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: Open University

Literature: Forster - Indian

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Francois Couperin La Couperin
Davitt Moroney (harpsichord)
7.15 Respighl R Tramonto Carol Madalin (mezzo) English CO, conductor Alfredo Bonavera
7.49 Busoni Concertino
Paul Meyer (clarinet)
English CO/David Zinman
8.05 Albeniz Cordoba
(Cantos de Espana) Julian Bream (guitar)
8.26 Schubert Trinklieder
John Mark Ainsley and Jamie MacDougall (tenors) Simon Keenlyside (baritone) Michael George (bass)
Graham Johnson (piano)
8.35 Mendelssohn Violin
Sonata in F
Maxim Vengerov (violin)
Alexander Markovich (piano) Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Harpsichord: Davitt Moroney
Unknown: Tramonto Carol Madalin
Conductor: Alfredo Bonavera
Clarinet: Paul Meyer
Guitar: Julian Bream
Andd==>: John Mark Ainsley
Tenors: Jamie MacDougall
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Bass: Michael George
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Alexander Markovich

: Composer of the Week: Jerome Kern: On Broadway

Presented by Adrian Edwards.
From The Red Petticoat of 1912 to Very Warm for May from 1939, Kern composed the music for some of the most popular musical comedies of the day, including Sunny,
Sally, The Cat and the Fiddle and Music in the Air. Though now seldom performed, these shows are a treasure trove of songs like Who?, Look for the Silver Lining, I've Told Every Little Star and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. Singers include Kiri Te
Kanawa, Brent Barrett, Judy Kaye, Jeanne Lehman and George Dvorsky. (Discs)


Presenter: Adrian Edwards
Unknown: Brent Barrett
Unknown: Judy Kaye
Unknown: Jeanne Lehman
Unknown: George Dvorsky.

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe.
Puccini Preludio Sinfonico
Berlin Radio SO/Chailly
10.10 Myaskovsky Piano Sonata No 1
Murray McLachlan (piano)
10.40 Schubert Der
Leiermann (Winterreise) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Gerald Moore (piano)
Dallapiccola Piccola musica notturna
English Chamber Orchestra/
Frederick Prausnitz
10.50 Lalande Miserere
Gillian Fisher (soprano)
Jane Coe (cello), Choir of New College, Oxford
King's Consort/Edward Higginbottom
11.15 Shostakovich
Preludes and Fugues, Op 87: Nos 14 and 15 Tatiana Nikolaeva (piano)
11.30 Havergal Brian Symphony No 9
Royal Liverpool PO/Groves Producer Chris de Souza. Discs
REQUESTS: Midweek Choice, BBC
Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. Phone [number removed]


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Murray McLachlan
Piano: Schubert Der
Piano: Gerald Moore
Piano: Dallapiccola Piccola
Unknown: Frederick Prausnitz
Unknown: Lalande Miserere
Soprano: Gillian Fisher
Cello: Jane Coe

: Concert Hall

from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Featuring performances by younger artists.
Bach Italian Concerto
Uszt Paysage; Mazeppa (Etudes d'exécution transcendante)
Steven Osborne (piano)
Stravinsky Three Pieces for solo clarinet
Weber Grand duo concertant
Fiona Cross (clarinet) Kathryn Page (piano)


Piano: Steven Osborne

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Thomas Wilson
Symphony No 3
Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Thomas Wilson

: Record Review

(Revised repeat from Sat 9.00am)

: Choral Evensong

from Durham
Introit: Christe qui lux es et dies (Byrd)
Responses: Byrd
Psalms 6, 7, 8 (Crotch, Cooke, Lawes); First
Lesson (NEB): Joshua 3; German Magnificat
(Schutz); Second Lesson (NEB): Luke 8, v40-end Nunc Dimittis: Victoria
(Tone 3) (1600); Anthem: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden (Bach)
Hymn: The duteous day now closeth (Innsbruck)
Organ Voluntary: Fugue in E flat (BWV 552) (Bach)
Master of the Choristers and Organist James Lancelot ; Assistant
Organist Keith Wright
Bass viol Andrew Fowler


Organist: James Lancelot
Organist: Keith Wright
Unknown: Andrew Fowler

: The Music Machine

The Art of Simplicity
3: Stuart Maconie looks at the importance of simplicity in solo performances. The great jazz trumpeter Miles Davis was one of the first musicians to let the music breathe, and some of today's performers like
Julian Joseph and Ian Carr also say the silences in music are as important as the notes.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Ian Carr

: In Tune

with Natalie Wheen.
5.15 Paul Schoenfield Dog Heaven (Four Parables)
6.03 Samuel Barber Dover Beach, Op 3
6.35 Balakirev Tamara
7.05 Poulenc Promenades for piano (excerpts) Producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Natalie Wheen.
Unknown: Paul Schoenfield
Unknown: Balakirev Tamara
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: Homage to Grieg

BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Martin Jones (piano)
This concert recorded last year to mark the 150th anniversary of Grieg's birth includes motets, partsongs and piano music (including Percy Grainger 's three-minute version of the Piano Concerto) and the first modern performance of a real curiosity: a cantata Grieg wrote in 1873 for a Bergen piano factory. Producer Michael Emery


Conductor: Bo Holten
Piano: Martin Jones
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Producer: Michael Emery

: A Stuggy Pren

Humorist Ivor Cutler concocts a lyrical kirmash of songs, stories and poems with renowned linguist Dylan Edwards and phonetic thinker Alison O'Kill.


Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Unknown: Dylan Edwards
Unknown: Alison O'Kill.

: New Waves

The second of six concerts recorded at St George's, Brandon Hill , Bristol, featuring young contemporary composers and up-and-coming artists. This week Chris de Souza talks to
Elena Firsova.
Ashildur Haraldsdottir (flute) Nigel Clayton (piano) Dutllleux Sonatine
Elena Firsova Spring Sonata; Starry Flute Prokofiev
Sonata in D, Op 94


Unknown: Brandon Hill
Unknown: Elena Firsova.
Piano: Nigel Clayton
Piano: Dutllleux Sonatine
Piano: Elena Firsova

: Night Waves

With the publication of Richard Hoggart 's latest book, Valentine Cunningham chairs a discussion on Townscape with Figures: Famham, Portrait of an English Town.
Producer Erika Whght


Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Producer: Erika Whght

: EnsemMe

The last of the series featuring Mendelssohn's Op 44 string quartets. Audubon Quartet
Mendelssohn String
Quartet in E flat, Op 44 No
Webem Langsamer Satz (1905)
Wolf Italian Serenade Producer John Thomley


Producer: John Thomley

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