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: Open University

Running the Country: Next Steps

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Bach Sonata in A
Michala Petri (recorder)
Keith Jarrett (harpsichord)
7.18 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 5 in B flat London Festival Orchestra, conductor Ross Pople
7.32 Song without Words (Book 8 No 47)
Myra Hess (piano)
8.05 Milhaud Percussion
Evelyn Glennie (percussion) Scottish Chamber
Orchestra/Paul Daniel
8.25 Monteverdi 0 come sei gentile
Emma Kirkby and Judith Nelson (sopranos)
Anthony Rooley (lute)
8.32 Beethoven Incidental
Music: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op 43 Boston Symphony
Orchestra/Erich Leinsdorf Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Harpsichord: Keith Jarrett
Conductor: Ross Pople
Piano: Myra Hess
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Judith Nelson
Sopranos: Anthony Rooley

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

Introduced by Lionel Sawkins. Bernier Motet du Saint-
Jocelyne Chamonin (sop) Bernard Fonteny (cello)
Anne-Marie Beckensteiner
Marais Pièces de viole
(Book 3, excerpts)
Sarah Cunningham and Ariane Maurette (bass viols) Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord) Campra Deus in nomine tuo (excerpts) Soloists
Le Concert Spirituel, director Herve Niquet
Royer La Chasse (Zaide); La Majestueuse; Le Vertigo
Christophe Rousset (harpsichord) de la Guerre La
Raccommodement comique
Isabelle Poulenard (soprano) Michel Verschaeve (bar) George Guillard (h'chord)
Francoise Bloch (bass viol) Mouret Les Amours de
Ragonde (Act 2, excerpts) Jean-Paul Fouchecourt and Gilles Ragon (hautescontre)
Jean-Louis Serre (baritone) Jean-Louis Bindi (bass)
Alcyone (Act 5, excerpts) Soloists
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski Discs


Introduced By: Lionel Sawkins.
Cello: Bernard Fonteny
Harpsichord: Anne-Marie Beckensteiner
Unknown: Sarah Cunningham
Harpsichord: Mitzi Meyerson
Harpsichord: Campra Deus
Director: Herve Niquet
Director: Royer La Chasse
Soprano: Michel Verschaeve
Unknown: George Guillard
Bass: Francoise Bloch
Unknown: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
Unknown: Gilles Ragon
Baritone: Jean-Louis Serre
Bass: Jean-Louis Bindi
Conductor: Marc Minkowski

: Musical Encounters

with Piers Burton-Page . Including at
10.25 Lovelock
Saxophone Sonata
Martin Robertson (saxophone) Anthony Gray (piano)
10.45 Artists of the Week:
Allegri Quartet
Schubert String Quartet in G (D887)
11.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Singer


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Martin Robertson
Piano: Anthony Gray

: Ensemble

: News

: Handel's Last Oratorios

First of five programmes in which Jane Glover introduces performances of oratorios from the composer's final decade. The series starts with Susanna, a tale of steadfast virtue in the face of false accusation, first heard at Covent Garden in February 1749.
First elder JEFFREY THOMAS (tenor)
Second elder....D/MD THOMAS (bass)
University of California,
Berkeley, Chamber Chorus Philharmonia Baroque
Orchestra/Nicholas McGegan Producer Lindsay Kemp Discs


Introduces: Jane Glover
Tenor: Jeffrey Thomas
Producer: Lindsay Kemp
Susanna: Lorraine Hunt(sop)
joacim: Drew Minter(countertenor)
Danielj Attendant: Jill Feldman(soprano)
Chelsias/Judge: William Parker(baritone)

: Sophie Yates

Byrd John Come Kiss Me Now; Lachrimae Pavan; The Carman's Whistle; The Bells; The Woods So Wild; La Volta; Callino Casturame; Wolsey's
Wilde; Sellinger's Round


Unknown: Byrd John

: The Music Machine

David Carter looks at how composers use the idea of conflict in their music. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: David Carter
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

News and arts stories with Geoffrey Baskerville from Glasgow, including
5.15 Martinu Allegro poco (Tre Ricercare)
6.03 Glazunov Chant du menestrel
6.30 Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor
Producer Svend Brown


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Unknown: Martinu Allegro
Producer: Svend Brown

: Live from Covent Garden: Cherubin

Massenet's operatic version of the further adventures of the amorous pageboy from The Marriage of Figaro, with a libretto by Francis de Croisset and Henri Cain.
Sung in French. Introduced by James Naughtie.
Cherubin .SUSAN GRAHAM (mezzo)
Le Philosophe...ROBERT LLOYD (bass)
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
Act 1
8.10 The James Naughtie Interview
with Tim Albery, director of this production.
8.30 Act 2
9.15 The Happy Courtesan Cherubino is one in a long line of 18th-century rakes. But how much freedom were women allowed? Professor Lawrence Stone talks to Roy Porter.
9.30 Act 3
(In association with KPMG Peat Marwick and the Jean Sainsbury Royal Opera House Fund)


Unknown: Henri Cain.
Introduced By: James Naughtie.
L'Ensoleillad: Maria Bayo(sop)
Nina: Angela Gheorghiu(sop)
Count: Gerard Quinn(bar)
Countess: Jane Leslie MacKenzie(sop)
Baron: Peter Savidge(bar)
Baroness: Fiona Kimm(mezzo)
Duke: Ryland Davies(tenor)
Ricardo: Gordon Wilson(tenor)
Innkeeper: Gordon Sandison(baritone)
Officer: Bryan Secombe(bass)

: Night Waves

is western modernity a thing of the past? with Homi Bhaba and Abdulrazak Gurnah. Producer Razia Iqbal


Unknown: Homi Bhaba
Unknown: Abdulrazak Gurnah.
Producer: Razia Iqbal

: Voices

Olga Borodina Sings lain Burnside presents a recital by the young Russian mezzo.
Rachmaninov Morning; Child! As a flower you are beautiful; Dream; In the silence of the mysterious night; For my own sorrow I loved; How I suffer; How fair it is here; Oh, do not grieve; Lilacs; Do not sing, my beautiful one; Vocalise; The Water-Lily; I'm waiting for you Shostakovich Spanish Songs, Op 100
Falla Siete canciones populares espanolas Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Olga Borodina
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: News

: Night School

Except in Scotland.
As broadcast 9.0010.05am on R5

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