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: Brahms and Handel

Brahms Scherzo (FAE Sonata) (mono)
GYORGY PAUK (violifi)
PETER FRANKL (piano) 1
Handel Cantata :
Lucrezia MARGARET PRICE (soprano) JAMES LOCKHART (harpsichord) KENNETH HEATH (cello continuo) Brahms Variations on a Theme of Handel, Op 24


Piano: Peter Frankl
Piano: Handel Cantata
Soprano: Lucrezia Margaret Price
Harpsichord: James Lockhart
Cello: Kenneth Heath
Piano: Stephen Bishop

: News


: Your Concert Choice

Joseph Cooper introduces listeners' record requests, and at
9.50* talks to today's special guest, Malcolm Williamson , about two of his favourite records, the quartet from the finale of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Stravinsky's Concerto in D
Also in today's programme:
9.5* Copland Outdoor Overture conducted by THE COMPOSER
9.16* Schubert Nachtgesang im Walde, for male voices and four horns
9.26. Brahms Rhapsody in a flat, Op 119 No 4 played by MYRA HESS
9.36* Sibelius Movements from Pelleas and Melisande
10.20*Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Song With CYRIL SMITH
10.45* Elgar Introduction and Allegro for strings gramophone records


Introduces: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Malcolm Williamson
Unknown: Schubert Nachtgesang
Played By: Myra Hess
Unknown: Cyril Smith

: Music Weekly

Edited and introduced by Christopher Grier
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau : a profile, with GERALD MOORE and HANS WERNER HENZE talking to EDWARD GREENFIELD.
Constant Lambert: SUSAN BRAD SHAW discusses his Piano Sonata
Gluck: MAX LOPPERT on the neglect of his operas.
And a look at Covent Garden's new production of La Boheme. Producer KEITH HORNER


Introduced By: Christopher Grier
Introduced By: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Hans Werner Henze
Unknown: Edward Greenfield.
Unknown: Susan Brad
Unknown: Max Loppert
Producer: Keith Horner

: Karl Bohm Conducts Beethoven

Symphony No 4, in B flat major

: * pm Words ...

John Vaizey reflects on some of the things we say and write (Repeated: Tuesday, 10.25 am)


Unknown: John Vaizey

: Karl Bohm Conducts Beethoven

Part 2
Symphony No 3, In E flat major (Eroica)

: Haydn's String Quartets

A series of 30 programmes AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Quartet in E flat major. Op 33 No 2
Quartet in c major, Op 33 No 3 (Nextprogramme: 13 February) followed by an interlude

: Talking about Music

Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest. Producer DAVID epps
(Repeated: Monday, 10.10 am)


Producer: David Epps

: Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso in two acts
Music by Mozart Libretto by LORENZO DA PONTE (sung in Italian)
After various amorous adventures, mostly unsuccessful. the notorious rake is dragged down to hell by the statue of a man he killed in a duel. -
Peasants, guests, and demons BAVARIAN STATE OPERA CHORUS chorus-master
(Bavarian Radio Recording from the 1973 Munich Festival) Place: Seville Act 1
4.10* A Model Don Juan ?
In 1641 Miguel Manara , born in Seville of Corsican parents, saw the play. El Burlador de Sevilla, and announced ' I will become Don Juan '.
JILL BALCON reads his story from Granite Island by DOROTHY CARRINGTON
4.25* Don Giovanni Act 2


Music By: Mozart Libretto
Unknown: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Chorus-Master: Wolfgang Baumgart
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Miguel Manara
Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Dorothy Carrington
Producer: Patricia Brent

: The Far Off and The Near

An English family saga, in six parts, based on unpublished letters and memoirs written between 1683 and 1883. Narrated by Robert Hardy 4: England, 1776-1842
Music composed and conducted by JEREMY LUBBOCK


Unknown: Virginia Browne
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Conducted By: Jeremy Lubbock
Producer: Christopher Venning
William Pepperrell III: Peter Marinker
Elizabeth: Sarah Brackett
Catherine: Jill Balcon
Harriot: Elizabeth Proud
Thomas Palmer III: Haydn Jones
Caroline (as a girl): Dorothy Wojtulewicz
Sacey: Prunella Scales
Sophia Marriott: Barbara Lott
Lady Pepperrell: Penelope Lee
Dorcas: Hilda Schroder
Sarah: Joy Parker
Robert: Neville Jason
Biographer: Sion Probert
Harriot's friend: Rosemary Leach
Nat: Sion Probert
Monk: Haydn Jones
Mrs Davis: Penelope Lee
William Cobbett: Stephen Thorne
Children's Commissioner: Alan Rowe
Young Betsy: Ronnie Hurren
Humphry: Neville Jason
Mary Anne: Marjorie Westbury

: Max Rostal

.Biber, arr Rostal Passacaglia Frankel Sonata

: Drama Now: The Anomaly

A comedy for radio
'I'm not a dragon-killer. I'm always in the wrong place at the wrong time. I'm an anomaly.'
(Richard Briers is in 'Absurd Person Singular' at the Criterion Theatre, London)
Going to the dogs?: page 5


Writer: Jonathan Raban
Producer: Richard Wortley
Thomas England: Richard Briers
Lady Pamela: Prunella Scales
Rev Henry England: Stephen Thorne
Mother: Margot Boyd
Thomas as a boy: Judy Bennett
Monitor: Sam Dastor
Schoolboy: Anthony Daniels
Master: Michael Deacon
Julia: Elizabeth Proud
Girl student: Bonnie Hurren

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

leader SYDNEY HUMPHREYS conducted by VERNON HANDLEY With KATHLEEN JONES (piano) Ireland Overture: Satyricon
9.10. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1, in B flat minor
9.48* Derek Bourgeois Sym phonic Variations (first broadcast performance)


Leader: Sydney Humphreys
Conducted By: Vernon Handley
Piano: Kathleen Jones
Unknown: Derek Bourgeois Sym

: Scarlatti Sonatas

A fortnightly series NIGEL COXE (piano)
G (Kk 433); A (Kk 368); A (Kk 369); B flat (Kk 472); B flat (Kk 473); D minor (Kk 516)


Piano: Nigel Coxe

: Lassus

The fifth of eight programmes of the church music of Lassus, including the settings of the seven Penitential Psalms.
Domine exaudi orationem meam, auribus percipe obsecrationem meam (Penitential Psalm No 7)
Domine exaudi orationem meam, et clamor meus ad te veniat (Penitential Psalm No 5) ST CLEMENT DANES CHORALE conductor MARTINDALE SIDWELL


Unknown: St Clement Danes
Conductor: Martindale Sidwell

: News


: Sounds Interesting

Derek Jewell 's weekly look at today's popular music.
This week featuring music by Gallagher and Lyle, Linda Lewis and Caravan.
Guest: Wilfrid Mellers , author and ccmposer, and currently Professor of Music at the University of York.
Producer PETER BUTLER gramophone records


Unknown: Derek Jewell
Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Wilfrid Mellers
Producer: Peter Butler

: Closedown

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