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: Open University

Social Sciences:
Assignment 103

: Weather

: On Air

Music, news and weather with Andrew McGregor.
7.05 Rachmaninov
Preludes, Op 23: No 8 in A flat; No 9 in E flat minor
7.11 Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
7.44 Barber Knoxville:
Summer of 1915 8.05 Guilmant Entree
(Sonata No 7 in F, Op 89)
8.20 Purcell Portfolio:
Purcell A selection of songs
8.32 Strauss
First Waltz Sequence (Der Rosenkavalier) Discs
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Composer of the Week: Handel

Simon Heighes examines some of Handel's English odes and oratorios.
Eternal source of light divine (Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne) James Bowman
(countertenor)
King's Consort/Robert King Athalia (excerpts)
Joan Sutherland (soprano) James Bowman
(countertenor)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Choir of New College, Oxford
Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Organ Concerto in F, Op 4 No 4
Simon Preston (organ)
English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
Israel in Egypt (excerpts)
Taverner Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
Judas Maccabaeus
(excerpts)
University of Berkeley Chamber Choir
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conductor
Nicholas McGegan
Ask if yon damask rose (Susanna)
Jill Feldman (soprano) Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conductor
Nicholas McGegan
Leave me, loathsome light (Semele)
David Thomas (bass)
English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
Praise the Lord (Solomon) Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Heighes
Unknown: James Bowman
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Soprano: James Bowman
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Judas MacCabaeus
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Soprano: Jill Feldman
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Bass: David Thomas
Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner
Soloists: John Eliot Gardiner

: Musical Encounters

Chris de Souza presents more music and musicians from Australia and New
Zealand, including Anthony Roden and the late Geoffrey Parsons. Also including Peggy Glanville-Hicks Sonatina
John Turner (recorder) Pamela Lidiard (piano)
10.15 Artist of the Week:
Charles Mackerras
(conductor)
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Prague)
Prague Chamber Orchestra
10.50 Grainger
Twa Corbies; Marching Song of Democracy
BBC Singers'and Concert Orchestra/Bo Holten
11.05 Benjamin Frankel Symphony No 2 Queensland SO/
Werner Andreas Albert
11.40 Lyell Cresswell Words for Music
Tracey Chadwell (soprano)
11.45 Dvorak Legends:
No 1 in D minor; No 2 in G;
No 3 in G minor
English Chamber Orchestra/ Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Roden
Unknown: Geoffrey Parsons.
Unknown: Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Unknown: John Turner
Piano: Pamela Lidiard
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Benjamin Frankel
Unknown: Werner Andreas Albert
Unknown: Lyell Cresswell
Soprano: Tracey Chadwell
Unknown: Charles MacKerras

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday
11.30pm

: The Afternoon on Three

With Susan Sharpe.

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Opéra Matinéee

Beatrice Cenci
Berthold Goldschmidt 's s second opera, to a libretto by Martin Esslin after
Shelley's The Cenci, was a winner of the Arts Council opera competition for the Festival of Britain in 1951 - but was not performed. The story - a compelling tale of incest and murder - is based on real events in Renaissance Italy.
Beatrice .ROBERTA ALEXANDER (sop)
Berlin Radio Chorus
German Radio Symphony
Orchestra, Berlin, conductor
Lothar Zagrosek

Contributors

Unknown: Beatrice Cenci
Unknown: Berthold Goldschmidt
Unknown: Martin Esslin
Count Francesco Cenci: Simon Estes (bar)
Lucrezia: Della Jones (mezzo)
Bernardo: Fiona Kimm (mezzo)
Cardinal Camillo: Peter Rose (bass)
Orsino: Endrik Wottrich (tenor)
Judge: John David Dehaan (tenor)
Singer: Ian Bostridge (tenor)

: Celebrity Recital

The Cleveland Quartet. recorded in the Queen
Elizabeth Hall on their final visit to London last
November.
This famous American quartet will soon disband after 25 years.
Mozart String Quartet in G (K387)
Mendelssohn String
Quartet in D, Op 44 No 1 Dvorak String Quartet in A flat, Op 105
A Classic Arts production

: The Music Machine

A Bit of Birtwistle
Today, members of the London Sinfonietta, who gave the first performance of Birtwistle's Ritual
Fragment, offer a further insight into the piece.

: In Tune

I Mairi Nicolson presents a special
York Early Music Festival edition live from the Tempest Anderson Hall of the Yorkshire Museum.
Included in the programme are music and guests from this year's festival, including the Palladian Ensemble.
Producer Paul Hindmarsh
FREE ADMISSION: no ticket required.
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Unknown: Mairi Nicolson
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

I From Studio 1,
Cardiff
Conductor Grant Llewellyn Tasmin Little (violin)
Alun Hoddinott Lanterne des morts
Moeran Violin Concerto
8.10 Interval
Geraint Lewis chairs a discussion on the state of new music in Wales.
Is there still a mainstream
Welsh tradition of composition?
8.25 Robert Keeley Fiestas (first performance)
Nicholas Maw The World in the Evening

Contributors

Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Violin: Tasmin Little
Violin: Alun Hoddinott Lanterne
Unknown: Geraint Lewis
Unknown: Robert Keeley

: Flavours of Eden

Joan Morgan tells the story of fruits grown in Britain. 4: The Strawberry
Final programme tomorrow
10.20pm

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Morgan

: The Tree of Life

Presented by Mary Miller. Yggdrasil Quartet
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor (0703)
Berwald String Quartet No 2 Beethoven String Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3 (Rasumovsky)

Contributors

Presented By: Mary Miller.

: Night Waves

Artists have invaded
Hackney Hospital, which is scheduled for demolition.
Roy Porter visits this former workhouse and investigates its 200-year history.
Plus the first-night verdict on Richard Eyre 's new production for the National Theatre, La Grande Magia. Producer Sarah Barnett

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Porter
Unknown: Richard Eyre
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic conductor Paavo Jarvi Smetana
Overture and Dances
(The Bartered Bride)
Nielsen Symphony No 5
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon








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