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Women in Mathematics

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: On Air

Piers Burton-Page with music, news, weather and arts news, including:
7.00 Mehul Overture:
Le trésor suppose
7.40 Haydn Symphony No 34 in D minor
8.00 Mozart Sonata movement in Eflat
8.40 Faure Suite:
Masques et Bergamasques Discs

: Composer of the Week

Presented by John Thornley. Bundeslied
Ambrosian Singers
LSO/Michael Tilson Thomas Sanctus and Benedictus
(Missa Solemnis)
Elisabeth Sodersrrom (sop) Marga Hoffgen (mezzo)
Waldemar Kmentt (tenor) Martti Talvela (bass) Philharmonia Chorus
New Philharmonia
Orchestra/Otto Klemperer String Quartet in Bflat, Op
Busch Quartet (1941 recording) Discs


Presented By: John Thornley.

: Morning Sequence

Walton Overture:
Portsmouth Point
London Philharmonic/ Leonard Slatkin
10.06 Bridge Pensiero; Allegro appassionato Yuko Inoue (viola)
Anthony Goldstone (piano)
10.14 Britten
A Birthday Hansel, Op 92 Peter Pears (tenor) Osian Ellis (harp)
10.31 Hoist OH hue seen the roses blaw; The shoemakker, A Piece for Yvonne; Fancine; Lucille; Arpeggio Study
Anthony Goldstone (piano)
10.49 Britten/Berkeley Suite: Montjuic
ECO/Steuart Bedford
11.01 Imogen Hoist Suite for solo viola Yuko Inoue
11.13 Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and iMzarus
Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
Britten Lachrymae (Reflections on a song ofDowland) Yuko Inoue (viola)
Anthony Goldstone (piano)
11.38 Bax Tintagel Ulster Orchestra/ Bryden Thomson


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Viola: Yuko Inoue
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Tenor: Peter Pears
Harp: Osian Ellis
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Unknown: Imogen Hoist
Viola: Yuko Inoue
Viola: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae
Viola: Yuko Inoue
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Unknown: Bryden Thomson

: Ave Eva

: News

: BBC Scottish SO

conductor Tamas Vasary Ernst Kovacic (violin) Brahms
Symphony No 3 in F
Barber Violin Concerto
Bizet Carmen: Suite No 2


Conductor: Tamas Vasary
Violin: Ernst Kovacic

: 20s SEASON Berlin in the 1920s

Ivan Hewett evokes 20s
Berlin, a city that breathed the air of modem times and thrived artistically. With extracts from contemporary accounts, cabaret songs and music by composers to whom the city was home. Hindemith
Kammennusik No 6
Weill Das Berliner Requiem Schoenberg Piano Piece, Op 33a; Accompaniment to a film scene, Op 34
Busoni Sarabande and Cortege (Doktor Faustus)
Pfitzner Song Cycles, Opp 28-35 (excerpts). Discs


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Busoni Sarabande

: Bluebird Blues

In this ten-part I series,
Francis Wilford-Smith traces the development of the blues, from its rural southern roots in the 1930s to the city blues of the 40s, as reflected by the recordings on the Bluebird record label.
1: The Victor Legacy
Including records by the Memphis Jug Band, Blind Willie McTell , Bessie Tucker and Peetie Wheatstraw , all originally recorded by the parent company Victor and issued in 1933 by Bluebird. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Francis Wilford-Smith
Unknown: Blind Willie McTell
Unknown: Bessie Tucker
Unknown: Peetie Wheatstraw
Producer: Derek Drescher

: In Tune

Andrew Green 's guest is harpist and Artist of the Week, Osian Ellis. Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Andrew Green
Unknown: Osian Ellis.
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Kurtag and Beethoven

Lucy Shelton (soprano) Andras Schiff (piano)
Kurtag The Sayings of Peter Bornemisza
8.15 The Mind Will Have
Its Freedom
Stephen Walsh explores common ground between Gyorgy Kurtag and Beethoven.
8.25 Beethoven
Piano Sonata in Bflat,
Op 106 (Hammerlilavier)


Soprano: Lucy Shelton
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Peter Bornemisza
Unknown: Stephen Walsh
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag

: 20s SEASON Out of the Shadows

The second of three programmes in which Ian Christie explores European cinema in the 1920s.
French FoUies and Russian
Salad: the High 20s
Germany, France and Soviet Russia lead Europe's challenge to Hollywood, only to find their best talent heading west.
(Ftnal programme tomorrow 9.30pm)


Unknown: Ian Christie

: Berio

Sequenza III for female voice Calmo
Luisa Castellani (mezzo) Judith Rees (soprano) Electric Phoenix
BBC Philharmonic conductor The Composer (Given last November in Huddersfield Town Hall as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival)


Unknown: Sequenza Iii
Unknown: Luisa Castellani
Soprano: Judith Rees

: Dresden Baroque

Johann Adolf Hesse
Flute Concerto in B minor
Eckart Haupt (flute)
Dresden Baroque Soloists Discs


Flute: Johann Adolf Hesse
Flute: Eckart Haupt
Flute: Dresden Baroque

: Night Waves

From an early age, the violinist Beverley Davison was plagued with stagefright - so much so that at the age of 25 she turned her back on an increasingly successful career. Three years ago, she made her comeback.
In discussion with Humphrey Carpenter and the oboist and psychotherapist Catherine Butler , she talks about how she coped with the paralysing fear.
Producer Ronni Davis


Violinist: Beverley Davison
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Catherine Butler
Producer: Ronni Davis

: French Impressions

Richard Langham Smith presents the third of four programmes of French orchestral music leading up to the Impressionists and beyond.
Debussy Prelude a l’après-midi d'unfaune LSO/Pierre
Monteux Roussel Symphony No 1 in D minor (Le poème de laforet)
Rheinland-Pfalz State
Philharmonic/ Leif Segerstam
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2
Camerata Singers
New York PO/Pierre Boulez Discs


Unknown: Richard Langham Smith
Unknown: Monteux Roussel
Unknown: Leif Segerstam
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

: Night School Extra

German 12-14: Der Besuch (5-8)

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