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Smetana Overture and Polka (The Bartered Bride)
ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conductedbyistvankertesz
Leonard Salzedo Divertimento for three trumpets and trombones
PHILIP JONES BRASS ENSEMBLE
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1, In G minor
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by WALTER SUSSKIND gramophone records
Edited and introduced by John Lade
Building a Library: Purcell's Dido and Aeneas by ANDREW PARROTT.
Hi-fi Question Box, by ADRIAN HOPE.
Recent organ records reviewed by GORDON REYNOLDS.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
The programme includes items from one of LIONEL ROGG'S recordings of Bach's Organ Music, reviewed by Gordon Reynolds in Record Review, and music by Beethoven and Chopin played on Broadwood fortepianos by MALCOLM BINNS. gramophone records
leader BELA DEKANY conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
Beethoven Overture and Ballet: The Creatures of Prometheus
Schubert Symphony No 4, in c minor (Tragic)
The English Mummers
' .... perhaps we're at fault for calling Mummers' plays ' plays ' at all. They're not tragedy, comedy or farce: they seem to fall somewhere between a demonstration and ceremonial. And ceremonial endures because it is the form that carries significance ... ' In the last programme of the series. Harry Thompson looks at some of the reasons for the survival of the Mummers' play. Series producer ALASTAIR WILSON
Beethoven Piano Sonata In (Pastorale), Op 28
Piano Sonata in c minor, Op 111
More men than ever before are present at the birth of their children. Much of the credit for this goes to today's guest Sheila Kitzlnger , who has spent much time in recent years thinking and writing about the experience of childbirth.
leader JOSÉ-LUIS GARCIA directed from the harpsichord by RAYMOND LEPPARD
ANN MURRAY (mezzo-soprano) Part 1 Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor (RV 576) Alessandro Scarlatti Motet : Infirmata Vulnerata
Telemann Concerto in B flat for three oboes and orchestra
4.5- Interval Reading
4.10* English Chamber Orchestra
Part 2 Domenico Scarlatti Salve Rcgina
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1, in F (BWV 1046)
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting and the visual arts.
This week: Michael Billington (in the Chair) talks with Richard Cork , Philip Oakes and Claire Tomalin
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
Herrmann Music from the film The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
6.44* Ravel Five o'clock foxtrot
9.48* Debussy Waltz: La plus que lente
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA f.55* Shostakovich Suite from the Incidental Music to Hamlet NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA gramophone records
Wilfrid Blunt, author of books about botanical illustration and of In for. a Penny, the history of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, gives this month's talk.
from the 1978 Edinburgh International Festival
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2
Ileana Cotrubas (soprano) Dietrich Fischer Dieskau (baritone)
Edinburgh Festival Chorus chorus-master John Currie
London Philharmonic Orchestra leader David Nolan, conducted by Carlo Maria Glulini
1: Selig sind, die da Leid tragen ... (Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted)
2: Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras ... (Behold, all flesh is as the grass, and all the glory of man is as the flower of the field)
3: Herr, lehre doch mlch ... (Lord, let me know mine end, and the number of my days)
4: Wle lieblich sind delne Wohnungen, Herr Zebaoth! (How lovely are Thy dwellings fair, O Lord of Hosts!)
5: Ihr habt nun Traurlgkelt . i (Ye now have sorrow: but I will again behold you and your heart shall rejoice)
6: Denn wir haben hier keine bleibende Statt ... (For we have here no abiding city, but yet we seek that to come) 7: Selig sind die Toten
(Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth)
There is a growing interest In playing music of the classical period in an authentic style-that is not merely using authentic instruments but playing them according to instructions found in contemporary books and tutors. These two programmes demonstrate two possible ways of interpret- ing these precepts.
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC Monica Huggett (violin) Jan Schlapp (viola)
Anthony Pleeth (cello)
Christopher Hogwood (forte-piano)
Mozart Duo in G, for violin and viola (K 423)
Haydn Piano Trio in a (Hxv18)
Mozart Piano Quartet, in G minor (K 478)
Gerard Victory discusses Rous- seau as a musical theorist and talks about his activities as a composer.
Although Europe has had a partial role in the expansion of progressive rock during the present decade, France has not been among the countries providing the impetus. Now, however, at least one important group of French musicians has emerged, ATOLL.
Tonight. Derek Jewell plays compositions by the band. together with the songs of CAROLE BAYER SAGER and some less usual sounds from the popular spectrum, ranging from the BUCK RAM ALL STARS to the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in modern guise. gramophone records
BARRY MCDANIEL (baritone) ERNEST LUSH (piano)