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: Open University

New Curiosity Shop: Fruit of the Vine

: Weather

: Record Review

Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Sonata in F, Op 120 No 2 Josef Suk (viola)
Jan Panenka (piano)
7.22 Wolf -Ferrari
Overture: La Dama Boba
Academy of St Martin/ Neville Marriner
7.32 Vivaldi
Concerto in F, Op 8 No 3 (Autumn) (The Four Seasons)
Jeanne Lamon (violin)
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit New London
Orchestra/Ronald Corp
8.06 Elgar The Starlight Express (excerpts)
Alison Hagley (soprano) Bryn Terfel (baritone) Welsh National Opera Orchestra/
Charles Mackerras
8.24 Beethoven
Symphony No 4 in Bflat Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/
Wolfgang Sawallisch


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Viola: Josef Suk
Piano: Jan Panenka
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Violin: Jeanne Lamon
Violin: Milhaud Le Boeuf
Soprano: Alison Hagley
Baritone: Bryn Terfel
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: News

9.05 Record Review continues with Roderick Swanston.
Building a Library:
Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil (Vespers) by Stephen Johnson. David Fanning on new discs of piano music. Gerard McBumey reviews the premiere recording of Prokofiev's long-banned October cantata.
10.35 Record Release
Dvorak From the Bohemian Forest, Op 68 Yaara Tal
Andreas Groethuysen (piano duet)
11.02 Scriabin Eight Studies, Op 42
Piers Lane (piano)
11.18 Prokofiev
Cantata for the 20th
Anniversary of the October Revolution
Gennady Rozhdestvensky (speaker)
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi
12.06 Zoltan Kocsis , the Hungarian pianist, record collector and artistic director of the Budapest
Festival Orchestra, talks to Stephen Johnson.
Bartok Bagatelles , Op 6
Zoltan Kocsis (piano) Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portbury
(9.05-10.35 repeated Wednesday 2.00pm)


Unknown: Roderick Swanston.
Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: David Fanning
Music: Gerard McBumey
Unknown: Yaara Tal
Piano: Andreas Groethuysen
Unknown: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Unknown: Bartok Bagatelles
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Producers: Nick Morgan
Producers: Clive Portbury

: News

: Borodin Quartet

Beethoven Grosse Fuge , Op 133
Shostakovich Quartet No 11, Op 122
Tchaikovsky Quartet No 2 in F, Op 22


Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge

: Alison Wells

Martyn Parry (piano)
Grainger Died for Love; The Sprig of Thyme; Willow,
Willow Tippett The Heart's Assurance
Bemers Lullaby, The
Lady Visitor to the Pauper Ward; The Green-eyed Monster
Seiber The Owl and the Pussycat


Piano: Martyn Parry
Unknown: Willow Tippett

: Vienna: the Philharmonic Years 1842-1992

Richard Osborne documents
150 years of music-making in 12 programmes.
10: Herbert von Karajan with reminiscences by those who worked with him in Vienna between
1946 and 1989. Mozart Martern aller
Arten (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano) (Mono, 1946)
Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London)
Holst Mars (The Planets) Verdi Otello (Act 1)
Vienna State Opera Chorus Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor


Unknown: Richard Osborne
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Otello MARIO: Del Monaco
Desdemona: Renata Tebaldi
logo: Aldo Protti
Cassio: Nello Romanato
Montano: Tom Krause
RodrigO: Athos Cesarini

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Third Opinion

Christopher Cook takes as his theme the opening of the Scandinavian arts festival, Tender Is the North, with reviews of a major Munch exhibition at the National Gallery, new directions in Scandinavian design at the Design Museum, and Border
Crossings at the Barbican. Producer Mike Greenwood


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: Lawes and Jenkins

The first of two programmes. Fretwork
Nicholas Parle (organ)
Jenkins Fantasias: No 3 in C minor. No 4 in D minor William Lawes Consort
Sett in G minor
Jenkins Fantasia No 8 in A minor, In Nomine No 1


Unknown: William Lawes Consort

: Elektra Richard Strauss's one-

act opera of revenge and triumph live from the New Theatre, Cardiff, in a new production by Welsh
National Opera. Before the opera, Andrew Lyle talks to Janet Hardy and Felicity Palmer about their roles.
Sung in German.
Welsh National Opera Chorus and Orchestra conductor Carlo Rizzi
0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 12


Talks: Andrew Lyle
Unknown: Janet Hardy
Unknown: Felicity Palmer
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Elektra: Janet Hardy (sop)
Klymnestra: Felicity Palmer (mezzo)
Chrysothémis: Eva Maria Bundschuh (sop)
Orestes: Phillip Joll (bar)
Aegisthus: Jeffrey Lawton (tenor)
Tutor: Glenville Hargreaves(bar)
Confidante: Helen Knight (mezzo)
Trainbearer: Fiona Lamont (sop)
Young servant: Michael Clifton-Thompson (tenor)
Old servant: Ralph Hamer (bass)
Overseer: Mary Lloyd Davies (sop)
First maid: Patricia Boylan (contralto)
Second maid: Jenevora Williams (mezzo)
Third maid: Sarah Pope (mezzo)
Fourth maid: Rosie Hay (sop)
Fifth maid: Alwyn Mellor (sop)

: Letter from Muizenberg

South African writer
Mike Nicol contemplates living on the Cape peninsula, a place of stunning seas and skies, and home to some peculiar residents ... Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Mike Nicol
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Szymanowski

Métopes; Two Mazurkas, Op 62; Masques
Janina Fialkowska (piano)


Piano: Janina Fialkowska

: Paragon Ensemble

conductor David Davies lain Hamilton Octet
Stravinsky Octet lain Hamilton Antigone (first broadcast)


Conductor: David Davies
Unknown: Hamilton Octet
Unknown: Stravinsky Octet

: Impressions

Brian Morton looks at new and recently reissued discs from right across the jazz scene. Alyn Shipton reviews new books on Duke Ellington and West Coast jazz, as well as The Penguin Guide to Jazz. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

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