SIR ADRIAN BOULT conducts the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Bach. arr Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in c minor
Parry Blest pair of sirens LONDON PHILHARMONIC CHOIR Hoist Egdon Heath
Bach. arr Walton Ballet: The Wise Virgins gramophone records
Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Elgar's Second Symphony, by EDWARD GREENFIELD.
Recent records of piano music reviewed by CHRISTOPHER HEAD-INGTON.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Schumann Fantasie in C ALICIA DE LARROCHA (piano)
Papillons MURRAY PERAHIA (piano) gramophone records
HANS JORGEN JENSEN (Cello) DANISH RADIO SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA conducted by YURI AHRONOVICH
Holmboe Epilogue (Symphonic Metamorphosis). Op 80
11.40* Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo theme
(Danish Radio recording)
presents a weekly selection of music on records.
In the second of three programmes Tish Faith takes a trip along the river to discover exactly how the inhabitants of Tyneside are trying to preserve their local heritage.
ANDRE TCHAIKOWSKY (piano)
Bach Concerto in the Italian Style
Schubert Sonata in B flat major (D 960)
For wine we left our heath, And yellow brooms,
And cold mushrooms....
Christopher Driver , as Editor of the Good Food Guide, has always had a soft spot for these lines of Keats: this afternoon, though, his nectar is musical, as he introduces a personal choice of records that includes a setting of those words, and at least one first broadcast performance.
Weber Overture: Oberon
Bruckner Symphony No 9. in D minor: BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by GÜNTHER HERBIG
Schubert Grenzen der Menschheit: MICHAEL LANGDON bass)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano) Schubert Die
Allmacht HEATHER HARPER (soprano) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema. theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Alexander Walker (in the Chair), talks with Frederic Raphael. Gillian Reynolds and Christopher Ricks.
Producer LEONIE COHN
A series devoted to the guitar and guitarists
In this month's programme the luthier David Rubio talks about his work and introduces recordings of music by Scarlatti. Bach. Cesare Negri,
Pujol and Falla.
Presented by Michael Jessett Producer GARETH WALTERS
Peter Coats , garden historian and designer, and Garden Editor of House and Garden, gives the first in a series of monthly talks by six distinguished gardening writers. BBC Bristol
(6 May: Christopher Lloyd)
St George's Hall. Bradford Janet Price (soprano)
Kenneth Bowen (tenor)
Michael Rippon (bass-baritone) St Joseph 's College Girls' Choir Director of Music A. J. O'RORKE Boys of Bradford Cathedral Choir. Master of Choristers KEITH RHODES
Bradford Festival Choral Society chorus-master ROY RIMMER
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra leader ALAN TRAVERSE conducted by Sir David Willcocks Part 1
Parry Blest pair of sirens John Rutter The Falcon
1 Key words are: Jew. Palestinian. Arab, Pakistani, Mohammedan and Negro - and there are others.
R. W. Burchfield. Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionaries, describes the problems of the lexicographer in dealing with socially and politically sensitive words, and argues that controversy should not prevent dictionaries from setting down an objective record of the language of their time. BBC Manchester
Part 2 William Mathias This Worlde 's Joie BBC Manchester
Franco Gulli (violin)
Bruno Giuranna (viola) Giacinto Caramia (cello)
The fourth in a series of five programmes to Include all Beethoven's string trios
Beethoven Trio in D major, Op 9 No 2
'There are four of us ', wrote ANNA AKHMATOVA in 1961, Of the poets who had borne full witness to the sufferings of modern Russia. Two of these were women.
In the first of three programmes on women and poetry in the Soviet Union, the poet and novelist. Elaine Feinstein explores the work of Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsveta yeva. and argues that their example has given a unique assurance to Russian women writing today.
MASHA ENZENSBERGER and FRANCES HOROVITZ Producer
Nomos Alpha played by ROHAN DE SARAM (cello)
Few artists have so cleverly, wittingly, and discerningly distilled the essence of popular sounds from the past 40 years as the American quartet MAN-HATTAN TRANSFER. Their latest album. Pastiche, illustrates the point with evocative reminders of styles from Glenn Miller to Motown. Tonight Derek Jewell plays excerpts from the album. together with music from the jazz-rock innovators NATIONAL HEALTH and songs from ANDREW GOLD and STRAWBS.
The Post (Die Post)
(Winterreise) (English translation by THE REV J. TROUTBECK) RICHARD TAUBER (tenor) PERCY KAHN (piano)
(gramophone record: 1942)