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: Open University

Maths: Transforming Graphs

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor
7.05 Telemann Concerto in D for three trumpets and two oboes
7.19 Sibelius The
Oceanides, Op 73 7.36 Janacek Sinfonietta
8.05 Offenbach Overture:
Le voyage dans la lune 8.23 Brahms Ruhe,
Sussliebchen, Op 33 No 9
8.43 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Composer of the Week: Pierre Boulez at 70

Presented by Peter-Paul Nash.
3: Une dentelle s'abolit ...
Le marteau sans maftre
Elizabeth Laurence (mezzo) Ensemble
InterContemporain/ The Composer
Improvisation sur Mallarme II (Pli selon pli)
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano) BBC SO/The Composer Dérive I
InterContemporain/ The Composer


Presented By: Peter-Paul Nash.
Unknown: Elizabeth Laurence
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson

: Midweek Choice

with Susan Sharpe , including Stravinsky Greeting
Prelude; Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Columbia SO/The Composer
10.15 Scarlatti, arr Tausig Pastorale;
Capriccio Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.20 Berlioz The
Shepherds' Farewell (L'enfance du Christ) Choir of Strasbourg
Cathedral Orchestra/ Abbe Alphonse Hoch
10.25 Mozart
Piano Sonata in A (K331) Murray Perahia (piano)
10.50 Caldara
Alma del core
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Piero Gamba
10.55 Sibelius Tapiola Boston SO, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
11.10 Debussy Trois chansons de Bilitis
Regine Crespin (soprano) Suisse Romande
Orchestra/Ernest Ansermet
11.20 Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E flat, Op 44 No 3
Melos Quartet
11.50 Handel Sta neir
Ircana (Alcina)
Delia Jones (mezzo)
City of London Baroque Sinfonia/Richard Hickox Producer Chris de Souza Discs


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Piano: Capriccio Benno Moiseiwitsch
Unknown: Abbe Alphonse Hoch
Piano: Murray Perahia
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor: Piero Gamba
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky
Soprano: Regine Crespin
Unknown: Delia Jones

: Ulster Orchestra

Repeated from yesterday 11.30pm

: Raphael Piano Trio

Haydn Piano Trio in E flat (H XV 22)
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor, Op 66

: Schools

Together: An Assembly for Schools 2.20 Time and Tune: Music Course 2 - Dig It 2.40 Drama Workshop

: Record Review

with Richard Osborne.
Building a Library
A Rafael Kubelik survey by Jonathan Swain.
Revised rpt from Saturday 9.00am


Unknown: Richard Osborne.
Unknown: Rafael Kubelik
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

: Choral Evensong

from the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Hertfordshire. Featuring a verse anthem with string accompaniment by Purcell to mark the tercentenary of his death.
Introit: Salvator mundi (Blow) Responses: Byrd
Psalms 142 and 143 (Wise, Purcell)
First Lesson: Jeremiah 30, wl-11
Office Hymn: My God, I love Thee
Canticles - Short Service
Second Lesson: John 11, w 28-37
Anthem: I will give thanks unto the Lord (Purcell)
Organ Voluntary: Voluntary in D minor (Croft)
Choir directed by Barry Rose Organist Andrew Parnell In association with the Arts
Council of England


Directed By: Barry Rose
Organist: Andrew Parnell

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson interviews a celebrity with the help of pupils from Toothill School, Nottingham.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Natalie Wheen with a selection of music including Debussy Masques
In Tune continues at 7.00pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen

: Rush Hour Concert

from the Wigmore Hall, London.
John Harle (saxophone) James Crabb (accordion) David Owen Norris (piano) Richard Baker introduces the first concert of the spring season, featuring
Scarlatti and Mozart on the accordion, Ravel and Chick Corea on the saxophone and a special arrangement of Weill's The Threepenny Opera.


Accordion: James Crabb
Piano: David Owen Norris
Introduces: Richard Baker
Introduces: Chick Corea

: In Tune

Part 2
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor (D703)

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

from the Royal Festival Hall,
Christine Cairns (mezzo) Kim Walker (bassoon)
Debussy Prélude a I'apres-midi d'un faune
Simon Bainbridge Ad Ora Incerta - Four Orchestral
Songs from Primo Levi (BBC commission, first performance) conducted by The Composer
8.20 The Grapes of Roi by David Pownall. Sick of life in England, King George III escapes to the revolting colonies, marries Betty en route, meets
George Washington and is finally persuaded to return home.


Unknown: Christine Cairns
Bassoon: Kim Walker
Unknown: Simon Bainbridge
Unknown: Primo Lew
Unknown: David Pownall.
Unknown: King George Iii
Unknown: George Washington
George III: Nigel Hawthorne
George Washington: Peter Whitman
Betty: Siriol Jenkins
Medicine Man: John Hollis
Arbuthnot: Lyndham Gregory
Doctor: Gareth Armstrong

: Tchaikovsky

Manfred Symphony conductor Alexander Lazarev


Conductor: Alexander Lazarev

: Diary of a Composition

Simon Bainbridge stresses the importance of a rhythmic frame in the process of composing - and the dangers of French holidays! Next programme tomorrow 9.30pm


Unknown: Simon Bainbridge

: Young Artists' Forum

Anna Markland looks forward to this year's Forum and plays excerpts from the 1994 series, including works by Dohnanyi,
Massenet, Berio, Ravel and Rimsky-Korsakov. For an application form ring [number removed]


Unknown: Anna Markland

: Night Waves in New York

Continuing a week of programmes examining New York's place in the arts world. Tonight, the verdict on two major openings at the Metropolitan Opera: Jonathan Miller directing Debussy and Placido Domingo in the pit for Puccini.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Ensemble

Introduced by Jill Anderson. Mozart
Piano Trio in E (K542) Shostakovich
Piano Trio No 2
Gould Piano Trio
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Introduced By: Jill Anderson.

: Night School

Scene on Radio - Writing for Radio competition: the winning entry

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