lives up to its name (almost) with Mladi (Youth) by Janacek. L'adolescent by Couperin. Boyhood's End by Tippett, Elgar's The Wand of Youth, and an explanation from CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD of how Handel got Messiah wrong. Record requests from listeners under 20.
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Orff's Carmina Burana, by NOEL GOODWIN. Recent lower-priced records: reviewed by EDWARD GREENFIELD.
A concert for children recorded last Saturday in the Royal Festival Hall, London, to mark the bicentenary of the American Declaration of Independence.
STEPHEN ROBERTS (baritone)
ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA leader ALAN TRAVERSE
Introduced and conducted by Bernard Keeffe
Copland Fanfare for the common man
Sousa March: The Stars and Stripes for ever
Ives Decoration Day arr Copland Old American Songs: Simple gifts (First Set, No 4); The boatman's dance (First Set. No 1); I bought me a cat (First Set, No 5); The little horses ; Ching-a-ring chaw
Gunther Schuller From Seven Studies on themes of Paul Klee : The Twittering Machine (No 4): An Eerie Moment (No 6); Little Blue Devil (No 3)
Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)
(Sir Robert Mayer is Woman's Hour's Guest of the Week, Wednesday 1.45 pm R4)
Octet in E flat
LONDON BAROQUE ENSEMBLE conducted byKARLHAAs: record
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings
Introduced by Kevin Ruane
ALBAN BERG QUARTET Berg Quartet, Op 3
Mozart Quartet in B flat (K 589)
Dr Alan Borg , art historian and Keeper of the. Blades at the Tower of London, finds in music a wider and deeper range of experience than in any other art form. His personal choice of records includes court music from the early Renaissance, church music by Bach, songs by Purcell and Ivor Gurney. chamber music by Beethoven and Brahms, a musical conversation by Mozart, a hidden melody by Joseph Cooper , and opera by Wagner.
Prokofiev Symphony No 1, in * major (Classical)
MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by KYRIL KONDRASHIN Beethoven Symphony No 8, in F major
SWISS FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA conducted by JANOS FERENCSIK
Beethoven Triple Concerto in c major, Op 56: TARTINI TRIO Dejan Bravnicar (violin) Ciril Skerjanek (cello) Aci Bertoncelj (piano)
SLOVENIAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by ANTON KOLAR (Swiss Radio recordings from the 1975 Montreux-Vevey, Lucerne and Ascona Festivals)
This week Peter Clayton introduces a further selection of the Blues.
Today's guest Julian Bream plays works by Bach. Sor, Fricker, Falla and Searle and talks to PETER SENSIER.
Paul Bailey (in the Chair), talks with RICHARD CORK. PHILIP OAKES and GILLIAN REYNOLDS. Producer PHILIP FRENCH
(violin) anl Bruno Canino (piano)
Wieniawskl Polonaise brillante in d, Op 4
Scott Joplin , transc Perlman Pineapple Rag
Bazzini Scherzo fantastique: La ronde des lutins, Op 25
(Austrian Radio recording of part of a recital from the 1975 Salzburg Festival)
Tragic opera in two acts Libretto by FELICE ROMANI Music by Donizetti (sung in Italian)
(first broadcast in this country)
CHORUS OF THE NORTHERN IREI.AND OPERA TRUST, ULSTER ORCHESTRA leader PAN HON LEE conductor ALUN FRANCIS
(An Opera Rara production from the Queen's University Festival 1975) Act 1
J.15* Patric Schmid talks to JULIAN BUDDEN about the preparation of this rare Donizetti opera.
9.30* Rosmonda d'lnghilterra Act 2
A play for radio by JOE RICHARDS with Jennifer Piercey as Anne and Nigel Anthony as Hugh Producer JOHN MADDEN
(Furlough, a companion piece to Backlog, by Joe Richards : 19 March, evening)
Faure Une chatelaine en sa tour
Tournier Vers la source
Bacarisse Partita in c (1960)
(Swiss Radio recording from the 1975 Ascona Festival)