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: Open University

Women in the Cinema: An
Interview with Laura Mulvey


Unknown: Laura Mulvey

: Weather

: Sacred and Profane

Andrew Lyle includes a specially recorded version of an unfamiliar
Tudor Mass setting in this week's Sunday sequence.
7.02 Byrd
Ut Re Mi Fa Sol La
Christopher Hogwood (organ)
7.10 Hugh Aston
Gaude Virgo Christi Mater
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
7.20 Bach
Air and Variations in the Italian Style (BWV989) Emil Gilels (piano)
7.35 Stravinsky Orpheus
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Byrd Hugh Aston 's Ground Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord)
8.15 Aston
Missa Te Deum
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Producer Piers Burton Page


Unknown: Andrew Lyle
Unknown: Tudor Mass
Unknown: Hugh Aston
Unknown: Gaude Virgo Christi
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Piano: Emil Gilels
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Byrd Hugh Aston
Harpsichord: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Producer: Piers Burton

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

from the Royal
Pavilion in Llangollen, as part of the International Musical
Brian invites music-lovers to drop by and listen to live music and interviews from some of those taking part in this year's Eisteddfod. And there are some listeners' requests, beginning with Wagner Overture: Die Meistersinger and ending with Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812.
Producer Edward Blakeman


Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Music Matters

Presented by Ivan Hewett. This week medieval troubadours, Renaissance strolling players, Victorian barrel-organs and many others feature in a survey of music festivals down through the ages.


Presented By: Ivan Hewett.

: The Sunday Concert

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor
David Atherton
John Lill (piano) Musorgsky, arr Shostakovich
Prelude: Khovanshchina
Piano Concerto No 2 in G
The Rite of Spring


Conductor: David Atherton
Piano: John Lill

: Cheltenham Festival 1994

Lindsay Quartet Beethoven
Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No
Tippett Quartet No 5 Beethoven
Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
(Given yesterday in the Pittville Pump Room )
(The Vanbrugh Quartet perform live from the Cheltenham Festival tomorrow 11.00am)


Unknown: Pittville Pump Room

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor
Peter Maxwell Davies
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) Stephen Pruslin (piano) Maxwell Davies
Strathclyde Concerto No 2 for cello
Movements for piano and orchestra
Maxwell Davies
Ballet Suite No 2:
Caroline Mathilde (first broadcast)


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum
Piano: Stephen Pruslin
Unknown: Caroline Mathilde

: Making Waves

Christopher Cook visits York where, for the first time in 400 years, its citizens take to the streets to perform the mystery plays as part of the 1994 festival of early music. Producer Clare McGinn


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Clare McGinn

: The Celestial Country

Charles Ives
Cantata: The Celestial
BBC Singers
Members of the BBC
Symphony Orchestra: William Houghton (trumpet)
Paul Smith (euphonium) John Chimes (timpani) conductor Simon Joly
Variations on "America"
Christopher Bowers -Broadbent (organ)


Unknown: Charles Ives
Unknown: William Houghton
Unknown: Paul Smith
Conductor: Simon Joly
Unknown: Christopher Bowers

: Sunday Play: Dancing at Lughnasa

A new production, made in association with Radio
Telefis Eireann, of Brian Friel 's award-winning play first staged at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in 1990. In the Irish town of Ballybeg in 1936, on the eve of the pagan Feast of Lughnasa, a young man recalls growing up with his mother, his four aunts and an uncle who was sent home from the missions under a cloud.
His recollection of the innocence and sorrow of the period is filled with that mesmeric 30s music to which everyone danced -
"eyes half closed, because to open them would break the spell".
This production features the original cast from the 1991 West End production at the Phoenix Theatre.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Brian Friel
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Michael: Gerard McSorley
Chris: Catherine Byrne
Maggie: Anita Reeves
Agnes: Brid Brennan
Rose: Brid Ni Neachtain
Kate: Rosaleen Linehan
Father Jack: Alec McCowen
Gerry: Robert Gwilym

: Music in Our Time

Stephen Plaistow introduces two recent
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group commissions, an arrangement made specially for them and a virtuoso concertante piece by Birtwistle. Detlev Muller-Siemens
David Sawer
The Memory of Water Muller-Siemens
(instrumental version) Birtwistle
Secret Theatre
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, conductors Elgar Howarth and Mark Elder
Producer Jeremy Hayes
(A concert by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group: Tuesday 9.30pm)


Introduces: Stephen Plaistow
Unknown: Birtwistle. Detlev Muller-Siemens
Unknown: David Sawer
Conductors: Elgar Howarth
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: Choir Works

Handel's great oratorio
Israel in Egypt, composed in 1738 and famous for its double choruses, depicts the plagues of Egypt and the passage of the Israelites through the Red Sea.
Brian Wright talks to
Michael Burden about
Handel's ability to conjure up vivid pictures in music. Nancy Argenta (soprano) Mona Spagele (mezzo) Daniel Taylor (countertenor)
Glyn Evans (tenor)
Robert Milne (baritone) James Patterson (bass) Stuttgart Chamber Choir National Arts Centre
Orchestra, conductor
Frieder Bernius
Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Talks: Brian Wright
Unknown: Michael Burden
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Soprano: Mona Spagele
Unknown: Daniel Taylor
Tenor: Glyn Evans
Baritone: Robert Milne
Bass: James Patterson
Conductor: Frieder Bernius
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan

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