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: Open University

Maths Miscellany

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news with Andrew Lyle , including
7.10 Tartini Sonata in G minor (Devil's Trill)
David Oistrakh (violin) Vladimir Yampolski (piano)
7.35 Respighi
Trittico Botticelliano
Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
8.15 Sinding
Suite in A minor, Op 10 Itzhak Perlman (violin) Pittsburgh SO/ Andre Previn
8.35 Bridge Enter Spring Cologne RSO/John Carewe Records


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Violin: David Oistrakh
Piano: Vladimir Yampolski
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Andre Previn

: Composers of the Week

J C Bach and his
London Contemporaries Presented by Susan Sharpe. J C Bach Symphony in D, Op 18 No 4
Collegium Aureum
Thomas Linley (the younger)
Violin Sonata in A
Locatelli Trio
Stanley Concerto in C minor, Op 10 No 4
John Toll (harpsichord) London Baroque J C Bach
Quintet in D for flute, oboe, vioin, cello and keyboard, Op 22 No 1
English Concert. Records


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Thomas Linley

: Morning Sequence

Bartok Dance Suite
London Symphony
Orchestra/Georg Solti
10.17 Lutoslawski Partita
Sherban Lupu (violin) Peter Pettinger (piano)
10.33 Kodaly Dances ofMarosszek
Hungarica/Antal Dorati
Szymanowski Mythes for violin and piano
11.10 Delius
An Arabesque
Thomas Allen (baritone) Ambrosian Singers
Royal PO/Eric Fenby
Schoenberg Phantasy for violin and piano, Op 47
11.36 Langgaard
Symphony No 5 (Nature of the Steppe)
Danish National


Unknown: Lutoslawski Partita
Violin: Sherban Lupu
Piano: Peter Pettinger
Unknown: Szymanowski Mythes
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Schoenberg Phantasy

: French Impressions

Four programmes of French orchestral music leading up to the Impressionists and beyond. Presented by Richard Langham Smith. Saint-Saens Phaeton
Philharmonia/ Charles Dutoit
Chabrier Suite pastorale Ulster Orchestra/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Faure Pavane
Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner Massenet Cigale: Act 2 Enid Hartle (mezzo) National PO/Richard Bonynge. Records


Presented By: Richard Langham Smith.
Unknown: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Enid Hartle

: News

: Chamber Music from Manchester

live from the Concert Hall, New Broadcasting House. Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Peter Seymour (fortepiano) Schubert Drei Gesdnge von Metastasio (D902); Dass sie hiergewesen (D775); Lied des gefangenen Jägers (D843); Die Erwartung (D159);
Des Sdngers Habe (D832); Totengräberweise (D869); Das Zügenglöcklein (D871); Bei dir Allein (D866); Am Fenster (D878); tiber Wildemann (D884)


Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Peter Seymour
Unknown: Schubert Drei Gesdnge

: Youth Orchestras of the World

Stoneleigh Youth
Orchestra/Adrian Brown Schnittke (K)ein
Sommernachtstraum Khachaturian
Violin Concerto
Janice Watson (violin)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathitique)


Unknown: Brown Schnittke
Violin: Sommernachtstraum Khachaturian
Violin: Janice Watson

: Chopin and Albeniz

Anthony Goldstone (piano) Chopin Variations on 'La ci darem la mano'
Albeniz Iberia (Book 2)


Piano: Anthony Goldstone

: A Caribbean Festival

Sef Townsend introduces highlights from a festival held last summer in Twickenham, including master-drummers from
Venezuela, a Jamaican mento band, Garifuna musicians from Belize, a Cuban son band, and a dance hall band from Guadeloupe playing quadrilles and polkas. Producer Philip Tagney


Producer: Philip Tagney

: In Tune

Music, news, interviews and a look forward to the weekend with Richard Baker , whose guest is the pianist Barry Douglas. Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Richard Baker
Pianist: Barry Douglas.
Producer: Peter Thresh

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Mark Wiggles worth
Yvonne Loriod (piano) live from the Royal
Festival Hall, London. Debussy La Mer Messiaen
Oiseaux exotiques
8.15 A Hidden Agenda Gerard McBurney discovers a coded message of resistance to Stalinist tyranny in the finale of Shostakovich's Fifth
8.35 Shostakovich
Symphony No !i


Conductor: Mark Wiggles
Piano: Yvonne Loriod
Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: 20s Season: Hits of the 20s

Elizabeth Mansfield on Marie Lloyd and Marie Lloyd Jr performing Don't Dilly Dally on the Way.


Presenter: Elizabeth Mansfield

: Cello and Piano

A recital given by Lowri Blake and Caroline Palmer at last year's North Wales Music Festival.
Schumann FunfStucke im Volkston, Op Webern
Three Little Pieces, Op 11 Pwyll ap Sion Invetitio (Festival commission) Beethoven
Cello Sonata in A, Op 69


Unknown: Lowri Blake
Unknown: Caroline Palmer
Unknown: Schumann Funfstucke

: 20s SEASON An Age of Experiment

British Novelists of the 1920s
Paul Bailey , Prof John
Carey and Michele Roberts reassess the views expressed by V S Pritchett in a 1951 broadcast.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Paul Bailey
Unknown: Prof John
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Producer: Julian Hale

: Midnight Oil

Mysterious Italian lyricism and a taste of the medieval in music combining tang of oboe with cream of saxophone - as well as the ethereal sound of crystal wine glasses.
Stockhausen, Maderna, Lavista, Maxwell and Woolrich played by Melinda Maxwell (oboe), John Harle (saxophone) and Simon Limbrick (percussion).
Presented by Philip Tagney in conversation with Melinda Maxwell. Producer Sarah Devonald


Oboe: Melinda Maxwell
Oboe: John Harle
Oboe: Simon Limbrick
Presented By: Philip Tagney
Unknown: Melinda Maxwell.
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: News

: Night School

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