The sixth of eight recitals
This week: Vladimir Ashkenazy Prelude in c sharp minor, Op
8.10 Three Mazurkas. Op 59
2Ballade in G minor. Op 23
8.30. Three studies. Op posth (Trois nouvelles eludes)
8.36* Nocturne in B. Op 62 No 1 844- Scherzo in 8 minor. Op 20 gramophone records
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Alan Rawsthorne Practical Cats (after T S. Eliot ) (mono) ROBERT don at (speaker) PIIILIIARMOMA ORCHESTRA conducted bv THE COMPOSER
9.29- Chabrter Suite Pastorale
SUISSE ROMANCE ORCHESTRA conducted bv ERNEST ANSERMET
9.50* Delius Five Pieces for Piano: Mazurka; Two Waltzes; Lullaby; Toccata: MARTIN JONES S.58* Sibelius Rakastava. Op 14 FINNISH RADIO SYMPHONY CHOIR conducted by ILKKA KUUSISTO
10.5* Sibelius Symphony No 7, in C, Op 105: LENINGRAD PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by EVGEHY MRAVINSKY
This week: the work of Hans Werner Henze 's international workshop at Montepulciano - NATALIEWHEENreports.
Introduced by John Amis Producer DENYS GURROULT
First of two programmes with violin concertos played by Joseph Silverstein. who, since 1963, has been the ' concert-master ' of the BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Today's performances come from concerts conducted by Erich Leinsdorf in 1963 and 1967 Brahms Concerto in A minor, for violin, cello and orchestra, with Samuel Mayes (at that time the orchestra's principal cellist)
11.51* Joseph Silverstein talks about the concertos in this week's two programmes.
12.0- Joseph Silverstein Part 2 Brahms Violin Concerto in D (Boston Symphony Transcription Trust recording)
(Beethoven and Sibelius: Thursday 12.25 pm)
Francis King. BBC Manchester
International Amateur Choral Competition: 10
Youth Class, part 2
Finland: YOUTH CHOIR OF OULAIN-EN; Canada: FACULTY OF MUSIC SINGERS; Holland: DEO SACRUM; UK: BULMERSHE GIRLS' CHOIR; West Germany: UMBURGER dom-SINGKNABEN; Hungary: FERENC liszt CHAMBER choir; Norway: NRK STUDIO CHOIR
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe (Let the Peoples Sing is organised by the BBC in association with the EBU)
AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET
Quartet in c major. Op 9 No 1 Quartet in F major, Op 77 No 2
' When Dr Johnson felt. or fancied he felt, his fancy disordered, his constant recurrence was to the study of arithmetic' said James Boswell. Arithmetic is perhaps a curious therapy for a man best known as a wit, writer and lexicographer. Did Boswell perceive something literary critics have missed?
Written by JOHN CRAIG. Office of Population, Censuses and Surveys. Presented by Geoff Watts Reader TIMOTHY BATESON
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN
Quartet in r major. Op 50 No 5 Quartet in c, minor. Op 74 No 3 (The Rider)
(Given in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London, in October 1976)
Opera in two acts by Beethoven Words by JOSEPH FERDINAND SONN -LEITNER and FRIEDRICH TREIT-SCHKE based on the play Léonore, ou I'amour conjugal by JEAN NICOLAS BOUILLY (sung in German)
Given at the Bavarian State Opera in January this year
CHORUS or THE BAVARIAN STATE
OPERA, BAVARIAN STATE ORCHESTRA conducted by Karl Bohm
(Bavarian Radio recording)
4.35' Robert Simpson talks about the key system of Fideiio and its dramatic significance. ( Repeat)
4.55* Fidelto Act 2
Peter Dodd looks at music to be broadcast in the Proms. followed by an interlude
direct from the Royal Albert Hall. London
Part 1 Singcircle Suzanne Flowers (soprano)
Penelope Walmsley-Clark (sop) Nancy Long (mezzo-soprano) Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor) Geoffrey Shaw (baritone) Paul Hillier (bass) Sound technician
SIMON EMMERSON director GREGORY ROSE
Mass unemployment and the threat of war dominated British politics in the 1930s, yet, argues Ben Pimlott in a recent study, the impact of the British Left on practical problems was virtually nil.
Bernard Crick. Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College in the University of London, looks at the relationship between the history and the ideology of the left wing of the Labour Party in this period.
Part 2 Karl-Erik Welin (organ) Ligetl Volumina
Peter Hebblethwaite suggests that Latin America has become a kind of laboratory of Christian-Marxist co-operation. as the liberation theologians seek to build bridges with the Communists. But, he argues. as in most laboratories, there are false trails, the occasional explosion and some stinks. BBC Manchester
Imrat Khan (sitar and surbahar), Sri Kumar Bose (tabla)
Rag Jogkauns, for solo surbahar; Rag Khambhoji. for sitar. with tabla accompaniment
by Elizabeth Troop
With Elizabeth Bell as Mrs Evans
A satirical round-up of one woman's life, a woman who remains silent throughout the play, which also presents a potted social history, circa 1935-1975, and the media's view of current trends.
Arthur Evans/Mr Tibbs:
Elderly Gentleman/Mr Sargeant:
Italo Svevo , novelist and playwright. died in a motor accident 50 years ago. Encouraged by James Joyce , he was one of the first writers to employ, however ironically. Freud's psychoanalytical methods as a framework to a novel. Lo Coscienza di Zeno (Carlo Ardito 's dramatisation: Wed 9.40 pm).
Brian Moloney. Professor of Italian at Hull University and author of Italo Svevo , a Critical Introduction, talks about Svevo's life, his place in literature and about La Coscienza....
director David Wulstan
John Sheppard Verbum caro
Gibbons Almighty and everlasting God
Robert Whyte Portio mea Domine Sheppard Libera nos. salva nos (both settings): records
Ihr Bild: PETER SCHREIER (tenor) WALTER OLBERTZ (piano): record