Three double concertos by Vivaldi and music by Legrenzi and Albinoni. Tomaso Albinoni. 1671-1750. unlike Vivaldi, did not have to rely initially on music to earn a living. In his early musical publications. Albinoni describes himself as ' musico di violino. dilettante Veneto Vivaldi Concerto in B flat, for strings (rv 167): i SOLISTI VENETI conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE
8.12* Vivaldi Concerto in r, for two horns, strings and continuo (rv 539)
GUSTAV NEl'DECKER, ALOIS SPACH MUNICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by HANS STADLPMAIR
8.20* Legrenzi Sonata in minor: CONCENTUS MUSICUS
8.28* Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, for two cellos, strings and continuo (RV 531)
ANGELICA MAY , REINHOLD BUHL COLLEGIUM AUREUM
8.46' Albinoni Oboe Concerto in f, Op 7 No 9
PIERRE PIERLOT. I SOLISTI VENETI conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE
8.46* Vivaldi Concerto in c. for two trumpets, strings and continuo (Rv 537)
MAURICE ANDRÉ (trumpets) ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS gramophone records
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Handel Concerto Grosso in minor. Op 6 No 12 I MUSICI
9.21* Chopin Three Mazurkas (mono)
FOU T'SONG (piano)
9.31* Goldmark Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor. Op 28 ITZHAK PERLMAN
PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRE PREVIN
Introduced by Michael Oliver
SIR LENNOX BERKELEY talks about his new Fourth Symphony. Tradition and Progress in Monteverdi's madrigals by JEROME ROCHE.
Scenes from a conductor's life, by ROBIN STAPLETON.
Producer CHRISTINE HARDWICK
This years Opening Concert, broadcast direct from the Musikverein
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karl Bohm
Part 1 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
11.45 Letter from Vienna
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
The fifth 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 Sing.
5: Equal Voice Choirs (1)
SKELMANTHORPE MALE VOICE CHOIR FRONCYSVLLTE MALE VOICE CHOIR SEVEN TOWERS MALE VOICE CHOIR JERSEY LADIES' CHOIR
READING MALE VOICE CHOIR
Adjudicators CHARLES BEARDSALL NOEL COX, IAN CARSON
Bernard Keeffe introduces the programme, summarises the adjudicators' remarks, and announces the Class winners,
Antony Hopkins discusses a work or theme of current interest.
NASH ENSEMBLI Part 1
Mozart Oboe Quartet in F (k 370)
David Bedford The ones who walk away from Omelas (first performance) conducted by THE COMPOSER
2.55* Interval Reading
3.5* Harrogate Festival 1976 Part 2 Schubert Octet in F (D 803)
An illustrated talk by Lawrence Leonard in which he conducts the BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader BARRY GRIFFITHS , ending with a complete performance of the original version of the Fifth Symphony.
We life in a pastiche world; quite a large part of human activity these days seems to be about getting a character or acquiring an allegiance by purchasing a style.
Malcolm Bradbury. Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. as well as a novelist and writer of parody, argues that parody is not mere sport but a form of literary criticism and that it is now taking over contemporary fiction.
Reader GARY WATSON
A chamber opera by Nicola LeFanu
Libretto by THE COMPOSER, based on American-Indian texts
Man TOM MCDONNELL (baritone) Woman.JANE MANNING (soprano) NEW OPERA COMPANY ENSEMBLE Judith Pearce (flute)
Ian Mitchell (clarinet) Hubert Starr (horn)
Christopher van Kampen (cello) James Holland (percussion) conducted by LEON LOVETT
(first broadcast performance)
The opera is introduced by THE COMPOSER
by Racine translated by John Edmunds
with Honor Blackman as Agrippina, Michael Cochrane as Nero, David Horovitch as Britannicus, Rosalind Shanks as Junia, Carleton Hobbs as Burrhus, Pauline Letts as Albina and Richard Hurndall as Narcissus
The play is set in an antechamber to Nero's apartments. Agrippina has spent her life plotting and manoeuvring so that she can be the power behind the throne. Suddenly Nero begins to assert himself to prove that he is Caesar.
The plays sees the end of his benevolent reign and the beginning of a reign of terror.
in A major
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by Daniel Barenboim (RIAS Berlin recording)
A panorama of people, places and things, factual and fictional, in the traditionalist French-speaking culture of 1850 to 1950.
A series of 13 talks by Richard Cobb. Professor of Modern History and Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford. 5: Military Service (I)
This series could be sub-titled L'histoire des petites gens. ' L'histoire ' - the witness of both fact and fiction. ' petites gens ' a loving celebration of the quartier. the caf6 des habitue's, Jacques Tati country; everything threatened by the New France of technocracy.
Quartet in E flat major (D 87) ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET Hugh Maguire (violin) David Roth (violin)
Patrick Ireland (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello)
The second of four programmes of music from the Islamic world, from recordings made by Deben Bhattacharya. 2: Music of the Syrian Dervishes
Excerpts from some of the vocal and instrumental music performed at a Syrian Dervish ceremony.
Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise)
Norman Bailey (bass-baritone) Sylvia Schulman (piano)