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: Mozart

Piano Sonatas and String Quartets
Mozart Sonata in F (K 280)
Beethoven Sonata in G, Op 14 No 2
ROSEMARIE WRIGHT (piano) Mozart Quartet in D m 575) GtlARNERI STRING QUARTET
(Part of a concert given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall in 1968)


Unknown: Beethoven Sonata
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall

: News


: Your Concert Choice

Bernard Keeffe presents listeners' record requests and at
10.0* talks to today's special guest Elizabeth Harwood
Also in today's programme:
Haydn Symphony No 51, in flat
Rachmaninov playing some of his own Preludes
Dan Godfrey conducting the BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA Hindemith Kleine Kammer musik: CZECH WIND QUINTET
Bernard Herrmann Suite: Welles Raises Kane
Written requests, with reasons for choice, to Your Concert Choice, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
(Elizabeth Harwood sings In Messiah: Wed, 9.25 pm, BBC1)


Unknown: Bernard Keeffe
Unknown: Elizabeth Harwood
Unknown: Dan Godfrey
Unknown: Hindemith Kleine Kammer
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Elizabeth Harwood

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Dominic Gill
Carlo Gesualdo , Prince of Venosa: book review by JEREMY NOBLE
Liszt's symphonic poems: discussed by HUGH MACDONALD


Introduced By: Dominic Gill
Introduced By: Carlo Gesualdo
Review By: Jeremy Noble
Unknown: Hugh MacDonald
Unknown: Carl Orff
Producers: Keith Horner
Producers: Peter Butler

: The Ring from Bayreuth

A music-drama in three acts by Wagner (sung in German) After forging the sword Nothung and overcoming fearful dangers, Siegfried awakens Briinnhilde and claims her as his bride.
(Bavarian Radio recording) Act 1


Conducted By: Horst Stein

: Words....

Ian Grimble reflects on some of the things we say and write. (Repeated: Tuesday, 11.25 am)


Unknown: Ian Grimble

: Messiaen

La fauvette des jardins YVONNE LORIOD (piano)
Introduced by THE COMPOSER
(Part of an English Bach Fes tival concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 24 April)


Unknown: Bach Fes
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall

: The Ring

Siegfried, Act 2

: * A Dialogue on Justice

between David Hume and Baron d'Holbach by MAURICE CRANSTON withIn the latest of his Political Dialogues Maurice Cranston imagines a conversation in Paris in 1765, while David Hume was Charge d'Affaires at the British Embassy; among his friends was the wealthy Baron d'Holbach, the German Philosopher who lived in aris.


Unknown: David Hume
Unknown: Maurice Cranston
Unknown: Maurice Cranston
Producer: Douglas Cleverdon
David Hume: Andrew Cruickshank
Baron d'Holbach: Marius Goring

: The Ring

Siegfried, Act 3
(Gotterdammerung: 23 Dee)

: Talking about Music

Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest. (Rptd: Monday, 9.45 am)


Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: Beethoven

Variations on Ein Madchen Oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Sonata in D, Op 102 No 2
(Recording from this year's Bergen Festival made available by Norwegian Radio)


Unknown: Ein Madchen
Unknown: Oder Weibchen

: Itzhak Perlman

Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1 (Recording made available by courtesy of RIAS, Berlin)


Conducted By: Georges Prêtre

: World Drama

A play in eight dreams by MIKHAIL BULGAKOV translated from the Russian by MICHAEL GLENNY with John Bennett
Peter Woodthorpe , Gary Bond Judy Cornwell , Bryan Pringle and Jane Wenham
This is a play based on events that occurred in the Bolshevik Revolution and the subsequent plight of certain Russian emigres.
Time: October 1920 to Autumn 1921. Place: Russia, Constantinople and Paris.
Accordionist GERALD CROSSMAN Adapted and produced by JOHN TYDEMAN


Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov
Unknown: Michael Glenny
Unknown: John Bennett
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Gary Bond
Unknown: Judy Cornwell
Unknown: Bryan Pringle
Accordionist: Gerald Crossman
Produced By: John Tydeman
Golubkov, a student from Petersburg: Gary Bond
Serafima, a young lady from Petersburg: Judy Cornwell
Athanasius, Archbishop of Simferopol: Rolf Lefebvre
Charnota, Major-General in the White Army: Peter Woodthorpe
Paisios, a monk: John Forrest
Bayev, a commander of cavalry: William Eedli
Lyuska, Charnota's mistress: Jane Wenham
Krapelin, an orderly: John Baddelet
de Brisard, a White commander: Brian Haines
General Roman Khludov: John Bennett
Golovan, Khludov's aide-de camp: Robin Browne
Stationmaster: Lewis Stringer
Paramon Korzukhin, Serafl ma's husband: Bryan Pringle
Commander-in-Chief of the White Russian Army: Geoffrey Wincott
Tikhii, Chief of counter-intelligence: Haydn Jones
Gurin: Jonathan Scott
Skunsky: Nigel Graham
Maria: Diana Olsson
Yanko Yankovitch, the Cock roach King: John Baddeley
Narrator: Rolf Lefebvre

: Thomas Weelkes

The fourth of five programmes to mark the 350th anniversary of his death.
DAVID LUMSDEN (organ) conductor louis HALSEY


Singers: Louis Halsey
Singers: David Lumsden
Conductor: Louis Halsey

: Political Metaphors

Conversations in four programmes about the current relevance of the arts to politics. Presented by Frank Kermode 2: Art and the Establishment Angus Wilson
E. L. Doctorow , author of The Book of Daniel
Peter Maxwell Davies
Norman Podhoretz , Editor of Commentary (New York) Karl Miller


Presented By: Frank Kermode
Unknown: Angus Wilson
Unknown: E. L. Doctorow
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Norman Podhoretz
Unknown: Karl Miller
Producer: Richard Keen

: S Stereo Rafael Puyana

A harpsichord recital recorded at St John's. Smith Square, London, on 22 March anon My ladye Careys dompe Cabezon Variations on the Knight's plainchant
Scarlatti Four Sonatas: r major (Kk 205): e major (Kk 380; E major (Kk 381); A minor (Kk 175)
Mozart Variations on Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman (K 265)
Bach Partita No 4, in D major

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