A series of record programmes covering the whole of the great violinist's career, and including his recordings of Bach's unaccompanied violin music.
Bach Partita in E, for violin
Schubert Sonatina in G minor (D 408): with EMANUEL BAY (piano)
Korngold Concerto in D: with the LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by ALFRED WALLENSTEIN
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Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orfeo ed Euridice) LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by PIERRE MONTEUX
9.15* Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1, in G minor
MURRAY PERAHIA, ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER
9.36* Sor Guitar Sonata in c, Op 25 (Deuxieme grande son-ate); JULIAN BREAM
10.2Schumann Vogel als Prophet (Waldscenen) CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano)
10.6* Vaughan Williams Suite: Flos campi
CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola)
CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, JACQUES ORCHESTRA conducted by DAVID WILLCOCKS
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Carl Loewe , the 19th-century. composer-singer, by ERIC SAMS. JONATHAN HARVEY discusses his new work ' Inner Light III.' The history of La Scala, by GWYN MORRIS.
Producer CHRLSTINE HARDWICK
leader Brendan O'BRIEN conductor PAAVO BERGLUND SASCHKO GAWRILOFF (violin)
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Ian Robinson , author of The Survival of English.
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.45 pm)
Prokofiev Symphony No 5
Sixth of 13 programmes to include most of Tchaikovsky's songs, piano and chamber works, as well as music by other leading composers in 19th-century Russia. This week ELAINE PADMORE introduces songs for bass voice and a rarely heard string quartet. DON GARRARD (bass)
JOHN CONSTABLE (piano) GLINKA QUARTET
Glinka Traveller's Song
Dargomizhsky You have arrived, husband; The Old Corporal
Balakirev Selim's Song; The Desert
Borodin Song of the dark forest
Kimsky Korsakov The west dies out in pallid rose
Tchaikovsky Evening; I bless you forests
String Quartet No 2, in F. Op 22
Oh, but to hear your voice; Don Juan's Serenade
Opera in four acts
Libretto after the novel by NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS Music by Martinu (sung in Czech)
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF THE JANACEK OPERA COMPANY OF THE STATE THEATRE, BRNO chorus-master JIRI KUBICA conductor FRANTISEK JILEK (Czech Radio recording)
Introduced by BRIAN LARGE Acts 1 and 2 3.10* Interval Reading
3.20* The Greek Passion Acts 3 and 4
' How priorities are determined: political choice and economic necessity.'
An enquiry by Rudolf Alain , Senior Fellow. Centre for Studies in Social Policy, with contributions from
Lord Diamond Sir Samuel Goldman
Rt Hon Patrick Jenkin. mp Rt Hon Michael Stewart , mp Rt Hon Peter Walker. mp
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Lord Diamond Sir Samuel
Cantata No 23: Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn (Quinquagesima Sunday)
WALTER GAMPERT (treble)
PAUL esswood (counter-tenor) MARIUS VAN ALTENA (tenor) KU EBBINGE and MAARTEN KARRES (oboes) TOLZ BOYS' CHOIR
CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE,
CAMBRIDGE, LEONHARDT CONSORT directed by GUSTAV LEONHARDT gramophone record
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated: Monday 9.45 am)
leader ELI GOREN conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Schumann Symphony No 4, in D minor
The Sons of 'Oedipus A Dramatic Pageant
The Phoenician Women by Euripides, in a new translation by DAVID THOMPSON
Music specially composed by CHRISTOS PITTAS , with Siobhan McKenna as Jocasta Michael Redgrave as Oedipus Maureen O'Brien as Antigone John Rowe as Creon. and Michael Deacon as Eteocles
ETEOCLES: Mother, let me be frank. I want one thing,
And I would pluck the sun and stars out of the sky
Or rake the underworld, to see
I had it.
That thing is Power - the Power to be a King.
Something too precious, mother, to barter
With a brother, when it is mine. I hold it.
He threatens violence. I could not stoop to it.
The wrong is his, trying to negotiate By force ...
Chorus: EVA HADDON. MADI HEDD ANNE JAMESON , DEBORAH PAIGE EMILY RICHARD , JANE WENHAM Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
Second of four programmes given by the BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN poole
Browne Salve Regina (first setting)
Taverner Magnificat II
Fayrfax Missa Tecum Princtpium
Hungary's Liberation now lies more than 30 years in the past and the events of 1956 almost 20. Ian Mclntyre , who has recently visited Hungary, offers some of his impressions.
Derek Jewell looks at the soulful WILLIE HUTCH, the harmonious SINGERS UNLIMITED, the quasi-classical flute of thus VAN LEER and a new band, TUBES. There's also a sample from BOB DYLAN 'S latest album and the penultimate episode of Electric Muse: records