Music by Johann Strauss (Snr) VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY gramophone records
Introduced by John Lade
To include an excerpt from Weber's Euryanthe; a group of pieces for organ, harpsichord and piano; a Mozart song; Mendelssohn's first piano concerto; and Beethoven's Symphony No 5: records
A programme featuring his music (some of it lesser known), verse (including saucy limericks), with recently discovered information on this many-sided composer, devised by FRED TOMLINSON , Chairman of the Peter Warlock Society, and assisted by IAN PARTRIDGE , MARK BROWN , MICHAEL CLARKE , ROBERT HUNTER , and occasionally FRED TOMLINSON (singers); JENNIFER PARTRIDGE and FRED TOMLINSON (pianists), ELIZABETH PROUD (speaker) and PETER BARKER (narrator).
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics. chosen from over 75 years of gramophone records.
All that glisters may not be gold
... but may include Purcell's Golden Sonata, the Dance round the Golden Calf by Schoenberg, and the overture to Benvenuto Cellini by Berlioz. Vivaldi's Goldfinch concerto and Schubert's 'Gold-smith's Apprentice ' mixed with Shostakovich and the (late) Modern Jazz Quartet; an alchemist's paradise presented by CHRISTOPHER HOUWOOD from record requests by the under-20s.
Trevor Nunn. Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Royal Shakespeare Company, says that musically he was a late developer. 'I have tried to select the music that has most influenced me, the music that feeds my nostalgia, Inflames my prejudice, and sustains my ideals.'
The records he has chosen Include RUDOLF FIRKUSNY playing the Piano Concerto No 1, in D minor by Brahms, GUNDULA JANOWITZ singing an aria from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, and BENJAMIN BRITTEN conducting an interlude from his own opera, Peter Grimes.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27. In B flat major (K 595)
EMIL GILELS directing the BOLSHOt THEATRE ORCHESTRA (Soviet Radio recording)
Britten Arrangements of folk songs: Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse; 0 waly. waly: II est quelqu'un sur terre MARGARET PRICE (SOpranO)
JAMES LOCKHART (piano) (mono) Elgar Movements from The Wand of Youth. Suite No 2
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT Elgar Variations on an original theme (Enigma): LONDON
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT : records
Introduced by Peter Clayton
Facade: Suite No 1: ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT : record
An investigation by Elizabeth Card into the success of women as scientists and engineers.
Why are so few women entering science and why do so few achieve positions of real eminence in science? How impor. tant are factors like the differences between male and female brains in diverting female interests from scientific pursuits? Are women mediocre in the sense that the best women do not do as well as the best men? Contributors include or ALICE HEIM , DR CORINNE HUTT. DR ESTHER SARAGA , OR STANLEY KING, DR AARON KLUG , DAME MARY CART-WRIGHT, DAME HARRIETTE CHICK Producer DAVID PATERSON
Oratorio by Handel
(additional accompaniments by Mozart. Hiller and others) direct from the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool JENNIFER SMITH (soprano) HELEN WATTS (contralto) ROBERT TEAR (tenor) ROBERT LLOYD (bass)
LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC CHOIR chorus-master EDMUND WALTERS
ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, led byIRENE PEARCE Continuo
BRIDGET FRY (harpsichord) BETTY ROBERTS (cello) RAYMOND HUTCHINSON (double-bass) conductor SIR CHARLES GROVES Part I
CHRISTOPHER RICKS discusses the career and achievement of the American author, teacher and literary critic Lionel Trilling , who died in November.
by VIRGINIA BROWNE: an Knglish family saga based on un. published letters and memoirs written between 1683 and 1883 Narrated by Robert Hardy
2: Louisburg - and after 1745-59 With Music composed and conducted by JEREMY LUBBOCK
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING
William Pepperrell II:
Symphony No 2, in A minnr (The Breton): FRENCH NATIONAL RADIO ORCHESTRA, conducted by JEAN DOUSSARD : record