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: Open University

Adam Smith and the American Colonies


Unknown: Adam Smith

: Morning Concert

Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue: RLPO/Groves
7.08 Delius Brigg Fair WNO Orch/Mackerras
7.30 am News
7.35 Rossini Overture:
The Silken Ladder
London Classical Players/ Roger Norrington
7.41 Beethoven Fantasia in C minor, Op 80
Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Schiitz Choir of London
LCP/Roger Norrington
7.59 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A
(Italian): LCP/Norrington Records


Unknown: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Melvyn Tan
Unknown: Roger Norrington

: News

: Composers of the Week

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Prelude in C sharp minor,
Op 3 No 2 (mono: 1928)
The Composer (piano)
Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1 (Mono: 1939/40) The Composer (piano) Philadelphia Orchestra/
Eugene Ormandy
In the Silent Night, Op 4 No 3: Irina Arkhipova (mezzo)
John Wustman (piano)
Fantasy: The Rock, Op 7 LSO/Andre Previn
0 Mother of God, Vigilantly Praying: Moscow Youth and Students Chorus/Tevlin
Records. Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Sergei Rachmaninov
Unknown: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Irina Arkhipova
Piano: John Wustman
Unknown: Andre Previn
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: Morning Sequence

Mendelssohn Overture:
The Fair Melusine
Montreal SO/Abbado
9.47 Milhaud Suite d'après Corrette: English Reed Trio
9.56 Dvorak The Water
Goblin: Czech PO/Neumann
10.17 Liszt Die Loreley Margaret Price (soprano) Cyprien Katsaris (piano) Au Lac de Wallenstadt
(Années de pèlerinage, Bk 1) Alfred Brendel (piano)
10.28 Am Rhein: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Lesjeuxd'eau a la Villa d'Este (Annees de pelerinage, Bk 3): Alfred Brendel
10.40 Die Stille Wasserrose
Price and Katsaris
10.44 Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and bassoon English Reed Trio
10.52 Reineeke Sonata: Undine: Susan Milan
(flute); Ian Brown (piano)
11.13 Francaix Divertissement
English Reed Trio
11.23 Widor Suite, Op 34 Susan Milan , Ian Brown
11.40 trad Chinese
Singing the Night among Fishing Boats


Soprano: Margaret Price
Piano: Cyprien Katsaris
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Flute: Susan Milan
Flute: Ian Brown
Unknown: Susan Milan
Unknown: Ian Brown


Jean-Claude Casadesus Karen Bureau (soprano) Ian Caley (tenor)
Rene Massis (bass)
Dukas Scherzo: The
Sorcerer's Apprentice
Roussel Symphony No 3 in G minor
Bizet Cantata: Clovis et


Conductor: Jean-Claude Casadesus
Soprano: Karen Bureau
Tenor: Ian Caley
Bass: Rene Massis

: News

: Mozart Summer

Mozart String Quintets Last of six programmes, including the set of string quartets composed in Vienna in 1773. Gabrieli String Quartet String Quartet in F
(K 168); String Quintet in G minor (K 516)
Kenneth Essex (viola)

: Prom Talk

: Leaves of Grass

Final programme of settings of words by the American poet Walt Whitman. Hoist Ode to Death
LSO Chorus; LPO/Groves Henze Whispers from Heavenly Death:
Edda Moser (sop); Members of Berlin PO/The Composer Vaughan Williams
A Sea Symphony: Yvonne Kenny (sop), Brian Rayner Cook (bar); LSO and Chorus/Thomson. Records


Unknown: Walt Whitman.
Unknown: Edda Moser
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Yvonne Kenny
Unknown: Brian Rayner

: Nikolai Petrov

Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor (BWV 811)
Antonio Soler Fandango in D minor
Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Weber Invitation to the dance - rondo brillant, Op 65


Unknown: Antonio Soler Fandango

: BBC Scottish SO

Fedor Glushchenko
Glinka Dances from Ruslan and Ludmilla Glazunov Symphony No 4 in E flat


Conductor: Fedor Glushchenko
Conductor: Glinka Dances
Conductor: Ludmilla Glazunov

: News

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Kevin Bowyer (organ) Janet Owen Thomas
Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor (Dorian) (BWV 538) Brian Femeyhough
Sieben Sterne
Reubke Sonata in C minor (94th Psalm)


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Kevin Bowyer

: Pat Hobby's Hollywood

Four tales from Tinseltown by F Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Ed Bishop.
4: The Homes of the Stars


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald.
Read By: Ed Bishop.

: Bach

Sonata in B minor (BWV 1030)
Maxence Larrieu (flute) Rafael Puyana (h'chord) Record


Flute: Rafael Puyana

: Proms 1991

live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Emanuel Ax (piano) Philharmonia conductor Leonard Slatkin
Brahms Piano Concerto
No 1 in D minor
8.50 David Elliott and Matthew Cullerne Bown preview pictures from an exhibition of Russian socialist realism and talk to Judith Bumpus.
9.10 Musorgsky, orch various Pictures at an Exhibition, introduced by Leonard Slatkin.


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Piano: Emanuel Ax
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: David Elliott
Unknown: Matthew Cullerne Bown
Unknown: Judith Bumpus.
Introduced By: Leonard Slatkin.

: Poet of the Month

John Ashbery reads from his new work, Flow Chart.


Unknown: John Ashbery

: Settings of Italian Poetry

BBC Singers conductor John Poole
Musgrave 0 caro m il sonno
Lewkovitch Three Madrigals
Steinitz 0 infigurabil luce
Werle Canzone 126 di
Francesco Petrarca


Conductor: John Poole
Unknown: Francesco Petrarca

: Music for Saxophone

John Edward Kelly (sax) Bob Versteegh (piano) Otmar Macha Plac saxofonu
Miklos Maros Undulations
Elias Pythikos nomos


Unknown: John Edward Kelly
Piano: Bob Versteegh
Piano: Otmar MacHa Plac
Unknown: Miklos Maros Undulations
Unknown: Elias Pythikos

: News

: Composers of the Week

Purcell Te Deum and Jubilate in D; Suite No 1 in G; 0 Sing unto the Lord; Suite No 7 in D minor;
Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem

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