• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

A Pianoforte Recital by JOYCE KADISH

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach was Johann Sebastian 's eldest son, and it was for his instruction that his father wrote the ' Little Preludes ', the Two-Part and Three-Part Inventions, and the first book of the ' Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues '. But Wilhelm Friedemann was not only the cause of great music in another; like one or two of his brothers, he was very nearly a great composer himself. But, whereas his father, the great Bach, seems to have been temperamentally a stolid German bourgeois, Friedemann was very much closer to the artistic type as it is popularly imagined to be.
He was lazy, self-centred, ' ungracious even to his friends', rather eccentric. And he drank. So, magnificent artist as he was--charming clavier player, organist able to ' excite reverent awe ', as a composer (says one authority) ' nearest among his brothers to his father in the originality and bent of his genius, and in his powers of improvisation'—his career had in it many elements of tragedy.
Wilhelm Friedemann was not a failure. But he might have been a much greater success than he was. He produced a considerable quantity of fine work in the rococo style, but, according to Forkel, he put the best of himself into improvisations which he was too lazy to write down.

Contributors

Unknown: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Unknown: Johann Sebastian
Unknown: Wilhelm Friedemann
Unknown: Wilhelm Friedemann

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us

A Pianoforte Recital by JOYCE KADISH

National Programme Daventry, 7 August 1935 14.50






About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about A Pianoforte Recital by JOYCE KADISH, National Programme Daventry, 14.50, 7 August 1935
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/35a89fd720f2424da09db03440252e36

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel