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: OpenUniversity

Anna Akhmatova 's Requiem


Unknown: Anna Akhmatova

: Weather

: On Air

With Andrew McGregor , including at approximately
7.05 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G
7.20 Mllhaud
Divertissement for wind quintet
7.32 Turlna Rapsodia sinfonica
8.05 Handel Zadok the Priest
8.20 Purcell Portfolio:
A selection of songs
8.36 Copland Suite: The Red Pony Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Turlna Rapsodia
Unknown: Handel Zadok

: Composers of the Week: Lutyens and Maconchy

Today, three works by Elisabeth Lutyens. Lutyens Islands
Jane Manning (soprano) Philip Langridge (tenor) Marius Goring (narrator) London Sinfonietta, conductor David Atherton
Driving Out the Death Redcliffe Ensemble
The Tears of Night James Bowman (countertenor)
Early Music Consort of London
Members of the London Sinfonietta Chorus
London Sinfonietta, conductor David Atherton
See also 3.35pm


Unknown: Elisabeth Lutyens.
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Narrator: Marius Goring
Conductor: David Atherton
Unknown: James Bowman
Conductor: David Atherton

: MusicalEncounters

With Fiona Talkington. Keyboard capriccios by Bach and Brahms, and at approximately
10.05 Prom Artist of the Week: Kent Nagano (conductor)
Bruch Concerto for clarinet and viola
Gerard Causse (viola) Paul Meyer (clarinet)
Lyons Opera Orchestra
10.50 Handel Concerto grosso in C (Alexander's Feast)
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot
11.35 Schubert, arr Uszt
Wanderer Fantasy
Cyprien Katsaris (piano) South German Radio SO, conductor Vladimir


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Viola: Gerard Causse
Clarinet: Paul Meyer
Conductor: John Eliot
Piano: Cyprien Katsaris

: Voices

Repeated from yesterday

: The Afternoon on Three

With Paul Guinery.
1.00 British Opera Matinee
Britten Albert Herring Humphrey Carpenter introduces a comic favourite, which vividly sends up the colourful characters and petty politics of rural
Suffolk that Britten knew so well. The village of Loxford needs a May queen for its spring festivities, but the only young person to be found with his virtue still intact is the greengrocer's son, still tied to his mother's apron strings.
English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Discs
3.35 New Waves
Jane Atkins (viola)
Andrew West (piano)
Lutyens Sonata for solo viola
Saxton Invocation, Dance and Meditation
Christian Alexander How
Hearts May Beat
Saxton Chacony , for piano left hand
Britten Lachrymae Rpt
4.30 The BBC
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Martyn Brabbins Dvorak Symphonic Variations


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Britten Albert Herring
Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter
Viola: Jane Atkins
Piano: Lutyens Sonata
Unknown: Christian Alexander
Unknown: Saxton Chacony
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Lady Billows: Sylvia Fisher (sop)
Florence Pike: Johanna Peters (mezzo)
Miss Wordsworth: April Cantelo (sop)
MrGedge: John Noble (bar)
Mr Upfold: Edgar Evans (tenor)
Superintendent Budd: Owen Brannigan (bass)
Sid: Joseph Ward (tenor)
Albert Herring: Peter Pears (tenor)
Nancy: Catherine Wilson (sop)
Mrs Herring: Sheila Rex (contralto)

: The MusicMachine

What's New?
With Charles Haziewood.
Singers talk about stretching their vocal chords in contemporary music. Rpt


Singers: Charles Haziewood.

: In Tune

With Nicola Heywood
Thomas in Cardiff, including Haydn Symphony No 1 in D
5.45 Sarasate
Zigeunerweisen, Op 20
6.03 Telemann Concerto in A minor for viola da gamba and strings
6.30 Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor (K478) Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Nicola Heywood
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: BBC Proms1995

From the Royal
Albert Hall , London.
A double bill of two of the 20th century's most striking operas.
London Symphony
Orchestra/Kent Nagano
Bartok Duke Bluebeard's
8.30 Into the Garden
Takashi Sawano is sought after as a designer of Japanese gardens in Britain and English gardens in Japan. Sitting by the waterfall in the Kyoto
Garden in Holland Park, west London, he talks to
Hugh Walters about how both traditions change when transplanted to foreign soil.
8.50 Ravel L'enfant et les sortileges
Catherine Dubosc (as the Child), Elisabeth Vidal ,
Mireille Delunsch (sops) Helene Perraguin ,
Delphine Haidan (mezzos) Michel Senechal (tenor) Francois Le Roux (bar) Rene Schirrer (bass) New London Children's
Choir London Symphony Chorus


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Takashi Sawano
Unknown: Hugh Walters
Unknown: Catherine Dubosc
Unknown: Elisabeth Vidal
Unknown: Mireille Delunsch
Unknown: Helene Perraguin
Unknown: Delphine Haidan
Tenor: Michel Senechal
Tenor: Francois Le Roux
Bass: Rene Schirrer
Judith: Markella Hatziano (mezzo)
Duke Bluebeard: Robert Hale (bar)

: Talking Drum

4: Ghana
The royal drumming of the Ashanti nation.
Final programme tomorrow

: John Adams

Rolf Hind (piano) Phrygian Gates ;
China Gates


Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: Phrygian Gates
Piano: China Gates

: The Voice of the Mall

There are over 39,000 malls in North America, where Main Street appears to be a thing of the past. Russell Davies travels to the mega-malls of Edmonton, Minneapolis and California to investigate these controversial enablers of - or impediments to - community. Is there a line to be drawn from the Greek agora and the Italian piazza to the frequently kitsch arcades of the modern mall? And is there something frightening about a place that promises everything?


Presenter: Russell Davies

: Celtic Horizons

The first in a new series of four programmes featuring music with Celtic connections.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor
David Atherton
Bax Tintagel
Grace Williams Sea
Tlppett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage) Producer Michael George
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Conductor: David Atherton
Producer: Michael George

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