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Ravel Alborado del grarioso SUISSE KOUANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET Granados Melancolica ; Arabesca (Danzas espanolas) THOMAS RAdNA (piano)
Lain Symphonie espagnole RUGGIERO RICCI (violin)
SUISSE ROMANCE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET gramophone records
Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Schubert's String Quintet in c, by John WARRACK.
Choosing a record player - some advice from JOHN BORWICK.
Historic re-issues reviewed by JOHN STEANE.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Rubbra Festival Overture; Symphony No 2, in »
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by VERNON HANDLEY gramophone records
leader SIMON STANDAGE directed from the harpsichord by TREVOR PINNOCK
Vivaldi Concerto in G minor
Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor (DWV 1052) TREVOR PINNOCK
Vivaldi Cello Concerto in D minor: ANTHONY PLEETH
Leclair Violin Concerto in D, Op 7 NO 2: SIMON STANDAGE
presents a weekly choice of music on records.
by Richard Cocke
The first in a series of six talks by different speakers on important paintings in British Galleries.
Paolo Veronese's grand painting "The Family of Darius Before Alexander" - together with a complete X-ray of it - is on view at the National Gallery in London as their current 'Painting in Focus'. Richard Cocke , who is at present preparing a book on Veronese, considers one of the unresolved problems this painting has always presented to posterity.
(29 April: Canaletto at Warwick Castle. Speaker David Piper)
ALBAN BERG STRING QUARTET
Mozart Quartet in E flat major (K 428)
Berg Lyric Suite
' More than once, during my work. I have come across some delightful eccentric, ready to go to war for a misplaced comma or a disconcerting semi-colon. I, too, have often felt that I could have committed murder had I been deprived of a Mozart andante or an operatic aria.'
Miron Grindea , Editor of the Anglo-French literary quarterly Adam, which he founded in London 40 years ago, introduces his choice of records.
Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder; Willow-Song and Ave Maria (Othello)
Mozart Aria: Parto, parto (La clemenza di Tito): clarinet obbligato played by BAS DEJONG; Masonic funeral music
FREDERICA VON STADE (meZZO-SOp) \ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by EDO DEWAART
(Netherlands Radio recording from the 1977 Holland Festival) Mozart String Quartet in A major (K 464)
DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET
Introduced by Peter Clayton
Richard Cork (in the Chair), talks with Janet Adam Smith , Frederic Raphael and Michael Schmidt. Producer LEONIE COHN
Klaus Huber Moteti-Cantionei for string quartet
(Saar Radio recording)
selects, reads and talks about some of William Blake 's poems in the first of two programmes, Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX
direct from the Town Hall Felicity Lott (soprano)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kurt Sanderling Wagner Prelude: Lohengrin Strauss Four Last Songs
' This new fascination with the human face of history ... ' Philip Hook offers some thoughts on what he regards as a perceptible new genre of popular academic painting. which emerged in the second half of the 19th century.
Part 2 Mahler Symphony No 4 (A public concert presented by Leeds Leisure Services) BBC Manchester
The second of two programmes in which Alan Ryan , Fellow of New College, Oxford, seeks to test the validity of some of Mill's ideas in our time. 2: Mili - The Manifold A Symposium
Speakers: DR JOHN BARRELL , Fellow of King's College, Cam-bridge, author of books on Coleridge; SIR ISAIAH BERLIN, historian of Ideas: SIR PETER MEDAWAR , biologist and philosopher of science; PEDRO SCHWARTZ , Spanish economist, author of a work on Mill's economics.
Producer LEONIE COHN
After many years, and several changes in their line-up, GENESIS continue to produce compositions of imagination and skill. Tonight Derek Jewell plays some of their new album And Then There Were Three, a title symbolising the departure of guitarist Steve Hackett. Also a retrospective look at some earlier songs by the new star BILLY JOEL , some of the latest work by BOB MARLEY and the voice of CHI COLTRAINE. gramophone records
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kenat (D 877 No 1)
VICTORIA SUMNER (soprano) THOMAS ALLEN (baritone)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)