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: Open University

Culture and Belief in Europe: The Faust Legend

: Morning Concert

Hoist Choral Hymns (Rig Veda, Group 3)
Thelma Owen (harp) Holst Singers/
Hilary Davan Wetton
7.12 Wesley Symphony inD
Milton Keynes CO/
Hilary Davan Wetton
7.30 am News
7.35 Roman
Drottningholm Music (excerpts)
CO of National Museum, Stockholm/Claude Genaty
7.43 Dvorak Symphonic poem: The Water Goblin Czech PO/
Vaclav Neumann
8.03 Rachmaninov
Preludes, Op 32: No 5 in G; No 12 in G flat minor Peter Donohoe (piano)
8.09 Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No 3 in Eflat: Peter Donohoe Bournemouth SO/
Rudolf Barshai Records


Harp: Thelma Owen
Singers: Hilary Davan Wetton
Singers: Wesley Symphony
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Unknown: Hilary Davan Wetton
Unknown: Vaclav Neumann
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Rudolf Barshai

: News

: Composers of the Week

Sonata in D for two pianos (K 448): Murray Perahia , Radu Lupu
Six Variations on 'Hélas, j'ai perdu mon amant'
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) Walter Klien (piano) Serenade in Eflat (K375)
London Wind Soloists/ Jack Brymer (clarinet) Records


Unknown: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Radu Lupu
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Walter Klien
Clarinet: Jack Brymer

: Aldeburgh Festival 1991

Steven Isserlis (cello) Paul Coker (piano)
Schumann Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op 102 Britten Suite No 3, Op 87
Faure Sicilienne , Op 78; Elegie, Op 24; Papillon, Op 77
Chopin Sonata in G minor, Op 65


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Paul Coker
Unknown: Faure Sicilienne

: Morning Sequence

Schubert Overture in the Italian Style (D 591) Stockholm Sinfonietta/ Neeme Jarvi
11.23 Bortniansky
Concerto in D for harp and piano: Osian Ellis , Anthony Goldstone
Boccherini Symphony in C, Op 12 No 3: Cantilena/ Adrian Shepherd
11.50 Mendelssohn
The Evening Bell for harp and piano
11.54 Brahms Five
Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op 52: Edith Mathis (soprano),
Brigitte Fassbaender (alto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar); Karl Engel , Wolfgang Sawallisch (pianos)
12.01 Ellis Diversions for harp and piano
12.08 Chabrier Suite
Pastorale: Toulouse
Capitole Orchestra/ Michel Plasson
12.27 Turina Ciclo
Plateresco for harp and piano
12.35 Falla Homenajes Cincinnati SO/
Jesus Ldpez-Cobos


Piano: Osian Ellis
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Boccherini Symphony
Unknown: Adrian Shepherd
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Karl Engel
Pianos: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Michel Plasson
Unknown: Turina Ciclo

: News

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Martin Roscoe (piano) Haydn Sonata in F (H XVI 23)
Bartok Six Dances in Hungarian Rhythm
Musorgsky Pictures from an Exhibition


Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Music Weekly

: American Cities Through Their Music

In the fifth of six programmes,
Alyn Shipton concentrates on Kansas City which was founded in 1850 at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers.
The city was the birthplace of composer
Virgil Thompson , the Count Basie Orchestra and of saxophonists
Charlie Parker and Ben Webster.
It has its own orchestra and a permanent opera company - the Lyric
Opera. In the early part of this century, the city was home to several distinguished ragtime composers, including James Scott.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Virgil Thompson
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Ben Webster.
Unknown: James Scott.

: Irish CO

conductor Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich
Beethoven Overture:
Coriolan; Symphony No 4 in B flat, Op 60


Conductor: Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Fritz Spiegl. Producer Judith Roles


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl.
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: Third Ear

Hans Magnus , the German writer and poet, talks to Philip Brady. Producer Elizabeth Burke


Unknown: Hans Magnus
Unknown: Philip Brady.
Producer: Elizabeth Burke


conductor Andrew Davis
Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Edison Denisov
Peinture (first UK performance)
Shostakovich Violin
Concerto No 2 in C sharp minor, Op 129
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 (Pathetique)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Violin: Edison Denisov

: Drama Now

One Way or Another A dramatisation by Frederick Bradnum of Leonard Sciascia 's novel.
Why does the Zafer Hermitage cater for
'special guests' and what are the real reasons for the 'spiritual exercises' under the direction of the enigmatic Don Gaetano ? The painter is intrigued.
Other parts:
Timothy Bateson , Andrew Branch , Timothy Carlton , Malcolm Gerard , James Greene , Richard Pearce , Michael Turner , Andrew Wincott Director Glyn Dearman


Unknown: Frederick Bradnum
Unknown: Leonard Sciascia
Unknown: Don Gaetano
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Andrew Branch
Unknown: Timothy Carlton
Unknown: Malcolm Gerard
Unknown: James Greene
Unknown: Richard Pearce
Unknown: Michael Turner
Unknown: Andrew Wincott
Director: Glyn Dearman
Painter: Daniel Massey
Don Gaetano: John Moffatt
Scalambri: John Rye
Inspector: Malcolm Sinclair
Chef: Brian Miller
Fr Giuseppe: Godfrey Kenton
Fr Leonardo: Mark Straker
Minister: Ronald Herdman
Cardinal: Brett Usher

: French Motets

BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Durufle Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op 10 Poulenc Laudes de Saint
Antoine de Padoue
Migot Le petit evangeliaire
Poulenc Salve regina Ave verum corpus Exultate Deo


Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Conductor: Durufle Motets
Unknown: Antoine de Padoue
Unknown: Exultate Deo

: News

: Composers of the Week

String Quartet No 1, Op 7 Two Pictures, Op 10
Three Burlesques, Op 8c Allegro Barbaro


Unknown: Allegro Barbaro

: Night School

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

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