A weekly series of records of the complete cycle of Beethoven Piano Sonatas.
Sonata in e flat, Op 27 No 1
Sonata in c, Op 53 (Waldstein)
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Mozart Overture and Three Country Dances (K 106): VIENNA MOZART ENSEMBLE, directed by WILLI BOSKOVSKY (violin)
9.12* Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor: JACQUELINE DU PRÉ NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by DANIEL BARENBOIM
9.33* Puccini Musetta 's Aria (La Boheme); Senza mamma (Suor Angelica); 0 mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi ) RENATA scoTTo (soprano)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by GIANANDREA GAVAZZENI
9.43 Goldmark Rustic Wedding Symphony: NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Salome: a new production of Strauss's opera discussed by its producer and conductor, JOACHIM HERZ and MARK ELDER
The Demon and others: GEOFFREY NORRIS investigates the music of Anton Rubinstein.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
conductor JAMES LOUGHRAN
Mozart Divertimento in d (k 136) Mahler Symphony No 5
Cardew Robinson reflects on some of the things we say and write and on the raw material we use to make them - words.
A personal choice of songa performed by ETHEL MERMAN , LEE WILEY , BOBBY SHORT, COLX PORTER and others.
The eighth in a series of nine Sunday lunchtime programmes.
played by ESTHER GLAZER (violin) MARTIN JONES (piano)
Mythes, Op 30; Nocturne and Tarantella; Sonata in 0 minor, Op 9; Romance, Op 23
Opera in a prologue and three acts
Music by Verdi Libretto by FRANCESCO MARIA FIAVI and ARRIGO BOITO
(sung in Italian: records)
RCA CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by GIANANDREA GAVAZZENI
The action takes place in and around Genoa during the second half of the 14th century, Prologue and Act 1
3.50* Julian Budden talks about the second version of the opera
4.10* Simon Boccanegra Acts 2 and 3
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET
Haydn Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (The Lark)
6.5 Tippett Quartet No 2
A short story by ELIO VITTORINI translated from the Italian by ALFRED ALEXANDER and read by Robert Rietty
In the dim light of the doorway his eyes gleamed like the eyes of an animal up a tree staring in fear at the ground below. Then he went and started his lorry, put the girl in the cab, took his seat, and left. . .
Part 2 Beethoven
Quartet in E flat, Op 127
(A public concert, given in the City Hall on 19 March 1975)
Electra by SOPHOCLES (496-406 BC) translated by E. F. WATLING
Music specially composed by CHRISTOS PITTAS with Sarah Badel
Barbara Jefford , Anna Cropper Peter Marinker and John Turner Before the House of Agamemnon. now the house of Aegisthus. at Mycenae.
Singers ROSEMARY HARDY
LINDA HURST and SUZANNE FLOWERS Musicians ANNE COLLIS
JOHN LEACH and JUDITH PEARCE
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
First in a series of six programmes featuring Priaulx Rainier's music. The works are introduced by the composer. PHILIP LANGRIDGE (tenor) TIMOTHY WALKER (guitar) MARGARET MAJOR (viola) STEUART BEDFORD (piano)
Rainier Cycle for declamation; Sonata, for viola and piano; Two songs, for tenor and guitar Brahms Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2, for viola and piano
Professor Emeritus at Cambridge, in conversation with Professor John Valzey. She recalls the pregnant state of economics at Cambridge some 50 years ago and the evolvement of the General Theory of John Maynard Keynes , and explains the development of her own economic thought.
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Derek Jewell 's weekly survey of popular music contrasts new records from LENA HORNE and NANCY NEVINS. Also more from CAT STEVENS'S album Numbers, the sounds of BERT JANSCH , and music from a new group, PRELUDE.