Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Le coq d'or: PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
8.30* Rachmaninov Scherzo for orchestra
USSR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by EVGENY SVETLANOV
8.36* Rachmaninov Caprice bohemien: LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by EDO DEWAART : records
Robin Holmes 's monthly selection, setting the bird poems against their natural background
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Rossini's The Barber of Seville bf RICHARD OSBORNE
Recent orchestral records: reviewed by ROBERT MAYCOCK
conductor CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN RAFAEL orozco (piano)
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Hans-Hubert Schbnzeler , the conductor. talks about Ten Centuries: One Melody - i.e. the long history of a Czech tune, ' Hospodine Pomiluj Ny '.
Part 2 Schubert Symphony No 8, in B minor (Unfinished)
Strauss Symphonic Poem: Till Eulenspiegel
A weekly selection of popular classics, chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
Introduced by Mark TuUy
' must show the English what a blessing they have in God Save the King.' (Beethoven's d.ary)
A variety of disguises for the National Anthem by Beethoven, Haydn (Symphony No 98), Debussy (Hommage as S. Pickwick , Esq). Paganini, Charles Ives , Weber and Donizetti, patriotically presented by CHRISTOPHER hogwood. Gramophone records
Felicity Lane Fox , journalist and Vice-President of the Central Council for the Disabled, says: ' In all the struggles of life. disabled people should try not to take themselves too seriously. The ability to see the funny side must be preserved. People, friends, music, wit and laughter keep me going.' Her choice of records includes KATULEEN FERRIER singing Gluck's ' What is life to me without thee? ', the kneller HALL TRUMPETERS playing Jeremiah Clarke 's Trumpet Voluntary, and ' WHISPERING ' smith performing ' When the Red. Red Robin '.
This week a programme of music by Schubert
Overture: Rosamunde: Berlin PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, COnducted by yehudi menuhin (rus Berlin recording)
Three songs: Lied der Anne Lyle ; Der blinde Knabe; Ellens zweiter Gesang: Elizabeth gale (sop) and PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Elizabeth Gale also reads in English the poems which Schubert set in German. Symphony No 9, in c: LONDON PHILHARMONICORCHESTRA. conducted by sir ADRIAN BOULT : record Introduced by Hugh Wood
Introduced by Peter Clayton
Liszt and his Pupils
JERROLD NORTHROP MOORE diScusses the informal piano classes of Liszt's last years, and plays gramophone records by pupils including Lamond. Friedheim, d'Albert, Rosenthal, Sauer and Weingartner.
Robert Kee (in the Chair) with MARGARET DRABBLE , EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH and ALEXANDER WALKER Producer PATRICIA BRENT
An opera in three acts
Libretto by WILLIAM BRYDEN after ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Music by Robin Orr
A Scottish Opera production direct from the Theatre Royal, Glasgow
SCOTTISH OPERA CHORUS chorus-director JOHN CURRIE SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader JOHN TUNNELL conducted by RODERICK BRYDON Producer TOBY ROBERTSON Act 1
Reflections on current affairs
Lord Trend, Rector of Lincoln College. Oxford, and Secretary of the Cabinet. 1963-73. gives the first of four fortnightly talks.
A selection of recent and unpublished work by TOM BUCHAN , CATHERINE LUCY CZER -KAWSKA, DOUGLAS DUNN , ALASDAIR MACLEAN. JOHN PURSER , JENNIFER RANKIN and MICHAEL SCHMIDT Producer STEWART CONN
14 Sept 1885-16 Oct 1975
A memorial programme of records made by the Italian conductor in the 1950s.
Rossini Overture: La Cenerentola (mono)
Bizet Suite: Jeux d'enfants
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Haydn Symphony No 60. in c (11 distratto) (mono)
Eleventh of 12 programmes Mass: Ecce ego Johanjies
WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR conductor COLIN MAWBY