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A series of Handel organ concertos: DANIEL CHORZEMPA with the CONCERTO AMSTERDAM conducted by JAAP SCHRODER and Mozart wind music
LONDON WIND SOLOISTS
Handel Organ Concerto No 3, in G minor (Op 4 No 3)
8.18* Mozart Divertimento in k flat (k 289)
8.30* Handel Organ Concerto No 7, in B flat (Op 7 No 1) gramophone records
Fauré Suite: Masques et bergamasques
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
9.19* Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44
maurizio POLLINI (piano)
9.30* Strauss Metamorphosen: study for 23 strings: ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER
9.56* Duparc Chanson triste IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor)
JENNIFER PARTRIDGE (piano)
10.0* Britten Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op 10 ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS, conducted by NEVILLE MARRINER : records
Introduced by Michael Oliver
The Creation of a Symphony: HUGH OTTAWAY offers some insights into Sibelius's Fourth.
Piano Technique: some recent books reviewed by ALAN CUCKSTON.
Alfredo Casella: an Italian neoclassicist, by PIERLUIGI PETROBELLI.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
Verdi Requiem Mass in a performance from 1968, with GABRIELLA Tucci (soprano)
JANET BAKER (mezzo-soprano) PIERRE DUVAL (tenor)
MARTTI TALVELA (bass)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA CHORUS
(Cleveland Orchestra Broadcast Service recording)
Andrew Sinclair , the novelist and historian, reflects on some of the things we say and write.
String Trio, Op 45
ITALIAN STRING TRIO
BAVARIAN RADIO CHORUS
Brahms Waldesnacht ; Letztes Gliick ; Im Herbst; Nachtwache I; Nachtwache II; In stiller Nacht conducted by JOSEF SCHMIDHUBER Reger Vater unser conducted by HEINZ MENDE
Third in a series of programmes made available through an exchange scheme arranged by the ebu.
(Bavarian Radio recording)
given by RAFAEL OROZCO in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, in September 1976
Beethoven Sonata in G minor, Op 49 No
Schumann Fantasie in c, Op 17
2.35* Interval Reading
2.40* Concert Part 2 Chopin
Four Scherzos: B minor; B flat minor; c sharp minor; E major
During the 15 years between the end of the First World War and the Nazi seizure of power in Germany, Kurt Weill composed numerous works for the stage and concert hall which not only reflected the social problems and democratic aspirations of that time but are now recognised as belonging to the enduring musical literature of the first half of this century. ANJA SILJA (soprano)
GUNTHER REICH (baritone) HANS MAILE (violin)
BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by GARY BERTINI
Cantata: Der neue Orpheus, for soprano, violin and orchestra (first broadcast in this country)
Symphony No 2
4.5* David Drew , who was Special Adviser to the Berlin Festivals of 1974 and 1975. talks about the background to four concerts that the Festival mounted in 1975 to commemorate the work of Kurt Weill , and considers current attitudes towards the composer.
4.20* Concert Part 2
Der Silbersee: concert version by David Drew of the music for Georg Kaiser 's play (first broadcast in this country) with BRENDA JACKSON (soprano) MARIANNE PRAPAVAT (Soprano)
HELGA WISNIEWSKA (mezzo-sop) FRAUKE wobit (mezzo-soprano) JOCHEN GIESE , ALBERT KUPPER
(tenors). FRIEDER NEUBERT (bar) HELMUT LANG (baSS)
(SFB, Berlin, recording from the 1975 Berlin Festival)
(Repeated: Monday 9.50 am) followed by an interlude
Austerlitz, fought on 2 December 1805, is perhaps the legendary Napoleonic victory.
CHRISTOPHER DUFFY checks the relation of legend to fact.
Beethoven String Quartet in c sharp minor, Op 131
In October 1976 this production won the ONDAS prize awarded by an international jury in Barcelona.
Snake by GERRY JONES
Music composed by DAVID CAIN
Whilst recovering from a stroke a man has a vivid and menacing dream which reveals to him how to cope with a real-life situation.
Music played by GEORGE KHAN and JOHN ROYSTON MITCHELL Produced and directed by MARTIN JENKINS
c major (BWV 976); G major (bwv 980)
EGIDA GIORDANI SARTORI (harpsichord) gramophone records
KYUNG-WHA CHUNG (violin)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader PETER THOMAS conducted by CHARLES DUTOIT direct from the New Theatre, Cardiff Part 1
Berlioz Overture: Beatrice and Benedict
8.10* Chausson Poeme, Op 25, for violin and orchestra
8.24* Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie is one of today's leading French historians, a man whose work has reached a wide public on account of his versatility, his eclecticism and his evocative flair as a writer. Robin Briggs , Fellow of All Souls, Oxford, assesses the work of Le Roy Ladurie and, in particular, his important recent work Montaillou, Village Occitan.
Emmanuel Le Roy
9.13* Saint-Saens Introduction and-Rondo Capriccioso
9.27* Debussy La mer
(Presented in conjunction with the Welsh Arts Council) BBC Wales
The novelist and critic Paul Bailey says of Francis Bacon. the painter, ' His art is praised for its power to disturb..... The artist has confronted the unendurable, and so must we.' In this talk he argues that ' there is something repulsive about a notion of art which holds that, in order to enlighten us, a human being must first degrade himself.'
Last of seven programmes MARY THOMAS (soprano) NASH ENSEMBLE
Judith Pearce (flute) Antony Pay (clarinet)
Marcia Crayford (violin) Brian Hawkins (viola)
Christopher van Kampen (cello) Clifford Benson (piano) Una O'Donovan (harp)
Martinu Trio, for flute, cello and piano (1944)
Copland As it fell upon a day, for soprano, flute and clarinet (1923)
Threnody (Igor Stravinsky in memoriam), for flute, violin, viola and cello (1971/72)
Night Thoughts (Homage to Ives). for piano (1972)
Threnody II (in memoriam Beatrice Cunningham ), for alto flute, violin, viola and cello (1973) (first broadcast performance)
Martinu Musique de Chambre No 1 (Les fetes nocturnes), for clarinet, violin, viola, cello, harp and piano (1959) (first broadcast performance in this country)
Introduced by ANTHONY BURTON