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: Open University

Maths: Eigenvalues and Eigenlines

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.10 Monteverdi Vago Angelletlo (Madrigals, Book 10)
7.14 Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op 70
7.32 Elgar Imperial March, Op 32
8.05 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in D (RV207)
8.25 Bernstein Dance
Episode: Times Square (On the Town)
8.32 Keyboard Compendium: Bach French Suite No 3 in B minor (BWV 814) Producer Andrew Lyle. Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Monteverdi Vago
Producer: Andrew Lyle.

: Composers of the Week: Carl Ruggles and Edgard Varese

The French-born Varese
(1883-1965) arrived in the USA in 1915 and set up the International
Composers' Guild in 1921. It was soon joined by the all-American Ruggles (1876-
1971). During the early 20s, each composer established a musical style that was to last him a lifetime - in both cases a lifetime of painstaking work, although on quite separate paths. Ruggles Toys
Judith Blegen (soprano)
Michael Tilson Thomas (piano) Varese Ameriques French National Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Ruggles Angels (original version for six trumpets) Brass Ensemble, conductor
Michael Tilson Thomas
Varese Offrandes
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano) French National Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Ruggles Angels (revised version for four trumpets and three trombones)
Brass Ensemble, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Varese Hyperprism
French National Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano Producer Christopher Marshall


Soprano: Judith Blegen
Piano: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Conductor: Ruggles Angels
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Varese Offrandes
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Conductor: Ruggles Angels
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Varese Hyperprism
Producer: Christopher Marshall

: Musical Encounters

from Birmingham with Chris Wines , including music written and inspired by Dowland and all four of the overtures Beethoven wrote for his only opera, Fidelio. Beethoven Overture:
Leonore No 1
10.12 Dowland Lachrimae
10.41 Artist of the Week: Heather Harper (soprano) Ravel Sheherazade
11.24 Smetana From the Homeland: No 2 in C minor
11.32 Dowland
Flow My Tears
11.38 Leighton Piano Sonata
Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Chris Wines
Soprano: Heather Harper

: In Repertory

Neill Archer talks to Rodney Milnes about the role of Pelleas in Debussy's opera Pelleas et Melisande.
Musical illustrations are from the laserdisc recording by the Welsh National Opera, conductor Pierre Boulez. Producer Peter Tanner


Talks: Neill Archer
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
Producer: Peter Tanner

: British Quartets

NEW First of five programmes featuring a cross-section of 20th-century British string quartets.
Britten String Quartet No 1, Op 25 Simpson
String Quartet No 11 Coull Quartet

: The BBC Orchestras BBC Philharmonic

conductor Sachio Fujioka. Tchaikovsky Symphonic
Ballad: Voyevoda, Op 78; Suite No 2 in C, Op 53; Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)


Conductor: Sachio Fujioka.

: Music for Organ

Naji Hakim plays the organ of Lincoln Minster.
Hakim Mariales (first performance) Toumemire
Fantasy (The Epiphany) Langlais Trio (Mosaïque) Hakim Variations on two themes; Improvisation (Given during the 1993 Lincoln Minster Arts Festival)


Unknown: Naji Hakim
Unknown: Lincoln Minster.
Unknown: Hakim Mariales

: The Trail-Blazer

In this third programme on the music of the American composer George Russell , Ian Carr examines his relationship with the pianist Bill Evans between 1957 and 1960.


Unknown: George Russell
Unknown: Ian Carr
Pianist: Bill Evans

: The Music Machine

Get into the Groove: 1
In this week's programmes, Jasmine Birtles and Mike Hayley follow the process of releasing a CD, with two groups. The Brodsky Quartet , "the garage band of classical music", discuss their new album Lament, and indie band Miranda Sex Garden unveil their challenging new combination of vocal music, deep-noise bass, percussion and guitar dissonance. A Soundbite production


Unknown: Jasmine Birtles
Unknown: Mike Hayley
Unknown: Brodsky Quartet

: In Tune

Music, news and arts stories with Andrew Green.
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: BBC Proms 1994

LIVE from the Royal
UUl Albert Hall , London, in the presence of HM the Queen and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
Ida Haendel (violin)
Trinity College of Music Chamber Choir
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor
Andrew Davis
Delius A Song of Summer Britten Violin Concerto
8.15 Elgar and His Wife The writer Jan Marsh reflects on the life of Elgar's wife Alice and the role she played in helping her self-doubting husband overcome setbacks and professional rebuffs.
8.35 Hoist
The Hymn of Jesus Elgar
Enigma Variations


Unknown: Albert Hall
Violin: Ida Haendel
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Jan Marsh

: The Message

Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out....
Does acid burn a hole in your genes, and if so what happened to those for whom it did? Has schizophrenia lost a cure because of the antics of trippers? Or was acid just a chemical virtual reality, now available on the new electronic rollercoaster?
Quentin Cooper loses his way along with Timothy Leary and a host of others.


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Timothy Leary

: Quatuor Mosaïques

Haydn String Quartet in G major, Op 77 No 1
Schubert String Quartet in A minor (D 804)

: Book, Music and Lyrics

Robert Cushman presents a personal view of musicals, with songs from original cast recordings, some familiar, some less well known.
A BML production


Unknown: Robert Cushman

: Music Restored

York Early Music Festival In the first of eight programmes recorded at this year's festival, David Fallows introduces
Cantatas for the feast of St Michael by Bach. Monika Frimmer (soprano)
Margaret Cable (mezzo) Rufus Muller (tenor)
Peter Harvey (baritone) Yorkshire Bach Choir
Yorkshire Baroque Soloists, director Peter Seymour. (In association with the Goethe-Institut. York)


Introduces: David Fallows
Tenor: Rufus Muller
Baritone: Peter Harvey
Director: Peter Seymour.

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