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: Open University

Legitimation in Eastern Europe

: Morning Concert

Victoria Vidi speciosam Westminster Cathedral
Choir/David Hill
7.08 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No 2: Philharmonia
Hungarica/Antal Dorati
7.30 am News
7.35 Ravel Alborada del gracioso: Montreal SO/ Charles Dutoit
7.43 Walton Through Gilded Trellises
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Graham Johnson (piano)
7.47 Boccherini Fandango. William Christie ,
Christophe Rousset (h'chords)
7.54 Albeniz Suite: Iberia
Philharmonia/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Records


Unknown: Ravel Alborada
Unknown: Charles Dutoit
Piano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: William Christie
Unknown: Christophe Rousset

: News

: Composers of the Week

Purcell Voluntary in D minor: Robert Woolley (chamber organ)
My Heart Is Inditing Choir of Christ Church
Cathedral, Oxford; English Concert/Simon Preston Sonata No 2 in B flat Purcell Quartet
Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry?: Choir of Christ Church Cathedral/Preston Sonata No 7 in E minor
Purcell Quartet
They That Co Down to the Sea in Ships: Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford English Concert/Preston Chacony in C minor Purcell Quartet with Risa Browder (viola) Voluntary in C
Robert Woolley. Records


Unknown: Robert Woolley
Viola: Risa Browder
Unknown: Robert Woolley.

: Songs without Words

Rachmaninov, arr Dubensky Vocalise Anna Moffo (soprano)
American SO/Stokowski
9.42 Mendelssohn Songs without Words, Op 19
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
9.57 Roussel Vocalise
No 1: Mady Mesple (sop) Dalton Baldwin (piano)
9.59 Beethoven
Variations on 'La ci darem la mano'
Heinz Holliger ,
Hans Elhorst (oboes); Maurice Bourgue (cor anglais)
10.08 Roussel Vocalise
No 2: Colette Alliot-Lugaz (sop), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.11 Britten
String Quartet No 3 Alberni Quartet
10.36 Mozart Variations on 'Ah, vous dirai-je,
Maman Andras Schiff
10.50 Faure Vocalise Anne-Marie Rodde
(soprano), Theodore Paraskivesco (piano)
10.53 Chopin Variations on 'Non piii mesta'
Maxence Larrieu (flute) Susanna Mildonian (harp)
10.57 Mendelssohn Songs without Words, Op 85
11.10 Ravel Vocalise en forme d'Habanera
Barbara Hendricks (soprano) Lyon Opera Orch/Gardiner
11.13 Beethoven
Variations on a Theme from Judas Maccabeus: Pierre Fournier (cello), Wilhelm Kempff (piano). Records


Unknown: Dubensky Vocalise
Soprano: Anna Moffo
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Mady Mesple
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Oboes: Hans Elhorst
Oboes: Maurice Bourgue
Unknown: Colette Alliot-Lugaz
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Mozart Variations
Unknown: Maman Andras Schiff
Unknown: Faure Vocalise
Soprano: Anne-Marie Rodde
Soprano: Theodore Paraskivesco
Harp: Susanna Mildonian
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Soprano: Lyon Opera
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Cello: Wilhelm Kempff


conductor Andrew Davis
Anne Queffelec (piano)
Mozart Symphony No 31 in D (Paris) (K 297)
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Ireland A London Overture
Nielsen Symphony No 2 (The Four Temperaments)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Piano: Anne Queffelec

: News

: The Last of the Trouveres

Chansons by Adam de la Halle interspersed with excerpts from his pastourelle Lejeu de Robin et Marion. New London Consort/ Philip Pickett.


Unknown: Adam de la Halle
Unknown: Lejeu de Robin
Unknown: Philip Pickett.

: Ruth Geiger

Schumann Six
Intermezzi, Op 4
Bartok Suite for piano (Sz 62)

: Mozart's Early Operas

Eight programmes. 4: Ascanio in Alba
The 15-year-old's festive opera, to celebrate a royal marriage between the Habsburg Archduke
Ferdinand and an Italian princess in Milan in 1771. (Sung in Italian)
Paris-Sorbonne University Choir; Concerto Armonico conductor Jacques Grimbert Records


Conductor: Jacques Grimbert
Venus: Lorna Windsor (soprano)
Ascanio: Michael Chance (counter-Tenor)
Silva: Jill Feldman (soprano)
Aceste: Howard Milner (tenor)
Faun: Rosa Mannion (soprano)

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Malcolm Singer. Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Malcolm Singer.
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: New Voices

Eight poetry readings by new writers, from the Voice Box in the Royal Festival Hall, London.
6: Michael Gorman reads from Postcards from
Galway, Waiting for the Sky to Fall and new poems.


Unknown: Michael Gorman

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. David Owen Norris (piano)
Nigel Boddice (trumpet) BBC Scottish SO conductor Takuo Yuasa Berlioz Overture:
Beatrice and Benedict Shostakovich Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings
8.05 Gavin Ewart writes a poem to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of Robert Herrick and talks to Robin Blake about a neglected erotic poet.
Reader Robert Stephens.
8.25 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Piano: Nigel Boddice
Unknown: Benedict Shostakovich
Unknown: Gavin Ewart
Unknown: Robert Herrick
Unknown: Robin Blake
Reader: Robert Stephens.

: Street Corner Man

'I'm Francisco Real and I come from Northside.
Word is going around that there's someone out here in Mudville who's good with a knife. They call him the Slasher ..."
Jorge Luis Borges 's tale of skulduggery in a South American backwater is read by Sean Barret. Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Jorge Luis Borges
Read By: Sean Barret.
Translated By: Norman Thomas
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Sonorities 1991

Five recordings from this year's
20th-century music festival in Belfast.
1: Esbjerg Ensemble conductor Frans Rasmussen
Britten Sinfonietta. Op 1 Bent Sorensen
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren Near and Distant
Nielsen, arr Hans Abrahamsen Three Piano Pieces, Op 59
(In association with Save and Prosper)


Conductor: Frans Rasmussen
Conductor: Britten Sinfonietta.
Unknown: Hans Abrahamsen

: Bix's Gift

In this second of six programmes, Mel Hill considers Beiderbecke's collaboration with the saxophonist and arranger Frank Trumbauer.


Unknown: Mel Hill
Unknown: Frank Trumbauer.

: News

: Composers of the Week

Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture; Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in E; Scheidend; Erntelied; Der Blumenkranz; String Quartet in Eflat, Op 12

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