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: Open University

5.55 Maths: Eigenvalues and Eigenlines
6.15 The Feminist Spectator: Women in the Cinema
6.35 Assignment 103

: Sacred and Profane

With Paul Guinery.
Purcell, attrib Blow I was glad when they said unto me, Z19
BBC Singers, conductor Bo Holten
7.08 Haydn Symphony No 84 in E flat BBC Scottish SO, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
7.33 Bach Cantata No 93: Wer nur den lieben Gott lasst walten
Ghent Collegium Vocale Chorus and Orchestra/Philippe Herreweghe
7.55 Prokofiev Suite: A Summer Day San Diego Chamber Orchestra, conductor Donald Barra
8.11 Samuel Wesley Exultate Deo BBC Singers, Jeremy Filsell (organ), conductor Simon Joly
8.19 Hoist Suite: Brook Green
BBC Scottish SO, conductor Adrian Leaper
8.28 Pachelbel Toccata in F: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern; Chaconne in F minor
Werner Jacob (organ)
8.44 Monteverdi Zefiro torna
Tragicomedia/Stephen Stubbs Producer Verity Sharp


Unknown: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Bo Holten
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Choice of Three

With baroque violinist Andrew Manze : See also Thursday 10.00pm


Violinist: Andrew Manze

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

From Cheltenham Town Hall, the Sony Award-winning Music
Presenter of the Year is joined by guests, including the Safri Duo of percussionists, in a special programme presented as part of the 1996 Cheltenham Festival. As well as live performances from his guests.
Brian Kay will introduce an eclectic selection of music from discs, deciding which performances to include and the times at which these works are to be broadcast a few days before the programme. Among them will be: Hoist A Somerset Rhapsody
Handel Organ Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 2
Rossini, arr Respighi La Boutique fantasque
Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat
Tchaikovsky Marche slave
Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 3
Artist of the Week:
Sylvia McNair (soprano)
Mozart Mass in C minor, K427 (Great) (Credo)
Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela;
Lemminkainen's Return (Legends) Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Brian Kay
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Music Matters

Repeated from yesterday 5.45pm

: Into the Garden

"I could have been professor of garden history without a garden at all, lived in Texas and been a world authority without ever having got my hands dirty."
Robin Lane Fox is a classicist - a fellow of New College, Oxford - as well as the gardening correspondent of the Financial Times. He shows Hugh Walters how he has replanted his college gardens. Rpt


Unknown: Robin Lane Fox
Unknown: Hugh Walters

: The Sunday Concert

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka , Dong-Suk Kang (violin), Della Jones (mezzo)
Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride
Alun Hoddinott Violin Concerto
Elgar Sea Pictures
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G
A concert given last year in the Prichard Jones Hall. Bangor. and sponsored by Post Office Board Wales and the Marches


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Violin: Dong-Suk Kang
Violin: Della Jones
Violin: Alun Hoddinott

: Spirit of the Age

Beyond the North Wind
In the second of two programmes,
Christopher Page travels from York to Jarrow. Here, on the mudflats of the modern Tyne, stands the monastery founded in the 7th century in which the Venerable Bede spent his life of study and seclusion. Producer Kate Bolton


Unknown: Christopher Page
Producer: Kate Bolton

: Sylvia McNair at the Wigmore Hall

The American diva made a rare public appearance in London last March for a song recital at the Wigmore Hall. She was joined by Roger Vignoles (piano), Andrew Marriner (clarinet) and Paul Watkins (cello).
Schubert An die Musik: Die Forelle; Der Vollmond strahlt auf
(Rosamunde); Ganymed; Four Italian Songs, D688: Non t'accostar all'uma; Guarda, che bianca luna; Da quel sembiante appresi; Mio ben ricordati; Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965
Andre Previn Four Songs: Mercy; I don't need no man: In this soft place; I am as you see
Poulenc Trois metamorphoses
Bizet La Coccinelle; Chanson d'avril;
Le Matin;
Tarentelle Sylvia McNair is the Artist of the Week in this week's Musical Encounters


Piano: Roger Vignoles
Clarinet: Andrew Marriner
Clarinet: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Poulenc Trois
Unknown: Tarentelle Sylvia McNair

