A series of record programmes of the great viotintat which includes aH Bach's unaccompanied violin music.
Safnt-Saens Introduction and Rondo capriceioso
With the LONDON PHtLHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by StR JOHN BARBfROLU
Lilt Beutanger Nocturne and Cortege with <s)DOR ACBRON (ptano)
Bach Sona 'ta in c minor, for viohn
Gtazunov Cortcerto in A minor With the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by StR JOHN BARBtROLU
Listeners' record requests
Haydn Symphony No 19. in < Cat: PHiLHARMONtA HUNGARtCA conducted by ANTAL DORAT ! .M* Schubert Gesang der Geister uber dan Wassern (D704):RtAS MEN'S CHORUS
MEMBERS OF THE BEHUN PHtLHARMONtC ORCHESTRA conducted by GONTLER ARNDT
9.35* Dverak Symphony No 1, in c minor (The Belts of Ztonice)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ
Introduced by Michael Oliver
A double bill:
Bernard Keeffe talks about little-known operas by Mendelssohn and Hindemith.
Alkan - the Enigma: Ronald Stevenson reviews a new book by Ronald Smith.
Delius's Cello Concerto, by Eric Fenby.
Producer Christine Hardwich
mtst BOSABALiAN (soprano)
JOSEPHtNE VEASEY (meZZO-SOp) vERtANO ujCHEm (tenor) HANS SOTtN (bass)
BAVARtAN RADtO CHORUS
NORTH GERMAN RADtO CHORUt AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by MOSHE ATZMON
(North German Radio recordinx)
Eleanor Bronrenccts on some of the things we say and write. (Repeated: Wed 12.10 pm)
(Eteanor Bron stars in The Wig: Tuesday 9.30pm)
GUSTAV LEONHARDT (harpsichord)
]ed by MAURICE BRETT conducted by RUDOLF SCHWAM ALLAN SCHtLLER (piano) Weher
Overture:Ru!er of the Spirits Piano Concerto No 2,jn E Nat Symphony No 1, in c
Christopher Sykes's authorised biography of Evelyn Waugh was one of the most widely discussed books of 1975. In this conversation with Julian Jebb, originally broadcast in 1974 when he was engaged in writing it, Mr Sykes discusses his friendship with Waugh and the problems of writing a biography of him.
Followed by an interlude
direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainm (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidtof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
With WtLHAM PLEETB (Cello)
Quartet in aait major (D 87) Quartet-Movement in C minor (D 703)
Compiled and introduced! by MICHAEL FFINCH
Reader WILLIAM FOX Producer
Quintet in c major (B 956)
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated. Monday 9.50 am)
(Antonx Hopkins tothina about Bach; tonight on Radio 4 <!<
Opera in a protogut and two acts
Words and music by Luigi Dallapiccola (sung in Italian)
Sailors. Phaeacians.Itha cans and Shades
CHtLDREN'S CHORUS trained by RENATA CORTIGLIONI ! ROME CHORUS AND SYMFBONY ORCHESTRA OF tTAHAN RADtO chorus-master GIANNI LAZZARI conducted by ZOLTAN PESKO Italian Radio recording) Prologue and Act 1
7.:* Interval Reading 7.M* Utytses Act:
My Name is Bird McKai
A new play specially written for American radio by ANNE LEATON
' You gotta fly, Bird! All the way up to the moon, maybe ... Not like your ma. Your ma got her wings clipped early. But you -you're gonna fly.' Young Bird McKai found that her mother's strange obsession was to alter her life.
Other parts: BILLIE MAE RICHARDS FRANK PERRY and JOHN STOCKER Music effects by DAVID CROSBY
Producer KARL SCHMIDT at Ear-play, the drama production centre for American public radio
Donald McKai, her father:
Amanda McKai, her mother:
Man selling dreams:
Ninth of 13 programmes. BORODIN STRING QUARTET
Tchaikovsky Quartet No 3, In E flat minor
Borodin Quartet No 1, in A
Introduced by ELAINE PADMORE
A series of three talks by Andrew Shonfield , Director, Royal Institute of International Affairs
3: Trade Union Reform
Mr Shonfield maintains that without a revolutionary change in the habits of organised labour, there is no chance of national recovery; what are the prospects?
In this week's survey Derek Jewell notices that GONG, the adventurous French band, are striking a very new note, while PAUL WILLIAMS , CAROLE KING and MARIA MULDAUR keep walking down much the same old track. There's music, too, from the 70-piece MARTYN FORD rock-and-soul orchestra, and the WING AND A PRAYER FIFE AND DRUM CORPS: records