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: Open University

Learning Through Life: A Question of Minorities

: Weather

: On Air

Andrew Lyle with music, news, weather and arts news, including
7.00 Vivaldi Flute
Concerto in G (R VI 04) Frans Bruggen (flute)
Members of the Orchestra of the 18th Century
7.30 Pleyel
Sinfonia Concertante
Hansjiirgen Mohring (flute) Gunther Passin (oboe) Jurgen Gode (bassoon) Walter Lexutt (horn) Cologne CO/
Helmut Muller-Bruhl
8.10 Nielsen
Pan and Syrinx Swedish RSO/
Esa-Pekka Salonen
8.30 Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
Oskar Shumsky (violin) Scottish National
Orchestra/Neeme Jarvi Discs


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Flute: Frans Bruggen
Oboe: Gunther Passin
Bassoon: Jurgen Gode
Horn: Walter Lexutt
Unknown: Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Violin: Oskar Shumsky

: 20s SEASON Composer of the Week

Kurt Weill in the 20s Presented by Donald Macleod.
Pantomime I (Der Protagonist) Mary Thomas (mezzo) Ian Partridge (tenor)
Benjamin Luxon (baritone) Michael Rippon (bass) London Sinfonietta/ David Atherton
Mahagonny Songspiel Susanne Tremper and Ute Lemper (singers)
Helmut Wildhaber and Peter Haage (tenors)
Thomas Mohr (baritone) Manfred Jungwirth (bass) Berlin Radio
Sinfonietta/John Mauceri
Cantata: Vom Tod im Wald
Peter Kooy (bass)
Ensemble Musique Oblique/
Philippe Herreweghe Oil Music
Ensemble Modern/H K Gruber (singer). Discs


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Mary Thomas
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Bass: Michael Rippon
Unknown: David Atherton
Unknown: Mahagonny Songspiel
Unknown: Susanne Tremper
Singers: Helmut Wildhaber
Tenors: Peter Haage
Baritone: Thomas Mohr
Bass: Manfred Jungwirth
Bass: Peter Kooy
Unknown: Philippe Herreweghe

: Morning Sequence

Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
BBC Concert Orchestra/ Barry Wordsworth
10.10 Duparc
Limitation au voyage; Romance de Mignon
Sarah Walker (mezzo) Roger Vignoles (piano)
10.20 Ireland
Piano Concerto in Eflat Philip Fowke (piano)
10.46 Richard Rodney Bennett Diversions
BBC Concert Orchestra/ Barry Wordsworth
11.05 Duparc Extase Sarah Walker (mezzo) Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.09 Ravel
String Quartet in F Orlando Quartet
11.41 Hoist Suite de Ballet BBC Concert Orchestra/ Barry Wordsworth


Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Philip Fowke
Piano: Richard Rodney
Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Duparc Extase
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Barry Wordsworth

: Piers Adams

: News

: Malcolm Arnold

Symphony No 9
BBC Philharmonic/ Charles Groves


Unknown: Charles Groves

: Monsieur Rebel's Caprices

Jean-Fery Rebel Trio Sonata in A
Sonata in B minor for violin and bass viol
Les caractères de la danse Cambridge Musick:
Andrew Manze (violin)
Robert Ehrlich (recorder) Mark Levy (bass viol)
Richard Egarr (h'chord) iRpt)


Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Robert Ehrlich
Bass: Mark Levy
Unknown: Richard Egarr

: 20s SEASON Harlem, Broadway and Carnegie Hall

American musical life in 1920 was on the verge of a period of creativity and discovery, as old European traditions mingled with jazz. Robert Ziegler takes a look at New York in the 20s, the city in which Stravinsky would rub shoulders with Gershwin, and the golden age of singing would blossom at the Metropolitan Opera
House; where the city's great orchestra, the New York Philharmonic was formed; and where musicians forged the Broadway musical.


Unknown: Robert Ziegler

: Bluebird Blues

Ten programmes in which Francis Wilford-Smith traces the development of the blues in the 30s and 40s as reflected by the "Bluebird" record label. 3: 1934 Discoveries
Besides well-known blues musicians like Big
Bill Broonzy and Bumble Bee Slim, Bluebird recorded a high percentage of unknown artists, including Kansas City Kitty,
Joe Pullum and Carl Martin. Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Francis Wilford-Smith
Unknown: Bill Broonzy
Unknown: Joe Pullum
Unknown: Carl Martin.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: In Tune

Music, news and arts events with Andrew Green. Today's guest is singer Thomas Hampson. Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Singer: Thomas Hampson.
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Academy of St Martin

director Kenneth Sillito
Wiren Serenade for Strings Sibelius Romance Douglas Weiland
Serenade for Strings (first broadcast performance)
8.15 Susan Sharpe talks to the ASMF's director, Kenneth Sillito.
8.25 Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings
(In association with Northern Telecom Arts Europe)


Director: Kenneth Sillito
Unknown: Wiren Serenade
Talks: Susan Sharpe
Director: Kenneth Sillito.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade

: Anthem for Doomed Youth

Kenneth Branagh reads the second of five nightly selections from the war poems and letters of Wilfred Owen.
(Third programme tomorrow at


Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Wilfred Owen.

: Robert Simpson

Horn Trio
Violin Sonata Horn Quartet
Richard Watkins (horn) Pauline Lowbury (violin) Caroline Deamley (cello) Christopher Green -Armytage (piano)


Horn: Richard Watkins
Violin: Pauline Lowbury
Cello: Caroline Deamley
Cello: Christopher Green

: Night Waves

Humphrey Carpenter presents a special Welsh edition of arts reviews and cultural debate. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Newt

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast this afternoon on R5

: Night School Extra

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