A series of records, many of which are currently generally unavailable in this country, to celebrate the great violinist's 75th birthday.
Wienlawski Polonaise brillante in D, Op 4: with EMANUEL BAY (piano)
Beethoven Romances in G, Op 40, and F, Op 50
With RCA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLIAM STEINBERG
Chausson Concerto in D, for violin, piano and string quartet: with JESUS MARIA SANROMA MUSICAL ART QUARTET
Listeners' record requests
Bach. transc Ormandy Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY
9.15* Schutz Deutsches Magni ficat: SCHLTZ CHOIR conducted by ROGER NORRINGTON
9.26* Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1. in b flat minor
GARY GRAFFMAN , CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA, conducted by GEORGE SZELL
10.2* Delius A song of the high hills: ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Dvorak's opera The Jacobin, by DESMOND SHAWE-TAYLOR .
The work of an international tenor: a conversation with NICOLAI GEDDA.
Frank Bridge: PETER PIRIE looks at some of the large-scale orchestral pieces.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC
CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HAITINK Part 1
Mass No 2, in E minor
Ian Robinson , author of The Survival of English.
(Repeated: Wed 12.15 pm)
Symphony No 4, in E flat (Romantic) (first definitive version) (Netherlands Radio recording)
Troisième livre de clavecin, 1722: Ordre No 15
KENNETH GILBERT (harpsichord) MARTHA BRICKMAN
A short story by MADGE HALES Read by Freddie Jones
' I may be sitting on my homeward-bound bus. or walking on the pavement in the Charing Cross Road, when, quite clearly, words are spoken.... and I almost answer. Then I realise it's in my head.'
Opera in three acts: Libretto by M. CERVINKOVA-RIEGROVA Music by Dvorak (sung in Czech)
(first broadcast in this country)
CZECHOSLOVAK RADIO CHOIR chorus-master MILAN MALY KANTILENA CHILDREN'S CHOIR chorus-master IVAN SEDLACEK
BRNO STATE OPERA ORCHESTRA conducted by FRANTISEK JILEK Introduced by BRIAN LARGE (Czech Radio recording) Act 1
A selection from poems by the Czech lyric poet
Jan Skacel (born 1922) translated by ROBIN MUNRO
It thundered in the distance.
The wind lifted dust high into the sky.
Then rain fell
It was falling like a young bricklayer from scaffolding and stayed lying.
Earth was drinking water and death.
Readers GABRIEL WOOLF and PRUNELLA SCALES
Czech reader BENJAMIN M. KURAS Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS (Rpt)
4.0* Interval Reading
4.5* The Jacobin Act 3
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated: Monday 9.40 am)
Fifth of 13 programmes of songs, piano and chamber music written by 19th-century Russian composers. This week ELAINE PADMORE introduces chamber works with piano by Glinka and by two members of the nationalist group known as the ' Mighty Handful.' NASH ENSEMBLE
Glinka Trio pathétique. for clarinet, bassoon and piano Balakjrev Octet. Op 3
Rimsky-Korsakov Quintet in B flat, for piano and wind
Emanuel de Kadt, Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, argues that. in the poor countries of the world and even in Britain, ' health has less to do with medicine than with economics, class and politics."
Symphony No-3, in D
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM : record
by PETER EVERETT
A kaleidoscopic impression of the life. thought and works of the painter Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) freely based on the biography by MAURICE COLLIS. with Donald Pleasence as Stanley Spencer
'Sometimes when I pose for him he just arranges my limbs whichever way he wants them ... twisted, sensual ... All my niides, he says, the ones he does of me, will come together, in Cookham Meadow, dotted about like recumbent cows, with lots of black crows in the foreground.' (PATRICIA)
Technical team LEO FEORD ,
CEDRIC JOHNSON , JOCK FARRELL, LLOYD SILVERTHORNE, ENYD CLOWES Producer RICHARD WORTLEY
First of four programmes given by the BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN POOLE
Wilkinson Salve Regina
Browne Stabat iuxta Christi crucem
Regina Taverner Magnificat III
David Mackay. a British architect who has lived in Barcelona for 16 years, reflects on some aspects of the cultural and social scene in Spain after Franco.
String Quartet in E flat (K 428) ITALIAN QUARTET gramophone record
This week Derek Jewell reveals that SIMON AND GARFUNKEL came after MARTIN CARTHY , takes a took at the North American passion for songs about railroads - especially GORDON LIGHTFOOT 'S Canadian Railroad Trilogy - and, after a two-year pause, goes back to Montana again with DAVID ACKLES. Salsa, the music of New York's Puerto Ricans, gets a hearing too, along with the impressionistic sounds of EBERHART WEBER : records