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: Open University

The Second Reform Act

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Presented by Andrew MacGregor , including a chance to win tickets for a Mahler Prom, and at approximately
7.05 Moeran Rhapsody No 1 in F
7.20 Schubert Andantino
Varie, Op 84 No 1
7.32 Monteverdi Magnificat a 7 (Vespers, 1610)
8.05 Bernstein Mambo
(West Side Story)
8.20 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor (BWV 543)
8.33 Amy Beach Piano
Quintet in F sharp, Op 67 Editor Andrew Lyle Discs

Contributors

Presented By: Andrew MacGregor
Unknown: Schubert Andantino
Editor: Andrew Lyle

: Composer of the Week: Felix Mendelssohn

(1809-1847)
David Owen Norris explores the composer's chamber music.
String Quartet in F minor, Op 80
Cherubini Quartet
Piano Trio in C minor,
Op 66
Israel Piano Trio
Producer Christina Pritchard

Contributors

Unknown: David Owen Norris
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: Musical Encounters

From Cardiff, presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas. Beethoven Overture:
Coriolan
10.05 Prom Artist of the Week: Yvonne Kenny (soprano)
Stravinsky Se tu m'ami (Pulcinella)
10.10 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2
10.30 Mozart Exsultate , jubilate (K165)
10.45 Massenet
Méditation (Thais) Producer Gwawr Owen

Contributors

Presented By: Nicola Heywood Thomas.
Soprano: Yvonne Kenny
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: Edinburgh International Festival 1995

From the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
The Russian soprano
Galina Gorchakova and pianist Larissa Gergieva perform songs by Glazunov, Taneyev, Grechaninov,
Rubinstein, Arensky and Cui. Including 11.50-12.10 Brian Morton explores the musical side of the festival.

Contributors

Soprano: Galina Gorchakova
Pianist: Larissa Gergieva
Unknown: Brian Morton

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Guinery.

: Britannia at the Opera

Arthur Benjamin A Tale of Two Cities
Roderic Dunnett presents excerpts from this explosive opera based on Charles Dickens 's dramatic tale of the French Revolution.
Scottish Opera Chorus
BBC Scottish SO, conductor
Anne Manson
Producer Tim Thorne

Contributors

Unknown: Roderic Dunnett
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Conductor: Anne Manson
Producer: Tim Thorne
Lucie/Young Comtesse: Usa Milne(sop)
Dr Manette: Justin Lavender(tenor)
Lorry/Jacques I and II/Corporal: Paul Parfitt(bar)
Charles: Ian Storey(tenor)
Pross: Ann Hetherington(mezzo)
Sydney: Russell Smythe(bar)
Mme Defarge: Phyllis Cannan(sop)
Gabelle: Colin Iveson(bass)
First woman: Frances Morrison(sop)
Second woman: Stella Uchfield(mezzo)
Third woman: Margaret Izatt(mezzo)

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Richard Bernas
Alan Feinberg (piano) Copland Music for the Theatre
Roger Sessions Piano Concerto
Ives Symphony No 2
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Bernas
Piano: Alan Feinberg

: An Outside View

Today, Korean violinist
Kyung-Wha Chung voices her opinion on British music. Producer Susan Kenyon
FAIREST ISLE

Contributors

Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Music for Organ

A programme of British music played by Gillian Weir on the organ of St Paul's Cathedral, London.
Orr Toccata alia marcia
Leighton Veni creator spiritus
Herschel Hill Toccata eroica
Healey Willan Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue in E flat minor

Contributors

Played By: Gillian Weir
Unknown: Leighton Veni
Unknown: Herschel Hill Toccata
Unknown: Healey Willan

: Blue Angels, Blue Devils

In the second of six programmes in which Brian Morton examines the jazz scene in the Third Reich, he looks at the Nazi leaders' attempts to condemn the music as "non-Aryan" and "degenerate". Their policies had a devastating effect on jazz players.
A Gleneagle production

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Morton

: The Music Machine

Another Byte
Mike Edwards examines the expanding role of computer technology in music.
A Track Record production Rpt

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Edwards

: In Tune

Jeremy Nicholas presents a collection of carnival-inspired works.
Berlioz Overture: Carnaval romain
6.03 Telemann Concerto in A (Tafelmusik)
6.30 Schumann
Faschingsschwank aus Wien Producer Peter Thresh

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Peter Thresh

: BBC Proms 1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
In its annual visit to the Proms, Glyndebourne
Festival Opera presents the extraordinary story of Emilia Marty, aged 337.
Janacek The Makropoulos Case
Glyndebourne Chorus LPO/Andrew Davis Acts 1 and 2 8.40 The James Naughtie Interview
An interview with conductor
Andrew Davis.
9.00 Act 3

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: James Naughtie
Conductor: Andrew Davis.
Emilia Marty: Anja Siua(sop)
Albert Gregor: Kim Begley(tenor)
Vitek: Anthony Roden(tenor)
Kristina: Manuela Kriscak(sop)
Jaroslav Prus: Victor Braun(bar)
Janek: Christopher Ventris(tenor)
Dr Kolenaty: Andrew Shore(bar)
A stage dresser: Menai Davies(mezzo)
Chambermaid: Susan Gorton(sop)

: Second Draft from Sagaland

In 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice travelled around Iceland where they wrote Letters from Iceland.
1:Landscape
In the first of five programmes,
Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell follow in the footsteps of their poetic heroes. From Geysir to Surtsey with geologist Dr Pall Einersson. Rpt
Next programme tomorrow 9.35pm

Contributors

Unknown: H Auden
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Glyn Maxwell
Unknown: Dr Pall Einersson.

: Brahms Symphonies Arranged for Two Pianos

Symphony No 2 in 0 Martin Roscoe and Ronan
O'Hora (pianos)
Symphony No 3 Wednesday
10.00pm

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Roscoe

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark
Russell report from the Real World recording week, for which musicians from around the world gathered in Peter Gabriel 's studios. Producer Philip Tagney

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Peter Gabriel
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Ensemble

Leland Chen (violin)
John Lenehan (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2 Basch Poeme
Wieniawski Variations on an original theme
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon

Contributors

Violin: Leland Chen
Piano: John Lenehan
Piano: Beethoven Violin Sonata








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