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: Open University

Technology: The Silent Revolutranaiy

: Morning Concert

Janacek In the Mists
Rudolf Firkusny (piano)
7.15 Dvorak Cypresses Nos 2, 5, 9 and 11 Hagen String Quartet
7.30am News
7.35 Handel Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 9
English Concert/Pinnock
7.47 Bruch Pieces, Op 83: Nos 1 in A minor, 2 in B minor, 8 in Eflat minor Janet Hilton (clarinet) Roger Vignoles (piano) Nobuko Imai (viola)
8.00 Brahms Serenade
No2 in A, Op 16
LPO/Adrian Boult. Records


Piano: Rudolf Firkusny
Clarinet: Janet Hilton
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Viola: Nobuko Imai

: News

: Composers of the Week

J S Bach
Cantata No 41: jesu nun sei gepreiset: Soloists; Vienna Boys' Choir; Chorus Viennensis, Concentus Musicus
Chorale Preludes (BWV 613-5): Helf mir Gottes Gate preisen; Das alte jahr vergangen ist; In dir ist Freude (Orgelbuchlein) Peter Hurford (organ) Concerto in C for two harpsichords and strings (BWV 1061):
Kenneth Gilbert , Trevor Pinnock ; English Concert. Records


Unknown: Concentus Musicus
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Unknown: Kenneth Gilbert
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock

: Select Company

Beethoven Octet in Eflat, Op 102: Bamberg Symphonic Wind Ensemble
9.58 Haydn Piano
Sonata in C (H XVI 48) Alfred Brendel (piano)
10.10 Weber Trio in G minor for flute, cello, piano Nash Ensemble Members
10.34 Schubert The
Shepherd on the Rock
Margaret Price (soprano) Hans Schoneberger (clar) Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano)
10.46 Spohr Double
Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 77: Academy of St Martin. Records


Unknown: Beethoven Octet
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Soprano: Hans Schoneberger
Piano: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Britten and Shostakovich

City of London Sinfonia Westminster Singers conductor Richard Hickox
Britten Suite: A Time
There Was, Op 90
Shostakovich Two
Russian Folksongs, Op
104; Cello Concerto No 1, Op 107: Robert Cohen
12.20 Interval Reading
12.25 Shostakovich Five
Fragments for small orch Britten Cantata misericordium, Op 69 Martyn Hill (tenor)
Stephen Roberts (bar)


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Robert Cohen
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Stephen Roberts

: News

: St David's Hall Recital London Fortepiano Trio Mozart Trio in G (K 496);

Fantasy for piano solo
(K 396); Little Gigue for piano solo (K 5 74); Trio in E (K 542)

: Music Weekly

: Don Quixote of the Cello

The life and career of Paul Tortelier (1914-90). The fourth of six programmes with Lyndon Jenkins.
Bach Suite No 2 in D minor (BWV 1008)
Honegger Cello Concerto FNRO/Georges Tzipine
Lyndon Jenkins talks to Julian Lloyd Webber.
Hindemith Cello Concerto
Czech PO/Ancerl. Records


Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins.
Talks: Lyndon Jenkins
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber.

: A Musical Monument

Monumentum pro
Gesualdo, preceded by the Gesualdo madrigals, on which it is based.
Quintetto Vocale Italiano/ Angelo Ephrikian Columbia SO/
The Composer. Records

: New Music for Brass

NPW James Langley presents three programmes of brass-band music from the past decade. David Blake Mill Music
(first broadcast)
Britannia Building Society Band/Howard Snell
Robert Simpson The Four Temperaments
IMI Yorkshire Imperial Band/John Pryce-Jones
David Bedford Toccata for Tristan: Britannia BS Band/Howard Snell
Series producer Paul Hmdmarsh


Unknown: James Langley
Unknown: David Blake
Producer: Paul Hmdmarsh

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Brian Wright Producer Jane Walker


Unknown: Brian Wright
Producer: Jane Walker

: News

: Third Ear

Andrew Motion talks about his new collection of verse, Love in a Life, to Andrew Mitchell.
Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Andrew Mitchell.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Frederic Lamond

Schubert, arr Liszt Der Erlkonig
Liszt Concert Study No 3 (Un sospiro); Gnomenreigen


60th Anniversary Season conductor
Mark Wigglesworth , live from the Barbican Hall, London. Wagner Parsifal, Prelude to Act One
Howard Skempton
Lento (first performance)
8.15 Memories of Mahler as a conductor by Egon Wellesz , and conflicts of opinion about Mahler's music between
Deryck Cooke and Martin Cooper. (Archive recordings: 1962 and 67) 8.35 Mahler Symphony No 10


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Unknown: Howard Skempton
Unknown: Egon Wellesz
Unknown: Deryck Cooke
Unknown: Martin Cooper.

: m Drama Now

A Butler Did It
Beneath his immaculate exterior Honeyman the butler plots the downfall of his master's house....
Written by David Cregan.
Director John Tydeman fRpt)


Written By: David Cregan.
Director: John Tydeman
Honeyman, the butler: Bernard Hepton
Sir Desmond: Hugh Manning
Alfred, his son: Ian Collier
Samantha, his daughter: Anna Massey
Mastair, her husband: Neville Jason
Paula, their daughter: Melanie Nicholson
Daniel, her lover: Simon Treves
Sean, her mother's lover: Geoffrey Beevers
Harry: Roger Hammond
Cleric: David King
BBC announcer: Simon Milner

: Monteverdi Now and Then

Some idiosyncratic approaches to Monteverdi performance.
Se Vittorio si belle: Red Byrd II Ballo dell'Ingrate
(Mono: 1937): Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble/ Nadia Boulanger (piano) Zefiro torna: Red Byrd Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Prelude a I'apres-midi d'unfaune; Trois melodies; Suite: Pour le piano-, Defleurs; Nocturnes

: Night School

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