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: Open University

Literature in the Modern World

: Morning Concert

Corelli Concerto grosso, Op 6 No 12: English
Concert/Trevor Pinnock
7.11 Vivaldi Lungi dal vago volto: Emma Kirkby (sop); Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra/Jean Lamon
7.30am News
7.35 Britten Matinees musicales: National
PO/Richard Bonynge
7.45 Mozart Flute
Quartet in C
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Isaac Stern (violin)
Salvatore Accardo (viola) Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
8.05 Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le toit: French
NO/Bernstein. Records

Contributors

Unknown: Vivaldi Lungi
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Tafelmusik Baroque

: News

: Composers of the Week

Gesualdo and Victoria
In the closing years of the 16th century Gesualdo, a noble dilettante, was working in Naples, and Victoria, a servant of the church, in Rome.
Early madrigals from
Gesualdo's Third and Fourth Books.
Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie
Victoria's mass and motet 0 quam gloriosum Westminster Cathedral
Choir/David Hill. Records

Contributors

Unknown: William Christie

: Morning Sequence

Elgar Overture:
Cockaigne: LPO/Solti
9.50 Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge
Ian Partridge (tenor)
Music Group of London
10.12 Butterworth The
Banks of Green Willow City of London
Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
10.19 Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor
Clare MacFarlane (violin) Julius Drake (piano)
10.46 Bridge There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook: City of London
Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
10.56 Gurney Desire in Spring; Ha 'nacker Mill;
Down by the Sally Gardens; The Scribe: Benjamin Luxon (bar), David Willison (piano)
11.06
Moeran Whythorn 's Shadow: City of London Sinfonia/Hickox
11.11 Elgar Serenade John Ogdon (piano)
11.14 Finzi Romance: City of London Sinfonia/Hickox
11.22 Butterworth Six Songs (A Shropshire Lad) for baritone and piano
11.35 Walton Two pieces (Henry V): City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
11.39 Moeran Fantasy Quartet: Sarah Francis (oboe); English Quartet
11.52 Elgar Chanson de matin; Chanson de nuit City of London
Sinfonia/Richard Hickox

Contributors

Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Piano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Benjamin Luxon
Piano: David Willison
Piano: Moeran Whythorn
Unknown: Elgar Serenade
Piano: John Ogdon
Oboe: Sarah Francis
Unknown: Elgar Chanson

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Nicholas Cleobury Barber Essay No 1
Stravinsky Scènes de ballet
Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)

Contributors

Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury

: News

: Telemann from Eisenach

Dresden Baroque Soloists director Eckart Haupt Concerto in A for two flutes, bassoon and strings; Polish Sonata No 1 in A minor for strings; Concerto in E minor for two flutes, bassoon and strings; Polish Sonata No 2 in A minor for strings; Concerto in G for two flutes, bassoon and strings

Contributors

Soloists: Dresden Baroque
Director: Eckart Haupt

: Music Weekly

: Mozart and....

The second of four programmes. BBC Welsh SO/Grant Llewellyn
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Jeffrey Lewis Memoria Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat (K 543)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeffrey Lewis

: Music for Two Pianos

Vivienne and Dirk Keilhack
Ligeti Three pieces for two pianos: Monument; Self Portrait; Movement Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op 56b

Contributors

Unknown: Dirk Keilhack

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Nicholas Cleobury Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Joy Farrall (clarinet)
Haydn Symphony No 97 in C
John Adams The
Chairman
Dances McCabe Double Concerto for oboe, clarinet and orch

Contributors

Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Dances McCabe

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Brian Wright. Producer Hugh Warwick

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Wright.
Producer: Hugh Warwick

: News

: Third Ear

Jane Gardam talks about her new novel The Queen of the Tambourine with Hermione Lee.
Producer Sally Marmion

Contributors

Talks: Jane Gardam
Unknown: Hermione Lee.
Producer: Sally Marmion

: At the Gates of the Underworld Second of four operas.

2: Orpheus in the Underworld
Operetta by Offenbach Libretto by Hector Cremieuc , Ludovic Halevy
Capitole de Toulouse Orch and Chorus/Plasson. Records (Third opera Thursday 2.45pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Hector Cremieuc
Unknown: Ludovic Halevy
Orpheus: Michel Senechal (ten)
Eurydice: Mady Mesple (sop)
Pluto: Charles Burles (tenor)
Venus: Michele Command (sop)
Mars: Jean-Philippe Lafont (bar)
Cupid: Jane Berbie (mezzo)
Jupiter: Michel Trempont (bar)
John Styx: Bruce Brewer (tenor)
Mercury: Andre Mallabrera (counter-Ten)
Juno: Daniele Castaing (mezzo)
Diane: Michele Pena(soprano)

: Drama Now

Easy Traumas
Mourners standing near an open grave suddenly start singing, 'Yes, we have no bananas'. Caster
Sugar and Pollux, the not-quite earthly representatives of the Easy Traumas Agency did it for the late Edith. Now they want to do it for
Barney Stone and his wife Wilma. But will Barney and Wilma let them ...
Written by Tina Pepler.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Contributors

Unknown: Barney Stone
Written By: Tina Pepler.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Pollux: Steve Hodson
Caster Sugar: Deborah Makepeace
Wilma: Liz Goulding
Barney: Christian Rodska
Radio Announcer/Yorick/The Minister/Giorgio/So-so/Lemur: Bill Wallis
Andreas/Betty/Chip Shop Man/Mourner.: John Baddeley
Mourner: Auriol Smith

: Italian Wind Quintet

Hindemith Kleine kammermusik, Op 24 No Ligeti Six Bagatelles Carter Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Hindemith Kleine

: News

: Composers of the Week

Prokofiev Suite: The
Love for Three Oranges,
Op 33a; Visions fugitives, Op 22; The Steel Dance,
Op 41a

: Night School

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