Telemann Ouverture des nations anciens et modernes AMSTERDAM CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRÉ RIEU Bach Concerto in c major GUSTAV LEONHARDT
ANNEKE UITTENBOSCH (harpsichords)
With the LEONHARDT CONSORT
Haydn Symphony No 6, in D major (Le matin)
VIENNA FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA conducted by WILFRIED BOETTCHER gramophone records
Bernard Keeffe presents listeners' record requests and discusses with them, by telephone, the musical reasons behind their choice
This week's guest caller Is Emanuel Hurwitz. who at
10.0* talks about the Hungarian violinist JOSEPH SZIGETI , and introduces some of his records
You can take part in the programme by telephoning [number removed]with your request between 8.0 am and 10.30 today or by sending details on a postcard, with your name, telephone number, and reasons for choice
In Part I his
Second Piano Concerto (1881, a work of his late 40s) is heard in a performance by EMIL GILELS and the HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conductor JORMA PANULA given at the 1972 Helsinki Festival
(Finnish Radio recording)
Sir Bruce Fraser , editor of the revised edition of Sir Ernest Gowers 's Plain Words, and former senior civil servant, reflects on some of the things we say and write and on the raw material we use - words.
(Repeated: Wed, 10.25 am)
The E flat Clarinet Sonata (1894, one of his last works) JACK BRYMER , ERNEST LUSH
Great Britain Rounds: Programme 6 School Class:
TORQUAY GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
SOLIHULL HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS Equal Voice Class:
HULMAN-CLIMAX MALE VOICE CHOIR CREGAGH LADIES CHOIR, BELFAST Adjudicators JOHN ALLDIS
DAVID LUMSDEN , ALLEN PERCIVAL Introduced by DAVID WILLCOCKS Producer ANTHONY PHILPOTT
Bach's Goldberg Variations on the piano
(Part of a public concert given in the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 29 September 1972)
' The thoughts expressed by music are not too vague for words, but too precise ' wrote Mendelssohn in 1842. DR GERALD HENDRIE considers the thorny question of what music is ' about.'
Minnelied; Im Friihling; Der Mond; Pagenlied; Lieblingsplatzchen; Reiselied; Wander-lied; Schilflied; Gruss; Auf Fliigeln des Gesanges; Fruhlingslied (Durch den Wald) PETER SCHREIER (tenor) RUDOLF DUNCKEL (piano)
Symphony No 3 (Scottish)
LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS ORCHESTRA conducted by KURT MASUR
(Recordings made available by courtesy of East German Radio)
HUGH MACDONALD reads extracts from the letters, which he has chosen to illustrate the background to the composition of The Trojans.
Excerpts from the opera in five acts by Berlioz
JOSEPHINE VEASEY (mezzo-SOp) INGVAR WIXELL (baritone)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN DAVIS
(West Berlin Radio recording)
A series of short talks with long thoughts behind them.
Today Thomas S. Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry at the Upstate Medical Center of the State University of New York in Syracuse, suggests that 'suicide should be considered a basic human right.' In his various books, such as The Myth of Mental Illness, Ideology and Insanity, and The Manufacture of Madness, Professor Szasz has attempted to lay the foundations of a new theory of personal conduct.
The Fayrfax Manuscript PRO CANTIONE ANTIQUA conductor BRUNO TURNER who also introduces, the music. The Fayrfax Book is a collection of sacred and secular vocal part-music dating from c 1500. It once belonged to the Fayrfax family, of which the composer Robert Fayrfax was a member.
This programme includes music by him, and by other composers, some known, some anon.
In conversation with RONALD BRYDEN , he talks about his work, his life in England, and his travels to India, Africa and Latin America
Producer KRISHAN KUMAR
Oratorio by Sir Michael Tippett Libretto by THE composer
In November 1938 a young Jewish refugee shot and killed a German diplomat in Paris, and unleashed the most terrible of Nazi persecutions in Germany. Tippett, while remaining true to the story. translates it into one of the fundamental dilemmas of human experience.
ELSIE MORISON (soprano)
PAMELA BOWDEN (contralto) RICHARD LEWIS (tenor) RICHARD STANDEN (bass)
ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD gramophone records
by DAVID RUDKIN with Norman Rodway as Roger Casement
In 1965 the remains of Irish patriot Roger Casement were disinterred from the limepit at Pentonville and brought to Dublin. Casement, as this play shows, was a man of many conflicting parts. Is there a parallel between his history and Ireland's? Is there a lesson to be learned from it?
Those taking part, in alphabetical order:
JOAN BAKEWELL , SEAN BARRETT KATE BINCHY. MICHAEL DEACON WILLIAM EEDI. E, KEVIN FLOOD
MARTIN FRIEND, HEATHER GIBSON DAVID GOODERSON , SHEILA GRANT MICHAEL HARBOUS , JOHN HOLLIS FRASER KERR. ROLF LEFEBVRE
PEGGY MARSHALL , MERYL 0 KEEFFE IRENE PRADOR , DAVID RUDKIN HENRY STAMPER , EVA STUART JOHN TUSA , DAVID VALLA
MARY WIMBUSH and JOY WORTH
Special sound by BRIAN HODGSON of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Technical assistance:
JOCK FARRELL, MARSAIL MACCUISH JANET MITCHELL LESHEK BURZYNSKI
Producer JOHN TYDEMAN
The Last Chamber Works Furiant
MIRKA POKORNA (piano) From my homeland JOSEF SUK (violin)
JAN PANENKA (piano)
String Quartet No 2. in D minor
SMETANA QUARTET gramophone records
A fortnightly series
KEITH SWALLOW (piano) p major (Kk 366); F major (Kk 5241; c. minor (Kk 315); D major (Kk 5111: c major (Kk 523); E major (Kk 496); B minor (Kk 2271