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Handel organ concertos played by DANIEL CHORZEMPA with the CONCERTO AMSTERDAM conducted by JAAP SCHRÖDER and Mozart wind music played by the LONDON wind SOLOISTS
Handel Organ Concerto No 10, in D minor (Op 7 No 4)
8.22* Mozart Divertimento in B flat (k 186)
8.33* Handel Organ Concerto No 11, in G minor (Op 7 No 5)
8.45* Mozart Divertimento in B flat (K 240): records
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Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
9.11* Rachmaninov Songs: Music, Op 34 No 8; In the silent night, Op 4 No 3; So many hours, so many fancies, Op 4 No 6
ELISABETH SODERSTROM (SOpranO) VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano)
9.19* Bruch Kol Nidrei , Op 47 PIERRE FOURNIEIR (Cello) LAMOUREUX ORCHESTRA conducted by JEAN MARTINON
9.30* Mahler Symphony No 4 EMMY LOOSE (soprano)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by PAUL KLETZKI
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Alexander Glazunov - a Romantic Survivor: by GEOFFREY NORRIS.
The Royal Hunt of the Sun: iain HAMILTON talks about his opera.
Tuckets Without: a flourish of fanfares, from GORDON SNELL. Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
with ZINO FRANCESCATTI (violin)
Verdi Overture: La forza del destino
Walton Violin Concerto
Julian Mitchell , writer and critic, reflects on some of the things we say and write.
(Repeated: Thursday 2.50 pm)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4, in F minor
(Concert of 25 January 1968: Cleveland Orchestra Broadcast Service recording)
NETHERLANDS LARGE RADIO CHOIR
WIND ENSEMBLE OF THE
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HAITINK Bruckner Mass No 2, in e minor
Sixth in a series made available through an exchange scheme arranged by the EBU
(Netherlands Radio recording)
leader BELA DEKANY conducted by BRIAN WRIGHT
Krzysztof Penderecki Symphony No 1
A series of three operas on subjects taken from Roman history
1: The Coronation of Poppea
Opera in a prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi Libretto by BUSENELLO
(sung in Italian: records)
First performed in Venice in 1642 Monteverdi's opera, the earliest of the three works, deals with the Emperor Nero and his marital problems Tired of his first wife Octavia, he wants to divorce her and marry instead his mistress Poppea. Their passionate love affair and its outcome, the political scheming of Poppea, the opposition of Sieneca, Ottone and Octavia and the intervention of the gods at a crucial moment in the action, alongside various comic and amorous sub-plots - all these elements form part of one of the most ambitious and yet successful operatic stories.
VIENNA CONCENTUS MUSICUS conducted by NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT
The action takes place in Rome about AD 55. Act 1
3.45* Interval Reading
3.55* Three Roman Dictators
The Coronation of Poppea Act 2
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated; Monday 9.45 am)
The Coronation of Poppea Act 3 (Giulio Cesare by Handel: 12 February)
Two Traditions of English Conservative Thought by Anthony Quinton
Fellow of New College, Oxford 2: Augustans
In the second of his four 1976 T. S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, recorded last October at the University of Kent, Anthony Quinton considers the evolution of conservative thought in the 17th and 18th century, and how, after Clarendon had built upon the religious foundations laid down by Hooker, a secular branch developed in the writings of Halifax, Bolingbroke and David Hume.
(Third lecture, Against the Revolution: 13 February) followed by an interlude
Second of six programmes, following her 70th birthday last
July, including today the first performance of Pieta, written for Colin Tilney , allied with 17th-century harpsichord music, to which she feels a strong affinity: COLIN TILNEY (harpsichord)
Cnambonnieres Suite in d minor: Allemande; Courantes
I and 2: Sarabande; Pavane
Frescobaldi Elevation Toccata in D (Book 3 No 3)
A series of seven programmes that examines the psychological development of the child during the first year of life.
Presented by Dr Martin Bax of the Thomas Coram Research Unit of London University
1: Is Separation Damaging*
In 1946 John Bowlby argued that the separation of a child from its mother was among the foremost causes of later delinquent behaviour. Thirty years on, can we specify what a child needs to ensure it grows up into adequate and mature adulthood? Contributors include. DR JOHN BOWLBY , PROFESSOR MICHAEL RUTTER, PROFESSOR ROBERT HINDE and DR DAVID HARVEY
( Next programme : 13 February)
Part 2 of tonight's concert direct from the Royal Festival Hall. given on the occasion of the Jubilee of Her Majesty's Accession to the Throne.
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA leader DAVID NOLAN conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
Elgar Symphony No 2. in E flat
Read by Paul Scofield
The poem is dedicated: ' To the happy memory of five Franciscan Nuns, exiled by the Falk Laws ,. drowned between midnight and morning of 7 December 1875.' followed by an interlude
A satirical farce by IAN DOUGALL , inspired by the notion of private armies, with David Ryall as George Rawk ' When is a battlefield not a battlefield? What has become of my little girl? What was that hyena doing in unfurnished accommodation? Let the hopes and fears, the aspirations and anxieties of the ordinary administrative classes be expressed for at least once in their lives! Pass the ammunition, Mavis! '
Guitar accompaniment composed and played by JOHN BULL Produced and directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
MUSIC GROUP OF LONDON: record