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: Open University

Educating Immigrants: a Dutch View

: Weather

: Saturday Morning Concert

Diego Ortiz
Divisions on Paradetas
Andrew Lawrence-King (harp)
7.07 Locatelli
Concerto in C, Op 3 No 5 Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) Raglan Baroque Players, director Nicholas Kraemer
7.24 Paganini
Caprice No 10 in G minor Itzhak Perlman (violin)
7.27 Respighi
Trittico Botticelliano City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.48 Giovanni Gabrielli
Sonata a 22 Taverner Players, director Andrew Parrott
7.56 Brahms
Fest- und Gedenkspruche, Op 109
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
8.07 Mozart
Flute Quartet in D (K285) William Bennett (flute) Grumiaux Trio
8.21 Schubert
Fantasia in F minor (D940) Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu (pianos)
8.41 Elgar
Introduction and Allegro London Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult Producer Susan Kenyon Discs


Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Director: Nicholas Kraemer
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Giovanni Gabrielli
Director: Andrew Parrott
Flute: William Bennett
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Pianos: Radu Lupu
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Prom News

Jeremy J Beadle looks ahead to the last week of this year's Proms season and talks to performers including Bryn Terfel and Andrew Davis.
And David Attenborough selects his pick of the week's concerts.
Series producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Jeremy J Beadle
Unknown: Andrew Davis.
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: Record Release

With Richard Osborne.
Cantata No 199: Mein Herz schwimmt im Blut
Nancy Argenta (soprano) Ensemble Sonnerie. director Monica Huggett
9.55 Brahms
Violin Concerto in D
Johanna Martzy (violin) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Paul Kletzki
10.38 Britten
Les Illuminations
Barbara Hendricks (sop)
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
11.01 Rachmaninov
Symphony No 2 in E minor St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor
Mariss Jansons
Producer Clive Portbury Discs


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Director: Monica Huggett
Violin: Johanna Martzy
Conductor: Paul Kletzki
Unknown: Barbara Hendricks
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Producer: Clive Portbury

: Spirit of the Age

"The Church of Salisbury shines as the sun in its orb among the Churches of the whole world ..."
Christopher Page and Eamon Duffy discuss the pre-Reformation services of the English Church. Rpt


Unknown: Eamon Duffy

: Japanese Reflections

Beyond Life and Death
Lim Poh Sim shows how a sword may be more than an instrument of war. With contributions from Togo Igawa, Neville Jason , Jim Norton and Nina Wadia.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Nina Wadia.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Mirella Freni

Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro is the eighth of nine programmes of operatic performances by the great soprano, presented by Gordon Stewart in conversation with her.
It is a four-act opera to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. Sung in Italian.
John Constable (harpsichord) BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Discs


Presented By: Gordon Stewart
Unknown: Christina Clarke
Harpsichord: John Constable
Conductor: Colin Davis
Susanna: Mirella Freni (sop)
Figaro: Wladimiro Ganzarolli (bar)
Count Almaviva: Ingvar Wixell (bar)
Countess Almaviva: Jessye Norman (sop)
Cherubino: Yvonne Minton (mezzo)
Marcellina: Maria Casula (sop)
Or Bartolo: Clifford Grant (bass)
Don Basilio: Robert Tear (tenor)
Don Curzio: David Lennox (tenor)
Barbarina: Lillian Watson (sop)
Antonio: Paul Hudson (bass)
Young girls: Felicity Palmer

: A Figaro Fantasy

Ferdinand Ries Fantasy on themes from Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro"
Christian Lambour
(fortepiano) ascs


Unknown: Christian Lambour

: Jazz Record Requests

Another selection of requests introduced by Geoffrey Smith.
Producer Alan Hall Discs
REQUESTS: wnte to Jazz Record
Requests. BBC Radio 3. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Key Questions

The last of the series of music forum programmes recorded in Edinburgh earlier this week. Howard
Goodall puts questions on all aspects of music from listeners and members of the audience to cellist
Julian Lloyd-Webber , conductor Gregory Rose , and composer Sally Beamish. A Ladbroke Radio production


Conductor: Julian Lloyd-Webber
Conductor: Gregory Rose
Unknown: Sally Beamish.

: Shura Cherkassky

Schumann Kreisleriana ,
Op 16
Rachmaninov Barcarolle in G minor, Op 10 No 3;
Prelude in G sharp minor,
Op 32 No 12; Polka de W R


Piano: Schumann Kreisleriana

: BBC Pmms 1994

from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The 100th season celebrations continue with a tribute to one of the greatest British conductors, Sir Adrian Boult
BBC SO/Gunter Wand
Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
8.00 Interval
Jonathan Swain looks back over Sir Adrian Boult 's years at the Proms, and plunders the archives for the conductor's own recollections.
8.20 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
* SEE THIS WEEK page 41


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Conductors: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult

: Godot Was Here

In August 1955, London was gripped by "Godot
Fever" following the British premiere of Samuel Beckett 's controversial play Waiting for Godot.
Timothy Bateson , Peter Hall and Paul Daneman recall the extraordinary events surrounding the opening, as well as the subsequent influence of this
20th-century masterpiece. The programme includes performance extracts, and features the voices of Peter Bull , Hugh Burden , Leonard Cracknell and Peter Woodthorpe. Producer Martin Jenkins


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Peter Bull
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Leonard Cracknell
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe.
Producer: Martin Jenkins

: En Attendant Godot

As part of French
Challenge, a rare French-language recording of Samuel Beckett 's play
Waiting for Godot, featuring the original cast in a historic production recorded at the Theatre de Babylone shortly after the play received its Paris premiere on 5 January, 1953.
A new recording of the play, in English, can be heard tomorow at 9.50pm.
Director Roger Blin


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Director: Roger Blin
Vladimir: Lucien Raimbourg
Estragon: Pierre Latour
Pozzo: Roger Bun
Lucky: Jean Martin
Boy: Serge Lecointe

: George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band

From the archives, a concert recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders Green, on a very rare visit to Britain by this band in 1989. The concert is introduced by Charles Fox , who talks to George Gruntz during the interval. Rpt


Presenter: Charles Fox
Guest: George Gruntz

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