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: Open University

Culture and Belief in Europe: A Life Apart

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Dvorak
Slavonic Dance in C minor, Op 46 No 7 Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Karel Sejna
7.09 Giovanni Gabrieli
0 magnum mysterium Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
7.47 Respighi
Trittico Botticelliano City of London Sinfonia, conductor
Richard Hickox
8.05 Scarlatti
Sonata in G (Kkl3) Ivo Pogorelich (piano) 8.24 Wolf
Aufeiner Wanderung (Morike Lieder)
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
8.40 Elgar
Three Bavarian Dances, Op 27
London Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by The Composer Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Conductor: Giovanni Gabrieli
Director: Anthony Rooley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Piano: Ivo Pogorelich
Unknown: Aufeiner Wanderung
Mezzo-Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: Composer of the Week: Mozart

Fiona Talkington continues her survey of Mozart's minor-key music with works in F minor and B minor.
The programme includes arias from Le nozze di
Figaro and La betulia liberata, the Fantasia in F minor (K608) for mechanical organ, Dos Lied der Trennung (K519), sung by Peter Schreier and the Adagio in B minor (K540), played by Vladimir Horowitz. Discs


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Sung By: Peter Schreier
Played By: Vladimir Horowitz.

: Musical Encounters

with Piers Burton-Page . Messiaen
Le Traquet Rieur
(Catalogue d'oiseaux) Peter Hill (piano)
10.05 Berlioz
The Damnation of Faust
Rotterdam PO, conductor Valery Gergiev
10.20 Mozart
Piano Sonata in C (K309) David Owen Norris (piano)
10.40 Handel
Coronation Anthem No 1:
Zadok the Priest
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Academy of St Martin, conductor David Willcocks
10.45 William Kraft
Timpani Concerto Randy Max (timpani)
Rotterdam PO, conductor Hugh Wolff
11.10 Artists of the Week: Busch Quartet Beethoven
String Quartet in F,
Op 59 No 1 (Razumovsky)


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Piano: Peter Hill
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Piano: David Owen Norris
Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: William Kraft
Unknown: Randy Max
Artists: Hugh Wolff

: Music Restored

Royal College Concerts
Introduced by Chris de Souza.
Andreas Staier
(harpsichord) Bach
Partita No 4 in D
Scarlatti Sonatas: in E minor (Kk263); in E (Kk264); in D minor (Kk213); inD(Kk214); in C (Kk460 and 461)


Introduced By: Chris de Souza.
Harpsichord: Andreas Staier

: BBC Festival of Brass

Paul Hindmarsh introduces the fifth of eight concerts.
British Nuclear Fuels
Band, conductor
Richard Evans
Russell Gray (cornet) George Allen
March: The Wizard
Vaughan Williams Variations
Thomas Wilson Cartoon
Darrol Barry
Threnody (Sinfonietta) Walton
The First Shoot
Arnold, arr Farr
Four Cornish Dances


Introduces: Paul Hindmarsh
Conductor: Richard Evans
Conductor: Russell Gray
Unknown: George Allen
Unknown: Thomas Wilson

: Schools

2.00 First Steps in Drama
2.15 Letterbox 2.25 Time to Move 2.45 Le Club

: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Riccardo Chailly Rossini
Overture: The Barber of Seville
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)


Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Steven Kovacevich

Schubert Six Moments
Musicaux (D780)
Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
Schubert 12Landler
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op 110


Unknown: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata

: Tristan und Isolde

Richard Wagner 's musical vision of his "loveliest of dreams": love, death and transfiguration.
Yannis Kokkos 's production by Scottish
Opera, from the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, is presented by Clive Bennett. Sung in German.
Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong Actl
6.30 During the interval,
Jeremy J Beadle considers the symbolism of night and day in Tristan und Isolde.
6.55 Act 2
8.25 Wagneriana "After lunch, in the children's presence,
Richard plays part of the second act of Tristan.
I literally shudder at the power of genius."
(Cosima Wagner )
Recollections, experiences, myths and miscellaneous encounters with the music and the man who made it.
9.15 Act 3


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Yannis Kokkos
Presented By: Clive Bennett.
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Unknown: Jeremy J Beadle
Unknown: Cosima Wagner
Tristan: Jeffrey Lawton(tenor)
Isolde: Anne Evans(soprano)
Brangam: Kathryn Harries(mezzo)
King Mark: Kenneth Cox(bass)
Kurwenal: James Johnson(baritone)
Melot: John Harris(tenor)
Shepherd: Iain Paton(tenor)
Helmsman: Jonathan Hawkin(bartone)
Sailor: Richard Coxon(tenor)

: Night Waves

Harriett Gilbert leads a discussion on Irish writers, focusing on a book of essays by Brendan Kenelley and an edition of the letters of W B Yeats.
Producer Clare McGinn


Unknown: Harriett Gilbert
Unknown: Brendan Kenelley
Unknown: B Yeats.
Producer: Clare McGinn

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn Svendsen
Symphony No 2 in B flat Grieg
Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Sigurd Jorsalfar

: Night School

1.00 As broadcast 2.00-3.00pm
2.00 Word Games 2.10
Something to Think About: Infant Assemblies

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