Mozart Symphony No 6 (K 43) BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KARL BÖHM
Handel Organ Concerto No 10. in D minor: LIONEL ROGG
GENEVA COLLEGIUM ACADEMICUM conducted by ROBERT DUNAND
Mozart Symphony No 14 (K 114) ACADEMY OF
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-F1ELDS directed by NEVILLE MARRINER gramophone records
Michael Oliver presents listeners' record requests and talks to this week's guest. Hans Hotter
Including works by Geminianl, Monteverdi. Sibelius, Wolf and Schubert, and lieder sung and introduced by Hans Hotter.
Edited and introduced by CHRISTOPHER GRIER
The Gershwins: a book review by CHARLES FOX.
Medieval and Renaissance Sound by DAVID MUNROW. 1: The Shawm, ancestor of the oboe. The Bassarids: PETER HEYWORTH talks to HANS WERNER HENZE.
conducted by YURI SIMONOV with IVAN MORAVEC (piano) Suk Serenade in e flat
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Angus Maude , mp, reflects on things we say and write. (Rptd: Monday, 2.35 pm)
A personal choice of songs you may not know, performed by ELLA FITZGERALD , FRED ASTAIRE FRANCES GERSHWIN , GEORGE GERSHWIN and others
The first of two programmes Producer ALAN OWEN
Alistair Cooke 's America, £6.00
Five Pieces, Op 23
Three Pieces, Op 11 played by EASLEY BLACKWOOD
La Forza del Destino (The Power of Fate)
Opera in four acts. Libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA PIAVE after the play Don Alvaro a la fuerza del sino by ANGEL DE SAAVEDRA, Duke of Rivas Music by Verdi Alvaro , eloping with Leonora, accidently kills her father. Her brother Carlo rounds the world in pursuit of the now separated lovers. Fate unites all three in a bloody denouement.
VIENNA STATE OPERA CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by RICCARDO MUTI (Austrian Radio recording)
The action takes place in Spain. Acts 1 and 2 3.20* Julian Budden talks about the Fourth International Congress of Verdi Studies held In Chicago last month.
3.40* La Forza del Destino Acts 3 and 4
Antony Hopkins discussesa wurk or theme of current interest (Rptd: Monday, 9.45 am)
First in a series of nine programmes to include all the major works for solo piano from 1822 played by Alfred Brendel
Fantasy in c (D 760) (Wanderer) Moments musicaux (D 780)
Euripides' masterpiece In a complete translation by D. W. LUCAS
Arranged for stereo by RAYMOND RAIKES with music by ANTHONY BERNARD This play is a study of an extreme and uncompromising cult of mass-emotion, and the tragic disaster that comes of opposing the Dionysiac ecstasy. Cast in order of speaking and singing:
Chorus of Easitern Worshippers of Dionysus
BBC SINGERS with PHILOMUSICA OF LONDON conducted by RAE JENKINS Producer RAYMOND RAIKES
(Geoffrey Collins is a National Theatre player)
(Henze's opera The Bassarids: tomorrow. 7.30 pm. Introductory talk: tonight at 9.55) See page 5 followed by an interlude
Dionysus (as a god, son of Zeus):
Dionysus (as a man, son of Semele):
Leader of the Chorus of Eastern Women.:
Teiresias, prophet of Apollo in Thebes.:
Cadmus, former King of Thebes, father of Agave and Semele:
Pentheus, his grandson, pre sent King of Thebes:
A soldier, one of Pentheus' bodyguard:
An old slave, from the palace of Pentheus.:
A herdsman from Mount Clthaeron:
Agave, daughter of Cadmus, mother of Pentheus:
The last programme in this series of records of Mozart's symphonies made by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM With his own orchestra, the LONDON PHILHARMONIC, between 1934 and 1940. This evening: two recorded on the same day. 19 March. 1940.
Symphony No 38, in D (Prague) (K 504)
Symphony No 39, In i flat (K 543)
A talk by ROBERT HENDERSON
(The Bassarids will be broadcast direct from the London Coliseum tomorrow, 7.30 pm)
A recital of Morike Lteder given in the Salzburg Mozarteum as part of this year's Salzburg Festival sung by Christa Ludwig (mezzo-sop) with ERIK WERBA (piano)
(Recording made available by courtesy of Austrian Radio) Part 1
11.0 Hugo Wolf : part 2
Derek Jewell 's weekly look at today's popular music, as art, as entertainment, as a social phenomenon.
Including guitar music from John Fahey. Leo Kottke and Peter Lang and three tracks from the album Crime of the Century by Supertramp gramophone records