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: Bach and Corelli

The fifth of seven programmes to include Bach's 48 Preludes and Fugues, played on the harpsichord by RALPH KIRK -PATRICK, and Corelli's 12 Violin Sonatas, Op 5, with EDUARD MELKUS as soloist.
Bach The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 2: Preludes and Fugues, Nos 9-11
Corelli Sonata in A. Op 5 No 9
Bach Preludes and Fugues, Nos 12-15 gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Kirk
Unknown: Eduard Melkus
Unknown: Corelli Sonata
Unknown: Bach Preludes

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Duparc Symphonic Poem: Lénore
NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA
9.20* Meyerbeer Le chant du dimanche; Standchen; Die Rosenblatter
DIETRICH FISCHER-DIESKAU (bar) KARL ENGEL (piano)
9.32* Chopin Variations on La ci darem la mano from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Op 2
CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by ELIAHU INBAL
9.52* Szymanowski Symphony No 2, in B flat, Op 19: LODZ PHILHARMONIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by HENRYX czyz

Contributors

Conducted By: Antonio de Almeida
Piano: Karl Engel
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Conducted By: Eliahu Inbal
Conducted By: Henryx Czyz

: Music Weekly

Introduced by Michael Oliver
Marc-Antoine Charpentier , by PHILIPPE OBOUSSIER.
A conversation with EDMUND RUBBRA on his 75th birthday.
A A noyse of musitians ', by FRITZ SPIEGL.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Oliver
Introduced By: Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Unknown: Philippe Oboussier.
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl.
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: From the Proms 75

ALFRED BRENDEL (piano) ACADEMY OF
ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conductor NEVILLE MARRINER Part 1
Haydn Symphony No 49, in 7 minor (La Passione)
Walton Sonata for strings

Contributors

Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Words....

John Weightman reflects on some of the things we say.
(Repeated: Thursday 10.25 om)

Contributors

Unknown: John Weightman

: * Prom

Part 2
Mozart Piano Concerto No 19, in f major (k 459)
Beethoven Grosse Fuge
(Given on 25 August 1975 In the Royal Albert Hall )

Contributors

Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Unknown: Albert Hall

: Let the Peoples Sing

A series of nine programmes to select six choirs to represent the United Kingdom in the annual International Radio Choral Competition, Let the Peoples Sing.
United Kingdom Rounds (3) Equal Voice Choirs DALVAIT SINGERS
Conductor
JEAN GRAHAM GWENT ELIZABETHAN SINGERS conductor JEAN ADAMS Mixed Voice Choirs
READING PHOENIX CHOIR conductor NORMAN MORRIS CWMBRAN BAROQUE SINGERS conductor ALAN MOORE
Adjudicators RUSSELL BURGESS PETER DODD , STEPHEN WILKINSON Introduced by BERNARD KEEFFE Producer MICHAEL MOORES

Contributors

Conductor: Jean Graham Gwent
Conductor: Norman Morris Cwmbran
Conductor: Alan Moore
Unknown: Russell Burgess
Unknown: Peter Dodd
Unknown: Stephen Wilkinson
Introduced By: Bernard Keeffe
Producer: Michael Moores

: The Operas of Wagner

Das Liebesverbot (The Ban on Love)
Comic opera in two acts (sung in German)
By transferring the action of his operatic version of Measure for Measure from Vienna to Palermo, Wagner was able to add another dimension to Shakespeare. He used the story of the struggle of the warm and permissive Sicilians against the cold and repressive German viceroy to create a brilliant opera in praise of youth, love and the good life and at the same time, to ridicule the bourgeois hypocrisy of his contemporaries.
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS chorus- mastersTEPHENwiLKiNSON BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by EDWARD DOWNES
Repetiteurs JEFFREY TATE and ALISTAIR DAWES German coach HILDE BEAL Producer
ERNESTWARBURTON BBC Manchester, Act 1
(William Elvin, Jeffrey Tate and Alistair Dawes broadcast by permission of the General Administrator Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)
(The next programme in the series is Rienzi on 27 June. A duplicated German/English libretto of Rienti is available price 90p (post free) from: Wagner Libretti, BBC, po Box 27, Manchester M60 ISJ)
3.25* Interval Reading
3.35* Das Liebesverbot Act 2

