Another programme In the series devoted to the music of Vivaldi and his Venetian contemporaries. This morning's main works are Vivaldi's Nisi Dominus and a concerto from La Stravaganza as well as an aria by Francesco Gasparini. He held the post of Maestro di Coro from 1701 to 1713 at the Osoedale della Pieta, the institution at which Vivaldi also taught for many years.
Vivaldi Concerto in B flat for strings (La Conca) (RV 163) I SOLISTI VENETI conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE
8.10* Gasparini Primavera ece tutt'amorosa: aria from Importuno
Cupido PETER SCHREIER (tenor)
BERLIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by HELMUT KOCH
8.14* Vivaldi Concerto in D, Op 4 No 11: PIERO TOSO (violin) I SOLISTI VENETI conducted bv CLAUDIO SCIMONE
8.21* Vivaldi Nisi Dominus (Psalm 126) (RV 608)
TERESA BERGANZA (mezZO-SOp) ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted bv ANTONI ROS-MARBA
8.44* Vivaldi Chamber Concerto in D (La Pastorella) (Rv 95)
PARIS BAROQUE ENSEMBLE: records
William Williams Sonata in Imitation of Birds: MEMBERS OF THE EARLY MUSIC CONSORT OF LONDON
9.12* Delius On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
9.26* Warlock Song-cycle: The Curlew: IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor) MUSIC GROUP OF LONDON
9.43* arr Respighi Suite: The Birds: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, conducted by ISTVAN KERTESZ : records
Introduced by Michael Oliver
Electronic Music Today: a discussion with the composer, SIMON EMMERSON.
First Thoughts on Faust: JULIAN RUSHTON on Berlioz's Huit Scenes.
Verdi's I due Foscarl: SIR CHARLES GROVES talks about the English National Opera's new production.
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT
This year's opening orchestral concert, broadcast direct from the Musikverein
Maurizlo Polllnl (piano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karl Bohm
Part 1 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5, in E flat (Emperor)
A report on Vienna's present cultural life from MAURICE GENT.
11.55* Live from the Vienna Festival
Part 2 Schubert
Symphony No 9, In c
Patricia Beer. poet and critic. reflects on some of the things we say and write. BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thursday 1.35 pm)
The fourth of ten programmes in which 26 amateur choirs compete for the honour of representing the United Kingdom in the annual International Choral Competition Let the Peoples Sins.
4: Mixed Voice Choirs (2) STRANMILLIS SINGERS ST CECILIA SINGERS
GREGORIAN SINGERS OF LONDON OLDHAM CHOIR
CANTORION ARDWYN THE EXON SINGERS
Adjudicators CHARLES BEARDSALL NOEL COX, IAN CARSON
Bernard Keeffe introduces the programme, summarises the adjudicators' remarks and announces the Class winners.
Antony Hopkins discusses work or theme of current interest.
(Repeated: Monday 9.50 am)
Opera in two acts Music by Bellini
Libretto by ROMANI
The earlier of the two recordings Callas made of the title role in this, Bellini's most famous opera.
(sung in Italian: records)
Norma. High Priestess of Druid
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF LA SCALA. MILAN conducted by TULLIO SERAFIN Act 1
3.50* Maria Canas Interviewed From the BBC Sound Archives two interviews with Maria Callas by DAVID HOLMES. They date from 1958. when Callas was in London to sing La Traviata, and from 1973 when she was again in London for two opera recitals with Giuseppe dl Stefano at the Royal Festival Hall.
4.5* Norma. Act 2
Sir Clough Williams-Ellis (1883-1978)
Sir Clough, the architect and creator of Portmeirion. died last month. Last year he and his wife, AMABEL, aged 83, author and critic, talked to HALLAM TENNYSON about the beliefs that shaped their remarkable partnership and about the many famous people they had known.
I regard Homo Sapiens not as a set of miserable sinners, nor as fallen angels but as improved simians - that is to say apes and monkeys and those enchanting creatures, bush-babies.' (AMABEL WILLIAMS-ELLIS)
'The magnetic attraction of electronics continues to grow and electronic music can now be said to reflect the influence not only of the avant-garde of the Western world but also of Japanese and Indian traditional music, for example, and of rock music and jazz.'
Tim Souster introduces two of Ills recent pieces and the first broadcast of his live-electronics group OdB, formed in 1976 With PETER BRITTON and TONY GREENWOOD.
Terry Riley Dorian marimba played by PETER BRITTON
Tim Souster Song. for instruments and four-track tape (first broadcast performance)
Tim Souster Arboreal Antecedents, for three instrumentalists and four-track tape (first performance)
The first of four programmes, from recordings made by neben Bhattacharya. 1: Dastgahs of Iran
Instrumental music played on the Tar, a long-necked six-string lute, and the Santoor. the dulcimer of Iran Preview: page 17 followed by an interlude
A Delicate Condition: a play for radio by MALCOM QUANTRLL with Stephen Murray
Sylvia Coleridge. David Buck
Max is elderly and suffers from a weak heart - a delicate condition. He sleeps and dreams. His wife watches him and bonders what he dreams Today his son may or may not make the long drive to visit his parents - out of a sense of duty Will son and father have a chance to meet again?
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
conducted by MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH
GALINA VISHNEVSKAYA (sop) Part 1
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini: Fantasy. Op 32: Tatiana's Letter scene from Eugene Onegin
by Alan Ryan. Fellow of New College. Oxford
Eighteenth-century man, Richard Sennett said in his book
The Fall of Public Man, knew when he was in the public eye and when he was not. Twentieth-century man - obsessed with intimacy and authenticity - has qualms about the quality of his inner life. Alan Ryan relates Sennett's ideas to those of other American sociologists such as Erwin Goffman's writings on role-playing, and David Riesman's The Lonely
Part 2 Shostakovich
Symphony No 8. Op 65 (SFB Berlin recording)
Quartet in (; major iWq 95) NICHOLAS MCGEGAN (flute)
CATHERINE MACKINTOSH (viola) ANTHONY PLEETH (Cello) CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD ( furtepiano) gramophone record
The Schulze Songs Auf der Bruck
PETER PEARS (tenor)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (piano)
(gramophone record: 1950)