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: Open University

Non-Nuclear Defence Strategies

: Morning Concert

Britten Courtly Dances (Gloriana)
RPO/Andre Previn
7.11 Antonio Caldara
Laudate pueri Dominum Fiori Musicali/
Penelope Rapson
7.30am News
7.35 Purcell Trio Sonata
No 10: Purcell Quartet
7.42 Vaughan Williams A London Symphony LPO/Bemard Haitink Records

: News

: Composers of the Week

Arthur Bliss
Nash Ensemble/ Lionel Friend
The Pigeon Song (from Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks)
Della Jones (mezzo) Northern Sinfonia/ Richard Hickox
Violin Concerto
Alfredo Campoli (violin) LSO/The Composer Records


Unknown: Della Jones
Violin: Richard Hickox
Violin: Alfredo Campoli

: Morning Sequence

Monteverdi Beatus vir
Les Arts Florissants/ William Christie
9.43 Vieme Carillon de
Simon Preston (organ)
9.50 Bruckner Locus iste a Deo factus est; Os justi meditabitur Corydon Singers/ Matthew Best
10.00 McCabe The
Chagall Windows
Halle/James Loughran
10.30 Howells
Magnificat and nunc dimittis for St Paul's Cathedral
Christopher Dearnley
(organ); Choir of St Paul's Cathedral/John Scott
10.43 Palestrina
Jubilate Deo a 8e
Taverner Consort/ Andrew Parrott


Unknown: William Christie
Unknown: Simon Preston

: Mendelssohn

Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner

: BBC Scottish SO

Jerzy Maksymiuk
Carlos Bonell (guitar) Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Bizet Carmen: Suite No 1
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte Debussy Danse Ravel Boléro
(In association with the Falkirk Herald)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Guitar: Carlos Bonell
Guitar: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio
Unknown: Rodrigo Concierto

: News

: Tessa Uys

Weber Rondo , Op 62
Schubert, transc Liszt Sei mirgegrusst (D 741) Schumann, transc Liszt Widmung
Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17


Piano: Weber Rondo
Unknown: Liszt Sei

: London Wind Trio

Szalowski Trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Auric Trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon in D

: Mozart's Early Operas

Eight programmes.
2: La finta semplice The 12-year-old's first comic opera, written at his father's instigation, just to prove to the Viennese public that he could do it.
(Sung in Italian) (soprano) (bass) (tenor) (mezzo)(soprano) (tenor) (bar)
C P E Bach Chamber Orch/ Peter Schreier. Records


Unknown: Peter Schreier.
Rosina: Barbara Hendricks
Don Cassandro: Siegfried Lorenz
Don Polidoro: Douglas Johnson
Giacinta: Ann Murray
Ninetta: Eva Lind
Fracasso: Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Simone: Andreas Schmidt

: Mainly for Pleasure

Brian Kay celebrates
Yorkshire Day with music and musicians associated with the county.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News

: New Voices

Eight poetry readings by new writers, from the Voice Box in the Royal Festival Hall, London. 4: David Morley , who was born in 1964, reads from his collection
Releasing Stone and new work.


Unknown: David Morley

: Proms 1991

five from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Dong-Suk Kang (violin) BBC Welsh SO conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Grace Williams
Sea Sketches
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
8.25 No Pay, No Swiss Switzerland celebrates its
700th birthday this year, which intrigued author and part-resident Christopher Hope.
His appraisal of things
Swiss is broadcast on the country's National Day.
Read by Patrick Malahide.
8.45 Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Christopher Hope.
Read By: Patrick Malahide.

: Three Cruel Tales

Ian Holm reads the last of three chilling stories by Guy de Maupassant. The Devil
Translated by Craig Warner Producer Adrian Bean


Unknown: Ian Holm
Stories By: Guy de Maupassant.
Translated By: Craig Warner
Producer: Adrian Bean

: Elisabeth Chojnacka

(harpsichord) plays works dedicated to her.
Ligeti Hungarian Rock Halffter Adieu
Ohana Wamba; Conga Krauze Commencement

: Biber

In the second of three programmes, the Purcell Quartet perform from Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa - the virtuoso collection of Baroque trio sonatas.
Partita No 4 in E flat
Partita No 2 in B minor Partita No 1 in D minor

: Bird Lives

The late Charles Fox presents his last programme on Charlie Parker , the influential American saxophonist.
He looks at Parker's final years - he died in 1955, aged only 34. This period was marred by erratic behaviour but there were still musical triumphs, among them a concert at Toronto's Massey Hall.
The programme includes interviews with Gil Evans , Dizzy Gillespie ,
Billy Eckstine and Sonny Stitt.


Unknown: Charles Fox
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Massey Hall.
Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Billy Eckstine
Unknown: Sonny Stitt.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Vivaldi Se mai senti
(It Catone in Utica: Act 2) Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 9 No 12
Orlando furioso (excerpts)

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