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: Open University

Oral History and Family Relationships 6.15 Jews and Christians in Renaissance Venice 6.35
Class in Britain Today

: Record Review

Presented by Anthony Burton.
De Fesch Concerto Grosso in C, Op 3 No 4
Orchestre d'Auvergne, conductor Arie van Beek
7.11 Suk Spring
Radoslav Kvapil (piano)
7.27 Blow I beheld, and lo! a great multitude Soloists
Winchester Cathedral Choir
The Parley of Instruments, conductor David Hill
Dargomizhsky Slavonic Dance ; Water
Sprite's Dance (Rusalka) Kirov Orchestra of St
Petersburg/Viktor Fedotov
7.53 Debussy Violin Sonata Viktoria Mullova (violin)
Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
8.08 Striggio Ecce beatam lucem
Huelgas Ensemble , conductor Paul van Nevel
8.19 Mozart Piano Concerto
No 22 in E flat, K482
London Mozart Players, director Howard Shelley (piano)


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Arie van Beek
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Dargomizhsky Slavonic Dance
Piano: Piotr Anderszewski
Piano: Striggio Ecce
Conductor: Huelgas Ensemble
Conductor: Paul van Nevel
Piano: Howard Shelley

: Building a Library

Bruckner's Symphony No 5 in B flat by Jonathan Swain. Lionel Salter on new releases of choral music by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Cherubini and Rossini.
Revised repeat tomorrow 11.45pm


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Lionel Salter

: Record Release

Haydn Missa brews Sancti Joannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass)
Janice Watson (soprano) Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
10.35 Cherubini Marche funèbre
Corydon Orchestra, conductor Matthew Best


Unknown: Haydn Missa
Unknown: Joannis de Deo
Soprano: Janice Watson
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Cherubini Marche

: Beethoven

Bundeslied, Op 122
Berlin Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra/Karl Anton Rickenbacher
10.49 Mozart Mass in C, K31 7 (Coronation) Soloists
Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra/Ton Koopman


Unknown: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Unknown: Mozart Mass

: Reissues

EMI's Artist Profile range is a two-for-the-price-of-one series focusing on individual artists. Michael Oliver assesses its latest offerings.
Producers Clive Portbury and Patrick Lambert
E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Artists: Michael Oliver
Producers: Clive Portbury
Producers: Patrick Lambert

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley's guest is composer and conductor Carl Davis. His wide-ranging choice of music embraces Monteverdi's Orfeo, instrumental pieces by Bach, Mozart and Schubert, a relatively neglected Puccini aria, film music by Walton and Bernstein, and his collaboration with Paul McCartney, the Liverpool Oratorio.
A Classic Arts production


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Conductor: Carl Davis.

: Vintage Years

Yehudi Menuhin at 80
The first of two programmes in which Lord Menuhin talks to Lyndon Jenkins and looks back over his long career as a solo violinist, chamber music player and conductor. Today, he discusses some of the works for which he has become famous and recalls conductors he has worked with. A selection of Menuhin recordings includes Vieuxtemps's Violin Concerto No 5,
Walton's Viola Sonata, Bach's Double Concerto with Gioconda de Vito, and Lalo's Symphonie espagnole.
Producer Ray Abbott Discs


Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Lyndon Jenkins
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Music Machine Megamix

In the first of eight specially extended programmes, Tommy Pearson explores the music of Australia.
Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: Stabat mater dolorosa

Since the Middle Ages, the Stabat mater - the meditation of the Virgin at the foot of the cross - has been set to music countless times in the simplest and grandest of styles. Gillian Paterson introduces a brief survey of these settings, from plainsong to Penderecki via Palestrina, Part and Uszt. The music is performed by the Taverner Choir and Consort, conducted by Andrew Parrott , and the viol consort Fretwork.
See also tomorrow 10.00am


Introduces: Gillian Paterson
Conducted By: Andrew Parrott

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith. Producer Alan Hall Discs


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Producer: Alan Hall

: Music Matters

With Ivan Hewett. Tonight, ragtime 100 years on, the role of police bands in music education today and Jane Austen 's taste in music.
Producer Jessica Isaacs
Repeated tomorrow 12.15pm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett.
Unknown: Jane Austen
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: Live from the Met: Salome

The Met Opera Quiz
Before curtain-up, William Livingstone puts the panel through its paces with questions sent in by listeners.
7.00 Strauss Salome
Suicide, murder, striptease, decapitation.... Just some of the ingredients of an action-packed opera.
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conductor Donald Runnicles
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network, which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU


Unknown: William Livingstone
Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Salome: Catherine Malrtano (sop)
Herodias: Hanna Schwarz (mezzo)
Herod: Kenneth Riegel (tenor)
Narraboth: Mark Baker (tenor)
Jokanaan: Bernd Weikl (baritone)
Slave: Tony Stevenson (tenor)
Page: Charlotte Hellekant (alto)
First Nazarene: Jeffrey Wells (bass)
Second Nazarene: John Fiorito (tenor)

: Studio 3: Collapse

The first of six experimental dramas is a noir electronic urban thriller by Eddie Berg and George Barber.
The Plumber is called to fix an electronic flotation tank where the Professor - the inventor of the invisible barcode - is trapped. The shop assistants take to the streets as the sounds of the sleepless city become an electronic soundscape of the world on the verge of collapse.
Sound design Steve Brooks ,
George Barber and Eddie Berg Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Eddie Berg
Unknown: George Barber.
Design: Steve Brooks
Design: George Barber
Design: Eddie Berg
Director: Kate Rowland
Plumber: Rod Arthur
Professor: Russell Dixon

: French Cello Sonatas

Steven Isserlis (cello)
Pascal Devoyon (piano)
Debussy Sonata in D minor Saint-Saens Sonata No 2 inF
Faure Sonata No 1 in D minor
Poulenc Sonata


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon

: Impressions

Brian Morton is joined by Chris Parker to introduce a specially recorded session by saxophonist Sigi Finkel from Vienna and pianist Tim Richards. Digby Fairweather explores releases from singer Annie Ross and pianist Jessica Williams.


Unknown: Brian Morton
Unknown: Chris Parker
Unknown: Sigi Finkel
Pianist: Tim Richards.
Pianist: Digby Fairweather
Singer: Annie Ross
Pianist: Jessica Williams.

: Piano Man

Alun Morgan continues his exploration of the life of pianist Earl Hines. Rpt Impressions producer Derek Drescher
See also Monday-Thursday


Unknown: Alun Morgan
Pianist: Earl Hines.
Producer: Derek Drescher

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