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: Open University

Hume's The Enquiry

: Weather

: Morning Concert

Schumann Piano Trio I No 2 in F, Op 80
Israel Piano Trio
7.30am News
7.35 Berlioz Overture:
Les Francs-juges
Chicago SO/Georg Solti
7.47 Cyril Scott , arr Kreisler Lotus Land
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Bruno Canino (piano)
7.52 Macdowell Suite for large orchestra, Op 42 Eastman-Rochester
Orchestra/Howard Hanson
8.13 Roussel Joueurs de flute: Irena Grafenauer Michael Grandt (piano) Records


Unknown: Cyril Scott
Piano: Bruno Canino
Piano: MacDowell Suite
Unknown: Roussel Joueurs
Flute: Irena Grafenauer
Piano: Michael Grandt

: News

: Composers of the Week

Ottorino Respighi
'Why should I use new techniques when I still have so much to say through the language of conventional music?'
The week's programmes concentrate on Respighi's interest in music of the past.
Ancient Airs and Dances:
Suite No 1
Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Pastorale for violin and strings (free transcription of Giuseppe Tartini ) Ingolf Turban (violin) ECO/Marcello Viotti Ballad for the Lord's Nativity: Soloists
Philadelphia Singers Concerto Soloists
Instrumental Ensemble/ Michael Korn. Records
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Giuseppe Tartini
Unknown: Viotti Ballad
Unknown: Michael Korn.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Morning Sequence

Janacek Suite: The
Cunning Little Vixen Vienna PO/Mackerras
9.55 Bartok Romanian
Folk Dances
Peter Frankl (piano)
10.00 Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf New York Philharmonic/
Leonard Bernstein


Piano: Peter Frankl
Piano: Prokofiev Peter
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: Stravinsky

Tilimbom: Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano); Ensemble Intercontemporain/Boulez
10.21 Janacek String
Quartet No 2. Kyncl Quartet
10.50 Bartok Sonatine (On Peasant Themes from Transylvania) Andor Foldes (piano)
10.54 D Matthews
Concertino for oboe and string quartet: Melinda Maxwell ; Kyncl Quartet
11.12 Stravinsky Four Peasant Songs: Moscow Chamber Choir/Minin
11.15 Bartok Music for strings, percussion and celeste: Chicago SO/Solti


Unknown: Bartok Sonatine
Unknown: Melinda Maxwell
Unknown: Bartok Music

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Takuo Yuasa
Peter Rosel (piano) Liszt Festkldnge
Strauss Burleske ; Don Juan


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Piano: Peter Rosel
Piano: Liszt Festkldnge
Piano: Strauss Burleske
Piano: Don Juan

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

Borodin Trio live from St John 's,
Smith Square, London. Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65


Unknown: St John

: Third Opinion

: A Consummate Conductor

Herbert von Karajan (1908-89)
The final programme with Richard Osborne.
The Real Karajan
Producer Michel Glotz and others remember Karajan as a playful, mischievous man, who excelled in Chabrier, Offenbach,
Strauss waltzes and Die
Fledermaus. Records


Unknown: Herbert Von Karajan
Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Producer: Michel Glotz

: Music for Organ

played by David Sanger in Ely Cathedral.
Langlais Suite breve Trois paraphrases gregoriennes, Op 5


Played By: David Sanger
Unknown: Ely Cathedral.

: Mainly for Pleasure

Lyndon Jenkins presents a programme of rarely heard English music. Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Producer: Michael Emery

: News

: Third Ear

Jatinder Verma , the Artistic Director of the Asian theatre company Tara Arts , talks to
Michael Billington about the company's latest production Oedipus Rex. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Jatinder Verma
Talks: Tara Arts
Unknown: Michael Billington
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Studio 7 Concert

Karine Georgian (cello) BBC PO, conductor
Krzysztof Penderecki Penderecki The
Awakening of Jacob Cello Concerto No 2
8.15 Penderecki talks about his Second Symphony.
8.20 Penderecki Symphony No 2


Cello: Karine Georgian
Conductor: Krzysztof Penderecki

: Poet of the Month

David Constantine introduces and reads a selection of his own poems in which he compares the act of composition to dreaming and discusses poetry's potential to extend the reader's experience and sympathy. Producer Judith Bumpus


Introduces: David Constantine
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: A Clara Schumann Premiere

Martino Tirimo (piano) Clara Schumann
Sonata in G minor
Beethoven Fifteen
Variations and a Fugue on a Theme of Prometheus, OP 35 (Eroica)


Piano: Martino Tirimo
Piano: Clara Schumann

: Haydn

String Quartet in B flat, Op 55 No 3
Aeolian Quartet. Record

: Mixing It

with Mark Russell and Robert Sandall.
Including an interview with Dutch bandleader
Willem Breuker.
Producer Anthony Cheevers


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall.
Unknown: Willem Breuker.
Producer: Anthony Cheevers

: News

: Composers of the Week

Sonata in B minor for flute and harpsichord (BWV 1030); Cantata
No 8: Liebster Gott , wenn werd ich sterben?; Four Duets (BWV 802-5); Contrapunctus 5 (Art of Fugue)


Unknown: Liebster Gott

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5

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