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: Open University

Hopkins's Religious Poetry

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: On Air

with Andrew McGregor ,
7.05 Handel Handbook:
Handel Trio Sonata in E minor (HWV 395)
7.26 Simply Satie:
Satie Gnossienne No 1
7.32 Schumann Overture,
Scherzo and Finale, Op 52
8.05 Schubert Quartettsatz in C (D103)
8.23 Alonso Lobo Versa est in luctum
8.39 Martinu Piano
Concerto No 2
Producer Andrew Lyle Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Alonso Lobo Versa
Producer: Andrew Lyle Discs

: Composer of the Week: Jacques Offenbach

Patrick O'Connor introduces a week of fun and frivolity with the master of the opéra-bouffe, each day featuring a different operetta from a different theatre.
Mesdames de la Halle
Romantic complications arise at Les Halles, the old fruit and vegetable market of Paris, when three of the formidable ladies who run stalls there all fall in love with the young kitchen boy. His girlfriend finds her long-lost father, but which of the three ladies is the mother?
Monte Carlo PO, conductor
Manuel Rosenthal
Producer Gautam Rangarajan


Introduces: Patrick O'Connor
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Producer: Gautam Rangarajan
Ciboulette: Mady Mesple
Croute-au-Pot: Leonard Pezzino
Rafafla: Charles Burles
Madame Poiretapee: Michel Hamel
Madame Madou: Michel Trempont
Madame Beurrefondu: Jean-Philippe Lafont

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman. This week, Schubert, Schumann and friends and a look ahead to some summer music festivals. Including Strauss Serenade , Op 7
10.10 Artist of the Week:
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Schubert An die Musik
(D547) and other songs from 1817
10.25 Paganini Le streghe
11.10 Mozart Le nozze di
Rgaro (excerpts)
11.25 Schumann
Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish)
Producer Edward Blakeman


Unknown: Edward Blakeman.
Unknown: Strauss Serenade
Producer: Edward Blakeman

: Gretry to Gershwin

A six-part history of light opera.
4: Zarzuela
King Philip IV of Spain liked musical theatre so much that he wanted it performed at his hunting lodge, La
Zarzuela. The residence gave its name to the entertainment of speech and music created to celebrate the fiesta de la Zarzuela.
A Heavy Entertainment production Repeated Friday 12 midnight

: The Afternoon on Three

with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
I from St John 's,
Smith Square.
Barbara Nissman (piano) Bartok Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op 20
Ravel Sonatine
Uszt Sonata in B minor
Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm
2.00 Schools
Lifeskills 2.15 Storybox
2.25 Let's Move 2.45 First
Steps in Drama
3.00 Rotterdam
Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Hans Vonk
Gerard Hettema (violin)
Tarenskeen The Sound of Music
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
3.40 An Outside View with Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek.
3.45 National Trust
The second programme featuring the historic keyboard instruments of the National Trust. Paul
Nicholson plays the 17th-century chamber organ in Canons Ashby near
Daventry, with music by Purcell, Handel, Gibbons and Locke.
4.30 You Take Some
Skins ...
In six programmes, Russell Davies unravels the complex relationship between black and white jazz musicians from the earliest days of jazz to the present.
4: Why Don't You Do Right? A Perryscope production


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: St John
Piano: Barbara Nissman
Conductor: Hans Vonk
Violin: Gerard Hettema
Unknown: Jan Garbarek.
Unknown: Russell Davies

: The Music Machine

This week, Tommy Pearson investigates the links between music and colour. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

with Andrew Green.
5.25 Grieg Incidental music: Peer Gynt (excerpts)
6.03 Chopin Mazurka in C minor, Op 56 No 3
6.50 Mendelssohn Allegro , Chorale and Fugue for organ Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Andrew Green.
Unknown: Mendelssohn Allegro
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Aldeburgh Festival 1995

Philharmonia Orchestra conductor Oliver Knussen
Barry Tuckwell (horn)
Purcell, arr Steven Stucky Funeral Music for Queen
Mary Knussen Hom Concerto
(first European performance) Britten Pas de six (The Prince of the Pagodas)
Tippett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage)


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Unknown: Steven Stucky
Unknown: Mary Knussen Hom

: I Was There

The first of five programmes this week recalling great musical events and celebrities with the memories of firsthand witnesses and recordings of their music.
1: Mary Ellis
Richard Fawkes meets the original Rose Marie - and Ivor Novello 's muse - who is 95 this month. She talks about her early career as an opera singer and remembers Geraldine Farrar
, who became a close friend, and Enrico Caruso , with whom she was on stage at the Met for his last appearance there in December 1920.
A Ladbroke Radio production Next programme tomorrow


Music: Mary Ellis
Music: Richard Fawkes
Unknown: Rose Marie
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Unknown: Geraldine Farrar
Unknown: Enrico Caruso

: Ferdinand David

(born 19 June 1810)
Variations on Schubert's
"Sehnsucht-Walzer", Op 8 Nicholas Cox (clarinet)
Vanessa Latarche (piano) David, orch Undberg Concertino, Op 4 Christian Lindberg (trombone)
Bamberg SO, conductor Leif Segerstam


Piano: Vanessa Latarche
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: Idylle sur la paix

Text by Jean Racine. Music by Lully.
Celebrating a decade of military success, this idyll praises peace and uses music for political ends in glorifying Louis XIV. Soloists
London Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Charles Medlam


Unknown: Jean Racine.
Conductor: Charles Medlam

: Mixing H

with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Producer Philip Tagney


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

: Ensemble

Penny Gore introduces a recital by the young violinist Nicola Loud and pianist Julian Milford.
Mozart Violin Sonata in A
Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 30 No 3
Brahms Scherzo in C minor
(FAE Sonata)
Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Introduces: Penny Gore
Violinist: Nicola Loud
Pianist: Julian Milford.
Unknown: Beethoven Violin Sonata

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