Johann Slrauss born 25 October 1825
VIENNA FHILIIARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
Champagne Polka (arr Schonherr): Overture: Waldmeister; Emperor Waltz; Pizzicato Polka (Fiirstin Ninetta); Orpheus Quadrille; Persian March; Tritsch-Tratsch Polka: Waltz: The Blue Danube; Perpetuum mobile gramophone records
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library; Mozart's Clarinet Quintet (K 581) by EDWARD GREENFIELD
Why are gramophone records black? by DONAI.D ALDOUS.
Recent records in the medium and lower priced ranges reviewed by STEPHEN WALSH.
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
WIND ENSEUBIE .conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
10.37* Bach, after Johann Ernst Concerto in G (BWV 592) MARTIN NEARY
10.461 Haydn Symphony No 91. in E flat
BAVARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGEN JOCHUM gramophone records
SHUKU IWASAKI (piano)
Boccherini Sonata No 6, in A Fauré Elégie, Op 24
Strauss Sonata in F major, Op 6
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, in performances chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
Mark Tully introduces a programme of press reaction to the week's events.
Transcription and Transformation
The ways in which a composer's work is developed or altered in various scorings: Liszt's Mazeppa for orchestra and piano solo (Etudes d'exgcution transcendante. No 4), Schoenberg's orchestration of Brahms's First Piano Quartet and Bach's own transcription of the Third Brandenburg Concerto.
Record requests from the under-20s. Introduced by CHRISTOPHER DOGWOOD
John Osborne. playwright, director and actor, introduces his personal choice of records which is largely reminiscent. He includes records of The Entertainer by BUNK JOHNSON ,SIR ADRIAN BOULT conducting Job by Vaughan Williams , SID FIELDS with his Golfing Sketch and SIR GEORG solti conducting the finale of Der Rosenkavatier by Strauss.
A programme of works by great composers
Weber Overture: Oberon
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin; La Valse
Beethoven Symphony No 5, In c minor
AMSTERDAM CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HAITINK
(Swiss Radio recording of a concert given at this year's Lugano Festival)
Introduced by Hugh Wood '
Introduced by Peter Clayton
Richard Mayne (in the Chair) talks with MARGARET DRABBLE , EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH and ALEXANDER WALKER
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
An opera in four acts Music by Verdi Libretto by JOSEPH MERY and CAMILLE DU LOCLE, after SCHILLER
(sung in Italian)
Ladies and gentlemen of the court of Spain, people, pages, guards, monks, magistrates, soldiers
VIENNA STATE OPERA CHORUS
MEMBERS OF THE CHORAL SOCIETY OF THE VIENNA FRIENDS OF MUSIC chorus-master
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
(Austrian Radio recording from this year's Salzburg Festival)
The action takes place in Spain in 1568. Acts 1 and 2 8.5* My Life in the Claque
DAVID MARCH reads Joseph Wechsberg 's account of his life at the Vienna Staatsoper in the 1920s from Looking for a Bluebird
8.25* Don Carlos Acts 3 and 4
The first in a series of programmes to include all of Couperin's solo harpsichord music
Premier livre de clavecin 1713: Ordre No 1
KENNETH GILBERT (harpsichord) gramophone record
CHILINGIRIAN STRING QUARTET Levon Chilingirian (violin) Mark Butler (violin)
Simon Roland-Jones (viola) Philip De Groote (cello)
Brahms Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2
Beethoven Quartet in F, Op 135