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: Open University

Technology Good, Bad and Appropriate

: Morning Concert

Byrd Hugh Ashton 's Ground
Glenn Gould (piano)
7.11Ibert Escales
French National RO/ Jean Martinon
7.30 am News
7.35 C P E Bach
Harpsichord Concerto (Wq 29): Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/ Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
7.54 Mendelssohn
String Symphony No 6 Primavera CO/ Paul Manley
8.09 Sibelius
Lemminkainen Return
Bournemouth SO/ Paavo Berglund
8.16 Shostakovich
Prelude and Fugue No 22 Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano). Records


Unknown: Byrd Hugh Ashton
Piano: Glenn Gould
Unknown: Jean Martinon
Unknown: Paul Manley
Unknown: Paavo Berglund
Piano: Tatiana Nikolayeva

: News

: Composers of the Week

String Quartet No 1, Op
Vegh String Quartet Two Pictures, Op 10 Rotterdam PO/ James Conlon
Three Burlesques, Op 8c Dezso Ranki (piano) Allegro Barbaro
The Composer (piano) Records


Unknown: James Conlon
Piano: Dezso Ranki

: A Taste of Jazz

Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Columbia Jazz Combo/ Leonard Bernstein
9.43 Poulenc Le Bal masque
Thomas Allen (baritone) Nash Ensemble/Friend
10.02 Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
10.26 Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
Benny Goodman (clarinet) Columbia Jazz Combo/ The Composer
10.36 Gershwin
An American in Paris
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Eugene Ormandy
10.55 Martinu La revue de cuisine
Dartington Ensemble
11.08 Berg Der Wein
Jessye Norman (soprano) New York PO/ Pierre Boulez
11.22 Copland Clarinet Concerto: Benny Goodman Columbia Symphony
Strings/The Composer Records


Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Poulenc Le Bal
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Clarinet: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Berg Der Wein
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Unknown: Pierre Boulez

: Northern Sinfonia

conductor Gilbert Varga Peter Francomb (horn) Bach Orchestra Suite
No 1 (BWV 1066)
Punto Horn Concerto No
Frank Martin
Haydn Symphony No 52 in C minor


Conductor: Gilbert Varga
Horn: Peter Francomb

: News

: Reykjavik Wind Quintet

Barber Summer Music
Irving Fine Partita
Nielsen Wind Quintet

: Music Weekly

: American Cities Through Their Music

In the fourth of six programmes,
Alyn Shipton concentrates on Philadelphia, founded by William Penn in 1682. Several English composers settled there including Rayner Taylor and Benjamin Carr. Lorenzo da Ponte ,
Mozart's librettist, moved to the city in 1805 and promoted productions of Italian opera. The
Philadelphia Orchestra was founded in 1900 and Rachmaninov gave the first performance of his Second Piano Concerto with the orchestra. Local jazz musicians included drummer Philly Joe Jones , bass player Percy Heath and saxophonist Stan Getz.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Rayner Taylor
Unknown: Benjamin Carr.
Unknown: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Bass: Philly Joe Jones
Unknown: Percy Heath
Unknown: Stan Getz.

: Langham CO

conductor Charles Groves
Judith Hall (flute)
Sioned Williams (harp) Panufnik Sinfonia concertante for flute, harp and strings
Haydn Symphony No 64 in A (Rpt;


Conductor: Charles Groves
Flute: Judith Hall
Harp: Panufnik Sinfonia

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Richard Baker.
Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Clive Portbury

: News

: Third Ear

Joe Farrell talks to one of Italy's best writers,
Dacia Maraini. Novelist, poet and playwright, she has often shocked
Italian society by her attitude to a wide range of social issues.
Producer John Boundy


Talks: Joe Farrell
Producer: John Boundy

: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Spanish Tour

conductor Gunther Herbig Jutta Czapski (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 31 in D (Paris) (K 297)
Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor (K 466)
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67


Conductor: Gunther Herbig
Piano: Jutta Czapski

: Drama Now

It Never Rained in Them Days
Alfred Bradley 's
(1925-91) production of Norman Smithson 's prize-winning play recalling summer holidays long gone.
Narrator Henry Livings. Director


Unknown: Alfred Bradley
Unknown: Norman Smithson
Tom: Robert Wallace
His widow: Violet Carson
Mrs Jackson: Marion Dawson
John's wife: Juliet Cooke
Old man: Harry Markham
Bill Gull/Comedian: Bert Gaunt

: Cello and Piano

First of two programmes. Heinrich Schiff with Gerard Wyss plays:
Webem Three Little
Pieces, Op 11
Schumann Three
Fantasy-Pieces, Op 73 Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Brahms Sonata in F, Op 99


Unknown: Heinrich Schiff
Unknown: Gerard Wyss

: BBC Singers

conductor Simon Joly
Jeremy Dale Roberts Two Motets (first broadcast)
John Joubert
Pro Pace motets


Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Jeremy Dale Roberts
Unknown: John Joubert

: News

: Composers of the Week

Etudes, Op 10 Nos 1-8; Two Nocturnes, Op 55; Nocturne in C sharp minor: Lento con gran espressione; Preludes, Op 28 Nos 13-24

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5 Plus at 2.30-3.10 Night School Extra (also in Scotland)

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