: The Sunday Feature: Cornemusiques

The Bagpipe Music of France French bagpipes come in many guises: the musette, grande comemuse and cabrette among them. Played by shepherds in the 13th century, royal courtiers in the 18th and the early exponents of jazz music in the 1920s, their popularity is still growing today. Jean-Pierre Rasle has mastered all these instruments and, with a band of seven musicians and observations from writers including
Rabelais and George Sand , he reveals the extraordinary story of the pipes of France.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rasle
Unknown: George Sand

: Iberian Vespers

BBC Singers, James O'Donnell
(organ), director Stephen Cleobury
A concert of vespers from 16th- and 17th-century Spain and Portugal. Victoria Magnificat primi toni
Cabanilles Tiento lleno de primo tono
Rebelo Beatus vir; Laudate dominum Correa de Arauxo Tiento de medio registro de dos tiples de secundo tono: Tiento de medio registro de baxon de primo tono
Victoria Magnificat sexti toni
Last Monday's BBC Lunchtime Concert


Singers: James O'Donnell
Director: Stephen Cleobury

: The Sunday Play: Death of a Salesman

John Tydeman 's new radio adaptation of Arthur Miller 's famous work was first broadcast to mark the playwright's 80th birthday last October. With Timothy West as Willy Loman ,
Rosemary Leach as his wife Linda, and John Guerrasio and Adam Henderson as Biff and Happy, their two sons.
Other parts played by Paul Jenkins ,
Jane Whittenshaw and Tracy Wiles. Music by John White. Director John Tydeman. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4


Unknown: John Tydeman
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Willy Loman
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: John Guerrasio
Unknown: Adam Henderson
Played By: Paul Jenkins
Played By: Jane Whittenshaw
Played By: Tracy Wiles.
Music By: John White.
Director: John Tydeman.
Charley: Peter Banks
Howard: Colin Stinton
Uncle Ben: John Hartley
Bernard: Roger May
Woman: Caroline Strong

: Choir Works

To complete this series,
Jeremy Summerly presents the second of two programmes of motets by Bach associated with funeral or memorial services. He also talks to composer
John Byron about his own performance of Verba, which takes as its subject the futility of mortality from one of the most puzzling books of the Bible. Ecclesiastes, also the source for
Bantock's 1913 "symphony for chorus". Bach Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden,
BWV 230; Furchle dich nicht, BWV 228
RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Rene
Bantock Vanity of Vanities
BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly Bach Der Geist hilft unsrer
Schwachheit auf, BWV 226 Performers as above
John Byron Verba
Oxford Schola Cantorum, conductor Jeremy Summerly
Bach Singet dem Herrn, BWV 225 Performers as above
Producer Antony Pitts
Choir Works returns on Sunday 15 September


Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: John Byron
Unknown: Bantock Vanity
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Bach Der Geist
Unknown: John Byron Verba
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Traditional Music

Echoes from Blue Heaven
The second of two programmes charting Michael Ormiston 's journey through the musical traditions of Mongolia. Tonight, he attends the ritual of the medicine buddha. summons up the spirits and visits a community of Buddhist nuns.


Unknown: Michael Ormiston

: Record Review

Building a Ubrary
Including a comparison by Michael Oliver of available recordings of Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements.
Revised rpt of yesterday 9.00am


Unknown: Michael Oliver

: Through the Night

With David Cornet.
1.00 Mozart Don Giovanni
La Petite Bande Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
4.00 Monte Carlo Philharmonic , conductor Spiros Argiris Holliger Three Nocturnes (Elias) Lowell Uebermann Concerto for flute and harp (first
European performance) James Galway (flute), Huun-Sun Na (harp) Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
5.00 Sequence


Unknown: David Cornet.
Conductor: Monte Carlo Philharmonic
Conductor: Spiros Argiris Holliger
Unknown: Lowell Uebermann
Flute: James Galway
Don Giovanni: Werner van Mechelen (baritone)
Donna Anna: Isolde Siebert (sop)
Donna Elvira: Christina Hogman (sop)
Leporello: Huub Claessens (bass)
Don Ottavio: Marcu Schafer (tenor)
Zerlina: Nancy Argenta (sop)
Masetto: Nanco de Vries (bass)
II Commendatore: Harry van Der Kamp (bass)

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