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: Open University

Social Science: Assignment 103

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: Sunday MorningConcert

Coates
March: The Dam Busters
BBC Concert
Orchestra/Charles Groves
7.05 Korngold
Incidental music:
Robin Hood
BBC Scottish SO/ Carl Davis
7.23 Gershwin
Piano Concerto in F
Shura Cherkassky (piano) BBC Scottish SO/ Ronald Zollman
8.00 Strauss
Waltz: Miinchen
BBC Scottish SO/ Carl Davis
8.10 Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker (Act 2) BBC Welsh SO/
Bryden Thomson

Contributors

Unknown: Carl Davis
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Ronald Zollman
Unknown: Carl Davis
Unknown: Bryden Thomson

: News

: Brian Kay's SundayMorning

Humperdinck
Overture: Dornrdschen
(Sleeping Beauty)
9.14 Artist of the Week: Barry Tuckwell (horn) Knechtl
Horn Concerto in D
9.22 Schubert Impromptu in G flat (D899 No 3)
9.30 Holst
Ballet: The Perfect Fool
9.42 Puccini / Crisantemi
9.50 Ravel Bolero
10.05
Satie Gnossiennes Nos 4-6
10.13 Rameau
Suite: Les Indes galantes
10.29
Gershwin, arr Heifetz Prelude No 2
10.34 Bernstein Chichester Psalms
10.53 Mozart Trio in Eflat (K498) (Kegelstatt)
11.13 Prokofiev
The Ball (Symphonic Suite: War and Peace)
11.25 Composer of the Week preview:
Charpentier Te aeternum patrem (Te Deum)
11.33 Cole Porter , arr George Shearing
But in the Morning
11.37 Puccini Manon
Lescaut (Act 4). Discs

Contributors

Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Unknown: Satie Gnossiennes Nos
Unknown: Cole Porter

: Spirit of the Age

Period Portrait
The bass David Thomas talks to George Pratt about his career and introduces a selection of music. Producer Kate Bolton

Contributors

Bass: David Thomas
Unknown: George Pratt
Producer: Kate Bolton

: News

: 20s SEASON Replay

Philip French quarries gems from the BBC Sound Archives. This week, R
C Hutchinson talks about his first novel.

Contributors

Talks: C Hutchinson

: From the Proms1992

Felicity Lott (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Andrew Davis
Wagner
Prelude; Dance of the Apprentices; Entry of the Masters (Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act 3) Wolf In dem Schatten meinen Locken; In der Fruhe; Gebet, Er ist's;
Anakreons Grab; Mignon
1.55 Interval Reading
2.00 Elgar
Symphony No 2 in Eflat

Contributors

Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Mozart

String Quintet in G minor (K516)
Grumiaux Trio
Arpad Gerecz (violin)
Max Lesueur (viola). Disc

Contributors

Viola: Max Lesueur

: Winterreise

Schubert's song-cycle performed by Peter Schreier (tenor) and Graham Johnson (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: Peter Schreier
Piano: Graham Johnson

: Tippett

Triple Concerto
Ernst Kovacic (violin) Gerard Causse (viola)
Alexander Baillie (cello) BBC Philharmonic/ The Composer.

Contributors

Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Viola: Gerard Causse
Cello: Alexander Baillie

: 20s SEASON Arthur Honegger

Roger Nichols examines the life and music of a complex personality and a dedicated craftsman whose lot has been to be celebrated as the composer of a steam engine.
With contributions from Pascale and Jean-Claude Honegger ,
Harry Halbreich ,
Madeleine Milhaud and Paul Sacher. Producer Arthur Johnson

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Jean-Claude Honegger
Unknown: Harry Halbreich
Unknown: Madeleine Milhaud
Unknown: Paul Sacher.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

: Quatuor Mosaiques

Haydn
String Quartet in C, Op 20 No 2 Beethoven
String Quartet in A, Op 18 No 5

: Sunday Play

The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock
A "film for radio" by David Rudkin. Starring Richard Griffiths as Alfred Hitchcock and Michael Fitzgerald as The Camera.
1957: Alfred Hitchcock is busy crystallising images and ideas that will ultimately become Vertigo, Psycho ... Thoughts, memories and obsessions haunt the film director and lead towards a frightening realisation about the meaning of his life's work. Director Philip Martin says the play is both a celebration of Hitchcock's art and an exploration of the dark loneliness of a fat man who used leading men like James Stewart and Cary Grant to enact his fantasies with stars like
Grace Kelly , Kim Novak and - the only actress to whom Hitchcock is known to have made a physical advance - Tippi Hedren.
DOMINIC TAYLOR, STEVE NALLON

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred J Hitchcock
Unknown: David Rudkin.
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Michael Fitzgerald
Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Director: Philip Martin
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Grace Kelly
Unknown: Kim Novak
Unknown: Tippi Hedren.
Alma: Gillian Goodman
Screenwriter: Clark Peters
Jesuit: Frank Grimes
Mrs Hitchcock: Kate Binchy
Voices: Judy Bennett

: Royal ScottishOrchestra

conductor
Alexander Lazarev
Dmitri Alexeev (piano) Tchaikovsky Fantasy
Overture: Romeo and Juliet Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish)

Contributors

Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Piano: Dmitri Alexeev

: Music in Our Time

As the Society for the Promotion of New Music celebrates its 50th birthday, Sarah Beck introduces work by its President, Elizabeth Maconchy , and by Diana Burrell , the Programme Director. Burrell Barrow
Jane's Minstrels/
Roger Montgomery Maconchy
My Dark Heart
Jane Manning (soprano) Lontano/
Odaline de la Martinez Burrell Das Meer, das so gross und weit ist, da wimmelt's ohne Zahl, grosse und kleine Tiere Orchestra of St John's, Smith Square/ John Lubbock Maconchy
String Quartet No 10 Mistry Quartet

Contributors

Introduces: Sarah Beck
Unknown: Elizabeth MacOnchy
Unknown: Diana Burrell
Director: Burrell Barrow
Unknown: Roger Montgomery
Soprano: Jane Manning

: News









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