Brian Johnston introduces commentary direct from Hyderabad by Don Mosey and Henry Blofeld of "The Guardian".
(medium wave only)
Walton Suite: Henry V PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by THE composer
Prokofiev Romance (Lieutenant Kije): DAVID CLATWORTHY (baritone) BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ERICH LEINSDORF Richard Rodney Bennett The Orient Express: ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ORCHESTRA, COVENT GARDEN conducted by MARCUS DODS Theodorakis To Yelasto Pedi (Theme from Z) MARIA FARANDOURI (mezzo-sop) JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar) Hermann Suite: Welles raises Kane: LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, conducted by THE COMPOSER
Edited and introduced by John Lade Building a Library: Walton's Belshazzar's Feast by PETER DODD. A composer and his first recording: ANTHONY PAYNE interviewed by MICHAEL BERKELEY. New organ records: reviewed by FELIX APRAHAMIAN. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Wldor Organ Symphony No 3, in E minor
JANE PARKER-SMITH (organ of Coventry Cathedral) gramophone record
leader ELI GOREN conducted by RAYMOND LEPPARD With PHILIP LANGRIDGE (tenor) Britten Sinfonietta
Hugh Wood Song-Cycle W poemsofNeruda
Dvorak Czech Suite
presents a weekly selection of popular classics on record.
Gunther Pichler (violin) Klaus Maetzl (violin) Hatto Beverle (viola) Valentin Erben (cello)
Schubert Quartet-movement in c minor (D 703)
Berg Lyric Suite
1.40 In Short
In the interval of an unconventional string quartet recital, JULIAN HOGG asks, What is wrong with the conventional string quartet programme?
1.45* Alban Berg Quartet Part 2 Dvorak
Quartet in g. Op 106
Lord James of Rusholme. Chairman of the Royal Fine Arts Commission and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of York, presents his personal choice of records.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23, in A major (K 488)
CLIFFORD CUHZON LONDONSYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ (gramophone record)
Scarlatti Harpsichord Sonatas: (Kk 461); e (Kk 264); B minor (Kk 87); c (Kk 133); G (Kk 349); G (Kk 286)
FERNANDO VALENTI (harpsichord)
Haydn String Quartet in » minor, Op 55 No 2
BARTINGTON STRING QUARTET Rpt)
Introduced by Peter Clayicn
John Spurling (in the Chair) talks with Michael Billington Dilys Powell and Anthony Quinton
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2
I lirect from
La Scala, Milan
Opera in five acts by Verdi
Libretto by MÉRY and DU LOCLE after SCHILLER (sung in Italian)
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF LA SCALA, MILAN chorus director ROMANO GANDOLFI conducted by Claudio Abbado Acts 1 and 2 Humphrey Burton writes on page 25
Reflections on current affairs. Sir Ieuan Maddock , Secretary of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and former Chief Scientist at the Department of Industry, gives the first of four fortnightly talks.
Stereo Act 3
9.10* The Romanticism of Schiller
Don Carlos is only one of four Verdi operas based on plays by Friedrich von Schiller , and the playwright's work formed the basis of 20 operas altogether. Martin Esslin , author of The Genius of the German Theatre, analyses the qualities in Schiller's writing which particularly appealed to composers.
9.30* Don Carlos Acts 4 and 5
Continuing his retrospective look at the best of popular music in 1977, Derek Jewell plays the music of CROSBY, STILLS AND NASH; ELKIE BROOKS ; BRAND X; EMERSON, LAKE AND PALMER: PETER GABRIEL and LEO SAYER - and takes one intriguing glance towards the future. gramophone records
Heidenroslein (D 257)
STUART BURROWS (tenor) JOHN CONSTABLE (piano) gramophone record