Comprehensive forecast for UK land areas and inshore waters
Glinka Spanish Overture No 2 (Summer Night in Madrid) USSR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by EVGENY SVETLANOV Rachmaninov Suite No 2, for two pianos
VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY ANDRE PREVIN
Prokofiev Symphony No 1, In D (Classical)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ANDRE PREVIN gramophone records
A further monthly selection of poetry chosen and read by Robin Holmes ,
Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Barfeok's Piano Concerto No 3, by STEPHEN WALSH.
Recent records reviewed by ALAN BLYTH.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Tchaikovsky Suite No 3, in G
VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by LORIN MAAZEL gramophone record
BRIAN RAYNER COOK (baritone) ROGER VIGNOLES (piano)
Two Canadian Poems, Op 56
Song-cycle: Into God's Kingdom, Op 80
The Third Test in the Cornhill series England v Pakistan at Headingley
Commentary on the third day's play
1.46* Herbert Sutcliffe, one of the greatest English opening batsmen of all time, died in January, aged 83. From Headingley, where his permanent memorial stands as 'The Sutcliffe Gates', men who knew him and played alongside him join in tribute to a great Yorkshireman.
Introduced by Don Mosey
2.0 Lunchtime scoreboard
2.10.-6.40 Commentary with teatime and close-of-play summaries
ANNE QLEFFELEC (piano) Ravel Miroirs
Liszt Bagatelle sans tonallte; Vallée d'Obermann
Lanning Roper , landscape designer, contributor to Country Life and author of the Sunday Times Gardening Book, gives the fourth in a series of monthly talks by distinguished gardening writers. BBC Bristol (S August: Beth Chatto )
An opera in three scenes
Music by Lennox Berkeley Libretto by ERIC CROZIER
Based on the Old Testament story
Narrator RONALD HARVI BBC NORTHERN SINGERS
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader REGINALD sTEAD conducted by STEUART BEDFORD (First broadcast in 1968)
Voltaire and Rousseau died 200 years ago in the summer of 1778. In spite of his cynic-ism about human nature. Voltaire epitomised the Enlightenment belief that ignorance and superstition could be overwhelmed by human reason. And Rousseau, in spite of his egotism and paranoia, suggested that the individual human spirit could be liberated by collective social optimism.
JOHN WEIGHTMAN , DOUGLAS JOHN SON, NORMAN HAMPSON and RICHARD COBB suggest some ways of seeing Voltaire and Rousseau as men of the 18th century and as political and intellectual influences on our own times. with CYRIL SHAPS as Voltaire TIMOTHY BATESON as Rousseau Compiled and presented by JOHN riCKFORD Producer
BOB AXWORTHY (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (A Man in All the Truth of Nature, the life and times of Rousseau, R4 Sun 10.15 pm)
What made him unique? What was the Stokowski sound - and how did he achieve it? An analytical look at a conductor who brought classical music to the masses: who. paradoxically, lost jobs because of his insistence on performing avantgarde music of his own time.
John Amis introduces records, and the speaking voices of Bernard Herrmann , Neville Marriner and Stokowski himself. Producer RAY ABBOTT
Few so-called folk-rock bands have achieved music so varied, so inventive and so good as that of the ALBION BAND in their recent album, Rise Up Like the Sun. Derek Jewell plays extensively from the record, together with music by CAMEL. KRAFTWERK. QUINCY JONES and the BOSTON pops ORCHESTRA: records
BERNARD SÖNNERSTEDT (baritone)
GERALD MOORE (piano)
(gramophone record: 1949)