A weekly series of records of the complete cycle of Beethoven Piano Sonatas: c minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) c, Op 2 No 3
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CoUperin L'apotheose de Lully EDUARD MELKUS (Violin) SPIROS RANTOS (violin)
FRIEDERIKE STRADNER (Hute) BERNHARD KLEBEL (Oboe)
JOHANNES KOCH (viola da gamba) LEO CERMAK (bassoon) huguette DREYFUS (harpsichord)
9.35* Debussy Images: Series 1 ARTURO BENEDETTI MICHELANGELI (piano)
9.50* Falla Homenaje pour le tombeau de Debussy NARCISO YEPES (guitar) 9.55* Benjamin Le tombeau de Ravel: valse-caprices
GERVASE DE PEYER (clarinet) CYRIL PREEDY (piano)
19.10* Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
THE PARIS ORCHESTRA, conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Mozart and the string quintet, by DAVID CAIRNS.
Hindemith: a new biography reviewed by STEPHEN WALSH.
Stravinsky's religious music, by FRANCIS ROUTH.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
HELEN donath (soprano) GERHARD UNGER (tenor)
WOLFGANG BRENDEL (baritone)
AUSTRIAN RADIO CHOIRS OF VIENNA AND SALZBURG, AUSTRIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by WOLFGANG SAWALLISCH
Hindemith Symphony : Mathis der Maler
R. W. Burchfield , Chief Editor. Oxford English Dictionaries. (Rptd: Wednesday 12.5 pm)
Orff Carmina Burana
(Austrian Radio recording)
A personal view of one of the great men of American popular music. With the recorded voices of Irving Berlin, Bessie Smith , Bing Crosby , Dinah Shore and others.
The first of nine programmes
The last of four concerts
RADU LOPu and SZYMON GOLDBERG Sonatas: F (K 547); c (k 296)
What. what. what is triology? Sir Bruce Fraser will endeavour to persuade you that everything in life is governed by the rule of three.
Part 2 Sonatas: E flat (K 302): A (K 526)
(Given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, on 6 January 1974)
(Repeated: Monday 10.45 am)
Romantic opera in two acts
Libretto by LEOPOLD WILK and THE COMPOSER, after VICTOR HUGO Music by Franz Schmidt -
(sung in German: first broadcast performance in this country)
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE VIENNA VOLKSOPER, conducted by WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAHN
(Austrian Radio recording) Act 1
4.50* Interval Reading
5.0* Notre Dame Act 2
Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN bavis
6.17* Delius Paris: Song of a great city: ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, COnducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES gramophone records
America and the World Experience
Six talks on the eve of America's bicentennial celebrations by Daniel J. Boorstin. 1: The Birth of Exploration
In his opening lecture, Dr Boorstin presents the case for a crucial distinction between 1 discovering' and ' exploring.' and he examines the consequences for mankind of the discovery of America and its subsequent colonisation.
followed by an interlude
with CECIL, ARONOWITZ (viola) direct from the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Haydn Quartet in c, Op 54 No 2 Mozart Quintet in C (K 515)
John Redwood , Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, argues that Christianity in England in the late 17th and 18th centuries was less deep-seated than is sometimes supposed, and that the clerical attempt to revitalise Christianity was itself to help pave the way towards the Darwinian assault on religion in the 19th century.
Part 2 Brahms
Quintet No 2. in G, Op 111
A short story by GIUSEPPE pi LAMPEDUSA, probably written in 1955 or 1956, and translated into English for the first time by ALFRED ALEXANDER.
Reader PETER WILLIAMS
ELISABETH SODERSTROM (soprano) FRIFDRICH GULDA (piano)
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by CLAUDIO ABBADO Berg Altenberg-Lieder , Op 4
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595)
(Austrian Radio recording of part of a concert on 25 May)
Go West with Lee
A play for stereo by HUBERT WIEDFELD translated from the German by ANTHONY VIVIS
CAROLE BOYD , MADELEINE CEMM EMILY RICHARD , DAVID ERICSSON
TRADER FAULKNER, NIGEL LAMBERT SION PROBERT and ALAN ROWE
Producer MARTIN ESSLIN
Derek Jewell 's weekly survey includes a feature on one of pop's most recent phenomena, the rise to fame of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN , with music from his three albums, together with songs from FRANK SINATRA and BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST.