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: Open University

Literature in the Modern World:
Lorca's Verma

: Weather

: On Air

Andrew McGregor with music, news, weather and arts news, including at approximately
7.00 Telemann Concerto in Ffor three violins (Tafelmusik)
Musica Antiqua
Koln/Reinhard Goebel
7.30 Janacek
Moravian Dances
Slovak PO/Libor Pesek
8.05 Tchaikovsky Marche slave
Russian National
Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev
8.30 Mozart Divertimento in Bflat (K270)
Amadeus Winds. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Musica Antiqua

: Composer of the Week

Liszt introduced by Chris de Souza. 2: The Italian Years.
La Campanella (Grandes Etudes de Paganini) Cecile Ousset (piano)
Années de Pèlerinage: Bk Il (Itake)
Louis Lortie (piano). Discs


Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Piano: Cecile Ousset
Piano: Louis Lortie

: 1968 SEASON Hits of the 60s

People are strange ...
In May 1968 a group of students at Homsey
College of Art shook the educational establishment. MP Kim Howells recalls the record which, for him, sums up the sit-in.


Unknown: Kim Howells

: Morning Sequence

Overture: Raymond BBC Philharmonic/ Emmanuel Plasson
10.18 Ravel
Prelude in A minor Gaspard de la nuit
Joaquin Achucarro (piano)
10.45 Hahn Venezia: Chansons en dialecte vénitien
The Songmakers' Almanac
11.03 Widor
Organ Symphony No 5 in C minor (1st mvt)
Colin Walsh (organ)
11.15 Rossini IMarinai
The Songmakers' Almanac
11.21 Lalo
Symphonie espagnole
Olivier Charlier (violin) BBC Philharmonic/ Emmanuel Plasson


Unknown: Emmanuel Plasson
Unknown: Colin Walsh
Unknown: Emmanuel Plasson

: Utrecht 92

: News

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Otmar Maga Vilmos Szabadi (violin) Honegger Pacific
Milhaud La création du monde
Mozart Violin Concerto
No 4 in D (K218)
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
(In association with Forto Kingfisher)


Conductor: Otmar Maga
Violin: Vilmos Szabadi

: BBC Festival of Brass

Paul Hindmarsh presents the second of eight concerts of brass band music.
Williams Fairey
Engineering Band conductor Peter Parkes
Gilbert Vinter Spectrum Philip Sparke Land of the Long White Cloud Thomas Wilson
Sinfonietta Gilbert Vinter Salute to Youth


Unknown: Paul Hindmarsh
Conductor: Peter Parkes
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter Spectrum
Unknown: Philip Sparke Land
Unknown: Thomas Wilson
Unknown: Sinfonietta Gilbert Vinter

: Italian Barqoue Song

The death of Alessandro Grandi in the Venetian plague of the 1630s was one of the greatest losses to musical life of the period. John Whenham presents a programme of solo songs published in 1626, some of the first music to use the title cantata.
Martyn Hill (tenor)
Andrew Lawrence-King (harp).


Unknown: Alessandro Grandi
Unknown: John Whenham
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Andrew Lawrence-King

: Groovin' High

Alyn Shipton presents a six-part tribute to legendary
American trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and looks back at Dizzy's long career with the help of Milt Jackson , Art Blakey , Illinois Jacquet , Earl Hines ,
Milt Hinton , Bill Dillard ,
Doc Cheatham , Max Roach and Dizzy Gillespie himself. 1: The Sideman
In the late 30s, Dizzy worked first with Teddy Hill and then with Cab Calloway.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Milt Jackson
Unknown: Art Blakey
Unknown: Illinois Jacquet
Unknown: Earl Hines
Unknown: Milt Hinton
Unknown: Bill Dillard
Unknown: Doc Cheatham
Unknown: Max Roach
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Teddy Hill
Unknown: Cab Calloway.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: In Tune

with Charles Hazlewood. Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood.
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine

: South German RSO

conductor Erich Leinsdorf
Mozart Symphony No 56 in C (K425) (Linz)
Brucker Symphony No 4 in Eflat (Romantic)


Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf

: 1968 SEASON Botticelli

by Terrence McNally. On a tense search-and-destroy mission in Vietnam, two American marines play the guessing game Botticelli.
With David Holt as Wayne and David Thorpe as Stu. Director Michael Earley
(Excerpts from John Lennon 's 's' In His Own Write' Thursday 9.15pm)


Unknown: Terrence McNally.
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: David Thorpe
Director: Michael Earley
Unknown: John Lennon

: Trio of London

Elizabeth Perry (violin) Melissa Phelps (cello) Julian Jacobson (piano) Malcolm Lipkin Piano Trio
Hugh Wood
Piano Trio, Op 24 Malcolm Lipkin Piano Sonata No 5


Violin: Elizabeth Perry
Cello: Melissa Phelps
Piano: Julian Jacobson
Piano: Malcolm Lipkin

: Nielsen

Flute Concerto
Andras Adorjan (flute) Lausanne CO/Hogwood


Flute: Andras Adorjan

: Night Waves

Humphrey Carpenter talks to Kanan Makiya about his book Cruelty and Silence dealing with life under despotism in Iraq and the Middle East. And, from Stratford, a first-night review of King Lear. Producer Sally Marmion


Talks: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Kanan Makiya
Producer: Sally Marmion

: New Worlds

First of two programmes of accessible American music from two very different worlds.
1: Music for the Movies Copland Music for the Movies; Suite: The Red Pony John Harbison
Rembering Gatsby BBC Welsh SO/
Nicholas Cleobury


Unknown: Nicholas Cleobury

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland. As broadcast
9.00-10.25am on R5

: Night School Extra

Spanish 16-18: Ademas/Voces

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