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: The Young Idea

Don Quixote , or The Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance
Cervantes' hero, and his servant Sancho Panza , portrayed in music by Telemann, Courbois and Strauss, plus songs written for Chaliapin in the 1934 film Don Quixote by Ravel and Ibert. Record requests introduced by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD.

Contributors

Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Sancho Panza
Unknown: Don Quixote
Duced By: Christopher Hogwood.

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: Record Review

Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Verdi's Otello, by CHARLES OSBORNE.
MICHAEL BERKELEY talks tO the pianist ROGER WOODWARD.
Recent orchestral records: reviewed by STEPHEN DODGSON.

Contributors

Introduced By: John Lade
Unknown: Charles Osborne.
Pianist: Roger Woodward.
Unknown: Stephen Dodgson.

: Release

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Johann Strauss Overture: Waldmeister conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY Brahms Violin Concerto in D
NATHAN MILSTEIN conducted by EUGEN JOCHUM
Johann Strauss Csardas (Ritter Pásmán); Annen-Polka conducted by willi BOSKOVSKY gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky
Unknown: Nathan Milstein
Conducted By: Eugen Jochum
Conducted By: Johann Strauss Csardas
Conducted By: Willi Boskovsky

: One Piano, Four Hands

Seventh of 18 programmes
BRUNO CANINO. ANTONIO BALLISTA Schumann Pictures from the East, Op 66
Brahms Variations on a theme of Schumann, Op 23
(Repeated: Monday 11.10 am)

: Robin Ray

presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.

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: Foreign Press Review

Introduced by Mark Tully

Contributors

Introduced By: Mark Tully

: Hofstetter and Brahms

CLEVELAND STRING QUARTET with CRAIG SHEPPARD (piano)
Hofstetter Quartet No 5, in r (formerly attrib Haydn*
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor. Op 34

Contributors

Piano: Craig Sheppard

: Woman of Action

Marghanita Laski , journalist and writer, makes a personal choice of records that includes a late Beethoven Quartet, a Scarlatti Sonata played by WANDA LANDOWSKA , and music by Stockhausen, Ligeti and Tavener. She also examines the influences that have contributed to her musical education. retracing a path from nursery rhymes, the synagogue and the tango, and she recalls how a simple piano piece by Beethoven has led to a fondness for musical jokes.

Contributors

Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Played By: Wanda Landowska

: Music of the Masters

Schubert Entr'acte No 3 (Rosamunde): CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA OF AMSTERDAM, conducted by WILLEM MENGELBERG : record Schubert Quartet in A minor (D 804): TANEYEV STRING QUARTET (Soviet Radio recording)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5. in E flat, Op 73 (Emperor) CLIFFORD CURZON (piano)
BUDAPEST PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by JANOS FERENCSIK
(Austrian Radio recording from the 1975 Carinthian Summer Festival)

Contributors

Conducted By: Willem Mengelberg
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Conducted By: Janos Ferencsik

: Jazz Record Requests

Introduced by Peter Clayton

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: Reger

Variations and Fugue on an original theme. Op 73, played by NICOLAS KYNASTON on the organ of the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Contributors

Played By: Nicolas Kynaston

: Critics' Forum

Julian Mitchell (in the Chair) talks with RICHARD CORK, MARGHANITA LASKI and PHILIP OAKES. Producer PHILIP FRENCH followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell
Unknown: Hanita Laski
Unknown: Philip Oakes.

: Paul Bunyan

Operetta in two acts and a prologue. Libretto by W. H. AUDEN Music by Benjamin Britten
A second chance to hear this masterpiece of its kind (THE LISTENER), with Auden's imaginative and ambitious treatment of the American folk hero (DAILY TELEGRAPH) and the mature and -memorable achievement (THE OBSERVER) of Britten's score.
spoken by BRIAN HAINES
spoken by DAVID MARCH
spoken by BRIAN HEWLETT
spoken by DAVID MARCH spoken by DENISE BRYER
spoken by DENISE BRYER spoken by HILARY NEWCOMBE
spoken by BRIAN HEWLETT
spoken by DENISE BRYER
Other parts spoken by MEMBERS OF THE BBC DRAMA REPERTORY COMPANY and sung by BBC NORTHERN SINGERS, chorus. master STEPHEN WILKINSON
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by STEUART BEDFORD, Technical assistants BILL AITKEN , PIP SHEPHERD
JOHN SPARROW and BOB HARRISON Producers ERNEST WARBURTON and CHARLES LEFEAUX Act 1
8.25* Interval Reading
8.30* Paul Bunyan Act 2
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: W. H. Auden
Music By: Benjamin Britten
Spoken By: Brian Haines
Spoken By: David March
Spoken By: Brian Hewlett
Spoken By: David March
Spoken By: Denise Bryer
Spoken By: Denise Bryer
Spoken By: Hilary Newcombe
Spoken By: Brian Hewlett
Spoken By: Denise Bryer
Chorus Master: Stephen Wilkinson
Unknown: Bill Aitken
Unknown: John Sparrow
Unknown: Bob Harrison
Producers: Ernest Warburton
Unknown: Paul Bunyan

: Interpretations on Record

Trevor Harvey talks about Holst's suite "The Planets", and attempts to explain the differences between recordings by Sir Adrian Boult, who conducted the first performance with the composer present, and Holst himself.

Contributors

Speaker: Trevor Harvey

: Faure

Valse-Caprice No 3, in G flat, Op C9; Two Nocturnes: No 13, in B minor, Op 119; No 6, in D flat, Op 63: Ballade in F sharp, Op 19: Two Impromptus: No 3, in A Hat, Op 34; No 5, in F sharp minor, Op 102; Theme and Variations, Op 73
GRANT JOHANNESEN (piano)

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