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This guide is designed to alert readers to the scope and variety of programming coming up. Listing is not meant to represent blanket endorsement. Readers are urged to be selective. FRIDAY Bernstein on Brahms/Reflections and Performance (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Great Performances'' final episode of three-part series with Maestro Bernstein conducting the Vienna Philharmonic. SATURDAY

Westchester Classic Golf (CBS, 3:30 p.m.; also Sunday, 3 p.m.): Live from Harrison, N.Y.

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Figures of Speech (PBS, 7:30-8 p.m.): ``Innovation'' examines new technology used to advance the study of voice research.

Wolf Trap Presents the Kirov: Swan Lake (PBS, 8-10:30 p.m.): Leningrad's Kirov Ballet performs ``Swan Lake,'' taped during the company's current American tour.

NCAA College World Series (ESPN/cable, 8 p.m.): Live from Omaha, Neb. SUNDAY

Wanted: A Room With Love (WTBS/cable 3:05 p.m. ET; also Monday, 10:05 p.m. ET): This compassionate program, narrated by Tyne Daly, examines the abuses in our foster-care system for dependent children.

Old Yeller (ABC, 7-9 p.m.): Repeat of marvelous old Disney classic about a stray frontier dog. MONDAY

Rainin' in My Heart: A Blues Mosaic (PBS, 10-11 p.m.): The development of the blues sound in the American South, through the musical styles and personal perspectives of ten Louisiana bluesmen. TUESDAY

America Is (CBS, 8-9 p.m.): Youngsters with composer Joseph Raposo and lyricist Hal David honor the Statue of Liberty in song.

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Will There Always be an England? (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Frontline'' examines the postindustrial British social structure, cultural values, and attitudes toward work.

1986 (NBC, 10-11 p.m.): Premi`ere of new version of NBC newsmagazine series with cohosts Roger Mudd and Connie Chung. WEDNESDAY

Pavarotti in the Verdi Requiem: A Salute to Youth (PBS, 9-10:30 p.m.): Luciano Pavarotti and winners of the Opera Company of Philadelphia International Voice Competition perform Verdi's ``Requiem.''

West 57th (CBS, 10-11 p.m.): CBS News disco-beat newsmagazine now at new time.

The Second Type (PBS, 10:30-11 p.m.): Bill Cosby narrates an engaging portrait of an odyssey to Washington by four disabled friends. THURSDAY

US Open Golf (ESPN/cable 12 noon; also Friday): Live from Southhampton, N.Y.

Creating (PBS, 8-9 p.m.): Repeat of ``Heart of the Dragon'' segment on the world of contemporary Chinese art.

Please check local listings for all PBS programs since local station's option often results in differing schedules.

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