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: Open University

Poetry: The Requiem by Anna Akhmatova


Unknown: Anna Akhmatova

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Mozart Overture: Die
Entfuhrung aus dem Serail
7.14 Copland
Suite: The Tender Land
7.32 Flnetti 0 Maria, quae rapis corda hominum
8.05 Liszt Transcendental
Study No 9 (Ricordanza)
8.21 Vivaldi Concerto for violin, cello and strings (RV546)
8.39 Debussy
La Damoiselle élue Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.

: Composer of the Week: Walton

The 1940s. During the War, Walton embarked on a series of film scores. The most famous of these came from his collaboration with Laurence Olivier on the film of Henry V. There was also an increased interest in chamber music.
Presented by Susan Sharpe. Suite: Henry V
RPO/Andre Previn
Where does the uttered music go?
Finzi Singers, conductor Paul Spicer
String Quartet in A minor Britten Quarte. oscs


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Paul Spicer

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe. Including
10.00 Ciurlionis Symphonic Poem: In the Forest
10.15 Nielsen
Chaconne, Op 32
10.25 Beethoven
Romance in G, Op 40
10.35 Telemann Du aber,
Daniel, gehe hin
11.05 Reger
Romance in G, Op 50
11.15 Mozart Concerto for two pianos in E flat (K365)
11.40 Wagner Wotan 's Farewell (Die Walkure) Producer Chris de Souza
REQUESTS: Midweek Choice. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House. London. W1A 1AA.
Tel: [number removed] Discs


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Wagner Wotan

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: Birmingham Lunchtime Concert

from Studio 1.
Philippa Davies
Roger Chase (viola) Bryn Lewis (harp) Debussy Syrinx
R R Bennett
Sonata "After Syrinx" Alwyn Naiades
Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp


Flute: Philippa Davies
Viola: Roger Chase
Harp: Bryn Lewis
Unknown: R R Bennett

: Schools

Together: An Assembly for Schools. 2.20 Time and Tune: Music Course 2. Sea
Thunder. 2.40 Drama

: Record Review

presented by Anthony Burton. Building a Library
Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake by Jonathan Swain
Revised repeat from Saturday 9.00am


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Unknown: Jonathan Swain

: Choral Evensong

sung by the Choir of Caius College, Cambridge in Ely Cathedral.
Introit: Vi tsarstvii tvoem (In your Kingdom) (D Khristov) Responses: Strumski (adapted)
Psalm 34: Nikolskii (adapted) First Lesson: 1 Chronicles
29 w 9-18 (NRSV)
Office Hymn: The eternal gifts of Christ the King
(Aeterna Christi munera) Magnificat (Arvo Part)
Second Lesson: Matthew
19 v 16-end (NRSV)
Nunc dimittis (A Nikolskii) Anthem: Cherubimska pesen, No 2 (Cherubic Hymn) (D Khristov)
Antiphon: Dostoino est
(She is worthy) (Bulgarian traditional, arr N Kaufmann) Hymn: God of eternity. Lord of the ages (Russian anthem) Organ Voluntary: Trivium (Arvo Part)
Director of Music: Geoffrey Webber. Organ Scholars: Christopher Monks and Michael Phillips.


Music: Geoffrey Webber.
Unknown: Christopher Monks
Unknown: Michael Phillips.

: The Music Machine

How does harmony work in serial compositions? Tommy Pearson investigates. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

Natalie Wheen presents the latest arts news, and plays music including
5.15 Byrd
My Lady Nevell's Ground
6.03 Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1
6.50 John Adams
On the Dominant Divide
(Grand Pianola Music) Producer Gwen Hughes


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: John Adams
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: Resurrection

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies introduces and conducts the first performance in this country of his black comedy Resurrection, given on his 60th birthday at the Royal Northern College of Music. Della Jones (mezzo) Christopher Robson
Martyn Hill (tenor) Neil Jenkins (tenor)
Gerald Finley (baritone) Henry Herford (baritone) Jonathan Best (bass)
Electronic Vocal Quartet: Lesley-Jane Rogers
Deborah Miles Johnson , John Bowley , Mark Rowlinson
Rock band "Blaze" with Mary Carewe (soprano) BBC Philharmonic/
Peter Maxwell Davies


Introduces: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
Music: Della Jones
Unknown: Christopher Robson
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Neil Jenkins
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Baritone: Henry Herford
Bass: Jonathan Best
Unknown: Lesley-Jane Rogers
Unknown: Deborah Miles Johnson
Unknown: John Bowley
Unknown: Mark Rowlinson
Soprano: Mary Carewe
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies

: The Meeting

The third of five talks by Israel Zamir about his relationship with his father. Isaac Bashevis Singer. Israel discovers how his father's stories are born.
He suggests a happy ending for Yentl, the Yeshiva
Bocher and is with his father when he encounters the elderly lady with a long white beard who became
Mrs Pupko in The Key.
Next programme tomorrow 8.45pm


Singer: Isaac Bashevis
Unknown: Mrs Pupko

: Chopin Nocturnes

in B flat minor. Op 9 No 1; in F, Op 15 No 1; in E minor, Op 72 No 1; in G, Op 37 No 2
Kathryn Stott (piano) Rpt


Piano: Kathryn Stott

: Jean-Marie Leclair at the Concert Spirituel

Nicholas Anderson presents the second of three programmes featuring music by Jean-Marie Leclair and his contemporaries.
Aubert Simphonie No 5 in F Leclair Violin Concerto in A, Op 10 No 2; Sonata a trois in D, Op 2 No 8
Mouret Cantemus Domine
Rachel Brown (flute)
Richard Campbell (bass viol) Paul Nicholson (h'chorcrf,. Julia Gooding (soprano) Peter Harvey (bass)
Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage (violin)
A Regent Records production


Unknown: Nicholas Anderson
Music By: Jean-Marie Leclair
Flute: Rachel Brown
Bass: Richard Campbell
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Soprano: Julia Gooding
Bass: Peter Harvey
Bass: Collegium Musicum
Violin: Simon Standage

: Night Waves

Strolling along the banks of the Seine and through Soho, Lisa Jardine investigates the literary life of the boulevard and the art of the flaneur. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Ensemble

Jill Anderson presents a programme of Viennese music.
Mozart Rondo in D (K485) Berg, arr Silverthome Four Pieces. Op 5 Mozart
Fantasia in D minor (K397) Berg
Adagio (Chamber Concerto) Mozart Trio in E flat (K498) Angela Malsbury (clarinet) Paul Silverthorne (viola) Benjamin Frith (piano)
Andrew Watkinson (violin) Ronan O'Hora (piano) Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Unknown: Jill Anderson
Unknown: Mozart Rondo
Clarinet: Angela Malsbury
Viola: Paul Silverthorne
Piano: Benjamin Frith
Violin: Andrew Watkinson
Piano: Ronan O'Hora

: Night School

Listen and Read 1.20
Verseplay 1.40 Infant History

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