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: Open University

Jews and Christians in Renaissance Venice

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Catriona Young , including
7.05 CPE Bach Sinfonia in G (Wql83)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Gustav Leonhardt
7.55 Prince Albert Melody lona Brown (violin)
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
8.05 Humperdinck
Overture: Hansel and Gretel
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis
8.20 G Gabrieli Sonata
XX for five choirs
The Wallace Collection, conductor Simon Wright
Strauss Wiegenlied , Op 41 No 1 Jessye Norman (soprano) Leipzig Gewandhaus
Orchestra/Kurt Masur
8.40 Schubert Fantasy in F minor (D940)
Güher and Süher Pekinel
(piano duet). Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young
Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Prince Albert Melody
Piano: Jennifer Partridge
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Simon Wright
Conductor: Strauss Wiegenlied
Soprano: Jessye Norman

: Composer of the Week: Poulenc

with Roger Nichols.
"I would often play the overture to Stravinsky's Mavra or the finale of Pulcinella more than 20 times a day."
Pastourelle (L'Eventail de Jeanne)
Gabriel Tacchino (piano) Airs chantes
Suzanne Peignot (soprano) The Composer (piano) Novelette No 1 in C
The Composer (piano) Trois Pièces
Andre Previn (piano) Aubade
Gabriel Tacchino (piano) Paris Conservatoire
Orchestra/Georges Pretre Nocturnes Nos 1, 2 and 4 The Composer (piano) Improvisations Nos 5 and 6 Jacques Fevrier (piano), Discs


Unknown: Roger Nichols.
Piano: Gabriel Tacchino
Soprano: Suzanne Peignot
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: Gabriel Tacchino
Piano: Jacques Fevrier

: Musical Encounters

from Glasgow with Mary Miller , including
10.20 Faure
Cantique de Jean Racine
BBC Singers
Malcolm Hicks (piano) conductor Simon Joly
10.45 Janacek Piano
Sonata (I.X.1905)
Susan Tomes (piano)
10.58 Haydn The
Creation (Part 2, sc 1) Emma Kirkby (soprano) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Michael George (bass)
New College Choir, Oxford Academy of Ancient Music Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Christopher Hogwood
11.20 Artist of the Week:
Alexander Gibson (conductor) Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra


Unknown: Mary Miller
Piano: Malcolm Hicks
Conductor: Simon Joly
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Bass: Michael George
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Alexander Gibson

: Music Restored

Helen Garrison introduces a recital given by the ensemble Sirinu during their recent
Early Music Network tour that reflects the astonishing diversity of music in late 15th-century Italy.


Introduces: Helen Garrison

: News

: Halle Orchestra

conductor Kent Nagano Jean-Michel Bertelli
(clarinet) Debussy
Iberia (Images)
Première Rapsodie Ravel
Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No
The Rite of Spring
(Given at last year's Cheltenham Festival in association with Severn
Trent pic)


Conductor: Kent Nagano
Clarinet: Jean-Michel Bertelli

: Miserere Mei, Deus

Lenten choral music performed by the BBC Singers, conductor
Simon Joly , with Bernard Robertson (organ) Lotti Crucifixus
Four Penitential Motets
John Tavener
Song for
Athene Bach Jesu , meine Freude Allegri Miserere
Brahms Three Motets,
Op 110
Bruckner Ave Maria Meyerbeer Psalm 91
(Given as part of the Music at Oxford series with support from the Old Parsonage Hotel)


Conductor: Simon Joly
Unknown: Bernard Robertson
Unknown: John Tavener
Unknown: Athene Bach Jesu

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal
Hagai Shaham (violin) Tchaikovsky
Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Violin Concerto in E minor
(Given last year in the Spa Hall,
Scarborough, as part of BBC Radio on Show in association with the Royal Mail)


Conductor: Yan Pascal
Violin: Hagai Shaham

: The Music Machine

Running Rehearsals and Skipping Scales - Errollyn Wallen talks to conductor
Christopher Gayford and to conductees from contrasting groups of performers.


Talks: Errollyn Wallen
Conductor: Christopher Gayford

: In Tune

with Beti George in Cardiff, including
6.30 Haydn Cello Concerto in C
7.03 Saint-Saens Bassoon Sonata in G
Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Beti George
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Alexander Lazarev
Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin)
A concert of Russian music from the Barbican Hall,
Nikolai Karetnikov
Symphony No 4 (first UK performance)
Prokofiev Violin Concerto
No 2 in G minor
8.30 Michael Hall explores Shostakovich's Sixth
8.50 Shostakovich
Symphony No 6


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Violin: Dmitry Sitkovetsky
Unknown: Nikolai Karetnikov
Unknown: Michael Hall

: THE 30s Something in Unoleum

"What distinguished Raynes Park High School from others was that this one would come to be regarded as a bold experiment in secondary education." In the second of four excerpts from his book, Paul Vaughan recalls his early education in the suburbs.


Unknown: Paul Vaughan

: Romantic Fantasies

Lars Vogt (piano)
Liszt Ballade No 2 in B minor
Schumann Kreisleriana , Op 16


Piano: Lars Vogt
Piano: Liszt Ballade
Unknown: Schumann Kreisleriana

: Night Waves

John Lucas reviews the first night of Turgenev's A Month in the Country in London's West End starring Helen Mirren and John Hurt.
Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: John Lucas
Unknown: Helen Mirren
Unknown: John Hurt.
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Haydn and Francaix

Third of six programmes.
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite
Gordon Hunt (oboe)
Haydn Overture to an English Opera
Francaix L 'Horloge de Flore Ode sur la naissance de
Haydn Symphony No 84 in E flat


Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
Oboe: Gordon Hunt

: News

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