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: Mozart Piano Concertos

Gyrowetz Symphony No 2
8.26* Mozart Piano Concerto No 21, in c (K 467) ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN : records


Unknown: Arthur Rubinstein

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: Your Concert Choice

Mendelssohn Capriccio brillant. Op 22 (mono)
9.15 Schubert, completed and edited Weingartner 'Symphony No 7, in E
9.50* Lekeu Adagio for strings (mono)
10.2* Montsalvatge Canci ones Negras
10.14* Strauss First waltz sequence (Dcr Rosenkavalier. Op 59): records


Unknown: Mendelssohn Capriccio
Unknown: Montsalvatge Canci

: Prom Talk

Pictures in Brass: ELGAR HOWARTH talks about his work as trumpeter, conductor and arranger.
Pianist PAUL CROSSLEY introduces Friday's Prom.
A preview of GENNADI ROZHDESTVENSKY'S first concerts this season. with Jeremy Siepmann


Talks: Elgar Howarth
Pianist: Paul Crossley
Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann

: Cleveland Orchestra

and Chorus
Bach Cantata No 50: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft conducted bv JAMES JUDO
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms conducted by LORIN MAAZEL
11.25* Interval Reading 11.30* Cleveland Orchestra Part 2 Liszt
Missa solennis (for the consecration of the Basilica of Gran)
BETTY ALLEN (contralto)
conducted by LORIN MAAZEL (A 1975 Cleveland Orchestra Broadcast Service recording)
(The Great Orchestras on BBC2 features the Cleveland Orchestra on Tuesday 6.55 pm)


Unknown: James Judo
Unknown: Stravinsky Symphony
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel
Soprano: Heather Harper
Contralto: Betty Allen
Tenor: Werner Hollweg
Bass: Simon Estes
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel

: Hermann Baumann

(natural and valve horn) plays Mozart's Quintet in E flat (K 407). and Schumann's Adagio and Allegro in A fiat: records

: Let the Peoples Sing

International Amateur Choral Competition 5: Large Choir Class


Introduced By: Bernard Keeffe

: Vladimir Spivakov

Boris Bechterev (piano)
Schubert Sonatine No 2, in A minor (D 385)
Brahms. arr Joachim Hungarian Dance No 16, in F: record


Piano: Boris Bechterev

: Beecham Conducts Cherubini

Les Deux Journces (The Water Carrier) Opera in three acts
Music by Luigi Cherubini Libretto by JEAN NICHOLAS with DONALD CAMPBELL and DAVID PERRIN (basses)
2.55* Cherubini and The Water Carrier: Michael Rose talks about Cherubini and his operas, in particular The Water Carrier
3.15* Beecham Conducts Cherubini - Les Deux Juurnees. Acts 2 and 3 (BBC Sound Archives recording, first broadcast on 19 December 1947)


Music By: Luigi Cherubini
Unknown: Jean Nicholas
Unknown: Donald Campbell
Basses: David Perrin
Written By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Talks: Michael Rose

: Maurizio Pollini

Part 1 Beethoven
Sonata in E flat, Op 81a (Les adieux); Sonata in c. Op 53 (Waldstein)

: * The Mirror and the Mask

Denis Quilley reads a recent story by the Argentine writer JORGE LUIS PORGES who will be 80 next Thursday. English translation by NORMAN THOMAS DI GIOVANNI Producer


Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Jorge Luis Porges
Translation By: Norman Thomas
Translation By: Di Giovanni
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Maurizio Pollini

Part 2 Schumann
Etudes symphoniques, Op 13 and Op posth
(Given in 1973 In the QEH, London)

: The English Part-song

Whilst the Renaissance madrigal flourishes. the corresponding Romantic form, the part-song. is heard relatively rarely.
Trevor Harvey argues that the part-song is an important art form, and that the English contribution in this field is unduly neglected.
Illustrations sung by the BBC SINGERS, conducted by TREVOR HARVEY
(Elgar and Moeran: Tuesday 2.45 pm) followed by an interlude


Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Conducted By: Trevor Harvey

: Hope

A play for radio by David Cregan
With Peter Jeffrey as the Husband, Phyllida Law as the Wife and Cyril Shaps as the Therapist

A middle-class husband in his middle years has reached a crisis in his life. His wife and six children make demands of him that he finds it impossible to answer.

(Phyllida Law and Peter Jeffrey are National Theatre players)


Writer: David Cregan
Director: John Tydeman
The Husband: Peter Jeffrey
The wife: Phyllida Law
The Therapist: Cyril Shaps
The Mother: Sylvia Coleridge
Rose, her maid: Gladys Spencer
The children - Robert: Andrew Bagley
The children - Philip: Adam Rhodes
The children - Maxine: Lisa Hayden
The children - Clare: Emma-Kate Davies
The children - Tom: Tara Collinson
The children - Joe: Fred Gray
Paul, their friend: Mark Hamilton

: Edinburgh International Festival 1979

Opening concert direct from the Usher Hall
Diaghilev Celebration Concert
Andrew Cruickshank (narrator)
BBC Symphony Orchestra leader Bela Dekany, conductor Gennadi
Rozhdestvensky Part 1
Prokofiev Ballet: Chout
A simultaneous broadcast with BBC2
8.55* Festival Comment in which performers, critics and personalities in Edinburgh this week have their say about the festival. Presented by Elaine Padmore
9.15 Edinburgh International Festival 1979 Part 2 Stravinsky
Ballet: The Rite of Spring BBC Scotland


Narrator: Andrew Cruickshank
Presented by: Elaine Padmore

: London Early Music Group

directed by JAMES TYLER
Perform Italian songs and dances from the 16th and 17th centuries: records


Directed By: James Tyler

: Music from the East

A series of seven programmes of music recordcd by Deben Bhattacharya a and presented by Michael Berkeley
3: Rag Ahira Bhairara


Unknown: Deben Bhattacharya
Presented By: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Ahira Bhairara

: Brahms Songs in English

ANNE Collins (contralto John BARROW (baritone david willison (piano) Translations by LESLIE MINCHIN
(Part of a concert given in the Wigmore Hall. London, in October 1977;


Contralto: Anne Collins
Baritone: John Barrow
Unknown: Leslie Minchin

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