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Literature and Ideology

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: On Air

with Piers Burton-Page .
7.00 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne
7.40 Medtner Fairy Tales, Op 20 No
8.00 Jolivet Trumpet Concerto No 2
8.30 Strauss Hymne , Op 34 No 2. Discs


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Strauss Hymne

: Composer of the Week: Tippett

Anthony Burton talks to
Michael Tippett about his life and music.
I measure my three kinds of Time ...
Praeludium for Brass, Bells and Percussion
English Northern
Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer
In the Tent (Songs for Achilles)
Philip Langridge (tenor) Timothy Walker (guitar) Piano Sonata No 2
Paul Crossley (piano)
Concerto for Orchestra
(1st mvt)
London Symphony
Orchestra/Colin Davis The Vision of St
Augustine (Part 2)
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Talks: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Guitar: Timothy Walker
Piano: Paul Crossley
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

: Midweek Choice

presented by Susan Sharpe. Smetana Festival
Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
Karel Sejna
10.15 Vanhal Concerto for Two Bassoons in F
Annika Wallin and Arne
Nilsson (bassoons)
Umea Sinfonietta, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
10.40 Bach Viola da
Gamba Sonata No 2 in D
Wieland Kuijken (viola da gamba)
Gustav Leonhardt (h'chord)
10.55 Vorisek Symphony inD
Prague Chamber Orchestra, conductor Ivan Parik
11.20 Beethoven
Variations on Minuet d la
Vigano Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
11.35 Smetana
Wiegenlied (The Kiss, Act 1)
Sena Jurinac (soprano) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Warwick
11.40 Fiblch At Twilight Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Vajnar


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Unknown: Annika Wallin
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Viola: Wieland Kuijken
Unknown: Gustav Leonhardt
Unknown: Vorisek Symphony
Conductor: Ivan Parik
Piano: Vigano Rudolf Buchbinder
Conductor: Frantisek Vajnar

: News

: Manchester Summer Recital

Martin Jones (piano)
Szymanowski Fantasie, Op 14
Leschetlzsky Arabesque, Op 45 No
Paderewsky Cracovienne Fantasie, Op 14 No 6
Friedman Valse tendre, Op 77 No 2
Chopin, arr
Godowsky Valse in A flat, Op 69 No 1 Szymanowski Variations, Op3
Chopin Fantasie, Op 49 Series producer Paul Hindmarsh
(Given in May in the Concert Hall of New Broadcasting House)


Piano: Martin Jones
Unknown: Godowsky Valse
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Franz Schmidt Symphonies

Symphony No 3
BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Alfred Walter


Conductor: Alfred Walter

: Bach for Harpsichord

Virginia Black (harpsichord) Partita No 3 in A minor
French Suite No 6 in E

: Bartok

String Quartet No 2 Eder Quartet

: Choral Evensong

from St Mary's Episcopal
Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Introit: A Hymn to the Virgin (Britten)
Responses: Leighton Office Hymn: For Mary, Mother of the Lord
Psalms 41-43 (Wood, Wesley, Atkins)
First Lesson: Micah 1 w2-5
Canticles: Second Service
Second Lesson: Matthew 1, wl8-23
Anthem: Ave Maria
Hymn: Sing we of the blessed mother (Abbott's Leigh)
Organ Voluntary: Festival Fanfare (Leighton)
Organist and Master of the Choristers Timothy Byram -Wigfield
Assistant Organist Peter Backhouse


Unknown: Timothy Byram

: In Tune

with Natalie Wheen. Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: BBC Proms

from the Royal
Albert Hall, London.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder
Olli Mustonen (piano)
Shostakovich Symphony No 1 in F minor
8.05 Telling Stories
We visit the movie world in Russell Hoban 's tale of intrigue. Read by Joss Ackland.
8.25 Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 1 in C
Janacek Taras Bulba


Conductor: Mark Elder
Piano: Olli Mustonen
Unknown: Russell Hoban
Read By: Joss Ackland.
Unknown: Janacek Taras Bulba

: SOUTH AFRICA South African Snapshots

6: "Defiant Ghosts"
Christopher Hope revisits his old school, the Christian Brothers' College in Praetoria, and recalls the Irish priests who taught him, the annual theatricals and dances, Corpus Christi processions through the Calvinist heartland of the Afrikaaners, and the mass expulsion of half the boys in the hostel, whose idols were the Pope and Elvis Presley.


Unknown: Christopher Hope
Unknown: Elvis Presley.

: Zelenka Sonatas

The second of two programmes.
Sonata No 5 in F
Sonata No 2 in G minor Malcolm Messiter and Christopher O'Neal (oboes) Gavin McNaughton (bassoon)
John Lenehan (harpsichord) Robin McGee (double bass)


Unknown: Malcolm Messiter
Oboes: Christopher O'Neal
Bassoon: Gavin McNaughton
Harpsichord: John Lenehan
Harpsichord: Robin McGee

: In Search of Creativity

Is there a mental process called creativity which is the mark of genius in any field, or can anyone learn to be creative? Presented by William Hartston.


Presented By: William Hartston.

: Brahms and Schubert

The second of three programmes including the Brahms Violin Sonatas and the Schubert Sonatinas, together with piano duets by the same composers. Krzysztof Smietana (violin) John Blakely (piano)
Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (piano duet)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 11
Schubert Sonatina No 3 in G minor (D408)
Deutscher mit zwei Trios in G (D618); Rondo in D (D608)
Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100


Violin: Krzysztof Smietana
Piano: John Blakely
Piano: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Caroline Clemmow

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