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A new series to include music by Antonio Vivaldi - the tercentenary of whose birth falls this year - and his contemporaries in Venice. In today's programme the central work is Vivaldi's Gloria and there Is also a chamber sonata by Giovanni Legrenzi, Mastro di Cappella at St Mark's from 1685 to 1690. and possibly a teacher of Vivaldi.
Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, for strings (RV 157)
VIENNA CONCENTUS MUSICUI directed by NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT
8.11* Legrenzi Sonata ' La Busoha '
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8.15* Vivaldi Gloria in D (RV 589)
REGENSBURG CATHEDRAL CHOIR VIENNA CAPELLA ACADEMICA conducted by HANNS-MARTIN SCHNEIDT
8.45* Vivaldi Chamber Concerto in G minor (Rv 107) VIENNA CONCENTUS MUSICUS directed by NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT gramophone records
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Buxtehude Jubilate Domino ALFRED DELLER (counter-tenor) DESMOND DUPRÉ (violadagamba) DENIS VAUGHAN (organ)
9.15* Handel Suite No 2, In D (Water Music)
VIRTUOSI OF ENGLAND conducted by ARTHUR DAVISON
9.26* Schubert Quintet in A (D 667) (The Trout) BEAUX ARTS TRIO
With SAMUEL RHODES (viola)
GEORG HÖRTNAGEL (double-bass)
10.9* Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town), Op 40
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Luigi Nono : an introduction to the Italian composer's music by STEPHEN WALSH.
A conversation with JANINE REISS , Director of Musical and Vocal Studies at the Paris Opera.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
leader BRENDAN O'BRIEN conductor PAAVO BERGLUND CÉCILE OUSSET (piano) Richard Rodney
Bennett Zodiac Strauss Symphonic Poem: Don Juan
A. S. Byatt , novelist and lecturer in English, reflects on some of the things we say. <BBC Manchester)
(Repeated: Thursday 10.40 am)
Part 2 Brahms
Piano Concerto No 2, in B flat
The second of ten programmes in which 26 amateur choirs compete for the honour of representing the United Kingdom 2: Youth Choirs (2)
EXETER UNIVERSITY SINGERS, WEST GLAMORGAN YOUTH CHAMBER CHOIR BULMERSHE GIRLS' CHOIR
CHETHAM'S CHAMBER CHOIR ST MICHAEL'S SINGERS OF CAMBRIDGE
Bernard Keeffe introduces the programme, summarises the adjudicators' remarks, and announces the Glass winners.
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest. (Repeated. Monday 9.55 am)
Second of three weekly programmes, in each of which a Haydn Op 71 quartet and a modern work are played
DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET
Haydn Quartet in D major, Op 71 No 2
Zemlinsky Quartet No 3 (1924)
Unter Sternen : song-cycle to poems by GOTTFRIED KELLER STEPHEN ROBERTS (baritone) STEPHEN RALLS (piano)
Trost der Kreatur; Sonnenuntergang; Siehst du den Stern; StiUe der Nacht; Unter Sternen ; Abendlicd an die Natur: Unruhe der Nacht; Aus den Waldliedern I, II; Stilleben; Das Tal ; Abendlied
3.35* Peter Palmer talks about Schoeck and his affinity with his Swiss compatriot Gottfried Keller.
4.0* Unter Sternen. part 2
Wir wahnten lange recht zu leben: Flackre, ew'ges Licht, im Tal: Die Zeit geht nicht; Triibes Wetter; Friihgesicht; Frühlingsglaube; In der Trauer; Den ZweifeUosen I. II; Tod und Dichter: An das Herz: Aus: Ein Tagewerk I, II
Last of three programmes
Symphonic Fantasia: Pohjola's Daughter
Symphony No 5, in E flat major FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. conducted by OKKO KAMU (Finnish Radio recording)
Arthur Terry , Professor of Literature at the University of Essex, reflects on the poetry of contemporary Spain in the light of Roots and Wings, a recent anthology of 20th-century Spanish poetry in translation. Reader
ANGEL MARIA GARCÍA GÓMEZ Producer JUDITH BUMPUS
Angel Maria GarcÃa
STEVE REICH AND MUSICIANS
Steve Reich Music for 18 muslcians
(Recording from a public con-cent given at the Round House, London, on 30 January 1977)
The Golden Pathway Annual by JOHN HARDING and JOHN BURROWS
' If I'd had the opportunities In life you've had, Michael, I certainly wouldn't be sitting about six months after leaving university with no job. It makes-nonsense of everything. Your generation - you've had it all given you on a plate. You think you can pick and choose like the world owes you a living. When I was your with John Burrows
John Harding. Mark Wing-Davey Denise Bryer , Timothy Bateson The authors John Harding and John Burrows together with Mark Wing-Davey recreate their original stage roles in this comedy about a boy growing up in the period from the end of the last war to the present day. Denise Bryer and Timothy Bateson join them tn this radio production directed by IAN COTTERELL.
A 30-year chronicle of our post-war progress from the euphoria of peace to the brave new meritocracy. A rare combination of satiric brilliance and human sympathy ... a triumphant demonstration of what good writing and acting can accomplish.
(IRVING WARDLE, THE TIMES)
Opera in three scenes
Music by Richard Wagner Libretto by THE COMPOSER, after HEINRICH HEINE
(sung in German: records)
The third in a series of three operas all with a touch of the supernatural.
Cast in order of singing:
CHICAGO SYMPHONY CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR GEORG SOLTI
The scene is set in the 18th century on a rocky coast in Norway.
Scene i: a rocky sea-shore changing to Scene 2: a room in Datand's house changing to Scene 3: a hay, overlooked by Daland's house.
Daland, captain of a Norwegian ship.:
Marv, Senta's nurse:
Senta, Daland's daughter:
Erik, a huntsman:
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WERNER KRENN (tenor) GERALD MOORE (pianO) gramophone record