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: Open University

Gender and Consumption

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor ,
7.05 Simply Satie:
Satie Gnossiennes Nos 2 and 3 7.11 Handel Water Music:
Suite No 3 in G
7.32 Ives The Unanswered
Question
8.05 Rubinstein Study in C, Op 23 No 2
8.10 Purcell Portfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs
8.32 Bach Partita in E
(BWV 1006) Discs

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Songs: Bach Partita

: Composer of the Week: Offenbach

Patrick O'Connor enjoys another operetta from the comic master.
Orphee aux enfers
There's trouble in Paradise when Jupiter and Pluto both fall for the mortal charms of Orpheus's wife Eurydice.
She really prefers life in the Underworld, and Orpheus, a music teacher from Thebes, would rather she stayed down there. Unfortunately, Public Opinion has other ideas and the gods and goddesses refuse to stay behind in Olympus while the heat is on in Hades.
Paris Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Rene Leibowitz

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick O'Connor
Conductor: Rene Leibowitz
Orpheus: Jean Mollien
Euridice: Claudine Collart
Pluto/Jupiter: Bernard Demigny
Juno: Anne Marie Carpentier
Public Opinion: Violette Journeaux
John Styx: Jean Hoffman
Mercury: Andre Jonqueres
Diana: Janine Linda
Cupid: Simone Pebordes

: Musical Encounters

with Edward Blakeman , including
Honegger Pastorale d'ete
10.05 Artist of the Week:
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(baritone)
Schumann Myrthen (excerpts)
10.20 Hummel Piano
Concerto in B minor
11.30 Britten The Tyger and the Fly (Songs and Proverbs of William Blake )
11.35 Schubert Incidental music: Rosamunde

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Blakeman
Unknown: Honegger Pastorale
Baritone: Schumann Myrthen
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Schubert Incidental

: EnsemMe

Repeated from yesterday
11.30pm

: The Afternoon on Three

with Susan Sharpe.
FAIREST ISLE
1.00 BBC Festival of Brass 1995
Paul Hindmarsh presents one of Norway's premiere bands and a new BBC commission.
Eikanger-Bjorsvik
Musikklag/Elgar Howarth
Granville Bantock Overture:
The Frogs
William Rimmer, arr
Howarth Norwegian Song; The Flirt
Howarth Songs for BL (BBC commission, first performance)
William Rimmer, arr
Howarth Southern Sketch;
Wild Horses
Henry Geehl Overture: Robin Hood
2.00 Schools
Playtime 2.15 Time to Move 2.35 Ghostwriter
2.45 Le Club
FAIREST ISLE
3.00 British Cities
Mr Neale's Great Mustek
Hall
Brian Boydell explores music-making in Dublin in the 1740s - a golden age for the second city in the British Isles, whose newly built venue accommodated the first performance of Handel's Messiah in 1742. Handel Utrecht Te Deum
Soloists
Christ Church Cathedral
Choir, Oxford
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston
Vivaldi Concerto in E
(RV269) (Spring)
John Holloway (violin) Taverner Players/ Andrew Parrott
Handel Sweet bird
(L 'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato)
Emma Kirkby (soprano) Academy of Ancient
Music/Christopher Hogwood Geminiani Sonata in A,
Op 4 No 12
Catherine Mackintosh
(violin)
Richard Boothby (viola da gamba)
Robert Woolley (harpsichord) Boyce Solomon (excerpts) Bronwen Mills (soprano) Howard Crook (tenor) Parley of Instruments/ Roy Goodman
Geminiani Concerto grosso on Corel li's "La folia"
Purcell Band
Thomas Ame By the rushyfringed bank; (Comus) Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Academy of Ancient Music/ Christopher Hogwood Handel Three Dances
(Music for the Royal Fireworks)
King's Consort, conductor Robert King
Producer David Byers

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Paul Hindmarsh

: The Music Machine

From cinema to Scriabin, the discovery of electricity made it possible for composers to give physical expression to the colour dimension in their music. In today's programme, Tommy Pearson learns more about that most silent of instruments, the colour organ.

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Music and news from
Glasgow with Geoffrey Baskerville , including Bach Trio Sonata in G
(BWV 525)
Palladian Ensemble
6.03 Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45 Claudio Arrau (piano)
6.30 Stravinsky Scherzo fantastique, Op 3 Producer Simon Lord

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Baskerville
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Stravinsky Scherzo
Producer: Simon Lord

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Tasmin Little (violin) Wagner Suite: Die
Meistersinger von Nurnberg Eigar Serenade for strings Grace Williams Penillion
Brahms Violin Concerto in D

Contributors

Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Violin: Tasmin Little
Unknown: Nurnberg Eigar Serenade

: 1 Was There

2: Roy Henderson
Richard Fawkes meets the baritone, now 96, who is possibly the sole surviving member of the original
Glyndebourne cast of 1934. He talks about being one of the 16 soloists for whom
Vaughan Williams wrote his Serenade to Music on the occasion of Sir Henry Wood 's 50th anniversary as a conductor.
For details see Monday
Next programme tomorrow
10.00pm

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Henderson
Unknown: Richard Fawkes
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Sir Henry Wood

: Schumann

Gesange der Prune , Op 133; Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132;
Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44
Robert Schumann
Ensemble:
Hiromi Kikuchki and Petra van de Vlasakker (violins) Ken Hakii (viola)
Daniel Esser (cello)
Piet Honingh (clarinet) Willem Brons (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Gesange Der Prune
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Hiromi Kikuchki
Viola: Ken Hakii
Cello: Daniel Esser
Piano: Willem Brons

: Night Waves

Tony Palmer stirs up a live after-hours debate provoked by current cultural controversies.
Producer Anthony Denselow

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Palmer
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Music Restored

Presented by Michelene Wandor. The French ensemble II Seminario
Musicale, led by countertenor Gerard Lesne , perform Baroque vocal and instrumental pieces from France and Italy.
Repeated tomorrow 12 noon

Contributors

Presented By: Michelene Wandor.
Unknown: Gerard Lesne








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