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: Open University

Jewish Enigma: The Waiting People

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Locke The Broken
Consort: Suite No 3
7.14 Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
Orchestra of the Paris
Conservatoire Concert
Society, conductor Andre Cluytens
Strauss Serenade in E flat, Op 7 Netherlands Wind
Ensemble, conductor
Edo de Waart
8.05 Griffes The Fountain of Acqua
Paola Alan Feinberg (piano)
8.25 Bach Allegro
(Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003)
Nathan Milstein (violin)
8.38 Stanford Concert
Piece, Op 181
Gillian Weir (organ)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor
Vernon Handley Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: Andre Cluytens
Conductor: Strauss Serenade
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Piano: Paola Alan Feinberg
Piano: Bach Allegro
Violin: Nathan Milstein
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Composer of the Week: Lassus

4: Tears and Lamentations
Hugh Keyte presents the first of Lassus's
Lamentations for the Thursday of Holy Week and part one of his swansong cycle Lagrime di San Pietro . Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Ensemble Europeen de la Chapelle Royale and the Ensemble Vocal Europeen.


Unknown: Hugh Keyte
Unknown: San Pietro

: Musical Encounters

Chris de Souza 's selection of music includes another
Scarlatti sonata and a Schein motet, together with
10.10 Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 4
London Philharmonic, conducted by The Composer
11.20 Pendereckl Aus dem Psalmen Davids
BBC Singers
London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Joly
11.30 Medtner Piano
Concerto No 3 in E minor
Nikolai Demidenko (piano) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Jerzy Maksymiuk


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Simon Joly
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Ensemble

: English String Music

City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Barry Guy After the Rain Elgar Serenade for strings


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Barry Guy

: Schools

2.00 In the News 2.20
Dance Workshop 2.40
Singing Together: Change

: Schumann and Burrell

The second of two programmes featuring recent chamber works by Diana Burrell.
Fiona Cross (clarinet) Kathryn Page (piano)
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 111 Diana Burrell Bright
Herald of the Morning (first broadcast)
Reger Clarinet Sonata in A flat, Op 49 No


Unknown: Diana Burrell.
Piano: Schumann Phantasiestucke

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Tomasz Bugaj Dong-Suk Kang (violin)
Mackenzie Overture: The Cricket on the Hearth
Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) (Given in Ayr Town Halt, sponsored by Kyle and Carrick District Council)


Conductor: Tomasz Bugaj
Violin: Dong-Suk Kang

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson uncovers the mysteries of music printing and copying. He visits the British Library to see some of the oldest music manuscripts under the guidance of Michelle Brown and talks to BBC
Music Librarian
Helen Faulkner about why the music copyist's days are probably numbered. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Michelle Brown
Unknown: Helen Faulkner
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

David Owen Norris presents today's edition live from the Jubilee Hall at the Aldeburgh Festival. Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Aldeburgh Festival.
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

conductor Nicholas McGegan Till Fellner (piano)
Haydn Overture: L'Isola disabitata
Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C (K503)
8.15 Susan Sharpe talks to Nicholas McGegan about the challenges of the chamber orchestra repertoire.
8.25 Mendelssohn
Symphony for Strings No 10 in B minor
Arriaga Symphony in D (Sponsored by Northern Telecom)


Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Till Fellner
Talks: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Nicholas McGegan

: Where Are They Now?

Kenneth Shenton reflects on the languishing reputations of five English composers.
4: William Wolstenholme
Another blind organist, who spent most of his life in Blackburn, Wolstenholme's keyboard skills were extraordinary, and on a barnstorming tour of the United States he attracted huge audiences.
With Steve Hodson.
(Final programme tomorrow 9.20pm)


Unknown: Kenneth Shenton
Unknown: William Wolstenholme
Unknown: Steve Hodson.

: English Brass Ensemble

Paul Archibald and Richard
Martin (trumpets)
James Handy (horn)
David Whitson (trombone) James Gourlay (tuba)
Johann Strauss (son), arr Gourlay Overture: Die Fledermaus
Horovitz Variations on a Theme of Paganini Gattermeyer Suite for brass quintet
Scheidt, arr Stephen Wick Suite:
Ludorum Musicorum


Unknown: Paul Archibald
Horn: David Whitson
Unknown: James Gourlay
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Paganini Gattermeyer Suite
Unknown: Stephen Wick
Unknown: Ludorum Musicorum

: Night Waves

Tony Palmer on 50 years of independence for Iceland. Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Tony Palmer
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Voices

lain Burnside presents recordings of Schubert Lieder from the BBC archives featuring two of Britain's finest exponents of the genre: Dame
Margaret Price and Anthony Rolfe Johnson , with pianist Graham Johnson.
Schubert An die untergehende Sonne; Der Mondabend; Die Mainacht; Der
Ungluckliche; Im Freien; Der Morgenkuss
Margaret Price (soprano) Des Fischers
Liebesgluck; Der Kreuzzug; Der
Winterabend; Die Sterne (D939); Herbst; Bei dir allein
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Producer Adam Gatehouse


Unknown: Margaret Price
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Pianist: Graham Johnson.
Soprano: Des Fischers
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Night School

1.20 As broadcast 2.20-3.00pm
2.00 Infant Science 2.10
Poetry Corner

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