Contributors

Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conducted By: Edward Downes
Repetiteurs: Jeffrey Tate
Repetiteurs: Alistair Dawes
Unknown: Hilde Beal

: Beethoven Violin Sonatas

GYORGY PAUK (violin) PETER FRANKL (piano)
Sonata in A major, Op 12 No 2 Sonata in G, Op 96

Contributors

Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Piano: Peter Frankl

: Talking about Music

(Repeated Monday 9.40 am)

Contributors

Speaker: Antony Hopkins

: Edmund Rubbra

75th Birthday Concert
EDMUND RUBBRA is 75 today and to celebrate the occasion
CHRISTOPHER ADEY conducts the BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONYORCHESTRA led by HUGH BRADLEY in four of his works. with IAN JEWEL (viola) Part 1
Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Farnaby, Viola Concerto

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Adey
Unknown: Hugh Bradley

: * From Godot to Footfalls

Two new plays are among the productions mounted to celebrate Samuel Beckett 's 70th birthday this spring. James Knowlson , Senior Lecturer In French at Reading University, considers the visual and musical elements in Beckett's theatrical imagery and the way in which these images reflect emotions and ideas.

Contributors

Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: James Knowlson

: Edmund Rubbra

Part 2
Overture: Resurgam (first broadcast performance) Symphony No 8 See also 10.0 pm

: An Island Love

Synge, Flaherty and the Aran Islands by MAURICE GOOD The bleak Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland have fascinated many writers and artists, but in particular J. M. Synge , the playwright, and Robert Flaherty , the film-maker.
Maurice Good compares their separate vision of the islands in their own words and those of Yeats, Seamus Heaney and others. with Maurice Good as Synge Paul Maxwell as Flaherty and Harry Webster as Yeats Other parts: ALAN BARRY KATE BlNCHY , SEAN BARRETT
ROISIN DONAGHY , KEVIN FLOOD
DENYS HAWTHORNE , HECTOR ROSS PATRICIA LEVENTON , JOHN RYE
DENIS MCCARTHY -, P. G. STEPHENS and PROFESSOR ROBIN SKELTON
Producer JOHN SCOTNEY followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: J. M. Synge
Unknown: Robert Flaherty
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Maurice Good
Unknown: Synge Paul Maxwell
Unknown: Harry Webster
Unknown: Alan Barry
Unknown: Kate Blnchy
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Unknown: Roisin Donaghy
Unknown: Kevin Flood
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Hector Ross
Unknown: Patricia Leventon
Unknown: John Rye
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Unknown: P. G. Stephens
Unknown: Professor Robin Skelton
Producer: John Scotney

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

leader BELA DEKANY conducted by DAVID ATHERTON direct from the BBC's Maida Vale Studios Part 2
Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (1947)
(Part 1 on Radio 4 at 8.0)

Contributors

Leader: Bela Dekany
Conducted By: David Atherton

: Edmund Rubbra at 75

Harold Truscott assesses the achievement of this major English symphonist. followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Truscott

: Sounds Interesting

In this week's look at the popular music scene, Derek Jewell plays at length from the work of three artists. There are extracts from RICK WAKEMAN 'S new composition, No Earthly Connection, with his 15 electronic and other keyboards heavily featured. Four songs by CATHERINE HOWE illustrate the view that she might have ' the gifts, as singer and songwriter, ultimately to match the Joni Mitchells and Carole Kings on the other side of the Atlantic
The new band formed by JON HISEMAN , Colosseum II, can also be heard.

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jewell
Unknown: Rick Wakeman
Songs By: Catherine Howe
Unknown: Joni Mitchells
Unknown: Jon Hiseman

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