Bach Cantata No 64: Sehet. welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget: SOLOISTS
MUNICH BACH CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL RICHTER
Albinoni Concerto in G major, Op 10 No 4: ROBERTO MICHELUCCI (violin) with i musici
Bach Cantata No 28: Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende
SOLOISTS, MUNICH BACH CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA, conducted by KARL RICHTER : records
Introduced by John Lade
Complete works or substantial extracts from some of the year's outstanding records including at 9.5* the ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS. playing Handel's Overture: Saul; at 9.21* Couperin's Ordre No 4, played by KENNETH GILBERT; at 9.39* Mozart's Piano Concerto in B flat (K 450) with ROBERT CASADESUS as soloist; at 10.6* Schubert's Ellen songs sung by JESSYE NORMAN; at 10.45* a Liszt-Verdi piano transcription played by CLAUDIO ARRAU; and at 11.0* an excerpt from Verdi's Rigoletto with JOAN SUTHERLAND.
Introductions and Allegros by Elgar, Ravel, Schumann and Bliss (sir ARTHUR BLISS conducting the LEICESTERSHIRE SCHOOLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA)
Records introduced by Graham Treacher
STOIKA MILANOVA (Violin)
B B SCOTTISH SYMPHONYORCHESTRA conductor CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
12.23* Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
A Christmas selection from the first year of the programme. Compiled and narrated by Donald Milner
Haydn Symphony No 36
1.43* Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Lord David Cecil , the writer, presents a personal choice of records which emphasises his love of light as well as serious music.
His choice includes music by Bach. Schubert. Faur6, Verdi and Johann Strauss , performed by such artists as CONCHITA SUPERVIA. JOHN MC-CORMACK and PABLO CASALS.
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE
Music by Quilter, Josephs, Harrison. Grieg. Brahms, Kodaly
Charles Parker's choice from the BBC Sound Archives collection of British folk music.
Introduced by PETER CLAYTON
Introduced by John Amis including ARTUR RUBINSTEIN , NADIA BOULANGER, FRANK MARTIN
Opera in three acts
Music by Humperdinck
Libretto by ADELHEID WETTE, after the BROTHERS GRIMM
(sung in German: records)
One of the most famous of all fairytales is the basis of this opera for children.
BOYS OF THE DRESDEN KRENZCHOR
DRESDEN STATE CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA, conducted by OTMAR SUITNER
Gertrude, their mother:
Peter, their father, a broommaker:
Sandman; Dew Fairy:
(celloi born 29 December 1876 died 22 October 1973
Bach Suite No 5. in c minor; Courante and Gavotte 1 and 2 (Suite No 6. in D): records
(Today is also the birthday of Lionel Tertis : see 11.10)
Alfred Brendel , in conversation With STEPHEN PLAISTOW , talks about Schubert's piano music and introduces a series of nine weekly programmes, specially recorded for Radio 3. which include all Schubert's major works for solo pianist from 1822. The first of his recitals can be heard next Saturday.
VIVIEN TOWNLEY (soprano) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by JANOS FÜRST Brahms Symphony No 3
Beethoven Scena and Aria: Ah! perfido
Beethoven Symphony No 1
A humorous review of 1973 by the Week Ending ... team DAVID JASON , BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano Script by CHRIS MILLER and JOHN MASON
Producer SIMON BRETT
born 29 December 1876
York Bowen Fantasie:
HARRY DANKS. NORMAN KENT , PETER LEWIS and JAMES SWAINSON (violas)
11.22* Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat (K 364) (mono) ALBERT SAMMONS ' violin) LIONEL TERTIS (Viola)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR HAMILTON HARTY (record)