consort
Director: Andrew Parrott

: Mother and Daughter

The first of three programmes.
Elizabeth Maconchy 's
Clarinet Quintet, followed by Invisible Places by her daughter Nicola Lefanu , played by Ian Mitchell (clarinet) and the Hanson Quartet


Unknown: Elizabeth MacOnchy
Unknown: Nicola Lefanu
Played By: Ian Mitchell

: Composers of the Week

Elgar Pentecost (The Kingdom, Part 3); In Smyrna; Suite No 1: Wand of Youth

: News

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