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: Open University

Gerard Manley Hopkins 's Religious Poetry


Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Bach Trio Sonata No
1 in E flat (B WV 525)
Christopher Herrick (organ)
7.32 Chopin Etude in B minor, Op 25 No 10 Percy Grainger (piano)
7.41 Roussel Bacchus et
Ariane, Suite No 2
Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi
8.05 Janacek Presto
Boris Pergamenschikow (cello)
Andras Schiff (piano)
8.35 Gibbons This is the record of John
Michael Chance (alto) King's College Choir, Cambridge
London Early Music Group/Philip Ledger
8.35 Bruch Violin
Concerto No 1 in G minor
Kyung Wha Chung (violin) LPO/Klaus Tennstedt Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Piano: Percy Grainger
Piano: Roussel Bacchus
Cello: Boris Pergamenschikow
Piano: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Philip Ledger

: Composer of the Week: Franck

2: Proust and the Squeezebox Richard Langham Smith investigates Franck as performer and his fascination with the harmonium.
With the help of author
Jean-Jacques Nattiez , he also explores the link between Franck and Marcel
Pièce in F sharp minor Joris Verdin (harmonium) Prelude, Fugue and Variation, Op 18
Joris Verdin (harmonium)
Jos Van Immerseel (piano) Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Jacques Taddei (piano) Violin Sonata
Arthur Grumiaux (violin) Istvan Hajdu (piano)


Unknown: Jean-Jacques Nattiez
Piano: Jacques Taddei
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Istvan Hajdu

: Musical Encounters

from Manchester with Main
Mendelssohn Overture:
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
BBC Philharmonic/ Yan Pascal Tortelier
10.20 Barber Dover Beach
Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Emerson Quartet
10.30 Dubois Sonata in E flat
Gerard McChrystal (saxophone)
Kathryn Page (piano)
10.47 Artists of the Week: Grimethorpe Colliery Band Philip Wilby
Paganini Variations conductor Frank Renton
11.05 Schumann
Requiem furMignon, Op 98b Soloists
Bavarian Radio Choir and Orchestra/Sawallisch
11.13 Tchalkovsky
Symphony No 4 in F minor
BBC Philharmonic/ Yan Pascal Tortelier


Unknown: Barber Dover Beach
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Unknown: Dubois Sonata
Unknown: Gerard McChrystal
Conductor: Frank Renton

: Music Restored

Rob Wegman introduces the Orlando Consort in sacred music by Jacob Obrecht , including the mass he wrote in honour of Saint Donatian, who was honoured in Bruges, where the composer worked. Missa de Sancto Donatiano; Inter


Introduces: Rob Wegman
Music By: Jacob Obrecht

: Ulster Orchestra

conductor Vernon Handley Elgar Sursum Corda Stanford
Symphony No 1 in B flat


Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Schools

2.00 First Steps in Drama

2.15 Letterbox

2.25 Time to Move

2.45 Le Club

: PORTUGAL Portuguese Keyboard Music

Melvyn Tan (harpsichord) Baptista Sonata in E Jacinto do Sacramento Sonata in G minor
Sonatas: in A; in D minor Bachlxa Sonata in F
Selxas Sonata in G minor


Harpsichord: Melvyn Tan

: Halle Orchestra

conductor George Benjamin Susan Bickley (mezzo) Peter Hill (piano)
Berlioz Three Pieces (La damnation de Faust)
Messlaen Oiseaux exotiques George Benjamin Upon Silence
Llgetl Atmosphères Ravel La valse
(Sponsored by Brother International (Europe) Ltd)


Conductor: George Benjamin
Conductor: Susan Bickley
Piano: Peter Hill
Unknown: Messlaen Oiseaux
Unknown: George Benjamin

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson explores different types of voices with the help of West End musicals star Linzi Hateley and opera singer Joan Rodgers.
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Linzi Hateley
Singer: Joan Rodgers.
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Geoffrey Baskerville presents tonight's edition live from the St Magnus Festival, Orkney.
(Midweek Choice from the St Magnus Festival: tomorrow at


Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville

: St Magnus Festival 1994

BBC Philharmonic, conductor
Peter Maxwell Davies
Sylvia Rosenberg (violin) Maxwell Davies
Cross Lane Fair (first performance) Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No 2
Symphony No 3 in A (Scottish)


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Violin: Sylvia Rosenberg

: PORTUGAL Crick in the Neck

Portuguese novels are suddenly fashionable.
Paul Hyland , in Lisbon 20 years after the revolution, asks its writers to reflect on the conflict between an expansive past and a European future.


Unknown: Paul Hyland

: PORTUGAL Music from Portugal

Taverner Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
John Toll (organ)
A concert of 17th-century music from Portugal's
Golden Age opens with a motet and a setting of the Magnificat by Manuel Cardoso ; the hymn Ave Maris Stella by Estevao Morago , and two Marian antiphons by Estevao de Brtto are interspersed with organ tientos by Manuel Rodrigues Coelho.
Manuel Cardoso was one of the leading church composers writing in the Renaissance style.
His Missa Regina caeli is set in the context of chants for the Annunciation.


Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Manuel Cardoso
Unknown: Maris Stella
Unknown: Estevao Morago
Unknown: Rodrigues Coelho.
Unknown: Manuel Cardoso
Unknown: Missa Regina Caeli

: Night Waves

Midsummer Madness!
Roy Porter celebrates the solstice with the sacred and secular traditions of Merrie England.
Producer Nlcki Paxman


Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Merrie England.
Producer: Nlcki Paxman

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Richard Pittman
Christopher Rouse Symphony No 1
Stravinsky Orpheus


Conductor: Richard Pittman
Conductor: Christopher Rouse

: Night School

1.00 As broadcast 2.00-3.00pm
2.00 Word Games

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