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: Open University

Culture and Belief in Europe: Giorgi

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: On Air

with Catriona Young.
7.05 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11
7.15 Poulenc Timor et tremor (Quatre motets pour un temps de penitence)
7.40 Mozart Divertimento in B flat (K186)
8.05 Bach Kommt , ihr
Tochter (St Matthew Passion)
8.20 Chopin
Etudes, Op 10 Nos 1-4
8.30 Quartet Collection:
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Catriona Young.
Unknown: Bach Kommt
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composers of the Week: William Byrd and Thomas Tallis

(1543-1623) and (C1505-1585)
Presented by John Milsom. Tallis Salve intemerata virgo Tallis Scholars, director
Peter Phillips
Byrd Rejoice unto the Lord Michael Chance
(countertenor) Fretwork
Tallis Gloria (Missa Puer natus est nobis)
Clerkes of Oxenford, conductor David Wulstan
Byrd Magnificat (Great Service)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Tallis Spem in alium
Tallis Scholars, director
Peter Phillips Rpt


Presented By: John Milsom.
Director: Peter Phillips
Director: Byrd Rejoice
Unknown: Tallis Gloria
Conductor: David Wulstan
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Tallis Spem
Director: Peter Phillips Rpt

: Musical Encounters

from Cardiff, with Michael McCarthy.
Mozart Overture: Die
Entfuhrung aus dem Sera/7
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Christian Lindberg (trombone)
Weber Romance
Sibelius Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
10.35 Bach Cantata No
126: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort
10.50 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A flat, Op 26
11.10 Ives The Circus Band
11.15 Gordon Jacob
Trombone Concerto
11.35 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Michael McCarthy.
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Unknown: Sibelius Lemminkainen
Unknown: Gordon Jacob
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: In Repertory

Josephine Barstow talks to Rodney Milnes about the role of Queen Elizabeth I in Britten's opera Gloriana. Musical illustrations are from the recording she made with Charles Mackerras


Talks: Josephine Barstow
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth I
Unknown: Charles MacKerras

: BBC Lunchtime Concert

from St John 's, Smith Square.
Rolf Hind (piano)
Janacek In the Mist
Simon Holt Nigredo (first UK performance)
James Dillan Spleen
Messiaen Canteyodjaya Repeated Easter Day 6.30pm


Unknown: St John
Piano: Rolf Hind
Unknown: James Dillan Spleen
Unknown: Messiaen Canteyodjaya

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Takuo Yuasa
Stephen Cleobury (organ) Mozart Overture: Don
Haydn Organ Concerto in C (H XVIII 1)
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Byrd Organ Music

The second of three programmes in which Paul Nicholson plays the organ at Lanvallec in Brittany built by English craftsmen at the time of the Commonwealth.


Unknown: Paul Nicholson

: Time and Changes

In the sixth of eight programmes, pianist and composer Stan Tracey tells Geoffrey Smith why he largely gave up free jazz in the mid-70s and how his octet was formed in response to the first of a series of commissions which included the Bracknell
Connection. In 1978, a new drummer joined the band - his son, Clark Terry.
Repeated Thursday 10.15pm


Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clark Terry.

: The Music Machine

Another Byte 1
This week, Mike Edwards examines the expanding role of computer technology in music. Today: are computers changing the meaning of creativity? A Track Record production


Unknown: Mike Edwards

: In Tune

with Andrew Green.
Debussy Fetes (Nocturnes)
6.03 Chopin Mazurka in D, Op 33 No 2
6.30 Mendelssohn Piano
Trio in C minor, Op 66 Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Life with an Idiot

Live from the Coliseum, London.
Alfred Schnittke's opera to a text by Victor Yerofeyev, based on his own novella, in its British premiere production by English National Opera. This allegorical black comedy tells how a man, called simply "I", and his wife have an idiot lodger imposed upon them as punishment for some unspecified crime. The idiot creates mayhem, having sex with both the man and the woman, and finally leaves "I" insane and the wife murdered. Presented by Chris de Souza. Sung in English.
English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Richard Armstrong
Act 1

8.30 Victor Yerofeyev
The librettist of "Life with an Idiot" and author of the novel "Russian
Beauty" talks to Professor Anthony Briggs.

8.50 Act 2


Composer: Alfred Schnlttke
Text: Victor Yerofeyev
Presenter: Chris de Souza
Singers/musicians: English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Subject (interval): Victor Yerofeyev
Interviewer (interval): Anthony Briggs
I: David Barrell (baritone)
Wife: Louisa Kennedy-Richardson (soprano)
Idiot: Alasdair Elliott (tenor)
Guard: David Gwynne (bass)
Marcel Proust: Quentin Hayes (baritone)

: Telling Stories

Four tales from the BBC's annual collection of radio stories, which is published this month.
1: Gewurztraminer by James Hamilton-Paterson .
Read by Nicholas Le Prevost. Producer Janet Whitaker
Next programme tomorrow 9.25pm


Unknown: James Hamilton-Paterson
Read By: Nicholas Le Prevost.
Producer: Janet Whitaker

: Schubert

String Trio in B flat (D471) Grumiaux Trio
Piano Trio in B flat (D28) Beaux Arts Trio Discs

: Passion Carols

Meurig Bowen introduces the first of five programmes for Passion Week in which the Hilliard Ensemble performs carols from the Fayrfax manuscript of C1500, written to commemorate Christ's
Passion. Derek Jacobi reads contemporary religious lyrics. Anon Ay, my dear son
Rogers Covey-Crump and John Potter (tenors)
Gordon Jones (baritone) A Magenta Music International production. Next programme tomorrow 10.35pm


Introduces: Meurig Bowen
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Tenors: John Potter
Baritone: Gordon Jones

: Mixing It

with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Music Restored

Utrecht 94
Andrew Manze introduces another concert from last year's Early Music Festival. Andreas Staier is the fortepianist in Beethoven's Sonata in E flat, Op 7 and Dussek's Sonata in A flat
(C221) (The Return to Paris). Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Introduces: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Andreas Staier

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