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: Open University

The Making of Modem Europe

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Verdi Overture: La forza del destino
Halle Orchestra, conductor
John Barbirolli
7.13 Songbook Selection: Wolf Italienisches
Liederbuch Nos 36-39
Felicity Lott (soprano) Peter Schreier (tenor)
Graham Johnson (piano)
7.32 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1
Bochmann Quartet
8.05 lbert
Hommage a Mozart Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.20 Takemitsu
Tashi Ensemble
8.42 Rameau Suite: Platée
Raglan Baroque Players, director Nicholas Kraemer


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Wolf Italienisches
Unknown: Liederbuch Nos
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Director: Nicholas Kraemer

: Composer of the Week: Carver

Missa I'homme arme
... but who was the armed man?
Harry Christophers directs The Sixteen in Carver's mass, while John Purser and Isobel Preece throw some light on the identity of the warrior.


Unknown: Harry Christophers
Unknown: John Purser
Unknown: Isobel Preece

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman , including
Dvorak Legend No 5 in A flat
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles
10.00 Artist of the Week:
Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)
10.10 Voices and Viols:
Music by Weelkes, Gibbons and Billings
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
Rose Consort of Viols
10.35 Ireland Sarnia - An
Island Sequence
Clifford Benson (piano)
11.10 Boismortier Trio
Sonata in G, Op 12 No 4 Nancy Hadden (flute) Catherine Mackintosh
Lucy Carolan (harpsichord) Erin Headley (viola da gamba)
11.25 Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat
Orchestra of St John 's,
Smith Square, conductor John Lubbock


Unknown: Edward Blakeman
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Conductor: Bo Holten
Conductor: Rose Consort
Piano: Clifford Benson
Flute: Nancy Hadden
Violin: Catherine MacKintosh
Harpsichord: Lucy Carolan
Viola: Erin Headley
Unknown: St John
Conductor: John Lubbock

: Music Restored

Presented by Alison Wray. Salomon Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 33 No 4
Mozart String Quartet in B flat (K458) (Hunt)
Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm


Presented By: Alison Wray.

: Wartime at the National Gallery

The fourth of five programmes tracing the story of Myra Hess 's famous chamber concerts.
Presented by Robert Philip. During 1943, the concerts passed the one thousand mark, and the programmes began to include a wider repertoire, including Tudor church music. Famous pianists such as Solomon and Moiseiwitsch continued to play to packed houses.


Unknown: Myra Hess
Presented By: Robert Philip.

: Schools

Playtime 2.15 Time to Move 2.35 Listen!

: Music for the British Movies

Carl Davis introduces the first of two programmes of music composed between the 1930s and the 1950s for films made in Britain, including works by Walton, Arnold, Bax, Britten,
Antony Hopkins , Vaughan Williams and Bliss. Several scores that have not been performed since they were commissioned have been recorded for the programmes. Carl Davis also talks to some of the composers, or people closely associated with them, about the films and the technique of writing film music.
Producer Andrew Mussett
See also tonight 11.30pm


Introduces: Carl Davis
Unknown: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Carl Davis
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson explores the role of silence in music.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

from Manchester with Mairi Nicolson , including
5.16 Rebel Caprice (Les elemens)
Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
6.40 Komgold Sinfonietta, Op 5
BBC Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Matthias Bamert
7.03 Gershwin, arr Ma Three Preludes
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Jeffrey Kahane (piano) Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Mairi Nicolson
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Piano: Jeffrey Kahane
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Pebble Mill

from Studio One, Birmingham.
Vogler Quartet:
Tim Vogler and Franck Reinecke (violins)
Stefan Fehlandt (viola) Stephan Forck (cello) Mendelssohn String
Quartet in E flat, Op 12
Beethoven String Quartet in F. Op 135
8.25 Interval
Calum McDonald considers
Schoenberg's writing for the string quartet.
8.45 Schoenberg String Quartet No 4, Op 37 FOR FREE TICKETS: Ring 0[number removed]


Unknown: Tim Vogler
Violins: Franck Reinecke
Viola: Stefan Fehlandt
Cello: Stephan Forck
Unknown: Calum McDonald

: Catalysts

Five views of the most important scientific developments of the 1940s. 2: Physicist Frank Close chooses research into the fundamental particles of nature.
Producer Deborah Cohen
Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Frank Close
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Balet Comique de la Royne

Jeremy Barlow introduces and directs music from perhaps the first example of French musical theatre, a lavish entertainment mounted at the Petit
Bourbon Palace in 1581. The performers are
Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood ,
Musica Antiqua of London, director Philip Thorby , and the Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman.
Producer Lindsay Kemp


Introduces: Jeremy Barlow
Director: Andrew Carwood
Director: Musica Antiqua
Director: Philip Thorby
Director: Peter Holman.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Night Waves

With Oscar night only a week away and his film
Pulp Fiction nominated for seven Academy Awards, Quentin Tarantino discusses Howard Hawks, Brian de Palma, Oliver Stone, mouse money, music and more in a Guardian interview with Adrian Wootton given before an audience at the National Film Theatre, London.
Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Quentin Tarantino
Unknown: Adrian Wootton
Producer: John Goudie

: The BBC Orchestras

Before Hollywood
Robert Ziegler introduces and conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra and Mary King (mezzo) in music by Grosz, Korngold, Waxman. Schoenberg, Weill and Gershwin written before they made their mark in Hollywood.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Introduces: Robert Ziegler

: Night School

Scene on Radio - Exploring Dear Nobody. Author and ideas 1.30 German 16+:

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