The first of three programmes featuring the 1957 records of the Beethoven Cello Sonatas. Sonata in F maior, Op 5 No 1 Sonata in A major, Op 69
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Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante in r (0487) LAMAR CROWSON (piano) EMANUEL HURWITZ (violin) CECIL ARONOWITZ (Viola) TERENCE WEIL (cello)
ADRIAN BEERS (double-bass) 9.20* Strauss Metamorphosen: study for 23 strings ACADEMY OF
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted bv NEVILLE MARRINER
9.47' JanacekGlagolitic Mass LIBUSE DOMANINSKA (soprano)
VERA SOUKUPOVA (mezzo-soprano) BENO BLACHUT (tenor)
CZECH SINGERS CHORUS
CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTIU conducted by KAREL ANCERL
Introduced bv Michael Oliver
WILLIAM MATHiAS talks about his new clarinet Concerto and his work as a composer in Wales.
The BEAUX ARTS TRIO look back over 20 years and consider the rewards and disadvantages of ensemble playing.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
EMIL AND ELENA GILELS (pianos) ORCHESTRA OF THE BOLSHOI THEATRE directed from the keyboard by EMM. GILELS
Concerto in E flat, for two pianos and orchestra (K 365)
Kenneth Tynan reflects on some of the things we say. (Repealed: Friday 3.0 pm)
Part 2: Concerto in B flat, for piano and orchestra (K 595) (Soloist EMIL GILELS )
(Soviet Radio recording)
Praeturius Three dances (Terpsichore) de Vlsée Pieces in c, major Bach Lute Suite in E major
Richard Rodney Bennett Five Impromptus
Villa-Lobos Five Preludes Petrassi Nunc
(Given in the Leith Town Hall, Edinburgh, during the 1974 International Festival)
Antony Hopkins d iscusses a work or theme of current interest,
1838-1875 Ivan IV
Opera in five acts. the last act completed by HENRI BUSSER
Libretto by LEROY and TRIANON (sung in French)
Winton Dean introduces the most complete performance of Bizet's first large-scale opera ever given. More than 50 minutes of music from the original score can be heard for the first time. The opera, set in the 1580s, tells how Ivan the Terrible fell in love and married the daughter of the King of Caucasia, and how her brother and father attempted to rescue her from his clutches. \
Other parts sung by DENIS NELSON (baSS) and PETER WALKER (baritone) BBC NORTHERN SINGERS chorus-master
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. led by ANDREW ORTON conducted by BRYDEN 'THOMSON Repetiteur JONATHAN HINDEN Producer ERNEST WARBURTON
(John Brecknock broadcasts by permission of the English National Opera) Acts 1 and 2 3.35* Winton Dean compares and introduces performances of the three different settings Bizet made of Ivan's second act war song
3.50* Ivan IV Act 3
4.15* Winton Dean tells the strange history of Bizet's opera.
4.35* Ivan IV Act 4
5.25* Henri Busser , who completed the score for publication. made many alterations to the opera. WINTON DEAN discusses them.
5.35* Ivan IV Act 5
Presented by Professor Michael Day. St Thomas ' Hospital Medical School. London
An account of the latest attempts to understand the beginnings of mankind, from the evidence of fossil finds in South and East Africa. The programme includes recordings from a recent meeting, ' Geological Background to Fossil Man,' at the Geological Society. London, which brought together some of the leading workers in the field, from all over the world.
DR ANNA BEHRENSMEYER (USA)
PROFESSOR WILLIAM BISHOP (UK) PROFESSOR RICHARD HAY (USA) PROFESSOR GLYNN ISAAC (USA)
MARY AND RICHARD LEAKEY (Kenya) PROFESSOR PHILIP TOBIAS (T Africa) DR ALAN WALKER (USA)
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
International Choral Competition: Final Matches School Choirs:
Finland: THE CHOIR OF THE OULU SECONDARY MUSIC SCHOOL
Hungary: CHOIR OF THE KLARA LEOWEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL Youth Choirs:
Hungary: choir OF THE NYIRE-GYHAZA TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGE
Norway: NORWEGIAN BROADCAST- ING CORPORATION'S GIRLS' CHOIR
Equal Voice Choirs:
UK: OLIVE QUANTRILL SINGERS Sweden: TREKLANGEN Mixed Voice Choirs:
UK: SCHOLA CANTORUM OF OXFORD Norway: GREX VOCALIS Large Choirs:
Yugoslavia: CHORUS ' ivo LOLA RIBAR ', ', Beograd; Bulgaria: GEORGI KIRKOB AT THE TRADE
UNION HOME OF CULTURE, SOFIA Contemporary Music:
France: CHORALE STÉPHANE CAILLAT; United Kingdom: SCHOLA CANTORUM OF OXFORD
The BBC Silver Rose Bowl will be awarded to the most outstanding choir.
Adjudicators: CHARLES BEARDSALL (BBC); CLIFFORD BRIDGES (ABC); GEORGI MINCHEV (Bulgarian Radio and Television); DRAGISA SAVIC (JRT): NIKI VASKOLA (YLE); FRANÇOIS VERCKEN (RadioFrance) Introduced by BERNARD KEEFFE Producer ANTHONY PHILPOTT
(Let the Peoples Sing is organised by the BBC under the auspices of the EBU)
Professor Mancini's Secret by ANDERS BODELSEN translated by OLIVER COBURN with Jill Bennett. Marius Goring This Danish radio play, which makes full use of the possibilities of radio, is a thriller with Intriguing wider implications.
Producer MARTIN ESSLIN
EARLY MUSIC CONSORT OF LONDON
James Bowman (counter-tenor) Martyn Hill (tenor), Paul Elli ott (tenor). Geoffrey Shaw (bar), Oliver Brookes (bass viol), James Tyler (lute, renaissance guitar and tenor viol), Robert Spencer (lute), Christopher Hogwood (organ and harp) director DAVID MUNROW (recorder, cornemuse and dulcian) FIRES OF LONDON
Mary Thomas (sop). Alan Hacker (basset-clarinet), Duncan Druce (viola). Stephen Pruslin (piano, harpsichord and celesta), Gary Kettel (percussion) director PETER MAXWELL DAVIES With AVERIL WILLIAMS (flute) MARILYN SANSOM (cello)
Fifteenth-century Flemish music, including works by Obrecht, Ockeghem, Busnois, Compere and Josquin des Prés.
Introduced by DAVID MUNROW
9.45* Interval Reading
9.50* Concert: part 2
Peter Maxwell Davies Hymn to St Magnus. Introduced by the composer and preceded by the anonymous St Magnus hymn, Nobilis humilis, on which the work is based.
Derek Jewell introduces tracks from new albums by Mainstream. Gentle Giant and Howard Werth and the Moonbeams. gramophone records