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: Open University

Maths: One-One and Composite Functions

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Carlo Farina
Capriccio stravagante
7.22 Sibelius
Spring Song, Op 16
7.44 Glazunov
The Sea, Op 28
8.05 Stravinsky Circus Polka
8.08 Handel Fronda leggiera e mobile
8.32 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 71 No 3 Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Carlo Farina
Unknown: Handel Fronda

: Composers of the Week: Swedish Romantics

To end the week,
Curt Carlsson presents music by Otto Ohlsson (1879-1964), in his time the master of Swedish church music.
Agnus Dei (Requiem)
Ingrid Stalne (soprano) Gosta Winbergh (tenor)
Choirs from the Stockholm diocese/Charles Farncombe Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor
Ralph Davier (organ)
Ave maris Stella (Six Latin Hymns, Op 40)
Arne Lundmark (baritone) Eric Ericson 's Chamber
Choir/Eric Ericson Te Deum
Mark Falsjo (organ)
Adolf Frederiks Madrigal Choir Nicolai Chamber Choir
Stockholm Strings, conductor Ralph Davier


Unknown: Curt Carlsson
Music By: Otto Ohlsson
Soprano: Ingrid Stalne
Tenor: Gosta Winbergh
Unknown: Ralph Davier
Baritone: Arne Lundmark
Baritone: Eric Ericson

: Musical Encounters

with Piers Burton-Page .
Handel Concerto grosso in D, Op 3 No 6
10.15 Artist of the Week:
Steven Isserlis (cello) Rimsky-Korsakov Serenade , Op 37
10.20 Rautavaara
Cantus Arcticus
10.40 Bach Cello Suite No
3 in C (BWV 1009)
11.00 Schumann Arabeske in C, Op 18
11.07 Lionel Sainsbury Violin Concerto
11.50 Brahms Gesang der Parzen, Op 89


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Rimsky-Korsakov Serenade

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Marta Blanco (mezzo) Grupo Encuentros of Buenos Aires/Alicia Terzian
Carlos Guastavino Sonetos del Ruisenor
Poema del nino y su madre Edgar Alandia Grito (1980) Alicia Terzian Tres Retratos
Irma Urteaga
Suenos de Yerma
Roque de Pedro En el bar ... Como un Tango


Unknown: Marta Blanco
Unknown: Grupo Encuentros

: Schools

The Song Tree: Course 1 - The Vanishing Hole 2.15
Together Stories 2.30 Dance Workshop 2.50 Poetry Comer

: Mining the Archive

Time Regained
The fifth of six programmes celebrating the careers of great musicians. As solo violinist, chamber musician, conductor and teacher,
Sandor Vegh has inspired generations of musicians - and not only string players - for more than 60 years. The Hungarian Quartet, which he founded in 1934, played Ravel to Ravel and premiered Bartok's fifth quartet. His interpretations of Bach, Mozart and Beethoven are equally legendary. Peter Cropper and Andras Schiff pay tribute to his achievements and influence in conversation with Stephen Plaistow.
Bach Chaconne in D minor
(Partita, BWV 1004)
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor
Beethoven Cavatina (String Quartet in B flat, Op 130) Mozart Serenade in D
(K250) (Haffner) (excerpts) A Cavendish production


Unknown: Sandor Vegh
Unknown: Peter Cropper
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Beethoven Cavatina
Unknown: Mozart Serenade

: Hits of the 40s

When Judy Garland sang of a magical land Somewhere over the Rainbow, few realised the lasting power the song would have, particularly during the dark years of the 40s.
Ernie Harburg , son of the lyricist E Y "Yip" Harburg, recalls the song's creation. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Ernie Harburg
Producer: Mark Burman

: Music of the Silk Road

Sara Nuttall explores traditional music of the ancient trade route. Today, from Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan:
Turgun Alimatov 's re-creation of the sato and the Uigur songs of Abdelaziz Hashimov. Then to a music party in Khojend in northern Tajikistan, and John Bailey introduces religious songs and dances from Afghanistan.


Unknown: Sara Nuttall
Unknown: Turgun Alimatov
Unknown: Abdelaziz Hashimov.
Introduces: John Bailey

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson talks to members of the London
Gabrieli Ensemble.


Talks: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

with Jeremy Nicholas. Weber Overture: Der
6.30 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
7.03 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Towards the Millennium

from Studio 1,
Lindsay Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 4
Britten String Quartet No 2
8.30 Catching the Eye
Deyan Sudjic continues his survey of design in the 40s with a look at how commercial art and graphics became the tools of the advertising industry after the War.
8.50 Tippett
String Quartet No 3


Unknown: Deyan Sudjic

: Music at War

Stephen Johnson concludes his exploration of music written in Britain during and after the Second World War.
5: 1945 and beyond
Series producer Simon Lord


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Producer: Simon Lord

: Intersections

John Woolrich introduces a final concert mixing old and new music. Early music ensemble the Orlando
Consort and jazz group
Perfect House Plants perform a sequence of improvisations and specially composed pieces based on medieval chant and polyphony.
A co-production with Malcolm Bruno


Introduces: John Woolrich
Unknown: Malcolm Bruno

: Friday Feature: False Strings and Honest Rhymes

In the 20 years he spent at the BBC, Northern Ireland poet, playwright and critic Louis MacNeice produced some of his finest and most challenging work. This new profile focuses on MacNeice in the 1940s and combines interviews with those who knew and worked with him, contemporary archive material and excerpts from his poems and plays. Producer Michael Quinn


Unknown: Louis MacNeice
Producer: Michael Quinn

: Midnight Oil

Tonight's aural sensations come courtesy of Stephen Scott 's novel piano technique and his piece The Tears of Niobe for bowed piano, and Gyorgy Ugeti 's reinvention of composition for the organ, Volumina, performed by Karl-Erik Welin. Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Stephen Scott
Unknown: Gyorgy Ugeti
Unknown: Karl-Erik Welin.
Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Producer: Alan Hall

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