May Morning in Oxford
The Choir of Magdalen College, recorded earlier this morning on the Founder's Tower at the College, plus interviews and requests from Oxford listeners for records of music associated with their city, all introduced by CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD.
Robin Holmes 's monthlv selection, setting the bird poems against their natural background.
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Puccini's La BohÃ¨me, by EDWARD GREEN-FIELD.
MICHAEL BERKELEY talks to IDA HAENDEL.
Recent instrumental records, reviewed by FELIX APRAHAMIAN.
Rameau Suile in A minor
TREVOR PINNOCK (harpsichord)
Faure Sonata No 1, in D minor, Op 109; Serenade in B minor, Op 98: PAUL TORTELIER (cello) ERIC HEIDSIECK (piano)
Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and bassoon (1922, revised 1945): MAURICE CABAl
AMAURY WALLEZ : records
Seventeenth of 18 programmes LIZA FUCHSOVA, PAUL HAMBURGER Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 72 (Repeated: 3 May)
(Final programme: 9 May)
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
Last of the present series
Introduced by Donald Milner
WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAN (violin) WALTER KLIEN (piano)
Schubert Sonatina in G minor Beethoven Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3
Brahms Sonata in A. Op 10Q
David Sylvester , art critic and historian, makes a personal choice of records ranging from Charlie Parker to Webern. He includes LANDOWSKA playing Bach, PERLEMUTERplaying Cho-pin, and EDWIN FISCHER playing Beethoven's Op 110; also Fur-cell conducted by SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT , Mozart's Don Giovanni as performed at Gyndebourne before the war and Wagner conducted by FURTWANGLER.
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3, in A minor (Scottish)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CHRISTOPHER ADEY Strauss Serenade in E flat, Op 7. for wind instruments (mono) EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE conductor FREDERICK FENNELL (gramophone record)
Strauss All mein Gedanken; Gluckes genug
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Strauss Concerto in d, for oboe and orchestra: DAVID THEODORE BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CHRISTOPHER ADEY
Introduced by Peter Clayton
played by MOURA LYMPANY
Scrlabin Sonata No 7. Op 64
Rachmanlnov Sonata No 2, Op 36 (revised version)
John Higgins (in the Chair) talks with Barbara Bray, Marina Vaizey and Alexander Walker.
Opera in two acts Libretto by EMMANUEL SCHIKANEDER Music by Mozart (sung in German)
The action takes place in Egypt in legendary times.
Slaves, priests, people TANGLEWOOD CHOIR chorus-master IVA DEE HIATT BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ERICH LEINSDORP Narrated by MAC MORGAN
(Recording from the 1966 Berkshire Festival made available by courtesy of the Boston Symphony Transcription Trust) Act 1
Michael Shanks , until recently Director-General for Social Affairs in the European Economic Commission in Brussels, argues that the Commission is at present a sick institution ' and gives his own blueprint for reform.
Last year, the Prison Noteboohs of Antonio Gramsci were published in their entirety for the first time. Stuart Woolf , Chairman of the History Department at the University of Essex and a specialist in Italian history, considers Gramsci and his contribution to Marxist thinking in the light of the Prison Notebooks.
Gaspard Corrette Kyrle and Gloria (Mass in the eighth tone): JEAN-ALBERT VILLARD Organ of Poitiers Cathedral gramophone record