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: Open University

Maths: Solving Inequalities

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news, with Andrew McGregor , including
7.00 Telemann Viola
Concerto in G
Stephen Skingles (viola) Academy of St
Martin/Neville Marriner
7.45 Bach Cantata
No 54: Widerstehe doch der
Sttnde James Bowman (countertenor) King's Consort/Robert King
8.00 Poulenc Sonata for two clarinets
Michel Portal and Maurice Gabai
8.30 Chopin Piano
Concerto No 2 in F minor
Artur Rubinstein (piano) Symphony of the Air/Alfred Wallenstein Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Viola: Stephen Skingles
Unknown: Sttnde James Bowman
Unknown: Maurice Gabai
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: Composer of the Week

4: Piano Virtuoso - the New World.
The Isle of the Dead Philadelphia
Orchestra/The Composer Preludes: in G minor, Op 23 No 5; in F minor, Op
32 No 6; in F, Op 32 No 7 The Composer (piano)
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
The Composer (piano)
Philadelphia Orchestra / Leopold Stokowski. Discs


Piano: Philadelphia Orchestra
Piano: Leopold Stokowski.

: Morning Sequence

Vaughan Williams Overture: Henry V Sun Life Band/ Roy Newsome
10.09 Hoist I Love My Love, The Lover's Complaint Vaughan Williams Bushes and Briars; A
Farmer's Son So Sweet
Britten Singers/
Stephen Wilkinson
10.23 Bliss Conversations
Nash Ensemble
10.37 Grainger Six Dukes went a-fishin'; Brigg Fair Moeran The Jolly Carter,
The Sailor and Young Nancy Britten Singers/
Stephen Wilkinson
10.47 Holst Hammersmith
Stockholm Symphonic Wind Orchestra/ Osmo Vanska
11.02 RO Morris
Cold Blows the Wind; The Mare and the Foal Geoffrey Shaw I Live Not Where I Love; With
My Flock as Walked I; My Little Pretty One; Love Me Little, Love Me Long Britten Singers/
Stephen Wilkinson
11.12 Berkeley/Britten/ Oldham/Searle/Tippett/ Walton Variations on Seltinger's Round
Guildhall String Ensemble
11.30 Stephen Wilkinson The Lark in the Clear Air, The Golden Glove
Britten Singers/ The Composer
11.40 Bax Tintagel Ulster Orchestra/ Bryden Thomson


Singers: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Grainger Six Dukes
Singers: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Foal Geoffrey Shaw
Singers: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Bryden Thomson

: News

: Mozart

A Musical Joke (K522); Horn Concerto No 2 in Eflat (K41 7); Serenade in D (K250) (Haffner)
Johannes Ritzkowsky (horn) Bavarian RSO/
Wolfgang Sawallisch


Horn: Johannes Ritzkowsky
Unknown: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Prokofiev arranged Prokofiev

Colin Stone (piano)
March and Scherzo (The Love for Three Oranges) Ten Pieces from 'Romeo and Juliet'

: Old Hall Manuscript

The second of two programmes. Daniel Leech Wilkinson presents a selection of church music from the most important surviving English manuscript of the early
15th century, performed by the Orlando Consort.


Unknown: Daniel Leech

: BBC Philharmonic

Yan Pascal Tortelier
Raphael Wallfisch (cello) Howard Shelley (piano)
Hindemith Cello Concerto The Four Temperaments


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Piano: Howard Shelley

: In Tune

Music, news and arts news with Stephen Johnson , whose guest is the pianist Stephen Hough.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Pianist: Stephen Hough.
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: La Deposizione della Croce

This oratorio by Johann Joseph Fux commemorating the taking down of Christ from the Cross was first performed in Vienna in 1728. The dramatic narrative is followed by a series of lamentations.
Dorothea Roschmann and Soile Isokoski (sopranos) Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor)
Helmut Wildhaber (tenor) Franz-Josef Selig (bass) Ensemble Bouzignac Vienna Academy/ Martin Haselbock


Unknown: Johann Joseph Fux
Unknown: Dorothea Roschmann
Sopranos: Derek Lee Ragin
Tenor: Helmut Wildhaber
Bass: Franz-Josef Selig
Unknown: Martin Haselbock

: The Wolpert Conversations

The fourth of five programmes in which the biologist Lewis Wolpert explores the personal and creative aspects of science. Hole in One
Michael Berridge of Cambridge University's Laboratory of Molecular Signalling once turned down the chance of becoming a professional golfer.
Instead, he went on to make discoveries about the way cells work. Widely tipped for a Nobel Prize, he considers golf and science have much in common.


Unknown: Lewis Wolpert
Unknown: Michael Berridge

: Barbara Nissman

Prokofiev Sonata No 8 Barber Nocturne
(Homage to John Field)

: Bluebird Blues

: Night Waves

Roy Porter celebrates All Fools' Day with a look at the nature of fools in art from jesters to The Goons. There's also a first-night review of Richard Eyre 's new production of Macbeth. Producer Belinda Sample


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Richard Eyre

: Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Songs to texts from Achim and Brentano's collection of German folk poetry. Thomas Hampson (bar) Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Mendelssohn Jagdlied ;
Altdeutsches Fruhlingslied Mahler Scheiden und
Meiden; Ablosung im Sommer Schumann
Brahms Der Uberläufer, Liebesklage des Madchens Loewe Herr Oluf
Mahler Ich ging mit Lust, Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen; Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz'
Strauss Himmelsboten :
Zemlinsky Das bucklichte Mannlein
Schoenberg Wie Georg von Frundsberg von sich selber sang
Weber Abendsegen
Brahms Wiegenlied. Discs


Unknown: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Piano: Mendelssohn Jagdlied
Piano: Altdeutsches Fruhlingslied
Piano: Mahler Scheiden
Unknown: Liebesklage Des Madchens
Unknown: Loewe Herr Oluf
Unknown: Mahler Ich
Unknown: Zu Strassburg
Unknown: Strauss Himmelsboten
Unknown: Zemlinsky Das
Unknown: von Frundsberg von Sich
Unknown: Weber Abendsegen
Unknown: Brahms Wiegenlied.

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