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: Open University

The Enlightenment: A Model of Despotism

: Morning Concert

Tchaikovsky Was I Not a Little Blade of Grass, Op 47No 7
Raphael Wallfisch (cello) ECO/Geoffrey Simon
7.06 Ravel Piano
Concerto in D for left hand: Andrei Gavrilov
I LSO/Claudio Abbado


Cello: Raphael Wallfisch

: News

7.35 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G (BWV 1049): ECO/Leppard (harpsichord)
7.51 Salieri Concerto in C for flute, oboe and orchestra: Aurele Nicolet, Heinz Holliger ;
Academy of St Martin/ Kenneth Sillito
8.10 Telemann Suite in F for two horns, string orchestra and continuo
Hermann Baumann ,
Timothy Brown (horns) Academy of St Martin/ Iona Brown (violin) Records


Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Unknown: Kenneth Sillito
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Horns: Timothy Brown

: News

: Composers of the Week

Symphony No 84 in E flat Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati
Un cor si tenero
(HXXIVbll): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar)
Vienna Haydn Orchestra/ Reinhard Peters
Sonata in C (H XVI 48) Alfred Brendel (piano) Sono Alcina ; II meglio mio carattere; Chi vive amante (HXXIVB 9,17 and 13) Teresa Berganza (soprano) SCO/Leppard. Records Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Reinhard Peters
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Piano: Sono Alcina
Soprano: Teresa Berganza
Producer: Alan Hall

: Morning Sequence

Music that merges free fantasy with the strictly formal.
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in A minor (BWV 904)
Kenneth Gilbert (h'chord)
9.44 Purcell, ed
Britten Chacony in G minor: ECO/Britten
9.51 Routh Fantasy Duo, Op 54 (first performance) Tasmin Little (violin) Piers Lane (piano)
10.06 Webern
Passacaglia, Op 1 Berlin PO/Karajan
10.18 Schubert Wanderer
Fantasy in C (D 760)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
10.38 Bach Partita in D minor (BWV 1004) Tasmin Little (violin)


Unknown: Kenneth Gilbert
Unknown: Britten Chacony
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Bach Partita
Violin: Tasmin Little

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Yan Pascal
Tortelier (violin)
Evelyn Glennie (percussion) Poulenc Les Biches
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo capriccioso Milhaud La Creation du monde
Jolivet Concerto for percussion
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le toit
Ibert Divertissement
(In association with MB Bank)


Violin: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Poulenc Les Biches

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

live from St John 's, Smith Square,
London. Felicity Lott (soprano) Graham Johnson (piano) Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39; Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42


Unknown: St John
Soprano: London. Felicity Lott
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Schumann Liederkreis

: Third Opinion

: An Alternative Beethoven Nine

Postwar recordings of Beethoven symphonies, with Lyndon Jenkins. 6: Symphony No 6
Berlin Philharmonic/ Andre Cluytens preceded by the Coriolan Overture and Rondino in E flat for wind octet


Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins.
Unknown: Andre Cluytens

: Debut

Kegelstatt Trio:
Ruth Ellis (clarinet)
Rosemary Sanderson (viola) John Gough (piano)
Alfred Uhl Kleines konzert Gordon Jacob Trio


Clarinet: Ruth Ellis
Viola: Rosemary Sanderson
Piano: John Gough
Piano: Alfred Uhl
Unknown: Gordon Jacob Trio

: Music for Organ

played by Piet Kee. Anon Estampie
Bruhns Prelude and Fugue No 1 in E minor Hendrik Andriessen
Sonata da chiesa
Piet Kee Improvisation on Estampie
(In association with IBM (UK) Ltd)


Played By: Piet Kee.
Unknown: Hendrik Andriessen

: A Breath of Virtuosity

First of three programmes. Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
City of London Sinfonia conductor Richard Hickox Stamitz, reconstr Alan Boustead Trumpet Concerto
John McCabe
Rainforest II


Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Alan Boustead
Unknown: John McCabe

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker.
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: News

: Third Ear

Antony Sher , actor, writer and artist, talks to Paul Allen about his new novel The Indoor Boy, concerning personal and political conflict in South Africa, and his current role in Kafka's The Trial at the National Theatre.
Producer Vivien Devlin


Unknown: Antony Sher
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Vivien Devlin

: A Mozart Festival

Kazuki Sawa (violin)
Michael Collins (clarinet) Ralf Gothoni (piano) Takacs Quartet
Violin Sonata in E minor
(K 304); Piano Quartet in G minor (K 478)
8.15 Interval Reading
8.20 Clarinet Quintet in A (K 581)
(Sixth concert Sunday 9.00pm)


Clarinet: Michael Collins
Piano: Ralf Gothoni

: Music and Film

BBC Scottish SO conductor Carl Davis
Strauss Miinchen
Schoenberg Accompanying Music for a Film Scene
Komgold Suite: Robin Hood


Conductor: Carl Davis
Conductor: Strauss Miinchen
Unknown: Robin Hood

: Spectrum

The last in the series of conversations with Colin Tudge.
Cracks in the crust.
Professor Dan McKenzie of the Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, talks about his understanding of the origins of spectacular volcanoes. Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Colin Tudge.
Unknown: Professor Dan McKenzie
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Rebello and Hill

Geoffrey Smith introduces recordings of solo sets by the young British pianist Jason Rebello and American pianist Andrew Hill in concert at St
George's, Bristol. Their tour with Howard Riley from Britain and Joachim Kuhn from Germany, brought the four pianists together to improvise at two pianos.
During the interval, a talk with Andrew Hill.


Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Pianist: Jason Rebello
Pianist: Andrew Hill
Unknown: Howard Riley
Unknown: Joachim Kuhn
Unknown: Andrew Hill.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Bax Symphony No 1; This Worldesjoie; The Garden of Fand

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