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: Open University

Renaissance attitudes to the Cosmos

: Weather

: Record Review

Paul Guinery introduces two hours of new releases.
Carl Stamitz Clarinet
Concerto in Eflat
Bohuslav Zahradnic
Prague CO,
Frantisek Vajnar
7.26 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Berlin PO James Levine
7.46 Moran Music from the Towers of the Moon Balanescu Quartet
8.03 Kuhnau Sonata No 6
(Frische Clavier Fruchte) John Butt (harpsichord)
8.21 Prokofiev
Symphony No 3
Philadelphia Orchestra Riccardo Muti


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Clarinet: Carl Stamitz
Clarinet: Bohuslav Zahradnic
Unknown: Frantisek Vajnar
Unknown: James Levine
Harpsichord: John Butt
Unknown: Riccardo Muti

: News

9.05 Record Review continues with Richard Osborne.
Building a Library:
Liszt's Piano Sonata in B minor by Stephen Plaistow. Gerard McBurney on two new recordings of Myaskovsky's Symphony No 6. Jan Smaczny with a review of Czech music from Dvorak to Petr Eben.
10.35 Record Release
Suk Poluidka , Op 16
Czech PO Jiri Belohlavek
11.06 Martinu Primrose
(Five Duets on Moravian Folk Songs)
Petr Messiereur (violin)
Stanislav Bogunia (piano) Kuhn Female Chorus/ Pavel Kuhn
11.14 Eben Windows
(after Marc Chagall ) Rudolf Ixidenkemper (trumpet)
Sieglinde Ahrens (organ)
11.35 Michael Hall reviews the first releases in EMI's new series Composers in Person, featuring
Milhaud, Stravinsky. Poulenc, Britten and Shostakovich, and ends with one of these historic recordings complete. Records
Producers Nick Morgan and Clive Portoury
(9.0510 35 repeated Wednesday


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Jan SmacZny
Unknown: Petr Eben.
Unknown: Suk Poluidka
Unknown: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Martinu Primrose
Piano: Stanislav Bogunia
Unknown: Pavel Kuhn
Unknown: Eben Windows
Unknown: Marc Chagall
Unknown: Rudolf Ixidenkemper
Unknown: Michael Hall
Unknown: Clive Portoury

: News

: Scotland's Music

From Rome to Home
John Purser introduces the second of five concerts of Scottish music from the 1992 Edinburgh
International Festival.
Lynne Dawson (soprano) Renald Laban (male sop) Jakob Lindberg (lute) Concerto Caledonia directed by Carolyn Sparey-Giilies (violin) and David McGuinness
John Clerk Cantata:
Eheu Eheu !; Violin Sonata Anon Lute solos from the Straloch, Rowallen and Pickering manuscripts John Abell The Fifth
Song; The Third Song (A Collection of Songs in Several Languages): Aloud Proclaim (Coronation Ode for Queen Anne); Wink the Wheels of Time are
Moving; The Sixth Song
Anon Lute solos from the Bakarres Lute Book
John Clerk Cantata: Odo di Mesto Intorno


Introduces: John Purser
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Unknown: Jakob Lindberg
Directed By: Carolyn Sparey-Giilies
Harpsichord: David McGuinness
Violin: Eheu Eheu
Unknown: John Abell

: Schubert

Fantasy in F minor (1)940) Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (piano duet). Record


Unknown: Murray Perahia
Piano: Radu Lupu

: The Koussevitzky Legacy

Koussevitzky in America In the fourth of 12 programmes reflecting the recorded legacy of the great Russian conductor and impresario
Serge Koussevitzky , Humphrey Burton focuses on his arrival in America in to take over the Boston
Symphony Orchestra. Copland
Appalachian Spring
Hanson Serenade , Op 35 George Laurent (flute) Bernard Zighera (harp)
Copland Lincoln Portrait Melvyn Douglas (speaker) Roy Harris
Symphony No 3
Cowell Hymn and Fuguing Tune No
Barber Symphony No 2 Copland El Salon Mexico Boston Symphony Orchestra '
Serge Koussevitzky. Records


Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Hanson Serenade
Flute: George Laurent
Harp: Bernard Zighera
Unknown: Melvyn Douglas
Unknown: Roy Harris
Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky.

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Ray Abbctt


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Ray Abbctt

: Third Opinion

Edward Said 's new bmk on culture and imperialism sets the theme. Also reviewed are a book on "gender and the colour of art history" and the exhibition African Themes at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Producer Mike Greenwood tRepeated Monday 2.05pm)


Unknown: Edward Said
Unknown: Albert Museum.
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: Banchetto Musicale

Dance music by Schein played by Hesperion XX. Record

: Luisa Miller

Verdi's opera after Schiller's Kabale und Liebe live from the Grand Theatre, Geneva. Sung in Italian. Thomas Allen presents the opera.
Chorus of the Grand
Theatre, Geneva
Suisse Romande Orchestra conductor Carlo Rizzi
8.00-8.30 TJ Reed makes some connections between Schiller, music, metaphysics and history.


Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Conductor: Tj Reed
Miller: Thomas Allen (baritone)
Luisa: Kallen Esperian (sop)
Count Walter: Paul Plishka (bass)
Rodolfo: Neil Schicoff (tenor)
Federica: Catherine Keen (contralto)
Wurm: Romuald Tesarowicz (bass)
Laura: Leonie Schoon (contralto)
A peasant: Brett Martin (tenor)

: The Quill

Above the castle door was an inscription:
Be bolde, be bolde But not too bolde
Lest that your heart's
Blood should run colde ...
Erik Ohls 's 1991 Italia
Prize-winning play based on the folk tale of Mr Fox an English variation on the Bluebeard legend.
Translated from the Swedish by John Webster
Directed by the author Producer Patnck Rayner


Unknown: Erik Ohls
Unknown: John Webster
Producer: Patnck Rayner
Renard: Benny Young
Isabella: Wendy Seager
Baron: David McKail
Watchman: Iain Agnew
Youth: Kenneth Glenaan
Girl: Gillian Murdoch
Boy: Liam Sinclair

: Dizzy Gillespie

In tribute to the great trumpeter, who died in January, Brian Morton introduces a recording of Gillespie's 19-piece big band in concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London, in 1987. with Sam Rivers and Jerry Dodgion (reeds). Britt Woodman (trombone) and Jon Faddis (trumpet). Lalo Schifrin
Prelude and Toccata
Gillespie Emanon
Romberg/Hammerstein Lover Come Back to Me
Monk Round Midnight
Gillespie Things to Come IXiring the interval,
Gillespie talks about his life and times in an interview recorded with Charles Fox.
Gillespie/Chano Poso Manteca
Jimmy Heath Without You No Me
Gillespie A Night in Tunisia; The Cliamp; OUnga


Introduces: Brian Morton
Unknown: Sam Rivers
Unknown: Jerry Dodgion
Unknown: Britt Woodman
Unknown: Jon Faddis
Unknown: Charles Fox.
Unknown: Poso Manteca
Unknown: Jimmy Heath

: News

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