Johann Strauss Overture: Die Fledermaus
BAVARIAN STATE OPERA ORCHESTRA Conducted by CARLOS KLEIBER
7.12* Mendelssohn Songs without Words, Op 19 Nos 1-4 DANIEL BARENBOIM (piano)
7.22* Bruch Violin Concerto No 1, in G minor (mono)
JASCHA HEIFETZ , LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
7.44* Johann Strauss Finale, Act 1 (Die Fledermaus) JULIA VARADY (soprano) RENt KOLLO (tenor)
BENNO KUSCHE (bass)
BAVARIAN STATE OPERA ORCHESTRA conducted by CARLOS KLEIBER gramophone records
Bach Suite No 2, in B minor
MARLBORO FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA conducted by PABLO CASALS
8.26* Strauss Morgen ; Wirbeide wollen springen: HELEN DONATH (soprano), KLAUS DONATH (piano)
8.30* Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat (K 493)
CLIFFORD CURZON (piano) NORBERT BRAININ (violin) PETER SCHIDLOF (Viola)
MARTIN LOVETT (cello): records
Each of this week's programmes will include one of Prokofiev's five piano concertos and music appropriate to the holiday season.
MOSCOW RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ALEXANDER GAUK
9.19* Piano Concerto No 1, in D flat: SVIATOSLAV RICHTER MOSCOW YOUTH SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by KYRIL KONDRASHIN
9.34* Cinderella: Ballet Suite
NEW YORK STADIUM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI : records .
for young people
Atarah's Music Box
Atarah Ben-Tovim with a Christmas box for the youngest listeners.
given in Carnegie Hall, New York, in February 1951, by the NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by BRUNO WALTER
Part 1 Piano Concerto No I, in B flat major with MYRA HESS (piano)
'My aim is to produce a translation in literary English which is current today, but to avoid words and turns of phrase which were not equally current in the 17th century. The idea is that you want a kind of timeless English.'
In this talk taken from the BBC Sound Archives, Monsignor Ronald Knox airs some problems of translating the Bible.
Symphony No 4, Inminor
(Voice of America recording)
director Nikolaus Harnoncourt The London debut concert of this celebrated orchestra of baroque instruments, presented by the English Bach Festival at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, on 30 April. Part 1
Bach Suite No 1, in c major (bwv 1066)
Couperin L'apotheose de Lully
Rameau Suite: Castor et Pollux Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5. in D major (BWV 1050) LEOPOLD STASTNY (flute)
ALICE HARNONCOURT (violin)
HERBERT TACHEZ ! (harpsichord)
(Another Concentus Musicus concert: Friday 10.0 pm)
La nativite du Seigneur:
La vierge et l'enfant; Les bergers; Desseins éternels; Le verbe; Les enfants de Dieu ; Les anges; Jésus accepte la souffrance; Les mages; Dieu parmi nous: ARNOLD RICHARDSON (organ) BBC Birmingham
An opera in four acts
Text by SALVATORE CAMMARONE based on a play by ANTONIO GARCIA GUTIERREZ. Music by Verdi (sung in Italian)
A recording from this year's Salzburg Easter Festival
VIENNA STATE OPERA CHORUS chorus-master
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN
Set in Spain at the beginning of the 15th century. Acts 1 and 4.30* Interval Reading
4.40* II Trovatore. Acts 3 and 4 (Austrian Radio recording)
Christopher Headington talks about Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit as recorded by Achucarro. Argerich. Ashkenazy, Gieseking,
Gulda, Haas. de Larrocha, Perlemuter, and the composer himself.
Messe de Notre Dame
A liturgical reconstruction in which the first complete polyphonic setting of the Ordinary of the Mass by a known composer is performed in the context of the Procession and Missa Magna of Christmas Day according to the usage of Rheims Cathedral in Machaut's time.
The parts of the Celebrant, Deacon, Subdeacon, and a "Clerk of the highest form" (Prophecy) sung by John Dudley (tenor)
Richard Suart (baritone)
David Thomas and Paul Elliott
Choristers of Westminster Cathedral, trained by Roger Pugh.
Men of the Taverner Choir directed by Andrew Parrott (organ)
Introduced by Cormac Rigby
(Recorded in Westminster Cathedral)
Clerk of the Highest Form:
Choristers of Westminster
Men of the Taverner
Plainchant Transcription/Liturgical Reconstruction:
A public recital given on 30 June 1959 by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Clementi Sonata No 22, in 1 flat major
Ravel Gaspard de la nuit:. Ondine; Le gibet; Scarbo
Sympony No 7, in c, Op 88
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT gramophone record
This year's quiz takes the form of a musical variant of Call My Bluff.
Denis Matthews devises the questions while Ronald Crich ton. James Gibb , Philip Hope-Wallace. Bryan Magee. Virginia Pleasants and Colin Wilson find the answers.
Producer ROBERT LAYTON
Mr Alan Melville introduces
Miss Sandra Dugdale (soprano) Mr William Bennett (flute) and Mr Clifford Benson (piano) in a programme of charming music that might well have been performed in an English parlour in the reign of Queen Victoria. Among the items are affecting melodies by several musical knights - Sir Arthur Sullivan , Sir Charles Stanford , Sir Henry Bishop and Sir William Sterndale Bennett, as well as little-known salon pieces by Monsieur Chopin and Herr Richard Wagner - and not forgetting Mrs Florence A. Marshall.
Mrs Florence A.
Beck, Clyne. Holdswortb, Stevens. Introduced by CHARLES FOX
3: 16th Century
Tonight, from the 16th century, Pro Cantione Antiqua , directed by Bruno Turner , sing the traditional question to the watching Shepherds: Pastores, dlclte, quidnam vidistis?, as set by Cristobal de Morales. gramophone record