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: Open University

Witness to Change: Lady Shirley Williams


Unknown: Shirley Williams

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , and including at approximately
7.05 Mozart Overture:
The Marriage of Figaro
7.14 Farina Capriccio stravagante
7.32 Mendelssohn Song without Words in E flat
(Book 6No 31); Verleih' uns Frieden
8.05 Strauss Romanze inF
8.35 Beethoven Violin
Sonata in E flat, Op 12 Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Farina Capriccio
Unknown: Strauss Romanze

: Composer of the Week: Haydn in England

Welcome, great Master! to our favour'd Isle,
Already partial to thy name and style;
Long may thy fountain of invention run
In streams as rapid as first begun!
(Charles Burney , On the Arrival of Haydn in England,
January 1791)
Presented by Susan Sharpe , with Denys Hawthorne as Haydn. Arianna a Naxos
Catherine Bott (soprano) Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor
Christopher Hogwood
In un mar d'acerbe pene (L'anima del Filosofo)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor) La Stagione, conductor Michael Schneider
March for the Prince of Wales Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Producer Susan Kenyon. Discs


Unknown: Charles Burney
Presented By: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Melvyn Tan
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Conductor: Michael Schneider
Producer: Susan Kenyon.

: Musical Encounters

from Glasgow with Mary Miller. Including contributions from Artist of the Week Evelyn Glennie.
10.04 Haydn Arietta con variazioni in A (H XVII 2)
10.14 Messlaen Poèmes pour mi
10.47 Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante in E flat
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat
Producer Ann McKay


Unknown: Mary Miller.
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie.
Producer: Ann McKay

: YOUTH FOR HELL Faust the Lover

In the first of two programmes about operatic treatment of the Faust legend, Philip Brady introduces the operas and looks at Faust's better self. Excerpts are taken from the operas by Gounod, Borto and Busoni. Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Introduces: Philip Brady
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John 's, Smith Square, London.
Ronald Brautigam (piano)
Mozart Rondo in A minor
Beethoven Variations and Fugue in E flat, Op 35 (Eroica)
Schubert Fantasy in C (Wanderer) (D760)


Unknown: St John
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Piano: Mozart Rondo

: A Dutch Retrospect

Sixth of 13 programmes.
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
Naum Grubert (piano)
Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique
Scriabin: Piano Concerto in F sharp minor
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade


Musicians: Roterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Piano: Naum Grubert

: Music for Organ

Second of three programmes, played by David Sanger in the Reid Hall , Edinburgh
Weckman Fantasia in D minor
Tunder In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr
C P E Bach Fantasia and Fugue in C minor
Buxtehude Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)


Played By: David Sanger

: A Different Rhythm

This week Alex Pascall reaches the 1980s. He looks at the development of pirate radio and the deregulation of the British media; the death of Bob Marley ; the GLC's influence on steel bands; and the Arts Council's new interest in minority arts
A Sound Partnership production


Unknown: Alex Pascall
Unknown: Bob Marley

: The Music Machine

Byte the Music in the first of a special series, Mike Edwards of the pop group Jesus Jones examines the impact of digital technology on music. He looks at the instruments in the digital studio and talks to some of the new musicians, from Philip Glass to dance group Utah Saints. Producer Charlotte Blofeld
FACTSHEET/COMPETITION: see Friday for details


Unknown: Mike Edwards
Unknown: Jesus Jones
Producer: Charlotte Blofeld

: In Tune

Andrew Green talks to conductor James Judd , and plays music including
5.15 Mozart Overture:
Die Zauberflote
6.03 Schubert Polonaise in B flat (D580)
6.31 Bartok Sonatina
6.50 Hahn L'Enamourée
Producer Andrew Mussett


Talks: Andrew Green
Conductor: James Judd
Unknown: Schubert Polonaise
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: EBU Concert

I from the Radio
House Concert Hall,
Danish Radio SO conductor Leif Segerstam Per Salo (piano) Kontra Quartet
Per Norgard Spaces of Time Berg Lyric Suite
8.25 Poul Ruders and Jorgen Jensen tell Stephen Johnson how Nielsen's
Fourth Symphony marked a turning point for Nielsen and Denmark.
8.45 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)


Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Piano: Per Salo
Unknown: Poul Ruders
Unknown: Jorgen Jensen
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Three tales by the renowned
Colombian author, read by David Horovitch.
1: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
A stranger comes to town. He has wings and garbles in a foreign tongue. Is he an angel, a devil or simply a Norwegian?
Producer Duncan Minshull


Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: YOUTH FOR HELL Smaller Images

Philip Brady introduces a programme of songs on texts from Goethe's Faust, with excerpts from that play, Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and Robert Nye 's Faust, read by Peter Kenny and others. Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Introduces: Philip Brady
Unknown: Robert Nye
Read By: Peter Kenny
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

: Mixing It

with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell , including a session with improvising quartet Stevie Wishart
(violin/hurdy-gurdy/voice), Vivian Ellis (voice),
Jim Denley (flute/percussion/ saxophone) and Adrian York (keyboards).
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Violin: Stevie Wishart
Unknown: Vivian Ellis
Flute: Jim Denley
Flute: Adrian York
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

Early Music Network
The Moscow Orthodox Church
Male Choir, conducted by Anatoly Grindenko , explore the distinctive repertory of Russian chant in the period before it was affected by Western influences.


Conducted By: Anatoly Grindenko

: News

: Night School

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

: Night School Extra

German 16-18: Deutschlandspiegel: Praktikum in Gottingen (parts 1-2)

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