Mendelssohn Incidental music: A Midsummer Night's Dream
RAE WOODLAND (soprano) HELEN WATTS (contralto)
NETHERLANDS RADIO WOMEN'S
AMSTERDAM CONCERT GEBOUW ORCHESTRA, conducted by BERNARD IIAITINK : records
Herold Overture: Zampa SUISSE ROMANDE ORCHESTRA conducted by ERNEST ANSERMKT
Dclibes, arr Dohnanyi Pas des fleurs (Naila) (mono) LOUIS KENTNER (piano)
Chopin Introduction and Polonaise brillante
DANIEL SHAFRAN (cello) FELIX GOTLIEB (piano)
Strauss, arr Hasenörl Till Eulenspiegel - in another manner: MEMBERS OF THE BERLIN PHILHARMONIC OCTET Grieg Four Norwegian Dances: ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted hy RAYMOND LEPPARD : records
Edited and introduced b; John Lade
Building a Library: Puccini's Madam Butterfly, by ALAN BLYTH.
New releases of 20th-century music, by ARNOLD WHITTALL.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON
Vivaldi Gloria in D (RV 589) JUDITH NELSON and EMMA KIRKBY (sopranos) CAROLYN WATKINSON
(contralto), CHOIR OF CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, OXFORD ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC conducted by SIMON PRESTON Schoenberg Five orchestral pieces, Op 16
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by PIERRE BOULEZ gramophone records
A studio recital by the American third prizewinner in the 1978 Leeds International Piano Competition, recorded on an earlier visit to this country.
Scarlatti Three Sonatas: D minor (Kk 1); A major (Kk20S); G major (Kk 286)
Mendelssohn Fantasia in F sharp minor (Sonate ecossaise)
Prokofiev Sonata No 2. in D minor
presents for your pleasure a weekly selection of popular classics, in performances chosen from over 75 years of gramophone recordings.
PETER FRANKL (piano) GYORC.Y PAUK (Violin)
RALPH KIRSHBAUM (Cello)
Shostakovich Trio in E minor, Op 67
Mozart Trio in B flat (K 502)
' Nil nisi optimum nothing but the best will do. That's the family motto of Nicholas Fair-bairn, Conservative mp for Kinross and West Perthshire, who describes himself as author, farmer, painter, poet, dress-designer, landscape fardener, and bon viveur.
Since he also claims to be in thrall to the human voice, his choice of nothing but the best in music includes Sutherland. Caballed Domingo, Baker, as well as choral music by Handel and Haydn, and part of Rossini's Stabat Mater : records Preview: page 15
JAMES GALWAY (flute) PHILIP MOLL (piano)
Berkeley Sonatina In a minor. Op 13
Schubert Introduction and Variations (D 802)
Berkeley Sonata (first performance)
(Part of a recital recorded at Leith Theatre, Edinburgh, on 30 August 1978) BBC Scotland
R.A. Hodgkin, formerly lecturer in Educational Studies at Oxford University, compares F.A. Hayek's concept of 'spontaneous order' with that of Michael Polanyi. He argues that Hayek's theories are of importance not only to conservatives and economists, but also to left-wing political theorists, scientists and educators.
Mondonville Sonata for orchestra
Gossec Symphonie periodique: FRENCH RADIO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by JEAN-LOUIS PETIT
(French Radio recording)
Introduced by Peter Clayton
A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books. brcfadcasting and the visual arts. This week:
Alan Brien (in the Chair). talks with Janet Adam Smith, William Feaver and Peter Jenkins.
Producer PHILIP FRENCH
Recording or Artefact?
David Wilde questions the theory that piano rolls can faithfully reproduce the performances of great pianists of the past. He supports his case with illustrations from both piano roll records and pre-electric gramophone records.
Last of three programmes. Crusell Clarinet Quartet No 3. in D major
Beethoven String Trio in c minor. Op 9 No 3
GERVASE DE PEYER (clarinet) CUMMINGS STRING TRIO
Preview: page 15
Sir Henry Umpton 's Funeral, Mr Bucton 's Galiard and other music for violas da gamba: SCHOLA CANTORUM BASILIENSIS VIOLA DA GAMBA QUINTET records
Music from ERIC CLAPTON 'S latest album. Backless, is featured by DereSt Jewell , who also surveys the changing style of GRATEFUL DEAD. the changeless genius Of ELLA FITZGERALD , and completes his look at the new album by ROD ARGENT: records
(medium wave only)
Test Match Special, with commentary on the last two hours of the second day's play at Sydney.