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: Open University

Literature in the Modern

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Handel Concerto
Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No
7.18 Enescu Romanian
Rhapsody No 1 in A, Op 11
7.47 John Adams The
Chairman Dances
(Foxtrot for orchestra)
8.05 Mendelssohn Songs without Words: Book 8
Nos 45 and 46 8.24 Harris Faire is the Heaven
Tchalkovsky Francesca da Rimini


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Harris Faire
Unknown: Tchalkovsky Francesca

: Composers of the Week Lalande, Marais and Their Circle

Introduced by Lionel Sawkins. Lalande Caprice No 3 (Symphonies pour les soupers du Roy)
Ensemble La Simphonie du Marais, director Hugo Reyne Marais Alcyone (Act 4, excerpts) Soloists
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
Lalande Confitebor tibi, Domine
Gillian Fisher (soprano)
Charles Daniels (haute<x>ntre) Angus Smith (tenor)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) New College Choir, Oxford King's Consort, conductor Edward Higginbottom. Discs


Introduced By: Lionel Sawkins.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Soprano: Charles Daniels
Tenor: Angus Smith
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.

: Midweek Choice

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Adam
Overture: Si j’étais roi Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Kurt Redel
10.10 Mozart
Piano Sonata in C (K330) Nina Milkina (piano)
10.30 Hindemith
Overture to "The Flying Dutchman"...
Buchberger Quartet
10.35 Haydn
Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Schumann Liederkreis
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo) Irwin Gage (piano) 11.18 Bruch Violin
Concerto No 3 in D minor
Salvatore Accardo (violin) Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra/Kurt Masur
11.55 Rachmaninov
Spring Waters
Elly Ameling (soprano) Dalton Baldwin (piano) Producer Chris de Souza. Discs


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Kurt Redel
Piano: Nina Milkina
Unknown: Schumann Liederkreis
Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Irwin Gage
Piano: Bruch Violin
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Producer: Chris de Souza.

: News

: Concert Hall

from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Lyric Quartet
Glazunov Five Novelettes,
Op 15
Shostakovich String Quartet No 8

: Record Review

(Revised repeat from Sat 9.00am)

: Baroque Brass

Second of three programmes. Biber Sonata a 3 New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Telemann Concerto in F for two horns
Adriaan van Woudenberg and Hermann Baumann (horns) Concerto Amsterdam , conductor Frans Bruggen


Horns: Adriaan van Woudenberg
Horns: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Concerto Amsterdam
Conductor: Frans Bruggen

: Choral Evensong

from Gloucester
Introit: Soul of Christ, sanctify me (Vann)
Responses (Sanders)
Psalms 127-129 (Atkins, Goss, Garrett)
First Lesson: Numbers 11, w16-17, 24-29
Canticles: Service in E
(S S Wesley)
Second Lesson: Acts 20, w28-35
Anthem: Hymn to the Creator of Light (Rutter)
Hymn: 0 thou that earnest from above (Hereford)
Organ Voluntary: Postlude in D minor (Stanford)
Organist and Master of the Choristers John Sanders
Assistant organist Mark Lee


Organist: Mark Lee

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson looks at music that give us "that tingling feeling".
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Charles Hazlewood talks to pianist Fou Ts'ong, introduces arts news and plays music including: Fitkin Sciosophy
6.03 Part Fratres
6.30 Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C (K467)
7.03 Ibert Allegro Vivo Producer Gwen Hughes


Talks: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Ibert Allegro
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London. Second of two concerts of British music.
Conductor Andrew Davis, Martin Robertson (saxophone), Amanda Roocroft (soprano), Thomas Hampson (baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus, Trinity College of Music Chamber Choir
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Your Rockaby (BBC commission - first performance)

7.55 Autumn Journey 1518: In which Desiderius Erasmus, scholar, wit and theologian, takes a journey from Basel to Louvain and meets plague, bad fish and terrible weather.
Translated from the Latin by Charles Bland. Read by John Moffatt.

8.15 Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony


Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Saxophone: Martin Robertson
Soprano: Amanda Roocroft
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Singers: BBC Symphony Chorus
Singers: Trinity College of Music Chamber Choir
Translator ("Autumn Journey 1518"): Charles Bland
Reader ("Autumn Journey 1518"): John Moffatt.

: Artists and the Landscape

Is the landscape part of a continuing tradition for today's conceptual artists? The photographer Ingrid Pollard , who was born in Georgetown, Guyana, assembles images and texts about the Lake District to convey her experience of visiting an English romantic landscape. Mark Haworth -Booth revisits Langdale
Valley with her and asks her about the mixture of pleasure and unease she still feels when she walks there.
(Final programme Friday 8.55pm)


Unknown: Ingrid Pollard
Unknown: Mark Haworth

: Nikolaeva Plays Bach's "48"

Bach Well-Tempered
Klavier, Book 1: Preludes and Fugues Nos 19-24 Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)


Piano: Tatiana Nikolaeva

: In Memoriam Edward Elgar

(died 23 February 1934) Elgar There Is Sweet
Music; Go, Song of Mine BBC Chorus/Adrian Boult Discs

: Night Waves

British theatre is trapped by its tradition of character acting while European drama is liberated by its enthusiasm for movement, mime and music. Discuss.
Lisa Jardine hosts a debate. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Ensemble

A recital by American pianist Kevin Kenner , top prize-winner at the 1990 Chopin Competition in Warsaw.
Chopin Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise
Uszt Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto


Pianist: Kevin Kenner

: News

: Night School

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