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: Open University

Talking about the Enlightenment

: Weather

: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton.
Rossini Overture:
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yoel Levi
7.15 Matthew Locke
Consort of Four Parts: Suite
No 6 in G
Hesperion XX
7.26 Bartok
Two Portraits, Op 5
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff
7.45 Purcell Masque (Timon of Athens) lestyn Davies (treble)
Christopher de la Hoyde (treble)
James Bowman
John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Michael George (bass) Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
8.05 Kodaly
String Quartet No 2 Kontra Quartet
8.25 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
Academy of St Martin , conductor Neville Marriner


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Yoel Levi
Conductor: Matthew Locke
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Unknown: James Bowman
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Michael George
Conductor: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Building a Library

Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito by Julian Budden.
Edward Greenfield on new releases of late Romantic music.


Unknown: Julian Budden.
Unknown: Edward Greenfield

: Record Release

Schulhoff Symphony No 2 Czech PO/Gerd Albrecht
10.36 Schoenberg
Accompaniment to a Film Scene
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Heinz Holliger
10.47 Komgold Violin Concerto in D
Gil Shaham (violin) LSO/Andre Previn


Conductor: Heinz Holliger
Violin: Gil Shaham

: Reissues

Patrick O'Connor samples the latest offerings from EMI's series L'Esprit
Français including Franck, Duparc and Poulenc.
11.35 Chabrier Une
Education manquee (excerpt) Liliane Berton (soprano) Jane Berbie (mezzo)
Jean-Christophe Benoit (bar) Orchestre de la Societe des
Concerts du Conservatoire/ Jean-Claude Hartemann
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert Discs
Revised rpt Wednesday 3.00pm


Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Soprano: Liliane Berton
Soprano: Jane Berbie
Unknown: Jean-Christophe Benoit
Unknown: Jean-Claude Hartemann
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Patrick Lambert

: Spirit of the Age

"... the enamoured song, Which used to soothe all wishes of my thought.
Dante's writings contain many references to the troubadours and offer tantalising glimpses of chant and dance music which is now lost to us.
Christopher Page and Martin Best discuss what his works reveal about music and poetry of that time, and extracts from La Vita Nuova and La Divina
Commedia are read by Derek Jacobi.
Producer Kate Bolton


Read By: Derek Jacobi.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Japanese Reflections

The Battle of the Fruit and Vegetables
Stephen Henry Gill presents a war to end all wars, and all because of a careless word at cherry-viewing time. With Togo Igawa, Neville Jason , Caroline John , Eiji Kusahara , Jim Norton and Megumi Shimanuki.
Series producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Stephen Henry Gill
Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Caroline John
Unknown: Eiji Kusahara
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Megumi Shimanuki.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Schubert Ensemble of London

Mayumi Seiler (violin)
Douglas Paterson (viola) Jane Salmon (cello)
Peter Buckoke (double bass) William Howard (piano) with Anthony Marwood (violin)
Dohnanyi Quintet in E flat minor, Op 26 No 2 Sally Beamish Rve
Changing Pieces (first broadcast)


Viola: Douglas Paterson
Cello: Peter Buckoke
Piano: William Howard
Violin: Anthony Marwood

: Brahms

: Vintage Years

Feuermann Remembered
Annette Morreau investigates the life of the great Austrian cellist, Emanuel Feuermann.
This second programme includes rare non-commercial recordings of Saint-Saens and Bach and begins with the famous 1939 recording of Brahms
Double Concerto in A minor
Jascha Heifetz (violin) Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy Bloch
Schelomo (1940)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor
Leopold Stokowski
Don Quixote (1940)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy Saint-Saens
Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor (1939)
New York Philharmonic-
Symphony, conductor Alexander Smallens
Bach Sarabande and Bourrée (Suite No 3 in C, BWV 1009) (1939) A Morreau production


Unknown: Annette Morreau
Unknown: Emanuel Feuermann.
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Alexander Smallens
Conductor: Bach Sarabande

: Jan Record Requests

with Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs
WRITE TO: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA.


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall Discs

: Music Matters

In a special edition, Ivan Hewett visits Lisbon, the 1994 City of Culture, where he finds a wide range of musical activities, from the Symphony Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation to the popular music of the backstreet bars and cafes. Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Norma

Bellini's opera, to a libretto by Romani, of love and betrayal in Roman-occupied Gaul. From this summer's
Ravenna Festival.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Florence Maggio Musicale, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Florence Maggio
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Norma: Jane Eaglen (soprano)
Pollione: Vincenzo La Scola (tenor)
Adalgisa: Eva Mei (soprano)
Oroveso: Dimitri Kavrakos (bass)
Clotilda: Carmela Remigio (sop)
Flavio: Ernesto Cavazzi (tenor)

: Short Story: Sukie

Francis King 's story tells of an Englishman repulsed, then engaged by the confessions of a woman he meets in a hotel in Seoul.
Read by Patrick Allen. Producer Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Francis King
Read By: Patrick Allen.
Producer: Ned Chaillet

: The Lindsays and Friends

Peter Cropper and Ronald Birks (violins)
Robin Ireland (viola) Bernard Gregor-Smith (cello)
Maurice Bourgue (oboe)
Britten Phantasy Quartet,
Op 2; Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op 49
Powers String Quartet No 2 Bliss Oboe Quintet Rpt


Unknown: Peter Cropper
Violins: Ronald Birks
Viola: Robin Ireland
Cello: Bernard Gregor-Smith
Oboe: Maurice Bourgue

: Impressions

Brian Morton begins his new series with recent releases by vocalist Claire Martin , pianist Sakis Papadimitriou and the contemporary supergroup drawn from artists on the Enja label. And there's a specially recorded set by the quintet of award-winning British trumpeter
Guy Barker , with Siggi Flosason (alto saxophone) from
Iceland, Bernardo Sassetti (piano) from Portugal,
Conor Guilfoyle (drums) from Ireland and British bassist Alec Dankworth.
Producer Derek Drescher


Unknown: Brian Morton
Pianist: Claire Martin
Pianist: Sakis Papadimitriou
Unknown: Guy Barker
Unknown: Siggi Flosason
Piano: Bernardo Sassetti
Unknown: Conor Guilfoyle
Bassist: Alec Dankworth.
Producer: Derek Drescher

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