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Wagner Overture: Tannhituser
ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
7.19* Ardili Bolero
(mezzo-soprano) LONDON SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE
7.23* Ibert Flute Concerto
ORCHESTRA conducted by CHARLES DUTOIT
7.43* Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 1
BOI.SHOI THEATRE ORCHESTRA conducted by MAXIM SHOSTAKOVICH oramophone records
Prokofiev Classical Symphony
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO
8.19* Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1, in B flat minor
NEW PHII.HARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by LORIN MAAZEL gramophone records
A further monthly selection of poetry, chosen and read by Robin Holmes.
Years of Fulfilment 1840-1843
The years immediately following his marriage to Clara Wieck were to be the happiest Schumann was to know, and his feelings of joy and optimism are reflected in the contemporary works.
Song-Cycle: Frauenliebe und -leben
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano)
GEOFFREY PARSONS (piano) Symphony No 4, in D minor
ORCHESTRA conducted by KURT MASUR gramophone records
direct from the Main Hall, Musikverein. Vienna
The traditional annual concert of Viennese music, given by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra led and conducted by Willi Boskovsky Part 1
10.50* Strauss the Elder in Victorian Britain
Johann Strauss the Elder first came to Britain in 1838. hoping to play at balls held to celebrate Queen Victoria's Coronation. Michael Norton recounts some of the composer's adventures in this country.
11.5* New Year's Day Concert Part 2
(Part of th;s concert will be shown on BBC2 at 8.10)
(Die schone Milllerin)
Schubert's cycle of 20 songs to poems by Wilhelm Muller sung in a new translation by Clare Campbell
'This translation was purpose-built to be sing-able, that is to fit the music in sound as well as the German words in meaning. Listening is enriched by understanding the detail of what is meant: Schubert's genius for mood-painting is missed if one doesn't follow all that.'
Ian Partridge (tenor)
Jennifer Partridge (piano)
David Saint at the organ of St George's Church, Cullercoats, Tyne and Wear
Langlais Incantation pour un jour saint
2.20* Bach Chorale Preludes: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen (BWV 658); An Wasserflussen Babylon (BWV 653); Komm. Gott Schiipfer , heiliger Geist (BWV 667)
2.32' Kenneth Leighton Paean
Martin Cooper , the author of Beethoven: The Last Decade, sketches the background against which the Ninth Symphony was conceived, and introduces some of Beethoven's letters and other contemporary documentation.
A series featuring moments in musical history captured for the gramophone.
1: Tne Time: 29 July 1951 The Place: Festspieihaus, Bayreuth
Beethoven Symphony No 9 (Choral)
ELISABETH SCHWARZKOPF (soprano'
ELISABETH HÖNGEN (contralto)
HANS HOPF (tenor)
OTTO EDELMANN (bass)
BAYREUTH FESTIVAL CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by WILHELM FURTWANGLER
Haydn Quartet in c, Op 20 No 2
JUILLIARD STRING QUARTET
Jaimes Nares Lesson No 2, in D
TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord)
Britten String Quartet No 3. Op 94
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET
Part 1 Beethoven
Sonata in G major. Op 79 Sonata in E fiat major, Op Sla (Les Adieux)
Sonata in E minor, Op 90
The two waves of modern feminism have had different directions and produced different literatures. In the third and last of his three talks on the literary treatment of love and marriage, Laurence Lerner contrasts the attitudes of the female emancipation movement and women's liberation. And he discusses the handling of love and marriage by some recent novelists, among them Elizabeth Jane Howard and Doris Lessing. who evidently take a more sanguine view of the value of fiction than did Beatrice Webb.
Part 2 Schubert
Moments musicaux (D 780) (A concert given on 22 September at Eton School Hall as part of the 1978 Windsor Festival)
A portrait of the later life of John Henry New man. written by LEO KNOWLES. With
John Franklyn-Robbins as John Henry Newman
'Because I have not pushed myself forward, because I have not dreamed of saying "see what I am doing and have done ", because I have not retailed gossip, flattered great people, and sided with this or that party. I am nobody. I have no friend in Rome: I have laboured in England, to he misrepresented, back-bitten and scorned.'
Narrator BRIAN TRUEMAN Producer FRASER STEEL
Ambrose St John:
Mgr William Talbot:
BRIGITA SULCOVA (soprano) MARIE MRAZOVA (contralto) JIR] ZAHRADNICEK ( tenor) JAROSLAV HORACEK (bass) JAN HORA (organ)
CZECHOSLOVAK RADIO CHOIR CZECHOSLOVAK RADIO
SYMPHON\ ORCHESTRA conductor ZDENEK KOSLER (Recording from this year's Prague Spring Festival made available by courtesy of Czechoslovak Radio)
Sonata in D (K 381)
CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH and JUSTUS FRANTZ (piano duet) Flute Quartet in c (K 285b) WILLIAM BENNETT (flute)
Sonata in F (K 376)
SZYMON GOLDBERG (violin) RADU LUPU (piano)
Clarinet Quintet in A (K 581) GERVASE DE PEYER (clarinet) AMADEUS QUARTET: records
' The Drama's Laws, the Drama s Patrons give and we that live to please must please to live.'
(SAMUEL JOHNSON )
' Nowadays, to please the public, you must write stuff so simple that a coachman might sing it after you; or so incomprehensible that it pleases simply because no sensible man can understand it.' (MOZART) An imaginary conversation between Samuel Johnson and Mozart on the subject of music, art and patronage, written by STEPHEN OLIVER , who also Dlavs the harpsichord.
Dr Johnson TIMOTHY WEST Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Producer PATRICIA BRENT
Dr Johnson Timothy
Introduced by Charles Fox
Veryan Weston (piano) Gary Peters (guitar) Simon Piccard i tenor saxophone)
Dan Brown (bass guitar) Cliff Venner (drums)
Australia V England
Special, with commentary on the final two nours of the fourth day at Melbourne.