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: Open University

. Portrait of Adam Smith


Unknown: Adam Smith

: Morning Concert

Walton Violin Concerto
Jascha Heifetz (violin) Philharmonia/ The Composer
7.30am News
7.35 Delibes Suite:
Coppélia: Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy
7.50 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Bachiana Brasileira
No 5: Anna Moffo (sop) American SO/
Leopold Stokowski. Records


Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Anna Moffo
Unknown: Leopold Stokowski.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Youthful Mastery
'He is the Mozart of the 19th century' (Schumann)
Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream Bavarian RSO/ Rafael Kubelik
Three Fantasies, Op 16
Lydia Artymiw (piano)
Frage, Op 9 No 1
Peter Schreier (tenor) ,; Walter Olbertz (piano)
I String Quartet in A, Op 13
Guarneri Quartet. Records Producer Misha Donat


Unknown: Rafael Kubelik
Piano: Lydia Artymiw
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Piano: Walter Olbertz
Producer: Misha Donat

: Morning Sequence

Granados Goyescas : Part
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
10.08 Aguilera de Heredia Ensalada
Hesperion XX/ Jordi Savall
10.14 Santiago de
Murcia La Jotta; Cumbees Francisco
Guerau Passacalles on the seventh tone; Marionas Nigel North
(baroque guitar)
10.26 Martin Codax
Cantigas de amigo
Sinfonye/Stevie Wishart
10.33 Soler Concerto
No 6 in D for two organs Hanni Widmer ,
Bruno Eberhard (organs)


Unknown: Granados Goyescas
Unknown: Jordi Savall
Unknown: Guerau Passacalles
Unknown: Marionas Nigel North
Guitar: Martin Codax
Unknown: Hanni Widmer
Unknown: Bruno Eberhard

: Guerrero

0 sacrum convivium
Lobo 0 quam suavis est, Domine: Westminster
Cathedral Choir/David Hill
10.55 Santiago de Murcia Prelude and Passacalle;
Folias Italianas ; Fandango Nigel North
(baroque guitar)
11.06 Granados Goyescas : Part 2; El pelele
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)


Unknown: Folias Italianas
Guitar: Granados Goyescas
Unknown: El Pelele
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: Ulster Orchestra

Thomas Sanderling Rivka Golani (viola) Mahler Symphonic Prelude (1876)
Liszt Tasso , lamento e trionfo
Berlioz Harold in Italy


Conductor: Thomas Sanderling
Viola: Rivka Golani
Unknown: Liszt Tasso
Unknown: Berlioz Harold

: News

: Mozart Summer

Mozart String Quintets Fourth of six programmes, including the set of string quartets which the 17-year-old Mozart composed in Vienna in the summer of 1773. Quartet in C (K 170) Quartetto Italiano
Quintet in E flat (K 614) Alberni Quartet with Paul Silverthorne


Unknown: Alberni Quartet
Viola: Paul Silverthorne

: Prom Talk

: Leaves of Grass

The first of three programmes of settings of words by the American poet Walt Whitman.
Delius Sea Drift John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
London Symphony Chorus RPO/Richard Hickox
Roy Harris Symphony for Voices
BBC Singers/Simon Joly Vaughan Williams Three Poems by Walt Whitman
Peter Savidge (baritone) Roger Steptoe (piano) William Schuman
Carols of Death
BBC Singers/Simon Joly Hamilton Harty
The Mystic Trumpeter Brian Rayner Cook
(baritone); BBC Singers BBC Concert Orchestra/ John Poole


Unknown: Walt Whitman.
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

: Debut

Mari Fujiwara (cello) Gordon Back (piano) Strauss Sonata in F, Op


Cello: Mari Fujiwara
Piano: Strauss Sonata

: Beethoven

String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
Amadeus Quartet. Record

: Telemann Orchestral Music

Violin Concerto in E;
Suite Ouverture Burlesque in Bflat; Flute and Violin Concerto in E minor
Rachel Brown (flute);
Lars Ulrich Mortensen
Collegium Musicum 90/ Simon Standage (violin)


Flute: Rachel Brown
Harpsichord: Lars Ulrich Mortensen
Violin: Simon Standage

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Natalie Wheen.
Producer Judith Roles


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: Pat Hobby's Hollywood

Four tales from
Tinseltown by F Scott Fitzgerald.
2: Teamed with Genius
Read by Ed Bishop.


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald.
Read By: Ed Bishop.

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Nancy Argenta (soprano) Catherine Robbin (alto)
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Alistair Miles (bass)
Schutz Choir of London London Classical Players conductor
Roger Norrington
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (K 504) (Prague)
8.00 Mozart in Print Albi Rosenthal talks to
Piers Burton-Page about the early dissemination of Mozart's music.


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: Catherine Robbin
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Alistair Miles
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Talks: Albi Rosenthal
Unknown: Piers Burton-Page

: Poet of the Month

The American poet
John Ashbery talks to Denis Donoghue. Producer Noah Richler


Talks: John Ashbery
Unknown: Denis Donoghue.
Producer: Noah Richler

: David Sawer

Cat's Eye: Lontano/
Odaline de la Martinez


Unknown: Odaline de la Martinez

: Thomas Rajna

Dohnanyi Four
Rhapsodies, Op 11 Rajna Capriccio

: Violin and Cello

Lydia Mordkovitch and Moray Welsh
Schnittke Prelude in memoriam
Dmitri Shostakovich , for violin and tape
Dutilleux Three Strophes on the name Sacher, for cello Ravel Sonata for violin and cello


Unknown: Lydia Mordkovitch
Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich

: News

: Composers of the Week

Bliss Hymn to Apollo; Toccata; Oboe Quintet; The Enchantress

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