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: Open University

Social Sciences Foundation Course

: Morning Concert

Rossini Overture:
Journey to Rheims Philharmonia/Muti
7.08 Strauss Horn
Concerto No 2 in Eflat Dennis Brain (horn)
7.30am News
7.35 Walton Portsmouth
Point Overture
LPO/Leonard Slatkin
Faure Valse-Caprice
Pascal Roge (piano)
7.49 Debussy Petite pièce
Roger Fallows (clarinet) Ian Brown (piano)
7.51 Schubert
Symphony No 5
Berlin PO/Karajan. Records


Unknown: Faure Valse-Caprice
Piano: Pascal Roge
Clarinet: Roger Fallows
Piano: Ian Brown

: News

: Composers of the Week

May (Bright Nights) June (Barcarolle)
November (In the Troika) January (By the Hearth) (The Seasons, Op 37b)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) String Quartet No 2 in F, Op 22: Borodin Quartet Records


Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Paradies Toccata in A for harpsichord
Robert Aldwinckle
9.37 Mercadante Flute
Concerto in D:
Andrea Griminelli ; ECO/Rampal
9.57 Stanford Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G
Daniel Johnston (treble) Michael Morton (bass) Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom
10.06 Saint-Saens
Symphony No 2 in A minor, Op 55
Ulster Orch/Y P Tortelier
10.27 Beethoven Piano
Sonata No 32 in C minor, Op 111: Edwin Fischer
10.51 Delius Cynarafor baritone and orchestra
Thomas Allen ; RPO/Fenby


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Harpsichord: Robert Aldwinckle
Unknown: Andrea Griminelli
Unknown: Daniel Johnston
Bass: Michael Morton
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Baritone: Delius Cynarafor
Unknown: Thomas Allen

: Mozart Horn

Quintet in E flat (K 407/ 386c): Barry Tuckwell Kenneth Sillito (violin) Kenneth Essex
Ian Jewel (violas)
Kenneth Harvey (cello)
11.21 Bernstein
On the Waterfront: Symphonic suite
Israel PO/The Composer


Unknown: Barry Tuckwell
Violin: Kenneth Sillito

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Ronald Zollman
Karine Georgian (cello) Prokofiev Overture on Jewish Themes
Goehr Romanza for cello and orchestra
Mendelssohn Symphony No 1


Conductor: Ronald Zollman
Cello: Karine Georgian
Unknown: Goehr Romanza

: News

: Concert Hall

Vega Wind Quintet live from Broadcasting House, London.
Milhaud La Cheminée du roi
Rene Seiber Permutazione a 5 Damase 1 7 Variations
Patterson Comedy for five winds


Unknown: Rene Seiber Permutazione

: Record Review

: Vintage Years

Walter Gieseking (piano) Debussy Preludes, Bk 1 Gieseking Kinderlieder (selection):
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano) Mono records


Piano: Walter Gieseking
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

: Solemn Vespers

for the Wednesday in Holy Week live from
Westminster Cathedral.
Introit: Salvator mundi
(Tallis); Deus in adiutorium (Plainsong) Hymn: Vexilla regis prodeunt (Plainsong)
Psalms: 61 (62); 66 (67) Canticle: Colossians 1, vv 12-20 (Plainsong)
Reading (RSV): Ephesians 4, w 1-7 and 25 to 5, v 2 Short responsory:
Adoramus te, Christe
(Plainsong); Magnificat: Quarti toni (Capillas);
Motet: Christus factus est
(Bruckner); Organ voluntary: Passacaglia in D minor (Buxtehude).
Officiant The Rev
Mark Langham ; Preacher
The Rev Terence Phipps Assistant Master of Music lain Simcock; Master of Music James O'Donnell


Unknown: Mark Langham
Unknown: Terence Phipps
Music: James O'Donnell

: The Rising Moon

Ruth Davis introduces
Moroccan classical music
- the Arab-Andalusian
Nuba al Istihlal, with the Orchestra of Fez, led by Haj Abdelkrim Rayis. Records


Introduces: Ruth Davis
Unknown: Haj Abdelkrim Rayis.

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Natalie Wheen.
Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: News

: Third Ear

with Robert Hewison.
Producer Rachel Yorke


Unknown: Robert Hewison.
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: In Memory of Paul Tortelier

Ulster Orchestra conductor
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor: Alexander Baillie
8.15 Interval Reading
8.25 Paul Tortelier Double Concerto: Yan
Pascal Tortelier (violin) Maud Tortelier (cello) conductor Christian Benda Debussy La Mer
(In assoc with Save and Prosper)


Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Alexander Baillie
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Christian Benda
Conductor: Debussy La Mer

: Variations, Blues and Concord

The second of two recitals of American piano music by Joanna MacGregor.
Ives Three-Page Sonata
Copland Four Blues: No 3 Ives The Anti-
Abolitionist Riots
Some Southpaw Pitching Thelonious Monk, transc MacGregor Round Midnight; Monk's Point Ives The Alcotts
(Concord Sonata)


Music By: Joanna MacGregor.

: Membra Jesu Nostri

Sicut modo geniti infantes
The fifth Holy Week cantata by Buxtehude.

: The Search for Certainty

Second of two documentaries by Prof John Taylor of King's College, London. Towards the Infinite
Are conciousness, mental states and God within the realm of science?
Producer Julian Brown


Unknown: Prof John Taylor
Producer: Julian Brown

: Verses for Mourning

First of three programmes. Zelenka Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah: First and Second
Michael Chance (alto) Michael George (bass) The Chandos Baroque Players, with reader Michael Kilgarriff.


Unknown: Zelenka Lamentations
Reader: Michael Kilgarriff.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Respighi Brazilian
Impressions; Quartetto dorico; Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 2

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