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: Open University

Maths Foundation Course

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Grieg Four
Norwegian Dances, Op 35
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Neeme Jarvi
7.32 Popper Hungarian Rhapsody, Op 68
Janos Starker (cello) Shigeo Neriki (piano)
7.51 Bond Concerto No 4 in C minor
Parley of Instruments, director Roy Goodman
8.05 Mozart Adagio in E (K261)
Joshua Bell (violin) ECO/Peter Maag
8.22 Gershwin Lullaby St Louis Symphony
Orchestra, conductor
Leonard Slatkin
8.40 Haydn String
Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No
Aeolian Quartet. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Piano: Shigeo Neriki
Director: Roy Goodman
Violin: Joshua Bell
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Composer of the Week: Nielsen

Presented by Michael Oliver. 5: Death knocks at the gate; but I want to defy death
Prelude, Theme and Variations, Op 48
Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) / bear my yoke with a smile (A Score of Danish Songs, Vol I No 19) Kurt Westi (tenor)
Henrik Metz (piano)
Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice)
Royal Scottish Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson Discs


Presented By: Michael Oliver.
Tenor: Kurt Westi
Piano: Henrik Metz
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza.
Including at approximately
10.00 German Glorious
Philip O'Reilly (baritone) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Simon Joly
10.05 Rubbra Piano
Concerto in G
Denis Matthews (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.35 Artist of the Week: Gidon Kremer (violin) Beethoven Concerto
Movement in C (WoO5) London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Emil Tchakarov
10.55 David Bedford Star
Clusters, Nebulae and Places in Devon
BBC Singers
London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Joly
11.20 Sibelius Violin
Concerto in D minor
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Philharmonia, conductor
Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Baritone: Philip O'Reilly
Conductor: Simon Joly
Piano: Denis Matthews
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Emil Tchakarov
Conductor: Simon Joly
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Voices

Joan Rodgers Sings Schubert lain Burnside introduces a recital by the English soprano as part of a continuing Schubert series. Malcolm Martineau (piano) Kennst du das Land;
Heiss mich nicht reden; So lass mich scheinen; Suleika land II; An den Mond; Die abgebliite Linde; Im Fruhling;
Heimliches Lieben ; Am Grabe Anselmost ; Die junge Nonne; Die Forelle; Die Rose; An die Musik


Unknown: Joan Rodgers
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Heimliches Lieben
Unknown: Grabe Anselmost

: Joachim Piano Trio

Rebecca Hirsch (violin) Caroline Dearnley (cello) John Lenehan (piano)
Hugh Wood Piano Trio Brahms Piano Trio in C minor, Op 101


Violin: Rebecca Hirsch
Cello: Caroline Dearnley
Piano: John Lenehan

: Schools

2.00 Listen and Read 2.10
Music Box: Shapes and Colours 2.25 Playtime 2.40 Music Workshop: Music
Course 3 Down at the End of the Pier

: Ring Voices

In the first of four programmes,
Roderick Swanston looks at the separate parts of Wagner's Ring and listens to some of the great singers who have sung them, spanning nearly a century of recordings.
1: Das Rheingold: The Power of Corruption
The voices include Hotter,
Morris, Neidlinger,
Wlaschiha, Windgassen, Schreier and Ludwig.
Series producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: The Earth Is All Songs

There's more to Argentinian music than the tango. Jan Fairley introduces rural and urban music from the northern provinces of this vast country, from bagualas, vidalas and gatos to the chamame of accordionist Raul Barboza.


Introduces: Jan Fairley
Accordionist: Raul Barboza.

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson talks to pianist Joanna MacGregor about her life and career.


Talks: Tommy Pearson
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor

: In Tune

Natalie Wheen presents arts news and interviews, and plays a selection of music, including:
5.15 Beethoven Allegro (Octet in E flat, Op 103)
6.04 Chopin Barcarolle , Op 60
6.30 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
7.03 Berio Gesti for alto recorder solo
Producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Beethoven Allegro
Unknown: Chopin Barcarolle
Unknown: Berio Gesti
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Vassily Sinaisky Christian Blackshaw (piano) Mozart Piano Concerto
No 21 in C (K467)
Mahler Symphony No 6


Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Piano: Christian Blackshaw

: GREEK EASTER First Philosophers

Greek Thinkers before
5: Democritus
Introduced by Dr David Sedley.
"There are innumerable worlds, some without sun or moon, in constant motion colliding in the void." Readers Harry Towb and Neville Jason.
Series producer Piers Plowright


Introduced By: Dr David Sedley.
Readers: Harry Towb
Readers: Neville Jason.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Messiaen

The fourth programme in a complete cycle of his organ music specially recorded by Gillian Weir in Aarhus
Cathedral, Denmark, to mark the anniversary of his death. Les Corps Glorieux


Unknown: Gillian Weir

: GREEK EASTER Friday Feature: The Gods No Longer Live Next Door

How do you write or read when the ice clinks in the ouzo, the sun beats down on the beach and the language keeps changing? Piers Plowright and writer Peter Mellors explore the contemporary Greek literary scene with six authors and one enterprising publisher. Readers Julie Berry and Nicky Henson.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Piers Plowright
Unknown: Peter Mellors
Readers: Julie Berry
Readers: Nicky Henson.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Midnight Oil

In session, Ensemble
Expose, conductor Roger Redgate , with the multiplying textural melody of Clarence Barlow 's Im
Januar am Nil.
Plus Brian Femeyhough 's Intermedio alla ciaccona, played by Irvine Arditti (violin). Introduced by Alwynne Pritchard. Producer Alan Hall


Conductor: Roger Redgate
Unknown: Clarence Barlow
Unknown: Brian Femeyhough
Introduced By: Alwynne Pritchard.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Night School

1.00 As broadcast 2.00-3.00pm
2.00 Ghostwriter 2.10

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