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: Open University

The Strategic Defence Initiative

: Morning Concert

Sibelius Five Esquisses, Op 114: Erik T
Tawaststjerna (piano)
7.10 Liszt Hungarian
Fantasy: Solomon (piano) Philharmonia/Susskind
7.30am News
7.35 Rossini Petit
Caprice (Style Offenbach) Aldo Ciccolini (piano)
7.37 Delius A Songof
Sum mer: RPO/Eric Fenby
7.47 Alma Mahler
Hymne Isabel Lippitz (soprano) Barbara Heller (piano)
7.52 Elgar Cello Concerto Jacqueline Du Pre (cello) LSO/John Barbirolli Records

Contributors

Piano: Aldo Ciccolini
Unknown: Alma Mahler
Soprano: Hymne Isabel Lippitz
Piano: Barbara Heller

: News

: Composers of the Week

Brahms Der Gangzum Liebchen,
OP31 No
Edith Mathis (soprano),
Brigitte Fassbaender (alto), Peter Schreier (tenor),
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(bar); Karl Engel (piano) Waltzes, Op 39 Nos 3-5 Stephen Bishop -
Kovacevich (piano)
'Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen' (Ein
Deutsches Requiem)
Bavarian RSO and Chorus/ Wolfgang Sawallisch Botschaft, Op 4 7No
Jessye Norman (soprano) Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Piano Quartet No2 in A, Op 26: Busch Quartet Rudolf Serkin (piano) Records

Contributors

Soprano: Edith Mathis
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Karl Engel
Unknown: Stephen Bishop
Unknown: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Rudolf Serkin

: Franck and His Circle

Franck Le Chasseur maudit: Boston SO/ Charles Munch
9.50 D'Indy Chansons et danses: Prague Collegium Musicum
10.09 Lekeu Trois poèmes
Bruno Laplante (baritone) Janine Lachance (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Franck Le Chasseur
Unknown: Charles Munch
Unknown: Lekeu Trois
Baritone: Bruno Laplante
Piano: Janine Lachance

: Chausson

Symphony in Bflat
Belgian RSO/Serebrier
10.56 Franck Symphonic Variations: Jorge Bolet (piano); Concertgebouw Orchestra/
Riccardo Chailly. Records

Contributors

Piano: Jorge Bolet
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly.

: BBC Welsh SO

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Dennis Lee (piano)
Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 27 in B flat (K 595)
Sibelius Symphony No 4, Op 63

Contributors

Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Piano: Dennis Lee

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

NEW Six concerts live from St George 's, Brandon Hill , Bristol. Imogen Cooper (piano)
Beethoven Variations on Salieri's air 'La stessa, la stessissima' (Falstaff)
Ravel Sonatineforpiano Chopin Fantasy in F minor, Op 49; Berceuse in Dflat, Op 5 7; BalladeNo 1 in G minor, Op23
Series producer Jillian White

Contributors

Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Producer: Jillian White

: Mozart on Record

James Gibb discusses the recorded legacy of Mozart's Piano Concerto
No24 in C minor (K491)

Contributors

Unknown: James Gibb

: Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

Purcell King Arthur, or The British Worthy Nancy Argenta ,
Julia Gooding , Linda Perillo (sopranos),
Jamie MacDougall , Paul Agnew (tenors),
Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass), Gerald Finley (baritone), Michael Pennington (narrator)
English Concert, Choir of the English Concert director Trevor Pinnock
4.05 Curtis Price asks if
Purcell's opera really needs Dryden's play.
4. 15 Part 2

Contributors

Unknown: Nancy Argenta
Unknown: Julia Gooding
Sopranos: Linda Perillo
Sopranos: Jamie MacDougall
Tenors: Paul Agnew
Tenors: Brian Bannatyne-Scott
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Narrator: Michael Pennington
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Curtis Price

: Music for the Theatre

New York Philharmonic/ Leonard Bernstein
Aaron Copland Suite in Five Parts. Record

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Aaron Copland

: Mainly for Pleasure

with Fritz Spiegl. Producer Ray Abbott

Contributors

Unknown: Fritz Spiegl.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: News

: Third Ear

The American composer Joan Tower talks to Natalie Wheen.
Producer Judith Roles

Contributors

Talks: Joan Tower
Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Judith Roles

: London Philharmonic

conductor Klaus Tennstedt
Olaf Bar (baritone) live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. Weber Overture: Der
Freischiltz
Mahler Liedereines fahrenden Gesellen
8.05 Cultural historian
Daniel Pick explores conflicting conceptions of machine imagery: the triumphalist celebration of weaponry and technology as instruments of progress; and the fear of the machine as the freewheeling war engine and symptom of chaos.
8.25 Beethoven
Symphony No3 in Eflat (Eroica)

Contributors

Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Baritone: Olaf Bar
Unknown: Mahler Liedereines
Unknown: Daniel Pick

: Black Milk of Dawn

Paul Celan is regarded by many on the Continent as one of the major post-war poets. In Britain he is almost forgotten. Rabbi Hugo Gryn presents a personal response to
Celan's life and art and Robert Rietty reads some of the poems in which
Celan struggles with the evil of the holocaust and the silence of God.
Producer Denis Nowlan

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Celan
Unknown: Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Robert Rietty
Producer: Denis Nowlan

: Sonorities 1991

In this recording from the Belfast music festival, a concert of Scandinavian new music played by Kammarensemblen conductor Ansgar Krook
Anders Eliasson
Intermizzi Poul Ruders Four
Dances in One Movement
Bengt Hambraeus Nocturnals
Ivo Nilsson
Agnosi(All first UK broadcasts except Ruders)

Contributors

Conductor: Ansgar Krook
Conductor: Anders Eliasson
Conductor: Intermizzi Poul Ruders
Unknown: Bengt Hambraeus
Unknown: Ivo Nilsson

: Gone in the Air

In the second of four programmes on the multi-instrumentalist
Eric Dolphy , Brian Morton concentrates on 1960.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Dolphy
Unknown: Brian Morton

: pmNews

: Composers of the Week

Faure Nocturnes: No 7 in C sharp. Op 74; No 8 in D flat, Op 84 No 8; No 9 in B minor, Op97andNolO in E minor, Op 99; Piano Quintet No 2, Op 115

: Night School

As broadcast this morning on R5 And at 2.00-2.25 Inset Resources: Languageinthe National Curriculum








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