In the first of two programmes of works set for this year's GCE A-level exams, CHRISTOPHER HOG WOOD looks at some of the borrowings and derivations of keyboard music by Byrd, Gibbons and Bartok, the Brahms Clarinet Quintet and Purcell's Di'lo and Aeneas. Record requests from the under-20s.
Introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Elgar's Enigma Variations, by DAVID SIMMONS
Recent budget records, reviewed by EDWARD GREENFIELD
To include some of the budget records, reviewed in Record Review.
Test Match Special England v
The West Indies at Trent Bridge (Third day)
Ball-by-ball commentary by JOHN ARLOTT, TONY COZIER, BRIAN JOHNSTON and CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS
Comments and summaries by TREVOR BAILEY and FRED TRUEMAN Scorer BILL FRINDALL
11.25-1.35* inc lunch summary
1.35*-1.4Q* News; weather
1.40* Talking Point - The County Championship: with a review of County Cricket due to take place at the end of this season CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS discusses what changes could or should be implemented, with E. W. SWANTON , TREVOR BAILEY and MIKE BREARLEY .
2.0'-2.10' Lunchtime Score-board
2.10-4.29; 4.35-40 Commentary with teatime and close-of-play summaries
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Richard Mayne (in the Chair) talks with JANET ADAM SMITH ROBERT CUSHMAN , BRYAN ROBERTSON Producer PHILIP FRENCH
Two Minuets (K 604)
VIENNA MOZART ENSEMBLE conducted by WILLI BOSKOVSKY
Piano Concerto No 11, in r (K 413):GEZA ANDA, who also directs the CAMERATA ACADEMICA OF THE SALZBURG MOZARTEUM gramophone records
From the Bath Festival 1976 An opera in five acts
A concert performance, sung in Italian, direct from the Theatre Royal, Bath. Given by Kent Opera leader JOHN HOLLOWAY conducted by Roger Norrington Acts 1 and 2
Reflections on current affairs. John Ziman gives the third of four fortnightly talks,:
Acts 3, 4 and 5 'Arranged by the Bath Festival Society Ltd in association with urm Group Ltd)
The late JACK MACGOWRAN (1918-19731 took part in two programmes of Beckett's poetry, first broadcast in March and November 1966.
This is a selection from these two programmes - which were recorded in the presence of Samuel Beckett , who in some cases amended the text, which therefore differs slightly from the published versions.
Producer MARTIN ESSLIN followed by an interlude
Peter Clayton introduces his selection of blues on record.