A weekly series of records of the Austrian pianist playing the complete cycle of Beethoven Piano Sonatas.
Sonata in G major, Op 49 No 2 Sonata in E flat major, Op 7
Sonata in c sharp minor. Op 27 No 2
Listeners' record requests
Albinoni, arr Giazotto Adagio I MUSICI
9.13* Handel Concerto Grosso No 8, in B flat (Oboe Concerto No 1): HEINZ HOLLIGER
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD
9.23* Mozart Concert Arias: Chi sa, chi sa, qual sia. (K 582); Misera dove son! (K 369) ELLY AMELING (soprano)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by EDO DE WAART
9.34* Prokoflev Excerpts from the Ballet Music: Romeo and Juliet, Op 64: ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by EDO DE WAART
9.56* Glinka Piano Trio in D minor (Pathetique) IGOR ZHUKOV (piano)
GRIGORY FEIGIN (Violin) VALENTIN FEIGIN (Cello)
10.12* Sibelius Karelia Suite LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ALEXANDER GIBSONl Requests on postcards please, to: Your Concert Choice, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Introduced by Michael Oliver
ALAN Busn in the week of his 75th birthday talks about his work.
The cylinder musical box, by PETER CLAYTON.
Rite and Proper: HUGH KEYTE talks about William Byrd 's Gradualia.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
Music drama In three acts by Wagner
(sung in German)
BAYREUTH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA conducted by HORST STEIN
(Bavarian Radio recording) Act 1: A cave in the forest
('ardew Robinson reflects on some of the things we say and write and on the raw material we use to make them - words. (Repeated: Wednesday 3.15pm)
A personal choice of songs you may not know, performed by ELLA FITZGERALD , FRED ASTAIRE. FRANCES GERSHWIN , GEORGE GERSHWIN and others.
The sixth of a series of nine Sunday lunchtime programmes. (Repeal)
Levon Chilingirian (violin) Mark Butler (violin)
Simon Rowland-Jones (viola) Philip De Groote i cello)
Alan Bush Suite of six, Op 81 Beethoven Quartet in r minor, Op 95
Act 2: The depths of the forest
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest
(Repeated: Monday 10.50 am)
Act 3 Sc 1: A wild region at the foot of a mountain: Sc 2: The summit of the Valkyries' rock
America and the World Experience
Six talks on the eve of Americas bicentennial celebrations by Daniel J. Boorstln Librarian of Congress and former Senior Historian at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.
6: The Future of Exploration
In his final lecture, Dr Boorstin returns to the theme of exploration and discovery that he introduced in his initial talk. Looking now at the United States today, he discusses the forces within a technological and democratic society that stifle the spirit of free inquiry, and he examines some ways in which the exploring spirit is being kept alive.
Quintet in E flat (K 452)
WALTER GIESEKING IpianO) PIIILHAKMONIA WIND QUARTET Sidney Sutcliffe (oboe)
Bernard Walton (clarinet) Dennis Brain (horn)
Cecil James (bassoon) gramophone record
led by ANDREW ORTON conducted by VOl.KER WANGENHEIM
Brahms Tragic Overture
6.40* Tadeusz Baird Elegy
6.50 Haydn Symphony No 184. in D major (London)
The Gift of Illusion (La Grange Magia) by EDUARDO DE FILIPPO
English version by CARLO ARDITO with and Producer GLYN DEARMAN
' Professor ' Otto Marvuglia:
Calogero Di Spelta:
Marta Di Spelta:
Mariano D'Albino (her lover):
Gervasio D'Aloisi (Otto's Associate):
Arturo Taddei (Otto's Associate):
Zaira (Otto's wife):
Gennarino Fucecchio (Calogero's manservant):
Calogero's relations: (brother):
Calogero's relations: Matilde (mother):
Calogero's relations: Rosa Intrugli (sister):
Calogero's relations: Oreste Intrugli (brother-in-law):
Two recent works by this composer, whose 75th birthday falls tomorrow.
Song-cycle: Life's span, Op 77: A Child Asleep (poem by Nancy Bush ); Learning to Talk (C. Day Lewis); The Long Noon-day (Nancy Bush ': Beauty's End is in Sight (C. Day Lewis)
LAURA SARTI (mezzo-soprano) accompanied by THE COMPOSER Suite for two pianos, Op 65
RONALD STEVENSON. THE COMPOSER (first broadcast performances)
The Superstitious beliefs of the Italian deep South, by DESMOND O'GRADY.
Chosi pensoso; Gram piant' agli occhi miei: Quesla fanciull', amor; Non avra ma' pieta: Musicha son
MUSICA RESERVATA, conducted by JOHN BECKETT : records
Concerto Grosso In D, Op 6 No 7: 1 MUSICI D1 ROMA directed by PINA CARMIRELLI
(South-German Radio recording from this year's Schwetzingen Festival)
Derek Jewell 's weekly survey includes another piece from STANLEY CLARKE 's album Journey to Love - the two-part Song for John dedicated to JOHN COLT-RANE and played by MAHAVISHNU JOHN MCLAUGILLIN (guitar) and the joint composers, STANLEY CLARKE (bass guitar) and CHICK COREA (piano). Also (at last) the promised excerpts from the latest record by GRATEFUL DEAD Blues for Allah, and songs from CAT STEVENS and THE MOVIES.