Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters
Howells Fantasy-Quartet (1917) RICHARDS ENSEMBLE
8.18* Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 3, in E flat minor, Op 30 VLACH QUARTET: records
Robin Holmes reads from poets who have loved the English countryside.
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Gottschalk Grande Tarantelle , for piano and orchestra REID NIDLEY UTAH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by MAURICE ABRAVANEL
9.12* Bartok Hungarian Pictures ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by ZUBIN MEHTA
9.23* Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, in F minor, Op 80 ITZHAK PERLMAN (violin)
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (piano)
9.52* Weill Symphony No 2
LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS ORCHESTRA conducted by EDO DE WAART
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Bruckner before Vienna: by BRYAN FAIRFAX.
It Sounds Quite Different from Here (6): The celesta.
Josquin des Prés: ROBERT DON ingtonreviewsareportofthe latest research into his music. Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
Continuing in comic vein the operas on the theme of society's treatment of a misfit: Albert Herring
Comic opera in three acts
Libretto freely adapted by ERIC CROZIER from a short story of GUY DE MAUPASSANT
Albert is elected King of the May by the worthies of Lox-ford, East Suffolk, in the absence of any suitably chaste young lady in the village.
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, COnducted by THE COMPOSER: records The action takes place in Lox-ford, a small market town in East Suffolk, in the year 1900. Art 1 Sc 1: The breakfast room in Lady Billows' house, Lox-ford; Sc 2: Mrs Herring 's greengrocery shop
12.10* Interval Reading
12.15* Albert Herring
Act 2 Sc 1: The interior of a marquee set up in the Vicarage garden; Sc 2: Mrs Her ring's shop later that evening; Act 3: Mrs Herring 's shop (Gloriana: 29 May)
A. S. Halford-MacLeod , former diplomat, reflects on some of the things we say and write. (Rptd: Wednesday 12.25 pm)
First of ten programmes to select five choirs to represent the United Kingdom in this annual International Choral Competition.
BULMERSHE GIRLS' CHOIR conductor GWYN ARCH
GROSVENOR HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR conductor
RONALD LEE EXETER UNIVERSITY SINGERS conductor DONALD JAMES ARRAN GIRLS' CHOIR conductor RAYMOND BRAMWELL
Adjudicators: CHARLES BEARDSALL GILES BRYANT , RICHARD BUTT
Bernard Keeffe introduces the programme, summarises the adjudicators' . remarks, and announces the results.
Producer MONICA COCKBURN
8: The Chamber Music of Jazz followed by an interlude
director Nikolaus Harnoncourt An English Bach Festival concert by this celebrated orchestra of baroque instruments direct from the Queen Elizabeth Hall. London
Rameau Suite: Les Indes galantes
Bach Concerto in A (bwv 1055) HERBERT TACHEZI (harpsichord)
What moral conversion and change of consciousness are involved in a scientific conception of one's own actions and emotions? What are the consequences of being interested in people as natural objects, capable of partially understanding themselves and their behaviour? Stuart Hampshire, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, examines the implications of Spinoza's scientific conception of personality.
Part 2 Bach Cantata No 202: Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten JENNIFER SMITH (soprano)
Bach Suite No 2, in B minor LEOPOLD STASTNY (flute)
(Presented by the English Bach Festival in assoc with the BBC)
(Repeated: Monday 9.45 am)
Divertimento in D (K 136)
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS, directed by NEVILLE MARRINER : record
by John Bunyan
A new production in quadraphonic sound with John Gielgud as Christian.
The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come: Delivered under the similitude of a Dream, wherein is discovered the Manner of his Setting Out, his Dangerous Journey, and Safe Arrival at the Desired Country.
Adapted by Edward Sackville-West from the stage version by W. Nugent Monck.
Music specially composed by Vaughan Williams for the 1943 radio production.
Technical supervision by Adrian Revill of the BBC Transcription Services Recording Unit
Preview: p 19
From the stage version by:
BBC Northern Symphony
Music recorded by:
Produced and directed by:
Mr Worldly Wiseman:
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader JOHN GEORGIADIS conducted by Colin Davis
TippettFantasiaconcertanteon a theme of Corelli Stravinsky Symphony in three movements
If the referendum has become part of the ongoing process of Britishpoliticallife,isitalso an important step towards a Written Constitution? Monica Chariot , Professor of Political Institutions at the Sorbonne, whilst giving her own views on this question, draws on examples of referenda from many different countries.
Part 2 Brahms
Symphony No 4, in z minor
on the Science of the Body and the Mind
Dr Kenneth Keele , who with Carlo Pedretti is working on an edition of Leonardo's anatomical drawings and writings in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle, talks about Leonardo's approach to the structure of the body in relation to the seat of the mind.
A two-volume commentary by Carlo Pedretti on Jean Paul Richter's classical work on Leonardo's writings has just appeared.
Song-cycle to poems by GOTTFRIED KELLER
(first complete broadcast performance in this country)
Trost der Kreatur; Sonnenuntergang; Siehst du den Stern; Stille der Nacht; Unter Sternen Abendlied an die Natur; Unruhe der Nacht; Aus den Waldliedern I, 11; Stilleben; Das Tal ; Abendlied
10.20* Gottfried Keller
Although he is a ' classic ' In Germany and German-speaking Switzerland, Keller is little read in Britain. J. P. Stern, Professor of German at University College. London, discusses the Swiss writer as novelist and poet, with particular reference to the poems set in Schoeck's Unter Sternen.
10.40* Unter Sternen Part 2
Wir wahnten lange recht zu leben; Flackre, ew'ges Licht, im Tal; Die Zeit geht nicht; Triibes Wetter; Friihgesicht; Friihlingsglaube
In der Trauer; Den Zwei fellosen I, 11; Tod und Dichter; An das Herz; Aus: Ein Tage werk I, II
STEPHEN ROBERTS (baritone) STEPHEN RALLS (piano)