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: Open University

Maths Miscellany - Numbers

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
Including at approximately:
7.00 Thomas Arne
Concerto No 5 in G minor
English Concert/ Trevor Pinnock
7.40 Schubert Fantasy in F minor (D940)
Radu Lupu and Murray Perahia (pianos)
8.00 Bax Romanic Overture
London Philharmonic/ Bryden Thomson
8.30 Haydn Symphony No 57 in D
Philharmonia Hungarica/ Antal Dorati. Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Radu Lupu
Pianos: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Bryden Thomson
Unknown: Antal Dorati.

: Composer of the Week

Respighi Lucrezia Soloists
Junge Schweizer-Philharmonie/
Janos Meszaros. Disc

Contributors

Unknown: Janos Meszaros.

: La vie parisienne

Offenbach Overture: La vie parisienne
Toulouse Capitole
Orchestra/Michel Plasson
10.05 Cherubini
String Quartet No 5 in F Melos Quartet
10.30 Gluck
J'ai perdu mon Euridice (Orphée et Euridice)
Maria Callas (soprano) French National Radio
Orchestra/Georges Prêtre
10.35 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
11.04 Stravinsky Pas de deux (The Fairy's Kiss)
Columbia SO/ The Composer
11.13 Franck Symphony in D minor
New Philharmonia/
Otto Klemperer. Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Michel Plasson
Soprano: Maria Callas
Unknown: Georges Prêtre
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Otto Klemperer.

: News

: Bristol Lunchtime Concert

Lilian Kallir (piano)
Scarlatti Sonatas: in B flat (Kk544); in D
(Kk430);inD(Kk29)
Beethoven Sonata in E, Op Chopin
Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2, Waltz in D flat, Op 64 No 1; Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47

Contributors

Piano: Lilian Kallir
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: The Virtuoso Chamber Orchestra

Dennis McCaldin presents the fourth of seven programmes tracing the development of the chamber orchestra in the 20th century. The 1960s with Paul Crossley , David Atherton , Karlheinz Stockhausen and Sir Neville Marriner and recordings by the London Sinfonietta and the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Stravinsky Symphonies of wind instruments
Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor (B WV 1056) Messiaen Des canyons aux etoiles (excerpt)
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 1
Jerome Kern Overture:
Showboat Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F
Wagner Siegfried Idyll Webem
Five Movements, Op 5 Mozart London
Sketchbook (excerpts)

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis McCaldin
Unknown: Paul Crossley
Unknown: David Atherton
Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Stravinsky Symphonies
Unknown: Messiaen Des
Unknown: Showboat Bach Brandenburg

: Jacopo Peri

This singer who was involved in music at the Florentine court for many years and responsible for what we now regard as the first operas was also a considerable composer of solo songs. John Whenham presents a selection from his 1609 song-book performed by the tenor Mark Tucker with the lutenist Nigel North.

Contributors

Songs: John Whenham
Tenor: Mark Tucker
Unknown: Nigel North.

: Love, War and Exile

Ruth Davis presents the second of two programmes of traditional Kurdish music, featuring the group Koma Shirvan from
Turkey, Nazir Rezazi from Iran, and Hassan Zyrak , who made his name in Baghdad in the 1930s. Producer John Thornley

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Davis
Unknown: Koma Shirvan
Unknown: Nazir Rezazi
Unknown: Hassan Zyrak
Producer: John Thornley

: In Tune

Music, news and a look forward to the weekend with Edward Greenfield. Producer Peter Thresh

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Greenfield.
Producer: Peter Thresh

: BBC Philharmonic in Stuttgart

Live from the Kongresshalle.
Conductor Van Pascal
Tortelier Igor Oistrakh (violin)
James MacDonald Reid (bagpipes)
Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
8.05 Wir Lachen Doch!
What makes the Germans laugh? Andrew Sachs chats to Gerhard Polt about Bavarian humour.
8.25 Shostakovich Symphony No 10

Contributors

Conductor: Van Pascal
Violin: Tortelier Igor Oistrakh
Violin: James MacDonald Reid
Unknown: Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Gerhard Polt

: Tanya Moiseiwitsch

In the last of three conversations with John Drummond , the distinguished British stage designer recalls her work at Stratford upon Avon and Stratford, Ontario, and Tyrone Guthrie 's famous productions of Oedipus Rex and The House of Atreus, in which the actors played their roles in chamois leather masks.
Series producer Rosemary Hart

Contributors

Unknown: John Drummond
Unknown: Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Oedipus Rex
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: London Baroque

with Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Handel Trio Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5
Agrippina condotta a morire Telemann Concerto a quattro in D
Rameau Cantata: Le bergerfidele

Contributors

Soprano: Emma Kirkby

: Poems of Earth and Ether

Miro's Dream of Creation.
The son of an artisan, Joan Miro was bom in Catalonia 100 years ago. Painter, poet, ceramist, print-maker and sculptor, Miro created a mythical world of elemental creatures and symbolic forms, half recognisable, half invented.
Richard Calvocoressi , Keeper of the Scottish National Gallery of Modem Art in Edinburgh, celebrates Miro's centenary and explores the career and achievement of a man who possessed at once a peasant's unselfconscious simplicity and one of this century's most fertile artistic imaginations. With contributors including grandson Juan Punyet Miro and Desmond Morris, archive recordings of Miro, and Perran Audi as the artist. Producer Judith Bumpus

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Miro
Unknown: Richard Calvocoressi
Unknown: Juan Punyet Miro
Unknown: Desmond Morris
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: Midnight Oil

tonight features Gavin Bryars , whose Effarene for two singers, two pianos and percussion sets texts celebrating science by Marie Curie , Jules Verne and Pope Leo Xm. Also a couple of numbers from jazz pianist
Marilyn Crispell. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Producer Philip Tagney

Contributors

Unknown: Gavin Bryars
Unknown: Marie Curie
Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Pope Leo
Pianist: Marilyn Crispell.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: News









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