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: Open University

Maths: Networks, Matrices and Functions

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news, weather and arts news with Chris de Souza, including at approximately
7.05 Chausson Soir de fête
Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Jose Serebrier
7.35 Carl Stamrtz Viola
Concerto in D, Op 1
Tabea Zimmermann (viola) European Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Demetriades
8.05 Mozart Adagio in B minor (K540)
Nina Milkina (piano)
8.35 Dellus Paris: The
Song of a Great City
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox. Discs


Conductor: Jose Serebrier
Conductor: Carl Stamrtz Viola
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Conductor: Dimitri Demetriades
Piano: Nina Milkina
Conductor: Richard Hickox.

: Composer of the Week: Grieg

Robert Layton introduces music by the composer born 150 years ago this week.
String Quartet in F (1891) (unfinished) Norwegian Quartet
Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op 51 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi Ballade in G minor, Op 24
Leopold Godowsky (piano) Discs


Introduces: Robert Layton
Unknown: Jarvi Ballade

: Morning Sequence

Rossini Overture:
William Tell
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Schumann Waldszenen
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) (Mono)
10.33 Janacek Suite: The
Cunning Little Vixen Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Charles Mackerras
10.53 Artist of the Week:
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor) Tchaikovsky Lensky 's Aria (Eugene Onegin ) Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, conductor
Otto Gerdes
11.00 Shostakovich
Symphony No 15
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Kurt Sanderling Discs


Conductor: Herbert Von Karajan
Conductor: Schumann Waldszenen
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Artist: Charles MacKerras
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Tenor: Tchaikovsky Lensky
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Conductor: Otto Gerdes
Conductor: Kurt Sanderling

: Beethoven

The second of two programmes.
Cello Sonata in C, Op Nol
Violin Sonata in G, Op 96 Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Peter Frankl (piano)


Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Peter Frankl

: News

: Handel and Company

The first of five lunchtime programmes of concertos, sonatas and songs by Handel and his contemporaries.

: Test Match Special

If play Is Interrupted,
Radio 3 will revert to a music schedule.
England Australia
Ball-by-ball commentary on the first day's play after lunch in the Second Cornhill
Test at Old Trafford by Brian Johnston , Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver. With expert comment from Fred Trueman - making his first TMS appearance of the season - and Vic Marks.
Scorer Bill Frindall.
(Morning coverage on Radio 5)
3.45-4.00 County Talk
Views on the progress of the cricket season from
Nick Cook , Graeme Fowler and Mark Nicholas.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Neville Oliver.
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Unknown: Nick Cook
Unknown: Graeme Fowler
Unknown: Mark Nicholas.

: * Evening Sequence

A selection of music on disc.

: Spirit of the Earth

In the fourth of a series of concerts from the festival given last July in Birmingham and London, Los Munequitos de Matanzas from Cuba perform music from two Afro-Cuban religions, Santeria and Abakua.
The Munequitos first got together in 1952 and achieved instant and unexpected fame in Cuba. The group is more like a family than anything else. The leader, percussionist and dancer
Diosdado Ramos. is the father of the two principal dancers, and other members of the group are related by blood or marriage. They form a tightly knit unit with a strong spiritual bond which is reflected in their ensemble playing and brilliant improvisations. The Munequitos compose most of their own repertoire.


Unknown: Diosdado Ramos.

: In a Word

Jeremy J Beadle continues his survey of major artistic movements of the modern era.
4: Futurism
Initiated by the poet and dramatist Filippo Marinetti , whose manifesto first appeared in 1909, futurism flourished intil the end of the First World War. It glorified speed, the machine, and the dynamic nature of modern life.
(Nec-classicism tomorrow 9.00pm)


Unknown: Jeremy J Beadle
Dramatist: Filippo Marinetti

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Martin Roscoe (piano)
Wagner Overture: Der Fliegende Hollander Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: Groovin' High

Alyn Shipton presents a six-part tribute to the American trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie , who died in January. 5: The Trumpet King
During the fifties, Dizzy was not only a regular member of the Jazz at the Philharmonic tours with pianist Oscar Peterson and trumpeter Roy Eldridge - he also led his own big band and small groups. Bass player Bob Cunningham recalls working with Dizzy as a member of his Quintet in the early sixties touring band.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Pianist: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Roy Eldridge
Unknown: Bob Cunningham

: Night Waves

Roy Porter talks to the Australian critic Robert
Hughes, now resident in America, on his latest work of polemic about his adopted country: Culture of Complaint.
Producer Julian May


Talks: Roy Porter

: Settings of Michelangelo

Wolf, orch Kim Borg Three Michelangelo Lieder
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Stefan Soltesz
Shostakovich Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarroti Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Vladimir Ashkenazy. Discs


Unknown: Kim Borg
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Stefan Soltesz
Conductor: Shostakovich Suite
Unknown: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10.00am on R5
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