Father and Son
Family relationships explored with the Couperins. the Scarlattis and the Mozarts; including the Motet: Audite omnes by Francois Couperin , Alessandro Scarlatti 's Variations on La Folia, a Trumpet Concerto by Leopold Mozart and the Rondo for flute and piano by Franz Xaver Mozart.
Record requests from the under-20s introduced by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD .
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Mahler's Song of the Earth, by STEPHEN WALSH.
MICHAEL BERKELEY talks tO
Recent records of preclassical music: reviewed by CHARLES CUDWORTH.
The last of this season of concerts for children recorded in the Royal Festival Hall last Saturday.
ALLAN SCHILLER (piano)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA led by maurice BRETT
Introduced and conducted by Christopher Seaman
Beethoven Overture: Egmont Debussy Fetes (Nocturnes)
Paul Patterson Wildfire for electronic sounds and orchestra (BBC commission: world premiere)
Introduced and conducted by THE COMPOSER
Franck Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra
Dvorak Slavonic Dances: No 16, in A flat: No 15, in c
(Details of the 1976/77 Season of Robert Mayer Concerts are now available. If you would like your name to be added to the mailing list, please write to: Daphne Smith. BBC. Yalding House. 156 Great Portland Street. London WIN 6AJ)
ELISABETH SODERSTROH (soprano)
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano)
Prelude in c sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
How fair this spot. Op 21 No 7; The Pied Piper. Op 38 No 4
Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5 The storm, Op 34 No 3; The morn of life, Op 34 No 10; What wealth of rapture, Op 34 No 12 gramophone records
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, in performances chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
Kevin Ruane introduces a programme of press reaction to the week's events, drawn from newspapers round the world;
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Haydn Quartet in b flat, Op 103 (unfinished)
Schubert Quartet in G (D 887)
Ivan Sutton. who founded the City Music Society in London in 1943. has recently abandoned his career as a tea merchant to become an impresario. He relates how his life in music all started with a wind-up gramophone with a broken spring by a hospital bed; his personal choice of records includes Litolffs Scherzo with IRENE SCHARRER as soloist. MYRA BESS playing Beethoven, BEECHAM conducting Handel, a movement from a Haydn Quartet, and the Adagio from Schubert's String Quintet in which the TANEYEV QmRTET is joined by ROSTROPOVICH.
A programme of works by great composers
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN DAVIS
Schubert Andantino (String Quartet in G minor. D 173) AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello) gramophone records
Bruckner Symphony No 7, in a BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
(Berlin Festival 1975 recording made available by courtesy of rias Berlin)
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Anthony Quinton (in the Chair), talks with EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH, GILLIAN TINDALL and JOHN WEIGHTMAN.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
A music drama in three acts by Wagner
(sung in German)
ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE leader CHARLES TAYLOR conducted by COLIN DAVIS Producer gotz friebrich
Act 1: A cave in the forest
Four anthologies of prose and verse compiled by IAN NORRIS and chrys salt.
3: The Dragon and the Basilisk Readers CHRYS SALT, DENIS GOACHER , DENIS MCCARTHY Producer TERENCE TILLER
Act 2: The depths of the forest
11.45* Interval Reading
9.55* Siegfried Act 3
Sc 1: A wild region at the foot of a mountain; Sc 2: The summit of the Valkyries' rock