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: Open University

VIPs - Albert Einstein
Seven portraits of people who have changed the way we view the world, starting with the scientist who transformed our ideas of space and time.


Unknown: Albert Einstein

: Weather

: Record Review

presented by Anthony Burton. Bach Concerto in C minor
(BWV 1060)
Anthony Robson (oboe) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director
Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin)
7.17 Schubert
Two Scherzi (D593)
Michel Dalberto (piano)
7.28 Wilhelm Berger
Serenade in F, Op 102
Winds of the Bamberg SO, conductor Jost Michaels
7.57 Corelli Sonata in G minor, Op 5 No 5
Monica Huggett (violin)
Mitzi Meyerson (chamber organ)
Nigel North (theorbo)
8.09 Falla Fantasia baetica
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Tchaikovsky Serenade for strings
Saito Kinen Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Oboe: Anthony Robson
Violin: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Piano: Michel Dalberto
Piano: Wilhelm Berger
Conductor: Jost Michaels
Conductor: Corelli Sonata
Violin: Monica Huggett
Violin: Mitzi Meyerson
Unknown: Nigel North
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha
Piano: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Building a Library

A survey of Tito Gobbi 's recordings by John Steane. Michael Hall on new releases of classical chamber music.


Unknown: Tito Gobbi
Unknown: John Steane.
Unknown: Michael Hall

: Record Release

Haydn Piano Trio in E minor (H XV 12)
Andrew Manze (violin) Jaap ter Linden (cello) Tini Mathot (fortepiano)
10.34 Mozart String Quartet in C (K465) (Dissonance)
Kuijken Quartet


Violin: Andrew Manze
Cello: Tini Mathot

: Reissues

Hugh Canning reports on this year's Gramophone Awards which took place earlier this week.
11.35 An extract from the Gramophone Record of the Year.
Producers Patrick Lambert and Clive Portbury Discs
Revised 3.00pm


Unknown: Hugh Canning
Producers: Patrick Lambert
Producers: Clive Portbury

: Spirit of the Age

Love and the Liturgy
Medieval and renaissance music inspired by the love poetry of the Song of Songs. Christopher Page's guests are Bruno and Denys Turner.
Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Denys Turner.
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Role Play

Five programmes in which Michael Billington talks to actresses about key roles in the repertoire.
2: Nora. When Ibsen's play A Doll's House was first published in 1879 one critic declared that it exploded like a bomb into contemporary life.
Juliet Stevenson ,
Anna Carteret and Cheryl Campbell discuss their approaches to playing the role of Nora. Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Michael Billington
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Anna Carteret
Unknown: Cheryl Campbell
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Malvern Festival 1994

BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Grant Llewellyn
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Robert Simpson Symphony No 7
Elgar Introduction and Allegro Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Robert Simpson

: Vintage Years

Feuermann Remembered
Annette Morreau concludes her investigation into the life of the great cellist
Emanuel Feuermann with chamber music recordings he made with Heifetz,
Primrose and Rubinstein and comments from George Szell , Rubinstein,
Janos Starker and former students.
Paganini Caprice No 13 in B flat (1934)
William Primrose (viola)
Sarasate Zapateado (1939) Teddy Saidenberg (piano) Mozart Divertimento in E flat (K563) (1941)
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat (D898) (1941)
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Artur Rubinstein (piano) Brahms Piano Trio in B,
Op 8 (1941)
Jascha Heifetz (violin) Theo van der Pas
Gluck Mélodie (Orphee) (1934)
Theo van der Pas (piano) A Morreau production


Unknown: Annette Morreau
Unknown: Emanuel Feuermann
Unknown: George Szell
Unknown: Janos Starker
Viola: William Primrose
Piano: Teddy Saidenberg
Piano: Mozart Divertimento
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Violin: Jascha Heifetz

: Jazz Record Requests

Favourite recordings. 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

Ivan Hewett joins Sir Hugh Casson on a guided tour of St John 's, Smith Square as it celebrates 25 years as a concert hall. Also,
David Huckvale examines the illustrious tradition of Wagnerian kitsch.
Producer Anthony Sellors
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown: St John
Unknown: David Huckvale
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Boris Godunov

"Soon the enemy will come and the darkness will descend....
Weep, weep Russian people, starving people!"
The Simpleton's words at the end of Musorgsky's great opera set at the turn of the 16th century. Claudio Abbado conducts this performance from the Salzburg Festival.
Tolz Boys' Choir
Slovak Philharmonic
Chorus, Bratislava
Vienna State Opera Chorus VPO/Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Boris Godunov: Samuel Ramey(bass)
Fyodor: Liliana Nichiteanu(mezzo)
Xenie: Euzabeth Norberg-Schulz(sop)
Nurse: Eugenia Gorochovskaya(contrato)
Prince Shuisky: Phillp Langridge(tenor)
Schchelkalov: Albert Shagidullin(bar)
Pimen: Anatoly Kotcherga(bass)
Grigory: Sergei Larin(tenor)
Marina Mnishek: Marjana Lipovsek(soprano)
Rangoni: Monte Pederson(bar)
Varlaam: Aage Haugland(bass)
Missail: Wilfried Gahmlich (tenor)
Hostess of the inn: Elena Zaremba(mezzo)
Simpleton: Alexander Fedin(tenor)

: Two Brothers Named Grimm

Once upon a time there were two brothers named
Grimm. Jacob and Wilhelm travelled the length and breadth of Germany collecting tales of wonder from the lips of peasants. Or is that a fairy tale too? Who were the real Grimms and how did they come to create the world's best known tales? And why have these been used and abused in Germany itself? Michael Rosen 's search for the truth behind the tales takes him to Kassel where he visits the Grimm museum and to the Braider
Grimm restaurant, where the waitress will tell you fairy stories whilst serving your Sleeping Beauty breakfast. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Mark Burman

: Not the Enigma

A less familiar set of variations on an original theme, with the same opus numbers as Elgar's. Bernard Stevens
Variations, Op 36 National Symphony
Orchestra of Ireland/
Adrian Leaper. Discs ,


Unknown: Bernard Stevens
Unknown: Adrian Leaper.

: Impressions

Brian Morton introduces his selection of the best of the summer jazz releases, including those of pianist Michele Rosewoman and the Clusone 3, and he looks at Blue Note's
Connoisseur label featuring saxophonists
Omette Coleman and J R Monterose.
Producer Derek Drescher


Introduces: Brian Morton
Pianist: Michele Rosewoman
Unknown: Omette Coleman
Producer: Derek Drescher

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