Some record requests from the under-20s for music produced by the over-60s (and in some cases, the over-80s).
Janacek at 74 celebrating a tri-centenarian; John Jenkins ' ' outrun by the world,' Verdi writing his only string quartet when 60 and Vaughan Williams his last symphony at 86; music that Bach's trumpeter Johann Reiche was still playing at 67, and Artur Rubinstein still playing in his 80s. Introduced by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Dvorak's Symphony No 7. in D minor, by ROBERT PHILIP.
Recent records of chamber music and songs: reviewed by JOAN CHISSELL.
leader RAYMOND OVENS conductor CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN PIERRE AMOYAL (violin) Part 1
Hindemlth Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl
Maria von Weber
Tartini Violin Concerto in I minor
A series of short talks with long thoughts behind them.
Broadcasting nerves: Alvar Lidell, formerly one. of the BBC's. most distinguished music announcers, continues his reminiscences,
Beethoven Symphony No 6, in F major (Pastoral)
(A public concert recorded in the City Hall, Glasgow, on 24 February)
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, in performances chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
(Robin Ray 's Preview, page 13)
Kevin Ruane introduces a programme of press reaction to the week's events, drawn from newspapers round the world.
played by the sine TRIO
Josef Suk (violin)
Josef Chuchro (cello) Jan Panenka (piano)
Beethoven Trio in c minor, Op 1 No 3
Brahms Trio in c major, Op 87
Richard Hoggart , Warden of Goldsmiths' College and former Assistant Director-General of UNESCO, makes a personal choice of records reflecting different phases of his life. His choice ranges from JAKE THACK-RAY's song ' The Castleford Ladies' Magic Circle ' to the Alto Rhapsody by Brahms, and includes w. H. AUDEN and PHILIP LARKIN reading their own poetry, and music from Cuba, Tibet and Bali.
A programme of works by great composers
Donna Diana VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY (gramophone record)
Dvorak Symphonic Variations on an original theme. Op 78 LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ (gramophone record)
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2, in B fiat major, Op 83
BRUNO-LEONARDO GELBER (piano) NORTH GERMAN RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by MOSHE ATZMON
(Montreux Festival recording made available by courtesy of Swiss Radio)
Introduced by Peter Clayton
MICHAEL RUDIAKOV (Cello) and MICHAEL FREYHAN (piano)
Debussy Sonata in d minor Schumann Fantasieslucke Carter Sonata
A weekly discussion on cinema. theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Julian Mitchell (in the Chair). talks with EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH , PHILIP OAKES and GILLIAN REYNOLDS.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH followed by an interlude
SOUTH-WEST GERMAN RADIO
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST BOUR
Bartok Suite : The Wooden Prince
Ravel Suilte : Daphnis and Chloë
(Swiss Radlro recordling)
Reflections on current affairs
Hugh Thomas , Professor of Histury and Chairman of the. Graduate School of Contemporary European Studies at the University of Reading, and the author of books on the modern history of Spain and Latin America, gives the first of four fortnightly talks.
Piano Quartet No 2, in A, Op 26 played by IMOGEN COOPER (piano) with MEMBERS OF THE OELME STRING QUARTET
Galina Solodchin (violin) ' John Underwood (viola) Joy Hall (cello)
(Part of a concert given at Pebble Mill, Birmingham, on 16 January)
(soprano) with KARL ENGEL (piano)
Bartok Village Scenes: Heuernte; Bei der Braut; Hochzeit; Wiegenlied; Burschentanz
Brahms German folk Songs: Erlaube mir, fein's Madchen; In Suiller Nacht; Wie komm' ich denn zur Tur herein?; Da unten im Tale; Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir nlictrt
(Swiss Radio recording of part of a recital given at the 1975 Lucerne Festival)
' In England every village, be it only of 12 or 13 houses, has a parish church; their places of worship are most richly adorned, and in the art of music they stand (in my opimi'oni first in all Europe. For though in France or in Scotland you may meet with some musicians of such absolute accomplishment as in England, yet 'tis not in such
' numbers. '
So wrote a visitor to Tudor England. Denis Stevens discusses the way in which the medieval musical tradition in England grew and developed.
Troisième livre de clavecin, 1722: Ordre No 16
KENNETH GILBERT (harpsichord) gramophone record