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: Open University

American Conversations:
Tom Bradley
FRENCH CHALLENGE
Paroles
Over the next fortnight, a season of French poems will appear between some programmes, read in the original French by Philippe Monnet and Mireille
Spademan and in translation by Cheryl Campbell and Bob Peck. A Heavy Entertainment production
INFORMATION: for a free copy of the guide send a large sae to [address removed] or freephone [number removed] from
10.00am-8.00pm

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Bradley
Unknown: Philippe Monnet
Translation By: Cheryl Campbell
Translation By: Bob Peck.

: Weather

: Saturday Morning Concert

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F
7.17 Villa-Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras
No
7.36 Hummel Octet-
Parlita in E flat, Op 57
7.50 Chopin Variations on "Im ci darem la mano "
8.06 Dvorak
String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American)
8.31 Janacek Sinfonietta
Producer Susan Kenyon Discs

Contributors

Producer: Susan Kenyon Discs

: Prom News

with Jeremy J Beadle.
Foreign correspondents give a glimpse of how the Proms are viewed abroad,
Esa-Pekka Salonen discusses the weighty programmes he is bringing from Los Angeles, and Julia Neuberger previews
Glyndeboume's Don Giovanni. Producers Gwen Hughes and Nick Morgan

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy J Beadle.
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: Don Giovanni.
Producers: Gwen Hughes
Producers: Nick Morgan

: Record Release

with Richard Osborne.
Brian Comedy Overture: The Jolly Miller
BBC Scottish SO/Lionel Friend
9.36 Handel
// duello amoroso
(HWV82) (excerpt)
Nancy Argenta (soprano)
Michael Chance (countertenor) Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/ Gottfried von der Goitz
9.54 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 19 in F (K459) London Mozart Players, director Howard Shelley (piano)
10.23 Brahms String
Quartet in B flat, Op 67 Borodin Quartet
11.00 Record Release
Lehar The Merry Widow, Act 2 (excerpt)
Felicity Lott (soprano)
Thomas Hampson (baritone) Dirk Bogarde (narrator) Glyndebourne Chorus
LPO/Franz Welser-Mbst
11.25 Sibelius Violin
Concerto in D minor
Julian Rachlin (violin)
Pittsburgh SO, conductor Lorin Maazel
Producer Clive Portbury Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Unknown: Gottfried von Der Goitz
Piano: Howard Shelley
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Narrator: Dirk Bogarde
Violin: Julian Rachlin
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Spirit of the Age

George Pratt talks to
Anthony Halstead about the development, technique and repertoire of the French horn, including music by Bach. Mozart and Weber. (Rpti

Contributors

Talks: George Pratt
Unknown: Anthony Halstead
Music By: Bach. Mozart

: Japanese Reflections

The Face of the Horse In the first of five programmes,
Stephen Henry Gill introduces some unpredictable Japanese quadrupeds, with Caroline John , Togo Igawa, Jim Norton and Megumi Shimanuki. Producer Piers Plownght

Contributors

Introduces: Stephen Henry Gill
Unknown: Caroline John
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Megumi Shimanuki.
Producer: Piers Plownght

: Mirella Freni

Gordon Stewart introduces another programme of opera recordings by the distinguished Italian soprano, beginning with a selection of arias and duets by Bizet, Puccini, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Cilea and Bellini.
2.30 Mirella Freni talks about the title role of Puccini's Stmr Angelica.
2.40 Puccini Suor Angelica Opera in one act to a libretto by Giovacchino Forzano , the second of Puccini's operatic triptych Il trittico. Sung in Italian. (soprano)(mezzo)(mezzo)(mezzo) (mezzo) (soprano) (soprano) (soprano) (mezzo)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Rorence Maggio Musicale / Bruno Bartoletti. Discs

Contributors

Introduces: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Stmr Angelica.
Unknown: Puccini Suor Angelica
Unknown: Giovacchino Forzano
Unknown: Rorence Maggio Musicale
Unknown: Bruno Bartoletti.
Sister Angelica: Mirella Freni
Princess: Elena Souliotis
Abbess: Gloria Scalchi
Monitor: Eva Podles
Mistress of the Notices: Nicoletta Curiel
Sister Genorieffa: Barbara Frittoli
Sister Osmina: Valeria Esposito
Sister Dolcina: Olga Romanko
Infirmary Sister: Debora Beronesi

: Violin Sonatas

Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1 Schnittke
Sonata No 1 (1963)
Brahms Violin Sonata in G, Op 78

Contributors

Violin: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Piano: Boris Berezovsky

: Jazz Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Key Questions

Howard Goodall chairs an edition of the music quiz from this year's Lichfield Festival. With composer Michael Berkeley ,
Libby MacNamara , director of the Association of British
Orchestras and viola player Paul Silverthorne.
A Ladbroke Radio production

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Goodall
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Libby MacNamara
Unknown: Paul Silverthorne.

: Audubon Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in B flat. Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise) Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51

: BBC Proms 1994

from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The first of two concerts by one of America's leading orchestras, including a major contemporary score. Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi Ives
Central Park in the Dark
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
8.25 During the interval.... Peter Paul Nash talks to composers David Sawer , John Woolrich and Julian
Anderson about the impact of Birtwistle's orchestral writing in Earth Dances.
8.45 Birtwlstle
Earth Dances
SEE THIS WEEK page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Dohnanyi Ives
Talks: Peter Paul Nash
Unknown: David Sawer
Unknown: John Woolrich

: Studio 3: Pèlerinage chez Beethoven

The French Challenge season continues with the 1993 Prix Italia winner, dramatised for radio by Bernard Da Costa. This
French-language production takes as its starting point a story by Richard Wagner. Anxious to meet his idol,
Wagner makes a "pilgrimage to Beethoven" in Vienna, only to be thwarted along the way by an amateur English composer.
Producer Christine Bemard-Sugy
(Onginally broadcast on Radio France)

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Da Costa.
Story By: Richard Wagner.
Producer: Christine Bemard-Sugy
Beethoven: Francois Perrier
Wagner: Bernard Brieux
Englishman: Jean-Gabriel Nordmann
Innkeeper: Jean-Claude Leguay
Doorkeeper: Frederic Antoine

: Jazz at the Bath Festival Revisited

Geoffrey Smith introduces a solo set by the remarkable Algerian-born pianist Martial Solal, recorded at the 1988 Bath
Festival. it is followed by a set from the 1989 festival by David Murray (tenor sax/ bass clarinet),
Ray Drummond (bass) and Ralph Peterson Jr (drums).

Contributors

Introduces: Geoffrey Smith
Tenor: David Murray
Clarinet: Ray Drummond
Clarinet: Ralph Peterson Jr








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