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: Open University

Oral History and Family Relationships

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Catriona Young , including at approximately
7.05 Quartet Collection: Haydn String Quartet in E flat. Op 76 No 6 (Fantasia)
7.30 Bach Concerto in the Italian Style (BWV 971)
7.45 Sibelius Impromptu
8.05 Gershwin
Cuban Overture
8.40 Brahms Violin Sonata in D minor, Op 108 Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young

: Composer of the Week: Haydn in England

"On 4th May 1795, 1 gave my benefit concert in the Haymarket Theatre. The room was full of a select company. I made four thousand gulden on this evening. Such a thing is only possible in England." (Haydn's fourth London Notebook.)
Presented by Susan Sharpe , with Denys Hawthorne as Haydn. English Psalms BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly Berenice, che fai?
Arleen Auger (soprano)
Handel and Haydn Society/ Christopher Hogwood
Symphony No 104 in D (London)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
0 Tuneful Voice
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Timothy Roberts (fortepiano) Rpt


Presented By: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Conductor: Simon Joly
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Timothy Roberts

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza.
William Turner
Suite: II pastor fido
10.15 Handel Harpsichord Suite No 5 in D
10.30 Lord Bemers Suite:
The Triumph of Neptune
10.40 Mozart
Duo in G (K423)
10.55 Ireland
Piano Concerto
11.20 Leopold Mozart Concerto in E flat for two homs
11.35 Artists of the Week:
BBC Symphony Chorus
Lambert The Rio Grande


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: William Turner
Unknown: Leopold Mozart

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday

: St David's Hall Lunchtime Recital

Presented by Nicola Heywood-Thomas .
Gareth Newman (bassoon) Suzanne Cheetham (piano) Hindemrth Bassoon Sonata
Willson Osbome Rhapsody for solo bassoon
Gilbert Vinter
Reverie John Pkkard
The Phagotus of Afranio Saint-Saens Bassoon
Sonata in G, Op 168


Presented By: Nicola Heywood-Thomas
Bassoon: Gareth Newman
Piano: Suzanne Cheetham
Unknown: Willson Osbome
Bassoon: Gilbert Vinter
Unknown: John Pkkard

: Of Love, Skeletons and Toasters

Music from Latin America performed by the New London Chamber Choir, conductor James Wood.
Jose Almeida Prado
Celebratio Amorio et Gaudii
(first UK performance) Arturo Salinas
Svetlina (first performance)
Javier Alvarez
Calacas Imaginarias (first performance)


Conductor: James Wood.
Conductor: Jose Almeida Prado
Unknown: Arturo Salinas
Unknown: Javier Alvarez

: Mining the Archive

Sir Malcolm Sargent (1895-1967)
3: You know, Doc, you're going over real big
In the postwar years, the enormous prestige of "Dr Malcolm Sargent " made him a welcome conductor with all the British orchestras. This programme includes a cross-section of the many recordings he made with them, with Kathleen Ferrier singing
Bach and Moura Lympany as soloist in Mendelssohn's
Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor. Introduced by Lyndon Jenkins.
Producer Patrick Lambert


Unknown: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Dr Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Moura Lympany
Introduced By: Lyndon Jenkins.
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: An Awful Silence FAIREST ISLE

This year is the 150th year since the onset of the Great
Famine in Ireland. In this first of three programmes, Nicholas Carolan explores its expression in music. Archival and commercial recordings of keens for the dead, contemporary local songs in the Irish language, English-language street ballads and later Irish-
American compositions bring an echo of the national calamity that has left an indelible mark on the character of modem Ireland.
Producer David Byers


Unknown: Nicholas Carolan
Producer: David Byers

: The Music Machine

Supertunes 2 5: World
Lord Onslow hears from
Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, producer Simon Emmerson and others about world music.
A Planet 24 production


Producer: Simon Emmerson

: In Tune

Richard Baker presents this afternoon's edition of arts news and interviews, and plays a selection of music including
Beethoven Overture:
The Creatures of Prometheus
6.03 Schubert The
Shepherd on the Rock (D965)
6.30 Lennox Berkeley Serenade for strings
7.03 Mendelssohn
Variations concertantes, Op 17
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Towards the Millennium

Lucy Shelton (soprano) John Constable (piano)
Britten Sinfonia , conductor
Nicholas Cleobury ' Messiaen Harawi
Strauss Sonatina No 2 in E flat for 16 wind instruments (Frohliche Werkstatt)


Soprano: Lucy Shelton
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Conductor: Messiaen Harawi

: Stories by Bruno Schulz THE FORTIES

4: Birds and Cockroaches
For details see Monday Rpt

: Hindemith

BBC Philharmonic conductor Yan Pascal
Hindemrth Overture: Neues vom Tage; Suite:
Nobilissima Visione; Symphony in E flat


Conductor: Yan Pascal

: Friday Feature: Gifts of Kings

As the mirror evolved from a pool of water to the modem looking-glass, a variety of associations and attributes attached to it - vanity, narcissism, decadence, fear ...
Mirrors were instruments with magical qualities capable of stealing the soul, or given by the aristocracy as gifts of great prestige.
This programme takes a look at the evolution of a now commonplace device and at what it has meant to people down the ages.
Producer Lyn Champion

: Midnight Oil

From the 15th Berlin Music
Biennale held last month,
Alwynne Pritchard introduces performances of Bemd Alois Zimmermann 's
Photoptosis and Karlheinz Stockhausen 's Kontakte, with the Berlin Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Johannes
Producer Alan Hall


Introduces: Alwynne Pritchard
Unknown: Bemd Alois Zimmermann
Unknown: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Producer: Alan Hall

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