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: Open University

Talking About the Enlightenment

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor. Including:
7.00 Bach
Concerto in Cfor three harpsichords (BWV 1064) Keaneth Gilbert
Trevor Pinnock
Lars Ulrik Mortensen
English Concert
7.30 Finzi Elegy
Levon Chilingirian (violin) Clifford Brown (piano)
8.00 Stravinsky Suite No 1 for small orchestra
London Sinfonietta/Chailly
8.40 Strauss Don Juan LPO/Tennstedt Records


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Keaneth Gilbert
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Violin: Levon Chilingirian
Piano: Clifford Brown
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan

: 20s SEASON Composer of the Week

Hindemith in the 20s
Presented by Andrew Lyle. Hin und Zurttck, Op 45a (1927) Barbara Miller (soprano) Claus Bock (tenor)
Ulrich Schaible (baritone) Helmut Kuhnle (bass)
Berlin SO/Arthur Gruber
Little Pieces, Op 37/II (1926) Wemer Bartschi (piano) Kammermusik No 4, Op 36 No 3 (1925)
Wolfgang Hock (violin) Ensemble 13 Baden-
Baden/Manfred Reichert Records


Presented By: Andrew Lyle.
Soprano: Barbara Miller
Tenor: Claus Bock
Baritone: Ulrich Schaible
Bass: Helmut Kuhnle
Piano: Wemer Bartschi
Violin: Wolfgang Hock

: Morning Sequence

Overture: Roman Carnival
BBC Concert Orchestra/ Barry Wordsworth
10.10 Poulenc Trio
Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Kim Walker (bassoon) Julius Drake (piano)
10.23 Rameau
Overture and Dances (Castor et Pollux): Orchestra of the 18th Century/Brtiggen
10.34 Dutilleux
Tout un monde lointain
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Paris Orchestra/Serge Baudo
11.04 Rameau
Dances (Castor et Pollux) Orchestra of the 18th
Century/Frans Bruggen
11.15 Madeleine Dring Trio
Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Kim Walker (bassoon) Julius Drake (piano)
11.32 Debussy Nocturnes Suisse Romande Chorus and Orchestra/Emest Ansermet


Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Bassoon: Kim Walker
Piano: Julius Drake
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Bassoon: Kim Walker
Piano: Julius Drake

: News

: Brandenburg Concertos

The first of two programmes featuring rediscovered recordings of the six concertos made in 1947 by the Boyd Neel Orchestra. Introduced by Lyndon Jenkins who talks to John Engleheart about some of the outstanding players taking part, including Leon Goossens ,
Dennis Brain and George Eskdale. Bach Brandenburg
Concertos: No 2 in F; No 6 in Bflat, No 1 in F. Records


Introduced By: Lyndon Jenkins
Unknown: John Engleheart
Unknown: Leon Goossens
Unknown: Dennis Brain

: 20s SEASON Cardillac

by Paul Hindemith
Repo man comes to opera, as Cardillac the goldsmith murders his customers to repossess his creations.
The original 1926 version in three acts. Libretto by Ferdinand Lion after a story by ETA Hoffmann . Sung in German. (bar) (sop) (tenor) (bass) (tenor)(sop) (baritone)
RIAS Choir
Berlin Radio Symphony/ Gerd Albrecht


Unknown: Paul Hindemith
Unknown: Ferdinand Lion
Story By: Eta Hoffmann
Unknown: Gerd Albrecht
Cardillac: Siegmund Nimsgern
His daughter: Verena Schweizer
Her lover, the officer: Robert Schunk
Gold Merchant: Harald Stamm
Cavalier: Josef Protschka
Lady: Gabriele Schnaut
Chief of Police: Andreas Schmidt

: Beethoven and Brahms

Allan Stemfield (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3
Brahms Variations on an original theme, Op 21 No 1


Piano: Allan Stemfield

: In Tune

Music, news, weather and arts news with David Owen
Norris, whose guest is the horn player Barry Tuckwell. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Barry Tuckwell.
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: 20s SEASON Towards the Millennium

Live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham.
Elise Ross (soprano) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conductor Simon Rattle
Symphony No 1
Berg Three Fragments from 'Wozzeck'
8.25 Silent Rendezvous
During the 1920s, Maria Jolas , "a poor little
Kentucky girl", came to know many of the titans of cultural Paris. In 1982, not long before she died, she shared mer memories with Frank Delaney.
8.45 Varese Ameriques Gershwin
An American in Paris
(Given in association with British Airways and Birmingham International Airport)


Soprano: Elise Ross
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Maria Jolas
Unknown: Frank Delaney.

: 20s SEASON Aldous Huxley

The fourth of five short stories set in the 20s, read by Edward Petherbridge. Fard
In a farcical household, a quarrel between Madame and Monsieur reaches an operatic pitch.
(Final story tomorrow at 9.25pm)


Read By: Edward Petherbridge.

: John Williams

plays four of his own guitar transcriptions. Scarlatti Sonata in A minor (Kkl 75)
Couperin Les baricades mystérieuses; Les Moissonneurs (Ordre No 6)
Roncalli Passacaglia
(Suite No 9 in G minor) Scarlatti Sonata
in D (from Sonata in C. Kkl59) Records


Unknown: Couperin Les
Unknown: Roncalli Passacaglia
Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata

: The Myth Maker

: Night Waves

Robert Hewison discusses two exhibitions which offer contrasting views of Indian society - an exhibition of popular
Hindu art and the work of contemporary artists from the subcontinent.
Producer Belinda Sample


Unknown: Robert Hewison
Producer: Belinda Sample

: Ravel's Songs

The first of three programmes.
Ballade de la reine morte d'aimer, Un grand sommeil noir, Sainte; Chanson du rouet. Si morne!; Deux Epigrammes de Clement Marot ,
Manteau defleurs; Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
Anja van Wijk (mezzo) Ruud van der Meer
Rudolf Jansen (piano) Sheherazade
Margaret Price (soprano) LSO/Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Deux Epigrammes
Unknown: de Clement Marot
Unknown: Anja van Wijk
Baritone: Ruud van Der Meer
Piano: Rudolf Jansen

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast today 9.15-9.35am and
1.05-1.45pm on Radio 5)

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