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: Open University

Educating Immigrants - a Dutch View

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Purcell Trio Sonata
No 5 in G minor
7.12 Ravel Daphnis et ChloeSuiteNo2
7.32 Burgon Nunc dimittis
8.05 Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
8.25 Mendelssohn Song without Words (Book 8 No 43)
8.39 Mozart Flute
Concerto in D (K314) Producer Andrew Lyle. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini
Producer: Andrew Lyle.

: Composers of the Week: Lalande, Marais and Their Circle

Introduced by Lionel Sawkins. The reigns of Louis XIV and Louis XV were one of the richest periods in French musical history. After Lully's death, Michel-Richard de Lalande became the favourite composer of the "Sun King", while Marin Marais breathed new life into the bass viol repertoire. Marais La folette;
Rondeau (Pieces de viole, Book 3)
Jordi Savall (bass viol)
Ton Koopman (harpsichord) Hopkinson Smith (theorbo) Du Mont Dialogus de anima (excerpts) Lalande Miserere
Soloists, La Chapelle Royale/ Philippe Herreweghe
Gilles Diligam te, Domine (excerpts)
Soloists, Le Concert Spirituel, director Herve Niquet Producer Kate Bolton. Discs


Introduced By: Lionel Sawkins.
Bass: Jordi Savall
Harpsichord: Hopkinson Smith
Unknown: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Gilles Diligam
Director: Herve Niquet
Producer: Kate Bolton.

: Musical Encounters

with Piers Burton-Page , who this week includes a Massenet cycle, piano music by Satie, and a 40th anniversary tribute to Radio 3's Artists of the Week.
10.02 Massenet Suite
No 3: Scènes dramatiques Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.40 Artists of the Week: Allegri Quartet
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)
11.10 Bliss Ballet:
Miracle in the Gorbals
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Artists: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Modern Times

John Thornley presents the first of six programmes of cabaret songs reflecting events, attitudes and neuroses of the 20th century, as viewed from the centres of the "civilised" world.
1: Nostalgia, fantasy, satire - and a whiff of scandal: songs by Yvette Guilbert ,
Juliette Greco , Noel Coward , Georg Kreisler and the Cabaret Voltaire of Zurich. Producer John Thornley


Unknown: John Thornley
Songs By: Yvette Guilbert
Songs By: Juliette Greco
Songs By: Noel Coward
Songs By: Georg Kreisler
Producer: John Thornley

: News

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John 's,
Smith Square,
Robert Holl (baritone)
Rudolph Jansen (piano) Schubert
Schwanengesang (D957)


Unknown: St John
Baritone: Robert Holl
Piano: Rudolph Jansen

: A Dutch Retrospect

Rotterdam Philharmonic
Orchestra/Frans Bruggen Deszo Ranki (piano)
Mozart Piano Concerto
No 24 in C minor (K491); Symphony No 41 in C (K551) (Jupiter)


Piano: Bruggen Deszo Ranki

: Satie

French National Orchestra, conductor Manuel Rosenthal Discs


Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal

: The First Piano Music

Lodovico Giustini , a Florentine composer, wrote the first published music for the fortepiano.
Melvyn Tan plays a selection of his 1732 sonatas, dedicated to the Portuguese infante Don Antonio.
Sonatas: No 1 in G minor; No 3 in F; No 10 in F minor; No 7 in G


Unknown: Lodovico Giustini
Unknown: Melvyn Tan
Unknown: Don Antonio.

: A Different Rhythm

Alex Pascall presents the last of the series on the impact of black music and musicians on the British music scene.
A Sound Partnership production


Unknown: Alex Pascall

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson looks at emotions in music this week. Today he talks to
Catherine Butler and Alison Loram about stage-fright. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Catherine Butler
Unknown: Alison Loram
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

with Andrew Green.
Johann Schobert Menuetto
(Trio in B flat)
6.04 Oscar Straus Duet:
Piccolo! Piccolo! Tsin, Tsin, Tsin (Ein Walzertraum)
6.20 Gottschalk Variations on the Portuguese National Hymn
7.04 Schumann Kennst du das Land
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Johann Schobert Menuetto
Unknown: Oscar Straus
Unknown: Schumann Kennst
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Northern Sinfonia

conductor Richard Hickox
Nikolai Madoyan (violin) Purcell, arr
Britten Chacony in G minor
Elgar Introduction and Allegro Tippett Divertimento on Sellinger's Round Beethoven Violin
Concerto in D


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Violin: Nikolai Madoyan
Unknown: Britten Chacony
Unknown: Allegro Tippett Divertimento

: Artists and the Landscape

Is the tradition of landscape painting still meaningful, or has it been superseded by artists who photograph the land, walk about in it or work with the natural materials they find there? In an age of abstract and conceptual art, how do artists use the landscape? Dr Frank Whitford visits painter
Roger de Grey , until recently President of the Royal Academy of Arts, in the Kent countryside where he has his studio, and hears about the pleasures and difficulties of painting nature.


Unknown: Dr Frank Whitford
Unknown: Roger de Grey

: Nikolaeva Plays Bach's "48"

Bach Well- Tempered
Klavier, Book 1: Preludes and Fugues Nos 7-12
Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)


Piano: Tatiana Nikolaeva

: Skempton and Muldowney

Another chance to hear two commissions from the BBC
Symphony Orchestra's
60th anniversary season, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth.
Howard Skempton Lento
Dominic Muldowney Three Pieces for orchestra


Conducted By: Mark Wigglesworth.
Conducted By: Howard Skempton Lento
Conducted By: Dominic Muldowney

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a mix of musical styles, including a rare interview with members of the enigmatic Los Angeles group, the Residents. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

A Dance in the Garden of Mirth
Helen Garrison introduces medieval dance music played by the Dufay Collective.


Introduces: Helen Garrison

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.00-10. 25am on R5

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