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: Open University

Culture and Belief in Europe: Renaissance Music

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: On Air

7.05 Marini Sonata in Ecco with three violins, Op 8
7.11 Dukas
Poème danse: La péri
7.32 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 74 No
8.05 Vivaldi Mandolin
Concerto in C (RV425)
8.12 Mendelssohn
Fruhlingslied, Op 71 No 2; Fruhlingslied, Op 34 No 3
8.38 Bach Partita No 3 in A minor (BWV 827)
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Marini Sonata
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composer of the Week: Wagner

This week, Barry Millington presents a chronological survey of the music Wagner produced before, alongside and after the great music dramas, beginning today with some of his earliest compositions.
The Apprentice Years (1831-1838)
Overture: Rule Britannia
Hong Kong PO, conductor Varujan Kojian
Cantata: Nikolay
Bamberg Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Symphony in E
Tokyo Metropolitan
SO/Hiroshi Wakasugi Overture: Beim antritt
Bamberg SO, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Producer Chris de Souza Discs


Unknown: Barry Millington
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher

: Musical Encounters

with Mairi Nicholson from
Bridge Coronation March
10.08 Artist of the Week:
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (bar) Rossini Largo al factotum (II barbiere di Siviglia)
10.19 Schumann
Waldszenen, Op 82
10.48 Locatelli Violin
Concerto in G, Op 3 No 9 (L'arte del violino)
11.05 J C Bach Symphony in E flat, Op 18 No 1
11.28 Bax Symphony: Spring Rre
Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Mairi Nicholson
Unknown: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Singing in the Ruins

On 12 March 1945, much of the Vienna State Opera
House was destroyed by bombing. In the first of three programmes marking the fiftieth anniversary of the event, Richard Osbome recalls the struggles and triumphs of the company in the decade before the opening of the rebuilt house in 1955. With reminiscences from the great soprano Sena Jurinac and music from operas by Mozart and Strauss sung by Maria Reining , Sena Jurinac , Hans Hotter , Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ,
Richard Tauber and Maria Cebotari.
Producer Peter Tanner


Unknown: Richard Osbome
Soprano: Sena Jurinac
Sung By: Maria Reining
Sung By: Sena Jurinac
Sung By: Hans Hotter
Sung By: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Sung By: Richard Tauber
Sung By: Maria Cebotari.
Producer: Peter Tanner

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John 's,
Smith Square.
Chilingirian Quartet Hugh Wood
String Quartet No 4
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm


Unknown: St John

: Schools

20th-century Soundbites
2.15 Storybox 2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First Steps in Drama

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Dmitri Sitkovetsky directs the strings of the orchestra in his own transcription of Shostakovich's String Quartet No 3.


Unknown: Dmitri Sitkovetsky

: Dutch Royal Organs

Gert Oost plays music from the Dutch Royal House archives on instruments in the Netherlands,
Luxemburg and Indonesia.


Unknown: Gert Oost

: Time and Changes

Jazz pianist and composer Stan Tracey talks to
Geoffrey Smith about the postwar London club scene. Repeated Thursday 10.15pm


Talks: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: The Music Machine

Does the composer have a role in times of war?
Tommy Pearson investigates. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

with Andrew Green.
5.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in C (K545)
6.03 Schumann Three
Romances for oboe and piano, Op 94
6.35 Glazunov Violin
Concerto in A minor
7.03 Verdi Laudi alia
Vergine Maria (Quattro pezzi sacri)
Producer Andrew Mussett


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Verdi Laudi
Unknown: Vergine Maria
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: EBU International Concert Season

from the House of Culture, Helsinki. Anssi Karttunen (cello)
Finnish Radio SO, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Dallapiccola Three
Questions and Two Answers Tan Dun Cello Concerto
(first performance)
8.20 It's a Question of Answers
Pekka Siren and Agnieszka Waligorska investigate what ice-breakers do in summer and why Finns are so silent.
8.40 Magnus Undberg Aura (first European performance)


Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Cello: Tan Dun
Unknown: Pekka Siren
Unknown: Agnieszka Waligorska

: Britain in Pictures

Michael Camey introduces and reads from British Ports and Harbours by Leo Walmsley , first published in 1942. Producer Louise Greenberg
Next programme tomorrow 9.30pm


Introduces: Michael Camey
Unknown: Leo Walmsley
Producer: Louise Greenberg

: Schubert

Moments musicaux (D780 Nos 1-3)
Ian Lake (piano)


Piano: Ian Lake

: New Waves

Albion Brass Consort
In the last programme in the current series featuring composers working with young artists, the Albion Brass Consort make their
Radio 3 debut with a programme including the first broadcast of a piece by Benedict Mason.
Frigyes Hidas 5 x 5 Vagn Holmboe Brass Quintet, Op 79
Benedict Mason Brass
Quintet (first broadcast performance)
A Classic Arts production


Unknown: Benedict Mason.
Unknown: Frigyes Hidas

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
introduce highlights from last Saturday's New
Aura concert, featuring synth/ sampler duo David Toop and Max Eastley and live radio sampling by Scanner. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: David Toop
Unknown: Max Eastley
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

Helen Garrison introduces another concert from the 1994/5 Early Music Network season.
Monica Huggett (violin) Richard Savino (guitar)
Castello Sonata No 1 (Sonate concertate in stil modemo) Uccellini Sonata detta la
Luciminia contenta
Zamboni Allemanda ; Giga Corelll
Sonata in C, Op 5 No 3 Giuliani Theme and Variations (Duo Concertante in E minor, Op 25) Paganini Sonata Concertata in A
Producer Lindsay Kemp
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Introduces: Helen Garrison
Violin: Monica Huggett
Guitar: Richard Savino
Unknown: Zamboni Allemanda
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night School

Triple Bill - The Haunting. 1
1.30 Come and Praise
Special 2.00 French 14-16: Radio Relax

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