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: Open University

Shakespeare's History Plays

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news presented this week by Andrew McGregor. Including
7.00 Musorgsky
Prelude: Khovanshchina Leningrad PO/
Yevgeny Mravinsky
7.30 Haydn Symphony No 31 in D (Homsignal) Orchestra of St
Luke's/Charles Mackerras
8.00 Vivaldi
Concerto in B minor for four violins (RV580) Academy of Ancient Music/
Christopher Hogwood
8.40 Grieg Incidental music: Peer Gynt (excerpts) Oslo PO/Esa-Pekka Salonen. Records


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Yevgeny Mravinsky
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood

: 20s SEASON Composer of the Week

Hindemith in the 20s
Presented by Andrew Lyle. "I've mostly written pieces I don't like any more."
(Hindemith, 1922)
Berceuse (1921)
Bernhard Billeter (piano) Meine Ndchte sind heiser zerschrien. Op 9 No 1 (1917)
Janis Martin (soprano)
Berlin RSO/Gerd Albrecht Suite: Das Nusch-Nuschi
Berlin SO/Arthur Gruber Kleine Kammermusik , Op 24 No 2 (1922)
Bergen Wind Quintet
Sancta Susanna , Op 21 (1921)
Helen Donath (soprano) Gabriele Schnaut and Gabriele Schreckenbach
Women of the RIAS
Chamber Choir
Berlin RSO/Gerd Albrecht Records
Producer David Gallagher


Presented By: Andrew Lyle.
Piano: Bernhard Billeter
Piano: Meine Ndchte
Soprano: Janis Martin
Unknown: Gruber Kleine Kammermusik
Unknown: Sancta Susanna
Soprano: Helen Donath
Soprano: Gabriele Schnaut
Contraltos: Gabriele Schreckenbach
Producer: David Gallagher

: Morning Sequence

Keiko Abe Dream of the Cherry Blossoms
Evelyn Glennie (marimba)
10.06 Martinu
String Quartet No 7 (Concerto da camera) Stamitz Quartet


Unknown: Keiko Abe Dream
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie

: Hoist

A Moorside Suite
Sun Life Band/ Roy Newsome
10.43 Reger
Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue, Op 96
Peter Noke and Helen Krizos (pianos)
11.08 Dvorak
Cello Concerto in B minor Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
11.50 Dudley Buck
Concert Variations on 'The Star-Spangled Banner'
Christopher Herrick (organ)


Unknown: Peter Noke
Pianos: Helen Krizos
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cello: Berlin Philharmonic
Cello: Herbert von Karajan
Cello: Dudley Buck
Unknown: Christopher Herrick

: Vintage Years

"Lehmann is a very erratic singer, but I like her more than all the exact singers in the world. My goal was always to put on stage the real living human being." (Richard Strauss )
John Amis presents a musical portrait of Lotte Lehmann.
Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Lotte Lehmann.
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

live from St John 's, Smith Square, London. Malcolm Proud
(harpsichord) Couperin
Pieces de clavecin - Ordre
No 22 in D
Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor (BWV 894)
Scarlatti Three Sonatas in D (Kk 490-492)
* TICKETS L5. available from
10.00am today or in advance from the box office, tel [number removed]


Unknown: St John

: Third Opinion

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Jiri Belohlavek Jose Feghali (piano) Mozart
Overture: Cosifan tutte Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor (K466) Mahler
Symphony No 1 in D


Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Piano: Jose Feghali

: Bach

Wolfgang Rubsam plays a Metzler organ in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Toccata and Fugue in D minor (Dorian) (BWV538) Prelude and Fugue in G (BWV550)
Fantasia in G (BWV 572) Prelude and Fugue in C minor (BWV 549). Records


Unknown: Wolfgang Rubsam

: In Tune

Music, news, weather and arts news with Rodney Slatford in Manchester. Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Takuo Yuasa Lars Vogt (piano) Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor
Symphony No 4 in E minor (Given last March in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, in association with Ettrick and Lauderdale District Council)


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Piano: Lars Vogt

: 20s SEASON Aldous Huxley

The first of five nightly short stories set in the 20s, read by Edward Petherbridge. Cynthia
A curious tale of gods and goddesses, and yet wholly charactersitic of Oxford life before the war.
Series producer Michael Earley


Read By: Edward Petherbridge.
Producer: Michael Earley

: Nash Ensemble

Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes
Duo for violin and cello Zsolt Durko Three
English Verses
Jean Rigby (mezzo) Shostakovich
Piano Trio No 2, Op 67


Cello: Zsolt Durko
Unknown: Jean Rigby

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a selection of music mixing styles and influences and talk to the creators of Unknown
Public - a recent venture presenting new music in an innovative way. Producer Sarah Devonald


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: The Cares of Lovers

Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb (sopranos)
Anthony Rooley (lute) Henry Lawes This mossy bank William Lawes
'Tis not boy
Henry Lawes
Dialogue on a kiss John Blow
When artists hit on lucky thoughts; Clarona, lay aside your lute; Ah Heaven! Whatis'tlhear?
Two daughters of this aged stream; Dear pretty youth; Oh, solitude!; Love, thou art best, The cares of lovers; What a sad fate is mine; No, no, no, resistance is but vain; Ye gentle spirits of the air, Sweeter than Roses; Oh, the sweet delights of love!


Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Evelyn Tubb
Sopranos: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Henry Lawes
Unknown: William Lawes
Unknown: Henry Lawes

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

: Night School Extra

History Resources: Medieval Realms
The Norman Conquest - A Woman's Lot

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