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: Open University

Hume and Smith on Religion

: Morning Concert

Overture: May Carnival in Stockholm: Stockholm
PO/Bjorn Hallman
7.06 Hoist Suite de
Ballet: LPO/Braithwaite
7.30am News
7.35 Vivaldi Concerto for string orchestra (Rv 146) Capella Savaria/McGegan
7.41 De Severac
Baigneuses au Soleil
Jean-Joel Barbier (piano)
7.48 Debussy Arabesque No 1: Susan Drake (harp)
7.52 Stanley Organ Concerto in C minor
Northern Sinfonia/
Gerald Gifford (organ)
8.04 Grieg Norwegian
Dances, Op 35: Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi. Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Weber Waltz on themes from 'Oberon'.Wmd Ensemble/Malgloire
Unbefangenheit; Reigen Martyn Hill (tenor)
Christopher Hogwood (piano)
Oberon: Act 2 (excerpts) With Arleen Auger
(soprano) and Placido Domingo (tenor).
Bavarian Radio Chorus and Orchestra/Kubelik
Sonata No 4, Op 70
Garrick Ohlsson (piano) Records


Unknown: Weber Waltz
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Piano: Christopher Hogwood
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Piano: Garrick Ohlsson

: Mostly Viennese

from 10.55 Including Mahler playing one of his songs, Karajan conducting Webern, and Klemperer's classic recording of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony. Producer Jeremy Hayes


Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Test Match Special

England v India
Commentary from the Oval on the second day of the Third Comhill Test.
1.05 pm News
1.10 Call the Commentators
1.30 County Scoreboard
1.40-6.30 Commentary

: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

conductor Kurt Masur Karl Mehlig (timpani) Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Siegfried Matthus Timpani Concerto (Der Wald) Prokofiev Scythian Suite


Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Karl Mehlig

: News

: Albion Ensemble

Beethoven Sextet in E flat, Op 71 Mozart Serenade in E flat (K 375) (R)

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Edward Downes Dennis Simons (violin) Rivka Golani (viola) Ravel Suite: Mother Goose Arthur Benjamin Romantic Fantasy Dvorak Symphony No 8 inG


Conductor: Edward Downes
Violin: Dennis Simons
Viola: Rivka Golani
Unknown: Arthur Benjamin

: Purcell Quartet

with James Bowman (counter-tenor) Corelli Trio Sonata in D minor, Op 4 No 8 Scarlatti Cantata: Infirmata vulnerata G B Vitali Capriccio sopra 12 figure; Passagallo secondo; Ciacona (Op 7) Buxtehude Cantata: Jesu, meine Freud' und Lust Corelli Trio Sonata in F, Op 2 No 7


Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Vitali Capriccio

: Prokofiev

First of two programmes. Barbara Nissman (piano) Sonata No 4 in C minor; Sarcasms, Op 17; Sonata No 2 in D minor


Piano: Barbara Nissman

: Youth Orchestras of the World

French Youth Orchestra conductor Emmanuel Krivine Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersinger Debussy Iberia (Images) Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)


Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine

: Heinrich Schütz

Schtitz Lobet den Herrn (SWV363) Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon prima (1608) Schiitz Herzlich lieb hab'ich dich; Die so ihr den Herrn furchtet; Hutet euch Dario Castello Sonata
15 (1629) Schiitz Lobet den Herrn (SWV 350); Freuet euch des Herrn London Baroque/Charles Medlam (R)


Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli

: Revaluing the Pennies

The first of two programmes in which Charles Melville reassesses trumpeter
Red Nichols and his New York recording band, the Five Pennies. Mono


Unknown: Red Nichols

: News

: A Very Tidy Desk

In conversation with Lewis Wolpert , physical anthropologist
David Pilbeam reflects on the uncertainties of his scientific lot.
Producer Alison Richards


Unknown: Lewis Wolpert
Unknown: David Pilbeam
Producer: Alison Richards

: Proms 1990

Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Katya Kabanova
Opera in three acts by Janacek (sung in Czech) live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. (sop) (mezzo) (tenor) (bass) (mezzo) (tenor) (tenor)
Glyndebourne Chorus London Philharmonic
Conductor Andrew Davis
8.40 Andrew Davis talks to Stephen Johnson. (R)
9.00 Act 3


Unknown: Royal Albert
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Talks: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Katya: Nancy Gustafson
Kabanicha: Felicity Palmer
Boris: Kim Begley
Dikoy: Donald Adams
Varvara: Louise Winter
Vanya: John Graham-Hall
Tikhon: Ryland Davies

: The Friday Play

The Female Wits
An occasional season of works by women writers of the Restoration.
Oroonoko Aphra Behn 's novella, based on her experiences in 17th-century Surinam, tells the story of an African prince betrayed into slavery.
Dramatised by Olwen Wymark Music Colin Sell
Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Oroonoko Aphra Behn
Dramatised By: Olwen Wymark
Director: Alison Hindell
Aphra Behn: Sue Jones-Davies
Oroonoko: Leo Wringer
Imoinda: Pamela Jikiemi
Aboan: Maynard Eziashi
Byam: Ian Lindsay
Trefry: Nicholas Gilbrook

: Composers of the Week

Piano Rag Music; Piano Concerto; Renard; Requiem Canticles

: News

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