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: Open University

Arts Foundation Course:

: Weather

: On Air

With Andrew McGregor.
7.05 J C Bach Symphony in G, Op 3 No 6
7.14 Copland Quiet City
7.35 Suk Fantasy in G minor, Op 24
8.05 Mouret Suite de symphonies (Fanfares)
8.12 Sibelius Valse triste
8.32 Haydn Piano Sonata in A (H XVI 30)
Producer Chris de Souza Discs


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Unknown: Sibelius Valse
Producer: Chris de Souza

: FAIREST ISLE Composer of the Week: Hubert Parry

Lewis Foreman surveys the music of an unexpected radical.
I was glad
Cambridge University Musical Society
King's College Chapel Choir Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Philip Ledger
Fantasie-Sonata in B minor
Erich Gruenberg (violin) Roger Vignoles (piano)
Piano Concerto in F sharp Piers Lane (piano)
BBC SO/Charles Peebles Producer Paul Hindmarsh


Unknown: Lewis Foreman
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh

: Musical Encounters

Presented by Chris Wines in Birmingham. This week, featuring music written for the one-armed virtuoso pianist Paul Wittgenstein.
Britten Overture: Canadian
ECO/Steuart Bedford
10.19 Chopin Introduction and Variations on a Theme from Herold's "Ludovic"
Martin Roscoe (piano)
10.28 Artist of the Week:
Frans Briiggen (flute)
Bach Partita in A minor
(BWV 1013)
10.52 Schubert Standchen
Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Graham Johnson (piano)
10.59 Szymanowski
Variations on a Polish Folk
Martin Roscoe (piano)
11.20 Bach Kyrie (Mass in B minor, BWV 232)
Netherlands Chamber Choir
Orchestra of the 18th
Century/Frans Briiggen
11.35 Britten Diversions for piano left hand
Leon Fleisher (piano) ECO/Steuart Bedford Producer Chris Wines


Presented By: Chris Wines
Pianist: Paul Wittgenstein.
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Flute: Frans Briiggen
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Piano: Graham Johnson
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Piano: Bach Kyrie
Piano: Leon Fleisher

: The Land Where the Good Songs Go

A Journey in Search of Forgotten Musicals
Hammerstein between
In the second of six programmes, Mark Steyn unearths forgotten works by master lyricist Oscar
Hammerstein II to mark the centenary of his birth. James Hammerstein remembers his father's resilience in the lean years between Show Boat and Oklahoma!, and Ted Chapin of the Rodgers and Hammerstein Trust talks about some of the shows that failed to make the record books - Me and Juliet, Allegro and the ill-fated Pipe Dream, based on a John Steinbeck novel and recalled by the writer's widow, Elaine Steinbeck. A Cat's Whiskers/Rewind production
Repeated Friday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Unknown: James Hammerstein
Unknown: Ted Chapin
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Unknown: Elaine Steinbeck.

: The Afternoon on Three

Presented by Susan Sharpe.


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.

: Lindsay Quartet

Mozart String Quartet in D
Elgar String Quartet in E minor

: Schools

The Song Tree 2.15
Storybox 2.25 Let's Move
2.45 Frst Steps in Drama

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Andrew Davis
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Webern Six Pieces, Op 6
Schoenberg Piano Concerto


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Piano: Peter Donohoe

: National Trust Instrument

Sophie Yates plays the Hitchcock harpsichord at Lyme Park, near Stockport. Music by Blow, Chilcot, Croft and Richard Jones.


Unknown: Sophie Yates
Unknown: Richard Jones.

: Blue Angels, Blue Devils

Devils Brian Morton concludes his series about jazz in the Third Reich. In the wake of the Nazis' defeat in 1945 came a style of music known as Trimmer Jazz - jazz from the rubble - and this provided a basis for a new and distinctive way of playing, whose influence can still be heard in the work of today's German jazz artists.
A Gleneagle production


Unknown: Devils Brian Morton

: The Music Machine

Tommy Pearson begins a week of programmes taking an inside look at the music magazine industry. Producer Chris Wines
+ See This Week: page 10


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Chris Wines

: In Tune

With Richard Baker.
Shostakovich Jazz Suite
6.03 Telemann Concerto
Grosso in G (Polonois)
6.30 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke) Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Richard Baker.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Edinburgh International Festival 1995

With Stephen Johnson. Jane Eaglen (soprano)
Liliana Nichiteanu (mezzo) Endrik Wottrich (tenor) Robert Lloyd (bass)
Edinburgh Festival Chorus Gustav Mahler Youth
Orchestra/Claudio Abbado Bruckner Symphony No 9 Te Deum
Given last month in the Usher Hall
See also Wednesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson.
Soprano: Jane Eaglen
Soprano: Liliana Nichiteanu
Bass: Robert Lloyd

: The Colours of Music

Four programmes this week in which Philip Dodd explores the love affair between art and music in the 20th century.
1: The New Century
How painting and sculpture have come to aspire to the condition of music.
A Track Record production
Next programme Wednesday .9pm


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: AFRICA 95 Voices of Africa

In the last of the series,
Abdel Karim El Kabli ,
Sudanese poet, musician and composer, talks to
Lucy Duran and plays the oud, or lute. Rpt


Unknown: Abdel Karim El Kabli
Unknown: Lucy Duran

: My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord

Three 17th-century magnificats, by Giovanni Gabrieli, Praetorius and Schutz, performed at the 1993 Herne Early Music Days by the Schutz Academy/Howard Arman.


Conductor: Howard Arman

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.'
Producer Philip Tagney


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

: Ensemble

Penny Gore presents the second of three Czech programmes, including
Dvorak Violin Sonata in F,
Op 57
Anthony Marwood (violin) William Howard (piano)
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Brodsky Quartet and rarely heard piano pieces by Smetana, played by William Howard.
Repeated tomorrow at 12 noon


Violin: Anthony Marwood
Piano: William Howard
Unknown: Brodsky Quartet
Played By: William Howard.

: Night School

Letter Box
1.20 Singing Together

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