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: Open University

George Eliot : The Search for Secular Answers


Unknown: George Eliot

: Weather

: On Air

with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Rachmanlnov
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
Peter Donohoe (piano)
7.10 Handel Handbook:
Handel Trio Sonata in F
(HWV 383)
Linde Consort
7.36 Haydn Symphony No 90 in C
Tafelmusik, conductor Bruno Weil
8.05 Auric Overture
London Symphony
Orchestra/Antal Dorati
8.25 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat (WoO 39) Vera Beths (violin)
Anner Bylsma (cello) Stanley Hoogland (fortepiano)
8.40 Debussy Iberia (Images)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Producer Chris de Souza Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Bruno Weil
Unknown: Antal Dorati
Violin: Vera Beths
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Stanley Hoogland
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Producer: Chris de Souza

: Composers of the Week: Sousa and Joplin

John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), the March King, meets Scott Joplin (1868-
1917), the King of Ragtime, in a series which includes operettas by Sousa
(specially recorded by the BBC Singers and Concert Orchestra, conducted by John Wallace ), and which discovers that ragtime is thriving in the USA.
Presenter Fiona Talkington introduces artists appearing in this year's International Scott Joplin Festival in Sedalia, Missouri, where Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag was written. Each programme features a different version - today's is played by the United States Marine Band
(1909). Andrew Branch reads from Sousa's novel
The Fifth String.
Sousa El Capitan (excerpt) BBC Singers and Concert Orchestra, conductor
John Wallace
Joplin Sarah Dear
Eileen Hulse (soprano) Simon Wright (piano) Sousa Nymphalin
Marcia Crayford (violin) Wallace Collection, conductor John Wallace
Producer Fiona Talkington


Unknown: John Philip Sousa
Unknown: Scott Joplin
Conducted By: John Wallace
Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Andrew Branch
Conductor: John Wallace
Conductor: Joplin Sarah Dear
Soprano: Eileen Hulse
Piano: Simon Wright
Piano: Sousa Nymphalin
Violin: Marcia Crayford
Conductor: John Wallace
Producer: Fiona Talkington

: Musical Encounters

with Chris Wines. Including Bach Two- and Three-Part
Inventions: No 1 in C: No 4 in D minor; No 7 in E minor; No 8 in F
10.12 Artist of the Week:
Lotte Lenya (soprano) Weill Surabaya Johnny (Happy End)
10.17 Lambert Concerto for piano and nine players
10.47 Boyce Heart of Oak
10.51 Weill Alabama Song (Mahagonny)
10.56 Michael Berkeley Mosaic for Father
11.17 Parry Symphony No 1 Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Chris Wines.
Soprano: Lotte Lenya
Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: Gretry to Gershwin

A six-part history of light opera.
6: American Cousins
Roy Strong crosses the Atlantic in search of the precursors of the Broadway musical and finds proof that the mid-European genre of light opera is very much alive and kicking.
A Heavy Entertainment production Repeated Friday 12 midnight

: The Afternoon on Three

with Susan Sharpe.
1.00 BBC Lunchtime
Concert from St John 's,
Smith Square.
Olaf Bar (baritone)
Camillo Radicke (piano)
Schubert Schwanengesang (D957)
Repeated next Sunday 6.30pm
2.10 The BBC
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini John Pickard The Flight of Icarus
Resplghl The Fountains of Rome
3.45 An English
Craftsman in Brittany The first of three programmes recorded on the organ built by Englishman Thomas Dallam in 1680 in the Breton village of Ergue-Gaberic. Robert Woolley plays In Nomines by Taverner,
Blitheman, Byrd, Bull and Tom kins. Rpt
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.
6: Can It Be Done?
A Perryscope production


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: St John
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Unknown: Paganini John Pickard
Unknown: Thomas Dallam
Unknown: Robert Woolley
Unknown: Russell Davies

: The Music Machine

America - The Megamix A musical journey up and down the continent of America.

: In Tune

with Andrew Green , including at approximately
5.25 Bach Motet: Lobet den Herrn (BWV 230)
6.03 Chopin Polonaise in A, Op 40 No 1
6.30 Tchaikovsky
Variations on a Rococo
Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Cheltenham Festival 1995

from the Everyman Theatre, the first of this year's visits.
Steve Martland Band
Martland Principia;
Beat the Retreat (BBC commission, first performance)
Horses of Instruction (first UK performance)
8.45 Classical Cover
A look at how and why some composers have rearranged the music of others.
9.05 Martland Remix ;
Mr Anderson 's Pavane
Mike Westbrook Blues for
Terenzi (Steve Martland Band commission, first performance)
Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Martland Remix
Unknown: Mr Anderson
Unknown: Mike Westbrook

: Intellectual Islands

In the first of five programmes this week, Professor Marilyn Butler examines whether there is a distinctively British approach to the study of English literature. Producer Mark Savage
Next programme tomorrow


Unknown: Professor Marilyn Butler

: Mozart

Concert aria: Bella mia fiamma (K528); Symphony No 35 in D (Haffner)
Barbara Bonney (soprano) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock


Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Director: Trevor Pinnock

: Mixing It

with Robert Sandall and Mark Russell.
Producer Philip Tagney


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

: Ensemble

Penny Gore presents an all-Beethoven edition.
Sonata in D. Op 6
Alan Gravill and Caroline
Palmer (piano duet) Andante Favori in F
(WoO 57)
Alan Gravill (piano)
String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3
Delme Quartet
Polonaise in C, Op 89 Alan Gravill (piano)


Unknown: Alan Gravill
Piano: Alan Gravill
Piano: Alan Gravill

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