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
Listeners' record requests
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
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
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
John Weightman reflects on some of the things we say.
(Repeated: Thursday 10.25 om)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 19, in f major (k 459)
Beethoven Grosse Fuge
(Given on 25 August 1975 In the Royal Albert Hall )
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
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
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
GYORGY PAUK (violin) PETER FRANKL (piano)
Sonata in A major, Op 12 No 2 Sonata in G, Op 96
(Repeated Monday 9.40 am)
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
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.
Overture: Resurgam (first broadcast performance) Symphony No 8 See also 10.0 pm
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
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)
Harold Truscott assesses the achievement of this major English symphonist. followed by an interlude
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.