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: Open University

Sovereignty Revisited

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Penny Gore, including at approximately
7.05 Hoist
A Fugal Concerto
Duke Dobing (flute)
Christopher Hooker (oboe) City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
7.24 Puccini Crisantemi
Giovane Quartetto Italiano
7.32 Handel Handbook:
Trio Sonata in G minor,
Op 5 No 5
London Baroque
7.48 Dyson Overture: At the Tabard Inn
Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor
David Willcocks
8.05 Mozart Rondo in D
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, director
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
8.41 Respighi Suite: The Birds
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff Discs


Oboe: Christopher Hooker
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: David Willcocks
Conductor: Mozart Rondo
Unknown: Berlin Philharmonic
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Hugh Wolff

: Composers of the Week: The Bohemians

Franz Krommer
Presented by Jill Anderson with Dr Colin Lawson , who talks about the music from a player's point of view. Quartet in D flat for bassoon, two violas and cello
Jiri Seidl (bassoon) Members of the Suk
Concerto in E flat for two clarinets and orchestra
Sabine and Wolfgang Meyer (clarinets)
Wurrtemberg Chamber Orchestra, conductor
Jorg Faerber


Presented By: Jill Anderson
Unknown: Dr Colin Lawson
Bassoon: Jiri Seidl
Bassoon: Wolfgang Meyer
Conductor: Jorg Faerber

: Musical Encounters

with Chris de Souza. More of Liszt's Bunte Reihe, played by Leslie Howard and another celebration of Anthony Milner 's 70th birthday.
10.00 Artists of the Week:
Borodin Quartet Haydn
Seven Last Words on the Cross: Sonata V
10.10 Anthony Milner Variations for Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lionel Friend
10.40 Haydn
Seven Last Words on the Cross: Sonata VI
Borodin Quartet
10.58 Handel Coronation
Anthem: The King Shall Rejoice (HWV 260)
Choir of Westminster Abbey English Concert, conductor Simon Preston
11.15 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 2 in F Borodin Quartet


Unknown: Chris de Souza.
Played By: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Anthony Milner
Unknown: Anthony Milner
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Conductor: Simon Preston

: Voices

The Songs of Shostakovich Gerard McBurney introduces four programmes recorded by star singers from the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg.
3: Shostakovich and the Soviet World
Marina Shaguch (soprano) Mariana Tarassova (mezzo) Konstantin Pluznikov (tenor) Gyorgy Selezniev (bass) Larissa Gergieva (piano) Repeated from yesterday


Introduces: Shostakovich Gerard McBurney
Soprano: Marina Shaguch
Soprano: Mariana Tarassova
Tenor: Konstantin Pluznikov
Bass: Gyorgy Selezniev
Piano: Larissa Gergieva

: The Afternoon on Three

with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 Opera Matinee The Bartered Bride
Smetana's ever popular opera of village life and love, to a text by Karel Sabina , in a performance from the Grand Théâtre,
Geneva. Sung in Czech.
Chorus of the Grand
Theatre, Geneva
Suisse Romande
Orchestra, conductor
Bohumil Gregor
3.35 Takacs Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Bartok String Quartet No 6 Rpt
4.35 The British Touch
In the second of five programmes of early British harpsichord music, Katrina Brown introduces and plays John Bull Prelude and In
Nomine No 11
Peter Philips Le Rossignuol Thomas Tomkins
Pavan and Galliard of Three Parts
Thomas Morley Nancie Giles Farnaby Fantasia No 9


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Karel Sabina
Conductor: Bohumil Gregor
Introduces: Katrina Brown
Unknown: Peter Philips
Unknown: Thomas Tomkins
Unknown: Thomas Morley Nancie
Unknown: Giles Farnaby
Jenik: Valentin Prolat (tenor)
Marenka: Gwynne Geyer (sop)
Kecal: Kristinn Sigmundsson (bass)
Krusina: Gaetan Laperriere (bar)
Ludmila: Olga Alexandrova (mezzo)
Vasek: Doug Jones (tenor)
Esmeralda: Valerie Gonzalez (sop)
Manager: Waldemar Kmentt (tenor)
Red Indian: Gustav Belacek (bass)
Hata NELLY: Boschkowa (mezzo)
Micha: David Cale Johnson (bass)

: The Music Machine

What's New?
Presented by Charles Hazlewood. Singers talk about stretching their vocal chords in contemporary music.


Presented By: Charles Hazlewood.

: In Tune

from Glasgow with Linda Ormiston , including
Bizet Carmen (excerpts)
6.03 Chopin Tarantella in A flat, Op 43
6.30 Stamitz Symphony in D (The Rider)
Producer Simon Lord


Unknown: Linda Ormiston
Producer: Simon Lord

: From Dusk to Dawn

from Stationer's
Hall, London.
Consort of Musicke: Emma
Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb
Penny Vickers (alto) Joseph Cornwell and Andrew King (tenors) Simon Grant (bass) director Anthony Rooley (lute) English songs following the course of the night. To the God of Night: Brewer Drowsy Sun
To Somnus, the God of Sleep, music by: Ward, Dowland, Campion, William Lawes , Porter,
Johnson and Wilbye.
8.10 Interval
Anthony Rooley talks to Michelene Wandor about his approach to musical performance, particularly in the English song.
8.30 Music for the Dreame by: Henry Lawes , Dowland, Campion, Jones, Wilson, Marsh and Purcell.
Music for the Breake of Day by: Gibbons. Corkine. Henry Lawes. Leveridge. Pack. Purcell and Dowland.
To Apollo the Sun God:
Jeffries Drowsy Phoebus


Sopranos: Evelyn Tubb
Unknown: Joseph Cornwell
Bass: Simon Grant
Director: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: William Lawes
Talks: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Unknown: Henry Lawes
Unknown: Henry Lawes.

: The Dream Project

Nicolas Roeg describes a dream cinematic project. A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Nicolas Roeg

: Hebrides Ensemble

Sam West (narrator) Schoenberg Ode to Napoleon, Op 41
Shostakovich Piano
Quintet, Op 57

: Night Waves in Hay-on-Wye

Nobel Prize-winning Nadine Gordimer and acclaimed novelist and poet Margaret Atwood in conversation with Christopher Cook before an audience at the Hay-on-Wye literature festival.
Producer Sarah Barnett


Unknown: Nadine Gordimer
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Gunther Herbig Hindemith Symphonic
Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Symphony No 8 in G
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon


Conductor: Gunther Herbig
Unknown: Carl Maria von Weber

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