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: Open University

Maths: Composite Functions

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Bach Toccata and Fugue in F (BWV 540)
Christopher Herrick (organ)
7.19 Debussy Preludes Nos 1-3 (Book 1) Livia Rev (piano)
7.32 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 Hagen Quartet
8.05 Musorgsky St John 's Night on the Bare Mountain (original version)
LSO/Claudio Abbado
8.22 Massenet Que mes soeurs sont heureuses
Frederica von Stade (sop) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Julius Rudel
8.41 Strauss Duett-
Manfred Weise (clarinet) Wolfgang Leibscher (bassoon)
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: Musorgsky St John

: Composer of the Week: Wagner

The Bayreuth Years (1870-1883)
Barry Millington describes the composer's final years - including the first performance of Parsifal and the complete Ring cycle - and introduces some of the other music he composed at the same time.
LSO/Marek Janowski Albumblatt in E flat. Daniel Levy (piano) Grosser Festmarsch
LSO/Marek Janowski Siegfried Idyll
New York PO/Pierre Boulez Discs


Unknown: Barry Millington

: Musical Encounters

from Manchester with Mairi
Nicholson, including
Strauss Serenade , Op 7 London Winds, conductor Michael Collins
10.10 Artist of the Week:
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (bar) Rachmaninov Aleko 's
Cavatina (Aleko)
Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
10.17 Bax Symphony No 2 LPO/Bryden Thomson
11.13 Debussy Trois chansons de Charles d "Orleans
Monteverdi Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.20 Schumann
Fantasiestucke, Op 111 Eric le Sage (piano)
11.38 Bridge Enter Spring BBC Philharmonic, conductor Adrian Leaper


Unknown: Strauss Serenade
Artist: Michael Collins
Unknown: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Unknown: Rachmaninov Aleko
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Adrian Leaper

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Carmina Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in G (K387)
Debussy String Quartet in G minor

: Schools

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

: Mining the Archive

Time Regained
The final programme in the series celebrating some illustrious musical careers.
The violinist Ida Haendel made her Proms debut in 1937 under Sir Henry Wood and is in London again this month to perform the Britten and Eigar concertos. Stephen Plaistow talks to her and Rodney Friend and plays recordings of Wieniawski from her wunderkind years,
Sibelius Violin Concerto from the 1981 Proms, with the LSO conducted by Paavo Berglund , and Enesco's Violin Sonata No
3 from a Radio 3 broadcast of 1972. A Cavendish production


Violinist: Ida Haendel
Unknown: Sir Henry Wood
Talks: Stephen Plaistow
Talks: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: Paavo Berglund

: Hits of the 40s

Es geht alles voruber, es geht alles vorbei.
James Clark listens again to a sentimental hit from
1942 which he heard as an English teenager stuck in wartime Berlin.
Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: James Clark
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Music of the Silk Road

More traditional music from the great trade route across Central Asia, presented by Sara Nuttall. Today, Ruth Davis tells of the exotic origin myth of Kashmir, with its interplay of Muslim and Hindu influences. And Colin
Huehns plays polo music and extrovert love songs from Chitral, Gilgit and the Hunza Valley in northern Pakistan, which is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world.


Presented By: Sara Nuttall.
Unknown: Ruth Davis

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson gives a 15-minute guided tour of Britten's War Requiem.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Richard Baker presents a special Comic Relief edition on St Patrick's Day. Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Towards the Millennium

from Studio 1, Birmingham.
Mary King (mezzo) Andrew Ball (piano) Kreutzer Quartet
Poulenc Banalités
Philipp Jamach Dar Amrumer Tagebuch
Elizabeth Lutyens The
Actress; Progression; The Songster; The Repentance of Lady T;
Lady Rogue Singleton (Songs of Stevie Smith )
Britten A Charm of Lullabies
8.15 Catching the Eye
Madeleine Ginsburg looks at how war dictated the fashions of the 40s.
8.35 Philip Cashian So
Lonely (BBC commission, first performance)
Paul Bowles Settings of Tennessee Williams:
Lonesome Man; Three; Sugar in the Cane
John Cage A Room; The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs; A Room
Montsalvatge Canciones negras


Piano: Andrew Ball
Unknown: Philipp JamacH Dar
Unknown: Amrumer Tagebuch
Unknown: Elizabeth Lutyens
Unknown: Lady Rogue Singleton
Unknown: Stevie Smith
Unknown: Madeleine Ginsburg
Unknown: Philip Cashian
Unknown: Paul Bowles
Unknown: Montsalvatge Canciones

: Britain in Pictures

Michael Carney introduces and reads from English
Cricket by Neville Cardus , first published in 1945. Series producer Louise Greenburg


Introduces: Michael Carney
Unknown: Neville Cardus
Producer: Louise Greenburg

: BBC Philharmonic

conductor Giinther Herbig Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor


Conductor: Giinther Herbig

: Friday Feature: Gathering Winter Fuel

Where were you in the winter of '47? Colin
McLaren shivered in his primary school playground in a seedy London suburb - but lived to tell the tale. Producer Louise Greenberg


Producer: Louise Greenberg

: Midnight Oil

Alwynne Pritchard introduces
Henryk Gorecki 's monumental trio of recitatives and ariosos, Lerchenmusik, performed by the London Sinfonietta Soloists: Michael Collins
(clarinet), Christopher van Kampen (cello) and John Constable (piano). It is preceded by Vasily Lobanov playing his own Piano Sonata No 2.
Producer Alan Hall


Introduces: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: Henryk Gorecki
Soloists: Michael Collins
Cello: Christopher van Kampen
Cello: John Constable
Unknown: Vasily Lobanov
Producer: Alan Hall

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