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: Open University

Arts Foundation Course: Sullivan

: Morning Concert

Paganini Sonata No 4 Anthea Gifford Cguitar ) J J Kantorow (violin)
7.10 Mozart Oboe
Quartet (K 370): Douglas Boyd (oboe), Joshua Bell (violin), Scott Nickrenz
(viola), Carter Brey (cello)
7.30am News
7.35 W F Bach Concerto in E flat for two harpsichords Andreas Staier , Robert Hill Musica Antiqua Koln / Reinhard Goebel
7.56 Dvorak Piano Trio (Dumky): Jeffrey Kahane Joseph Swensen (violin), Carter Brey (cello). Records


Unknown: Anthea Gifford Cguitar
Oboe: Douglas Boyd
Oboe: Joshua Bell
Violin: Scott Nickrenz
Viola: Carter Brey
Harpsichords: Andreas Staier
Harpsichords: Robert Hill
Musica: Antiqua Koln
Musica: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Jeffrey Kahane
Violin: Joseph Swensen
Cello: Carter Brey

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arthur Bliss Rhapsody Elizabeth Gale (soprano)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (ten) Nash Ensemble/Friend
Meditations on a Theme by John Blow : CBSO/Handley Triptych:
Kathron Sturrock (piano). Records


Soprano: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Unknown: John Blow
Piano: Kathron Sturrock

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. Quilter Children's Overture, Op 17. Light Music Society Orch/Dunn
9.47 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Nos 1-3 Lucia Popp (soprano) Andreas Schmidt (baritone) Amsterdam Concertgebouw/ Leonard Bernstein
10.01 Beethoven Symphony No 10 in Eflat LSO/Wyn Morris
10.21 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Nos 4-7
10.38 Grovlez L'Almanach aux Images David Willison (piano)
10.59 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Nos 8-10
11.15 R R Bennett Elegy for Caroline Lamb Peter Mark (viola); New Philharmonia/Marcus Dods
11.32 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Nos 11-13
11.45 Respighi Adagio con variazioni Raphael Wallfisch (cello) Bournemouth Sinfonietta/ Tamas Vasary
11.56 Reich Clapping Music (1972): Steve Reich , Russ Hartenberger. Records


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Baritone: Andreas Schmidt
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: David Willison
Piano: Mahler Des Knaben
Unknown: Caroline Lamb
Viola: Peter Mark
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Unknown: Tamas Vasary
Music: Steve Reich
Music: Russ Hartenberger.

: Cricket Special

NatWest Trophy
Quarter-finals: Reports and commentary on: Surrey v Essex
Hampshire v Notts
Northants v Glamorgan Warwicks v Somerset including at
12.50pm News

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Wilfried Boettcher M Haydn Symphony in G (introduction by Mozart) Weber, arr Mahler Intermezzo (Die drei Pintos) Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor


Conductor: Wilfried Boettcher

: News

: Mozart Summer

Last of three programmes each including piano trios composed in 1788. Haydn Trio in C minor (H XV 13) London Fortepiano Trio Mozart Variations on 'Salve tu, Domine' Linda Nicholson (f'piano) Mozart Trio in E (K 542)


Unknown: Linda Nicholson

: Prokofiev

Symphony No 5 in B flat BBC PO/Edward Downes

: Vintage Years

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar), Gerald Moore (piano) Schubert Schwanengesang (D 957); Erlkonig (D 328); Nacht und Traume (D 827); Du bist die Ruh (D 776). Records: 1951-8


Unknown: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Gerald Moore

: Choral Evensong

live from the Chapel of Eton College, sung by the 1991 Eton Choral Course.
Introit: These Hours (Cruft)
Responses (Rose)
Psalms: 147-50 (Stanford, Walmisley, Hanforth, Goodenough)
Lessons: I Kings 8; I Peter 2, w 1-10
Canticles: St Paul's Service (Howells)
Anthem: Now the Son of Man Has Been Glorified (Grier) (first b'cast perf)
Hymn: Sing Praise to God
Organ voluntary: Paean (Tomlinson)
Director of Music: Ralph Allwood
Organist: Adrian Lucas


Organist: Adrian Lucas

: Songs of the Hostels

Janet Fargion presents two programmes of traditional music from the male hostel areas on the edge of the South African townships, in which black migrant workers live.
1: Guitar and concertina improvisations by Blanket Mkhize and Elliot Mamelo , and the energetic 'gumboot dance'. Producer John Thomley


Unknown: Elliot Mamelo
Producer: John Thomley

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Michael Berkeley. Producer Jane Walker


Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Producer: Jane Walker

: News

: Under God

Journalist Garry Wills talks about his new book, a study of religion in America, with Conor Gearty.


Talks: Garry Wills
Unknown: Conor Gearty.

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Stephen Hough (piano) Linda Finnie (mezzo) Gary Lakes (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Mark Elder
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat (K 271)
8.00 Of Trees and Mountains: An anthology of T'ang dynasty poems read by Derek Chandler , Shui Chien-Tung ,
John Moffatt and Mark Straker.
8.20 Mahler Das Lied von der Erde


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Linda Finnie
Read By: Derek Chandler
Read By: Shui Chien-Tung
Read By: John Moffatt
Read By: Mark Straker.
Unknown: Mahler Das Lied
Unknown: von Der Erde

: The Education Debate

Two programmes.
1: King Alfred's Books
King Alfred translated and adapted some important Latin texts because he thought the originals were becoming distant and inaccessible. Similarly, Sir Christopher Bell argues for a pragmatic and popular approach to higher education. With
Sir Brian Nicholson and Robert Jackson , Minister of State at the Dept of Employment. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Christopher Bell
Unknown: Sir Brian Nicholson
Unknown: Robert Jackson
Producer: David Perry

: Manchester Summer Recital

Brodsky Quartet
Lutoslawski String Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 9, Op 117

: Ghosts in the Machine

Music played by mechanical and automatic instruments. including the Hupfeld Violina Phonoliszt and the Automatic Mandolin
Quartet. Records


Unknown: Hupfeld Violina Phonoliszt

: News

: Composers of the Week

Vivaldi Domine ad adiuvandum me (RV593); Trio Sonata in G minor,
Op 5 No 6; Cantata: Qual per ignoto calle (RV 677); Concerto for two trumpets in C (R V 537); Magnificat (R V 610)


Unknown: Vivaldi Domine

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